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Theodore G. Bilbo Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M2
Scope and Contents The Theodore G. Bilbo Papers document the activities of the former Mississippi governor and United States Senator from approximately 1905-1947.This collection provides insight into the government of the state of Mississippi in the early decades of the twentieth century, as well as American culture, political climate, and governmental activities during the Great Depression and World War II. It paints a definitive portrait of one of Mississippi's most colorful and controversial...
Dates: 1905-1947

Chevron Oil Company Aerial Photograph Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: M87
Form of Material Aerial photographs of selected portions of selected counties in Mississippi and other states produced by the Chevron Oil Company for use in the company's Jackson, Mississippi office and donated to the Department of Geology at The University of Southern Mississippi in 1972.
Dates: 1937-1960

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 newsclippings, plus a few...
Dates: 1902-1963

Fritchman Family Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM91-45
Form of Material Letters, legal and financial documents, and other materials of the Fritchman family of Westmoreland and Washington counties in Pennsylvania. The majority of the materials pertain to David Fritchman, his children and grandchildren.
Dates: 1800s-1920s

Waverly D. Hanley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M429
Abstract This collection contains personal and business correspondence, documents, photographs, and miscellaneous materials kept by Waverly Dunlap Hanley.
Dates: 1859-1991; Majority of material found within 1908-1985

Robert B. Hardy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M17
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of materials that document Colonel Robert Baskerville Hardy's personal, military, business, and senatorial activities from approximately 1941 through 1995, with at least one item dated as early as 1929.This collection should be of interest to students of state government, military history, or Mississippi history. The senatorial papers are especially enlightening concerning the relationship between a state senator and his/her constituency, plus the myriad...
Dates: circa 1929-1995

Charles F. Heartman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M94
Scope and Contents This collection consists of approximately 24 cubic feet of materials that document the life and career of Charles F. Heartman from about 1893 until his death in 1953. His wife, Martha, continued to run the bookselling business after her husband's death, and some materials in the collection relate to that time period. This collection should be of interest to researchers of antiquarian books, rare Americana, or the rare book and manuscript business. In addition it provides insight...
Dates: circa 1893-1990; Majority of material found within circa 1913-1963

Paul B. Johnson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M191
Abstract This collection has immense research value. In its coverage of Paul B. Johnson's terms as lieutenant governor and governor of Mississippi, it documents one of the most critical periods in the state's history -- the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. The State Sovereignty Commission records, along with the Highway Patrol records paint a graphic portrait of efforts to thwart civil rights activities in the state, and to preserve the separation of the races. Additionally, it documents (through...
Dates: circa 1910-1973

Kerstine Family Business Records

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM96-40
Abstract Business records and photographs of several stores owned by the Kerstine family in Clarksdale, Mississippi.
Dates: circa 1927-1969

L. Clinton Kirkland Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M244
Scope and Contents The papers of L. Clinton Kirkland consist of correspondence, an autobiography, other writings, financial records, deeds, estate papers, and collected family papers, documenting Kirkland's life and work as a farmer in Jones County, Mississippi, and the history of the Kirkland family in the southern Mississippi Piney Woods region.
Dates: 1866-1983

McKeithen Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M657
Abstract This collection contains documents and photographs.
Dates: 1909-2007

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

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

S. G. Thigpen Sr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M446
Abstract S. G. Thigpen, Sr. of Picayune, Mississippi, was an area entrepreneur, historian, and writer who operated from his hardware store from 1919 to his death in 1981. The collection contains financial records, personal papers, essays, photographs, scrapbooks, sound recordings and newspaper articles of Thigpen's life and the Pearl River County, Mississippi area.
Dates: 1899-1996; undated

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

H.L. "Bud" Van Norman Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM04-29
Abstract Ledgers used to record accounts and receipts of tenants from the farming operation of Hiram Lafayette "Bud" Van Norman, near Liberty, Mississippi in the 1930s. Also includes several loose items and photographs.
Dates: circa 1920s-1964

Luigi Zaninelli Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M346
Abstract Scores and other material created by noted American composer and USM professor of music.
Dates: circa 1945-2016