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E.A. Allen Leaf River Masonic Lodge No. 19 Letter

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM15-80
Form of Material Original letter, encased in hard transparent plastic, for E. A. Allen, member of Leaf River Masonic Lodge No. 19, located in Jones County, Mississippi, dated January 8, 1873. It appears to be a letter accepting Allen’s resignation from the lodge. It is signed by the Secretary, last name Mixon.
Dates: January 8, 1873

Boney Family Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM11-18
Overview Hattiesburg area local history memorabilia.
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1840s-2000s

Boy Scout Troop 007 Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM15-08
Overview Office files of Boy Scout Troop 007, Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Dates: circa 1983-1988

Madge Burney Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M4
Scope and Contents This collection contains the personal papers of Madge Burney, as well as material she collected from the United Daughters of the Confederacy (U.D.C.), Children of the Confederacy (C. of C.), Wayne County Red Cross, The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), and the Women's Christian Temperance Union (W.C.T.U.).The personal correspondence, covering the period 1926 and 1953 with the bulk of the material from 1948 to 1953, concerns Burney's membership in the U.D.C. and C. of C.;...
Dates: 1913-1953

Business and Professional Women’s Club, Gulfport, Mississippi

 Collection
Identifier: M527
Form of Material Correspondence, copied newspaper clippings, and other materials pertaining to activates of the Business and Professional Women’s Club.
Dates: 1927-1934; undated

Children of the American Revolution, John Dodd Society Records

 Collection
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

Sam & Gwen Clinton Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM15-09
Overview Office files for Sam & Gwen Clinton.
Dates: circa 2003-2009

Daughters of the American Revolution, John Rolfe Chapter, Records

 Collection
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

East Sixth Street U. S. O. Club Souvenir Booklet

 Collection
Identifier: M432
Overview A booklet of photographic images and historical information regarding the services and activities of a U. S. O. Club for African American servicemen and their families during World War II.
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1945; 1955

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

Thomas G. Estes Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM91-12
Overview The collection includes:

1. Hattiesburg, Mississippi City Planning Commission materials.

2. Rotary Club materials.

3. Materials from a College Business Management class.
Dates: 1976-1990

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

L.E. Faulkner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M22
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of 28 cubic feet of files maintained by Louis Edward Faulkner between approximately 1925 and 1960. A few items are dated as early as 1902 and as late as 1963. These files document many of Mr. Faulkner's business, civic, political, and religious activities during that period, and provide glimpses of his personal life as well. Materials in the files consist primarily of correspondence, but also include numerous speeches, publications, and newsclippings, plus a few...
Dates: 1902-1963

Gregory E. Favre Collection

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

Bertha M. Fritzsche Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M289
Scope and Contents This collection consists of biographical data and personal diaries that provide insight concerning the career, lifestyle, and personality of Dr. Bertha Maude Fritzsche. The material begins in 1929 when Fritzsche began teaching home economics at the University of Southern Mississippi (USM), known then as the State Teacher's College, and continues until her death in March 1990. The collection is divided into two series: Biographical Data (1929-1987) and Diaries (1937-1990).
Dates: 1929-1990

Hugh and Betty Garraway Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM18-29
Scope and Contents Hattiesburg area handbooks, directories, yearbooks and booklets.
Dates: 1949-1950, 1966-2002

Hattiesburg American Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M566
Scope and Contents Photographs from the Hattiesburg American, a newspaper based in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, that serves readers in Forrest, Lamar, and surrounding counties in south-central Mississippi.
Dates: 1969, circa 1972-1992

Hattiesburg Area Rose Society

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM15-10
Scope and Contents Files, newsletters, records, and minutes from the from the Hattiesburg Area Rose Society.
Dates: 1993-1998

Hattiesburg Country Club Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM98-86
Overview Roster and booklet of by-laws, rules, and lists of members, presidents, and sports champions.
Dates: circa 1959-1990, 2000

Hattiesburg Group of the Sierra Club Records

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM87-60
Scope and Contents Records of the Hattiesburg, Mississippi Group of the Sierra Club, including correspondence, reports, program and activities documentation, newsletters, and information regarding local, state, and national environmental concerns.
Dates: circa 1978-1986

Hattiesburg Knights of Pythias Minute Book

 Collection
Identifier: M247
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one volume of minutes from meetings of the Knights of Pythias Crescent Lodge #47, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, covering the period March 1900 to August 1913, and two pamphlets on the history of the Knights of Pythias. The pamphlets were provided by Mr. Jack Klai, Supreme Secretary of the Knights of Pythias.The minute book contains weekly chronological entries from meetings held at Castle Hall, Odd Fellows Hall, and the third floor of the Citizens Bank...
Dates: March 1900-August 1913

Hattiesburg Lions Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: M273
Scope and Contents This Collection consists of 2 boxes of historical records on the Hattiesburg Lions Club, dating from its Charter on February 28, 1928 to 1993.
Dates: 1928-1993

Hattiesburg Little Theatre Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M331
Scope and Contents This collection contains an assortment of documents that reflect the promotional, administrative, and financial aspects of The Hattiesburg Little Theatre during the years 1965-1977. The documents from this community theatre include promotional fundraising materials, correspondence, financial statements, memorandums, membership and officer rosters, meeting minutes, play programs, and stationery.
Dates: circa 1965-1977

The Hattiesburg Review Club

 Collection
Identifier: M449
Overview The Review Club was established as a literary and social club for women in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. It started in 1913 and continues to this day with much the same structure as established in 1913.
Dates: 1913-2013

Hattiesburg Social and Service Club Yearbooks

 Collection
Identifier: M531
Scope and Contents Yearbooks and membership books for several Hattiesburg Area social and service clubs including Study Club, John Rolfe Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), Nautilus Blub, Iris Club, and Woman’s Society of Christian Service.
Dates: 1911–1971; undated

Hattiesburg Track Club Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M522
Overview The collection contains various paper materials such as correspondence, copied newspapers, brochures, flyers, and photographs. Non-paper material items includes such things as a plaque, a ribbon, a windbreaker, and a plastic Coke mug.
Dates: circa 1970s-2000s

Hattiesburg U.S.O. Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: M211
Scope and Contents This collection consists of monthly narrative program reports for the Hattiesburg (Mississippi), U.S.O. Club, dating from March 1942 to August 1946. The reports were written in a variety of ways, but generally used a format listing regular activities such as dances, special interest club meetings, instructional programs and special activities. Sometimes a dramatic approach was taken, like a conversation between two frequent members of the Club or an impersonal third party's view of the Club's...
Dates: March 1942-Aug 1946

The Hattiesburg YWCA Records

 Collection
Identifier: M274
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a variety of materials reflecting the history of the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, from its charter in 1924, to its merger with the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, in 1984.

This collection should be of interest to researchers of women's and girls' organizations, or women's history, and may also be of interest to researchers of the history of Hattiesburg.
Dates: 1924-1984

Charles F. Heartman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M94
Scope and Contents This collection consists of approximately 24 cubic feet of materials that document the life and career of Charles F. Heartman from about 1893 until his death in 1953. His wife, Martha, continued to run the bookselling business after her husband's death, and some materials in the collection relate to that time period. This collection should be of interest to researchers of antiquarian books, rare Americana, or the rare book and manuscript business. In addition it provides insight...
Dates: circa 1893-1990; Majority of material found within circa 1913-1963

Paul B. Johnson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M191
Overview 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