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Name of Collection:  Ashley (Col. Grover) Papers  

Accession Number:  AM15-07                               

Given By:  Kaylene Behm via Jennifer Brannock & Danielle Bishop     

Date of Receipt:  April 4 & 7, 2014       

Extent:  1 cubic foot    

Inclusive Dates:  circa 1970s - 2012

Form of Material (Letters, Minutes, etc.):

Material contains files from Col. Ashley’s time as Director of Cook Library at the University of Southern Mississippi

1.      Framed, Cook Library profile on “parchment look” paper, 17 ½ x 21 ½

2.      Framed newspaper photo of Cook Library titled “Library at Night”, October 26, 1978, Student Printz, 4 x 6, magnetized

3.      Photo album/scrapbook containing various articles and photographs of events, circa 1970s to 1990s 5 x 6 ½

4.      Keychain labeled “English Language Institute University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg, Miss. 39401 U.S.A.”

5.      Folders:

  • Library Clippings & Information
  • Cook Library
  • Old 2nd Day Scrapbooks. Stuff can be used for 20th anniversary
  • Cook Library Reference Memorial
  • Ex Libris
  • De Grummond Collection
  • Miscellaneous folder of newspaper clippings, various university memos, cards, etc., approximately ¼ cubic foot

6.      Plaque, with USM seal, “To Grover C. Ashley in Appreciation for Dedicated Service 1969-1981 Cook Library Staff”, wood, 6 x 8

7.      Photographs:

  • Grover Ashley seated at desk at front of Cook Library prior to addition, black & white, profile style, 8 x 10
  • Front of Cook Library with empty parking spaces at front steps, prior to addition, black & white, 8 x 10
  • Homecoming float that says “The Hurricane Stops Here – USM”, Delta Gamma symbol on helmet, color, nd, 3 ½ x 5
  • Homecoming float that says “Symbols of Success – S.S. USM D.G.”, processing stamp on back “Van’s 00702 NNNNA”, color, nd, 4 x 6
  • Unidentified lade posing with outdoor art work, processing stamp on back “September, 1981”, color, 3 ½ x 4 ½

8.      1996-1997 USM Directory, with homemade vinyl book cover

9.      Here’s Hattiesburg!

  • 2003, Volume 2
  • 2007, Volume 6
  • 2009, Volume 8
  • 2010, Volume 9
  • 2011-2012, Volume 10

10.  Booklet for First Hattiesburg (formally Hattiesburg First Baptist Church) “Change Has Come”, with newspaper clipping dated September 26, 2009

11.  Pamphlet “The Danforth Chapel Windows” at The University of Southern Mississippi

12.  “Guide for Event Planning and Promotion” Fran P. Jones Department of Student Activities, The University of Southern Mississippi Revised 1992

13.  Pamphlet “It Leads To Your Future – All You Have to Do is DRIVE – greek life – the University of Southern Mississippi”, 2001 recruitment

14.  Pamphlet “The Foundation of Your Future….the Cornerstones of Our Tradition” Greek Life, The University of Southern Mississippi, no date, recruitment


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Last Edited: Dec 21 2015 04:13:15 PM