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P.A. "Gustus" Lotterhos Correspondence

Identifier: M304

Letters addressed to Lotterhos in Clarksville, Tennessee.

Dates: October 28, 1897-February 8, 1901

Rosewell G. Lowrey Typescripts

Identifier: M127
Scope and Contents

Typescripts of compositions by Dr. Rosewell G. Lowrey, Dean of Men and director of Student Welfare at The University of Southern Mississippi. Also included is a small booklet of poems by his brother, Vernon Booth Lowrey.

Dates: circa 1948-1969

Thomas T. Lynch Memorabilia Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM19-40
Scope and Contents

Collection of memorabilia about former University of Southern Mississippi student Brett Favre.

Dates: 2004

Major-Sowers Saw Mill Photographs

Identifier: M292
Scope and Contents This collection of photographs from the Major-Sowers Saw Mill Company includes 20 images of company sites in Epley (Lamar County) and Tallahala (Perry County). These black-and-white photographs illustrate many facets of a saw mill company, from the logs coming out of the forests via steam locomotives, to stacking the finished product in the mill's storage shed.An aerial view of the Tallahala operation and a panoramic photograph of the Epley location demonstrate that the saw mill...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1923, 1928-1929

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

J. M. Martin Broadside

Identifier: M64

Advertisement for settlers in northeastern Mississippi and southwestern Tennessee area.

Dates: 1884

Patricia Marton Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM09-19

Books and memorabilia related to Gulf Park College for Women.

Dates: 1951-1999

Charles A. Marx Papers

Identifier: M313

Correspondence, reports, files, magazines documenting his career with the Mississippi Highway Patrol and as an attorney.

Dates: 1939-1997

John B. Maurer Freedom Summer Photographs

Identifier: M358

Black and white prints taken by Rev. John B. Maurer during Mississippi Freedom Summer, 1964. Rev. Maurer is a Presbyterian minister who served as a Freedom Summer volunteer in Panola County, Mississippi. The photographs were taken in Batesville and Crenshaw (in Panola County), Holly Springs (Marshall County) and Ruleville (Sunflower County).

Dates: circa 1964

William “Bill” G. McAtee Civil Rights Collection

Identifier: M581

The William “Bill” G. McAtee Civil Rights Collection consists of pamphlets and brochures published by SNCC, as well as a Freedom School curriculum McAtee received from the SNCC-NCC training center in Oxford, Ohio. This collection is of particular value to researchers interested in the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s, Freedom Summer, Freedom Schools, interracial involvement, and religion.

Dates: circa 1963-1964

McAtee/Marion County Civil Rights Oral History Collection

Identifier: M649

Audio interviews related to the Civil Rights Movement in Marion County, Mississippi.

Dates: Interviews taped in 2009; content circa 1960’s

Dr. William D. McCain Papers of Heritage Organizations

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM15-73

Bound originals and copies of documents for several heritage organizations in which Dr. McCain was a member and/or officer.

Dates: 1957-1991

William D. McCain Pamphlet Collection

Identifier: M393

Pamphlets collected by USM president on communism, civil rights, desegregation, and other race-related topics; a speech on Freedom by Dr. McCain and two books on Benito Mussolini and Italian Fascism.

Dates: 1935-1987

Kenneth G. McCarty Papers

Identifier: M601

This collection contains records, notes, photographs, and publications.

Dates: 1959-1999

Oseola McCarty Collection

Identifier: M442

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

Duncan McCollum Diary

Identifier: M295
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a forty page typed diary written during the Civil War by Captain Duncan McCollum of Company A, 4th Mississippi Cavalry. Dating between December 1864 and May 17, 1865, McCollum details his activities in Alabama and Mississippi. Written chronologically, the diary follows a standard format of providing the date, where his unit was camped, the number of miles travelled, and the weather and road conditions. The daily entries are very narrow in scope and are usually...
Dates: December 1864-May 17, 1865

Esther Turner McElrath Diary

Identifier: M141
Scope and Contents This diary contains the daily recordings of Esther Turner McElrath who was newly married and living at Warrenton, near Vicksburg, Mississippi in 1859. The diary covers the dates January 3 through May 5, 1859 with some exceptions. Missing are entries for the dates January 26, 27; February 19, 20; April 19-24; April 26-May 3. There are three additional pages of memoranda.Dr. and Mrs. McElrath received an almost constant stream of visitors and Esther mentions many of them by name,...
Dates: January-May 1859

McGuffey’s Reading Charts

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM12-31

Original and digital versions of 6 posters.

Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1900

McIlwaine Letter

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM17-56
Form of Material Photocopy of letter, reply, and translation of January 12, 1916, correspondence from A.G. McIlwaine in Tyler, Texas, to H. Whiting McIlwaine in Knoxville, Tennessee, concerning Whiting’s daughter marrying Stuart Irby from Hattiesburg, Mississippi.A.G., Whiting’s uncle, is concerned that his niece, Lizzie, is marrying someone he knows very little about. He asks a list of questions which his nephew answers by writing on the reverse of the letter. Someone, Deb, transcribes his...
Dates: 1916

Richard Aubrey McLemore Papers

Identifier: M577

This collection contains information about Richard McLemore.

Dates: circa 1919-1973

Neil R. McMillen Collection

Identifier: M606
Abstract The Neil R. McMillen Collection consists of correspondence and research relating to Dark Journey: Black Mississippians in the Age of Jim Crow (1989), as well as documents pertaining to the Shelby Thames administration at the University of Southern Mississippi. This collection is of particular interest to researchers studying Mississippi in the Jim Crow era, racialized political groups like the American Nazi Party in the twentieth century, and the University of...
Dates: 1935; 1963, 1970, 1977-1999, 2003-2004, undated

McNeill Family Archive

Identifier: M685

This collection features letters and documents from 1813 to 1850 that relate to the McNeill family and their plantation holdings. The majority of documents refer to the business and family dealings of Malcom McNeill.

Dates: 1813-1850

Alexander G. McNutt Letters

Identifier: M67
Scope and Contents This collection contains three original, signed letters from Governor Alexander G. McNutt. The first letter is dated June 20, 1838, and is written to J.M. Bullack, Secretary of State, Frankfort, Kentucky legislature. The other two letters are related in nature and are dated August 1 and 7, 1840. They are both addressed to Ralph North, probate clerk for Natchez, Mississippi. The two letters appoint three men as auctioneers for the Natchez District: Jacob Soria, E. Morrison, and John R....
Dates: Majority of material found within June 20, 1838; August 1 and 7, 1840

Dr. James H. McPhail Collection

Identifier: M640
Abstract This collection contains a CD copy of Dr. James H. McPhail’s StoryCorps 2007 oral history interview. Dr. McPhail, former faculty member of the University of Southern Mississippi, worked to facilitate relations between Mississippi school districts and the U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare during the implementation of court-ordered desegregation in the early 1970s. This 40-minute interview details his involvement in that process and touches on his early life in Philadelphia,...
Dates: circa 1930-2013

Carlton L. McQuagge Papers

Identifier: M438

A collection of materials relating to the life and work of Dr. Carlton L. McQuagge, former instructor and administrator at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Dates: circa 1928-1988

Memorial to Congress, For the request of Lands to aid the construction of the Gulf and Ship Island Railroad

Identifier: M103
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a one page document drafted by the Mississippi Legislature entitled "A Memorial to Congress, For the request of Lands to aid the construction of the Gulf and Ship Island Railroad." Dated December 4, 1871, the letter begins by describing how Congress granted land to the Gulf and Ship Island Railroad for the purpose of creating a railroad from Mississippi City northward to Canton in August 1856. However, the railroad never reached completion because the ten year...
Dates: December 1871

Meridian Light and Railway Company Minute Book

Identifier: M294

Business records of utility company acquired by Mississippi Power Company.

Dates: 1901-1910

Vernon & Bonnie Fleming Merrifield Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM09-17-6
Form of Material

A collection of photographs, booklets, pamphlets, periodicals, postcards, letters, menus, and scrapbooks that will be in various collections.

Dates: 1823-1976

Methodist History Materials Collection

Identifier: M451

Reverend John Buford Cain, a Methodist historian, wrote many publications, including Methodism in the Mississippi Conference: 1846-1870. The collection contains copies of pages from that book, accompanied by handwritten notations on the history of Madison County, Mississippi.

Dates: Unknown

Sheila Michaels Papers

Identifier: M373

Materials relating to the Civil Rights activities of S.N.C.C. field secretary who served as Project Manager of the COFO-Hattiesburg Project office during Freedom Summer.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1960-2001

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Dahmer, Vernon Ferdinand, 1908-1966 6
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