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O.V. Austin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M309
Abstract

Letters, photographs, and other materials reflecting his personal life as well as his association with Mississippi Normal College.

Dates: 1921-1938

David C. Berry, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M523
Abstract

The David C. Berry, Jr. Papers include the correspondence, drafted writings, and publications of USM professor and poet David C. Berry. This collection would be of particular interest to researchers focusing on the writing process or studying university professorships and family life in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. Topics in Berry’s poetry include the Vietnam War, marriage, divorce, and religion.

Dates: circa 1965; 1965-2020

Dr. John Calvin Berry Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M536
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence, photographs, and other memorabilia relating to the life and career of Dr. John Calvin Berry, the first African American faculty member at the University of Southern Mississippi.

Dates: 1953-2013

Bolton Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M140
Scope and Contents This collection contains mainly photographs and correspondence pertaining to the Bolton Family of Newton County, Mississippi. Of the thirty-six photographs in this collection, very few of them are labeled and only five are dated. However, most of the images are from the late 1800s and early 1900s. The photographs are arranged by subject matter.The correspondence is divided into two parts: post cards and letters. The post cards are arranged chronologically, and then by recipient....
Dates: 1849-1918

Raylawni Branch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M335
Abstract

Family photographs and materials documenting the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi.

Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1960s; 1995

Kate B. Brown Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M114
Scope and Contents The Kate B. Brown collection consists of a photograph of Miss Brown, various newspaper articles, letters sent by Miss Brown as director of the Memorial Fund at Mississippi Normal College, journals and addresses from her trip to Europe with the Carnegie Foundation, the address given by her when elected as president of the Mississippi Education Association, a letter to Miss Brown, a telegram regarding her health, and a report of the Mississippi Works Progress Administration.The...
Dates: 1918-1939

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

Jesse M. Byrd Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M330
Abstract

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

Dates: 1947, 1951

Erskine Caldwell Letters to Jac L. Tharpe

 Collection
Identifier: M614
Abstract Three letters written by noted author Erskine Caldwell to Dr. Jac Lyndon Tharpe, former professor at The University of Southern Mississippi. The letters are dated July 4, 1980, January 14, 1982, and April 29, 1982. All are typewritten, but signed in longhand by Mr. Caldwell. The topics of the letters are Tharpe's interest in Caldwell's work and an interview with Mr. Caldwell conducted by Dr. Tharpe in 1971. The interview is cataloged as Volume 13 of the USM Oral History Program. A portion of...
Dates: July 4, 1980, January 14, 1982 and April 29, 1982

Lonette Bryant Cliburn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M562
Abstract

The Lonette Bryant Cliburn Papers consist of early twentieth-century documents, letters, and photographs that pertain to the Henry-Rowell-Waldrup and related families of Jasper County, Mississippi. This collection is of particular interest to researchers studying traditional farming in Mississippi, World War I correspondence, women’s roles in the early twentieth century, William Carey University, University of Southern Mississippi, and local Hattiesburg history.

Dates: 1887; 1901-1902; 1907-1909; 1913-1918; 1921; 1925-1944; 1946; 1948; 1955; undated

Sam & Gwen Clinton Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM15-09
Abstract

Office files for Sam & Gwen Clinton.

Dates: circa 2003-2009

Robert Cecil Cook Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M96
Abstract While the bulk of the collection pertains primarily to Cook's activities after 1954, a moderate quantity of materials relate to his years at Southern, and also interspersed in the collection are a small number of items dating from about 1912-1944.A study of Cook's papers reveals him as a man of boundless energy, with excellent organizational skills, both of which served him well in his many activities. While much of his energy was directed toward fiscal success, a substantial...
Dates: 1912-1979; Majority of material found within 1955-1977

Dixie Darlings Alumnae Association Historical Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM16-40
Scope and Contents

Photographs, news clippings, programs, uniforms, and memorabilia related to The Dixie Darlings Alumnae Association.

Dates: 1954-2016

Donald Paul Ellis Military Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM18-047
Form of Material

Correspondence, medals, uniforms and artifacts from USM student who served in Afghanistan, Iraq, and South Korea.

Dates: Unknown

Asha Burgess Everett Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M443
Abstract

This collection contains materials from Mississippi Normal College.

Dates: 1913-1916

Leesha Faulkner Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M398
Abstract

A group of materials that give an in depth look into the Civil Rights Movement and primarily the Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission.

Dates: 1932-1995; Majority of material found within 1960-1970

Virginia Isabelle Felder Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M197
Abstract

The collection contains information concerning the personal and professional life of Virginia Isabelle Felder. Items range from her personal life and teaching career to she and her family’s involvement in the Methodist church to genealogical records.

Dates: 1922-1986; Undated

Claude E. Fike Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM93-2
Form of Material

Collection of materials that document the professional and social life of Dr. Claude E. Fike at the University of Southern Mississippi as a professor of history, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (College of Liberal Arts), and the director of McCain Library.

Dates: circa 1936-1994

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

Flinn-Pegram Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M453
Abstract

The collection contains various receipts, deeds, and items of correspondence from the Finn Pegram families, and materials range in date from 1830 to 1903. There are also a few samples of 19th century advertising included: “Dr. Clark’s Pocket Memorandum Book” and an Arm & Hammer brand booklet that contains a series of stereotypical depictions of African Americans from that time period.

Dates: 1830-1903

Glenda Funchess Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M325
Abstract

Materials related to Freedom Summer 1964.

Dates: 1968-1999

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

Edythe Evelyn Gandy Personal Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M509
Abstract

The Edythe Evelyn Gandy Personal Collection contains Gandy family materials, historical manuscript materials, photographs, and correspondence.

Dates: circa early 1920s-1995

J.B. George Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M310
Scope and Contents This collection consists of .25 cubic feet of materials pertaining to the personal and professional activities of Dr. Jennings Burton George between approximately 1918 and 1943. Items in the collection include biographical documents, correspondence, U.S. Army records, Masters and Ph.D degrees, speeches, certificates, and miscellaneous materials. It is worth noting that several important documents in the collection contain variations in the spelling of Dr. George's name. His U.S. Army records...
Dates: circa 1918-1943

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

Dr. John E. Gonzales Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M665
Abstract

This collection contains historical materials and various publications.

Dates: 1914-1996

Kenneth U. Gutsch Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM88-47
Abstract

Typescripts and galley proofs of books written by USM professor of counseling psychology, and other published material.

Dates: 1970-1988

Glenn T. Harper Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM17-59
Scope and Contents

Material from USM History Professor Glenn T. Harper.

Dates: circa 1960s-2000s

Margaret Thatch Hinton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M419
Abstract

Photographs, brochures, news clippings, and mementos pertaining to the State Teachers College Band's participation in the "Know Mississippi Better" tours of the U.S. by train.

Dates: 1922-1930

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Fike, Claude E., Dr., University Archivist and Director of McCain Library & Archives; Dean of the College of Arts, 1920-1994 3
Gandy, Evelyn, 26th Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi (Edythe Evelyn), 1920-2007 3
Lucas, Aubrey K., Dr., 6th President and current President Emeritus of the University of Southern Mississippi (Aubrey Keith) 3
Bilbo, Theodore Gilmore, Governor, 1877-1947 2
Cook, R.C., Dr., 4th President of Mississippi Southern College (now the University of Southern Mississippi) (Robert Cecil), 1903-1979 2