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Scope and Contents Materials relating to the Black Lives Matter movement in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Dates: circa 2020
Abstract Architectural drawings spanning three decades of the work of Hattiesburg, Mississippi architect Steve Blair, Jr. Requires permission of current owner of building to view.
Dates: circa 1955-1987
Scope and Contents A letter from M. Blake to William P. Montgomery regarding the sale of Blake's land in Washington County near the present town of Greenville, Mississippi. Montgomery had written Blake on December 4, 1836, offering to buy the tracts totaling 1925 90/100 acres. Blake authorizes John T. McMurran of Natchez to act as his attorney and expects equal annual payments from Montgomery on March 1, 1837, 1838, and 1839. He includes a letter to McMurran stating the locations of the tracts and provides a hand...
Dates: January 2, 1837
Abstract Notes and video tapes of raw footage used in the making of Blank's film "Standing Tall" about the working conditions of African Americans in the catfish factories of the Mississippi Delta and their successful efforts to join a national union.
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1964, 1999-2002, 2009
Abstract Documenting the life and civic service of long-time Durant, Mississippi mayor.
Scope and Contents The Blumenthal papers are a relatively small, but diverse collection of materials; the papers are divided into two series.
Abstract Letter from Brigadier General Boggs in Shreveport, Louisiana, to Commander at Vicksburg requesting free passage for Catlett family.
Dates: November 29, 1863
Abstract Her life in St. Helena Parish, Louisiana and Magnolia and Bogue Chitto, Mississippi.
Dates: circa 1870-1930
Abstract Research materials accumulated by USM Professor of History for his books on poor whites in the South.
Scope and Contents This collection contains mainly photographs and correspondence pertaining to the Bolton Family of Newton County, Mississippi. Of the thirty-six photographs in this collection, very few of them are labeled and only five are dated. However, most of the images are from the late 1800s and early 1900s. The photographs are arranged by subject matter.The correspondence is divided into two parts: post cards and letters. The post cards are arranged chronologically, and then by recipient....
Abstract This collection contains Boney Family materials.
Abstract This collection consists of a biography of W.T. Booth's life, including his service in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. The booklet was written by Booth's great grandson, Glover Roberts.
Abstract Newspaper and magazine articles, journals, newspapers, bumper stickers, cartoons, etc. concerning anti-Semitism and Civil Rights.
Dates: circa 1819-1993
Abstract Six articles written by Edmond Boudreaux, Mississippi Gulf Coast historian.
Abstract The Sam Bowers) Sam Papers include the correspondence and writings of Ku Klux Klan Imperial Wizard and convicted murderer, Samuel Holloway Bowers, Jr. Bowers’ correspondence contains information concerning the Ku Klux Klan, as well as Bowers’ personal religiosity and philosophy. The writings in the collection are on a variety of topics, including the Medgar Evers assassination and the 1992 Los Angeles Riots. The collection is of particular interest for researchers studying secret societies, the...
Dates: 1968; circa 1986-2006
Abstract Office files of Boy Scout Troop 007, Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Dates: circa 1983-1988
Abstract Family photographs and materials documenting the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi.
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1960s; 1995
Scope and Contents A letter of January 9, 1829, from Gerard C. Brandon, governor of Mississippi, to John Murphy, governor of Alabama, requesting an answer to a letter of the preceding October. Brandon had written Murphy concerning unsettled accounts between Alabama and Mississippi. Brandon had sent Murphy a proposal on which he wanted Murphy's approval so that Brandon could present it to the Mississippi legislature then in session.
Dates: January 9, 1829
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.
Scope and Contents Materials from the 103d Infantry Division during WWII, reunion materials and Harold Branton's book, 103rd Infantry Division: "the trail of the cactus".
Dates: 1919; circa 1940s-2000s
Scope and Contents On the verso of the item it is identified in a contemporary hand as "Copy of Dispatch sent to Col. H.P. Brewster, at 9 o'clock p.m., March 25, 1862." Breckinridge informs Brewster, in Corinth, Mississippi, of the presence of Union calvary west of Yellow Creek, advancing on the old road on the southeast side of Chambers Creek (Alcorn and Tishomingo counties), and warns of a possible attack at the railroad trestle near Glendale. He offers to send two or three infantry companies and a detachment...
Dates: March 25, 1862
Form of Material This collection contains materials about Hattiesburg and The University of Southern Mississippi.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1968-1974
Scope and Contents The Kate B. Brown collection consists of a photograph of Miss Brown, various newspaper articles, letters sent by Miss Brown as director of the Memorial Fund at Mississippi Normal College, journals and addresses from her trip to Europe with the Carnegie Foundation, the address given by her when elected as president of the Mississippi Education Association, a letter to Miss Brown, a telegram regarding her health, and a report of the Mississippi Works Progress Administration.The...
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
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the personal diaries of Sarah Jane Hickman Brown for the period January 1, 1896, through August 4, 1902. The diaries were written in the Mississippi towns of Shoccoe, Fernwood, and Canton (Madison County). Mrs. Brown made specific notations concerning the dates of births, deaths, and marriages of family members and friends; therefore, her diaries may be of special interest to genealogical researchers. There are several pages at the end of folder 2 which list Mrs....
Dates: 1896-August 4, 1902
Scope and Contents The Pat Harrison Bullock World War II Papers consist of a variety of materials relating to Bullock's military service during World War II. Included are personal correspondence to family and friends, casualty reports for the Morotai and Mindanao Campaigns, the Dixie Division Photograph Album, rules and regulations for guard duty, newspaper articles, and a series of photographs.The collection spans the years from 1942 to 1946, with the majority of the material pertaining to the...
Dates: November 1942-November 1946
Abstract This collection consists of four church minute books for Bunker Hill Baptist Church in Columbia, Mississippi that date from 1882-1959. The books detail the church’s foundation, articles of faith, membership, and attendance at conferences. The collection would be of particular interest to researchers studying the Baptist Church in Mississippi and genealogy of Marion County families.
Dates: circa 1882-1959
Abstract The Fleet C. Burkett Papers contain letters, newspaper clippings, and photographs pertaining to Burkett’s time at Mississippi Normal College and after. He was the oldest living alumni from the original class of Mississippi Normal College in 1912. This collection would be of interest to those studying about the beginning of Mississippi Normal College and student life at Mississippi Normal College.
Dates: 1912; 1985; 1996
Scope and Contents A certificate of survey for a 130 acre tract of land in the Natchez District owned by John Burnet. The survey was conducted by William Vousdan in 1788 on land 45 miles north of the Fort of Natchez, and bordered in part by the Bayou Pierre (in what is now Claiborne County). A sketch of the land, scaled to an inch, is on the top part of the letter.
- 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