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Finding-Aid for the Mississippi Industries Collection (MUM00309)

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Descriptive Summary
PURL:
http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM00309/
Creator:
University of Mississippi (collector)
Title:
Mississippi Industries Collection.
Inclusive Dates:
1926-1999
Materials in:
English
Abstract:
Collection contains articles, magazines and annual reports related to various industries in Mississippi. Items were created 1926-1999.
Quantity:
7 boxes.
Number:
MUM00309
Location:
F-10 (6 boxes) & G-9 (1 oversized box).
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:
Mississippi Industries Collection (MUM00309). The Department of Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi.

Scope and Contents Note
Collection contains articles, magazines and annual reports related to various industries in Mississippi. Items were created 1926-1999.

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.

Container List

Inventory of Mississippi Industries Collection


Box 1 -- General Mississippi literature or Industry Specific Literature (organized chronologically 1926--1959)

Folders:
1. "The Mississippi Gulf Coast" (Letter from C. H. Markham President, Illinois Central System to F.P. Cashman, Managing Editor, The Vicksburq Evening Post -- 1926).

2. "Chemurgy in the Mid-South" Southwestern Bulletin (January 1939)

3. "The South and Its Prospects" by Mark F. Etheridge (1940).

4. "Associated Industries of Mississippi Conference on National

Defense and Industrial Mobilization" (January 30, 1941).

5. Annual Report for 1942 R.G. Letourneau Inc. (1942).

6. "The Magnolia State of Mississippi (1943).

7. "Oil and Gas In Mississippi" (c.1944).

8. The Way to Greater Prosperity for the South (c.1944).

9. "Mississippi Oil Resources" by William Clifford Morse (December 19, 1944).

10. "Mississippi Power Comes of Age" (1943).

11. "Wanted: Industry" (1946).

12. Men and Methods at Masonite (c.1948).

13. The Armstrong Reporter (June 1948).

14. "Welcome Open House Armstrong Cork Company" (1948).

15. The New Johns-Manville Natchez Plant (1948).

16. Inside Mississippi (c.1948).

17. The Hartford Agent (December 1949).

18. Natural Gas in Mississippi (c.1950).

19. MCC News (Mississippi Chemical Corporation -- October 1951).

20. "Materials for Research in Southern Industrial History" by James F. Doster (1951).

21. "Mississippi Power Company's Plant Sweatt" (1951).

22. MCC News (Mississippi Chemical Corporation -- December 1952).

23. "Progress of Mississippi Chemical Corporation" (1953).

24. North Mississippi (1953).

25. Natural Gas Service (1933).

26. March of Progress -- Mississippi and the South (1953).

27. For Mississippi -- Now and Tomorrow (Southern Bell Telephone --1954).

28. "Mississippi ---- The Magnolia State" (1954).

29. 1955 Annual Renort American Telephone and Telearaoh Company.

30. Highlights of United Gas Operations (February 1955).

31. "Big Opportunities Await Industry in the Big River Region" (c.1955)

32. Mississippi Chemical Corporation Annual Report 1955--1956.

33. "Address by Emmett A. Vaught President-Elect the Mid-Continent
Oil and Gas Association" (1956).

34. "Mississippi -- The Magnolia State" (1956).

35. "The Last Halt of the Twentieth Century Belongs to the South!" (The Southern Company --- c.1957).

36. "Does Your Business Measure Up?" (c.1957).

37. MP&L News (July 1957).

38. First Mississippi Corporation Annual Report 1951--1958.

39. Mississippi Development News (Mississippi Power & Light Co. --
July 15,1957--June 15,1958).

40. TLS January 16, 1958 from Henry Maddox Director of Mississippi
Agricultural & Industrial Board.

41. "Western Mississippi" (1958).

42. "Power and Progress" (Mississippi Power Company --- c.1958).

43. "Finding A Better way" (Mississippi & Light Company ---- 1958).

44. "Address by Owen Cooper Executive Vice President Mississippi Chemical Corporation & Chairman of the Board First Mississippi Corporation" (1958).
45. Middle South News (August 1958).

46. Mississippi Develovment News (July 15, 1958 & October 15,
1958).

47. "Mississippi -- The Magnolia State" (1958).

48. In the Heart of Dixie There's a Steady Beat of Progress (1958).

49. First Mississippi Corporation Annual Report 1958-1959.


Box 2 General Mississippi Literature or Industry Specific Literature (organized chronologically).

Folders:

1. The Bel Tel News (September 1959).

2. Electric Heating and Cooling (Second Quarter 1959).

3. "Let Us Resolve" (Mississippi Power Co. ---- 1959).

4. Research for Mississippi's Industrial Development (1959).

5. Stockholders' Bulletin (Mississippi Industries, Inc. ----September 29, 1961).

6. "1965 Membership Directory -- Mississippi LP--Gas Dealers Association".

7. 1963 Annual Report Deposit Guaranty Bank & Trust Company.

8. U.S.D.A. Sedimentation Laboratory (1963).

9. United Gas Log (April 1965).

10. "Mississippi's Brief Statement For Industry" (c.1966).

11. Time Value Bulletin (Mississippi Manufacturers Association ---August 26, 1968).

12. Industrial Relations (Mississippi Manufacturers Association ----September 12, 1968).

13. "U.S. Plywood -- Oxford Novoply Plant" (1969).

14. Muldon Gas Storage Project (Southern Natural Gas Company ---c.1970)

15. "Standard Oil Refinery . . A Pleasant Neighbor" (c.1970).

16. "Waterways Experiment Station Building Tomorrow Today" (1977).
17. 1977 Annual Report Mississippi Valley Gas Company.

18. "Annual report from Gulf Regional Planning Commission" (1978-- 1979)

19. 1979 Annual Report Mississippi Valley Gas Company.

20. "Weyerhaeuser Pulp and Paper Complex At-A-Glance" (1981).

21. "Weyerhaeuser Company History" (1981).

22. "Report to Stockholders March 31, 1981" (First Mississippi Corporation --- 1981).

23. "History of Planning in Mississippi" by Bob T. Chapin (1981).

24. "Water Sites" (n.d.).

25. By-laws of the Mississippi Develooment Board (n.d.).

26. "The Southern Furniture Industry" (n.d.).

27. "New Communities Policy and Development in the United States:
A Fifty State Survey" (n.d.).

28. Mississippi Research and Development Center material.

29. "A Souvenir of Your Visit" (Johns-Mannville Co. -- n.d.).

30. "History of Tinsley Oil Field" (n.d.).

31. Ships By Ingalls (2 copies -- n.d.).

32. "Pontotoc Eastern Corporations: Black Creek Refinery" (n.d.)

33. "Northeast Mississippi - Shining Brightly in the Sunbelt" (c.1996)
"Northeast Mississippi - Moving Forward Together" 1997

Box 3 -- Jackson, Mississippi Literature (organized chronologically).

Folders:
1. Jackson Chamber of Commerce Annual Reports (1947, 1948, 1949,
1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1958, 1965).

2. "Jackson, Mississippi Chamber of Commerce Statistics" (1949,
1952, 1957, 1963).

3. "1938-1948 Ten Years Growth in Jackson, Mississippi, Compiled by Jackson Chamber of Commerce".

4. "The New Rex Brown Steam Electric Generating Station at Jackson" (c.1948).

5. "Wholesale and Retail Facts and Figures About Mississippi s Jackson Market" (1948).

6. "Manufacturers Operating in Jackson, Miss." (1948).

7. "Wholesale Jobbing and Distributing Firms in Jackson, Mississippi" (1949)

8. "Short Summary of Advantages of Jackson, Mississippi" (c. 1949)

9. Member Chamber of Commerce Jackson. Miss. (1950).

10. Building Jackson in 1950 -- Annual Report.

11. "Jackson, Mississippi --- Operating in the Black" (c.1952).

12. "Men Make Cities ---- An Estimate of Jackson's Future" (1932).

13. "Formula for Progress in '53" (1953).

14. "Keeping Jackson 'In The Pink'" (1954).

15. Jackson's $50,000,000.00 A Year Industry ---- Mississippi Products, Inc. (c.1956).

16. "Special Bulletin" (Jackson Chamber of Commerce --- May 1, 1957 and September 29, 1959 and February 28, 1961).

17. "Business Is Booming in Jackson, Mississippi" (1958).

18. Registered Community Audit of Jackson, Mississippi (1959).

19. Hinds County Board of Supervisors' Advertisements (1959).

20. Profile of Growth -- 1960 Progress Report Jackson, Mississippi.

21. TLS November 6, 1961 from Robert M. Hearin President Jackson Chamber of Commerce.

22. "A Decade of Growth and Market Development" (1964, 1965).

23. "Jackson Trends" (1965).

24. TLS June 29, 1965 from Robert L. Ezelle, Jr. President Jackson Chamber of Commerce.

25. "Building the Complete City" (1966).

26. "More Profits for You In Jackson and Hinds County" (c.1966).

27. Planning Jackson (1973).

28. Jackson County Water Supply Needs (c.1978).

29. Jackson County Water Supply Alternatives (1980).

30. "Before You Act . . Get the Facts on . . Jackson Mississippi" (n.d.)

31. "This is Jackson, Mississippi" (n.d.).

32. Jackson-Hinds County Advertisement (n.d.).


Box 4 --- Literature on Other Cities and Counties (organized by location alphabetically and then chronologically)

Folders:

1. "Tung Oil Production in Harrison County Mississippi" (c.1943).

2. "Hattiesburg, Mississippi" (c.1931).

3. "Starkville, MS -- Survey of the Economic and Industrial Factors of the Area" (c.1951).

4. 20 Years -- The Story of the Growing Demand for Electricity in Holly springs, MS Service Area (c.1956).

5. "Franklin County -- 'On The Grow'" (c.1965).

6. "Facts Concerning Yazoo City and Yazoo County" (1972).

7. "Progress Points to Magee" (c.1973).

8. "Marion County Industries" (March 1975).

9. "Comprehensive Plan 1976 Maben, Miss." (1976).

10. "Community Development Plan for the Town of Mantachie, Mississippi" (1977).

11. "Lincoln County -- Future Land Use Plan" (1919).

12. "Lucedale, Mississippi Community Development Plan April, 1979".

13. The Bulletin (Community Development Foundation of Tupelo, MS --September 1980).

14. "West Point & Clay County" (n.d.).

15. "Condensed Economic & Industrial Analysis ---- Greenwood, Missisippi" (1949).

16. Mississippi Industrial Surveys (Greenwood, MS -- 1951).

17. "Greenwood Mississippi -- Mississippi's Largest Cotton Market: Condensed Economic & Industrial Analysis" (1953).

18. "Zoning Ordinance City of Greenwood LeFlore County Mississippi" (1954).

19. "Greenville . . Mainstream Profit/Port" (n.d.).

20. "Area Statistical Analysis ---- Chamber of Commerce Greenville, Mississippi" (1972).

21. Welcome To America's Fastest Growing Seaport . . Pascagoula (1964)

22. "Pascagoula Refinery" (n.d.).

23. "The Pascagoula Fisheries Laboratory" (n.d.).

24. "Coastal Chemical Corporation, Pascagoula, Miss." (n.d.).



MISSISSIPPI INDUSTRIES COLLECTION -- ACCRETION
CONTROL NO: 00-332


Box 6

Folder No.:

1. First Mississippi Corporation pamphlets and news releases, 1957 and 1980s.

2. Rivers and Harbors Assocation meeting program, 1958 and circular letter, 1958.

3. Miscellaneous pamphlets, newsletters and reports on the Mississippi oil industry, 1940s-1950s.

4. Miscellaneous pamphlets, reports, newsletters on Tung Oil, 1930s-1950s.

5. Miscellaneous material on the insurance industry.

6. Mississippi's Business (March 1995) & (January 1996).

7. Mississippi Development Board broadside, circa 1922.

8. Miscellaneous material on Mississippi banks, 1950s-1980s.

9. Table on "Bonded Indebtedness and Related Data on Selected Mississippi Counties; Statement of Total Assessed Valuations and Bonded Debts of Certain Mississippi Counties," 1944.

10. Miscellaneous material from Mississippi Agricutural and Industrial Board.

11. Miscellaneous community development plans: Bolivar County, Vaiden, Tylertown, Tchula, Yazoo County, Sunflower County, Hinds County, c. 1970s.

12. Miscellaneous material on NASA in Mississippi, 1980s.

13. Miscellaneous reports, newsletters and pamphlets from the Mississippi Manufacturers Association, 1950s.

14. Miscellaneous reports on tourism industry.

15. "The Deep South Turns to Shipbuilding," reprinted from Machinery, 1942 by the Ingalls Shipbuilding Corporation.

16. Study of Ad Valorem Assessments in various state industries, 1934-35.

17. Helping Build Mississippi, distributed by Mississippi Power and Light, Summer 1972.

18. Miscellaneous material on Mississippi taxation.

19. Mississippi's Business, 1999-

20. Mississippi Today, Economic indicators showing percentage of increase from 1939 to 1956 based on dollar volume.





Box 7 - Oversize

"Building Mississippi" 25 February, 1996. Special supplement to Jackson Clarion Ledger.

"Profile Mississippi" Sunday, 23 February 1997. Annual Special Section in Jackson Clarion Ledger.

"Pontiac Eastern Corporation, Black Creek Refinery -- Purvis, Mississippi.-Special Events." 20-21 February 1958. By: Godwin Advertising Agency. Booklet.




Accretion to Mississippi Industries Collection

Box 4

Folder:
25. "Here Comes the South" by William E. Barksdale (1952).

26. "Progress Every Day the Electric Way..." Mississippi Power & Light Company 1957 Annual Program.

27. "The First Twenty Years of TVA Power in Tupelo" (1954).

28. "Cleveland Mississippi" (c. 1950).

29. "Gulfport Mississippi Export-Import" (c.1946).

30. "Cleveland Mississippi 1975 Major Thoroughfare Plan".

31. "Community Development Plan Bassfield Mississippi 1972".

32. "50 Years of Sawmill Progress Corinth American 1904-1954".

33. "Corinth Sawmill Machinery and Supplies" (1954).

Accretion to the Mississippi Industries Collection

Box 5

Folder:
1. Census - Lafayette County, Mississippi - Shows Agricultural Expansion (1955)

2. "Another $1,000,000 for Mississippi" Masonite Corp., Chicago (1945)

3. "Swift and Company Invites You to the Formal Opening and Open House of the Jackson Poultry Dressing Plant" (1949)

4. "Built Safer, Built Better" Pathfinder Coaches (1951)

5. "Mississippi and Foreign Trade" (1952)

6. "Incomplete Directory of Trade and Professional Associations in Mississippi" (1952)

7. Ingall's News (1953)

8. "Stop! Look! Listen! Do You Want a Small Business of Your Own?" (1954)

9. "Progress and Business Report" Biloxi (1956)

10. First Mississippi Corporation - Common Stock (1957)

11. North Mississippi Industrial Association (1958)

12. Mississippi Broiler Festival - Forest, Mississippi (1958)

13. Mississippi Manufacturers Association (1958)

14. Mississippi Poultry Improvement Association (1958)

15. Mississippi Poultry Improvement Association Annual Convention (1958)

16. The Milner Dumacrat (1959)

17. "Proof of Mississippi's Continuing Economic Progress" (1959)

18. The Milner Dumacrat (1959)

19. Souther Building (1961)

20. Mississippi Power Community Survey (1972)

21. Community Data Sheet - Belzoni, Mississippi (1972)

22. The Catfish Farmer (1974)

23. Mississippi Valley Gas Company - Annual Report (1975)

24. Miscellaneous Material from First Mississippi Corporation
(April 17, 1980 - August 8, 1983)

25. "Deposit Guaranty Plans to Merge with Attala Bank" (1982)

26. "The Voice of Forestry" (1982)

27. Deposit Guaranty Corporation - Interim Report (1982)

28. Magna Corporation - Annual Report (1983 - 1984)

29. "News Release" Deposit Guaranty Corporation (October 12,
1983 - April 12, 1984)

30. "Facts of Interest to you About First Mississippi Corporation"
(n.d.)

31. Wells Furniture Manufacturing Company (n.d.)

32. "Fire or Forestry -- The South's Great Problem" (n.d.)

33. "Does your Business Measure Up?" (n.d.)

34. First Mississippi Corporation - Letter (n.d.)

35. Newsletter - Mid - Mississippi Development (n.d.)

36. Community Data Sheets - Amory, Aberdeen, Batesville, Carthage, New Albany (n.d.)

37. "Industrial Sketch of Natchez, Mississippi" (n.d.)

38. "See How Industrial Opportunities are Magnified in Mid -
Mississippi Development District at Forest, Mississippi" (n.d.)