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Scope and Contents The Blumenthal papers are a relatively small, but diverse collection of materials; the papers are divided into two series.
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...
Abstract Letter from Brigadier General Boggs in Shreveport, Louisiana, to Commander at Vicksburg requesting free passage for Catlett family.
Dates: November 29, 1863
Abstract Her life in St. Helena Parish, Louisiana and Magnolia and Bogue Chitto, Mississippi.
Dates: circa 1870-1930
Abstract Research materials accumulated by USM Professor of History for his books on poor whites in the South.
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....
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"...
Abstract This collection contains Boney Family materials.
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.
Abstract Newspaper and magazine articles, journals, newspapers, bumper stickers, cartoons, etc. concerning anti-Semitism and Civil Rights.
Dates: circa 1819-1993
Abstract Six articles written by Edmond Boudreaux, Mississippi Gulf Coast historian.
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
Abstract Office files of Boy Scout Troop 007, Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Dates: circa 1983-1988
Abstract Family photographs and materials documenting the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi.
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1960s; 1995
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]
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
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.
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.
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
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
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...
Form of Material This collection contains materials about Hattiesburg and The University of Southern Mississippi.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1968-1974
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...
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]
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...
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.
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...
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...
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.
- Historical Manuscripts and Photographs 941
- de Grummond Childrens Literature Collection 447
- Mississippiana 6
- University Archives 2
- Letter. 375
- Photographs. 302
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.). 274
- Records (Documents). 271
- Hattiesburg (Miss.). 131
- Financial documents. 123
- Programs (Publications). 108
- Periodicals. 94
- Memorabilia. 93
- Albums (Books). 90
- Manuscript. 81
- Personal narratives. 81
- Brochures. 79
- Newsletters. 79
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 79
- University of Southern Mississippi -- Faculty. 78
- Clubs. 71
- Civil rights. 70
- University of Southern Mississippi -- Students. 68
- University of Southern Mississippi. 65 ∧ less
- English 1389
- German 3
- Italian 2
- French 1
- Spanish; Castilian 1
- Undetermined 1 ∧ less
- Dahmer, Vernon Ferdinand, 1908-1966 8
- Hattiesburg High School. 7
- The Hattiesburg American (Miss.) (1897-) 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
- Student Printz (1927-) 5
- Adams, Victoria Gray, 1926-2006 4
- Chaney, James Earl (1943-1964) 4
- Davis, Jefferson, President of the Confederate States of America, 1808-1889 4
- De La Beckwith, Byron, Jr., 1920-2001 4
- Goodman, Andrew, 1943-1964 4
- McCain, William D., Dr., 5th President of Mississippi Southern College (now the University of Southern Mississippi) (William David), 1907-1993 4
- Schwerner, Michael Henry, 1939-1964 4
- Welty, Eudora, 1909-2001 4
- Ashmore, Ann Mulloy 3
- Beauregard, G. T., Brigadier General, 1818-1893 (Gustave Toutant) 3 ∧ less