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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

James D. Gautier Letter

 Collection
Identifier: M311
Scope and Contents This letter dated November 21, 1945 from U.S. Senator, Theodore G. Bilbo (D., Mississippi) to James D. Gautier is written on District of Columbia letterhead. Bilbo, responding to a letter written by Gautier on November 18, 1945, discusses his views concerning conscription of young soldiers and the technological and social changes brought about by WWII.Bilbo uses very colorful language to express his reasons as "one Southerner to another" why young men should not be conscripted into...
Dates: November 21, 1945

James A. Riley Collection of Mississippi Documents, Newspapers, and Letters

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: M23
Scope and Contents Large collection of books, printed material, and memorabilia related to Mississippi and other subjects.
Dates: 1646-to date

R. Ingram Tullos Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M242
Scope and Contents The collection contains letters and telegraphs written between 1934 and 1947 by Senators Pat Harrison and Theodore G. Bilbo, Governor Fielding L. Wright, J. Walter Terry, or representatives of these men. The documents were addressed to or on the subject of R. Ingram Tullos, who evidently served as a county organizer during the election campaigns of the 1930s and 1940s. Some of the correspondence concerns Tullos' assistance with Bilbo's Senatorial campaigns of 1934 and 1946 as well as with...
Dates: 1934-1947

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