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Jim Kates Papers

Identifier: M390
Scope and Contents

This collection consists primarily of materials pertaining to the book, "Letters From Mississippi", which was first published in 1965, and republished in 2002. The book contains letters written by Mississippi Freedom Summer volunteers in 1964 about their experiences in that important segment of the Civil Rights Movement.

Dates: 1963-2001

Keesler Field Historical Collection

Identifier: M490
Scope and Contents

The Keesler Field Historical Collection includes booklets, photographs, posters and personal accounts related to the history of Keesler Field in Biloxi, Mississippi. Materials currently in the collection document life at Keesler Field circa World War II and offer insight into the soldiers’ lives and the history of the base, including its 70th anniversary in 2011.

Dates: 1941-2011

Robert F. Kennedy Civil Rights Letter

Identifier: M519
Scope and Contents

An unsigned, one-page letter to U.S. Attorney General Robert F. “Bob” Kennedy from Hattiesburg, Mississippi. It appears that a local white woman wrote the letter. The letter describes the Freedom Riders and other civil rights activists negatively and criticizes the federal government for interfering in the Southern way of life.

Dates: June 5, 1961

Rev. Alvin L. Kershaw Papers

Identifier: M354
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of correspondence, newspaper articles and other items that document events surrounding Rev. Alvin L. Kershaw's scheduled appearance at The University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) during Religious Emphasis Week in February 1956, and subsequent cancellation of the week's activities due to Rev. Kershaw's sympathetic stance regarding African American citizens.

Dates: circa 1955-1977

Mary B. Kimball World War I Letter

Identifier: M611

Letter written to Mary B. Kimball by a hospital librarian at Camp Shelby, Mississippi.

Dates: January 5, 1916 (misdated, likely 1919)

J. Brackin Kirkland Papers

Identifier: M15

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

L. Clinton Kirkland Papers

Identifier: M244
Scope and Contents

The papers of L. Clinton Kirkland consist of correspondence, an autobiography, other writings, financial records, deeds, estate papers, and collected family papers, documenting Kirkland's life and work as a farmer in Jones County, Mississippi, and the history of the Kirkland family in the southern Mississippi Piney Woods region.

Dates: 1866-1983

John Kitson Letters

Identifier: M153
Scope and Contents This collection contains four letters written between February 1826 and March 1837. Three of the letters are addressed to John Kitson of Norwich, Norfolk, while the other is addressed to Richard Shaw of Gillingham, Norfolk. All are handwritten and in relatively good condition.The first letter, dated February 23, 1826, is addressed to John Kitson. It is a reply to an inquiry by Kitson concerning several legal matters, including the details of a particular will (no name) and...
Dates: 1826-1837

Ruth Koenig Freedom Summer 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

Identifier: M518

Post cards, correspondence, printed items, photos, and other memorabilia collected by this long time Hattiesburg resident.

Dates: circa 1910-2010

Richard S. Lackey Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM87-7
Scope and Contents

. Miscellaneous materials transferred from the Richard S. Lackey Genealogy Collection. Included are copies of manuscripts, land records, and Lackey's research relating to land records.

Dates: circa 1800-1873

Ellen Lake Freedom Summer Collection

Identifier: M370

Photocopies of correspondence, a magazine article, Council of Federated Organizations (COFO) materials, and other items that document the activities of Mississippi Freedom Summer volunteer, Ellen Lake, in Gulfport, Mississippi.

Dates: circa June-October 1964

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

Sir Thomas Lawrence Letters

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: M44

Paul Lee Research Collection

Identifier: M576
Form of Material

This collection contains writings of Paul Lee.

Dates: 2009

Robert Edward Lee General Order No. 14

Identifier: M235
Scope and Contents This collection consists of General Order No. 14, issued by General Robert E. Lee, Commander of the Army of Northern Virginia, on February 3, 1864. He states how pleased he is with the units of the Army of the Tennessee that have re-enlisted in the Confederate Army and wishes that their action will inspire other "soldiers of the South." The units identified in the letter are Hart's South Carolina Battery, Battle's Alabama Brigade, Dole's Georgia Brigade, Ramseur's North Carolina Brigage,...
Dates: February 3, 1864

Dorothy D. Lenoir Collection

Identifier: M111
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of personal, historical and genealogical materials relating to Dorothy D. Lenoir, several of her friends, and the Foxworth family, to which she was related.

Dates: 1856-1968

Richard Irwin Lester, Jr. Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM19-088

Material on Germany during Third Reich, donated in memory of Armin D. Lehmann.

Dates: early 1900s-1960s

Rudy H. Leverett Collection

Identifier: M554

The Rudy H. Leverett Collection contains the personal papers, correspondence, drafted writings, and publications of author and professor Rudy H. Leverett. This collection would be of interest to researchers focusing specifically on language, religion, education, and Civil War history. Topics included among Leverett’s writings consist of genealogical studies on the McLemore and Leverett families, as well as Jones County, Mississippi history and Southern culture.

Dates: circa 1934-1999

Levi Lewis Letters

Identifier: M212
Scope and Contents This collection consists of typescripts of forty-two letters and photocopies of a photograph of Levi Lewis, four pieces of Civil War stationary, two express company receipts, and a poem. Of the letters, thirty-three are from Levi Lewis to his family, namely his parents, Robert and Mary Lewis, his married sister, Lydia Rugar, and his younger brothers, Robert T. and Car. These letters are dated from August 31, 1861, to March 13, 1863. There are also six letters written by Martin Ruoff, a...
Dates: August 31, 1861-March 22, 1863

Moses Liddle Letter

Identifier: M144
Scope and Contents

A letter of introduction for Major O'Connor written by William Maysant. The letter is addressed to Moses Liddle, Esq., near Woodville, Wilkinson County, State of Mississippi.

Dates: Unknown

Lindsey Wagon Company Records

Identifier: M444

Ledgers, journals, office files of the largest manufacturing company in early 20th century Mississippi.

Dates: 1905-1984

Andrew J. Locke Letter

Identifier: M57
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a letter dated May 21, 1862, from Lieutenant A. J. Locke to Mrs. Jennie A. Dansuns (?). Locke, Provost Marshall in Grenada, Mississippi, informs Mrs. Dansuns that according to General Ruggles she is free to travel behind Confederate military lines.

Dates: May 21, 1862

Dr. James S. Long Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM81-1
Form of Material

Research materials, articles, speeches, correspondence, scrapbook of USM professor of chemical engineering.

Dates: 1934-1977

John Mason Loomis Letter

Identifier: M107
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a letter from Union Civil War Colonel John Mason Loomis of the 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 16th Corps to Captain T. J. London, Assistant Adjutant General of the 1st Division, 16th Corps, July 20, 1863. In the letter he relates the movements of his unit from Oak Ridge, Mississippi, on July 4, 1863 to Jackson, Mississippi, on July 10, 1863 and the activities of his brigade to July 16, 1863. Included is a list of recommended promotions and a list of casualties which...
Dates: July 20, 1863

P.A. "Gustus" Lotterhos Correspondence

Identifier: M304

Letters addressed to Lotterhos in Clarksville, Tennessee.

Dates: October 28, 1897-February 8, 1901

Mansfield Lovell Letters

Identifier: M58
Scope and Contents This two letter collection includes letters written by Mansfield Lovell to his wife and to his son.The first letter, addressed to Emily, his wife, and dated September 22, 1861, was written from Bowling Green, Kentucky, where Lovell was awaiting orders following his attachment to the Confederate Army. Lovell asserts that he will take every opportunity to write, encourages his wife to travel to Kentucky, and gives directions for her travel. He praises the people and the beauty of...
Dates: September 22, 1861 and March 27, 1863

Maurice Maeterlinck Papers

Identifier: M12

In 1972, Patrick Mahony donated papers written by and about Nobel Prize winning writer Maurice Maeterlinck. Mr. Mahony was a Maeterlinck’s literary assistant for five years. Included are published and unpublished manuscripts, publishing contracts, correspondence, autographed books, and other personal notes.

Dates: circa 1912-1971

Patrick Mahony Collection

Identifier: M11
Abstract Patrick Mahony was born February 11, 1911 in London, England. He moved to the United States as a child and lived much of his life in California. In addition to being an author and lecturer, Mahony was a literary assistant to both Nobel Prize winner Maurice Maeterlinck and English-Irish poet and Fantasy writer Lord Dunsany. Mahony said that, as an author, his central inspiration as a writer was the country of Ireland. His own writing sometimes involved issues of psychic phenomena and...
Dates: 1923-1978

Rabbi Charles Mantinband Papers

Identifier: M327

Writings, correspondence, photographs, and condolence letters on the death of this outspoken proponent of Civil Rights and Rabbi at Temple B'Nai Israel in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

Dates: 1931-1997

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