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Frederick P. Cumbus Scrapbook

Identifier: M411
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...
Dates: circa 1918-1978

Polly Curren Papers

Identifier: DG0242
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and Contents The Curren papers are divided into four series: correspondence, books, other published materials, and unpublished materials.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....
Dates: 1953-1979

Lura Gibbons Currier Papers

Identifier: M267

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.

Dates: 1937-1983

Major Thomas Cushing Letterbook

Identifier: M297

Early settler of South Mississippi and Alabama.

Dates: April 1799-May 1800

Thomas Gregory Dabney Collection

Identifier: M7

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

Borghild Dahl Papers

Identifier: DG0244
Scope and Contents

The Borghild Dahl Papers consist of three series. The first series contains six items of correspondence between Dahl and the de Grummond Collection between 1967 and 1974. The second series consists of two items of biographical information. The third series contains a corrected galley from Dahl’s Good News (1966), and a corrected typescript from My Window on America (1970).

Dates: 1967-1974

Kathleen Dahl Freedom Summer Collection

Identifier: M357

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

Vernon F. Dahmer Collection

Identifier: M250
Scope and Contents The Vernon F. Dahmer Collection consists of copies of newspaper clippings and programs dating from 1966 to 1998, and 24 photographs taken during the fifth trial of Sam Bowers. Most of the newspaper clippings were collected by the Dahmer family between 1966 and 1986, and follow events surrounding the bombing of their home, community support after the tragedy, and the trials of those men indicted for arson, murder, and conspiracy. Other articles in the collection were published in ...
Dates: 1966-1998

Robert K. Daniel Music Collection

Identifier: M542

A diverse collection of around 3,000 music compositions.

Dates: circa 1898-1950

L.N. Dantzler Lumber Company Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM18-46
Form of Material

L.N. Dantzler Lumber Company records.

Dates: circa 1840-1965

Daughters of the American Revolution, John Rolfe Chapter, Records

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

Daughters of the American Revolution-Twentieth Star Chapter Scrapbooks

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM89-45

Official scrapbooks of the Twentieth Star Chapter (Hattiesburg, Mississippi) of the Daughters of the American Revolution, containing yearbooks, clippings, photographs, and other items documenting the chapter's activities. The scrapbooks were prepared for state-wide competition in the spring of each year.

Dates: 1967-1993

Ingri and Edgar d'Aulaire Papers

Identifier: DG0247
Scope and Contents

This collection contains Christmas cards and a lithograph from Columbus, a biography of the famous explorer.

Dates: 1955-1972

David Diaz original artwork

 Item — Case: Section J 10M
Identifier: DG1295

Jon G. Davies Freedom Summer Collection

Identifier: M364

Letters written by a Civil Rights volunteer in Holly Springs, Mississippi from September 1964 to March 1965.

Dates: 1964

Captain William Van Davis Diary

Identifier: M280
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a typescript of a diary, one piece of correspondence, a marriage certificate, and a page of handwritten notes -- all relating to the military career and personal life of Captain William Van Davis, who served in the 30th Mississippi Regimental Infantry during the Civil War.The first item is a photocopy of a twenty-three page diary kept by Captain Davis between July 28, 1864 and May 15, 1865. In the diary, Davis discusses his day-to-day life in the...
Dates: Majority of material found within April 1864-May 1865; 1909

Charles Davis Papers

Identifier: M377

Materials documenting activities of African-American political activist in Hattiesburg,

Dates: 1862-2004

Jefferson Davis Letters

Identifier: M43
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two letters. The first one, dated September 23, 1853, is from Colonel H.K. Craig, Chief of Ordnance, to Jefferson Davis, Secretary of War. The letter informs Davis about the death of Captain J.M. Morgan, commanding officer of the Baton Rouge Arsenal, and requests that Captain J.A.J. Bradford be appointed to that command. On the verso of the letter Davis rejected the proposed appointment.In the second letter, dated June 13, 1880, Davis informs Frank...
Dates: 1853, 1880

Martha Davis Freedom Summer Collection

Identifier: M412
Scope and Contents

This collection was donated by Dr. Martha Davis in 2003. It contains information pertaining to the founding of the Medical Committee for Human Rights, their involvement in Civil Rights activities in Mississippi, and the personal experiences of Martha Davis, Hy Gold, and Tom Levin.

Dates: 1964; 2003

Reuben Davis Speech

Identifier: M222

Speech given by U.S. House of Representatives by Congressman Davis.

Dates: February 17, 1859

Rufus R. Dawes Letters

Identifier: M30

Letters from Union Brigadier General Dawes concerning the Battle of Gettysburg.

Dates: 1893

Margurerite de Angeli Papers

Identifier: DG0252
Scope and Contents The collection contains one letter from de Angeli to the de Grummond Collection concerning drawings from Henner's Lydia, material on six titles, and some unidentified art. The correspondence is first, followed by the titles arranged in alphabetical order, and finally the unidentified art.For Black Fox of Lorne (1956), a tale set in the 10th century about twin Viking lads who avenge their father's death, there is a book jacket. The collection contains a pencil drawing for both...
Dates: 1936-1973; Majority of material found within [1936-1964]

Lena Y. de Grummond Papers

Identifier: DG0256
Scope and Contents The materials in the "Books" series are arranged alphabetically by title. Within each title the materials are arranged in the probable order in which they were created.The de Grummond/Delaune Papers contain material for three books, Jean Felix Piccard: Boy Balloonist; Jeb Stuart; and Jeff Davis, Confederate Boy, which Ms. de Grummond co-wrote with her daughter, Lynne Delaune. The collection contains research notes, a manuscript, and a typescript for this title.The...
Dates: 1960-1988

Beatrice Schenk de Regniers Papers

Identifier: DG0263
Scope and Contents The collection contains typescripts, research notes, illustrations, correspondence and proofs for five titles. There are also sketches and notes for an unidentified title(s). The materials are arranged alphabetically by title. Within each title the materials are arranged in the probable order in which they were created. The correspondence is separated by title.In What Happened Next? (1958), Michael packs a knap sack and leaves home to become a "hero." Every page asks the question...
Dates: 1958-1982

Sara Lucille Weathersby Dearman Photograph

Identifier: M625

Photograph of Mississippi Normal College student.

Dates: 1935

Thomas E. Dearman Hattiesburg History Collection

Identifier: M253

This collection contains Hattiesburg/Petal history materials.

Dates: 1907-1990

Deborah Valentine Papers

Identifier: DG1002
Scope and Contents

The collection includes materials used or created by Deborah Valentine in relation to her creation of three educational books for children: Educational Play: Language Arts (Trillium Press, 1986), Educational Play: Mathematics (Trillium Press, 1992), and More Games for the Road (Current, 1992). It includes a variety typed proofs, edited copies, and illustrations. The collection is organized into one series by type of material and is organized alphabetically by book title.

Dates: 1986-1992

Ruby Randle Dedeaux Collection

Identifier: M469

The collection contains memorabilia related to Ruby Randle Dedeaux’s time at Mississippi Normal College from 1914-1916 as well as her “Golden Jubilee Diploma” from 1966.

Dates: 1914-1966

Diane deGroat Papers

Identifier: DG0255
Scope and Contents

The collection contains pencil illustrations, negative proofs, and a color separation for the dust jacket for Part-Time Boy (1980). In the story, Jamie spends the summer with Mattie, a woman who takes care of animals at the Nature Science Center. The materials are arranged in the probable order in which they were created.

Dates: 1980

Adele and Cateau DeLeeuw Papers

Identifier: DG0258
Scope and Contents The Published Books series contains material for fifty-six novels written by one or both of the De Leeuw sisters. There is material for several historical biographies in the collection, such as Anthony Wayne; Benedict Arnold; Nurses Who Lead the Way; A World Explorer: Roald Amundsen; and A World Explorer: Sir Walter Raleigh. Also, both sisters wrote "career novels" for girls, focusing on young women trying to enter different professions or decide upon a career. Some examples represented in...
Dates: 1907-1976

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