Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:
Victoria Gray Adams Papers
Materials relating to her life-time of civil rights and human rights activities.
Garret Smith Ainsworth Papers
Large collection of books, printed material, and memorabilia related to Mississippi and other subjects.
AM17-82, circa 1978-2000
James A. Bateman Papers
Poetry, essays, manuscripts, and published works by James Andy Bateman.
David C. Berry, Jr. Papers
The David C. Berry, Jr. Papers include the correspondence, drafted writings, and publications of USM professor and poet David C. Berry. This collection would be of particular interest to researchers focusing on the writing process or studying university professorships and family life in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. Topics in Berry’s poetry include the Vietnam War, marriage, divorce, and religion.
Bethel Baptist Church (Newton Co.) Minutes
Minutes and membership lists of Newton County, Mississippi church.
Andrew and Mary E. Burwell Letters
Original and photocopies of letters predominately between Mary E. and Andrew Burwell. A handful of letters are to Andrew’s family. Also in the collection are a photocopy of a lock of hair and poems.
Jesse M. Byrd Collection
Letters, campaign material, speeches related to candidacy of Byrd for Governor of Mississippi.
Eugene V. Cameron/USS Biloxi Collection
Eugene V. Cameron served aboard the U.S.S. Biloxi during his tenure in the U.S. Navy during World War II. The U.S.S. Biloxi was commissioned in 1943 and served in the Pacific Ocean. The ship was decommissioned in 1946.
Will D. Campbell Papers
Literary manuscripts and office files of this Mississippi born author and Civil Rights activist.
Henry Tim Chambers Collection
This collection contains publications, correspondence, numerical systems, and miscellaneous subjects pertaining to poet, Henry Tim Chambers.
Circus, Minstrel and Traveling Show Collection
Posters, route cards and book, annual, magazine, program of several circuses that performed in Mississippi.
John Wesley Culpepper Journal
Journal kept by Confederate soldier in Army of Northern Virginia. and 3 transcribed letters.
Robert K. Daniel Music Collection
A diverse collection of around 3,000 music compositions.
Thomas E. Dearman Hattiesburg History Collection
This collection contains Hattiesburg/Petal history materials.
John Donne Variorum Papers
Asha Burgess Everett Collection
This collection contains materials from Mississippi Normal College.
John T. Grantham Papers
This collection consists primarily of materials relating to desegregation in the South (especially Mississippi) and in the Methodist Church following the May 17, 1954 Brown v. Board of Education case, in which the United States Supreme Court ruled that segregated schools are inherently unequal. The materials apparently were collected by Dr. John T. Grantham, and most of them exhibit the segregationists’ perspective.
John E. Guier, Jr. Collection
Documents and scrapbook belonging to John E. Guier, Jr. of Fairhope, AL. It contains various newspaper clippings, cards, postcards, photographs, letters, religious materials, etc.
Howard S. Williams Papers (AM04-19)
Hurricane Katrina Research Collection
Images, articles and a book pertaining to the destruction of the Mississippi Gulf Coast by Hurricane Katrina. 1 cu.ft. and 14 items.
Fannie Kyker Collection
Post cards, correspondence, printed items, photos, and other memorabilia collected by this long time Hattiesburg resident.
David Lehman Collection
Manuscripts of his poetry, an essay & ephemera.
Rosewell G. Lowrey Typescripts
Typescripts of compositions by Dr. Rosewell G. Lowrey, Dean of Men and director of Student Welfare at The University of Southern Mississippi. Also included is a small booklet of poems by his brother, Vernon Booth Lowrey.
Patrick Mahony Collection
Michael J. Miller Civil Rights Collection
Materials generated and/or collected by former Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) staff member, Michael J. "Mike" Miller. Includes materials pertaining to SNCC's activities in Mississippi.
Political Campaign Collection
Abner & Ida Chambers Polk Family Papers
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.