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O.V. Austin Papers

Identifier: M309

Letters, photographs, and other materials reflecting his personal life as well as his association with Mississippi Normal College.

Dates: 1921-1938

Ewart A. Autry Typescript

Identifier: M119

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.

Dates: 1964

Esther Averill Papers

Identifier: DG0045
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...
Dates: 1953-1971

Thomas Gibbons Aylesworth Papers

Identifier: DG0048

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.

Dates: 1968-1983

Howard Bahr Papers

Identifier: DG0053
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.

Dates: 1987

Alice Cooper Bailey Papers

Identifier: DG0054
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was arranged by title as well, with the exception of general correspondence, correspondence concerning unrelated or unpublished short stories, and correspondence with the de...
Dates: 1916-1975

Nelson H. Bailey Letters

Identifier: M75

Letters about his Civil War experiences from Virginia and Delaware.

Dates: 1862

Laura Nelson Baker Papers

Identifier: DG0055
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...
Dates: 1961-1966

Margaret J. Baker Papers

Identifier: DG0056
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,...
Dates: 1965-1967

Jeff Balfour Collection

Identifier: M602

This collection contains photographs, slides, postcards, and memoirs of Mississippi.

Dates: 1872-1998

Zachary Ball Papers

Identifier: DG0059
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]

Frank D. Barber Papers

Identifier: M563

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

Jene Barr Papers

Identifier: DG0064
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”...
Dates: 1950-1967

S.H. Barrett Letter

Identifier: M609

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

Richmond Barthé Collection

Identifier: M118
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

Freddie Lynn Bass Collection

Identifier: M190

Original drawings and text for booklet Common Herbs in Colonial Gardens.

Dates: 1980

James A. Bateman Papers

Identifier: M661

Poetry, essays, manuscripts, and published works by James Andy Bateman.

Dates: circa early 1970s-1992

James Edward Bates Photograph Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM11-51

Material related to James Edward Bates’ photograph exhibit on the Ku Klux Klan “Passing the Torch” held in Cook Library.

Dates: June 1, 2011

Batson Family Deeds

Identifier: M139

Photocopies of deeds for land now in Stone County, Mississippi.

Dates: 1841 - 1908

David Batzka Civil Rights Collection

Identifier: M565

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

Pete Shows Baucum Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM10-107

Genealogy research files.

Dates: August 27, 2010

Nina Bawden Papers

Identifier: DG0068
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...
Dates: 1975

John Baylis Homestead Certificate

 Collection — Case: MC1/D4, Folder: 1
Identifier: M82
Scope and Contents

Homestead certificate issued to John M. Baylis signed by President Chester A. Arthur, December 30, 1884.

Dates: 1884

George Beatty and John Heimer Ledger

Identifier: M116
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...
Dates: 1841-1848

Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard Papers

Identifier: M347

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

Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard Papers

Identifier: M237
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

Beauvoir: Memorial to the Lost Cause

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM93-31
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....
Dates: 1991

Byron De La Beckwith, Sr. Letters

Identifier: M525

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

Granville W. and Mary Caroline Belcher Letters

Identifier: M42
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...
Dates: January 13, 1862-August 26, 1864

Corydon Bell Papers

Identifier: DG0075
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...
Dates: 1950-1965

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