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  • Fitzgerald (S.J.) Collection, ca. late 1800’s-early 1900’s
    Extent 25 cu ft Inclusive Dates Circa late 1800 s to early 1900 s Form of Material Letters Minutes etc Cash ledger appears to be set up by street address and year Individual documents Deed of Trust dated May 19 1909 Correspondence on T L Grace Company letterhead dated December 24 1902 Bills of Sale 2 for cotton bales from T L Grace Company to S J Fitzgerald dated April

    Original URL path: http://www.lib.usm.edu/spcol/collections/manuscripts/finding_aids/fitzgerald.html (2016-02-17)
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  • Gilliam (Margaret Eitel) Ledger, ca. 1815
    Gilliam Margaret Eitel Ledger Accession Number AM10 78 Given By Dewey Case Date of Receipt July 9 2010 Extent 1 item Inclusive Dates circa 1815 This ledger was given to Mr Case s Mother by her cousin Margaret Eitel Gilliam Form of Material Letters Minutes etc One handwritten ledger from 1815 believed to be from a bar in north Mississippi Prepared and maintained by The University of Southern Mississippi Libraries

    Original URL path: http://www.lib.usm.edu/spcol/collections/manuscripts/finding_aids/gilliam.html (2016-02-17)
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  • Bigelow (Dr. Roy G.) Collection, 1918-1919
    etc Two items Dr Roy G Bigelow had with him during his time in France during WWI Notebook used from December 24 1918 to August 15 1919 His notes describe events in France his return to the USA preparations for his wedding and his wedding day There are several items in the notebook such as a postcard newspaper clippings and a telegraph form Holy Bible in French with the inscription

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  • Covington County Genealogical & Historical Society Collection, ca 1819-2008
    Collections Listed By Subject Name of Collection Covington County Genealogical Historical Society Collection Accession Number AM10 120 Given By Janet Smith Date of Receipt 2008 Extent 1 item Inclusive Dates circa 1819 2008 Form of Material Letters Minutes etc 2008 Historical Calendar Volume II by the Covington County Genealogical and Historical Society Prepared and maintained by The University of Southern Mississippi Libraries Special Collections http www lib usm edu spcol

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  • Boudreaux (Edmond A., Jr.) Papers, undated
    unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States Title 17 United States Code Date of Receipt 2007 Extent 6 items Inclusive Dates various Form of Material Letters Minutes etc Six articles written by Edmond Boudreaux Mississippi Gulf Coast historian Memories of the Point Places I Remember Katrina the Terrible For Whom the Bell Tolls from The Biloxi D Iberville Press Gulf Coast Time Traveler May 19 2004 The

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  • Landis (Lt. Cmdr. Arthur, Jr.) Collection, 1854-1860
    Jr through Mark Landis via Katie Windham Date of Receipt July 29 2008 Extent 4 items Inclusive Dates circa late 1800 s Form of Material Letters Minutes etc 1860 Abraham Lincoln Campaign Ribbon 1860 Abraham Lincoln oversize campaign ribbon for the Illinois Woodchopper plus Pennsylvania Gubernatorial Candidate Andrew Curtin Slave transfer document dated March 18 1854 from Clark County Mississippi Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest signature n d All of

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  • Baucum (Pete Shows) Collection, undated
    Pete Shows Collection Accession Number AM10 107 Given By Laurel Jones County Public Library via Susan Blakeney Date of Receipt August 27 2010 Extent 5 cubic feet plus 1 item Inclusive Dates unknown Form of Material Letters Minutes etc 2 cu ft of research books 77 transferred to Special Collections 3 cu ft of genealogy research 1 microfiche reader transferred Prepared and maintained by The University of Southern Mississippi Libraries

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  • Hattiesburg Knights of Pythias Minute Book, 1900-1913
    Citizens Bank building at the corner of Main and Front Streets Officers of the Hattiesburg Knights of Pythias Crescent Lodge 47 were elected every six months and served in the following capacities the Grand Chancellor presided over meetings and was aided by the Vice Chancellor who performed social and organizational duties the Keeper of Records and Seal acted as secretary recording minutes and managing correspondence the Inner and Outer Guard tended the doors the Master of Exchequer and of Finance issued warrants disbursed funds and balanced the ledger The only annual salaried positions were those of the Keeper of Records and Seal who received 24 00 the Exchequer who received 10 00 and the Master of Finance who received 10 of all dues collected from members Membership of the Hattiesburg Lodge 47 was comprised of professional men such as doctors lawyers and clergy as well as businessmen Some noted members were Dr W W Crawford a physician Paul B Johnson noted legislator George Currie lawyer and officer of Knights of Pythias D E McInnis and J S Turner businessmen and C M and R B McLeod presidents of rival banks and owners of a local department store Individuals became members either by invitation or application but could also be admitted by transfer from another lodge Candidates were referred to a committee which investigated their worthiness A quorum of members was required to vote either for or against admission of candidates Once approved for membership initiates were required to pay 5 00 in dues a figure that increased to 6 00 in 1911 and a 10 00 initiation fee New members entered the chapter with the rank of page The ranking system was developed by the founder and was based on the medieval premise of chivalry Through service to the lodge members could work toward earning the ranks of esquire and knight The Hattiesburg lodge served the local community by contributing its members time and the lodge s resources to several local charities as well as orphanages in Natchez and Jackson and the Confederate Veteran s Home in Biloxi This lodge also provided assistance to fellow members who were ill or in financial trouble and to flood victims in Galveston Texas and Dayton Ohio as well In addition the lodge rented its meeting rooms to fellow organizations helped to organize and support an Athletic Club for local youth and supported community events such as parades The last report from the Hattiesburg Lodge to the Grand Lodge of Mississippi was made December 31 1941 Scope and Content The collection consists of one volume of minutes from meetings of the Knights of Pythias Crescent Lodge 47 Hattiesburg Mississippi covering the period March 1900 to August 1913 and two pamphlets on the history of the Knights of Pythias The pamphlets were provided by Mr Jack Klai Supreme Secretary of the Knights of Pythias The minute book contains weekly chronological entries from meetings held at Castle Hall Odd Fellows Hall and the third floor of

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