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Dr. John Calvin Berry Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M536
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence, photographs, and other memorabilia relating to the life and career of Dr. John Calvin Berry, the first African American faculty member at the University of Southern Mississippi.

Dates: 1953-2013

Charles Davis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M377
Abstract

Materials documenting activities of African-American political activist in Hattiesburg,

Dates: 1862-2004

First Baptist Church Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM96-23
Abstract

Bulletins, Sunday School planners, brochures, flyers of this Hattiesburg, Mississippi church.

Dates: 1991-2003

Edythe Evelyn Gandy Personal Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M509
Abstract

The Edythe Evelyn Gandy Personal Collection contains Gandy family materials, historical manuscript materials, photographs, and correspondence.

Dates: circa early 1920s-1995

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

 Collection
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

Linda B. Grantham Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM97-30
Abstract

Scrapbook, newspaper clippings, and programs documenting the history of USM and Hattiesburg given by the former secretary of President Emeritus Lucas.

Dates: circa 1950s-2005

Hattiesburg Track Club Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M522
Abstract

The collection contains various paper materials such as correspondence, copied newspapers, brochures, flyers, and photographs. Non-paper material items includes such things as a plaque, a ribbon, a windbreaker, and a plastic Coke mug.

Dates: circa 1970s-2000s

Marsha Hester Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM22-002
Abstract

These materials document Marsha Hester's teaching career.

Dates: 1988-1993, 2009-2014

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

Oseola McCarty Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M442
Abstract

In 1995 Miss Oseola McCarty, an African American laundress, donated the bulk of her life’s savings, $150,000, to The University of Southern Mississippi to provide scholarships for deserving students. This collection documents her generous act and the multitude of honors and awards presented to her in the ensuing years.

Dates: circa 1920-1999

Abner & Ida Chambers Polk Family Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM03-43
Form of Material

A collection of correspondence, estate documents, certificates, newsletters, genealogical materials and other items pertaining to the families of Abner Polk and his wife, Ida Chambers Polk. Abner Polk was born in Lawrence County, Mississippi in 1860, and Ida Chambers was born in Washington County, Alabama in 1867. Abner and Ida were married on February 13, 1890, and lived in Marion County, Mississippi until approximately 1898, when they moved to Hattiesburg.

Dates: circa 1841-1998

Rotary Club of Hattiesburg Records

 Collection
Identifier: M288
Abstract

Organizational records.

Dates: 1918-1993

St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM15-110
Abstract

Various publications from the St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church located at 3117 West 4th Street in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

Dates: 2000-2014; undated

Ti’ak Lodge 404 Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM17-05
Abstract

Material received from estate sale conducted by K & D Sales – Estate, Moving & Clean-Out Sales.

Dates: circa 1984-1989; undated

Douglas Tiberiis White Folks Project Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M378
Abstract

Original and printed materials accumulated by White Folks Project volunteer.

Dates: 1964-1965

Daisy Harris Wade Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M334
Abstract

Materials documenting the work of 1960s Forrest County N.A.A.C.P. leaders J.C. Fairley and Daisy Harris.

Dates: circa 1939-2011

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