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Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence, materials related to twelve books illustrated by Judith Gwyn Brown, complete illustrations for a magazine story, and unidentified illustrations. Book-related materials have been arranged alphabetically by title, and within each title according to the probable order in which they were created.The correspondence consists of photocopies of three letters sent to the de Grummond Collection in 1981. These letters concern Brown's loan of materials to...
Scope and Contents The Kate B. Brown collection consists of a photograph of Miss Brown, various newspaper articles, letters sent by Miss Brown as director of the Memorial Fund at Mississippi Normal College, journals and addresses from her trip to Europe with the Carnegie Foundation, the address given by her when elected as president of the Mississippi Education Association, a letter to Miss Brown, a telegram regarding her health, and a report of the Mississippi Works Progress Administration.The...
Scope and Contents The Katherine Brown collection is a fascinating group of documents that shed light on the “Bootstrap” program at the University of Southern Mississippi.
Dates: circa 1950s-1990s
Scope and Contents The collection contains photographs of Brown, programs from the 1972 University of Southern Mississippi's Children's Book Festival, original materials for 20 books published between 1947 and 1972, and one unidentified drawing. The materials in the collection cover 25 years of Brown's career and are representative of her interest in tales from other cultures as well as traditional European-based tales. The artwork demonstrates some of Brown's favorite techniques including linoleum and...
Overview 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 Her papers were created from her composition of two published books and one unpublished work.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.
Dates: circa 1937 - 1944
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the personal diaries of Sarah Jane Hickman Brown for the period January 1, 1896, through August 4, 1902. The diaries were written in the Mississippi towns of Shoccoe, Fernwood, and Canton (Madison County). Mrs. Brown made specific notations concerning the dates of births, deaths, and marriages of family members and friends; therefore, her diaries may be of special interest to genealogical researchers. There are several pages at the end of folder 2 which list Mrs....
Dates: 1896-August 4, 1902
Overview 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.
Dates: circa 1980 - 2000
Scope and Contents 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 "Books" series contains two galley sheets, and a book jacket proof for Kemi, An Indian Boy Before the White Man Came.
Scope and Contents This collection contains material that reflects Bulla's diverse artistic interests and that conveys insight into the publication process. The deGrummond Collection holds several of Bulla's books in its closed stacks, including an autographed copy of The Moon Singer which Bulla gave to his friend Ezra Jack Keats (DG0001). The Bulla papers consist of correspondence from Bulla to Dr. Lena Y. deGrummond; manuscripts and galleys for five of Bulla's books; and original music scores on which Bulla...
Scope and Contents 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.
Scope and Contents The Pat Harrison Bullock World War II Papers consist of a variety of materials relating to Bullock's military service during World War II. Included are personal correspondence to family and friends, casualty reports for the Morotai and Mindanao Campaigns, the Dixie Division Photograph Album, rules and regulations for guard duty, newspaper articles, and a series of photographs.The collection spans the years from 1942 to 1946, with the majority of the material pertaining to the...
Dates: November 1942-November 1946
Overview 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.
Dates: circa 1882-1959
Scope and Contents 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.
Overview 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.
Dates: 1912; 1985; 1996
Scope and Contents 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.
Scope and Contents This collection contains the personal papers of Madge Burney, as well as material she collected from the United Daughters of the Confederacy (U.D.C.), Children of the Confederacy (C. of C.), Wayne County Red Cross, The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), and the Women's Christian Temperance Union (W.C.T.U.).The personal correspondence, covering the period 1926 and 1953 with the bulk of the material from 1948 to 1953, concerns Burney's membership in the U.D.C. and C. of C.;...
Overview Collection from Mississippi Normal College student.
Dates: circa late 1800s-1964
Scope and Contents This collection consists chiefly of photocopies of the notes of M. James Stevens which Dr. Burns used to write his M.A. thesis at the University of Southern Mississippi. The thesis was later published as Ship Island and the Confederacy (Hattiesburg, 1971). Most of the Stevens notes are typed, although some are handwritten. These notes cover the history of Ship Island and its importance to the Mississippi Gulf Coast, from information concerning the area's native population and French...
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1699-1968
Overview Documents relating to Universalist Church in Mississippi.
Dates: circa 1860 and July 15-20, 1907
Scope and Contents 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.
Overview Memorabilia of Demonstration School of Mississippi Southern College,
Overview 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.
Dates: September 1864-July 1865; Undated
Form of Material Correspondence, copied newspaper clippings, and other materials pertaining to activates of the Business and Professional Women’s Club.
Dates: 1927-1934; undated
Form of Material “Grampa: A Memoir" chronicles the life of Charles David “Bud” Butte from his birth on March 17, 1921 until 1997. It covers his three careers of military service, teaching and World War II unit research. It details his family life with his wife Velma Louise Gill Butte, son Chuck and granddaughters Jacqueline, Danielle and Meredith.
Scope and Contents 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.
Overview Research materials used by historian in her book The Free State of Jones.
Overview Letters, campaign material, speeches related to candidacy of Byrd for Governor of Mississippi.
Dates: 1947, 1951
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence, photographs, material for six titles, postcards, wallpaper samples, Caldecott's tombstone rubbing, and miscellaneous material. Titles are arranged alphabetically, with the material for each title arranged in the probable order in which it was created. All woodblocks are stored separately in Box 2.The correspondence consists of letters from Caldecott, from Elizabeth Billington at Frederick Warne to the de Grummond Collection, and from Justin...
Overview Three letters written by noted author Erskine Caldwell to Dr. Jac Lyndon Tharpe, former professor at The University of Southern Mississippi. The letters are dated July 4, 1980, January 14, 1982, and April 29, 1982. All are typewritten, but signed in longhand by Mr. Caldwell. The topics of the letters are Tharpe's interest in Caldwell's work and an interview with Mr. Caldwell conducted by Dr. Tharpe in 1971. The interview is cataloged as Volume 13 of the USM Oral History Program. A portion of...
Dates: July 4, 1980, January 14, 1982 and April 29, 1982
Scope and Contents The collection contains typescripts, galleys, photocopied illustrations, and correspondence for eight titles. The titles are arranged alphabetically and within each title according to the probable order in which the material was created. There is a typescript for each title. There are galleys for The Witch's Pig: A Cornish Folk Tale (1977) and The Witch Who Lost her Shadow (1979). Photocopied illustrations for The Witch's Pig (1977) by Trinka Hakes Nobles are also in the collection. Some of the...
- Historical Manuscripts and Photographs 921
- de Grummond Childrens Literature Collection 442
- Mississippiana 6
- University Archives 2
- Letter. 349
- Photographs. 283
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.). 256
- Records (Documents). 247
- Hattiesburg (Miss.). 120
- Financial documents. 114
- Programs (Publications). 98
- Periodicals. 85
- Albums (Books). 81
- Memorabilia. 81
- Manuscript. 78
- Newsletters. 78
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 76
- University of Southern Mississippi -- Faculty. 74
- Brochures. 71
- Clubs. 70
- Civil rights. 62
- Personal narratives. 59
- University of Southern Mississippi. 59
- University of Southern Mississippi -- Students. 57 ∧ less
- Dahmer, Vernon Ferdinand, 1908-1966 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
- Davis, Jefferson, President of the Confederate States of America, 1808-1889 4
- De La Beckwith, Byron, Jr., 1920-2001 4
- Hattiesburg High School. 4
- McCain, William D., Dr., 5th President of Mississippi Southern College (now the University of Southern Mississippi) (William David), 1907-1993 4
- Student Printz (1918-) 4
- The Hattiesburg American (Miss.) (1897-) 4
- Welty, Eudora, 1909-2001 4
- Beauregard, G. T., Brigadier General, 1818-1893 (Gustave Toutant) 3
- Chaney, James Earl (1943-1964) 3
- Demonstration School (Hattiesburg, Miss.) (1926-1963) 3
- Evers, Medgar Wiley, 1925-1963 3
- Faulkner, Leesha 3
- Goodman, Andrew, 1943-1964 3 ∧ less