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Victoria Gray Adams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M345
Overview Materials relating to her life-time of civil rights and human rights activities.
Dates: circa 1938-2000

Creighton Allen Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M95
Overview Creighton Allen, born in Macon, Mississippi, was a pianist and composer. The collection contains a scrapbook, correspondence, sheet music and miscellaneous documents.
Dates: 1917-2006

Frank D. Barber Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M563
Overview 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

Richmond Barthé Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M118
Scope and Contents These materials on Richmond Barthé were brought together in 1979 and 1980, and 1998 and 1999 as a special collection for research purposes of Associate Professor Harry C. Ward of the University of Southern Mississippi Art Department. These items describe the personal and professional life of Richmond Barthé.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1927-1980, 1999, undated

Rabbi David Z. Ben-Ami Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M365
Overview Materials pertaining to the life and work of Rabbi David Z. Ben-Ami, who served at Temple B'Nai Israel in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, in 1963 and 1964.
Dates: 1924-2003

James Berry Family Scrapbook

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM15-89
Overview Scrapbook for the April 2015 ceremony during which donor’s family planted four magnolia trees on-campus to represent three generations of attendance at USM.
Dates: circa 1960s and 1970s; 2015

Theodore G. Bilbo Papers

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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

C.H. Blanton, Jr. Scrapbooks

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM98-17
Overview Documenting the life and civic service of long-time Durant, Mississippi mayor.
Dates: 1919-1998

Raylawni Branch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M335
Overview Family photographs and materials documenting the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi.
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1960s; 1995

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

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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

Jackie Yelverton Burton Papers

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Identifier: M263
Overview Memorabilia of Demonstration School of Mississippi Southern College,
Dates: 1939-1955

Camp Shelby History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M517
Overview Photographs, newspaper clippings, postcards, correspondence relating to history of Camp Shelby, an armed forces training camp located near Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Dates: Majority of material found in Circa 1918-2004

Cargill-Powers Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M314
Overview Scrapbook, photographs, and newspaper clippings documenting the Cargill-Powers family.
Dates: circa 1907-1989

Eleanor Carroll Valentine Scrapbook

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Identifier: M420
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of beautifully designed and illustrated greeting cards, predominantly valentines. Within the collection are traditional cards, pop-up cards, postcards, and paper dolls -- all decorated with a colorful array of flowers, animals, and figures. Most of the cards within the collection are unsigned. Of the messages that are included, however, most are short and sweet. There are conveyances of personal feelings, as well, such as a poem written on the inside of one of the...
Dates: circa 1911-1919

Children of the American Revolution, John Dodd Society Records

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Identifier: M101
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of materials pertinent to the John Dodd Society of the Children of the American Revolution, and with the exception of a brief history of the Society, written by Mrs. John M. Frazier in about 1962, the materials in the collection are confined to the years 1943 - 1958.Mrs. Frazier's history has been placed at the beginning of the collection in box one, folder one, followed by a handwritten book of minutes of monthly meetings (1943 - 1958) in folder two....
Dates: 1943-1962

William M. Colmer Papers

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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 into...
Dates: 1933-1973

Frederick P. Cumbus Scrapbook

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Identifier: M411
Scope and Contents Due to its deteriorating condition, it was necessary to disassemble the Frederick P. Cumbus Scrapbook. The original scrapbook was comprised primarily of photographs, with loose items interspersed throughout. Photocopies of the photographs, as they appeared in the scrapbook, were made prior to their removal.Materials in this collection relate to Fred Cumbus’ tour of duty in World War I and his career at the "New Orleans Times-Picayune". The collection contains photographs documenting...
Dates: circa 1918-1978

Daughters of the American Revolution, John Rolfe Chapter, Records

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Identifier: M102
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials pertinent to the John Rolfe Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (1936 - 1979); the Mississippi Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (1937 - 1978); and the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (1942 - 1976), which have been divided into four series:Series I: John Rolfe ChapterSeries II: Mississippi SocietySeries III: National Society.Series IV: Oversized...
Dates: 1936-1979

Daughters of the American Revolution-Twentieth Star Chapter Scrapbooks

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM89-45
Overview 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

Ruby Randle Dedeaux Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M469
Overview The collection contains memorabilia related to Ruby Randle Dedeaux’s time at Mississippi Normal College from 1914-1916 as well as her “Golden Jubilee Diploma” from 1966.
Dates: 1914-1966

William F. Dukes FBI Scrapbook

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Identifier: M404
Scope and Contents The collection consists of thirty-one photocopied pages from a scrapbook documenting the career of William F. “Bill” Dukes with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (1964-1967; undated). Mr. Dukes retained the original scrapbook.
Dates: 1964-1967; undated

Lionel Dyck, Jr. 103d Military Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM19-87
Form of Material Memorabilia, photographs, documents, clippings, scrapbooks, newsletters, and books chronicling Lionel Dyck, Jr.'s service with the 103d Infantry during World War II.
Dates: 1942-1950; 1988

John “Jack” Eckert Scrapbook

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Identifier: M583
Overview 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

James M. Edwards Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM92-8
Overview Photographs, certificates, and plaques awarded to Civil War collector.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1950, 1969-circa 1990s, 2007

Joseph and Nancy Ellin Freedom Summer Collection

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Identifier: M323
Overview Correspondence and materials collected by these Freedom School teachers in Hattiesburg during Freedom Summer in 1964.
Dates: 1963-1988

Asha Burgess Everett Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: M443
Overview Scrapbook and class notebooks from former student of Mississippi Normal College (now USM).
Dates: 1913-1916

Gregory E. Favre Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M503
Overview The Gregory E. Favre Collection contains family materials, speeches, photographs, articles, and memorabilia.
Dates: 1935-2016

Claude E. Fike World War II Diary

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Identifier: M275
Overview 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

Dale Sallis Fleming Papers

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Identifier: M356
Overview This collection contains a comprehensive and objective look at the Civil War in Mississippi. Anyone researching this time period in Mississippi's history would find ample information. Students of history and journalism would benefit from the writings of Mr. Fleming.
Dates: circa 1932-1995