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G.D. Williamson Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM07-19
Form of Material Scrapbooks and other materials relating to G. D. Williamson, who served as Hattiesburg City Commissioner from 1977-1985. He became Mayor of Hattiesburg in 1985, when the city’s government changed from a commission form of government to a mayor/city council form, and served until July 3, 1989.The scrapbooks consist primarily of newspaper clippings (most dated) from the Hattiesburg American. Some photographs and correspondence are included. Among the topics...
Dates: 1977-1989

Isabel Wilner Papers

Identifier: DG1124
Abstract The Isabel Wilner Papers contain manuscripts, typescripts, dummies, correspondence, printed material, and photographs created and accumulated between 1958 and 1993. Wilner's papers were created from her composition of three published books and two articles, as well as from public poetry readings performed in schools. A former laboratory school librarian, Isabel Wilner has published three books: a children's poetry anthology and two alphabet picture books.
Dates: 1958-1993

Helen S. Wilroy Travel Journals

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM15-90
Form of Material Six, handwritten, travel journals kept by Helen S. Wilroy documenting vacation trips from 1973 until 1992.
Dates: circa 1973-1992

Augusta Jane Evans Wilson Letter

Identifier: M152
Scope and Contents The Augusta Jane Evans Wilson Collection consists of a signed autograph letter addressed to Major Walthall and dated Mobile, January 4, 1889.The letter expresses Evans' appreciation of Confederate Major-General Edward Cary Walthall's compliments of Infelice. In passing, Evans mentioned the translation of Infelice into Italian.Several interesting references to American history may be gleaned from this letter. Evans mentioned the election of Benjamin Harrison to the...
Dates: January 4, 1889

Christopher Wilson Freedom Summer Collection

Identifier: M508
Scope and Contents This collection contains personal correspondence (1964) between Mr. Wilson and his parents. It also contains fundraising materials generated by Mr. Wilson’s parents, including correspondence from donors. Others materials include newspaper clippings, canvassing materials for SNCC and MFDP, and educational materials designed to overcome obstacles designed to prevent African Americans in Mississippi from voting in elections.Included in the collection are blank voter’s registration...
Dates: circa 1960–1965; circa 1983–1998

Gloria Wilson Photographs

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM09-16
Form of Material Two panoramic photographs.
Dates: undated; July 8, 1918

Hugh B. Wilson Manuscript

Identifier: M472
Abstract The collection consists of one eight-page manuscript titled History – Handsboro, Mississippi, which covers the history of Handsboro from 1840 to 1910.
Dates: 1978

Neil Wilson Freedom Summer Collection

Identifier: M631
Abstract FBI file of volunteer in Indianola, Mississippi.
Dates: 1964; 1990

William Arthur Winstead Papers

Identifier: M564
Form of Material The William Arthur Winstead Papers include scrapbooks, newspaper reports, proposed legislation, and other miscellaneous records concerning Rep. William Arthur Winstead, who served in the United States’ House of Representatives from 1943-1965. This collection would be of particular interest to researchers studying twentieth-century political history, Mississippi politicians, University of Southern Mississippi alumnae, and the Civil Rights Movement.
Dates: 1935-1990

Paula Winter Papers

Identifier: DG1060
Scope and Contents The collection contains the original black line illustrations and color separations for Where's Your Baby Brother, Becky Bunting? (1979).
Dates: 1979

William E. “Bill” Winter Scrapbook

Identifier: M437
Abstract This collection consists of a scrapbook of newspaper articles from The State (Columbia, South Carolina), written by Dr. William E. “Bill” Winter. The scrapbook was compiled by Adalee Duckett Winter, Dr. Winter’s wife. Of particular interest are the annotations made by Mrs. Winter as she compiled the scrapbook.
Dates: 1955-1958

Maia Wojciechowska Papers

Identifier: DG1065
Scope and Contents The Wojciechowska Papers are arranged into six divisions: Personal Papers; Professional Papers; Published Works; "Dreams of" Series and Pebble Beach Press; Unpublished and Unidentified Works; and Miscellaneous Papers. The material relating to the "Dreams" Series of children's books contains both published and unpublished manuscripts. Each of these divisions is further subdivided into series and subseries, with material usually arranged alphabetically or chronologically. Researchers may find it...
Dates: 1938-1997; Majority of material found within [1964-1997]

Ferida Wolff Papers

Identifier: DG1194
Abstract The Ferida Wolff Papers contain typescripts, production material, correspondence, clippings, and publications created and accumulated by Ferida Wolff between ca. 1979 and 2001. Wolff has produced fourteen fiction, activity, and joke books for children and one meditation book for adults. Her papers were created from her composition of fourteen published books, one published poem, numerous free-lance newspaper and magazine articles, and at least thirteen unpublished works still stored on computer...
Dates: circa 1979 - 2001

Woman's Club of Hattiesburg

Identifier: M163
Scope and Contents This chronologically arranged collection consists of year books of the Woman's Club of Hattiesburg dating from 1920-1967. These yearbooks list officers, committees, and members. Also provided in the yearbooks are outlines of the history, constitution and by-laws of the club. Included as well in these documents is information about forthcomming programs, social events, and business meetings.The year books were prepared by the Executive Committee, for the ensuing club year, and...
Dates: 1920-1967

Woods Guest House / Hattiesburg COFO Headquarters Collection

Identifier: M630
Abstract Brick salvaged from burned ruins of historic African American hotel and Civil Rights headquarters during Freedom Summer, with newspaper clipping about the building.
Dates: 1890s; 1998

Hildegard Woodward Papers

Identifier: DG1072
Scope and Contents The collection contain pencil and watercolor illustrations, pencil sketches, color separations, color proofs, layouts, and page proofs 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.Great-Great Uncle Henry's Cats (1965) is a chapter book describing the adventures and mischief of some cats on a farm in Michigan just after attaining statehood. It also details the...
Dates: 1941-1965

James O. Word Collection

Identifier: M456
Abstract The collection contains the correspondence of James O. Word, Business Agent of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers in Hattiesburg (Local Union No. 1575) in regards to the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission.
Dates: March-May 1963

World War I Photographs

Identifier: M492
Abstract Two 3x5 black and white photographs taken in MS during WWI. One shows workmen at Camp Shelby, and the other shows Ambulance Co. No. 2 Ind., Meridian, MS, on board a train.
Dates: circa 1917

World War II letter from "Pat"

Identifier: M627
Abstract One, 5-page letter dated March 15, 1945 from “Pat” to his sister “Honey.”
Dates: March 15, 1945

Capt. John P. Worthing Civil War Letters

Identifier: M339
Abstract Transcripts of three letters written by white officer of the 88th Regiment of U.S. Colored Troops (formerly Corps d'Afrique).
Dates: June 28, 1863-June 24, 1864

Helen Fields Woullard Collection

Identifier: M392
Scope and Contents This collection primarily contains materials concerning a Black History celebration that was held on February 18, 2001. The celebration commemorated the life and legacy of the late Mrs. Helen Fields Woullard. The collection includes a speech and leaflet from the celebration, and two newspaper articles announcing the event. Other materials relate to a scholarship foundation that was established in her honor.
Dates: 2001; undated

M.E. Wright Claim for Reparations

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM20-073
Form of Material Claim to the U.S. Commissioners of Claims, plus two letters of support, 1871.
Dates: 1871

Patricia Wrightson Papers

Identifier: DG1075
Scope and Contents This collection contains a 1977 letter from the author to the de Grummond Collection and materials for The Ice is Coming (1977). Correspondence with the author indicates that the editorial marks on the typescript are her own.In The Ice is Coming, the first book of a trilogy, Wrightson explores the nature of life and death as Wirrun, an aborigine, turns his friend Yunggamurra, a water sprite, into a human being only to discover that he has subjected her to the human trials of aging...
Dates: 1977

WWII Ephemera Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM10-35
Abstract Matchbooks and other memorabilia from World War II era.
Dates: circa 1940s

Taro Yashima Papers

Identifier: DG1078
Scope and Contents The collection has been arranged into five series made up of personal mate- rials, correspondence, book materials, an article written by Yashima, and miscellaneous items. Personal materials include fifteen photographs of Mr. Yashima, the majority of which were taken at the 1969 and 1974 Children's Book Festivals held on the University of Southern Mississippi campus. Included with the personal materials is Yashima's original design for the 1974 University of Southern Mississippi Silver...
Dates: 1953-1974

Paul Yoder Musical Scores

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM82-14
Form of Material Original and published scores of Paul Yoder's compositions for marching bands.
Dates: 1940-1980

Thomas Daniel Young Papers

Identifier: M584
Abstract This collection contains correspondence, research materials, drafts, and lectures by the author or editor of a dozen books about Southern literature.
Dates: 1926-1987

Jean Zallinger Papers

Identifier: DG1084
Scope and Contents The collection has original illustrations, sketches, layouts, dummies, and blues for five information trade books. There is also a few pieces of correspondence. The illustrations are done in pencil and some have color separations. All of the illustrations are very detailed and have complex color overlays. The Biography of the Ant (1974) is a trade book about how ants live, feed, and nest. There are layouts with the color separations, a dummy, and a mounted illustration of the jacket cover....
Dates: 1971-1986

Luigi Zaninelli Collection

Identifier: M346
Abstract Scores and other material created by noted American composer and USM professor of music.
Dates: circa 1945-2016

Zoya Zeman Freedom Summer Collection

Identifier: M320
Abstract Materials documenting Zeman's activities as a Freedom Summer 1964 volunteer in Clarksdale, Mississippi.
Dates: circa 1962-2002

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