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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

Harold Branton 103d Infantry Division Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM17-17
Scope and Contents Materials from the 103d Infantry Division during WWII, reunion materials and Harold Branton's book, 103rd Infantry Division: "the trail of the cactus".
Dates: 1919; circa 1940s-2000s

Katherine Brown Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: M402
Scope and Contents The Katherine Brown collection is a fascinating group of documents that shed light on the “Bootstrap” program at the University of Southern Mississippi.
Dates: circa 1950s-1990s

Cherry Burns Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M597
Abstract Materials from Cherry Burns’ world travels.
Dates: 1926- circa 2005

Eugene V. Cameron/USS Biloxi Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M480
Abstract Eugene V. Cameron served aboard the U.S.S. Biloxi during his tenure in the U.S. Navy during World War II. The U.S.S. Biloxi was commissioned in 1943 and served in the Pacific Ocean. The ship was decommissioned in 1946.
Dates: circa 1944-1998

Will D. Campbell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M341
Abstract Literary manuscripts and office files of this Mississippi born author and Civil Rights activist.
Dates: circa 1950-2001

Dr. Joseph H. Clements Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M428
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs, correspondence, and other materials relating to Dr. Clements' service in the U. S. Army during World War II. Of particular interest is a copy of Clements' handwritten history of the U.S. Army 254th Battalion during the Battle of the Bulge in World War II. There is also a series of newsletters of the 107th Engineer Association entitled, "The Bull Sheet." In addition, the collection includes a spiral-bound booklet titled, "War Experiences from the Hearts of...
Dates: 1942-2002

Charles Davis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M377
Abstract Materials documenting activities of African-American political activist in Hattiesburg,
Dates: 1862-2004

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

William F. Dukes FBI Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: M404
Scope and Contents The collection consists of thirty-one photocopied pages from a scrapbook documenting the career of William F. “Bill” Dukes with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (1964-1967; undated). Mr. Dukes retained the original scrapbook.
Dates: 1964-1967; undated

Lionel Dyck, Jr. 103d Military Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M662
Abstract This collection contains materials related to Lionel Dyck, Jr.
Dates: 1932-2004

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

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

Ed Hamlett White Folks Project Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M376
Abstract Original and printed materials accumulated by the state director of the White Folks Project, a part of Freedom Summer 1964; includes tape of recent interview with sister of WFP volunteer Sam Shirah; Photocopy of “Poor Whites and the Movement, A Working Paper.”
Dates: circa 1963-2001

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

Margaret Jo Hazelton Freedom Summer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M359
Abstract Photographs taken during Mississippi Freedom Summer.
Dates: circa 1964

Margaret Thatch Hinton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M419
Abstract Photographs, brochures, news clippings, and mementos pertaining to the State Teachers College Band's participation in the "Know Mississippi Better" tours of the U.S. by train.
Dates: 1922-1930

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

John Howard Research Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM11-68
Scope and Contents Materials gathered by John Howard during his research of the history of the Choral Department at USM for his dissertation.

A small section of the materials are photocopies of newspaper clippings and brochures. The remaining section of the materials are original brochures and a photograph of Jack Donovan, Choral Conductor at USM from 1964-84.
Dates: circa 1920s-1980s

Paul B. Johnson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M191
Abstract This collection has immense research value. In its coverage of Paul B. Johnson's terms as lieutenant governor and governor of Mississippi, it documents one of the most critical periods in the state's history -- the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. The State Sovereignty Commission records, along with the Highway Patrol records paint a graphic portrait of efforts to thwart civil rights activities in the state, and to preserve the separation of the races. Additionally, it documents (through...
Dates: circa 1910-1973

Ruth Koenig Freedom Summer Collection

 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

Umoja Kwanguvu Freedom Summer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M366
Abstract Photographs and personal reminiscences of his experiences as a Freedom School teacher in Hattiesburg during Freedom Summer 1964.
Dates: 1966, 1999

Pvt. James H. Little World War I Memory Book

 Collection
Identifier: M425
Abstract A scrapbook compiled by Pvt. James H. Little during and after his service in the U. S. Army during World War I. Pvt. Little spent part of his tour of duty in France.
Dates: 1918-1919

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

Methodist Hospital/Wesley Medical Center Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM06-67
Abstract A collection of correspondence, photographs, slides, newsletters, advertisements, brochures, manuals, press releases, reports, scrapbooks, in-house publications, files and other material that document the history and activities of the Methodist Hospital/Wesley Medical Center through its various incarnations.
Dates: circa 1921-2001

Sheila Michaels Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M373
Abstract 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

Louella Gill Milner Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM12-62
Abstract Materials documenting Louella Gill Milner's years as a student at Mississippi Southern College and later the University of Southern Mississippi.
Dates: circa 1920s; circa 1940-1942; circa 1956-1986