Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:
Twelve inch by nineteen inch original watercolor by Tony Howe, portraying a Tatum Lumber Company locomotive pulling a long line of cars loaded with logs. The image was reproduced for the cover of Dr. Gil Hoffman's book, Steam Whistles in the Piney Woods.
Research materials for Steam Whistles in the Piney Woods, Vol. 1.
Research materials for Dr. Gilbert H. Hoffman's book, Steam Whistles in the Piney Woods, Vol. 2. This accession consists primarily of photocopies of original documents and notes taken by Dr. Hoffman.
Dr. Gilbert H. Hoffman’s research files for volume 2 of his book, Steam Whistles in the Piney Woods. Materials consist primarily of photocopied documents, but also includes several original items.
One compact disk containing lumber-related newspaper articles from the early 1900s forward. Files on the disk are in Word Perfect.
Letter written on New Orleans & North-Eastern Railroad, Engineer Department letterhead from Poplarville, Mississippi, by G.B. Nicholson. The envelope is addressed to Mrs. Matilda Nicholson in Covington, Kentucky. The 2-page letter describes Poplarville and his experiences living there.
This accrual contains pproximately 349 4x5 negatives, 50 5x7 negatives, 29 folders of railroad research materials, and 5 MS lumber company maps.
The collection includes:
Insurance and financial documents.
World War II items and booklets.
Railroad related items.
Miscellaneous other materials.
The collection includes:
Railroad company documents.
W.O. Chipman Lumber Co. agreement, 1926.
Philippine and other currency.
Mrs. Myrtis Rue was an African American native of Hattiesburg and a teacher in the public schools. She was the first person to donate civil rights materials to the USM Archives during the solicitation effort, which began in September 1997. Her gift was this full-page article entitled "Hattiesburg's Beginnings: A Black Perspective" from the Hattiesburg American of November 2, 1980. She died August 3, 2000.
3 handwritten & typewritten preliminary copies of published serial Annual Report of Southern Railway Company in Mississippi, 1916-1918; and 2 paperbound, handwritten "Corporate" copies of selected pages of Annual report on the statistics of railways in the United States, the Interstate Commerce Commission for the year ending ..., 1918-1919.
A unique and extremely detailed first-hand visual and textual record of railroad fieldwork in the early years of the 20th-century.
This collection contains Crosby family correspondence, ledger, and financial reports of the Native and Ten Mile lumber companies of Mississippi.
L.N. Dantzler Lumber Company records.
Secretary's record book of Board of Directors minutes.
DVD, photographs, ephemera, etc., related to Mississippi Central Railroad Company and the Bonhomie and Hattiesburg Southern Railroad.
Photographs reproduced in Dr. Kenneth G. McCarty's book Hattiesburg: A Pictorial History.
The bulk of the collection consists of 70 logging railroad maps drawn by Tony Howe. The maps portray railroad operations, timber holdings and other aspects of lumber companies that proliferated in South Mississippi during the latter years of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century.
48 page German language imprint published in 1798. The subject deals with early antecedents of railroads.
The full title is: Kurze Erörterung der Frage: Was für eine Klage wider einen Fuhrmann Statt finde, welchem die zum Transport und Ablieferung bedungenen Sachen weggekommen?: In Bezug auf einen neuerlich vorgekommenen und von einer auswärtigen Juristen-Fakultät entschiedenen Fall by Carl Georg von Zangen.
Memorial to Congress, For the request of Lands to aid the construction of the Gulf and Ship Island Railroad
This collection consists of thirteen volumes of journals and ledgers documenting the financial condition, accounts and related activities of the J. J. Newman Lumber Company which operated in Hattiesburg, Mississippi between approximately 1894 and 1943. It is not a complete set of the company's books, but some information is available for almost every year of the company's existence. The largest gaps for which no information is available are 1899-1902 and 1907-1908.