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Political campaigns.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Campaigns, Election ; Campaigns, Political ; Election campaigns ; Electoral politics ; Negative campaigns ; Electioneering

Found in 43 Collections and/or Records:

Victoria Gray Adams Papers

Identifier: M345

Materials relating to her life-time of civil rights and human rights activities.

Dates: circa 1938-2000

AM01-31, 2000-2001

Form of Material

1. One folder of personal items: photographs, correspondence, and newsletters.

2. One folder of Mississippi political materials: greeting cards, brochures, flyers, and bumper stickers.

3. One folder of items pertaining to the 2000 national election: bumper stickers, campaign buttons, and brochures.

Dates: 2000-2001

AM01-64, circa 1938-2001


1. Political materials: campaign buttons, posters, flyers, pamphlets, cards and bumper stickers.

2. Materials pertaining to Belize: newspapers (Amandala, Belize Times, Reporter

Dates: circa 1938-2001

AM09-03, 1686-2009

Scope and Contents From the Unprocessed Collection:

Large collection of books, printed material, and memorabilia related to Mississippi and other subjects.

Dates: 1686-2009

AM11-54, June 2011

Form of Material

One DVD containing a debate between Charles Davis and Reverend Fairley concerning the Leggett vs. Dupree campaign.

Dates: June 2011

AM11-56, 1969-2001

Form of Material

1. Correspondence

2. Miscellaneous political materials

3, 1996 President’s Report from Hinds Community College

4. Miscellaneous programs

5. Miscellaneous invitations

6. 2000 Delegate Packet for Mississippi State Democratic Convention

7. Newspaper clipping

8. Book related information

9. Letter from Miriam Q. Simmons to Eudora Welty concerning the naming of a building at MUW

Dates: 1969-2001

AM12-06, 2011

Form of Material

One DVD containing radio show of Charles Davis stating his opposition of Mayor Johnny DuPree for governor prior to the before the Democratic Primary in August 2011.

Dates: 2011

AM97-58, circa 1920-1997

Form of Material

The collection includes:

Legal documents.

World War II materials.

Wallace for President campaign pamphlet.

Account of Mr. Riley's maternal grandfather.

Dates: circa 1920-1997


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


Form of Material Materials reflecting Dr. Donald C. Simmons' research in the history of the South, as well as his involvement with politics in Mississippi and Alabama. Included are political buttons, bumper stickers, photographs, posters, publications, and items of Presidential and Mississippi and Alabama campaign memorabilia. Included also are an autographed copy of Good Old Boy: A Delta Boyhood by Willie Morris and a German dagger taken as a souvenir of...
Dates: circa 1864-2001


Form of Material

1. Four souvenir T-shirts emblazoned with campaign slogans.

2. Correspondence.

3. Newspaper articles.

4. Olympic tickets.

5. Miscellaneous political materials.

6. Two Civil War bullets.

7. Final proof of "Latin America and the Caribbean in Transition", edited by Dr. Simmons and Robert P. Watson.

Dates: circa 1864-2001

Frank D. Barber Papers

Identifier: M563

The Frank D. Barber Papers consist of campaign materials from Barber’s bid for the Mississippi State Senate in 1959, six issues of Southern Exposure from 1952-1953, and materials relating to the conferring university status on Mississippi Southern College in 1962. This collection is of particular interest to researchers studying Mississippi politicians and the history of the University of Southern Mississippi.

Dates: 1952-1953; ; 1959; circa 1962

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

Jesse M. Byrd Collection

Identifier: M330

Letters, campaign material, speeches related to candidacy of Byrd for Governor of Mississippi.

Dates: 1947, 1951

William M. Colmer Papers

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...
Dates: 1933-1973

Charles Davis Papers

Identifier: M377

Materials documenting activities of African-American political activist in Hattiesburg,

Dates: 1862-2004

Gregory E. Favre Collection

Identifier: M503

The Gregory E. Favre Collection contains family materials, speeches, photographs, articles, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1935-2016

Edythe Evelyn Gandy Collection

Identifier: M367

The Edythe Evely Gandy Collection contains Gandy family materials, historical manuscript materials, photographs, films, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1910-2011

I. Various People (M502-086 to M502-354) and Log

Scope and Contents From the Collection:

The Henry and Sue [Lorenzi] Sojourner Civil Rights Movement Collection is a fascinating group of materials that give an in depth look into the Civil Rights Movement, specifically in Holmes County Mississippi.

Dates: 1900s; 1940s–1950s; Majority of material found within 1960s–2010s; Undated

Paul B. Johnson Family Papers

Identifier: M191
Abstract This collection has immense research value. In its coverage of Paul B. Johnson's terms as lieutenant governor and governor of Mississippi, it documents one of the most critical periods in the state's history -- the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. The State Sovereignty Commission records, along with the Highway Patrol records paint a graphic portrait of efforts to thwart civil rights activities in the state, and to preserve the separation of the races. Additionally, it documents (through...
Dates: circa 1910-1973

Erle E. Johnston, Jr. Papers

Identifier: M319

This collection is comprised mainly of materials that document Erle Johnston's personal life and professional activities from approximately 1922 through his death in 1995. The Erle Johnston Papers should be beneficial to any researcher interested in the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi, as well as the political history of Mississippi in the twentieth century. The collection also provides insight into the life and personality of an important Mississippian.

Dates: circa 1922-1999

Fannie Kyker Collection

Identifier: M518

Post cards, correspondence, printed items, photos, and other memorabilia collected by this long time Hattiesburg resident.

Dates: circa 1910-2010

Lt. Cmdr. Arthur Landis, Jr. Collection

Identifier: M528
Form of Material

Slave Transfer Document, Abraham Lincoln Campaign Ribbon, Abraham Lincoln Oversized Campaign Ribbon, and a signature of General Nathan Bedford Forrest on a lined sheet of paper.

Dates: 1854; 1860; undated

Kenneth G. McCarty Papers

Identifier: M601

This collection contains records, notes, photographs, and publications.

Dates: 1959-1999

Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party Campaign Posters

Identifier: M636

Two campaign posters from the newly formed Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party.

Dates: 1964

Joseph B. Parker Mississippi Political Campaign Materials

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM99-67

Audio and video tapes, press releases and broadsides from the campaigns of Gov. Bill Allain, Sen. John Stennis, Haley Barbour, and Gov. Cliff Finch.

Dates: 1979-1983

John L. Pendergrass Collection of Political Campaign Materials

Identifier: M613

This collection contains political campaign materials related to Mississippi and National political campaigns.

Dates: circa 1900-2020

Political Campaign Collection

Identifier: M408
Abstract This collection consists of information on various politicians throughout Mississippi from approximately 1904 - 1959. The materials include biographical information of politicians and election-related materials (i.e. instructions for voting). The collection also contains campaign materials such as flyers, pamphlets, handout cards, and posters. There are also a variety of newspapers that feature campaign ads. Among the politicians whose campaign materials are featured in the collection are...
Dates: circa 1904-1959