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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

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

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

Albert Gower Manuscripts of Music

 Collection — Case: MC1/D4, Folder: 1
Identifier: M90
Scope and Contents

Original music composed by Dr. Albert E. Gower, Chairman of the Department of Music Education at The University of Southern Mississippi, for Mississippi's Junior Miss pageant and for the Miss Mississippi pageant, plus his "Symphony No. 1".

Dates: 1969-1973

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

Glenn T. Harper Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM17-59
Scope and Contents

Material from USM History Professor Glenn T. Harper.

Dates: circa 1960s-2000s

Alma Hickman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M98
Scope and Contents

The Alma Hickman Papers are a fascinating group of materials that document the life and career of one of the University of Southern Mississippi’s first faculty members. The collection provides information on the educational system in Mississippi during the years Hickman taught, as well as information on the early days of the university. It also documents the many awards and honors Hickman received throughout her career, and includes some of her personal items such as her Bible.

Dates: Circa 1877-1991; Majority of material found within 1950s-1960s

James G. Hollandsworth Civil War Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M529
Abstract

The collection contains material pertaining to the writings and publications of Dr. James G. Hollandsworth, correspondence, and manuscripts.

Dates: 1994–1997; 1999; 2001

Rosewell G. Lowrey Typescripts

 Collection
Identifier: M127
Scope and Contents

Typescripts of compositions by Dr. Rosewell G. Loweey, Dean of Men and director of Student Welfare at The University of Southern Mississippi. Also included is a small booklet of poems by his brother, Vernon Booth Lowrey.

Dates: circa 1948-1969

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

Dr. Charles Moorman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M171
Abstract

This collection contains the literary and academic manuscripts of Dr. Charles Moorman, as well as his personal correspondence with the members of the professional and academic organizations of which he was a part.

Dates: 1954-1969

Dr. Chester “Bo” Morgan Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M491
Abstract

Bo Morgan holds a Ph.D. in history from Memphis State University. He studies the history of the American South and is a leading expert on Mississippi history. He teaches courses on the South after Reconstruction, Mississippi, the theory and philosophy of history, and intellectual history. Dr. Morgan, the former chair of the Department of History at Delta State University, joined USM's Department of History in the fall of 2009.

Dates: 1910-2010

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

William Presser Original Music Scores

 Collection
Identifier: M91
Abstract

The William Henry Presser Collection contains original drafts and published works that were composed by Dr. William Presser, as well as works published under the Theodore Presser Publishing Co. Included in this collection are hymns by R.G. Lowry and a recital program for Dr. William Presser. This collection is of particular interest to those studying music and the inner workings of music composition.

Dates: 1885; 1901-1904; 1921; 1963-1978; undated

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

Bell I. Wiley: Typescript of Southern Negroes, 1861-1865

 Collection
Identifier: M307
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a bound copy of the typescript for Southern Negroes, 1861-1865 by Bell I. Wiley. Although the book was published in 1938, the work was originally written as a dissertation during Wiley's studies at Yale University in the early 1930s. The copy in the collection was presented to the University of Southern Mississippi by Miss Anna Roberts on July 11, 1962, and is probably a carbon copy of the original dissertation. The typescript is...
Dates: circa 1933

Paul Yoder Musical Scores

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM82-14
Form of Material

Original and published scores of Paul Yoder's compositions for marching bands.

Dates: 1940-1980

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

Luigi Zaninelli Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M346
Abstract

Scores and other material created by noted American composer and USM professor of music.

Dates: circa 1945-2016