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Railroads.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:

AM02-68, circa 1998

 Accession
Form of Material 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.
Dates: circa 1998

AM03-37, circa early 1900s-1998

 Accession
Form of Material Research materials for Steam Whistles in the Piney Woods, Vol. 1.
Dates: circa early 1900s-1998

AM04-20, circa late 1800s-2001

 Accession
Form of Material 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.
Dates: circa late 1800s-2001

AM06-17, circa 1909-2002

 Accession
Form of Material 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.
Dates: circa 1909-2002

AM06-18, Compiled circa 2004

 Accession
Form of Material One compact disk containing lumber-related newspaper articles from the early 1900s forward. Files on the disk are in Word Perfect.
Dates: Compiled circa 2004

AM87-4, 1850-1962

 Accession
Form of Material The collection includes:

Insurance and financial documents.

World War II items and booklets.

Railroad related items.

Miscellaneous other materials.
Dates: 1850-1962

AM90-4

 Accession
Form of Material The collection includes:

Railroad company documents.

Post cards.

W.O. Chipman Lumber Co. agreement, 1926.

Philippine and other currency.
Dates: 1646-to date

AM90-27

 Accession
Form of Material The collection includes:Stationers' School Reports for D.S. Hollinghurst.Fernwood, Columbia and Gulf Railroad booklets.Perry County, Mississippi tax receipt.Joint Report of Mississippi State Board of the Order of Railway Conductors.Train schedule, ca. 1940s.Kentucky and Tennesse Railroad Company certificate.Letter to M.P. Brown, Secretary, Hattiesburg Cotton Growers Cooperative Association, from Walker Wood,...
Dates: 1646-to date

AM90-44

 Accession
Form of Material The collection includes:Golden Gate Lodge No. 204 (San Francisco, California) stationery.Gulf, Mobile & Ohio Railroad correspondence, 1957.Association of American Railroads map showing home distrcits for car ownerships, 1952.Fernwood, Columbia & Gulf Railroad local freigh tariff book, 1940.The Citizen, official journal of the Citizens' Councils of America.The Druggists'...
Dates: 1646-to date

Annual Report of Southern Railway Company in Mississippi, Office Copies

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM19-56
Form of Material 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.
Dates: 1916-1919

Audio Tapes of Interviews for Vols 1 & 2, circa 1993-1996

 File — Box 4 (AM03-29)
Form of Material Aultman, Bruce (7/28/93) 1 tapeBaxter, Dr. James (8/2/94) 1 tapeBrown, Chester O. (3/7/94) 1 tapeBrown, Hezy (4/20/95 & 5/19/95) 2 tapesClark, Mrs. William L. (9/16/94) 1 tapeClinton, Edward A. (9/19/94) 1 tapeClinton, Ernest (8/02/93) 1 tapeCole, Hugh (8/25/93) 1 tapeConey, O. E., Jr. (3/14/95) 1 tapeCross, Lillian (7/13/94) 1 tapeDaughdrill, "Boots" (5/4/95) 1 tape...
Dates: circa 1993-1996

Audio Tapes of Interviews for Vols 1 & 2, circa 1993-1996

 File — Box 5 (AM03-29)
Form of Material Jordan, Bill (9/1/93) 1 tapeJordan, Zeke (8/31/94) 1 tapeLadner, Delmas (3/9/95) 1 tapeLott, Mrs. Byron (1/26/94) 1 tapeLott, Mrs. Ollie (2/24/94) 1 tapeMajor, Louis L. (2/23/94) 1 tapeMcRaney, Currie S. (9/14/94) 1 tapeMcRaney, Ouida (12/5/94) 1 tapeMerrill, Clarence, Jr. (4/26/95) 1 tapeMorgan, Virgie R. (9/13/94) 1 tapeMuscio, Frankie (5/13/95) 1 tapeReddock,...
Dates: circa 1993-1996

Confederate States of America. Port of Holly Springs, Mississippi customs form

 Collection
Identifier: M56
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

L.N. Dantzler Lumber Company Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM18-46
Form of Material L.N. Dantzler Lumber Company records.
Dates: circa 1840-1965

L.E. Faulkner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M22
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of 28 cubic feet of files maintained by Louis Edward Faulkner between approximately 1925 and 1960. A few items are dated as early as 1902 and as late as 1963. These files document many of Mr. Faulkner's business, civic, political, and religious activities during that period, and provide glimpses of his personal life as well. Materials in the files consist primarily of correspondence, but also include numerous speeches, publications, and newsclippings, plus a few...
Dates: 1902-1963

Goodyear Yellow Pine Company Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: M134
Scope and Contents This collection consists of forty-five photographs taken by New Orleans Photographer John N. Teunisson between the years 1918 and 1920. The photographs show the operations and facilities of the Rosa Lumber Company of Picayune, Mississippi, which became a part of the Goodyear Yellow Pine Company. The photographs also show the last stages of construction and the early operations of the new Goodyear Yellow Pine Company mill, also located in Picayune. Six photographs show Camp Anderson, a temporary...
Dates: circa 1918-1920

Gulf and Ship Island Railroad Minute Book

 Collection
Identifier: M284
Overview Secretary's record book of Board of Directors minutes.
Dates: March 4, 1887-March 6, 1907

Charles Harrington Railroad Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM08-22
Overview DVD, photographs, ephemera, etc., related to Mississippi Central Railroad Company and the Bonhomie and Hattiesburg Southern Railroad.
Dates: 1906-1987

Hattiesburg Historical Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: M246
Overview Photographs reproduced in Dr. Kenneth G. McCarty's book Hattiesburg: A Pictorial History.
Dates: circa late 1800s-1986

Dr. Gilbert H. Hoffman Papers and Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M272
Overview The Gilbert H. Hoffman Papers and Research Collection contains the research notes and photographs which Hoffman compiled and collected for the book, Dummy Lines Through the Longleaf, a history of sawmill operations and logging railroads in Southwest Mississippi during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In addition, it contains hundreds of photographs, both positive and negative images, of other railroads and logging operations principally in...
Dates: circa 1870-2004

Tony Howe Railroad Map Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM03-4
Overview 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.
Dates: circa 1999-2002

Kurze Erörterung der Frage

 Collection
Identifier: M187
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1798

Memorial to Congress, For the request of Lands to aid the construction of the Gulf and Ship Island Railroad

 Collection
Identifier: M103
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a one page document drafted by the Mississippi Legislature entitled "A Memorial to Congress, For the request of Lands to aid the construction of the Gulf and Ship Island Railroad." Dated December 4, 1871, the letter begins by describing how Congress granted land to the Gulf and Ship Island Railroad for the purpose of creating a railroad from Mississippi City northward to Canton in August 1856. However, the railroad never reached completion because the ten year time...
Dates: December 1871

J.J. Newman Lumber Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: M286
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: circa 1895-1943

David Price Gulf, Mobile & Northern Railroad News Periodical Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM12-77
Form of Material This collection contains the digitized copies of Gulf, Mobile & Northern Railroad News, circa 1920’s.
Dates: circa 1920s

Railroad Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M169
Scope and Contents Organizational records of the Association of American Railroads; the Gulf, Mobile, and Ohio Railroad; the Mississippi Central Railroad; and the Illinois Central.
Dates: circa 1850-1967

Railroad Exhibit at 1939 World’s Fair

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM15-43
Form of Material Promotional card for the Railroad Exhibit at the 1939 World’s Fair in New York mailed to Master Steve Blair, Jr., in New York City on July 22, 1939. The card is inscribed:Railroad Exhibit, New York World’s Fair 1939U.S. Railway Post Office Car, NYC 4868See the historic, colorful pageant, Railroads on Parade, presented four times daily. The envelope is postmarked “New York World’s Fair” with a Territorial Centennial 1838-1938 stamp. The...
Dates: 1939

Railroad Stock & Bond Certificate Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M348
Scope and Contents This collection consists of more than one hundred seventy stock and bond certificates issued from the mid 1800's to the early 1900's by various railroad companies throughout the North Eastern and Mid-Western United States. A few bond certificates issued by the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania are also present. Many of the documents are decoratively and intricately illustrated. Some display images of nature, trains, lumber work, and railroad structures, and nearly all contain vital information...
Dates: circa mid 1800s-circa early 1900s

James A. Riley Collection of Mississippi Documents, Newspapers, and Letters

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: M23
Scope and Contents Large collection of books, printed material, and memorabilia related to Mississippi and other subjects.
Dates: 1646-to date

Southern Railroad Company Letter

 Collection
Identifier: M131
Scope and Contents One autograph letter written by Southern Railroad Company Secretary N. G. Bryson to Mississippi & Alabama Railroad Company Secretary A. J. McConnico concerning money owed by the Southern Railroad Company to the Mississippi & Alabama Railroad Company. The money was credited to an account at the Bank of New Orleans. Bryson also mentions checks and receipts which he requests that McConnico credit to a ticket balance account.
Dates: April 10, 1861