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Form of Material Newspaper clippings of columns published in the Hattiesburg American. They contain advice on etiquette, decorating, arts & crafts, flowers, shrubs, & gardening. Most of the columns have at least one recipe. Some recipes are from area restaurants.
Dates: July 13, 1995 (first column) – December 25, 1996
Abstract Writings, correspondence, photographs, and condolence letters on the death of this outspoken proponent of Civil Rights and Rabbi at Temple B'Nai Israel in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Abstract This collection contains records, notes, photographs, and publications.
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
Abstract Architectural drawings generated by Hearon & McCleskey Associated Architects.
Dates: circa 1926-1964
Form of Material Photocopy of letter, reply, and translation of January 12, 1916, correspondence from A.G. McIlwaine in Tyler, Texas, to H. Whiting McIlwaine in Knoxville, Tennessee, concerning Whiting’s daughter marrying Stuart Irby from Hattiesburg, Mississippi.A.G., Whiting’s uncle, is concerned that his niece, Lizzie, is marrying someone he knows very little about. He asks a list of questions which his nephew answers by writing on the reverse of the letter. Someone, Deb, transcribes his...
Abstract Business records of a Hattiesburg, Mississippi department store.
Abstract This collection contains information about The Merchants Café.
Abstract Photographs, newspaper clippings and memorabilia about this Hattiesburg hospital (now Wesley Medical Center) and its School of Nursing.
Dates: circa early 1900s-2000s
Scope and Contents This collection contains two pieces of sheet music from early popular music publishing from 1912 and 1921 respectively. These two songs are representative of nostalgic and romantic themes typical of that era such as the Mississippi River, the riverboat, and Mississippi life.
Abstract Menus from various eating establishments in Mississippi, primarily the Hattiesburg area.
Dates: circa 1942-2018
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.
Scope and Contents This collection contains clippings, correspondence, memorabilia, menus, invitations, media, scrapbooks, photographs, speeches and planning materials for The Mystic Krewe of Zeus. The materials primarily date 1924-2019.
Dates: circa 1920s-2019
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
Form of Material Scrapbooks, minutes, yearbooks, photographs, and early histories of the Original Home and Garden Club of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 1927-1990.
Scope and Contents This collection includes records of Orpheus Club activities from 1926 to 1986.
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
Abstract Her memories of housing Civil Rights workers in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, in the 1960s.
Dates: Other: A recollection of the 1960s, written in 1998
Abstract This collection contains historical materials, children’s books, and various magazines.
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.
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
Abstract Memorabilia from Hattiesburg, the Demonstration School, Mississippi Normal College, State Teachers College, and The University of Mississippi.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of postcards the bulk of which depict Mississippi, but there are a sizeable number containing images from the United States, foreign countries, theme cards and cards of individuals.
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1901 - 1979
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
Scope and Contents The bulk of the George Thomas Preer Papers consists of diaries in which Preer recorded minute details from his daily life, his occupational activities, and his avocational pastimes of gardening, carpentry, and writing. Many friends and associates are mentioned, as are current events of 1948, and 1955 - 1979.The first diary covers events of 1948 when Preer held a pastorate in Lafayette , Louisiana. The remaining annual diaries, from 1955 - 1979, chronicle events and daily life at...
Abstract The Betty Press Photographs Collection consists of three CDs of images taken by award-winning photographer Betty Press, which show damage along the Mississippi Gulf Coast and Hattiesburg after Hurricane Katrina. There are also forty-one pages of letters left on a tree felled in the photographer’s yard. This collection is particularly useful for researchers studying Hurricane Katrina, Mississippi storms, and public reactions to natural disasters.
Scope and Contents The bulk of the Mary Winton Pulley Papers consists of diaries dating from 1936 until Mary Pulley's death in 1956. She writes of her daily activities as registrar for Mississippi Southern College, as well as about family members, gardening activities, friends and social events, obligations as a sorority sponsor, genealogy, and travel.Names of colleagues and friends, places of interest, and events of the times are mentioned throughout the 20 year span of her diaries. She writes of...
Form of Material Scrapbooks materials from the Hattiesburg area club, the Questers, Magnolia Memories Chapter #1356.
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.
Abstract The Rawles Family Historical Collection consists of 122 photographs depicting scenes from the early twentieth century in Mississippi. Among other things, images showcase the logging industry, family and church gatherings, and games. This collection is of particular interest to researchers studying the logging industry, life and culture in the early twentieth century, Mississippi history, the University of Southern Mississippi, farming, and railroads.
Dates: circa late 1800s to early 1900s
- Subject: Hattiesburg (Miss.). X
- Hattiesburg (Miss.). 129
- Photographs. 70
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.). 68
- Letter. 61
- Records (Documents). 58
- Hattiesburg (Miss.) -- Social Life and customs. 35
- Financial documents. 34
- Programs (Publications). 34
- Albums (Books). 33
- Clubs. 33
- University of Southern Mississippi. 27
- Brochures. 26
- Memorabilia. 26
- Civil rights. 23
- Civil rights workers -- Mississippi. 21
- University of Southern Mississippi -- Students. 20
- Periodicals. 19
- Forrest County (Miss.) 18
- Hattiesburg (Miss.) -- History -- 20th century. 18
- Minutes (Records). 18 ∧ less
- Hattiesburg High School. 7
- The Hattiesburg American (Miss.) (1897-) 6
- Adams, Victoria Gray, 1926-2006 3
- Dahmer, Vernon Ferdinand, 1908-1966 3
- Gandy, Evelyn, 26th Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi (Edythe Evelyn), 1920-2007 3
- Hardy, William H. (William Harris), 1837-1917 3
- Hattiesburg (Miss.) Public Schools. 3
- Lelyveld, Arthur J., Rabbi, 1913-1996 3
- Ben-Ami, David Z., Rabbi, 1924-2008 2
- 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
- Lucas, Aubrey K., Dr., 6th President and current President Emeritus of the University of Southern Mississippi (Aubrey Keith) 2
- McCain, William D., Dr., 5th President of Mississippi Southern College (now the University of Southern Mississippi) (William David), 1907-1993 2
- McCarty, Kenneth Graham, 1935-2019 2
- Methodist Hospital (Hattiesburg, Miss.) 2
- Mississippi Central Railroad Company (1897-1967) 2
- Mississippi. Department of Archives and History. MDAH 2
- Mystic Krewe of Zeus (Hattiesburg, Miss.). (1924-) 2
- Owen, David 2
- Randall, Herbert, 1936- 2 ∧ less