Railroads -- Mississippi.
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:
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
Form of Material Research materials for Steam Whistles in the Piney Woods, Vol. 1.
Dates: circa early 1900s-1998
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
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
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: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
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.
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
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
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...
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
Overview Reagan Grimsley has written numerous archival and historical articles. He is also the author of "Enriching Lives: A Pictorial History of Columbus State University" and "Hattiesburg in Vintage Postcards".
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
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
Memorial to Congress, For the request of Lands to aid the construction of the Gulf and Ship Island Railroad
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
Form of Material This collection contains the digitized copies of Gulf, Mobile & Northern Railroad News, circa 1920’s.
Dates: circa 1920s
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
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