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James A. Riley Collection of Mississippi Documents, Newspapers, and Letters

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: M23
Scope and Contents Large collection of books, printed material, and memorabilia related to Mississippi and other subjects.
Dates: 1646-to date

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 the...
Dates: 1905-February 1975

Emma Lou Roberts Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M494
Abstract Pamphlets and programs from various Hattiesburg area activities, certificates and correspondence from the Office of Price Administration, and war bonds and ration books.
Dates: 1928-1982

Rotary Club of Hattiesburg Records

 Collection
Identifier: M288
Abstract Organizational records.
Dates: 1918-1993

Gene D. Saucier Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM21-005
Form of Material Materials relating to the life of Representative Gene D. Saucier.
Dates: circa 1948-1999

Joseph S. Schwartz Civil Rights Letters

 Collection
Identifier: M381
Abstract Letters written by a Freedom Summer volunteer in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Dates: circa 1962-1966

Shemper Family Genealogy Project

 Collection
Identifier: M599
Abstract The Shemper Family Genealogy Project consists of a school project organized by David Shemper in 1996 that details the history of the Shemper family of Hattiesburg. This collection is of particular interest to those studying local history, Jewish people in the South, and genealogy.
Dates: 1996

Lewis E. & Albertine M. Skilton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M593
Abstract The Lewis E. and Albertine M. Skilton Papers consist of correspondence, documents, photographs, and other memorabilia associated with the couple’s experiences during World War II. Lewis was stationed at Palm Springs, California while Albertine worked as a dental assistant at Keesler Field in Mississippi. This collection would be of particular interest to researchers studying World War II, gender in the mid-twentieth century, military and civilian social activities, period songs, and depictions...
Dates: circa 1938-1949

Barbara Byrd Smith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M471
Abstract The collection contains memorabilia from Barbara Byrd Smith, class of 1954 Mississippi Southern College, from her 1952-53 school year.
Dates: 1952-1953

Dr. James P. Smith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M605
Scope and Contents The collection contains testimonies, articles, press releases, and documents on various aspects of Mississippi during the Hurricane Katrina disaster and the years of struggle for recovery on the Mississippi gulf coast. These materials were compiled by University of Southern Mississippi History Professor, James "Pat" Smith, in creating his book Hurricane Katrina: the Mississippi Story.
Dates: 2004-2012

Southern Tourism Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M448
Scope and Contents The Southern Tourism Collection includes advertisements for tourist destinations throughout the United States, with the vast majority located in the American South. This collection is organized geographically, and each geographic level (i.e. country, state, Mississippi region, county, and city) is organized alphabetically.These materials cover approximately ten different states, with most state-level material concentrated in Mississippi. Additionally, it encompasses eleven...
Dates: 1843-2009; Majority of material found within 1960s; 1990s

Lawrence D. Spears Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M482
Abstract Materials about the assault of civil rights workers Lawrence Spears, David Owen, and Rabbi Arthur Lelyveld in Hattiesburg, Mississippi on July 10, 1964.
Dates: 1964-1999

Klaus & Elisabeth C. Speer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M352
Abstract Personal diaries of Elisabeth Speer, family Christmas letters, and scrapbook of newspaper clippings concerning Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi.
Dates: circa 1963-1965

St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM15-110
Abstract Various publications from the St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church located at 3117 West 4th Street in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Dates: 2000-2014; undated

Peter Stoner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M168
Scope and Contents This collection contains the original and photocopy of a thirteen-page typed document entitled "Report of SNCC Worker Pete Stoner on Experiences in Hattiesburg from January 7 to May 21, 1964." The document gives detailed information about Pete's activities in Hattiesburg, including the dates and reasons for his arrests and jail terms. Also included are the names and positions of local law enforcement and elected/appointed officials. The report lists prisoners with their personalities and...
Dates: Majority of material found in 1964, 1998

Polly Stout Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M122
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of materials that document Polly Stout's career at the University of Southern Mississippi and her involvement in activities relating to the City of Hattiesburg. Included are brochures, newspaper clippings, photographs, and information regarding several organizations. There is a speech by Dr. Aubrey K. Lucas, and correspondence concerning the promotional publication, Discover Southern, as well as Alma Hickman's book, ...
Dates: 1950-1984

Sullivan-Kilrain Fight Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M271
Abstract This collection should be of interest to students of history, as well as local history buffs. While accounts of the fight differ on minor points such as the color of the fighters' trunks, what they ate for breakfast, and what they drank between rounds, they are in agreement on such major issues as events leading up to the fight, length of the fight, round by round descriptions, and of course, the outcome -- the Great John L. remained heavyweight champion of the world.
Dates: circa 1938-1990

Tatum Family Business Records

 Collection
Identifier: M316
Abstract The Tatum family were prominent owners of businesses and land in and around the Hattiesburg, Mississippi area beginning in 1893 with the establishment of their first lumber mill. The collection contains financial records, personal papers, photographs, blueprints, newspaper articles, maps and artifacts of the Tatum family’s business dealings as well as local Hattiesburg history, including W. S. F. Tatum’s mayoral term from 1922 to 1924 and again from 1928 to 1936.
Dates: 1881-1991; undated

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

Ti’ak Lodge 404 Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM17-05
Abstract Material received from estate sale conducted by K & D Sales – Estate, Moving & Clean-Out Sales.
Dates: circa 1984-1989; undated

Douglas Tiberiis White Folks Project Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M378
Abstract Original and printed materials accumulated by White Folks Project volunteer.
Dates: 1964-1965

Bobs M. Tusa Freedom Summer Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M651
Abstract This collection contains research about Freedom Summer in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Dates: 1997-2001

Sharon Vanek Drawings

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM06-61
Form of Material Sixteen folders of USM-related drawings by Hattiesburg artist, Sharon Vanek, and four folders of newspaper clippings showcasing some of Ms. Vanek’s work. Included are sketches of USM benefactors who have contributed one million dollars, or more, to Southern Miss. The sketches led to pen and ink portraits of the benefactors. Donors portrayed are:James Baird Gary & Lori GilesMr. & Mrs. Joseph Best, III Fay B. KaiglerGene and...
Dates: 2001-2005

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

Video Tape Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM92-7
Form of Material Video tapes of television spots from campaigns of Mississippi Senator John Stennis, Mississippi Lieutenant Governor Evelyn Gandy, and Democratic Presidential candidate Gary Hart. The accession also includes slides and audio cassettes of the Hattiesburg, Mississippi Historic District Walking Tours for 1985 and 1986.
Dates: 1980s

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

Robert B. Waller Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M195
Abstract Robert Benjamin "Bob". Waller of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, was a professional photographer who operated a studio out of his home from the mid 1940s until his death in 1977. The collection contains photographic negatives from Waller’s studio, including portraits, wedding photographs, aerial photographs, and commercial photographs from local businesses, schools, churches, organizations, and events.
Dates: 1947-1977

Dorothy Pool Ware Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM17-88
Form of Materials The Bride's Book: Mrs. D.C. Wate (Hattiesburg), 1926/27.

University Composition book.

1947 letter to "Milly" from her mother.
Dates: 1926-1947

Wiggins-to-Hattiesburg Film

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM06-43
Form of Material One DVD copy of a 13-minute film believed to have been made in about 1927 by a member of the Guild Family, owners of the Finkbine Lumber Company in Wiggins, Mississippi. Much of the footage was shot in Wiggins, and the film is circa dated from scenes of brick streets being constructed in downtown Wiggins. Records indicate that the bricklaying began in December 1927. Some of the film was shot from an automobile traveling the road from Wiggins to Hattiesburg, and includes images of a southbound...
Dates: circa December 1927

William H. and Sallie J. Hardy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M380
Scope and Contents Letters written during the Civil War from Hardy to his first wife Sallie Ann Johnson Hardy, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other family materials.
Dates: 1860-1972

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