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  • Ciccarelli (Orazio) Research Collection, ca. 1861-1945
    Ciccarelli 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 Photocopies of select documents focusing on Italy s military missions and armament sales to Latin American countries miscellaneous bibliographic materials miscellaneous works on Italian foreign policy after 1919 miscellaneous Italian works in Latin America during the fascist period Accession Number AM07 24 Dates circa 1889 1998 Volume 1 cu ft Given By Dr Orazio Ciccarelli 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 cubic foot of photocopied documents and articles pertaining to Italian emigration and foreign relations from 1860 to the post World War II years A Container List is attached hereto AM07 24 Ciccarelli Orazio Research Collection Container List Material on Peru Collezioni Angelo La valle della speranza 1975 Faralli Iginio Ugo Italiani nel Peru Napoli Carlo Columbo 1942 Barazzoni N Lima la citta dei re e il Peru contemporaneo Reggio Emilia Editrice Poesia D Italia 1930 Ministero Affari Esteri Censimento degli italiani all estero alla meta dell anno 1927 Bellani Nazzeri Rodolfo Faustino G Piaggio Miscellaneous articles and book chapters on Peruvian history politics and economics and on Italian immigrants in Peru Bonfiglio Giovanni Los italianos en la sociedad peruana Lima 1993 Ministero Affari Esteri Annuario diplomatico e delle carriere direttive Peru Bonfiglio Giovanni Dizionariostorico biografico degli italiani in Peru Bologna 1998 Miscellaneous Italian and Peruvian works on Peru s economic issues in the 1930s Miscellaneous Italian and Peruvian works on Italian emigration and immigrants in Peru after 1945 Material on Italian Emigration and Diplomacy Ministero Affari Esteri Le relazioni commerciali tra l Italia e il Messico Ministero Affari Esteri Carteggio della Serie Politica

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  • Catholic Church Indulgence, 1737
    to the well being of an ailing member of that body without prejudice to the infinite value of Christ s atoning death Paul rejoiced in the sufferings that he bore for the Christians at Colossae adding and what is lacking of the sufferings of Christ I fill up in my flesh for his body which is the Church Col 1 24 Money was often collected on the occasion of the granting of an indulgence by which the great cathedrals and monastic establishments were either built or kept in repair schools and universities were founded and endowed hospitals were maintained And yet the abuses of trafficking in indulgences already condemned by the Fourth Lateran Council of 1215 were multiplied in the late Middle Ages and afforded Luther an occasion for condemning not only the abuses connected with indulgences but also the doctrine underlying the practice itself At the Council of Trent the right of the Church to grant indulgences was reaffirmed and the practice of granting indulgences was retained New Catholic Encyclopedia Catholic University of America Indulgences Vol VII pp 482 484 Scope and Content This is a letter from Pope Clement XII concerning an indulgence to be granted to those who visit a certain church of St John the Baptist on the feast of his nativity There is also granted a perpetual indulgence to those who visit the church at any other time and fulfill the conditions set forth in the letter We satisfy the bonds placed on all the Christian faithful and we apply assistance from the heavenly treasuries of the Church in the intent of pious charity for the increase of the religion of the faithful and the salvation of souls For all the Christian faithful of both sexes in true penance and having confessed and been refreshed

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  • Crosby Family Letters and Miscellaneous Ledgers, 1849-1916
    States Code Form of Material The collection contains One looseleaf notebook containing original letters clipped to typedtranscriptions These letters begin in 1849 with Benjamin Wiggins of Bangor writing letters of introduction for Edward Crosby his brother in law who was planning to travel to California Most of the remaining letters 1850 1877 were written primarily by W G Crosby in Maine to his brother Ned in south Mississippi They concern

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  • Blanton (C.H., Jr.) Scrapbooks, 1919-1998
    of Durant Mr Blanton attended Mississippi State University until World War II interrupted his studies After service in the U S Marine Corps during the war he returned to Durant to open a dry cleaning establishment He and Miss Dorothy Case of McComb married in 1948 and made their home in Durant After serving as Alderman from 1953 to 1957 Mr Blanton ran successfully for Mayor for the first time in 1961 Mayor Blanton oversaw the growth of Durant for almost three decades welcoming new industry and new technology to the town He actively participated in the Mississippi Mayors Association and other state wide organizations For thirty one years he served as the public address announcer for Durant High School football games In the sixties he guided Durant in the transition from a racially desegregated society to a legally integrated one At the beginning of the school year in 1965 when he spoke in favor of attendance at the newly integrated Durant Public School crosses were burned in front of his home and at his dry cleaning business which was damaged The Blanton scrapbooks document the life and civic service of Mr and Mrs Blanton and the history of Durant from the 1950 s through the 1980 s Accession Number AM 98 17 Inclusive Dates 1919 1995 Volume 5 vols Given By Donated by Mrs C H Blanton Jr 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 Copies of five scrapbooks kept by Mrs Dot Blanton that document the life and civic service of her husband Mr C H Blanton Jr who was Alderman 1957 1961 and Mayor 1961 1989 except for one term of Durant Mississippi Accession Number AM 99 54 Inclusive

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  • Cushing (Major Thomas) Letterbook, 1799-1800
    the time Cushing left Louisiana on July 25 1799 arriving at Fort Sargent Mississippi five days later Cushing s time in command of the Mississippi area was spent traveling to the garrisons stationed in the region including Forts Sargent Loftus Heights and Mulberry Vale near Natchez Cushing remained in command until Wilkinson s return in May 1800 Promoted to Colonel in 1805 Cushing continued to serve in the United States Infantry In 1806 when Spain threatened to invade the disputed areas of the Louisiana Purchase Wilkinson dispatched Cushing to counteract any Spanish aggression In later years Cushing temporarily replaced General Wade Hampton as head of the Seventh Military district and during 1810 1811 quelled disturbances in Mobile as the Florida region passed into the hands of the United States In 1812 Cushing was court martialed and tried although no information is available concerning the circumstances of his arrest or the outcome of the trial He remained in the army however receiving an honorable discharge in 1815 Thomas Cushing died in October 1822 Scope and Content This collection is a photocopy of the handwritten letterbook of Major Thomas Cushing commander of the United States forces stationed in the Mississippi Territory at the end of the eighteenth century The letterbook contains photocopies of correspondence sent and received by Major Cushing between April 1799 and May 1800 Chronologically organized the collection is divided into two distinct parts letters received April to November 1799 and letters sent July 1799 to May 1800 The two sections of the letterbook are accompanied by transcribed notes which are helpful in deciphering the rather poor quality photocopies Of additional assistance to the researcher is a typewritten index sheet located at the front of each section allowing quick reference to the contents All names of persons and places mentioned

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  • Burwell (Andrew and Mary E.) Letters, 1864-1865
    assassination of Abraham Lincoln who was shot oddly enough on Andrew Burwell s twenty fourth birthday Burwell was stationed in Washington D C when the assassination took place Burwell does however mention seeing President Johnson at a military parade in Washington D C 5 Arrangement The papers are arranged first by photocopies which consist of the letters in chronological order from September 1864 to July 1865 then the photocopies of undated letters and lastly photocopies of five poems and a lock of hair After the photocopies the originals are in chronological order from September 1864 to July 1865 No originals of the undated letters or poems are in the collection 6 Related Material Related collections at the University of Southern Mississippi include M42 Belcher Granville W and Mary Caroline Letters M50 Rankin Thomas J Letters M251 Pittman Richard B Letters M70 Camp David A Letters M58 Lovell Mansfield Letters M105 Ewing Hugh Boyle Letter 7 Administrative Information Provenance Purchased January 1966 photocopies donated by Justine Medeiros February 28 2006 Use Restrictions This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States Title 17 United States Code Reproduction of original materials may be provided for a fee and at the discretion of the curator Provision of photocopies or digital reproductions does not constitute permission to publish distribute provide internet access to or otherwise display images of materials in this collection Copyright is retained by the lawful copyright holder and it is the responsibility of the permission seeker to contact and secure permission from the copyright holder Where copyright permission is not granted images are only for use in private study subject to the Fair Use exceptions made in U S Copyright Law Access Restrictions Available for research use by the serious student and scholar Preferred Citation Method In citing these materials the following information should be included Item title of collection McCain Library and Archives The University of Southern Mississippi Processing Information Revised by Shawna Guidry February 24 2015 Sources Adjutant General s Office Compiled Military Service Records 5 th Wisconsin Infantry RG 94 National Archives Contents of the collection and the collection case file Frederick H Dyer A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion New York Sigamore Press 1959 Veteran s Administration Pension File RG 15 National Archives 8 Container List Box 1 Folder 1 Photocopies of Letters September 1864 Dear Mary September 7 Dear Wife September 9 Dear Wife September 11 Dearest Husband September 12 Dear Wife September 12 and Dear Family November 13 My Dearest Husband September 15 Dear Husband September 20 Dearest Wife September 24 Dearest Husband September 25 Dear Husband September 27 Dear Wife September 30 Folder 2 Photocopies of Letters October 1864 Dearest Husband October 2 My Dearest Husband October 5 Dear Wife October 7 Dear Wife October 10 Dear Wife October 15 My Dear Husband October 18 Dearest Wife October 19 Dear Wife and Mother and sister October 23 Dear Mary October 23 My Dear Husband October

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  • Bonhomie & Hattiesburg Southern Railway Photographs, 1944
    connected Hattiesburg to the GM O main line at Beaumont Mississippi Using the Hattiesburg Branch Tatum would be able to gain access to a new logging operation near Denco Mississippi and transport lumber from Bonhomie Mississippi where Tatum owned a sawmill to the GM O junction at Beaumont where there was a connection to Mobile Alabama The Interstate Commerce Commission approved the sale on January 5 1925 and the Bonhomie Hattiesburg Southern Railway went into operation on January 17 1925 The entire capital stock of 335 000 was sold to the Tatum family and all equipment for the railroad was leased from the Tatum Lumber Company including five locomotives three of which were new Baldwin locomotives The B HS showed a profit for several years but slipped into financial deficit as its profit from lumber traffic declined Tatum s logging operation near Denco ended when the GM O abandoned its Blodgett Branch a dummy line from Denco to Piave Mississippi In 1953 Tatum sold the then unprofitable B HS to the Fernwood Columbia Gulf Railway Scope and Content This collection contains two color photographs of Engine 200 of the Bonhomie Hattiesburg Southern Railway Company Engine 200 was one of three new Baldwin steam powered locomotives purchased by the Tatum Lumber Company to be leased to the B HS This engine weighing fifty tons is described as a dainty little passenger engine a nd has a 440 configuration meaning it has four small wheels in front four large driver wheels 62 diameter and no wheels beneath the wood box Baldwin first tried this steam locomotive on March 3 1925 and shipped it to the B HS on March 25 1925 Once it arrived a misspelling of Hattiesburg Hattiesburgh had to be corrected When W S F Tatum sold the B HS

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  • Craven (Thomas) Letter, ca 1940
    works include Paint 1923 a novel Men of Art 1931 Modern Art 1935 Life of Benvenuto Cellini ed 1937 A Treasury of American Prints 1939 A Treasury of Art Masterpieces ed 1939 Cartoon Calvalcades ed 1943 The Story of Painting From Cave Pictures to Modern Art 1943 and The Rainbow Book of Art 1956 Thomas Craven is now recognized as a leader in the awakening of American art in the 20th century and is known for his strong interest in the cultural development of America Thomas Craven was married to Aileen St John Brenon they had one son Richard Craven died in 1969 Scope and Content This collection consists of one autograph letter signed by Thomas Craven and written on his personal stationary The letter dated March 28 circa 1940 and addressed to a Mrs Price was found attached to page 448 of a copy of Craven s book A Treasury of Art Masterpieces in the collection of Cook Library accession 107177 The letter comments on an Audobon painting the Snowy Heron discussed on pages 450 451 of the same book The letter answers a reader s concern over Audobon s landscapes and the reader s fine words for Craven s work A Treasury of Art Masterpieces The body of the letter is in large part a critique of Audubon s Snowy Heron drawing upon the opinions of Constance Raurke Ramke Rawke and Donald Culross Peattie botanist and naturalist as well as the author s own opinions It must be noted that A Treasury of Art Masterpieces won high critical acclaim Also for a work of its kind it experienced phenomenal sales The following books by Thomas Craven are available in the Cook Library Men of Art New York Simon and Schuster c1931 call number ND50 C7 Modern Art The

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