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Collection Title: Hurricane Katrina Research Collection

Accession Number: AM06-6

Dates: 2005

Volume: 8 items

Provenance: Materials in this accession were given by various individuals, and transferred from the USM Archives by Ed McCormack.

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:

Items in this accession were collected from the Southern Miss Gulf Coast Community during Katrina Research Center Collection Days, December 7 – 9, 2005. Included are:

1. Article: “Katrina’s Fallout,” Science News, November 17, 2005, vol. 168.

2. CD containing images of the USM Gulf Coast campus before Hurricane Katrina. (photos by Nadean Wallace)

3. Copy of a poem written by Richard Benton (grandson of Katherine and Joseph Simon), “We Expectantly Await the Return of Our Birds.” (September 16, 2005)

4. CD with photos of hurricane damage in Long Beach, Mississippi, including the USM Gulf Coast campus. (photos by William B. Sewell)

5. CD showing hurricane damage and cleanup activities. (photographer unknown)

6. Two CDs with images of Gulf Coast hurricane damage. (photos by Tom Wince)

7. DVD containing “The St. Thomas Story.” Narrated by Father Louis Lohan, the DVD relates the effects of Hurricane Katrina on St. Thomas Parish in Long Beach, Mississippi. (by Andrew Huey)


Accession Number: AM06-16

Dates: 2005

Volume: 4 Compact Disks

Provenance: Materials in this accession were given by David Taylor, via Kay Wall.

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:

Four compact disks containing post-Hurricane Katrina images of the Mississippi Gulf Coast taken by David Taylor in September 2005.


Accession Number: AM06-62

Date: 2006

Volume: 1 item

Provenance: Given by Trudi Bellini

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:

One issue of a publication titled, Eye to the Future. The publication, produced by Lowe’s, recounts several devastating hurricanes, from the 1900 Galveston storm, to Katrina in 2005. The issue includes an image by Fred Hutchings from the Hurricane Camille Photograph Collection housed in McCain Library.

 

 


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