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  • Cleveland (L.R.) Papers, 1950-1960
    by Dr B J Martin Copyright This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States Title 17 United States Code Form of Material Original research conducted by Mississippi resident and USM alumnus Dr L R Cleveland 1 Two films of Dr Cleveland s research 2 Copy of Transactions of the American Philosophical Society 3 Copy of The Wood Feeding Roach Cryptocercus its Protozoa

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  • Castleman (Rev. Thomas, II) Papers, ca. 1833-1859
    more to return to corruption he said on this wise I will give you the sure mercies of David Easter Day April 7 1833 Folder 19 Matthew 6 24 Ye cannot serve God and mammon June 17 1855 Folder 20 Romans 8 9 The spirit of Christ If any man have not the Spirit of Christ he is none of his July 8 1855 Folder 21 No Reference The magnanimity of a forgiving spirit September 2 1855 Folder 22 Luke 11 10 Behold I bring you good tidings of great joy which shall be to all people Folder 23 No Reference Title appears to be The Temperance Question N D Folder 24 Acts 24 25 As he reasoned of temperance Felise Trembled N D Folder 25 Acts 20 32 And now brethren I commend you to God and to the won his grace wh sic is able to build you up and to give you an inheritance among all them wh sic are sanctified N D Folder 26 Exodus 20 8 Remember the Sabbath day to keep it holy N D Folder 27 No Reference Title appears to be There are two great truths wh sic no man ought ever to forget N D Folder 28 Matthew 2 2 Where is he that is born King of the Jews for we have seen his star in of east are to worship him N D Folder 29 No Reference No title but appears to be Christians must look upon sin as a hatred thing N D Folder 30 Mark 4 28 First of blade then of ear after that full corn in of ear N D Folder 31 No Reference Title appears to be Will you stand up in face of all this testimony that God has given you N D Folder 32 Matthew 24 12 Because iniquity shall abound of love as many shall wax cold N D Folder 33 No Reference Title appears to be The thought of death N D Folder 34 No Reference Title appears to be an Easter message concerning the crucifixion resurrection and fasting N D Folder 35 Psalms 119 72 The law of thy mouth is better unto me than thousands of gold and silver N D Folder 36 No Reference Title appears to be a message about Lazarus N D Folder 37 Matthew 25 14 15 The Kingdom of heaven is as a man travelling into a far country who called his own servants delivered unto them his goods And unto one he gave five talents to another two to another one to every man according to his several ability and straight way took his journey N D Folder 38 Proverbs 22 6 Train up a child in the way he should go and when he is old he will not depart from it N D Folder 39 Isaiah 3 11 Wo unto of wicked It shall be ill with him for of reward is his hands shall be given him N D Folder 40 John 11 23 Thy brother shall rise again N D Folder 41 I Corinthians 7 29 Brethren the time is short N D Folder 42 John 3 3 We know that thou art a teacher come from God for no man can do these miracles that thou doest except God be with him N D Folder 43 Luke 14 17 Come for all things are now ready N D Folder 44 I Timothy 5 24 Some men s sins are open beforehand going before to judgment and some men they follow after N D Folder 45 No Reference Thou shalt not kill N D Folder 46 Proverbs 19 11 The discretion of a man defereth sic his anger and it is his glory to pass over a transgression N D Folder 47 Malachi 3 8 Will a man rob God N D Folder 48 No Reference The cultivation of Good Habits An Address delivered in Goodwin sic Hall Kankakee City before the Young Men s Society August 16 1858 Folder 49 No Reference The cultivation of good habits A lecture delivered before the young men s association of Kankakee Ill August 18 1858 Folder 50 No Reference The value and the Immortality of Character a Lecture delivered before the Yong Men s Association Kankakee City August 29 1858 Folder 51 Undated handwritten note N D Box 2 SERMON ORIGINALS Folder 1 Ecclesiastes 12 1 Remember now thy creator in the days of thy youth October 10 1841 October 17 1841 November 6 1841 November 13 1841 January 16 1842 March 27 1842 March 9 1843 Folder 2 Exodus 32 26 Who is on the Lord side Let him unto me August 1842 September 11 1842 February 1843 November 26 1843 December 2 1843 September 1844 Folder 3 Jeremiah 2 13 My people have committed two evils they have forsaken me the fountain of living waters and hewed them out cisterns broken cisterns that can hold no water March 24 1844 November 14 1844 July 8 1846 Folder 4 Galatians 5 24 They that are Xhrist s sic have crucified the flesh with the affections of lusts January 24 1847 February 7 1850 Folder 5 No Reference The way of approach to X No 83 July 2 1847 July 4 1847 March 11 1848 October 21 1849 Folder 6 Jonah 1 6 What meanest thou oh sleepers Arise call upon thy God if so be that God will think upon us that we perish not January 23 1848 Folder 7 Hebrews 11 1 Faith is the substance of things hoped for the evidence of things not seen January 30 1848 February 13 1848 November 12 1848 September 22 1849 Folder 8 Isaiah 38 1 Funeral Thus saith the LORD set thy house in order for thou shalt die and not live March 11 1848 Folder 9 Ecclesiastes 11 9 Warning to the young March 19 1848 January 20 1850 November 4 1854 Folder 10 Luke 7 14 Now when

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  • Civil Rights in Mississippi Collection, 1964-1995, 2006
    Title 17 United States Code Form of Material A booklet entitled Health Care is a Human Right A Collection of Biographies of the Medical Committee for Human Rights compiled by MCHR physicians Dr Josephine Martin and Dr John L S Holloman after the 30th Anniversary MCHR Dinner held June 16 1995 at the New York Academy of Medicine The MCHR was a group of physicians psychiatrists psychologists dentists and nurses who treated Civil Rights workers local African Americans anti Vietnam War protesters etc during the sixties It was formed in response to segregationists violence directed toward black voter registration efforts in the South and MCHR volunteers worked at most of the forty four sites of Mississippi Freedom Summer 1964 A copy of the booklet is also available in the McCain Library call number E185 93 M6 H43 1998 Accession Number AM06 45 Dates 2006 Volume 1 item Provenance Given by Mona Ghadiri Agnes Mazur and Callie McCune Copyright This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States Title 17 United States Code Form of Material One DVD titled Carrying the Burden The Clyde Kennard Story The film was produced by Mona Ghadiri Agnes

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  • Carter-Fancher Collection, 1845-1889
    of various tracts of land in Noxubee County Mississippi to John Fancher The first deed dated January 24 1845 is signed by S M Goode of Kemper County Mississippi and indicates a sale of land to John Fancher for the sum of 400 The land represents a total area of 80 acres in Noxubee County In the deed Goode and his wife Louisiana relinquish all rights to the land in favor of Fancher The document is handwritten and is witnessed by Willis Sanders and W B Pettus and signed by William Powe Justice of the Peace for Kemper County The signature of Louisiana Goode also appears on the document The second deed dated May 10 1852 is a handwritten receipt deed prepared by W A Pratt indicating the payment of 701 65 for parcels of land bought by John Fancher The document bears the signature of W A Pratt but the location of the land is not known The third deed dated January 24 1853 is a deed decree relating to the sale of some land belonging to the estate of David Buck Filed in Macon Mississippi the deed specifies that the land can only be sold after public notices have advertized the proposed sale for a total of forty days The document is handwritten and is signed by Jesse H and David J Buck administrators of the late David Buck s estate John Fancher is listed on the document as buyer of the land which is located in Noxubee County Mississippi The document is also signed by C L Bonner the County Clerk of Noxubee County The final deed dated December 13 1889 records the sale of land in Noxubee County between John W A H and James P Fancher The document is handwritten and is signed by J W Fancher and A H Fancher The signature of S N Carter also appears on the document Correspondence in the collection is dated between 1883 and 1886 and includes six handwritten letters three partial letters and two envelopes Two of the letters addressed to M E Fancher of Mashulaville were written by Maurice Delmar from various locations in Texas and New Mexico Dated October 24 1883 and March 17 1884 the two Delmar letters offer a wealth of information concerning life in Texas in the late nineteenth century Both letters contain colorful and lively descriptions of activities in San Antonio and the frontier towns of Texas and New Mexico From the letters Delmar appears to have been a wanderer and an adventurer whose correspondence wonderfully depicts the images and landscapes associated with the Old West For example the letter dated October 24 1883 describes in colorful detail Delmar s activities while staying in San Antonio including the saloons the whiskey the women and the hustle and bustle of the town Delmar continues the letter by describing an interesting incident in which he encountered a Mexican caballero while wandering the mountains and landscapes of New Mexico The three partial letters in

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  • Brown (Sarah Jane Hickman) Diaries, 1896-1902
    diaries but only eight are named James P Martha A William Henry Jesse H Mary Elizabeth Julia Caroline Lola and Jeff Julia Caroline is the grandmother of the donor Sarah Jane Hickman Brown died in 1911 at the age of 80 and is buried in Madison County Mississippi Her husband Jesse had died about 1870 after 20 years of marriage Scope and Content This collection consists of the personal diaries of Sarah Jane Hickman Brown for the period January 1 1896 through August 4 1902 The diaries were written in the Mississippi towns of Shoccoe Fernwood and Canton Madison County Mrs Brown made specific notations concerning the dates of births deaths and marriages of family members and friends therefore her diaries may be of special interest to genealogical researchers There are several pages at the end of folder 2 which list Mrs Brown s parents her brothers and sisters and her children and grandchildren giving birth marriage and death dates of each family member as well as the county and state in which these events took place This same type of genealogical information can be found elsewhere in the diaries for both the family members mentioned above and other family

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  • Burton (Jackie Yelverton) Papers, 1939-1955
    entry is a cigarette stub labeled One of Sambo s cigarettes While the main body of the collection is the scrapbook series also included is a series of photographs and items of Demonstration School memorabilia This varied series is arranged in chronological order following the scrapbooks The first portion of the materials are representative of Yelverton s grammar school years at the Demonstration School The series consists of a first grade workbook 1940 41 a composition book 1943 in which Yelverton copied poems for an Expression class and a copy of the student newspaper Elm Leaves 1943 44 containing a short article by Yelverton There is also a folder containing items removed from Yelverton s 1947 yearbook such as newspaper clippings and a note from Roy McBride A slam book 1947 48 is the next item in the series The slam book was a fad of the era in which the names of various individual s would be written at the top of each page in a notebook Comments about each person were then entered below the names and signed by initials only In order to determine the author of a particular remark one had to consult a list at the back of the book The full names of the authors of the comments could be found on the last page Equally unique is the following item in the series a wooden paddle The significance of the paddle is unclear It was identified in a brief note by Yelverton which said wooden paddle used on freshman football players The items Yelverton collected during her high school years begin with six issues of the student newspaper Lil Southerner 1947 1951 This newspaper through feature articles school news bulletins and class gossip effectively represents the interests of the students of Demon High during the period Class notes also provide insight into the interests of the students The next folder contains notes taken at class meetings 1948 49 and 1950 51 by Yelverton as she was the class secretary in both her freshman and junior years Following these notebooks is a collection of theater programs 1951 Yelverton s perfect attendance awards 1949 51 a Girl s State bulletin 1951 and various sports team rosters 1951 52 Also found in this series is the Demonstration High School handbook 1950 51 Both Yelverton and her sister Betty were interested in the high school band Three of their band books are located in this series As football was also one of Yelverton s interests numerous football programs from games played by Demonstration High School and Mississippi Southern College teams have been This collection contains a wealth of information on the types of extra curricular activities common to the era of the 1940s and 1950s and particularly those activities that were prevalent at the Demonstration School during that period Much can also be learned about the personality of Jackie Yelverton and the teen culture of the time through the examination of the activities and organizations in which

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  • M263 Photograph Log
    21 1950 School photo Carolyn Phillips M263 13 Demonstration School 2 1 2 X 3 1 2 B W March 21 1950 School photo Don Roberts M263 14 Demonstration School 2 1 2 X 3 1 2 B W January 25 1949 School photo Laura Ann Weber M263 15 Demonstration School 2 1 2 X 3 1 2 B W January 25 1949 School photo Stan Hoey M263 16 Demonstration School 3 1 2 X 2 1 2 B W March 22 1950 School photo Larkin Collins M263 17 Demonstration School 2 1 2 X 3 1 2 B W March 24 1950 School photo Roy McBride M263 18 Demonstration School 2 1 2 X 3 1 2 B W March 22 1950 School photo Leeman Meeker M263 19 Demonstration School 2 1 2 X 3 1 2 B W January 25 1949 School photo Gene Stone M263 20 Demonstration School 3 1 2 X 2 1 2 B W January 25 1949 School photo Dot McKinley M263 21 Demonstration School 2 1 2 X 3 1 2 B W January 25 1949 School photo Betty Barrett M263 22 Demonstration School 2 1 2 X 3 1 2 B W January 25 1949 School photo Earl Rawls M263 23 Demonstration School 2 1 2 X 3 1 2 B W March 22 1950 School photo Lloyd Linton M263 24 Demonstration School 2 1 2 X 3 1 2 B W March 21 1950 School photo Levell Oneill M263 25 Demonstration School 2 1 2 X 3 1 2 B W March 22 1950 School photo Jimmy Jones M263 26 Demonstration School 2 1 2 X 3 1 2 B W January 25 1949 School photo Fredrick Walker M263 27 Demonstration School 2 1 2 X 3 1 2 B W January 25 1949 School photo Nolan Saucier M263 28 Demonstration School 2 1 2 X 3 1 2 B W January 25 1949 School photo Elmer Nix M263 29 Demonstration School 2 1 2 X 3 1 2 B W January 25 1949 School photo Joe Bob Murry M263 30 Demonstration School 2 1 2 X 3 1 2 B W January 25 1949 School photo Charles Swan M263 31 Demonstration School 2 1 2 X 3 1 2 B W January 25 1949 School photo Joe Watson M263 32 Demonstration School 2 1 2 X 3 1 2 B W January 25 1949 School photo Pat Sellers M263 33 Demonstration School 2 1 2 X 3 1 2 B W March 21 1950 School photo Josephine Frazier M263 34 Demonstration School 2 1 2 X 3 1 2 B W January 25 1949 School photo Dudley Watson M263 35 Demonstration School 2 1 2 X 3 1 2 B W January 25 1949 School photo R L Dickerson M263 36 Demonstration School 2 1 2 X 3 1 2 B W January 25 1949 School photo Dot Todd M263 37 Demonstration School 2 1 2 X 3 1 2

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  • Burney (Madge) Papers,1913-1953
    C and Ophelia Durrett in Aberdeen Mississippi She married John Tackett Burney in 1905 They made their home in Waynesboro Wayne County Mississippi Mrs Burney was active in the United Daughters of the Confederacy serving as Third Vice President General between 1927 and 1929 She was also a state organizer of the Children of the Confederacy Between 1928 and 1932 and 1936 and 1940 she served as a member of the Board of the Jefferson Davis Soldiers Home at Beauvoir Mrs Burney was a member of the Pushmataha Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution at Meridian Mississippi During World War II she was also active in the Wayne County Red Cross Chapter Mrs Burney died on April 22 1953 and is buried at Waynesboro Scope and Content This collection contains the personal papers of Madge Burney as well as material she collected from the United Daughters of the Confederacy U D C Children of the Confederacy C of C Wayne County Red Cross The Daughters of the American Revolution DAR and the Women s Christian Temperance Union W C T U The personal correspondence covering the period 1926 and 1953 with the bulk of the material from 1948

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