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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of twelve published books; five privately printed volumes of short stories, poems, and autobiography; and eight unpublished novels, short stories, and essays.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]
Abstract Creighton Allen, born in Macon, Mississippi, was a pianist and composer. The collection contains a scrapbook, correspondence, sheet music and miscellaneous documents.
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
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 other...
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.
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 Ambrus...
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...
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,...
Abstract The collection contains one item, a list of persons who had obtained a tavern license for the 1824 term in Amite County.
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...
Abstract 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
Abstract 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
Abstract 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.
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
Abstract 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]
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
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.
Abstract A unique and extremely detailed first-hand visual and textual record of railroad fieldwork in the early years of the 20th-century.
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, is...
Abstract Manuscripts of novels and related papers by Mississippi author.
Dates: circa 1994-2000
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.
Abstract 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
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...
Abstract Files related to Col. Ashley’s time as Director of Cook Library at the University of Southern Mississippi.
Dates: circa 1970s-2012
Abstract Materials that document the life and career of radio and television personality, Woodie Assaf.
Abstract Letters, photographs, and other materials reflecting his personal life as well as his association with Mississippi Normal College.
Abstract The stories in this collection may be of interest to students of literature, religion, sociology, and anthropology, in that they provide anecdotal tales associated with traditional values, which reflect the ideas held by a southern, white, educated, minister writing about his perceptions of life in rural northern Mississippi from the early 1900's through the 1970's.
- Historical Manuscripts and Photographs 927
- de Grummond Childrens Literature Collection 454
- Mississippiana 6
- University Archives 2
- Letter. 374
- Photographs. 305
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.). 275
- Records (Documents). 272
- Hattiesburg (Miss.). 129
- Financial documents. 123
- Programs (Publications). 108
- Periodicals. 97
- Memorabilia. 94
- Albums (Books). 90
- Personal narratives. 83
- Brochures. 82
- Manuscript. 82
- Newsletters. 80
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 78
- University of Southern Mississippi -- Faculty. 78
- Civil rights. 72
- Clubs. 72
- University of Southern Mississippi -- Students. 68
- University of Southern Mississippi. 66 ∧ less
- English 1383
- German 3
- Italian 2
- French 1
- Spanish; Castilian 1
- Undetermined 1 ∧ less
- Dahmer, Vernon Ferdinand, 1908-1966 8
- The Hattiesburg American (Miss.) (1897-) 8
- Hattiesburg High School. 7
- United States. General Land Office. United States Land Office. 7
- Stennis, John C., Senator (John Cornelius), 1901-1995 6
- 103d Infantry Division Association of World War II. 5
- Bilbo, Theodore Gilmore, Governor, 1877-1947 5
- Confederate States of America 5
- Gandy, Evelyn, 26th Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi (Edythe Evelyn), 1920-2007 5
- McCain, William D., Dr., 5th President of Mississippi Southern College (now the University of Southern Mississippi) (William David), 1907-1993 5
- Mississippi Central Railroad Company (1897-1967) 5
- Student Printz (1927-) 5
- Adams, Victoria Gray, 1926-2006 4
- Chaney, James Earl (1943-1964) 4
- Davis, Jefferson, President of the Confederate States of America, 1808-1889 4
- De La Beckwith, Byron, Jr., 1920-2001 4
- Goodman, Andrew, 1943-1964 4
- Lucas, Aubrey K., Dr., 6th President and current President Emeritus of the University of Southern Mississippi (Aubrey Keith) 4
- Methodist Hospital (Hattiesburg, Miss.) 4
- Schwerner, Michael Henry, 1939-1964 4 ∧ less