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Abstract 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...
Abstract 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
Abstract The collection contains correspondence and photographs from Camp McCain.
Abstract 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
Abstract Literary manuscripts and office files of this Mississippi born author and Civil Rights activist.
Dates: circa 1950-2001
Abstract 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
Abstract 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
Abstract 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
Abstract 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".
Abstract 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...
Abstract 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,...
Abstract This collection contains publications, correspondence, numerical systems, and miscellaneous subjects pertaining to poet, Henry Tim Chambers.
Abstract Memoir of Chambers' service in 46th Mississippi Infantry.
Dates: March 1862-May 1865
Dates: circa 1977
Abstract Family letters, genealogy, and history of Clinton, Mississippi.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1851-1967, 1875-1876
Scope and Contents The collection is arranged in four series: correspondence, book materials, greeting cards, and unidentified materials. The correspondence consists of photocopies of seven letters and cards sent to the de Grummond Collection from Jean and Zohmah Charlot, mainly concerning contributions to the collection. The greeting cards are, with one exception, related to Christmas; all feature illustrations by Charlot. Book materials have been arranged alphabetically by book title and within each title...
- Historical Manuscripts and Photographs 927
- de Grummond Childrens Literature Collection 454
- Mississippiana 6
- University Archives 2
- Letter. 374
- Photographs. 305
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.). 275
- Records (Documents). 272
- Hattiesburg (Miss.). 129
- Financial documents. 123
- Programs (Publications). 108
- Periodicals. 97
- Memorabilia. 94
- Albums (Books). 90
- Personal narratives. 83
- Brochures. 82
- Manuscript. 82
- Newsletters. 80
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 78
- University of Southern Mississippi -- Faculty. 78
- Civil rights. 72
- Clubs. 72
- University of Southern Mississippi -- Students. 68
- University of Southern Mississippi. 66 ∧ less
- English 1383
- German 3
- Italian 2
- French 1
- 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
- Lucas, Aubrey K., Dr., 6th President and current President Emeritus of the University of Southern Mississippi (Aubrey Keith) 4
- Methodist Hospital (Hattiesburg, Miss.) 4
- Schwerner, Michael Henry, 1939-1964 4 ∧ less