University of Mississippi Artifacts Collection

MUM00516

Summary Information

Repository
University of Mississippi Libraries
Creator
University of Mississippi
ID
MUM00516
Date [inclusive]
1894-1990
Extent
2.0 Linear feet (4 boxes)
Abstract:
The collection contains three-dimensional artifacts, originating from a variety of sources. Some are related to the University of Mississippi.

Preferred Citation

University of Mississippi Artifacts Collection (MUM00516), Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi

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Scope and Content Note

The collection contains three-dimensional artifacts originating from a variety of sources. Some are related to the University of Mississippi.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Mississippi Libraries December 2011

Access Restrictions

University of Mississippi Artifacts Collection is 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.

Additions

No further additions are expected to this collection.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Archives and Special Collections staff. Finding aid encoded by Kathryn Michaelis, December 2011; updated by Susan Ivey and Lauren Rogers, February 2016.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • University of Mississippi

Format(s)

  • lapel pins
  • medallions (medals)
  • memorabilia
  • wallets

Subject(s)

  • Medals
  • Souvenirs (Keepsakes)

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Collection Inventory

Box 1 

Cigar box? “Ol’ Miss, Worth Their Weight in Gold.” Text on inside of cover “3 for 5¢, Worth Their Weight in Gold, ‘Ol’ Miss,’ Quality and Richness Guaranteed. 

Leather wallet of University of Mississippi student James H. McWhorter. Contains: three receipts dated 1949 from “Ole Miss” Service Station; permit from the city of Oxford to operate a taxi cab for Anderson Taxi Company; Western Union telegram from Louise and Betty Craig to Mrs. H. Stanford Young, re: sympathies for loss; metal badge “Taxi Permit 46 Oxford, Miss.”; metal badge “Mississippi 22347 Licensed Chauffer.” 

Plate depicting “Lyceum Building University of Mississippi” with historical information on back. Produced by World Wide Art Studios, a Division of Atlas Crystal Works, Inc. 

Ashtray depicting Colonel Reb. Sold by Carl Coers. 

Salt and pepper shakers depicting Colonel Reb. 

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Box 2 

Jewelry box of two clips/pins, undated 

Brown metal clip, undated 

Lutton Ship System Commemorative Coin, undated 

UMAA Medal, 11 April 1894 

UVA Commemorative Medallion, undated 

Medallic Art Co. Medal, undated 

John Hopkins Alumnus Medal, undated 

Bronze Medal Louisiana Purchase Exposition, 1904 

Silver Medal Louisiana Purchase Exposition, 1904 

Chicago International Exposition medal, undated 

American Jewish Relief Committee Medal, undated 

Phi Delta Theta Pin Chancellor Power, undated 

Pin Dedication of New State Capitol, Jackson, Miss., 3 June 1903 

Semi-Centinennial Pin, undated 

Smithsonian Science Information Exchange (two medals), 1972 

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Box 3 

Chancellor Power’s gold pocketwatch, undated 

Wallet of Dr. Wm. G. Somerville (two wallets), undated 

The Great Seal of the Confederacy, undated 

Chancellor Power’s silver bowl (in red box), undated 

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Box 4 

The University of Mississippi Homecoming gavel, 9 October 1965 

Promotional coin from the Coca-Cola Bottling Co. of Mississippi featuring the 1972 Ole Miss football team, 1972 

Graham Hodges ODK Pin, undated 

Marcus Elvis Taylor Memorial medallion, undated 

Black wallet, undated 

Three red coins, undated 

Yellow envelope, undated 

Two medals in leather case, undated 

Silver bowl, undated 

Small box of damaged newspaper clippings, undated 

Caracas medallion, 1960 

Box of yellow Goldwater ribbons, undated 

The Campaign for Ole Miss, 24 August 1984–31 December 1986 

Two copper plates, undated 

Marcus Elvis Taylor Memorial medallion (in white box), undated 

Three small medals in dark green box, undated 

Two Jefferson Davis buttons, undated 

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