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George Alfred Bell Letters

Identifier: M543
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...
Dates: 1909

Ray L. Bellande Papers

Identifier: M540

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

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...
Dates: 1950-1969

Rabbi David Z. Ben-Ami Papers

Identifier: M365

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

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...
Dates: 1949-1974

Jeanne Bendick Papers

Identifier: DG0078
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,...
Dates: 1949-1983

Stewart L. Bennett Civil War Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM97-7

Research collection about Union soldier Charles Dana Miller, including the diary of Union Captain R.S. Chamberlain.

Dates: 1862-1890s

Michael Berenstain Papers

Identifier: DG0081

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.

Dates: 1977-1978

David C. Berry, Jr. Papers

Identifier: M523

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

Dr. John Calvin Berry Papers

Identifier: M536
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.

Dates: 1953-2013

Erick Berry Papers

Identifier: DG0083
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]

James Berry Family Scrapbook

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM15-89

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

Joe Berryman Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM85-2

Musical instruments, record albums, trophies, photographs, manuscript and published musical scores, composing notes of noted Southern bandsman and USM professor.

Dates: 1945-1980

Bethea Family Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM10-83
Form of Material

Genealogical materials of the Bethea family, at least partially from Hattiesburg. It consists of notebooks, folders and miscellaneous documents.

Dates: Unknown

Bethel Baptist Church (Newton Co.) Minutes

Identifier: M342

Minutes and membership lists of Newton County, Mississippi church.

Dates: 1839-1945

Bethel Methodist Church Class Book and Membership Rolls

Identifier: M344

Classbook and membership lists.

Dates: 1855-1875

Bettina Papers

Identifier: DG1094
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.

Dates: 1954-1970

Betty Beeby Papers

Identifier: DG1292
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

Betty Swinford Papers

Identifier: DG0965

The Betty Swinford Papers contains typed manuscripts, correspondence, articles, and other miscellaneous items related to Swinford’s career as an author.

Dates: 1965 - 1988

Beverly Drive-In Collection

Identifier: M552

Memorabilia from the Beverly Drive-In Theatre and the Broadway Drive-In Theatre.

Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1950’s; undated

Thomas Bewick Papers

Identifier: DG0087
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...
Dates: 1753-1828

Richard Beymer Freedom Summer Collection

Identifier: M537
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1964

Dr. Roy G. Bigelow Collection

Identifier: M535

Two items Dr. Roy G. Bigelow had with him during his time in France during WWI.

Dates: 1916, 1918-1919

Theodore G. Bilbo Papers

Identifier: M2
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...
Dates: 1905-1947

Elizabeth T. Billington Papers

Identifier: DG0090
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...
Dates: 1971-1984

Edna Bishop Papers

Identifier: M403
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of information on Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs) of World War II.

Dates: circa 1941-1996

Henry W. Black Research Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM95-7
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. ...
Dates: circa 1934-1945

Black Lives Matter Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: M623
Scope and Contents

Materials relating to the Black Lives Matter movement in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

Dates: circa 2020

Stephen H. Blair, Jr. Architectural Drawings

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM12-29

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

M. Blake Letter

Identifier: M148
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...
Dates: January 2, 1837

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