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John Frederick Nau Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M170
Abstract The John Frederick Nau Papers is a collection of correspondence, newsletters, and other records relating to Dr. John Frederick Nau’s own articles and writings, and his involvement with the Mississippi Association for Retarded Children, M.A.R.C. Also included in this collection are manuscript histories of the U.S.M. Department of Philosophy and Religion, Danforth Chapel, and M.M. Roberts Stadium. This collection would be of interest to those studying the University of Southern Mississippi’s...
Dates: 1952-1981

Ralph North Letter

 Collection
Identifier: M52
Scope and Contents A letter dated January 20, 1883, from Ralph North in Natchez, Mississippi, to Sargent Prentiss Nutt. The letter concerns Nutt's request for confirmation of the capture of two coal boats in Natchez in the spring of 1863 by a Federal gunboat. The information was requested to support the Nutt family's claim against the U.S. government for reparations for damages to Longwood Plantation and other properties during the Civil War. North was unable to verify that incident, but he did recall the...
Dates: January 20, 1883

Nuclear Waste Disposal Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M427
Scope and Contents

This collection contains materials generated and/or collected by Perry County Citizens Against Nuclear Disposal, Inc. (PC-CAND). This collection should be of interest to those researching any aspect of nuclear waste disposal.

Dates: circa 1969-1987

Nydegger Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M186
Abstract

Correspondence, photographs, memorabilia, genealogical materials.

Dates: 1905-1987

Powell G. Ogletree Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M653
Abstract

This collection contains materials related to Powell Ogletree.

Dates: 1929-2009

O'Keefe Family Archive

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM20-032
Scope and Contents

The majority of the collection centers around Jeremiah Joseph "Jerry" O'Keefe and his political career.

Other materials include: photo album & scrapbook of Mary Cahill O'Keefe; photo album of Teresa Slattery O'Keefe; Jerry O'Keefe Legislative scrapbook; Jerry O'Keefe Political Career scrapbooks (2); Collected newspapers re Biloxi Mayor Hart Chinn and John A. O'Keefe, his successor; various plaques, awards, and proclamations.

Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1913-2016

Orpheus Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: M409
Scope and Contents

This collection includes records of Orpheus Club activities from 1926 to 1986.

Dates: 1918-1986

David Owen Freedom Summer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M350
Scope and Contents This collection consists of information concerning David Owen's involvement in the Mississippi Freedom Summer Project in 1964. Forms of material present include personal correspondence, newspaper clippings, and information concerning various civil rights organizations. Also included are a photograph of David Owen and several issues of The Southern Patriot. Of particular interest is a newspaper clipping detailing a physical attack against David Owen, Lawrence Spears, and Rabbi Arthur...
Dates: circa 1964-1989

Ralph Seer Owings Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: M172
Form of Material

This collection contains materials (correspondence, working papers, reports, publications) primarily concerned with educational surveys and evaluation of public school districts in Mississippi.

Dates: 1954-1970

Selby Parker Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M590
Abstract

The Selby Parker collection consists of one essay, a typescript, and miscellaneous articles written by and pertaining to the Mississippi author and former Youth Court Counselor of Hattiesburg, Mississippi. This collection is of particular interest to researchers studying the 1960s Civil Rights Movement, Mississippi authors and journalists, the University of Southern Mississippi, and local Hattiesburg history.

Dates: 1951; circa 1960-1964; 2004-2009; undated

Parliamentarians' Records-Mississippi Division of the National Association of Parliamentarians

 Collection
Identifier: M202
Abstract

Organizational records.

Dates: 1949-1977

Andrew J. Patrick Letter

 Collection
Identifier: M106
Scope and Contents A letter dated October 15, 1862, from Andrew J. Patrick near Holly Springs, Mississippi, to his father and his wife. To his father he writes about the October 3-4, conflict with Union troops at Corinth, Mississippi, and the death or capture of several members of his regiment, including his friend, David Haigler, from whom he had not heard since leaving Corinth. In this letter Patrick reveals his concern for his family's well-being in his absence or in the case of his death. To his wife,...
Dates: October 15, 1862

Tom Rhea Phillips III Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M664
Abstract

This collection contains historical materials, children’s books, and various magazines.

Dates: 1870-1985

Pickering Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M258
Abstract

The Pickering Family Papers contain genealogical research materials and family charts, books and journals, maps, and manuscript materials.

Dates: 1839-1988

Richard B. Pittman Letters

 Collection
Identifier: M251
Abstract

Family correspondence of Confederate soldier in Company "F"/"Marion's Men."

Dates: 1860-1864

Abner & Ida Chambers Polk Family Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM03-43
Form of Material

A collection of correspondence, estate documents, certificates, newsletters, genealogical materials and other items pertaining to the families of Abner Polk and his wife, Ida Chambers Polk. Abner Polk was born in Lawrence County, Mississippi in 1860, and Ida Chambers was born in Washington County, Alabama in 1867. Abner and Ida were married on February 13, 1890, and lived in Marion County, Mississippi until approximately 1898, when they moved to Hattiesburg.

Dates: circa 1841-1998

Noel Polk Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M476
Abstract

In 1999, English professor Noel Polk left to McCain Library and Archives many documents, namely correspondence related to his work as an English professor and researcher. Topics such as academia, William Faulkner, Eudora Welty, southern literature, and Natchez before 1830 are covered.

Dates: 1973-1999

Moran Pope Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M592
Abstract

Memorabilia from Hattiesburg, the Demonstration School, Mississippi Normal College, State Teachers College, and The University of Mississippi.

Dates: 1900-2015

Gwendolyn E. Porter Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M474
Abstract

The collection documents her literary interests, correspondence, and media related to Mississippi literature.

Dates: circa 1961-1995

Anita Prados Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M452
Abstract

The collection includes various items related to Anita Prados’ time as a student at Mississippi Normal College (now known as the University of Southern Mississippi) from 1914 to 1915, including an “Application for Advance College Credits” from 1922.

Dates: 1922, 1989

Ella Fountain Keesler Pratt Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M579
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, photographs, and information about the Keesler family.

Dates: 1868-2011

George Thomas Preer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M215
Scope and Contents The bulk of the George Thomas Preer Papers consists of diaries in which Preer recorded minute details from his daily life, his occupational activities, and his avocational pastimes of gardening, carpentry, and writing. Many friends and associates are mentioned, as are current events of 1948, and 1955 - 1979.The first diary covers events of 1948 when Preer held a pastorate in Lafayette , Louisiana. The remaining annual diaries, from 1955 - 1979, chronicle events and daily life at...
Dates: 1948-1979

Maude Leet Prenshaw Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M262
Scope and Contents The Maude Leet Prenshaw Papers consist primarily of manuscript and typescript versions of Prenshaw's poems and other writings, copies of "The Mississippi Poetry Journal" (1957-1973) and related materials, and works sent to Prenshaw by other writers. Smaller amounts of her published works, biographical information, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and photographs are also a part of the collection. Included is one of her early poems published in 1926, however, most materials date from the...
Dates: 1926-1975

Peggy W. Prenshaw Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M477
Abstract

In 1989, Peggy Prenshaw donated materials to the University of Southern Mississippi Archives. The collection largely consists of papers related to her scholarship on Mississippi authors Eudora Welty and Elizabeth Spencer while a professor at USM. Also included are publications about women and women’s studies in academia.

Dates: 1970-1987

Thomas C. Prescott Letter

 Collection
Identifier: M76
Scope and Contents This collection contains one letter written on December 11, 1864, by Thomas C. Prescott, a soldier in the 8th New Hampshire Infantry Regiment, to his friend, Cyrus, a member of the 13th New Hampshire Regiment. During December 1864, Prescott was the Acting Assistant Adjutant General of the post in Natchez, Mississippi. Cyrus was at home on a furlough when he wrote to Prescott on November 24, 1864.The first page of the letter contains an authorization to the Post Office Department...
Dates: December 11, 1864

Betty Press Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: M591
Abstract

The Betty Press Photographs Collection consists of three CDs of images taken by award-winning photographer Betty Press, which show damage along the Mississippi Gulf Coast and Hattiesburg after Hurricane Katrina. There are also forty-one pages of letters left on a tree felled in the photographer’s yard. This collection is particularly useful for researchers studying Hurricane Katrina, Mississippi storms, and public reactions to natural disasters.

Dates: 2005

Jonathan Puckett Research Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM20-040
Form of Materials

Genealogy research materials.

Dates: circa 1931-2020

Mary Winton Pulley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M92
Scope and Contents The bulk of the Mary Winton Pulley Papers consists of diaries dating from 1936 until Mary Pulley's death in 1956. She writes of her daily activities as registrar for Mississippi Southern College, as well as about family members, gardening activities, friends and social events, obligations as a sorority sponsor, genealogy, and travel.Names of colleagues and friends, places of interest, and events of the times are mentioned throughout the 20 year span of her diaries. She writes of...
Dates: 1876-1956

William Purdue Letter

 Collection
Identifier: M610
Scope and Contents

The collection is one letter from William Purdue granting a judgement in favor of the Adams County Constable.

Dates: January 20, 1841

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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