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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.;...
Abstract Materials from Cherry Burns’ world travels.
Dates: 1926- circa 2005
Abstract Collection from Mississippi Normal College student.
Dates: circa late 1800s-1964
Scope and Contents This collection consists chiefly of photocopies of the notes of M. James Stevens which Dr. Burns used to write his M.A. thesis at the University of Southern Mississippi. The thesis was later published as Ship Island and the Confederacy (Hattiesburg, 1971). Most of the Stevens notes are typed, although some are handwritten. These notes cover the history of Ship Island and its importance to the Mississippi Gulf Coast, from information concerning the area's native population and French...
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1699-1968
Abstract Documents relating to Universalist Church in Mississippi.
Dates: circa 1860 and July 15-20, 1907
Abstract Memorabilia of Demonstration School of Mississippi Southern College,
Abstract Original and photocopies of letters predominately between Mary E. and Andrew Burwell. A handful of letters are to Andrew’s family. Also in the collection are a photocopy of a lock of hair and poems.
Dates: September 1864-July 1865; Undated
Form of Material Correspondence, copied newspaper clippings, and other materials pertaining to activates of the Business and Professional Women’s Club.
Dates: 1927-1934; undated
Abstract Research materials used by historian in her book The Free State of Jones.
Abstract Letters, campaign material, speeches related to candidacy of Byrd for Governor of Mississippi.
Dates: 1947, 1951
Abstract Three letters written by noted author Erskine Caldwell to Dr. Jac Lyndon Tharpe, former professor at The University of Southern Mississippi. The letters are dated July 4, 1980, January 14, 1982, and April 29, 1982. All are typewritten, but signed in longhand by Mr. Caldwell. The topics of the letters are Tharpe's interest in Caldwell's work and an interview with Mr. Caldwell conducted by Dr. Tharpe in 1971. The interview is cataloged as Volume 13 of the USM Oral History Program. A portion of...
Dates: July 4, 1980, January 14, 1982 and April 29, 1982
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
Scope and Contents This collection consists of seven letters, dated from August 5, 1862 to April 22, 1863, from David A. Camp, a captain in the Confederate Army, to his wife Anna. Also included in this collection is a copy of a three-page manuscript history of Lumberton, Mississippi.Of particular interest among the letters are the ones dated September 27, 1862 and April 22, 1863. The first of these contains an account of Camp meeting with several soldiers who had been captured and then paroled by...
Dates: August 5, 1862 - April 22, 1863
Abstract The collection contains correspondence and photographs from Camp McCain.
Abstract Photographs, newspaper clippings, postcards, correspondence relating to history of Camp Shelby, an armed forces training camp located near Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Dates: Majority of material found in Circa 1918-2004
Form of Material Newspaper and magazine collection of Betty H. Campbell which she began in 1969 at age 37. She collected historically significant headlines as well as some of personal significance.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1890; 1969-2010
Abstract Literary manuscripts and office files of this Mississippi born author and Civil Rights activist.
Dates: circa 1950-2001
Abstract Scrapbook, photographs, and newspaper clippings documenting the Cargill-Powers family.
Dates: circa 1907-1989
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of beautifully designed and illustrated greeting cards, predominantly valentines. Within the collection are traditional cards, pop-up cards, postcards, and paper dolls -- all decorated with a colorful array of flowers, animals, and figures. Most of the cards within the collection are unsigned. Of the messages that are included, however, most are short and sweet. There are conveyances of personal feelings, as well, such as a poem written on the inside of one of the...
Dates: circa 1911-1919
Abstract Autographs of Civil War generals, U.S. Presidents, Cabinet members, Senators, Ambassadors.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1841, 1847, 1860-1867, 1920
Abstract Family letters and deeds of land in Noxubee County, Mississippi.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a typescript of The Angry Scar: The Story of Reconstruction, written by Hodding Carter and published in 1959, by Doubleday as part of a series entitled, "Mainstreams of America," the third work dealing with the Civil War.The Angry Scar deals with the decade after the Civil War and how the South and its people lived during Reconstruction. The story is taken from diaries, newspaper articles and correspondence of the times with contemporary comments...
Abstract The Castleman Papers collection consist of a brief genealogy record and sermons from Reverend Thomas Castleman, II.
Form of Material Collection contains one DVD titled “Catalyst” of a 16mm movie filmed on the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Perkinston institution in 1912. The final scene is graduation on May 23, 1962. At that moment, Perkinston Agricultural High School ended and Perkinston Junior College became Mississippi Gulf Coast Junior College.
The remaining five items are various documents and notes concerning "Catalyst".
The remaining five items are various documents and notes concerning "Catalyst".
Abstract The James and Patsy Causey Photographs collection contains five black-and-white photographs of the State Teacher’s College in Hattiesburg, Mississippi from the 1920s. The collection would be of particular interest to researchers studying the history of the University of Southern Mississippi, college life in the early twentieth century, and / or education.
Dates: circa 1920s; 1924
Abstract This collection contains publications, correspondence, numerical systems, and miscellaneous subjects pertaining to poet, Henry Tim Chambers.
Abstract Memoir of Chambers' service in 46th Mississippi Infantry.
Dates: March 1862-May 1865
Abstract Family letters, genealogy, and history of Clinton, Mississippi.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1851-1967, 1875-1876
Scope and Contents This letter, dated March 8, 1864, was written by W.L. Chatham to "Sis," who the donor has identified as Nancy Elizabeth Searcy. Chatham is writing from the mountains of Jefferson County, Tennessee, where he is in the Confederate Army guarding Bull's Gap.Chatham comments upon the military situation in Virginia, Tennessee, and Georgia, and expresses concern about his family and his health. He also writes at length about the possibility of a rumored settlement whereby the Confederacy...
Dates: March 8, 1864
Form of Material Aerial photographs of selected portions of selected counties in Mississippi and other states produced by the Chevron Oil Company for use in the company's Jackson, Mississippi office and donated to the Department of Geology at The University of Southern Mississippi in 1972.
- 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