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Collection Title: Ogletree (Powell G.) Papers

Accession Number: AM05-32

Dates: ca. 1929-2005

Volume: .9 cu. ft.

Provenance: Donated by Mrs. Frances Ogletree

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:

Correspondence, certificates, publications, files, and other materials relating almost exclusively to Powell G. Ogletree's membership and participation in the Rotary Club of Hattiesburg and Rotary District 6840. The only exception is a certificate issued to Mr. Ogletree by Mississippi Southern College (now USM) for fiscal year 1956-57. A Box and Folder List is attached hereto.

Powell G. Ogletree earned a bachelor's degree at Southern Miss in 1948, and a master's in 1951. He served as Executive Director of the USM Alumni Association from 1953 until his retirement in 1987. He was president of the Hattiesburg Rotary Club in 1965-66 and 1966-67, and served two terms as District Governor, Rotary District 6840 (1979-80 and 1988-89). Mr. Ogletree died June 11, 2005.


Ogletree (Powell G.) Papers
Box and Folder List


Box 1

Booklet: "Rotary Club of Hattiesburg" (1984-85)
Booklet: "Rotary Club of Hattiesburg" (2000)
Booklet: "Rotary Club of Hattiesburg" (undated)
Certificates (1957 - 2002)
Correspondence (1993 - 2002)
Directories: Rotary Club of Hattiesburg (1929-30; 1966-67)
Directories: Rotary District 6840 (1992 - 2005)
File: "My Busiest Year in the Club" (2001 - 2002)
Installation of Officers (ca. 1979 - 1989)
Miscellaneous Materials
Pamphlet: "Historical Review of Rotary" (ca. 1979)
Photocopies of Plaques Awarded to Powell G. Ogletree (1966 - 1993)
Powell Ogletree: Personal File (ca. 2000 - 2003)
President's Weekly Program Book (1965-66; 1966-67)
Program Committee (ca. 1963 - 1998)

Box 2

Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship Program (1996 - 1997)
Rotary Club of Hattiesburg: 75th Anniversary (1993)
Rotary District 6840: District Governor's Files (1979-80; 1988-89)
Rotary Foundation (ca. 2001 - 2003)
Rotary History (2004 - 2005)
Rotary International Convention (1966)
Rotary Membership (2001 - 2002)
Speech by Rotary Club Founder, Paul Harris, at the 1933 Rotary International
Convention in Boston (one audio cassette)
"Surprise Award" (2001)

Oversize Items in mapcase

Item 1 Bright Green Vest with Rotary International Past District
Governor Emblem

Item 2 Certificate of Appreciation Issued to Powell Ogletree by
Rotary International, District 684 (undated)

Accession Number: AM11-43                               

Given By: Transfer from RG12 Alumni Association AA08-4          

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 10, 2011

Extent: .25 cu.ft.         

Inclusive Dates: 1942-1998      

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

  1. The Southerner
    1. 1942
    2. 1947
    3. 1948
  2. Basketball Sports Award from Mississippi Southern College, 1946-47
  3. Newspaper clipping from time at Mississippi Southern College naming Powell Ogletree as the Second Vice President in charge of all social activities for the State BSU
  4. Information sheet on Morat in the Canton of Fribourg, Switzerland
  5. Servicemen’s Readjustment Allowance Card, 1946
  6. United States Army, Army Air Forces Technical School Diploma, January 29, 1943
  7. Two black & white photographs of the cast of a stage production, with Powell Ogletree in one of them
  8. Passport, 1988-1998
  9. Grade reports from Mississippi Southern College, 1941-42 and 1946-47
  10. Army of the United States Separation Notice, December 3, 1945

Accession Number: AM13-06                               

Given By: Kaylene Behm via 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: February 2013

Extent: 8 items

Inclusive Dates: circa 1940s - 2009

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

  1. Three VHS tapes with the following information on the spine
    1. USM 75th Anniversary Program and Newcomen Presentation: “A Tradition of Excellence”
    2. 75th Anniversary Celebration University of Southern Mississippi
    3. Independence Bowl 12-23-88
  2. Mississippi Southern College official ballot for the election of Freshman Class Officers 1941-42
  3. Unidentified photograph of a Military Police (MP) unit, black & white, 8 x 10, circa 1940s
  4. Commencement program from University of Southern Mississippi 1979
  5. Two Talon issues
    1. Summer 2006 – contains article on the Ogletree House Campaign Contributors
    2. Fall 2009 – cover story is the opening of the Ogletree House

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