Found in 89 Collections and/or Records:
Samuel Andrew Agnew Diaries
Diaries of farmer, teacher, minister in North Mississippi, 46 volumes.
Garret Smith Ainsworth Papers
AM20-003, July 26, 1866
1866 letter from J.M. (?) Webster to sister, Fannie in Big Black MS after an absence of five years. Discusses those in the area who died in the Civil War, upcoming engagements, and the corn & cotton crops. Also gives advice on romance, studies and grammar.
Letters between two brothers (Richard Henry Day and William Marion Day) following the deaths of both their parents in 1936.
AM21-031, 1919, 1941, 1945
Letter mailed to Richton, MS from Camp Merritt, NJ - from son who has left France and is headed back to Camp Shelby (1919); Camp Shelby postcard album mailed to Gary, IN (1941); Postcard in German, from Germany to POW at Prisoner of War Camp - Camp Shelby, Miss. (1945).
AM21-049, circa early 1940s
Twenty 2 ½ x 3 ½-inch color cards: “Souvenir Colored Views, Camp Shelby and Hattiesburg, Miss.” Each card in annotated on back with comment. They are contained in original mailer from Camp Shelby soldier to Miss Phyllis Carlson in Mattapan, Massachusetts.
AM21-078, circa 1950-circa 1990s; circa 2020
Reconstruction Era memoir.
Alfred A. Appling Railroad Surveyor Papers
A unique and extremely detailed first-hand visual and textual record of railroad fieldwork in the early years of the 20th-century.
Nelson H. Bailey Letters
Letters about his Civil War experiences from Virginia and Delaware.
Jeff Balfour Collection
This collection contains photographs, slides, postcards, and memoirs of Mississippi.
David Batzka Civil Rights Collection
The David Batzka Civil Rights Collection contains papers from before, during, and after Batzka’s time in Clarksdale, Mississippi, during the Freedom Summer of 1964. This collection would be of interest to researchers studying the Civil Rights Movement, Mississippi history, and Freedom Summer.
Granville W. and Mary Caroline Belcher Letters
George Alfred Bell Letters
Dr. Roy G. Bigelow Collection
Two items Dr. Roy G. Bigelow had with him during his time in France during WWI.
C.H. Blanton, Jr. Scrapbooks
Documenting the life and civic service of long-time Durant, Mississippi mayor.
Etta Dunn Bolian Memoirs
Her life in St. Helena Parish, Louisiana and Magnolia and Bogue Chitto, Mississippi.
Edmond A. Boudreaux, Jr. Papers
Six articles written by Edmond Boudreaux, Mississippi Gulf Coast historian.
Fleet C. Burkett Papers
The Fleet C. Burkett Papers contain letters, newspaper clippings, and photographs pertaining to Burkett’s time at Mississippi Normal College and after. He was the oldest living alumni from the original class of Mississippi Normal College in 1912. This collection would be of interest to those studying about the beginning of Mississippi Normal College and student life at Mississippi Normal College.
Cherry Burns Collection
Materials from Cherry Burns’ world travels.
Jackie Yelverton Burton Papers
Memorabilia of Demonstration School of Mississippi Southern College,
Andrew and Mary E. Burwell Letters
Original and photocopies of letters predominately between Mary E. and Andrew Burwell. A handful of letters are to Andrew’s family. Also in the collection are a photocopy of a lock of hair and poems.
Eugene V. Cameron/USS Biloxi Collection
Eugene V. Cameron served aboard the U.S.S. Biloxi during his tenure in the U.S. Navy during World War II. The U.S.S. Biloxi was commissioned in 1943 and served in the Pacific Ocean. The ship was decommissioned in 1946.
William Pitt Chambers Diary
Memoir of Chambers' service in 46th Mississippi Infantry.
Gary Mark Clark Hurricane Katrina Collection
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.
Dr. Joseph H. Clements Papers
John Wesley Culpepper Journal
Journal kept by Confederate soldier in Army of Northern Virginia. and 3 transcribed letters.
Rufus R. Dawes Letters
Letters from Union Brigadier General Dawes concerning the Battle of Gettysburg.
Thomas E. Dearman Hattiesburg History Collection
This collection contains Hattiesburg/Petal history materials.
Lionel Dyck, Jr. 103d Military Collection
This collection contains materials related to Lionel Dyck, Jr.
Hugh Boyle Ewing Letter
This is a letter written by Brigadier General Hugh Boyle Ewing of the Union Army, encamped outside of Jackson, Mississippi on July 14, 1863. In writing to his wife he recounts the shelling of Jackson, the discovery of some papers belonging to Jefferson Davis, the murder of a Federal officer by the 3rd Texas Calvary, and the capture of the 3rd Texas Calvary by General William Tecumseh Sherman.