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Gulf Coast (Miss.).

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Mississippi Gulf Coast (Miss.) ; (The Mississippi Gult Coast region, a three-county coastal corridor stretching 110 miles between Alabama and Louisiana)

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

AM08-4, circa 1950s; undated

Form of Material 1. Menu from Fairchild’s Restaurant, Mississippi City, MS (circa 1950s)

2. Menu from Friendship House, between Biloxi and Gulfport on the Mississippi Gulf Coast (undated)
Dates: circa 1950s; undated

AM10-16, 2009

Form of Material Three menus from Mississippi Restaurants:

1. The Friendship House located on the Mississippi Gulf Coast

2. Weidmann’s located in Meridian

3. The Rex Plaza located in Tupelo
Dates: 2009

AM21-056, circa early 1900s-1980s

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

Jeff Balfour Collection

Identifier: M602
Abstract This collection contains photographs, slides, postcards, and memoirs of Mississippi.
Dates: 1872-1998

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

Linus West Clark Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM21-007
Form of Material Scrapbooks, photographs, and Air Force Manuals from Mississippi Gulf Coast resident.
Dates: circa 1930s-1990s

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

Gulf Hills, Mississippi, Photograph Album

Identifier: M558
Abstract The Gulf Hills, Mississippi, Photograph Album Collection consists of an album of photographs taken by Alfred A. Heldt, who was employed by Branigar Brothers of Chicago during the development of the Gulf Hills Golf Club in Jackson County, Mississippi. This collection is of particular interest to researchers studying twentieth-century leisure and Mississippi history.
Dates: circa 1925-1930s; 1994

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

Bob Hubbard Hurricane Camille Photographs

Identifier: M259
Abstract Color photographs taken of sites on the Mississippi Gulf Coast before and after Hurricane Camille.
Dates: 1969

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

Hurricane Katrina Research Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM06-6
Abstract Images, articles and a book pertaining to the destruction of the Mississippi Gulf Coast by Hurricane Katrina. 1 cu.ft. and 14 items.
Dates: Majority of material found within 2005-2006, 2015

Hurricanes Camille & Katrina Oral History and Slideshow

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM11-36
Form of Material One DVD labeled Camille/Katrina, Oral History, Slideshow.
Dates: unknown

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

Ingram-Day Lumber Company Photographs

Identifier: M291
Abstract Photographs of pine and oak forests owned by this Lyman, Mississippi lumber company and a 2003-2004 Forestry Association calendar.
Dates: circa 1906-1925

Kenneth G. McCarty Papers

Identifier: M601
Abstract This collection contains records, notes, photographs, and publications.
Dates: 1959-1999

Mississippi Menu Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM07-27
Abstract Menus from various eating establishments in Mississippi, primarily the Hattiesburg area.
Dates: circa 1942-2018

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

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

“The Haven” Record Book

Identifier: M557
Abstract “The Haven” Record Book collection contains a handwritten ledger with entries from 1901-1910 that detail the daily activities at “The Haven,” the Waveland summer home of Robert E. Craig of Yazoo City, Mississippi. The ledger also contains inserts, which include Confederate money, a needlework, and newspaper clippings. This collection would be of particular interest for researchers studying Mississippi history and life on estates / manor homes in the early twentieth century.
Dates: 1855; 1863-1864; 1901-1910; 1926

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

United States Forest Service, Harrison Experimental Forest Station Collection

Identifier: M318
Abstract Photographs, slides, maps, and manuscripts produced by Station scientists and staff.
Dates: 1925-1998

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