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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

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

Daughters of the American Revolution, John Rolfe Chapter, Records

 Collection
Identifier: M102
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials pertinent to the John Rolfe Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (1936 - 1979); the Mississippi Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (1937 - 1978); and the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (1942 - 1976), which have been divided into four series:Series I: John Rolfe ChapterSeries II: Mississippi SocietySeries III: National Society.Series IV: Oversized...
Dates: 1936-1979

Dr. John E. Gonzales Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M665
Abstract

This collection contains historical materials and various publications.

Dates: 1914-1996

Albert F. Gordon Freedom Rider Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M337
Scope and Contents

Lists of Freedom Riders, arrest records, investigative reports, correspondence, newspaper clippings, etc.

This collection should be of value to researchers interested in the Freedom Rides and the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi.

Dates: 1961 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1961 - 1962

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

The Hattiesburg Review Club

 Collection
Identifier: M449
Abstract

The Review Club was established as a literary and social club for women in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. From 1913-early 2020, it continued with much the same structure as established in 1913.

Dates: 1913-2013

Kappa Tau Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: M430
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a scrapbook with original photographs, newspaper clippings, artifacts, minutes of meetings (1948-1955), correspondence from commercial jewelers regarding membership pins, and copies of the club’s constitution. Additionally, a preservation photocopy of the scrapbook has been made on acid-free paper and placed in the collection.

Dates: 1948-1955

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

Kenneth G. McCarty Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M601
Abstract

This collection contains records, notes, photographs, and publications.

Dates: 1959-1999

Mississippi Education Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: M128
Abstract

Organizational records.

Dates: 1966-1974

Jessie Morrison Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M422
Scope and Contents

Materials in this collection span more than a century of activities relating to Jessie Morrison and her family. Most of the materials have been photocopied, due to water and insect damage.

Dates: 1864-1990

Orpheus Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: M409
Scope and Contents

This collection includes records of Orpheus Club activities from 1926 to 1986.

Dates: 1918-1986

Parliamentarians' Records-Mississippi Division of the National Association of Parliamentarians

 Collection
Identifier: M202
Abstract

Organizational records.

Dates: 1949-1977

Pickering Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M258
Abstract

The Pickering Family Papers contain genealogical research materials and family charts, books and journals, maps, and manuscript materials.

Dates: 1839-1988

Pine Belt Family YMCA Records

 Collection
Identifier: M268
Abstract

This multi-faceted collection consists of materials related to the 80 year history of the Pine Belt Family YMCA, originally known as the Hattiesburg YMCA.

Dates: 1913-1993

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

Anna Margaret Roberts Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M138
Abstract

Documentation of the life and career of USM librarian.

Dates: 1908-1960

Rotary Club of Hattiesburg Records

 Collection
Identifier: M288
Abstract

Organizational records.

Dates: 1918-1993

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

M. James Stevens Mississippi and Gulf Coast Research Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM88-8
Abstract Notebooks kept by Mr. M. James Stevens, "Mr. History" of the Mississippi Gulf Coast and the first northern-born (New Jersey) president of the Mississippi Historical Society. He was the first recipient of the Society's Dunbar Rowland Award for his efforts to preserve history. The notebooks contain typed transcriptions of newspaper accounts and other source information that Mr. Stevens gathered on many subjects of Gulf Coast and Mississippi history. Also included in the collection are maps and...
Dates: circa 1550-1987

Temple B'Nai Israel Records

 Collection
Identifier: M485
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1947-1997

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 Daughters of the Confederacy, Nathan Bedford Forrest Chapter Records

 Collection
Identifier: M204
Scope and Contents The records of the Nathan Bedford Forrest Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy span the years 1901-1982 and consist of two (2) cubic feet. The collection will be useful to scholars and researchers who are interested in the role and function of twentieth-century Confederate patriotic organizations.The collection is comprised of correspondence, financial records, minutes, brochures, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, registers, yearbooks, collected items, and other...
Dates: 1901-1982

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

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