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103d Infantry Division Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: M514
Scope and Contents

UNPROCESSED materials from the 103d Infantry Division Association of World War II.

Dates: 1942-

Victoria Gray Adams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M345
Abstract

Materials relating to her life-time of civil rights and human rights activities.

Dates: circa 1938-2000

Garret Smith Ainsworth Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M194
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Garrett Smith Ainsworth's memorandum book (diary), October 2, 1860-Dec. 31, 1861; diary, Jan. 1, 1862-April 28, 1863; and pocket diary, Aug. 24, 1862-April 27, 1863. They mainly recount his experiences while a private in Company A, 15th Illinois Volunteer Regiment, United States Army. Included are details of conditions in camp, particularly accidents and illness among the troops, especially the malaria from which Ainsworth suffered. He discusses day-to-day...
Dates: 1860-1863

Creighton Allen Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M95
Abstract

Creighton Allen, born in Macon, Mississippi, was a pianist and composer. The collection contains a scrapbook, correspondence, sheet music and miscellaneous documents.

Dates: 1917-2006

American Civil Liberties Union, Southern Regional Office, Records

 Collection
Identifier: M32
Scope and Contents The collection of American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) records contains copies of legal papers from civil liberties cases handled in the Southern Regional Office of the ACLU during the late 1960's and 1970. Charles Morgan, Jr., Director of the Southern Regional Office, was involved in all these cases.Also included in the Collection is a report of the activities for the first five years (1964-1969) of the Southern Regional Office of the ACLU (Box 3, Folder 1) and a copy of Before...
Dates: 1964-1970

Alfred P. Andrews Sylvester Magee Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M513
Scope and Contents

The collection includes materials collected and produced by A. P. Andrews, in his effort to substantiate Sylvester Magee’s claim to have been an adult enslaved man that served in the Civil War. The collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings and journal articles, research notes produced by Andrews, photographs, and reel-to-reel tapes of oral histories of Magee and some of his family members.

Dates: 1965-1971; 1974; 1976; 1990-1992

Annual Report of Southern Railway Company in Mississippi, Office Copies

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM19-56
Form of Material

3 handwritten & typewritten preliminary copies of published serial Annual Report of Southern Railway Company in Mississippi, 1916-1918; and 2 paperbound, handwritten "Corporate" copies of selected pages of Annual report on the statistics of railways in the United States, the Interstate Commerce Commission for the year ending ..., 1918-1919.

Dates: 1916-1919

John G. Armistead Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M534
Abstract

Manuscripts of novels and related papers by Mississippi author.

Dates: circa 1994-2000

Col. Grover Ashley Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM15-07
Abstract

Files related to Col. Ashley’s time as Director of Cook Library at the University of Southern Mississippi.

Dates: circa 1970s-2012

Woodrow “Woodie” Assaf Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M512
Abstract

Materials that document the life and career of radio and television personality, Woodie Assaf.

Dates: 1931-1999

Frank D. Barber Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M563
Abstract

The Frank D. Barber Papers consist of campaign materials from Barber’s bid for the Mississippi State Senate in 1959, six issues of Southern Exposure from 1952-1953, and materials relating to the conferring university status on Mississippi Southern College in 1962. This collection is of particular interest to researchers studying Mississippi politicians and the history of the University of Southern Mississippi.

Dates: 1952-1953; ; 1959; circa 1962

Richmond Barthé Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M118
Scope and Contents

These materials on Richmond Barthé were brought together in 1979 and 1980, and 1998 and 1999 as a special collection for research purposes of Associate Professor Harry C. Ward of the University of Southern Mississippi Art Department. These items describe the personal and professional life of Richmond Barthé.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1927-1980, 1999, undated

James A. Bateman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M661
Abstract

Poetry, essays, manuscripts, and published works by James Andy Bateman.

Dates: circa early 1970s-1992

David Batzka Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M565
Abstract

The David Batzka Civil Rights Collection contains papers from before, during, and after Batzka’s time in Clarksdale, Mississippi, during the Freedom Summer of 1964. This collection would be of interest to researchers studying the Civil Rights Movement, Mississippi history, and Freedom Summer.

Dates: circa 1963-1965; 1984, 1989, 1993-1995

George Beatty and John Heimer Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: M116
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one ledger of a brickmaking firm. The ledger includes entries primarily dated 1841-1848; however, there are brief entries for 1827, 1850, and 1851. The notes of 1850 and 1851 are records of accounts settled. The ledger includes entries made before and during the formation of a partnership between George Beatty, the original owner, and John Heimer. The formation of the partnership is dated March 13, 1843 and continued to 1848(?).Pages 100-104 contain an...
Dates: 1841-1848

Ray L. Bellande Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M540
Abstract

Copies of this Ocean Springs Record columnist's "Sous Les Chenes", "Images Under the Oaks" and “Vintage Village Vues” columns, and related research materials.

Dates: circa 1992-2009

Rabbi David Z. Ben-Ami Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M365
Abstract

Materials pertaining to the life and work of Rabbi David Z. Ben-Ami, who served at Temple B'Nai Israel in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, in 1963 and 1964.

Dates: 1924-2003

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

Dr. John Calvin Berry Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M536
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence, photographs, and other memorabilia relating to the life and career of Dr. John Calvin Berry, the first African American faculty member at the University of Southern Mississippi.

Dates: 1953-2013

James Berry Family Scrapbook

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM15-89
Abstract

Scrapbook for the April 2015 ceremony during which donor’s family planted four magnolia trees on-campus to represent three generations of attendance at USM.

Dates: circa 1960s and 1970s; 2015

Dr. Roy G. Bigelow Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M535
Abstract

Two items Dr. Roy G. Bigelow had with him during his time in France during WWI.

Dates: 1916, 1918-1919

Theodore G. Bilbo Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M2
Scope and Contents The Theodore G. Bilbo Papers document the activities of the former Mississippi governor and United States Senator from approximately 1905-1947.This collection provides insight into the government of the state of Mississippi in the early decades of the twentieth century, as well as American culture, political climate, and governmental activities during the Great Depression and World War II. It paints a definitive portrait of one of Mississippi's most colorful and controversial...
Dates: 1905-1947

Edna Bishop Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M403
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of information on Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs) of World War II.

Dates: circa 1941-1996

Black Lives Matter Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: M623
Scope and Contents

Materials relating to the Black Lives Matter movement in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

Dates: circa 2020

C.H. Blanton, Jr. Scrapbooks

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM98-17
Abstract

Documenting the life and civic service of long-time Durant, Mississippi mayor.

Dates: 1919-1998

Daniel S. Blumenthal Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M388
Scope and Contents

The Blumenthal papers are a relatively small, but diverse collection of materials; the papers are divided into two series.

Dates: 1967-1988

Bolton Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M140
Scope and Contents This collection contains mainly photographs and correspondence pertaining to the Bolton Family of Newton County, Mississippi. Of the thirty-six photographs in this collection, very few of them are labeled and only five are dated. However, most of the images are from the late 1800s and early 1900s. The photographs are arranged by subject matter.The correspondence is divided into two parts: post cards and letters. The post cards are arranged chronologically, and then by recipient....
Dates: 1849-1918

A.I. and Fay Botnick Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M338
Abstract

Newspaper and magazine articles, journals, newspapers, bumper stickers, cartoons, etc. concerning anti-Semitism and Civil Rights.

Dates: circa 1819-1993

Raylawni Branch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M335
Abstract

Family photographs and materials documenting the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi.

Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1960s; 1995

William T. Brannon Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M25
Abstract

In 1971, William Brannon donated materials to the University of Southern Mississippi Archives. The collection largely consists of magazines, manuscripts, and correspondence related to the writer’s career as both a staff and freelance writer whose work appeared in many publications.

Dates: 1935-1981

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