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Victoria Gray Adams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M345
Abstract Materials relating to her life-time of civil rights and human rights activities.
Dates: circa 1938-2000

Theodore G. Bilbo Papers

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Identifier: M2
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...
Dates: 1905-1947

William T. Brannon Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M25
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.
Dates: 1935-1981

William M. Colmer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M24
Scope and Contents The vast majority of the William M. Colmer Papers encompass his forty-year career as a United States Congressman from Mississippi (1933-1972). However, it also contains a significant amount of material regarding his activities prior to his election to Congress, and a limited amount of materials generated after his retirement in 1972. The original arrangement of the materials has been preserved as closely as possible. Inclusive dates are approximately 1906–1980. The collection divided into...
Dates: 1933-1973

Daughters of the American Revolution, John Rolfe Chapter, Records

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Identifier: M102
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...
Dates: 1936-1979

Charles Davis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M377
Abstract Materials documenting activities of African-American political activist in Hattiesburg,
Dates: 1862-2004

Dixie Darlings Alumnae Association Historical Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM16-40
Scope and Contents Photographs, news clippings, programs, uniforms, and memorabilia related to The Dixie Darlings Alumnae Association.
Dates: 1954-2016

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

Edythe Evelyn Gandy Collection

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Identifier: M367
Abstract The Edythe Evely Gandy Collection contains Gandy family materials, historical manuscript materials, photographs, films, and memorabilia.
Dates: 1910-2011

Arthur Lavonne Gilmore, Sr. and Arthur Lavonne Gilmore, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: M660
Abstract This collection contains materials related to Arthur Lavonne Gilmore, Sr. and Arthur Lavonne Gilmore, Jr.
Dates: 1912-2010

Dr. John E. Gonzales Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M665
Abstract This collection contains historical materials and various publications.
Dates: 1914-1996

Hattiesburg Chamber of Commerce Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M479
Abstract Garland Sullivan was a member of the Board of Directors for both the Hattiesburg Area Chamber of Commerce and the Forrest County Development Foundation. The collection contains materials from the Hattiesburg Area Chamber of Commerce, Forrest County Development Foundation, Area Development Partnership, and other organizations from the Hattiesburg, Mississippi area.
Dates: 1977-1993

The Hattiesburg Review Club

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Identifier: M449
Abstract The Review Club was established as a literary and social club for women in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. From 1913-early 2020, it continued with much the same structure as established in 1913.
Dates: 1913-2013

The Hattiesburg YWCA Records

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Identifier: M274
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a variety of materials reflecting the history of the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, from its charter in 1924, to its merger with the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, in 1984.

This collection should be of interest to researchers of women's and girls' organizations, or women's history, and may also be of interest to researchers of the history of Hattiesburg.
Dates: 1924-1984

Charles F. Heartman Papers

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Identifier: M94
Scope and Contents This collection consists of approximately 24 cubic feet of materials that document the life and career of Charles F. Heartman from about 1893 until his death in 1953. His wife, Martha, continued to run the bookselling business after her husband's death, and some materials in the collection relate to that time period. This collection should be of interest to researchers of antiquarian books, rare Americana, or the rare book and manuscript business. In addition it provides insight...
Dates: circa 1893-1990; Majority of material found within circa 1913-1963

Prieur Jay Higginbotham Papers

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Identifier: M126
Abstract The collection contains information concerning the personal and professional life of Jay Higginbotham. Items range from such things as personal correspondence to biographical information to his list of works.
Dates: 1958-2002, and undated

Hinckley Sisters' Cash Book

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Identifier: M177
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a financial journal of three sisters (S. Helen Hinckley, Mary E. Hinckley, and Caroline Hinckley Stanton) who jointly owned several farms (including a dairy) and two or more rental cottages near the village of Hinckley in Herkimer County, New York , as well as land in Iowa and in St. Paul, Minnesota. The collection also contains some miscellaneous receipts (most indicate the page number of the journal), a very few letters (pertaining to farm or financial matters),...
Dates: March 1875-1880; 1911-1914

Edna L. Hollensed Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM2000-31
Form of Material Miscellaneous personal papers of a Hattiesburg resident. Mrs. Edna L. Hollensed was the great granddaughter of John Wesley Hollensed (M34). She lived at 1414 North Main Street and died in the mid-1990s.
Dates: circa 1940s-1960s

Hector Holbrook “H.H.” Howard, Jr. Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM21-015
Form of Material Items relating to the life of Jackson area physician, Dr. H.H. Howard (1873-1960).
Dates: circa 1857-1980

Paul B. Johnson Family Papers

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Identifier: M191
Abstract This collection has immense research value. In its coverage of Paul B. Johnson's terms as lieutenant governor and governor of Mississippi, it documents one of the most critical periods in the state's history -- the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. The State Sovereignty Commission records, along with the Highway Patrol records paint a graphic portrait of efforts to thwart civil rights activities in the state, and to preserve the separation of the races. Additionally, it documents (through...
Dates: circa 1910-1973

J. Brackin Kirkland Papers

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Identifier: M15
Abstract Correspondence, speeches, reports, publications, clippings, photographs, genealogical materials relating to Mississippi-born educator in New York and Alabama and with the Boys Clubs of America.
Dates: 1886-1983

Ruth Koenig Freedom Summer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M362
Scope and Contents This collection consists of some original but primarily photocopies of materials that document the Civil Rights Movement and Freedom Summer in Holly Springs, Mississippi. Included are Ruth Koenig’s journals from 1964 and 1966, photographs, correspondence, subject files, and printed materials.
Dates: 1964-1994

Fannie Kyker Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M518
Abstract Post cards, correspondence, printed items, photos, and other memorabilia collected by this long time Hattiesburg resident.
Dates: circa 1910-2010

Lavender Family Paper

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM98-72
Form of Material Documents relating to the G.C. Lavender and J.L. Parker families of Tallahatchie County, Mississippi.1. Receipts.2. Voter registration certificate.3. Poll tax and propert tax receipts.4. Certificate of membership in Sons of Temperance.5. Newspaper clippings.6. Bill of sale for cotton.7. Autograph album.8. Photographs.9. Correspondence.10. Oath of Allegiance to the Union...
Dates: circa 1853-1982

Charles A. Marx Papers

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Identifier: M313
Abstract Correspondence, reports, files, magazines documenting his career with the Mississippi Highway Patrol and as an attorney.
Dates: 1939-1997

John A. McLeod Department Store Records

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Identifier: M298
Abstract Business records of a Hattiesburg, Mississippi department store.
Dates: 1873-1982

Jessie Morrison Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M422
Scope and Contents Materials in this collection span more than a century of activities relating to Jessie Morrison and her family. Most of the materials have been photocopied, due to water and insect damage.
Dates: 1864-1990

National Organization for Women, Hattiesburg, MS Chapter, Records

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM2000-16
Form of Material Records that document activities of the Hattiesburg, Mississippi Chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW). Included are office files, by-laws and amendments, computer print-outs of registered votersin Hattiesburg and Forrest County, newspaper clippings, audio and video cassette recordings pertaining to the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), and copies of The National NOW Times (the official journal of NOW).
Dates: circa 1980-1984

Nydegger Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M186
Abstract Correspondence, photographs, memorabilia, genealogical materials.
Dates: 1905-1987

Orpheus Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: M409
Scope and Contents This collection includes records of Orpheus Club activities from 1926 to 1986.
Dates: 1918-1986

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