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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 54 Collections and/or Records:

Victoria Gray Adams Papers

Identifier: M345
Abstract Materials relating to her life-time of civil rights and human rights activities.
Dates: circa 1938-2000

AM05-35, 1965-2005

Form of Material Newsletters, certificates, programs, minutes, and other items relating to the Rotary Club of Hattiesburg. Included are seven three-ring binders containing minutes, agenda and other materials for 1998-2005, and one three-ring binder of materials pertaining to "The Inner Wheel" (1988-1990).
Dates: 1965-2005

AM10-65, 1721-2009

Scope and Contents From the Unprocessed Collection: Large collection of books, printed material, and memorabilia related to Mississippi and other subjects.
Dates: 1721-2009


Form of Material This addition includes various materials including newspaper clippings, publications, photographs, and memorabilia.
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1960s; 1995


Form of Material Includes copies of the his Master's Thesis, Doctoral Dissertation, several certificates and awards, miscellaneous correspondence, ad several articles.
Dates: circa 1935-1985


Form of Material 11 plaques and certificates recognizing the work of Dr. Raymond B. Seymour.ACS Tour Speaker19721977 - Mid-South Circuit1981 - Chisholm Circuit1983 - Palmetto Circuit "Outstanding Achievements in Plastic Education". May 1982 in San Francisco, CA by the Society of Plastic Engineers.Recognized as a "Notable American" by the American Biographical Institute, Raleigh, NC. (Includes the usual biographical information...
Dates: circa 1935-1985

AM87-48, circa 1937-1987

Form of Material Journal articles, news clippings, a book draft (typescript), certificates and framed awards.

The articles, book draft and clippings are primarily from 1980-1987; the awards and certificates are from 1937-1987.
Dates: circa 1937-1987

AM87-59, 1933-1987

Form of Material Copies of scholarly papers, oral presentations, articles, newspaper and other clippings or notices, awards, certificates and other framed memorabilia.
Dates: 1933-1987

AM89-49, 1945; 1970s-1989, bulk: 1970 - 1989

Form of Material Typescript drafts of the books, Chemistry and You, Pioneers in Polymer Science, and Engineering Polymer Sourcebook. Numerous copies of journals containgn Seymour articles (including a number of foreign language journals), typscript copies of articles and speeches, correspondence, awards and certificates, and the dedicatory program and speech for the University of Chatttanooga Industrial Research Institute (1945).
Dates: 1945; 1970s-1989; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1989


Form of Material The collection includes:Stationers' School Reports for D.S. Hollinghurst.Fernwood, Columbia and Gulf Railroad booklets.Perry County, Mississippi tax receipt.Joint Report of Mississippi State Board of the Order of Railway Conductors.Train schedule, ca. 1940s.Kentucky and Tennesse Railroad Company certificate.Letter to M.P. Brown, Secretary, Hattiesburg Cotton Growers Cooperative Association, from Walker Wood,...
Dates: 1646-to date


Form of Material The collection includes:

Greater Picayune Area Chamber of Commerce coin.

Stock certificates from various companies.

German bond, 1922.

Digests of game and fish laws.

German stamps.

Invitation to laying of corner stone of first building at Dalhousie University (Halifax, Nova Scotia?).

Other miscellaneous materials.
Dates: 1646-to date

AM98-61, 1924-1997

Form of Material The collection includes:

Autographed photograph of Alabama Governor George Wallace.

Alabama Governor George Wallace bumper sticker.

Poll tax receipts, 1956-1957.

Luden-Burton Company (Massachusetts) stock certificates, 1924-1933, and related correspondence, 1997.
Dates: 1924-1997

Dr. John Calvin Berry Papers

Identifier: M536
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, photographs, and other memorabilia relating to the life and career of Dr. John Calvin Berry, the first African American faculty member at the University of Southern Mississippi.
Dates: 1953-2013

Boney Family Collection

Identifier: M656
Abstract This collection contains Boney Family materials.
Dates: 1886-1931

William T. Brannon Papers

Identifier: M25
Abstract In 1971, William Brannon donated materials to the University of Southern Mississippi Archives. The collection largely consists of magazines, manuscripts, and correspondence related to the writer’s career as both a staff and freelance writer whose work appeared in many publications.
Dates: 1935-1981

John Burnet Certificate of Survey

Identifier: M166
Scope and Contents A certificate of survey for a 130 acre tract of land in the Natchez District owned by John Burnet. The survey was conducted by William Vousdan in 1788 on land 45 miles north of the Fort of Natchez, and bordered in part by the Bayou Pierre (in what is now Claiborne County). A sketch of the land, scaled to an inch, is on the top part of the letter.
Dates: 1788

Madge Burney Papers

Identifier: M4
Scope and Contents This collection contains the personal papers of Madge Burney, as well as material she collected from the United Daughters of the Confederacy (U.D.C.), Children of the Confederacy (C. of C.), Wayne County Red Cross, The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), and the Women's Christian Temperance Union (W.C.T.U.).The personal correspondence, covering the period 1926 and 1953 with the bulk of the material from 1948 to 1953, concerns Burney's membership in the U.D.C. and C. of C.;...
Dates: 1913-1953

William M. Colmer Papers

Identifier: M24
Scope and Contents The vast majority of the William M. Colmer Papers encompass his forty-year career as a United States Congressman from Mississippi (1933-1972). However, it also contains a significant amount of material regarding his activities prior to his election to Congress, and a limited amount of materials generated after his retirement in 1972. The original arrangement of the materials has been preserved as closely as possible. Inclusive dates are approximately 1906–1980. The collection divided into...
Dates: 1933-1973

Kathleen Dahl Freedom Summer Collection

Identifier: M357
Abstract Correspondence, scrapbooks, photo albums, printed materials, political campaign and organizations' buttons, poster, and video tapes of this Freedom Summer volunteer in Holly Springs, Mississippi.
Dates: 1963-2003

Charles Davis Papers

Identifier: M377
Abstract Materials documenting activities of African-American political activist in Hattiesburg,
Dates: 1862-2004

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

P. D. East Collection

Identifier: M324
Abstract This collection contains materials related to the life and activities of P.D. East. Materials include personal papers, photographs, issues of East's The Petal Paper, a speech, and letters. This collection should be of interest to anyone researching the civil rights movement in Mississippi.
Dates: 1921 - 1992

John “Jack” Eckert Scrapbooks

Identifier: M583
Abstract The John “Jack” Eckert Scrapbook collection contains materials that relate to Col. John Eckert’s military service in World War I, World War II, and Korea, as well as information on other members of the Eckert family. This collection is particularly of interest to researchers studying American military history in the twentieth century.
Dates: circa 1915-1930; circa 1941-1942; circa 1949-1970

Edmiston, Kelley, Flowers, & Ferris Family Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM17-89
Form of Material Materials documenting Donor's family who lived in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Dates: 1793-1990

Donald Paul Ellis Military Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM18-047
Form of Material Correspondence, medals, uniforms and artifacts from USM student who served in Afghanistan, Iraq, and South Korea.
Dates: Unknown

Wesley James Ellzey Papers

Identifier: M568
Abstract The Wesley James Ellzey Papers contains documents and a ledger pertaining to his activities as a school teacher in Pike County, Mississippi. Ellzey also served as a Justice of the Peace during the late 1870s and early 1880s.
Dates: 1864-1887

Bertha M. Fritzsche Collection

Identifier: M289
Scope and Contents This collection consists of biographical data and personal diaries that provide insight concerning the career, lifestyle, and personality of Dr. Bertha Maude Fritzsche. The material begins in 1929 when Fritzsche began teaching home economics at the University of Southern Mississippi (USM), known then as the State Teacher's College, and continues until her death in March 1990. The collection is divided into two series: Biographical Data (1929-1987) and Diaries (1937-1990).
Dates: 1929-1990

Courtney L. Frobenius Vietnam Research Collection

Identifier: M396
Abstract The collection contains materials pertaining to the Vietnam War. These materials include medals, photographs, photocopies of books, reports, correspondence, and oversized maps.
Dates: 1868; circa early 1900s; 1940; 1948; 1956; 1979; 1983 – 1989; 1993 – 2002; Undated; Majority of material found within 1962-1971

Guy L. Gammon WWII Collection

Identifier: M551
Abstract This collection consists of materials relating to the Crash Boat Base in Ocean Springs, Mississippi during WWII.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1943-1945; 1999