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Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence from Cooney to the de Grummond Collection (1973-1990), photographs of Cooney, material for thirty-six books published between 1943 and 1979, color separations for stories appearing in the Best in Children's Books series, and 45 miscellaneous and unidentified illustrations. The materials in the collection span more than forty years of Cooney's career and are representative of her expertise in scratchboard illustration. Book titles are arranged...
Abstract Letters from military camp sites, family letters, and deeds of land in Newton County, Mississippi.
Dates: circa 1783-1893
Scope and Contents Letter from physician Dr. C.W. Cooper in Northhampton, Massachusetts regarding a patient.
Dates: November 25, 1887
Abstract The Scott Corbett Papers contain typescripts, galleys, manuscripts, illustrations, research notes, and correspondence created and accumulated by Scott Corbett from his composition of thirty-four children's books between 1959 and 1982. Corbett has published at least sixty-seven fiction and non-fiction books for children, but he is known best for two series of books. His twelve-volume "Trick" series employs a mixture of fantasy, realism, and humor to entice pre-adolescent boys previously...
Dates: 1959-1977; Majority of material found within [1959-1977]
Scope and Contents There are two series in this collection: "Books" and "Alphabetical Files". The "Books" series primarily documents the creation and publication of forty-four novels written or co-written by Ms. Corcoran. This series contains the vast bulk of the material in this collection. With the exception of Axe-Time, Sword-Time, all titles in this series are documented through some combination of typescripts, proofs and galleys. Each title in the series is represented by at least one typescript draft. In...
Dates: 1871; 1967-1993
Scope and Contents The collection contains galleys, page proofs, photographs, and a few miscellaneous items for the title Masks Around the World, and How to Make Them by Shaaron Cosner. The materials for this title are arranged in the probable order in which they were created.
Dates: circa 1979
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two printed booklets dated 1892 and 1893. The booklets were intended for use by teachers who attended a County Institute, an early workshop held in school districts throughout the state. A large portion of each booklet outlines the daily schedule of activities for the institute. Session topics are announced and an outline usually provides more information about what is to be discussed. A course of study for district schools follows, covering five grades in eight...
Abstract The Harold Courlander Papers contain material written for five non-fiction works of collected folk tales from Africa, Haiti, Indonesia, and the United States, as well as a work of fiction based on Ethiopian folklore. It also includes one original work based on Ethiopian folklore as well as letters sent from the author to the de Grummond Collection.
Dates: 1950-1986; Majority of material found within [1950-1974]
Abstract The Bruce Coville Papers contain creative works, printed material, correspondence, copies of illustrative material, and audio recordings created and accumulated by Bruce Coville between 1970 and 2002. Coville's papers were created from his composition of 82 books, three musical plays, one teleplay, 11 short stories, three short prose pieces, 12 book reviews, and one unpublished work. His body of work consists primarily of juvenile fiction drawing on themes of fantasy, science fiction, mystery,...
Form of Material 2008 Historical Calendar, Volume II, by the Covington County Genealogical and Historical Society.
Dates: circa 1819-2008
Abstract Historical information regarding Wayne Wellington Cox and his wife, Minnie M. Geddings Cox.An article titled "The Unsung Heroes of Mississippi", which provides historical information regarding Wayne Wellington Cox and his wife, Minnie M. Geddings Cox. Wayne Cox was an educator and businessman in Indianola, Mississippi. In 1904, he and his wife founded the Delta Penny Savings Bank in Indianola, which is believed to be the first African American bank in Mississippi. The Coxes also...
Dates: circa 2001
Scope and Contents There is only one item in this collection: an original matted ink drawing of St. David's Cathedral in Wales, sketched in 1885. The sketch appears in Crane's An Artist's Reminiscences, 2nd ed. (London: Methuen and Co., 1907), p. 279. Crane and his family visited this spot on the extreme western point of Pembrokeshire in Wales at the insistence of one of his colleagues, Mrs. Molesworth. The figure in the picture is the Dean of the Cathedral, who hosted the Cranes during their stay. Crane's...
Form of Material Photocopies and transcripts of letters written by P.H. Craven to his mother. The letters written between April 20, 1861 and August 14, 1862 discuss Craven's service with the 19th Virginia Regiment, Army of Northern Virginia, in such locales as Harper's Ferry, Culpepper Court House, Richmond, Fairfax Court House, and camps near Mechanicsville, Yorktown, and the Chickahominy River. Other letters, dated 1859 and 1865, were written from Franklin, Virginia.The original letters are in the...
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one autograph letter, signed by Thomas Craven and written on his personal stationary. The letter, dated March 28 (circa 1940), and addressed to a Mrs. Price, was found attached to page 448 of a copy of Craven's book, A Treasury of Art Masterpieces (in the collection of Cook Library, accession #107177). The letter comments on an Audobon painting, the "Snowy Heron," discussed on pages 450-451 of the same book.The letter answers a reader's concern over...
Dates: Majority of material found in March 28 (circa 1940)
Abstract Letter dated December 7, 1964 to Crawford & Co., Inc. in Madison, Wisconsin from The Friends of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), soliciting contributions for SNCC's Mississippi Project.
Dates: December 7, 1964
Form of Material Handwritten manuscript (circa 1890) entitled “Grandmother Clay” written by Maggie Tate Lea about her great-great-grandmother, Margaret Muse Clay and accompanying documentation.
Dates: circa 1890; undated
Abstract Record book and membership list of this church in St. Clair County, Alabama.
Abstract 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
Abstract This collection contains Crosby family correspondence, ledger, and financial reports of the Native and Ten Mile lumber companies of Mississippi.
Form of Material This collection contains two photographs, one 8x10 and one 11x14, of Mr. and Mrs. Cross that was used on the plaque and one photocopy of the plaque. The plaque reads as follows:The Cross Center for Undergraduate Research in MathematicsThe Cross Center is dedicated to Mr. and Mrs. Wright W. Cross, generous friends who have established the Wright W. and Annie Rea Cross Endowed Chair in Mathematics and the Endowment for Undergraduate Research, as well as numerous...
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1980s
Form of Material This collection contains a postcard and photographs of Catherine Crowell and her friends during their service in the Army Nurse Corps and the Women’s Army Corps in the during World War II. Also photographed in this collection are patients who she took care of during her service, and buildings within Camp Shelby.
Dates: 1945-1949; undated
Scope and Contents This collection holds only one item: a pencil sketch signed by Cruikshank. On the reverse side are seven other pencil sketches.
Abstract Graphic design artist Ray Cruz has worked in several design fields and illustrated a wide variety of children's books, but he is probably best known as the illustrator of the popular book Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. The Ray Cruz Papers contain illustrations, color separations, layouts, and dummies for nine books illustrated by Cruz between 1971 and 1987.
Scope and Contents The Richard Cuffari Papers are divided into two series: correspondence and books. The correspondence includes 13 letters between Richard Cuffari and the de Grummond Collection from 1973-1976 and 13 letters between Ester Wier and the de Grummond Collection concerning The Hunting Trail (1974) from 1974-1976. The four titles represented in the collection date from 1966 to 1974, and they are arranged alphabetically by title. Materials for each title are arranged in the probable order of...
Abstract Journal kept by Confederate soldier in Army of Northern Virginia. and 3 transcribed letters.
Dates: May 22-August 4, 1861
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
Scope and Contents The Curren papers are divided into four series: correspondence, books, other published materials, and unpublished materials. The correspondence includes 19 letters to the de Grummond Collection written from 1966 to 1979. In addition, correspondence may be found under specific titles. The fifteen book titles represented in the collection date from 1953 to 1977, and they are arranged alphabetically by title. Materials for each title are arranged in the probable order of creation.Among...
Abstract The Lura Gibbons Currier Papers are comprised of correspondence, newspaper articles, journal articles, reports, speeches, notes, photographs, and memorabilia gathered by Currier throughout her professional library career.
Abstract Early settler of South Mississippi and Alabama.
Dates: April 1799-May 1800
Abstract Materials relating to his service in the Confederate Army and his work as chief engineer of the Yazoo-Mississippi Delta Levee District.
Dates: 1892, 1910, 1914, 1915, 1920, 1926, 1937, 1938, 1965
- Historical Manuscripts and Photographs 936
- de Grummond Childrens Literature Collection 447
- Mississippiana 6
- University Archives 2
- Letter. 374
- Photographs. 300
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.). 274
- Records (Documents). 271
- Hattiesburg (Miss.). 130
- Financial documents. 122
- Programs (Publications). 108
- Periodicals. 94
- Memorabilia. 93
- Albums (Books). 90
- Manuscript. 81
- Personal narratives. 81
- Brochures. 79
- Newsletters. 78
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 78
- University of Southern Mississippi -- Faculty. 78
- Clubs. 71
- Civil rights. 70
- University of Southern Mississippi -- Students. 68
- University of Southern Mississippi. 65 ∧ less
- English 1384
- German 3
- Italian 2
- French 1
- Spanish; Castilian 1
- Undetermined 1 ∧ less
- Dahmer, Vernon Ferdinand, 1908-1966 8
- Hattiesburg High School. 7
- The Hattiesburg American (Miss.) (1897-) 7
- United States. General Land Office. United States Land Office. 7
- Bilbo, Theodore Gilmore, Governor, 1877-1947 5
- Chaney, James Earl (1943-1964) 5
- Confederate States of America 5
- Gandy, Evelyn, 26th Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi (Edythe Evelyn), 1920-2007 5
- Goodman, Andrew, 1943-1964 5
- Mississippi Central Railroad Company (1897-1967) 5
- Schwerner, Michael Henry, 1939-1964 5
- Stennis, John C., Senator (John Cornelius), 1901-1995 5
- Student Printz (1927-) 5
- Adams, Victoria Gray, 1926-2006 4
- Davis, Jefferson, President of the Confederate States of America, 1808-1889 4
- De La Beckwith, Byron, Jr., 1920-2001 4
- McCain, William D., Dr., 5th President of Mississippi Southern College (now the University of Southern Mississippi) (William David), 1907-1993 4
- Welty, Eudora, 1909-2001 4
- Ashmore, Ann Mulloy 3
- Beauregard, G. T., Brigadier General, 1818-1893 (Gustave Toutant) 3 ∧ less