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Lumber trade.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

AM02-28, circa early 1900s

Form of Material One 40" x 6" black and white panoramic photograph of the Homochitto Lumber Company, located along the Mississippi Central Railway in Bude, Mississippi (Franklin County), taken by Robb & Company, photographers. The photo, dubbed "Modern Yellow Pine Plant", shows the lumber mill, the railroad depot, and a couple of commercial buildings.
Dates: circa early 1900s

AM02-29, February 16, 1925

Form of Material One 40" x 7" black and white panoramic photograph of the Virgin Pine Lumber Company in Piave, Mississippi (Greene County). The photograph was taken by C. A. McDuff of Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Dates: February 16, 1925

AM03-37, circa early 1900s-1998

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

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

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

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


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

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

George Alfred Bell Letters

Identifier: M543
Overview The George Alfred Bell Letters include five letters written by George Alfred Bell to his future wife, Alice Rebecca McCulloch. All of the letters are addressed to McCulloch at 1610 or 1116 So. Boats Street, Marion, Indiana, and they are descriptive of his trips and meetings to acquire timber in the south as well as of their relationship. The collection is of particular interest to researchers studying the lumber trade in Mississippi and/or the South and courtship in the early twentieth century.
Dates: 1909

Chapter 2: Tatum Lumber Company and Chapter 3: Mills at Lumberton

 File — Box 3 (AM03-37)
Form of Material Chapter 2: Tatum Lumber Company Tatum Lumber Co. Letterhead Layout of Bonhomie 1923 Utopian Chapter 3: Mills at Lumberton Lumberton Library Herbert A. Camp John Hammond Hinton Henry C. Yawn Lumberton Camp & Hinton & Related Companies Camp & Hinton Bros. - Timber J.J. White - Timber Camp & Hinton Co. - Timber Camp & Hinton Company/Wells Lumber Company Alexander Stephen...
Dates: circa early 1900s-1998

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

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

Fundamentals of Good Stacking for the Effective Air Seasoning of Southern Pine Lumber

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM11-40
Overview Booklet of photos and description for stacking lumber for proper air seasoning.
Dates: unknown

Goodyear Yellow Pine Company Photographs

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

Hattiesburg Historical Photographs

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

David “Pears” Smith Hiddle Manuscripts

Identifier: M459
Overview The collection includes photocopies of two manuscripts entitled “Travels in America” written by David “Pears” Smith Hiddle as well as a typed transcript of the manuscripts.
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1860s; 1891; 1904

Dr. Gilbert H. Hoffman Papers and Research 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

Homochitto Lumber Company Photograph

Identifier: M520
Overview An aerial photograph of the Homochitto Lumber Company in Bude, Mississippi.
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1923

Ingram-Day Lumber Company Photographs

Identifier: M291
Overview Photographs of pine and oak forests owned by this Lyman, Mississippi lumber company and a 2003-2004 Forestry Association calendar.
Dates: circa 1906-1925

J. Brackin Kirkland Papers

Identifier: M15
Overview Correspondence, speeches, reports, publications, clippings, photographs, genealogical materials relating to Mississippi-born educator in New York and Alabama and with the Boys Clubs of America.
Dates: 1886-1983

Lackey Lumber Company Records

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: M14
Form of Material Original records of the S.E. Lackey Lumber Company from 1905 through the mid-1950s. The files contain all letters sent and received, invoices billed by the company as well as those paid, pay records, land records, accounting ledgers, and a number of rare miscellaneous volumes pertaining to national credit reports and railroad rates.
Dates: 1905-circa 1955

Lindsey Wagon Company Records

Identifier: M444
Overview Ledgers, journals, office files of the largest manufacturing company in early 20th century Mississippi.
Dates: 1905-1984

Major-Sowers Saw Mill Photographs

Identifier: M292
Scope and Contents This collection of photographs from the Major-Sowers Saw Mill Company includes 20 images of company sites in Epley (Lamar County) and Tallahala (Perry County). These black-and-white photographs illustrate many facets of a saw mill company, from the logs coming out of the forests via steam locomotives, to stacking the finished product in the mill's storage shed.An aerial view of the Tallahala operation and a panoramic photograph of the Epley location demonstrate that the saw mill...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1923, 1928-1929

Kenneth G. McCarty Papers

Identifier: M601
Overview This collection contains records, notes, photographs, and publications.
Dates: 1959-1999

J.J. Newman Lumber Company Records

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

Rawles Family Historical Collection

Identifier: M594
Overview The Rawles Family Historical Collection consists of 122 photographs depicting scenes from the early twentieth century in Mississippi. Among other things, images showcase the logging industry, family and church gatherings, and games. This collection is of particular interest to researchers studying the logging industry, life and culture in the early twentieth century, Mississippi history, the University of Southern Mississippi, farming, and railroads.
Dates: circa late 1800s to 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

“Sawmilling Practices That Pay” Publication

Identifier: M466
Overview The collection contains a publication of the Southern Pine Inspection Bureau in New Orleans, written by R. R. Cahal.
Dates: 1947

Tatum Family Business Records

Identifier: M316
Overview The Tatum family were prominent owners of businesses and land in and around the Hattiesburg, Mississippi area beginning in 1893 with the establishment of their first lumber mill. The collection contains financial records, personal papers, photographs, blueprints, newspaper articles, maps and artifacts of the Tatum family’s business dealings as well as local Hattiesburg history, including W. S. F. Tatum’s mayoral term from 1922 to 1924 and again from 1928 to 1936.
Dates: 1881-1991; undated