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Books.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 96 Collections and/or Records:

William D. McCain Pamphlet Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M393
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1935-1987

Oseola McCarty Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M442
Abstract

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.

Dates: circa 1920-1999

Mississippi Burning Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M667
Abstract

Script, VHS, book, photographs, and memorabilia relating to the major motion film, Mississippi Burning.

Dates: 1986-1989

Olin Robertson Morgan Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM90-36
Form of Material

Bulletins, news clippings, plays, textbooks, and photographs from her teaching career.

Dates: 1923-1962

Native American Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM10-31
Form of Material

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

Dates: 1918; 1885; unknown

John Frederick Nau Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M170
Abstract The John Frederick Nau Papers is a collection of correspondence, newsletters, and other records relating to Dr. John Frederick Nau’s own articles and writings, and his involvement with the Mississippi Association for Retarded Children, M.A.R.C. Also included in this collection are manuscript histories of the U.S.M. Department of Philosophy and Religion, Danforth Chapel, and M.M. Roberts Stadium. This collection would be of interest to those studying the University of Southern Mississippi’s...
Dates: 1952-1981

Walter P. Nilsson USS Biloxi Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM20-038
Form of Material

Various materials from Walter P. Nilsson’s service time and the operations of the U.S.S. Biloxi in 1943-1944.

Dates: circa 1943-1991

Tom Rhea Phillips III Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M664
Abstract

This collection contains historical materials, children’s books, and various magazines.

Dates: 1870-1985

William Presser Original Music Scores

 Collection
Identifier: M91
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1885; 1901-1904; 1921; 1963-1978; undated

PUBLICATIONS

 Series
Form of Material From the Unprocessed Collection:

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.

Dates: circa 1976-1999

Jonathan Puckett Research Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM20-040
Form of Materials

Genealogy research materials.

Dates: circa 1931-2020

Stephen C. Rose Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M389
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1949-1998

Rotary Club District 6840 Records

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM95-9
Abstract

Organizational records of district encompassing the southern third of Mississippi and southeastern Louisiana.

Dates: 1960-2006

Rotary Club of Hattiesburg Records

 Collection
Identifier: M288
Abstract

Organizational records.

Dates: 1918-1993

Ruleville, Mississippi Historical Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M620
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1965; 1972; 1993, 1996, 2002

Gene D. Saucier Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM21-005
Form of Material

Materials relating to the life of Representative Gene D. Saucier.

Dates: circa 1948-1999

“Sawmilling Practices That Pay” Publication

 Collection
Identifier: M466
Abstract

The collection contains a publication of the Southern Pine Inspection Bureau in New Orleans, written by R. R. Cahal.

Dates: 1947

Raymond Seymour Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM85-17
Scope and Contents Papers, correspondence, journal articles, certificates, awards, master's thesis, doctorial dissertations, etc. from Distinguished Professor of Polymer Science at the University of Southern Mississippi. Dr. Seymour is the inventor of high-imact polystyrene, engineering polymers, polymer concrete and disposable baby diapers.These materials provide an overview of Dr. Seymour's career as a research chemist and polymer researcher in both private industry and academia for fifty years....
Dates: circa 1935-1985

Donald Clyde Simmons Jr., Ph.D. Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM2000-40
Abstract

Political memorabilia, research collections, personal and family materials of a historian and student of state, national, and international politics.

Dates: circa 1864-2001

Michael Sledge Research Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM18-04
Form of Material Research materials for Michael Sledge’s book Soldier Dead: How We Recover, Identify, Bury, and Honor our Military Fallen (Columbia University Press, 2005). The book addresses the complicated physical, social, religious, economic, and political issues concerning the remains of men and women who die while serving their country. Michael Sledge is a freelance journalist and writer. He has extensively studied the sociology and psychology of the behavior...
Dates: 1945-2005

Tamara Slobodkin Civil Rights Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM2000-47
Form of Material

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.

Dates: circa 1960s

Susan Hasalo Sojourner Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM11-013
Scope and Contents

Materials cover the feminist movement, a farm co-op, and Sue’s artistic endeavors.

Dates: circa 1960s-2000s

Peter Stocks Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM91-4
Form of Material

Documentation of the life and career of Dr. Peter Stocks, professor of microbiology and chair of the Department of Microbiology at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Dates: 1960-1983

Stovall Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M497
Abstract

The Stovall Family Association records and research material.

Dates: unknown

Rosswell W. and Lorraine H. Thomas Travel Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM10-38
Form of Material This collection contains the travel diaries of Rosswell W. Thomas and Lorraine H. Thomas, along with related materials, as follows:1. Travel diary: 1957, Naples, St. John’s Island2. Travel diary: 1959, Europe3. Travel diary: 1959, Hong Kong, Japan, Bangkok, Cambodia4. Travel diary: 1964, Olympics (Japan), New Zealand, Australia5. Travel diary: 1967, Africa6. Travel diary: 1968, Mexico, Yucatan, Easter Island...
Dates: circa 1950s-1970s

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

Daisy Harris Wade Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M334
Abstract

Materials documenting the work of 1960s Forrest County N.A.A.C.P. leaders J.C. Fairley and Daisy Harris.

Dates: circa 1939-2011

Sidney E.L., Jr., Ed. D. and Martha Weatherford Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM10-127
Abstract

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.

Dates: circa 1921-1994; 2015

Dr. L. Conrad Welker, Jr. Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM10-89
Scope and Contents

Two books.

Dates: 1918; circa 1945

Mary Ann Wells Photographs and Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: M445
Abstract

Literary manuscripts of her books and photographs, slides, news clippings of articles written by her while a photojournalist at the Hattiesburg American newspaper.

Dates: circa 1977-1999