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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
Abstract Literary manuscripts and office files of this Mississippi born author and Civil Rights activist.
Dates: circa 1950-2001
Abstract This collection contains publications, correspondence, numerical systems, and miscellaneous subjects pertaining to poet, Henry Tim Chambers.
Abstract Scholarly articles about the Freedom Schools co-authored by Dr. Chilcoat.
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of materials pertinent to the John Dodd Society of the Children of the American Revolution, and with the exception of a brief history of the Society, written by Mrs. John M. Frazier in about 1962, the materials in the collection are confined to the years 1943 - 1958.Mrs. Frazier's history has been placed at the beginning of the collection in box one, folder one, followed by a handwritten book of minutes of monthly meetings (1943 - 1958) in folder two....
Abstract This collection contains a variety of materials relating to the 100th Anniversary of the American Civil War.
Abstract This collection contains articles, pamphlets, paper currency, newspapers, images and other materials pertaining to the Civil War and its Centennial celebration. The collection also contains a few items regarding the Battle of Yorktown, Virginia, during the Revolutionary War.
Dates: circa 1862-1966
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...
Scope and Contents This collection should be of interest to students and researchers of the civil rights era circa 1960-1980; especially those interested in civil rights legal cases and the history of black legislators in Mississippi.
Dates: circa 1960s-2001
Abstract Historical information regarding Wayne Wellington Cox and his wife, Minnie M. Geddings Cox.An article titled "The Unsung Heroes of Mississippi", which provides historical information regarding Wayne Wellington Cox and his wife, Minnie M. Geddings Cox. Wayne Cox was an educator and businessman in Indianola, Mississippi. In 1904, he and his wife founded the Delta Penny Savings Bank in Indianola, which is believed to be the first African American bank in Mississippi. The Coxes also...
Dates: circa 2001
Abstract Primary and secondary research materials related to Claiborne County, Mississippi and its county seat, Port Gibson. Claiborne County was the center of a little-known but profound demonstration and struggle during the civil rights movement resulting in the United States Supreme Court Case NAACP v. Claiborne Hardware Company.
Dates: Majority of material found in 1953-2011
Scope and Contents Due to its deteriorating condition, it was necessary to disassemble the Frederick P. Cumbus Scrapbook. The original scrapbook was comprised primarily of photographs, with loose items interspersed throughout. Photocopies of the photographs, as they appeared in the scrapbook, were made prior to their removal.Materials in this collection relate to Fred Cumbus’ tour of duty in World War I and his career at the "New Orleans Times-Picayune". The collection contains photographs documenting...
Dates: circa 1918-1978
Abstract The Lura Gibbons Currier Papers are comprised of correspondence, newspaper articles, journal articles, reports, speeches, notes, photographs, and memorabilia gathered by Currier throughout her professional library career.
Abstract Materials relating to his service in the Confederate Army and his work as chief engineer of the Yazoo-Mississippi Delta Levee District.
Dates: 1892, 1910, 1914, 1915, 1920, 1926, 1937, 1938, 1965
Abstract Correspondence, scrapbooks, photo albums, printed materials, political campaign and organizations' buttons, poster, and video tapes of this Freedom Summer volunteer in Holly Springs, Mississippi.
Scope and Contents The Vernon F. Dahmer Collection consists of copies of newspaper clippings and programs dating from 1966 to 1998, and 24 photographs taken during the fifth trial of Sam Bowers. Most of the newspaper clippings were collected by the Dahmer family between 1966 and 1986, and follow events surrounding the bombing of their home, community support after the tragedy, and the trials of those men indicted for arson, murder, and conspiracy. Other articles in the collection were published in ...
Abstract A diverse collection of around 3,000 music compositions.
Dates: circa 1898-1950
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 Materials documenting activities of African-American political activist in Hattiesburg,
Abstract Letters from Union Brigadier General Dawes concerning the Battle of Gettysburg.
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
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
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 This collection contains materials related to Lionel Dyck, Jr.
Abstract Photographs, certificates, and plaques awarded to Civil War collector.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1950, 1969-circa 1990s, 2007
Abstract Correspondence and materials collected by these Freedom School teachers in Hattiesburg during Freedom Summer in 1964.
Abstract This collection contains materials from Mississippi Normal College.
- Historical Manuscripts and Photographs 273
- University Archives 2
- Photographs. 168
- Letter. 159
- Records (Documents). 122
- Albums (Books). 67
- Memorabilia. 66
- Periodicals. 66
- Programs (Publications). 66
- Newsletters. 57
- Hattiesburg (Miss.). 54
- Brochures. 52
- Financial documents. 51
- Manuscript. 45
- Speech. 39
- University of Southern Mississippi -- Faculty. 39
- Clubs. 38
- University of Southern Mississippi -- Students. 37
- Books. 34
- Civil rights. 34
- University of Southern Mississippi. 33 ∧ less
- German 1
- Dahmer, Vernon Ferdinand, 1908-1966 6
- The Hattiesburg American (Miss.) (1897-) 5
- Gandy, Evelyn, 26th Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi (Edythe Evelyn), 1920-2007 4
- Hattiesburg High School. 4
- Stennis, John C., Senator (John Cornelius), 1901-1995 4
- Bilbo, Theodore Gilmore, Governor, 1877-1947 3
- Demonstration School (Hattiesburg, Miss.) (1926-1963) 3
- Hardy, William H. (William Harris), 1837-1917 3
- McCain, William D., Dr., 5th President of Mississippi Southern College (now the University of Southern Mississippi) (William David), 1907-1993 3
- Student Printz (1927-) 3
- Association of American Railroads. AAR (1934-) 2
- Barnett, Ross R., 53rd Governor of Mississippi (Ross Robert), 1898-1987 2
- Bellande, Ray L., 1943- 2
- Bowers, Samuel Holloway, 1924-2006 2
- Campbell, Will D., 1924-2003 2
- Colmer, William Meyers, Congressman, 1890-1980 2
- Committee of Southern Churchmen. 2
- Cook, R.C., Dr., 4th President of Mississippi Southern College (now the University of Southern Mississippi) (Robert Cecil), 1903-1979 2
- Fike, Claude E., Dr., University Archivist and Director of McCain Library & Archives; Dean of the College of Arts, 1920-1994 2
- Glass, Jinny (Virginia Katharine Glass), 1943-1965 2 ∧ less