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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

Edna Bishop Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M403
Scope and Contents This collection consists of information on Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs) of World War II.
Dates: circa 1941-1996

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

Civil Rights in the South Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M406
Scope and Contents This collection is a compilation of various materials relating to the Civil Rights Movement in the South.
Dates: circa 1956-2014

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

First Baptist Church Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM96-23
Abstract Bulletins, Sunday School planners, brochures, flyers of this Hattiesburg, Mississippi church.
Dates: 1991-2003

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

Linda B. Grantham Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM97-30
Abstract Scrapbook, newspaper clippings, and programs documenting the history of USM and Hattiesburg given by the former secretary of President Emeritus Lucas.
Dates: circa 1950s-2005

Hattiesburg Group of the Sierra Club Records

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM87-60
Scope and Contents Records of the Hattiesburg, Mississippi Group of the Sierra Club, including correspondence, reports, program and activities documentation, newsletters, and information regarding local, state, and national environmental concerns.
Dates: circa 1978-1986

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

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

Michael J. Miller Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M368
Abstract Materials generated and/or collected by former Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) staff member, Michael J. "Mike" Miller. Includes materials pertaining to SNCC's activities in Mississippi.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1958-1988

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

Mississippi Association of Educational Office Professionals (MAEOP): Higher Education Division Records

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM91-30
Abstract Organizational records.
Dates: 1970-2011

Mississippi Superconducting Super Collider Symposium

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM17-50
Form of Material Materials pertaining to the proposed Mississippi Superconducting Super Collider project.
Dates: 1987-1988

Nuclear Waste Disposal Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M427
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials generated and/or collected by Perry County Citizens Against Nuclear Disposal, Inc. (PC-CAND). This collection should be of interest to those researching any aspect of nuclear waste disposal.
Dates: circa 1969-1987

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

St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM15-110
Abstract Various publications from the St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church located at 3117 West 4th Street in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Dates: 2000-2014; undated

Daisy Harris Wade Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M334
Abstract Materials documenting the work of 1960s Forrest County N.A.A.C.P. leaders J.C. Fairley and Daisy Harris.
Dates: circa 1939-2011

David Walls Collection on the Child Development Group of Mississippi

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM06-51
Form of Material Correspondence, newsletters, newspaper articles, orientation materials, and other documents pertaining to the Child Development Group of Mississippi (CDGM), a statewide Head Start program organized in the summer of 1965 to serve preschool children from poverty-level families. Materials in the collection were preserved by David Walls, who worked for Project Head Start at the Office of Economic Opportunities in Washington, D. C., and was present at the CDGM orientation session in 1965. Also in...
Dates: circa 1965-1966; 1981-1982