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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope 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:

AM03-37, circa early 1900s-1998

Form of Material Research materials for Steam Whistles in the Piney Woods, Vol. 1.
Dates: circa early 1900s-1998

AM04-20, circa late 1800s-2001

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

AM06-17, circa 1909-2002

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

AM06-18, Compiled circa 2004

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

Audio Tapes of Interviews for Vols 1 & 2, circa 1993-1996

 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

Audio Tapes of Interviews for Vols 1 & 2, 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

Batson Family Deeds

Identifier: M139
Overview Photocopies of deeds for land now in Stone County, Mississippi.
Dates: 1841 - 1908

Chapter 2: Tatum Lumber Company and Chapter 3: Mills at Lumberton

 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

L.N. Dantzler Lumber Company Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM18-46
Form of Material L.N. Dantzler Lumber Company records.
Dates: circa 1840-1965

L.E. Faulkner Papers

Identifier: M22
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...
Dates: 1902-1963

Dr. Gilbert H. Hoffman Papers and Research Collection

Identifier: M272
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

Tony Howe Railroad Map Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM03-4
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

Ingram-Day Lumber Company Photographs

Identifier: M291
Overview Photographs of pine and oak forests owned by this Lyman, Mississippi lumber company and a 2003-2004 Forestry Association calendar.
Dates: circa 1906-1925

Lindsey Wagon Company Records

Identifier: M444
Overview Ledgers, journals, office files of the largest manufacturing company in early 20th century Mississippi.
Dates: 1905-1984

Major-Sowers Saw Mill Photographs

Identifier: M292
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

Kenneth G. McCarty Papers

Identifier: M601
Overview This collection contains records, notes, photographs, and publications.
Dates: 1959-1999

Rawles Family Historical Collection

Identifier: M594
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

“Sawmilling Practices That Pay” Publication

Identifier: M466
Overview The collection contains a publication of the Southern Pine Inspection Bureau in New Orleans, written by R. R. Cahal.
Dates: 1947

M. James Stevens Mississippi and Gulf Coast Research Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM88-8
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

United States Forest Service, Harrison Experimental Forest Station Collection

Identifier: M318
Overview Photographs, slides, maps, and manuscripts produced by Station scientists and staff.
Dates: 1925-1998

Weston Lumber Company Photographs

Identifier: M293
Overview Oversized, panoramic views of the H. Weston Lumber Company in Logtown, Mississippi, which show the mill in full operation.
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1920-1924