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Obituaries.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Newspapers--Sections, columns, etc.--Obituaries

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Dr. John Calvin Berry Papers

 Collection
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

Faculty and Staff Biographies

 Series
Identifier: RG004-FSB
Abstract These materials contain biographical and/or reference files relating to faculty and staff at The University of Southern Mississippi.
Dates: 1910-2020

Gregory E. Favre Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M503
Abstract The Gregory E. Favre Collection contains family materials, speeches, photographs, articles, and memorabilia.
Dates: 1935-2016

Mildred Seymour Foster Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M97
Abstract Notes, news clippings photographs, scrapbooks, publications, other documenting the life of this Biloxi, Mississippi school teacher.
Dates: 1915-1993

Fritchman Family Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM91-45
Form of Material Letters, legal and financial documents, and other materials of the Fritchman family of Westmoreland and Washington counties in Pennsylvania. The majority of the materials pertain to David Fritchman, his children and grandchildren.
Dates: 1800s-1920s

Bertha M. Fritzsche Collection

 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

Mildred "Myra" Pace Germany Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM04-67
Form of Material Materials relating to 1923 graduate, Mrs. Mildred "Myra" Pace Germany. Mrs. Germany was born January 5, 1900, in Newton County, Mississippi. She died June 22, 2004.
Dates: 1923-2004

The Hattiesburg Review Club

 Collection
Identifier: M449
Abstract The Review Club was established as a literary and social club for women in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. From 1913-early 2020, it continued with much the same structure as established in 1913.
Dates: 1913-2013

Charles F. Heartman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M94
Scope and Contents This collection consists of approximately 24 cubic feet of materials that document the life and career of Charles F. Heartman from about 1893 until his death in 1953. His wife, Martha, continued to run the bookselling business after her husband's death, and some materials in the collection relate to that time period. This collection should be of interest to researchers of antiquarian books, rare Americana, or the rare book and manuscript business. In addition it provides insight...
Dates: circa 1893-1990; Majority of material found within circa 1913-1963

J. Brackin Kirkland Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M15
Abstract Correspondence, speeches, reports, publications, clippings, photographs, genealogical materials relating to Mississippi-born educator in New York and Alabama and with the Boys Clubs of America.
Dates: 1886-1983

Fannie Kyker Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M518
Abstract Post cards, correspondence, printed items, photos, and other memorabilia collected by this long time Hattiesburg resident.
Dates: circa 1910-2010

Dr. James H. McPhail Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M640
Abstract This collection contains a CD copy of Dr. James H. McPhail’s StoryCorps 2007 oral history interview. Dr. McPhail, former faculty member of the University of Southern Mississippi, worked to facilitate relations between Mississippi school districts and the U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare during the implementation of court-ordered desegregation in the early 1970s. This 40-minute interview details his involvement in that process and touches on his early life in Philadelphia,...
Dates: circa 1930-2013

Ruby Mulloy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M670
Abstract Records, correspondence, church newsletter, a photograph of Ruby Mulloy, menus of dinners served, and food budgets for church dinners served during the food rations of World War II which are all are related to the First-Trinity Presbyterian Church in Laurel, Mississippi.
Dates: circa 1920s-circa 1980s

O'Keefe Family Archive

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM20-032
Scope and Contents The majority of the collection centers around Jeremiah Joseph "Jerry" O'Keefe and his political career.

Other materials include: photo album & scrapbook of Mary Cahill O'Keefe; photo album of Teresa Slattery O'Keefe; Jerry O'Keefe Legislative scrapbook; Jerry O'Keefe Political Career scrapbooks (2); Collected newspapers re Biloxi Mayor Hart Chinn and John A. O'Keefe, his successor; various plaques, awards, and proclamations.
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1913-2016

SERIES III: FAMILY AND PERSONAL PAPERS (Boxes 27-32)

 Series
Scope and Contents The Family and Personal Papers Series is divided into four subseries: Personal papers, Estate papers, Records of Holly Pine Farm and earlier land acquisitions, and Travel files.Personal PapersThe Personal papers subseries contains a variety of items of both J. Brackin and Eleanor George Kirkland. Perhaps most noteworthy are the speeches and debate notes Kirkland assembled into one notebook, chiefly from his student years at the Southern Industrial Institute and Cornell...
Dates: 1886-1983

Thomas Spight Letters

 Collection
Identifier: M47
Scope and Contents This collection consists of fifteen handwritten letters, three pages from Thomas Spight's diary, two envelopes and a death announcement for Mattie Gilliam. Eight of the letters are dated from December 14, 1860, to February 5, 1865, and were written by Thomas Spight to Virginia Barnett, his cousin, whom he later married. Spight wrote the letters while serving in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. The letters were written from encampments in Mississippi, Kentucky, Georgia, and possibly...
Dates: June 1858-November 1887

Roy M. Wheat Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M265
Abstract Correspondence, video, other materials documenting the life and early death in the Vietnam War of this Congressional Medal of Honor winner.
Dates: circa 1945-2000s

Dr. P.F. Whitehead Letters

 Collection
Identifier: M124
Abstract Letters from a Confederate surgeon with Loring's Division in Alabama and Georgia.
Dates: February 1864-December 1864