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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Handwritten documents, particularly books and other documents created before the invention of the printing press. Includes originals of compiled maps, drawn but not printed; loosely, any map drawn by hand.

Found in 98 Collections and/or Records:

AM0-7, circa 1956-2003

Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection is both an eclectic blend of materials from the civil rights era, and the writing materials and manuscripts from one of the South's most notable authors. The materials in the collection should be of use to those who are interested in the civil rights struggle as well as those who want to examine the literary and biographical materials of a successful Mississippi author.
Dates: circa 1956-2003


Form of Material Research materials used in the revision of Dr. Gilbert H. Hoffman's book, Dummy Lines Through the Longleaf.
Dates: circa 1870-2004

AM09-12, 1854-2009

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

AM17-61, circa 1960s-2000s

Form of Material Various estate documents, publications, pamphlets, programs and manuscript materials.
Dates: circa 1960s-2000s

AM20-035, circa 1940s-1987

Scope and Contents Personal papers, writings, photographs, published materials relating to Freedom Summer and continuing civil rights pursuits throughout her lifetime.
Dates: circa 1940s-1987


Form of Material Primarily copies of published articles in journals, many of which are foreign language journals, an edited manuscript, and newspaper clippings by or about Dr. Seymour.
Dates: circa 1935-1985

AM87-23, circa 1946-1986

Form of Material Reprints and off-prints of articles and technical papers, journal and magazines (including foreign language publications), and technical reports authored by Seymour or containing items by Seymour (circa 1946-1986).Magazines, journals, and technical reports of interest to Dr. Seymour (circa 1977-1984).Conference papers, book drafts, correspondence, clippings, photocopies, and other items relating to Dr. Seymour and his work in chemisty and polymer science (circa...
Dates: circa 1946-1986

AM87-48, circa 1937-1987

Form of Material Journal articles, news clippings, a book draft (typescript), certificates and framed awards.

The articles, book draft and clippings are primarily from 1980-1987; the awards and certificates are from 1937-1987.
Dates: circa 1937-1987

AM88-46, circa 1975-1988

Form of Material Drafts of booksk, published articles, copies of foreign language journals in which Dr. Seymour's articles have appeared and a variety of other materials related to Dr. Seymour's work.
Dates: circa 1975-1988

AM88-65, circa 1971-1988

Form of Material Typescripts, page proofs galley proofs, illustrations, published articles and books authored by Dr. Seymour. These include Applications of Polymers by Seymour and Mark; 2nd edition by Seymour and Carraher (1988) as well as materials from a book by Carnes and Seymour and Dr. Seymour's biographical sketches of Eminent American Chemists. Also included are various published articles in foreign journals.
Dates: circa 1971-1988

AM89-49, 1945; 1970s-1989, bulk: 1970 - 1989

Form of Material Typescript drafts of the books, Chemistry and You, Pioneers in Polymer Science, and Engineering Polymer Sourcebook. Numerous copies of journals containgn Seymour articles (including a number of foreign language journals), typscript copies of articles and speeches, correspondence, awards and certificates, and the dedicatory program and speech for the University of Chatttanooga Industrial Research Institute (1945).
Dates: 1945; 1970s-1989; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1989


Form of Material 8 Folders of ditors drafts (page proofs) for the book Engineering Polymer Sourcebook; various Spanish magazines in which Dr. Seymour has writtern articles; miscellaneous correspondence, memos, programs, etc.; miscellaneous materials from Dr. Seymour as a senior research project advisor; course outlines; and several other papers and articles written by Dr. Raymond B. Seymour.
Dates: circa 1935-1985


Form of Material 3 folders of typescripts of chapters from books (unidentified); 1 folder of art work for a publicaton (dated 1972); 1 chapter prepared by Dr. Seymour for Volume 2: Engineering Plastics; 1 article from a Spanish publication; miscellaneous materials from Dr. Seymour; and two books: Plastics Chemistry and Technology and Engineering Polymer Sourcebook.
Dates: circa 1935-1985


Form of Material Typeset of book Handbook of Organic Coatings ready for publicaiton by Raymond B. Seymour and Herman F. Mark; 2 drafts of Giant Molecules: Essential Materials for Every Day Living by Raymond B. Seymour and Charles E. Carraher; Correspondence from the American Chemical Society symposium on "The Genesis of Polymer Science"; 2 typescripts for the book entitled Pioneers in Polymer Science possibly resulting...
Dates: circa 1935-1985

John G. Armistead Collection

Identifier: M534
Abstract Manuscripts of novels and related papers by Mississippi author.
Dates: circa 1994-2000

Ewart A. Autry Typescript

Identifier: M119
Abstract The stories in this collection may be of interest to students of literature, religion, sociology, and anthropology, in that they provide anecdotal tales associated with traditional values, which reflect the ideas held by a southern, white, educated, minister writing about his perceptions of life in rural northern Mississippi from the early 1900's through the 1970's.
Dates: 1964

Freddie Lynn Bass Collection

Identifier: M190
Abstract Original drawings and text for booklet Common Herbs in Colonial Gardens.
Dates: 1980

James A. Bateman Papers

Identifier: M661
Abstract Poetry, essays, manuscripts, and published works by James Andy Bateman.
Dates: circa early 1970s-1992

David C. Berry, Jr. Papers

Identifier: M523
Abstract The David C. Berry, Jr. Papers include the correspondence, drafted writings, and publications of USM professor and poet David C. Berry. This collection would be of particular interest to researchers focusing on the writing process or studying university professorships and family life in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. Topics in Berry’s poetry include the Vietnam War, marriage, divorce, and religion.
Dates: circa 1965; 1965-2020

Joe Berryman Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM85-2
Abstract Musical instruments, record albums, trophies, photographs, manuscript and published musical scores, composing notes of noted Southern bandsman and USM professor.
Dates: 1945-1980

Theodore G. Bilbo Papers

Identifier: M2
Scope and Contents The Theodore G. Bilbo Papers document the activities of the former Mississippi governor and United States Senator from approximately 1905-1947.This collection provides insight into the government of the state of Mississippi in the early decades of the twentieth century, as well as American culture, political climate, and governmental activities during the Great Depression and World War II. It paints a definitive portrait of one of Mississippi's most colorful and controversial...
Dates: 1905-1947

Sam Bowers Papers

Identifier: M538
Abstract The Sam Bowers) Sam Papers include the correspondence and writings of Ku Klux Klan Imperial Wizard and convicted murderer, Samuel Holloway Bowers, Jr. Bowers’ correspondence contains information concerning the Ku Klux Klan, as well as Bowers’ personal religiosity and philosophy. The writings in the collection are on a variety of topics, including the Medgar Evers assassination and the 1992 Los Angeles Riots. The collection is of particular interest for researchers studying secret societies, the...
Dates: 1968; circa 1986-2006

William T. Brannon Papers

Identifier: M25
Abstract In 1971, William Brannon donated materials to the University of Southern Mississippi Archives. The collection largely consists of magazines, manuscripts, and correspondence related to the writer’s career as both a staff and freelance writer whose work appeared in many publications.
Dates: 1935-1981

Cherry Burns Collection

Identifier: M597
Abstract Materials from Cherry Burns’ world travels.
Dates: 1926- circa 2005

John C. Burruss and A.G. Strain Universalist Collection

Identifier: M245
Abstract Documents relating to Universalist Church in Mississippi.
Dates: circa 1860 and July 15-20, 1907

Will D. Campbell Papers

Identifier: M341
Abstract Literary manuscripts and office files of this Mississippi born author and Civil Rights activist.
Dates: circa 1950-2001

Henry Tim Chambers Collection

Identifier: M433
Abstract This collection contains publications, correspondence, numerical systems, and miscellaneous subjects pertaining to poet, Henry Tim Chambers.
Dates: 1930-1987

Robert Cecil Cook Papers

Identifier: M96
Abstract While the bulk of the collection pertains primarily to Cook's activities after 1954, a moderate quantity of materials relate to his years at Southern, and also interspersed in the collection are a small number of items dating from about 1912-1944.A study of Cook's papers reveals him as a man of boundless energy, with excellent organizational skills, both of which served him well in his many activities. While much of his energy was directed toward fiscal success, a substantial amount...
Dates: 1912-1979; Majority of material found within 1955-1977

The Crawford Manuscript

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM19-82
Form of Material Handwritten manuscript (circa 1890) entitled “Grandmother Clay” written by Maggie Tate Lea about her great-great-grandmother, Margaret Muse Clay and accompanying documentation.
Dates: circa 1890; undated

Charles Davis Papers

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