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Janet R. West Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM10-119
Form of Material 1. Bulk of collection is letters from various people, boyfriends and friends, to Miss Janet West just after the Korean War, one group is written from a boyfriend stationed at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, Mississippi

2. Nine photographs, some with dates they were developed

3. Grades from the University of Texas postmarked August 6, 1958
Dates: circa 1954-1958

Dr. Brooks H. Wester Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM82-10
Form of Material Church and personal files of Dr. Brooks H. Wester, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 1967-1982; chairman of the Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention, 1978-1980; president of the Mississippi Baptist Convention Board, 1979-1980; and president of the Mississippi Baptist Convention, 1980-1981. The collection includes:Personal correspondence.Travel memorabilia.Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee files....
Dates: 1940-1982

William Westerman Document

 Collection
Identifier: M110
Scope and Contents This collection contains a single sheet document -- a contract agreement between William Westerman and twelve individuals of Warren County, Mississippi. In the contract, Westerman agrees to teach the children of the signers at a rate of $2.50 per child, per month. The contract is for a total of ten months, during which time Westerman agrees to teach reading, writing, grammar, and mercantile arithmetic. Westerman also agrees to make up any time lost due to personal illness or absence from the...
Dates: 1823

John Weston Letters

 Collection
Identifier: M231
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two letters written by John Weston, dated June 16 and November 24, 1845, along with a page of genealogical information on the Weston family and related lines.The letter dated June 16, 1845, was written to Gersham B. Weston of Duxbury, Massachusetts, and includes a listing of Weston family names obtained from Commer Weston of Plymouth. The letter dated November 24, 1845, was written to Ezra Weston of Boston, Massachusetts, and contains the text of a letter...
Dates: Majority of material found within June 16, 1845 and November 24, 1845

Weston Lumber Company Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: M293
Abstract Oversized, panoramic views of the H. Weston Lumber Company in Logtown, Mississippi, which show the mill in full operation.
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1920-1924

Jerome Wexler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: DG1041
Scope and Contents The Jerome Wexler Papers are divided into ten series: biographical materials, correspondence, published books, other publications using Wexler's photographs, scrapbooks of published photographs, miscellaneous photographs, royalty statements, unpublished materials, publishers' catalogs, and original newspapers. The biographical materials include a photograph of Wexler, numerous articles, and biographical sketches for Contemporary Authors and Who's Who in the East. The second series contains...
Dates: 1953-1997

Edward M. Wheat Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM2000-38
Abstract Publications and professional papers reflecting the 23-year career of USM professor of political science.
Dates: circa 1976-2000

Roy M. Wheat Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M265
Abstract Correspondence, video, other materials documenting the life and early death in the Vietnam War of this Congressional Medal of Honor winner.
Dates: circa 1945-2000s

Ed Wheeler Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM09-14
Abstract Photographs collected by Ed Wheeler. Many were taken by his former students at USM.
Dates: 1948-2009; undated

Gloria Whelan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: DG1150
Abstract The Gloria Whelan Papers contain manuscripts, typescripts, printed material, correspondence, research and composition notes, and video recordings created and accumulated between 1976 and 2002. Whelan's papers were created from her composition of 31 published books, two pieces of short fiction and prose, and two unpublished novels. Whelan writes works of historical and contemporary fiction for children and young adults and sets many of her books in the rural environs of northern Michigan. She...
Dates: 1976-2002

Anne Terry White Papers

 Collection
Identifier: DG1044
Scope and Contents White's original work was almost entirely on non-fictional subjects, especially history and science. The collection holds research notes which were probably used for All About Archaeology. Three other books in the "All About" series are documented with typescript pages that were not used in the final publication. The collection also holds research notes and a typescript for Built To Survive, a book about human anatomy and evolution which was part of the "Wonder of Wonders: Man" series. In...
Dates: 1948-1968

Robb White Papers

 Collection
Identifier: DG1048
Scope and Contents This collection holds the completed, edited typescripts for No Man's (1969) and one of White's more famous works, Deathwatch (1972) -- originally entitled "The Marauder." Both typescripts have been edited by the author, but bear no massive revisions compared to the published forms. The collection also holds typescripts for page one of Surrender (1966) and Silent Ship, Silent Sea (1967).White confided to Something about the Author that he liked stories which dealt with ordinary...
Dates: 1966-1972

Velma Lou Lewis White Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM09-60
Form of Material Velma Lou Lewis White was the founding President of Mississippi Southern College’s Biological Society in 1950. She mailed the following items:1. Booklet “The Beta Beta Beta National Honorary Biological Fraternity”2. Newspaper clipping with title “MSC Biological Society Organized” 1/20/503. Chapter By-Laws approved 1/23/504. Officer list dated 1/16/505. Honorary member list6. Letter from Edwin M. Fuchs concerning installing...
Dates: 1950

Dr. P.F. Whitehead Letters

 Collection
Identifier: M124
Abstract Letters from a Confederate surgeon with Loring's Division in Alabama and Georgia.
Dates: February 1864-December 1864

James Whitfield Letter

 Collection
Identifier: M66
Scope and Contents A letter from James Whitfield to W.H. (Henry) Buchannon of Columbus, Mississippi. The letter was written in New York on October 19, 1838, concerning a buying trip Whitfield was conducting for his mercantile business. The letter discusses prices, vendors, and the date of shipment. Whitfield also wrote about debt collections and the differences between river banking institutions and interior banking institutions.
Dates: October 19, 1838

Whitworth College Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M652
Abstract This collection contains materials about Whitworth College.
Dates: 1859-1996

Iain Whyte Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M500
Abstract Rev. Dr. Iain Whyte of Scotland was a volunteer in the Freedom Summer Project of 1964. Included in the collection are slides, letters, pamphlets, and flyers from his time in Greenville and Jackson working in the Freedom Schools.
Dates: 1964-1965

Ester Wier Papers

 Collection
Identifier: DG1051
Scope and Contents The collection contains typescripts, research notes, correspondence, galleys and reviews for six 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 and fan mail is separated by title.Three of the books in the collection are nature stories based on facts that Wier collected in notebooks. There are large photocopied research notebooks, typescripts, galleys, and...
Dates: 1964-1976

Kurt Wiese Papers

 Collection
Identifier: DG1052
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence and illustrated greeting cards from Wiese to the de Grummond collection (1966-1971), original illustrations for four books published between 1938 and 1957, and one unidentified sketch. The titles are arranged alphabetically with the drawings arranged as they appear in the published work.There are two pen and ink drawings in the collection from Abraham Lincoln (1942), a biography by Enid La Montecroft, one of which is for the dust jacket of the...
Dates: 1938-1971; Majority of material found within [1938-1957]

Andrew A. Wiest Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M498
Abstract The collection contains information and pictures regarding World War II and the Vietnam War. Items range from photocopies of books and articles to interviews of Vietnam soldiers to material regarding Vietnam battles such as Hamburger Hill.
Dates: 1938–2013; undated

Wiggins-to-Hattiesburg Film

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM06-43
Form of Material One DVD copy of a 13-minute film believed to have been made in about 1927 by a member of the Guild Family, owners of the Finkbine Lumber Company in Wiggins, Mississippi. Much of the footage was shot in Wiggins, and the film is circa dated from scenes of brick streets being constructed in downtown Wiggins. Records indicate that the bricklaying began in December 1927. Some of the film was shot from an automobile traveling the road from Wiggins to Hattiesburg, and includes images of a southbound...
Dates: circa December 1927

Dr. Leon A. Wilber Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM83-1
Form of Material Publications produced by Dr. Leon Wilber.
Dates: circa 1939-1987

William E. Wilcox Letters

 Collection
Identifier: M125
Abstract Letters from a Union soldier in Company "K" of the 4th Massachusetts Infantry.
Dates: 1854-1889

Brian Wildsmith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: DG1215
Abstract British author-illustrator Brian Wildsmith is renowned for matching brilliant color with exuberant style to produce illustrations that many think border on fine art. The Brian Wildsmith Papers contain an illustration painted for a Childcraft biography of Marco Polo.
Dates: 1970

Bell I. Wiley: Typescript of Southern Negroes, 1861-1865

 Collection
Identifier: M307
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a bound copy of the typescript for Southern Negroes, 1861-1865 by Bell I. Wiley. Although the book was published in 1938, the work was originally written as a dissertation during Wiley's studies at Yale University in the early 1930s. The copy in the collection was presented to the University of Southern Mississippi by Miss Anna Roberts on July 11, 1962, and is probably a carbon copy of the original dissertation. The typescript is...
Dates: circa 1933

Edward Clinton Wilkerson Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM96-39
Form of Material Business records of the general store and blacksmith shop operated by Mr. Edward "E.C." Wilkerson near Lake, Mississippi from 1926 to 1933. The collection consists of invoices, bills of lading, receipts, and correspondence and the metal cracker tin in which they had been stored.
Dates: 1926-1933

William H. and Sallie J. Hardy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M380
Scope and Contents Letters written during the Civil War from Hardy to his first wife Sallie Ann Johnson Hardy, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other family materials.
Dates: 1860-1972

Howard S. Williams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M3
Abstract Documentation of his career as a traveling preacher.
Dates: 1916-1960

Maude Williams Essay

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM18-25
Dates: Majority of material found in Unknown

Tennessee Williams: "The Glass Menagerie" Autographed Typescripts

 Collection
Identifier: M80
Scope and Contents Two leaves of a trypscript of "The Glass Menagerie". Unpaged, respectively the beginning of scene 4 and scene 5, each with an autographed signature by Mr. Williams.
Dates: Majority of material found in Unknown

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