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103d Infantry Division Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M514
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers, photographs, and physical materials of the 103d Infantry Division during World War II (1942-1945). This collection follows the soldiers of the 103d division as they train and deploy to Europe during WWII. It contains Morning Reports that give daily updates of the soldiers in the 103d, 328th, 383d, 384th, 803d, 928th, 1089th, 409th, 410th, 411th units. Narratives of the 103d, 409th, and 410th headquarters explain the journey the soldiers undertook once they...
Dates: 1942-1947

Victoria Gray Adams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M345
Abstract

Materials relating to her life-time of civil rights and human rights activities.

Dates: circa 1938-2000

Frank D. Barber Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M563
Abstract

The Frank D. Barber Papers consist of campaign materials from Barber’s bid for the Mississippi State Senate in 1959, six issues of Southern Exposure from 1952-1953, and materials relating to the conferring university status on Mississippi Southern College in 1962. This collection is of particular interest to researchers studying Mississippi politicians and the history of the University of Southern Mississippi.

Dates: 1952-1953; ; 1959; circa 1962

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

Harold Branton 103d Infantry Division Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM17-17
Scope and Contents

Materials from the 103d Infantry Division during WWII, reunion materials and Harold Branton's book, 103rd Infantry Division: "the trail of the cactus".

Dates: 1919; circa 1940s-2000s

Katherine Brown Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: M402
Scope and Contents

The Katherine Brown collection is a fascinating group of documents that shed light on the “Bootstrap” program at the University of Southern Mississippi.

Dates: circa 1950s-1990s

Cherry Burns Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M597
Abstract

Materials from Cherry Burns’ world travels.

Dates: 1926- circa 2005

Linus West Clark Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM21-007
Form of Material

Scrapbooks, photographs, and Air Force Manuals from Mississippi Gulf Coast resident.

Dates: circa 1930s-1990s

William M. Colmer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M24
Scope and Contents The vast majority of the William M. Colmer Papers encompass his forty-year career as a United States Congressman from Mississippi (1933-1972). However, it also contains a significant amount of material regarding his activities prior to his election to Congress, and a limited amount of materials generated after his retirement in 1972. The original arrangement of the materials has been preserved as closely as possible. Inclusive dates are approximately 1906–1980. The collection divided...
Dates: 1933-1973

Daughters of the American Revolution-Twentieth Star Chapter Scrapbooks

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM89-45
Abstract

Official scrapbooks of the Twentieth Star Chapter (Hattiesburg, Mississippi) of the Daughters of the American Revolution, containing yearbooks, clippings, photographs, and other items documenting the chapter's activities. The scrapbooks were prepared for state-wide competition in the spring of each year.

Dates: 1967-1993

Lionel Dyck, Jr. 103d Military Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M662
Abstract

This collection contains materials related to Lionel Dyck, Jr.

Dates: 1932-2004

John “Jack” Eckert Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: M583
Abstract

The John “Jack” Eckert Scrapbook collection contains materials that relate to Col. John Eckert’s military service in World War I, World War II, and Korea, as well as information on other members of the Eckert family. This collection is particularly of interest to researchers studying American military history in the twentieth century.

Dates: circa 1915-1930; circa 1941-1942; circa 1949-1970

Joseph and Nancy Ellin Freedom Summer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M323
Abstract

Correspondence and materials collected by these Freedom School teachers in Hattiesburg during Freedom Summer in 1964.

Dates: 1963-1988

Gregory E. Favre Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M503
Abstract

The Gregory E. Favre Collection contains family materials, speeches, photographs, articles, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1935-2016

Claude E. Fike World War II Diary

 Collection
Identifier: M275
Abstract

Diary, ship's log, memoirs, correspondence, memorabilia concerning his service in the U.S. Navy with the Seventh Fleet near New Guinea.

Dates: June 1941-August 1993

Mildred Seymour Foster Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M97
Abstract

Notes, news clippings photographs, scrapbooks, publications, other documenting the life of this Biloxi, Mississippi school teacher.

Dates: 1915-1993

Courtney L. Frobenius Vietnam Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M396
Abstract

The collection contains materials pertaining to the Vietnam War. These materials include medals, photographs, photocopies of books, reports, correspondence, and oversized maps.

Dates: 1868; circa early 1900s; 1940; 1948; 1956; 1979; 1983 – 1989; 1993 – 2002; Undated; Majority of material found within 1962-1971

Edythe Evelyn Gandy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M367
Abstract

The Edythe Evely Gandy Collection contains Gandy family materials, historical manuscript materials, photographs, films, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1910-2011

Arthur Lavonne Gilmore, Sr. and Arthur Lavonne Gilmore, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M660
Abstract

This collection contains materials related to Arthur Lavonne Gilmore, Sr. and Arthur Lavonne Gilmore, Jr.

Dates: 1912-2010

Hattiesburg Historical Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM06-29
Form of Material

Photographs, artifacts, and memorabilia from Hattiesburg area businesses and others.

Dates: 1926-1956, 1976, 2006-2014 and undated

Richard Irwin Lester, Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M675
Abstract

Material on Germany during Third Reich, donated in memory of Armin D. Lehmann and in honor of Wilhelm Reinhard Gehlen.

Dates: early 1900s-1960s

Pvt. James H. Little World War I Memory Book

 Collection
Identifier: M425
Abstract

A scrapbook compiled by Pvt. James H. Little during and after his service in the U. S. Army during World War I. Pvt. Little spent part of his tour of duty in France.

Dates: 1918-1919

Dr. James S. Long Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM81-1
Form of Material

Research materials, articles, speeches, correspondence, scrapbook of USM professor of chemical engineering.

Dates: 1934-1977

Mrs. O.B. Loper Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM94-7
Abstract

Scrapbooks, ledgers, date books concerning the Hattiesburg YWCA and Mississippi Garden Center.

Dates: 1932-1978

Kenneth G. McCarty Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M601
Abstract

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

Dates: 1959-1999

John A. McLeod Department Store Records

 Collection
Identifier: M298
Abstract

Business records of a Hattiesburg, Mississippi department store.

Dates: 1873-1982

Vernon & Bonnie Fleming Merrifield Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM09-17-6
Form of Material

A collection of photographs, booklets, pamphlets, periodicals, postcards, letters, menus, and scrapbooks that will be in various collections.

Dates: 1823-1976

Methodist Hospital/Wesley Medical Center Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM06-67
Abstract

A collection of correspondence, photographs, slides, newsletters, advertisements, brochures, manuals, press releases, reports, scrapbooks, in-house publications, files and other material that document the history and activities of the Methodist Hospital/Wesley Medical Center through its various incarnations.

Dates: circa 1921-2001

Mississippi Association of Educational Office Professionals (MAEOP): Higher Education Division Records

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM91-30
Abstract

Organizational records.

Dates: 1970-2011

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