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John G. Armistead Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M534
Abstract Manuscripts of novels and related papers by Mississippi author.
Dates: circa 1994-2000

Ewart A. Autry Typescript

 Collection
Identifier: M119
Abstract The stories in this collection may be of interest to students of literature, religion, sociology, and anthropology, in that they provide anecdotal tales associated with traditional values, which reflect the ideas held by a southern, white, educated, minister writing about his perceptions of life in rural northern Mississippi from the early 1900's through the 1970's.
Dates: 1964

Freddie Lynn Bass Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M190
Abstract Original drawings and text for booklet Common Herbs in Colonial Gardens.
Dates: 1980

James A. Bateman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M661
Abstract Poetry, essays, manuscripts, and published works by James Andy Bateman.
Dates: circa early 1970s-1992

David C. Berry, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M523
Abstract The David C. Berry, Jr. Papers include the correspondence, drafted writings, and publications of USM professor and poet David C. Berry. This collection would be of particular interest to researchers focusing on the writing process or studying university professorships and family life in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. Topics in Berry’s poetry include the Vietnam War, marriage, divorce, and religion.
Dates: circa 1965; 1965-2020

Joe Berryman Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM85-2
Abstract Musical instruments, record albums, trophies, photographs, manuscript and published musical scores, composing notes of noted Southern bandsman and USM professor.
Dates: 1945-1980

Theodore G. Bilbo Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M2
Scope and Contents The Theodore G. Bilbo Papers document the activities of the former Mississippi governor and United States Senator from approximately 1905-1947.This collection provides insight into the government of the state of Mississippi in the early decades of the twentieth century, as well as American culture, political climate, and governmental activities during the Great Depression and World War II. It paints a definitive portrait of one of Mississippi's most colorful and controversial...
Dates: 1905-1947

Sam Bowers Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M538
Abstract The Sam Bowers) Sam Papers include the correspondence and writings of Ku Klux Klan Imperial Wizard and convicted murderer, Samuel Holloway Bowers, Jr. Bowers’ correspondence contains information concerning the Ku Klux Klan, as well as Bowers’ personal religiosity and philosophy. The writings in the collection are on a variety of topics, including the Medgar Evers assassination and the 1992 Los Angeles Riots. The collection is of particular interest for researchers studying secret societies, the...
Dates: 1968; circa 1986-2006

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

Cherry Burns Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M597
Abstract Materials from Cherry Burns’ world travels.
Dates: 1926- circa 2005

John C. Burruss and A.G. Strain Universalist Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M245
Abstract Documents relating to Universalist Church in Mississippi.
Dates: circa 1860 and July 15-20, 1907

Will D. Campbell Papers

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Identifier: M341
Abstract Literary manuscripts and office files of this Mississippi born author and Civil Rights activist.
Dates: circa 1950-2001

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

Robert Cecil Cook Papers

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Identifier: M96
Abstract While the bulk of the collection pertains primarily to Cook's activities after 1954, a moderate quantity of materials relate to his years at Southern, and also interspersed in the collection are a small number of items dating from about 1912-1944.A study of Cook's papers reveals him as a man of boundless energy, with excellent organizational skills, both of which served him well in his many activities. While much of his energy was directed toward fiscal success, a substantial amount...
Dates: 1912-1979; Majority of material found within 1955-1977

The Crawford Manuscript

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM19-82
Form of Material Handwritten manuscript (circa 1890) entitled “Grandmother Clay” written by Maggie Tate Lea about her great-great-grandmother, Margaret Muse Clay and accompanying documentation.
Dates: circa 1890; undated

Charles Davis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M377
Abstract Materials documenting activities of African-American political activist in Hattiesburg,
Dates: 1862-2004

John Donne Variorum Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM20-083
Form of Material Files related to Professor Emeritus Dr. Gary A. Stringer’s work on The Variorum Edition of the Poetry of John Donne. He was the General Editor from 1981-2014.The Variorum Edition of the Poetry of John Donne (8 vols. in 11 parts), a collaborative edition drawing on the labors of over 30 scholars from the United States and abroad. The project was organized in 1980 and has enjoyed support from the National Endowment for the...
Dates: unknown

John “Jack” Eckert Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: M583
Abstract The John “Jack” Eckert Scrapbook collection contains materials that relate to Col. John Eckert’s military service in World War I, World War II, and Korea, as well as information on other members of the Eckert family. This collection is particularly of interest to researchers studying American military history in the twentieth century.
Dates: circa 1915-1930; circa 1941-1942; circa 1949-1970

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

Claude E. Fike World War II Diary

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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

Shelby Foote Proof of Red River to Appomattox

 Collection
Identifier: M115
Abstract First proof of the first volume of his The Civil War: A Narrative.
Dates: 1974

Forrest County Cemetery Book Typescript

 Collection
Identifier: M255
Abstract Manuscript and typescript of cemetery markers.
Dates: 1983-1984

Albert Gower Manuscripts of Music

 Collection — Case: MC1/D4, Folder: 1
Identifier: M90
Scope and Contents Original music composed by Dr. Albert E. Gower, Chairman of the Department of Music Education at The University of Southern Mississippi, for Mississippi's Junior Miss pageant and for the Miss Mississippi pageant, plus his "Symphony No. 1".
Dates: 1969-1973

Reagan L. Grimsley Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M486
Abstract Reagan Grimsley has written numerous archival and historical articles. He is also the author of "Enriching Lives: A Pictorial History of Columbus State University" and "Hattiesburg in Vintage Postcards".
Dates: 1917-2005

Kenneth U. Gutsch Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM88-47
Abstract Typescripts and galley proofs of books written by USM professor of counseling psychology, and other published material.
Dates: 1970-1988

Glenn T. Harper Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM17-59
Scope and Contents Material from USM History Professor Glenn T. Harper.
Dates: circa 1960s-2000s

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

Melinda Haynes Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M561
Abstract This collection consists of the original copy-edited manuscript of Mother of Pearl (1999) by Melinda Haynes, a Hattiesburg native. The collection is of particular interest to researchers studying Mississippi authors and fiction with themes of race.
Dates: 1999

Philip Hearn Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM17-67
Scope and Contents Research materials for book, Hurricane Camille: Monster Storm of the Gulf Coast.
Dates: circa 1969-2004

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