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Thomas C. Charles and Ellen McRaven Charles Letters

Identifier: M120

Family letters, genealogy, and history of Clinton, Mississippi.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1851-1967, 1875-1876

Jean Charlot Papers

Identifier: DG0175
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...
Dates: 1952-1977

Martin Charlot Papers

Identifier: DG0176

The Martin Charlot Papers contain illustrations, a dummy, a sketchbook, and paintings created and accumulated by Martin Charlot between 1969 and 1973. His papers were created from his illustration of three published books. Although best known as a painter of finely detailed murals and oil paintings, Charlot also has illustrated books for both children and adults.

Dates: 1969-1973

Madye Lee Chastain Papers

Identifier: DG0177
Scope and Contents The collection contains material for five titles. The materials are arranged alphabetically by title. Within each title the materials are arranged in the probable order in which they were created. Steamboat South concerns the voyage of a young girl who travels down the Mississippi to live with her aunt and uncle, and her adventures as she interacts with other passengers and babysits six children. Holdings for Emmy Keeps a Promise, Fripsey Fun, and Steamboat South include one illustration for...
Dates: 1955-1964

W.L. Chatham Letter

Identifier: M78
Scope and Contents This letter, dated March 8, 1864, was written by W.L. Chatham to "Sis," who the donor has identified as Nancy Elizabeth Searcy. Chatham is writing from the mountains of Jefferson County, Tennessee, where he is in the Confederate Army guarding Bull's Gap.Chatham comments upon the military situation in Virginia, Tennessee, and Georgia, and expresses concern about his family and his health. He also writes at length about the possibility of a rumored settlement whereby the...
Dates: March 8, 1864

Tony Chen Papers

Identifier: DG0178
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence from Chen to the de Grummond Collection, photographs of Chen, and material for twenty-four books published between 1962 and 1983, two of which Chen both wrote and illustrated. Also included is a 1988 de Grummond Collection Christmas card designed by Chen. The material for the books is arranged alphabetically by title; within each title the organization of the material reflects the probable order in which it was created.Chen spent his youth...
Dates: 1962-1987

Cora Cheney Papers

Identifier: DG0179
Scope and Contents The collection contains material for seven books. The materials are arranged alphabetically by title. Within each title the materials are arranged in the probable order in which they were created. Five of these titles are adventure stories or mysteries for middle readers and young adults. Tales From a Taiwan Kitchen is a collection of folk tales. The collection contains typescripts and galleys for The Mystery of the Disappearing Cars , The Peg-Legged Pirate of Sulu , Tales From a Taiwan...
Dates: 1961-1977

Chevron Oil Company Aerial Photograph Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: M87
Form of Material

Aerial photographs of selected portions of selected counties in Mississippi and other states produced by the Chevron Oil Company for use in the company's Jackson, Mississippi office and donated to the Department of Geology at The University of Southern Mississippi in 1972.

Dates: 1937-1960

George William Chilcoat Freedom Summer Research Collection

Identifier: M382

Scholarly articles about the Freedom Schools co-authored by Dr. Chilcoat.

Dates: 1994-1999

Children of the American Revolution, John Dodd Society Records

Identifier: M101
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of materials pertinent to the John Dodd Society of the Children of the American Revolution, and with the exception of a brief history of the Society, written by Mrs. John M. Frazier in about 1962, the materials in the collection are confined to the years 1943 - 1958.Mrs. Frazier's history has been placed at the beginning of the collection in box one, folder one, followed by a handwritten book of minutes of monthly meetings (1943 - 1958) in folder two....
Dates: 1943-1962

Children's Literature Association Papers

Identifier: DG 1330

The ChLA Papers contains typescripts, correspondence, articles, and other miscellaneous items related to ChLA’s annual conferences and other yearly activities.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1973 - 2014

Chinese Coins

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: M173
Dates: Majority of material found within 100 B.C.-100 A.D.; 1115-1224; 1644-1850

Choctaw Indian Land Transfer

Identifier: M201

Certificate transferring title to 320 acres of land originally acquired by a Choctaw Indian Land Grant to five individuals.

Dates: July 26, 1897

Choctaw Memorabilia Collection

Identifier: M646

This collection contains Choctaw memorabilia.

Dates: undated

Austin Church Collection on Miss Oseola McCarty

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM06-59
Form of Material

Three DVD’s, one CD, and other materials related to the creation of a song about Osceola McCarty called “Miss Ola, The Mississippi Giver”.

Dates: 2005-2006; 2012

Orazio Ciccarelli Research Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM03-40

Primarily photocopies of documents from the Foreign Ministry Archive in Rome, Italy, concerning diplomatic relations between Italy, Peru, and the United States, as well as immigration/emigration, Peruvian political and economic history, and Italy's military missions and armament sales to Latin American countries. The entire collection is in Italian.

Dates: circa 1861-1945

Circus, Minstrel and Traveling Show Collection

Identifier: M329

Posters, route cards and book, annual, magazine, program of several circuses that performed in Mississippi.

Dates: 1894-1953

Citizens' Council / Civil Rights Collection

Identifier: M99
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials related to the Citizens' Council, the Ku Klux Klan, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, other civil rights groups and related individuals. The Citizens' Council was one of over 40 pro-segregated organizations formed after the U.S. Supreme Court decision (Brown v. Board Education) May 17, 1954, which barred segregation in public schools.The first White Citizens' Council was formed in Indianola,...
Dates: 1954-1977, 1987-1992

Civil Rights in the South Collection

Identifier: M406
Scope and Contents

This collection is a compilation of various materials relating to the Civil Rights Movement in the South.

Dates: circa 1956-2014

Civil War Band Instruments Research Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM84-6

Photographs of bands, bandsmen, and instruments, with supporting information.

Dates: 1862-1865

Civil War Centennial Collection

Identifier: M435

This collection contains a variety of materials relating to the 100th Anniversary of the American Civil War.

Dates: 1961-1965

Civil War History Collection

Identifier: M439

This collection contains articles, pamphlets, paper currency, newspapers, images and other materials pertaining to the Civil War and its Centennial celebration. The collection also contains a few items regarding the Battle of Yorktown, Virginia, during the Revolutionary War.

Dates: circa 1862-1966

Civil War Stationery

Identifier: M455

The collection contains four song sheets printed by Charles Magnus during the Civil War. Each sheet features different song lyrics and a patriotic lithograph.

Dates: circa 1860s

Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp Photographs

Identifier: M511
Scope and Contents

Three black & white photographs, all approximately 5 x 7.

Dates: Majority of material found within Circa 1935

Civilian Conservation Corps, District "G" Historical Materials

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM98-51
Form of Material

Two printed publications donated to the USM Libraries by Mrs. Herbert Aplin, whose late husband had served in the Civilian Conservation Corps from 1934 to 1937:

1. "Memories of District "G", Civilian Conservation Corps" (1934).

2. "Official Annual of District "G", Fourth Corps Area, Civilian Conservation Corps" (1936)

Dates: 1934-1936

Patricia Clapp Papers

Identifier: DG0187
Scope and Contents

The collection contains materials for one book, and those materials are arranged in the probable order in which they were created. I'm Deborah Sampson tells a fictionalized version of a true story about a young woman who disguised herself as a man and enlisted on the American side during the Revolution. The collection holds one typescript for this book.

Dates: circa 1977

Ann Nolan Clark Papers

Identifier: DG0188
Scope and Contents This collection contains manuscripts for four of Clark's books: Arizona for Young People, Bear Cub, Brother Andre of Montreal, and Hoofprint on the Wind. These were published between 1965 and 1972. For each of these titles, the collection has manuscript and typescript drafts, often bearing the author's and copy editor's marks.Arizona for Young People (1968) is essentially a textbook for fourth and fifth graders which Clark co-authored with Glenna Craw, a grade-school teacher. The...
Dates: 1965-1972

Gary Mark Clark Hurricane Katrina Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM06-21
Form of Material

One printed copy of a diary kept by Gary Mark Clark, Senior Process Engineer at Masonite Corporation in Laurel, Mississippi from August 29 – December 31, 2005, with an epilogue written in March 2006. The diary chronicles events during the onslaught of Hurricane Katrina on August 29, 2005, and in the weeks of chaos that followed. The collection also includes a copy of the diary on compact disk.

Dates: August 29, 2005-March 2006

Gloria Clark Freedom Summer Photographs

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM14-30

Copies of photographs taken by donor documenting Freedom Summer activities.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1964-1966; 1993

Linus West Clark Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM21-007
Form of Material

Scrapbooks, photographs, and Air Force Manuals from Mississippi Gulf Coast resident.

Dates: circa 1930s-1990s

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