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Abstract Original drawings and text for booklet Common Herbs in Colonial Gardens.
Abstract Poetry, essays, manuscripts, and published works by James Andy Bateman.
Dates: circa early 1970s-1992
Abstract Material related to James Edward Bates’ photograph exhibit on the Ku Klux Klan “Passing the Torch” held in Cook Library.
Dates: June 1, 2011
Abstract Photocopies of deeds for land now in Stone County, Mississippi.
Dates: 1841 - 1908
Abstract The David Batzka Civil Rights Collection contains papers from before, during, and after Batzka’s time in Clarksdale, Mississippi, during the Freedom Summer of 1964. This collection would be of interest to researchers studying the Civil Rights Movement, Mississippi history, and Freedom Summer.
Dates: circa 1963-1965; 1984, 1989, 1993-1995
Abstract Genealogy research files.
Dates: August 27, 2010
Collection — Case: MC1/D4, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Homestead certificate issued to John M. Baylis signed by President Chester A. Arthur, December 30, 1884.
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 Documents written by and at the command of General Beauregard in Charleston, South Carolina.
Dates: Majority of material found within December 1, 1862 and July 24, 1863
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two documents issued at the command of or in the hand of Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard in Charleston, South Carolina. The first document is Special Order No. 239, written on December 1, 1862, in Charleston, South Carolina, headquarters of the Department of South Carolina and Georgia. It was issued by command of General Beauregard, but the author's signature is illegible. This document has five sections clearly identified by roman numerals. Section one assigns...
Dates: December 1, 1862 and July 24, 1863
Abstract Fourteen duplicate video tapes and a copy of the final script for "Beauvoir: Memorial to the Lost Cause," No. 3 in the Magnolia Series produced by Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (MGCCC). The program covers the history of Beauvoir in Biloxi, Mississippi, the home of Jefferson Davis in his later years, which then became a home for old soldiers who fought for the Confederacy, and finally a public memorial to the life of Jefferson Davis and the Jefferson Davis Presidential Library....
Abstract Material from the Mississippi State Hospital in Whitfield, Mississippi, where B. Beckwith, Sr. was confined for observation in 1963, in connection with his trial for the murder of civil rights activist Medgar Evers.
Dates: 1963; undated
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection consists of 69 letters, dated from February 2, 1862 to June 28, 1864, from Granville W. Belcher to his wife, Mary Caroline Belcher. Ten (10) letters, dated from January 13/18, 1862 to August 26, 1864, between Mary Caroline; her brother, Washington Dickinson; her nephew, William H. Dickinson; Granville; and Granville's brother Charles Belcher make up the remainder of the collection. Granville and Washinton served in the Virginia 57th Infantry Regiment, William was a...
Dates: January 13, 1862-August 26, 1864
Abstract The George Alfred Bell Letters include five letters written by George Alfred Bell to his future wife, Alice Rebecca McCulloch. All of the letters are addressed to McCulloch at 1610 or 1116 So. Boats Street, Marion, Indiana, and they are descriptive of his trips and meetings to acquire timber in the south as well as of their relationship. The collection is of particular interest to researchers studying the lumber trade in Mississippi and/or the South and courtship in the early twentieth century.
Abstract Copies of this Ocean Springs Record columnist's "Sous Les Chenes", "Images Under the Oaks" and “Vintage Village Vues” columns, and related research materials.
Dates: circa 1992-2009
Abstract Materials pertaining to the life and work of Rabbi David Z. Ben-Ami, who served at Temple B'Nai Israel in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, in 1963 and 1964.
Abstract Research collection about Union soldier Charles Dana Miller, including the diary of Union Captain R.S. Chamberlain.
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
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.
Abstract Scrapbook for the April 2015 ceremony during which donor’s family planted four magnolia trees on-campus to represent three generations of attendance at USM.
Dates: circa 1960s and 1970s; 2015
Abstract Musical instruments, record albums, trophies, photographs, manuscript and published musical scores, composing notes of noted Southern bandsman and USM professor.
Form of Material Genealogical materials of the Bethea family, at least partially from Hattiesburg. It consists of notebooks, folders and miscellaneous documents.
Abstract Minutes and membership lists of Newton County, Mississippi church.
Abstract Classbook and membership lists.
Abstract Memorabilia from the Beverly Drive-In Theatre and the Broadway Drive-In Theatre.
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1950’s; undated
Abstract Comprised of testimonials from volunteers and black residents, A Regular Bouquet: Mississippi Summer consists of rare and historically significant footage of segregated Mississippi against a backdrop of virulent racism. Violence haunted Freedom Summer from the beginning. On June 21, one week after the first volunteers arrived for training, three activists—James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner—had disappeared. The FBI conducted a massive search and found...
Abstract Two items Dr. Roy G. Bigelow had with him during his time in France during WWI.
Dates: 1916, 1918-1919
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...
Scope and Contents This collection consists of information on Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs) of World War II.
Dates: circa 1941-1996
Form of Material Copies of correspondence, documents, and research notes gathered and compiled by Henry W. Black for his dissertation research which was completeed at USM in 1972. Title of dissertation was William C. Bullitt and the World Crisis, 1936-1943. It focuses upon Bullitt's service as an American Ambassador to France (1936-1940), and the events that preceded the disintegration of the Third French Republic and the gradual involvement of the U.S. in European affairs. Bullitt...
Dates: circa 1934-1945
- Letter. 373
- Photographs. 303
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.). 273
- Records (Documents). 271
- Hattiesburg (Miss.). 129
- Financial documents. 123
- Programs (Publications). 108
- Periodicals. 97
- Memorabilia. 93
- Albums (Books). 91
- Personal narratives. 83
- Brochures. 82
- Manuscript. 82
- Newsletters. 80
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 78
- University of Southern Mississippi -- Faculty. 75
- Civil rights. 72
- Clubs. 72
- University of Southern Mississippi -- Students. 67
- Books. 64 ∧ less
- French 1
- German 1
- Dahmer, Vernon Ferdinand, 1908-1966 8
- The Hattiesburg American (Miss.) (1897-) 8
- Hattiesburg High School. 7
- United States. General Land Office. United States Land Office. 7
- Stennis, John C., Senator (John Cornelius), 1901-1995 6
- 103d Infantry Division Association of World War II. 5
- Bilbo, Theodore Gilmore, Governor, 1877-1947 5
- Confederate States of America 5
- Gandy, Evelyn, 26th Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi (Edythe Evelyn), 1920-2007 5
- McCain, William D., Dr., 5th President of Mississippi Southern College (now the University of Southern Mississippi) (William David), 1907-1993 5
- Mississippi Central Railroad Company (1897-1967) 5
- Student Printz (1927-) 5
- Adams, Victoria Gray, 1926-2006 4
- Chaney, James Earl (1943-1964) 4
- Davis, Jefferson, President of the Confederate States of America, 1808-1889 4
- De La Beckwith, Byron, Jr., 1920-2001 4
- Goodman, Andrew, 1943-1964 4
- Lucas, Aubrey K., Dr., 6th President and current President Emeritus of the University of Southern Mississippi (Aubrey Keith) 4
- Methodist Hospital (Hattiesburg, Miss.) 4
- Schwerner, Michael Henry, 1939-1964 4 ∧ less