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Covington County (Miss.).

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

AM21-051, circa 1902-1917

 Accession — Box 6 SAFE
Form of Material

Five lumber tokens, termed “brozine,” which were good for merchandise at the Easterling company store in Ora, Mississippi (Covington Co.). Usually, other merchants would allow 90% of the face value when used in stores elsewhere in town.

Dates: circa 1902-1917

Jeff Balfour Collection

Identifier: M602

This collection contains photographs, slides, postcards, and memoirs of Mississippi.

Dates: 1872-1998

William Pitt Chambers Diary

Identifier: M214

Memoir of Chambers' service in 46th Mississippi Infantry.

Dates: March 1862-May 1865

Choctaw Indian Land Transfer

Identifier: M201

Certificate transferring title to 320 acres of land originally acquired by a Choctaw Indian Land Grant to five individuals.

Dates: July 26, 1897

Hattiesburg American Photograph Collection

Identifier: M566

Original photographs published in the Hattiesburg American.

Dates: 1969, circa 1972-1992

United States....Land Patent-Mississippi, 1841

Identifier: M164

For 40 acres of land in Covington County, Mississippi.

Dates: January 5, 1841

United States...Land Patents-Alabama, 1837; Mississippi, 1841

Identifier: M143

Patents for land in Alabama and Mississippi.

Dates: Majority of material found within March 20, 1837; March 30, 1837; and January 5, 1841

Leaf River Baptist Church Minutes

Identifier: M146

Minutes of this Covington County, Mississippi church.

Dates: September 18, 1829-February 7, 1971

Rudy H. Leverett Collection

Identifier: M554

The Rudy H. Leverett Collection contains the personal papers, correspondence, drafted writings, and publications of author and professor Rudy H. Leverett. This collection would be of interest to researchers focusing specifically on language, religion, education, and Civil War history. Topics included among Leverett’s writings consist of genealogical studies on the McLemore and Leverett families, as well as Jones County, Mississippi history and Southern culture.

Dates: circa 1934-1999

Reba Rogers Memoir: "Reba's Reflections"

Identifier: M635

A twenty-two page memoir written by Reba Pickering Rogers, a native of Covington County, Mississippi, at the request of her grandchildren.

Dates: circa 1920s-1950s

Salem Baptist Church Records, 1874-1894

Identifier: M121

Records of this Covington County, Mississippi church.

Dates: June 13, 1874-July 18, 1894

Southern Tourism Collection

Identifier: M448
Scope and Contents The Southern Tourism Collection includes advertisements for tourist destinations throughout the United States, with the vast majority located in the American South. This collection is organized geographically, and each geographic level (i.e. country, state, Mississippi region, county, and city) is organized alphabetically.These materials cover approximately ten different states, with most state-level material concentrated in Mississippi. Additionally, it encompasses eleven...
Dates: 1843-2009; Majority of material found within 1960s; 1990s

Joseph Irving Thompson Land Abstracts

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM2000-100

Land abstracts of properties in Greene, Lamar, Jefferson Davis, Covington, Perry, and Forrest Counties in Mississippi.

Dates: circa 1857-1956