Authors -- Mississippi.
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
The stories in this collection may be of interest to students of literature, religion, sociology, and anthropology, in that they provide anecdotal tales associated with traditional values, which reflect the ideas held by a southern, white, educated, minister writing about his perceptions of life in rural northern Mississippi from the early 1900's through the 1970's.
The David C. Berry, Jr. Papers include the correspondence, drafted writings, and publications of USM professor and poet David C. Berry. This collection would be of particular interest to researchers focusing on the writing process or studying university professorships and family life in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. Topics in Berry’s poetry include the Vietnam War, marriage, divorce, and religion.
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.
Audio interviews related to the Civil Rights Movement in Marion County, Mississippi.
Reverend John Buford Cain, a Methodist historian, wrote many publications, including Methodism in the Mississippi Conference: 1846-1870. The collection contains copies of pages from that book, accompanied by handwritten notations on the history of Madison County, Mississippi.
The Robber Bridegroom Poster Collection consists of a poster from Lemuria Bookstore commemorating an illustrated, forty-fifth anniversary edition of Eudora Welty’s novella, The Robber Bridegroom (1942), which is signed by the illustrator Barry Moser. This collection is of particular interest to researchers studying American literature, Mississippi authors, Eudora Welty, and Barry Moser.