Finding aid for the Stone - Gaither Collection

MUM01716

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http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM01716/

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Summary Information

Repository
University of Mississippi Libraries
Creator
Turman, Jewel Gaither
Title
Stone - Gaither Collection
ID
MUM01716
Date [inclusive]
1884-1922
Extent
0.417 Linear feet 1 box (F-13)
General Physical Description note
1 box (.417 linear feet)
Abstract:
Collection of correspondence and documents relating to the Stone and Gaither families of Itawamba and Lee Counties, Mississippi; includes correspondence between World War I soldier Hubert Gaither and his mother and sister.

Prefered Citation

Stone - Gaither Collection, Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi

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Biographical Note

Hubert Gaither from Tupelo, Mississippi trained at Camp Pike, Arkansas and served in France during World War I. Hubert was the son of Ernest and Julia "Millie" Stone Gaither of Itawamba County, Mississippi.

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Scope and Content Note

Many of the letters within the Stone-Gaither Collection are correspondence between Ernest and Millie Gaither about the time of their marriage in 1887; war letters of Hubert Gaither to and from Millie and his sister Ruth; and pre- and post-war Stone family correspondence, such as the letters of Orville and Mary Stone, who were Hubert Gaither’s aunt and uncle.

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Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Mississippi Libraries 2008

Access Restrictions

The Stone - Gaither 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.

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by Mrs. Jewel Gaither Turman.

Processing Information

Collection processed by John R. Wall, 2008. Finding aid encoded by Jason Kovari, 5 November 2009.

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Related Materials

Resources at the University of Mississippi

For more materials regarding Mississippi soldiers, see the Wars (excluding American Civil War) Subject Guide; Civil War materials are listed in the Civil War Subject Guide

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Camp Pike (Ark.)

Format(s)

  • correspondence
  • marriage certificates
  • picture postcards

Geographic Name(s)

  • Itawamba County (Miss.) -- History
  • Lee County (Miss.) -- History
  • Mississippi -- History

Personal Name(s)

  • Gaither family
  • Stone family

Subject(s)

  • World War, 1914-1918

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Collection Inventory

Box 1 

Stone-Gaither Collection Finding-Aid and Family Information. 

Folder 1: Ernest Gaither - Aberdeen, Mississippi to Millie Stone - Tremont, Mississippi, 10 March 1884    (2p.)

Folder 2: Orville Stone - Lebanon, Tennessee to Millie Stone - Tremont, Mississippi, 18 October 1885    (2p. photocopied)

Folder 3: Ernest Gaither - Fulton, Mississippi to Millie Stone - Tremont, Mississippi, 25 February 1886    (1p. and envelope)

Folder 4: Ernest Gaither - Fulton, Mississippi to Millie Stone - Tremont, Mississippi, 28 May 1886    (2p.)

Folder 5: Ernest Gaither - Fulton, Mississippi to Millie Stone - Tremont, Mississippi, 7 March 1887    (3p. photocopied)

Folder 6: Marriage Bond for Ernest Gaither and Millie Stone – Itawamba County, State of Mississippi, 23 December 1887    (photocopy)

Folder 7: Ernest Gaither - Fulton, Mississippi to Millie Stone - Tremont, Mississippi, 23 December 1887.   (3p.)

Folder 8: Ernest Gaither – Fulton, Mississippi to Millie Stone - Tremont, Mississippi, 21 July 1889    (3p. and envelope)

Folder 9: Ernest Gaither – Fulton, Mississippi to Millie Stone – Tremont, Mississippi, 19 June 1891    (5p. photocopied)

Folder 10: Ernest Gaither – Waxahachie, Texas to E.C. Gaither – Tremont, Mississippi, 17 April 1893    (1p. and envelope)

Folder 11: Envelope addressed to Millie E. Stone – Tremont, Itawamba County, Mississippi. Envelope postmarked 3 May 

Folder 12: Two Letters from Ruth Gaither – Tupelo, Mississippi to Hubert Gaither – 22nd Co. 6th Training Battalion, Camp Pike, Arkansas, 9 March 1918    (8p. and envelope)

Folder 13: Millie Gaither – Smithville, Mississippi to Hubert Gaither – 22nd Co. 6th Training Battalion, Camp Pike, Arkansas, 13 – 18 March 1918    (3p. and envelope)

Folder 14: Hubert Gaither – 22nd Co. 6th Training Battalion, Camp Pike, Arkansas to Millie Gaither – Smithville, Mississippi, 20 March 1918    (2p. and envelope)

Folder 15: Ruth Gaither – Tupelo, Mississippi to Hubert Gaither – 22nd Co. 6th Training Battalion, Camp Pike, Arkansas. Envelope post-marked 21 March 1918    (2p. and envelope)

Folder 16: Millie Gaither – Smithville, Mississippi to Hubert Gaither – 22nd Co. 6th Training Battalion, Camp Pike, Arkansas. Envelope post-marked 23 March 1918    (3p. and envelope)

Folder 17: Millie Gaither – Smithville, Mississippi to Hubert Gaither - 22nd Co. 6th Training Battalion, Camp Pike, Arkansas. Envelope post-marked 9 April 1918   (2p. and envelope)

Folder 18: Millie Gaither – Smithville, Mississippi to Hubert Gaither - 22nd Co. 6th Training Battalion, Camp Pike, Arkansas. Envelope post-marked 12 April 1918    (2p. and envelope)

Folder 19: Millie Gaither – Smithville, Mississippi to Hubert Gaither – 22nd Co., 6th Training Battalion, Camp Pike, Arkansas, 14-18 April 1918    (3p. and envelope)

Folder 20: Hubert Gaither - 22nd Co., 6th Training Battalion to Millie Gaither – Smithville, Mississippi. Envelope post-marked 19 May 1918    (3p. and envelope)

Folder 21: Gloria [?] – Memphis, Tennessee to Hubert Gaither – Tupelo, Mississippi, 23 May 1921    (2p. and envelope)

Folder 22: (“Bud”)-U.S. Department of Agriculture/Bureau of Plant Industry, Gainesville, Florida to Hubert Gaither – Tupelo, Mississippi, 7 July 1919    (1p. and envelope)

Folder 23: Picture Postcard of Natural Bridge, Virginia sent to Hubert Gaither - Tupelo, Mississippi from Nell and Rex. Postmarked 23 July 1919. 

Folder 24: Mary Stone – Gainesville, Florida to Hubert Gaither – Tupelo, Mississippi, 29 March 1920    (2p. and envelope)

Folder 25: Elaine [?] – Memphis, Tennessee to Hubert Gaither – [Tupelo, Mississippi], 13 February 1921    (5p.)

Folder 27: Picture Postcard of Averette College for Young Women, Danville, Virginia. Sent to Hubert Gaither – Tupelo, Mississippi. Postmarked September 1922. 

Folder 28: C. Two World War I American Red Cross Picture Postcards collected by AC. Ernest Gaither. 

Folder 29: C. Postcards from Dijon, France collected by Ernest Gaither during AC. World War I    (8 Original Picture Postcards and 2 Scanned Picture Postcards on an 8-1/2 x 11" sheet)

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