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Government publications.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Documents ; Government documents ; Official publications ; Public documents

Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:

Victoria Gray Adams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M345
Abstract Materials relating to her life-time of civil rights and human rights activities.
Dates: circa 1938-2000

AM09-12, 1854-2009

 Accession
Scope and Contents From the Unprocessed Collection: Large collection of books, printed material, and memorabilia related to Mississippi and other subjects.
Dates: 1854-2009

AM09-48, 1867-2009

 Accession
Scope and Contents From the Unprocessed Collection: Large collection of books, printed material, and memorabilia related to Mississippi and other subjects.
Dates: 1867-2009

AM10-65, 1721-2009

 Accession
Scope and Contents From the Unprocessed Collection: Large collection of books, printed material, and memorabilia related to Mississippi and other subjects.
Dates: 1721-2009

AM21-050, 1979

 Accession
Form of Material Soil survey of Forrest County, Mississippi by Rex E. Davis and Kenneth H. Byers.

Also available: Brooks Reading Room Mississippiana S599.M5 D38 1979
Dates: 1979

AM21-075, 1912, 1933

 Accession — Box 6 SAFE
Form of Material Materials pertaining to the Mississippi River Flood of 1912 and Lieutenant George W. Danforth, U.S.Navy.
Dates: 1912; 1933

Civil Rights in the South Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M406
Scope and Contents This collection is a compilation of various materials relating to the Civil Rights Movement in the South.
Dates: circa 1956-2014

William M. Colmer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M24
Scope and Contents The vast majority of the William M. Colmer Papers encompass his forty-year career as a United States Congressman from Mississippi (1933-1972). However, it also contains a significant amount of material regarding his activities prior to his election to Congress, and a limited amount of materials generated after his retirement in 1972. The original arrangement of the materials has been preserved as closely as possible. Inclusive dates are approximately 1906–1980. The collection divided into...
Dates: 1933-1973

Charles Davis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M377
Abstract Materials documenting activities of African-American political activist in Hattiesburg,
Dates: 1862-2004

English Parliamentary Acts

 Collection
Identifier: M165
Scope and Contents This collection contains two acts of the English Parliament which were passed in 1653. Both printed acts appear to be leaves from a published collection of parliamentary legislation. "An Act for Setling the Jurisdiction of the Court of Admiralty" and "An Act for Redress of Delays and Mischiefs Arising by Writs of Error and Writs of False Judgement in Several Cases" are apparently from A Collection of Several Acts of Parliament for 1653. Henry Scobell, Clerk of the Parliament, periodically...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1653 July 30; 1653 Nov. 4

Fundamentals of Good Stacking for the Effective Air Seasoning of Southern Pine Lumber

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM11-40
Abstract Booklet of photos and description for stacking lumber for proper air seasoning.
Dates: unknown

Marie Louise Hoffmann Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M287
Abstract Case files, correspondence, reports, other relating to her work with the Emergency Relief Administration, Works Progress Administration in Mississippi.
Dates: 1933-1942

Hurricanes of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M282
Abstract Research collection of historian Charles Sullivan for his book "Hurricanes of the Gulf Coast."
Dates: circa 1715-1985

Indian Claims in Mississippi. Petition of the Citizens of the State of Mississippi, Remonstrating Against Indian Claims

 Collection
Identifier: M225
Abstract Petition of 91 Mississippi residents to the U.S. House of Representatives that a tribunal investigate land claims in the Treaty of Dancing Rabbit area.
Dates: February 1, 1836

McKeithen Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M657
Abstract This collection contains documents and photographs.
Dates: 1909-2007

Mississippi: Its Climate, Soil, Productions, and Agricultural Capabilities Report, 1884

 Collection
Identifier: M464
Abstract The collection contains Department of Agriculture Special Report, number 3, prepared by A. B. Hurt, on the climate in Mississippi, ideal for agriculture.
Dates: 1884

Natchez Trace Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M249
Scope and Contents The Natchez Trace Research Collection consists of photocopies of research materials collected and prepared by historians of the Natchez Trace Parkway and stored at Parkway headquarters in Tupelo, Mississippi. Materials in the collection were obtained from United States government agencies/departments such as the War Department and Bureau of Indian Affairs; from research collections at Louisiana State University, Tennessee Historical Society Archives, Mississippi Department of Archives and...
Dates: 1704-1978

New England Mississippi Land Company, Reports in Congress

 Collection
Identifier: M230
Scope and Contents This collection consists of eight printed reports which originated in committees of the United States Congress in the years 1823 to 1840. They concern the petition of the directors of the New England Mississippi Land Company to obtain, through Congressional redress, a portion of the money alloted for payment to the Georgia Mississippi.Three commissioners, Thomas Swann, Francis S. Key, and John Law, had been appointed by Congress in 1814 to settle Yazoo land claims. Their original...
Dates: February 11, 1823-May 18, 1840

Nuclear Waste Disposal Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M427
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials generated and/or collected by Perry County Citizens Against Nuclear Disposal, Inc. (PC-CAND). This collection should be of interest to those researching any aspect of nuclear waste disposal.
Dates: circa 1969-1987

Tom Rhea Phillips III Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M664
Abstract This collection contains historical materials, children’s books, and various magazines.
Dates: 1870-1985

Railroad Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M169
Scope and Contents Organizational records of the Association of American Railroads; the Gulf, Mobile, and Ohio Railroad; the Mississippi Central Railroad; and the Illinois Central.
Dates: circa 1850-1967

John Elliott Rankin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M333
Abstract Letters, speeches, publications of Mississippi Congressman Rankin.
Dates: 1932-1964

James A. Riley Collection of Mississippi Documents, Newspapers, and Letters

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: M23
Scope and Contents Large collection of books, printed material, and memorabilia related to Mississippi and other subjects.
Dates: 1646-to date

Scrapbook 1: House Bills Introduced by Congressman Winstead, 1945-1948

 File — Box 6, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection includes photocopies of five scrapbooks that contained newspaper reports published during Winstead’s membership in the United States’ House of Representatives (boxes 1-5). Materials that have been removed from the scrapbooks (box 6) include photographs, proposed legislation, and correspondence. In box 7 are a bound copy of a debate on Civil Rights in 1956 and Winstead’s personal copy of Cannon’s Procedure. A plaque granted to Winstead’s wife in 1990 on...
Dates: Other: 1945-1948

Scrapbook 1: Speeches, March 27, 1943–September 1946

 File — Box 6, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection includes photocopies of five scrapbooks that contained newspaper reports published during Winstead’s membership in the United States’ House of Representatives (boxes 1-5). Materials that have been removed from the scrapbooks (box 6) include photographs, proposed legislation, and correspondence. In box 7 are a bound copy of a debate on Civil Rights in 1956 and Winstead’s personal copy of Cannon’s Procedure. A plaque granted to Winstead’s wife in 1990 on...
Dates: Other: March 27, 1943–September 1946

Series 2: Original Materials Removed from Scrapbooks

 Series
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection includes photocopies of five scrapbooks that contained newspaper reports published during Winstead’s membership in the United States’ House of Representatives (boxes 1-5). Materials that have been removed from the scrapbooks (box 6) include photographs, proposed legislation, and correspondence. In box 7 are a bound copy of a debate on Civil Rights in 1956 and Winstead’s personal copy of Cannon’s Procedure. A plaque granted to Winstead’s wife in 1990 on...
Dates: 1935-1990

Ronald C. "Ronnie" Shows Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M360
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: circa 1996-2003

Renee Adrienne Smith Collection on the Alfred Burton Stuart Family

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM06-65
Form of Material One three ring binder of materials that trace the Alfred Burton Stuart Family from the early 1900s to 1997. The family was originally from Mississippi and Louisiana, but relocated to New York. Included in the collection are photocopies of correspondence, census records, newspaper clippings, and death certificates, plus digital scans of photographic images.The materials were assembled by Renee Adrienne Smith, a descendant of Alfred Burton Stuart, who was elected Miss Delaware USA in...
Dates: Assembled circa 1998

Henry and Sue [Lorenzi] Sojourner Civil Rights Movement Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M502
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1900s; 1940s–1950s; Majority of material found within 1960s–2010s; Undated

Stovall Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M497
Abstract The Stovall Family Association records and research material.
Dates: unknown