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William Clarke Quantrill Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M243
Abstract

Research collection about leader of Quantrill's Raiders in Missouri.

Dates: 1858,1860, 1862-1865, 1870, 1884, 1888, 1896-1897, 1903-1910, 1959, 1962-1964

John Anthony Quitman Letter

 Collection
Identifier: M63
Scope and Contents

One letter dated June 10, 1850, from John A. Quitman, Governor of Mississippi (1835-1836; 1850-1851) to "His Excellency, Governor of Connecticut, " stating that two copies of the laws passed during the recent legislative session of Mississippi were being forwarded by mail. Quitman also requested that receipt of the copies be acknowledged.

Dates: June 10, 1850

Railroad Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M169
Scope and Contents

Organizational records of the Association of American Railroads; the Gulf, Mobile, and Ohio Railroad; the Mississippi Central Railroad; and the Illinois Central.

Dates: circa 1850-1967

John Elliott Rankin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M333
Abstract

Letters, speeches, publications of Mississippi Congressman Rankin.

Dates: 1932-1964

Thomas J. Rankin Letters

 Collection
Identifier: M50
Scope and Contents Copies of letters from Thomas J. Rankin of the 7th Regiment, 3rd Mississippi Infantry, Confederate Army, which served under Major-General Mansfield Lovell, to his wife Sarah in Fordsville, Mississippi, in Marion County. Dating from November 19, 1861, to May 16, 1862, the letters show the conditions in Rankin's regiment, particularly the high incidence of sickness and desertion. The regiment was stationed at Shieldsboro on the Mississippi coast in November 1861, but moved to Corinth by March...
Dates: November 19, 1861 - May 15-16, 1862

Republican Party of Forrest County Records

 Collection
Identifier: M203
Scope and Contents This collection largely consists of the 1959-1963 correspondence of Fred D. Montague and Forrest County Republican Party Chairman, Clarence E. Tolar. Most of the correspondence was received from the Mississippi Republican Party headquarters, and much of this was signed by the state chairman, Wirt A. Yerger, Jr. Letters from other individuals and organizations are present, and some outgoing correspondence is also included. Much of the earlier correspondence concerns political patronage...
Dates: 1959-1964

James A. Riley Collection of Mississippi Documents, Newspapers, and Letters

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: M23
Scope and Contents

Large collection of books, printed material, and memorabilia related to Mississippi and other subjects.

Dates: 1646-to date

Jas. D. Riley, Inc., Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM14-06
Form of Material

Business records of Jas. D. Riley, Inc., in Newhebron, Mississippi. There are handwritten invoices and typed miscellaneous correspondence. There are letters requesting late payments be made immediately, as well as letters to and from prospective customers. Of particular interest is a letter requesting payment of $16.25 for transporting 2 prisoners from Hattiesburg to Newhebron to stand trial for robbing the Hebron Bank dated April 2, 1915.

Dates: 1913-1915; 1924

Wendell D. Rimer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M394
Scope and Contents

The Wendell D. Rimer papers are an engrossing collection of materials that chronicle Rimer’s life from 1940 when he was stationed at Camp Beauregard, Louisiana to August of 1945, shortly before he returned home from Europe. Over half of the collection consists of correspondence and the remainder consists of photos, postcards, and service medals.

Dates: 1940-1945

Anna Margaret Roberts Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M138
Abstract

Documentation of the life and career of USM librarian.

Dates: 1908-1960

Emma Lou Roberts Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M494
Abstract

Pamphlets and programs from various Hattiesburg area activities, certificates and correspondence from the Office of Price Administration, and war bonds and ration books.

Dates: 1928-1982

John Leroy "Lee" Robinson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M301
Abstract

Letters from a Confederate soldier with the Mississippi Volunteers.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1861-1864, 1875, 1882

Stephen C. Rose Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M389
Scope and Contents

The Stephen C. Rose papers include a broad range of materials spanning a significant portion of Mr. Rose’s life. His relations with Will D. Campbell and his participation in the SCLC’s Student Interracial Ministry project should be of interest to researchers of civil rights activities in the southern United States. The collection is divided into three series, two of which contain several subseries.

Dates: 1949-1998

Rotary Club District 6840 Records

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM95-9
Abstract

Organizational records of district encompassing the southern third of Mississippi and southeastern Louisiana.

Dates: 1960-2006

Rotary Club of Hattiesburg Records

 Collection
Identifier: M288
Abstract

Organizational records.

Dates: 1918-1993

Gene D. Saucier Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM21-005
Form of Material

Materials relating to the life of Representative Gene D. Saucier.

Dates: circa 1948-1999

T.M. Scanlan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M178
Abstract

Two photocopied booklets containing the about the writings of author T.M. Scanlan of Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

Dates: 1923

Dr. William K. Scarborough Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M487
Abstract

Dr. William K. Scarborough is the author of several publications. These include The Overseer: Plantation Management in the Old South, The Diary of Edmund Ruffin, Masters of the Big House: Elite Slaveholders of the Mid-Nineteenth Century South, and The Allston’s of Chicora Wood: Wealth, Honor, and Gentility in the South Carolina Low Country.

Dates: 1963-2010

Joseph S. Schwartz Civil Rights Letters

 Collection
Identifier: M381
Abstract

Letters written by a Freedom Summer volunteer in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

Dates: circa 1962-1966

Con L. Sellers Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M89
Scope and Contents The Con Sellers Papers contain a wide range of literary manuscripts and related correspondence that shed light on the successful writing career of Con Sellers. Manuscripts (original, revised, corrected, carbons), galley proofs, correspondence royalty statements and paperback books of twenty-three novels (documentation incomplete for some titles) are included in this collection. Other materials include correspondence with publishers relative to other projects, financial information, legal...
Dates: circa 1956-1981

Milton W. Shaw Letter

 Collection
Identifier: M59
Scope and Contents This letter was written by Milton W. "Milt" Shaw, a member of the 5th Iowa Volunteer Regiment, on March 10, 1863, to his friend Alf Giague in Birmingham, Iowa. Shaw was on board the naval transport Von Phul as a participant in General Grant's Yazoo Pass Expedition. He expected shortly to enter the Yazoo Pass and travel via Moon Lake, the Coldwater River, the Tallahatchie River, and the Sunflower River into the Yazoo River. A note on the envelope indicates that Shaw had been writing...
Dates: March 10, 1863

Terri Shaw Freedom Summer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M326
Abstract

Typescript and articles recounting her experiences as a volunteer in the COFO office in Hattiesburg during Freedom Summer 1964.

Dates: 1964-1999

Samuel Shepard Letter

 Collection
Identifier: M167
Scope and Contents

Letter from Samuel Shepard to his family. The letter is believed to have been written during the Civil War.

Dates: circa 1860s

Samuel C. Shirah, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M363
Scope and Contents

The Samuel C. Shirah, Jr., Papers contain numerous newspaper articles and journal articles dating from 1962 until 1999. Included also are a number of letters both to and from Sam, FBI files relating to two imprisonments, several SNCC publications, and various related newsletters and journals. Although Sam Shirah died in 1980, his mother, Mrs. Oneita Shirah, continued to collect materials pertaining to the Civil Rights era through 1999, and some of these are included in this collection.

Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1955-2003

James D. Shows Civil War Letters

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM2000-17
Form of Material

Photocopies of five letters written in 1862 by James Doctor Shows, 7th Mississippi Battalion, CSA. The letters were written from Camp Saltillo, Mississippi, and are addressed to Shows' wife, Mary Adeline Shows.

Dates: 1862

Ronald C. "Ronnie" Shows Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M360
Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of materials that document various aspects of Ronnie Shows' service as a United States Congressman from Mississippi's Fourth District (1998-2002). This collection should be of interest to anyone researching government at the national level.

Dates: circa 1996-2003

William Price Shreve Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M29
Abstract

Civil War memoir by William P. Shreve relating to his William P. Shreve's military career in the American Civil War dating between June, 1861, and February, 1864.

Dates: June 1861-January 1864

Donald Clyde Simmons Jr., Ph.D. Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM2000-40
Abstract

Political memorabilia, research collections, personal and family materials of a historian and student of state, national, and international politics.

Dates: circa 1864-2001

Lewis E. & Albertine M. Skilton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M593
Abstract The Lewis E. and Albertine M. Skilton Papers consist of correspondence, documents, photographs, and other memorabilia associated with the couple’s experiences during World War II. Lewis was stationed at Palm Springs, California while Albertine worked as a dental assistant at Keesler Field in Mississippi. This collection would be of particular interest to researchers studying World War II, gender in the mid-twentieth century, military and civilian social activities, period songs, and...
Dates: circa 1938-1949

Renee Adrienne Smith Collection on the Alfred Burton Stuart Family

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM06-65
Form of Material One three ring binder of materials that trace the Alfred Burton Stuart Family from the early 1900s to 1997. The family was originally from Mississippi and Louisiana, but relocated to New York. Included in the collection are photocopies of correspondence, census records, newspaper clippings, and death certificates, plus digital scans of photographic images.The materials were assembled by Renee Adrienne Smith, a descendant of Alfred Burton Stuart, who was elected Miss Delaware USA...
Dates: Assembled circa 1998

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Bilbo, Theodore Gilmore, Governor, 1877-1947 5
Dahmer, Vernon Ferdinand, 1908-1966 4
De La Beckwith, Byron, Jr., 1920-2001 4
Gandy, Evelyn, 26th Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi (Edythe Evelyn), 1920-2007 4
Hattiesburg High School. 4