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Files related to Col. Ashley’s time as Director of Cook Library at the University of Southern Mississippi.
Letters, photographs, and other materials reflecting his personal life as well as his association with Mississippi Normal College.
Materials relating to the Black Lives Matter movement in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
The James and Patsy Causey Photographs collection contains five black-and-white photographs of the State Teacher’s College in Hattiesburg, Mississippi from the 1920s. The collection would be of particular interest to researchers studying the history of the University of Southern Mississippi, college life in the early twentieth century, and / or education.
Joseph Anderson (Joe) Cook was born on November 16, 1862 in Artesia (Lowndes County), Mississippi. He was a pioneer of education in Mississippi, who provided college educations for all of his children at the school of their choice. This multi-faceted collection consists of materials that encompass the entire Cook Family, but the principal subject is Joseph Anderson (Joe) Cook, first president of Mississippi Normal College at Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
A group of materials that give an in depth look into the Civil Rights Movement and primarily the Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission.
This collection consists of biographical data and personal diaries that provide insight concerning the career, lifestyle, and personality of Dr. Bertha Maude Fritzsche. The material begins in 1929 when Fritzsche began teaching home economics at the University of Southern Mississippi (USM), known then as the State Teacher's College, and continues until her death in March 1990. The collection is divided into two series: Biographical Data (1929-1987) and Diaries (1937-1990).
The General History Files contain information pertaining to the history of The University of Southern Mississippi, as well as descriptions of current events. These materials include news clippings, photographs, programs, brochures, films, and other ephemera. Topics include departmental and organizational history, student organization activities, annual university events, and special programs.
Materials relating to 1923 graduate, Mrs. Mildred "Myra" Pace Germany. Mrs. Germany was born January 5, 1900, in Newton County, Mississippi. She died June 22, 2004.
This collection contains historical materials and various publications.
Memoir of his arrest as a child for picketing the Forrest County Courthouse during the Civil Rights Movement.
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.
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.
History of the University of Southern Mississippi’s Library, written in 1972.
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.
This collection contains materials related to Powell Ogletree.
Memorabilia from Hattiesburg, the Demonstration School, Mississippi Normal College, State Teachers College, and The University of Mississippi.
Genealogy research materials.
Large collection of books, printed material, and memorabilia related to Mississippi and other subjects.
Documentation of the life and career of USM librarian.
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.
Research for his book, A History of the Mississippi Supreme Court, 1817-1948.
Personal diaries of Elisabeth Speer, family Christmas letters, and scrapbook of newspaper clippings concerning Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi.