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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

Jesse M. Byrd Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M330
Abstract

Letters, campaign material, speeches related to candidacy of Byrd for Governor of Mississippi.

Dates: 1947, 1951

Hattiesburg Municipal Records

 Collection
Identifier: M208
Abstract

Municipal records of Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

Dates: circa 1885-1991

Duncan Heron Photographs

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM14-29
Abstract

Photographer Duncan Heron's photographs of Paul B. Johnson (Sr. and Jr.) family in Mississippi, 1943 and 1967.

Dates: 1943; 1967

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

John L. Pendergrass Collection of Political Campaign Materials

 Collection
Identifier: M613
Abstract

This collection contains political campaign materials related to Mississippi and National political campaigns.

Dates: circa 1900-2020

Ridgely C. Powers Letter

 Collection
Identifier: M72
Scope and Contents

In this letter dated May 16, 1873, Mississippi Governor Ridgely Powers wrote to U. S. Attorney General George H. Williams, suggesting Robert J. Alcorn for the post of U. S. Marshal for Mississippi in the event that his earlier nominee, General E. J. Castillo, failed to receive the post.

Dates: May16, 1873

John Elliott Rankin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M333
Abstract

Letters, speeches, publications of Mississippi Congressman Rankin.

Dates: 1932-1964

John Marshall Stone Letter

 Collection
Identifier: M132
Scope and Contents

One letter written for autograph purposes by John Marshall Stone, Governor of Mississippi, as requested by Charles G. Tefft of New York City. The letter was written during Stone's second term as governor of Mississippi.

Dates: November 16, 1891

William Arthur Winstead Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M564
Form of Material

The William Arthur Winstead Papers include scrapbooks, newspaper reports, proposed legislation, and other miscellaneous records concerning Rep. William Arthur Winstead, who served in the United States’ House of Representatives from 1943-1965. This collection would be of particular interest to researchers studying twentieth-century political history, Mississippi politicians, University of Southern Mississippi alumnae, and the Civil Rights Movement.

Dates: 1935-1990

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