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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...
Dates: 1933-1973

Columbus Riflemen, Company "C", First Regiment Letter

 Collection
Identifier: M62
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter from members of the Columbus Riflemen dated April 21, 1900. The letter is addressed to Miss Anna Banks and acknowledges that the United Daughters of the Confederacy have set aside April 27th as a special day to honor Confederate dead. Officers of the Columbus Riflemen are named on the letterhead and in the signature of the letter; they were G.Y. Banks, Captain; W.L. Gardner, First Lieutenant; and E.A. Passino, Second Lieutenant.The celebration...
Dates: April 32, 1900

Robert Cecil Cook Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M96
Abstract While the bulk of the collection pertains primarily to Cook's activities after 1954, a moderate quantity of materials relate to his years at Southern, and also interspersed in the collection are a small number of items dating from about 1912-1944.A study of Cook's papers reveals him as a man of boundless energy, with excellent organizational skills, both of which served him well in his many activities. While much of his energy was directed toward fiscal success, a substantial...
Dates: 1912-1979; Majority of material found within 1955-1977

Cooper-Chapman-Thompson Letters

 Collection
Identifier: M302
Abstract

Letters from military camp sites, family letters, and deeds of land in Newton County, Mississippi.

Dates: circa 1783-1893

C.W. Cooper Letter

 Collection
Identifier: M160
Scope and Contents

Letter from physician Dr. C.W. Cooper in Northhampton, Massachusetts regarding a patient.

Dates: November 25, 1887

Wayne & Minnie Cox African American History Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM2001-48
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

P.H. Craven Letters

 Collection
Identifier: M254
Form of Material Photocopies and transcripts of letters written by P.H. Craven to his mother. The letters written between April 20, 1861 and August 14, 1862 discuss Craven's service with the 19th Virginia Regiment, Army of Northern Virginia, in such locales as Harper's Ferry, Culpepper Court House, Richmond, Fairfax Court House, and camps near Mechanicsville, Yorktown, and the Chickahominy River. Other letters, dated 1859 and 1865, were written from Franklin, Virginia.The original letters are in...
Dates: 1859-1865

Thomas Craven Letter

 Collection
Identifier: M147
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one autograph letter, signed by Thomas Craven and written on his personal stationary. The letter, dated March 28 (circa 1940), and addressed to a Mrs. Price, was found attached to page 448 of a copy of Craven's book, A Treasury of Art Masterpieces (in the collection of Cook Library, accession #107177). The letter comments on an Audobon painting, the "Snowy Heron," discussed on pages 450-451 of the same book.The letter answers a reader's concern over...
Dates: Majority of material found in March 28 (circa 1940)

Crawford Company Civil Rights Letter

 Collection
Identifier: M612
Abstract

Letter dated December 7, 1964 to Crawford & Co., Inc. in Madison, Wisconsin from The Friends of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), soliciting contributions for SNCC's Mississippi Project.

Dates: December 7, 1964

The Crawford Manuscript

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM19-82
Form of Material

Handwritten manuscript (circa 1890) entitled “Grandmother Clay” written by Maggie Tate Lea about her great-great-grandmother, Margaret Muse Clay and accompanying documentation.

Dates: circa 1890; undated

Crosby Family Letters and Miscellaneous Ledgers

 Collection
Identifier: M654
Abstract

This collection contains Crosby family correspondence, ledger, and financial reports of the Native and Ten Mile lumber companies of Mississippi.

Dates: 1849-1916

Lura Gibbons Currier Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M267
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.

Dates: 1937-1983

Major Thomas Cushing Letterbook

 Collection
Identifier: M297
Abstract

Early settler of South Mississippi and Alabama.

Dates: April 1799-May 1800

Kathleen Dahl Freedom Summer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M357
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.

Dates: 1963-2003

Robert K. Daniel Music Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M542
Abstract

A diverse collection of around 3,000 music compositions.

Dates: circa 1898-1950

Jon G. Davies Freedom Summer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M364
Abstract

Letters written by a Civil Rights volunteer in Holly Springs, Mississippi from September 1964 to March 1965.

Dates: 1964

Captain William Van Davis Diary

 Collection
Identifier: M280
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a typescript of a diary, one piece of correspondence, a marriage certificate, and a page of handwritten notes -- all relating to the military career and personal life of Captain William Van Davis, who served in the 30th Mississippi Regimental Infantry during the Civil War.The first item is a photocopy of a twenty-three page diary kept by Captain Davis between July 28, 1864 and May 15, 1865. In the diary, Davis discusses his day-to-day life in the...
Dates: Majority of material found within April 1864-May 1865; 1909

Charles Davis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M377
Abstract

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

Dates: 1862-2004

Jefferson Davis Letters

 Collection
Identifier: M43
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two letters. The first one, dated September 23, 1853, is from Colonel H.K. Craig, Chief of Ordnance, to Jefferson Davis, Secretary of War. The letter informs Davis about the death of Captain J.M. Morgan, commanding officer of the Baton Rouge Arsenal, and requests that Captain J.A.J. Bradford be appointed to that command. On the verso of the letter Davis rejected the proposed appointment.In the second letter, dated June 13, 1880, Davis informs Frank...
Dates: 1853, 1880

Rufus R. Dawes Letters

 Collection
Identifier: M30
Abstract

Letters from Union Brigadier General Dawes concerning the Battle of Gettysburg.

Dates: 1893

Thomas E. Dearman Hattiesburg History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M253
Abstract

This collection contains Hattiesburg/Petal history materials.

Dates: 1907-1990

Dent Family Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM21-011
Form of Materials

Items relating to Dent family, also includes surnames Gunn, McLeod, and Pickering. Contains a selection of very early 1900 postcards, mostly of Mississippi Gulf Coast.

Dates: circa 1900-1993

Hugh Carroll Dickson Civil War Letters

 Collection
Identifier: M256
Abstract

Photocopies and transcripts of 8 letters written by a soldier in Company "C" of the 16th Mississippi Infantry, Army of Northern Virginia.

Dates: 1861-1864

Cathron Disney Letter

 Collection
Identifier: M155
Scope and Contents

Letter from Cathron Disney requesting wills of the Buxton family addressed to the Registrant of Wills, Norwich, England. A typed transcript is included.

Dates: 1826

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

John Duncan Letter

 Collection
Identifier: M151
Scope and Contents A letter dated December 15, 1863, from John Duncan in Jackson, Mississippi, to Confederate Brigadier General Daniel Ruggles, Commander of the Confederate Army in Columbus, Mississippi. The letter concerns two women, Mrs. Newman and Miss Byers, whom Duncan and his niece helped to cross into Federal territory in Mississippi. Duncan also writes of the possibility of Ruggles moving to Jackson. General Joseph E. Johnston, C.S.A., General William Canby, C.S.A. and Governor Charles Clark of...
Dates: December 15, 1863

Lionel Dyck, Jr. 103d Military Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M662
Abstract

This collection contains materials related to Lionel Dyck, Jr.

Dates: 1932-2004

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

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

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

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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