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Vicksburg (Miss.).

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

AM08-3, 1942-1988; undated

Form of Material 1. Christmas Dinner menu for Jefferson Davis Beauvoir Confederate Veterans Home (1942)

2. Jean’s Treasure Chest Menu for Good Little Boys and Girls, Weidman’s, Meridian, MS (1954)

3. Menu from The Dock, Vicksburg, MS (1988)

4. Brochure from Tuminello’s, Vicksburg, MS (undated)

5. Brochure from Four Seasons Restaurant, Vicksburg, MS (undated)

6. Menu from Original Sollie’s Hot Tamales, Vicksburg, MS (undated)
Dates: 1942-1988; undated

AM21-017, 1874

 Accession — Box 5 SAFE
Form of Material 1874 newspapers containing articles about race riots in Vicksburg, MS.
Dates: 1874

AM21-044, circa 1876

 Accession — Box 6 SAFE
Form of Material 14-page legal opinion regarding a court case (J.F. Hicks v. G.W. Truehart) regarding a disastrous Mississippi riverboat fire aboard the steamer Mary Belle while at Vicksburg. Undated, written by J. Sneed.
Dates: circa 1876

AM21-062, 1905, 1919, 1942; undated

Form of Material Four Mississippi postcards.
Dates: 1905, 1919, 1942; undated

AM21-075, 1912, 1933

 Accession — Box 6 SAFE
Form of Material Materials pertaining to the Mississippi River Flood of 1912 and Lieutenant George W. Danforth, U.S.Navy.
Dates: 1912; 1933

Alfred A. Appling Railroad Surveyor Papers

Identifier: M666
Abstract A unique and extremely detailed first-hand visual and textual record of railroad fieldwork in the early years of the 20th-century.
Dates: 1902-1907

Jeff Balfour Collection

Identifier: M602
Abstract This collection contains photographs, slides, postcards, and memoirs of Mississippi.
Dates: 1872-1998

William Robertson Boggs Letter

Identifier: M232
Abstract Letter from Brigadier General Boggs in Shreveport, Louisiana, to Commander at Vicksburg requesting free passage for Catlett family.
Dates: November 29, 1863

Thomas C. Charles and Ellen McRaven Charles Letters

Identifier: M120
Abstract Family letters, genealogy, and history of Clinton, Mississippi.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1851-1967, 1875-1876

Mississippi Menu Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM07-27
Abstract Menus from various eating establishments in Mississippi, primarily the Hattiesburg area.
Dates: circa 1942-2018

Southern Railroad Company Letter

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

Southern Tourism Collection

Identifier: M448
Scope and Contents The Southern Tourism Collection includes advertisements for tourist destinations throughout the United States, with the vast majority located in the American South. This collection is organized geographically, and each geographic level (i.e. country, state, Mississippi region, county, and city) is organized alphabetically.These materials cover approximately ten different states, with most state-level material concentrated in Mississippi. Additionally, it encompasses eleven...
Dates: 1843-2009; Majority of material found within 1960s; 1990s

USS Cairo Collection

Identifier: M277
Abstract Photographs and newspaper articles about the recovery and preservation of this Civil War Union gunboat at the Vicksburg (Mississippi) Military Park.
Dates: 1968-1984

E. D. Walcott Letter

Identifier: M45
Scope and Contents A letter from E.D. Walcott of Walnut Hills, Mississippi, to Hugh White of Allentown, Pennsylvania, concerning a variety of family and political news. Walcott congratulated White, whom he addressed as his brother, on his recent marriage and informed White that his new son's name was Dexter. Walcott then proceeded to talk about Andrew Jackson's popularity in the area and to state his opposition to Jackson which had caused a confrontation and possible duel between him and a neighbor....
Dates: September 3, 1828

William Westerman Document

Identifier: M110
Scope and Contents This collection contains a single sheet document -- a contract agreement between William Westerman and twelve individuals of Warren County, Mississippi. In the contract, Westerman agrees to teach the children of the signers at a rate of $2.50 per child, per month. The contract is for a total of ten months, during which time Westerman agrees to teach reading, writing, grammar, and mercantile arithmetic. Westerman also agrees to make up any time lost due to personal illness or absence from the...
Dates: 1823