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Traditional farming.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Farming, Traditional ; Primitive agriculture ; Traditional agriculture ; Agriculture, Primitive

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Samuel Andrew Agnew Diaries

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM88-42
Abstract Diaries of farmer, teacher, minister in North Mississippi, 46 volumes.
Dates: 1852-1902

AM19-37, circa 1930-1940s

 Accession — Box 2 SAFE
Form of Material Collection of unused crate labels from various Mississippi vegetagle growers and tomatoe size grading guide.
Dates: circa 1930-1940s

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

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

Lonette Bryant Cliburn Papers

Identifier: M562
Abstract 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

Farm book from an English estate

Identifier: M213
Abstract Records of estate in Northumberland County, England.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1806, 1817-1834

Harry R. Godman Letters

Identifier: M112
Abstract Letters to Godman in Terry, Mississippi regarding Civil War and Reconstruction.
Dates: September 15, 1863-January 29, 1873

IV. Farming and Cooperatives (Co-Ops)

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

James L. and Van Buren Jolly Letters

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM2000-99
Form of Material Photocopies of letters written by James L. Jolly in Mt. Vernon, Indiana and Van Buren Jolly in Noble, Oklahoma. The originals are preserved in the Cox Collection in the Willard Library in Evansville, Indiana. The James L. Jolly family lived in Covington County, Mississippi from approximately 1830 to 1853.1. Typescript of letter from James L. Jolly to W.L. Speed concerning familyhistory, farm produce, and politics (February 15, 1861).2. Typescript of an unsigned letter...
Dates: 1861; 1897

J. Brackin Kirkland Papers

Identifier: M15
Abstract Correspondence, speeches, reports, publications, clippings, photographs, genealogical materials relating to Mississippi-born educator in New York and Alabama and with the Boys Clubs of America.
Dates: 1886-1983

L. Clinton Kirkland Papers

Identifier: M244
Scope and Contents The papers of L. Clinton Kirkland consist of correspondence, an autobiography, other writings, financial records, deeds, estate papers, and collected family papers, documenting Kirkland's life and work as a farmer in Jones County, Mississippi, and the history of the Kirkland family in the southern Mississippi Piney Woods region.
Dates: 1866-1983

Thomas Little Journal

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM91-21
Abstract Farm or business journal and deeds of trust of a Copiah County, Mississippi farmer.
Dates: 1891-1907

W.C. Rabb Farm Journal

Identifier: M458
Abstract The collection contains photocopies of the journal kept by William Craig Rabb, of Yazoo County, Mississippi, ca. 1839-1853. It chronicles the daily operation of the farm, the births of slaves, weather conditions, and expenditures and includes the occasional recipe.
Dates: circa 1839-1853

Reba Rogers Memoir: "Reba's Reflections"

Identifier: M635
Abstract A twenty-two page memoir written by Reba Pickering Rogers, a native of Covington County, Mississippi, at the request of her grandchildren.
Dates: circa 1920s-1950s

Joe and Charlotte Sharp Cotton Gin Ledger

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM15-87
Form of Material Original ledger from a cotton gin in Newhebron, Mississippi, owned by Joe and Charlotte Sharp. Cotton was a cash crop that many local farmers depended on to finance their families. This cotton gin was used by most of the farmers in northern Lawrence County. The ledger documents the amount of each delivery as well as who delivered the bales.
Dates: circa 1947-1952

Rose Budd Stevens Papers

Identifier: M199
Scope and Contents The heart of the Rose Budd Stevens Papers is copies of her newspaper articles which she began writing in 1947 and continued to write until 1994. The articles colorfully depict everyday life in rural Mississippi and provide a rich source of information about southern culture and heritage, language, expressions, anecdotes, and the role of women in southern society. Recurring topics in the articles are arts and crafts, cooking, family life, farm life, canning, home remedies, poetry and religion....
Dates: circa 1908-1996

H.L. "Bud" Van Norman Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM04-29
Abstract Ledgers used to record accounts and receipts of tenants from the farming operation of Hiram Lafayette "Bud" Van Norman, near Liberty, Mississippi in the 1930s. Also includes several loose items and photographs.
Dates: circa 1920s-1964

Hawkins L. Vickers Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM89-24
Scope and Contents 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