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Mabel Esther Allan Papers

Identifier: DG0015
Abstract The Mabel Esther Allan Papers contain manuscripts, typescripts, galleys, correspondence, and personal items created and accumulated by Mabel Esther Allan between 1915 and 1998. Miss Allan's papers were created from her composition of twelve published books; five privately printed volumes of short stories, poems, and autobiography; and eight unpublished novels, short stories, and essays. An English author known especially for her series of novels featuring Drina the ballerina, Miss Allan...
Dates: 1915-1998; Majority of material found within [1931-1993]

Creighton Allen Collection

Identifier: M95

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

E.A. Allen Leaf River Masonic Lodge No. 19 Letter

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM15-80
Form of Material

Original letter, encased in hard transparent plastic, for E. A. Allen, member of Leaf River Masonic Lodge No. 19, located in Jones County, Mississippi, dated January 8, 1873. It appears to be a letter accepting Allen’s resignation from the lodge. It is signed by the Secretary, last name Mixon.

Dates: January 8, 1873

Elizabeth Allen Papers

Identifier: DG0016
Scope and Contents This collection holds original typescripts as well as page proofs and galleys for Elizabeth Allen's second novel for young adults. In a letter to the deGrummond curator in 1967, Allen lamented that she did not compose on the typewriter and so had not kept the preliminary manuscripts for The Loser. However, the collection does hold one page of handwritten manuscript for chapter one, page one; sadly, this is the only surviving fragment of manuscript for this title. Despite the loss of the...
Dates: 1965

Linda Allison Papers

Identifier: DG0019
Scope and Contents

The collection contains material for two books. The materials are arranged alphabetically by title. Within each title the materials are arranged in the probable order in which they were created. The Sierra Club Summer Book contains science facts about backyard ecosystems, and easy-to-perform experiments. The Wild Inside has similar information about indoor environments.

Dates: 1977-1980

Victor Ambrus Papers

Identifier: DG0021
Scope and Contents The Victor Ambrus Papers contain a photograph of Ambrus, correspondence, illustrations and other materials related to seven published books, and materials related to Christmas cards designed by Ambrus.The correspondence consists of photocopies of letters and cards to and from the de Grummond Collection. These letters document Ambrus' donations to the collection and his involvement in designing the 1986 de Grummond Collection Christmas card.Six books illustrated by...
Dates: 1965-1986

Ame Dyckman Papers

Identifier: DG1345
Dates: 2013-2014

American Civil Liberties Union, Southern Regional Office, Records

Identifier: M32
Scope and Contents The collection of American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) records contains copies of legal papers from civil liberties cases handled in the Southern Regional Office of the ACLU during the late 1960's and 1970. Charles Morgan, Jr., Director of the Southern Regional Office, was involved in all these cases.Also included in the Collection is a report of the activities for the first five years (1964-1969) of the Southern Regional Office of the ACLU (Box 3, Folder 1) and a copy of Before...
Dates: 1964-1970

Lee J. Ames Papers

Identifier: DG0022
Scope and Contents The Lee J. Ames papers contain artwork and preparatory material for 94 established book titles, arranged alphabetically by title. Although included in a later series, the papers contain original and unidentified published illustrations, unidentified published proofs, and illustrations from unpublished books and other works. Also included are award materials, photographs, general correspondence (including fan mail), magazine illustrations, editorial cartoons, comic strips, advertisements,...
Dates: 1946-1991

Mildred Ames Papers

Identifier: DG0023
Dates: 1975-1990

Amite County Tavern Keepers (1824 Term) Record

Identifier: M460

The collection contains one item, a list of persons who had obtained a tavern license for the 1824 term in Amite County.

Dates: 1824

Berthe Amoss Papers

Identifier: DG0024
Scope and Contents The papers of Berthe Amoss include typescripts, galleys, and original illustrations as well as several miscellaneous illustrations and articles unconnected in any specific way with the ten publications included in this collection. The ten books in this collection appeal to the full range of children's age groups, from the very young to teens.Of the first group, those books intended for small children, the materials for By The Sea (Parents' Magazine Press, 1969) best illustrate...
Dates: 1938-1985

Joseph Reid Anderson Letter

Identifier: M240

Letter from Anderson, president of Tredegar Iron Works in Richmond, Virginia to New York firm of Niel, Davidson & Co., relating to payment of bill.

Dates: November 1, 1872

Walter Anderson Papers

Identifier: DG0027

Walter Anderson (1903 - 1965), probably the most famous and nationally recognized Mississippi artist, was a muralist, naturalist, wood carver, potter, and painter. The Walter Anderson Papers contain block prints, a drawing, newspaper clippings, an exhibit catalogue, and correspondence pertaining to three books and other artwork, created between the 1940s and the 1980s.

Dates: circa 1945 - 1984; Majority of material found within circa 1970s

Carl F. Andre Writings

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM22-020

Manuscript materials of Carl F. Andre, writer for the Northside Sun in Jackson, Mississippi.

Dates: 1962-1995

Richard André Papers

Identifier: DG0028

The Richard André Papers consist of an 1885 watercolor illustration from an unknown children's book. English artist William Roger Snow (1834-1907) published under the names Clifford Merton and Richard André. He was a prolific and well-known Victorian-era writer and illustrator, producing more than one hundred books in the 1880s alone.

Dates: 1885

Alfred P. Andrews Sylvester Magee Research Collection

Identifier: M513
Scope and Contents

The collection includes materials collected and produced by A. P. Andrews, in his effort to substantiate Sylvester Magee’s claim to have been an adult enslaved man that served in the Civil War. The collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings and journal articles, research notes produced by Andrews, photographs, and reel-to-reel tapes of oral histories of Magee and some of his family members.

Dates: 1965-1971; 1974; 1976; 1990-1992

Mary Evans Andrews Papers

Identifier: DG0029

The Mary Evans Andrews Papers contain typescripts, printed material, and correspondence created and accumulated by Mary Evans Andrews between 1951 and 1987. Her papers were created from her composition of 10 published books. Andrews wrote five books of historical fiction for children set in ancient and modem Greece, colonial Virginia, and Maryland during the War of 1812. She also produced eight books of vocational guidance for teenagers.

Dates: 1951-1987; Majority of material found within [1951-1969]

Angela Johnson Papers

Identifier: DG 1341
Scope and Contents The Angela Johnson Papers contains typescripts, award information, and correspondence, as well as oversized materials such as book covers. This finding aid is separated into three series: Books, Award/Correspondence, and Oversized materials. The Book series focuses on Johnson’s work that has been published, as well as some unpublished works. The Award/Correspondence series contains both awards and general correspondence information. The awards include the Coretta Scott King...
Dates: 1989 - 2014

Ann Mulloy Ashmore Papers

Identifier: DG1249
Scope and Contents

The collection includes materials used or received by Ann M. Ashmore which contain articles, research, notes, presentation printouts, and DVDs revolving around the subject of African Americans in children’s literature.

Dates: 2002 - 2014

Annual Report of Southern Railway Company in Mississippi, Office Copies

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM19-56
Form of Material

3 handwritten & typewritten preliminary copies of published serial Annual Report of Southern Railway Company in Mississippi, 1916-1918; and 2 paperbound, handwritten "Corporate" copies of selected pages of Annual report on the statistics of railways in the United States, the Interstate Commerce Commission for the year ending ..., 1918-1919.

Dates: 1916-1919

Alfred A. Appling Railroad Surveyor Papers

Identifier: M666

A unique and extremely detailed first-hand visual and textual record of railroad fieldwork in the early years of the 20th-century.

Dates: 1902-1907

Edward Ardizzone Papers

Identifier: DG0037
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence, with an original illustration, from Ardizzone to the de Grummond Collection and correspondence from the Macmillan Company to Ardizzone. Also included are original materials for three titles and several illustrated Christmas cards. The collection is arranged with the correspondence first, then the titles in alphabetical order, followed by the illustrated cards.A Likely Place (1967), written by Paula Fox and illustrated by Edward Ardizzone,...
Dates: 1952-1983

John G. Armistead Collection

Identifier: M534

Manuscripts of novels and related papers by Mississippi author.

Dates: circa 1994-2000

Danny Arnold / Don't Look Back Motion Picture Script

Identifier: M161
Scope and Contents

Movie script for Don't Look Back: The Story of Leroy 'Satchel' Paige, a film that was shot in Hattiesburg, Mississippi during the summer of 1980. The movie became a 1981 American made-for-television biographical film directed by Richard A. Colla and based on Paige's autobiography. It stared Louis Gossett Jr. and Beverly Todd.

Dates: 1980

Danny Arnold Papers

Identifier: DG0040

Danny Arnold was an Emmy Award-winning producer for the television show "My World and Welcome to It." The collection consists of manuscripts and sketches.

Dates: circa 1969-1970

Arthur Heinemann Papers

Identifier: DG1401

Sandy Asher Papers

Identifier: DG0042
Scope and Contents The collection contains Asher's correspondence to the de Grummond Collection and materials related to fourteen of her published books and two of her short stories, as well as a partial typescript of a play and a printed article written by her.The correspondence with the de Grummond Collection, consisting of photocopies of seventeen letters, is arranged chronologically and documents Asher's donations to the Collection since 1981. Materials related to books have been arranged...
Dates: 1980-1993

Col. Grover Ashley Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM15-07

Files related to Col. Ashley’s time as Director of Cook Library at the University of Southern Mississippi.

Dates: circa 1970s-2012

Woodrow “Woodie” Assaf Papers

Identifier: M512

Materials that document the life and career of radio and television personality, Woodie Assaf.

Dates: 1931-1999

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