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Donald Paul Ellis Military Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM18-047
Form of Material

Correspondence, medals, uniforms and artifacts from USM student who served in Afghanistan, Iraq, and South Korea.

Dates: Unknown

Wesley James Ellzey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M568
Abstract

The Wesley James Ellzey Papers contains documents and a ledger pertaining to his activities as a school teacher in Pike County, Mississippi. Ellzey also served as a Justice of the Peace during the late 1870s and early 1880s.

Dates: 1864-1887

Asha Burgess Everett Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M443
Abstract

This collection contains materials from Mississippi Normal College.

Dates: 1913-1916

Hugh Boyle Ewing Letter

 Collection
Identifier: M105
Scope and Contents

This is a letter written by Brigadier General Hugh Boyle Ewing of the Union Army, encamped outside of Jackson, Mississippi on July 14, 1863. In writing to his wife he recounts the shelling of Jackson, the discovery of some papers belonging to Jefferson Davis, the murder of a Federal officer by the 3rd Texas Calvary, and the capture of the 3rd Texas Calvary by General William Tecumseh Sherman.

Dates: July 14, 1863

J.C. Fairley Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M340
Abstract

NAACP correspondence and materials documenting the contributions of this Hattiesburg Civil Rights leader.

Dates: circa 1960-1990

Leslie A. Falk African American History Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M391
Abstract

Materials regarding the Underground Railroad and other aspects of African American history collected by Dr. Falk, the first Medical Committee for Human Rights Field Secretary in Mississippi.

Dates: 1842-1999

L.E. Faulkner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M22
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of 28 cubic feet of files maintained by Louis Edward Faulkner between approximately 1925 and 1960. A few items are dated as early as 1902 and as late as 1963. These files document many of Mr. Faulkner's business, civic, political, and religious activities during that period, and provide glimpses of his personal life as well. Materials in the files consist primarily of correspondence, but also include numerous speeches, publications, and newsclippings, plus a few...
Dates: 1902-1963

Leesha Faulkner Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M398
Abstract

A group of materials that give an in depth look into the Civil Rights Movement and primarily the Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission.

Dates: 1932-1995; Majority of material found within 1960-1970

Gregory E. Favre Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M503
Abstract

The Gregory E. Favre Collection contains family materials, speeches, photographs, articles, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1935-2016

Winfield Scott Featherston Letter

 Collection
Identifier: M41
Scope and Contents One letter written April 7, 1850, by Winfield Scott Featherston (United States House of Representatives 1847-1851) to an unidentified person. The letter is a reply to a letter which Featherston had received asking for the appointment of Mr. Brownrigg as a cadet. Featherston stated that he had already conferred the appointment on Mr. Davis of Aberdeen, Mississippi, before the letter was received.Featherston mentioned that Isham Harrison had also written a letter in behalf of Mr....
Dates: April 7, 1850

Virginia Isabelle Felder Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M197
Abstract

The collection contains information concerning the personal and professional life of Virginia Isabelle Felder. Items range from her personal life and teaching career to she and her family’s involvement in the Methodist church to genealogical records.

Dates: 1922-1986; Undated

Samuel W. Ferguson Letter

 Collection
Identifier: M133
Form of Material

Letter to A.E. Allen after he requested autograph of Confederate General Samuel W. Ferguson.

Dates: 1893

Claude E. Fike Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM93-2
Form of Material

Collection of materials that document the professional and social life of Dr. Claude E. Fike at the University of Southern Mississippi as a professor of history, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (College of Liberal Arts), and the director of McCain Library.

Dates: circa 1936-1994

Claude E. Fike World War II Diary

 Collection
Identifier: M275
Abstract

Diary, ship's log, memoirs, correspondence, memorabilia concerning his service in the U.S. Navy with the Seventh Fleet near New Guinea.

Dates: June 1941-August 1993

S.J. Fitzgerald Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM10-61
Abstract

T.L. Grace & Company and its cotton business affairs.

Dates: circa late 1800s-early 1900s

Flinn-Pegram Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M453
Abstract

The collection contains various receipts, deeds, and items of correspondence from the Finn Pegram families, and materials range in date from 1830 to 1903. There are also a few samples of 19th century advertising included: “Dr. Clark’s Pocket Memorandum Book” and an Arm & Hammer brand booklet that contains a series of stereotypical depictions of African Americans from that time period.

Dates: 1830-1903

Henry Stuart Foote Letter and Autograph

 Collection
Identifier: M69
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two items relating to Henry Stuart Foote. One item is a letter written August 20, 1853, by Foote in response to George H. Morrow's request for information about the relationship between Lynn Boyd and Henry Clay, who had just died. In the letter Foote explains how he had worked since 1850 to bring about a reconciliation between Boyd and Clay.The second item is a short biographical sketch of Foote with his signature, apparently clipped from another...
Dates: August 20, 1853

Caroline Force World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M489
Abstract

An assortment of items Caroline Force collected including two letters written by her son, Roland Steele, who served with the U.S. Navy in the South Pacific during World War II, three unidentified photographs, a 1965 Christmas card, an un-cancelled check, and a business card for a Hattiesburg, Mississippi, hotel called ‘The Central’.

Dates: 1943-1965

Charles Henri Ford Letters

 Collection
Identifier: M510
Scope and Contents

This collection includes 13 letters and postcards from Charles Henri Ford to Robert Sharrad, the book editor of City Lights, regarding Sharrad’s invitation to Ford to contribute to the journal. The letter dated “25 ix 86” includes the haiku submitted by Ford, taken from The Minotaur Sutra.

Dates: 1986-1989

Fritchman Family Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM91-45
Form of Material

Letters, legal and financial documents, and other materials of the Fritchman family of Westmoreland and Washington counties in Pennsylvania. The majority of the materials pertain to David Fritchman, his children and grandchildren.

Dates: 1800s-1920s

Courtney L. Frobenius Vietnam Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M396
Abstract

The collection contains materials pertaining to the Vietnam War. These materials include medals, photographs, photocopies of books, reports, correspondence, and oversized maps.

Dates: 1868; circa early 1900s; 1940; 1948; 1956; 1979; 1983 – 1989; 1993 – 2002; Undated; Majority of material found within 1962-1971

Glenda Funchess Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M325
Abstract

Materials related to Freedom Summer 1964.

Dates: 1968-1999

Edythe Evelyn Gandy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M367
Abstract

The Edythe Evely Gandy Collection contains Gandy family materials, historical manuscript materials, photographs, films, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1910-2011

Edythe Evelyn Gandy Personal Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M509
Abstract

The Edythe Evelyn Gandy Personal Collection contains Gandy family materials, historical manuscript materials, photographs, and correspondence.

Dates: circa early 1920s-1995

George G. Garner / Daniel Ruggles Message

 Collection
Identifier: M61
Scope and Contents This item relates to the command of the Confederate Army during the American Civil War. Dated March 9, 1862, this message is from Assistant Adjutant-General George G. Garner, of General Braxton Bragg's Second Corps of the Army of the Mississippi. The note was sent from Bragg's headquarters at Jackson, Tennessee, to Brigadier General Daniel Ruggles, commander of the First Division located at Corinth, Mississippi. It appears to order Brigadier General John King Jackson to command the Third (?)...
Dates: March 9, 1862

Martin Witherspoon Gary Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M238
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two letters recommending the promotion of Colonel Martin Witherspoon Gary of South Carolina to the rank of brigadier general.The letter from Secretary of War James Alexander Seddon, written in Richmond, Virginia, on June 13, 1864, is addressed to Confederate President Jefferson Davis. Seddon recommends the promotion of Colonel Gary to "Brigadier General in the Provisional Army of the Confederate States of America to command a new Brigade in (the)...
Dates: June 13, 1864

James D. Gautier Letter

 Collection
Identifier: M311
Scope and Contents This letter dated November 21, 1945 from U.S. Senator, Theodore G. Bilbo (D., Mississippi) to James D. Gautier is written on District of Columbia letterhead. Bilbo, responding to a letter written by Gautier on November 18, 1945, discusses his views concerning conscription of young soldiers and the technological and social changes brought about by WWII.Bilbo uses very colorful language to express his reasons as "one Southerner to another" why young men should not be conscripted...
Dates: November 21, 1945

Judge Charles Gayarré Letter

 Collection
Identifier: M145
Abstract

The Judge Charles Gayarré Letter includes a two-page, front-and-back letter that defends the possibility of Louisiana seceding from the United States. This collection is of particular interest to researchers studying the Civil War and Louisiana history.

Dates: circa 1861

J.B. George Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M310
Scope and Contents This collection consists of .25 cubic feet of materials pertaining to the personal and professional activities of Dr. Jennings Burton George between approximately 1918 and 1943. Items in the collection include biographical documents, correspondence, U.S. Army records, Masters and Ph.D degrees, speeches, certificates, and miscellaneous materials. It is worth noting that several important documents in the collection contain variations in the spelling of Dr. George's name. His U.S. Army records...
Dates: circa 1918-1943

Samuel Jameson Gholson Letter

 Collection
Identifier: M176
Scope and Contents

In this letter dated April 13, 1863, from Verona, Mississippi, addressed to Brigadier General Daniel Ruggles, Columbus, Mississippi, Samuel J. Gholson recommends Captain J.F. White, as opposed to Major Inge, for command of certain troops in a portion of General Ruggles' First Military District (in northern Mississippi). He cites disaffection among the men toward Major Inge and Captain White's ability to manage personnel "of the order of border men."

Dates: April 13, 1863

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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