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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

Rotary Club District 6840 Records

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM95-9
Abstract

Organizational records of district encompassing the southern third of Mississippi and southeastern Louisiana.

Dates: 1960-2006

Rotary Club of Hattiesburg Records

 Collection
Identifier: M288
Abstract

Organizational records.

Dates: 1918-1993

Gene D. Saucier Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM21-005
Form of Material

Materials relating to the life of Representative Gene D. Saucier.

Dates: circa 1948-1999

Dr. William K. Scarborough Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M487
Abstract

Dr. William K. Scarborough is the author of several publications. These include The Overseer: Plantation Management in the Old South, The Diary of Edmund Ruffin, Masters of the Big House: Elite Slaveholders of the Mid-Nineteenth Century South, and The Allston’s of Chicora Wood: Wealth, Honor, and Gentility in the South Carolina Low Country.

Dates: 1963-2010

T.P. Scott Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M276
Abstract This collection contains a unique array of materials relating to the history of Mississippi Normal College (now the University of Southern Mississippi), as well as items pertaining to other aspects of Thomas Percival Scott's career as an educator. While the inclusive dates are ca. 1896 - 1952, the primary focus of the collection is the period 1910 - 1912. This collection contains a wealth of information concerning the early history of Mississippi Normal College, and would be invaluable to...
Dates: circa 1896-1952

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

Donald Clyde Simmons Jr., Ph.D. Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM2000-40
Abstract

Political memorabilia, research collections, personal and family materials of a historian and student of state, national, and international politics.

Dates: circa 1864-2001

Lewis E. & Albertine M. Skilton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M593
Abstract The Lewis E. and Albertine M. Skilton Papers consist of correspondence, documents, photographs, and other memorabilia associated with the couple’s experiences during World War II. Lewis was stationed at Palm Springs, California while Albertine worked as a dental assistant at Keesler Field in Mississippi. This collection would be of particular interest to researchers studying World War II, gender in the mid-twentieth century, military and civilian social activities, period songs, and...
Dates: circa 1938-1949

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

Renee Adrienne Smith Collection on the Alfred Burton Stuart Family

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM06-65
Form of Material One three ring binder of materials that trace the Alfred Burton Stuart Family from the early 1900s to 1997. The family was originally from Mississippi and Louisiana, but relocated to New York. Included in the collection are photocopies of correspondence, census records, newspaper clippings, and death certificates, plus digital scans of photographic images.The materials were assembled by Renee Adrienne Smith, a descendant of Alfred Burton Stuart, who was elected Miss Delaware USA...
Dates: Assembled circa 1998

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

Lawrence D. Spears Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M482
Abstract

Materials about the assault of civil rights workers Lawrence Spears, David Owen, and Rabbi Arthur Lelyveld in Hattiesburg, Mississippi on July 10, 1964.

Dates: 1964-1999

M. James Stevens Mississippi and Gulf Coast Research Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM88-8
Abstract Notebooks kept by Mr. M. James Stevens, "Mr. History" of the Mississippi Gulf Coast and the first northern-born (New Jersey) president of the Mississippi Historical Society. He was the first recipient of the Society's Dunbar Rowland Award for his efforts to preserve history. The notebooks contain typed transcriptions of newspaper accounts and other source information that Mr. Stevens gathered on many subjects of Gulf Coast and Mississippi history. Also included in the collection are maps and...
Dates: circa 1550-1987

Peter Stocks Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM91-4
Form of Material

Documentation of the life and career of Dr. Peter Stocks, professor of microbiology and chair of the Department of Microbiology at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Dates: 1960-1983

Stovall Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M497
Abstract

The Stovall Family Association records and research material.

Dates: unknown

Tatum Family Business Records

 Collection
Identifier: M316
Abstract

The Tatum family were prominent owners of businesses and land in and around the Hattiesburg, Mississippi area beginning in 1893 with the establishment of their first lumber mill. The collection contains financial records, personal papers, photographs, blueprints, newspaper articles, maps and artifacts of the Tatum family’s business dealings as well as local Hattiesburg history, including W. S. F. Tatum’s mayoral term from 1922 to 1924 and again from 1928 to 1936.

Dates: 1881-1991; undated

Melvin R. L. Tingle Mississippi History Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM2000-105
Form of Material

Photocopies of the following originals in Mr. Melvin Tingle's Okla Museum in Decatur, Mississippi:

1. Business ledger (ca. 1837-1839) of the James Ellis General Store, which operated in Decatur, Mississippi. Decatur, Mississippi

2. Land deed in Newton County, Mississippi (December 8, 1837) between Isham and Jane Dansby and Benjamin F. Tingle.

3. Affidavit regarding the character of B. F. Tingle (November 27, 1908).

Dates: 1837-1839; 1908

Rev. Elton Cartis Tucker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M530
Scope and Contents

The collection contains materials pertaining to Elton Cartis Tucker’s service in the U.S. Army. Items range from his service in the military, material on the First U.S. Infantry Division, and various memorabilia such as a cloth and paper swastika to postage stamps to a small shaving mirror.

Dates: 1942–1945; circa 1940s; 2002; undated

Tung Oil Research and Development Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M447
Abstract

Correspondence, laboratory notes, research notes, reports, newsletters, business records, photographs, and journal articles.

Dates: 1930-1974 and undated

United States Forest Service, Harrison Experimental Forest Station Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M318
Abstract

Photographs, slides, maps, and manuscripts produced by Station scientists and staff.

Dates: 1925-1998

United States of America vs. Theron C. Lynd, Registrar of Voters for Forrest County, Mississippi - Legal case

 Collection
Identifier: M27
Abstract

Court records of a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Department of Justice against a county registrar of voters for infringing the civil rights of black citizens by denying them the right to vote.

Dates: 1961-1967

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, Hurricane Camille Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM20-044
Form of Material

Items relating to Hurricane Camille disaster operations by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District.

Dates: circa 1969-1970

Benjamin O. Van Hook Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M441
Abstract

A collection of materials relating to the life and work of B. O. Van Hook, former math instructor and golf coach at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Dates: circa 1893-1988

Hawkins L. Vickers Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM89-24
Scope and Contents

These records document the activities of the Vickers Plant Farms, which were based in Hattiesburg and located in the surrounding area.

The collection is unprocessed and unorganized.

Dates: 1930s-1970s

Admiral Frank Virden Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: M317
Form of Material:

Research material, subject files, and correspondence relating to South America.

Dates: 1965-1985

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

Ernest A. Walen Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M123
Scope and Contents

This is a collection of documents collected by Ernest A. Walen of Longmeadow, Massachusetts. The collection contains original letters, orders, printed material, official documents, photographs, newspaper clippings, prints, etc. covering the 19th Century with an emphasis on American Civil War materials and some 20th Century materials concerning the Civil War. Most of the material on the Civil War concerns the Confederacy, with some Federal documents included.

Dates: 1821-1955

J. Fred Walker Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM89-43
Abstract

Documentation of the life and career of USM professor of biological sciences.

Dates: circa 1948-1977

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