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Hattiesburg Lions Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: M273
Scope and Contents

This Collection consists of 2 boxes of historical records on the Hattiesburg Lions Club, dating from its Charter on February 28, 1928 to 1993.

Dates: 1928-1993

The Hattiesburg Review Club

 Collection
Identifier: M449
Abstract

The Review Club was established as a literary and social club for women in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. From 1913-early 2020, it continued with much the same structure as established in 1913.

Dates: 1913-2013

Hattiesburg Track Club Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M522
Abstract

The collection contains various paper materials such as correspondence, copied newspapers, brochures, flyers, and photographs. Non-paper material items includes such things as a plaque, a ribbon, a windbreaker, and a plastic Coke mug.

Dates: circa 1970s-2000s

The Hattiesburg YWCA Records

 Collection
Identifier: M274
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a variety of materials reflecting the history of the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, from its charter in 1924, to its merger with the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, in 1984.

This collection should be of interest to researchers of women's and girls' organizations, or women's history, and may also be of interest to researchers of the history of Hattiesburg.

Dates: 1924-1984

Margaret Jo Hazelton Freedom Summer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M359
Abstract

Photographs taken during Mississippi Freedom Summer.

Dates: circa 1964

Charles F. Heartman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M94
Scope and Contents This collection consists of approximately 24 cubic feet of materials that document the life and career of Charles F. Heartman from about 1893 until his death in 1953. His wife, Martha, continued to run the bookselling business after her husband's death, and some materials in the collection relate to that time period. This collection should be of interest to researchers of antiquarian books, rare Americana, or the rare book and manuscript business. In addition it provides insight...
Dates: circa 1893-1990; Majority of material found within circa 1913-1963

May Higdon Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M117
Scope and Contents This collection contains a Bible, a notebook, two letters of recommendation, a social letter, a teacher’s certificate, a church program, and two newspapers relating to the life and work of Miss May Higdon, who taught in Mississippi's public schools for many years. The collection consists of four folders.In the first folder is a small New Testament Bible, dated 1885. This Bible was presented to Ella May Higdon on June 3, 1889, and is inscribed in a child’s cursive handwriting. E....
Dates: 1889-1927

Prieur Jay Higginbotham Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M126
Abstract

The collection contains information concerning the personal and professional life of Jay Higginbotham. Items range from such things as personal correspondence to biographical information to his list of works.

Dates: 1958-2002, and undated

Margaret Thatch Hinton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M419
Abstract

Photographs, brochures, news clippings, and mementos pertaining to the State Teachers College Band's participation in the "Know Mississippi Better" tours of the U.S. by train.

Dates: 1922-1930

Rev. Graham Rushing Hodges Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M88
Scope and Contents

The papers of Rev. Graham R. Hodges consist primarily of materials created by him, and they constitute a somewhat in-depth look at his career as an author and as a minister. The collection is divided into three series:

Series I: Created Subject Files (Boxes 1 - 2)

Series II: Articles, Sermons, and Stories (Boxes 2 - 3)

Series III: Manuscripts (Boxes 3 - 11)

Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1920; 1952-2003

William B. Hogg Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM20-050
Form of Material

Letters and journal relating to William B. Hogg, a Tennessee preacher who may have been the nation's first radio evangelist.

Dates: 1921; 1924; 1937; undated

PFC John Holgerson Letter

 Collection
Identifier: M462
Abstract

The collection contains a one-page letter from PFC Holgerson at the Technical Training School at the Army Air Force Technical Training Command at Gulfport Field, Mississippi, to his friend PFC Elwyn W. Lowe in New York.

Dates: September 3, 1943

Holland Circus Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M550
Abstract

Contains photographs and memorabilia from the Holland circus family.

Dates: circa 1880s-1940s

James G. Hollandsworth Civil War Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M529
Abstract

The collection contains material pertaining to the writings and publications of Dr. James G. Hollandsworth, correspondence, and manuscripts.

Dates: 1994–1997; 1999; 2001

John Wesley Hollensed Letters

 Collection
Identifier: M34
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection consists of 22 letters. Originals, copies, and transcriptions are included. The letters were written between March 21, 1860, and November 6, 1864, by John Wesley Hollensed to his wife, Nancy King Hollensed, in Brookhaven, Mississippi. John's letters regularly express his love and devotion to his wife and children. He pleads for letters from home and seems desperate for news of family and friends. Hollensed speaks of his health and his desire to come home on...
Dates: 1960-1864

David Holmes Letter

 Collection
Identifier: M46
Scope and Contents

One original letter, dated December 29, 1822, from Senator David Holmes of Mississippi to the Secretary of the Navy. The letter endorses the recommendation made by Judge Thurston Speaks of Missouri that Hamilton E. V. Robinson, also of Missouri, be appointed as a midshipman.

Dates: December 29, 1822

Hector Holbrook “H.H.” Howard, Jr. Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM21-015
Form of Material

Items relating to the life of Jackson area physician, Dr. H.H. Howard (1873-1960).

Dates: circa 1857-1980

Orville F. Howe Letter

 Collection
Identifier: M150
Abstract

Letter from Howe in response to request of Harper's Weekly for sketches of the War of 1812.

Dates: June 23, 1882

State Detective A.J. Hoyt Letter

 Collection
Identifier: M463
Abstract

The collection contains a three-page letter from State Detective A. J. Hoyt to the Chief of Police in Dallas, Texas, asking for help locating an escaped convict, R. L. Buchanan, who had been serving time for murder.

Dates: August 23, 1905

Carroll Ingram Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M570
Abstract

The collection contains various paper material such as correspondence, copied newspaper articles, copied photographs, several publications, and material on President Jimmy Carter’s inauguration.

Dates: circa 1971-1984

International Women's Year (IWY) Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM21-010
Form of Material

Items related to Ann Mulloy Ashmore and her experiences as chair of the Oklahoma IWY Coordination Committee. Marjorie Spruill Wheeler at The University of Southern Mississippi conducted her oral history for inclusion of her book: Divided We Stand: The Battle over Women’s Rights and Family Values that Polarized American Politics.

Dates: 1975-1978; unknown

Guy Jack Letter

 Collection
Identifier: M53
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a one-page letter written by Guy Jack and addressed to R. H. DeKay of Pontotoc, Mississippi, on October 9, 1922. In the letter, Jack discusses the popularity of his book, Iconoclast. He mentions that the price is $1.00 and that there are only 100 copies left of the third edition. He reveals that it was always his goal for Iconoclast to have “the largest circulation of any book ever written by a Mississippian.” He also discusses the possibility of a fourth edition,...
Dates: October 9, 1922

Alexander Melvorne Jackson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M16
Scope and Contents The Alexander Melvorne Jackson papers contain correspondence and records pertaining to a wide variety of subjects. These include family concerns, Mississippi politics, the Mexican War, the New Mexico Territory, the Arizona Campaign of the Civil War and Texas Politics.A substantial portion of the collection consists of correspondence between Jackson family members. Dated between the years of 1846 and 1878 are 134 letters written by Alexander to his wife, Cordelia. The...
Dates: 1846-1892

Jefferson Davis Soldiers' Home Records

 Collection
Identifier: M6
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of records of the Jefferson Davis Soldiers' Home, located at Beauvoir in Biloxi, Mississippi. The bulk of the material dates from 1944 to 1954. It documents the operation of the home and includes records of the home's board of directors and superintendents, as well as payroll and budget records, and inmate files.

Dates: 1920-1954

Paul B. Johnson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M191
Abstract This collection has immense research value. In its coverage of Paul B. Johnson's terms as lieutenant governor and governor of Mississippi, it documents one of the most critical periods in the state's history -- the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. The State Sovereignty Commission records, along with the Highway Patrol records paint a graphic portrait of efforts to thwart civil rights activities in the state, and to preserve the separation of the races. Additionally, it documents (through...
Dates: circa 1910-1973

Albert Sidney Johnston Letter

 Collection
Identifier: M221
Abstract

Letter from Johnston to General R. Jones regarding Johnston's appointment as paymaster in U.S. Army.

Dates: December 2, 1849

Erle E. Johnston, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M319
Abstract

This collection is comprised mainly of materials that document Erle Johnston's personal life and professional activities from approximately 1922 through his death in 1995. The Erle Johnston Papers should be beneficial to any researcher interested in the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi, as well as the political history of Mississippi in the twentieth century. The collection also provides insight into the life and personality of an important Mississippian.

Dates: circa 1922-1999

James L. and Van Buren Jolly Letters

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM2000-99
Form of Material Photocopies of letters written by James L. Jolly in Mt. Vernon, Indiana and Van Buren Jolly in Noble, Oklahoma. The originals are preserved in the Cox Collection in the Willard Library in Evansville, Indiana. The James L. Jolly family lived in Covington County, Mississippi from approximately 1830 to 1853.1. Typescript of letter from James L. Jolly to W.L. Speed concerning familyhistory, farm produce, and politics (February 15, 1861).2. Typescript of an unsigned letter...
Dates: 1861; 1897

Charles F. Jung Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M505
Abstract

Business records of a New Orleans livery stable.

Dates: 1906-1910

Kappa Tau Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: M430
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a scrapbook with original photographs, newspaper clippings, artifacts, minutes of meetings (1948-1955), correspondence from commercial jewelers regarding membership pins, and copies of the club’s constitution. Additionally, a preservation photocopy of the scrapbook has been made on acid-free paper and placed in the collection.

Dates: 1948-1955

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Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.). 159
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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