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Raylawni Branch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M335
Abstract

Family photographs and materials documenting the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi.

Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1960s; 1995

Gerard Chittocque Brandon Letter

 Collection
Identifier: M60
Scope and Contents

A letter of January 9, 1829, from Gerard C. Brandon, governor of Mississippi, to John Murphy, governor of Alabama, requesting an answer to a letter of the preceding October. Brandon had written Murphy concerning unsettled accounts between Alabama and Mississippi. Brandon had sent Murphy a proposal on which he wanted Murphy's approval so that Brandon could present it to the Mississippi legislature then in session.

Dates: January 9, 1829

William T. Brannon Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M25
Abstract

In 1971, William Brannon donated materials to the University of Southern Mississippi Archives. The collection largely consists of magazines, manuscripts, and correspondence related to the writer’s career as both a staff and freelance writer whose work appeared in many publications.

Dates: 1935-1981

Harold Branton 103d Infantry Division Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM17-17
Scope and Contents

Materials from the 103d Infantry Division during WWII, reunion materials and Harold Branton's book, 103rd Infantry Division: "the trail of the cactus".

Dates: 1919; circa 1940s-2000s

John Cabell Breckinridge Dispatch

 Collection
Identifier: M73
Scope and Contents On the verso of the item it is identified in a contemporary hand as "Copy of Dispatch sent to Col. H.P. Brewster, at 9 o'clock p.m., March 25, 1862." Breckinridge informs Brewster, in Corinth, Mississippi, of the presence of Union calvary west of Yellow Creek, advancing on the old road on the southeast side of Chambers Creek (Alcorn and Tishomingo counties), and warns of a possible attack at the railroad trestle near Glendale. He offers to send two or three infantry companies and a...
Dates: March 25, 1862

Kate B. Brown Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M114
Scope and Contents The Kate B. Brown collection consists of a photograph of Miss Brown, various newspaper articles, letters sent by Miss Brown as director of the Memorial Fund at Mississippi Normal College, journals and addresses from her trip to Europe with the Carnegie Foundation, the address given by her when elected as president of the Mississippi Education Association, a letter to Miss Brown, a telegram regarding her health, and a report of the Mississippi Works Progress Administration.The...
Dates: 1918-1939

Katherine Brown Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: M402
Scope and Contents

The Katherine Brown collection is a fascinating group of documents that shed light on the “Bootstrap” program at the University of Southern Mississippi.

Dates: circa 1950s-1990s

Pat H. Bullock World War II Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M278
Scope and Contents The Pat Harrison Bullock World War II Papers consist of a variety of materials relating to Bullock's military service during World War II. Included are personal correspondence to family and friends, casualty reports for the Morotai and Mindanao Campaigns, the Dixie Division Photograph Album, rules and regulations for guard duty, newspaper articles, and a series of photographs.The collection spans the years from 1942 to 1946, with the majority of the material pertaining to the...
Dates: November 1942-November 1946

Madge Burney Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M4
Scope and Contents This collection contains the personal papers of Madge Burney, as well as material she collected from the United Daughters of the Confederacy (U.D.C.), Children of the Confederacy (C. of C.), Wayne County Red Cross, The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), and the Women's Christian Temperance Union (W.C.T.U.).The personal correspondence, covering the period 1926 and 1953 with the bulk of the material from 1948 to 1953, concerns Burney's membership in the U.D.C. and C. of...
Dates: 1913-1953

Cherry Burns Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M597
Abstract

Materials from Cherry Burns’ world travels.

Dates: 1926- circa 2005

Andrew and Mary E. Burwell Letters

 Collection
Identifier: M100
Abstract

Original and photocopies of letters predominately between Mary E. and Andrew Burwell. A handful of letters are to Andrew’s family. Also in the collection are a photocopy of a lock of hair and poems.

Dates: September 1864-July 1865; Undated

Business and Professional Women’s Club, Gulfport, Mississippi

 Collection
Identifier: M527
Form of Material

Correspondence, copied newspaper clippings, and other materials pertaining to activates of the Business and Professional Women’s Club.

Dates: 1927-1934; undated

Victoria E. Bynum Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M541
Abstract

Research materials used by historian in her book The Free State of Jones.

Dates: 1993-2000

Jesse M. Byrd Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M330
Abstract

Letters, campaign material, speeches related to candidacy of Byrd for Governor of Mississippi.

Dates: 1947, 1951

Erskine Caldwell Letters to Jac L. Tharpe

 Collection
Identifier: M614
Abstract Three letters written by noted author Erskine Caldwell to Dr. Jac Lyndon Tharpe, former professor at The University of Southern Mississippi. The letters are dated July 4, 1980, January 14, 1982, and April 29, 1982. All are typewritten, but signed in longhand by Mr. Caldwell. The topics of the letters are Tharpe's interest in Caldwell's work and an interview with Mr. Caldwell conducted by Dr. Tharpe in 1971. The interview is cataloged as Volume 13 of the USM Oral History Program. A portion of...
Dates: July 4, 1980, January 14, 1982 and April 29, 1982

Eugene V. Cameron/USS Biloxi Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M480
Abstract

Eugene V. Cameron served aboard the U.S.S. Biloxi during his tenure in the U.S. Navy during World War II. The U.S.S. Biloxi was commissioned in 1943 and served in the Pacific Ocean. The ship was decommissioned in 1946.

Dates: circa 1944-1998

David A. Camp Letters

 Collection
Identifier: M70
Scope and Contents This collection consists of seven letters, dated from August 5, 1862 to April 22, 1863, from David A. Camp, a captain in the Confederate Army, to his wife Anna. Also included in this collection is a copy of a three-page manuscript history of Lumberton, Mississippi.Of particular interest among the letters are the ones dated September 27, 1862 and April 22, 1863. The first of these contains an account of Camp meeting with several soldiers who had been captured and then paroled by...
Dates: August 5, 1862 - April 22, 1863

Camp McCain Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M571
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence and photographs from Camp McCain.

Dates: 1943

Camp Shelby History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M517
Abstract

Photographs, newspaper clippings, postcards, correspondence relating to history of Camp Shelby, an armed forces training camp located near Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

Dates: Majority of material found in Circa 1918-2004

Will D. Campbell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M341
Abstract

Literary manuscripts and office files of this Mississippi born author and Civil Rights activist.

Dates: circa 1950-2001

Carter-Fancher Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M305
Abstract

Family letters and deeds of land in Noxubee County, Mississippi.

Dates: 1845-1889

Henry Tim Chambers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M433
Abstract

This collection contains publications, correspondence, numerical systems, and miscellaneous subjects pertaining to poet, Henry Tim Chambers.

Dates: 1930-1987

Thomas C. Charles and Ellen McRaven Charles Letters

 Collection
Identifier: M120
Abstract

Family letters, genealogy, and history of Clinton, Mississippi.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1851-1967, 1875-1876

W.L. Chatham Letter

 Collection
Identifier: M78
Scope and Contents This letter, dated March 8, 1864, was written by W.L. Chatham to "Sis," who the donor has identified as Nancy Elizabeth Searcy. Chatham is writing from the mountains of Jefferson County, Tennessee, where he is in the Confederate Army guarding Bull's Gap.Chatham comments upon the military situation in Virginia, Tennessee, and Georgia, and expresses concern about his family and his health. He also writes at length about the possibility of a rumored settlement whereby the...
Dates: March 8, 1864

Civil Rights in the South Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M406
Scope and Contents

This collection is a compilation of various materials relating to the Civil Rights Movement in the South.

Dates: circa 1956-2014

Linus West Clark Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM21-007
Form of Material

Scrapbooks, photographs, and Air Force Manuals from Mississippi Gulf Coast resident.

Dates: circa 1930s-1990s

Dr. Joseph H. Clements Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M428
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs, correspondence, and other materials relating to Dr. Clements' service in the U. S. Army during World War II. Of particular interest is a copy of Clements' handwritten history of the U.S. Army 254th Battalion during the Battle of the Bulge in World War II. There is also a series of newsletters of the 107th Engineer Association entitled, "The Bull Sheet." In addition, the collection includes a spiral-bound booklet titled, "War Experiences from the Hearts...
Dates: 1942-2002

Lonette Bryant Cliburn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M562
Abstract

The Lonette Bryant Cliburn Papers consist of early twentieth-century documents, letters, and photographs that pertain to the Henry-Rowell-Waldrup and related families of Jasper County, Mississippi. This collection is of particular interest to researchers studying traditional farming in Mississippi, World War I correspondence, women’s roles in the early twentieth century, William Carey University, University of Southern Mississippi, and local Hattiesburg history.

Dates: 1887; 1901-1902; 1907-1909; 1913-1918; 1921; 1925-1944; 1946; 1948; 1955; undated

Sam & Gwen Clinton Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM15-09
Abstract

Office files for Sam & Gwen Clinton.

Dates: circa 2003-2009

James C. Cole Letter

 Collection
Identifier: M54
Abstract

Letter from Cole in New Orleans, Louisiana to Eula Ellis in Florence, Mississippi.

Dates: April 3, 1907

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Bilbo, Theodore Gilmore, Governor, 1877-1947 5
Dahmer, Vernon Ferdinand, 1908-1966 4
De La Beckwith, Byron, Jr., 1920-2001 4
Gandy, Evelyn, 26th Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi (Edythe Evelyn), 1920-2007 4
Hattiesburg High School. 4