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East Sixth Street U. S. O. Club Souvenir Booklet

 Collection
Identifier: M432
Abstract A booklet of photographic images and historical information regarding the services and activities of a U. S. O. Club for African American servicemen and their families during World War II.
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1945; 1955

John “Jack” Eckert Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: M583
Abstract The John “Jack” Eckert Scrapbook collection contains materials that relate to Col. John Eckert’s military service in World War I, World War II, and Korea, as well as information on other members of the Eckert family. This collection is particularly of interest to researchers studying American military history in the twentieth century.
Dates: circa 1915-1930; circa 1941-1942; circa 1949-1970

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

John T. Edge Speech, "Mississippi Hot-Tamales: A Culinary Conundrum"

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM2000-123
Form of Material Text of a speech presented by Mr. John T. Edge at the Southern Cultural Heritage Complex Auditorium in Vicksburg, Mississippi, on August 17, 2000. Mr. Edge is Director of the Southern Foodways Alliance at the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at the University of Mississippi. He is also the author of "Southern Belly" about restaurants and food culture across the South.
Dates: 2000

Edith Alice McClain Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M418
Scope and Contents This collection consists of four folders containing materials relating to Edith McClain Schwartz’s education and activities throughout her life.
Dates: circa 1913-1977

Edmiston, Kelley, Flowers, & Ferris Family Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM17-89
Form of Material Materials documenting Donor's family who lived in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Dates: 1793-1990

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

James M. Edwards Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM92-8
Abstract Photographs, certificates, and plaques awarded to Civil War collector.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1950, 1969-circa 1990s, 2007

El Cazador Shipwreck Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM12-56
Form of Material Documentation materials concerning the discovery of the "El Cazador" shipwreck by the trawler "Mistake" in August, 1993.
Dates: 1993

Joseph and Nancy Ellin Freedom Summer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M323
Abstract Correspondence and materials collected by these Freedom School teachers in Hattiesburg during Freedom Summer in 1964.
Dates: 1963-1988

Donald Paul Ellis Military Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM18-047
Form of Material Correspondence, medals, uniforms and artifacts from USM student who served in Afghanistan, Iraq, and South Korea.
Dates: Unknown

Wesley James Ellzey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M568
Abstract The Wesley James Ellzey Papers contains documents and a ledger pertaining to his activities as a school teacher in Pike County, Mississippi. Ellzey also served as a Justice of the Peace during the late 1870s and early 1880s.
Dates: 1864-1887

English Parliamentary Acts

 Collection
Identifier: M165
Scope and Contents This collection contains two acts of the English Parliament which were passed in 1653. Both printed acts appear to be leaves from a published collection of parliamentary legislation. "An Act for Setling the Jurisdiction of the Court of Admiralty" and "An Act for Redress of Delays and Mischiefs Arising by Writs of Error and Writs of False Judgement in Several Cases" are apparently from A Collection of Several Acts of Parliament for 1653. Henry Scobell, Clerk of the Parliament, periodically...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1653 July 30; 1653 Nov. 4

Thomas G. Estes Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM91-12
Abstract The collection includes:

1. Hattiesburg, Mississippi City Planning Commission materials.

2. Rotary Club materials.

3. Materials from a College Business Management class.
Dates: 1976-1990

Asha Burgess Everett Collection

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

Hugh Boyle Ewing Letter

 Collection
Identifier: M105
Scope and Contents This is a letter written by Brigadier General Hugh Boyle Ewing of the Union Army, encamped outside of Jackson, Mississippi on July 14, 1863. In writing to his wife he recounts the shelling of Jackson, the discovery of some papers belonging to Jefferson Davis, the murder of a Federal officer by the 3rd Texas Calvary, and the capture of the 3rd Texas Calvary by General William Tecumseh Sherman.
Dates: July 14, 1863

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

Leslie A. Falk African American History Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M391
Abstract Materials regarding the Underground Railroad and other aspects of African American history collected by Dr. Falk, the first Medical Committee for Human Rights Field Secretary in Mississippi.
Dates: 1842-1999

Farm book from an English estate

 Collection
Identifier: M213
Abstract Records of estate in Northumberland County, England.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1806, 1817-1834

Francis Farmer Photographs

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM2001-3
Form of Material Photographs and negatives generated by Hattiesburg studio photographer Francis Farmer. The primary emphasis is weddings; but organizations, events, and portraits are also included.
Dates: 1975-1997

James G. Faulconer Freedom Summer Report

 Collection
Identifier: M385
Abstract Report of his Freedom Summer activities in Canton, Mississippi.
Dates: 2000

L.E. Faulkner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M22
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of 28 cubic feet of files maintained by Louis Edward Faulkner between approximately 1925 and 1960. A few items are dated as early as 1902 and as late as 1963. These files document many of Mr. Faulkner's business, civic, political, and religious activities during that period, and provide glimpses of his personal life as well. Materials in the files consist primarily of correspondence, but also include numerous speeches, publications, and newsclippings, plus a few...
Dates: 1902-1963

Leesha Faulkner Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M398
Abstract A group of materials that give an in depth look into the Civil Rights Movement and primarily the Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission.
Dates: 1932-1995; Majority of material found within 1960-1970

Gregory E. Favre Collection

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

FBI Files: Grenada, Mississippi Public School Riots, 1966-1967

 Collection
Identifier: M414
Scope and Contents The FBI files contained in this collection were obtained by USM history professor, Dr. Charles Bolton, under the Freedom of Information Act. The collection consists of nearly eight thousand pages of redacted FBI files concerning the riots over integration in the Grenada, Mississippi public schools in 1966 and 1967. Also contained in these files is information about other civil rights activities, demonstrations, marches, boycotts, and meetings regarding the desegregation of both public and...
Dates: 1966-1967

Winfield Scott Featherston Letter

 Collection
Identifier: M41
Scope and Contents One letter written April 7, 1850, by Winfield Scott Featherston (United States House of Representatives 1847-1851) to an unidentified person. The letter is a reply to a letter which Featherston had received asking for the appointment of Mr. Brownrigg as a cadet. Featherston stated that he had already conferred the appointment on Mr. Davis of Aberdeen, Mississippi, before the letter was received.Featherston mentioned that Isham Harrison had also written a letter in behalf of Mr....
Dates: April 7, 1850

Virginia Isabelle Felder Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M197
Abstract The collection contains information concerning the personal and professional life of Virginia Isabelle Felder. Items range from her personal life and teaching career to she and her family’s involvement in the Methodist church to genealogical records.
Dates: 1922-1986; Undated

Samuel W. Ferguson Letter

 Collection
Identifier: M133
Form of Material Letter to A.E. Allen after he requested autograph of Confederate General Samuel W. Ferguson.
Dates: 1893

Claude E. Fike Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM93-2
Form of Material Collection of materials that document the professional and social life of Dr. Claude E. Fike at the University of Southern Mississippi as a professor of history, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (College of Liberal Arts), and the director of McCain Library.
Dates: circa 1936-1994

Claude E. Fike World War II Diary

 Collection
Identifier: M275
Abstract Diary, ship's log, memoirs, correspondence, memorabilia concerning his service in the U.S. Navy with the Seventh Fleet near New Guinea.
Dates: June 1941-August 1993

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