Found in 98 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Research materials used in the revision of Dr. Gilbert H. Hoffman's book, Dummy Lines Through the Longleaf.
Large collection of books, printed material, and memorabilia related to Mississippi and other subjects.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Documents relating to Universalist Church in Mississippi.