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Descriptive Summary

PURL: http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM00400/
Title: Small Manuscripts
Dates: circa 1750-2008
Collector: University of Mississippi. Dept. of Archives and Special Collections
Physical Extent: 61 boxes (37.26 linear feet)
Repository: University of Mississippi. Department of Archives and Special Collections. University, MS 38677, USA
Identification: MUM00400
Language of Material: English
Abstract: Contains individual items and small collections. Small Manuscripts at the University of Mississippi Department of Archives and Special Collections was assembled through the collecting activities of the Department over the past thirty years. The collection documents unique and discrete individual moments of history associated with the State of Mississippi. A variety of material formats can be found in the collections including individual diaries, ledgers, corporate records, correspondence, and broadsides.

Administrative Information

Additions

Additions are made annually to Small Manuscripts.

Alternative Formats

The following Small Manuscripts collections have been digitized and are available online. Click the digital collection link, then select "Browse by Original Collection" to locate specific digitized Small Manuscripts collections.

Digitized as part of the Civil War Archive:

Small Manuscripts 2000.1: B.F. Gentry Civil War Correspondence

Small Manuscripts 1978.9: Robert Augustus Moore Diary

Digitized as part of the Civil Rights Archive:

Small Manuscripts 1976.3: A. Eugene Cox Papers

Small Manuscripts 1976.7: Alfred H. Stone Papers

Small Manuscripts 1997.1: Church Women United Manuscript

Small Manuscripts 1989.1: Council on Human Relations Papers

Small Manuscripts 1978.3: Ed King Manuscript

Small Manuscripts 1977.3: Gus J. Requardt Papers

Small Manuscripts 1978.1: J.G. Deupree Clippings

Small Manuscripts 1989.1: L.Q.C. Lamar Society Papers

Small Manuscripts 1995.4: LePoint Smith Papers

Small Manuscripts 1978.6: W.J. Cunningham/Galloway Church Papers


Collection History

Since 1976, additions have been made annually to Small Manuscripts. In 2010, the entire collection was assessed for preservation with boxes merged to eliminate unnecessary empty space. In addition to rehousing parts of the collection, materials were selectively removed for inclusion in the J.D. Williams Library Catalog.


User Information

Prefered Citation

(Item Name). Small Manuscripts (Box #), Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi

Access Restrictions

Items in Small Manuscripts are open for research.

Copyright Restrictions

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.


Related Material

Resources at the University of Mississippi

Since Small Manuscripts represents every topical subject area collected by the University of Mississippi Archives & Special Collection, view our subject guides to locate more resources on select topics.


Separated Material

In 2010, approximately 300 items were removed for inclusion in the Library Catalog. This material consisted primarily of publications, including Mississippi Territorial Documents and early State and Federal Documents relating to State of Mississippi. For a listing of materials removed for cataloging, contact the Archives & Special Collections.


Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically by date of acquisition.

Small Manuscripts 1976
Small Manuscripts 1977
Small Manuscripts 1978
Small Manuscripts 1979
Small Manuscripts 1980
Small Manuscripts 1981
Small Manuscripts 1982
Small Manuscripts 1985
Small Manuscripts 1986
Small Manuscripts 1987
Small Manuscripts 1988
Small Manuscripts 1989
Small Manuscripts 1990
Small Manuscripts 1991
Small Manuscripts 1992
Small Manuscripts 1993
Small Manuscripts 1994
Small Manuscripts 1995
Small Manuscripts 1996
Small Manuscripts 1997
Small Manuscripts 1998
Small Manuscripts 1999
Small Manuscripts 2000
Small Manuscripts 2001
Small Manuscripts 2002
Small Manuscripts 2003
Small Manuscripts 2004
Small Manuscripts 2005
Small Manuscripts 2006
Small Manuscripts 2008
Small Manuscripts 2010
Small Manuscripts 2011
Small Manuscripts: Lobby Cards, Movie Stills & Pressbooks
Small Manuscripts: Broadsheets & Broadsides
Small Manuscripts: Ephemera

Container List

Small Manuscripts 1976
b1976.1f1 Rev. N.G Augustus. Notes on Methodist Church in MS.
b1976.1f2 Rev. N.G Augustus letters and Correspondence with librarian(s). (1 of 6)
b1976.1f3 Rev. N.G Augustus letters and Correspondence with librarian(s). (2 of 6)
b1976.1f4 Rev. N.G Augustus letters and Correspondence with librarian(s). (3 of 6)
b1976.1f5 Rev. N.G Augustus letters and Correspondence with librarian(s). (4 of 6)
b1976.1f6 Rev. N.G Augustus letters and Correspondence with librarian(s). (5 of 6)
b1976.1f7 Rev. N.G Augustus letters and Correspondence with librarian(s). (6 of 6)
b1976.1f8 Rev. N.G Augustus pamphlets and newsclippings
b1976.1f9 Rev. N.G Augustus newsclippings
b1976.1f10 Rev. N.G Augustus Methodist Episcopal Church Correspondence
b1976.1f11 [No Folder]
b1976.1f12 G.W. Bachman "Biography in Memorial
b1976.1f13 G.W. Bachman "Sketches and Incidents of Life" (1 of 4)
b1976.1f14 G.W. Bachman "Sketches and Incidents of Life" (2 of 4)
b1976.1f15 G.W. Bachman "Sketches and Incidents of Life" (3 of 4)
b1976.1f16 G.W. Bachman "Sketches and Incidents of Life" (4 of 4)
b1976.1f17 J.B. Barry Xerox of Transcript, Letter. J.B. Barry to Jesse K. Barry (18 March 1859)
b1976.1f18 J.B. Barry Original Letter, Letter. James K Barry to Jesse B. Barry (18 March 1859)
b1976.1f19 A.O. South Letter Xerox of Transcript, Letter. A.O. South to his friend. (7 August 1861)
b1976.1f20 A.O. South Original Letter, Letter. A.O. South to his friend. (7 August 1861)
b1976.1f21 A.L. Bondurant "Hopewell Church" and the history of the Presbyterian Church in Mississippi (1 of 8)
b1976.1f22 A.L. Bondurant "Hopewell Church" and the history of the Presbyterian Church in Mississippi (2 of 8)
b1976.1f23 A.L. Bondurant "Hopewell Church" and the history of the Presbyterian Church in Mississippi (3 of 8)
b1976.1f24 A.L. Bondurant "Hopewell Church" and the history of the Presbyterian Church in Mississippi (4 of 8)
b1976.1f25 A.L. Bondurant "Hopewell Church" and the history of the Presbyterian Church in Mississippi (5 of 8)
b1976.1f26 A.L. Bondurant "Hopewell Church" and the history of the Presbyterian Church in Mississippi (6 of 8)
b1976.1f27 A.L. Bondurant "Hopewell Church" and the history of the Presbyterian Church in Mississippi (7 of 8)
b1976.1f28 A.L. Bondurant "Hopewell Church" and the history of the Presbyterian Church in Mississippi (8 of 8)
b1976.1f29 [No Folder]
b1976.1f30 A.L. Bondurant, Letter (with envelope). Dan I. Sultan to Mrs. A.L. Bondurant (14 September 1941)
b1976.1f31 [No Folder]
b1976.1f32 A.L. Bondurant Letter. Pat Harrison to Mrs. A.L. Bondurant (26 April 1935)
b1976.1f33 A.L. Bondurant Letter. Helen Keller to Kate A. Skipwith (4 January 1943)
b1976.1f34 A.L. Bondurant Letter. Helen Keller to Frances A. Means (20 August 1942)
b1976.1f35 [No Folder]
b1976.1f36 [No Folder]
b1976.1f37 A.L. Bondurant. Letter. President of College of Charleston to A.L. Bondurant (19 October 1927)
b1976.1f38 A.L. Bondurant. Letter. Arthur Brisbane to A.L. Bondurant (7 October 1931)
b1976.1f39 A.L. Bondurant. Letter (with envelope). Lamar Hardy to A.L. Bondurant (4 January 1937)
b1976.1f40 A.L. Bondurant. Letter. G.G. Chiavari to A.L. Bondurant (31 March 1937)
b1976.1f41 A.L. Bondurant. Letter. Philip Beugreet to A.L. Bondurant (Undated)
b1976.1f42 A.L. Bondurant. Letter. Unnamed to A.L. Bondurant (16 December 1933)
b1976.1f43 A.L. Bondurant. Letter. A. West to A.L. Bondurant (26 February 1935)
b1976.1f44 A.L. Bondurant. Letter. Louis Johnson to Mrs. Bondurant (29 April 1933)
b1976.1f45 A.L. Bondurant. Letter. Dr. E. Norden to A.L. Bondurant (1918)
b1976.2f1 Burton-Butler. Papers Xerox copies from Holly Springs Historical Society. Letters, 1853-1854. Loyalty oath, 1865
b1976.2f2 Clark-Freeman. Papers Letters, photographs, and phila-telic collection, 1857, 1940s
b1976.2f3 Jerome Cochran. Biographical information on Dr. Cochran, born 1831, and early medical practice in Mississippi
b1976.2f4 Craft-Fort. Papers. Papers, 1820-1878. Correspondence photocopies. (1 of 6)
b1976.2f5 Craft-Fort. Papers. Papers, 1820-1878. Correspondence photocopies. (2 of 6)
b1976.2f6 Craft-Fort. Papers. Papers, 1820-1878. Correspondence photocopies. (3 of 6)
b1976.2f7 Craft-Fort. Papers. Papers, 1820-1878. Correspondence photocopies. (4 of 6)
b1976.2f8 Craft-Fort. Papers. Papers, 1820-1878. Correspondence photocopies. (5 of 6)
b1976.2f9 Craft-Fort. Papers. Papers, 1820-1878. Correspondence photocopies. (6 of 6)
b1976.2f10 E.D. Clark. Memo for Vicksburg Bar Association Manuscript (Xerox copy).
b1976.2f11 William Lockwood. Letters, 1885 (Photocopied)
b1976.2f12 E.D. Clark. Play, "Joan of Arc," undated (PC)
b1976.2f13 Kate W. Freeman. Correspondence, 1846-1864, manuscript on election of Lincoln death noticies. Original copy of poem (1849) and memory book.
b1976.2f14 Kate W. Freeman. Journal entry: Holly Springs, 6 November 1860)
b1976.2f15 Kate W. Freeman, Letter. Mary to Kate W. Freeman (1 September 1864)
b1976.2f16 Kate W. Freeman, Writings on the History of Christ Church in Holly Springs, MS.
b1976.2f17 Kate W. Freeman, Letter. Robert Jossilyn to Kate W. Freeman (30 April 1847)
b1976.2f18 Kate W. Freeman, Letter. Robert Jossilyn to Kate W. Freeman (23 December 1846)
b1976.2f19 Bobbie Gentry Clippings, music magazines, work-sheets, scores and correspondence (1 of 4)
b1976.2f20 Bobbie Gentry Clippings, music magazines, work-sheets, scores and correspondence (2 of 4)
b1976.2f21 Bobbie Gentry Clippings, music magazines, work-sheets, scores and correspondence (3 of 4)
Scope: Contains handwritten version of "Ode to Billy Joe" with unrecorded lyrics
b1976.2f22 Bobbie Gentry Clippings, music magazines, work-sheets, scores and correspondence (4 of 4)
b1976.3f1 Robbie Eades. Clippings, manuscript, 1896, 1900s, 1968
b1976.3f2 William Sylvester Dillon. Typescript of Civil War Diary. 12 April 1861 - 25 June 1865
b1976.3f3 J.A. Bigger. Note pertaining to his diary dated 30 April 1862 to 12 May 1865. Letter mentioning the diary. James to Rose (17 March 1962)
b1976.3f4 J.A. Bigger. Partial diary in typescript. (Begins 30 May 1862, 30 April thru 12 May 1865, 22 February - afterward (MISSING))
b1976.3f5 J.A. Bigger. Diary in typescript. (30 April 1862 to 12 May 1865)
b1976.3f6 J.A. Bigger. Diary in typescript. (30 April 1862 to 12 May 1865)
b1976.3f7 A. Eugene Cox Papers, 1953-1968. Articles, writings, booklets, and pamphlets re: Delta Cooperative Farms.
b1976.3f8 A. Eugene Cox Papers, 1953-1968. Articles and booklets re: agricultural workers and labor systems in the United States and the South.
b1976.3f9 A. Wigfall Green. Paper pertaining to collection contents. Letter. Harry Harrison Knoll to Mr. Green (30 November 1932)
b1976.3f10 A. Wigfall Green. Letter. James Street to Mr. Green (19 June 1940)
b1976.3f11 A. Wigfall Green. Miscellaneous articles and booklets written by Mr. Green.
b1976.3f12 A. Wigfall Green. Various letters that regard Mr. Theodore Bilbo.
b1976.3f13 A. Wigfall Green. Booklet entitled "Acceptance and Unveiling of the Statue of Theodore Gilmore Bilbo"
b1976.3f14 A. Wigfall Green. Thigpen articles. Letter. S.G. Thigpen, Senior, to Mr. Green (12 March 1964)
b1976.3f15 A. Wigfall Green. Report regarding the South Central Modern Language Association. Correspondence with various universities.
b1976.3f16 Dr. Joseph Goldberger. Notes on medical history, especially nutrition and pellegra. Biography of Goldberger by his great granddaughter; Pellagra research at Mississippi State Prison (1914-1915)
b1976.3f17 Reverend John B. Gray. Letter. John Grey to Rose Stetinius, Montgomery (17 June 1861). Handwritten copy enclosed.
b1976.3f18 Luella Gray, probably of Union Female college. Correspondence regarding 1886 letters.
b1976.3f19 Luella Gray, probably of Union Female college. Letter (with envelope). Mother to Luella Gray (25 April 1886), Gray's Mill, MS
b1976.3f20 Luella Gray, probably of Union Female college. Letter (with envelope). Mother to Luella Gray (14 March 1886)Gray's Mill, MS
b1976.4 Alain Dunlap. Manuscript of his book "Behind the Bamboo Curtain" (1956). Letter regarding manuscript. John L. Kennedy to Evelyn J. Price. (12 October 1971)
b1976.5f1 Holly Springs Female Academy, Papers, documents and board minutes of HS Female Academy (photocopies). Dated 1836 - 1901. (1 of 2)
b1976.5f2 Holly Springs Female Academy, Papers, documents and board minutes of HS Female Academy (photocopies). Dated 1836 - 1901. (2 of 2)
b1976.5f3 John L. Hudson. Papers and speeches, of Hudson, UM student, legislator and CSA captain
b1976.5f4 Rev. Joseph Ingraham. Biographical information and pages from Christ Church (Holly Springs) register (photocopied).
b1976.5f5 Rev. Thaddeus McRae. Autobiography and original articles by McRae, 1831 - 1880 (Photocopies). (1 of 2)
b1976.5f6 Rev. Thaddeus McRae. Autobiography and original articles by McRae, 1831 - 1880 (Photocopies). (2 of 2)
b1976.5f7 H.W. Walters. Journal of travel through N. MS, 1856. Letters, 1861-1878. Other papers 1878-1881. Photocoped from Holly Springs Hist. Society
b1976.5f8 Russell Jones. Photocopies of Civil War letters, 1861-1862
b1976.5f9 Samuel McCorkle. Papers, 1834-1854. Photocopied from Holly Springs Hist. Society
L.Q.C. Lamar Letters
Note: Detailed finding aid available for the L.Q.C. Lamar Papers at : http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM01174/
1976.6f1 Finding Aid for L.Q.C. Lamar Collection.
1976.6f2 Photocopy handwritten letter signed from Lamar to Clark, re: suppress letter from appearing in the newspaper. Typescript available.
Photocopy handwritten letter signed from Lamar to "Yates," re: the Governor.
1976.6f3 Photocopy fragment of handwritten letter signed from Lamar to Clark, re: offering law partnership to Clark, Seymour & Blair nomination, General Walthall. Typescript available.
1976.6f4 Photocopy handwritten letter signed from Lamar to Clark, re: resignation, request to accept the presidency of Emory College in Georgia, Miss Freeman, Miss Carey, Featherston, Watson, Harris, Manning, Falkner, Parker; handwritten notation by Clark. Typescript available.
Photocopy handwritten letter signed from Lamar to Clark, re: employment of Joshua Morris, Ames. Typescript available.
1976.6f5 Photocopy handwritten letter signed from Lamar to Clark, re: General Walthall moving to Oxford, law partnership with Lamar, Lamar's work habits, Lamar's health; handwritten notation by Clark. Typescript available.
1976.6f6 Photocopy handwritten document circa 1869 entitled "Memo for settlement with Lamar & Clark, Oxford, Miss.", re: accounts of law firm.
1976.6f7 Photocopy handwritten letter signed dated 12 June 1870 from Clark to "My darling Cary," re: sentiments of love, marriage, prayer, the Lamars, Miss Lillie Pegues, commencement, taking Miss Tillie Marshall to a play.
Photocopy handwritten letter signed from Tillie Marshall to Clark, re: acceptance of invitation to go to the play. Typescript available.
1976.6f8 Photocopy handwritten letter signed dated 19 October 1872 from Lamar to Clark, re: Lamar's health crisis, speaking at Corinth, canvassing the District, Lamar's epitaph, speaking at Vicksburg, Prentiss, oratory. Typescript available.
1976.6f9 Photocopy handwritten letter signed dated 14 October 1873 from Lamar to Clark, re: Russell, Navy Engineers, armed services academies, Col. Phillips (Washington lawyer), General Walthall, friendship, politics, Lamar's health, Alcorn, Mississippi's gubernatorial contests, 13th-15th Amendments, Radical Republicans, president, African American voters. Typescript available.
1976.6f10 Photocopy handwritten letter signed dated 16 October 1873 from Lamar to Clark, re: politics, last Mississippi gubernatorial election, reconstruction, General Ames, freedmen, socio-economic classes, General Alcorn. Typescript available.
1976.6f11 Photocopy handwritten letter signed dated 21 December 1874 from Lamar in Washington, DC to Clark, re: introduction to R. Milton Speer of Pennsylvania with the Committee of Investigation in Vicksburg. Typescript available.
1976.6f12 Photocopy handwritten letter signed dated 21 December 1874 from Lamar in Washington, DC to Clark, re: U.S. House Members Spee & O'Brien, Speaker Blaine, House Committee investigation in Vicksburg, Ames, Crosby, Board of Supervisors & bond, Grand Jury indictments for embezzlement and forgery, African Americans, corrupt officials, Davenport, Cardoza, McCardle, Walthall, Harris, George, Nugent. Typescript available.
1976.6f13 Photocopy handwritten letter signed dated 23 December 1874 from Lamar to Clark, re: Grant, Republican Party, war against South, Miller, Shannon, Governor Humphreys, McCardle, Vicksburg, Ames, Crosby, Cardoza, Davenport, Beck Randall, Yates & Linda, Iuka Gazette & other newspapers, McKee, existence of Southern Army. Typescript available.
1976.6f14 Original of photocopy letter in 13.
1976.6f15 Photocopy handwritten letter signed dated 24 December 1874 from Lamar to Clark, re: previous letter, Col. McCardle, Yates & Linda, Governor Humphreys, Iuka Herald, Oxford Falcon, Calhoun newspapers, Southern States, Columbus Democrat, newspaper editors, McKee. Typescript available.
1976.6f16 Photocopy handwritten letter signed dated 25 December 1874 from Lamar J. Randall to [Lamar], re: Republican Committee, Vicksburg investigation, Speer & O'Brien. Typescript available.
1976.6f17 Photocopy handwritten letter dated 26 December 1874 from [Lamar] in Washington, DC to Clark, re: L.J. Randall letter (from Folder 16), Vicksburg investigation, Speer & O'Brien, Crosby bond, McCardle, Hurlburt, Grant. Typescript available.
1976.6f18 Photocopy handwritten letter signed dated 26 December 1874 from Lamar in Washington, DC to Clark, re: Committee in Vicksburg, Vicksburger newspaper. Typescript available.
1976.6f19 Photocopy handwritten letter signed dated 11 January 1875 from Lamar in Washington, DC to Clark, re: Vicksburg. Typescript available.
1976.6f20 Photocopy handwritten letter signed dated 1 February 1875 from Lamar to Clark, re: Vicksburg, Blaine, Speer, southern outrages, murder of African Americans, southern politics, President Grant, Reconstruction. Typescript available.
1976.6f21 Photocopy handwritten letter signed dated 28 December 1875 from L[amar] to Clark, re: Lamar's chairmanship of caucus, Kerr, Cox, Randall, L.Q Washington, Banks, Payne of Ohio, Adams, Crittenden, Lamar's chairmanship of the Committee on the Pacific Rail Road, Holman's Resolution, Vicksburg, Col. Basil Duke, Calhoun, Col. McCardle, New York Times, travel to Jackson, Lamar's election, Gibson, McCallum, Hicks, Bob Miller. Typescript available.
1976.6f22 Photocopy handwritten letter signed dated 15 March 1877 from Lamar to Clark, re: Blanche K. Bruce from Mississippi, race relations in Mississippi, Reconstruction, carpetbaggers, Alcorn, Vicksburg Post Office patronage, C.K. Marshall, African Americans. Typescript available.
1976.6f23 Photocopy handwritten letter signed dated 30 March 1877 from Lamar to Clark, re: Northern Democrats, distribution of federal patronage, Pease, Vicksburg appointment, Edwards, Marshall, South versus North, Republicans, Evarts McCrary, President Grant, Morton, Chamberlain, Hampton, African Americans, Reconstruction, Carl Schurz, Key, Alcorn, politics, Mexico, Cuba, Department of State, Hayes, Blaine, Morton, Nicholls, Lamar's health. Typescript available.
1976.6f24 Photocopy handwritten letter signed dated 20 February 1878 from Lamar to Clark, re: Wright, next senatorial election, Democratic Party in Mississippi, Chalmers, Gill, Vicksburg, McCardle, Hill, African Americans, Bruce, Pease, General Walthall, Sam Cox. Typescript available.
1976.6f25 Photocopy handwritten letter signed dated 1 May 1878 from N.L. Lamar in Oxford, MS to Clark, re: article in Vicksburg Herald, Lamar, Parke, Mayes, Barr, "Sister Fannie," General Walthall, family news, Mrs. Freeman. Typescript available.
1976.6f26 Photocopy handwritten letter signed dated 15 January 1879 from Lamar in Washington, DC to Mrs. Kate Freeman in Holly Springs, MS, re: Lamar's relationship with Freeman. Typescript available.
1976.6f27 Photocopy handwritten letter signed dated 3 February 1879 from Lamar to Clark, re: Vicksburg Herald articles, Sheppard, relief of children in Mississippi made orphans by the yellow fever, Sun, New York Star, Jefferson Davis, Dana, Montgomery Blair, Polk, Calhoun, Hunter, Mason, Gibson, Hewitt, Captain McCarthy of Richmond, VA, Judge Black, Beck, Gordon, Thurman, Bayard, slander in newspapers, Douglass of Virginia, Wright, electoral count, Tilden, Democratic Party, Hendricks, Randall, Hancock, election, Lamar's upcoming political speech at medical college in New Orleans, Vicksburg, Senate committee chairmanships, appointment of a clerk. Typescript available.
1976.6f28 Photocopy handwritten letter dated 18 February 1879 from [Lamar] in Washington, DC to [Clark], re: Walthall as Bruce's successor in senate, Barksdale, Chalmer, Singleton, Mississippi politics, relations of Mississippi to federal government, Democratic Party, patronage; handwritten notation from "G.Y.F.", re: Senator Lamar, Manning, publication in Clarion. Typescript available.
1976.6f29 Photocopy handwritten letter signed dated 20 February 1879 from Lamar to Clark, re: Wright, publishing Lamar's letters, private secretaries, reporters. Typescript available.
1976.6f30 Photocopy handwritten letter signed dated 4 April 1879 from Lamar in Washington, DC to Clark, re: Wright, presidential appointments, Edmunds, Vicksburg Postmaster, patronage, Bruce, Pease, Russell. Typescript available.
1976.6f31 Photocopy handwritten letter signed dated 18 June 1879 from Lamar in Washington, DC to Clark, re: Mississippi River Commission bill, Brookhaven visit, Vicksburg, Lamar's family, Mississippi canvass, Wright, Lamar's health, General Walthall's election to Senate. Typescript available.
1976.6f32 Photocopy handwritten letter signed dated 31 August 1879 from Lamar in Washington, DC to Clark, re: Lamar's health, political canvass, General Walthall's election, Edmunds, Carpenter, Cankling, silver policy, finances, banks. Typescript available.
1976.6f33 Photocopy handwritten letter signed dated 3 October 1879 from Lamar in Oxford, MS to Clark, re: report of Lamar's speech in Herald, Jefferson's Inaugural for second term, Lamar's depression. Typescript available.
Photocopy handwritten letter signed dated 4 October 1879 from Clark to "Gen'l" [Walthall], re: Lamar's depression, Oxford report of Lamar's speech, Lamar's house in Washington, Parke & Murray, silver question, Hirsch the lawyer, General George. Typescript available.
1976.6f34 Photocopy handwritten letter signed dated 26 December 1879 from Lamar in Grenada, MS to Clark, re: Lamar's sick son, Yates, article in Commercial, article of "Old Tyler" in Holly Springs South, views of candidates for U.S. Senate, Barksdale & Singleton, greenback money, national debt, National Democratic Party Platform, Resumption Act, instructions of state legislator, coinage of silver, General Walthall, Lamar's conduct, Helen Jones Whitaker. Typescript available.
Photocopy handwritten letter signed from L[amar] to Clark, re: above letter.
1976.6f35 Photocopy handwritten letter signed from Lamar in Grenada, MS to Clark, re: Lamar's presence in Jackson, General Walthall's election to senate. Typescript available.
1976.6f36 Photocopy handwritten letter signed dated 28 January from Lamar in Oxford, MS to Clark, re: Banks, Lamar's health, George's election, Barksdale, Lamar's election loss, Cooper, Mrs. Freeman. Typescript available.
1976.6f37 Photocopy handwritten letter signed dated 7 March 1880 from Lamar in Washington, DC to Clark, re: enclosed draft payment for Fleet Cooper, family weddings, Lamar's health, General [Walthall], Wright, Barksdale; envelope. Typescript available.
1976.6f38 Photocopy handwritten letter signed dated 25 May 1880 from Lamar in Washington, DC to General [Walthall], re: Otto's case, Kellogg case, Hill's speech, Hampton's report, Butler, Grant's nomination, Blaine, Bayard, Manning, Muldraw, Tate, Shands, Taylor, Hull, election, Yates, Howry; handwritten note by [Clark], re: Kellogg's case & constitutional question, Boyd vs. Ala. Typescript available.
Photocopy handwritten letter signed dated 3 June 1880 from E.C. Walthall in Grenada, MS to Clark in Vicksburg, MS, re: Clark's trip to Cincinnati, Bob Taylor, Judge Shafford, Lamar, Bruce, Kellogg & Louisiana, newspapers,
1976.6f39 Photocopy handwritten letter signed dated 17 December 1880 from Lamar in Washington, DC to Clark, re: Kellogg matter, Wright, Chalmers-Lynch contest, elections; envelope. Typescript available.
1976.6f40 Photocopy handwritten letter signed dated 15 July 1881 from Lamar in Grenada, MS to Clark, re: Lamar's health, General [Walthall], C[halmers] in Washington, Democrats in Washington, Garfield, Reagan, Blaine, General Woodford, Conger, Wright, National Republican Party, Ames, Lynch's speech, Filden campaign, differences between Lamar & Chalmers, defense of Jefferson Davis, Blair, Conkling, New York Herald interview, Vicksburg Herald, 3-1/2 percent bond, taxation & public credit, 3 percent bill, General George, Clark's family. Typescript available.
1976.6f41 Photocopy handwritten letter signed dated 18 August 1881 from Lamar in Oxford, MS to Clark, re: convention, Dr. Isom, Featherston, Lowery, Banks, Barksdale, Lamar's election, Taylor, Holder, General [Walthall]. Typescript available.
1976.6f42 Photocopy handwritten letter signed dated 12 May 1882 from Lamar in Oxford, MS to Clark in Vicksburg, MS, re: Clark's troubles, Lamar's public career, health of Lamar's wife, George's speech, the law & lawyers. Typescript available.
1976.6f43 Photocopy handwritten letter signed from Lamar in Washington, DC to Clark, re: Cleveland, Lamar as Secretary of the Interior, offering Clark first Assistant Secretary of the Interior, land office, Paine as Commissioner of Patents, Vicksburg & African Americans. Typescript available.
Photocopy telegram dated 20 May 1884 from Lamar in Washington, DC to Clark, re: authorization to make offer to Clark of Assistant Secretary of the Interior; envelope.
1976.6f44 Photocopy handwritten letter signed dated 2 March 1885 from Lamar in Washington, DC to Clark, re: Clark in Washington; envelope.
1976.6f45 Photocopy handwritten letter dated 6 March 188[5] from Clark in Jackson, MS to Carey Clark, re: Lamar's offer of Assistant Secretary of the Interior to Clark, appointment of Lamar's successor in Senate.
1976.6f46 Photocopy telegram dated 18 March 1885 from Lamar to Mrs. Carey Freeman, re: confirmation of Clark as Assistant Secretary of the Interior.
1976.6f47 Photocopy telegram dated 18 March 188[5] from Lamar in Washington, DC to G.M. Freeman, re: Clark's health; envelope.
1976.6f48 Photocopy handwritten letter signed dated 15 April 1881 from Lamar in Washington, DC to "My dear Grand-daughter" [Mary Mayes], re: family news, Mary's classes, Lamar's grandchildren.
Photocopy handwritten letter signed dated 5 May 1881 from Lamar in Washington, DC to Mary [Mayes] in Oxford, MS, re: family, Washington, game chickens & pheasants; envelope.
1976.6f49 Photocopy engraved announcement from Lamar & wife of the marriage of their daughter Jennie Longstreet to William Harmony Lamar on 21 July 1887; envelope addressed to Mrs. Cary Clark in Holly Springs, MS.
Photocopy handwritten letter signed from Tillie Marshall to Clark, re: attendance at event; envelope addressed to Cary A. Freeman in Holly Springs, MS.
1976.6f50 Newspaper clipping of E.C. Walthall's "A Beautiful Tribute to the Memory of the Late Justice Lamar."
1976.6f51 Newspaper clipping "Washington. The Debate on the Chandler Resolution in the Senate. The People of Mississippi Warmly Defended by Senators Walthall and George. The Whole Matter Regarded as a Conspiracy against Mr. Lamar. All Doubts of His Confirmation Removed."
1976.6f52 Newspaper clipping "Mississippi. General Walthall Withdraws His Name from before the Democratic Caucus – General George Is Then Substituted. Two Ballots Taken – Barksdale Still in the Lead – The Ship Island Road – J.L. Powers Is Elected State Printer."
Newspaper clipping "Senator Lamar," re: Lamar's support of General Walthall in election.
Newspaper clipping "Gen. E.C. Walthall," re: transcript of private letter from Lamar on Walthall.
1976.6f53 Newspaper clipping "The Clarion's Bottled Wrath against Lamar. The Nature and Quality of It. And the Extent of the Offence." Jackson, MS Comet (27 January 1880).
b1976.7f1 Gov. Winthrop Sargent. Photocopied information on MS governor from Sargent family
b1976.7f2 Christopher Longest. Dissertation from University of Chicago, 1914 on Robert Southey
b1976.7f3 A.B. Longstreet. Printed copy of inaugural address, 1840, Emory College, Atlanta, GA
b1976.7f4 Oration, 1809 Photocopy of printed text. Speaker unknown. Auditors unknown. Possibly South Carolina
b1976.7f5 Mrs. John R. Rayburn. Photocopied Correspondence, 1971. Information on Vanderbilt and Emory Universities and Dr. Alexander Means
b1976.7f6 Peter Patterson. 1844 Math ledger and biographical information (1 of 2)
b1976.7f7 Peter Patterson. 1844 Math ledger and biographical information (2 of 2)
b1976.7f8 Eleanor Richmond. Newspapers, 1902-1911, with articles on Woodrow Wilson
b1976.7f9 North Mississippi Presbyterian College. Two catalogues, photocopied from Holly Springs Historical Society, 1897 and 1899
b1976.7f10 General Charles Nelms. Papers, 1849-1885. Photocopied from Holly Springs Historical Society. Bills of sale (slaves), accounts and letters
b1976.7f11 Pass Christian Institute. Catalogue, 1887-1889, photocopied from Clark Museum, Holly Springs
b1976.7f12 Harriet S. Pegues. Daybook, 1848. Photocopied from Holly Springs Historical Society.
b1976.7f13 Josiah M. Stephenson. Case #768, Congressiona, 1871. Claim of Stephenson concerning appropriation of private property by U.S. Army.
b1976.7f14 [No Folder]
b1976.7f15 Alfred H. Stone. Information sheet related to inventory.
b1976.7f16 Alfred H. Stone. Biographical information sheet
b1976.7f17 Alfred H. Stone. "Abstracts", a Civil War diary (original) and typescript page of information
b1976.7f18 Alfred H. Stone. Writings on African-Americans in the South. (1 of 5)
b1976.7f19 Alfred H. Stone. Writings on African-Americans in the South. (2 of 5)
b1976.7f20 Alfred H. Stone. Writings on African-Americans in the South. (3 of 5)
b1976.7f21 Alfred H. Stone. Writings on African-Americans in the South. (4 of 5)
b1976.7f22 Alfred H. Stone. Writings on African-Americans in the South. (5 of 5)
b1976.7f23 Alfred H. Stone. Article entitled "Political Effects of the War".
b1976.7f24 Alfred H. Stone. Reprint of article entitled "Civil Rights, States Rights, and Reconstruction".
b1976.7f25 Alfred H. Stone. Article concerning the French Treat with America of 1778 (original).
b1976.7f26 Alfred H. Stone. Article entitled "A South Carolina Rice Plantation".
b1976.7f27 Alfred H. Stone. Miscellaneous writings, articles, and booklets.
b1976.7f28 Lt. Jesse Roderick Sparkman. Typescript Diary, 17 June 1861 - 31 May 1865. Typescript Jeff Davis Legion
b1976.8f1 Belle Strickland. Diary, 1864-1869, 1871-1877. Photocopied from Holly Springs Historical Society (1 of 4)
b1976.8f2 Belle Strickland. Diary, 1864-1869, 1871-1877. Photocopied from Holly Springs Historical Society (2 of 4)
b1976.8f3 Belle Strickland. Diary, 1864-1869, 1871-1877. Photocopied from Holly Springs Historical Society (3 of 4)
b1976.8f4 Belle Strickland. Diary, 1864-1869, 1871-1877. Photocopied from Holly Springs Historical Society (4 of 4)
b1976.8f5 A.J. Tully. Miscellaneous papers, 1849-1860 and 20th century business letters. Reproduction of sheet music for "Dixie's Land", signed by Daniel Emmett
b1976.8f6 Alfred H. Stoner. Sheet of biographical information
b1976.8f7 Alfred H. Stoner. Handwritten notebook (original). "Revealment of Hamlet"
b1976.8f8 Alfred H. Stoner. Typed manuscript on Shakespeare.
b1976.8f9 Alfred H. Stoner. Manuscript and letters on Shakespeare.
b1976.8f10 Alfred H. Stoner. Book review article from The Clarion Ledger, 24 July 1955.
b1976.8f11 Edward A. Thorne. Letters, 1862-1864. Photocopied from Holly Springs Historical Society
b1976.8f12 Gen. Absalom West. Papers, 1857 - 1870, photocopied from Holly Springs Historical Society. Letters, Civil War records, MS Central railroad papers (1 of 2)
b1976.8f13 Gen. Absalom West. Papers, 1857 - 1870, photocopied from Holly Springs Historical Society. Letters, Civil War records, MS Central railroad papers (2 of 2)
b1976.8f14 Charles Stubblefield. 1853-1856 and 1939-1943, Photocopies of Bilbo letters
b1976.8f15 Charles Stubblefield. Manuscripts (photocopies)
b1976.9f1 Robert D. Webb. Family record , published 1894.
b1976.9f2 William H. Wilson. Typescript of article titled "Wagonyard," with references to Mississippi, [1960].
b1976.9f3 Ann Caufield Winston. Manuscript for "Climbin' Up De Golden Stair"
b1976.9f4 Yellow Fever epidemic, 1878 Photocopies of newspaper account of 1878 epidemic in Holly Springs. Newspaper accounts of epidemic in Jackson area, 1897
b1976.9f5 Galli Campi/Cliff Robertson. A.L.S. Campi to Robertson, 1956
Small Manuscripts 1977
b1977.1f1 William E. Duncan. Typescripts of Civil Wars letters, 1861-1863
b1977.1f2 Civil War Rosters (Reprints): Lafayette Guards, Lamar Rifles, University Greys
b1977.1f3 R.A. McLemore. Galley of McLemore's History of Mississippi, Volume II, pp. 123-571 (1 of 4)
b1977.1f4 R.A. McLemore. Galley of McLemore's History of Mississippi, Volume II, pp. 123-571 (2 of 4)
b1977.1f5 R.A. McLemore. Galley of McLemore's History of Mississippi, Volume II, pp. 123-571 (3 of 4)
b1977.1f6 R.A. McLemore. Galley of McLemore's History of Mississippi, Volume II, pp. 123-571 (4 of 4)
b1977.1f7 Hunter Family. Genealogical material; first section - letter, doctor's notes, checks
b1977.1f8 Hunter Family. Genealogical material; second section - book-keeping, notes, papers
b1977.1f9 Hunter Family. Genealogical material; third section - document of railroad company (photocopy)
b1977.1f10 Hunter Family. Genealogical material; fourth section - genealogy; Senatobia Centennial Program (photocopies)
b1977.1f11 Hunter Family. Genealogical material; fifth section - Tate County Chancery Court documents (photocopies)
b1977.1f12 Hunter Family. Genealogical material; sixth section - Panola County Chancery Court documents (photocopies)
b1977.1f13 Hunter Family. Genealogical material; seventh section - Tate County Deed of Trust (photocopies)
b1977.1f14 Hunter Family. Genealogical material; eighth section - Pontotoc County Deed of Conveyance (photocopies)
b1977.1f15 Hunter Family. Genealogical material; ninth section - Pontotoc County Deed 1881 (photocopies)
b1977.1f16 Hunter Family. Genealogical material; tenth section - Tate County, Indenture 1874, 1890 (photocopies)
b1977.1f17 Hunter Family. Genealogical material; eleventh section - Panola County, Deed of Trust and Indenture 1883 (photocopies)
b1977.1f18 Hunter Family. New Additions - 7 June 1984 (photocopies)
b1977.1f19 John C. Cameron. Autograph manuscript, 1874, of address delivered on becoming superintendent of Sabbath School & Letters pertaining to donations. Manuscript - 1874.
b1977.1f20 James Boyd Campbell. Newcomen Society speech "For the Public Good" and related papers, 1963-1964
b1977.1f21 Turner Catledge. Typescript of 2 March 1967 speech at University of Arizona
b1977.1f22 [No Folder]
b1977.1f23 Sheffield Clark, Jr. Manuscript "Saga of the Chickasaws" (typescript)
b1977.1f24 [No Folder]
b1977.1f25 A.F. Farnsley. Autograph letter, signed, 1856-1858 (original)
b1977.1f26 [No Folder]
b1977.1f27 Jefferson Davis. Xeroxed letter - 1869
b1977.1f28 [No Folder]
b1977.1f29 T.F. Dibdin. Autograph letter signed, 1822 (original)
b1977.1f30 John Duncan. 1868 Diary (Jackson, MS) and letters in typescript (original)
b1977.2f1 Elmer V. Adams. Family history / background information, pictures (xeroxes), postcard (original), and letters (original)
b1977.2f2 Betty Allen. Transcripts of notes of Dorothy Oldham re: to Betty Allen and property rights of married women in 1839
b1977.2f3 David H. Bishop. Correspondence from 1908 (typescript and handwritten, envelopes, and Postmaster receipt). (1 of 7)
Note: Several letters in these 7 folders mention author Joseph H. Ingram (ALS 1855)
b1977.2f4 David H. Bishop. Correspondence from 1908 (typescript and handwritten, envelopes, and Postmaster receipt). (2 of 7)
b1977.2f5 David H. Bishop. Correspondence from 1908 (typescript and handwritten, envelopes, and Postmaster receipt). (3 of 7)
b1977.2f6 David H. Bishop. Correspondence from 1908 (typescript and handwritten, envelopes, and Postmaster receipt). (4 of 7)
b1977.2f7 David H. Bishop. Correspondence from 1908 (typescript and handwritten, envelopes, and Postmaster receipt). (5 of 7)
b1977.2f8 David H. Bishop. Correspondence from 1908 (typescript and handwritten, envelopes, and Postmaster receipt). (6 of 7)
b1977.2f9 David H. Bishop. Correspondence from 1908 (typescript and handwritten, envelopes, and Postmaster receipt). (7 of 7)
b1977.2f10 David H. Bishop. Essay on Wordsworth's "Tintern Alley" (typescript) [1953?]
b1977.2f11 Nathaniel and Noel Bouton. Letters, 1845 (photocopies)
b1977.2f12 Rufus Breland. Two letters to Breland, 1906 from Wiggins, MS. Family letters (originals)
b1977.2f13 [No Folder]
b1977.2f14 Dr. W.H. Anderson. Correspondence and photocopied text for "When Old Tucker Made History"
b1977.2f15 A.B. Amis. Typed manuscript "Two Great Land Trades" and photocopied biographical information.
b1977.2f16 Fred Zollicoffer Browne. Typescripts of "Heroic Death in Battle of Confederate General Felix Kirk Zollicoffer", "Segregation or Integration - which?" and "The University Greys". Also, photocopied biographical information
b1977.2f17 Maude Morrow Brown. Autograph manuscript of "William C. Faulkner, Man of Legends," Georgia Review, Volume 10, pp. 421-438.
b1977.2f18 Maude Morrow Brown. Handwritten manuscript of "Shakespeare's Art in the Use of Dialects" (bound booklet)
b1977.2f19 Maude Morrow Brown. Original Correspondence, 1921
b1977.2f20 Maude Morrow Brown. Typescript of "Longstreet and Womenfolks"
b1977.2f21 Wittner Bynner. ALS, 1913 and 1915. Announcement, 1927 re: poetry prize
b1977.2f22 [No Folder]
b1977.2f23 William C. Byers. Letter from Civil War prison, Rock Island, Illinois, 1864
b1977.2f24 John C. Hall. "You Are Drafted - Period" (typescript). History of WWII Draftee, copyright 1948
b1977.2f25 Mrs. John H. Hurd. Poem: "Mississippi", 29 October 1959 (typescript)
b1977.2f26 Charlie Kendrick. Typescript of Civil War letter, 1863 (camp on Rapidan two miles below Racoon Ford)
b1977.2f27 Edward McCrady. "The Charleston Museum: Its Origin and History" manuscript (typescript)
b1977.2f28 MS State Teachers Association. Proceedings, 1877. Delegates listed
b1977.2f29 Dr. Hillary Moseley. Journal of personal Civil War experiences (typescript)
b1977.2f30 Robert Muldoon. 1870, Letter from Muldoon to his wife, Oxford. (original & photocopy) with envelope.
b1977.2f31 Brigadier General Joseph Stockton. Excerpts from Civil War diary, US Army. Oxford and university material (typescript)
b1977.2f32 W.L. Kennon. "A Tribute to the Womanhood of the Confederacy" speech (typescript)
b1977.2f33 P.H. Wright, Sr. Photocopy of article containing info on the life of captured Confederates at Rock Island prison
b1977.2f34 William Wordsworth. Typed copy of letter from Wordsworth to S.S. Prentiss, 23 March 1843
b1977.3f1 Gus J. Requardt. Typescript of journey through Mississippi, 14 June 1968 with envelope
b1977.3f2 Lillian Fort Meeks. Autograph copies of poetry
b1977.3f3 Mississippi 150 Years Ago (typescript). Re: Mississippi in 1817. [Author Unknown]
b1977.3f4 Charles Seidenglory. Promise of payment, bill of sale and check, 1884-1891
b1977.3f5 Francis B. Sayre. ALS by daughter of Woodrow Wilson evaluating works about him, 1920
b1977.3f6 M.D.L. Stephens. Photocopied information on Col. Stephens of the 31st Mississippi Regiment and the Battle of Franklin, 1864
b1977.3f7 Pioneer Teachers. Bibliographical information concerning early school teachers in Mississippi
b1977.3f8 E. Strickland. Manuscript of "Power of Emotion" (typescript)
b1977.3f9 Henry Van Dyke. Correspondence from Van Dyke to Mrs. L.M. Montgomery regarding her manuscript, 6 February 1933.
b1977.3f10 "Steamboat Bill". Words as sung by Mrs. John Pearson, Jr. of Rosedale, MS.
b1977.3f11 J.D Whitney. #1 of a set. Original letter from Whitney dated 1849 (Boston, MA)
Note: No Folder (#2 in Whitney materials)
b1977.3f13 J.D Whitney. #3 of a set. Original letter from Whitney dated 1849 (Boston, MA)
b1977.3f14 J.D Whitney. #4 of a set. Photocopied letter from Whitney dated 1849 (Boston, MA)
b1977.3f15 E.R. Beadle. Original letter dated 10 February 1849.
b1977.3f16 E.R. Beadle. Xerox of letter dated 10 February 1849.
b1977.3f17 Frederick Sullens, editor of Jackson Daily News. Autograph.
b1977.3f18 Sgt. Wood and Order. Order issued in Natchez, 23 June 1845, requiring Wood to collect money for napsacks
b1977.3f19 J.H. Fox. "A Plea for Feeble Minded Children" photocopied booklet. Biographical info on Fox.
Small Manuscripts 1978
b1978.1f1 Order of the Eastern Star. Minutes, 1842 of John Cain Lodgue (1872-1889). (Original)
b1978.1f2 1890 Constitutional Convention of Mississippi. Autograph book with signatures of delegates (original)
b1978.1f3-6 [No Folder]
b1978.1f7 Pearl S. Buck. Correspondence and article in which Buck discusses her relatives in Mississippi, 1972 (typescript and photocopy)
b1978.1f8 Ida Campbell. Presbyterian Female Collegiate Institute, Pontotoc (school record). Proof of military service for John Campbell in Civil War from MS Archive
Note: Original UM Commencement Program, 26 June 1873, was moved to UMSMMSS b14
b1978.1f9 [No Folder]
b1978.1f10 Frederick Conn, Yazoo City, MS. Humanitarian Service Records and Correspondence about Mr. Conn.
b1978.1f11 Confederate Half Dollar. Typescript historical notes on coin.
b1978.1f12 Alice M. DeBiere donations. Misc. war documents from Kentucky, dated 1861 and 1907. (Originals)
b1978.1f13 Alice M. DeBiere donations. Newspaper clippings and envelopes. (Originals)
b1978.1f14-16 [No Folder]
b1978.1f17 John H. Petrea. Civil War Letter, 20 September 1862.
b1978.1f18 John H. Petrea. Civil War Letter, 27 May 1863.
b1978.1f19 Red Springs Mineral Water broadside. 1912 typescript advertising the medicinal / health benefits of the water from springs near Stewart, MS
b1978.1f20 Stamp commemorating the 150 anniversary of Mississippi statehood, 1967.
b1978.1f21 Alonzo Phelps. Information and poem about "The Rob Roy of MS". Phelps was shot and killed by sheriff in 1834
b1978.1f22 "Vicksburg Round the Bend". Folksong sheet music.
b1978.1f23 Phil Stone. First grade poetry exercises (typescript)
b1978.1f24 Phil Stone. Baby book with christening announcement, 1940
b1978.1f25 C.L. Marquette. Maps by John Faulkner with American History I instructions on reverse.
b1978.1f26 Dodge's Perfect Plow. 1868 advertisement and testimonials
b1978.1f27 Confederate Money. Facsimile of $500 note.
b1978.1f28 Letter. Samuel C. Burr, Clerk of the Committee, invites the "Board of Directors" to accompany the Mayor in meeting with Jefferson Davis during his visit to Boston, 1858 (original)
b1978.1f29 French armband and postcards (originals). Undated.
b1978.1f30 J.G. Deupree. Clippings: letters written to MS newspapers shortly after Civil War. One clipping, 1862, concerns Confederate Ironclad Merrimac
b1978.1f31 H.A. McGusty. Photocopy of Sketches on My Plantation published in MS, 1915
b1978.2f1 Lathrop & Wilkinson Catalogue. Lathrop and Wilkinson sales catalogue, 1860. Contains fold- out map of Manhattan and remedies for various illnesses. Original leatherbound book.
b1978.2f2 Sanders Taylor. Real estate deed, Marshall County c. 1840.
b1978.2f3 Sanders Taylor. Deed of gift, signed by President Tyler's secretary c. 1844.
b1978.2f4 Union Female College. Programs from various exercises, UFC, Oxford, MS 1877-1880
b1978.2f5 Andrew Marschalk. Photocopies of "Orphan Boy" and "Galley Slave" putatively pub. by Marschalk
b1978.2f6 Ray Fulton. Publications and materials regarding history of Kemper County, MS. (1 of 6)
b1978.2f7 Ray Fulton. Publications and materials regarding history of Kemper County, MS. (2 of 6)
b1978.2f8 Ray Fulton. Publications and materials regarding history of Kemper County, MS. (3 of 6)
b1978.2f9 Ray Fulton. Publications and materials regarding history of Kemper County, MS. (4 of 6)
b1978.2f10 Ray Fulton. Publications and materials regarding history of Kemper County, MS. (5 of 6)
b1978.2f11 Ray Fulton. Publications and materials regarding history of Kemper County, MS. (6 of 6)
b1978.2f12 Jefferson Davis. Photocopied materials related to affairs after the war, 1866-1867.
b1978.2f13 Henry S. Clubb. Typescripts of Civil War letters from Union Captain, Clubb of Michigan.
b1978.2f14 French Essay. Handwritten essay in French concerning Catholic schools in the 19th century
b1978.2f15 John F. Kennedy. Original teletape from Lexington, Mississippi radio station re: JFK assassination
b1978.2f16 [No Folder]
b1978.2f17 Farmers Almanac, A.L. Scovill & Co., 1864.
b1978.2f18 German Ledger, Unidentified, Undated
b1978.3f1-13 Ed King. Manuscript on Civil Rights movement in MS and related materials (1 of 13)
b1978.3f1-13 Ed King. Manuscript on Civil Rights movement in MS and related materials (2 of 13)
b1978.3f1-13 Ed King. Manuscript on Civil Rights movement in MS and related materials (3 of 13)
b1978.3f1-13 Ed King. Manuscript on Civil Rights movement in MS and related materials (4 of 13)
b1978.3f1-13 Ed King. Manuscript on Civil Rights movement in MS and related materials (5 of 13)
b1978.3f1-13 Ed King. Manuscript on Civil Rights movement in MS and related materials (6 of 13)
b1978.3f1-13 Ed King. Manuscript on Civil Rights movement in MS and related materials (7 of 13)
b1978.3f1-13 Ed King. Manuscript on Civil Rights movement in MS and related materials (8 of 13)
b1978.3f1-13 Ed King. Manuscript on Civil Rights movement in MS and related materials (9 of 13)
b1978.3f1-13 Ed King. Manuscript on Civil Rights movement in MS and related materials (10 of 13)
b1978.3f1-13 Ed King. Manuscript on Civil Rights movement in MS and related materials (11 of 13)
b1978.3f1-13 Ed King. Manuscript on Civil Rights movement in MS and related materials (12 of 13)
b1978.3f1-13 Ed King. Manuscript on Civil Rights movement in MS and related materials (13 of 13)
b1978.4f1 Walter Wilson Murphy. Family papers of Smith-Jarratt and Allied families. (1 of 2)
Note: Badly water damaged
b1978.4f2 Walter Wilson Murphy. Family papers of Smith-Jarratt and Allied families. (2 of 2)
b1978.4 M.P. Lowery. Scrapbooks containing clippings concerning Gen. Lowery, Gen. W. T. Sherman the Whitten Family, and others. (2 books. Green & Black)
Note: Photocopies housed in 1978.7f14-f15
b1978.5f1 A.E. Moore. Letter to A. Withers dated 6 January 1874. Original and photocopy.
b1978.5f2 Robert Augustus Moore. Diary. Volume I
Note: Digitized in the Civil War Archive
b1978.5f3 Robert Augustus Moore. Diary. Volume II
Note: Digitized in the Civil War Archive
b1978.5f4 Robert Augustus Moore. Diary. Volume III
Note: Digitized in the Civil War Archive
b1978.5f5 Lizzie Craft Diary. Civil War diary, Holly Springs, MS, and related materials describing contents
b1978.5f6 Marvel Ramey Sisk. Typed essay "Crime Drama in Oxford" by Sisk c. 1971 (photocopy).
b1978.5f7 M.O. Falkner. Receipt signed by Falkner, 1922
b1978.5f8 Judge and Mrs. J.W. Clapp. Account of travels in Cuba and Holly Springs, MS.
b1978.5f9 Hugh Lawson Bedford. "Idle Pastime" poetry volume. Handwritten. 1856-1861.
b1978.5f10 Judge and Mrs. J.W. Clapp. Address to Franklin Female College, 1873. Photocopies.
b1978.5f11 Judge and Mrs. J.W. Clapp. Public addresses in Holly Springs, MS and Memphis, TN, 1840.
b1978.6 Emily Morrison Boundurant. Remoiniscenes of life, 1946. (In binder)
b1978.6f1 W.J. Cunningham and the Galloway Church, "Agony at Galloway". Documents related to inventory and donation.
b1978.6f2 W.J. Cunningham and the Galloway Church, "Agony at Galloway". Miscellaneous Correspondence.
b1978.6f3 W.J. Cunningham and the Galloway Church, "Agony at Galloway". Clippings related to Cunningham and the Galloway Church & Civil Rights movement.
b1978.6f4 W.J. Cunningham and the Galloway Church, "Agony at Galloway". Documents related to the Galloway Church & Civil Rights movement.
b1978.6f5 D.H. Miller. Xeroxes of letters.
b1978.6f6 D.H. Miller. Handwritten copy of letters (not the original copy).
b1978.6f7 D.H. Miller. Original letter from Miller to a friend in Indiana from Camp Vicksburg, 14 August 1863.
b1978.6f8 D.H. Miller. Original letter dated 2 June 1863.
b1978.6f9 J. Thompson. Photocopy of typed letter from Thompson to Walter Goodman and Richard Bolton dated 5 February 1838.
b1978.6f10 John Pilkington. Folio cut galleys of Pilkington's Henry Blake Fuller, 1970. Original.
b1978.6f11 Groucho Marx. Letter to Mrs. John Williford of Oxford, 7 March 1968. Laminated original with envelope.
b1978.6f12 William Heath. Revolutionary War letter, 26 December 1781. Original.
b1978.6f13 Oscar F. Bledsoe. Typed letter, October 1951, concerning segregation.
b1978.6f14 William Bowden. Letter to his sister. Dated 1864. Typescript.
b1978.6f15 W.R. Burris. Civil war letters written by his father (original) and photocopies of biographical information and letters, 1865.
b1978.6f16 Rosa L. Ingraham. ALS from Ingraham to Mrs. John B. Gray re: death of Col. Prentiss Ingraham.
b1978.6f17 Hill's Southern Almanac. Original booklet. Dated 1919.
b1978.6f18 Samuel Dewoody. Civil War Loyalty Oath. Dated 1965.
b1978.6f19 U.S.S. Mississippi. 1909 Itinerary (original booklet)
b1978.6f20 Robert E. Lee. Letter to S.W. Sommerville, 28 June 1870. Original.
b1978.6f21 J.V. Harris. Civil War telegram, 1863 (facsimile)
b1978.6f22 J.S. Hartin. Letter to Dr. Hartin re: Mr. Dozier, whose books were sent to Dr. Hartin. Written by Mr. Dozier's granddaughter. 11 July 1962. Original.
b1978.6f23 William Heath. Revolutionary War letter dated 26 December 1781. Typed transcript.
b1978.6f24 William Heath. Typescript Correspondence describing his life and role in Revolutionary War.
b1978.6f25 Henry Daggett Boch. "An Essay on the Use and Advantages of the Fine Arts". Original.
b1978.6f26 Lowndes County, Mississippi. Broadsheet from Winston Realty Co., Undated
b1978.6f27 Walter Malone. "Opportunity," a poem by Mr. Malone. Original.
b1978.6f28 Mississippi Official State Song. Pamphlet announcing the adoption of "Go Mississippi" as the state song, 1962, in The Bel Tel News. Original.
b1978.6f29 Civil War Letter. Notifiying Union occupation of Mississippi, 1865. Special Orders #127.
b1978.6f30 T.V. Noland. Copy of letter to his daughter dated 22 September 1907. Typed copy.
b1978.6f31 Civil War notice. General Orders No. 123 - Release of all Confederate Prisoners of War, 1863.
b1978.6f32 Otto H.F. Vollbehr. Memorandum No. 11 - "Message from Appomattox," 1936. Offering of Peace during Civil War
b1978.7f1 Duncan McCall. Copy of document appointing McCall to 1st Lieutenant of Mississippi Territory, 1814.
b1978.7f2 Duncan McCall. Copy of document appointing McCall Associate Justice, 1824.
b1978.7f3 Duncan McCall. Copy of document appointing McCall to Quartermaster, 1820.
b1978.7f4 S.H. Clark, Attalaville, MS planter. Miscellaneous business papers. Dated 1855-1873. Originals. (1 of 4)
b1978.7f5 S.H. Clark, Attalaville, MS planter. Miscellaneous business papers. Dated 1855-1873. Originals. (2 of 4)
b1978.7f6 S.H. Clark, Attalaville, MS planter. Miscellaneous business papers. Dated 1855-1873. Originals. (3 of 4)
b1978.7f7 S.H. Clark, Attalaville, MS planter. Miscellaneous business papers. Dated 1855-1873. Originals. (4 of 4)
b1978.7f8 Mississippi / Oxford Women's Book Club booklet, 1921-1923.
Note: Two items have been removed for cataloging. Remaining item is: Year Book. Progressive Study Club. Ensley, Alabama, 1921-1922
b1978.7f9 Artesian Water Company of Mtitleis, Tennessee. Pamphlet of report by Company, 1888. Original.
b1978.7f10 Southern Business Educator. Pamphlet, 1911. Original.
b1978.7f11 Tobacco advertisment. Lithograph c. 1880.
b1978.7f12 Rebel States Envelopes. For MS, AL, FL, and SC.
b1978.7f13 University Training School. Miscellaneous documents and pamphlets, 1907-1909. Originals.
b1978.7f14 M.P. Lowery Brown Scrapbook photocopies (original housed in 1978.4)
b1978.7f15 M.P. Lowery Green Scrapbook photocopies (original housed in 1978.4)
b1978.7 F.B. Furr. Business ledger. "F. & H.", 1893. Original.
Oversize
1978.8f1 "The Future Relations of North and South" in the New England Loyal Publication Society
Scope: Copy of article in the January 26, 1866 edition of the New England Loyal Publication Society The article addresses the issues surrounding the Reunification of United States after the Civil War.
1978.8f2 "Meet Barry Goldwater" from the 1960 Presidential Informational campaign newspaper published by The Republican National Campaign Committee to elected Barry Goldwater and Bill Miller. The publication contains photos, articles, interviews, and advertisements for Barry Goldwater's campaign
1978.8f3 Senator Kennedy's 1976 Re-Election Petition Re-nomination petition for Edward M. Kennedy, Democratic Party candidate for U.S. Senator from Massachusetts. The document contains signatures and addresses of Massachusetts residents in 1976 (1 of 8)
1978.8f4 Senator Kennedy's 1976 Re-Election Petition Re-nomination petition for Edward M. Kennedy, Democratic Party candidate for U.S. Senator from Massachusetts. The document contains signatures and addresses of Massachusetts residents in 1976 (2 of 8)
1978.8f5 Senator Kennedy's 1976 Re-Election Petition Re-nomination petition for Edward M. Kennedy, Democratic Party candidate for U.S. Senator from Massachusetts. The document contains signatures and addresses of Massachusetts residents in 1976 (3 of 8)
1978.8f6 Senator Kennedy's 1976 Re-Election Petition Re-nomination petition for Edward M. Kennedy, Democratic Party candidate for U.S. Senator from Massachusetts. The document contains signatures and addresses of Massachusetts residents in 1976 (4 of 8)
1978.8f7 Senator Kennedy's 1976 Re-Election Petition Re-nomination petition for Edward M. Kennedy, Democratic Party candidate for U.S. Senator from Massachusetts. The document contains signatures and addresses of Massachusetts residents in 1976 (5 of 8)
1978.8f8 Senator Kennedy's 1976 Re-Election Petition Re-nomination petition for Edward M. Kennedy, Democratic Party candidate for U.S. Senator from Massachusetts. The document contains signatures and addresses of Massachusetts residents in 1976 (6 of 8)
1978.8f9 Senator Kennedy's 1976 Re-Election Petition Re-nomination petition for Edward M. Kennedy, Democratic Party candidate for U.S. Senator from Massachusetts. The document contains signatures and addresses of Massachusetts residents in 1976 (7 of 8)
1978.8f10 Senator Kennedy's 1976 Re-Election Petition Re-nomination petition for Edward M. Kennedy, Democratic Party candidate for U.S. Senator from Massachusetts. The document contains signatures and addresses of Massachusetts residents in 1976 (8 of 8)
Small Manuscripts 1979
Louis Cochran Papers - Correspondence 1931. Collection removed from Small Manuscripts, available: http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM00950/
b1979.1f1 Aaron Burr. Character sketch of Burr, by Judge George Adams, Undated (original and Photocopy) (1 of 2)
b1979.1f2 Aaron Burr. Character sketch of Burr, by Judge George Adams, Undated (original and Photocopy) (2 of 2)
b1979.1f3 Lectures notes, unidentified, 1924. (1 of 2)
b1979.1f4 Lectures notes, unidentified, 1924. (2 of 2)
b1979.1f5 A.B. Cullen.Typed essay on Mississippi Waterways, 1965.
b1979.1f6 Goodloe Warren Buford. Diary, of Buford, from NE MS, 1850 (photocopied typescript). (1 of 4)
b1979.1f7 Goodloe Warren Buford. Diary, of Buford, from NE MS, 1850 (photocopied typescript). (2 of 4)
b1979.1f8 Goodloe Warren Buford. Diary, of Buford, from NE MS, 1850 (photocopied typescript). (3 of 4)
b1979.1f9 Goodloe Warren Buford. Diary, of Buford, from NE MS, 1850 (photocopied typescript). (4 of 4)
b1979.1f10 Carla Callaway. "The Successful Experiment: The Establishment and Early Years of Coeducation at the Univ. of MS. 1882-1906". Typescript paper dated 8 May 1978.
b1979.1f11 Prize Poems. Original newspaper clippings related to prizes. Fifteen total clippings. Dated 1910s and 1920s.
b1979.1f12 Exercise Books, unidentified, 1854 and 1856 (1 of 2)
b1979.1f13 Exercise Books, unidentified, 1854 and 1856 (2 of 2)
b1979.1f14 I.M. Partridge. Correspondence and writings, 1850s (1 of 4)
b1979.1f15 I.M. Partridge. Correspondence and writings, 1850s (2 of 4)
b1979.1f16 I.M. Partridge. Correspondence and writings, 1850s (3 of 4)
b1979.1f17 I.M. Partridge. Correspondence and writings, 1850s (4 of 4)
b1979.1f18 Daniel Brent. Daniel Brent / Thomas Braidwood letters, 1818 (1 of 2)
b1979.1f19 Daniel Brent. Daniel Brent / Thomas Braidwood letters, 1818 (2 of 2)
b1979.1f20 Calvin Brown. Archaeological photographs, submissions for poetry contest, and clippings, 1920s. Photos and negatives removed to Collection Photographs.
b1979.2f1 Margaret Galloway. Cookbooks/Scrapbook kept by Margaret Galloway, 1896; one published by the Methodist Ladies of Oxford (1 of 2)
b1979.2f2 [Empty Folder]
b1979.2f3 Margaret Galloway. Cookbooks/Scrapbook kept by Margaret Galloway, 1896; one published by the Methodist Ladies of Oxford. (2 of 2)
b1979.2f4 Military Annals of Mississippi. Typescript of pages from annals (1 of 3)
b1979.2f5 Military Annals of Mississippi. Typescript of pages from annals (2 of 3)
b1979.2f6 Military Annals of Mississippi. Typescript of pages from annals (3 of 3)
b1979.2f7 Lafayette County, Mississippi. Carbon copy of "Some Early History of Lafayette County," compiled by the David Reese, D.A.R. Chapter, 1944 (1 of 3)
b1979.2f8 Lafayette County, Mississippi. Carbon copy of "Some Early History of Lafayette County," compiled by the David Reese, D.A.R. Chapter, 1944 (2 of 3)
b1979.2f9 Lafayette County, Mississippi. Carbon copy of "Some Early History of Lafayette County," compiled by the David Reese, D.A.R. Chapter, 1944 (3 of 3)
b1979.2f10 John Dollard. Miscellaneous clippings, letters and documents.
b1979.2f11 Eva Ellzey. Freedom Foundation Award.
b1979.2f12 Vachez Lindsay. "American Billboards to the Sky" poetry collection.
b1979.3f1 Minnie Holt. Typed manuscript and photocopies of Holt, "History of Oxford and Lafayette County" (1 of 8)
b1979.3f2 Minnie Holt. Typed manuscript and photocopies of Holt, "History of Oxford and Lafayette County" (2 of 8)
b1979.3f3 Minnie Holt. Typed manuscript and photocopies of Holt, "History of Oxford and Lafayette County" (3 of 8)
b1979.3f4 Minnie Holt. Typed manuscript and photocopies of Holt, "History of Oxford and Lafayette County" (4 of 8)
b1979.3f5 Minnie Holt. Typed manuscript and photocopies of Holt, "History of Oxford and Lafayette County" (5 of 8)
b1979.3f6 Minnie Holt. Typed manuscript and photocopies of Holt, "History of Oxford and Lafayette County" (6 of 8)
b1979.3f7 Minnie Holt. Typed manuscript and photocopies of Holt, "History of Oxford and Lafayette County" (7 of 8)
b1979.3f8 Minnie Holt. Typed manuscript and photocopies of Holt, "History of Oxford and Lafayette County" (8 of 8)
b1979.3f9 Emergency Conservation Work. Camp reports of Oxford, MS camps. Xeroxes.
b1979.3f10 W.J.B. Lonsdale, Asst. Commissioner of Immigration. ALS. W.J.B. Lonsdale, ca. 1875.
b1979.3f11 Caroline Millis. Application for Confederate Widow's Pension. Dated 1892.
b1979.3f12 Varina Howell Davis. A.L.S. Davis to Mrs. Gregory, 16 January 1893 (original and transcription). 1 folder.
b1979.3f13 Noah Farnham Morrison. Catalog of books and pamphlets re: The American Civil War and Slavery, circa 1900.
b1979.3f14 Charles A. Lindbergh. "Program from Complimentary Dinner to Captain Charles A. Lindbergh", London, 1927.
b1979.3f15 University of Alabama. Pamphlet concerning organization of UA, 1871.
b1979.3f16 Homestead Exemption. Application for Homestead exemption filed by Fulton Abney, Toccopola, MS, 1942.
b1979.3f17 W.P. Meriwether. Presidential pardon, signed by Andrew Johnson (photocopy), 1865.
b1979.3f18 Book of Presidents. Scrapbook kept by [Nellie] O'Callaghan, 1889 with clippings regarding U.S. Presidents.
b1979.3 John Perkins. Journal kept by Perkins, Professor in the Theological Seminary, Presbyterian Church, Columbia, S.C., 1868 Loose.
b1979.4f1 Iranian Revoltion. Broadside, "The Iranian Islamic Revolution: An Appeal to the American People," circa 1979.
b1979.4f2 "My Pauline". drawings by William Preachen
Note: Removed for cataloging : Pauline Francis Stephens. "The Blow Off," poem by Stephens, 1973
b1979.4f3 Eric Washington. Invitation in French to wedding, 1973.
b1979.4f4 Franklin Square Library. Newspaper, 1888.
b1979.4f5 Order of the Eastern Star. Miscellaneous papers, 1925.
b1979.4f6 J.D. Henderson, Justice of the Peace. Miscellaneous documents, 1895-1926 (1 of 3)
b1979.4f7 J.D. Henderson, Justice of the Peace. Miscellaneous documents, 1895-1926 (2 of 3)
b1979.4f8 J.D. Henderson, Justice of the Peace. Miscellaneous documents, 1895-1926 (3 of 3)
b1979.4f9 Hal Freeland. Xerox of ancestor's marriage license.
b1979.4f10 Notice of Sale of Land & Negroes. Photocopy (1 page) Notice of sale of 1383 acres of land, 25 people, seven mules, farming utensils, stock hogs, corn, fodder, etc. on April 17 and 18, 1837, "at the Clark Plantation, on Woodson's Ridge, six miles north-east of Oxford.".
b1979.4f11 Reverend Ike Newsletter. Printed newsletter, 4 pages, and 4 printed "God's Blessing BankChecks." This is a marketing tool from Reverend Ike's Prayer Tower, G. P. O. Box 50, New York, NY. 10001. By filling out the God's Blessing BankChecks and sending a donation, Rev. Ike can make your prayers come true.
b1979.4f12 Investigation by the Senate of the State of Printed booklet. 501 pages. "It is the subject of notorious Mississippi of the Charges of Bribery in the rumor that Senator (Theo. G.) Bilbo has stated that he Election of a United States Senator, Session received from L. C. Dulaney a sum of money as a bribe for his vote in the recent Senatorial caucus of 1910.
b1979.4f13 Oxford, Mississippi Ridicule. July 27, 1878. Printed document. 4 pages. Vol. 1, No. 1 of a presumably comedic newspaper.
Oversize
1979.5 The Stars and Stripes, November 15, 1918, May 2, 1919, May 23, 1919, May 30, 1919, June 6, 1919, June 13, 1919 (pictorial supplement)
1979.5 New York Herald (Paris edition), November 12, 1918, November 26, 1918, December 14, 1918, December 15, 1918, February 20, 1919, May 2, 1919, May 30, 1919, and June 24, 1919
1979.5 Excelsior, July 15, 1919
1979.5 Chicago Tribune (Paris edition), November 14, 1918, June 24, 1919, and July 15, 1919
1979.5 Natchez Democrat, May 8, 1919
1979.6f1 "Carriers' address to the patrons of the Vicksburg Carriers' address printed on a pink, silk cloth. Dated January 1, 1862. Daily Whig"
1979.6f2 Muster Roll of the 27th Mississippi Infantry Contains a short history of the company along with an original muster roll. (1) History of the "27th Miss. Vols." (2) The muster roll reads " Muster Roll of Colonel ? A. Campbell from the 30th day of April 1863, when last mustered, to the 30th day of June, 1863; Company 6 of the 27th Regiment of Miss. Vols."
1979.6f3 J.D. Henderson-Justice of the Peace Certificate Document certifying that J.D. Henderson was elected as Justice of the Peace in Yazoo County, December 13, 1919
1979.6f4 Platform of Charles Scott Two copies of "Platform of Charles Scott; Regards Governorship the highest honor, and when his term shall expire, will devote remainder of his life to agriculture. Will give Practical Business and Non-fac-tional Administration. He Belongs to No Man or Set of Men, and Will Favor Liberal Appropriations for the Education of the White Boys and Girls of the State."
1979.6f5 William T. Allen Collection Various payroll records from the Civil War. (1) Piece of envelope from the "Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies." To R.S. Maxey, Esq., Brandon, Miss. (2) Payroll of the Company from April 2-June 30, 1864. Written in pencil is "12 Miss Cavalry." (3) Document that reads, "Pay Roll continued" includes names and numerical figures. (4) Pay roll document; includes names and numerical figures
1979.6f6 Seventeenth and eighteenth century printing examples
Scope: Various printing examples. (1) Display #1, original leaf dated 1765 A.D. "In Modum Catecheseos." pages 329 and 330. (2) Display #2, original leaf dated 1768 A.D. "Siebendes Buch. Liber II. Macbabeorum." Pages 421-422. (3) Display #3, original leaf date unknown. "An Account of the final Destruction of Jerusalem." Pages 673-674. (4) Display #4, original leaf dated 1702 A.D. "Elymas the Sorcerer Struck Blind Acts Ch 13th" plate 64 no. 33. (5) Display #5, Journals of the House of Lords, "Journals of the House of Lords" pages 437 and 438. (6) Photocopy of Latin document dated 1707, transcribed into English at the bottom of the page. (7) Broadsides where the previously listed documents were originally housed.
1979.6f7 Faulkner Prints (Not author William Faulkner) "Prints, 3 each, in portfolio. No connection with William C. Faulkner of Oxford, Mississippi. The William Faulkner prints in the portfolio are done by a man whose actual name is "William Faulkner." Burn Porter promotes the selling of these prints without making it clear these have no connection with the Faulkner of literary renown."
1979.6f8 Catholic Action of the South Issue of the Catholic Action of the South dated October 14, 1937. Publication includes articles, advertisements and announcements concerning the Catholic faith in the South
1979.6f9 "Greenwood Leflore-Last Chief of the Choctaws" Page from a newspaper dated 26 August 1928. The article contains drawings, photographs, articles, and other biographical information about Greenwood Leflore
1979.7f1 Society of Cincinnati certificate signed by President. Folder includes the diploma which was signed by George Washington (donated by Robert D. Filter) at Mount Vernon, Virginia, on October 31, 1784; a history of the society; information about William Huston; and history of the diploma for the society
1979.7f2 Document signed by John Pettus, Gov. appointing Thomas A. Burgin to 1st Lt. Oktibbeha Minute Men, 1862. Certificate from the State of Mississippi recognizing the election of Thomas A. Burgin to the office of 1st Lieutenant of the Oktibbeha Minutemen and Infantry company of Mississippi Militia. (elected August 6, 1862; signed by Governor Pettus October 1, 1862)
1979.7f3 "The House That Jeff Built" Satire depicting the life of Jefferson Davis. "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1863 by D. C. Johnston in the Clerks office of the District Court of Massachusetts
Note: Available digitally in the Civil War Archive
1979.7f4 Robert Holt Hindman. tombstone rubbing. Tombstone rubbing from the grave of Robert Holt Hindman from the Hindman Cemetary, Ripley, MS, rubbing by Tommy Covington, 1976
1979.7f5 Walthall Clippings. Various obituary notices and articles. Some articles on L.Q.C. Lamar
1979.7f6 Series of sketches published in newspapers during the American Civil War
1979.7f6.1 "Cutting the Canal Opposite Vicksburg" by Mr. Theodore R. Davis in the August 2, 1862 issue of Harper's Weekly
1979.7f6.2 "Scene in Front of Washington Hotel, Vicksburg, Mississippi." [no other information given]
1979.7f6.3 "View of Vicksburg, Mississippi." [no other information given]
1979.7f6.4 "Siege of Charleston-Attack on Fort Wagner by the Union Troops Under General Gillmorf, July 24th and 25th" by 'our special artist' and "Opening of the Mississippi-Occupation of Natchez, Miss, July 13, by Brig. Gen. Ransom, of M'Pherson's Corps" by Fred B. Schell, in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, August 15, 1863
1979.7f6.5 "Rail-Road Junction Near Corinth," "Corinth from Beauregard's Head-Quarters" and "Beauregard's Head-Quarters. Corinth, Mississippi, Now in Possession of Our Troops" from sketches by Mr. Theodore R. Davis, in the June 21, 1862 issue of Harper's Weekly
1979.7f6.6 "Railroad Depot," "Rebel Armory" and "Holly Springs, Mississippi" from sketches by Mr. A. Simplot, in the January 10, 1863 issue of Harper's Weekly
1979.7f6.7 "Scenes and Incidents of the Mississippi Floods" from photographs by W. A. Stanton, Vicksburg, in the April 26, 1890, issue of Harper's Weekly
1979.7f6.8 "The Civil War in America: Train with Reinforcements for General Johnston Running Off The Track in the Forests of Mississippi," from a sketch by 'our special artist' and "The Civil War in America: Re-Occupation of Jackson, Mississippi, by the Confederates" from a sketch by 'our special artist' in the August 8, 1863 issue of The Illustrated London News
1979.7f7 "Fellow Citizens of the Senate and House of Representatives" Publication, circa 1847, for members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. This issue was addressed to Hon. Hugh White, Representative, W. City (Washington), D.C
1979.7f8 Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barber Shop Quartet Singing in America.Certificate of Membership Charter into the Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barber Shop Quartet Singing in America for the Oxford, Mississippi, Chapter. April 1, 1951
1979.7f9 Ordinance of Secession
1979.7f9.1 Facsimile of Mississippi's Ordinance of Secession
1979.7f9.2 Published announcement of Secession by Power & Cadwallader, Jackson, Miss
1979.7f10 Public land sale documents
1979.7f10.1 Certification that Blake Jackson of Montgomery County, has purchased land from the land office in Cahaba, Alabama, March 1826, signed by President John Quincy Adams
1979.7f10.2 Certification that Wiley C. Person of Sumpter (?), Alabama, has purchased land from the land office in Columbus, February 27, 1841, signed by President Martin Van Buren
1979.7f10.3 Certification that Abner Smith of Yazoo County, Mississippi, has purchased land from the land office in Jackson, Mississippi, September 1, 1826, signed by President John Quincy Adams
1979.7f10.4 Certification that Joseph Slocum Sr. of Madison County, Mississippi, has purchased land from the land office in Mount Salus, Mississippi, December 1, 1830, signed by President Andrew Jackson
1979.7f10.5 Certification that Austin Elvy Moore assignee of James Parker Peters, has purchased land from the Land office in Pontotoc, August 2, 1838, signed by President Martin Van Buren
1979.7f11 "Rules Relating to Pupils & Janitors of St. Louis Township Public School," adopted by Board of Education, Jan. 3, 1873
1979.7f12 "Opportunity" by Walter Malone. Copy of Walter Malone's poem, "Opportunity."
1979.7f13 Commission to the Army of the Mississippi Certificate recognizing Thomas G. Clark as 1st Lieutenant of the Army of Mississippi on December 11, 1861. (Photostat-May 27, 1959)
1979.7f14 Charles G. Bell. Delta Return Corrected forward to Charles G. Bell's Delta Return, Santa Fe, N. M. 1986
1979.7f15 Dr. Thomas H. Somerville. Various scholastic documents of Dr. Thomas H. Somerville
1979.7f15.1 Certificate of membership in the Alumni Association of Washington and Lee University"
1979.7f15.2 Diploma from Washington College. Virginia granting Somerville the title of "Proficient in Chemistry", June 23, 1870
1979.7f15.3 Diploma from Washington & Lee University, Virginia, granting Somerville a Bachelor of Law, June 27, 1872
1979.7f16 Edward VII, King of England. (3 Posters) 1910
1979.7f16.1 (1) "The Last Token: Queen Alexandra Placing A Rose in the Hands of Her Beloved Husband, King Edward" published as a supplement to "The Illustrated London News," June 4, 1910. The original drawing was created by A. Forestier.
1979.7f16.2 (2) "The Last Sleep of the Guardian of England's Welfare" published as a supplement to "The Illustrated London News," May 28, 1910. The original drawing was created by Mr. Albert Bruce-Joy.
1979.7f16.3 (3)"Edward The Peacemaker." This copy of "Frank Haviland's Great Portrait of His Late Majesty, King Edward VII" was printed as a supplement to the "Illustrated London News," May 28, 1910
Small Manuscripts 1980
1980.1f1 Prentiss Normal and Industrial Institute. Printed documents. 2 pages. Entitled, "Leading Whites flier. August 25, 1925. Endorse the Campaign to Raise $15,000 for the Institution," and lists a number of contributors to the fund. Also included is a form to be enclosed with mailed donations to the Institute, "For the Training of the Negro Youth Into a Better and More Useful Citizenship."
1980.1f2 Poll Tax Receipt. Bolivar County. Printed form, filled in by hand. 1 page. December 16, 1878
1980.1f3 "The Legend of the Tallahatchie," by Clovis M. Printed document, 1 page. 2 copies, one printed on paper, Taylor, Jr. 1972. the other printed on cardboard
1980.1f4 No. 27. January 7th, 1811. House of Printed document. 3 pages. "A Bill for the Relief of Representatives. Richard Tervin, William Coleman, Edwin Lewis, Samuel Mims, Joseph Wilson, and the Baptist Church, at Salem Meeting House, in the Mississippi Territory."
1980.1f5 E.E. Holman. Holly Springs, MS, ALS. 2 pages. Holman requests action on war claims April 25, 1871, to J. W. Denver, Washington, in his own behalf and on behalf of several others. D. C. (labeled Folder #6)
1980.1f6 ALS. Irvin S. Cobb. New York, NY, 20 December (2 pages)
Scope: Cobb gives permission for the inclusion 1922, to Dr. Blauche Collin Williams. (sp?) of his story "Snake Doctor" in the "proposed volume for 1922 of the O. Henry Memorial Award Commission." (labeled Folder #7)
1980.1f7 1856 Henderson Indenture (encapsulated)
Note: Moved to Oversized SMMSS 2000-2-4
Small Manuscripts 1981
1981.1f1 ALS. 19 Marzo 1798, "Pedro Camer, Juan P. Walker y Andres A. Ellicott..." (letter in Spanish)
Small Manuscripts 1982
Letters and Memorandum Notes written by Landon Cabell Garland, President, North East & South West Alabama Railroad Company, 1854 - 1855 & South West Alabama Railroad Company. Typewritten copies of the 43 letters in the old letter book used by Landon Cabell Garland for preserving copies of letters he wrote while he was president of the North East (Vol. I)
"Landon Cabell Garland Letters. Typewritten transcriptions of 17 letters written by Landon concerning Vanderbilt University." Landon Cabell Garland between 22 October 1873 and 15 October 1874 regarding the founding of Vanderbilt University
Copies of Fifteen Garland letters deposited with Vanderbilt University. Typewritten transcriptions of fifteen letters primarily by Landon Cabell Garland, written between November 10, 1829 and July 1, 1893. (2 volumes)
1982.1f1 "Thomas Wolfe: His People and His Printed document. 6 pages. An index and description Homeland," by Richard Reed, Associate Professor of 34 color slides. (slides missing) of Literature, University of North Carolina at Asheville
1982.1f2 Holland Collection. TLS. from John Ciardi, Poetry Editor, Saturday Review
1982.1f3 Holland Collection. TLS. from Gerald Walton, English Department, University of Mississippi.4 folders
1982.1f4 Holland Collection. TLS. from William Alexander Percy to Robert Holland, 6 September 1938, concerning Holland's poetry & Typewritten poem Entitled "To William Alexander Percy."
1982.1f5 Holland Collection. Typescript
1982.1f6 W.W. Ramsey. "My Life in the Vicksburg Bar." Typescript. 24 pages
1982.1f7 A.M. Clayton, Confederate Judge in Mississippi. ALS. in which Clayton states that he "drew up letter to Lida Perry, October 25, 1887. the Bill for the organization of the Judicial system of the Confederate States."
1982.1f8 A.M. Clayton, Confederate Judge in Mississippi. Photocopies and transcription of the letter; photocopy of the Clayton entry from Memoirs of Mississippi (556-557)
1982.1f9 Josiah A.P. Campbell, Confederate legislator. ALS. dated January 9, 1890.
1982.1f10 Josiah A.P. Campbell, Confederate legislator. Photocopy, transcription, and the Campbell entry from Memoirs of Mississippi (495-498)
1982.1f11 William T.S. Barry, Confederate. ALS. from Barry dated October 13, 1858
1982.1f12 William T.S. Barry, Confederate. Photocopy of letter, transcription, and the Barry entry from Congressman. Memoirs of Mississippi (353-355).
1982.1f13 William L. Harris, Confederate Commissioner. ALS. from Harris to Mr. O. L. Keeler dated October 3, 1855. from Mississippi.
1982.1f14 William L. Harris, Confederate Commissioner. Photocopy and transcript of the letter
1982.1f15 Jack N. Stewart, Sr. 3 June 1983. Typewritten letter. The letter discusses a number of contemporary political contests, including the race for a US Senate seat and the governorship
1982.1f16 The Southern Reposure (v1,n1.). Comedic newspaper that lampoons Summer, 1956. contemporary pro-segregation writing by calling for the segregation of people of Scotch-Irish descent. Photocopies: Joseph L. Blotner, Faulkner: A Biography, pp. 1607-1610. P. D. East, The Magnolia Jungle, pp. 191- 203, in which the authors discuss P. D. East's and William Faulkner's efforts to publish this single issue of The Southern Reposure 1 envelope
1982.2f1 William Ferris letter from the Smithsonian (photocopy) 25 January 1982, from Lynda Roscoe Hartigan, Institution. Assistant Curator, 20th Century Painting and Sculpture
1982.2f2 Minutes of the Commonwealth Drilling and Oil Photocopied documents, hand- and typewritten. Company, Natchez, MS, 1915. (labeled Folder #5)
1982.2f3 "From the Russian Ghetto to the Mississippi Delta," by A. Isaacson. Typewritten manuscript, parts I and II, 2-165 and 1-84. Copy 1
1982.2f4 "From the Russian Ghetto to the Mississippi Delta," by A. Isaacson. Typewritten manuscript, parts I and II, 2-165 and 1-84. Copy 2
1982.2f5 Letter. Eudora Welty to Joseph Cornell, Photocopy of typewritten letter, photocopies of Flushing, Long Island, NY, 4 April 1945. photographs, photocopy of the envelope, photocopy of a Subscription form from The Magazine of Wall Street
1982.2f6 Letter. Eudora Welty to Charles H. Ford, Photocopies of typewritten letters. 16 January 1943; from C. H. Ford to Joseph Cornell, January 31, 1943
1982.2f7 Unidentified magazine advertisement featuring (2) Welty snapshots; ad for The Golden Apples (photocopies)
1982.2f8 New York Times Book Review, April 14, 1946. Photocopies. "A Fine Novel of the Deep South," re: Welty's Delta Wedding
1982.1f9 Joseph Cornell, handwritten notes re: Welty's Photocopy, transcription. letter of April 3, 1945
1982.1f10 Article by Welty, "Literature and the Lens" (photocopies), includes Welty snapshots
1982.1f11 New York Times Book Review of Welty's The Ponder Heart (photocopies). 10 January 1954, with photographs of "Welty Country."
1982.2f12 The memoirs of Olivia Smith. Photocopies of typewritten manuscript and handwritten letters. (1 of 2)
1982.2f13 The memoirs of Olivia Smith. Photocopies of typewritten manuscript and handwritten letters. (2 of 2)
1982.2f14 The Civil War Diary of J. M. Love. Photocopies. 5-16 March 1862. Wirt Adams Cavalry Regiment, Company G. (photocopy of typescript)
Small Manuscripts 1985
Thomas G. Clark Letters are housed with the rest of the Clark Family Letters, available: http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM00074/
Finkbine Lumber Company (Wiggins, MS) photographs moved to Collection Photographs
Irwin Russell Collection photographs moved to Collection Photographs
1985.1f1 Mississippi Trade Card. "This series consists of fifty cards, each one of which shows a correct map (properly bounded - of one State, or Territory. The pictures illustrating the peculiar industries and scenery..." Arbuckle Brothers Coffee Company, NY, 1889
1985.1f2 Dr. Nollie Wade Hickman. interview. Transcript of an interview with Hickman, conducted by Murella Hebert Powell and Charles Sullivan on May 18, 1984 at Mississippi Gulf Coast Junior College, Perkinston, MS
1985.1f3 Ora Iona Dilly. "Why President Abraham Lincoln Was Assassinated and What Became of John Wilkes Booth." Typewritten manuscript in which Dilly claims Booth killed Lincoln because Lincoln refused to commute the death sentence of John Bell, a former school chum of Booth's, who was captured in New York and convicted of being a Confederate spy. 1984.
Small Manuscripts 1986
1986.1f1 Alabama trade card. Dixieland Brand Trade card for Arbuckle Brothers Coffee Company, watermelons advertisement. New York, c. 1890, features a map of the state and an image of black people picking cotton. Ad for Dixieland Brand features a caricature of a young black boy
1986.1f2 Oxford Boys School. "Class Book For Recording Scholarship And Attendance In Oxford Male School," 1875-1877
1986.1f3 Robert Tallant and Peggy Howerton. Letters and party invitations
1986.1f4 William R. Benet. Article about Louis Untermeyer. Typescript. Also, photocopies of pp. 425-426 of Contemporary Authors, the Louis Untermeyer entry
1986.1f5 Ben Johnson. Photocopies of letters, Undated
1986.1f6 Ben Johnson. Photocopies of letters, Stamped & Dated
1986.1f7 Ben Johnson. Photocopies of letters, 1879
1986.1f8 Ben Johnson. Photocopies of letters, 1880
1986.1f9 Ben Johnson. Photocopies of letters, 1888
1986.1f10 Ben Johnson. Photocopies of letters, 1890
1986.1f11 Ben Johnson. Photocopies of letters, 1891
1986.1f12 Ben Johnson. Photocopies of letters, 1900
1986.1f13 Caldwell Ballad. Several interdepartmental communications regarding the Caldwell Ballad; the actual Ballad is not it this folder
1986.1f14 Arion Press Articles. Promotional literature re: Arion Press, "deluxe, limited editions."
1986.1f15 H.M. Rice. ALS., from Rice to his father, 17 September 1860, regarding his experiences as a new student at the University of Mississippi
1986.1f16 Ishmael Reed. ALS. to Amiri Baraka and TLS. 1975
University of Mississippi Law Review10 items
Theodore Bilbo. TLS. from Bilbo to "Honorable Jos. M. Howorth," October 28, 1925 re: Quaterly Law Review of the University of Mississippi
George H. Ethridge. ALS. from Ethridge to the Mississippi Law Review requesting a one-year subscription. March 30, 1922
W. Holdsworth. ALS. re: Mississippi Law Review on All Souls College, Oxford. letterhead. Dated December 14. (no year)
Louis M. Jiggitts. TLS. from Jiggitts to Howorth re: Dr. Holdsworth, his tutor, and a possible submission to the Review. St. John's College, Oxford, letterhead. 1922
T.C. Kimbrough, Dean, University of Mississippi School of Law. ALS. from Kimbrough to Jos. M. Howorth inquiring about the Mississippi Law Review and congratulating Howorth on passing the bar. July 10, 1923
T.C. Kimbrough. ALS. from Kimbrough to Howorth re: Kimbrough's comments on an article Howorth wrote for the Mississippi Law Review. March 2, 1923
T.C. Kimbrough. ALS. from Kimbrough to Howorth, advising Howorth on particulars regarding the launch of the Law Review. July 26, 1922
William Alexander Percy. TLS. from Percy to "The Mississippi Law Review" declining to contribute an article to the review on the grounds that he didn't have enough time to compose a quality article. December 14, 1922
Chalmers Potter. TLS. from Potter to Howorth re: Howorth's appointment To the "committee on the University Law School Review." October 17, 1923
Sydney Smith. TLS. from Smith to Howorth declining to submit an article to the Mississippi Law Review due to the demands of his "official duties." November 17, 1922
Small Manuscripts 1987
1987.1f1 Abraham Lincoln reading to Tad Lincoln (Image) 9 February 1864. Photo by Anthony Berger of Brady Studio
1987.1f2 "A History of the Randle Family Typed document
1987.1f3 Bobby Ray Watson. Typed document. "Childhood Memories of Oxford." Transcription of an interview that Watson conducted with his grandmother, Oxford native Ruby Sparks Watson, in 1987
1987.1f4 George Burns. TLS. concerning his inclusion in a tribute to George and Ira Gerschwin, 27 December 1977, & autographed 8x10 photograph
Note: Photograph removed to Cold Storage for preservation.
Small Manuscripts 1988
1988.1f1 Alice Clay Smith Photocopy of a privately printed history. "The Life and Stories of Dr. Thomas Franklin Clay."
1988.1f2 Gillespie Family. Reminiscences. Photocopy of typed letter of 14 March 1988 from Mary A. Kuhn to Bill Ferris and photocopy of a letter written by Mrs. John Bitting. Photocopy of typed transcription of that letter. Typewritten document: "Recollections of Letitia Dabney Miller, Chicago, begun in August, 1926."
1988.1f3 Joseph Ingraham. ALS. from Ingraham, dated 11 January 1842. Transcription included
1988.1f4 Thomas Park. Typed document, "Recollections of Ocean Springs, 1911-1919."
1988.1f5 Elia Kazan.TLS. dated March 1978 from Kazan lauding the University of Mississippi for sponsoring an exhibit honoring her friend John Steinbeck
1988.1f6 ALS. Elliot [B?] to Mr. Zecheriah Howes dated 26 August 1823
Scope: Establishment of mission schools for Choctaws in the Mississippi territory. Transcription included
1988.1f7 Irwin Russell. ALS. dated April 21, 1878 to Mr. Roswell Smith concerning a newspaper article and illustration
1988.1f8 Alice Walker. Typewritten document. "Looking for Zora."
1988.2f1 Varina Howell Davis. ALS. Davis to Col. Lucius B. Northrop concerning the public release of private letters between Jefferson Davis and the Colonel without the permission of Mrs. Davis. 5 July 1890
1988.2f2 G.M.L. Johnson, Col. 13th, Ind. Cavalry. Printed document (1 page). General Orders, No. 1, assuming command of the subdistrict of North East Mississippi, 18 June 1865
1988.2f3 Ball Printed Materials. I.H.H. & L.F. Co. "Grand Fancy Dress and Calico Ball", 4 July 1885, Shieldsborough, MS.
1988.2 Tillman L. Martin. Typed document (27 pages). "Mississippi in Fact and Fiction: A Bibliography of Works by Out-of-State Authors."
1988.2 Tillman L. Martin. Typed document. "Magnolia Parade: The Annotated Bibliography of Mississippi Literature with Thumbnail Author Biographies," January 1956
1988.2 Tillman L. Martin. Typed document. "The Mississippi Avent*Garde [sic]," 1955. (not in folder)
1988.2 Tillman L. Martin. Typed document (2 pages). "A Secret Thunder," poems. (not in folder)
1988.2 Tillman L. Martin. Typed document (6 pages). "Paperback Mississippiana," a bibliography. (not in folder)
1988.2 Tillman L. Martin. Typed document (50+ pages). "Magnolia Parade and Secret Thunder," early drafts. (not in folder)
1988.2 Tillman L. Martin. TLS. Two letter from Martin to J. S. Hartin, Director of Libraries at the University of Mississippi, July 11, 1957 and March 7,1957. (not in folder)
1988.2 Tillman L. Martin. Typed document (12 pages). "Mississippiana Recommended by the Wilson Catalog Series." April 24, 1956. (not in folder)
1988.2 Tillman L. Martin. Typed document (2 pages). "Out-of-State Authors Who Have Written About Mississippi." (not in folder)
1988.2 Tillman L. Martin. Typed documents. Several more drafts of Mississippiana bibliographies
Small Manuscripts 1989
1989.1f1 Council on Human Relations (Oxford) Typewritten letters and reports of the Council on Human Relations's efforts to develop employment opportunities in Oxford. c. 1968
L.Q.C. Lamar Society
Scope: "It is the object of the L. Q. C. Lamar Society to capitalize on the talents of some of the South's more promising future leaders by creating a non-political, non-partisan organization which can bring together native Southerners who are committed to finding practical solutions to some of the South's problems."
1989.1f2 Pamphlets & General Information
1989.1f3 School Desegregation
1989.1f4 Statistical Studies on Desegregation & Correspondence
1989.1f5 National Education Association Task Force on Desegregation
1989.1f6 Tom McCown. "The Heart of Dixie, Screenplay by Tom McCown from the novel Heartbreak Hotel by Anne Rivers Siddons, First Draft - Revisions Draft, 18 February 1988." (1 of 3)
1989.1f7 Tom McCown. "The Heart of Dixie, Screenplay by Tom McCown from the novel Heartbreak Hotel by Anne Rivers Siddons, First Draft - Revisions Draft, 18 February 1988." (2 of 3)
1989.1f8 Tom McCown. "The Heart of Dixie, Screenplay by Tom McCown from the novel Heartbreak Hotel by Anne Rivers Siddons, First Draft - Revisions Draft, 18 February 1988." (3 of 3)
1989.1f9 Tom McCown. "The Heart of Dixie, Screenplay by Tom McCown from the novel Heartbreak Hotel by Anne Rivers Siddons, First Draft - Revisions Draft, 5 March 1988." (2 of 3)
1989.1f10 Tom McCown. "The Heart of Dixie, Screenplay by Tom McCown from the novel Heartbreak Hotel by Anne Rivers Siddons, First Draft - Revisions Draft, 5 March 1988." (2 of 3)
1989.1f11 Tom McCown. "The Heart of Dixie, Screenplay by Tom McCown from the novel Heartbreak Hotel by Anne Rivers Siddons, First Draft - Revisions Draft, 5 March 1988." (2 of 3)
1989.1f12 Bell Irvin Wiley. Postcard of Jefferson Davis. Broadside entitled "The True Surrender," depicting Grant surrendering his sword to Lee
Small Manuscripts 1990
1990.1f1 Claude L. Robinson. Typed diary of memoranda, dates, times, and places concerning Robinson's WWII experience. Also, typewritten elaboration of the handwritten notes
1990.1f2 Lawrence A. Jones. Photocopies of newspaper articles and typewitten comments on Jones's art
1990.1f3 Otis W. Coan. TMs. "Rocktown, Arkansas"
1990.1f4 Otis W. Coan. "Okie Boy,"
1990.1f5 Otis W. Coan. "Rebel Rousers."
1990.1f6 Otis W. Coan. "The Regions Are Visible,"
1990.1f7 Otis W. Coan. "Freedom of Association in the South-1948, 1956, and 1961,"
1990.1f8 Otis W. Coan. "Four Bucks" & one copy of The Crisis: A Record of the Darker Races, February 1950, in which appears an article Coan authored
1990.1 Byron Gayle Faust. TMs. "Precious memories of Byron Gayle Faust, 1916-1988,"
1990.1 Byron Gayle Faust. TMs. "Songs, Lyrics, and Music by Byron Gayle Faust, 1916- 1988."
Small Manuscripts 1991
"Burning Roses"
Scope: Screenplay set at the University of Mississippi in 1987 exploring continuing racial tension on the anniversary of James Meredith's admittance. (author unknown)
1991.1f1 First Text
1991.1f2 Chronology for Second Text
1991.1f3 Second Text (1 of 4)
1991.1f4 Second Text (2 of 4)
1991.1f5 Second Text (3 of 4)
1991.1f6 Second Text (4 of 4)
1991.1f7 Third Text (1 of 4)
1991.1f8 Third Text (2 of 4)
1991.1f9 Third Text (3 of 4)
1991.1f10 Third Text (4 of 4)
1991.1f11 Chronology for Third Text
1991.1f12 Final Text (1 of 2)
1991.1f13 Final Text (2 of 2)
1991.1f14 Notes (1 of 3)
1991.1f15 Notes (2 of 3)
1991.1f16 Notes (3 of 3)
1991.1f17 Lt. Lloyd L. Le Clair. Postcard from Le Clair to Dean Guest dated 1 September 1944. Le Clair and Guest were both University of Mississippi students who left school to enlist. Le Clair was a Prisoner of War in Germany when the card was sent
1991.1f18 Rick Bass. Press kit received by the Center for the Study of Southern Culture 30 January 1991, regarding Oil Notes, and the new Winter: Notes from Montana
1991.1f19 Martha Lacy Hall. Louisiana State University Press. Book News re: Hall's 1990 release of The Apple-Green Triumph and Other Stories
1991.1f20 Scuppernongs Photocopy of a transcript of "Ho! The Scuppernong," a letter written by James Marcus Taylor of Corinth and published in Southern Cultivator (vol. 26, no. 10) October 1868. Accompanied by a letter written May 15, 1983 by Milton Sandy, Jr., CPA, also of Corinth, considering the historical context of Taylor's letter. Also accompanied by a Biography of Dr. James Marcus Taylor and a Bibliography compiled by Stephanie L. Sandy
1991.1f21 Edgar Wiggins Waugh. T.D., "My Experiences as Editor of the Mississippian, 1922-23 by Edgar Wiggins Waugh, Professor Emeritus, Political Science Eastern Michigan University." TLS. from Waugh to Dr. Gerald W. Walton, Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, U. of MS, January 25, 1991. T. D. S. entitled "The Holy Jo Incident At Ole Miss-Fall of 1918." TLS. from Dr. Gerald W. Walton to Dr. Thomas Verich re: E. W. Waugh's experiences
1991.1f22 Conde Nast. Traveler October 1990. "Southern Sojourns," pp. 192-203, 215-17, including a blurb by William Ferris on Smitty's and Mrs. Isaiah's
1991.1f23 Augusta Word Cole. T. D. A brief biography of Augusta Word Cole, a New Albany native, and comments on seven of her paintings
1991.1f24 Clemma Dale. TLS. from Dale to Williams P. Young at the University of Mississippi's library dated June 27, 1979. Re: The Library's Gershwin exhibit. Dale played Bess from Porgy and Bess in Performances and recordings
1991.1f25 Rick Bass. Press kit, 11 July 1989. In support of his release Oil Notes
1991.1f26 Calvin S. Brown, Chancellor, University of Mississippi. Photocopied correspondence, 1914, 1948
1991.1f27 The Yuppies of Mississippi. Photocopy of a Clarion Ledger article (December 6, 1984 vol. 148, no. 240, pp. 1) entitled "Court fires Faulkner at deer spotlighters," in which journalist Tom Brennan writes of the State Supreme Court decision affirming the conviction of Milton V. Pharr on six misdemeanor violations of state game laws. Included are photocopies of "In the Supreme Court of Mississippi No. 55,015, Milton V. Pharr v. State of Mississippi," Justice James Robertson writing the majority opinion for the court, and Justice Hawkins opining in dissent
1991.1f28 Miss [Elfida?] Barrow. ALS. from John Farrar to Barrow. ACS. to Barrow from Dorothy Heyward, postmarked December 29, 1924
1991.1f29 William P. Gould. Transcription of a letter written 14 February 1821 from "Choctaw Agency" to Eden Brashears in Port Gibson, re: an annuity to be administered by Gould to Choctaws. Included are brief biographies of the men mentioned in the letter
1991.1f30 The Southron Premiere Reissue, March 1991. Including articles by Willie Morris and Johnny shines, and interviews with Shelby Foote, Rick Bass, and Barry Hannah
1991.1f31 Bill of Sale for a Slave. ADS. Written by L. John McThompson (sp?) conveying "a negro boy named Robert about twenty or two years old" to James Davenport for "the sum of five hundred dollars." Dated May 26, 1826
1991.1f32 Harriet Blanton Theobald. (1833-1886) Manuscript of the early history of Greenville (original)
1991.1f33 Harriet Blanton Theobald. (1833-1886) Manuscript of the early history of Greenville (typed transcriptions)
1991.1f34 Harriet Blanton Theobald. (1833-1886) History of Greenville
1991.1f35 Harriet Blanton Theobald. (1833-1886) Printed obituary notice for Theobald outlining her history and the gifts given to the city.
1991.1f36 Harriet Blanton Theobald. (1833-1886) Greenville Early History
1991.1 Morris Dees. Steve Fiffer. TMs. "A Season for Justice." (422 pages)
1991.2.1 David E. Galloway. Galloway's memoirs, From the Jungle to the Arctic
1991.2.2 David E. Galloway. Typed letter from Galloway to William Ferris dated 19 December 1990. (Two photocopies) The letter refers to a "parchment deed" given to Ferris and an excerpt from Galloway's memoirs that refer to the deed
Small Manuscripts 1992
1992.1f1 James "Cool Papa" Bell. Photocopies of biographical entries on Bell from Who's Who Among Black Americans, 1990-91, and two other books. A Clarion-Ledger article on the dedication of Cool Papa Bell Drive in Jackson, MS. A.C. S. from Bell to Mr. Danny Schlesinger dated August 3, 1977. Bell played baseball in the Negro Leagues from 1922-50 and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1974
1992.1f2 Rabb / Ferris Family. Typescripts and Correspondence, April 2, 1851-January 7, 1854. "My Family," by E. B. Ferris, including a genealogy linking Ferris to the Plantagenets. "My Travels Over a Long Span of Years," also by E.B. Ferris. "Records of the Past, January-1884," written by Ann Tompkins Minor Trueheart. Correspondence, 1 July 1826 - 12 June 1882 (1 of 2)
1992.1f3 Rabb / Ferris Family. Typescripts and Correspondence, April 2, 1851-January 7, 1854. "My Family," by E. B. Ferris, including a genealogy linking Ferris to the Plantagenets. "My Travels Over a Long Span of Years," also by E.B. Ferris. "Records of the Past, January-1884," written by Ann Tompkins Minor Trueheart. Correspondence, 1 July 1826 - 12 June 1882 (2 of 2)
1992.1f4 William Atwood Reconstruction documents. ALS., 26 November 1869. Printed documents: General Orders & Special Orders No. 234 (Covington County), 236, 254, and 234 (Davis County)
1992.1f5 Dr. L.A. Wailes. Undated, photocopy of a TLS. in which Wailes recalls his Civil War service
1992.1f6 Petition to Pass Federal Anti-Lynch Law. The petition was to be returned to the National Negro Council in Washington, D. C. Also reads, "Keep Bilbo Out of the Senate!"
1992.1f7 Amite County Marriage License. ADS. "Tho. Batchelor Clk," licensing Isaac Vanduzor (sp?) and Constant Glascock (sp?). 23 February 1822
1992.1f8 The Oxford Chick "Oxford, Mississippi, Published when necessary, Necessary: January 1992 Second Issue." Re: Conservative viewpoints on cable television for the elderly and censorship
1992.1f9 Alexander Brisse. Leon de Rotrou. "The Draining of Lake Fucino Accomplished by his Excellency Prince Alexander Torlonia: An Abridged Account Historical and Technical by messrs Alexander Brisse, Engineer in Chief of the Draining and Leon de Rotrou, Late Chief Resident of the Administration." Printed at the Propaganda Press - Rome, 1876
1992.1f10 Dubose Heyward. ANS. Christmas card, December 1929
1992.1f11 James Wilkinson. ALS. from Wilkinson to Governor Winthrop Sargent, [1 July 1799 ?] Complaining about pirates on the Mississippi River pushing up the cost of freight from the Ohio River to the port of New Orleans
1992.1f12 Know Your State scrapbook. A scrapbook containing a series of Jackson Daily News articles that ran from January 1963 through May 1963. Each article gives a quick review of information for an individual county
1992.1f13 Grenada Bank. Photocopies of documents explaining why the FDIC now refers purchasers of failed banks to Grenada Bank for direction
1992.1f14 Edmund Richardson. "A Lease of the Mississippi State Penetentiary [sic] to Edmund Richardson of Jackson, Mississippi: Jackson, Mississippi 1868." A. D. S
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1992.2f7 "Know Your State" by Robert M. Thompson. Collection of newspaper articles, "Know Your State" compiled in a ledger by E.O. Harder, 3418 Northview Drive, Jackson, Mississippi 39211. (2 copies)
1992.2f8 "Meeting Our Mississippi Neighbors" Collection of newspaper articles, "Meeting Our Mississippi Neighbors" from 1955-1975
1992.3f1 "Cotton Blockade at Meridian, Mississippi" in Drawings in the January 17, 1880, edition of Harper's Weekly titled: Harper's Weekly "A Cotton Blockade at Meridian, Mississippi." (from sketches by J.H. Moser)
1992.3f2 Glen Gordon Recreations by T.S. Hardee. "Glen Gordon, On the Tangipahoa-Chatawa, Miss. 92 miles from New Orleans." by T.S. Hardee, Philip Werlein, New Orleans, 135 Canal Street
1992.3f3 Duncan letters. Photocopy of letters written by members of the Duncan family dating July 22, 1840
1992.3f4 Autographed manuscript "Young America" This autographed manuscript, "Young America", was written in 1856 as a prospectus for a Know-Nothing Party newspaper in Vicksburg, MS
Small Manuscripts 1993
1993.1f1 Map of Old Wyatt ALS. from Mrs. J. N. Neville to Mrs. Elliott regarding a map. Dated October 24, 1932. ALS. from the map's original owner, Mr. M. J. Harmon (sp?) to Mr. Miller, to whom he gave the map. Dated July 25, 1901
1993.1f2 Petition of the South Oxford Congregational. ADS. Petition dated 14 December 1986 protesting Methodist Church "the recent actions of the American Civil Liberties Union against the State of Mississippi," "the recent actions of U. S. Dist. Judge William H. Barbour, Jr.," and favoring "the initial action of Gov. Bill Allain who ordered that the appropriate offices of the Water Sillers State Office Building be lighted in order to form a cross" during the Christmas season
1993.1f3 David M. Fazio. TLS. David M. Fazio to Dr. John Pilkington, 21 June 1989 re: Pilkington's help with Fazio's paper on the architect William McKnight Bowman. Included is a T. Ms., "A Small Survey into the Realm of Human Activity: An Essay on the Art of Architecture."
1993.1f4 David Reese Chapter, D.A.R. Photocopies of "Some Early History of Lafayette County Mississippi compiled by David Reese Chapter, D.A.R., begun in October 1922." (Original is Housed in Daughters of the American Revolution (David Reese Chapter, Oxford, MS) Collection, Box 12)
1993.1f5 "Sons of the South" Filmstrip
Restrictions: Removed to Cold Storage for preservation
1993.1f6 Henry Minor Faser, of the Lamar Life Insurance Company, Home Office, Jackson, Mississippi. TLS. on The Lamar Life Insurance Company letterhead. From Faser to Henry Minor Faser, Jr., sending him "the dollar bill which was given you many years ago at the A. & M. College, now Mississippi State." Dated June 21, 1946. (Includes the 1917 dollar bill)
1993.1f7 Catalogue of the Officers and Students of Banner College (Banner, Calhoun County, Mississippi). 1887-1888. (2 photocopies of the printed document)
1993.1f8 Southern Literary Festival. (1 of 4)
Scope: Printed programs from 1938 (hosted by Blue Mountain College) 1955 (hosted by Delta State College), and 1960 (hosted by Baylor University). Various newspaper clippings, 1960
1993.1f9 Southern Literary Festival. (2 of 4)
Scope: Printed programs from 1938 (hosted by Blue Mountain College) 1955 (hosted by Delta State College), and 1960 (hosted by Baylor University). Various newspaper clippings, 1960
1993.1f10 Southern Literary Festival. (3 of 4)
Scope: Printed programs from 1938 (hosted by Blue Mountain College) 1955 (hosted by Delta State College), and 1960 (hosted by Baylor University). Various newspaper clippings, 1960
1993.1f11 Southern Literary Festival. (4 of 4)
Scope: Printed programs from 1938 (hosted by Blue Mountain College) 1955 (hosted by Delta State College), and 1960 (hosted by Baylor University). Various newspaper clippings, 1960
1993.2f12 Ford Family Collection. ALS. from Uncle Jobus to Miss Nellie Ford dated 12 April 1893 & Printed document from the State of Mississippi Executive Office assigning T. S. Ford as the District Attorney to the 7th Judicial District, dated 19 February 1877.
1993.2f13 Ford Family Collection. Photocopy of J. Ebenezer Ford's will, 17 September 1859. Photocopied correspondence and newspaper articles re: Ebb J. Ford's winning of Mississippi's first Rhodes scholarship.
1993.2f14 Ford Family Collection. Photocopies of photographs
1993.2f15 Key Brothers Collection Photocopies. Documents concerning the Key Brothers's record setting 653 hour endurance flight in 1935, including aircraft and engine logs
1993.2f16 Mississippi Academy of Science. Programs: lists of papers to be presented, and committee appointments, 1939-1942. Handwritten and typewritten drafts of the organization's constitution
1993.2f17 Mamie Lee Ratliff Finger. TMs. "Growing up Southern in the Mississippi Delta, 1918-1935."
1993.2f18 Mahalia Saville. Four letters written to Saville giving her permission to include various poems in a poetry anthology. Also, TMs. of "The Black Night," by James Hopper
1993.2f19 Joseph Jeffer. ADS. A contract for the indentured servitude/apprenticeship of Joseph Jeffer of the County of N. London to Edward Mott, to be served in Connecticut colony, 20 November 1769
1993.2f20 Robb Farm. Journal (all photocopies) AN., "ledgers of Bill Ferris's ancestors." Photocopies of scraps of paper with handwritten recipes on them. Photocopies of ledger entries recording the weight of cotton picked by individual slaves on individual days, 1839-1840. A variety of other ledger notes on produce, purchases, and activities through 1865 (1 of 4)
1993.2f21 Robb Farm. Journal (all photocopies) AN., "ledgers of Bill Ferris's ancestors." Photocopies of scraps of paper with handwritten recipes on them. Photocopies of ledger entries recording the weight of cotton picked by individual slaves on individual days, 1839-1840. A variety of other ledger notes on produce, purchases, and activities through 1865 (2 of 4)
1993.2f22 Robb Farm. Journal (all photocopies) AN., "ledgers of Bill Ferris's ancestors." Photocopies of scraps of paper with handwritten recipes on them. Photocopies of ledger entries recording the weight of cotton picked by individual slaves on individual days, 1839-1840. A variety of other ledger notes on produce, purchases, and activities through 1865 (3 of 4)
1993.2f23 Robb Farm. Journal (all photocopies) AN., "ledgers of Bill Ferris's ancestors." Photocopies of scraps of paper with handwritten recipes on them. Photocopies of ledger entries recording the weight of cotton picked by individual slaves on individual days, 1839-1840. A variety of other ledger notes on produce, purchases, and activities through 1865 (4 of 4)
1993.2f24 A.B. Longstreet, plaintiff's attorney. ADS. October 25, 1830. Longstreet's petition to the court and tH.R.sulting summons to the defendants to appear in court in order to settle a debt
1993.3f25 Mamie Lee Ratliff Finger. TMs. of reminiscences regarding Mrs. Finger's life experiences-her childhood and family in Clarksdale and an in-depth account of her mother's life, Cora Rodman Ratliff, a civil rights activist
1993.3f26 Mamie Lee Ratliff Finger. Promotional material from the Agnes Scott College, Decatur, GA, in which Mrs. Finger is noted as a distinguished alumnus
1993.3f27 National Geographic, July 1963 This issue of National Geographic includes an article on Vicksburg, MS
1993.3f28 Lou H. Randle. TD. Provenance for Lou H. Randle's diary/photo album
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1993.4f1 Port Hudson, LA (Civil War) Lithographs
1993.4f1.1 "The Lower Mississippi Fleet, Led by Admiral Farragut in the Flagship Hartford, Running the Port Hudson Batteries Saturday Night, March 14-U.S.S. Mississippi on Fire and Aground-Crew Escaping" in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, from a sketch by our Special Artist, F. H. Schell
1993.4f1.2 "View of Springfield Landing, Below Port Hudson, LA A Depot of Supplies for Bank's Army" from a drawing by Mr. J. H. Hamilton, "The Siege of Port Hudson-General Paine's Head-quarters at Chambers's Sugar-House" and "The Siege of Port Hudson-Head-quarters of General Banks at Riley's Plantation."
1993.4f1.3 "Opening of the Mississippi-Interior View of Port Hudson-From a sketch by our special artist, Fred G. Schell" and "Destruction Of the U. S. Steamer, Mississippi, Saturday Night, March 14, in the Mississippi River, Below Port Hudson-Explosion of the Magazine-From a sketch by our special artist, Mr. F. H. Schell"
1993.4f1.4 "Grand Assault of General Augur's Division of the Fortifications of Port Hudson, 27th May, 1863-sketched by Mr. J. R. Hamilton"
1993.4f1.5 "The Bombardment of Port Hudson-The 100-pound Gun of the "Richmond" At Work-Sketched by an Officer of the Navy.
1993.4f1.6 "The Bombardment of Port Hudson-A Mortar Schooner at Work-Sketched by a Naval Officer" and "Scene of General Painps
1993.4f1.7 Assault on Port Hudson on June 14, 1868-Carrying off Our Dead and Wounded Under a Flag of Truce"
1993.4f1.8 "Opening of the Mississippi- View of the Rebel Batteries at Port Hudson-From a Sketch by our special artist Fred B. Schell" and "Opening of the Mississippi-Ovation of the Inhabitants to the Sallie List, Descending the Mississippi. From a sketch by our special artist, Fred B. Schell"
1993.4f1.9 "The Siege of Port Hudson-Birds-Eye View of the Great River Battery, Three Hundred Yards from the Rebel Citadel-Sketched by Mr. J. R. Hamilton"
1993.4f1.10 "Port Hudson From the Opposite Bank of the River" and " The Union Forces Entering the Breast-Works to Take Possession of Port Hudson, July 9, 1863-From A Sketch by Mr. J. R. Hamilton"
1993.4f1.11 "Capture of Rebel Rifle-Pits, Three-Fourths Of a Mile from Port Hudson, Louisiana, by General Grover's Division, May 24, 1863-Sketched by Mr. J. R. Hamilton"
1993.4f1.12 "Saluting the Old Flag at Port Hudson, July 8,1863-Drawn by Mr. J.R. Hamilton" and "The Formal Surrender of Port Hudson-Drawn by Mr. J. R. Hamilton"
1993.4f2 Reproduction of The Religious Remembrancer Reproduction of The Religious Remembrancer (1818) and later known as the Christian Observer
1993.4f3 Land Certificate, Ellias Hines. United States of America land certificate signed by President John Tyler from Tippah County, Mississippi. Also included is an article from the Southern Sentinel, February 25, 1993, claiming that President Bill Clinton's Grandparents were Tippah County natives
1993.4f4 Oxford Training School July 8, 1994 issue of the OTS Reunion Contains articles about the Oxford training school."
1993.4f5 Miller Brewing Company "Gallery of Greats" calendar Twelve month calendar published by the Miller Brewing Company to acknowledge the accomplishments of African-Americans
Small Manuscripts 1994
1994.1f1 Cliff Williams Machine Company. Business envelope. Company headquartered in Meridian, Mississippi. "We Build Best 4-6-8-Wheel Log and Lumber Wagons, Carts, Go-Devils on Earth Or Elsewhere. Will sell you a complete portable saw mill Rig and take pay in lumber."
1994.1f2 WPA Federal Writers's Project. TL. from the UM librarian to Miss Eri Douglas, Director, "WPA Federal Writers [sic] Project," dated May 26, 1938. TMs., press release re: the Writers's Project publication, "Mississippi: A Guide to the Magnolia State."
1994.1f3 Charles A. Mills. TMs. "Holly Springs: A Portrait (1837-1878)," by Charles A. Mills
1994.1f4 Paul Harvey. Excerpts from Newscast. 26 January 1961 (Greenwood, Miss.)
1994.1f5 Colored Bar Association of Mississippi. Program for 1st Annual Meeting (Photocopy)
1994.1f6 "Thru Young Eyes: Historic Oxford 1994 "This calendar was created and designed by Oxford Middle Calendar" School 7th grade enrichment class." The calendar includes a Collection of drawings depicting numerous historic buildings in town
1994.1f7 Grenada, Mississippi. Photocopies of 12 ALS. between family members, some in school in New York and some, presumable still in Grenada. July 1840
1994.1f8 Jack Cook. TMs., "The Spirit of Red River," 1992. "A journalistic analysis of the famous legend of the 'Bell Witch' of Adams, Tennessee taken from four years of research concentrating on existant [sic] historical records and family papers from the eras of 1750 up to the present."
1994.1f9 J.R.A. Shields. TLS. from Shields to Whitman Bennett of Bennett Book Studios regarding the possibility that Thomas Hardy plagiarized a passage from A. B. Longstreet's Georgia Scenes and placed it in The Trumpet Major
1994.1f10 Union ironclad gunboat, city class, U.S.S. Cairo. Correspondence and photocopies of photograph concerning raising the U.S.S. Cairo from the bottom of the Yazoo River.
Restrictions: Photographs removed to Cold Storage for preservation
1994.1f11 Garner James. from Jane Bourne Newspaper clippings and photograph re: cave paintings, the U.S. Coast Guard, aeronautics, and lighthouses. (1930s-1940s)
1994.1f12 WWII Weekend, April 8-9, 1994 A printed program from the World War II Weekend Retreat Ceremony, April 9, 1994, 3:00 p.m. The event was sponsored by the University of Mississippi, City of Oxford, Ole Miss Alumni Assoc., Oxford Tourism Council, Combined ROTC Units, and the Class of 1944
1994.1f13 German language travel pamphlets for visitors. Printed documents, "Mississippi, Eine Geographisch, to Mississippi and Alabama. Statistisch, Topographische Gfizze fur Einwanderer und Freunde der lander, und Bolferfunde," (1837) and "Mississippi und Alabama. Zaschenbuch fur Einwanderer und Freunde der Lander, und Bolferfunde." (1837)
1994.1f14 Montgomery Ward & Company. 1 April 1894 issue of Montgomery Ward & co.'s Price List of Groceries No. 384
1994.1f15 Salt-Works Press, Grenada, Mississippi. Circular from Salt-Works press re: poet Lyn Hejinian's Redo
1994.1f16 C. Bruno & Son, 356 Broadway, New York. Printed advertisements for the sale of musical instruments and sheet music for the autoharp and the Gem Roller Organ. c. 1930s
1994.1f17 Dr. Landsdowne's Restorative Treatment and Developing Ointment Printed advertisement. The Restorative Treatment and Developing Ointment, "which has been found to be wonderfully potent in enlarging the organs of generation when properly used in conjunction with the restorative Treatment."
1994.1f18 Kansas City, Fort Scott & Memphis R. R. Two printed circulars. One advertises fares to the Southern Baptist Kansas City, Memphis & Birmingham R. R. Convention, Dallas, Texas, May 11-15, 1894. The second advertises local round-trip fares (May 3, 1894)
1994.1f19 John M. Smyth Company, 148-166 West Madison St. Chicago. c. 1900. Printed catalog for this home furnishings dealers
1994.1f20 Walter P. Lewisohn. Correspondence between Lewisohn and R. Philip Hanes seeking the assistance of the Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina in founding a craft school in the Virgin Islands. (1970)
1994.1f21 Charles Lovinggood. ALS. from Lovinggood to Miss Ruth Reynolds, both of Oxford, MS. (1889)
1994.1f22 Jefferson Davis Material. "Jefferson Davis: The Wisconsin Years," in Wisconsin Then and Now 19:5 (December 1972) published by the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. Program from "Dedication, Jefferson Davis Statue, Confederate Park," October 4, 1964, in Memphis. Program from "Unveiling of Monument of Jefferson Davis Presented by the United Daughters of the Confederacy to the State of Alabama," in Montgomery, 13 November 1940
1994.1f23 Hodding Carter. "An informal call on Hodding Carter in Greenville, Mississippi," in University: A Princeton Quarterly 25 (Summer 1965) by William McCleery. (Photocopy)
1994.1f24 Mississippi State Fair. TLS. to "All Members of Mississippi State Legislature" from N. S. Hand, Executive Secretary. September 29, 1958. An invitation to the legislature to attend the Fair
1994.1f25 The Fund For the Public Bulletin. "An Independent Editor," re: Hazel Brannon Smith of Lexington, April 1957 MS, who was honored for "her forthright editorials and news reporting," especially "during the recent outbreaks of race violence."
1994.1f26 Mary Louise Newton. Poems Privately printed editions of Newton's poems-seven slim volumes, 1923-1930, and a printed card with a Christmas poem on it
1994.1f27 "Mississippi Makes a Movie" In Dixie Roto Magazine, published by The Times Picayune the week of November 9, 1953. Re: the making of the movie, Jesse James' Women
1994.1f28 Mississippi Military Helping Build Mississippi, Spring 1969. This issue of the magazine is devoted to Mississippi's military heritage and future
1994.1f29 Governor's Day Review Program July 27, 1968. Alabama Governor Albert P. Brewer, State of Alabama Adjutant General Alfred C. Harrison and others review various military units at Camp Shelby, Mississippi
1994.1f30 L.Q.C. Lamar. Two photocopied letters regarding a baby's christening dress sewn by Mrs. L. Q. C. Lamar. "L. Q. C. Lamar-Law Office," a single page TMs. by Robert A. Linder re: his attempt to identify the location of Lamar's law office, 1974. "L. Q. C. Lamar: A Great Mississippian and a Great American," in The Staple Cotton Review, "Official Organ of the Staple Cotton Cooperative Association, Published at Greenwood Mississippi," Vol. 25, No. 3 (March 1947). Pamphlet, "Historic Old Oxford, Georgia."
1994.1f31 Descendants of the New Jersey Settlers. Printed card announcing the "36th Annual Reunion [of] Descendants of the New Jersey Settlers, Kingston, Adams County, Mississippi," April 27, 1975
1994.1f32 "Manufacturing Development During the Civil Written by Victor S. Clark and "Reprinted from the The War" Military Historian and Economist, Vol. 3, No.2, (April 1918)
1994.1f33 "Memphis Area Alternatives For A Multi-State Transportation System" (printed pamphlet) prepared for the Mississippi Research & Development Center re: establishing Memphis as a connection point in "A multi-state, multi-mode transportation corridor between Brunswick, Georgia, and Kansas City, Missouri."
1994.1f34 Hurricane Camille. "Hurrincane Camille...One Year Later!" a supplement to The Commercial Appeal Suday, August 16, 1970. "Timber Losses form Hurricane Camille," photocopied from Forest Farmer
1994.1f35 Mississippi National Guard. Pamphlet concerning Mississippi National Guard Office of Civil Defense Headquarters in Jackson. Program from "Graduation Exercise, Military Academy, Mississippi Army National Guard, Class Number 2, 30 July 1960."
1994.1f36 Southern Telephone News April 1958 edition, "The Mississippi Story," by Ed Jackson
1994.1f37 Samuel Mills Meek of Columbus, MS. A collection of poems by Meek that appear to have been 1833-1901. copied by hand from some other source
1994.2f1 "Articles Relating to Mississippi and Mississippians" in Illinois Central Magazine, June-June 1901-1931."
1994.2f2 Oxford Annual Volunteer Award Luncheon. Printed program from the event, 1987-88 (?)
1994.2f3 Yalobusha County Historical Society, Inc. Various minutes, newsletters, and manuscripts, 1961-1980
1994.2f4 "Food Stamp Crisis" TMs., distributed by the Mississippi Hunger Coalition based in Jackson and Directed by Willeva D. Lindsey. Includes a petition to help prevent the following: "President Ford wants to cut one-half of our people off of food stamps."
1994.2f5 Charles C. Flint, Jr. Diary. ORIGINAL. January-December 1865. Union soldier from Three Rivers, Michigan records his experiences in the Civil War
Note: Use photocopy from Folder 6.
1994.2f6 Charles C. Flint, Jr. Diary. USE COPY
1994.2f7 Casey Jones Collection. Printed documents and photocopies of photograph regarding Casey Jones, a railroad engineer who died in an accident on the tracks near Vaughan, Mississippi in 1900
1994.2f8 "Cultural Aspects of Mississippi: The Magnolia State." TMs. is a kind of public relations publication with chapters on education; religion; organizations, libraries, and literature; art and music; and social and recreational aspects of the state written by individual female authors. The manuscript reflects the racism of the mid-1950s in un-calculated, Matter-of-fact language
1994.2f9 James Nichols. Postcards and guidebook to Nichol's photography exhibit that opened at the Icon Gallery in Washington, D.C. on December 4, 1970. The photography exhibit focused on the Kappa Sigma fraternity at the University of Florida
1994.2f10 James Nathaniel Flowers. Program: "Unveiling of Portrait Honoring James Nathaniel Flowers, March 1965," a prominent attorney. 1870-1952
1994.2f11 Mississippi Native Americans. Undated, unsigned TMs., some photocopies of articles from books or journals, and some typescripts copied from Office of Indian Affairs publications. Also, a collection of photocopied letters and documents regarding, "the Allen case, 1837, that led to equal property rights for women."
1994.2f12 Mississippi Archives. Photocopies. William D. McCain, "History and Program of the Mississippi State Department of Archives and History," in The American Archivist, Vol. 1 (January 1950), 27-34. Ernst Posner, American State Archives (Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1964), 20-21, 159-164. Dunbar Rowland, ed., Encyclopedia of Mississippi History, v. 2 (Madison, WI: S. A. Brandt, 1907), 578-79. Robert R. Simpson, "The Origin of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History," in The Journal of Mississippi History (1972), 2-13. William H. Weathersby, "The Preservation of Mississippi History," in The North Carolina Historical Review Vol. 5, No. 2 (April 1928), 141-50
1994.2f13 Mississippi Highways Pamphlet: "The County Unit Road System and What it Means to You," from the Mississippi Economic Council Committee on Public Administration and Taxation (MEC-CPAT), September 1956. Pamphlet: "Let's Talk Sense About County Roads," from the MEC-CPAT, October 1956. Flier: "From Canada to the Gulf of Mexico. . . the Mississippi River Parkway," c. 1970s. William Thomas, "A Southern Experience," The Commercial Appeal Mid-South Magazine, September 12, 1971, re: Highway 61. Pamphlet: "MEC for Better Government 23: A County Unit-A Way to Get Off 'The Road to Nowhere," August 1964. Pamphlet: "MEC for Better Government 33: Why Highway Reforms Before Tax Increases," September 1965. Pamphlet: "Proposed Statute for County Unit System of Road Administration In Mississippi," October 1965. Mississippi Public Transportation News 4:1 (May 1982). Published photograph of the Natchez Trace by Thomas Peters Lake
1994.2f14 Samuel B. Jones, Jr., "Mississippi Flora. V. The Mint Family," reprinted from Castanea 41: 41-58, 1976
1994.2f15 Gettysburg Invitation. Two invitations addressed to the University of Mississippi Library from "His Excellency William L. Waller Governor Of Mississippi" to the dedication ceremonies of the monument in honor of the Mississippi Confederate Dead
1994.2f16 Mississippi Poets. "My Rose of Calvary," by Martha Moss Johnson; "O God of Wisdom," by Ada Neill Clark and Elta Garnette Williams (hymn); "Symbolism," by Anne Wilson Frye (A. Ms. S. along with a ALS. to Mrs. Thompson in the Mississippi Room of the Library); broadside Entitled "America Circa 1974-1976," by Sarah Peugh
Oversize
1994.3f1 Stanley S. Slotkin. Various articles about Stanley S. Slotkin. Slotkin gave away $3 to $4 million worth of old Bibles
1994.3f2.1 Facsimile of The Holy Bible, Containing The OLD Teftament and The NEW: with Annotations, printed by Edinburgh: Alexander Donaldson and John Reid
1994.3f2.2 Pages removed from facsimile: Historiae Lib XIIII Pages 245 and 246
1994.3f2.3 Pages removed from facsimile: Bierte Dredig pages 453 and 454
1994.3f2.4 Facsimile of A Catholic Bible
1994.3f2.5 Facsimile of portion of the Hebrew Bible, written in Arabic
1994.3f2.6 Facsimile of The History of Great Britaine
1994.3f2.7 Facsimile of The Works of the Reverend and Learned John Lightfoot D.D. printed by W.R. for Robert Scot in Little Britain, Thomas Baffet in Fleet-Street, Richard Chiswell in St. Paul's Churchyard and John Wight on Ludgate-Hill
1994.3f2.8 Facsimile of Missale Romanvm page 151
1994.3f2.9 Facsimile of El Sharkaway Aly El Tahrir's God Bless Him in His Tomb
1994.3f2.10 Facsimile of Operaomnia
1994.3f2.11 Facsimile of The Bible: That is Holy Scriptures
1994.3f2.12 Facsimile of Bon Befahr ber Gbydnheit
1994.3f2.13 Facsimile of La S. Bibla
1994.3f2.14 Facsimile of Testamenti Veteris Biblia Sacra
1994.3f2.15 Facsimile of Biblia Sacra Vvlgate ae Editionis: Sixti Qvinti
1994.3f2.16 Facsimile of The New Testament of Ovr
1994.3f2.17 Facsimile of Summa Jurisprudentiae Sacrae Universae,
1994.3f2.18 Facsimile of a Catholic Missal
1994.3f2.19 Facsimile of the Koran
1994.3f2.20 Facsimile of A Man of Many Talents: Doctor, Scientist, Historian and Admiral of the Fleet
1994.3f2.21 Facsimile of La Sainte Bible
1994.3f3 Carroll Cloar Matted copy of the catalogue introduction for Carroll Cloar's exhibit in the Alan Gallery, January 1956
1994.3f4 Ledger book assessing lands in Leflore Co., 1889. Leather bound ledger; "District No. 5" on the front cover. Includes drawings of land boundaries, names of land owners, and divisions of the sections etc
1994.3f5 Harold and Diane Keith Letter. Letter from Harold and Diane Keith to "Librarian" which accompanied various pages from books dating from the 15th to 18th Century, June 1977
1994.3f6 Poster 20th Anniversary Spring Festival Poster commemorating the 20th Anniversary Spring Festival, Saturday, April 20, 1996, Proceeds benefiting the Hoka
1994.3f7 "Last Days as a Rebel Town" by George Sisler
Scope: "This series of four articles was published in June 3-6 editions of the Commercial Appeaal as the 'Old reliable' noted the centennial of the famous saga of journalism written by its ancestor, The Mtitleis Daily Appeal. The series is reprinted at the request of many readers."
Small Manuscripts 1995
1995.1f1 St. Michael's Farm for Boys.St. Michaels Newsletter Vol. 3, Issue 2 (summer 1958). St. Michael's Farm for Boys, Inc., Picayune, Miss
1995.1f2 Amtrak. Route Guide to City of New Orleans. This pamphlet lists the towns and cities from Chicago to New Orleans served by Amtrak's "City of New Orleans" train. (1994)
1995.1f3 Oxford Dramatic Association. Program, 1877. Printed handbill advertising "Entertainment Extraordinary" presented by Oxford Dramatic Association at St. Peter's Church February 9, 1877
1995.1f4 "The Writer in Mississippi" A photocopy of Dr. Louis E. Dollarhide's article published in the December 1963 edition of Mississippi College Bulletin
1995.1f5 "Revised List of Agencies and Associations TMs. Undated, unsigned. Rendering Technical Assistance in Mississippi"
1995.1f6 Mississippi Social Security. Mississippi Municipal News Vol. 2, Nos. 3-5, May 1, 1952 thru July 1, 1952. TMs. entitled, "Answers to Most Questions That Come Up About Social Security."
1995.1f7 Mississippi Folklore Society. Programs from the 1967, 1968, and 1971 meetings of the Mississippi Folklore Society, and a typed list of folklore and folk music archives and related collections in the US and Canada
1995.1f8 Childcraft autograph book. A small bound notebook with some handwritten notes on books. (Undated)
1995.1f9 Yazoo: Its Legends and Legacies A promotional advertisement and order form for this book from Yazoo Delta Press, 1976
1995.1f10 "Life's Little Tragedies". This 1909 cartoon broadside depicts a romance gone awry
1995.1f11 Collegiate Challenge: the Collegiate Challenge is "The Official Organ of Campus Crusade for Christ, Inc." Vol. 10, No. 4, 1971
1995.1f12 Robert Finch. "Demands to Secretary of Health, Educationand Welfare" TMs. prepared by "the Mississippi Coalition to save Headstart. This coalition was formed on Feb. 27 [no year given] at a meeting of the Mississippi Council on Human Relations. . ."
1995.1f13 Piano Recitals Programs from The Oxford Piano Teachers' Association. Honors recitals, 1972-1976
1995.1f14 "A Bibliography of Mississippi Folklore," 1967 T. Ms., compiled by Abu Saeed Zahurul Haque and prepared in behalf of the Mississippi Folklore Society
1995.1f15 George McClean. Speech, "The Next 100 Years". TMs. of McClean's speech "The Next 100 years: First a Brief Look Back - - Then a Long Look Forward, Finally a Deep Look within," given 7 May 1970before the Annual Meeting of the Community Development Foundation in Tupelo
1995.1f16 "The Witch of Oxford," 15 July 1958 TMs. of a press release by Marvin Black of the University of Mississippi's Department of Public Relations re: Dr. Allen Cabaniss's (U. of MS professor of history) article on the Witch of Oxford, which appeared in the Southern Folklore Quarterly
1995.1f17 "Entertainment in Oxford since 1865," by F. J. TMs. Gerred, 1955
1995.1f18 Mississippi-Miscellaneous Facts (Undated) TMs
1995.1f19 Lafayette County Post Office. 1940 TMs. Brief statements regarding the establishment of various post offices in Lafayette County
1995.1f20 Ripley Rebel. Program, 2-3 July 1971 Two printed programs from the drama "Ripley Rebel," written by Raymond Hagood, words and music by Kay Graves
1995.1f21 Festival of the Recorded Word. Printed program. "Tougaloo College presents in honor of Mrs. Lucius R. Eastman The Festival of the Recorded Word Commemorating The 500th Anniversary of the Printing of the First Book from Movable Type Invented by Johann Gutenberg." (2 copies)
1995.1f22 Program, "Visit the Jefferson Davis Casemate at Fort Monroe on (Undated) Old Point Comfort, Virginia."
1995.1f23 Cuthbert M. Lagrone. Radio Announcement. TMs. Professor C. M. Lagrone, assistant professor of (Undated) history at the State Teachers College presents a talk on, "Reconstruction of Tragic Era-that period from 1865 to 1877 a period which has had lasting effects upon the Democratic party, especially in the South."
1995.1f24 Pamphlet. "The History of the Descendants of the Jersey Settlers, Adams County, Mississippi". Printed pamphlet and advertisement for "this extensive work sponsored by the Descendants of the Jersey Settlers (Undated) as its United States bicentennial project. . ."
1995.1f25 Lauderdale County History Project. TMs. "Project Director's Report and Evaluation," "Partial Railroads, 1988. List of Scholar in Residence Activities," Letter from Lauderdale County Department of Archives and History, Inc. Director Jim Dawson to Mississippi Humanities Council Director Cora Norman, open letter from Jim Dawson, speech entitled "Here's My View" written and delivered by Jack Pace (retired Vice President of Southern Railroad), Interview with Mr. George Westbrook 27 May 1988, Dr. Lloyd B. Lewis interview with Mr. Oscar Kent (Retired Engineer) and Mr. John N. Cole (Retired Bridge Foreman) 5 August 1988
1995.1f26 Sources of Information on Mississippi. T.Ms. An outline listing various organizations that may October, 1963 serve as sources of information on various aspects of the state of Mississippi, including agriculture, natural resources, and industries
1995.1f27 Mississippi Cash Farm Statements, 1946-53. Typed forms from the Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis reporting the monthly income of Mississippi cash farms
1995.1f28 William Howard Taft. Banquet invitation, 1909. Handsome embossed invitation to a banquet in honor of President William Howard Taft by the citizens of Jackson
1995.1f29 The Burning of Oxford. Two T. Ms.'s, one entitled, "The Burning of Oxford," which "Professor P. L. Rainwater, associate in the Department of History at the university, has furnished us the following account of the burning of Oxford, Mississippi, which appeared originally in the Falcon, first paper published in Oxford, in November 1865." The second, entitled, "The Day Oxford was Burned," was written by Bill Jacobs and is dated August 5, 1971
1995.2f1 Handwritten list. "Ballads sung by Mrs. Charles Spruill Bruce, MS," (Undated)
1995.2f2 J.H. Baxter. Oath of Allegiance, 1865. J. H. Baxter's Oath of Allegiance to the United States signed by him July 28, 1865 and witnessed by the Probate Judge of Panola County, MS
1995.2f3 Charm (Feb. 1953) with article on Oxford, MS, Printed magazine, Charm: The Magazine for Women Who page 110 Work Includes Judy Binder's article, "I Work in a Small Town," and photographs of Oxford by Bern Keating
1995.2f4 ALS. E.M. Riley (Camp of the 39th Mississippi). Soldier writes to his sister of the Regiment, Enterprise, MS to Mrs. E. B. Riley, cold (the letter is in pencil because his ink froze overnight), 19 December, 1863. of Christmas, of a recaptured deserter, of a romance, and of a letter he has from a "yankee lady" that he wishes to send to her. (transcription available)
1995.2f5 "The Burden of History and the 'New Force' in Mississippi Politics". TMs. by Kevin Pierce Thornton, Yale College, History Department, April 17, 1981. This was Thornton's senior essay at Yale and was based on his experience as an intern "in Governor Winter's office last year." The essay is accompanied by an ALS. to Bill Ferris thanking him for guidance and support
1995.2f6 "The Battle of Brice's Crossroads" TMs. by Howard Duvall, Jr. "A Term Paper in Mississippi History, The University of Mississippi, march 1958."
1995.2f7 Miscellaneous. Autographs TLS. from Mildred Spurrier Topp to "Miss Eggleston," July 20, 1953. ANS. from Charles (????) to "Mrs. Thompson." Printed card of an engraving of Mary Queen of Scots signed on the reverse by Professor A. J. Qu...? And J. B. Bryan
1995.2f8 Broadside advertising land for sale along the "Mississippi and Yazoo River Cotton Lands, for Sale," Mississippi and Yazoo Rivers Dawson's Bayou and Grannicus Land, apply to W. H. Paxton, 74 Camp Street New Orleans or A. M. Paxton, Vicksburg. Dated January 1, 1860
1995.2f9 Political handbill, Lena W. Wiley, 1995. "Vote Lena W. Wiley Justice Court Judge Northern District Republican Candidate 1995." (Oxford)
1995.2f10 Article from the Memphis Daily Appeal re: Photocopy from the 26 December 1862 edition of the Daily Grant's Army Appeal, "From General Grant's Army. The University of Mississippi The Oath of Allegiance Required Intensely Hostile Feeling of the People Probability of a Battle at Jackson."
1995.2f11 Miss Rotesee, Word and Music (Undated) Printed handbill with the words and music to Miss Rotesee, "'a march in military style'" by Saetre and Hays
1995.2f12 Mississippi Verse order form from UNC Press, This broadside announces the publication of Mississippi (Undated) Verse, "and anthology edited by Alice James; with Introduction by Arthur Palmer Hudson," including poems by William Faulkner, Stark Young, William Alexander Percy, and Many others
1995.2f13 Jackson Chamber of Commerce. Program and Honor Guest List, 1965
1995.2f14 Copper engraving plate, 1921. The engraving plate was made for printing invitations to a wedding
1995.2f15 Opium records from Mississippi, Treasury Internal Revenue Service forms and requisition forms Department dealing with the medicinal use of morphine, cocaine, paregoric, and codeine, 1923-1950
1995.2f16 Honorable T. V. Sisson. Notes for speech on the South (Undated). Handwritten notes on the back of an envelope advocating the South. The front of the envelope is printed with "Speech of Hon. T. U. Sisson, of Mississippi, in the House of Representatives, Monday, March 29, 1909."
1995.2f17 Railroads. Photocopy of an article from the Oxford Eagle December 20, 1888, a Georgia Rail Road Conductor's Check, two editions of Sandhouse (November 1974 and March 1975; Sandhouse is the newsletter of the Mississippi Great Southern Chapter, National Railway Historical Society), a TMs. written by John W. Brannon in 1981 re: Illinois Central Gulf railroad, and a pamphlet re: The Illinois Central Railroad in Mississippi
1995.2f18 Oxford Wholesale Grocery, Inc. Preferred Stock. The ledger contains stock certificates from 1951 and 1952
1995.2f19 Mississippi Casualties in Korea Documents from State Veterans Affairs Commission listing "Mississippi Casualties in Korea (As Reported by the Department of Defense) January 25, 1953 to April 13, 1953," "April 19, 1953 to June 27, 1953," and "July 1, 1953 to August 12, 1953." Also, T.L. from Bob DeKay, Commission of the State Veterans Affairs Commission, with the heading, "Approximately 4000 Missing in Korea to be Declared Dead."
1995.2f20 Acid Rain Photocopies of articles on acid rain from the Research and Development department of the Environmental Protection Agency, Engineering Bulletin, the Acid Rain Foundation, Inc., and the Electric Power Research Institute Journal
1995.2f21 Department of Public Welfare. Various papers, 1949-1958
1995.3f1 William Terry Moore. Reminiscences A variety of newspaper articles (some original, some photocopied) relating to Moore (born 1845, died 1914). A.D., Moore's reminiscences, including his experiences during the Civil War where he saw action during the defense of Vicksburg
1995.3f2 Family Friend handbill, c. 1850s Advertises the new Southern literary publication, the Family Friend
1995.3f3 Cyril Edward Cain. Advertisement for "Four Centuries on the Pascagoula, Volume I: History, Story, and Legend of the Pascagoula River Country, Collected and Edited by Cyril Edward Cain." Printed by Thomas J. Moran's Sons, New Orleans, 1953
1995.3f4 Genealogy The Story of One of the Sloan Families, compiled by Lyra Schroeder of Roanoke, VA, 1977. Photocopy of a kinship chart of the Thorowgood family of Princess Anne County, VA compiled by John Harrie Creecy, 1971 (includes ANS. from Creecy). T. Ms., "Joshua Stephens Descendents with D. A. R. Lineage Connections through Bramletts (Mrs. A. C.)-(Ella Stephens Troutman)-Lineage Chart of Bramletts."
1995.3f5 Forest History Foundation, Incorporated. T.D., "Report to the Board of Directors and Donors of the Forest History Foundation, Inc., June 18, 1955."
1995.3f6 U.S.S. Mississippi. T. D., "USS Mississippi (BB-23)." A brief description of the the three U. S. S. that bore the title "USS Mississippi."
1995.3f7 Notebook (1860s). A small leather covered daybook filled with lists of names, grocery and dry goods lists, figures and other various memoranda
1995.3f8 MS Awards Day Speech by Dr. Thomas F. Jones, 1965. Photocopy of a TMs. of Jones's speech in which he ruminates on the contemporary South by considering Arnold J. Toynbee's A Study of History
1995.3f9 "The True Surrender" (broadside) A drawing of Ulysses S. Grant surrendering his sabre to R.E. Lee at Appomatox
1995.3f10 Civil War Commemorative Stamp set A collection of five stamps commemorating Fort Sumter, Shiloh, Appomatox, Gettysburg, and "the wilderness."
1995.3f11 Pre-Civil War Clippings Scrapbook. Newspaper clippings from several newspapers, including the Mobile Register and the Mississippi Democrat, dating from as early as 1856 and dealing with the intensifying political imbroglio
1995.3f12 Southern Tenant Farmers Union. Partial transcript from Our Land Too, a film about the STFU. A photocopy of a letter from H. L. Mitchell to Anne Mary Batey regarding Mitchell's book Roll the Union On: A Pictorial History of the Southern Tenant Farmers' Union A photocopy of a review of Mitchell's book
1995.3f13 Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians. A printed invitation to the 50th anniversary celebration of the ratification of the tribal constitution and re-establishment of tribal government for the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians to be held April 20, 1995 at the Pearl River Reservation Amphitheatre
1995.3f14 Stories of the Modern South proof cover, no A proof cover of this anthology of short stories by such notable date Southern authors as Alice Walker, James Agee, William Faulkner, and Jayne Anne Phillips
1995.3f15 Fred W. Young. Speech, 1947 T. D., "Statement made by Fred W. young, representing the National Americanism Commission of The American Legion on Federal Aid to Education, before the House sub- Committee on Labor and Education, Washington, D. C., April 29, 1947."
1995.3f16 Governor Sam Jones (LA). Speech, 1946. Jones delivered the speech before the National Farm Loan Association assembled at Edgewater Gulf Hotel-Biloxi on September 12, 1946. The speech addresses the subject of the South's abject poverty, and how it might be overcome
1995.3f17 Mississippi Postage Stamps. Four postage stamps: one celebrating the Great River Road, one celebrating the 'Mississippi Territory, 1798-1948,' one celebrating Mississippi's statehood (1817-1967), and one celebrating Independence Day 1960
1995.3f18 Mississippi Folk Music / Folklore. T. D., "Mississippi Folk Music and Folklore in the Recorded Collections of the Archive of Folk Culture," Library of Congress
1995.3f19 "Mississippi in Archive of Folk Culture"
1995.3f20 City Grocery. Newsletter Summer 1995. City Grocery's invitation to present a "Crawfish Festival" at the James Beard Foundation in New York
1995.4f1 Mississippi Jews in the Civil War. Photocopies: Rev. Henry Cohen, "A Modern Maccabean," in Publications of the American Jewish Historical Society No. 6 (1897), 31-37. Simon Wolf, The American Jew as Patriot, Soldier and Citizen (Philadelphia: The Levytype Company Publishers; New York: Brentano's, 1895), 214-221
1995.4f2 Mississippi Prohibition, 1950s. TL. from the "Executive Committee of Mississippi Baptist Association Wilkinson and Amite Counties," to State Representative John L. Kennedy in opposition to "local option of liquor" (Undated). T. D. from E. M. Sharp, Secretary of North Mississippi Conference of the Methodist Church resolving that legislation be enacted in the State Legislature in 1958 repealing the "'Black Market' tax" on liquor sold in the state of Mississippi with a Federal Liquor Stamp, thereby "the status of a dry state be assured to the people of Mississippi." Pamphlet: "Beware of Repeal, Get the Facts (Inside): Vote the Bottom Line AGAINST Legal Whiskey on August 26th," postmarked 9 August 1952
1995.4f3 New Jersey Settlers Association. "Invitation to Attend the Seventeenth Annual Meeting of the 'Descendents of the New Jersey Settlers Association' at the Kingston Methodist Church Adams County, Mississippi fifteen miles southeast of Natchez Sunday April 8th at 10 A. M." (1956)
1995.4f4 Mississippi Electric Power Associations. March of Progress: Mississippi and the South, published by Mississippi Power Company: The Southern Company, Southern Services, Inc. (Undated). Helping Build Mississippi, Published by Mississippi Power & Light Company; editions from February-March 1950, August 1956, June-July 1962, Winter 1974-1975. Broadside: "A Shirt-Sleeved Democracy," by Lonnie Sweatt, Chairman of the Board of the Mississippi Power Company (1958)
1995.4f5 Lumpkin Family. "Seven Drawings Researched and Made by Hugh Rather, Architect of Holly Springs, Mississippi to Record the remains of the two homes of the Lumpkin Family in Marshall County, Mississippi." Copyright 1979 by Ben Gray Lumpkin
1995.4f6 David E. Guyton. Poems.The Mississippi Woman's Magazine Vol. 17, No. 2 (March-April, 1942), featuring several of Guyton's poems. Guyton was Professor of History and Economics at Blue Mountain College and President of the Blue Mountain Bank at the time of this publication
Note: Magazine removed to HQ1871 .M5
1995.4f7 "When I Think of Columbus" A printed page taken from a larger work: "Verses form the OFFICIAL CENTENNIAL POEM written by Mrs. Frances O. Jones Gaither."
1995.4f8 Mississippi Highways. Printed advertisement and schedule: "The University of Mississippi Announces the Fourth Annual Mississippi Highway Conference, February 20-21, 1958."
1995.4f9 Colonel Columbus Sykes. Memorial Letter. Printed booklet: "Copy of a Memorial Letter by 1864, reprinted 1962. Colonel Columbus Sykes to the Infant Children of his Brother, Dr. William E. Sykes. Dated November 28, 1864," including a statement by Eugene Lanier Sykes and an account by J. L. Collins of the death of Col. Columbus Sykes
1995.4f10 J.C. Zeller. Zeller was a scholar and minister. This native of Illinois spoke to an a crowd at the Yazoo County Courthouse on July 20, 1924 as part of his campaign for Congressman of that district. The folder includes a press kit on Zeller, reprints from the Yazoo County News re: his Congressional campaign, three issues of the Pacific Christian Advocate (1909- 1913) printed during Zeller's career as President of the University of Puget Sound, and one copy of The Maroon published in Tacoma, WA by the student body of the University Puget Sound (1910)
Note: The Maroon & Yazoo County News prints moved to Oversize
1995.4f11 Notable Mississippi Women. TD. List Mississippi women with brief notes re: their accomplishments
1995.4f12 The Michigan Railfan Vol. 32, No. 7 (July 1972) published by the Michigan Railroad Club. This issue's cover story is about Col. W. C. Falkner's Ripley, Ship Island and Kentucky Railroad. Also included are photocopies of newspaper articles re: Chancey Joseph Rogers, the sculptor who crafted Col. W. C. Falkner's likeness for his tomb (1938, 1959); an article on the dramatic performance of "Ripley Rebel," a historical pageant (1971); a photocopy of a TLS. from Murry C. Falkner (1970); and a photocopy of an ALS. from Col. W. C. Falkner (1887)
1995.4f13 Mississippi Poets. TMs. From Marjorie Jackson, L. J. Bruce, Catherine Naomi McFarlane, Mrs. Lamar Fontaine, And many others. Some A. S. poems, and some poems printed in various journals. (c.1930s-1950s)
1995.4f14 Col. William P. Rogers. A printed pamphlet: "COL. Wm. P. Rogers by Eugene Lanier Sykes, President, First National Bank, Aberdeen, Mississippi May 12, 1954." This is a short biography of Rogers, "whose name is the only one on the Confederate Monument in the Corinth Courthouse square."
1995.4f15 Settlers of College Hill, Mississippi. TMs., M. H. Thompson, "Sturdy Immigrants First Built Church- Settlers of College Hill, Miss., Arrived 84 Years Ago- Old Edifice Still Stands-Cemetery Holds Many Who Once Made History; Confederate Soldiers Rest There, College Buildings Long Since Disappeared." (Undated)
1995.4f16 Polish-American Heritage Day. Pamphlets and a souvenir coin from Polish-American Heritage Day in Kosciusko, January 17, 1981. On this Day the town celebrated the heritage of its founder, Thaddeus Kosciusko
1995.4f17 Livestock show programs. Program from the Central Mississippi Fair, Livestock and State Dairy Show (1952) sponsored by the Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce and the Attala County Coordinating Council of Agricultural Workers. Two programs from Attala County Farm and Community Development Program meetings (1953). One "Souvenir Catalog" from the "Sixth Annual Northwest Mississippi Fair and Horse Show, Como, Mississippi" (1940)
1995.4f18 Reverend R.G. Porter. Eulogy TMs. N. G. Augustus, "Rev. R. G. Porter."
1995.4f19 Greene County Board of Supervisors. TMs. prepared by the General Legislative Investigating Committee for the Honorable J. P. Coleman, Governor, and Members, Mississippi State Legislature regarding "certain irregularities existing in the records of the Board of Supervisors of Greene County" (1956). TMs. prepared by the Joint Senate and House Investigating Committee for the Honorable J. P. Coleman, Governor, and Members, Mississippi State Legislature regarding Mrs. Ligon F. Gardner who was discharged from the University Medical Center in Jackson "because she object to the bathing of Negro patients and because she had a strong opinion as to segregation in a hospital."
1995.4f20 Meridian Female College. Photocopy of pages 14 and 15 from a printed brochure about the Meridian Female College. (c. 1870s-1890s) It stresses that in the aftermath of the Civil War, "If uneducated, they [our daughters] will in too may cases be compelled to occupy the place of menials to a degree unknown hitherto in the South."
1995.4f21 Union Female College. TMs., "Old Schools of Lafayette County," by Miss Kate McGuire from "Some Early History of Lafayette County Mississippi" compiled by David Reese D. A. R. (1922)
1995.4f22 Mississippi Civil War History. Newsletter from The Civil War Round Table of Mississippi (1965); TMs. re: bibliographic essay on the federal ironclad Cairo by Mary W. Wynn (1974); humorous broadsides, "Hotel De Vicksburg Bill of Fare," three pages of menu items all consisting mainly of mule; General Orders No. 9 from Maj. Gen. E. Van Dorn, Vicksburg, 4 July 1862 (photocopy); "Circular to Sheriffs," Macon, MS 16 November 1864 from Charles Clark, Governor of MS (photocopy); TMs. "Civil War Activities- Yazoo County;" pamphlet entitled "What the Historians Say of The Claiborne Letter Books," re: the papers of Gov. William C. C. Claiborne
1995.4f23 Holly Springs. TMs., "The biographical data on the following men is taken from a thesis by William Baskervill Hamilton, Holly Springs, Mississippi, to the Year 1878 Winfield Scott Featherston, Christopher Haynes Mott, Claudius Wistar Sears, Daniel Chevellette Govan, Absolom Madden West, Thomas A. Falconer, Samuel Benton, Edward Cary Walthall, Alexander B. Bradford."
1995.4f24 Thomas Garner James. TMs. "Relating the Social Sciences in a Study of Mississippi," and "Mississippi and Her Resources."
1995.4f25 Mississippi Utilities. Leaflet entitled "Proposed Sewage System and Disposal Oxford, Mississippi," October 10, 1955. T. L. from Oxford Mayor Richard W. Elliott with a new schedule of water and sewer rates. Pamphlet Entitled "$365,000 City of Louisville, Mississippi Waterworks and Sewerage System 3 3/4 % Refunding and improvement Revenue Bonds," (1952). A brochure re: Bellsouth in Mississippi (1953). "The Bell Tel News," (issues from 1954, 1955, 1958, 1961). Central: The Magazine of South Central Bell, 1988 No. 4
1995.4f26 LePoint Smith. Several Letters and documents regarding education in Mississippi, particularly responses to the Supreme Court's 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision
1995.4f27 Noxubee County Petition, circa 1863 Handwritten petition
Scope: This document, signed by various members of Noxubee County, Mississippi, provides the police with the authority to levy a tax supporting war efforts.
1995.4f28 Tillatoba Note, 1837 "One Dollar" currency for Holly Springs, Mitchell's Bluff, Coffeeville or Tillatoba
1995.4f29 Williams P. Young. TLS. from Carlton A. Sheffield to Williams P. Young, March 3, 1978
Scope: This letter congratulates Exhibit Coordinator, Williams P. Young, on his display commemorating the literary accomplishments of John Steinbeck.
1995.4f30 Blue Line Drug Store. Non-legal tender
Scope: This item is a twenty-five cent profit sharing certificate from the Blue Line Drug Store of Tunica, Mississippi.
1995.4f31 J.N. Merrill. Personal diary
Scope: This two-volume journal kept by J. N. Merrill, details the life of a colonel in the Persian army from 1 January 1914 to 15 November 1915.
1995.4f32 J.N. Merrill. Personal diary transcription
1995.5f1 Mississippi Poets (1 of 2). Photocopied "Data Sheet" and "Bibliography of Poems" re: Winifred H. Farrar (late 1960s). Pamphlet re: Charles Lamar Nelson, "Poet of Oxford" (c. 1970s). Strophes Vol. 13 No. 1 (August 1976), published by the National Federation of State Poetry Societies, Inc
1995.5f2 Mississippi Poets (2 of 2). Photocopied "Data Sheet" and "Bibliography of Poems" re: Winifred H. Farrar (late 1960s). Pamphlet re: Charles Lamar Nelson, "Poet of Oxford" (c. 1970s). Strophes Vol. 13 No. 1 (August 1976), published by the National Federation of State Poetry Societies, Inc
1995.5f3 Hurricane Camille. Broadside advertising the sale of "a portfolio of fifty-nine selected photographs of the damage caused by Hurricane Camille" on the Mississippi Gulf Coast
1995.5f4 Constitutional Convention, 1868. Printed document from the Constitutional Convention of 1868: "Report of Committee on County Boundaries Number 46."
1995.5f5 Mississippi Taxation. Documents from the State Tax Commission ranging from 1941 to 1958
1995.5f6 Mississippi climate. U.S. Department of Commerce, Weather Bureau, Climatological Summary from the Biloxi Station, Means and extremes for the period 1931-1960
1995.5f7 Mississippi football. "No. 6: I Challenge You," a broadside advocating the economic benefits derived from the college football: "College Football is Big Business."
1995.6 Donald Price. Funeral Flag Large American flag used in a funeral ceremony, donated by Mrs. W. R. Parsons. 1 box
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1995.7f1 Recruit, "Little Cigars" Stand-up cutouts of military personnel. "Recruit' Little Cigars, All Tobacco, No Paper, Not a Cigarette."
1995.7f2 Various drawings of military uniforms
Scope: (1) "The Gay Adventures of the Old South Guards," produced by Southern Comfort Corp. Includes copies of "Charleston Light Dragoons," "Norfolk Troop of Horse," "Lexington Light Infantry," and "Native American Battalion." (2 copies of each) (2) "Military Uniforms in America" produced by the Company of Military Collectors and Historians. Includes copies of "Glengary Light Infantry Regiment (1812-1816)," "Boarding Party, U.S. Navy, 1815, Naval War with Algiers," and "The 113th and 114th Polish Demi-Brigades in Santo Domingo, 1803." (3) Drawings of various types of military uniforms, Produced by J.H. Magruder, Maj. USMCR
1995.7f3 "Welcome to Mississippi" Tourist poster from 1949. "Welcome to Mississippi: May is Hospitality Month."
1995.7f4 This is Newton County Supplement to the Meridian Star and The Newton Star, February 27, 1975. This publication contains articles on the history, people and economy of Newton County, Mississippi
1995.7f5 Southern Coalition Report on Jails & Prisons Various newsletters and articles on the prison situation in the South. (1) "Mississippi's Women Prisoners" (2) Issues dating from 1977-1979 of the Southern Coalition Report on Jails & Prisons (3) "Report of Penitentiary Committee on Inspection Tour of State Penitentiary at Parchman, Mississippi, January 17 and 18, 1958
Note: Published reports have been removed for cataloging
1995.7f6 Collection of Colonial American Documents Photocopies of various documents written during Colonial America
1995.7f7 Jefferson Davis Engraving Matted engraving of Jefferson Davis. "Engraved and Published by William Sartain, 728 Sansom St. Philadelphia."
1995.7f8 Jefferson Davis print Print of Robert P. McHugh's "Jefferson Davis: An American Patriot," and Three printed sheets appealing to add Jefferson Davis to the roster of the National Hall of Fame1 tube. Oversized material
1995.7 Longstreet grave rubbing Rubbing of Civil War General, Longstreet's, grave marker1 tube. Oversized material
Mississippi Agricultural and Industry Board publicity releases
Scope: Various publications of the Mississippi Agricultural and Industry Board
1995.7f9.1 "Fame of Natchez is result of idea developed in 1932"
1995.7f9.2 "Mississippi highway patrol chalks up excellent record"
1995.7f9.3 "New programs at Parchman pays off in men and money"
1995.7f9.4 "Mississippi TB sanatorium considered tops in nation"
1995.7f9.5 "Plans launched for huge shrine, gardens on coast"
1995.7f9.6 "Popular Mississippi coast coming back bigger, better"
1995.7f9.7 "Mississippi towns show promotion originality"
1995.7f9.8 "Biloxi will hold 250th birthday party in April"
1995.7f9.9 "Mississippi's Future As Oil, Gas Producing State is Bright"
1995.7f9.10 "Tourist Dollars Can Mean Big Business"
1995.7f9.11 "New Industrial Booklet Shows State Advantages"
1995.7f9.12 "Legislature Helps State's Bid for Industrial Gains"
1995.7f9.13 "State Makes Mighty Strides in '48 to Balance Economy"
1995.7f9.14 "Communities Seeking Industry Must First Know Their Assets"
1995.7f9.15 "Mississippi Legislature Opens Door to Industry, Agriculture"
1995.7f9.16 "Prairie Training Institute is Supplying Industrial Need"
1995.7f9.17 "Historic First Capital Overlooked by Motorists"
1995.7f9.18 "Prizes Offered Communities In Tourist Programs Contest"
1995.7f9.19 "Travel tour Acquaints Writers AAA Managers With State"
1995.7f9.20 "State Launches its Biggest Program to Attract Tourists"
1995.7f9.21 "New 15-Story Mississippi Office Building Started"
1995.7f9.22 "Columbia is Example of BAWI in Action"
1995.7f9.23 "Iuka to Celebrate National Award in Ceremonies July 6th"
1995.7f9.24 "State Parks Expected to Draw Half-A-Million Visitors in '46"
1995.7f9.25 "Growing State Park System to Draw 300,000 This Year"
1995.7f9.26 "Ship, Paint, New Factory Feature Last Month of '47"
1995.7f9.27 "Mississippi's Gulf Ports Going After New Business"
1995.7f9.28 "Record Year Being Chalked Up For Agriculture and Industry"
1995.7f9.29 "Industries Providing Jobs, More Income in Mississippi"
1995.7f9.30 "Mississippi on the March, Board's Report Indicates"
1995.7f9.31 "South Mississippi Orchardists See $10,000,000 Tung Industry"
1995.7f9.32 "Much of State's Progress Due To Good Transportation"
1995.7f9.33 "Tourist Business is Proving Boon to "Hospitality State"
1995.7f9.34 "State Program Attract Tourists Gets Good Results"
1995.7f9.35 "State Puts Hospitality to Work in Tourist Bid"
1995.7f9.36 "Hospitality Month Plan Calls for 'Host' Schools"
1995.7f9.37 "Travel Editors Discover fine Vacationland in Mississippi"
1995.7f9.38 "Mississippi's First Travel Exhibit Proves Successful"
1995.7f9.39 "See Mississippi First...Through Eyes of Tourists"
1995.7f9.40 Yazoo County News. "The Fourth in Yazoo City" 7 July 1924
1995.7f9.41 Yazoo County News. "Dr. Zeller's Speech". 21 July 1924
1995.7f9.42 The Maroon (Tacoma, Wash.) Vol 1 no 5
Small Manuscripts 1996
1996.1f1 Dixie Debates uncorrected proof Uncorrected proof of Dixie Debates: Perspectives on Southern Culture edited by Richard H. King and Helen Taylor
1996.1f2 "Broke" TMs. Poem, "Broke", written by Langston Hughes for Rollin Greene
1996.1f3 Ship Island Soldiers Newsletter. Photocopy of Soldier's NewsLetter (May 17, 1862)
1996.1f4 Jefferson Davis Memorial Ribbon. Correspondence between J.C. Hathorn and Dorothy Oldham. Also included are newspaper articles concerning the discovery of a Jefferson Davis obituary ribbon
1996.1f5 "The Movement and Mobility" T. M. Copy of Kim Lacy Rogers' paper "The Movementand Mobility: Federal Intervention and Political Power in the Mississippi Delta."
1996.1f6 Elizabeth Christie Brown. Diary. Original hand-written
1996.1f7 Elizabeth Christie Brown. Diary. Transcript
1996.1f8 John M. Anderson. Pocket Diary, 1854-1868
1996.1f9 John M. Anderson. Handwritten, autographed speech dated 1 April 1884
1996.1f10 John M. Anderson. Genealogical Notebook, 1847-1848
1996.1f11 John M. Anderson. Promissory Note, 18 January 1979
Small Manuscripts 1997
1997.1f1 "A Family Thing" script Typed script of A Family Thing by Billy Bob Thornton & Tom Epperson (March 10, 1995) and a handwritten note to "Bill" from "Dish" (?)
1997.1f2 Norma Miller French.Letters to and from various individuals. Dates include March 26, 1856, March 30, 1860, March 4, 1862, April 9, 1862, June 8, 1862, January 16, 1863, October 1, 1864, and September 10, 1865. Also included is an enlistment certificate from Charlotte, North Carolina, May 3, 1865, a newspaper clipping circa 1895, and a petition to join the Association of Confederate Soldiers, Tennessee Division
1997.1f3 T.M. "The Holly Tree" Typed copy of "The Holly Tree" by Doris Kent LeBlanc. This short story relates an episode in the life of Confederate General W. Leander Varnado. (1835-1917)
1997.1f4 "Ghosts of Mississippi" Various documents from the Jackson, MS, premier of "Ghosts of Mississippi" starring Alec Baldwin, Whoopi Goldberg and James Woods. (December 12, 1996)
1997.1f5 Dillard and Coffin Co.Typed copy of the Government Ginners Report dated November 21, 1908, relayed by Dillard & Coffin Co. Cotton Factors, Memphis, Tenn
1997.1f6 R.F. Crenshaw.Typescript letter from R. F. Crenshaw of Pontotoc, MS, to Miss Ella Austin of Elkton, Tenn. (December 13, 1860). The letter concludes that Mississippians are set on Secession, and the state will soon be out of the Union
1997.1f7 James Ford. Document. Handwritten bill of sale. Land sold from James Ford to H. J. Martin in Leflore County, Mississippi (1876)
1997.1f8 Confederate Postcard. Portrait style postcard of Major Thomas G. Jones, C.S.A. Major Jones was the bearer of Lee's flag of truce to Grant. He was also Governor of Alabama from 1890-1894
1997.1f9 Walthall Brigade. Printed letter promoting the sale of Rev. E. A. Smith's Records of Walthall's Brigade (April 15, 1904). Added at the bottom of the page is a handwritten note from E. A. Smith to his brother suggesting Records of Walthall's Brigade be included in the "college library"
1997.1f10 Charlotte Capers. "A Requiem Eucharist" at The Cathedral Church of Saint Andrew in Jackson, Mississippi, for the burial of Charlotte Capers (June 28, 1913- December 23, 1996)
1997.1f11 George Miller. Genealogical Materials
Scope: Correspondence concerning the donation of a letter from Hugh R. Miller to his son, George Miller. Letter from William Ferris, Director of the University of Mississippi Center for the Study of Southern Culture to Don Manning-Miller (January 27, 1997). Letter from Don Manning-Miller to Dr. Bill Ferris, Director of the University of Mississippi Center for the Study of Southern Culture (January 10, 1997). Letter from Don Manning- Miller to Dr. David Sansing, Department of History (January 10, 1997) Also included is a copy of the transcribed letter from Hugh R. Miller to George Miller of Oxford, Mississippi (March 14, 1861). In the letter Hugh R. Miller reprimands his son, George Miller, for his habitual absences at the University of Mississippi. The collection also contains bibliographic information about Russell Miller from The History of Monroe County, Mississippi (1988) and George Miller from Heritage of Lafayette County, Mississippi (1998). Finally, "Cedar Hill Farm ca. 1852" from Faulkner, Fortunes, and Flames (1984) includes additional information on George Miller's involvement in the "Grays".
1997.1f12 Utica Normal and Industrial School. Letter from Wm. H. Holtzclaw, Principal of the Utica Normal and Industrial Institute for the Training of Colored Young Men and Women, to Miss. C. C. Ward (April 28, 1923) concerning the report for the Principal and Treasure
1997.1f13 Civil War Living History. Promotional Broadside. "Civil War Living History, Arkabutla Lake May 31-June 1, 1997."
Scope: This flyer promotes an opportunity for people to relive the everyday lives of Confederate soldiers. The demonstration includes Confederate camps, weapons, tents, horses and marching drills.
1997.1f14 52nd Presidential Inaugural. Program. Program "The 52nd Presidential Inaugural: An American Reunion: New Beginnings, Renewed Hope." Photographs and short biographical sketches of Bill Clinton, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Al Gore and Tipper Gore. Presidential inaugural schedule of events ( Sunday, January 17, 1993-Thursday, January 21, 1993)
1997.1f15 Karl Treen. Manuscript. Typed copy of Do YOU Remember 75 Years Ago? by Karl Treen. The work was created for the celebration of the founding of Lamar County, Mississippi
1997.1f16 Church Women United. Manuscript. Typescript copy of "Struggling for Justice": Church women United, Oxford, Mississippi, 1962-1991 by Lisa K. Speer. The document details the creation and activities of women's mission groups in Oxford, Mississippi. Typed transcription of Lisa K. Speer's interview with Susie Marshall (October 29, 1991)
1997.1f17 ALS from Maddie to Percy, 1894 Letter written describing a relationship between a woman (Maddie), her daughter, her daughter's male suitor, and Mattie's nephew (Percy)
1997.1f18 The Bruccoli Collection of F. Scott Fitzgerald 1896-1940 Thomas Cooper Library, University of South Carolina (Control #97-73)
1997.1f19 Lee's Sharpshooters; or the Forefront of Battle by William S. Dunlop (1899). Photocopied pages
1997.1f20 Report of Colonel Theophilus L. Dickey. Detailed report of the fighting between Confederate and Union soldiers in and around Oxford (December 1-3, 1862), Water Valley (December 4, 1862) and Coffeeville (December 5, 1862) Mississippi
1997.1f21 League of the South. Printout from the website: http://www.dixienet.org/dnmain.html Contains background information and activities concerning Dixinet, the League of the South, which supports the creation of a new Southern Republic
1997.1f22 B-Laws of Lafayette County Grange. Handwritten by-laws of Lafayette County Grange no. 10 c. 1874
1997.1f23 E. W. Hilgard. Field Notes. Handwritten field notes of geological and agricultural survey of parts of many MS counties, April 6 to June 25, 1859. Bound copy Previously cataloged item QE 130 L4
Small Manuscripts 1998
1998.1f1 North Mississippi Herald Broadside. Published portion of a private letter from General Frank C. Armstrong to one of his soldiers. The letter is a plea to support Charles Scott for Governor of Mississippi. (Scheduled election May 19, 1906) (2 copies)
1998.1f2 Oxford Mercury, 3/14/1861 (Photocopy). Photocopy of an Oxford, Mississippi, newspaper. The newspaper includes articles, advertisements and announcements. The topics discussed in this publication mainly pertain to the Confederate States of America and the Civil War
1998.1f3 ALS. from Henderson, John to E. Dyer and Co. (Jan. 23, 1841) Letter written to an auction company concerning an advertisement for the purchase of a "Valuable Dining-Room Servant..." Attached to the letter is a copy of the published auction notice
1998.1f4 All-Negro Comics. Letter, 1947 T.L.S. from President of the All-Negro Comics Inc., Orrin C. Evans, to the principal of Shady Grove School, Mattie Boyd. The letter is an attempt to encourage support for the first comic book written by African-Americans. The letter includes N.A.A.C.P. member Roy Wilkens and Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt as supporters of the publication. Also included is an order-form for the magazine. (Dated October 31, 1947)
1998.1f5 Illinois Central. Tour Brochure (1931). Color brochure that outlines the events, activities and services offered by the Illinois Central Railroad to the Mardi Gras festivities in New Orleans, LA. (February 6 to 12, 1931)
1998.1f6 "Private" John Allen Letter (circa 1911) Published document. "Private John" Allen Writes Open Letter to James K. Vardaman: Offers to Donate $1,500.00 to Charity if Vardaman Will Answer Questions Suggested by the records." Vardaman is asked to respond to several issues: "The Secret Caucus", "The Merger Bill", the Mobile & Ohio Railroad, a free pass on the Gulf and Ship Island Railroad, and "the hero battleship fund." Printed by Hederman Bros., Jackson, Miss
1998.1f7 TDS. "To Ruth, Aged Six" By Ben Wasson Jr. Poem written to/about a child
1998.1f8 Misc. Business Records, 1870's-1880's
Scope: 6 letters aND.1/or receipts for various materials. (1) Letterhead: Meyer- Bain M'f'g Co., St. Louis, April 5, 1881. Company is a food supplier. (2) Letterhead: Chatfield & Woods, Cincinnati, February 26, 1876. Company is a wholesale paper dealer. (3) Letterhead: Carneau, Hillard & Co., St. Louis, March 24, 1875. Company is a cracker manufacturer. (4)Bill of sale receipt from the White, Biship & Co., August 13, 1871. Company is a tea merchant. (5)Bill of sale receipt from James Burnside, October 6, 1877. Company is an importer and manufacturer of corks. (6)Bill of sale receipt from the Missouri Pacific Railway Co, January 23, 1891. Company deals in cotton sales and transportation.
1998.1f9 Cavalier Shoppe. Catalog. Catalog produced the Cavalier Shoppe in Bruce, MS, 1997-1998, Volume No. 5. Catalog offers a variety of Confederate States of America and University of Mississippi items
1998.1f10 North Mississippi / North Alabama Fair Fan, 1925 Fan from the North Miss. / North Alabama Fair. The fair was held in Tupelo, Mississippi, on October. 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 1925. Also printed on the fan are sponsors from the fair
1998.1f11 Ray Bradbury. TDS. regarding Ray Bradbury's memory of John Steinbeck. (5 March 1978)
1998.1f12 Misc. ANS. 1922, Poetry and Clippings (1920's)
Scope: Various newspaper clippings, original poetry, and letters from the 1920's. (1) pages 191-192 from Captain Billy's Whiz Bang Includes "Our History Lesson," "A Woman's Prayer," and "Another Famous Saying: 'When in Rum do as the Rummies do'" (2) A letter size envelope with the return address: Spring Contests, Literary and Athletic, April 28 and 29, University, Mississippi. (3) A.L.S from Liz to Miss Mary George Kinconnon, University, Miss. Also included is a newspaper clipping detailing a dance given for young girls preparing to leave for school. (4) A poem written to accompany a potato-masher given at a kitchen shower.
1998.1f13 Col. Roscoe Turner. Souvenir Pack
Scope: Information about the life and military career of Corinth, Mississippi, native Col. Roscoe Turner. Contains an article from Time: The Weekly Newsmagazine, October 29, 1934 (two copies) and a lapel pin commemorating the commissioning of Corinth, Mississippi's, first airport on October 15, 1936.
1998.1f14 Choctaw Heritage Press. Pamphlet produced by the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians
Scope: Document contains background information on the Choctaw Heritage Press, The Choctaw Department of Education and opportunities to purchase educational videos, cassette tapes, and books published by the Choctaw Heritage Press. (2 copies)
1998.1f15 Fall 1998 Book Catalog for Hill Street Press
Scope: Informational brochure that describes the purpose of the Hill Street Press and books offered for purchase. Offered in this edition is The Silent Stars Go By by Philip Lee Williams, Literary Savannah by Patrick Allen, Southern ChristmasLiterary Classics of the Holidays by Thomas Payton, My Brother Bill, by John Faulkner and The Dog Star By Donald Windham.
1998.1f16 "The Crossroads": North Mississippi Regional Center Special anniversary issue of "The Crossroads."
Scope: Issue contains Newsletter; Summer 1998 articles, maps and a timeline celebrating The North Mississippi Regional Center's 25 years of service.
1998.1f17 Yellow Barn Press. Broadside. Re: Sandy MacPherson
Scope: Broadside advertising the second printing of Sandy MacPherson: Book Collector by Newman Levy. Included is information on the publication and a reservation order form.
1998.1f18 Arion Press. Broadsides, Fall 1998
Scope: Various documents concerning the publications of The Arion Press of Re: The Bible and Kora In Hell San Francisco, California. (1) T.L. from The Arion Press to Mr. Thomas Verich, September 8, 1998. (2) Broadside announcing the The publication of a lectern addition of The Holy Bible (3) Broadside announcing the publication of Kora In Hell by William Carlos Williams, introduction by Lawrence Kart, with twenty-one prints in the book and three extra woodblock prints by Mel Kendrick.
1998.1f19 Price List September 1997 / Arion Press
Scope: List, price and other bibliographic information about currentlyavailable publications from Arion Press. (September 1997) T.L. from Andrew Hoyem to "Librarian", October 15, 1997, concerning Helen Vendler publications.
1998.1f20 Broadside for With The Night Mail by Rudyard Kipling, Broadside of With The Night Mail: A Story of 2000 A.D. by Rudyard Kipling, Introduction by Thomas Pinney, Illustrations by Vincent Perez, and Published by The Arion Press, 1998
1998.1f21 Broadside for limited edition of Shakespeare's Sonnets
Scope: Broadside by The Arion Press announcing their publication of published by Arion Press Shakespeare's Sonnets Introduced and edited by Helen Vendler.
1998.1f22 Broadside for Tim Dine's Ape & Cat and Henry James' Broadside announcing the publication of Ape & Cat and The The Madonna of the Future / published by Arion Press Madonna of the Future Also included is a T.L from Andrew Hoyem to "Customer", August 11, 1997 and an order form for the two publications
1998.1f2 TLS. from Robert Penn Warren to Mr. Rappaport, December 17, 1954. Letter thanking Mr. H.A. Rappaport for a Christmas gift
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1998.2f1 Mid-South, February 4, 1968 Issue of Mid-South published by Commercial Appeal in Memphis, TN
1998.2f2 Photocopies of General W. S. Rosecrans' papers from the UCLA Library
Scope: These papers deal mainly with his operations at Corinth, MS, in the fall of 1862. Items are reproduced from originals held at UCLA. Items are organized by UCLA box and folder numbers. TD[photocopy] by WSR The Battle of Corinth, 22 pages. Published in Century Magazine, 1886 and also in their "Battle and Leaders of the Civil War." (Box 81, Folder 23). TD[photocopy] by Clinton Parkhurst, 2 pages Typescript poem. (Box 82, Folder 17). TD[photocopy] by Clinton Parkhurst, 2 pages Typescript poem. (Box 82, Folder 17). HD[photocopy] by General WSR, 1 page. Recollection of General WSR. Re: the 64th Ohio After the Battle of Corinth. (Box 82, Folder 22). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Col Chetlain, 1 page, October 2, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Order for intelligent officers and the construction of stockades. (Box 44, Folder 104). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Brig. Gen'l. Thomas A Davies, 1 page, October 2, 1982, Corinth, Miss. Holograph signed and written by Byron Kirby, 2nd Lt. Concerning the movement of troops. (Box 44, Folder 105). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Brigadier-General Jefferson C. Davis, 1 page, October 2, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Regarding road conditions. (Box 44, Folder 106). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Ulysses S. Grant, 1 page, October 2, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Proposal for crossing Hatchie to attack enemy. (Box 44, Folder 107). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Maj. Gen'l. Ulysses S. Grant, 1 page, October 2, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Report of rebel force in the vicinity of Bethel. (Box 44, Folder 108). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Maj. Gen'l. Ulysses S. Grant, 1 page, October 2, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Report of prisoners taken. (Box 44, Folder 109). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Brig. Gen'l. Charles Smith Hamilton, 1 page, October 2, 1862, Bethel, Tenn. Concerning the movement and deployment of troops. (Box 44, folder 110). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Col. Isham N. Haymie, 1 page, October 2, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Instructions to construct a redoubt. (Box 44, Folder 111). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Col. John M. Oliver, 1 page, October 2, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Regarding dispatches sent and received. (Box 44, Folder 112). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Brig. Gen'l. David S. Stanley, 1 page, October 2, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Order to occupy Kossuth, Miss. (Box 44, Folder 113). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Brig. Gen'l. David S. Stanly, 1 page, October 2, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Regarding the movement and deployment of troops. (Box 44, Folder 114). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Gen'l. Thomas A. Davies and Gen'l. Hamilton, 1 page, October 3, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Regarding the disposition of troops pending a possible attack on Corinth. (Box 44, Folder 113). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to General Jefferson C. Davis, 1 page, October 3, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Orders to destroy bridges at Danville. (Box 44, Folder 116). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Maj. Gen'l. U.S. Grant, 1 page, October 3, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Dispatch reporting disposition of troops. (Box 44, Folder 117). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Maj. Gen'l. U.S. Grant, 2 pages, October 3, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Regarding attack of rebel forces. (Box 44, Folder 118). TD from WSR to Brig. Gen'l. Charles Smith Hamilton, 1 page, Army of the Miss. Orders for the disposition of Hamilton's troops for an attack on the enemy's left flank. (Box 44, Folder 119). ALS[photocopy] from C. Goddard, AG to Brig. Gen'l. Charles Smith Hamilton, 1 page, October 3, 1862. Concerning the deployment of troops. (Box 44, Folder 120). ALS[photocopy] from C. Goddard to Brig. Gen'l. Thomas J. McKean, 1 page, October 3, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Regarding possible activity on McKean's front. (Box 44, Folder 121). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Brig. Gen'l. David S. Stanley, 1 page, October 3, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Instructions for Stanley to move up in position. (Box 44, Folder 122). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Brig. Gen'l. David S. Stanley, 1 page, October 3, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Order for the deployment of troops. (Box 44, Folder 123). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Maj. Gen'l. U.S. Grant, 3 pages, October 4, 1862. Corinth, Miss. Report of the Battle of Corinth. (Box 44, Folder 124). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Brig. Gen'ls. Thomas S. McKean, Thomas A. Davies, Charles Smith, Hamilton, and David S. Stanley, 1 page, October 4, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Concerning the supply and movement of troops. (Box 44, Folder 125). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Maj. Gen'l. U.S. Grant, 1 page, October 5, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Regarding the burial of Confederate dead. (Box 44, Folder 126). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Maj. Gen'l. U.S. Grant, 1 page, October 5, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Regarding the burial of Confederate dead; and question of aid to help push enemy. (Box 44, Folder 127). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Maj. Gen'l. U.S. Grant, 1 page, October 5, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Regarding dispatches of Ord's engagement. (Box 44, Folder 127). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Ulysses Grant, 1 page, October 5, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Reporting the arrival of leading divisions at Chewalla, Miss.; and enemy's rear-guard overtaken beyond Chewalla road. (Box 44, Folder 130). ALS[photocopy] from WSR (written and signed by C. Goddard, AG) to Col. I.N. Haynie, 1 page, October 5, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Notice of safely received dispatch. (Box 44, Folder 131). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Col. H.W. Haynie, 1 page, October 5, 1862. HQ, Army of the Miss. Regarding Haynie's movement from Bethel. (Box 44, Folder 132). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Col. Isham N. Haynie, 1 page, October 5, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Concerning a guard for a construction train. (Box 44, Folder 133). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Col. Isham N. Haynie, 1 page, October 5, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Regarding the pursuit of the enemy. (Box 44, Folder 134). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Brig. Gen'l. John McArthur, 1 page, October 5, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Regarding movements of division. (Box 44, Folder 135). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Brig. Gen'ls. Thomas J. McKean, Thomas A. Davies, David S. Stanley, Hamilton, and James B. McPherson, 1 page, October 5, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Regarding the delay in progress of movements. (Box 44, Folder 136). ALS[photocopy] from WSR (written and signed by C. Goddard, AG) to Thomas S. McKean, Brig. Gen'l., 1 page, October 5, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Order to move to Corinth to take command. (Box 44, Folder 137). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Maj. Gen'l. Ulysses S. Grant, 2 pages, October 7, 1862, Jonesboro, Miss. Regarding the defeat of the enemy after Corinth, advance made, and positions captured. (Box 44, Folder 138). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Maj. Gen'l. Ulysses S. Grant, 1 page, October 9, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Regarding forage for animals. (Box 44, Folder 140). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Maj. Gen'l. Ulysses S. Grant, 1 page, October 9, 1862, Ripley, Miss. Report of rebel dispositions, and measures taken. (Box 44, Folder 141). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to his wife, 4 pages, October 15, 1862. Description of the battle of Corinth (Oct. 3-4, 1862). Mention of George W. Cullon and Ulysses G. Grant; comment on the illness of his wife Ann Eliza Rosecrans. (Box 55, Folder 58). ALS[photocopy] from Ann Eliza Rosecrans to her husband, WSR, 4 pages, September 6, 1875, San Ranfael, California Comment on various phases of the Civil War including the battle of Iuka and Corinth and a book by William T. Shermand on his war experiences. (Box 56, Folder 35). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to his wife, 2 pages, June 11, 1875, Egan, Nevada. Comment on a letter from General Francis Darr with news of the attitude of William T. Sherman about Rosecrans conduct in the battles of Iuka and Corinth. Mention of Whitelaw Reid, and the activities of Adrian Louis Rosecrans. (Box 62, Folder 35). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to his wife, 2 pages, June 11, 1875, Egan, Nevada. Comment on a letter from General Francis Darr with news of the attitude of William T. Sherman about Rosecrans conduct in the battles of Iuka and Corinth. Mention of Whitelaw Reid, and the activities of Adrian Louis Rosecrans. (Box 62, Folder 35). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to his wife, 3 pages, October 22, 1862. Comment on the illness of his wife, Ann Eliza Rosecrans; mention of the opinion held of him by Confederate and Union officers; description of a truce Mission sent to General Earl Van Dorn and his replacement by General John C. Pemberton. (Box 68, Folder 59). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to his wife, Ann Eliza Rosecrans, 6 pages, June 14, 1862, Camp Big Spring, Tishamingo, Co., Miss. Description of the activities during the Battle of Corinth and evacuation; comments on pursuit of the rebels and his camp as of June 14, 1862. Mention of Generals: Henry W. Halleck, John Pope, don Carlos Buell, Andrew Jackson Smith, (William Tecumseh) Sherman. (Box 69, Folder 39). ALS[photocopy] from John C. Hatcher to William S. Rosecrans, 2 pages, Aug. 18, 1856, New York. Requesting information regarding the financial condition of the Coal River Navigation Company. Numbered 334. ALS[photocopy] from James Birdseye Mc Pherson, 1828-1864, 1 page, October 11, 1862. Reporting on his operations. (Box 7, Folder 133). ALS[photocopy] from William M. Willis to W.S. Rosecrans, 1 page, October 25, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Reporting number of prisoners taken and number of enemy officers killed at the Battle of Corinth. (Box 7, Folder 136). ALS[photocopy] from George Washington Cullum, 1809-1892, 2 pages, June 25, 1868, New York. Explanation of facts relating to the command at the Battles of Iuka and Corinth as set down in the personal history of General U.S. Grant In the Register of Graduates of the U.S. Military Academy (Box 11, Folder 127). ALS[photocopy] from Roberto R. Symon to William S. Rosecrans, 4 pages, July 7, 1878, Paris, France. Discusses efforts in the East to interest businessmen in the Sonora railroad project; mentions Blair Concession in Mexico; progress of railroad development in Mexico; efforts to obtain investment in railroad enterprise abroad. (Box 34, Folder 34). ALS[photocopy] from Arthur C. Ducat to William S. Rosecrans, 3 pages, December 29, 1880, Chicago, Ill. Asking for information on details of Civil War battle of Iuka and Corinth, needed for presentation of a paper before the Loyal Legion; discusses role of Grant, Sherman, Ord, and other in the battles. (Box 40, Folder 113). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Brig. Gen'l. Robert Allen, 1 page, September 29, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Regarding forage for stock. (Box ?, Folder 40). ALS[photocopy] from WSR (by H.G. Kennett, Chief of Staff) to Col. Crocker (in Iuka), 1 page, September 29, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Order to search house of one De Wody for secreted flag of one of the Rebel regiments. (Box 44, Folder 41). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Maj. Gen'l. Ulysses S. Grant, 1 page, September 29, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Concerning the mustering in of Miss. and Alabamians. (Box 44, Folder 42). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Maj. Gen'l. Ulysses S. Grant, 1 page, September 29, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Request to retain name of Army of the Miss. (Box 44, Folder 43). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Maj. Gen'l. Ulysses S. Grant, 1 page, September 29, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Regarding the disposition of forces around Ripley River and Rienza. (Box 44, Folder 44). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Brig. Gen'l. Charles S. Hamilton, 1 page, September 29, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Concerning the use of Hamilton's regiment. (Box 44, Folder 45). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Maj. John A. Rawlins, 1 page, September 29, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Regarding the resignation of Lt. Col. Rinkhaus. (Box 44, Folder 46). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Maj. John A. Rawlins, 1 page, September 29, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Concerning reports of defeats at Pocahontas. (Box 44, Folder 47). ALS[photocopy] from WSR (by Calvin Goddard, Adjutant) to Eugene Shine, 1 page, September 29, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Removed from: Dispatches relating to Virginia, 1862. (Box 44, Folder 48). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Brig. Gen'l. David S. Stanley, 1 page, September 29, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Concerning action at Baldwin and Pocahontas. (Box 44, Folder 49). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Col. Augustus L. Chetlain, 1 page, September 29, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Orders for Col. Chetlain to prepare to come in. (Box 44, Folder 50). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Col. Augustus L. Chetlain, 1 page, September 29, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Request for news. (Box 44, Folder 51). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Col. Augustus L. Chetlain, 1 page, September 29, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Orders to hold at Burnsville. (Box 44, Folder 52). ALS[photocopy] from WSR (written and signed by Byron Kirby) to Col. Chetlain, 1 page, September 30, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Order to have 50 men guard a train going to Iuka. (Box 44, Folder 53). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Col. Marcellus M. Crocker, 1 page, September 30, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Orders to return to Corinth. (Box 44, Folder 54). ALS[photocopy] from WSR (written and signed by Bryon Kirby) to Col. M.M. Crocker, 1 page, September 30, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Asking for information about area between Ripley road and Hatchie River. (Box 44, Folder 55). ALS[photocopy] from WSR (written and signed by Byron Kirby) to Col. M.M. Crocker, 1 page, September 30, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Notification of train leaving for Iuka. (Box 44, Folder 56). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Col. M.M. Crocker, 1 page, September 30, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Concerning amount of Quarter Masters stores available. (Box 44, Folder 57). ALS[photocopy] from WSR (signed and sent by C. Goddard, AG) to Col. M.M. Crocker, 1 page, September 30, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Asking for information concerning the country and roads leading to Holly Springs and Memphis. (Box 44, Folder 58). ALS[photocopy] from WSR (signed and sent by C. Goddard, AG) to Capt. W. P. Darst, 1 page, September 30, 1862, Headquarters, Army of the Miss. Order to find a citizen clerk to replace Mr. Law. (Box 44, Folder 59). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Col. John V. Dubois, 1 page, September 29, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Orders to move to Danville. (Box 94, Folder 60). ALS[photocopy] from WSR (written and signed by C. Goddard, AG) to Col. Dubois, September 30, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Stating that the Post of Danville, Miss., will be commanded by Brig. Gen'l. Davies. (Box 44, Folder 61). ALS[photocopy] from WSR (by Temple Clark, Adjutant) to Major Gilmore, 1 page, September 30, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Desiring to know the name of a clerk who he can detail Army Headquarters. (Box 44, Folder 62). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Maj. Gen'l. Ulysses S. Grant, 1 page, September 30, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Report of rebel movements and counter measures taken. (Box 44, Folder 63). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Maj. Gen'l. Ulysses S. Grant, 1 page, September 30, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Request for information. (Box 44, Folder 64). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Maj. Gen'l. Ulysses S. Grant, 1 page, September 30, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Request for maps of N. West area of operation. (Box 44, Folder 65). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Maj. Gen'l. Ulysses S. Grant, 1 page, September 30, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Report regarding information and news of the enemy. (Box 44, Folder 66). ALS[photocopy] from WSR. To Maj. Gen'l. Ulysses S. Grant, 1 page, September 30, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Report of officers and vacant commissions. (Box 44, Folder 67). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to George Greenwood, 1 page, September 30, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Regarding the disposition of deceased aide's effects. (Box 44, Folder 68). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Brig. Gen'l. Charles Smith Hamilton, 1 page, September 30, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Request for news from Hamilton's front. (Box 44, Folder 69). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Brig. Gen'l. Hamilton, 1 page, September 30, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Orders to move division to camp of Clear Creek. (Box 44, Folder 70). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Brig. Gen'l. Hamilton, 1 page, September 30, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Describing location to current headquarters. (Box 44, Folder 71). ALS[photocopy] from WSR (written and signed by Byron Kirby) to Brig. Gen'l. Charles Smith Hamilton, 1 page, September 30, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Order to obtain two additional days rations. (Box 44, Folder 72). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Col. Isham N. Haynie, 1 page, September 30, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Concerning troop movements down to Bethel. (Box 44, Folder 73). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to I.N. Haynie, 1 page, September 30, 1862, Corinth Miss. Requesting a map of the southern tier of counties of Tenn. (Box 44, Folder 74). ALS[photocopy] from WSR (by T. Scott Belden, Adjutant) to Albert L. Lee, 1 page, September 30, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Instructions concerning recruits who have arrived for 7th Illinois Calvary. (Box 44, Folder 75). ALS[photocopy] from WSR (by Temple Clark, Adjutant) to Joseph Anthony Mower, 1 page, September 30, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Detailing John Parkins to Army Headquarters as Clerk. (Box 44, Folder 76). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Brig. Gen'l. David S. Stanley, 1 page, September 30, 1862, Corinth Miss. Dispatch regarding operations around Kossuth, Miss. (Box 44, Folder77). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Brig. Gen'l. David S. Stanley, 1 page, September 30, 1862, Corinth Miss. Orders to move forces to Kossuth. (Box 44, Folder 78). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Brig. Gen'l. David S. Stanley, 1 page, September 30, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Directions to seek out Price's force. (Box 44, Folder 79). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Brig. Gen'l. David S. Stanley, 1 page, September 30, 1862, Corinth Miss. Request for news from Stanley's area. (Box 44, Folder 80). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Col. Pitcairn Morrison, 1 page, September 30, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Regarding activity around Bethel. (Box 44, Folder 101). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Col. Augustus L. Chetlain, 1 page, September 30, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Instructions for moving troops. (Box 44, Folder 102). ALS[photocopy] from WSR to Col. Chetlain, 1 page, October 2, 1862, Corinth, Miss. Regarding the deployment of troops. (Box 44, Folder 103).
Small Manuscripts 1999
1999.1f1 1808 summons MS Territory
1999.1f2 Jill Conner Browne. Reviews, letters, broadsheets, and newspaper articles discussing Jill Conner Browne's The Sweet Potato Queens' Book of Love Conner Browne's book provides a humorous look into the lives of southern women. Published by Three Rivers Press, New York, New York, 1999
1999.1f3 Yellow Barn Press. Publication Announcement: The Return of a Private
Scope: Document announcing the publication of Hamil Garland's The Return of a Private, with wood engravings by Gaylord Schanilec. The book, first published in 1891, describes the life of a Civil War veteran returning home to rural Wisconsin.
1999.1f4 Burke's Book Store. Announcement of Peter Guralnick's signing The Unmaking of Elvis Presley: Careless Love
Scope: Announcement celebrating the publication of the second volume of Peter Guralnick's biography of Elvis Presley. The signing is set for Wednesday, January 20, 1999, at Burke's Book Store in Memphis, TN.
1999.1f5 Pennyroyal Caxton Press. Announcement of the publication of The Holy Bible
Scope: Booklet printed to announce the publication of The Holy Bible: An Illustrated Folio Edition of The King James Bible The document contains descriptions of the text, illustrations, engraving medium, design and type, composition and printing, edition and paper, bindings, allocation and price, and the Pennyroyal Caxton Press.
1999.1f6 Patrick Smith. Assorted clippings. Re: 1999 induction to Florida Artists Hall of Fame
Scope: Various documents, clippings and letters describing the induction of Patrick Smith into the Florida Artists Hall of Fame in 1999. (1) T.D. reviewing Patrick D. Smith's life and artistic accomplishments. (2) Photocopy of newspaper article. "Saluting Patrick Smith", Florida Today, Wednesday, December 23, 1998. (3) Photocopy of newspaper article. "Smith Selected for Artists Hall of Fame", Press, Thursday, December 17, 1998. (4) Newspaper article. "Author, 71, named to Artists Hall of Fame", Florida Today, Monday, December 21, 1998. (5) Photocopy of journal article. "Confederation Creates Literary Award in Honor of Patrick Smith", Florida Historical Society, August 1997.
1999.1f7 Two engravings: Shakespeare's Birthplace & Anne Hathaway's Cottage
Scope: Copies of lithographs. "Shakespeare's Birthplace" was created from a drawing by John Mortlock. "Anne Hathaway's Cottage" is unsigned.
1999.1f8 AM. "The Chinaberry Tree" "The Chinaberry Tree" and Other Stories About Life in Mississippi in the Twenties and Thirties and Early Forties by Jean Burnham Morgenthaler
Scope: A collection of short stories about life in Mississippi from the 1920's to the early 1940's.
1999.1f9 ACS. 10 February 1932 from Langston Hughes. to Ethel Weimer. Postcard from Langston Hughes on his tour of Tougaloo, Mississippi,
Scope: Re: Mississippi Miss Ethel Weimer of Cleveland Heights, Ohio. Hughes explains that "Miss. has been kind."
1999.1f10 Mattie Pegues Wood. Biographical Sketch. Handwritten document tracing the genealogy of Sallie Watkins Wood Millsap, Eugene Temple Millsap Jr., Eugene Temple Millsap III, George Mark Wood Jr., Barnett Meriwether Wood Moody, Mattie Maxwell Pegues Wood, Alexander Hamilton Pegues Jr., Elizabeth Hamlin Lumpkin, Rebecca Ann Pegues McCullough and Alexander Hamilton Pegues III. (dated May 25, 1996)
1999.1f11 Invitation; Re: film "Cookie's Fortune," 3 April 1999 Invitation to the Southern Premier of Robert Altman's "Cookie's Fortune," Saturday, April 3, 1999. (2 copies) Invitation to a reception Celebrating "Cookie's Fortune," Saturday, April 3, 1999. (2 copies)
1999.1f12 Invitation to Randall Kenan discussion and book-signing at Burke's Bookstore
Scope: Postcard announcing a discussion and signing of Randall Kenan's Walking on Water: Black American Lives at the Turn of the 21st Century, Tuesday, March 16, at Burke's Book Store in Memphis, TN.
1999.1f13 Promotional letter for Darcey Steinke's Suicide Blonde, T.L. from Judy Hottensen, Publicity Director for Atlantic Monthly Press. , May 8, 1992 . Suicide Blonde is a tale of self identification, sexual awakening and the past's effect on the present. (May 8, 1992)
1999.1f14 Publication Announcement for the work "For the Good of the Bleeding Land" / Timothy Hawley Books
Scope: Broadside announcing the publication of a new book from The Contre Coup Press; "For the Good of the Bleeding Land" Being the Text of a Letter from James Phelan to Confederate President Jefferson Davis dated January 21, 1865 The letter describes the plea of James Phelan to replace General Hood with General Johnston as commander of the Army of Tennessee.
1999.1f15 ALS. 12 October 1838, from William S. Burney to Col. A.B. Sanuners, Oxford, Mississippi
Scope: Letter from William S. Burney, of Oxford, Mississippi, requesting money from "Public Revenue" c/o Col. A.B. Saunders of Jackson, Mississippi.
Small Manuscripts 2000
2000.1f1 B.F. Gentry. Civil War Correspondence
Note: Some letters have typed transcriptions. B.F. Gentry Land Deeds available in Folder 2000.2f1
2000.1f1.1 Handwritten letter. Dated 12th, 1865, "Dear Pa" from "Son B.F. Gentry" (typed transcription available)
2000.1f1.2 Handwritten letter. (Camp) April 1864, "Dear Pa," and Camp Walthall's Brig [25?] April, Near Dalton GA, "Dear Ma," from "Your affectionate son." (typed transcription available)
2000.1f1.3 Handwritten letter. (Camp Near Dalton GA) 16 March 1864, "Dear Ma" from "Affectionate Son, B.F. Gentry." (typed transcription available)
2000.1f1.4 Handwritten letter. (Camped at Atlanta GA) 22 August 1863, "Dear Ma" from "Your son B.F. Gentry." (typed transcription available)
2000.1f1.5 Handwritten letter. (Camp near Knoxville) 9 October 1962, "Dear pa" from "Son B.F. Gentry." (typed transcript available)
2000.1f1.6 Envelope addressed to Ms. W.R. Gentry.
2000.1f2 B.F. Gentry. Ephemera, Geneological Material and pages from Gentry Bible
2000.1f3 B.F. Gentry. Gentry's Military Records & Secondary Source Material (Photocopies)
2000.1f4 The Southern Quest for A Suitable Past: Historiography and Social Control, 1890-2000 by Fred Arthur Bailey
Scope: Document written by Fred Arthur Bailey of Abilene Christian University describing Southerners' search for a "true history of the Old South."
2000.1f5 Scan of 20 January 1903, Charter of the Oxford, MS, Branch of the United Confederate Veterans
Scope: Certificate recognizes that Oxford, MS, known as Lafayette County Camp, met all of the requirements for admittance into the Mississippi division of the United Confederate Veterans. Document was signed in New Orleans, LA, on January 20, 1903, by the Commanding General and by the Adjutant General and Chief of Staff (names are unreadable).
2000.1f6 "Standing Tall"
Scope: Postcard announcing the documentary by Donald Blank, "StandingTall: Black Mississippi Delta Women take on White Catfish Farmers...Trying To Create a Union...and win." The front of the card is a photo of Rose Turner, daughter of a sharecropper and the UFCW's head Mississippi organizer.
2000.1f7 Ellisville Lumber Company. Postcards and T.L.S. from Floyd Herrington to Mr. R.L. Mitchell, March 14, 1946
Scope: The letter relates that the postcards were taken at Reedbrake. Also included are three black and white postcards. None of the cards was addressed and each are inscribed T.E. Davis Photos. One card depicts the Ellisville Lumber Co. In front of the building are workers, oxen and wagons. The second card appears to be a photo of the Ellisville Lumber Co. The third card is a photo of the Ellisville Lumber Co. yard from a different angle.
2000.1f8 Printed Subscription Information for Alecto Historical Editions facsimile printing of Catesby's The National History of Carolina, Florida & the Bahama Islands
Scope: Color copies of Mark Catesby (1682-1749). Copies of "The Balsam Tree," "Bison Americanus," "The Yellow and Black Pye," and "The Red Curlew."
2000.1f9 Mill Press.-Jamaica Series Booklet printed by the Mill Press announcing A Three Volume Historical Tribute to the Island of Jamaica Volume 1: "A Picturesque Tour of the Island of Jamaica" by James Hakewill, 1825. Volume II: "Sketches of Character" by Isaac Mendes Belisario, 1837. Volume III: "Daguerian Excursions in Jamaica" by Adolphe Duperly, 1844. Document also includes descriptions of each volume along with a copy of artwork from each volume
2000.1f10 March / April 2000 Edition of Humanities National Endowment For the Humanities. Re: Article on C. Vann Woodward
Scope: McPherson on the cover. The issue contains articles and photographs about "The War That Never Goes Away," "Touring the Battlefields," "Excerpts," "Celebrating American Poetry," "Songs of the Sephardim," "Racism and Redemption," "Fifth National Black Writer Conference," "Troubling Questions About Universality," "A Dakar Journal," "State by State," and "The Glory of Russia."
2000.1f11 Arion Press. Call It Sleep Announcement-1995 Publication announcement from Arion Press of the release of Call It Sleep by Henry Roth. The book was praised by Alfred Kazin as "the most profound novel of Jewish life by an American." The publication also includes the publishing history of the book, a biographical sketch of Henry Roth, a synopsis of the work, and a description of the photographs included in the book
2000.1f12 Fork in the Road Press- Will Grow Under Beeches Broadside announcing the publication of Gardener James Sherwood's Will Grow Under Beeches by Fork in the Road Press. Announcement includes letterforms, dimensions, and price of the book
2000.1f13 Wing & Wheel Press. Piecework Booklet announcing the publication of Wing & The Wheel Press Piecework a collection of twelve poems by Corey Mesler
2000.1f14 James Burrell. Sketch by Martha Ann Brooks Copy of Martha Ann Brooks' drawing of Mr. James Burrell, folk. Also included is a copy of the letter sent by Martha Ann Brooks to Mr. Tom Verich, University Archivist, describing the work. Brooks suggests that the drawing is an interpretation of Mr. Bill Ferris' photograph of Mr. James Burrell
2000.1f15 The Wing & The Wheel. Announce: "Ten Poets" Announcement of Ten Poets The publication is a brief anthology consisting of 10 poems composed of 10 lines (or less) by 10 different authors
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2000.2f1 B.F. Gentry. Land Deeds
Scope: Various land deeds from the Gentry Collection. (1) Yalobusha County deed from Wiley R. Gentry to Mariah Gentry, October 26, 1868. (2) Panola County deed from John O. Massey to Mrs. Mariah Gentry, November 2, 1890. (3) Panola County deed from (?) Chapman Esq. To Y.H. Chapman, April 14, 1881. (4) Yalobusha County deed from Wiley Gentry to John and Wiley Gentry, October 26, 1862. (5) Tallahatchie County deed from R. F. Bogans to E. H. Bomis, October 12, 1872. NOTE: REST OF COLLECTION IS LOCATED IN SMMSS 2000-1
2000.2f2 John M. Lyles Civil War Letter (original 1861) Handwritten letter from John M. Lyles (Confederate Officer) at Manassas Junction, Prince William Co., Virginia, to Judge Parris, July 13, 1861. Original letter and typed transcript available
2000.2f3 Presidential pardon for Al Sharkey of Tallahatchie County, Mississippi, September 1, 1865, signed by Andrew Johnson
2000.2f4 Exhibitor's campaign book from MGM's Gone With the Wind starring Clark Gable, Viven Leigh, Leslie Howard, and Olivia de Havilland
2000.2f5 Henderson Indenture (1856) ALS Lafayette county land deed from A (?) Henderson to William Henderson. November 13, 1856
2000.2f6 John Black land deed in Mississippi (1837) Hinds County (?) land deed signed by John Black, February 1, 1839
Small Manuscripts 2001
2001.1f1 Typescript of James S. Terry's Journal. Typescript of the journal of James S. Terry of Tippah County, Ms. for the years 1852-1856. Gift of Hugh Corrigan IV
2001.1f2 Typescript of Charles M. Terry's Journal. Typescript of the journal of Charles M. Terry of Tippah County, Ms. for the years 1856-1860. Gift of Hugh Corrigan IV
2001.1f3 Photocopied screenplay. Photocopied screenplay of The Liberation of Lord Byron Jones and movie flyer
2001.2f1 Documents related to executions and lynchings in the state of Mississippi, 1882-1959. Photocopy
2001.2f2 Mimeograph of Typed Manuscript. "The 17th Mississippi" brief description and maps of the Civil War battles the 17th Mississippi regiment fought (n.d.)
2001.2f3 Speech before American Legion & American Legion Auxiliary. Typed Manuscript. "I assure you it is a distinct pleasure to appear before you at this joint gathering of Legion and Auxiliary Members and discuss some of our problems in the field of rehabilitation..." (c.1950). 4 pages. Found within The Gadget: United States' Naval Training Camp, Gulfport, Mississippi (1918) [cataloged in Special Collections as V434 G8 G2 1918]
2001.2f4 The Lafayette Alarm (August 2001, Vol. 3) alternative newsletter for Lafayette County, MS "promoting community activism and awareness."
2001.2f5 National Federation of American Party Women. Pamphlet. anti-Equal Rights Amendment literature (c.1970s)
2001.2f6 Howard Finster. Letter. ALS. February 11, 1983. Howard Finster to [Bill] Ferris. Found within Howard Finster's Vision of 1982: Vision of 2.00 Light Years Away, Space Born of Three Generations from Earth to the Heaven of Heavens (Summerville, GA: Howard Finster, 1982) [cataloged in Special Collections]
2001.2f7 Postcards of Shiloh & Pickwick Dam, TN. 18 photo postcards of Shiloh National Military Park, TN; 8 photo postcards of Pickwick Dam, TN; and 1 color photo postcard of Bellingrath Gardens in Mobile, AL
2001.2f8 Colonel Erasmus Ford Potts Papers. Xerox of approximately 90 handwritten pages concerning Potts' land holdings, Holly Springs, and the Hickory Flat Turnpike (1850s)
2001.2f9 Ode to Billy Joe film promotional pack. Pack with production notes, biographies, publicity photographs from the film based on Bobbie Gentry's song. Revised May 6, 1976
2001.2f10 Gone With the Wind notepaper (#2001-90) Writing paper incorporating Gone With the Wind script and photographs (2 images, 6 sheets for each)
2001.2f11 "Crow's Neck Environmental Education Center" pamphlet for 530-acre environmental center in northeastern Mississippi (n.d.)
2001.2f12 8 photo postcards of Pickwick Dam, TN; and 1 color photo postcard of Bellingrath Gardens in Mobile, AL
2001.2f13 Stereoscopes. 6 stereoscopes, circa 1925. Features various comic scenes and scenes of New York City and Washington, D.C
2001.2f14 Button. 2001 Political button in favor of the new Mississippi state flag design
2001.2f15 Receipt. 1854. Receipt for W.L. Coleman from J.G. Jones, Druggist and Bookseller. Canton, Mississippi
2001.2f16 TD. 4 January 1963. Statement of Governor Ross Barnett, Governor of the State of Mississippi, Before the Governor's Conference on the National Guard, January 4, 1963 in Washington, D.C
2001.2f17 TMs. circa 1950. "The Forgotten Negro Woman" by Mary Mc Guire. Re: Manuscript of an African American Mississippi native regarding the state of race and feminism in America
2001.2f18 Telegram. August 28, 1917. G.T. Roach to "All Passenger conductors." The Yazoo & Mississippi Valley Railroad Company. Re: Requesting that B.L. Cliner ride with the conductors to learn the duties of a railroad flagman
2001.2f19 Robert Rylee's Deep Dark River Promotional piece reprinted from the Book-of-the-Month Club News
2001.2f20 Postcards of 1912 Mississippi River Flood Three black-and-white photo postcards of 1912 Mississippi River Flood by photographer Rossele of Rosedale, MS: "Fill the Basin Riverton, 4/12/12"; "Convicts Jacking Levee, Riverton, Miss. 4/13/12"; "Looking North. Benoit, Miss."
2001.2f21 "Masque" Typed Manuscript in handmade binding. Undated, no author. Cast of the play includes: "Six Singing Blondes, Angelic Choir Boys, Group of Dullards, Nuns, Black Jazzmen, Fifteen White Virgins..."
2001.2f22 Adam Shemper. Postcard. Postcard promoting Adam Shemper's exhibition "New Photographs from the Sardis Lake Series at the Driskel Gallery in Provincetown, MA
2001.2f23 Delta Time brochure Promotional brochure promoting the special publication by the Smithsonian Institution for Ken Light's Delta Time
2001.2f24 Arthur Palmer Hudson. "Arthur Palmer Hudson: The Founder of Mississippi Folklore Collecting"/ Bonnie Krause. Mid America Folklore Vol. 28: 1 and2
2001.2f25 Zenos Preston. Typescript. Diary of Zenos Preston, a Natchez, Mississippi planter. 18 May 1844-16 July 1847
2001.2f26 TMs. of history of Holly Springs, Mississippi "Holly Springs: A Portrait 1837-1878"/ Charles A. Mills
2001.2f27 Jefferson Davis. Letter. Typescript of a letter from Jefferson Davis to William Delay Dec. 6, 1869
2001.2f28 Typed list of Lafayette County Petitioners for pardons Typed list of names of petitioners for Presidential pardons after the Civil War by Lafayette County, Mississippi residents
2001.2f29 Photocopied letter and oath of LQC Lamar. Photocopied letter from LQC Lamar to President Andrew Johnson requesting pardon. Also includes photocopy of his loyalty oath
2001.2f30 Photocopied letter and oath of AB Longstreet. Photocopied letter from AB Longstreet to President Andrew Johnson requesting pardon. Also includes photocopy of his loyalty oath
2001.2f31 Pamphlets from Planter's Bank, Tunica, MS, Undated
Small Manuscripts 2002
Jacob Thompson Material collected by Dr. John Crews
2002.1f1 February 2, 1846 speech by J. Thompson "Speech of Mr. Thompson, of Mississippi, on The Resolution Gifing the Twelve Months Notice for the Termination of the Joint Occupancy Of the Oregon Territory." Photocopy.
2002.1f2 July 21, 1848 speech by J. Thompson "Speech of Jacob Thompson, of Mississippi, on the Civil and Diplomatic Bill, and the Presidential Election." Photocopy.
2002.1f3 Two ALS. John Thompson to "My dear uncle" March 8, 1854 and May 17, 1854. Photocopies.
2002.1f4 ALS. J. Thompson, Department of Interior, to August 19, 1857. Photocopy. "My Dear Sir"
2002.1f5 Miscellaneous material Re: Jacob Thompson's Canadian expedition, 1864-65
2002.1f6 ALS. J. Thompson in Toronto to Jefferson Davis September 12, 1864. Photocopy from Harvard University holding.
2002.1f7 Six ALS. Jacob Thompson to Jeremiah S. Black July 24, 1868; August 9, 1868; January 10, 1870; January 12, 1870; June 7, 1870; & undated. Photocopies from Library of Congress holdings.
2002.1f8 AL. Jacob Thompson in Memphis, TN to October 10, 1870. Photocopy and transcripts. J[eremiah] S. Black.
2002.1f9 ALS. J. Thompson in Memphis, TN to June 3, 1878. Photocopy. "My dear Claiborne"
2002.1f10 ALS. J. Thompson in Memphis, TN to J.F.H. February 23, 1881. Photocopy. Claiborne
2002.1f11 ALS. Daniel F. Wright of Clarksville, TN to April 21, 1885. Photocopy from the Museum of the Jefferson Davis Confederacy.
2002.1f12 AM. "The Hon. Jacob Thompson, of Memphis." Author unknown, undated. Photocopy from the Museum of the Confederacy.
2002.1f13 Biographical Sketches of Jacob Thompson
2002.1f14 ALS. C.C. Clay in Huntsville, AL to Jeremiah January 9, 1867. Photocopy from Library of S. Black Congress.
2002.1f15 AM. "Judge Black in Defence of Mr. Photocopy from Library of Congress. Buchanans Administration"
2002.1f16 Dealer description of three Jacob Thompson letters dated October 9, 1865; September 21, 1877; letters to Jeremiah S. Black & November 27, 1879.
2002.1f17 Miscellaneous material related to Jacob Thompson
2002.1f18 Commission of Home Missions to Colored pp. 1-4 of August, 1871 issue with article "A Committee People of the Convention of the Diocese on the Colored School At Memphis having presented their report the Hon. Jacob Thompson spoke as follows..."
2002.1f19 Natchez Jewish Homecoming Program. "The Natchez Jewish Homecoming! 1994" (2 copies); Program. "Service in Commemoration of the Natchez Jewish Homecoming Temple B'nai Israel and The Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience" (4 copies)
2002.1f20 Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience Two information packets on the museum (c.1990s)
2002.1f21 Great Migration Articles [1916-1918]
Scope: Newspaper articles: (a) New York Evening Post, June 22, 1918, "Why Negroes Are Leaving the South." (b) New York Evening Post, May 26, 1917, "The Negro Exodus From the South." Journal: The Immigration Journal, October, 1916
2002.1f22 Mississippi Industrial College. Football Programs. 1954 and 1956 homecoming football programs from the Mississippi Industrial College
2002.1f23 Interview with Rev. James Bevel, "Wild Man" of the Civil Rights Movement, 29 January 2002. Conducted by Jacquie Lewis. Transcript only
2002.1f24 General Order No. 11. War Department, Union. 10 January 1863
Scope: Surprise attack at Holly Springs, MS
2002.1f25 John Farmer Gotthelf Journal, 1915
Scope: Concerns the Biblical story of David, school questions, and daily events
Small Manuscripts 2003
2003.1f1 Photocopy and transcription of William D. Howell Diary. Howell was a private in Company I of 3rd Mississippi Regiment. 1863?-1865. Original owned by the University Museum. (Control No. 2003-2)
2003.1f2 Photocopy. "Message of Gov. Adelbert Ames to the Legislature of Mississippi, in Extra Session Assembled, Thursday, December 17, 1874." (Jackson, MS: Pilot Publishing Company, 1874). 8 pages. (Control No. 2003-30)
2003.1f3 Handwritten Manuscript. Minutes of the Union Republican State Executive Committee in Vicksburg, Mississippi. September 18, 1867 -- October 3, 1867. 5 pages. (Control No. 2003-34)
2003.1f4 Inventory. Photocopy and transcription of Lecie Gant Autograph Album 1862-1866 Oxford, Mississippi. Original owned by the University Museum. (Control No. 2003-3)
2003.1f5 Envelope with Charles Lindbergh imprint and Spirit of St. Louis stamp mailed in June of 1927 to Walter Charlton. Copies of letters by donor (Walter Charlton) and appraiser.
2003.1f6 Broadside. "Excursion to Ship Island Every Sunday Via The Cavalier..." Mid-20th century. 2 copies (one pink and one yellow). (Control No. 2003-29)
2003.1f7 Advertising Card for Sentry Coal in Port Gibson, MS. Circa early 20th century.(Control No. 2003-35)
2003.1f8 Broadsheet. "J.B. Glenn, Real Estate Agent for the Sale of Improved and Unimproved Lands, in Clay and Adjoining Counties. West Point, Miss., October 18, 1886." Extensive discussion boosting Clay County real estate. 12 x 6. (Control No. 2003-36)
2003.1f9 Letterhead. "Superintendent's Office, Mississippi Penitentiary, Jackson, Miss." April 27, 1871 letter from Z.A. Philips, Superintendent, to R.S. McAllister in Liberty, [MS?]. (Control No. 2003-37)
2003.1f10 Invitation. Graduation of Class 44-F from Columbus Army Flying School on June 27, 1944 in Columbus, MS. (Control No.2003-38)
2003.1f11 Handwritten poems by Joe Hayes on Camp Van Dorn letterhead on life as a soldier dated 1943-1944. 4 sheets. (Control No.2003-53)
2003.1f12 Cotton Record Books kept for The Bend Plantation at Swan Lake, MS. 6 separate ledgers with crop records dated 1959, 1961, 1962, 1963, and 1965 (2). Books "compliments of Union Compress & Warehouse Co., Greenwood, Miss."
2003.1f13 Transcription of Henry Craft Diary. April 1848-July 1849. Transcription from original diary written by Craft while he was a student at Princeton and upon his return to Holly Springs, Ms.(Control No. 2003-8)
2003.1f14 TLS. 24 February 1934. Daniel Whitehead Hicky to Mrs. Deupree. Letter of the Atlanta, GA Poet located inside Main Library's copy of his book Bright Harbor (1932) with several newspaper and magazine clippings.
2003.1f15 Photocopy. "'Mississippi and Its Future': A Sermon for the Times, Delivered on the Day of General Thanksgiving in the Hall of Representatives, April 21, 1870 by Rev. A.C. McDonald, A.M." (Jackson, MS: Kimball, Raymond & Co., 1870). 23 pages. (Control No. 2003-31)
2003.1f16 "Soldiers Individual Pay Record Book" with entries by Joseph W. Seymour (soldier's no. 3872776) based in Gulfport, MS and dated October 31, 1918 through June 31, 1919. (Control No. 2003-54)
Detective Agencies Broadsides (Control No.2003-32)
2003.1f17.1 Broadside. "McGilvray's Detective Agency, D.G. McGilvray, Pincipal. Hattiesburg, Miss., $25 Reward, For the arrest and detention of Joe Reynolds on charge of, Escaping after conviction in Green County, Mississippi." (Hattiesburg, MS: Martin Printing Co., 1912).
2003.1f17.2 Broadside. "McMahon's Detective Agency, Licensed and Bonded to City of New Orleans for $10,000..." Contents include "We handled the Night Riders case with success for the Governor of Mississippi; also captured the negro who cut Capt. Gray, of Bay St. Louis, and delivered him to the authorities at the Bay, 24 hours after the crime; and he pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 25 years in the Pen." Circa early-20th century.
2003.1f17.3 Broadside. "McMahon's Detective Agency, Oldest Detective Agency in New Orleans, La." Re: Night Riders in Mississippi. Ink Blotter. Fernwood, Columbia & Gulf Railroad Company. Advertisement includes map of railroad line. (Control No. 2003-33).
2003.1f18 Fernwood, Columbia & Gulf Railroad (Blotter)
Small Manuscripts 2004
2004.1f1 Oxford Graded School Commencement Program, 20 May 1904.
Note: Gift of Provost Carolyn Staton
Small Manuscripts 2005
2005.1f1 Telegram. 17 December 1942. W.B. Herring, President Pascagoula National Bank, to Hon. Henry Morgenthau, Jr., Treasurer of United States. Re: Selling of war bonds by the students of Moss Point High School for a war bomber. Photocopy. Gift of Chancellor Robert Khayat. TL. May 30, 1943. E.A. Khayat, Principal of Moss Point High School, to Leigh Watkins, Deputy Administrator Treasury Department. Re: Selling of war bonds by the students of the Moss Point High School for "The Spirit of Miss Point, Miss High School." Photocopy. Gift of Chancellor Robert Khayat
2005.1f2 Pamphlet. Undated. "L.Q.C. Lamar" by Clayton Rand. Printed for MS Power & Light. 4pp
2005.1f3 Proclamation. November 16, 1896. State of Mississippi, Executive Department. "A Proclamation by the Governor, Anselm J. McLaurin." Re: Day of Thanksgiving and prayer. Note: Embossed seal
2005.1f4 John Crews' research on Jefferson Davis.Control # 2005-39
2005.1f5 Material found in books by Lewis E. Theiss held in Special Collections. Control # 2005-40
2005.1f6 Reformed Theological materials.Control # 2005-41
2005.1f7 Harper's Weekly, 6 June 1863. Reprint. Features map of Colonel Grierson's raid through Mississippi.Control # 2005-44
2005.1f8 Probate documents for the estate of John Calvin Jones, Harrison Co., Mississippi, August - October 1857.Control # 2005-45
2005.1f9 Genealogical documents tracing the family of Hans Ulrick Dantzler, 1704-1990s. Control # 2005-46
2005.1f10 Seven letters regarding bank notes to Holly Springs, MS, residents from H.W. Conner & Co., September - November 1860.Control # 2005-47
2005.1f11 Seven timesheets for the Yazoo & Mississippi Valley Railroad Company, December 1921.Control # 2005-48
2005.1f12 War Ration Book Four, United States Office of Price Administration, 1943. Control # 2005-49
2005.1f13 Commemorative envelope for the Declaration of Independence Road Trip, December 3, 2002.Control # 2005-62
2005.1f14 ALS: Irene B. Clur of Taylor, MS, to her sister Carrie, May 1914.Control # 2005-50
2005.1f15 ALS: Oxford, MS, July 1, 1915, to Dear dear Carrie. Control # 2005-51
2005.1f16 ALS: Mary E. Cain of Holly Springs, MS, to her mother, Mrs. Eliza J. Lynch, of Waterford, Marshall Co., Mississippi, March 1, [1841].Control # 2005-52
2005.1f17 ALS: [J].W. Saunders to M.A. Saunders, Oxford, MS, 20 August 1870, regarding possible move by M.A. Saunders to the Oxford area. Control # 2005-53
2005.1f18 S. Martinus de Porres - patron saint of the diocese of Biloxi, MS. One card. Control # 2005-54
2005.1f19 Mid-South magazine from The Commercial Appeal, January 5, 1969, with article on Waverly Mansion, West Point, MS.Control # 2005-55
2005.1f20 TLS: Letter regarding cattle classes at the Mississippi State Fair on Mississippi State Fair letterhead, August 26, 1914.Control # 2005-56
2005.1f21 ALS: Letter to Mrs. Ona McQueen of Mexia, TX, from her husband J.E., on The New Hotel Meridian stationary, describing his trip by train from Texas to Meridian. May 26, 1911.Control # 2005-57
2005.1f22 Bookmark promoting "Mississippi: An Illustrated History".Control # 2005-58
2005.1f23 Autographed photo postcard of Cheryl Prewitt, Miss America 1980. (Control # 2005-59)
2005.1f24 Confederate pension application of Mrs. Matilda Long of Jasper County, MS, August 17, 1915.Control # 2005-60
2005.1f25 Gulf, Mobile & Ohio Railroad Company Situation Report, Laurel, MS, June 17, 1943.Control # 2005-61
2005.1f26 American Folklore Films & Videotapes - An Index, promotional information, two copies, along with several fliers of various films, etc.Control # 2005-63
2005.1f27 "Cookie's Fortune" crime scene tape.Control # 2005-65
2005.1f28 Men's Digest, February 1966, with an article on "Murder in Mississippi", a sexy Civil Rights film, pp. 7-10.Control # 2005-66
2005.1f29 Zora Neale Hurston promotional cards featuring book jacket designs.Control # 2005-67
2005.1f30 15 letters from Neville Buck of Greenville, MS, to his father C.C. Buck of Rayville, LA, regarding Neville Buck's work for The Yazoo & Mississippi Valley Railroad Company, dated January 1915-August 1916. Control # 2005-69
2005.1f31 Photo card of "Uncle Tom and Little Eva", from Stetson's "Uncle Tom's cabin" company
2005.1f32 ALS. June 14, 1888. Letter signed "Jefferson Davis" but written by Varina Davis to Maj N[orman] Walker. 3pp. Re: Life at Beauvoir House, "in a very isolated home on the coast of Mexico."Control # 2005-83
2005.1f33 ALS. November 1, 1863. Pvt. John J. Egger (Co. F, 43rd Mississippi Infantry) to family. 4pp. Re: Building hospitals for the Confederacy. ALS. December 19, 1863. Pvt. John J. Egger (Co. F, 43rd Mississippi Infantry) to family. 4pp. Re: Building hospitals for the Confederacy
2005.1f34 ALS. September 8, 1862. William and Sally Egger to Charles P. Egger (Co. D, 24th MS Infantry). Lowndes County, MS. 2pp. Envelope. Re: Conscription and sickness of family
2005.2 Pillow Cover depicting historical sites of Mississippi. Circa 1945. 1 box. Note: James J. Uffner bought the pillow case while serving at Kessler Air Force Base in 1945. "Given in Memory of our Mother and Father, Mary C. Uffner and Joseph J. Uffner."
Small Manuscripts 2006
2006.1f1 TMS "October Two-Thousand-Five" by Eva Ellzey (poem) (Control #2006-8)
2006.1f2 (copy) Handwritten manuscript "A Sunday in the South" by Lt. William White (90th Illinois Volunteers, Co. F) Description of walk to Holly Springs, Mississippi, meeting General Grant as well as other officers, and dining with a regimental doctor in an occupied home. (copy) photograph of Lt. William White, ca. 1863 (Control #2006-9)
2006.1f3 Civil War Confederate Currency and Bonds $1-State of North Carolina issue 20 December 1862 $1-Seventh Issue, 17 February 1864 $2-Seventh Issue, 17 February 1864 $2-Seventh Issue, 17 February 1864 $5-Third issue, 2 September 1861; printed by two firms: Hoyer and Ludwig, J.T. Peterson; note was cut cancelled; x marks in currency mean that it was cut cancelled $5-Seventh issue, 17 February 1864
2006.1f4 Civil War Confederate Currency and Bonds $10-Third issue, 2 September 1861; B. Duncan, printer; Francis Marion offering 2 sweet potatoes to Sir Banastre Tarlton $10-Seventh issue, 17 February 1864 $10-Seventh issue, 17 February 1864 $10-Issued 6 April, 1963 $10-Fifth issue, 2 December 1862 $10-Seventh issue, 17 February 1864 $20-Seventh issue, 17 February 1864 $20-Seventh issue, 17 February 1864 $50-Seventh issue, 17 February 1864 $100-Seventh issue, 17 February 1864
2006.1f5 Mississippi Morning Promotional Postcard
2006.1f6 TLA (copy) Lt. Col. Bruce to PFC Barrett re: commendation of service during Meredith integration. October 1962
2006.1f7 "The Last Public Hanging in Oxford" (copy) Account of 1901 crime and 1902 trial in Lafayette County, Mississippi resulting in the last public hanging in Oxford, Mississippi
2006.1f8 "Life of Will Mathis" (copy) Memoir of Will Mathis, the last man publicly hung in Oxford, Mississippi in 1902
2006.1f9 Mississippi Women's History Symposium Collection (1989-1990) (Control No: 2006-37)
2006.1f10 Scrapbook "Miscellaneous Political Greenback Statistics made in 1874 and 1876 in Salt Lake, Utah by Edward G. Fuller" (Control #2006-1)
Oversize
2006.2f1 Engraving: Major General Samuel Gibbs French (Control No. 2006-18)
2006.2f2 Engraving. General John Clifford Pendleton (Control No. 2006-18)
2006.2f3 Engraving. General William Thomas Martin. (Control No. 2006-18)
Small Manuscripts 2008
Jennie Johnson Collection
Scope: 12 pages total, dated 1885-1888, to and from Jennie Johnson and J.G. Lowman & her family, writing from Huntington Station, Bolivar County, MS. Lowman tells of his business, crops & a town barbeque that draws 2500 people.
2008.1f1 ALS to my Dear Willie from Jennie dated July 12, 1884
2008.1f2 ALS to Jennie & Susie & Will in Beaumont, Kansas, from J.W. Lowman, dated October 18, 1885. Includes envelope postmarked October 18, 1885, from Huntington, Bolivar County, Mississippi
2008.1f3 AD Receipt for goods ordered by W. H. Johnson from Louisville, New Orleans & Texas R’y Co., delivered to Huntington Station, September 21, 1885
2008.1f4 ALS to Jennie and Susie from J.W. Lowman, dated August 30, 1885
2008.1f5 ALS to My dear dear Papa from your daughter S Mo J, dated April 29, 1888, from Huntington, Mississippi
2008.1f6 ALS to My Dear Willie from Jennie, dated April 30, 1888, from Huntington, Mississippi
2008.1f7 ALS to My Darling Husband from Jennie, dated May 3, 1888, from Huntington, Mississippi
2008.1f8 ALS to My Darling from your loving wife, dated May 10, 1888, from Huntington, Mississippi, and on reverse ALS to My dear dear darling Papa from your daughter Susie J
2008.1f9 Petition of Mrs. J. Sanderson to Messers. Metcalf, Snodgrass, Hinds, Cage, and Gordon on the subject of female education. Photocopy and transcription
2008.1f10 Binder. Some Methodist Female Academies in Southwestern Mississippi, including Elizabeth Female Academy; Centre Seminary of Learning and Meeting House; Beechland - Red Lick Academy near Lorman, Jefferson County, Mississippi, Fayette Female Academy – Fayette, Jefferson County, Mississippi; Port Gibson Female Academy – Port Gibson, Claiborne County, Mississippi; Vicksburg Female Academy – Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi; Gibson’s School House, Lum’s Camp Ground & Asbury Methodist Episcopal Church; Beech Land or Feathersone Chapel Academy, Warren County, Mississippi; Raymond Female Academy – Raymond, Hinds County, Mississippi; Southern Female Academy – Rocky Springs, Claiborne County, Mississippi; Brownsville Female Academy – Brownsville, Hinds County, Mississippi; Utica Female Academy – Utica, Hinds County Mississippi
Note: Information accumulated and organized by James Earl (Sam) Price, June 15, 2008.
Materials from Ken Burns' Civil War
2008.1f11.1 News from Alfred A. Knopf Publisher, “The Civil War: An Illustrated History” by Geoffrey C. Ward with Ric Burns and Ken Burns. Coming from Knopf September 12, 1990.
2008.1f11.2 Clipping from Nashville Banner, review “Civil War vividly recreated” by William Boozer of “The Civil War: An Illustrated History,” by Geoffrey Ward with Ken and Ric Burns.
2008.1f11.3 Scans of illustrations from “The Civil War: An Illustrated History,” by Geoffrey C. Ward with Ric Burns and Ken Burns. Includes: The 5th Vermont at Camp Griffin, Virginia at the beginning of the war, General Winfield Scott Hancock and David Bell Birney pose with their staffs, “Send me your picture” photograph collage of carte de visites, Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant, and Robert E. Lee.
Small Manuscripts 2010
2010.1f1 Scrapbook: Dr. Willis Walley, M.D., 20 October 1910
2010.1f2 Scrapbook: Dr. Willis Walley, M.D., newspaper clippings
2010.1f3 Recommendation letters and petitions for Dr. Willis Walley, 1911-1914
2010.1f4 Walley Hospital - Jackson, Miss. Magazine insurance advertisement
2010.1f5 Academic correspondence to Dr. Willis Walley from Barnes Medical College, 10 July 1901, and Atlanta College, 26 July 1901
2010.1f6 Emory University yearbook and alumni publication clippings
Scope: Two pictures of Dr. Willis Walley
2010.1f7 Note from Sheriff Thomas Palmer, Mobile, Ala., appointing Dr. Willis Walley as a special deputy sheriff during the execution of J. Lawrence Odom, 17 February 1912
Scope: Includes newspaper clippings
2010.1f8 Letter from Henry MacDonald to Dr. Willis Walley, 10 May 1914
Scope: Re: Henry MacDonald thanking Dr. Walley for helping the family of John MacDonald
2010.1f9 Letter, carbon copy fragment from Dr. Willis Walley to Dr. E.M. Galloway, Mississippi State Board of Health, 19 February 1915
Scope: Re: Dr. Willis asking for an investigation and hearing regarding allegations of issuing a temporary medical license
2010.1f10 Note from Rose [Dr. William Walley's Sister ?] to Dr. William Walley regarding obtaining recruits for military service in World War I
Scope: Includes newspaper clipping dated 28 August 1918
2010.1f11 Letter from Earle J. Christenberry to Mr. and Mrs. Walley, 23 September 1935
Scope: Re: Appreciation for show of condolence for Sen. Huey P. Long
2010.1f12 Dr. Willis Walley's Receipts and Souvenirs from trip to Mexico, September 1940
2010.1f13 Christmas Card: "For My Husband on Christmas." Signed "Mother"
2010.1f14 Miscellaneous Items:
2 Envelopes from Maracaibo Oxygen Plant-Venezuela
1939 Pocket Calendar
Receipt for Gasoline and Motor Oil - Barton Service Station, Augusta, Georgia
Official Pinochle Poker Rules
Postcard. Enchanted Trail-Rock City, Lookout Mountain, Tennessee
Business card. Albert Langeluttig-Attorney, Chicago, Illinois
Funeral notice/invitation. Charles Fleetwood House (1872-1937) Walter, Texas
Small Manuscripts 2011
2011.1f1 Newspaper Clipping. Map of World War II Pacific Theatre. “Shreveport Journal,” Monday, 7 May 1945
2010.1f2 Proclamation. The City of Oxford, Mississippi. Jacob Thompson Day. Proclaimed on Jacob Thompson’s 200th Birthday,10 May 2010. Signed by Mayor George G. Patterson.
Small Manuscripts. Lobby Cards, Movie Stills & Pressbooks
Note: Pressbooks formerly housed in this box have been removed for cataloging
MOV.1f1 "Heart of Dixie" t-shirt, 1989
MOV.1f2 "Pinky" 1949 Color lobby card from "Pinky" starring Jeanne Crain, Ethel Barrymore, Ethel Waters and William Lundigan
MOV.1f3 "The Gambler from Natchez" lobby card Color lobby card from "The Gambler from Natchez" starring Dale Robertson, Debra Paget and Thomas Gomez
MOV.1f4 "Tap Roots" lobby card
MOV.1f5 "Home From the Hill" ad from magazine Advertisement for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's "Home From the Hill."
MOV.1f6 "Home from the Hill" (1) 11" X 14" color lobby card Color lobby card from "Home from the Hill."
MOV.1f7 "Mississippi Rhythm" (2) 11" X 14" color lobby cards 2 different color lobby cards from "Mississippi Rhythm" starring Jimmie Davis
MOV.1f8 "Band of Angles" (8) 11" X 14" color lobby cards 8 different color lobby cards from "Band of Angels" starring Clark Gable
MOV.1f9 "The Mississippi Gambler" lobby card Color lobby card from "The Mississippi Gambler" starring Tyrone Power, Piper Laurie and Julia Adams
MOV.1f10 "So Red the Rose" (1) 11" X 14" color lobby card Color lobby card from Stark Young's "So Red the Rose" starring Margaret Sullavan, Walter Connolly, Randolph Scott Elizabeth Patterson and Janet Beecher
MOV.1f11 "All The King's Men" (6) 11" X 14" color lobby cards 6 different color lobby cards from the movie based on Robert Penn Warren's Pulitzer Prize Novel, All The King's Men The film stars Broderick Crawford, Joanne Dru, John Ireland, John Derek and Mercedes McCambridge
MOV.1f12 "Mississippi Rhythm" lobby card Color lobby card from "Mississippi Rhythm" starring Jimmie Davis
MOV.1f13 (8) Color lobby cards from "The Client" 8 different lobby cards from the 1993 film "The Client"
MOV.1f14 Play Bill featuring: "Biloxi Blues", 1985 Play Bill from the opening night of "Biloxi Blues" in the Neil Simon Theatre, March 28, 1985, starring Matthew Broderick, Bill Sadler, Barry Miller, Randall Edwards, Matt Mullhern, Geoffrey Sharp, Penelope Ann Miller, Alan Ruck and Brian Tarantina
Movie Stills
Restrictions: Movie stills removed to cold storage for preservation
MOV.1f1 Black and white 8 X 10 movie still from "So Red the Rose" Black and white photograph of Joan Bennette. Also included is a handwritten letter from Pat McCarva (?) to "Doc" describing the photo
MOV.1f12 8" X 10" Black and white photograph of Kim Hunter Black and white photograph inscribed "To Charles-With all good wishes, Kim Hunter."
MOV.1f14 (1) 8" X 10" black and white still from "Mississippi Mermaid" Black and white still from United Artists' 1970 production of "Mississippi Mermaid" starring Jean-Paul Belmondo and Catherine Deneuve
MOV.1f16 (1) 8" X 10" black and white still from "Tap Roots" Black and white still from Universal Pictures, Inc. "Tap Roots."
MOV.1f17 (1) 8" X 10" black and white still from "Ode to Billy Joe" Black and white still from Warner Bros. "Ode to Billy Joe."
Small Manuscripts Collection: Broadsheets & Broadsides
B.1f1 Virginia Minstrels Broadside, Undated program from the March 16 production of and 'Ethiopian Concert, Vocal and Instrumental.'
B.1f2 Kelly Miller. Broadside. Broadside with photograph of Kelly Miller, A.M., LL. D., Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Howard University, Washington, D.C
B.1f3 'Horse Stolen' Broadside, March 12, 1888. Broadside announcing the theft of a horse from William Fulton of Hancock's Mill, Winston County, Miss. March 12, 1888
B.1f4 Broadsheet, "Child of the River" Broadsheet announcing the production of a "reader's theatre adaptation" Carroll Case of Carroll Case's "Child of the River" by the Pike County Arts Council
B.1f5 Broadside. "Parkway Sign" by Blair Hobbs
B.1f6 Broadside. "Friends of Frank E. Smith want to ask Jamie Whitten some Questions"
B.1f7 Broadside and "play" money from Two documents from the Dixie Showboat Players. (1) Broadside from the Dixie Showboat Players the production of The Vicksburg Little Theatre's "Gold in the Hills." March and April 1956. (2) Piece of "play" money given as a souvenir of the Dixie Showboat Players
B.1f8 Broadside, "To the Conservative Republicans of Iowa", 19th-century
B.1f9 Broadside announcing the Resolution, The Union League and our late Victory at the Polls made concerning the election of Abraham Lincoln for President of the United States
B.1f10 Johnson & the Constitution. Lists candidates for various positions
B.1f11 National Union Ticket for the Jackson Ward. Lists candidates for various positions
B.1f12 Broadside, Lynch & Debar Minstrels, Program from the May 27 production of 'Music & Mirth.' c. 1851-1852 Broadside printed in Holly Springs, Mississippi
B.1f13 Shapiro for Oxford, Mississippi. Broadside for Ron Shapiro for Alderman of Oxford, Mississippi, May 1993
B.1f14 "From Yalobusha County" 1997 Autographed broadside "From Yalobusha County" by Athena Kildegaard. Published by the Jefferson City Broadside Society
B.1f15 "Falling" Salita Bryant Autographed broadside "Falling" by Salita Bryant. Published by the Jefferson City Broadside Society
B.1f16 "Two are Four" by Turner Cassity Postcard; inscribed with Turner Cassity's poem, "Two are Four."
B.1f17 Gulfport Land Sale Broadside announcing the sale of land where railroads will soon be built. (2 Copies)
B.1f18 Broadside announcing the production of "Oxtales: Stories from Oxford"-- Highlights from "The Oxford Lesson" by Nayo Watkins
B.1f19 Notice. Geo. W. Martin concerning "Treaty made with the Choctaw Indians at Dancing Rabbit Creek", 14 November 1835
B.1f20 "Mississippian Extra" concerning Mexican War Enlistment, 1846
B.1f21 Broadside, Wanted poster for Myers H. Levy, escaped convict of "Jewish nativity". Jackson, MS, July 22, 1886
B.1f22 Crimean War Broadside. Original and photocopy of broadside: "Battle with Russians at Russians at Kamshatcha-1854."
B.1f23 Broadside, 2004 Square Books 25th Anniversary Poster
B.1f24 Broadside. Ellen Douglas. "Can't Quit You, Baby"
B.1f25 Slave impressments certificate, Document issuing monetary compensation to Capt. W.S. Williams under the provisions of "An act to authorize the impressments of slaves and other personal property for military purposes." January 3, 1863
B.1f26 Grenada, MS, Fiddlers' Contest Broadside announcing "A Grand Old-Time Fiddler' Contest, Grenada, Thursday, August 2, 1900, for the Fifteenth Regiment Monumental Fund."
B.1f27 "Destroy All Cotton". C.G. Dahlgren, 17 May 1862
B.1f28 "Lumbermen's Excursion to Jackson, Miss. via the Illinois Central Railroad", 20 December 1883
B.1f29 Broadside encouraging white citizens printed by the committee to elect Frank Smith for U.S. to vote for Frank Smith for U.S. Congressman. The document questions rival candidate, "Mr. Whitten's" Congressman decisions concerning his children and integrated schools
B.1f30 Broadside, Southern Baptist Broadside announcing the 1894 Southern Baptist Convention in Dallas, Convention, May 9th, 1894 TX
B.1f31 Ft. Wallace Bugle 1865-1887 (?) Broadside distributed by Oakley Graphic, a Ft. Wallace booster. Contains the following articles: "Canadian Youth to Settle Here," "Military Establishes New Post Near Smoky Hill Headquarters," "Cenotaph Raised to Soldier Dead," "New Home Erected for Pond Creek Occupants" and "Custer Arrives at Ft. Wallace."
Small Manuscripts Collection: Ephemera
EPH.1f1 Mississippi highways bumpersticker Bumpersticker that reads "Keep Mississippi's Highways Clean" (2 stickers)
EPH.1f2 Ross Barnett bumpersticker Bumpersticker that reads "Barnett for Governor"
EPH.1f3 Governor Eaves Cardboard license plate reproduction that reads "Governor Eaves; Ten Dollars, Jan. 88"
EPH.1f4 Bull Dozer Bumpersticker Bumpersticker that reads "Look Out for The Bull Dozer!!"
EPH.1f5 Beloved Standing cardboard cutout that reads "Beloved: Toni Morrison's Magnificent New Novel." Also on the cutout is a photo of Toni Morrison
EPH.1f6 "Fighting for Finch" Bumpersticker that reads "I'm Fighting for Finch: Finch is in the fight PRESIDENT Committee, Inc."
EPH.1f7 "Gandy for Governor" Bumpersticker that reads "I'm Going Gandy for Governor: Let's Make 'Honest' Honorable Again."