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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Field sports ; Pastimes ; Recreations

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

AM20-054, December 14, 1866

 Accession — Box 2 SAFE
Form of Material

Four page letter and transcript from Sid Nesmith (1833-1877) to his mother Mrs. Geo. W. Nesmith (1799-1885) while he was serving as Special Agent of the Treasury Department in Mississippi. Of particular importance is the early written reference to the game of Base Ball. Written in ink, very legible and retains the stamped envelope.

Dates: December 14, 1866

Danny Arnold / Don't Look Back Motion Picture Script

Identifier: M161
Scope and Contents

Movie script for Don't Look Back: The Story of Leroy 'Satchel' Paige, a film that was shot in Hattiesburg, Mississippi during the summer of 1980. The movie became a 1981 American made-for-television biographical film directed by Richard A. Colla and based on Paige's autobiography. It stared Louis Gossett Jr. and Beverly Todd.

Dates: 1980

Robert Hays Cleveland Collection

Identifier: M655

The materials in the collection were organized in alphabetical order.

Dates: 1982-1990

Arthur Lavonne Gilmore, Sr. and Arthur Lavonne Gilmore, Jr. Papers

Identifier: M660

This collection contains materials related to Arthur Lavonne Gilmore, Sr. and Arthur Lavonne Gilmore, Jr.

Dates: 1912-2010

Mississippi Historical Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: M587
Scope and Contents

A collection of photographs, booklets, pamphlets, periodicals, postcards, and letters about Mississippi.

Dates: 1823-1976

Pine Belt Family YMCA Records

Identifier: M268

This multi-faceted collection consists of materials related to the 80 year history of the Pine Belt Family YMCA, originally known as the Hattiesburg YMCA.

Dates: 1913-1993

Sullivan-Kilrain Fight Collection

Identifier: M271

This collection should be of interest to students of history, as well as local history buffs. While accounts of the fight differ on minor points such as the color of the fighters' trunks, what they ate for breakfast, and what they drank between rounds, they are in agreement on such major issues as events leading up to the fight, length of the fight, round by round descriptions, and of course, the outcome -- the Great John L. remained heavyweight champion of the world.

Dates: circa 1938-1990

Christopher J.J. Thiry Sports Card Collection

Identifier: M532

Thirty-nine sports cards of former University of Southern Mississippi students.

Dates: 1972-2005

Benjamin O. Van Hook Papers

Identifier: M441

A collection of materials relating to the life and work of B. O. Van Hook, former math instructor and golf coach at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Dates: circa 1893-1988