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Col. Grover Ashley Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM15-07
Abstract

Files related to Col. Ashley’s time as Director of Cook Library at the University of Southern Mississippi.

Dates: circa 1970s-2012

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

Joe Berryman Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM85-2
Abstract

Musical instruments, record albums, trophies, photographs, manuscript and published musical scores, composing notes of noted Southern bandsman and USM professor.

Dates: 1945-1980

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

Economic and Social Development Think Tank Conferences

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM17-49
Form of Material Dr. Shirley Jones, retired Dean of the Graduate School of Social Work at the University of Southern Mississippi, was co-director of the Economic and Social Development Think Tank Conferences in 1986, 1987, and 1988. Dr. Jones was the first African American dean appointed to the public university system in Mississippi. These are the programs from those conferences:1. Brochure for A Conference on Job Dislocation and Career Development in a High-Tech Society...
Dates: 1984; 1986-1988

Claude E. Fike World War II Diary

 Collection
Identifier: M275
Abstract

Diary, ship's log, memoirs, correspondence, memorabilia concerning his service in the U.S. Navy with the Seventh Fleet near New Guinea.

Dates: June 1941-August 1993

Flinn-Pegram Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M453
Abstract

The collection contains various receipts, deeds, and items of correspondence from the Finn Pegram families, and materials range in date from 1830 to 1903. There are also a few samples of 19th century advertising included: “Dr. Clark’s Pocket Memorandum Book” and an Arm & Hammer brand booklet that contains a series of stereotypical depictions of African Americans from that time period.

Dates: 1830-1903

Clyde Ginn Education Materials

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM10-47
Form of Material

This collection includes materials collected for research, reel to reel films, student papers and tests, as well as class materials.

Dates: circa 1970s

Dr. John E. Gonzales Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M665
Abstract

This collection contains historical materials and various publications.

Dates: 1914-1996

Dr. John D.W. Guice Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM99-91
Scope and Contents

Papers of Dr. John D.W. Guice, University of Southern Mississippi Professor Emeritus of History.

Dates: unknown

Kenneth U. Gutsch Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM88-47
Abstract

Typescripts and galley proofs of books written by USM professor of counseling psychology, and other published material.

Dates: 1970-1988

S.C. Hall Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: M638
Abstract

Newspaper clippings, originals and photocopies, from Teacher’s College News, The Student Printz, and the New Albany Newspaper concerning S.C. Hall, one of Mississippi Normal College’s early faculty members.

Dates: circa 1917-1940

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

Norvin L. Landskov Family Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM99-27
Form of Material

Materials pertaining to the life and career of Dr. Norvin L. Landskov, professor of education at The University of Southern Mississippi, 1947-1972. Dr. Landskov served as chairman of the Department of Secondary Education and as director of student teaching. Also included are materials relating to his wife, Mrs. Irene Landskov, a high school teacher.

Dates: 1957-1998

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

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

Richard Aubrey McLemore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M577
Abstract

This collection contains information about Richard McLemore.

Dates: circa 1919-1973

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

Nydegger Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M186
Abstract

Correspondence, photographs, memorabilia, genealogical materials.

Dates: 1905-1987

Noel Polk Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M476
Abstract

In 1999, English professor Noel Polk left to McCain Library and Archives many documents, namely correspondence related to his work as an English professor and researcher. Topics such as academia, William Faulkner, Eudora Welty, southern literature, and Natchez before 1830 are covered.

Dates: 1973-1999

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

Gunther Schuller/Norbert Carnovale Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM87-11
Form of Material

Research collection about noted composer, conductor, and musician Gunther Schuller assembled by USM professor of music Dr. Norbert Carnovale for his 1987 book: "Gunther Schuller: A Bio-bibliography". Copies of the book are available in the Cook Library, call number ML134.S398 C4 1987

Dates: 1950-1989

T.P. Scott Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M276
Abstract This collection contains a unique array of materials relating to the history of Mississippi Normal College (now the University of Southern Mississippi), as well as items pertaining to other aspects of Thomas Percival Scott's career as an educator. While the inclusive dates are ca. 1896 - 1952, the primary focus of the collection is the period 1910 - 1912. This collection contains a wealth of information concerning the early history of Mississippi Normal College, and would be invaluable to...
Dates: circa 1896-1952

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

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