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James A. Bateman Papers

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

David C. Berry, Jr. Papers

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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

William T. Brannon Papers

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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

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

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

Charles Davis Papers

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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

Charles F. Heartman Papers

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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

Prieur Jay Higginbotham Papers

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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

Rev. Graham Rushing Hodges Papers

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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

Kenneth G. McCarty Papers

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Identifier: M601
Abstract This collection contains records, notes, photographs, and publications.
Dates: 1959-1999

Neil R. McMillen Collection

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Identifier: M606
Abstract The Neil R. McMillen Collection consists of correspondence and research relating to Dark Journey: Black Mississippians in the Age of Jim Crow (1989), as well as documents pertaining to the Shelby Thames administration at the University of Southern Mississippi. This collection is of particular interest to researchers studying Mississippi in the Jim Crow era, racialized political groups like the American Nazi Party in the twentieth century, and the University of...
Dates: 1935; 1963, 1970, 1977-1999, 2003-2004, undated

Maude Leet Prenshaw Papers

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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

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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

James A. Riley Collection of Mississippi Documents, Newspapers, and Letters

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: M23
Scope and Contents Large collection of books, printed material, and memorabilia related to Mississippi and other subjects.
Dates: 1646-to date

Stephen C. Rose Papers

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Identifier: M389
Scope and Contents The Stephen C. Rose papers include a broad range of materials spanning a significant portion of Mr. Rose’s life. His relations with Will D. Campbell and his participation in the SCLC’s Student Interracial Ministry project should be of interest to researchers of civil rights activities in the southern United States. The collection is divided into three series, two of which contain several subseries.
Dates: 1949-1998

Samuel C. Shirah, Jr. Papers

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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

Henry and Sue [Lorenzi] Sojourner Civil Rights Movement Collection

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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

Ray M. Thompson Papers

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

Thomas Daniel Young Papers

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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