Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:
This collection consists of four church minute books for Bunker Hill Baptist Church in Columbia, Mississippi that date from 1882-1959. The books detail the church’s foundation, articles of faith, membership, and attendance at conferences. The collection would be of particular interest to researchers studying the Baptist Church in Mississippi and genealogy of Marion County families.
Documents relating to Universalist Church in Mississippi.
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".
The B.B. Hilbun Collection contains photographs, panoramas, and a yearbook that belonged to Benjamin Bryan Hilbun. Seen these panoramas and photographs are scenes taken from Alma Hickman’s pageant “Neka Camon,” Student Army Training Corps class photographs, and a wedding photograph from the 1960s. This collection is of particular interest to those studying college life in the early 1900s, the Mississippi Normal College, and the “Neka Camon” pageant of 1920.
Minute books for Ideal Baptist Churches in Mississippi, including Petal, Oak Grove, and two Perry County Churches.
• Golden Acres Garden Club
• Sumrall High School Reunion- April 21, 2001
• “Miss Gardner” publication Winter 2006-2007, Directory 2007
• “110” Anniversary Celebration, First Baptist Church, Columbia, Mississippi
• A Christmas Carol Program
• Photograph: Mapping the dam of C.C. Pond
Mary Lillian Peters was a music educator who graduated from Mississippi Normal College (now The University of Southern Mississippi) in 1923. The collection contains mementos of her college days including church bulletins, YWCA “helpful Hints”, music recital programs, and Mississippi Normal College historical items. Items date range from 1921-1925.
A collection of correspondence, estate documents, certificates, newsletters, genealogical materials and other items pertaining to the families of Abner Polk and his wife, Ida Chambers Polk. Abner Polk was born in Lawrence County, Mississippi in 1860, and Ida Chambers was born in Washington County, Alabama in 1867. Abner and Ida were married on February 13, 1890, and lived in Marion County, Mississippi until approximately 1898, when they moved to Hattiesburg.
The Stephen C. Rose papers include a broad range of materials spanning a significant portion of Mr. Rose’s life. His relations with Will D. Campbell and his participation in the SCLC’s Student Interracial Ministry project should be of interest to researchers of civil rights activities in the southern United States. The collection is divided into three series, two of which contain several subseries.
This collection consists of books written by Ruleville, Mississippi residents John Allen Robertson, Tom Conger, Jr., and Rev. Allen Dearing on the town’s history and the development of the white Baptist and Methodist churches in the area. The collection is of interest to researchers studying Mississippi religious history and the Mississippi Delta.
Material pertaining to the 100th anniversary of Shelton Baptist Church in Moselle, Mississippi, held in 2007.
The collection contains materials pertaining to Elton Cartis Tucker’s service in the U.S. Army. Items range from his service in the military, material on the First U.S. Infantry Division, and various memorabilia such as a cloth and paper swastika to postage stamps to a small shaving mirror.