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Beauvoir (Biloxi, Miss.).

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

AM08-3, 1942-1988; undated

 Accession
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

AM21-027, 1946-1980

 Accession — Box 1 SAFE
Form of Material Fifteen press photographs of various politicians & locations.
Dates: 1946-1980

Jeff Balfour Collection

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

Beauvoir: Memorial to the Lost Cause

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM93-31
Abstract Fourteen duplicate video tapes and a copy of the final script for "Beauvoir: Memorial to the Lost Cause," No. 3 in the Magnolia Series produced by Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (MGCCC). The program covers the history of Beauvoir in Biloxi, Mississippi, the home of Jefferson Davis in his later years, which then became a home for old soldiers who fought for the Confederacy, and finally a public memorial to the life of Jefferson Davis and the Jefferson Davis Presidential Library....
Dates: 1991

Jefferson Davis Soldiers' Home Records

 Collection
Identifier: M6
Scope and Contents This collection consists of records of the Jefferson Davis Soldiers' Home, located at Beauvoir in Biloxi, Mississippi. The bulk of the material dates from 1944 to 1954. It documents the operation of the home and includes records of the home's board of directors and superintendents, as well as payroll and budget records, and inmate files.
Dates: 1920-1954

Tom Rhea Phillips III Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M664
Abstract This collection contains historical materials, children’s books, and various magazines.
Dates: 1870-1985

Dr. James P. Smith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M605
Scope and Contents The collection contains testimonies, articles, press releases, and documents on various aspects of Mississippi during the Hurricane Katrina disaster and the years of struggle for recovery on the Mississippi gulf coast. These materials were compiled by University of Southern Mississippi History Professor, James "Pat" Smith, in creating his book Hurricane Katrina: the Mississippi Story.
Dates: 2004-2012

Southern Tourism Collection

 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

M. James Stevens Mississippi and Gulf Coast Research Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM88-8
Abstract Notebooks kept by Mr. M. James Stevens, "Mr. History" of the Mississippi Gulf Coast and the first northern-born (New Jersey) president of the Mississippi Historical Society. He was the first recipient of the Society's Dunbar Rowland Award for his efforts to preserve history. The notebooks contain typed transcriptions of newspaper accounts and other source information that Mr. Stevens gathered on many subjects of Gulf Coast and Mississippi history. Also included in the collection are maps and...
Dates: circa 1550-1987

Ray M. Thompson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M8
Abstract Literary manuscripts, publications files, photographs, news clippings of this popular Gulf Coast newspaper columnist.
Dates: circa 1837-1972