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1. Overview of the Collection

 

Repository

McCain Library and Archives, The University of Southern Mississippi

Creator

Sullivan, Garland

Collection Number

M479

Collection Title

Hattiesburg Chamber of Commerce Collection

Size

.5 cubic foot

Language

English

Dates

1977-1993

Collection Status

Fully Reviewed

Abstract

Garland Sullivan was a member of the Board of Directors for both the Hattiesburg Area Chamber of Commerce and the Forrest County Development Foundation.  The collection contains materials from the Hattiesburg Area Chamber of Commerce, Forrest County Development Foundation, Area Development Partnership, and other organizations from the Hattiesburg, Mississippi area.

 

2. Subjects

Hattiesburg, Mississippi (United States)

Forrest County, Mississippi (United States)

Hattiesburg Area Chamber of Commerce

Forrest County Development Corporation

Area Development Partnership

Hattiesburg Area Education Foundation

Hattiesburg Zoological Society

William Carey College

Keep Hattiesburg Beautiful

Camp Shelby

 

3. Biographical/Historical Note

The Hattiesburg Area Chamber of Commerce was instrumental in improving the quality of life in the Hattiesburg area.  The Chamber’s accomplishments include promoting economic development, tourism, education, and cultural and recreational opportunities.  The Chamber was effective in strengthening the economy and improving the community.  In 1993, the Hattiesburg Area Chamber of Commerce merged with the Forrest County Development Corporation to from the Area Development Partnership.

 

4. Scope and Content Note

The collection contains correspondence, annual reports, newspaper articles, brochures, minutes, and other materials relating to the Hattiesburg Area Chamber of Commerce.  The newspaper articles have been photocopied from the Hattiesburg American and the Commercial Appeal. The collection contains one black and white 5x7 reprinted photograph of Camillus Caruthers Sullivan, President of Hattiesburg Chamber of Commerce in 1949 and 1950.

 

5. Arrangement

The materials in the collection were organized by subject, grouping items by organization when possible (Area Development Partnership, Hattiesburg Area Chamber of Commerce, etc.).  The collection is from the personal papers of Garland Sullivan and is not an official Chamber of Commerce collection.

 

6. Related Material

Related collections at the University of Southern Mississippi include:

·       M216 Hattiesburg Area Chamber of Commerce Records

 

7. Administrative Information

 

Provenance

Donated by Garland Sullivan in 1999 and 2004.

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

The collection is open for research use.

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

Collection processed and finding aid written by Brandon Ball, October 2013.

Sources

Contents of the collection.

Collection case file.

www.theadp.com

 

8. Container List

Box 1

Folder 1           Hattiesburg Zoological Society 1990

Folder 2           Area Development Partnership Annual Membership Meeting 1992

Folder 3           Area Development Partnership Proposed Officers and Board 1993

Folder 4           Area Development Partnership By-Laws 1992

Folder 5           Area Development Partnership Pamphlet undated

Folder 6           Hattiesburg Area Chamber of Commerce and Hattiesburg Area Education Foundation Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet 1989

Folder 7           Hattiesburg Area Chamber of Commerce and the Hattiesburg Area Education Foundation Annual Report 1991

Folder 8           Hattiesburg Area Chamber of Commerce and Hattiesburg Area Education Foundation 1989 Annual Report; 1990 Program of Work

Folder 9           Hattiesburg Area Chamber of Commerce, Hattiesburg Area Education Foundation, and Forrest County Development Foundation Annual Banquet 1991

Folder 10         Hattiesburg Area Chamber of Commerce: Minutes 1990-1991

Folder 11         Ten Good Reasons to Invest in the Hattiesburg Area Chamber of Commerce circa 1991

Folder 12         Hattiesburg Area Chamber of Commerce Planning Meeting 1991

Folder 13         Hattiesburg Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Agenda 1992

Folder 14         Hattiesburg Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Officers, Board of Directors, and Board Members 1992

Folder 15         Chamber Member Dues 1985

Folder 16         1990 Board Nominees

Folder 17         Leaders for a New Century Program 1990-1991

Folder 18         1992 Membership Drive

Folder 19         Members 1989-1991

Folder 20         Forrest County Development Foundation 1989

Folder 21         Hattiesburg 100th Anniversary Logo 1982

Folder 22         Hattiesburg Facts and Restaurants 1990

Folder 23         Greater Hattiesburg Mississippi undated

Folder 24         Hattiesburg, Mississippi – Gateway to the Gulf South 1978

Folder 25         City of Hattiesburg: Annual Report from the Mayor and City Council to the Citizens of Hattiesburg 1987

Folder 26         City of Hattiesburg Annual Report 1989-1991

Folder 27         Hattiesburg Highlights 1989; 1991

Folder 28         Keep Hattiesburg Beautiful 1989

Folder 29         Committee Preference Sheet 1991

Folder 30         Competitive Community Program undated

Folder 31         David Rumbarger 1991

Folder 32         Business and Parents Program undated

Folder 33         Pine Belt Environmental Leadership Taskforce 1990

Folder 34         Economic Development 1990; 1993

Folder 35         College and University Relations Planning Meeting 1990

Folder 36         Tourism 1984-1990

Folder 37         Batte Furniture and Interiors Thank You Note undated

Folder 38         Camp Shelby/Pinon Canyon Land Interchange 1990

Folder 39         Methodist Hospital/Work Well Services 1991

Folder 40         William Carey College Presidential Inauguration 1990

Folder 41         Hubfest 86 1986

Folder 42         Hubfest 89 1989

Folder 43         Hubfest 91 1991

Folder 44         Grenada Lake Festival 1989

Folder 45         Mississippi Official Highway Map 1988

Folder 46         Mississippi’s Best Program circa 1988-1992

Folder 47         Correspondence from Don Suber to Garland Sullivan 1991

Folder 48         Correspondence from Freeman Parker to Garland Sullivan 1991

Folder 49         Correspondence from Garland Sullivan to Nick Risk, President of Hattiesburg Area Chamber of Commerce 1990

Folder 50         Newspaper Articles 1977; 1988-1992

Folder 51         Photograph: Camillus Caruthers Sullivan, President of Hattiesburg Chamber of Commerce in 1949 and 1950 circa 1950s

Folder 52         Keep America Beautiful 1990

 

9.  Item List

Photograph Log

Box

Folder

Number

Description

Size

Type

Date

1

51

M479-1

Camillus Caruthers Sullivan, President of Hattiesburg Chamber of Commerce in 1949 and 1950

5 x 7

B & W

Reprint, circa 1950s

 

 

10. Publication  Information

 

Publisher

The University of Southern Mississippi Libraries, Special Collections

URL

http://www.lib.usm.edu/spcol/index.php

Physical Address

The University of Southern Mississippi Libraries

McCain Library & Archives

118 College Drive #5148

Hattiesburg, MS 39406-5148

Email Contact

To email, go to: http://www.lib.usm.edu/askalibrarian/

Revision Date

Last revised: 2013 October

 


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