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Abstract Research materials, including study of wood-feeding roach Cryptocercus.
Abstract The materials in the collection were organized in alphabetical order.
Abstract The Lonette Bryant Cliburn Papers consist of early twentieth-century documents, letters, and photographs that pertain to the Henry-Rowell-Waldrup and related families of Jasper County, Mississippi. This collection is of particular interest to researchers studying traditional farming in Mississippi, World War I correspondence, women’s roles in the early twentieth century, William Carey University, University of Southern Mississippi, and local Hattiesburg history.
Dates: 1887; 1901-1902; 1907-1909; 1913-1918; 1921; 1925-1944; 1946; 1948; 1955; undated
Abstract Office files for Sam & Gwen Clinton.
Dates: circa 2003-2009
Scope and Contents The material in the collection pertains primarily to writings from the end of Coatsworth's lengthy career. There is a short autobiography, written about 1972, and photograph (undated); correspondence from Coatsworth to the de Grummond Collection, 1966-1973, identifying the donated material; and material relating to five works published between 1970 and 1973; and numerous miscellaneous short stories, poems, and pieces of prose. The biographical material and correspondence appear first in the...
Dates: 1927-1973; Majority of material found within [1970-1973]
Scope and Contents Cobb has written several how-to books featuring science experiments which both educate and entertain children. Chemically Active!; Science Experiments You Can Eat; More Science Experiments You Can Eat; and Magic...Naturally! are all documented in this collection. There is at least one typescript for every title. For Chemically Active! there are typescripts, galleys, proofs and blues. Science Experiments You Can Eat is represented with typescripts, proofs and blues. For More Science Experiments...
Scope and Contents The collection contains materials for one book, and those materials are arranged in the probable order in which they were created. Sadako and the Thousand Cranes tells the story of a Japanese girl who contracts leukemia as a result of the bombing of Hiroshima. The collection holds one typescript for this title. Also included for this work is an origami crane.
Dates: circa 1977
Abstract The Daniel and Susan Cohen Papers contain typescripts, production material, correspondence, and publications created and accumulated by Daniel Cohen between 1976 and 2001. Cohen's papers were created from his composition of 99 non-fiction books concerning paranormal creatures and other unusual phenomena, historical and current biographies, advice for teenagers, American history and politics, science and technology, animals and nature, urban legends, and entertainment and sports personalities....
Scope and Contents The collection contains an edited typescript, three proofs and a style sheet for one book, Robert and Dawn Marie 4ever. Robert and Dawn Marie 4ever tells the story of a fourteen-year-old boy in Brooklyn who grows up in the foster care system. He discovers love and respect through his relationship with a parochial school girl, and with an eccentric couple who take him into their home.
Scope and Contents Materials relating to the family of Ms. Bonnie L. Cole, Brookhaven, Mississippi.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1911; circa 1970s-1980s; 2010; undated
Abstract Letter from Cole in New Orleans, Louisiana to Eula Ellis in Florence, Mississippi.
Dates: April 3, 1907
Scope and Contents This collection of correspondence includes letters written to and received from 302 authors of boys' books. All of the letters are either written by Martin Cole to an author, or are responses from the authors to Mr. Cole. The letters date from 1955 to 1983.Included are letters from Isaac Asimov, Patricia Beatty, Erick Berry, Ben Bova, Arthur C. Clarke, Elizabeth Coatsworth, Walter Farley, Henry Gregor Felsen, Jean Fritz, Doris Gates, Jean George, Robert Heinlein, Irene Hunt,...
Scope and Contents Two ledgers of a Moselle, Mississippi merchant, donated by his grandson, Dr. Marice Brown. The ledgers cover the periods 1911-1914 and 1914-1917.
Scope and Contents The collection holds a galley proof, an edited typescript and correspondence for Sometimes I Don t Love My Mother. The correspondence includes an outline for the book and specific revisions suggested by the editor. Sometimes I Don't Love My Mother is an exploration of a troubled mother and daughter relationship. In this novel, seventeen year old Dallas must try to establish a new closeness with her mother after the sudden death of her beloved father. She must deal with her own grief and balance...
Scope and Contents The vast majority of the William M. Colmer Papers encompass his forty-year career as a United States Congressman from Mississippi (1933-1972). However, it also contains a significant amount of material regarding his activities prior to his election to Congress, and a limited amount of materials generated after his retirement in 1972. The original arrangement of the materials has been preserved as closely as possible. Inclusive dates are approximately 1906–1980. The collection divided into...
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter from members of the Columbus Riflemen dated April 21, 1900. The letter is addressed to Miss Anna Banks and acknowledges that the United Daughters of the Confederacy have set aside April 27th as a special day to honor Confederate dead. Officers of the Columbus Riflemen are named on the letterhead and in the signature of the letter; they were G.Y. Banks, Captain; W.L. Gardner, First Lieutenant; and E.A. Passino, Second Lieutenant.The celebration will...
Dates: April 32, 1900
Form of Material Programs and playbills from Laurel, Mississippi area and beyond.
Scope and Contents The Molly Cone Papers have a variety of material including typescripts, galleys, proofs, correspondence and research notes. The materials are arranged alphabetically by title and within each title in the probable order in which they were created. The correspondence is arranged chronologically by title.Written between 1962 and 1982, the seven Mishmash stories are about a furry mutt named Mishmash that lives with a teacher named Miss Patch. One of her students, Pete, befriends the dog...
Scope and Contents This document, written on March 8, 1864, at Columbus, Mississippi, reports the proceedings of a Board of Survey convened in front of the Confederate Army headquarters in Columbus. The purpose of the board was to assess the value of the horses belonging to the Brigadier General and his staff. Board members were Captain John P. Hampton, Captain Thomas E. Young, and First Lieutenant T. R. Evans, all of the 43rd Mississippi Infantry.According to this document, the board valued the horse...
Dates: March 8, 1864
Abstract List of men present for duty, August 3, 1862 near Comite River northeast of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Dates: August 3, 1862
Abstract One oversized customs form with the heading "Schedule of Free Goods introduced into the Confederate States of America."
Dates: May 18, 1861
Abstract Two journals and printed booklet relating to Confederate medical activities.
Dates: November 10, 1861-June 17, 1865
Scope and Contents This collection contains a single document, a customs form notarized by a local justice of the peace. The form originated on May 13, 1861, when whiskey was shipped via the Mississippi Central Railroad to J.P. Atkinson at Holly Springs, Mississippi. On May, 1861, the justice, J.R. Fariss, notarized the invoice and accompanying statement of J.P. Atkinson who declared that no other invoices existed, that the accounting on this invoice was accurate, and that he (Atkinson) would report any error, if...
Dates: May 13 and May 21, 1861
Scope and Contents This collection should be of interest to students and researchers of the civil rights era circa 1960-1980; especially those interested in civil rights legal cases and the history of black legislators in Mississippi.
Dates: circa 1960s-2001
Scope and Contents This collection contains original materials from Ms. Conrad's first published book, I Don't Live Here! The story concerns a young girl's difficult adjustment to a new home, far away from her best friend. Correspondence, three typescripts, and a proof document the creation and publication of this title. Also included are a research article, author's notes, and reviews for the same book. The illustrations in the collection for I Don't Live Here! are photocopies of the originals.
Form of Material Commendation by Mississippi Senate and House of Representatives for USM student Fred Cook's outstanding accomplishments in intercollegiate athletics.
Dates: March 25, 1974
Abstract Joseph Anderson (Joe) Cook was born on November 16, 1862 in Artesia (Lowndes County), Mississippi. He was a pioneer of education in Mississippi, who provided college educations for all of his children at the school of their choice. This multi-faceted collection consists of materials that encompass the entire Cook Family, but the principal subject is Joseph Anderson (Joe) Cook, first president of Mississippi Normal College at Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Abstract While the bulk of the collection pertains primarily to Cook's activities after 1954, a moderate quantity of materials relate to his years at Southern, and also interspersed in the collection are a small number of items dating from about 1912-1944.A study of Cook's papers reveals him as a man of boundless energy, with excellent organizational skills, both of which served him well in his many activities. While much of his energy was directed toward fiscal success, a substantial amount...
Dates: 1912-1979; Majority of material found within 1955-1977
Form of Material Various information about publishing cookbooks.
Dates: circa 1960s; 1980s
Scope and Contents The collection contains typescripts, illustrations with color separations, dummies and galleys for nine titles. The materials are arranged alphabetically by title. Within each title the materials are arranged in the probable order in which they were created. Six of the books in the collection are from the "Dorrie" series, Dorrie and the Birthday Eggs (1971), Dorrie and the Blue Witch (1964), Dorrie and Witch Doctor (1967), Dorrie and the Witch's Imp (1975), Dorrie and the Wizard's Spell (1968),...
- Historical Manuscripts and Photographs 936
- de Grummond Childrens Literature Collection 447
- Mississippiana 6
- University Archives 2
- Letter. 374
- Photographs. 300
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.). 274
- Records (Documents). 271
- Hattiesburg (Miss.). 130
- Financial documents. 122
- Programs (Publications). 108
- Periodicals. 94
- Memorabilia. 93
- Albums (Books). 90
- Manuscript. 81
- Personal narratives. 81
- Brochures. 79
- Newsletters. 78
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 78
- University of Southern Mississippi -- Faculty. 78
- Clubs. 71
- Civil rights. 70
- University of Southern Mississippi -- Students. 68
- University of Southern Mississippi. 65 ∧ less
- English 1384
- German 3
- Italian 2
- French 1
- Spanish; Castilian 1
- Undetermined 1 ∧ less
- Dahmer, Vernon Ferdinand, 1908-1966 8
- Hattiesburg High School. 7
- The Hattiesburg American (Miss.) (1897-) 7
- United States. General Land Office. United States Land Office. 7
- Bilbo, Theodore Gilmore, Governor, 1877-1947 5
- Chaney, James Earl (1943-1964) 5
- Confederate States of America 5
- Gandy, Evelyn, 26th Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi (Edythe Evelyn), 1920-2007 5
- Goodman, Andrew, 1943-1964 5
- Mississippi Central Railroad Company (1897-1967) 5
- Schwerner, Michael Henry, 1939-1964 5
- Stennis, John C., Senator (John Cornelius), 1901-1995 5
- Student Printz (1927-) 5
- Adams, Victoria Gray, 1926-2006 4
- Davis, Jefferson, President of the Confederate States of America, 1808-1889 4
- De La Beckwith, Byron, Jr., 1920-2001 4
- McCain, William D., Dr., 5th President of Mississippi Southern College (now the University of Southern Mississippi) (William David), 1907-1993 4
- Welty, Eudora, 1909-2001 4
- Ashmore, Ann Mulloy 3
- Beauregard, G. T., Brigadier General, 1818-1893 (Gustave Toutant) 3 ∧ less