Found in 96 Collections and/or Records:
Pamphlets collected by USM president on communism, civil rights, desegregation, and other race-related topics; a speech on Freedom by Dr. McCain and two books on Benito Mussolini and Italian Fascism.
In 1995 Miss Oseola McCarty, an African American laundress, donated the bulk of her life’s savings, $150,000, to The University of Southern Mississippi to provide scholarships for deserving students. This collection documents her generous act and the multitude of honors and awards presented to her in the ensuing years.
1. "Hervas Laboratories of American Linguistics" Bulletin 6
Analysis of a Text in the Apalachi Language – (Muskhogean Stock)
By Noxon Toomey
St. Louis, MO, March, 1918
2. "The Taensa Grammar and Dictionary. A Deception Exposed"
Reprint from the American Antiquarian
By Daniel G. Brinton, M.D., March, 1885
3. "The Mississippi Choctaw Indians"
Choctaw Indian Agency
Philadelphia, MS, no date
The William Henry Presser Collection contains original drafts and published works that were composed by Dr. William Presser, as well as works published under the Theodore Presser Publishing Co. Included in this collection are hymns by R.G. Lowry and a recital program for Dr. William Presser. This collection is of particular interest to those studying music and the inner workings of music composition.
Publications and professional papers reflecting the academic career of Dr. Edward M. Wheat. Dr. Wheat, a professor in USM's Department of Political Scieence, retiredat the end of the fiscal year 1999/2000, after 23 years of service.
The Stephen C. Rose papers include a broad range of materials spanning a significant portion of Mr. Rose’s life. His relations with Will D. Campbell and his participation in the SCLC’s Student Interracial Ministry project should be of interest to researchers of civil rights activities in the southern United States. The collection is divided into three series, two of which contain several subseries.
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.
Mrs. Tamara Slobodkin was a member of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) while she and her husband lived in Ann Arbor, Michigan in the 1960s. Her work included raising funds and supplies for CORE workers in the South.
The collection includes sound recordings of Civil Rights singers of the 1960s and a copy of Herbert Aptheker's book Mission to Hanoi.
Items relating to Hurricane Camille disaster operations by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District.
Account of the desegregation of the University of Southern Mississippi as remembered by the author in 2010, in addition to 2 books by the author and material donated by Dr. Weatherford and Mrs. Weatherford.