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Mississippi Superconducting Super Collider Symposium

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM17-50
Form of Material

Materials pertaining to the proposed Mississippi Superconducting Super Collider project.

Dates: 1987-1988

Nuclear Waste Disposal Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M427
Scope and Contents

This collection contains materials generated and/or collected by Perry County Citizens Against Nuclear Disposal, Inc. (PC-CAND). This collection should be of interest to those researching any aspect of nuclear waste disposal.

Dates: circa 1969-1987

Nydegger Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M186
Abstract

Correspondence, photographs, memorabilia, genealogical materials.

Dates: 1905-1987

Tom Rhea Phillips III Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M664
Abstract

This collection contains historical materials, children’s books, and various magazines.

Dates: 1870-1985

Piney Woods School Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM10-29
Abstract

Memorabelia related to Piney Woods School, including Business card of Neff Chastain, The Original Dry Boiled Peanut “King.

Dates: 1823-1976; undated

Abner & Ida Chambers Polk Family Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM03-43
Form of Material

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.

Dates: circa 1841-1998

Prentiss Normal and Industrial Institute Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM10-84
Form of Material

Brochure from the 73rd annual founders’ day of the Prentiss Normal and Industrial Institute held on May 8, 1980. The dates covered in the brochure are 1907 to 1980.

Dates: May 8, 1980

Herbert Randall Freedom Summer Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: M351
Abstract

Photographs taken by creative artist at SNCC orientation session and in Hattiesburg, Mississippi during Freedom Summer, materials documenting USM's commemoration of the 35th anniversary of Freedom Summer on June 5-7, 1999 in conjunction with the opening of the exhibit "Faces of Freedom Summer: The Photographs of Herbert Randall", and materials related to the book Faces of Freedom Summer.

Dates: 1964-2001

James A. Riley Collection of Mississippi Documents, Newspapers, and Letters

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: M23
Scope and Contents

Large collection of books, printed material, and memorabilia related to Mississippi and other subjects.

Dates: 1646-to date

Peter Rogers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M567
Abstract

Advertising galleys, magazine articles, campaign brochures, DVD and a dust jacket concerning Peter Rogers and Peter Rogers Associates. A graduate of The University of Southern Mississippi, Rogers is an artist who became successful in public relations and advertising, specializing in fashion and cosmetics.

Dates: circa 1970s-1980s

Donald Clyde Simmons Jr., Ph.D. Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM2000-40
Abstract

Political memorabilia, research collections, personal and family materials of a historian and student of state, national, and international politics.

Dates: circa 1864-2001

Henry and Sue [Lorenzi] Sojourner Civil Rights Movement Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M502
Abstract

The Henry and Sue [Lorenzi] Sojourner Civil Rights Movement Collection contains a vast array of materials from during and after the [Lorenzi] Sojourner’s time in Holmes County, 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: 1900s; 1940s–1950s; Majority of material found within 1960s–2010s; Undated

Susan Hasalo Sojourner Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM11-013
Scope and Contents

Materials cover the feminist movement, a farm co-op, and Sue’s artistic endeavors.

Dates: circa 1960s-2000s

Southern Tourism Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M448
Scope and Contents The Southern Tourism Collection includes advertisements for tourist destinations throughout the United States, with the vast majority located in the American South. This collection is organized geographically, and each geographic level (i.e. country, state, Mississippi region, county, and city) is organized alphabetically.These materials cover approximately ten different states, with most state-level material concentrated in Mississippi. Additionally, it encompasses eleven...
Dates: 1843-2009; Majority of material found within 1960s; 1990s

Tung Oil Research and Development Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M447
Abstract

Correspondence, laboratory notes, research notes, reports, newsletters, business records, photographs, and journal articles.

Dates: 1930-1974 and undated

United States Forest Service, Harrison Experimental Forest Station Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M318
Abstract

Photographs, slides, maps, and manuscripts produced by Station scientists and staff.

Dates: 1925-1998

Daisy Harris Wade Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M334
Abstract

Materials documenting the work of 1960s Forrest County N.A.A.C.P. leaders J.C. Fairley and Daisy Harris.

Dates: circa 1939-2011

Iain Whyte Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M500
Abstract

Rev. Dr. Iain Whyte of Scotland was a volunteer in the Freedom Summer Project of 1964. Included in the collection are slides, letters, pamphlets, and flyers from his time in Greenville and Jackson working in the Freedom Schools.

Dates: 1964-1965

G.D. Williamson Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM07-19
Form of Material Scrapbooks and other materials relating to G. D. Williamson, who served as Hattiesburg City Commissioner from 1977-1985. He became Mayor of Hattiesburg in 1985, when the city’s government changed from a commission form of government to a mayor/city council form, and served until July 3, 1989.The scrapbooks consist primarily of newspaper clippings (most dated) from the Hattiesburg American. Some photographs and correspondence are included. Among the...
Dates: 1977-1989

Thomas Daniel Young Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M584
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, research materials, drafts, and lectures by the author or editor of a dozen books about Southern literature.

Dates: 1926-1987

Luigi Zaninelli Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M346
Abstract

Scores and other material created by noted American composer and USM professor of music.

Dates: circa 1945-2016

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