Showing Collections: 91 - 120 of 1371
Scope and Contents The collection contains material for thirty-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. Most of the books in this collection deal with scientific or ecological subjects, including those written by Glenn Blough, and those written by Ms. Bendick herself. She has also written and/or illustrated books elucidating the mechanical principles behind ordinary objects, such as film,...
Overview Research collection about Union soldier Charles Dana Miller, including the diary of Union Captain R.S. Chamberlain.
Overview Michael Berenstain, son of the creators of the Berenstain Bears, is an author and illustrator of history, fantasy, science, and other fiction books for children. The Michael Berenstain Papers contain layout sheets for two historical books published in 1977 and 1978.
Overview The David C. Berry, Jr. Papers include the correspondence, drafted writings, and publications of USM professor and poet David C. Berry. This collection would be of particular interest to researchers focusing on the writing process or studying university professorships and family life in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. Topics in Berry’s poetry include the Vietnam War, marriage, divorce, and religion.
Dates: circa 1965; 1965-2020
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, photographs, and other memorabilia relating to the life and career of Dr. John Calvin Berry, the first African American faculty member at the University of Southern Mississippi.
Scope and Contents The collection includes correspondence, scrapbooks, and material on twenty-six titles, and some miscellaneous material. The correspondence and scrapbooks are arranged chronologically, with the titles arranged in alphabetical order with the material for each in the probable order in which it was created. The miscellaneous correspondence is to and from Berry from 1957 to 1972 and undated. The two scrapbooks contain reviews, articles, newpaper clippings, promotional items, photographs, and...
Dates: 1923-1972; Majority of material found within [1937-1969]
Overview Scrapbook for the April 2015 ceremony during which donor’s family planted four magnolia trees on-campus to represent three generations of attendance at USM.
Dates: circa 1960s and 1970s; 2015
Overview Musical instruments, record albums, trophies, photographs, manuscript and published musical scores, composing notes of noted Southern bandsman and USM professor.
Form of Material Genealogical materials of the Bethea family, at least partially from Hattiesburg. It consists of notebooks, folders and miscellaneous documents.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one folder containing a photocopy of the handwritten minutes of Bethel Baptist Church (Newton County, MS) with copies of membership lists through 1944
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a photocopy of a class-book for use in the Methodist Episcopal Church. The book, published by Carlton & Phillips in New York, 1856, is a ledger for church record keeping. The book was sanctioned by the Bishops of the Methodist Episcopal Church: Elijah Hedding, Beverly Waugh, T.A. Morris, and Edmund S. Janes who expressed in their judgement "a series of uniform Church Records is of great importance." The publishers in a brief set of instructions stated...
Scope and Contents The collection contains the dummy for The Swans of Ballycastle by Walter Hackett, illustrated by Bettina Ehrlich, and published in 1954. It also contains a letter from Jean Poindexter Colby explaining how she came into possession of the dummy.
Scope and Contents The collection contains materials related to Betty Beeby’s work as an author, illustrator, and artist. The materials are organized into 4 series: Biographical Information, Exhibit Catalog, Publication Information, and Illustrations. The first three series are arranged alphabetically; the fourth is a compilation of a variety of illustrations.
Dates: 1966; 2006 - 2009
Overview The Betty Swinford Papers contains typed manuscripts, correspondence, articles, and other miscellaneous items related to Swinford’s career as an author.
Dates: 1965 - 1988
Overview Memorabilia from the Beverly Drive-In Theatre and the Broadway Drive-In Theatre.
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1950’s; undated
Scope and Contents All told, the deGrummond Collection holds twenty-four woodblock Bewick prints. The first, entitled a "Collector's Portfolio of Thomas Bewick, 1753-1828," contains four 8 x 11" matted prints, all of which portray various birds.Folder two contains an unidentified minature print that portrays a man on horseback apparently wading up stream.The last folder, entitled "Thomas Bewick Wood Engravings in Portfolio," contains a miscellany of 8 x 11" matted prints. Most of these...
Overview Comprised of testimonials from volunteers and black residents, A Regular Bouquet: Mississippi Summer consists of rare and historically significant footage of segregated Mississippi against a backdrop of virulent racism. Violence haunted Freedom Summer from the beginning. On June 21, one week after the first volunteers arrived for training, three activists—James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner—had disappeared. The FBI conducted a massive search and found...
Overview Two items Dr. Roy G. Bigelow had with him during his time in France during WWI.
Dates: 1916, 1918-1919
Scope and Contents The Theodore G. Bilbo Papers document the activities of the former Mississippi governor and United States Senator from approximately 1905-1947.This collection provides insight into the government of the state of Mississippi in the early decades of the twentieth century, as well as American culture, political climate, and governmental activities during the Great Depression and World War II. It paints a definitive portrait of one of Mississippi's most colorful and controversial...
Scope and Contents The materials in the "Books" series are arranged alphabetically by title. Within each title the materials are arranged in the probable order in which they were created. The collection contains material for three books: The Move, Part-Time Boy, and The Randolph Caldecott Treasury.In The Move, a novel for young readers, Tim and his family move from New York City to the suburbs. The collection holds correspondence and a typescript for this story. In Part-Time Boy, ten-year-old Jamie...
Overview DVD contains a copy of a map of Biloxi, Mississippi, drawn in 1721.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of information on Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs) of World War II.
Dates: circa 1941-1996
Form of Material Copies of correspondence, documents, and research notes gathered and compiled by Henry W. Black for his dissertation research which was completeed at USM in 1972. Title of dissertation was William C. Bullitt and the World Crisis, 1936-1943. It focuses upon Bullitt's service as an American Ambassador to France (1936-1940), and the events that preceded the disintegration of the Third French Republic and the gradual involvement of the U.S. in European affairs. Bullitt...
Dates: circa 1934-1945
Overview Architectural drawings spanning three decades of the work of Hattiesburg, Mississippi architect Steve Blair, Jr. Requires permission of current owner of building to view.
Dates: circa 1955-1987
Scope and Contents A letter from M. Blake to William P. Montgomery regarding the sale of Blake's land in Washington County near the present town of Greenville, Mississippi. Montgomery had written Blake on December 4, 1836, offering to buy the tracts totaling 1925 90/100 acres. Blake authorizes John T. McMurran of Natchez to act as his attorney and expects equal annual payments from Montgomery on March 1, 1837, 1838, and 1839. He includes a letter to McMurran stating the locations of the tracts and provides a hand...
Dates: January 2, 1837
Overview Notes and video tapes of raw footage used in the making of Blank's film "Standing Tall" about the working conditions of African Americans in the catfish factories of the Mississippi Delta and their successful efforts to join a national union.
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1964, 1999-2002, 2009
Overview Documenting the life and civic service of long-time Durant, Mississippi mayor.
Scope and Contents The Dorothy Blatter Papers contain the black ink on tissue illustrations for a Turkish language chapter book entitled, Alninin Yazisi. Alninin Yazisi is the story of a young woman entering the nursing profession in Turkey. The Papers also contain galleys for the English version of the same story, which was renamed Cap and Candle and published by Westminster Press in 1961.
Dates: 1961; Unknown
Scope and Contents The collection contains typescripts, research notes, correspondence and galleys 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. The correspondence is separated by title. Two of the books in the collection were part of a projected seven volume series Bleeker wrote on the peoples of Africa, of which six were completed before her death. There are typescripts, correspondence,...
- Historical Manuscripts and Photographs 921
- de Grummond Childrens Literature Collection 442
- Mississippiana 6
- University Archives 2
- Letter. 349
- Photographs. 283
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.). 256
- Records (Documents). 247
- Hattiesburg (Miss.). 120
- Financial documents. 114
- Programs (Publications). 98
- Periodicals. 85
- Albums (Books). 81
- Memorabilia. 81
- Manuscript. 78
- Newsletters. 78
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 76
- University of Southern Mississippi -- Faculty. 74
- Brochures. 71
- Clubs. 70
- Civil rights. 62
- Personal narratives. 59
- University of Southern Mississippi. 59
- University of Southern Mississippi -- Students. 57 ∧ less
- Dahmer, Vernon Ferdinand, 1908-1966 7
- United States. General Land Office. United States Land Office. 7
- Bilbo, Theodore Gilmore, Governor, 1877-1947 5
- Confederate States of America 5
- Gandy, Evelyn, 26th Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi (Edythe Evelyn), 1920-2007 5
- Mississippi Central Railroad Company (1897-1967) 5
- Stennis, John C., Senator (John Cornelius), 1901-1995 5
- Davis, Jefferson, President of the Confederate States of America, 1808-1889 4
- De La Beckwith, Byron, Jr., 1920-2001 4
- Hattiesburg High School. 4
- McCain, William D., Dr., 5th President of Mississippi Southern College (now the University of Southern Mississippi) (William David), 1907-1993 4
- Student Printz (1918-) 4
- The Hattiesburg American (Miss.) (1897-) 4
- Welty, Eudora, 1909-2001 4
- Beauregard, G. T., Brigadier General, 1818-1893 (Gustave Toutant) 3
- Chaney, James Earl (1943-1964) 3
- Demonstration School (Hattiesburg, Miss.) (1926-1963) 3
- Evers, Medgar Wiley, 1925-1963 3
- Faulkner, Leesha 3
- Goodman, Andrew, 1943-1964 3 ∧ less