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Collection Title: Mississippi Historical Collection

Accession Number: AM06-41

Dates: 1898; circa 1920s

Volume: 3 photographs

Provenance: 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).

Form of Material:

Three black and white photographs taken in Mississippi:

1. 5” x 7” image of a dredge boat in Coonewa Creek, Lee county, Mississippi. The photographer was J. H. Byous. (ca. 1920s)

2. 7 ½” x 9 ½” image of Jefferson Davis’ library in his Biloxi, Mississippi home, “Beauvoir.” This image was part of a scrapbook or album at some point. (1898, copyright by R. E. Hinchey)

3. 10” x 13” image of a large group of people (possibly a conference or convention) posed at the Edgewater Gulf Hotel in Biloxi, Mississippi. The photo was apparently taken in the winter, because several women in the group are wearing furs. The photographer was J. H. Coquille.
(circa 1920s)


Accession Number: AM09-17-1                           

Given By: Diane Ross     

Date of Receipt:  8/21/2004       

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

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.


Accession Number:              AM10-17                               

Given By:                               Diane Ross     

Date of Receipt:                    November 30, 2009   

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

Extent:                                   16 items         

Inclusive Dates:                    unknown        

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

Sixteen black and white photographs taken in Mississippi, all have some identification:

1.     “Uncle Lewis White and wife Roxie, Meridian, Miss.” written on back

2.     A.V. Seutter Photographer, West Capitol Street, Jackson, Miss. stamped on back

3.     Elite Studio, Front Street, Hattiesburg, Miss. stamped on front, and “Mrs. McLeod” written on back

4.     “French and Fred Hammett” written on back

5.     Guard House title on military photo

6.     Beasley, Hattiesburg, Miss. stamped on inside

7.     Thames Studio, Hattiesburg, Miss. stamped inside

8.     Pitt’s Photo Studio, Hattiesburg, Miss. stamped on front, name and age written on back

9.     Thames Studio, Hattiesburg, Miss. in raised letters on photo

10.  W.E. Sigler, Waynesboro, stamped on front, “Presented to little Mr. Burgette Busby by his ‘Auntie’” written on back

11.  D.B. Henley, Hattiesburg, Miss. stamped on front

12.  From the studio of D.B. Henley, Hattiesburg, Miss. stamped on back

13.  “Return to Smith or H.P. Smith, New Augusta, Ay. Cecil Hammett, New Augusta, Miss., Aug. 19, 1911”

14.  D.B. Henley, Hattiesburg, Miss. stamped on front

15.  Zea Davis Studio, Starkville, Miss. stamped on front

16.  Wamsley Studio, Starkville, Miss. stamped inside

 


Accession Number: AM10-53

Given By: Purchased through the Douglas A Noverr Grant for Collection Enhancement for Institutions to Build Popular Culture and American Culture Research Collections (Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association)

Date of Receipt: February 2010

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

Extent: 7 items

Inclusive Dates: unknown

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

Seven photographs taken in Mississippi, all black & white, some with identification:

  • Written on back “Just a little mash at a still near Kiln, Miss. Rye $1.25 per gal.
    • Spring (33) 34
    • Purple Pigeon Studio, Gulfport, Miss.
  • Written on back “Don’t touch anything, one never knows”
    • 2
    • Purple Pigeon Studio, Gulfport, Miss.
    • (This appears to be the location and people as in #1.)
  • Bugle and Drum Corps Mississippi.
    • Holtwick Jr.
  • Photo of two men who have been pheasant hunting.
    • Written on back “Biloxi, Miss, 1928”
  • Photo of group of men in front of Small Bros. Corner Drug Store.
    • Written on back “Citizens of Winona, Miss.”
    • Also a transfer of a male portrait on back.
  • Stereoview from Keystone View Company V23242
    • “Rapid Transit in Southern Mississippi” #35
  • Stereoview from Keystone View Company 16757
    • “In the Mississippi Delta at Head of Passes North from Pilot’s Tower to Cubit’s Gap, La.” #120

Accession Number:  AM10-123                             

Given By: Greg Hatcher  

Date of Receipt: May 24, 2010

Extent: 1 item 

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

Inclusive Dates: 1902   

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

DVD with the digital image of N.O. & N.E. R.R. at a Meridian, Mississippi, stop on March 8, 1902. The original photograph has writing on front and back:

Front: 

N.O. & N.E. R.R. Stops

Meridian, Miss.

March 8, 1902

Back:

In memory of my grandfather

Leonard Jackson Caldwell, Sr.

Machinist N.O. & N.E.

R.R. by Richard Forte,

Hattiesburg, Ms


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