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Jeff Balfour Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M602
Abstract This collection contains photographs, slides, postcards, and memoirs of Mississippi.
Dates: 1872-1998

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

Dr. Gilbert H. Hoffman Papers and Research Collection

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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

Major-Sowers Saw Mill Photographs

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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

Mississippi Historical Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: M587
Scope and Contents A collection of photographs, booklets, pamphlets, periodicals, postcards, and letters about Mississippi.
Dates: 1823-1976

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

United States Forest Service, Harrison Experimental Forest Station Collection

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Identifier: M318
Abstract Photographs, slides, maps, and manuscripts produced by Station scientists and staff.
Dates: 1925-1998

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