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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.
The Katherine Brown collection is a fascinating group of documents that shed light on the “Bootstrap” program at the University of Southern Mississippi.
The Margaret Wise Brown Papers contain a manuscript, typescripts, and printed material created and accumulated by Margaret Wise Brown between around 1937 and 1944. Her papers were created from her composition of two published books and one unpublished work. Brown is celebrated for the revolutionary quality of her picture books that were based on children's everyday experiences.
The Ashley Bryan Papers contain a poster, proofs, and note cards derived from three works published between 1980 and 2000. Bryan, whose drawings are inspired by African and West Indian spirituals and folktales, has authored or illustrated more than thirty books. He won a Coretta Scott King Book Award in 1980 for Beat the Story-Drum, Pum-Pum.
The "Alphabetical Files" contain a drawing of a young girl by Conrad Buff, a photograph of Mary and Conrad Buff, and three articles about the couple. The series also contains a folder of research materials relating to U.S. Navy training and operations. Another folder contains typescripts of articles about the Navy by authors other than the Buffs.
The "Books" series contains two galley sheets, and a book jacket proof for Kemi, An Indian Boy Before the White Man Came.
The collection contains material for one book and those materials are arranged in the probable order in which they were created. In Uncle Wiley Whiskers Tells How the Catfish Got Its Name, a crafty old catfish tells a group of young fish how his breed got its name. Holdings for this title include eight typescripts, and several newspaper clippings about the book and its author.
This collection consists of four church minute books for Bunker Hill Baptist Church in Columbia, Mississippi that date from 1882-1959. The books detail the church’s foundation, articles of faith, membership, and attendance at conferences. The collection would be of particular interest to researchers studying the Baptist Church in Mississippi and genealogy of Marion County families.
This collection consists of eleven pen and ink illustrations created sometime around 1950 and used in the serialization of "Cats of Destiny" in a publication called Bluebook. A later edition of this title (1955) was published in book form with illustrations by Paul Brown. The illustrations were separated from the Fairfax Downey Papers sometime after 1972.
The Fleet C. Burkett Papers contain letters, newspaper clippings, and photographs pertaining to Burkett’s time at Mississippi Normal College and after. He was the oldest living alumni from the original class of Mississippi Normal College in 1912. This collection would be of interest to those studying about the beginning of Mississippi Normal College and student life at Mississippi Normal College.
A certificate of survey for a 130 acre tract of land in the Natchez District owned by John Burnet. The survey was conducted by William Vousdan in 1788 on land 45 miles north of the Fort of Natchez, and bordered in part by the Bayou Pierre (in what is now Claiborne County). A sketch of the land, scaled to an inch, is on the top part of the letter.
Materials from Cherry Burns’ world travels.
Collection from Mississippi Normal College student.
Documents relating to Universalist Church in Mississippi.
The Olive Woolley Burt Papers consist of materials used in the publication of Burt's I Am An American, published in 1965 by the John Day Co. The collection contains a final typescript, corrected and marked for printing; an eleven page paste-up dummy; a marked set of galleys; and set of page proofs.
Memorabilia of Demonstration School of Mississippi Southern College,
Original and photocopies of letters predominately between Mary E. and Andrew Burwell. A handful of letters are to Andrew’s family. Also in the collection are a photocopy of a lock of hair and poems.
Correspondence, copied newspaper clippings, and other materials pertaining to activates of the Business and Professional Women’s Club.
The collection contains copy edited and master galleys for Goodbye Chicken Little (1979). Goodbye Chicken Little is the story of a young boy, who with the help of his family, overcomes his fears of tragedy and adversity at the sudden death of a loved one. The book was chosen as a New York Times Book of the Year.
Research materials used by historian in her book The Free State of Jones.
- Historical Manuscripts and Photographs 941
- de Grummond Childrens Literature Collection 474
- Mississippiana 6
- University Archives 2
- Letter. 379
- Photographs. 308
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.). 277
- Records (Documents). 273
- Hattiesburg (Miss.). 131
- Financial documents. 123
- Programs (Publications). 109
- Periodicals. 100
- Memorabilia. 95
- Albums (Books). 90
- Brochures. 83
- Manuscript. 83
- Personal narratives. 83
- Newsletters. 82
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 78
- University of Southern Mississippi -- Faculty. 78
- Civil rights. 73
- Clubs. 72
- University of Southern Mississippi -- Students. 68
- University of Southern Mississippi. 68 + ∧ less
- English 1417
- German 4
- French 2
- Italian 2
- Spanish; Castilian 1
- Undetermined 1 + ∧ less
- Dahmer, Vernon Ferdinand, 1908-1966 8
- The Hattiesburg American (Miss.) (1897-) 8
- Hattiesburg High School. 7
- United States. General Land Office. United States Land Office. 7
- Stennis, John C., Senator (John Cornelius), 1901-1995 6
- 103d Infantry Division Association of World War II. 5
- Bilbo, Theodore Gilmore, Governor, 1877-1947 5
- Confederate States of America 5
- Gandy, Evelyn, 26th Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi (Edythe Evelyn), 1920-2007 5
- McCain, William D., Dr., 5th President of Mississippi Southern College (now the University of Southern Mississippi) (William David), 1907-1993 5
- Mississippi Central Railroad Company (1897-1967) 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
- Johnson, Paul B., Jr., Governor (Paul Burney), 1916-1985 4
- Lucas, Aubrey K., Dr., 6th President and current President Emeritus of the University of Southern Mississippi (Aubrey Keith) 4
- Methodist Hospital (Hattiesburg, Miss.) 4 + ∧ less