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  • Mulloy (Betty) Collection, 1929-1993
    280 items Given By Betty Mulloy via her niece Ann Mulloy Ashmore 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 Playbills programs and miscellaneous items from cultural performances and sporting events are in this collection These include performances at USM Laurel MS New Orleans Mobile San Francisco Los Angeles New York and London

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  • Mystic Krewe of Zeus of Hattiesburg Records, 1924-2015
    Program for Service of Death and Resurrection Celebrating the Life of Norma W Sullivan January 29 2002 Invitation to Zeus Dinner Dance January 25 2002 Invitation to Captain s Dinner January 30 2002 Accession Number AM02 12 Dates 2002 Volume 1 folder Given By Garland Sullivan 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 Items of memorabilia from 2002 Zeus carnival activities Accession Number AM02 56 Dates 2001 2002 Volume 2 video cassettes Given By Kathy Dyess 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 Two video cassette tapes of Mystic Krewe of Zeus coronation ceremonies for 2001 and 2002 Accession Number AM02 57 Dates 1988 1999 Volume 4 video cassettes Given By Kathy Dyess 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 Video cassettes of Zeus coronation ceremonies for 1988 1989 1998 1999 Accession Number AM02 66 Dates February 23 1925 Volume 1 item Given By Transferred from Mississippiana 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 A document from the Knights of the Mystic Krewe of Zeus notifying Mr Francis H Deas of his selection as King Zeus II Accession Number AM02 6 Dates circa 1995 2001 Volume 13 items Given By Garland Sullivan 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 Invitations toasts program newspaper clippings photograph and correspondence regarding activities of the Hattiesburg Mystic Krewe of Zeus Accession Number AM03 28 Dates 1999 2003 Volume 2 cu ft Given By Mr Garland Sullivan 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 Invitations programs menus toasts newspaper clippings and place cards from various functions of the Mystic Krewe of Zeus of Hattiesburg Mississippi Most of the articles are from 2003 activities Accession Number AM04 22 Dates 2004 Volume 1 Folder Given By Garland Sullivan 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 Invitations programs place cards newspaper articles and other items documenting the 2004 carnival activities of the Mystic Krewe of Zeus of Hattiesburg Mississippi including the coronation of Zeus XLIV William Holt McMullan and his queen Sarah Davis Halliwell Accession Number AM05 16 Dates 2005 Volume 1 folder Given By Mr Garland Sullivan 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 Programs newspaper articles and items of memorabilia pertaining to

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  • Natchez Business Ledger, ca. 1820-1827
    Number AM 90 42 Inclusive Dates ca 1820 1827 Volume 25 cu ft Given By Donated by Mrs Lynn Fryou Mason 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 Business ledger from Natchez Mississippi ca 1820 1827 The collection also includes letters and other material Prepared and maintained by The University of Southern

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  • Natchez Trace Research Collection, ca. 1704-1978, 2002
    information relating to the area and activities of the Daughters of the American Revolution and other organizations in supporting and developing the Trace during the 1930 s Genealogical material is also included in the collection especially on families which settled in the area of the Trace prior to 1820 In addition to the box and folder list for the collection a special guide to genealogical materials is available in the Genealogy Collection Box and Folder List Series I Historic Sites Tennessee and Alabama Box 1 Folder 1 Tennessee Folder 2 Armstrong Station Folder 3 Belle Meade Dunham s Station Folder 4 Benton Thos H Folder 5 Buffalo Iron Works Folder 6 Davidson County Folder 7 Dobbins Stand Folder 8 Duck River Ridge Folder 9 Factors Young Stand Folder 10 McCleish Stand Folder 11 Maury County Folder 12 Meriwether Lewis See also Box 16 Folders 12 15 Folder 13 Napier Iron Works Folder 14 Nashville Folder 15 Perkins House Folder 16 Tennessee Alabama Line Folder 17 Williamson County Folder 18 Natchez Trace Locations Folder 19 Nashville Folder 20 Alabama Folder 21 Historic sites Alabama Folder 22 Colbert County Alabama Folder 23 Bisland See also Box 15 Folder 10 Box 5 Folder 38 Folder 24 Briggs Isaac Folder 25 Buckner Phillip Diary Itinerary Folder 26 Burr Aaron Folder 27 Catron John Folder 28 Coffee John Folder 29 Crockett David Folder 30 Dale Sam Folder 31 Dow Lorenzo Folder 32 Freeman Thomas Folder 33 Jackson Andrew Folder 34 Long Jane Wilkinson Folder 35 Minor Estevan Steven See also Box 5 Folder 52 Folder 36 Wilkinson J A Folder 37 Young Jacob Autobiography Folder 38 Ackia Folder 39 Dancing Rabbit Creek Treaty of Folder 40 Architecture includes references in La Folder 41 Postal Affairs Folder 42 Miscellaneous Folder 43 Corondelet Papers Box 2 Folder 1 3 Chickasaw Series II Miscellaneous Information Box 2 continued Folder 4 Mississippi Folder 5 Lee County Folder 6 Adams County Roads Folder 7 Bankston Folder 8 Bethel School Choctaw Mission Folder 9 Bethel Church Jefferson County Folder 10 Brashears Stand Folder 11 Brices Cross Roads Folder 12 Browns Stand Folder 13 Brooks Stand Folder 14 Buena Vista Folder 15 Carneys Stand Folder 16 Cayuga Folder 17 Chickasaw Agency Folder 18 Chickasaw County Folder 19 Chickasaw Missions Folder 20 Chickasaw Nation Folder 21 Choctaw Agency Folder 22 Choctaw Boundary Folder 23 Choctaw Missions includes info on Eliot Mayhew and Bethel Missions Folder 24 Mayhew Choctaw Mission Folder 25 Miscellaneous Choctaw Mission Folder 26 Origins Choctaw Mission Folder 27 Pigeon Roost Choctaw Mission Box 3 Folder 1 Choctaw Nation Folder 2 Church Miscellaneous includes information on early Baptist Presbyterian Methodist and Episcopal Churches Folder 3 Claiborne County Roads Folder 4 Clinton Mt Salus Folder 5 Cole Creek Folder 6 Commerce Trade Folder 7 Commissioner s Creek Folder 8 Coon Box Folder 9 Cottonfields plantation of William Vousdan Folder 10 Cotton Industry Folder 11 D Evereux See also Box 6 folder 3 Folder 12 Dillon s Stand Dean s Stand Folder 13 Dixon Furnace relates to a site in Tennessee Folder 14 Doaks Stand Folder 15 Ellicott Hill Folder 16 Field Notes Folder 17 Flatboats River Traffic Folder 18 Fort Dearborn Folder 19 Folk Music Folder 20 Foster House Folder 21 Fourteen Mile Creek Civil War activity in the area Folder 22 French Camp See also Box 5 folder 30 Folders 23 24 Gordons Ferry relates to a site in Tennessee See also Gordon information in Box 10 Folders 35 43 Folder 25 Greenville Folder 26 Grindstone Ford Folder 27 Guntown Folder 28 Improvements correspondence between Post Office officials War Department and President 1799 1815 Folder 29 Indian Treaties Folder 30 Indigo Folder 31 Jefferson College Folder 32 Jefferson County Roads Folder 33 Kosciusko Folder 34 Madisonville Folder 35 Meadvilla home of Cowles Meade and later B L C Wailes Folder 36 Military Use includes information on military garrison at Natchez Folder 37 Mitchell s Stand Folder 38 Mississippi Alabama Line Folder 39 Monroe Mission Tockshish Folder 40 Mound Plantation Jefferson County Box 4 Folder 1 Natchez includes excerpts from the Favrot papers early Natchez newspapers on various subjects and translations of Spanish records in Adams County Folder 2 Natchez Rebellion of 1779 includes information on several uprisings in West Florida 1770 1780 Folder 3 Natchez Trace contains War Department records on Natchez Trace area 1800 1803 Folder 4 Natchez Trace Depredations Folder 5 Natchez Trace Description Folder 6 Natchez Immigration Folder 7 Natchez Trace Use Folder 8 Natchez Trace Significance Folder 9 Nortons Stand Folder 10 Natchez Original Survey Folder 11 Osborns Stand Folder 12 Pigeon Roost Folder 13 Pine Ridge Church Salem Presbyterian Folder 14 Port Gibson Folder 15 Port Gibson Bibliography Folder 16 Port Gibson Boundary Laws Folder 17 Port Gibson History Claiborne County Folder 18 Port Gibson History general Folder 19 Port Gibson History military Folder 20 Port Gibson Newspapers Folder 21 Port Gibson Religion Folder 22 Port Gibson Education Folder 23 Postal Matters Folder 24 Propinquity Folder 25 Red Bluff Stand includes McRover s Stand and Smith s Stand Folder 26 Red Dog Road Folder 27 Robinson Road Folder 28 Rocky Springs Folder 29 Selsertown Folder 30 Shoats Stand Folder 31 Stands General Folder 32 State Road Folder 33 Steamboats Folder 34 Tobacco Folder 35 Travel Folder 36 Timbles Stand Folder 37 Villa Gayoso Folder 38 Uniontown Folder 39 Wall s Stand Folder 40 Ward s Stand Folder 41 Washington Jefferson College Folder 42 West Florida Folder 43 Wooldridge Tavern Series III Natchez Trace Places Box 4 continued Folder 44 Miscellaneous Notes Folder 45 Aaron Burr Oaks Folder 46 Ackia Folder 47 Airlie Folder 48 Arlington Folder 49 Auburn Folder 50 Bank of Mississippi Folder 51 Battle of Nashville Folder 52 Battle of Raymond Folder 53 Bayou Pierre Folder 54 Benton House Folder 55 Bethel Church See Box 2 folders 7 8 Box 3 folder 2 Folder 56 Brandon Hall Folder 57 Brashears Stand Folder 58 Browns Stand Folder 59 Buntura House Folder 60 Butler Cantonment Folder 61 Buzzard Roost Stand Folder 62 Calhoun House Folder 63 Captain Bissel s Cantonment Folder 64 Chickasaw Agency Box 5 Folder 1 Chickasaw Council House Folder 2 Chickasaw Old Fields Folder 3 Chickasaw U S Boundary Folder 4 Choctaw Folder 5 Choctaw Agency Folder 6 Choctaw Boundary 1765 Folder 7 Choctaw Boundary 1820 Folder 8 Choctaw Chickasaw Boundary Folder 9 Clear Creek Bap t Meeting House Folder 10 Clinton Folder 11 Colbert House probably in Tennessee Folder 12 Connolys Tavern Folder 13 Dartaguette Battlefield Marker Folder 14 Deans Stand Folder 15 Devereaux Folder 16 Doaks Stand Folder 17 Dobbins Stand Folder 18 Dow Church Folder 19 Duck River Ridge Folder 20 Edgewood Folder 21 Elizabeth Female Academy Folder 22 Ellicott Spring Folder 23 Ferguson Place Folder 24 Fort Dearborn Folder 25 Fort Deposit Folder 26 Fort Negley Folder 27 Fort Nashborough Tennessee site Folder 28 Fort Rosalie Folder 29 Foster House Folder 30 French Camp See also Box 3 folder 22 Folder 31 Gloucester Folder 32 Gordon House Tennessee Folder 33 Gordon s Ferry Folder 34 Gov Holmes House Folder 35 Gower Folder 36 Greenville Folder 37 Grindstone Ford Folder 38 James Bisland House See also Box 1 folder 22 and Box 15 folder 10 Folder 39 Jefferson College Folder 40 John Brown s Stand Folder 41 Kings Tavern Folder 42 Landsdowne Folder 43 Lawyers Row Folder 44 Linden Folder 45 Longwood Folder 46 McClish Stand Folder 47 McIntoshville Tockshish Folder 48 Marshalk Printing Office See also Box 3 folder 35 Folder 49 Meadvilla Folder 50 Melrose Folder 51 Meriwether Lewis National Monument See also Box 16 folders 12 15 Folder 52 Minor House See also Box 1 folder 34 Folder 53 Mistletoe Folder 54 Mitchells Stand Folder 55 Monmouth Folder 56 Monroe Mission See also Box 3 folder 39 Folder 57 Monteigne Folder 58 Mount Repose Folder 59 Mount Airwell Folder 60 Nashville Folder 61 Natchez Under the Hill Folder 62 Oakland Folder 63 Oakland College Folder 64 Old Factors Stand Folder 65 Osburns Stand Folder 66 Parish House of San Salvador Folder 67 Pearl River Folder 68 P Hayes Stand Folder 69 Pigeon Roost Stand Folder 70 Pine Ridge Church Folder 71 Port Gibson See also Box 4 folders 14 22 Folder 72 Port Gibson or Magnolia Church Battlefield Folder 73 Propinquity Folder 74 Puckshunubbes House Folder 75 Selma Plantation Folder 76 Selsertown See also Box 4 folder 29 Folder 77 Shoats Stand See also Box 4 folder 30 Folder 78 Smiths Stand Folder 79 Soldiers Graves Folder 80 Somerset Folder 81 Springfield Folder 82 Red House Folder 83 Rocky Springs Folder 84 Rocky Springs Church Folder 85 Rosalie Folder 86 Stanton Hall Folder 87 St Catherine Concession Folder 88 Stuart House Folder 89 Sweet Auburn Folder 90 The Briars Folder 91 Tupelo Nat l Battlefield Site Folder 92 Underwood Village Folder 93 Uniontown Folder 94 Vaughns Stand Folder 95 Wards Stand Folder 96 Weymouth Hall Folder 97 Wilkinson Cantonment Folder 98 Windsor Ruin Folder 99 Wm Brooks Toll Bridge Folder 100 Wooldridge Stand Folder 101 Young Factors Stand Folder 102 Villa Gayoso See also Box 4 folder 37 Series IV Natchez Homes Box 5 continued Folder 103 Airlie Folder 104 Arlington Folder 105 Auburn Folder 106 Belmont Folder 107 Belvidere Folder 108 Brandon Hall Folder 109 The Briars See also folder 90 Folder 110 The Burn Folder 111 Cherry Grove Folder 112 Choctaw Folder 113 Clover Nook Box 6 Folder 1 Concord Folder 2 Cottage Gardens Folder 3 D Evereux See also Box 3 folder 11 Folder 4 Dunleith Folder 5 Edgewood Folder 6 Elgin Folder 7 Ellicott s Hill Folder 8 Elms Folder 9 Elmscourt Folder 10 The Forest Folder 11 Glenfield Folder 12 Gloucester Folder 13 Green Leaves Folder 14 Hawthorne Folder 15 Homewood Folder 16 Hope Farm Folder 17 Inglewood Folder 18 Jefferson College Folder 19 King s Tavern Folder 20 Lansdowne Folder 21 Lawyer s Row Folder 22 Linden Folder 23 Longwood Folder 24 Magnolia Vale Folder 25 McLin Home Folder 26 Melmont Folder 27 Melrose Folder 28 Monmouth Folder 29 Monteign Folder 30 Mount Repose Folder 31 Myrtle Terrace Folder 32 Natchez Under Hill Folder 33 Oakland Folder 34 Parsonage Folder 35 Pleasant Hill Folder 36 Propinquity Folder 37 Rosalie Folder 38 Ravenna Folder 39 Richmond Folder 40 Saragossa Folder 41 Springfield Folder 42 Stanton Hall Folder 43 The Towers Folder 44 Weymouth Hall Folder 45 Windy Hill Manor Series V Natchez Dr Phelps notes for his study of Natchez completed 1965 Box 6 continued Folder 46 Natchez Folder 47 Churches Folder 48 Introduction conclusions Folder 49 Bienville Folder 50 Broutin Folder 51 Crozat Folder 52 Concessions Folder 53 Dumont de Montegne Folder 54 Du Pratz Folder 55 Fort Folder 56 Hubert Folder 57 Law John Folder 58 LeBlanc Folder 59 Indies Company of Folder 60 1700 1712 Folder 61 1712 1717 Folder 62 1717 1720 Folder 63 1720 1724 Folder 64 1725 1729 Folder 65 1729 Folder 66 1729 1733 Folder 67 1733 1763 Folder 68 1763 1780 Folder 69 1780 1798 Folder 70 1798 1817 Folder 71 Under the Hill Folder 72 River Traffic Folder 73 Common s Folder 74 1817 36 contains information to 1843 Box 7 Folder 1 Bibliography Folder 2 Maps Folder 3 Documents Series VI Dr Phelps Parkway History handwritten note attached to miscellaneous card groups Box 7 continued Folder 4 Webster Progress Folders 5 11 Miscellaneous Notes 7 folders Series VII Indians Box 7 continued Folder 12 Indian Relations French Folder 13 Indian Relations British Folder 14 Ethnology Gen Folder 15 Indian Relations Box 8 Folder 1 Chickasaw See also Box 15 folders 13 18 Folder 2 History Folder 3 Distribution and Location Folder 4 Clothing Folder 5 Counting Folder 6 Taboos Folder 7 Education Folder 8 Population Folder 9 Burial Folder 10 Head Deformation Folder 11 Death Mourning Customs Folder 12 Removal Folder 13 Migration Folder 14 Land Entry Folder 15 Child Care Folder 16 Crime and Punishment Folder 17 Games Folder 18 Division of Labor Folder 19 Religion Folder 20 Hunting Folder 21 Foods Folder 22 Marriage Folder 23 Warfare Folder 24 Property Rights Folder 25 Material Culture Folder 26 Matrilineal Descent Folder 27 Tatooing Folder 28 Debt Folder 29 Government Folder 30 Architecture Folder 31 Chickasaw Choctaw Folder 32 Ceremonies Folder 33 Personages Folder 34 Social Organization Clan Folder 35 General Choctaw See also Box 15 folders 19 20 Box 16 folders 1 3 Folder 36 Location and Distribution Folder 37 Population Folder 38 Head Flattening Folder 39 Clothing orna Folder 40 Somatology Folder 41 Death Mourning Folder 42 Division of Labor Folder 43 Agencies Folder 44 Religion Folder 45 Taboos Folder 46 Removal Folder 47 Warfare Folder 48 Social Organization Clan Folder 49 Government Folder 50 Children Folder 51 Crime Punishment Folder 52 Personages Folder 53 Food Folder 54 Hunting Folder 55 Medicine Folder 56 Ceremonies Folder 57 Swimming Folder 58 Education Folder 59 Counting Folder 60 Games Folder 61 Migration Folder 62 Architecture Folder 63 Material Culture Folder 64 Tattooing Folder 65 Burial Folder 66 Marriage Folder 67 Miscellaneous Folder 68 Cherokee Folder 69 Creek Etc Folder 70 Natchez Folder 71 Museums Folder 72 Excerpts information on Indian mounds and the DeSoto expedition Folder 73 Miscellaneous Archeological Folder 74 76 Bibliography Box 9 Folder 1 Abstracts Folder 2 Archival Materials References includes references to Draper Collection and family papers in LSU Archives Folder 3 Maps National Archives Folder 4 OIA Office of Indian Affairs National Archives contains Secretary of War letters relating to Indian affairs Folder 5 Indian Agents Folder 6 Factors Folder 7 Missions Chickasaw Folder 8 9 OCM Lib Cards Folder 10 OCM Books Title Mallory Collection Folder 11 Geology Folder 12 S E Conference Notes information from a Southeastern Archeological Conference Folder 13 Archeological Site Inventory Cards Folder 14 Carbon Copy Site File archeological survey form Series VIII Bibliography Box 9 continued Folder 15 I Guides Bibliographies Folder 16 II Source Materials 1 Official Documents a Unpublished correspondence in War Department relating to Southeast Indians Folder 17 1 Local Natchez Folder 18 2 County Folder 19 3 State Folder 20 4 National b Published Folder 21 1 Local Natchez Folder 22 2 State Folder 23 3 National Folder 24 4 Foreign 2 Journals Letters Diaries Early Historical Accounts Folder 25 a Unpublished Folder 26 b Published Folder 27 3 Published Historical Collections 4 Church Records Folder 28 a Unpublished Folder 29 b Published Folder 30 5 Cartographic Materials Folder 31 6 Sketches Photographs and Other Pictorial Evidences Folder 32 7 Early Newspapers to 1860 Folder 33 8 Early Almanacs Guide Books Registers Gazetters Folder 34 9 Memoirs Autobiographies Reminiscences III Secondary Materials Folder 35 1 General Folder 36 2 Special Monographs Folder 37 3 Articles and Essays in Periodicals Annuals and Publications of Learned Societies See additional periodical articles in folder 6 below Folder 38 4 Biography Folder 39 5 Miscellaneous Folder 40 6 Local Histories Folder 41 42 Bibliography folder 41 also contains cartographic sources Series IX St Catherine s Concession Box 9 continued Folder 43 St Catherine Folder 44 Chaouachas Folder 45 Dumanoir Folder 46 Founding of Natchez called Fort Folder 47 Hubert Folder 48 Kolly Folder 49 Negroes Labor Folder 50 New Orleans Folder 51 Tobacco Folder 52 Voyage Folder 53 War s Natchez Folder 54 Definitions Series X Miscellaneous Source Materials Box 10 Folder 1 Miscellaneous Source Materials contains various genealogical materials and correspondence Folder 2 Work to be done Folder 3 National Archives Folder 4 Shrubs Decorative Folder 5 To be checked Series XI Indian Affairs Box 10 continued Folder 6 Administration Folder 7 Agents Folder 8 Annuities Folder 9 Chiefs Chickasaw includes information on Colbert family Folder 10 Chiefs Choctaw Folder 11 Claims U S Citizens vs Indians Folder 12 Communications Folder 13 Crime Folder 14 Education Folder 15 Ethnology Folder 16 Factors Folder 17 Farm Implements Folder 18 Finances Folder 19 Horses Folder 20 Inns Folder 21 Interpreters Folder 22 Lands Folder 23 Leads Folder 24 Lex Talionis Folder 25 Liquor Folder 26 Military Men Folder 27 Negroes Folder 28 Passports gifts given to Indians Folder 29 Presents Folder 30 Salaries Folder 31 Traders See also Factors Folder 32 Transportation Folder 33 Treaties Folder 34 Trespass historical figures Meriwether Lewis national monument correspondence of Andrew Jackson Series XII Gordon Information Box 10 continued Folder 35 Key Folder 36 General Folder 37 Early Life to 1805 Folder 38 Indian Fighter Folder 39 Businessman Folder 40 Gordon Lands Folder 41 Gordon House Folder 42 Gordon Family Folder 43 Other Gordons Box 11 Folder 1 Early Indian and Spanish Trails 1940 Folder 2 Material from Letter Books Postmaster General Library Post Office Department 1935 File No 845 04 1 Folder 3 Andrew Jackson and the Tennessee Volunteers on the Natchez Trace January April 1813 By Robert J Holden 1978 Folder 4 Travelers on the Natchez Trace A Study of the Ohio River Valley Boatmen Their Life and Characteristics as Described by Contemporary Observers By Robert J Holden 1977 Folder 5 The Cultural Geography of the Natchez Trace Area to 1861 by M W Myers 1960 Folder 6 Colonial Natchez A French Colony by Dawson A Phelps 1965 Folder 7 Colonial Natchez A British Colony by Dawson A Phelps 1965 Folder 8 The Natchez Trace Parkway Fact and Surmise by Dawson A Phelps 1965 Folder 9 The Origins of the Natchez Trace or Mississippi in the American Revolution by Dawson A Phelps 1952 Box 12 Folder 1 Washington Mississippi by Guy B Braden 1957 Folder 2 Natchez Trace Variant Locations by Dawson A Phelps Folder 3 Mississippi s Greatest Highway by Dawson A Phelps 1955 Folder 4 Route of the Natchez Trace from Nashville to Leipers Fork by Randle B Truett 1939 Folder 5 Memorandum relating to Documentary Evidence existing in Selected Washington Repositories Concerning the So called Wilkinson Cantonment Site Duck River Tenn Natchez Trace Parkway by Rogers W Young 1948 Folder 6 Andrew Jackson and the Natchez Trace by Rogers W Young

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  • Nau (John Frederick) Papers, ca. 1955-1980
    of Material Research materials for Dr John Frederick Nau s book The German People of New Orleans Leiden E J Brill 1958 originally his thesis for the University of South Carolina Accession Number AM 88 16 Inclusive Dates ca 1955 1980 Volume 20 cu ft Given By Donated by Dr John Frederick Nau 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 Personal organizational and research materials of Dr John Frederick Nau professor of philosophy and religion at The University of Southern Mississippi Correspondence and records relating to Dr Nau s involvement in the Mississippi Association for Retarded Children Draft history of the Mississippi Association for Retarded Children Historical sketch of USM s Danforth Chapel History of USM s Department of Philosophy and Religion of which Dr Nau served as chairman Histories of USM s football program Copy of Dr Nau s The Lutheran Church in Louisiana Dr Nau s article The Price for Freedom The Diary of a Trek Books Copies of books by Dr John Frederick Nau are available in the Cook McCain and Cox Libraries The German People of New Orleans

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  • New England Mississippi Land Company, Reports in Congress, 1823-1840
    Company to obtain through Congressional redress a portion of the money alloted for payment to the Georgia Mississippi Three commissioners Thomas Swann Francis S Key and John Law had been appointed by Congress in 1814 to settle Yazoo land claims Their original decision had disallowed the claim of the New England Mississippi Land Company but several of these reports include statements by Swann and Key that their decision had been in error and the claim of the New England Mississippi Land Company should be allowed The following titles are included in this collection Report of the Judiciary Committee United States Senate February 11 1823 Written in response to a petition by Ebenezer Oliver and other directors of the New England Mississippi Land Company Contains an overview of procedures in Congress from 1814 Committee conclusion is that the petition should not be granted Report No 17 from the Committee on the Judiciary United States Senate February 17 1826 19 th Congress 1 st Session Report in response to a petition of Ebenezer Oliver and other directors of NEMLC Presented by Mr Mills Includes a true copy of the records of the Board of Commissioners on Yazoo claims Committee conclusion is that petitioners are entitled to relief Report No 52 from the Committee on the Judiciary read in the United States Senate February 9 1930 21 st Congress 1 st Session Report in response to a petition of Thomas L Winthrop and other directors of the NEMLC Same text as Report No 17 with an added phrase on page 3 Report No 29 from the Committee on the Judiciary read in the United States Senate January 18 1832 22 nd Congress 1 st Session Report in response to a petition of Thomas L Winthrop and other directors of the NEMLC Same text

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  • Newman (J. J.) Lumber Company Records, ca. 1895-1943
    in 1916 the transfer of deed to said property was finalized Then in 1917 the company donated much of the land on which Camp Shelby just south of Hattiesburg was built during World War I In addition a spur line from the Mississippi Central Railroad was built to transport workers to the site Judson Jones Newman died on Christmas Day 1900 of complications following a paralytic stroke however the company continued to operate under the Newman name The business prospered until the 1930 s when the timber supply began to dwindle and by 1935 Newman s timberlands were completely exhausted At that point sawing operations at the Hattiesburg plant were ceased but the company continued to operate until all inventory and equipment had been disposed of approximately 1943 No history of the J J Newman Lumber Company would be complete without mentioning its affiliate the Homochitto Lumber Company and touching briefly on the extent of Fenwick L Peck s investment in Mississippi In 1901 Peck combined his lumber interests in Pennsylvania New Mexico and Mississippi to form the United States Lumber Company and by 1905 U S Lumber s total investment in timberlands sawmills and railroads in Mississippi amounted to 26 million Further expansion of the company occurred in 1911 when the Homochitto Lumber Company at Brookhaven was added to its holdings In order to supply the new company another sawmill and town were built at Bude Mississippi In 1917 Mr S E Moreton of Brookhaven was named general manager of both the Newman and Homochitto Companies with headquarters at Brookhaven Mr Moreton continued as general manager until the company s demise in about 1943 and served on U S Lumber s Board of Directors until approximately 1950 The Newman Company remained a subsidiary of U S Lumber until at least 1959 but its only assets were some 93 000 acres of mineral lands retained after liquidation In the intervening years the mineral lands were leased to oil companies and explored for possible oil and gas deposits However no major discoveries were recorded On March 18 1971 the last remnant of the J J Newman Lumber Company the old office building at 808 Newman Street was destroyed by fire and Hattiesburg s former industrial giant faded into history Scope and Content This collection consists of thirteen volumes of journals and ledgers documenting the financial condition accounts and related activities of the J J Newman Lumber Company which operated in Hattiesburg Mississippi between approximately 1894 and 1943 It is not a complete set of the company s books but some information is available for almost every year of the company s existence The largest gaps for which no information is available are 1899 1902 and 1907 1908 The books were stored for an unspecified time in the concrete and steel vault of the Newman Lumber Company office at 808 Newman Street and survived the 1971 fire that destroyed the building They were rescued and carried to Southern Railway baggage and coach

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  • Newsome (Stella B.) Papers, 1936
    Letters from Erskine College in Due West South Carolina Mrs Newsome was one of the two original faculty members of East Central Community College in Decatur Mississippi in 1928 She was head of the department of English and taught English literature history and speech She remained on the faculty until 1958 Before teaching at East Central Community College Mrs Newsome taught at Jones Junior College in Ellisville Mississippi Scope and Content This collection consists of a pageant written by Mrs Stella B Newsome and performed for the celebration of the centennial of Newton County Mississippi in 1936 The pageant is divided in tableaus each of which represents a significant part of the county s history In telling the story of Newton County Mrs Newsome was influenced by Greek mythology the writings of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and the prevailing ideology of the time For instance the play purports that The Greek gods created Newton County solely for the purpose of the white man In the antebellum South everyone was better off even the happy go lucky slaves In the Reconstruction period the Ku Klux Klan was the savior of the South from the Negroes and the carpetbaggers The play includes a

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