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Cherry Burns Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M597
Abstract

Materials from Cherry Burns’ world travels.

Dates: 1926- circa 2005

Circus, Minstrel and Traveling Show Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M329
Abstract

Posters, route cards and book, annual, magazine, program of several circuses that performed in Mississippi.

Dates: 1894-1953

Civil Rights in the South Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M406
Scope and Contents

This collection is a compilation of various materials relating to the Civil Rights Movement in the South.

Dates: circa 1956-2014

Charles Davis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M377
Abstract

Materials documenting activities of African-American political activist in Hattiesburg,

Dates: 1862-2004

Dixie Darlings Alumnae Association Historical Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM16-40
Scope and Contents

Photographs, news clippings, programs, uniforms, and memorabilia related to The Dixie Darlings Alumnae Association.

Dates: 1954-2016

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

Susan Victoria “Vicky” Garraway Collection (AM15-102)

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM15-102
Abstract

Vicky Garraway was a lifetime resident of Hattiesburg, a graduate of Hattiesburg High School and University of Southern Mississippi. She taught in the Hattiesburg Public School System and was a former flight attendant for Eastern Airlines. She served in the Hattiesburg Medical Auxiliary, a lifetime member of the Junior Auxiliary and volunteer at the Abby Rogers Civitan Camp. She was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church.

Dates: 1972-2001

J.B. George Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M310
Scope and Contents This collection consists of .25 cubic feet of materials pertaining to the personal and professional activities of Dr. Jennings Burton George between approximately 1918 and 1943. Items in the collection include biographical documents, correspondence, U.S. Army records, Masters and Ph.D degrees, speeches, certificates, and miscellaneous materials. It is worth noting that several important documents in the collection contain variations in the spelling of Dr. George's name. His U.S. Army records...
Dates: circa 1918-1943

Hattiesburg Civic Light Opera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M415
Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of playbills, photographs, scrapbooks, posters, correspondence, bylaws, budgets, and memorabilia of the Hattiesburg Civic Light Opera. It also includes newspaper clippings and production notes for some HCLO shows. This collection should be of interest to researchers of local theatrical organizations, or those interested in forming such groups.

Dates: 1976-2005

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

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

Jason Noel “Jay” Kutack Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM15-99
Abstract

Photographs, postcards, printed, and other memorabilia collected by Jason Kutack dealing mostly with Hattiesburg and Gulf Coast local history.

Dates: circa 1940s-1997 and undated

John L. Pendergrass Collection of Political Campaign Materials

 Collection
Identifier: M613
Abstract

This collection contains political campaign materials related to Mississippi and National political campaigns.

Dates: circa 1900-2020

Moran Pope Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M592
Abstract

Memorabilia from Hattiesburg, the Demonstration School, Mississippi Normal College, State Teachers College, and The University of Mississippi.

Dates: 1900-2015

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

St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM15-110
Abstract

Various publications from the St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church located at 3117 West 4th Street in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

Dates: 2000-2014; undated

Daisy Harris Wade Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M334
Abstract

Materials documenting the work of 1960s Forrest County N.A.A.C.P. leaders J.C. Fairley and Daisy Harris.

Dates: circa 1939-2011

David Walls Collection on the Child Development Group of Mississippi

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM06-51
Form of Material Correspondence, newsletters, newspaper articles, orientation materials, and other documents pertaining to the Child Development Group of Mississippi (CDGM), a statewide Head Start program organized in the summer of 1965 to serve preschool children from poverty-level families. Materials in the collection were preserved by David Walls, who worked for Project Head Start at the Office of Economic Opportunities in Washington, D. C., and was present at the CDGM orientation session in 1965. Also in...
Dates: circa 1965-1966; 1981-1982

Thomas Daniel Young Papers

 Collection
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

Zoya Zeman Freedom Summer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M320
Abstract

Materials documenting Zeman's activities as a Freedom Summer 1964 volunteer in Clarksdale, Mississippi.

Dates: circa 1962-2002

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