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Abner & Ida Chambers Polk Family Papers
A collection of correspondence, estate documents, certificates, newsletters, genealogical materials and other items pertaining to the families of Abner Polk and his wife, Ida Chambers Polk. Abner Polk was born in Lawrence County, Mississippi in 1860, and Ida Chambers was born in Washington County, Alabama in 1867. Abner and Ida were married on February 13, 1890, and lived in Marion County, Mississippi until approximately 1898, when they moved to Hattiesburg.
Moran Pope Collection
Memorabilia from Hattiesburg, the Demonstration School, Mississippi Normal College, State Teachers College, and The University of Mississippi.
Mary Winton Pulley Papers
James A. Riley Collection of Mississippi Documents, Newspapers, and Letters
Large collection of books, printed material, and memorabilia related to Mississippi and other subjects.
Riverside Brick and Manufacturing Company/Hammond-Baton Rouge Brick Company Records
Emma Lou Roberts Papers
Pamphlets and programs from various Hattiesburg area activities, certificates and correspondence from the Office of Price Administration, and war bonds and ration books.
Rotary Club of Hattiesburg Records
Gene D. Saucier Papers
Materials relating to the life of Representative Gene D. Saucier.
Shemper Family Genealogy Project
The Shemper Family Genealogy Project consists of a school project organized by David Shemper in 1996 that details the history of the Shemper family of Hattiesburg. This collection is of particular interest to those studying local history, Jewish people in the South, and genealogy.
Lewis E. & Albertine M. Skilton Papers
Southern Tourism Collection
Lawrence D. Spears Civil Rights Collection
Materials about the assault of civil rights workers Lawrence Spears, David Owen, and Rabbi Arthur Lelyveld in Hattiesburg, Mississippi on July 10, 1964.
Klaus & Elisabeth C. Speer Papers
Personal diaries of Elisabeth Speer, family Christmas letters, and scrapbook of newspaper clippings concerning Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi.
Polly Stout Collection
Sullivan-Kilrain Fight Collection
This collection should be of interest to students of history, as well as local history buffs. While accounts of the fight differ on minor points such as the color of the fighters' trunks, what they ate for breakfast, and what they drank between rounds, they are in agreement on such major issues as events leading up to the fight, length of the fight, round by round descriptions, and of course, the outcome -- the Great John L. remained heavyweight champion of the world.
Tatum Family Business Records
The Tatum family were prominent owners of businesses and land in and around the Hattiesburg, Mississippi area beginning in 1893 with the establishment of their first lumber mill. The collection contains financial records, personal papers, photographs, blueprints, newspaper articles, maps and artifacts of the Tatum family’s business dealings as well as local Hattiesburg history, including W. S. F. Tatum’s mayoral term from 1922 to 1924 and again from 1928 to 1936.
Temple B'Nai Israel Records
The B’Nai Israel congregation has served the Hattiesburg, Mississippi area since 1890. The Jewish community of Hattiesburg has a long history of prominent citizens and business owners. This collection contains materials related to Temple B’Nai Israel in Hattiesburg.
Hawkins L. Vickers Papers
These records document the activities of the Vickers Plant Farms, which were based in Hattiesburg and located in the surrounding area.
The collection is unprocessed and unorganized.
Daisy Harris Wade Papers
Materials documenting the work of 1960s Forrest County N.A.A.C.P. leaders J.C. Fairley and Daisy Harris.
Dorothy Pool Ware Collection
The Bride's Book: Mrs. D.C. Wate (Hattiesburg), 1926/27.
University Composition book.
1947 letter to "Milly" from her mother.
William H. and Sallie J. Hardy Papers
Letters written during the Civil War from Hardy to his first wife Sallie Ann Johnson Hardy, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other family materials.
G.D. Williamson Papers
Christopher Wilson Freedom Summer Collection
Woods Guest House / Hattiesburg COFO Headquarters Collection
Brick salvaged from burned ruins of historic African American hotel and Civil Rights headquarters during Freedom Summer, with newspaper clipping about the building.
George Mike Ziegler Collection
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.
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.). 68
- Hattiesburg (Miss.). 68
- Photographs. 52
- Letter. 45
- Records (Documents). 40
- Albums (Books). 33
- Financial documents. 28
- Programs (Publications). 26
- Memorabilia. 23
- Brochures. 20
- Clubs. 19
- Hattiesburg (Miss.) -- Social Life and customs. 19
- Periodicals. 16
- University of Southern Mississippi. 16
- Civil rights. 15
- University of Southern Mississippi -- Students. 15
- Hattiesburg (Miss.) -- History. 14
- Account books. 13
- Civil rights workers -- Mississippi. 12
- Fliers (Ephemera). 12 + ∧ less
- Hattiesburg High School. 4
- The Hattiesburg American (Miss.) (1897-) 4
- Dahmer, Vernon Ferdinand, 1908-1966 3
- Hardy, William H. (William Harris), 1837-1917 3
- Lelyveld, Arthur J., Rabbi, 1913-1996 3
- Adams, Victoria Gray, 1926-2006 2
- Ben-Ami, David Z., Rabbi, 1924-2008 2
- Cook, R.C., Dr., 4th President of Mississippi Southern College (now the University of Southern Mississippi) (Robert Cecil), 1903-1979 2
- Demonstration School (Hattiesburg, Miss.) (1926-1963) 2
- Gandy, Evelyn, 26th Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi (Edythe Evelyn), 1920-2007 2
- McCain, William D., Dr., 5th President of Mississippi Southern College (now the University of Southern Mississippi) (William David), 1907-1993 2
- McCarty, Kenneth Graham, 1935-2019 2
- Owen, David 2
- Shemper, David 2
- Spears, Lawrence "Larry" D. 2
- Temple B'Nai Israel (Hattiesburg, Miss.) (1900-) 2
- Alamaras, P.G. 1
- Ashley, Grover, Col. 1
- Association of American Railroads. AAR (1934-) 1
- Barnett, Ross R., 53rd Governor of Mississippi (Ross Robert), 1898-1987 1 + ∧ less