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Alfred P. Andrews Sylvester Magee Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M513
Scope and Contents

The collection includes materials collected and produced by A. P. Andrews, in his effort to substantiate Sylvester Magee’s claim to have been an adult enslaved man that served in the Civil War. The collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings and journal articles, research notes produced by Andrews, photographs, and reel-to-reel tapes of oral histories of Magee and some of his family members.

Dates: 1965-1971; 1974; 1976; 1990-1992

Alfred A. Appling Railroad Surveyor Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M666
Abstract

A unique and extremely detailed first-hand visual and textual record of railroad fieldwork in the early years of the 20th-century.

Dates: 1902-1907

Jeff Balfour Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M602
Abstract

This collection contains photographs, slides, postcards, and memoirs of Mississippi.

Dates: 1872-1998

C.H. Blanton, Jr. Scrapbooks

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM98-17
Abstract

Documenting the life and civic service of long-time Durant, Mississippi mayor.

Dates: 1919-1998

Fleet C. Burkett Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M607
Abstract

The Fleet C. Burkett Papers contain letters, newspaper clippings, and photographs pertaining to Burkett’s time at Mississippi Normal College and after. He was the oldest living alumni from the original class of Mississippi Normal College in 1912. This collection would be of interest to those studying about the beginning of Mississippi Normal College and student life at Mississippi Normal College.

Dates: 1912; 1985; 1996

Cherry Burns Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M597
Abstract

Materials from Cherry Burns’ world travels.

Dates: 1926- circa 2005

Jackie Yelverton Burton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M263
Abstract

Memorabilia of Demonstration School of Mississippi Southern College,

Dates: 1939-1955

Eugene V. Cameron/USS Biloxi Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M480
Abstract

Eugene V. Cameron served aboard the U.S.S. Biloxi during his tenure in the U.S. Navy during World War II. The U.S.S. Biloxi was commissioned in 1943 and served in the Pacific Ocean. The ship was decommissioned in 1946.

Dates: circa 1944-1998

Dr. Joseph H. Clements Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M428
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs, correspondence, and other materials relating to Dr. Clements' service in the U. S. Army during World War II. Of particular interest is a copy of Clements' handwritten history of the U.S. Army 254th Battalion during the Battle of the Bulge in World War II. There is also a series of newsletters of the 107th Engineer Association entitled, "The Bull Sheet." In addition, the collection includes a spiral-bound booklet titled, "War Experiences from the Hearts...
Dates: 1942-2002

Thomas E. Dearman Hattiesburg History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M253
Abstract

This collection contains Hattiesburg/Petal history materials.

Dates: 1907-1990

Lionel Dyck, Jr. 103d Military Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M662
Abstract

This collection contains materials related to Lionel Dyck, Jr.

Dates: 1932-2004

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

 Collection
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

Bertha M. Fritzsche Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M289
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of biographical data and personal diaries that provide insight concerning the career, lifestyle, and personality of Dr. Bertha Maude Fritzsche. The material begins in 1929 when Fritzsche began teaching home economics at the University of Southern Mississippi (USM), known then as the State Teacher's College, and continues until her death in March 1990. The collection is divided into two series: Biographical Data (1929-1987) and Diaries (1937-1990).

Dates: 1929-1990

William H. and Hattie L. Hardy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M182
Abstract

Family correspondence, scrapbook, other of Mississippi railroad entrepreneur, politician, judge, and founder of Hattiesburg, Laurel, and Gulfport, Mississippi.

Dates: 1873-1929

Hattiesburg Lions Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: M273
Scope and Contents

This Collection consists of 2 boxes of historical records on the Hattiesburg Lions Club, dating from its Charter on February 28, 1928 to 1993.

Dates: 1928-1993

David “Pears” Smith Hiddle Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: M459
Abstract

The collection includes photocopies of two manuscripts entitled “Travels in America” written by David “Pears” Smith Hiddle as well as a typed transcript of the manuscripts.

Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1860s; 1891; 1904

Jim Kates Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M390
Scope and Contents

This collection consists primarily of materials pertaining to the book, "Letters From Mississippi", which was first published in 1965, and republished in 2002. The book contains letters written by Mississippi Freedom Summer volunteers in 1964 about their experiences in that important segment of the Civil Rights Movement.

Dates: 1963-2001

Umoja Kwanguvu Freedom Summer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M366
Abstract

Photographs and personal reminiscences of his experiences as a Freedom School teacher in Hattiesburg during Freedom Summer 1964.

Dates: 1966, 1999

Rabbi Charles Mantinband Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M327
Abstract

Writings, correspondence, photographs, and condolence letters on the death of this outspoken proponent of Civil Rights and Rabbi at Temple B'Nai Israel in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

Dates: 1931-1997

Sara Craig McCorkle Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M515
Scope and Contents

This collection documents the activities and life of Sara Craig McCorkle. It includes photographs, ephemera, audio tapes, and DVDs.

Dates: Majority of material found in circa 1930s-1970s; 1986

McKeithen Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M657
Abstract

This collection contains documents and photographs.

Dates: 1909-2007

Lillian Lydia Cavanaugh Muston Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M572
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence and photographs from Lillian and Franklin Muston.

Dates: 1942-1945

Mary Winton Pulley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M92
Scope and Contents The bulk of the Mary Winton Pulley Papers consists of diaries dating from 1936 until Mary Pulley's death in 1956. She writes of her daily activities as registrar for Mississippi Southern College, as well as about family members, gardening activities, friends and social events, obligations as a sorority sponsor, genealogy, and travel.Names of colleagues and friends, places of interest, and events of the times are mentioned throughout the 20 year span of her diaries. She writes of...
Dates: 1876-1956

William Clarke Quantrill Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M243
Abstract

Research collection about leader of Quantrill's Raiders in Missouri.

Dates: 1858,1860, 1862-1865, 1870, 1884, 1888, 1896-1897, 1903-1910, 1959, 1962-1964

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...
Dates: 1945-2005

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

Susan Hasalo Sojourner Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM11-013
Scope and Contents

Materials cover the feminist movement, a farm co-op, and Sue’s artistic endeavors.

Dates: circa 1960s-2000s

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

Capt. John P. Worthing Civil War Letters

 Collection
Identifier: M339
Abstract

Transcripts of three letters written by white officer of the 88th Regiment of U.S. Colored Troops (formerly Corps d'Afrique).

Dates: June 28, 1863-June 24, 1864

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