Jones County (Miss.).
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
Form of Material Original letter, encased in hard transparent plastic, for E. A. Allen, member of Leaf River Masonic Lodge No. 19, located in Jones County, Mississippi, dated January 8, 1873. It appears to be a letter accepting Allen’s resignation from the lodge. It is signed by the Secretary, last name Mixon.
Dates: January 8, 1873
Scope and Contents The papers of L. Clinton Kirkland consist of correspondence, an autobiography, other writings, financial records, deeds, estate papers, and collected family papers, documenting Kirkland's life and work as a farmer in Jones County, Mississippi, and the history of the Kirkland family in the southern Mississippi Piney Woods region.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a research paper entitled “The Ku Klux Klan in Jones County” written by Ms. Eleanor B. Lang in 1976, for Dr. Kenneth G. McCarty’s “History in Mississippi” course in the Department of History at The University of Southern Mississippi. The paper focuses on the history of the Ku Klux Klan in Jones County, Mississippi, and includes accompanying documentary material. The collection includes a photocopy of the research paper as well as the original.
Abstract The Rudy H. Leverett Collection contains the personal papers, correspondence, drafted writings, and publications of author and professor Rudy H. Leverett. This collection would be of interest to researchers focusing specifically on language, religion, education, and Civil War history. Topics included among Leverett’s writings consist of genealogical studies on the McLemore and Leverett families, as well as Jones County, Mississippi history and Southern culture.
Dates: circa 1934-1999
Abstract Records, correspondence, church newsletter, a photograph of Ruby Mulloy, menus of dinners served, and food budgets for church dinners served during the food rations of World War II which are all are related to the First-Trinity Presbyterian Church in Laurel, Mississippi.
Dates: circa 1920s-circa 1980s
Form of Material 7 scrapbooks from the Laurel/Ellisville area. Clippings are of celebrities, family, and friends. Subjects include engagement & anniversary announcements; birth notices & obituaries. News events are both local & national.
Dates: circa 1950-2013
Form of Material Material pertaining to the 100th anniversary of Shelton Baptist Church in Moselle, Mississippi, held in 2007.
Dates: October 14, 2007
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of materials that document various aspects of Ronnie Shows' service as a United States Congressman from Mississippi's Fourth District (1998-2002). This collection should be of interest to anyone researching government at the national level.
Dates: circa 1996-2003
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