Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
Research materials for Steam Whistles in the Piney Woods, Vol. 1.
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.
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.
One compact disk containing lumber-related newspaper articles from the early 1900s forward. Files on the disk are in Word Perfect.
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.
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.
Photographs, slides, maps, and manuscripts produced by Station scientists and staff.