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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

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

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

Boney Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M656
Abstract This collection contains Boney Family materials.
Dates: 1886-1931

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

Charles R. Brent Photographic Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M648
Form of Material This collection contains materials about Hattiesburg and The University of Southern Mississippi.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1968-1974

Lonette Bryant Cliburn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M562
Abstract The Lonette Bryant Cliburn Papers consist of early twentieth-century documents, letters, and photographs that pertain to the Henry-Rowell-Waldrup and related families of Jasper County, Mississippi. This collection is of particular interest to researchers studying traditional farming in Mississippi, World War I correspondence, women’s roles in the early twentieth century, William Carey University, University of Southern Mississippi, and local Hattiesburg history.
Dates: 1887; 1901-1902; 1907-1909; 1913-1918; 1921; 1925-1944; 1946; 1948; 1955; undated

Joseph Anderson Cook Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M209
Abstract Joseph Anderson (Joe) Cook was born on November 16, 1862 in Artesia (Lowndes County), Mississippi. He was a pioneer of education in Mississippi, who provided college educations for all of his children at the school of their choice. This multi-faceted collection consists of materials that encompass the entire Cook Family, but the principal subject is Joseph Anderson (Joe) Cook, first president of Mississippi Normal College at Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Dates: 1879-1991

Asha Burgess Everett Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M443
Abstract This collection contains materials from Mississippi Normal College.
Dates: 1913-1916

Glenda Funchess Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M325
Abstract Materials related to Freedom Summer 1964.
Dates: 1968-1999

Edythe Evelyn Gandy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M367
Abstract The Edythe Evely Gandy Collection contains Gandy family materials, historical manuscript materials, photographs, films, and memorabilia.
Dates: 1910-2011

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

Susan Victoria “Vicky” Garraway Collection (AM15-102)

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM15-102
Abstract Vicky Garraway was a lifetime resident of Hattiesburg, a graduate of Hattiesburg High School and University of Southern Mississippi. She taught in the Hattiesburg Public School System and was a former flight attendant for Eastern Airlines. She served in the Hattiesburg Medical Auxiliary, a lifetime member of the Junior Auxiliary and volunteer at the Abby Rogers Civitan Camp. She was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church.
Dates: 1972-2001

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

Linda B. Grantham Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM97-30
Abstract Scrapbook, newspaper clippings, and programs documenting the history of USM and Hattiesburg given by the former secretary of President Emeritus Lucas.
Dates: circa 1950s-2005

Reagan L. Grimsley Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M486
Abstract Reagan Grimsley has written numerous archival and historical articles. He is also the author of "Enriching Lives: A Pictorial History of Columbus State University" and "Hattiesburg in Vintage Postcards".
Dates: 1917-2005

Anthony J. Harris Civil Rights Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: M369
Abstract Memoir of his arrest as a child for picketing the Forrest County Courthouse during the Civil Rights Movement.
Dates: 1998

Hattiesburg American Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M566
Scope and Contents Photographs from the Hattiesburg American, a newspaper based in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, that serves readers in Forrest, Lamar, and surrounding counties in south-central Mississippi.
Dates: 1969, circa 1972-1992

Hattiesburg Area Architectural Drawings

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: M248
Scope and Contents Blueprints, architectural drawings, and specifications for buildings constructed in the Hattiesburg, Mississippi area between 1956 and 1973.
Dates: 1956-1973

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

Fannie Kyker Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M518
Abstract Post cards, correspondence, printed items, photos, and other memorabilia collected by this long time Hattiesburg resident.
Dates: circa 1910-2010

Kenneth G. McCarty Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M601
Abstract This collection contains records, notes, photographs, and publications.
Dates: 1959-1999

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

Dr. Chester “Bo” Morgan Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M491
Abstract Bo Morgan holds a Ph.D. in history from Memphis State University. He studies the history of the American South and is a leading expert on Mississippi history. He teaches courses on the South after Reconstruction, Mississippi, the theory and philosophy of history, and intellectual history. Dr. Morgan, the former chair of the Department of History at Delta State University, joined USM's Department of History in the fall of 2009.
Dates: 1910-2010

Selby Parker Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M590
Abstract The Selby Parker collection consists of one essay, a typescript, and miscellaneous articles written by and pertaining to the Mississippi author and former Youth Court Counselor of Hattiesburg, Mississippi. This collection is of particular interest to researchers studying the 1960s Civil Rights Movement, Mississippi authors and journalists, the University of Southern Mississippi, and local Hattiesburg history.
Dates: 1951; circa 1960-1964; 2004-2009; undated

Tom Rhea Phillips III Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M664
Abstract This collection contains historical materials, children’s books, and various magazines.
Dates: 1870-1985

Moran Pope Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M592
Abstract Memorabilia from Hattiesburg, the Demonstration School, Mississippi Normal College, State Teachers College, and The University of Mississippi.
Dates: 1900-2015

Anita Prados Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M452
Abstract The collection includes various items related to Anita Prados’ time as a student at Mississippi Normal College (now known as the University of Southern Mississippi) from 1914 to 1915, including an “Application for Advance College Credits” from 1922.
Dates: 1922, 1989

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Hattiesburg High School. 4
Cook, R.C., Dr., 4th President of Mississippi Southern College (now the University of Southern Mississippi) (Robert Cecil), 1903-1979 2
Demonstration School (Hattiesburg, Miss.) (1926-1963) 2
Gandy, Evelyn, 26th Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi (Edythe Evelyn), 1920-2007 2
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