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Overview Eugene V. Cameron served aboard the U.S.S. Biloxi during his tenure in the U.S. Navy during World War II. The U.S.S. Biloxi was commissioned in 1943 and served in the Pacific Ocean. The ship was decommissioned in 1946.
Dates: circa 1944-1998
Scope and Contents This collection consists of seven letters, dated from August 5, 1862 to April 22, 1863, from David A. Camp, a captain in the Confederate Army, to his wife Anna. Also included in this collection is a copy of a three-page manuscript history of Lumberton, Mississippi.Of particular interest among the letters are the ones dated September 27, 1862 and April 22, 1863. The first of these contains an account of Camp meeting with several soldiers who had been captured and then paroled by...
Dates: August 5, 1862 - April 22, 1863
Overview The collection contains correspondence and photographs from Camp McCain.
Form of Material This is the first “Camp School News”, Volume 1 Number 1, dated November, 1928. This newsletter was published by Camp School of Hattiesburg City Schools in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. It contains a cover page, 10 pages of information and is held together by two metal fasteners at the top edge.
Overview Photographs, newspaper clippings, postcards, correspondence relating to history of Camp Shelby, an armed forces training camp located near Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Dates: Majority of material found in Circa 1918-2004
Form of Material Newspaper and magazine collection of Betty H. Campbell which she began in 1969 at age 37. She collected historically significant headlines as well as some of personal significance.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1890; 1969-2010
Overview Literary manuscripts and office files of this Mississippi born author and Civil Rights activist.
Dates: circa 1950-2001
Overview Scrapbook, photographs, and newspaper clippings documenting the Cargill-Powers family.
Dates: circa 1907-1989
Scope and Contents The material in this collection relating to published books has been arranged alphabetically according to title within the "Books" series. Within each title, the material has been arranged in the probable order of creation. Several of the books documented in this collection provide children with ideas for plays or stories and guidance on how to perform them. Act It Out, Play a Part, and Listen! And Help Tell the Story all follow this format. Fun For One or Two, The Junior Party Book, and Make...
Scope and Contents The collection consists of ten series: biographical material, correspondence, radio broadcasts, reviews, speaking engagements, newspaper articles, readings, material for 12 books and five short stories, and unpublished book material. Book materials are arranged alphabetically by title; within each title the organization of the material reflects the probable order in which it was created.The biographical material consists of photographs of Carlson, her dolls and hand puppets, her...
Dates: 1927-1991; Majority of material found within [1958-1980]
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of beautifully designed and illustrated greeting cards, predominantly valentines. Within the collection are traditional cards, pop-up cards, postcards, and paper dolls -- all decorated with a colorful array of flowers, animals, and figures. Most of the cards within the collection are unsigned. Of the messages that are included, however, most are short and sweet. There are conveyances of personal feelings, as well, such as a poem written on the inside of one of the...
Dates: circa 1911-1919
Overview Autographs of Civil War generals, U.S. Presidents, Cabinet members, Senators, Ambassadors.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1841, 1847, 1860-1867, 1920
Scope and Contents This collection contains only one item: a letter from author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson to Mrs. Margaret Gatty, editor of the popular Aunt Judy's Magazine from 1866 to 1873. In the letter, Dodgson stated that he included a manuscript from a Mrs. Hatch for possible publication and that any future correspondence with Mrs. Hatch should be sent to her address in Oxford.
Dates: circa 1866-1873
Overview Family letters and deeds of land in Noxubee County, Mississippi.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a typescript of The Angry Scar: The Story of Reconstruction, written by Hodding Carter and published in 1959, by Doubleday as part of a series entitled, "Mainstreams of America," the third work dealing with the Civil War.The Angry Scar deals with the decade after the Civil War and how the South and its people lived during Reconstruction. The story is taken from diaries, newspaper articles and correspondence of the times with contemporary comments...
Scope and Contents The collection contains material for one title and those materials are arranged in the probable order in which they were created. What's In a Map? describes to young children various ways of thinking about and creating maps. Holdings for this title include a typescript and a galley.
Dates: circa 1976
Form of Material One copy of Carroll Case's 1998 book "The Slaughter: An American Atrocity" about the alleged massacre of African American soldiers at Camp Van Dorn near Centreville, Mississippi during World War II. The first half of the book contains documentary material; the second half is the author's fictional re-creation of what he believes happened.A copy of "The Slaughter: An American Atrocity" (Asheville, N.C.:FBC Inc., 1998) is available in the McCain Library, call number PS3553.A78995 S57...
Overview The Castleman Papers collection consist of a brief genealogy record and sermons from Reverend Thomas Castleman, II.
Form of Material Collection contains one DVD titled “Catalyst” of a 16mm movie filmed on the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Perkinston institution in 1912. The final scene is graduation on May 23, 1962. At that moment, Perkinston Agricultural High School ended and Perkinston Junior College became Mississippi Gulf Coast Junior College.
The remaining five items are various documents and notes concerning "Catalyst".
The remaining five items are various documents and notes concerning "Catalyst".
Overview To those visiting the paschal church of Saint John the Baptist.
Dates: December 12, 1737
Scope and Contents This collection contains several of Cauley's original illustrations. The first item is a Christmas card illustrated by Cauley in 1978 for Sunrise Publications. The next twenty-two items are Cauley's original illustrations for The Goose and the Golden Coins (1983), created in ink, pencil and watercolor. Each illustration has a matboard. Several drawings bear the marks of the illustration photographer. True to her assertion, Cauley uses vivid colors and details to breathe life into characters and...
Overview The James and Patsy Causey Photographs collection contains five black-and-white photographs of the State Teacher’s College in Hattiesburg, Mississippi from the 1920s. The collection would be of particular interest to researchers studying the history of the University of Southern Mississippi, college life in the early twentieth century, and / or education.
Dates: circa 1920s; 1924
Scope and Contents he collection has been divided into three series: personal papers, published works, and academic papers, with each of the first two series further divided into subseries. Cavanna's personal papers include autobiographical material, biographical material, correspondence, photographs and portraits, awards and honors, public appearances, reviews, a scrapbook, financial records, promotional items and miscellaneous material. This material is arranged chronologically, when possible, within each...
Scope and Contents The collection contains galleys, proofs, and typescripts for six of Ms. Chaikin's books. Finders Weepers (1980) is the story of a little girl who finds a ring that brings her nothing but trouble. There are three sets of proofs for this title. I Should Worry, I Should Care (1979) is about a Jewish girl who moves into a new neighborhood during the rise of Hitler. There are also proofs for this title. The Seventh Day: The Story of the Sabbath (1980) is an informational book about the Jewish...
Scope and Contents The collection contains illustrations, sketches, and dummies for 6 titles. The materials are arranged alphabetically by title. Within each title the materials are arranged in the probable order in which they were created. Three of the books in the collection are about cats. The Cat Who Liked to Pretend (1959) is about a cat named Sam. While trying to locate Mrs. Cat's lost kerchief, he finds that the woods makes a wonderful stage for his pretending. There is a typescript, two dummies,...
Form of Material Collection contains one monthly publication by the students of Chamberlain-Hunt Academy in Port Gibson, MS. It is titled “CHATS”, dated February 1915, and is volume VI, number 5.
Dates: February 1915
Overview This collection contains publications, correspondence, numerical systems, and miscellaneous subjects pertaining to poet, Henry Tim Chambers.
Overview Memoir of Chambers' service in 46th Mississippi Infantry.
Dates: March 1862-May 1865
Dates: circa 1977
Overview Family letters, genealogy, and history of Clinton, Mississippi.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1851-1967, 1875-1876
- Historical Manuscripts and Photographs 921
- de Grummond Childrens Literature Collection 442
- Mississippiana 6
- University Archives 2
- Letter. 355
- Photographs. 285
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.). 260
- Records (Documents). 257
- Hattiesburg (Miss.). 123
- Financial documents. 118
- Programs (Publications). 101
- Periodicals. 87
- Memorabilia. 86
- Albums (Books). 82
- Manuscript. 79
- Newsletters. 79
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 78
- Personal narratives. 76
- Brochures. 73
- University of Southern Mississippi -- Faculty. 73
- Clubs. 72
- Civil rights. 67
- University of Southern Mississippi. 60
- University of Southern Mississippi -- Students. 59 ∧ less
- Dahmer, Vernon Ferdinand, 1908-1966 8
- 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
- The Hattiesburg American (Miss.) (1897-) 5
- 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
- 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
- Schwerner, Michael Henry, 1939-1964 4
- Student Printz (1918-) 4
- Welty, Eudora, 1909-2001 4
- Beauregard, G. T., Brigadier General, 1818-1893 (Gustave Toutant) 3
- Carmichael, Stokely (Stokely Standiford Churchill), 1941-1998 3
- Demonstration School (Hattiesburg, Miss.) (1926-1963) 3 ∧ less