Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Here are entered works on the felling of trees through the transporting of logs to sawmills or to a place of sale. Works on the manufacturing of logs into lumber are entered under [Lumbering.]
Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
Form of Material Research materials for Steam Whistles in the Piney Woods, Vol. 1.
Dates: circa early 1900s-1998
Form of Material Research materials for Dr. Gilbert H. Hoffman's book, Steam Whistles in the Piney Woods, Vol. 2. This accession consists primarily of photocopies of original documents and notes taken by Dr. Hoffman.
Dates: circa late 1800s-2001
Form of Material Dr. Gilbert H. Hoffman’s research files for volume 2 of his book, Steam Whistles in the Piney Woods. Materials consist primarily of photocopied documents, but also includes several original items.
Dates: circa 1909-2002
Form of Material One compact disk containing lumber-related newspaper articles from the early 1900s forward. Files on the disk are in Word Perfect.
Dates: Compiled circa 2004
File — Box 4 (AM03-29)
Form of Material Aultman, Bruce (7/28/93) 1 tapeBaxter, Dr. James (8/2/94) 1 tapeBrown, Chester O. (3/7/94) 1 tapeBrown, Hezy (4/20/95 & 5/19/95) 2 tapesClark, Mrs. William L. (9/16/94) 1 tapeClinton, Edward A. (9/19/94) 1 tapeClinton, Ernest (8/02/93) 1 tapeCole, Hugh (8/25/93) 1 tapeConey, O. E., Jr. (3/14/95) 1 tapeCross, Lillian (7/13/94) 1 tapeDaughdrill, "Boots" (5/4/95) 1 tape...
Dates: circa 1993-1996
File — Box 5 (AM03-29)
Form of Material Jordan, Bill (9/1/93) 1 tapeJordan, Zeke (8/31/94) 1 tapeLadner, Delmas (3/9/95) 1 tapeLott, Mrs. Byron (1/26/94) 1 tapeLott, Mrs. Ollie (2/24/94) 1 tapeMajor, Louis L. (2/23/94) 1 tapeMcRaney, Currie S. (9/14/94) 1 tapeMcRaney, Ouida (12/5/94) 1 tapeMerrill, Clarence, Jr. (4/26/95) 1 tapeMorgan, Virgie R. (9/13/94) 1 tapeMuscio, Frankie (5/13/95) 1 tapeReddock,...
Dates: circa 1993-1996
File — Box 3 (AM03-37)
Form of Material Chapter 2: Tatum Lumber Company Tatum Lumber Co. Letterhead Layout of Bonhomie 1923 Utopian Chapter 3: Mills at Lumberton Lumberton Library Herbert A. Camp John Hammond Hinton Henry C. Yawn Lumberton Camp & Hinton & Related Companies Camp & Hinton Bros. - Timber J.J. White - Timber Camp & Hinton Co. - Timber Camp & Hinton Company/Wells Lumber Company Alexander Stephen...
Dates: circa early 1900s-1998
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of 28 cubic feet of files maintained by Louis Edward Faulkner between approximately 1925 and 1960. A few items are dated as early as 1902 and as late as 1963. These files document many of Mr. Faulkner's business, civic, political, and religious activities during that period, and provide glimpses of his personal life as well. Materials in the files consist primarily of correspondence, but also include numerous speeches, publications, and newsclippings, plus a few...
Overview The Gilbert H. Hoffman Papers and Research Collection contains the research notes and photographs which Hoffman compiled and collected for the book, Dummy Lines Through the Longleaf, a history of sawmill operations and logging railroads in Southwest Mississippi during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In addition, it contains hundreds of photographs, both positive and negative images, of other railroads and logging operations principally in...
Dates: circa 1870-2004
Overview The bulk of the collection consists of 70 logging railroad maps drawn by Tony Howe. The maps portray railroad operations, timber holdings and other aspects of lumber companies that proliferated in South Mississippi during the latter years of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century.
Dates: circa 1999-2002
Scope and Contents This collection of photographs from the Major-Sowers Saw Mill Company includes 20 images of company sites in Epley (Lamar County) and Tallahala (Perry County). These black-and-white photographs illustrate many facets of a saw mill company, from the logs coming out of the forests via steam locomotives, to stacking the finished product in the mill's storage shed.An aerial view of the Tallahala operation and a panoramic photograph of the Epley location demonstrate that the saw mill...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1923, 1928-1929
Overview The Rawles Family Historical Collection consists of 122 photographs depicting scenes from the early twentieth century in Mississippi. Among other things, images showcase the logging industry, family and church gatherings, and games. This collection is of particular interest to researchers studying the logging industry, life and culture in the early twentieth century, Mississippi history, the University of Southern Mississippi, farming, and railroads.
Dates: circa late 1800s to early 1900s
Overview 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
Overview Photographs, slides, maps, and manuscripts produced by Station scientists and staff.