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L.N. Dantzler Lumber Company Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM18-46
Form of Material

L.N. Dantzler Lumber Company records.

Dates: circa 1840-1965

L.E. Faulkner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M22
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of 28 cubic feet of files maintained by Louis Edward Faulkner between approximately 1925 and 1960. A few items are dated as early as 1902 and as late as 1963. These files document many of Mr. Faulkner's business, civic, political, and religious activities during that period, and provide glimpses of his personal life as well. Materials in the files consist primarily of correspondence, but also include numerous speeches, publications, and newspaper clippings, plus...
Dates: 1902-1963

Dr. Gilbert H. Hoffman Papers and Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M272
Abstract The Gilbert H. Hoffman Papers and Research Collection contains the research notes and photographs which Hoffman compiled and collected for the book, Dummy Lines Through the Longleaf, a history of sawmill operations and logging railroads in Southwest Mississippi during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In addition, it contains hundreds of photographs, both positive and negative images, of other railroads and logging operations principally in...
Dates: circa 1870-2004

Ingram-Day Lumber Company Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: M291
Abstract

Photographs of pine and oak forests owned by this Lyman, Mississippi lumber company and a 2003-2004 Forestry Association calendar.

Dates: circa 1906-1925

Lindsey Wagon Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: M444
Abstract

Ledgers, journals, office files of the largest manufacturing company in early 20th century Mississippi.

Dates: 1905-1984

Major-Sowers Saw Mill Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: M292
Scope and Contents This collection of photographs from the Major-Sowers Saw Mill Company includes 20 images of company sites in Epley (Lamar County) and Tallahala (Perry County). These black-and-white photographs illustrate many facets of a saw mill company, from the logs coming out of the forests via steam locomotives, to stacking the finished product in the mill's storage shed.An aerial view of the Tallahala operation and a panoramic photograph of the Epley location demonstrate that the saw mill...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1923, 1928-1929

Kenneth G. McCarty Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M601
Abstract

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

Dates: 1959-1999

Rawles Family Historical Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M594
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

“Sawmilling Practices That Pay” Publication

 Collection
Identifier: M466
Abstract

The collection contains a publication of the Southern Pine Inspection Bureau in New Orleans, written by R. R. Cahal.

Dates: 1947

Weston Lumber Company Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: M293
Abstract

Oversized, panoramic views of the H. Weston Lumber Company in Logtown, Mississippi, which show the mill in full operation.

Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1920-1924