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Collection Title: Hattiesburg Historical Collection

Accession Number: AM06-29

Dates: 2006

Volume: 1 item

Provenance: Donated by Erin Royal

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 eight-ounce Coca-Cola bottle created in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Hattiesburg Coca-Cola Bottling Company. The company began its Hattiesburg operation in 1906.


Accession Number:  AM09-17-2                           

Given By:  Diane Ross     

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States (Title 17, United States Code).

Date of Receipt:  8/21/2004       

Extent:  1 cu.ft.

Inclusive Dates:  1823 - 1976

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

A collection of photographs, booklets, pamphlets, periodicals, postcards, letters, menus, and scrapbooks that will be in various collections.

  1. Reprint (1966) of “Facts about Hattiesburg” compiled and edited by Otis Robertson in December 1898

Accession Number:  AM10-14                               

Given By:  Kaylene Behm           

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States (Title 17, United States Code).

Date of Receipt:  January 14, 2010       

Extent:  1 item 

Inclusive Dates:  1982   

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

One 45 rpm record.

Main side:       The Ballad of Hattiesburg

                        Written, arranged and produced by Craig Wiseman

                        CW-1963-A

                        Time: 4:48

                        Copyright 1982

 

Flip side:         I Make My Home In Dixie

                        Written, arranged and produced by Craig Wiseman

                        CW-1963-B

                        Time: 2:45

                        Copyright 1982


Collection Title: Hattiesburg Historical Collection

Accession Number: AM07-31

Dates: 2007

Volume: 4 items

Provenance: Donated by Kaylene Behm

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:

Four unused bottle tops for Purity brand chocolate milk, produced by Hattiesburg Creamery. The creamery was located at 117 Walnut Street from the 1940s – 1960s.


Accession Number:  AM10-20                               

Given By:  Danielle Bishop

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States (Title 17, United States Code).

Date of Receipt:  November 6, 2009     

Extent:  1 item 

Inclusive Dates:  October 17-19, 2008

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

One poster advertising the 3rd annual Historic Mobile Street Renaissance Festival held on October 17-19, 2008. It contains artwork by Paul McCall and a list of activities by date, time and location.


Accession Number:  AM10-21                               

Given By:  Danielle Bishop

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States (Title 17, United States Code).

Date of Receipt:  April 7, 2010 

Extent:  1 item 

Inclusive Dates:  March 27, 2010

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

One flyer promoting Hub Fest on March 27, 2010, which contains a vendor list, map of the setup, event times and locations, and sponsors.


Accession Number:  AM10-23                               

Given By:  Jennifer Brannock

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States (Title 17, United States Code).

Date of Receipt:  June 2008

Extent:  4 items           

Inclusive Dates:  1996 - 2001

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

1. Hattiesburg Lake Terrace Convention Center

Grand Opening July 10, 1998 Brochure

2. Hattiesburg Sunrise Rotary Reveille

June 6, 2001

3. Kiwanis Club of Hattiesburg

January 18, 2001 – Volume III

4. Hattiesburg Civic Light Opera

Season’s Supports list as of November 10, 1996

(This is a photocopy)


Accession Number:  AM10-113                             

Given By:  Kaylene Behm

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States (Title 17, United States Code).

Date of Receipt:  September 17, 2010   

Extent:  2 items           

Inclusive Dates:  1982 & 1984

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

Two calendars:

  1. 1982 Hattiesburg Historical Society
  2. 1984 League of Women Voters of Mississippi

Accession Number:              AM10-114                             

Given By:  Harry Ward

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States (Title 17, United States Code).

Date of Receipt:  October 4, 2010         

Extent:  2 items           

Inclusive Dates:  circa 1980’s

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

One DVD containing walking tours of Hattiesburg Historic Neighborhood Historic District Walking Tour Documentaries from 1985, 1986, 1987, and 1989. Also has printed version of description.


Accession Number:  AM11-41                               

Given By:  Katie Windham          

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States (Title 17, United States Code).

Date of Receipt:  February 20, 2008     

Extent:  10 items         

Inclusive Dates:  2008   

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

This collection contains items from the groundbreaking of the Historic USO Club Restoration and the Eureka School Restoration including invitations, programs, pins, and pens.


Accession Number:  AM11-66                               

Given By:  Danielle Bishop         

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States (Title 17, United States Code).

Date of Receipt:  October 4, 2011         

Extent:  12 images totaling 752 KB     

Inclusive Dates:  2006   

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

Twelve images totaling 752 KB of the swan sculptures being fabricated in Spain for the Festival of the Swans public relations and tourism event held in Hattiesburg, MS.


Accession Number:  AM12-43                               

Given By:  Kaylene Behm

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States (Title 17, United States Code).

Date of Receipt:  July 24, 2012 

Extent:  .25 cu.ft.         

Inclusive Dates:  Unknown

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

Miscellaneous memorabilia from Mississippi.


Accession Number:  AM12-34                               

Given By:  Cindy Lawler 

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States (Title 17, United States Code).

Date of Receipt:  June 4, 2012   

Extent:  42 items         

Inclusive Dates:  Circa 1980’s   

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

Match books and boxes used as advertising ephemera during the 1980’s.


Accession Number:  AM12-45                               

Given By:  Kaylene Behm

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States (Title 17, United States Code).

Date of Receipt:  September 4, 2012

Extent:  1 item 

Inclusive Dates:  1967

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

Sheet music titled “Hattiesburg (That Lovely Southern Town)”, words and music by Betty K. and Conrad F. Nordholm, copyright 1967. 


Accession Number:  AM12-73                               

Given By:  Transfer from M316 Tatum Family Papers

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States (Title 17, United States Code).

Date of Receipt:  November 30, 2012

Extent:  1 item

Inclusive Dates:  1937

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

One page of June 1, 1937, the Hattiesburg American newspaper. This page is an ad taken by “a number of Patriotic, Civic-minded Citizens of Hattiesburg” showing street paving progress.


Accession Number:  AM12-68                               

Given By:  R. Scott Farris

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States (Title 17, United States Code).

Date of Receipt:  November 19, 2012

Extent:  5 items           

Inclusive Dates:  2012

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

 

  1. Signature, November 2012, Volume VII Issue 8, with article “Sign of the times, committee hopes to recreate Hub sign”, page 29
  2. Hub City Centennial flyer advertising the HUB SIGN
  3. Reprint of advertisement for the Hattiesburg Slogan Sign being turned on
  4. Reprint of article from The Hattiesburg News, November 29, 1912 that tells of the Hub Sign was illuminated the night before
  5. Commemorative, collectable and frameable Hub Sign poster, signed by R. Scott Harris

Accession Number:  AM13-11                               

Given By:  Arthur Kersh

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States (Title 17, United States Code).

Date of Receipt:  June 7, 2013   

Extent:  1 item

Inclusive Dates:  1924

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

One reproduction of a photograph taken in January 1924 in the New Orleans and Northeastern Railroad office in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Wesley Irvin Kersh is second from the left in the photograph. He wrote the following in calligraphy on the back of the original photograph:

 

“-January 1924 – Supts’ Office force. – NoNERR – Hattiesburg, Miss.”

 

This is written along the bottom, front of the reproduction. There is a possibility that one of the women in the photograph is Katherine Brophy. 


Accession Number:  AM13-08                               

Given By:  Kaylene Behm           

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States (Title 17, United States Code).

Date of Receipt:  May 22, 2013

Extent:  1 cubic foot    

Inclusive Dates:  1944-2008      

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

Materials from an estate sale that were divided between Mississippiana, University Records and Historical Manuscripts. Complete list attached.

Materials retained in Hattiesburg Historical Collection:

  1. Hattiesburg Police Department calendar, 1972

  2. Phillips Florists statement , 1985
  3. Hattiesburg High School Report Cards (3), 1944-45, 1945-46, 1946-47
  4. Citizens Bank change container, nd
  5. “Lost Hattiesburg: Hattiesburg Area Historical Society” calendar, 1980
  6. “Parkway Heights United Methodist Church 1949-1983: Our Heritage”, compiled and written by Frances Lane Nimocks, Church Historian, 1984

Accession Number:  AM13-16                               

Given By:  Kaylene Behm           

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States (Title 17, United States Code).

Date of Receipt:  June 27, 2013 

Extent:  2 items           

Inclusive Dates:  1961; nd         

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

Materials from an estate sale:

1.     Program from the Hattiesburg High Pre-Christmas Tournament (basketball)

December 21 – 22 – 23, 1961

Hattiesburg High

Brooklyn

Oak Grove

Petal

Purvis

Richton

Runnelstown

Sacred Heart

 

2.     Brochure titled “Mississippi…history, heritage, hospitality”

No date


Accession Number:  AM14-11                               

Given By:  Kaylene Behm

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States (Title 17, United States Code).

Date of Receipt:  circa 2013 and 2014

Extent:  1 cubic foot

Inclusive Dates:  various

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

Materials from estate sales. See attached list.


Accession Number:  AM14-12                               

Given By:  Purchased by USM through Jennifer Brannock from Kaylene Behm

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States (Title 17, United States Code).

Date of Receipt:  February and March 2013

Extent:  1.5 cubic foot

Inclusive Dates:  various

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

Materials purchased from estate sales. See attached list.


Accession Number: AM15-51                               

Given By: Transfer from De Grummond Collection      

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States (Title 17, United States Code).

Date of Receipt: October 30, 2014       

Extent: 1 item 

Inclusive Dates: 1976   

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

History of Hattiesburg Coloring Book published by the Hattiesburg Area Historical Society. This edition is from the first printing


Accession Number:  AM16-06                               

Given By:  Debbie Lamb via Jennifer Brannock

Date of Receipt:  March 28, 2016          

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States (Title 17, United States Code).

Extent:  1 item 

Inclusive Dates:  2016

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

Coaster used as promotional souvenir for the City of Hattiesburg. It is round, leather and depicts the City’s seal dated 1884.


Accession Number: AM16-19                               

Given By: Cook Library via Linda Ginn

Date of Receipt: November 23, 2015   

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States (Title 17, United States Code).

Extent: 1 item 

Inclusive Dates: undated

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

Show poster for Blair High School’s presentation of “Annie Get Your Gun” on Thursday February 22 at 7:30 p.m., in the Blair Center Auditorium. Reserved seats were $2.50 and general admission was $1.50. Brian Blair drew the artwork used.


Accession Number:  AM16-20                               

Given By: Kaylene Behm via Jennifer Brannock

Date of Receipt: November 23, 2015    

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States (Title 17, United States Code).

Extent: 1 item  

Inclusive Dates: Circa 1926-1956

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

Land abstract prepared and continued for Lots 2 & 3 in Block 156 of Kemper andf Whinery survey, extension and addition to the City of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, circa 1926-1956.

Mississippi Abstract Title and Guaranty Company prepared the abstract for S.L. Heidelberg of Hattiesburg on March 9, 1926.


Accession Number: AM16-22                               

Given By: Cook Library via Jennifer Culley

Date of Receipt: April 27, 2016

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States (Title 17, United States Code).

Extent: 1 item 

Inclusive Dates: circa 1992

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

Black and white photograph, 5x8, found in an unidentified book donated to Cook Library. Identification statement on back:

“Atlanta – Marvell and Lamar Trussell talk with Norman Bailey (c) [center] before the opening service of the second Senior Adult Convention, held in Atlanta’s Georgia Dome. All three are from Temple Baptist Church, Hattiesburg, Miss. (BP Phot [sic] by Jim Veneman)”


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Last Edited: May 3 2016 10:51:08 AM