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Fred Cook Collection

Identifier: M19
Form of Material

Commendation by Mississippi Senate and House of Representatives for USM student Fred Cook's outstanding accomplishments in intercollegiate athletics.

Dates: March 25, 1974

Joseph Anderson Cook Family Papers

Identifier: M209

Joseph Anderson (Joe) Cook was born on November 16, 1862 in Artesia (Lowndes County), Mississippi. He was a pioneer of education in Mississippi, who provided college educations for all of his children at the school of their choice. This multi-faceted collection consists of materials that encompass the entire Cook Family, but the principal subject is Joseph Anderson (Joe) Cook, first president of Mississippi Normal College at Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

Dates: 1879-1991

Robert Cecil Cook Papers

Identifier: M96
Abstract While the bulk of the collection pertains primarily to Cook's activities after 1954, a moderate quantity of materials relate to his years at Southern, and also interspersed in the collection are a small number of items dating from about 1912-1944.A study of Cook's papers reveals him as a man of boundless energy, with excellent organizational skills, both of which served him well in his many activities. While much of his energy was directed toward fiscal success, a substantial...
Dates: 1912-1979; Majority of material found within 1955-1977

Cookbook Publishers Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM18-61
Form of Material

Various information about publishing cookbooks.

Dates: circa 1960s; 1980s

Patricia Coombs

Identifier: DG0220
Scope and Contents The collection contains typescripts, illustrations with color separations, dummies and galleys for nine titles. The materials are arranged alphabetically by title. Within each title the materials are arranged in the probable order in which they were created. Six of the books in the collection are from the "Dorrie" series, Dorrie and the Birthday Eggs (1971), Dorrie and the Blue Witch (1964), Dorrie and Witch Doctor (1967), Dorrie and the Witch's Imp (1975), Dorrie and the Wizard's Spell...
Dates: 1964-1977

Barbara Cooney Papers

Identifier: DG0221
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...
Dates: 1943-1990

Cooper-Chapman-Thompson Letters

Identifier: M302

Letters from military camp sites, family letters, and deeds of land in Newton County, Mississippi.

Dates: circa 1783-1893

C.W. Cooper Letter

Identifier: M160
Scope and Contents

Letter from physician Dr. C.W. Cooper in Northhampton, Massachusetts regarding a patient.

Dates: November 25, 1887

Scott Corbett Papers

Identifier: DG0223
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]

Barbara Corcoran Papers

Identifier: DG0224
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

Shaaron Cosner Papers

Identifier: DG0226
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

County Institutes - Programme and Syllabus

Identifier: M162
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...
Dates: 1892-1893

Harold Courlander Papers

Identifier: DG0227

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]

Bruce Coville Papers

Identifier: DG1099
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,...
Dates: 1970-2002

Covington County Genealogical & Historical Society Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM10-120
Form of Material

2008 Historical Calendar, Volume II, by the Covington County Genealogical and Historical Society.

Dates: circa 1819-2008

Wayne & Minnie Cox African American History Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM2001-48
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

Walter Crane Papers

Identifier: DG1121
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...
Dates: 1885

P.H. Craven Letters

Identifier: M254
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...
Dates: 1859-1865

Thomas Craven Letter

Identifier: M147
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)

Crawford Company Civil Rights Letter

Identifier: M612

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

The Crawford Manuscript

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM19-82
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

Cropwell Baptist Church (Alabama) Records

Identifier: M28

Record book and membership list of this church in St. Clair County, Alabama.

Dates: 1881-1923

Emilye Crosby Civil Rights Collection (AM18-05)

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM18-05

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

Crosby Family Letters and Miscellaneous Ledgers

Identifier: M654

This collection contains Crosby family correspondence, ledger, and financial reports of the Native and Ten Mile lumber companies of Mississippi.

Dates: 1849-1916

Wright W. and Annie Rae Cross Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM10-37
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

Catherine Adeline Crowell Camp Shelby Photographs

Identifier: M580
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

George Cruikshank Papers

Identifier: DG0239
Scope and Contents

This collection holds only one item: a pencil sketch signed by Cruikshank. On the reverse side are seven other pencil sketches.

Dates: 1792-1878

Ray Cruz Papers

Identifier: DG0240

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.

Dates: 1971-1988

Richard Cuffari Papers

Identifier: DG0241
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...
Dates: 1966-1974

John Wesley Culpepper Journal

Identifier: M264

Journal kept by Confederate soldier in Army of Northern Virginia. and 3 transcribed letters.

Dates: May 22-August 4, 1861

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