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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

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

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

Kenneth G. McCarty Papers

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

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

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

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

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