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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 15 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

Series III: Manuscript Materials

Scope and Contents From the Collection: The United States Forest Service, Harrison Experimental Forest Station Collection contains photographs, negatives, maps, slides, and manuscripts produced by the scientists and support staff at the station from 1924-1993. In addition, numerous photographs are also included from the Genetics Lab in Gulfport, which served as the operational center for the Southern Institute of Forest Genetics from 1960 - 1992. Other significant contents include photographs from the aftermath of both Hurricanes...
Dates: 1925-1998