Skip to main content

Hattiesburg (Miss.).

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 131 Collections and/or Records:

Victoria Gray Adams Papers

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

Sandra E. Adickes Papers

Identifier: M322
Overview Materials relating to her life-time of civil rights and human rights activities.
Dates: 1964 - 1998

AM10-83, unknown

Form of Material Genealogical materials of the Bethea family, at least partially from Hattiesburg. It consists of notebooks, folders and miscellaneous documents.
Dates: unknown

AM10-104, unknown

Form of Material Genealogical materials of the Bethea family, at least partially from Hattiesburg. It consists of notebooks, folders and miscellaneous documents.
Dates: unknown

AM15-102, 1972-2001

Form of Material 1. “…It’s all Greek to me…” booklet for the University of Southern Mississippi’s 1972 Rush Week2. Hattiesburg High School Class Reunion materials: *Hattiesburg High School Class of 1972 Addresses from 20th Class Reunion, October 24, 1992, 2 copies*Letter packet for the Class of 1971 Hattiesburg High/Blair High 20th Reunion from John C. Nelson, MD, dated June 11, 1991 *Letter for the Class of 1972 Hattiesburg High/Blair High 20th...
Dates: 1972-2001

AM89-24, 1930s-1950s

Form of Material One scrapbook of Hawkins L. Vickers relating to his management of a large tung oil plantation for G.L. Reasor, a Chicago investor. The plantation farms were located in the south Mississippi area. The book also contains some information concerning Vickers Plant Farms (vegetable) near Hattiesburg.
Dates: 1930s-1950s


Form of Material Miscellaneous materials relating to the Hattiesburg (Mississippi) Compress Company.
Dates: 1646-to date

AM92-33, 1930s-1970s

Scope and Contents From the Unprocessed Collection: These records document the activities of the Vickers Plant Farms, which were based in Hattiesburg and located in the surrounding area.

The collection is unprocessed and unorganized.
Dates: 1930s-1970s


Form of Material The collection includes:

"Facts About Hattiesburg," 1898.

"History of Hattiesburg Coloring Book," 1976.

Senator Theodore G. Bilbo campaign poster, 1940.

"Back Our Boys in Vietnam" bumper sticker.
Dates: 1646-to date

Danny Arnold / Don't Look Back Motion Picture Script

Identifier: M161
Scope and Contents Movie script for Don't Look Back: The Story of Leroy 'Satchel' Paige, a film that was shot in Hattiesburg, Mississippi during the summer of 1980. The movie became a 1981 American made-for-television biographical film directed by Richard A. Colla and based on Paige's autobiography. It stared Louis Gossett Jr. and Beverly Todd.
Dates: 1980

George Alfred Bell Letters

Identifier: M543
Overview The George Alfred Bell Letters include five letters written by George Alfred Bell to his future wife, Alice Rebecca McCulloch. All of the letters are addressed to McCulloch at 1610 or 1116 So. Boats Street, Marion, Indiana, and they are descriptive of his trips and meetings to acquire timber in the south as well as of their relationship. The collection is of particular interest to researchers studying the lumber trade in Mississippi and/or the South and courtship in the early twentieth century.
Dates: 1909

Rabbi David Z. Ben-Ami Papers

Identifier: M365
Overview Materials pertaining to the life and work of Rabbi David Z. Ben-Ami, who served at Temple B'Nai Israel in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, in 1963 and 1964.
Dates: 1924-2003

Dr. John Calvin Berry Papers

Identifier: M536
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, photographs, and other memorabilia relating to the life and career of Dr. John Calvin Berry, the first African American faculty member at the University of Southern Mississippi.
Dates: 1953-2013

Bethea Family Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM10-83
Form of Material Genealogical materials of the Bethea family, at least partially from Hattiesburg. It consists of notebooks, folders and miscellaneous documents.
Dates: Unknown

Beverly Drive-In Collection

Identifier: M552
Overview Memorabilia from the Beverly Drive-In Theatre and the Broadway Drive-In Theatre.
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1950’s; undated

Stephen H. Blair, Jr. Architectural Drawings

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM12-29
Overview Architectural drawings spanning three decades of the work of Hattiesburg, Mississippi architect Steve Blair, Jr. Requires permission of current owner of building to view.
Dates: circa 1955-1987

Boy Scout Troop 007 Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM15-08
Overview Office files of Boy Scout Troop 007, Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Dates: circa 1983-1988

Raylawni Branch Collection

Identifier: M335
Overview Family photographs and materials documenting the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi.
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1960s; 1995

Camp School News

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM12-52
Form of Material This is the first “Camp School News”, Volume 1 Number 1, dated November, 1928. This newsletter was published by Camp School of Hattiesburg City Schools in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. It contains a cover page, 10 pages of information and is held together by two metal fasteners at the top edge.
Dates: 1928

Cargill-Powers Photograph Collection

Identifier: M314
Overview Scrapbook, photographs, and newspaper clippings documenting the Cargill-Powers family.
Dates: circa 1907-1989

Lonette Bryant Cliburn Papers

Identifier: M562
Overview The Lonette Bryant Cliburn Papers consist of early twentieth-century documents, letters, and photographs that pertain to the Henry-Rowell-Waldrup and related families of Jasper County, Mississippi. This collection is of particular interest to researchers studying traditional farming in Mississippi, World War I correspondence, women’s roles in the early twentieth century, William Carey University, University of Southern Mississippi, and local Hattiesburg history.
Dates: 1887; 1901-1902; 1907-1909; 1913-1918; 1921; 1925-1944; 1946; 1948; 1955; undated

Community Theatre Programs and Playbills

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM19-26
Form of Material Programs and playbills from Laurel, Mississippi area and beyond.
Dates: 1975-2018

Peggy Jean Connor Papers

Identifier: M379
Scope and Contents This collection should be of interest to students and researchers of the civil rights era circa 1960-1980; especially those interested in civil rights legal cases and the history of black legislators in Mississippi.
Dates: circa 1960s-2001

Vernon F. Dahmer Collection

Identifier: M250
Scope and Contents The Vernon F. Dahmer Collection consists of copies of newspaper clippings and programs dating from 1966 to 1998, and 24 photographs taken during the fifth trial of Sam Bowers. Most of the newspaper clippings were collected by the Dahmer family between 1966 and 1986, and follow events surrounding the bombing of their home, community support after the tragedy, and the trials of those men indicted for arson, murder, and conspiracy. Other articles in the collection were published in ...
Dates: 1966-1998

Daughters of the American Revolution-Twentieth Star Chapter Scrapbooks

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM89-45
Overview Official scrapbooks of the Twentieth Star Chapter (Hattiesburg, Mississippi) of the Daughters of the American Revolution, containing yearbooks, clippings, photographs, and other items documenting the chapter's activities. The scrapbooks were prepared for state-wide competition in the spring of each year.
Dates: 1967-1993

Charles Davis Papers

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

Dearman Collection of Hattiesburg History

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM90-14
Overview Memories of life in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Dates: circa 1900-1910

Thomas G. Estes Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM91-12
Overview The collection includes:

1. Hattiesburg, Mississippi City Planning Commission materials.

2. Rotary Club materials.

3. Materials from a College Business Management class.
Dates: 1976-1990

J.C. Fairley Civil Rights Collection

Identifier: M340
Overview NAACP correspondence and materials documenting the contributions of this Hattiesburg Civil Rights leader.
Dates: circa 1960-1990

Francis Farmer Photographs

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM2001-3
Form of Material Photographs and negatives generated by Hattiesburg studio photographer Francis Farmer. The primary emphasis is weddings; but organizations, events, and portraits are also included.
Dates: 1975-1997