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Abstract A diverse collection of around 3,000 music compositions.
Dates: circa 1898-1950
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 Official scrapbooks of the Twentieth Star Chapter (Hattiesburg, Mississippi) of the Daughters of the American Revolution, containing yearbooks, clippings, photographs, and other items documenting the chapter's activities. The scrapbooks were prepared for state-wide competition in the spring of each year.
Abstract Letters written by a Civil Rights volunteer in Holly Springs, Mississippi from September 1964 to March 1965.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a typescript of a diary, one piece of correspondence, a marriage certificate, and a page of handwritten notes -- all relating to the military career and personal life of Captain William Van Davis, who served in the 30th Mississippi Regimental Infantry during the Civil War.The first item is a photocopy of a twenty-three page diary kept by Captain Davis between July 28, 1864 and May 15, 1865. In the diary, Davis discusses his day-to-day life in the western...
Dates: Majority of material found within April 1864-May 1865; 1909
Abstract Materials documenting activities of African-American political activist in Hattiesburg,
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two letters. The first one, dated September 23, 1853, is from Colonel H.K. Craig, Chief of Ordnance, to Jefferson Davis, Secretary of War. The letter informs Davis about the death of Captain J.M. Morgan, commanding officer of the Baton Rouge Arsenal, and requests that Captain J.A.J. Bradford be appointed to that command. On the verso of the letter Davis rejected the proposed appointment.In the second letter, dated June 13, 1880, Davis informs Frank Moore...
Dates: 1853, 1880
Scope and Contents This collection was donated by Dr. Martha Davis in 2003. It contains information pertaining to the founding of the Medical Committee for Human Rights, their involvement in Civil Rights activities in Mississippi, and the personal experiences of Martha Davis, Hy Gold, and Tom Levin.
Dates: 1964; 2003
Abstract Speech given by U.S. House of Representatives by Congressman Davis.
Dates: February 17, 1859
Abstract Letters from Union Brigadier General Dawes concerning the Battle of Gettysburg.
Abstract Photograph of Mississippi Normal College student.
Abstract This collection contains Hattiesburg/Petal history materials.
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.
Form of Material A variety of scrapbooks, newspapers, periodicals, brochures relating to Henry Clinton “Clint” Dellinger (circa 1920-2015).
Abstract Photographs, a football jacket, newspaper clippings, postcards, etc. from the Demonstration High School on the USM Hattiesburg campus in the late 1940s.
Dates: circa 1948-1968
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
Abstract Photocopies and transcripts of 8 letters written by a soldier in Company "C" of the 16th Mississippi Infantry, Army of Northern Virginia.
Scope and Contents Letter from Cathron Disney requesting wills of the Buxton family addressed to the Registrant of Wills, Norwich, England. A typed transcript is included.
Scope and Contents Photographs, news clippings, programs, uniforms, and memorabilia related to The Dixie Darlings Alumnae Association.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a wide variety of materials gathered by Anne Louise D'Olive.
Dates: circa 1930-1980
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 Collage photograph of the Drew High School Senior Class of 1957 in Drew, Mississippi.
Abstract The collection contains the valedictory speech of William Duke (1875-1940), entitled “Learning and Labor,” from his high school graduation at Lake Como, Mississippi, in 1892.
Dates: circa 1892
Abstract Items used by former Forrest County Prosecutor James K. Dukes for a USM University Forum presentation on August 29, 2000.
Scope and Contents The collection consists of thirty-one photocopied pages from a scrapbook documenting the career of William F. “Bill” Dukes with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (1964-1967; undated). Mr. Dukes retained the original scrapbook.
Dates: 1964-1967; undated
Abstract 949 single-panel original editorial cartoons.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1996-2001
Scope and Contents A letter dated December 15, 1863, from John Duncan in Jackson, Mississippi, to Confederate Brigadier General Daniel Ruggles, Commander of the Confederate Army in Columbus, Mississippi. The letter concerns two women, Mrs. Newman and Miss Byers, whom Duncan and his niece helped to cross into Federal territory in Mississippi. Duncan also writes of the possibility of Ruggles moving to Jackson. General Joseph E. Johnston, C.S.A., General William Canby, C.S.A. and Governor Charles Clark of...
Dates: December 15, 1863
Abstract This collection contains materials related to Lionel Dyck, Jr.
Abstract This collection contains materials related to the life and activities of P.D. East. Materials include personal papers, photographs, issues of East's The Petal Paper, a speech, and letters. This collection should be of interest to anyone researching the civil rights movement in Mississippi.
Dates: 1921 - 1992
- Letter. 373
- Photographs. 303
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.). 273
- Records (Documents). 271
- Hattiesburg (Miss.). 129
- Financial documents. 123
- Programs (Publications). 108
- Periodicals. 97
- Memorabilia. 94
- Albums (Books). 90
- 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