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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
Abstract Materials relating to her life-time of civil rights and human rights activities.
Dates: circa 1938-2000
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
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one ledger of a brickmaking firm. The ledger includes entries primarily dated 1841-1848; however, there are brief entries for 1827, 1850, and 1851. The notes of 1850 and 1851 are records of accounts settled. The ledger includes entries made before and during the formation of a partnership between George Beatty, the original owner, and John Heimer. The formation of the partnership is dated March 13, 1843 and continued to 1848(?).Pages 100-104 contain an...
Abstract Research collection about Union soldier Charles Dana Miller, including the diary of Union Captain R.S. Chamberlain.
Scope and Contents The Theodore G. Bilbo Papers document the activities of the former Mississippi governor and United States Senator from approximately 1905-1947.This collection provides insight into the government of the state of Mississippi in the early decades of the twentieth century, as well as American culture, political climate, and governmental activities during the Great Depression and World War II. It paints a definitive portrait of one of Mississippi's most colorful and controversial...
Abstract In 1971, William Brannon donated materials to the University of Southern Mississippi Archives. The collection largely consists of magazines, manuscripts, and correspondence related to the writer’s career as both a staff and freelance writer whose work appeared in many publications.
Abstract The Lonette Bryant Cliburn Papers consist of early twentieth-century documents, letters, and photographs that pertain to the Henry-Rowell-Waldrup and related families of Jasper County, Mississippi. This collection is of particular interest to researchers studying traditional farming in Mississippi, World War I correspondence, women’s roles in the early twentieth century, William Carey University, University of Southern Mississippi, and local Hattiesburg history.
Dates: 1887; 1901-1902; 1907-1909; 1913-1918; 1921; 1925-1944; 1946; 1948; 1955; undated
Scope and Contents Two ledgers of a Moselle, Mississippi merchant, donated by his grandson, Dr. Marice Brown. The ledgers cover the periods 1911-1914 and 1914-1917.
Scope and Contents The vast majority of the William M. Colmer Papers encompass his forty-year career as a United States Congressman from Mississippi (1933-1972). However, it also contains a significant amount of material regarding his activities prior to his election to Congress, and a limited amount of materials generated after his retirement in 1972. The original arrangement of the materials has been preserved as closely as possible. Inclusive dates are approximately 1906–1980. The collection divided into...
Scope and Contents This document, written on March 8, 1864, at Columbus, Mississippi, reports the proceedings of a Board of Survey convened in front of the Confederate Army headquarters in Columbus. The purpose of the board was to assess the value of the horses belonging to the Brigadier General and his staff. Board members were Captain John P. Hampton, Captain Thomas E. Young, and First Lieutenant T. R. Evans, all of the 43rd Mississippi Infantry.According to this document, the board valued the horse...
Dates: March 8, 1864
Scope and Contents This collection contains a single document, a customs form notarized by a local justice of the peace. The form originated on May 13, 1861, when whiskey was shipped via the Mississippi Central Railroad to J.P. Atkinson at Holly Springs, Mississippi. On May, 1861, the justice, J.R. Fariss, notarized the invoice and accompanying statement of J.P. Atkinson who declared that no other invoices existed, that the accounting on this invoice was accurate, and that he (Atkinson) would report any error, if...
Dates: May 13 and May 21, 1861
Form of Material L.N. Dantzler Lumber Company records.
Dates: circa 1840-1965
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials pertinent to the John Rolfe Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (1936 - 1979); the Mississippi Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (1937 - 1978); and the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (1942 - 1976), which have been divided into four series:Series I: John Rolfe ChapterSeries II: Mississippi SocietySeries III: National Society.Series IV: Oversized...
Abstract Materials documenting activities of African-American political activist in Hattiesburg,
Abstract The collection contains memorabilia related to Ruby Randle Dedeaux’s time at Mississippi Normal College from 1914-1916 as well as her “Golden Jubilee Diploma” from 1966.
Scope and Contents Photographs, news clippings, programs, uniforms, and memorabilia related to The Dixie Darlings Alumnae Association.
Form of Material Files related to Professor Emeritus Dr. Gary A. Stringer’s work on The Variorum Edition of the Poetry of John Donne. He was the General Editor from 1981-2014.The Variorum Edition of the Poetry of John Donne (8 vols. in 11 parts), a collaborative edition drawing on the labors of over 30 scholars from the United States and abroad. The project was organized in 1980 and has enjoyed support from the National Endowment for the...
Abstract NAACP correspondence and materials documenting the contributions of this Hattiesburg Civil Rights leader.
Dates: circa 1960-1990
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of 28 cubic feet of files maintained by Louis Edward Faulkner between approximately 1925 and 1960. A few items are dated as early as 1902 and as late as 1963. These files document many of Mr. Faulkner's business, civic, political, and religious activities during that period, and provide glimpses of his personal life as well. Materials in the files consist primarily of correspondence, but also include numerous speeches, publications, and newsclippings, plus a few...
Abstract T.L. Grace & Company and its cotton business affairs.
Dates: circa late 1800s-early 1900s
Abstract The collection contains various receipts, deeds, and items of correspondence from the Finn Pegram families, and materials range in date from 1830 to 1903. There are also a few samples of 19th century advertising included: “Dr. Clark’s Pocket Memorandum Book” and an Arm & Hammer brand booklet that contains a series of stereotypical depictions of African Americans from that time period.
Form of Material Forrest County Poll Tax Receipts (A17, A18, A19) for 1964-1965. The receipts are in alphabetical order by voting precinct.
Abstract This collection contains a ledger.
Form of Material Letters, legal and financial documents, and other materials of the Fritchman family of Westmoreland and Washington counties in Pennsylvania. The majority of the materials pertain to David Fritchman, his children and grandchildren.
Abstract The Edythe Evely Gandy Collection contains Gandy family materials, historical manuscript materials, photographs, films, and memorabilia.
Scope and Contents Hattiesburg area handbooks, directories, yearbooks and booklets.
Dates: 1949-1950, 1966-2002
Scope and Contents This journal (1931-1935) from Paul L. Gaston's Hattiesburg, Mississippi, insurance agency contains a monthly record for each insurance company Gaston represented. These records include the names of his clients, a description of the property insured, the amount of the insurance, and the premiums paid. Significantly, the descriptions sometimes include addresses of the insured property.
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
- Records (Documents). 79
- Letter. 72
- Photographs. 57
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.). 51
- Business records. 37
- Account books. 32
- Hattiesburg (Miss.). 30
- Programs (Publications). 29
- Clubs. 26
- Memorabilia. 25
- Brochures. 21
- Minutes (Records). 21
- Legal forms. 20
- Newsletters. 19
- Periodicals. 19
- Albums (Books). 15
- Books. 15
- Certificates. 15
- Fliers (Ephemera). 15 ∧ less
- Hattiesburg High School. 3
- Association of American Railroads. AAR (1934-) 2
- Bilbo, Theodore Gilmore, Governor, 1877-1947 2
- Confederate States of America 2
- Dahmer, Vernon Ferdinand, 1908-1966 2
- Gulf and Ship Island Railroad 2
- Gulf, Mobile and Ohio Railroad Company. GM & O (1938-1972) 2
- Mississippi Central Railroad Company (1897-1967) 2
- Riverside Brick and Manufacturing Company (1904-1927) 2
- Southern Railroad Company (1894–1990) 2
- Adams County Board of Police 1
- Adams, Victoria Gray, 1926-2006 1
- American Tung Oil Association 1
- Ashmore, Ann Mulloy 1
- Bishop, Don 1
- Bonhomie & Hattiesburg Southern Railroad Company. B & HS (1923-1953) 1
- Brannon, W. T. (William Tibbetts), 1906-1981 1
- Brown, J. D. 1
- Bufkin , William A. (William Alfred ), 1934- 1
- Campbell, Will D., 1924-2003 1 ∧ less