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Victoria Gray Adams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M345
Abstract Materials relating to her life-time of civil rights and human rights activities.
Dates: circa 1938-2000

David Batzka Civil Rights Collection

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Identifier: M565
Abstract The David Batzka Civil Rights Collection contains papers from before, during, and after Batzka’s time in Clarksdale, Mississippi, during the Freedom Summer of 1964. This collection would be of interest to researchers studying the Civil Rights Movement, Mississippi history, and Freedom Summer.
Dates: circa 1963-1965; 1984, 1989, 1993-1995

Rabbi David Z. Ben-Ami Papers

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Identifier: M365
Abstract Materials pertaining to the life and work of Rabbi David Z. Ben-Ami, who served at Temple B'Nai Israel in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, in 1963 and 1964.
Dates: 1924-2003

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

Theodore G. Bilbo Papers

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Identifier: M2
Scope and Contents The Theodore G. Bilbo Papers document the activities of the former Mississippi governor and United States Senator from approximately 1905-1947.This collection provides insight into the government of the state of Mississippi in the early decades of the twentieth century, as well as American culture, political climate, and governmental activities during the Great Depression and World War II. It paints a definitive portrait of one of Mississippi's most colorful and controversial...
Dates: 1905-1947

Sam Bowers Papers

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Identifier: M538
Abstract The Sam Bowers) Sam Papers include the correspondence and writings of Ku Klux Klan Imperial Wizard and convicted murderer, Samuel Holloway Bowers, Jr. Bowers’ correspondence contains information concerning the Ku Klux Klan, as well as Bowers’ personal religiosity and philosophy. The writings in the collection are on a variety of topics, including the Medgar Evers assassination and the 1992 Los Angeles Riots. The collection is of particular interest for researchers studying secret societies, the...
Dates: 1968; circa 1986-2006

Madge Burney Papers

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Identifier: M4
Scope and Contents This collection contains the personal papers of Madge Burney, as well as material she collected from the United Daughters of the Confederacy (U.D.C.), Children of the Confederacy (C. of C.), Wayne County Red Cross, The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), and the Women's Christian Temperance Union (W.C.T.U.).The personal correspondence, covering the period 1926 and 1953 with the bulk of the material from 1948 to 1953, concerns Burney's membership in the U.D.C. and C. of C.;...
Dates: 1913-1953

Jesse M. Byrd Collection

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Identifier: M330
Abstract Letters, campaign material, speeches related to candidacy of Byrd for Governor of Mississippi.
Dates: 1947, 1951

Will D. Campbell Papers

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

William M. Colmer Papers

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Identifier: M24
Scope and Contents The vast majority of the William M. Colmer Papers encompass his forty-year career as a United States Congressman from Mississippi (1933-1972). However, it also contains a significant amount of material regarding his activities prior to his election to Congress, and a limited amount of materials generated after his retirement in 1972. The original arrangement of the materials has been preserved as closely as possible. Inclusive dates are approximately 1906–1980. The collection divided into...
Dates: 1933-1973

Robert Cecil Cook Papers

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Identifier: M96
Abstract While the bulk of the collection pertains primarily to Cook's activities after 1954, a moderate quantity of materials relate to his years at Southern, and also interspersed in the collection are a small number of items dating from about 1912-1944.A study of Cook's papers reveals him as a man of boundless energy, with excellent organizational skills, both of which served him well in his many activities. While much of his energy was directed toward fiscal success, a substantial amount...
Dates: 1912-1979; Majority of material found within 1955-1977

Lura Gibbons Currier Papers

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Identifier: M267
Abstract The Lura Gibbons Currier Papers are comprised of correspondence, newspaper articles, journal articles, reports, speeches, notes, photographs, and memorabilia gathered by Currier throughout her professional library career.
Dates: 1937-1983

Gregory E. Favre Collection

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Identifier: M503
Abstract The Gregory E. Favre Collection contains family materials, speeches, photographs, articles, and memorabilia.
Dates: 1935-2016

Virginia Isabelle Felder Papers

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Identifier: M197
Abstract The collection contains information concerning the personal and professional life of Virginia Isabelle Felder. Items range from her personal life and teaching career to she and her family’s involvement in the Methodist church to genealogical records.
Dates: 1922-1986; Undated

Courtney L. Frobenius Vietnam Research Collection

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Identifier: M396
Abstract The collection contains materials pertaining to the Vietnam War. These materials include medals, photographs, photocopies of books, reports, correspondence, and oversized maps.
Dates: 1868; circa early 1900s; 1940; 1948; 1956; 1979; 1983 – 1989; 1993 – 2002; Undated; Majority of material found within 1962-1971

Edythe Evelyn Gandy Collection

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Identifier: M367
Abstract The Edythe Evely Gandy Collection contains Gandy family materials, historical manuscript materials, photographs, films, and memorabilia.
Dates: 1910-2011

Edythe Evelyn Gandy Personal Collection

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Identifier: M509
Abstract The Edythe Evelyn Gandy Personal Collection contains Gandy family materials, historical manuscript materials, photographs, and correspondence.
Dates: circa early 1920s-1995

J.B. George Papers

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Identifier: M310
Scope and Contents This collection consists of .25 cubic feet of materials pertaining to the personal and professional activities of Dr. Jennings Burton George between approximately 1918 and 1943. Items in the collection include biographical documents, correspondence, U.S. Army records, Masters and Ph.D degrees, speeches, certificates, and miscellaneous materials. It is worth noting that several important documents in the collection contain variations in the spelling of Dr. George's name. His U.S. Army records...
Dates: circa 1918-1943

Jill Wakeman Goodman Civil Rights Collection

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Identifier: M328
Abstract Materials relating to her activities with the Delta Ministry in Mississippi.
Dates: 1964-1968

William H. and Hattie L. Hardy Papers

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Identifier: M182
Abstract Family correspondence, scrapbook, other of Mississippi railroad entrepreneur, politician, judge, and founder of Hattiesburg, Laurel, and Gulfport, Mississippi.
Dates: 1873-1929

Paul B. Johnson Family Papers

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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

J. Brackin Kirkland Papers

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Identifier: M15
Abstract 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

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

Josephine D. Martin Papers

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Identifier: M375
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials generated and/or collected by child psychiatrist, Dr. Josephine D. Martin, and includes correspondence, publications, speeches, articles, newspaper clippings and other materials that document her life and work.

The Josephine D. Martin Papers should be of interest to researchers in the areas of social work, mental health, civil rights, and other social issues.
Dates: circa 1939-2000

Nydegger Family Papers

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Identifier: M186
Abstract Correspondence, photographs, memorabilia, genealogical materials.
Dates: 1905-1987

Powell G. Ogletree Papers

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Identifier: M653
Abstract This collection contains materials related to Powell Ogletree.
Dates: 1929-2009

Moran Pope Collection

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Identifier: M592
Abstract Memorabilia from Hattiesburg, the Demonstration School, Mississippi Normal College, State Teachers College, and The University of Mississippi.
Dates: 1900-2015

John Elliott Rankin Collection

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Identifier: M333
Abstract Letters, speeches, publications of Mississippi Congressman Rankin.
Dates: 1932-1964

Dr. William K. Scarborough Collection

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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