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David C. Berry, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M523
Abstract

The David C. Berry, Jr. Papers include the correspondence, drafted writings, and publications of USM professor and poet David C. Berry. This collection would be of particular interest to researchers focusing on the writing process or studying university professorships and family life in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. Topics in Berry’s poetry include the Vietnam War, marriage, divorce, and religion.

Dates: circa 1965; 1965-2020

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

John Donne Variorum Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM20-083
Form of Material Files related to Professor Emeritus Dr. Gary A. Stringer’s work on The Variorum Edition of the Poetry of John Donne. He was the General Editor from 1981-2014.The Variorum Edition of the Poetry of John Donne (8 vols. in 11 parts), a collaborative edition drawing on the labors of over 30 scholars from the United States and abroad. The project was organized in 1980 and has enjoyed support from the National Endowment for the...
Dates: unknown

Dr. John E. Gonzales Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M665
Abstract

This collection contains historical materials and various publications.

Dates: 1914-1996

Charles A. Marx Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M313
Abstract

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

Dates: 1939-1997

Kenneth G. McCarty Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M601
Abstract

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

Dates: 1959-1999

Neil R. McMillen Collection

 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

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

Peggy W. Prenshaw Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M477
Abstract

In 1989, Peggy Prenshaw donated materials to the University of Southern Mississippi Archives. The collection largely consists of papers related to her scholarship on Mississippi authors Eudora Welty and Elizabeth Spencer while a professor at USM. Also included are publications about women and women’s studies in academia.

Dates: 1970-1987

Jonathan Puckett Research Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM20-040
Form of Materials

Genealogy research materials.

Dates: circa 1931-2020

Dr. William K. Scarborough Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M487
Abstract

Dr. William K. Scarborough is the author of several publications. These include The Overseer: Plantation Management in the Old South, The Diary of Edmund Ruffin, Masters of the Big House: Elite Slaveholders of the Mid-Nineteenth Century South, and The Allston’s of Chicora Wood: Wealth, Honor, and Gentility in the South Carolina Low Country.

Dates: 1963-2010

John Ray Skates / History of the Mississippi Supreme Court Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M130
Abstract

Research for his book, A History of the Mississippi Supreme Court, 1817-1948.

Dates: 1817-1973

J. Fred Walker Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM89-43
Abstract

Documentation of the life and career of USM professor of biological sciences.

Dates: circa 1948-1977

Edward M. Wheat Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM2000-38
Abstract

Publications and professional papers reflecting the 23-year career of USM professor of political science.

Dates: circa 1976-2000

Thomas Daniel Young Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M584
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, research materials, drafts, and lectures by the author or editor of a dozen books about Southern literature.

Dates: 1926-1987

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