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Finding-Aid for the Eugene B. Ferris Collection (MUM00183)

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Descriptive Summary
PURL:
http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM00183/
Creator:
Ferris, Eugene B.
Title:
Eugene B. Ferris Collection.
Inclusive Dates:
1826-1984
Materials in:
English
Abstract:
Collection consists of genealogies, memoirs, correspondence and ephemera related to the life and work of Eugene B. Ferris. Items were created 1826-1984.
Quantity:
4 boxes.
Number:
MUM00183
Location:
A-13.
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:
Eugene B. Ferris Collection (MUM00183). The Department of Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi.

Scope and Contents Note
Collection consists of genealogies, memoirs, correspondence and ephemera related to the life and work of Eugene B. Ferris. Items were created 1826-1984.

Restrictions
Access Restrictions
Open.
Use Restriction
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Container List

EUGENE B. FERRIS COLLECTION [CONTROL NO: 95-154]


BOX. 1
1. Explanation of E.B. Ferris's cataloging and motivation for the collection
2. Blackford Genealogy
3. Ferris Genealogy
4. Micou Genealogy
5. Micou Letters, 1826-1882
6. Minor Genealogy: Trinity, Alabama
7. Washington Genealogy
8. E.B. Ferris Memoirs
9. E.B. Ferris Memoirs
10. Duplicate copies of E.B. Ferris's Memoirs
11. Letters to E.B. Ferris Relating to Family Genealogy, 1919--1939
12. Letters to E.B. Ferris Relating to Family Genealogy, 1940--1953
13. Letters to John Harvey and Jane Reynolds Harvey, 1839-1872
14. Miscellaneous Family Letters, 1840-1879
15. Miscellaneous Family Letters, 1918--1971
16. Letters from E.B. Ferris to his Mother, 1892-1895
17. Letters from E.B. Ferris to sisters Mildred and Dooley, 1924--1953
18. Letters to Frances Hall from Dooley, 1957-1972
19. Letters to Mattie Ferris from E.B. Ferris, 1905--1920
20. Letters to Mattie Ferris from E.B. Ferris and Family Members, 1921--1967
21. Biographies written by E.B. Ferris
22. E.B. Ferris's Perceptions on the Negro Question
23. E.B. Ferris's Retirement, 1945


BOX. 2
1. Reminiscences of the Civil War
2. E.B. Ferris's Letters to Daughter Frances, 1921-1939
3. E.B. Ferris's Letters to Daughter Frances, 1940-1942
4. E.B. Ferris's Letters to Daughter Frances, 1943-1945
5. E.B. Ferris's Letters to Daughter Frances, 1946-1949
6. E.B. Ferris's Letters to Daughter Frances, 1950-1954
7. Reminiscences of Frances Ferris Hall's Life, 1981
8. E.B. Ferris's Travels Abroad, 1928
9. E.B. Ferris's Travels within the U.S.
10. E.B. Ferris Memories of South Mississippi
11. Letters to E.B. Ferris from Friends and Business Associates, 1922--1954
12. Biographical Sketches of H. McKay, Tait Butler, J. Robert, E.B. Ferris and William F. Hand, 1938
13. Letters to W.R. Perkins, MSU, 1935-1938
14. Letters from Relatives and Friends: Trinity, Alabama, 1928--195 1
15. Letters from E.B. Ferris's Business Files, 1931--1954
16. Speeches and Articles by E.B. Ferris
17. Speeches and Articles by E.B. Ferris in Holly Springs
18. Agricultural Articles by E.B. Ferris
19. A History of Experiment Stations in Mississippi
20. Duplicate Copies of Written Articles by E.B. Ferris

BOX. 3
1. Ferris Family Papers from the Mississippi Department of Archives in Jackson
2. "E.B. Ferris and Agricultural Science in the Lower South," by Roy V. Scott (Multiple Drafts)
3. "E.B. Ferris and Agricultural Science in the Lower South," by Roy V. Scott (Draft)
4. "E.B. Ferris and Agricultural Science in the Lower South," Roy V. Scott (Draft)
5. "E.B. Ferris and Agricultural Science in the Lower South," by Roy V. Scott (Suggestions from Mrs. J. Parker Hall)
6. "E.B. Ferris and Agricultural Science in the Lower South," by Roy V. Scott (Next to the last Draft)
7. "E.B. Ferris and Agricultural Science in the Lower South," by Roy V. Scott (Final Copy)
8. "E.B. Ferris and His Ancestors," by Frances Ferris Hall, 1983
9. Reynolds and Ferris Family Tree, 1984

BOX. 4
1. "A Historical Sketch-The Mississippi Agricultural Experiment Stations," by E.B. Ferris, 1895
2. "A Historical Sketch of the Mississippi Agricultural Experiment Station," by John Wendell Bailey, 1923
3. Mississippi Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletins, 1899-- 1909
4. Mississippi Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletins, 1910--1919
5. Mississippi Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletins, 1920--192 9
6. Mississippi Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletins, 1930--1945
7. A Course of Study for Mississippi's Agricultural High School, 1908--1925
8. Mississippi Extension Annual Reports, 1916-1967
9. A History of Taft County, Georgia, 1948
10. "The Organization of the Agricultural Sciences," by Margaret W. Rossiter, 1979
11. "Chemical Regulation in Mississippi," by Walter Pittman
12. Farm Notes by E.B. Ferris, Popularville Free Press 1903-1923
13. Agricultural Reports by E.B. Ferris and Charles Brand, 1903-1938
14. The Holly Springs South Reporter, 1937-1944
15. "Some Ancient Literature and History of Horticulture," by W.S. Anderson, 1983
16. "Trade Secrets," Mississippi Cooperative Extension Service, 1984
17. Mississippi Newsletter and Mindscape, 1984
18. Cotton Growers in Mississippi, Sociology Research Report Series, 1984--1985
19. Chapter Three Draft: "E.B. Ferris and Agricultural Science in the Lower South"
20. Chapter Four Draft: "E.B. Ferris and Agricultural Science in the Lower South"
21. Chapter Five Draft: "E.B. Ferris and Agricultural Science in the Lower South"
22. Notes on E.B. Ferris: The Early Life
23. Notes on the Ferris Family
24. Notes on the McNeill Years
25. Notes on Extension Work in Popularville
26. Notes on the Years in Popularville
27. Notes on Agricultural Conditions in Mississippi (Holly Springs)
28. Notes Cards on Mississippi Agriculture
29. Notes on Mississippi Soil Condition
30. Notes on Mississippi Extension Work
31. Notes on TVA
32. Notes on Chapter One (Dissertation)
33. Notes on Chapter Two (Dissertation)
34. Notes on Chapter Three (Dissertation)
35. Folder Labeled "Reminiscences & Letters of Henry Minor Faser also notes from




EUGENE FERRIS COLLECTION [ACCRETION 96-30]

Yagyu, Nozomu. Rock 'n Roll In America. 1995. Signed copy. Japanese.

Yagyu, Nozomu. America, Asia. Japan. 1995. Signed copy. Japanese.
Elvis. Symbol of Young America. Unknown author--date. Japanese.
Davis, J. T. Sr., Hand In Hand. 1995. Signed copy.

Certificate of Appreciation from the Lafayete County School District, October 23, 1995.

Ribon and sticker: "Red Ribbon Week, Share the Ribbon."

Beck, Gilbert E. Recollection of My Dragline Years. 1995. Includes summary preface.

Poster: "Music, Race, Religion, Art, Performance" International Conference on Elvis, Tupelo, Mississippi, August 7, 1995.

Morris, Willie. "Miss. Eudora," Southern Living (October 1995).

Typescript article, "Inside the Jook Joint: Blues and Sculpture in the Life of James Thomas." October 1995.

New York Times Book Review clipping on Local People: The Struggle for Civil Rights in Mississippi by John Dittmer, 1995.

Copy of The Southern Review, Spring 1995.

Photographs with attached note. Photographs of Barbara Fields, Ann Scott [Fior 7]. Ford Foundation Project.

Photocopy catalog of Irene Rouse--Bookseller. With envelope September 17, 1995, Rouse to Ferris.

Paper with miscellaneous notes.

Lee, Fred J. Casey Jones: The True Story of John Luther "Casey" Jones. Germantown, Tennessee: Guild Bindery Press, 1940.

Cassette: "Casey Jones in Story and Song."

Cohen, Norm. "Casey Jones at the Crossroads of Two Ballad Traditions," Western Folklore xxxii, #2 (April 1973) reprint.

Jones, Massena F. The Choo--Choo Stopped at Vaughn. Brandon, Mississippi: Quail Ridge Press, 1978.

Gleiter, Jan and Kathleen Thompson. Casey Jones. Austin, Texas: Steck-Vaughn Co., 1991.

Gurner, Bruce. CAsey Jones and the Wreck at Vaughn. Water Valley, Mississippi, 1973.

Sheet music, "My Husband Casey Jones," by Mrs. Casey Jones and Lysle Tomerlin. Jackson, Tennessee: Laycook Music and Pinting Co.

Sheet music, "Casey Jones the Brave Engineer, " by T. Lawrence Seibert and Eddie Newton, Souvenir edition. Shapiro, Bernstein and Co.

Invitation, Jackson Friends of the Lbrary, Bill Ferris, guest speaker, September 7, 1995.

Poster of Casey Jones in cardboard tube.

Post card, Charles B. Jones Jr., son of Casey Jones, February 28, 1968.