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Finding Aid for the Mrs. R.E. (Beulah May D'Olive) Price Collection (MUM00373)

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Finding Aid for the Mrs. R.E. (Beulah May D'Olive) Price Collection



Descriptive Summary

PURL: http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM00373/
Title: Mrs. R.E. (Beulah May D'Olive) Price Collection
Dates: 1859-1973
Collector: Price, Beulah May D'Olive, 1902-1997
Physical Extent: 3 boxes (approx. 3 linear feet)
Repository: University of Mississippi. Department of Archives and Special Collections. University, MS 38677, USA
Identification: MUM00373
Language of Material: English

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mrs. R.E. (Beulah May D'Olive) Price, Corinth, Mississippi, 1973.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Archives & Special Collections staff. Finding aid originally posted by Chatham Ewing; encoded by Jason Kovari, 2010.

Additions

No further additions are expected to this collection.


Subject Terms

United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Corinth (Miss.) -- History
Alcorn County (Miss.)
Taylor, James Marcus, 1826-1895
Physicians -- Mississippi -- Corinth
Sericulture -- Mississippi
College integration -- Mississippi -- Oxford


Formats

clippings (information artifacts)
correspondence
deeds
manuscripts (document genre)


Biographical Note

Beulah May D'Olive Price was a Corinth, Mississippi based historian.


Scope and Content Note

Collection contains correspondence, magazines, a manuscript, and miscellaneous documents related to the life of Mrs. R.E. Price. Topics include various aspects of the history of Corinth and Alcorn County, Miss.; Mississippi history, folklore, and silkculture; and Corinth physican James Marcus Taylor (1826-1895)

Collection includes various Civil War era documents, including a handwritten manuscript by Susan P. Gaston discussing Civil War activity in Corinth and Alcorn County, Mississippi. Also includes clippings from the Daily Corinthian from 1971-1972 relating to the history of the Civil War in Corinth as well as various non-Mississippi publications, some of which discuss the 1962 integration of the University.


User Information

Prefered Citation

Mrs. R.E. (Beulah May D'Olive) Price Collection, Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi

Access Restrictions

The Mrs. R.E. (Beulah May D'Olive) Price Collection is open for research.

Copyright Restrictions

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Related Material

Resources at the University of Mississippi

For more Civil War era materials, see our Civil War subject guide.

For more Reconstruction era materials, see our Reconstruction subject guide.

For more materials related to medicine and medical professionals in Mississippi, see our Health subject guide.


Container List

Folder 1.1 Handwritten copy of a diploma confered by Corona College, Corinth, Mississippi, June 20, 1859
Folder 1.2 AL. November 21, 1949, Roscoe Turner to Mrs. R.E. Price
Folder 1.3 Souvenir Program, Corinth, Mississippi Centennial, May 16-22, 1954
Folder 1.4 Colonel Roscoe Turner, Knight-Errant of the Air, booklet by Roy Rutherford, November 1949
Folder 1.5 Souvenir Program, Corinth, Mississippi, Corinth-Crossroads of the Confederacy, a Music Drama Undated
Folder 1.6 Bulletin, "College Hill Presbyterian Church", October 26, 1969
Note: Mentions Rev. Leroy B. Gaston on back
Folder 1.7 TLS. June 21, 1949, William L. Sharp to Mrs. R.E. Price
Note: Includes handwritten geneological notes on Rev. L.B. Gaston, Mrs. Gaston, and their two chldren William T. Gaston and L.E. Gaston
Folder 1.8 ALS. April 11, 1960, Clair Shepard to Mrs. R.E. Price
Folder 1.9 Typed geneological biography of Mathew Amos Miller
Folder 1.10 TLS. January 9, 1973, William F. Geeslin to Mrs. R.E. Price, railroad robbery in Mississippi
Folder 1.11 Mississippi R.N. [1970?] Mrs. R.E. Price article, "Nurses at Corinth in 1862", page 9
Folder 1.12 Alumnus, Fall 1965, "The Ace From A &M." On Charles R. D'Olive Price, brother of Mrs. R.E. Price
Folder 1.13 Land deed, typed copy, December 19, 1855, Houston Mitchel to L.B. Gaston
Folder 1.14 ALS. January 5, 1932, Annie Boggs to Mrs. R.E. Price
Folder 1.15 Newspaper illustration from the New York Herald, June 28, 1862. Article on back
Folder 1.16 TLS. January 9, 1969, Renato Campi to Mrs R.E. Price regarding the statue of Col. W.C. Falkner
Folder 1.17 ALS. February 15, 1969, Pattie Miller Porter to the Corinth Historical Society
Folder 1.18 TLS. August 18, 1961, Francis H. Smith to Mrs. R.E. Price
Folder 1.19 TLS. January 7, 1959, Andrew Brown to Mrs. Weaver
Note: Includes typed antislavery tract from Tupelo
Folder 1.20 ALS. Roscoe Turner to Mrs. R.E. Price
Folder 1.21 Brochure, Corinth: An Urban National Battlefield Park, 1962
Folder 1.22 Manuscript, Reminiscences of the [Civil] War, by Mrs. Susan P. Gaston, ca. 1870s
Folder 1.23 Typed article, "The Story of Corona College" by May Price
Folder 1.24 The Lincoln Herald, summer 1962, p. 85 Corona College reference
Folder 1.25 Esquire, "Memoirs of an Ace, Lt. Charles D'Olive" August 1964
Folder 1.26 ALS. October 16, 1965, Mrs. Price to Mrs. C. Moffit Moore
Folder 1.27 Newspaper clipping (from the Corinthian[?]), based on a New York Herald article of June 30, 1862, typescript (See folder 16)
Folder 1.28 ALS. December 11, 1931, R.E. Henry to Mrs. R.E. Price
Folder 1.29 Yazoo Yankee, July 20, 1863. Copy from the Wisconsin State Archives
Folder 2.1 Posters commemorating the Thompson Trophy race winners, 1929-1939 Roscoe Turner three time winner, 1934, 1938, 1939 (Eleven posters)
Folder 2.2 New York Times Magazine, Juen 22, 1947, "Back to Corinth, Mississippi", p. 13
Folder 2.3 Daily Corinthian, May 16, 1954, centennial edition
Folder 2.4 Daily Corinthian, April 20, 1973, "Crossroads Jubilee 1973"
Folder 2.5 Daily Journal, Tupelo, Mississippi. Undated
Folder 2.6 Daily Journal, Tupelo, Mississippi. Undated
Folder 2.7 Daily Journal, Tupelo, Mississippi. Undated
Folder 2.8 Daily Journal, Tupelo, Mississippi. Undated
Folder 2.9 Daily Journal, Tupelo, Mississippi. Undated
Folder 2.10 Daily Journal, April 1968, Tupelo, Mississippi
Folder 2.11 Daily Journal, 1970, Tupelo, Mississippi. Undated
Folder 2.12 Daily Journal, Tupelo, Mississippi. Undated
Folder 2.13 Daily Journal, Tupelo, Mississippi. Undated
Folder 2.14 Daily Journal, Tupelo, Mississippi. Undated
Folder 2.15 Daily Journal, Tupelo, Mississippi. Centennial edition
Folder 2.16 The Iuka Vidette, July 4, 1957. Centennial edition
Folder 2.17 The Iuka Vidette, July 4, 1957. Centennial edition
Folder 2.18 The Iuka Vidette, July 4, 1957. Centennial edition
Folder 2.19 The Iuka Vidette, July 4, 1957. Centennial edition
Folder 2.20 Banner Independent, June 1961
Folder 2.21 Banner Independent, June 1961
Folder 2.22 Banner Independent, June 8, 1961
Folder 2.23 London Times Literary Suppliment, September 17, 1954
Folder 2.24 Daily Corinthian, May 6, 1954. Centennial edition
Folder 2.25 Daily Corinthian, May 16, 1954
Folder 2.26 Daily Corinthian, May 16, 1954
Folder 2.27 Daily Corinthian, May 16, 1954
Folder 2.28 Daily Corinthian, May 16, 1954
Folder 2.29 Daily Corinthian, May 16, 1954
Folder 2.30 Mississippi Today, February 13, 1972
Folder 2.31 Mississippi Today, June 11, 1972
Folder 2.32 Mississippi Today, June 18, 1972
Folder 2.33 Mississippi Today, June 25, 1972
Folder 2.34 Mississippi Today July 2, 1972
Folder 2.35 Saturday Evening Post, November 10, 1962. "James Meredith and integration at the University of Mississippi"
Folder 2.36 The Civil War Battles of Corinth and Shiloh, booklet
Folder 3.1 1921 Soil Survey of Alcorn County, Mississippi (copy)
Folder 3.2 1921 Alcorn County, Mississippi, Soil Survey Map (copy)
Folder 3.3 TLS. August 31, 1960, Fred Doche to Mrs. R.E. Price, Corinth, Mississippi, Silk Culture
Folder 3.4 TLS. October 13, 1960, Oliver Shipley to Mrs. R.E. Price, Corinth, Mississippi, Silk Culture
Folder 3.5 ALS. November 15, 1960, Lucille Peacock to Mrs. R.E. Price
Note: Includes typed copy of an article on Mississippi silk culture
Folder 3.6 TLS. January 3, 1961, Oliver Shipley to Mrs. R.E. Price, U.S.D.A. Silk Culture Research
Folder 3.7 TLS. February 15, 1961, T.E. Ratcliffe to Mrs. R.E. Price, Corinth, Mississippi, Silk Culture
Folder 3.8 TLS. March 2, 1961, Oliver Shipley to Mrs. R.E. Price, U.S. Silk Culture History
Folder 3.9 T.L. June 28, 1971, R.B. Henderson to Mrs. R.E. Price, Silk Culture, Holly Springs, Mississippi History
Folder 3.10 April, 1882. American Silk Journal "Silk Culture Notes".
Folder 3.11 U.S.D.A. Report of the Commissioner of Agriculture, 1881-1882, "Silk Culture" (copy)
Folder 3.12 ALS. December 8, 1861, Dr. James Marcus Taylor to his wife, Mary (copy)
Folder 3.13 ALS. December 9, 1861, Dr. James Marcus Taylor to his wife, Mary (copy)
Folder 3.14 ALS. [January] 18, 1868, Dr. James Marcus Taylor to his wife, Mary (copy)
Folder 3.15 June-November, 1862, Dr. James Marcus Taylor, list of Provisions taken by the Union Army
Folder 3.16 March 31, 1888, Privilege Tax License for Dr. James Marcus Taylor
Folder 3.17 ALS. December 19-20, 1861, Dr. James Marcus Taylor to his wife, Mary (copy)
Folder 3.18 Article January 1975, Journal of the Mississippi State Medical Association "Dr. Thomas Dudley Isom: Member First Mississippi State Board of Health". vol. 15, no. 1
Folder 3.19 Article April 26, 1974, The Chronicle of the Horse "Old Fed Changes His Politics".
Note: See also Folder 3.22 for the original source for the article
Folder 3.20 Lafayette County, Mississippi, Will Books Index, 1843-1897 (copy)
Folder 3.21 List
Folder 3.22 Handwritten Index of Articles by Mrs. R.E. Price in the Journal of Mississippi History and the Folklore Register. Articles by Mrs. R.E. Price in the Mississippi Folklore Register
Folder 3.23 Summer 1969, "The Custom of Using Portrait Statues as Gravestones"
Folder 3.24 Winter, 1969, "The Custom of Using Portrait Statues and Other Portrait Likenesses at Graves"
Folder 3.25 Summer, 1970, "More on Gravestone Customs"
Folder 3.26 Fall, 1970, "The Dog-Trot Log Cabin: A Development in American Folk Architecture"
Folder 3.27 Spring, 1971, "The Legendary Panther of the Forks of the Hatchie"
Folder 3.28 Summer, 1971, "Yorkshire Corn Dollies"
Folder 3.29 Winter, 1971, "Angels Over Milan, Tennessee: A Legend"
Folder 3.30 Spring, 1972, "The Legend of the Whiskey Bottle Gravestone"
Folder 3.31 Fall, 1972, "Riving Shingles in Alcorn County [Mississippi]"
Folder 3.32 Spring, 1973, "The Custom of Providing Shelter for Graves"
Folder 3.33 Summer, 1973, "Some Methods of Making Communion Breads"
Folder 3.34 Fall, 1974, "Brickmaking in Corinth, Mississippi" Articles by Mrs. R.E. Price in the Daily Corinthian, Corinth, Mississippi
Folder 3.35 Undated. Abandoned Towns, "A Vanished Village: White Sulphur Springs, Mississippi"
Folder 3.36 October 7, 1971, "Old Corinth Medical History Found"
Folder 3.37 November 5, 1971, "Harness Racing Once Big Corinth Attraction"
Folder 3.38 December 15, 1971, "Big Fire Racked Corinth Opera House"
Folder 3.39 December 22, 1971, "Griffins Keep 24-Hour Watch on Fillmore Street"
Folder 3.40 January 1, 1972, "Strict Quarantien Saved Corinth" About an 1878 epidemic
Folder 3.41 January 10, 1972, "Library Once Stood in Old 5th" Alcorn County National Youth Administration depression era library
Folder 3.42 January 19, 1972, "Artisan, Physician Built Memories" St. Paul"s Episcopal Church, Corinth, Mississippi
Folder 3.43 January 25, 1972, "Half of Population Killed by Epidemic" 1878 epidemic in Holly Springs, Mississippi
Folder 3.44 January 31, 1972, "Tall Tales Roll Along With Old Hatchie River"
Folder 3.45 February 2, 1972, "Old Salem Was a Mule That Beat the Best Pacers"
Folder 3.46 February 10, 1972, "Here is One Place That Has Gone to Dogs" Coon hounds, hunting
Folder 3.47 February 23, 1972, "Scottish Father Made Cherished Violin Handed Down to Purvis"
Folder 3.48 February 29, 1972, "Black Annie" Laid to Rest At Parchman"
Folder 3.49 March 14, 1972, "Kimmons Home Being Restored"
Folder 3.50 March 28, 1972, "Dear Me, It Was a Hunt Worth Remembering"
Folder 3.51 March 31, 1972, "The Night Old Salem Swam Hatchie" (copy)
Folder 3.52 April 27, 1972, "Part of Corinth"s History Goes With Old Hotel Razing"
Folder 3.53 May 2, 1972, "Corinth, 20 Minutes For Breakfast and Prayers"
Folder 3.54 May 16, 1972, "Prized Corner Full of Confederate Generals"
Folder 3.55 May 17, 1972, "Mysterious Face Draws If in Tourists" Deals with Carrolton, Alabama, supernatural
Folder 3.56 May 31, 1972, "Communion Bread Baking Almost Lost Art"
Folder 3.57 June 1, 1972, "Volcanic Evidence Found on Pine Mountain" Alcorn, County, Mississippi-Volcanism
Folder 3.58 July 4, 1972, "Sheltered Graves Make Local Graveyard Unique"
Folder 3.59 July 27, 1972, "Old Salem the Mule Took On All Challengers"
Folder 3.60 August 3, 1972, "Old Troope"s Voice Rang Clear on His Last Hunt" Hunting, coon-dogs
Folder 3.61 August 11, 1972, "She Gets Her First Look at a Live Horese Race"
Folder 3.62 August 24, 1972, "Old "Bran" Dance on Hatchie Recalled"
Folder 3.63 September 4, 1972, "Cabins Flourish at Neshoba Fair"
Folder 3.64 September 14, 1972, "Iuka Battle Was A Blood Bath On Both Sides"
Folder 3.65 October 4, 1972, "Corporal"s Sex Learned When She Gave Birth"
Folder 3.66 November 8, 1972, "Early Days at Pickwick
Folder 3.67 November 16, 1972, "Horse Brands Found in Old Tishimingo Records"
Folder 3.68 December 19, 1972, "Christmas Day Dear Hunt As Natural As Kissing Sweetheart Under Mistletoe"
Folder 3.69 December 21, 1972, "Smith"s Home Housed Shiloh"s Wounded"
Folder 3.70 January 25, 1973, "Jailhouse Blues: They"ve Been Around 101 Years"
Folder 3.71 January 31, 1973, "Jacinto Was First Called Cincinnati"
Folder 3.72 March 28, 1973, "Remembering--Boys, Beagles, Cottontail Rabbits"
Folder 3.73 April 4, 1973, "Planning for the Town of Farmington Began 136 Years Ago"
Folder 3.74 August 29, 1973, "Park Sign Here is One of a Kind" Mississippi, Depression, Civilian Conservation Corps
Folder 3.75 February 18, 1976, "Riding the Stage Coaches Through Rienzi, Jacinto, Ripley" Articles by Mrs. R.E. Price in the Chronicle of the Horse
Folder 3.76 August 25, 1972, "How Does A Hound Know" fragment, copy
Folder 3.77 October 27, 1972, "When Old Salem Came to Texas" Copy
Folder 3.78 December 15, 1972, "Pacolet Horses in the Old Natchez District" Copy
Folder 3.79 January 5, 1973, "Hound Follows 15 Year Old Trail" Copy
Folder 3.80 January 12, 1973, "Mississippi Indian Horse Brand" Copy
Folder 3.81 October 3, 1962, Manchester (England) Guardian Weekly, "Headlines of the Week, James Meredith and integration at the University of Mississippi
Folder 3.82 October 4, 1962, Manchester (England) Guardian Weekly, "Mississippi's Long Night, James Meredith and integration at the University of MIssissippi
Folder 3.83 October 18, 1962, Manchester (England) Guardian Weekly, "The not-so-mythical town of Jefferson, Miss." (Copy)
Folder 3.84 March, 1973, Episcopal Church News, [Revrend Jackson C.] "Biggers to Receive Love Box Offering" Copy
Folder 3.85 Civil War, Corinth, Mississippi. The 41st Ohio Infantry (Copy)

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