Merchandise

Special Collections offers a variety of items for sale. These include notecards featuring items from our collections, books about Mississippi genealogy, a book about USM history, and a video about children’s literature writer and illustrator Tasha Tudor. A list of available items are listed below.


DVD

 

The Golden Key: Enter the Fantasy World of Tasha Tudor.

$20.00

A DVD originally filmed in 1955 by Nell Dorr, longtime friend of Tasha Tudor. In this 24-minute film Tasha Tudor’s dolls, Melissa Shakespeare and Lieutenant Thaddeus Crane, are married. Bonus features include: The Key of the Kingdom, History of the Dolls’ Wedding, and Photographs by Verner Reed.

 

 

Notecards

 

Ezra Jack Keats The Snowy Day (set of 8)

$8.00

The Snowy Dayset features four illustrations from Ezra Jack Keats' Caldecott Award winning work. The set contains two cards of each design for a total of eight cards. The cards measure 4 x 6 ¼and are packaged with corresponding envelopes.

 

Ezra Jack Keats Multi-Pack (set of 8)

$8.00

This multi-pack features one illustration each from A Letter to Amy (1968), Goggles! (1969), Whistle for Willie (1964), and Jennie's Hat (1966). The set contains two cards of each design for a total of eight cards. The cards measure 4 ¾ x 6 ¼and are packaged with corresponding envelopes.

 

Images in Early Children’s Books (set of 8)

$8.00

 

The Images in Early Children’s Books notecard set features illustrations that are mostly from the Victorian era. Included are four images from books published by McLoughlin Brothers, Inc.: Aesop’s Fables (circa 1880); Aunt Louisa’s Fairy Legends (circa 1870s); Miss Mouser’s Tea Party (circa 1870s); and Old Mother Hubbard and Her Dog (1890). Also included are images from Walter Crane’s The Frog Prince (1874), Margaret Tarrant’s Tom Thumb (1920), Denslow’s Little Red Riding Hood (1903), and The Peacock at Home published by Routledge & Sons (circa 1870s). The set contains one card of each design for a total of eight cards. The cards measure 4 ¾ x 6 ¼ and are packaged with corresponding envelopes

 

T-shirts

 

Curious George

Adult/Youth: $15.00

Infant/Toddler: $10.00

Show everyone that Curious George lives in Hattiesburg! The front of this 100% preshrunk Hanes cotton tee features an original illustration of Curious George bringing his manuscript material to the de Grummond Collection. The illustration was created by H.A. Rey for Dr. Lena Y. de Grummond in 1966, and accompanied the first donation made by the Reys to the Collection. The shirts are available in white or gray.

Infant & Toddler (white only): 6m, 12m, 18m, 2T, 3T, 4T

Youth: S, M, L

Adult: S, M, L, XL, XXL

 

Ezra Jack Keats

Adult/Youth: $15.00

Infant/Toddler: $10.00

The de Grummond Collection is the sole repository of the Ezra Jack Keats archive and the home of the Ezra Jack Keats New Writer and New Illustrator Award—and it all began with Peter. The Snowy Day was a ground-breaking picture book that won a Randolph Caldecott Award for illustration in 1963. The iconic image of Peter in his red snowsuit is captured on the back of this 100% preshrunk Hanes cotton tee. The de Grummond logo is featured on the right front pocket area. The shirts are available in white or gray.

Infant & Toddler (white only): 6m, 12m, 18m, 2T, 3T, 4T

Youth: S, M, L

Adult: S, M, L, XL, XXL

 

Books

Southern As I Saw It: Personal Remembrances of an Era, 1912-1954. (Hattiesburg, Miss.: University of Southern Mississippi Press, 1966) pp. 144. Author: Alma Hickman

$15

 

The Class of 1926 of the Sunflower Agricultural High School, Moorhead, Mississippi (Hattiesburg, Miss., 1990), pp. i, 98. Author: William D. McCain

$8

 

Six Generations of the Family of William Jasper McCain (1855-1924) and His Wives, Mary Careena Adelaide Blaylock McCain (1856-1904) and Maggie Lee Tucker McCain (1878-1961) (Hattiesburg, Miss., 1990), pp. iii, 114. Author: William D. McCain

$15

 

Five Generations of the Family of Richard John McCain (1853-1929) and His Wife, Emma Augusta Dean McCain (1854-1930), of Webster County, Mississippi (Hattiesburg, Miss., 1991), pp. iii, 100. Author: William D. McCain

$15

 

Eight Generations of the Family of Henry Fox (1768 - 1852) and His Wife Sara Harrell Fox (1772-1848), of South Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama, and Mississippi, Vol. 1. (Hattiesburg, Miss., 1975), 2 vols., pp. xii, 728; ii, 724. Author: William D. McCain. 

$20

 

Eight Generations of the Family of Henry Fox (1768 - 1852) and His Wife Sara Harrell Fox (1772-1848), of South Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama, and Mississippi, Vol. 2. (Hattiesburg, Miss., 1975), 2 vols., pp. xii, 728; ii, 724. Author: William D. McCain

$20

 

Eight Generations of the Family of John Shaw (1788-1858) and His Wife, Nancy Worthy Shaw (1788-1846), of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Mississippi (Hattiesburg, Miss., 1974), pp. xii, 463. Author: William D. McCain

$20

 

Ancestry of the Fox Family of Richland and Lexington Counties, South Carolina, and Collection of Fox Data (Hattiesburg, Miss., 1972), pp. iv, 81; viii, 166, Authors: Joseph E. Steadman, Sr. and Shirley Faucette

$20

 

Six Generations of the Family of James Monroe McCain (1810-1862) of South Carolina and Mississippi (Hattiesburg, Miss., 1976), pp. vii, 164. Author: William D. McCain

$20

 

Six Generations of the Family of John McCain (1831-1922) and His Wife, Mary A. Turnbow McCain (1838-1923), of Alabama and Mississippi (Hattiesburg, Miss., 1983), pp. vi, 141. Author: William D. McCain

$20

 

Some Notes on the Families of James Jacob Shepherd and Edward John Lenz of Greenville, Mississippi (Hattiesburg, Miss., 1977), pp. iii, 68. Author: William D. McCain

$20

 

Outline of Four Generations of the Family of Henry Fox (1768-1852) and His Wife, Sarah Harrell Fox (1772-1848), of South Carolina and Mississippi (Hattiesburg, Miss., 1971), pp. iv, 267. Authors: Shirley Faucette and William D. McCain

$40

 

We accept Visa, Mastercard, cash, check, and money order.  To order with a credit card, go to our online store. We charge a $3.00 flat fee for shipping and handling. If you would like to pay with cash, money order, or a check, contact Andrew Rhodes at Andrew.Rhodes@usm.eduor 601.266.6765.