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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

Kenneth B. Shearer Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM21-086
Materials Description This collection contains materials relating to Kenneth B. Shearer's service to The University of Southern Mississippi, from his work with Southern Miss Golden Eagle Athletics to his induction to the Southern Miss Alumni Hall of Fame. Also included are programs and other publications representing his love for sports. Kenneth B. Shearer worked in the insurace industry for many years and wrote an unpublished history on the insurance industry in Mississippi. As such, this collection also...
Dates: 1949-2014

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

Klaus & Elisabeth C. Speer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M352
Abstract

Personal diaries of Elisabeth Speer, family Christmas letters, and scrapbook of newspaper clippings concerning Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi.

Dates: circa 1963-1965

Polly Stout Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M122
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of materials that document Polly Stout's career at the University of Southern Mississippi and her involvement in activities relating to the City of Hattiesburg. Included are brochures, newspaper clippings, photographs, and information regarding several organizations. There is a speech by Dr. Aubrey K. Lucas, and correspondence concerning the promotional publication, Discover Southern, as well as Alma Hickman's book, ...
Dates: 1950-1984

Wilbur White Stout Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M137
Scope and Contents This collection focuses primarily on Dr. Wilbur White Stout's interest in Native Americans and the theater, but also contains academic, historical, and personal information. While there are several items in the collection dated in the late eighteenth, and early nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the bulk of materials are confined to the period 1945-1965. The collection features a topical arrangement, and has been divided into six major series.Series I: General Information...
Dates: 1766; 1821; circa 1911-1965

Fr. John B. Switzer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AM22-007
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 21 love letters written by W.O. Greenough of Escatawpa and sent to Urcell Mach at the Teacher's College, now The University of Mississippi, in Hattiesburg between 1929-1932. They provide an insight into the social life of the area during the Depression. Also included is an issue of Student Printz, Volume IV, Number 22, March 13, 1931 and a small recipe book published by the chocolate company, Walter Baker & Co,...
Dates: Majority of material found in 1929-1932

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

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

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

Velma Lou Lewis White Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM09-60
Form of Material Velma Lou Lewis White was the founding President of Mississippi Southern College’s Biological Society in 1950. She mailed the following items:1. Booklet “The Beta Beta Beta National Honorary Biological Fraternity”2. Newspaper clipping with title “MSC Biological Society Organized” 1/20/503. Chapter By-Laws approved 1/23/504. Officer list dated 1/16/505. Honorary member list6. Letter from Edwin M. Fuchs concerning...
Dates: 1950

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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Fike, Claude E., Dr., University Archivist and Director of McCain Library & Archives; Dean of the College of Arts, 1920-1994 3
Gandy, Evelyn, 26th Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi (Edythe Evelyn), 1920-2007 3
Lucas, Aubrey K., Dr., 6th President and current President Emeritus of the University of Southern Mississippi (Aubrey Keith) 3
Bilbo, Theodore Gilmore, Governor, 1877-1947 2
Cook, R.C., Dr., 4th President of Mississippi Southern College (now the University of Southern Mississippi) (Robert Cecil), 1903-1979 2