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Diaries of farmer, teacher, minister in North Mississippi, 46 volumes.
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.
A unique and extremely detailed first-hand visual and textual record of railroad fieldwork in the early years of the 20th-century.
Letters about his Civil War experiences from Virginia and Delaware.
This collection contains photographs, slides, postcards, and memoirs of Mississippi.
The David Batzka Civil Rights Collection contains papers from before, during, and after Batzka’s time in Clarksdale, 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.
Two items Dr. Roy G. Bigelow had with him during his time in France during WWI.
Documenting the life and civic service of long-time Durant, Mississippi mayor.
Her life in St. Helena Parish, Louisiana and Magnolia and Bogue Chitto, Mississippi.
Six articles written by Edmond Boudreaux, Mississippi Gulf Coast historian.
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.
Materials from Cherry Burns’ world travels.
Memorabilia of Demonstration School of Mississippi Southern College,
Original and photocopies of letters predominately between Mary E. and Andrew Burwell. A handful of letters are to Andrew’s family. Also in the collection are a photocopy of a lock of hair and poems.
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.
Memoir of Chambers' service in 46th Mississippi Infantry.
One printed copy of a diary kept by Gary Mark Clark, Senior Process Engineer at Masonite Corporation in Laurel, Mississippi from August 29 – December 31, 2005, with an epilogue written in March 2006. The diary chronicles events during the onslaught of Hurricane Katrina on August 29, 2005, and in the weeks of chaos that followed. The collection also includes a copy of the diary on compact disk.
Journal kept by Confederate soldier in Army of Northern Virginia. and 3 transcribed letters.
Letters from Union Brigadier General Dawes concerning the Battle of Gettysburg.
This collection contains Hattiesburg/Petal history materials.
Photocopies and transcripts of 8 letters written by a soldier in Company "C" of the 16th Mississippi Infantry, Army of Northern Virginia.
This collection contains materials related to Lionel Dyck, Jr.
This is a letter written by Brigadier General Hugh Boyle Ewing of the Union Army, encamped outside of Jackson, Mississippi on July 14, 1863. In writing to his wife he recounts the shelling of Jackson, the discovery of some papers belonging to Jefferson Davis, the murder of a Federal officer by the 3rd Texas Calvary, and the capture of the 3rd Texas Calvary by General William Tecumseh Sherman.
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.