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Scope and Contents The collection contains two dummies from Ms. Averill's The Cat Club series, How the Brothers Joined the Cat Club (1953) and The Fire Cat (1960). Both have some original paste-ups and notes from the author in them. Also included are some letters to the de Grummond Collection that detail some of her work and art technique on Daniel Boone (1931) and The Fire Cat (1960). The Fire Cat (1960), is the story of a cat named Pickles who dreams of living in a firehouse. The other book, How the Brothers...
Abstract The Thomas Gibbons Aylesworth Papers contain literary material and correspondence created and accumulated by Thomas Gibbons Aylesworth, Virginia Aylesworth, and Gerald M. Reagan between 1968 and 1983. Aylesworth's papers were created from his composition of twenty-nine juvenile and adult books on themes in science, technology, education, paranormal phenomena, and the occult.
Scope and Contents The Howard Bahr Papers consist of a typescript for his only children's book, Home for Christmas: A Story of the South (1987). The typescript consists of 28 pages, and is edited.
Scope and Contents The collection contains materials for seven books and five published short stories. There are typescripts, galleys, and proofs for most of these titles. 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 was arranged by title as well, with the exception of general correspondence, correspondence concerning unrelated or unpublished short stories, and correspondence with the de...
Abstract Letters about his Civil War experiences from Virginia and Delaware.
Scope and Contents The collection contains typescripts, galleys, and folded and gathered sheets for three titles. The materials are arranged alphabetically by title. Within each title the materials are arranged in the probable order in which they were created.All three titles in this collection were written by Laura Nelson Baker. For Cousin Tryg, holdings include a typescript with corrections and corrected galleys. The collection has a typescript and galleys for Go Away Ruthie , and for Torkel's...
Scope and Contents The collection contains material for two titles: Bears Back in Business (1967), and Homer Goes West (1965). The materials are arranged alphabetically by title. Within each title the materials are arranged in the probable order in which they were created. There is a book jacket for Bears Back in Business, a book about a lower middle class bear family's quest to obtain employment and a typescript for Homer Goes West, a book concerning the adventures of a highly intelligent talking tortoise, and...
Abstract This collection contains photographs, slides, postcards, and memoirs of Mississippi.
Abstract The Zachary Ball Papers contain literary papers, publications, correspondence, photographs, audio recordings, and business records created and accumulated by Zachary Ball and his son, Kelly Ray Masters Jr., between 1944 and 1983. Ball's papers were created primarily from his composition of nineteen published and unpublished works and the operation of his audio recording sales firm, Joe Panther Enterprises. Ball is noted for his adventure stories for boys, especially his series featuring Joe...
Dates: 1944-1983; Majority of material found within [1944-1978]
Abstract The Frank D. Barber Papers consist of campaign materials from Barber’s bid for the Mississippi State Senate in 1959, six issues of Southern Exposure from 1952-1953, and materials relating to the conferring university status on Mississippi Southern College in 1962. This collection is of particular interest to researchers studying Mississippi politicians and the history of the University of Southern Mississippi.
Dates: 1952-1953; ; 1959; circa 1962
Scope and Contents The collection contains materials for twelve books. The materials are arranged alphabetically by title. Within each title the materials are arranged in the probable order in which they were created. Most of these books were written for early readers, from kindergarten through second grade. Many of these titles concern the activities of professional people that children would be likely to meet in their hometowns. The collection also holds material for one book in the “Young Champions”...
Abstract Original letter written in 1894 from Meridian, Mississippi, requesting a supply of paper and envelopes to be sent to Corinth, Mississippi.
Dates: September 8, 1894
Scope and Contents These materials on Richmond Barthé were brought together in 1979 and 1980, and 1998 and 1999 as a special collection for research purposes of Associate Professor Harry C. Ward of the University of Southern Mississippi Art Department. These items describe the personal and professional life of Richmond Barthé.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1927-1980, 1999, undated
Abstract Original drawings and text for booklet Common Herbs in Colonial Gardens.
Abstract Poetry, essays, manuscripts, and published works by James Andy Bateman.
Dates: circa early 1970s-1992
Abstract Material related to James Edward Bates’ photograph exhibit on the Ku Klux Klan “Passing the Torch” held in Cook Library.
Dates: June 1, 2011
Abstract Photocopies of deeds for land now in Stone County, Mississippi.
Dates: 1841 - 1908
Abstract The David Batzka Civil Rights Collection contains papers from before, during, and after Batzka’s time in Clarksdale, Mississippi, during the Freedom Summer of 1964. This collection would be of interest to researchers studying the Civil Rights Movement, Mississippi history, and Freedom Summer.
Dates: circa 1963-1965; 1984, 1989, 1993-1995
Abstract Genealogy research files.
Dates: August 27, 2010
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence from Bawden to the de Grummond Collection and material for the American edition of The Peppermint Pig, published by Lippincott in 1975. As Bawden explains in her 1975 letter, The Peppermint Pig was based on a family story that she heard from her grandmother. In contrast to most of her contemporary novels, this historical work tells the story of an early twentieth century family that moves from London to rural Norfolk. For this title, the collection...
Collection — Case: MC1/D4, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Homestead certificate issued to John M. Baylis signed by President Chester A. Arthur, December 30, 1884.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one ledger of a brickmaking firm. The ledger includes entries primarily dated 1841-1848; however, there are brief entries for 1827, 1850, and 1851. The notes of 1850 and 1851 are records of accounts settled. The ledger includes entries made before and during the formation of a partnership between George Beatty, the original owner, and John Heimer. The formation of the partnership is dated March 13, 1843 and continued to 1848(?).Pages 100-104 contain an...
Abstract Documents written by and at the command of General Beauregard in Charleston, South Carolina.
Dates: Majority of material found within December 1, 1862 and July 24, 1863
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two documents issued at the command of or in the hand of Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard in Charleston, South Carolina. The first document is Special Order No. 239, written on December 1, 1862, in Charleston, South Carolina, headquarters of the Department of South Carolina and Georgia. It was issued by command of General Beauregard, but the author's signature is illegible. This document has five sections clearly identified by roman numerals. Section one assigns...
Dates: December 1, 1862 and July 24, 1863
Abstract Fourteen duplicate video tapes and a copy of the final script for "Beauvoir: Memorial to the Lost Cause," No. 3 in the Magnolia Series produced by Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (MGCCC). The program covers the history of Beauvoir in Biloxi, Mississippi, the home of Jefferson Davis in his later years, which then became a home for old soldiers who fought for the Confederacy, and finally a public memorial to the life of Jefferson Davis and the Jefferson Davis Presidential Library....
Abstract Material from the Mississippi State Hospital in Whitfield, Mississippi, where B. Beckwith, Sr. was confined for observation in 1963, in connection with his trial for the murder of civil rights activist Medgar Evers.
Dates: 1963; undated
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection consists of 69 letters, dated from February 2, 1862 to June 28, 1864, from Granville W. Belcher to his wife, Mary Caroline Belcher. Ten (10) letters, dated from January 13/18, 1862 to August 26, 1864, between Mary Caroline; her brother, Washington Dickinson; her nephew, William H. Dickinson; Granville; and Granville's brother Charles Belcher make up the remainder of the collection. Granville and Washinton served in the Virginia 57th Infantry Regiment, William was a...
Dates: January 13, 1862-August 26, 1864
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence, illustrations, color separations, typescripts, and photographs for seven titles. The materials are arranged alphabetically by title. Within each title the materials are arranged in the probable order in which they were created.All of the books in the collection are illustrated by Corydon Bell. Five of the titles are novels for young readers, one is a biography, and one is an explanation and history of geometry. For the novel, A Dash of Pepper...
Abstract The George Alfred Bell Letters include five letters written by George Alfred Bell to his future wife, Alice Rebecca McCulloch. All of the letters are addressed to McCulloch at 1610 or 1116 So. Boats Street, Marion, Indiana, and they are descriptive of his trips and meetings to acquire timber in the south as well as of their relationship. The collection is of particular interest to researchers studying the lumber trade in Mississippi and/or the South and courtship in the early twentieth century.
- Historical Manuscripts and Photographs 927
- de Grummond Childrens Literature Collection 448
- Mississippiana 6
- University Archives 2
- Letter. 373
- Photographs. 304
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.). 275
- Records (Documents). 272
- Hattiesburg (Miss.). 129
- Financial documents. 122
- Programs (Publications). 108
- Periodicals. 97
- Memorabilia. 93
- Albums (Books). 91
- Personal narratives. 83
- Brochures. 82
- Manuscript. 82
- Newsletters. 79
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 78
- University of Southern Mississippi -- Faculty. 78
- Clubs. 72
- Civil rights. 71
- University of Southern Mississippi -- Students. 68
- University of Southern Mississippi. 66 ∧ less
- English 1377
- 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
- 103d Infantry Division Association of World War II. 5
- 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
- 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
- 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
- Lucas, Aubrey K., Dr., 6th President and current President Emeritus of the University of Southern Mississippi (Aubrey Keith) 4
- Methodist Hospital (Hattiesburg, Miss.) 4 ∧ less