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Finding-Aid for the Thelma T. Collums Collection (MUM00083)

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Descriptive Summary
PURL:
http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM00083/
Creator:
Collums, Thelma T.
Title:
Thelma T. Collums Collection.
Inclusive Dates:
1940-1952
Materials in:
English
Abstract:
The Thelma T. Collums Collection contains manuscript copies of several short stories, her diploma from the University of Mississippi (where she received her Masters in Education in 1952), and two scrapbooks.
Quantity:
1 box.
Number:
MUM00083
Location:
D-15.
Repository :
The University of Mississippi
J.D. Williams Library
Department of Archives and Special Collections
P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848, USA
Phone: 662.915.7408
Fax: 662.915.5734
E-Mail: archive@olemiss.edu
URL: http://www.olemiss.edu/depts/general_library/archives/
Cite as:
Thelma T. Collums Collection (MUM00083). The Department of Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi.

Historical Note
Thelma Ann Thierce was from Yalobusha County. She married John Q.P. Collums in 1936 and they settled in Houlka, MS. After her husband's death on August 2, 1950, Mrs. Collums continued teaching in Houlka and also in Jackson. She began publishing her short stories for children at this time.

Scope and Contents Note
The Thelma T. Collums Collection contains manuscript copies of several short stories, her diploma from the University of Mississippi (where she received her Masters in Education in 1952), and two scrapbooks.

Restrictions
Access Restrictions
Open.
Use Restriction
The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use", that user may be liable for copyright infringement.

Collection History
Gift of Carolyn Thomas

Container List
Folder 1: TMs. Undated. "Surprises of Magic Molly Mirrors"/ Thelma Collums.
Folder 2: AMS. Undated. "On the Rimmed Tree"/ T. Collums.
Folder 3: Illustrations for "Sally's Namesake."
Folder 4: 1952 University of Mississippi Diploma awarding Thelma T. Collums her Masters of Education.
Folder 5: Small scrapbook. Contains images of house at Houlka, gives information about her teaching.
Folder 6: Large scrapbook containing documents, diary and travelogue of a 1940 trip to Cuba.