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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

Edna Bishop Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M403
Scope and Contents This collection consists of information on Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs) of World War II.
Dates: circa 1941-1996

Daniel S. Blumenthal Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M388
Scope and Contents The Blumenthal papers are a relatively small, but diverse collection of materials; the papers are divided into two series.
Dates: 1967-1988

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

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

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

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

Camp School News

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM12-52
Form of Material This is the first “Camp School News”, Volume 1 Number 1, dated November, 1928. This newsletter was published by Camp School of Hattiesburg City Schools in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. It contains a cover page, 10 pages of information and is held together by two metal fasteners at the top edge.
Dates: 1928

Will D. Campbell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M341
Overview Literary manuscripts and office files of this Mississippi born author and Civil Rights activist.
Dates: circa 1950-2001

Chamberlain-Hunt Academy Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM10-32
Form of Material Collection contains one monthly publication by the students of Chamberlain-Hunt Academy in Port Gibson, MS. It is titled “CHATS”, dated February 1915, and is volume VI, number 5.
Dates: February 1915

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

Dr. Joseph H. Clements Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M428
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs, correspondence, and other materials relating to Dr. Clements' service in the U. S. Army during World War II. Of particular interest is a copy of Clements' handwritten history of the U.S. Army 254th Battalion during the Battle of the Bulge in World War II. There is also a series of newsletters of the 107th Engineer Association entitled, "The Bull Sheet." In addition, the collection includes a spiral-bound booklet titled, "War Experiences from the Hearts of...
Dates: 1942-2002

Emilye Crosby Civil Rights Collection (AM18-05)

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM18-05
Overview Primary and secondary research materials related to Claiborne County, Mississippi and its county seat, Port Gibson. Claiborne County was the center of a little-known but profound demonstration and struggle during the civil rights movement resulting in the United States Supreme Court Case NAACP v. Claiborne Hardware Company.
Dates: Majority of material found in 1953-2011

Charles Davis Papers

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

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

William F. Dukes FBI Scrapbook

 Collection
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 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

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

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

Virginia Isabelle Felder Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M197
Overview 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

First Baptist Church Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM96-23
Overview Bulletins, Sunday School planners, brochures, flyers of this Hattiesburg, Mississippi church.
Dates: 1991-2003

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

John T. Grantham Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M440
Overview This collection consists primarily of materials relating to desegregation in the South (especially Mississippi) and in the Methodist Church following the May 17, 1954 Brown v. Board of Education case, in which the United States Supreme Court ruled that segregated schools are inherently unequal. The materials apparently were collected by Dr. John T. Grantham, and most of them exhibit the segregationists’ perspective.
Dates: circa 1952-1973

Linda B. Grantham Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM97-30
Overview Scrapbook, newspaper clippings, and programs documenting the history of USM and Hattiesburg given by the former secretary of President Emeritus Lucas.
Dates: circa 1950s-2005

Ed Hamlett White Folks Project Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M376
Overview Original and printed materials accumulated by the state director of the White Folks Project, a part of Freedom Summer 1964; includes tape of recent interview with sister of WFP volunteer Sam Shirah; Photocopy of “Poor Whites and the Movement, A Working Paper.”
Dates: circa 1963-2001

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 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