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J.J. Newman Lumber Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: M286
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of thirteen volumes of journals and ledgers documenting the financial condition, accounts and related activities of the J. J. Newman Lumber Company which operated in Hattiesburg, Mississippi between approximately 1894 and 1943. It is not a complete set of the company's books, but some information is available for almost every year of the company's existence. The largest gaps for which no information is available are 1899-1902 and 1907-1908.

Dates: circa 1895-1943

Pine Belt Savings and Loan Records

 Collection
Identifier: M109
Abstract

Report to directors and members by president.

Dates: 1968

W.C. Rabb Farm Journal

 Collection
Identifier: M458
Abstract

The collection contains photocopies of the journal kept by William Craig Rabb, of Yazoo County, Mississippi, ca. 1839-1853. It chronicles the daily operation of the farm, the births of slaves, weather conditions, and expenditures and includes the occasional recipe.

Dates: circa 1839-1853

Railroad Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M169
Scope and Contents

Organizational records of the Association of American Railroads; the Gulf, Mobile, and Ohio Railroad; the Mississippi Central Railroad; and the Illinois Central.

Dates: circa 1850-1967

Jas. D. Riley, Inc., Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM14-06
Form of Material

Business records of Jas. D. Riley, Inc., in Newhebron, Mississippi. There are handwritten invoices and typed miscellaneous correspondence. There are letters requesting late payments be made immediately, as well as letters to and from prospective customers. Of particular interest is a letter requesting payment of $16.25 for transporting 2 prisoners from Hattiesburg to Newhebron to stand trial for robbing the Hebron Bank dated April 2, 1915.

Dates: 1913-1915; 1924

Riverside Brick and Manufacturing Company/Hammond-Baton Rouge Brick Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: M108
Scope and Contents This collection contains the partial records of two related brick companies owned by Mr. Ira Gaston and Mr. William S. Morrison, the Riverside Brick and Manufacturing Company of Hattiesburg, Mississippi and the Hammond-Baton Rouge Brick Company of Baptist, Louisiana. Financial journals, production records and time books are available for both companies. The records of the Riverside Brick and Manufacturing Company document the company's activities between 1905 and 1927, while the records of...
Dates: 1905-February 1975

Thomas Jefferson Ross Business Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: M300
Abstract

Business records of a mercantile business in south central Mississippi.

Dates: 1855-1878

S. G. Thigpen Sr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M446
Abstract

S. G. Thigpen, Sr. of Picayune, Mississippi, was an area entrepreneur, historian, and writer who operated from his hardware store from 1919 to his death in 1981. The collection contains financial records, personal papers, essays, photographs, scrapbooks, sound recordings and newspaper articles of Thigpen's life and the Pearl River County, Mississippi area.

Dates: 1899-1996; undated

Melvin R. L. Tingle Mississippi History Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM2000-105
Form of Material

Photocopies of the following originals in Mr. Melvin Tingle's Okla Museum in Decatur, Mississippi:

1. Business ledger (ca. 1837-1839) of the James Ellis General Store, which operated in Decatur, Mississippi. Decatur, Mississippi

2. Land deed in Newton County, Mississippi (December 8, 1837) between Isham and Jane Dansby and Benjamin F. Tingle.

3. Affidavit regarding the character of B. F. Tingle (November 27, 1908).

Dates: 1837-1839; 1908

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

H.L. "Bud" Van Norman Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM04-29
Abstract

Ledgers used to record accounts and receipts of tenants from the farming operation of Hiram Lafayette "Bud" Van Norman, near Liberty, Mississippi in the 1930s. Also includes several loose items and photographs.

Dates: circa 1920s-1964

Hawkins L. Vickers Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM89-24
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1930s-1970s

Edward Clinton Wilkerson Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM96-39
Form of Material

Business records of the general store and blacksmith shop operated by Mr. Edward "E.C." Wilkerson near Lake, Mississippi from 1926 to 1933. The collection consists of invoices, bills of lading, receipts, and correspondence and the metal cracker tin in which they had been stored.

Dates: 1926-1933

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