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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

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

Theodore G. Bilbo Papers

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Identifier: M2
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...
Dates: 1905-1947

Edna Bishop Papers

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Identifier: M403
Scope and Contents This collection consists of information on Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs) of World War II.
Dates: circa 1941-1996

Katherine Brown Scrapbook

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Identifier: M402
Scope and Contents The Katherine Brown collection is a fascinating group of documents that shed light on the “Bootstrap” program at the University of Southern Mississippi.
Dates: circa 1950s-1990s

Madge Burney Papers

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Identifier: M4
Scope and Contents This collection contains the personal papers of Madge Burney, as well as material she collected from the United Daughters of the Confederacy (U.D.C.), Children of the Confederacy (C. of C.), Wayne County Red Cross, The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), and the Women's Christian Temperance Union (W.C.T.U.).The personal correspondence, covering the period 1926 and 1953 with the bulk of the material from 1948 to 1953, concerns Burney's membership in the U.D.C. and C. of C.;...
Dates: 1913-1953

Cherry Burns Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M597
Abstract Materials from Cherry Burns’ world travels.
Dates: 1926- circa 2005

Jackie Yelverton Burton Papers

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Identifier: M263
Abstract Memorabilia of Demonstration School of Mississippi Southern College,
Dates: 1939-1955

Eugene V. Cameron/USS Biloxi Collection

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Identifier: M480
Abstract Eugene V. Cameron served aboard the U.S.S. Biloxi during his tenure in the U.S. Navy during World War II. The U.S.S. Biloxi was commissioned in 1943 and served in the Pacific Ocean. The ship was decommissioned in 1946.
Dates: circa 1944-1998

Will D. Campbell Papers

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Identifier: M341
Abstract Literary manuscripts and office files of this Mississippi born author and Civil Rights activist.
Dates: circa 1950-2001

Circus, Minstrel and Traveling Show Collection

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Identifier: M329
Abstract Posters, route cards and book, annual, magazine, program of several circuses that performed in Mississippi.
Dates: 1894-1953

Civil Rights in the South Collection

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Identifier: M406
Scope and Contents This collection is a compilation of various materials relating to the Civil Rights Movement in the South.
Dates: circa 1956-2014

Civil War Centennial Collection

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Identifier: M435
Abstract This collection contains a variety of materials relating to the 100th Anniversary of the American Civil War.
Dates: 1961-1965

Robert Hays Cleveland Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M655
Abstract The materials in the collection were organized in alphabetical order.
Dates: 1982-1990

Bonnie L. Cole Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM04-71
Scope and Contents Materials relating to the family of Ms. Bonnie L. Cole, Brookhaven, Mississippi.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1911; circa 1970s-1980s; 2010; undated

William M. Colmer Papers

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Identifier: M24
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...
Dates: 1933-1973

Community Theatre Programs and Playbills

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM19-26
Form of Material Programs and playbills from Laurel, Mississippi area and beyond.
Dates: 1975-2018

Vernon F. Dahmer Collection

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Identifier: M250
Scope and Contents The Vernon F. Dahmer Collection consists of copies of newspaper clippings and programs dating from 1966 to 1998, and 24 photographs taken during the fifth trial of Sam Bowers. Most of the newspaper clippings were collected by the Dahmer family between 1966 and 1986, and follow events surrounding the bombing of their home, community support after the tragedy, and the trials of those men indicted for arson, murder, and conspiracy. Other articles in the collection were published in ...
Dates: 1966-1998

Robert K. Daniel Music Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M542
Abstract A diverse collection of around 3,000 music compositions.
Dates: circa 1898-1950

Charles Davis Papers

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Identifier: M377
Abstract Materials documenting activities of African-American political activist in Hattiesburg,
Dates: 1862-2004

Ruby Randle Dedeaux Collection

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Identifier: M469
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.
Dates: 1914-1966

Dent Family Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM21-011
Form of Materials Items relating to Dent family, also includes surnames Gunn, McLeod, and Pickering. Contains a selection of very early 1900 postcards, mostly of Mississippi Gulf Coast.
Dates: circa 1900-1993

Dixie Darlings Alumnae Association Historical Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM16-40
Scope and Contents Photographs, news clippings, programs, uniforms, and memorabilia related to The Dixie Darlings Alumnae Association.
Dates: 1954-2016

Economic and Social Development Think Tank Conferences

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM17-49
Form of Material Dr. Shirley Jones, retired Dean of the Graduate School of Social Work at the University of Southern Mississippi, was co-director of the Economic and Social Development Think Tank Conferences in 1986, 1987, and 1988. Dr. Jones was the first African American dean appointed to the public university system in Mississippi. These are the programs from those conferences:1. Brochure for A Conference on Job Dislocation and Career Development in a High-Tech Society...
Dates: 1984; 1986-1988

Education in Mississippi Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM88-35
Abstract Catalogs, annual reports, laws, commencement invitations and programs from various Mississippi institutions.
Dates: 1848-1944

Asha Burgess Everett Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M443
Abstract This collection contains materials from Mississippi Normal College.
Dates: 1913-1916

J.C. Fairley Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M340
Abstract NAACP correspondence and materials documenting the contributions of this Hattiesburg Civil Rights leader.
Dates: circa 1960-1990

Gregory E. Favre Collection

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Identifier: M503
Abstract The Gregory E. Favre Collection contains family materials, speeches, photographs, articles, and memorabilia.
Dates: 1935-2016

First Baptist Church Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM96-23
Abstract Bulletins, Sunday School planners, brochures, flyers of this Hattiesburg, Mississippi church.
Dates: 1991-2003

Glenda Funchess Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M325
Abstract Materials related to Freedom Summer 1964.
Dates: 1968-1999

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