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Daniel S. Blumenthal Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M388
Scope and Contents The Blumenthal papers are a relatively small, but diverse collection of materials; the papers are divided into two series.
Dates: 1967-1988

Betty Boegehold Papers

 Collection
Identifier: DG0101
Scope and Contents The collection contains typescripts, partial layouts, correspondence and galleys for seven titles and one short story from a reading supplement. 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. There are also a few pieces of fan mail.Three of the books in the collection are part of her "Pippa Mouse" series. The books were designed as...
Dates: 1973-1981

William Robertson Boggs Letter

 Collection
Identifier: M232
Abstract Letter from Brigadier General Boggs in Shreveport, Louisiana, to Commander at Vicksburg requesting free passage for Catlett family.
Dates: November 29, 1863

Etta Dunn Bolian Memoirs

 Collection
Identifier: M266
Abstract Her life in St. Helena Parish, Louisiana and Magnolia and Bogue Chitto, Mississippi.
Dates: circa 1870-1930

Charles C. Bolton Research Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM2000-57
Abstract Research materials accumulated by USM Professor of History for his books on poor whites in the South.
Dates: 1994-1998

Bolton Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M140
Scope and Contents This collection contains mainly photographs and correspondence pertaining to the Bolton Family of Newton County, Mississippi. Of the thirty-six photographs in this collection, very few of them are labeled and only five are dated. However, most of the images are from the late 1800s and early 1900s. The photographs are arranged by subject matter.The correspondence is divided into two parts: post cards and letters. The post cards are arranged chronologically, and then by recipient....
Dates: 1849-1918

Michael Bond Papers

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Identifier: DG0104
Scope and Contents The collection contains both autobiographical material and material related to two books, A Bear Called Paddington, and Paddington At Work. The autobiographical material consists of a typescript autobiography in which Bond discusses his military career and his inspiration for writing Paddington books. Several letters from Bond to Dr. de Grummond are included. A Bear Called Paddington (1958) is the first book in the Paddington series, and is the story of how the young bear from "Darkest Peru"...
Dates: 1958-1966

Boney Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M656
Abstract This collection contains Boney Family materials.
Dates: 1886-1931

W.T. Booth Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M434
Abstract This collection consists of a biography of W.T. Booth's life, including his service in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. The booklet was written by Booth's great grandson, Glover Roberts.
Dates: 1840-1913

A.I. and Fay Botnick Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M338
Abstract Newspaper and magazine articles, journals, newspapers, bumper stickers, cartoons, etc. concerning anti-Semitism and Civil Rights.
Dates: circa 1819-1993

Edmond A. Boudreaux, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M628
Abstract Six articles written by Edmond Boudreaux, Mississippi Gulf Coast historian.
Dates: various

Sam Bowers Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M538
Abstract The Sam Bowers) Sam Papers include the correspondence and writings of Ku Klux Klan Imperial Wizard and convicted murderer, Samuel Holloway Bowers, Jr. Bowers’ correspondence contains information concerning the Ku Klux Klan, as well as Bowers’ personal religiosity and philosophy. The writings in the collection are on a variety of topics, including the Medgar Evers assassination and the 1992 Los Angeles Riots. The collection is of particular interest for researchers studying secret societies, the...
Dates: 1968; circa 1986-2006

Boy Scout Troop 007 Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM15-08
Abstract Office files of Boy Scout Troop 007, Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Dates: circa 1983-1988

Raylawni Branch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M335
Abstract Family photographs and materials documenting the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi.
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1960s; 1995

Aliki Brandenberg Papers

 Collection
Identifier: DG0110
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence, a book catalog cover Aliki designed, and material related to the publication of ten books. The correspondence consists of four letters from Aliki to the de Grummond Collection and four Christmas cards she designed. The book titles are in alphabetical order, with material for each title arranged in the probable order in which it was created. Titles that are well represented in the collection indicate the manner in which Aliki worked, first drawing research...
Dates: 1962-1986; Majority of material found within [1962-1977]

Gerard Chittocque Brandon Letter

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Identifier: M60
Scope and Contents A letter of January 9, 1829, from Gerard C. Brandon, governor of Mississippi, to John Murphy, governor of Alabama, requesting an answer to a letter of the preceding October. Brandon had written Murphy concerning unsettled accounts between Alabama and Mississippi. Brandon had sent Murphy a proposal on which he wanted Murphy's approval so that Brandon could present it to the Mississippi legislature then in session.
Dates: January 9, 1829

Franklyn M. Branley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: DG0112
Abstract Franklyn M. Branley, Astronomer Emeritus and former Chairman of the American Museum-Hayden Planetarium, authored more than one hundred books about astronomy and other sciences for people of all ages. The Franklyn M. Branley Papers contain typescripts, galleys, dummies, or blues for twenty-one books written between 1980 and 1988.
Dates: 1981-1987

William T. Brannon Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M25
Abstract In 1971, William Brannon donated materials to the University of Southern Mississippi Archives. The collection largely consists of magazines, manuscripts, and correspondence related to the writer’s career as both a staff and freelance writer whose work appeared in many publications.
Dates: 1935-1981

Harold Branton 103d Infantry Division Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM17-17
Scope and Contents Materials from the 103d Infantry Division during WWII, reunion materials and Harold Branton's book, 103rd Infantry Division: "the trail of the cactus".
Dates: 1919; circa 1940s-2000s

John Cabell Breckinridge Dispatch

 Collection
Identifier: M73
Scope and Contents On the verso of the item it is identified in a contemporary hand as "Copy of Dispatch sent to Col. H.P. Brewster, at 9 o'clock p.m., March 25, 1862." Breckinridge informs Brewster, in Corinth, Mississippi, of the presence of Union calvary west of Yellow Creek, advancing on the old road on the southeast side of Chambers Creek (Alcorn and Tishomingo counties), and warns of a possible attack at the railroad trestle near Glendale. He offers to send two or three infantry companies and a detachment...
Dates: March 25, 1862

Barbara Brenner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: DG0115
Scope and Contents The collection contains manuscripts, typescripts, galleys, proofs, dummies, blues and dust jackets for 17 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 arranged chronologically by title with the exception of correspondence with the de Grummond collection. The titles in the collection can be separated into two groups, fiction and non-fiction.There are...
Dates: 1965-1997

Charles R. Brent Photographic Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M648
Form of Material This collection contains materials about Hattiesburg and The University of Southern Mississippi.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1968-1974

Jan Brett Papers

 Collection
Identifier: DG1096
Scope and Contents The collection contains a dummy from The First Dog (1988). This picture book tells the story of a prehistoric boy and the relationship that he develops with a wolf.There are seven self-published newsletters in a series titled "All About..." These eight page editions focus on one book, with insight into the writing process, background on the story line and illustrations, questions for discussion, and student activities. Brett shares with her readers notes on the real lives of her...
Dates: 1983-1987

Norman Bridwell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: DG0116
Abstract Norman Bridwell was the author and illustrator of the popular Clifford the Big Red Dog book series. Clifford books have sold more than sixty million copies and are translated into many languages worldwide. The Norman Bridwell Papers hold original illustrations or book dummies for four Bridwell works, including two Clifford titles.
Dates: 1963-1971; Majority of material found within [1963-1966]

Katharine Briggs Papers

 Collection
Identifier: DG0117
Scope and Contents This collection contains material documenting two children's books, Hobberdy Dick and Kate Crackernuts, both based on folktales and legends. Hobberdy Dick is the story of a seventeenth-century hobgoblin who guards Widford Manor in the Cotswolds. He is threatened with eviction when a strict Puritan merchant moves to Widford. There are manuscript notebooks for both of these titles. Of her scholarly works for adults, three titles are represented in this collection: An Encyclopedia of Fairies, The...
Dates: 1954-1979

Larry Dane Brimner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: DG1197
Abstract The Larry Dane Brimner Papers contain typescripts, photocopies of illustrations, printed material, and correspondence created and accumulated by Larry Dane Brimner between 1986 and 1999. Brimner's papers were created from his composition of 28 published books, including picture books, simple books for early readers, and non-fiction works on the planets and sports.
Dates: 1986-1999

Carol Ryrie Brink Papers

 Collection
Identifier: DG0118
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence from Brink briefly identifying the materials she donated to the de Grummond Collection, original material relating to a 1968 novel, Two Are Better than One, and an unpublished book titled, "Thessy and Sam."For Two Are Better than One, the lively story of two early twentieth century girls who co-authored a melodramatic novel, a carbon of the complete, final typescript is included. The Papers hold two trial openings of the unpublished children's...
Dates: 1968-1972

Emma L. Brock Papers

 Collection
Identifier: DG0119
Scope and Contents The collection contains, correspondence, typescripts, galleys, proofs, sketches and illustrations. The materials are arranged in alphabetical order by title. Within each title, the materials are arranged in the probable order in which they were received. The correspondence was not arranged by title as it was to written to the de Grummond Collection. There are sketches or illustrations for all 5 titles in the collection. There is one pencil and ink illustration for Patty on Horseback (1959), one...
Dates: 1946-1966

Winifred Bromhall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: DG1107
Scope and Contents The collection contains two pen and ink illustrations for Circus Surprise (1954). The materials are arranged in the probable order in which they were created.
Dates: 1954

J.D. Brown Records

 Collection
Identifier: M40
Dates: 1876-1878

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