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Abstract The collection consists of one eight-page manuscript titled History – Handsboro, Mississippi, which covers the history of Handsboro from 1840 to 1910.
Abstract FBI file of volunteer in Indianola, Mississippi.
Dates: 1964; 1990
Form of Material The William Arthur Winstead Papers include scrapbooks, newspaper reports, proposed legislation, and other miscellaneous records concerning Rep. William Arthur Winstead, who served in the United States’ House of Representatives from 1943-1965. This collection would be of particular interest to researchers studying twentieth-century political history, Mississippi politicians, University of Southern Mississippi alumnae, and the Civil Rights Movement.
Scope and Contents The collection contains the original black line illustrations and color separations for Where's Your Baby Brother, Becky Bunting? (1979).
Abstract This collection consists of a scrapbook of newspaper articles from The State (Columbia, South Carolina), written by Dr. William E. “Bill” Winter. The scrapbook was compiled by Adalee Duckett Winter, Dr. Winter’s wife. Of particular interest are the annotations made by Mrs. Winter as she compiled the scrapbook.
Scope and Contents The Wojciechowska Papers are arranged into six divisions: Personal Papers; Professional Papers; Published Works; "Dreams of" Series and Pebble Beach Press; Unpublished and Unidentified Works; and Miscellaneous Papers. The material relating to the "Dreams" Series of children's books contains both published and unpublished manuscripts. Each of these divisions is further subdivided into series and subseries, with material usually arranged alphabetically or chronologically. Researchers may find it...
Dates: 1938-1997; Majority of material found within [1964-1997]
Abstract The Ferida Wolff Papers contain typescripts, production material, correspondence, clippings, and publications created and accumulated by Ferida Wolff between ca. 1979 and 2001. Wolff has produced fourteen fiction, activity, and joke books for children and one meditation book for adults. Her papers were created from her composition of fourteen published books, one published poem, numerous free-lance newspaper and magazine articles, and at least thirteen unpublished works still stored on computer...
Dates: circa 1979 - 2001
Scope and Contents This chronologically arranged collection consists of year books of the Woman's Club of Hattiesburg dating from 1920-1967. These yearbooks list officers, committees, and members. Also provided in the yearbooks are outlines of the history, constitution and by-laws of the club. Included as well in these documents is information about forthcomming programs, social events, and business meetings.The year books were prepared by the Executive Committee, for the ensuing club year, and...
Abstract Brick salvaged from burned ruins of historic African American hotel and Civil Rights headquarters during Freedom Summer, with newspaper clipping about the building.
Dates: 1890s; 1998
Scope and Contents The collection contain pencil and watercolor illustrations, pencil sketches, color separations, color proofs, layouts, and page proofs for three titles. The materials are arranged alphabetically by title. Within each title the materials are arranged in the probable order in which they were created.Great-Great Uncle Henry's Cats (1965) is a chapter book describing the adventures and mischief of some cats on a farm in Michigan just after attaining statehood. It also details the...
Abstract The collection contains the correspondence of James O. Word, Business Agent of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers in Hattiesburg (Local Union No. 1575) in regards to the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission.
Dates: March-May 1963
Abstract Two 3x5 black and white photographs taken in MS during WWI. One shows workmen at Camp Shelby, and the other shows Ambulance Co. No. 2 Ind., Meridian, MS, on board a train.
Dates: circa 1917
Abstract One, 5-page letter dated March 15, 1945 from “Pat” to his sister “Honey.”
Dates: March 15, 1945
Abstract Transcripts of three letters written by white officer of the 88th Regiment of U.S. Colored Troops (formerly Corps d'Afrique).
Dates: June 28, 1863-June 24, 1864
Scope and Contents This collection primarily contains materials concerning a Black History celebration that was held on February 18, 2001. The celebration commemorated the life and legacy of the late Mrs. Helen Fields Woullard. The collection includes a speech and leaflet from the celebration, and two newspaper articles announcing the event. Other materials relate to a scholarship foundation that was established in her honor.
Dates: 2001; undated
Form of Material Claim to the U.S. Commissioners of Claims, plus two letters of support, 1871.
Scope and Contents This collection contains a 1977 letter from the author to the de Grummond Collection and materials for The Ice is Coming (1977). Correspondence with the author indicates that the editorial marks on the typescript are her own.In The Ice is Coming, the first book of a trilogy, Wrightson explores the nature of life and death as Wirrun, an aborigine, turns his friend Yunggamurra, a water sprite, into a human being only to discover that he has subjected her to the human trials of aging...
Abstract Matchbooks and other memorabilia from World War II era.
Dates: circa 1940s
Scope and Contents The collection has been arranged into five series made up of personal mate- rials, correspondence, book materials, an article written by Yashima, and miscellaneous items. Personal materials include fifteen photographs of Mr. Yashima, the majority of which were taken at the 1969 and 1974 Children's Book Festivals held on the University of Southern Mississippi campus. Included with the personal materials is Yashima's original design for the 1974 University of Southern Mississippi Silver...
Form of Material Original and published scores of Paul Yoder's compositions for marching bands.
Abstract This collection contains correspondence, research materials, drafts, and lectures by the author or editor of a dozen books about Southern literature.
Scope and Contents The collection has original illustrations, sketches, layouts, dummies, and blues for five information trade books. There is also a few pieces of correspondence. The illustrations are done in pencil and some have color separations. All of the illustrations are very detailed and have complex color overlays. The Biography of the Ant (1974) is a trade book about how ants live, feed, and nest. There are layouts with the color separations, a dummy, and a mounted illustration of the jacket cover....
Abstract Scores and other material created by noted American composer and USM professor of music.
Dates: circa 1945-2016
Abstract Materials documenting Zeman's activities as a Freedom Summer 1964 volunteer in Clarksdale, Mississippi.
Dates: circa 1962-2002
Abstract The collection contains two copies of a DVD containing digital reproductions of original materials relating to George Mike Ziegler, Hattiesburg YMCA Athletic Director from 1919 to 1921.
Dates: circa 1919-1921
Abstract The Herbert S. Zim Papers contain production materials and correspondence for thirteen science and nature books written or edited by Zim between 1952 and 1976. Three works represent the popular Golden Guides nature series founded and edited by Zim.
Dates: 1952-1992; Majority of material found within [1952-1975]
Scope and Contents The collection contains a 1975 photograph of Zolotow and materials pertaining to eight books published between 1966 and 1983. The titles are arranged in alphabetical order; for each title, the organization of the material reflects the probable order in which it was created. The material for many of the titles reflects Zolotow's dual position as editor and author.For But Not Billy (1983), the whimsical account of a mother's countless nicknames for her new baby Billy, the collection...
Dates: 1966-1983; Majority of material found within [1973-1976]
- 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