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Biloxi (Miss.).

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

AM19-74, March 11, 1969

 Accession — Box 2 SAFE
Form of Material Daily Herald special anniversary insert “270th Anniversary of the Founding of Biloxi.” March 11, 1969
Dates: March 11, 1969

AM21-056, circa early 1900s-1980s

Scope and Contents Mississippi postcards.
Dates: circa early 1900s-1980s

AM21-059, circa 1950s

Form of Material Three Mississippi hotel postcards.
Dates: circa 1950s


Form of Material Various Mississippi postcards.
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1901 - 1979


Form of Material 10 Mississippi postcards and 1 from Pennsylvania.
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1901 - 1979

Ray L. Bellande Papers

Identifier: M540
Abstract Copies of this Ocean Springs Record columnist's "Sous Les Chenes", "Images Under the Oaks" and “Vintage Village Vues” columns, and related research materials.
Dates: circa 1992-2009

Edmond A. Boudreaux, Jr. Papers

Identifier: M628
Abstract Six articles written by Edmond Boudreaux, Mississippi Gulf Coast historian.
Dates: various

Community Theatre Programs and Playbills

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM19-26
Form of Material Programs and playbills from Laurel, Mississippi area and beyond.
Dates: 1975-2018

Dent Family Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM21-011
Form of Materials Items relating to Dent family, also includes surnames Gunn, McLeod, and Pickering. Contains a selection of very early 1900 postcards, mostly of Mississippi Gulf Coast.
Dates: circa 1900-1993

Mildred Seymour Foster Papers

Identifier: M97
Abstract Notes, news clippings photographs, scrapbooks, publications, other documenting the life of this Biloxi, Mississippi school teacher.
Dates: 1915-1993

Alexander Fourchy and John Nixon Papers

Identifier: M9
Scope and Contents The collection of seventeen documents and a typescript copy consists primarily of English and French texts of two documents establishing a society, the object of the society, and the legal framework of the society. There is a French text receipt, a rough sea map of Biloxi, and a list of the names and addresses of the six members of the society.Document "A" was to be signed in New Orleans on January 21, 1837. It is an agreement of partnership with the object of the society to...
Dates: 1837

Philip Hearn Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM17-67
Scope and Contents Research materials for book, Hurricane Camille: Monster Storm of the Gulf Coast.
Dates: circa 1969-2004

Hurricane Camille Photograph Collection

Identifier: M315
Abstract Photographer Fred Hutchings' photographs of the aftermath of Hurricane Camille on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
Dates: August 19-29, 1969

Hurricanes of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Research Collection

Identifier: M282
Abstract Research collection of historian Charles Sullivan for his book "Hurricanes of the Gulf Coast."
Dates: circa 1715-1985

Mississippi Renewal Forum/Hurricane Katrina Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM06-5
Abstract Maps, reports, etc. documenting the Mississippi Renewal Forum and efforts towards recovery, rebuilding and renewal of the Mississippi Gulf Coast after Hurricane Katrina.
Dates: 2005

O'Keefe Family Archive

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM20-032
Scope and Contents The majority of the collection centers around Jeremiah Joseph "Jerry" O'Keefe and his political career.

Other materials include: photo album & scrapbook of Mary Cahill O'Keefe; photo album of Teresa Slattery O'Keefe; Jerry O'Keefe Legislative scrapbook; Jerry O'Keefe Political Career scrapbooks (2); Collected newspapers re Biloxi Mayor Hart Chinn and John A. O'Keefe, his successor; various plaques, awards, and proclamations.
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1913-2016

Betty Press Photographs

Identifier: M591
Abstract The Betty Press Photographs Collection consists of three CDs of images taken by award-winning photographer Betty Press, which show damage along the Mississippi Gulf Coast and Hattiesburg after Hurricane Katrina. There are also forty-one pages of letters left on a tree felled in the photographer’s yard. This collection is particularly useful for researchers studying Hurricane Katrina, Mississippi storms, and public reactions to natural disasters.
Dates: 2005

Dr. James P. Smith Collection

Identifier: M605
Scope and Contents The collection contains testimonies, articles, press releases, and documents on various aspects of Mississippi during the Hurricane Katrina disaster and the years of struggle for recovery on the Mississippi gulf coast. These materials were compiled by University of Southern Mississippi History Professor, James "Pat" Smith, in creating his book Hurricane Katrina: the Mississippi Story.
Dates: 2004-2012

Southern Tourism Collection

Identifier: M448
Scope and Contents The Southern Tourism Collection includes advertisements for tourist destinations throughout the United States, with the vast majority located in the American South. This collection is organized geographically, and each geographic level (i.e. country, state, Mississippi region, county, and city) is organized alphabetically.These materials cover approximately ten different states, with most state-level material concentrated in Mississippi. Additionally, it encompasses eleven...
Dates: 1843-2009; Majority of material found within 1960s; 1990s

M. James Stevens Mississippi and Gulf Coast Research Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM88-8
Abstract Notebooks kept by Mr. M. James Stevens, "Mr. History" of the Mississippi Gulf Coast and the first northern-born (New Jersey) president of the Mississippi Historical Society. He was the first recipient of the Society's Dunbar Rowland Award for his efforts to preserve history. The notebooks contain typed transcriptions of newspaper accounts and other source information that Mr. Stevens gathered on many subjects of Gulf Coast and Mississippi history. Also included in the collection are maps and...
Dates: circa 1550-1987

Emmett V. Thomas Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: M104
Form of Material Papers concerning the life and career of Mr. Emmett V. Thomas, an insurance agent and realtor in Biloxi, Mississippi. The collection includes materials relating to the Harrison County Development Commission and various social and civic organizations of Biloxi.
Dates: 1964-1968

Ray M. Thompson Papers

Identifier: M8
Abstract Literary manuscripts, publications files, photographs, news clippings of this popular Gulf Coast newspaper columnist.
Dates: circa 1837-1972

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, Hurricane Camille Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM20-044
Form of Material Items relating to Hurricane Camille disaster operations by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District.
Dates: circa 1969-1970