Found in 343 Collections and/or Records:
Large collection of books, printed material, and memorabilia related to Mississippi and other subjects.
Business records of Jas. D. Riley, Inc., in Newhebron, Mississippi. There are handwritten invoices and typed miscellaneous correspondence. There are letters requesting late payments be made immediately, as well as letters to and from prospective customers. Of particular interest is a letter requesting payment of $16.25 for transporting 2 prisoners from Hattiesburg to Newhebron to stand trial for robbing the Hebron Bank dated April 2, 1915.
Copy of the Rodney Family Papers which are housed in the Library of Congress.
The Stephen C. Rose papers include a broad range of materials spanning a significant portion of Mr. Rose’s life. His relations with Will D. Campbell and his participation in the SCLC’s Student Interracial Ministry project should be of interest to researchers of civil rights activities in the southern United States. The collection is divided into three series, two of which contain several subseries.
Organizational records of district encompassing the southern third of Mississippi and southeastern Louisiana.
Materials relating to the life of Representative Gene D. Saucier.
Dr. William K. Scarborough is the author of several publications. These include The Overseer: Plantation Management in the Old South, The Diary of Edmund Ruffin, Masters of the Big House: Elite Slaveholders of the Mid-Nineteenth Century South, and The Allston’s of Chicora Wood: Wealth, Honor, and Gentility in the South Carolina Low Country.
Research collection about noted composer, conductor, and musician Gunther Schuller assembled by USM professor of music Dr. Norbert Carnovale for his 1987 book: "Gunther Schuller: A Bio-bibliography". Copies of the book are available in the Cook Library, call number ML134.S398 C4 1987
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.
Civil War memoir by William P. Shreve relating to his William P. Shreve's military career in the American Civil War dating between June, 1861, and February, 1864.
Political memorabilia, research collections, personal and family materials of a historian and student of state, national, and international politics.
Research for his book, A History of the Mississippi Supreme Court, 1817-1948.
The collection contains testimonies, articles, press releases, and documents on various aspects of Mississippi during the Hurricane Katrina disaster and the years of struggle for recovery on the Mississippi gulf coast. These materials were compiled by University of Southern Mississippi History Professor, James "Pat" Smith, in creating his book Hurricane Katrina: the Mississippi Story.
The Henry and Sue [Lorenzi] Sojourner Civil Rights Movement Collection contains a vast array of materials from during and after the [Lorenzi] Sojourner’s time in Holmes County, Mississippi, during the Freedom Summer of 1964. This collection would be of interest to researchers studying the Civil Rights Movement, Mississippi history, and Freedom Summer.
Materials about the assault of civil rights workers Lawrence Spears, David Owen, and Rabbi Arthur Lelyveld in Hattiesburg, Mississippi on July 10, 1964.
Various publications from the St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church located at 3117 West 4th Street in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Documentation of the life and career of Dr. Peter Stocks, professor of microbiology and chair of the Department of Microbiology at The University of Southern Mississippi.
The Stovall Family Association records and research material.
This collection consists of a letter and reply between H. M. Strong and the War Department, when Strong requested information on his grandfather’s, James Harvey Greene’s, Civil War service as a Captain in the 8th Wisconsin Infantry. This collection would be of interest to researchers studying the American Civil War.
Information from the Department of Health, Education and Welfare in January 1967 containing a cover letter from Harold Howe, II, U.S. Commissioner of Education, to all Superintendents and Boards of Education of school systems qualifying for federal financial assistance under voluntary plans for desegregation. There are 5 sample letters and notices for their use in disseminating information regarding “choice of schools”.