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103d Infantry Division Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: M514
Scope and Contents UNPROCESSED materials from the 103d Infantry Division Association of World War II.
Dates: 1942-

Victoria Gray Adams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M345
Abstract Materials relating to her life-time of civil rights and human rights activities.
Dates: circa 1938-2000

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

Dr. John Calvin Berry Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M536
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, photographs, and other memorabilia relating to the life and career of Dr. John Calvin Berry, the first African American faculty member at the University of Southern Mississippi.
Dates: 1953-2013

Harold Branton 103d Infantry Division Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM17-17
Scope and Contents Materials from the 103d Infantry Division during WWII, reunion materials and Harold Branton's book, 103rd Infantry Division: "the trail of the cactus".
Dates: 1919; circa 1940s-2000s

Cherry Burns Collection

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

Will D. Campbell Papers

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

Charles Davis Papers

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

Gregory E. Favre Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M503
Abstract The Gregory E. Favre Collection contains family materials, speeches, photographs, articles, and memorabilia.
Dates: 1935-2016

Courtney L. Frobenius Vietnam Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M396
Abstract The collection contains materials pertaining to the Vietnam War. These materials include medals, photographs, photocopies of books, reports, correspondence, and oversized maps.
Dates: 1868; circa early 1900s; 1940; 1948; 1956; 1979; 1983 – 1989; 1993 – 2002; Undated; Majority of material found within 1962-1971

Edythe Evelyn Gandy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M367
Abstract The Edythe Evely Gandy Collection contains Gandy family materials, historical manuscript materials, photographs, films, and memorabilia.
Dates: 1910-2011

Arthur Lavonne Gilmore, Sr. and Arthur Lavonne Gilmore, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M660
Abstract This collection contains materials related to Arthur Lavonne Gilmore, Sr. and Arthur Lavonne Gilmore, Jr.
Dates: 1912-2010

Dr. John E. Gonzales Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M665
Abstract This collection contains historical materials and various publications.
Dates: 1914-1996

Ed Hamlett White Folks Project Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M376
Abstract Original and printed materials accumulated by the state director of the White Folks Project, a part of Freedom Summer 1964; includes tape of recent interview with sister of WFP volunteer Sam Shirah; Photocopy of “Poor Whites and the Movement, A Working Paper.”
Dates: circa 1963-2001

Hattiesburg Historical Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM06-29
Form of Material Photographs, artifacts, and memorabilia from Hattiesburg area businesses and others.
Dates: 1926-1956, 1976, 2006-2014 and undated

Hurricane Katrina Research Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM06-6
Abstract Images, articles and a book pertaining to the destruction of the Mississippi Gulf Coast by Hurricane Katrina. 1 cu.ft. and 14 items.
Dates: Majority of material found within 2005-2006, 2015

Paul B. Johnson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M191
Abstract This collection has immense research value. In its coverage of Paul B. Johnson's terms as lieutenant governor and governor of Mississippi, it documents one of the most critical periods in the state's history -- the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. The State Sovereignty Commission records, along with the Highway Patrol records paint a graphic portrait of efforts to thwart civil rights activities in the state, and to preserve the separation of the races. Additionally, it documents (through...
Dates: circa 1910-1973

Richard Irwin Lester, Jr. Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM19-088
Abstract Material on Germany during Third Reich, donated in memory of Armin D. Lehmann.
Dates: early 1900s-1960s

Charles A. Marx Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M313
Abstract Correspondence, reports, files, magazines documenting his career with the Mississippi Highway Patrol and as an attorney.
Dates: 1939-1997

Kenneth G. McCarty Papers

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

Vernon & Bonnie Fleming Merrifield Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM09-17-6
Form of Material A collection of photographs, booklets, pamphlets, periodicals, postcards, letters, menus, and scrapbooks that will be in various collections.
Dates: 1823-1976

Mississippi Library Association Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: M473
Form of Material Administrative and historical records of the Mississippi Library Association (MLA).
Dates: 1909-2000

Walter P. Nilsson USS Biloxi Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM20-038
Form of Material Various materials from Walter P. Nilsson’s service time and the operations of the U.S.S. Biloxi in 1943-1944.
Dates: circa 1943-1991

Powell G. Ogletree Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M653
Abstract This collection contains materials related to Powell Ogletree.
Dates: 1929-2009

Tom Rhea Phillips III Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M664
Abstract This collection contains historical materials, children’s books, and various magazines.
Dates: 1870-1985

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

 Collection
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

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