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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

Raylawni Branch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M335
Abstract

Family photographs and materials documenting the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi.

Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1960s; 1995

Virginia Isabelle Felder Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M197
Abstract

The collection contains information concerning the personal and professional life of Virginia Isabelle Felder. Items range from her personal life and teaching career to she and her family’s involvement in the Methodist church to genealogical records.

Dates: 1922-1986; Undated

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

Fannie Kyker Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M518
Abstract

Post cards, correspondence, printed items, photos, and other memorabilia collected by this long time Hattiesburg resident.

Dates: circa 1910-2010

Patricia Marton Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM09-19
Abstract

Books and memorabilia related to Gulf Park College for Women.

Dates: 1951-1999

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

Neil R. McMillen Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M606
Abstract The Neil R. McMillen Collection consists of correspondence and research relating to Dark Journey: Black Mississippians in the Age of Jim Crow (1989), as well as documents pertaining to the Shelby Thames administration at the University of Southern Mississippi. This collection is of particular interest to researchers studying Mississippi in the Jim Crow era, racialized political groups like the American Nazi Party in the twentieth century, and the University of...
Dates: 1935; 1963, 1970, 1977-1999, 2003-2004, undated

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

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

Peggy W. Prenshaw Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M477
Abstract

In 1989, Peggy Prenshaw donated materials to the University of Southern Mississippi Archives. The collection largely consists of papers related to her scholarship on Mississippi authors Eudora Welty and Elizabeth Spencer while a professor at USM. Also included are publications about women and women’s studies in academia.

Dates: 1970-1987

Jonathan Puckett Research Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM20-040
Form of Materials

Genealogy research materials.

Dates: circa 1931-2020

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

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

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

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

Dr. Leon A. Wilber Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM83-1
Form of Material

Publications produced by Dr. Leon Wilber.

Dates: circa 1939-1987

William Arthur Winstead Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M564
Form of Material

The William Arthur Winstead Papers include scrapbooks, newspaper reports, proposed legislation, and other miscellaneous records concerning Rep. William Arthur Winstead, who served in the United States’ House of Representatives from 1943-1965. This collection would be of particular interest to researchers studying twentieth-century political history, Mississippi politicians, University of Southern Mississippi alumnae, and the Civil Rights Movement.

Dates: 1935-1990

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

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