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Collection Title : Henry-Rowell-Waldrup Papers

Accession Number: AM04-38

Dates:1901 - 1919

Volume: .9 cu. ft.

Provenance: Cora Henry; John Henry, Jr.; Bonnie Rowell; Frank Rowell; Mattie Waldrup; and J. G. Waldrup

Given By: Mrs. Lonette Cliburn

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:

Letters written by members of the Henry, Rowell, and Waldrup families of Jasper County, Mississippi, during the first two decades of the twentieth century. The bulk of the collection consists of letters written by Pvt. John Henry, Jr., to his sister Cora Henry, during World War I. A second series of letters were written to Cora Henry by her aunt, Bonnie Rowell, and from Bonnie Rowell to Cora Henry. A third series of letters were written by Mattie and J. G. Waldrup to various family members. An additional letter to Cora Henry was written by "H. J", with an enclosure addressed to "Aunt Cora" and signed "Kirby." The final item in the collection is a photograph of Cora Henry, apparently taken while she was a student at Mississippi Normal College (now The University of Southern Mississippi). A container list is attached.

Container List

Box 1
WWI Letters to Cora Henry from John Henry, Jr.: Various Locations (July 12 - Dec. 26, 1916)
WWI Letters to Cora Henry from John Henry, Jr.: Jackson, Mississippi (ca. 1916 or 1917)
WWI Letters to Cora Henry from John Henry, Jr.: Various Locations (Jan. 11 - July 27, 1917)
WWI Letters to Cora Henry from John Henry, Jr.: Various Locations (Sept. 21 - Dec 5, 1917; undated 1917)
WWI Letters to Cora Henry from John Henry, Jr.: Camp Beauregard, Louisiana (Jan. 18 - April 23, 1918)
WWI Letters to Cora Henry from John Henry, Jr.: Camp Beauregard, Louisiana (May 1 - June 21, 1918)
WWI Letters to Cora Henry from John Henry, Jr.: Camp Beauregard, Louisiana (ca. July 11 - Aug. 14, 1918)
 
Box 2
WWI Letter to Cora Henry from John Henry, Jr.: Camp Merritt, New Jersey (Aug. 9, 1918)
WWI Letters and Postcards to Cora Henry from John Henry, Jr.: France (1919)
WWI Letters to Cora Henry from John Henry, Jr.: Camp Shelby, Mississippi (undated)
WWI Letters to Cora Henry from John Henry, Jr. (undated)
Letters to Cora Henry from John Henry, Jr. (July 5, 1909; Dec. 14, 1919)
Letters to Cora Henry from Bonnie Rowell (1913; 1916; 1918; undated)
Letters to Bonnie Rowell from Cora Henry (1912; 1918; undated)
Letters to Bonnie Rowell from Mattie Waldrup (Apr. 3, 1901 - July 3, 1902)
Letter to Frank Rowell from J. G. Waldrup (Aug. 29, 1902)
Letters to "Mama" from J. G. and Mattie Waldrup (Aug. 1 and Aug. 6, 1902)
Letter to Cora Henry from "H. J." and "Kirby" (Jan. 17, 1916)
Photograph of Cora E. Henry (ca. 1915)

Accession Number: AM04-40

Dates: 1907 - 1937

Volume: 3 folders

Provenance: Cora Henry, John Henry, Jr., Chancery Court of Jasper County, Mississippi

Given By: Mrs. Lonette Cliburn

Form of Material:

One folder of materials relating to Cora Henry: Teaching certificates, report cards from South Mississippi College (now William Carey College), correspondence, horoscope, and photographic negatives (1907 - 1937).

One folder containing a letter and a news clipping from John Henry, Jr. to Cora Henry (June 3, 1918).

One folder containing a subpoena from the Chancery Court of Jasper County, Mississippi, summoning witnesses to appear on behalf of J. G. Waldrup in the matter of a Writ of Lunacy (Jan. 16, 1915).


Accession Number: AM04-44

Provenance: Cora Henry Bryant

Given By: Mrs. Lonette Cliburn

Volume: 7 folders

Dates: 1912 - 1955

Form of Material:

Primarily correspondence, teaching contracts, and other documents relating to the career of Cora Henry Bryant. Also included is a photograph of John Henry's National Guard unit:

Folder 1 Cora Henry: Letter from Bonnie (June 17, 1914)
Folder 2 Cora Henry: Letter of Application to Collins School Board (May 15, 1921)
Folder 3 Cora Henry Bryant: Teaching Contracts (1942-1948)
Folder 4 Cora Henry Bryant: Letters of Contract for Teaching Positions (1912-1947)
Folder 5 Cora Henry Bryant: Mississippi Public Employees' Retirement System Certificate of Prior Service Credit (Mar. 1, 1955)
Folder 6 State Teachers College Memorabilia: Commencement Program and notice of
finals (1926)
Folder 7 Photograph of Company F, First Mississippi National Guard (July 22, 1916)


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