Found in 54 Collections and/or Records:
Victoria Gray Adams Papers
Materials relating to her life-time of civil rights and human rights activities.
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).
Large collection of books, printed material, and memorabilia related to Mississippi and other subjects.
This addition includes various materials including newspaper clippings, publications, photographs, and memorabilia.
Includes copies of the his Master's Thesis, Doctoral Dissertation, several certificates and awards, miscellaneous correspondence, ad several articles.
AM87-48, circa 1937-1987
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.
Copies of scholarly papers, oral presentations, articles, newspaper and other clippings or notices, awards, certificates and other framed memorabilia.
AM89-49, 1945; 1970s-1989, bulk: 1970 - 1989
The collection includes:
Greater Picayune Area Chamber of Commerce coin.
Stock certificates from various companies.
German bond, 1922.
Digests of game and fish laws.
Invitation to laying of corner stone of first building at Dalhousie University (Halifax, Nova Scotia?).
Other miscellaneous materials.
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.
Dr. John Calvin Berry Papers
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.
Boney Family Collection
This collection contains Boney Family materials.
William T. Brannon Papers
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.
John Burnet Certificate of Survey
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.
Madge Burney Papers
William M. Colmer Papers
Kathleen Dahl Freedom Summer Collection
Correspondence, scrapbooks, photo albums, printed materials, political campaign and organizations' buttons, poster, and video tapes of this Freedom Summer volunteer in Holly Springs, Mississippi.
Charles Davis Papers
Materials documenting activities of African-American political activist in Hattiesburg,
Dent Family Papers
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.
P. D. East Collection
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.
John “Jack” Eckert Scrapbooks
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.
Edmiston, Kelley, Flowers, & Ferris Family Collection
Materials documenting Donor's family who lived in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Donald Paul Ellis II Military Collection
Correspondence, medals, uniforms and artifacts from USM student who served in Afghanistan, Iraq, and South Korea.
Wesley James Ellzey Papers
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.
Bertha M. Fritzsche Collection
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).
Courtney L. Frobenius Vietnam Research Collection
The collection contains materials pertaining to the Vietnam War. These materials include medals, photographs, photocopies of books, reports, correspondence, and oversized maps.
Guy L. Gammon WWII Collection
This collection consists of materials relating to the Crash Boat Base in Ocean Springs, Mississippi during WWII.