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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

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

Jeff Balfour Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M602
Abstract This collection contains photographs, slides, postcards, and memoirs of Mississippi.
Dates: 1872-1998

Edna Bishop Papers

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Identifier: M403
Scope and Contents This collection consists of information on Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs) of World War II.
Dates: circa 1941-1996

Cherry Burns Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M597
Abstract Materials from Cherry Burns’ world travels.
Dates: 1926- circa 2005

William M. Colmer Papers

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Identifier: M24
Scope and Contents The vast majority of the William M. Colmer Papers encompass his forty-year career as a United States Congressman from Mississippi (1933-1972). However, it also contains a significant amount of material regarding his activities prior to his election to Congress, and a limited amount of materials generated after his retirement in 1972. The original arrangement of the materials has been preserved as closely as possible. Inclusive dates are approximately 1906–1980. The collection divided into...
Dates: 1933-1973

Kathleen Dahl Freedom Summer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M357
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.
Dates: 1963-2003

Charles Davis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M377
Abstract Materials documenting activities of African-American political activist in Hattiesburg,
Dates: 1862-2004

Economic and Social Development Think Tank Conferences

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM17-49
Form of Material Dr. Shirley Jones, retired Dean of the Graduate School of Social Work at the University of Southern Mississippi, was co-director of the Economic and Social Development Think Tank Conferences in 1986, 1987, and 1988. Dr. Jones was the first African American dean appointed to the public university system in Mississippi. These are the programs from those conferences:1. Brochure for A Conference on Job Dislocation and Career Development in a High-Tech Society...
Dates: 1984; 1986-1988

Joseph and Nancy Ellin Freedom Summer Collection

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Identifier: M323
Abstract Correspondence and materials collected by these Freedom School teachers in Hattiesburg during Freedom Summer in 1964.
Dates: 1963-1988

Gregory E. Favre Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M503
Abstract The Gregory E. Favre Collection contains family materials, speeches, photographs, articles, and memorabilia.
Dates: 1935-2016

First Baptist Church Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM96-23
Abstract Bulletins, Sunday School planners, brochures, flyers of this Hattiesburg, Mississippi church.
Dates: 1991-2003

Forrest County Historical Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM17-44
Form of Material 1. Brochure “Forrest County 90 Years of Growth” contains a timeline from 1918 until 1998

2. Booklet “Mississippi The Magnolia State” published by Edwin Lloyd Pittman, Secretary of State, circa 1980-1984

3. Handout “Forrest County Quick Fact Reference 2011” published by the Forrest County Planning Department

4. Periodical “Mississippi Supervisor and Chancery Clerk, Circuit Clerk, Tax Assessor & Collector” June 1991
Dates: circa 1980s and 1990s; 2011

Courtney L. Frobenius Vietnam Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M396
Abstract The collection contains materials pertaining to the Vietnam War. These materials include medals, photographs, photocopies of books, reports, correspondence, and oversized maps.
Dates: 1868; circa early 1900s; 1940; 1948; 1956; 1979; 1983 – 1989; 1993 – 2002; Undated; Majority of material found within 1962-1971

Edythe Evelyn Gandy Personal Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M509
Abstract The Edythe Evelyn Gandy Personal Collection contains Gandy family materials, historical manuscript materials, photographs, and correspondence.
Dates: circa early 1920s-1995

Arthur Lavonne Gilmore, Sr. and Arthur Lavonne Gilmore, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M660
Abstract This collection contains materials related to Arthur Lavonne Gilmore, Sr. and Arthur Lavonne Gilmore, Jr.
Dates: 1912-2010

Dr. John E. Gonzales Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M665
Abstract This collection contains historical materials and various publications.
Dates: 1914-1996

Ed Hamlett White Folks Project Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M376
Abstract Original and printed materials accumulated by the state director of the White Folks Project, a part of Freedom Summer 1964; includes tape of recent interview with sister of WFP volunteer Sam Shirah; Photocopy of “Poor Whites and the Movement, A Working Paper.”
Dates: circa 1963-2001

Hattiesburg Historical Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM06-29
Form of Material Photographs, artifacts, and memorabilia from Hattiesburg area businesses and others.
Dates: 1926-1956, 1976, 2006-2014 and undated

Hattiesburg Historical Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: M246
Abstract Photographs reproduced in Dr. Kenneth G. McCarty's book Hattiesburg: A Pictorial History.
Dates: circa late 1800s-1986

Hattiesburg Lions Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: M273
Scope and Contents This Collection consists of 2 boxes of historical records on the Hattiesburg Lions Club, dating from its Charter on February 28, 1928 to 1993.
Dates: 1928-1993

Hattiesburg Track Club Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M522
Abstract The collection contains various paper materials such as correspondence, copied newspapers, brochures, flyers, and photographs. Non-paper material items includes such things as a plaque, a ribbon, a windbreaker, and a plastic Coke mug.
Dates: circa 1970s-2000s

Margaret Jo Hazelton Freedom Summer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M359
Abstract Photographs taken during Mississippi Freedom Summer.
Dates: circa 1964

Edna L. Hollensed Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM2000-31
Form of Material Miscellaneous personal papers of a Hattiesburg resident. Mrs. Edna L. Hollensed was the great granddaughter of John Wesley Hollensed (M34). She lived at 1414 North Main Street and died in the mid-1990s.
Dates: circa 1940s-1960s

J. Brackin Kirkland Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M15
Abstract Correspondence, speeches, reports, publications, clippings, photographs, genealogical materials relating to Mississippi-born educator in New York and Alabama and with the Boys Clubs of America.
Dates: 1886-1983

David Lehman Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM19-33
Form of Material Manuscripts of his poetry, an essay & ephemera.
Dates: 2006-2014

Richard Irwin Lester, Jr. Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM19-088
Abstract Material on Germany during Third Reich, donated in memory of Armin D. Lehmann.
Dates: early 1900s-1960s

William D. McCain Pamphlet Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M393
Abstract Pamphlets collected by USM president on communism, civil rights, desegregation, and other race-related topics; a speech on Freedom by Dr. McCain and two books on Benito Mussolini and Italian Fascism.
Dates: 1935-1987

Oseola McCarty Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M442
Abstract In 1995 Miss Oseola McCarty, an African American laundress, donated the bulk of her life’s savings, $150,000, to The University of Southern Mississippi to provide scholarships for deserving students. This collection documents her generous act and the multitude of honors and awards presented to her in the ensuing years.
Dates: circa 1920-1999

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