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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

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

Joe Berryman Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM85-2
Overview Musical instruments, record albums, trophies, photographs, manuscript and published musical scores, composing notes of noted Southern bandsman and USM professor.
Dates: 1945-1980

Beverly Drive-In Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M552
Overview Memorabilia from the Beverly Drive-In Theatre and the Broadway Drive-In Theatre.
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1950’s; undated

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

A.I. and Fay Botnick Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M338
Overview Newspaper and magazine articles, journals, newspapers, bumper stickers, cartoons, etc. concerning anti-Semitism and Civil Rights.
Dates: circa 1819-1993

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

Eugene V. Cameron/U.S.S. Biloxi Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M480
Overview Eugene V. Cameron served aboard the U.S.S. Biloxi during his tenure in the U.S. Navy during World War II. The U.S.S. Biloxi was commissioned in 1943 and served in the Pacific Ocean. The ship was decommissioned in 1946.
Dates: circa 1944-1998

Choctaw Memorabilia Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM19-61
Scope and Contents 4 baskets, 1 stickball stick (kabocca), and 2 cut-out photographs on foam core with stands.
Dates: unknown

Civil Rights in the South Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M406
Scope and Contents This collection is a compilation of various materials relating to the Civil Rights Movement in the South donated by WDAM-TV, WUSM-FM, faculty at The University of Southern Mississippi, and other individuals between the years 1999-2005.
Dates: circa 1956-2014

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 into...
Dates: 1933-1973

Kathleen Dahl Freedom Summer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M357
Overview Correspondence, scrapbooks, photo albums, printed materials, political campaign and organizations' buttons, poster, and video tapes of this Freedom Summer volunteer in Holly Springs, Mississippi.
Dates: 1963-2003

Charles Davis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M377
Overview Materials documenting activities of African-American political activist in Hattiesburg,
Dates: 1862-2004

Demonstration School

 Archives
Identifier: AA07-8
Overview Photographs, a football jacket, newspaper clippings, postcards, etc. from the Demonstration High School on the USM Hattiesburg campus in the late 1940s.
Dates: circa 1948-1968

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

Anne Louise D'Olive Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M269
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a wide variety of materials gathered by Anne Louise D'Olive.
Dates: circa 1930-1980

Lionel Dyck, Jr. 103d Military Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM19-87
Form of Material Photographic scrapbook, artifact box, and book given by Lionel Dyck, Jr., chronicling his service in the 103d Infantry during World War II.
Dates: 1942-1950; 1988

P. D. East Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M324
Overview This collection contains materials related to the life and activities of P.D. East. Materials include personal papers, photographs, issues of East's The Petal Paper, a speech, and letters. This collection should be of interest to anyone researching the civil rights movement in Mississippi.
Dates: 1921 - 1992

Gregory E. Favre Collection

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

Flag Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: M35
Dates: Unknown

Mildred Seymour Foster Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M97
Overview Notes, news clippings photographs, scrapbooks, publications, other documenting the life of this Biloxi, Mississippi school teacher.
Dates: 1915-1993

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

Courtney L. Frobenius Vietnam Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M396
Overview 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
Overview 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
Overview The Edythe Evelyn Gandy Personal Collection contains Gandy family materials, historical manuscript materials, photographs, and correspondence.
Dates: circa early 1920s-1995

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

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM19-54
Form of Material Materials from Arthur Lavonne Gilmore, Sr. and Arthur Lavonne Gilmore, Jr. of Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Dates: 1916-2003

Hattiesburg Historical Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM06-29
Overview Artifacts and memorabilia from Hattiesburg area businesses and others.
Dates: 1926-1956, 1976, 2006-2014 and 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