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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Chronological record of significant events, as of the life or development of a people, country, or institution, often with an explanation of the causes.

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:


Scope and Contents From the Unprocessed Collection: Papers of Dr. John D.W. Guice, University of Southern Mississippi Professor Emeritus of History.
Dates: unknown

AM2000-16, circa 1941-1980

Form of Material Notes for classes taught by Dr. Claude E. Fike, circa 1941-1980.
Dates: circa 1941-1980

W.T. Booth Collection

Identifier: M434
Abstract This collection consists of a biography of W.T. Booth's life, including his service in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. The booklet was written by Booth's great grandson, Glover Roberts.
Dates: 1840-1913

John C. Burruss and A.G. Strain Universalist Collection

Identifier: M245
Abstract Documents relating to Universalist Church in Mississippi.
Dates: circa 1860 and July 15-20, 1907

Emilye Crosby Civil Rights Collection (AM18-05)

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM18-05
Abstract Primary and secondary research materials related to Claiborne County, Mississippi and its county seat, Port Gibson. Claiborne County was the center of a little-known but profound demonstration and struggle during the civil rights movement resulting in the United States Supreme Court Case NAACP v. Claiborne Hardware Company.
Dates: Majority of material found in 1953-2011

Dr. John E. Gonzales Papers

Identifier: M665
Abstract This collection contains historical materials and various publications.
Dates: 1914-1996

Dr. John D.W. Guice Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM99-91
Scope and Contents Papers of Dr. John D.W. Guice, University of Southern Mississippi Professor Emeritus of History.
Dates: unknown

Glenn T. Harper Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM17-59
Scope and Contents Material from USM History Professor Glenn T. Harper.
Dates: circa 1960s-2000s

Boaz Jones Oral History

Identifier: M312
Abstract Tape and transcript of his memories of life in southwest Mississippi.
Dates: Spring 1992

Petal Historical Collection

Identifier: M465
Abstract The collection includes a “History of Petal” booklet, published March 1976 in honor of the Revolutionary War bicentennial.
Dates: 1976

Abner & Ida Chambers Polk Family Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM03-43
Form of Material A collection of correspondence, estate documents, certificates, newsletters, genealogical materials and other items pertaining to the families of Abner Polk and his wife, Ida Chambers Polk. Abner Polk was born in Lawrence County, Mississippi in 1860, and Ida Chambers was born in Washington County, Alabama in 1867. Abner and Ida were married on February 13, 1890, and lived in Marion County, Mississippi until approximately 1898, when they moved to Hattiesburg.
Dates: circa 1841-1998

Dr. William K. Scarborough Collection

Identifier: M487
Abstract Dr. William K. Scarborough is the author of several publications. These include The Overseer: Plantation Management in the Old South, The Diary of Edmund Ruffin, Masters of the Big House: Elite Slaveholders of the Mid-Nineteenth Century South, and The Allston’s of Chicora Wood: Wealth, Honor, and Gentility in the South Carolina Low Country.
Dates: 1963-2010

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

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

Andrew A. Wiest Collection

Identifier: M498
Abstract The collection contains information and pictures regarding World War II and the Vietnam War. Items range from photocopies of books and articles to interviews of Vietnam soldiers to material regarding Vietnam battles such as Hamburger Hill.
Dates: 1938–2013; undated