Lamar County (Miss.).
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection consists of seven letters, dated from August 5, 1862 to April 22, 1863, from David A. Camp, a captain in the Confederate Army, to his wife Anna. Also included in this collection is a copy of a three-page manuscript history of Lumberton, Mississippi.Of particular interest among the letters are the ones dated September 27, 1862 and April 22, 1863. The first of these contains an account of Camp meeting with several soldiers who had been captured and then paroled by...
Dates: August 5, 1862 - April 22, 1863
Abstract The bulk of the collection consists of 70 logging railroad maps drawn by Tony Howe. The maps portray railroad operations, timber holdings and other aspects of lumber companies that proliferated in South Mississippi during the latter years of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century.
Dates: circa 1999-2002
Form of Material Christmas and holiday recipe booklets compiled by Clara B. Jordan, the Lamar County Extension Home Economist. The 1966 booklet contains Christmas recipes. The 1968 booklet contains Christmas recipes plus New Year’s Dinner ideas and a holiday food buying guide.
Dates: 1966 and 1968
Scope and Contents This collection of photographs from the Major-Sowers Saw Mill Company includes 20 images of company sites in Epley (Lamar County) and Tallahala (Perry County). These black-and-white photographs illustrate many facets of a saw mill company, from the logs coming out of the forests via steam locomotives, to stacking the finished product in the mill's storage shed.An aerial view of the Tallahala operation and a panoramic photograph of the Epley location demonstrate that the saw mill...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1923, 1928-1929
Abstract The Rawles Family Historical Collection consists of 122 photographs depicting scenes from the early twentieth century in Mississippi. Among other things, images showcase the logging industry, family and church gatherings, and games. This collection is of particular interest to researchers studying the logging industry, life and culture in the early twentieth century, Mississippi history, the University of Southern Mississippi, farming, and railroads.
Dates: circa late 1800s to early 1900s
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