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Abstract Correspondence, scrapbooks, photo albums, printed materials, political campaign and organizations' buttons, poster, and video tapes of this Freedom Summer volunteer in Holly Springs, Mississippi.
Scope and Contents The Vernon F. Dahmer Collection consists of copies of newspaper clippings and programs dating from 1966 to 1998, and 24 photographs taken during the fifth trial of Sam Bowers. Most of the newspaper clippings were collected by the Dahmer family between 1966 and 1986, and follow events surrounding the bombing of their home, community support after the tragedy, and the trials of those men indicted for arson, murder, and conspiracy. Other articles in the collection were published in ...
Abstract A diverse collection of around 3,000 music compositions.
Dates: circa 1898-1950
Form of Material L.N. Dantzler Lumber Company records.
Dates: circa 1840-1965
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials pertinent to the John Rolfe Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (1936 - 1979); the Mississippi Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (1937 - 1978); and the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (1942 - 1976), which have been divided into four series:Series I: John Rolfe ChapterSeries II: Mississippi SocietySeries III: National Society.Series IV: Oversized...
Abstract Official scrapbooks of the Twentieth Star Chapter (Hattiesburg, Mississippi) of the Daughters of the American Revolution, containing yearbooks, clippings, photographs, and other items documenting the chapter's activities. The scrapbooks were prepared for state-wide competition in the spring of each year.
Scope and Contents This collection contains Christmas cards and a lithograph from Columbus, a biography of the famous explorer.
Abstract Letters written by a Civil Rights volunteer in Holly Springs, Mississippi from September 1964 to March 1965.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a typescript of a diary, one piece of correspondence, a marriage certificate, and a page of handwritten notes -- all relating to the military career and personal life of Captain William Van Davis, who served in the 30th Mississippi Regimental Infantry during the Civil War.The first item is a photocopy of a twenty-three page diary kept by Captain Davis between July 28, 1864 and May 15, 1865. In the diary, Davis discusses his day-to-day life in the western...
Dates: Majority of material found within April 1864-May 1865; 1909
Abstract Materials documenting activities of African-American political activist in Hattiesburg,
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two letters. The first one, dated September 23, 1853, is from Colonel H.K. Craig, Chief of Ordnance, to Jefferson Davis, Secretary of War. The letter informs Davis about the death of Captain J.M. Morgan, commanding officer of the Baton Rouge Arsenal, and requests that Captain J.A.J. Bradford be appointed to that command. On the verso of the letter Davis rejected the proposed appointment.In the second letter, dated June 13, 1880, Davis informs Frank Moore...
Dates: 1853, 1880
Scope and Contents This collection was donated by Dr. Martha Davis in 2003. It contains information pertaining to the founding of the Medical Committee for Human Rights, their involvement in Civil Rights activities in Mississippi, and the personal experiences of Martha Davis, Hy Gold, and Tom Levin.
Dates: 1964; 2003
Abstract Speech given by U.S. House of Representatives by Congressman Davis.
Dates: February 17, 1859
Abstract Letters from Union Brigadier General Dawes concerning the Battle of Gettysburg.
Scope and Contents The collection contains one letter from de Angeli to the de Grummond Collection concerning drawings from Henner's Lydia, material on six titles, and some unidentified art. The correspondence is first, followed by the titles arranged in alphabetical order, and finally the unidentified art.For Black Fox of Lorne (1956), a tale set in the 10th century about twin Viking lads who avenge their father's death, there is a book jacket. The collection contains a pencil drawing for both Bright...
Dates: 1936-1973; Majority of material found within [1936-1964]
Scope and Contents The materials in the "Books" series are arranged alphabetically by title. Within each title the materials are arranged in the probable order in which they were created.The de Grummond/Delaune Papers contain material for three books, Jean Felix Piccard: Boy Balloonist; Jeb Stuart; and Jeff Davis, Confederate Boy, which Ms. de Grummond co-wrote with her daughter, Lynne Delaune. The collection contains research notes, a manuscript, and a typescript for this title.The second...
Scope and Contents The collection contains typescripts, research notes, illustrations, correspondence and proofs for five titles. There are also sketches and notes for an unidentified title(s). The materials are arranged alphabetically by title. Within each title the materials are arranged in the probable order in which they were created. The correspondence is separated by title.In What Happened Next? (1958), Michael packs a knap sack and leaves home to become a "hero." Every page asks the question...
Abstract Photograph of Mississippi Normal College student.
Abstract This collection contains Hattiesburg/Petal history materials.
Scope and Contents The collection includes materials used or created by Deborah Valentine in relation to her creation of three educational books for children: Educational Play: Language Arts (Trillium Press, 1986), Educational Play: Mathematics (Trillium Press, 1992), and More Games for the Road (Current, 1992). It includes a variety typed proofs, edited copies, and illustrations. The collection is organized into one series by type of material and is organized alphabetically by book title.
Abstract The collection contains memorabilia related to Ruby Randle Dedeaux’s time at Mississippi Normal College from 1914-1916 as well as her “Golden Jubilee Diploma” from 1966.
Scope and Contents The collection contains pencil illustrations, negative proofs, and a color separation for the dust jacket for Part-Time Boy (1980). In the story, Jamie spends the summer with Mattie, a woman who takes care of animals at the Nature Science Center. The materials are arranged in the probable order in which they were created.
Scope and Contents The Published Books series contains material for fifty-six novels written by one or both of the De Leeuw sisters. There is material for several historical biographies in the collection, such as Anthony Wayne; Benedict Arnold; Nurses Who Lead the Way; A World Explorer: Roald Amundsen; and A World Explorer: Sir Walter Raleigh. Also, both sisters wrote "career novels" for girls, focusing on young women trying to enter different professions or decide upon a career. Some examples represented in this...
Form of Material A variety of scrapbooks, newspapers, periodicals, brochures relating to Henry Clinton “Clint” Dellinger (circa 1920-2015).
Abstract The Judy Delton Papers contain a typescript for My Mom Hates Me in January (1977). Delton, whose writing often dealt with the emotional problems and questions of childhood while retaining a lighthearted tone, was best known for her Kitty, Angel, and Pee Wee Scouts series.
Abstract Photographs, a football jacket, newspaper clippings, postcards, etc. from the Demonstration High School on the USM Hattiesburg campus in the late 1940s.
Dates: circa 1948-1968
Scope and Contents The collection contains drawings from three books by Denslow published between 1900 and 1904, each of which includes his famous seahorse trademark. These drawings are grouped alphabetically by title and for each title, the illustrations are arranged as they appear in the published work.There are six mounted original pen and ink drawings from Denslow's 1903 picture book, Jack and the Bean-stalk. Also included in the collection is a printer's proof of a pen and ink drawing from...
Form of Materials Items relating to Dent family, also includes surnames Gunn, McLeod, and Pickering. Contains a selection of very early 1900 postcards, mostly of Mississippi Gulf Coast.
Dates: circa 1900-1993
Abstract The Justin Francis Denzel Papers contain a typescript, letters received, and publications created and accumulated by Justin Francis Denzel between 1955 and 1994. Denzel's papers were created from his composition of one book and eighteen short stories. Over his career, Denzel published more than one hundred short stories and fourteen fiction and non-fiction books for eight- to twelve-year old readers.
Dates: 1955-1994; Majority of material found within [1955-1962]; Majority of material found within [1986-1994]
- Language: English X
- Historical Manuscripts and Photographs 922
- de Grummond Childrens Literature Collection 448
- Mississippiana 6
- University Archives 2
- Letter. 373
- Photographs. 304
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.). 275
- Records (Documents). 271
- Hattiesburg (Miss.). 129
- Financial documents. 123
- Programs (Publications). 108
- Periodicals. 97
- Memorabilia. 93
- Albums (Books). 91
- Personal narratives. 83
- Brochures. 82
- Manuscript. 82
- Newsletters. 80
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 78
- University of Southern Mississippi -- Faculty. 77
- Civil rights. 72
- Clubs. 72
- University of Southern Mississippi -- Students. 68
- University of Southern Mississippi. 66 ∧ less
- French 1
- German 1
- Dahmer, Vernon Ferdinand, 1908-1966 8
- The Hattiesburg American (Miss.) (1897-) 8
- Hattiesburg High School. 7
- United States. General Land Office. United States Land Office. 7
- Stennis, John C., Senator (John Cornelius), 1901-1995 6
- 103d Infantry Division Association of World War II. 5
- Bilbo, Theodore Gilmore, Governor, 1877-1947 5
- Confederate States of America 5
- Gandy, Evelyn, 26th Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi (Edythe Evelyn), 1920-2007 5
- McCain, William D., Dr., 5th President of Mississippi Southern College (now the University of Southern Mississippi) (William David), 1907-1993 5
- Mississippi Central Railroad Company (1897-1967) 5
- Student Printz (1927-) 5
- Adams, Victoria Gray, 1926-2006 4
- Chaney, James Earl (1943-1964) 4
- Davis, Jefferson, President of the Confederate States of America, 1808-1889 4
- De La Beckwith, Byron, Jr., 1920-2001 4
- Goodman, Andrew, 1943-1964 4
- Lucas, Aubrey K., Dr., 6th President and current President Emeritus of the University of Southern Mississippi (Aubrey Keith) 4
- Methodist Hospital (Hattiesburg, Miss.) 4
- Schwerner, Michael Henry, 1939-1964 4 ∧ less