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Terri Shaw Freedom Summer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M326
Abstract Typescript and articles recounting her experiences as a volunteer in the COFO office in Hattiesburg during Freedom Summer 1964.
Dates: 1964-1999

Samuel C. Shirah, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M363
Scope and Contents The Samuel C. Shirah, Jr., Papers contain numerous newspaper articles and journal articles dating from 1962 until 1999. Included also are a number of letters both to and from Sam, FBI files relating to two imprisonments, several SNCC publications, and various related newsletters and journals. Although Sam Shirah died in 1980, his mother, Mrs. Oneita Shirah, continued to collect materials pertaining to the Civil Rights era through 1999, and some of these are included in this collection.
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1955-2003

Ronald C. "Ronnie" Shows Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M360
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of materials that document various aspects of Ronnie Shows' service as a United States Congressman from Mississippi's Fourth District (1998-2002). This collection should be of interest to anyone researching government at the national level.
Dates: circa 1996-2003

Michael Sledge Research Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM18-04
Form of Material Research materials for Michael Sledge’s book Soldier Dead: How We Recover, Identify, Bury, and Honor our Military Fallen (Columbia University Press, 2005). The book addresses the complicated physical, social, religious, economic, and political issues concerning the remains of men and women who die while serving their country. Michael Sledge is a freelance journalist and writer. He has extensively studied the sociology and psychology of the behavior of...
Dates: 1945-2005

Elva Smith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M659
Abstract This collection contains materials related to State Teachers College.
Dates: 1932-1994

Henry and Sue [Lorenzi] Sojourner Civil Rights Movement Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M502
Abstract The Henry and Sue [Lorenzi] Sojourner Civil Rights Movement Collection contains a vast array of materials from during and after the [Lorenzi] Sojourner’s time in Holmes County, Mississippi, during the Freedom Summer of 1964. This collection would be of interest to researchers studying the Civil Rights Movement, Mississippi history, and Freedom Summer.
Dates: 1900s; 1940s–1950s; Majority of material found within 1960s–2010s; Undated

M. James Stevens Mississippi and Gulf Coast Research Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM88-8
Abstract Notebooks kept by Mr. M. James Stevens, "Mr. History" of the Mississippi Gulf Coast and the first northern-born (New Jersey) president of the Mississippi Historical Society. He was the first recipient of the Society's Dunbar Rowland Award for his efforts to preserve history. The notebooks contain typed transcriptions of newspaper accounts and other source information that Mr. Stevens gathered on many subjects of Gulf Coast and Mississippi history. Also included in the collection are maps and...
Dates: circa 1550-1987

Stovall Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M497
Abstract The Stovall Family Association records and research material.
Dates: unknown

Ray M. Thompson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M8
Abstract Literary manuscripts, publications files, photographs, news clippings of this popular Gulf Coast newspaper columnist.
Dates: circa 1837-1972

Tung Oil Research and Development Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M447
Abstract Correspondence, laboratory notes, research notes, reports, newsletters, business records, photographs, and journal articles.
Dates: 1930-1974 and undated

Daisy Harris Wade Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M334
Abstract Materials documenting the work of 1960s Forrest County N.A.A.C.P. leaders J.C. Fairley and Daisy Harris.
Dates: circa 1939-2011

J. Fred Walker Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM89-43
Abstract Documentation of the life and career of USM professor of biological sciences.
Dates: circa 1948-1977

Edward M. Wheat Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM2000-38
Abstract Publications and professional papers reflecting the 23-year career of USM professor of political science.
Dates: circa 1976-2000

Andrew A. Wiest Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M498
Abstract The collection contains information and pictures regarding World War II and the Vietnam War. Items range from photocopies of books and articles to interviews of Vietnam soldiers to material regarding Vietnam battles such as Hamburger Hill.
Dates: 1938–2013; undated

Dr. Leon A. Wilber Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM83-1
Form of Material Publications produced by Dr. Leon Wilber.
Dates: circa 1939-1987

William H. and Sallie J. Hardy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M380
Scope and Contents Letters written during the Civil War from Hardy to his first wife Sallie Ann Johnson Hardy, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other family materials.
Dates: 1860-1972

William Arthur Winstead Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M564
Form of Material The William Arthur Winstead Papers include scrapbooks, newspaper reports, proposed legislation, and other miscellaneous records concerning Rep. William Arthur Winstead, who served in the United States’ House of Representatives from 1943-1965. This collection would be of particular interest to researchers studying twentieth-century political history, Mississippi politicians, University of Southern Mississippi alumnae, and the Civil Rights Movement.
Dates: 1935-1990

Thomas Daniel Young Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M584
Abstract This collection contains correspondence, research materials, drafts, and lectures by the author or editor of a dozen books about Southern literature.
Dates: 1926-1987

Matthew Zwerling Freedom Summer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M336
Abstract Mathew Zwerling was a volunteer from New York during Mississippi Freedom Summer in 1964.
Dates: circa 1963-1965

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