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103d Infantry Division, 411th Regiment, Co. G Photograph

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM21-068
Form of Material

8” x 20” photograph, 17” x 36” laminated copy of photograph, and handwritten, 6-page list of soldiers in photograph.

Dates: July 19, 1943

103d Infantry Division Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M514
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers, photographs, and physical materials of the 103d Infantry Division during World War II (1942-1945). This collection follows the soldiers of the 103d division as they train and deploy to Europe during WWII. It contains Morning Reports that give daily updates of the soldiers in the 103d, 328th, 383d, 384th, 803d, 928th, 1089th, 409th, 410th, 411th units. Narratives of the 103d, 409th, and 410th headquarters explain the journey the soldiers undertook once they...
Dates: 1942-1947

Adams County Broadside

 Collection
Identifier: M547
Abstract

The Adams County Broadside collection contains one article titled “Paul Johnson Murdered!”, which recounts the alleged murder of Paul Johnson—owner of Selma Plantation in Natchez, Mississippi—by Ed Carter, one of Johnson’s African American tenants. This collection would be particularly important for researchers studying Southern plantations, sharecropping, and interracial relationships in the South in the late nineteenth or early twentieth century.

Dates: Undated

Adams County Police and Miscellaneous County Records

 Collection
Identifier: M85
Scope and Contents

The bulk of the collection contains various items and documents relating to the various activities of the Adams County Board of Police that were generated between 1840-1842 and 1850-1856. Warrants for payment to Constable Peter Laurence, road and bridge maintenance reports, and sundry license applications make up most of the collection, but there are also documents relating to the county alms house and allegiance oaths by Board of Police members.

Dates: 1836, 1840-42, 1850-1856, 1894

John Q. Adams Letters

 Collection
Identifier: M48
Scope and Contents Thirteen letters written in May, June, and July 1862 by John Q. Adams to his wife Sarah ("Kate") from military campsites at Shiloh, Tenn., and in northern Mississippi, specifically the areas of Pope, Farmington, Corinth, Booneville and Big Springs. The letters contain information concerning family matters and letters Adams received from and wrote to other people. Throughout the letters he gives information about the life of a soldier, quotes prices in a local store, writes about foraging for...
Dates: May 11, 1862-July 20, 1862

Victoria Gray Adams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M345
Abstract

Materials relating to her life-time of civil rights and human rights activities.

Dates: circa 1938-2000

Sandra E. Adickes Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M322
Abstract

Materials relating to her life-time of civil rights and human rights activities.

Dates: 1964 - 1998

Aerospace Photography Training Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM12-23
Form of Material

Student study guides and workbooks from the Department of Aerospace Photography Training, Photo Science Branch designed for Air Training Command (ATC) course use.

Dates: circa 1960s

Samuel Andrew Agnew Diaries

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM88-42
Abstract

Diaries of farmer, teacher, minister in North Mississippi, 46 volumes.

Dates: 1852-1902

Garret Smith Ainsworth Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M194
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Garrett Smith Ainsworth's memorandum book (diary), October 2, 1860-Dec. 31, 1861; diary, Jan. 1, 1862-April 28, 1863; and pocket diary, Aug. 24, 1862-April 27, 1863. They mainly recount his experiences while a private in Company A, 15th Illinois Volunteer Regiment, United States Army. Included are details of conditions in camp, particularly accidents and illness among the troops, especially the malaria from which Ainsworth suffered. He discusses day-to-day...
Dates: 1860-1863

Wiley Ainsworth World War I Letters

 Collection
Identifier: M426
Abstract

This collection consists primarily of letters written by Wiley Ainsworth to Celia Tullos during his service in World War I. Also in the collection is a research paper written by history student, Robert Magee, documenting Ainsworth's experiences through his letters. In addition, there are photographs of Wiley and Celia Ainsworth.

Dates: 1918-1919

Creighton Allen Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M95
Abstract

Creighton Allen, born in Macon, Mississippi, was a pianist and composer. The collection contains a scrapbook, correspondence, sheet music and miscellaneous documents.

Dates: 1917-2006

E.A. Allen Leaf River Masonic Lodge No. 19 Letter

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM15-80
Form of Material

Original letter, encased in hard transparent plastic, for E. A. Allen, member of Leaf River Masonic Lodge No. 19, located in Jones County, Mississippi, dated January 8, 1873. It appears to be a letter accepting Allen’s resignation from the lodge. It is signed by the Secretary, last name Mixon.

Dates: January 8, 1873

American Civil Liberties Union, Southern Regional Office, Records

 Collection
Identifier: M32
Scope and Contents The collection of American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) records contains copies of legal papers from civil liberties cases handled in the Southern Regional Office of the ACLU during the late 1960's and 1970. Charles Morgan, Jr., Director of the Southern Regional Office, was involved in all these cases.Also included in the Collection is a report of the activities for the first five years (1964-1969) of the Southern Regional Office of the ACLU (Box 3, Folder 1) and a copy of Before...
Dates: 1964-1970

Amite County Tavern Keepers (1824 Term) Record

 Collection
Identifier: M460
Abstract

The collection contains one item, a list of persons who had obtained a tavern license for the 1824 term in Amite County.

Dates: 1824

Joseph Reid Anderson Letter

 Collection
Identifier: M240
Abstract

Letter from Anderson, president of Tredegar Iron Works in Richmond, Virginia to New York firm of Niel, Davidson & Co., relating to payment of bill.

Dates: November 1, 1872

Carl F. Andre Writings

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM22-020
Abstract

Manuscript materials of Carl F. Andre, writer for the Northside Sun in Jackson, Mississippi.

Dates: 1962-1995

Alfred P. Andrews Sylvester Magee Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M513
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1965-1971; 1974; 1976; 1990-1992

Annual Report of Southern Railway Company in Mississippi, Office Copies

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM19-56
Form of Material

3 handwritten & typewritten preliminary copies of published serial Annual Report of Southern Railway Company in Mississippi, 1916-1918; and 2 paperbound, handwritten "Corporate" copies of selected pages of Annual report on the statistics of railways in the United States, the Interstate Commerce Commission for the year ending ..., 1918-1919.

Dates: 1916-1919

Alfred A. Appling Railroad Surveyor Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M666
Abstract

A unique and extremely detailed first-hand visual and textual record of railroad fieldwork in the early years of the 20th-century.

Dates: 1902-1907

John G. Armistead Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M534
Abstract

Manuscripts of novels and related papers by Mississippi author.

Dates: circa 1994-2000

Danny Arnold / Don't Look Back Motion Picture Script

 Collection
Identifier: M161
Scope and Contents

Movie script for Don't Look Back: The Story of Leroy 'Satchel' Paige, a film that was shot in Hattiesburg, Mississippi during the summer of 1980. The movie became a 1981 American made-for-television biographical film directed by Richard A. Colla and based on Paige's autobiography. It stared Louis Gossett Jr. and Beverly Todd.

Dates: 1980

Col. Grover Ashley Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM15-07
Abstract

Files related to Col. Ashley’s time as Director of Cook Library at the University of Southern Mississippi.

Dates: circa 1970s-2012

Woodrow “Woodie” Assaf Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M512
Abstract

Materials that document the life and career of radio and television personality, Woodie Assaf.

Dates: 1931-1999

O.V. Austin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M309
Abstract

Letters, photographs, and other materials reflecting his personal life as well as his association with Mississippi Normal College.

Dates: 1921-1938

Ewart A. Autry Typescript

 Collection
Identifier: M119
Abstract

The stories in this collection may be of interest to students of literature, religion, sociology, and anthropology, in that they provide anecdotal tales associated with traditional values, which reflect the ideas held by a southern, white, educated, minister writing about his perceptions of life in rural northern Mississippi from the early 1900's through the 1970's.

Dates: 1964

Nelson H. Bailey Letters

 Collection
Identifier: M75
Abstract

Letters about his Civil War experiences from Virginia and Delaware.

Dates: 1862

Jeff Balfour Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M602
Abstract

This collection contains photographs, slides, postcards, and memoirs of Mississippi.

Dates: 1872-1998

Frank D. Barber Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M563
Abstract

The Frank D. Barber Papers consist of campaign materials from Barber’s bid for the Mississippi State Senate in 1959, six issues of Southern Exposure from 1952-1953, and materials relating to the conferring university status on Mississippi Southern College in 1962. This collection is of particular interest to researchers studying Mississippi politicians and the history of the University of Southern Mississippi.

Dates: 1952-1953; ; 1959; circa 1962

S.H. Barrett Letter

 Collection
Identifier: M609
Abstract

Original letter written in 1894 from Meridian, Mississippi, requesting a supply of paper and envelopes to be sent to Corinth, Mississippi.

Dates: September 8, 1894

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Dahmer, Vernon Ferdinand, 1908-1966 8
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