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Alice Cooper Bailey Papers

 Collection
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was arranged by title as well, with the exception of general correspondence, correspondence concerning unrelated or unpublished short stories, and correspondence with the de...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

 Collection
Identifier: M75
Overview Letters about his Civil War experiences from Virginia and Delaware.
Dates: 1862

Laura Nelson Baker Papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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, and...
Dates: 1965-1967

Jeff Balfour Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM96-25
Overview Photographs, slides, postcards, and memoirs of Mississippi.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1930s-1970s

Zachary Ball Papers

 Collection
Identifier: DG0059
Overview 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

 Collection
Identifier: M563
Overview 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

 Collection
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

 Collection
Identifier: M609
Overview 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

 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

 Collection
Identifier: M190
Overview Original drawings and text for booklet Common Herbs in Colonial Gardens.
Dates: 1980

James A. Bateman Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM2001-72
Overview Materials generated by Mississippi-born poet and co-author of "Cotton Candy & Turnip Greens."
Dates: circa 1974-1992

James Edward Bates Photograph Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM11-51
Overview 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

 Collection
Identifier: M139
Overview Photocopies of deeds for land now in Stone County, Mississippi.
Dates: 1841 - 1908

David Batzka Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M565
Overview 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
Overview Genealogy research files.
Dates: August 27, 2010

Nina Bawden Papers

 Collection
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

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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

 Collection
Identifier: M347
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: Majority of material found within December 1, 1862 and July 24, 1863

Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard Papers

 Collection
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
Overview 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

 Collection
Identifier: M525
Overview 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

 Collection
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 a...
Dates: January 13, 1862-August 26, 1864

Corydon Bell Papers

 Collection
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 Pepper...
Dates: 1950-1965

George Alfred Bell Letters

 Collection
Identifier: M543
Overview 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.
Dates: 1909

Ray L. Bellande Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M540
Overview Copies of this Ocean Springs Record columnist's "Sous Les Chenes", "Images Under the Oaks" and “Vintage Village Vues” columns, and related research materials.
Dates: circa 1992-2009

Natalia Maree Belting Papers

 Collection
Identifier: DG0076
Scope and Contents This collection contains three series: Alphabetical Files; Correspondence; and Books.The "Alphabetical Files" contain newsclippings about Belting, as well as reviews about books for which the collection has no original material. The "Correspondence" Series consists primarily of letters to and from publishers and editors, as well as some royalty statements. Researchers should cross-reference this series and the "Books" Series.The "Books" Series is arranged alphabetically...
Dates: 1950-1969

Rabbi David Z. Ben-Ami Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M365
Overview Materials pertaining to the life and work of Rabbi David Z. Ben-Ami, who served at Temple B'Nai Israel in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, in 1963 and 1964.
Dates: 1924-2003

Margot Benary-Isbert Papers

 Collection
Identifier: DG0077
Scope and Contents The collection contains eight series arranged in the following order: biographical and autobiographical material, correspondence, souvenir books, reviews, speeches and newspaper clippings of appearances, material relating to nine books, short stories, and miscellaneous prose. The biographical and autobiographical material includes a photograph, four articles by Benary-Isbert, and other material about her. The correspondence includes eight letters from Benary-Isbert to the deGrummond Collection...
Dates: 1949-1974

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