Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Dr. John Calvin Berry Papers
This collection contains correspondence, photographs, and other memorabilia relating to the life and career of Dr. John Calvin Berry, the first African American faculty member at the University of Southern Mississippi.
Bethel Methodist Church Class Book and Membership Rolls
Classbook and membership lists.
Virginia Isabelle Felder Papers
The collection contains information concerning the personal and professional life of Virginia Isabelle Felder. Items range from her personal life and teaching career to she and her family’s involvement in the Methodist church to genealogical records.
Bertha M. Fritzsche Collection
This collection consists of biographical data and personal diaries that provide insight concerning the career, lifestyle, and personality of Dr. Bertha Maude Fritzsche. The material begins in 1929 when Fritzsche began teaching home economics at the University of Southern Mississippi (USM), known then as the State Teacher's College, and continues until her death in March 1990. The collection is divided into two series: Biographical Data (1929-1987) and Diaries (1937-1990).
Gathering at the River: South Mississippi's Methodist Camp Meetings
Video tapes and edit sheets of documentary produced by Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College.
John T. Grantham Papers
This collection consists primarily of materials relating to desegregation in the South (especially Mississippi) and in the Methodist Church following the May 17, 1954 Brown v. Board of Education case, in which the United States Supreme Court ruled that segregated schools are inherently unequal. The materials apparently were collected by Dr. John T. Grantham, and most of them exhibit the segregationists’ perspective.
Edna L. Hollensed Papers
Miscellaneous personal papers of a Hattiesburg resident. Mrs. Edna L. Hollensed was the great granddaughter of John Wesley Hollensed (M34). She lived at 1414 North Main Street and died in the mid-1990s.
Methodist History Materials Collection
Reverend John Buford Cain, a Methodist historian, wrote many publications, including Methodism in the Mississippi Conference: 1846-1870. The collection contains copies of pages from that book, accompanied by handwritten notations on the history of Madison County, Mississippi.
James Earl Price Mississippi History Collection
The James Earl Price Mississippi History Collection is comprised of diverse materials and subject matter.
Ruleville, Mississippi Historical Collection
This collection consists of books written by Ruleville, Mississippi residents John Allen Robertson, Tom Conger, Jr., and Rev. Allen Dearing on the town’s history and the development of the white Baptist and Methodist churches in the area. The collection is of interest to researchers studying Mississippi religious history and the Mississippi Delta.
Thelma Stevens Papers
The Thelma Stevens Papers collection contains personal materials, manuscript materials, published materials, photographs, and correspondence.
Whitworth College Collection
This collection contains materials about Whitworth College.