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Collection Title: Hardy (Robert B.) Papers

Collection Number: M17

Dates: ca. 1929-1995

Volume: 9.5 cu. ft.

Provenance: Materials in this collection were donated to the USM Archives by Robert B. Hardy, and were received in several increments between 1974 and 1995.

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

Biographical/Historical Sketch:

Robert Baskerville "Bob" Hardy is descended from several of the founding families of Lowndes County, Mississippi and had ancestors who arrived in America on the Mayflower. He is a Lieutenant Colonel (retired) in the United States Air Force; a former Mississippi state senator for Lowndes, Chickasaw, and Clay Counties (1972-1976); and a successful businessman in Columbus, Mississippi.

Colonel Hardy was born on July 5, 1919, in Columbus, Mississippi, the only son of Robert Orgain Hardy and Mary Paine Chapman Hardy. He has one sister, Mrs. Henry Rightor (nee Em Hardy). His early childhood was spent on the family plantation "Primrose Plantation" in Lowndes County. His early education was accomplished at Prairie Consolidated School, and he graduated from Stephen D. Lee High School in Columbus in 1936. He graduated from Mississippi State University (then Mississippi State College) with honors, receiving his bachelor's degree in business administration in 1941.

During his high school years, Hardy served in the National Guard, and in college, he was in the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC). Following graduation from college, he was commissioned a second lieutenant in the infantry, and his first assignment was at Camp Wheeler, Georgia, training African American troops for combat.

After a year or so in the infantry, Hardy transferred to the Air Force, with the rank of captain. He became a fighter pilot and commanded the Night Fighter Gunnery School at Hayward Air Force Base, California. At the age of 26, he was the youngest base commander in the Air Force at that time. Toward the end of World War II, he was sent to General Mark Clark's headquarters in Caserta, Italy, as a member of the general's air staff. The air staff's mission was to disarm the Austrian Air Force and restore commercial aviation in that country.

Hardy was honorably discharged from the Air Force in 1946, but was recalled during the 1948-1949 Berlin Air Lift. His mission was to fly cargoes of coal and occasionally other commodities, such as flour, machine parts, and sulfuric acid into the isolated western sector of Berlin.

Following the Berlin Air Lift, Hardy decided on a military career, remaining in the Air Force until 1965 when he retired with the rank of lieutenant colonel. During his career he served at several bases in the United States, as well as in Europe, Guam, and Vietnam. In addition, he graduated from Air University (1952), Field Officers' Staff College (1957), and served as Chief of Strategic Air War Plans for Europe, in London. After retiring from the Air Force, Hardy became a partner in, and executive director of Comprehensive Planners, Inc., a consulting firm in Columbus, Mississippi.

In 1971, Hardy was elected state senator for Lowndes, Chickasaw, and Clay Counties, serving from 1972-1976. While in the Senate, he served on the Finance Committee, the Universities and Colleges Committee, and as Commissioner of the Bicentennial Commission. He supported legislation to reduce taxes, establish ethical standards for public officials, and prohibit gender discrimination in credit matters.

Colonel Hardy is a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Columbus and has been active for many years in such civic organizations as the Retarded Children's Association, Columbus Historical Association, American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Kiwanis Club, and Boy Scouts. He is also a member of the Order of Datelines (the national fraternity of military pilots), the Newcomen Society of North America, and the Society of Mayflower Descendants in Mississippi.

On November 4, 1941, Hardy married the former Anne Cazort of little Rock, Arkansas. They are the parents of four children -- Rob, Jane, Sarah, and John. At this writing, Colonel and Mrs. Hardy reside in their antebellum home "The Cedars" in Columbus, Mississippi.

Scope and Content:

This collection is comprised of materials that document Colonel Robert Baskerville Hardy's personal, military, business, and senatorial activities from approximately 1941 through 1995, with at least one item dated as early as 1929.

The collection is divided into four series:

  • Series I: Personal Records

  • Series II: Military Records

  • Series III: Business Records

  • Series IV: Senatorial Records

Series I: Boxes 1 - 8 contain personal records maintained by Colonel Hardy, such as correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, pamphlets, brochures, and memorabilia. Items in this series are arranged alphabetically, by subject. The largest block of materials is the subseries entitled "Correspondence", which is divided into three parts: family correspondence, general correspondence, and greeting cards. Family correspondence consists primarily of letters to, from, and about the Hardys' four children, but also contains letters from other family members. Of particular interest is a large section of letters written by the eldest son, Rob, who is a psychiatrist in the U.S. Air Force. Rob's letters were written from his various military locales, and provide details concerning his medical practice, vacations and day trips, areas of special interest (such as L.L. Zamenhof's universal language, Esperanto), plus information concerning his family. Also of interest is an especially nice morale-boosting letter from Colonel Hardy to Rob (November 6, 1973). General correspondence covers a wide range of topics including commendation of public servants, houseboats, and politics.

Other materials in Series I include information regarding Mississippi State University, various organizations, the Hardy's fiftieth wedding anniversary, the estate of deceased cousin Caroline Winston, and a host of other topics.

Series II: Boxes 9 -11 contain Colonel Hardy's military records from 1941 to 1967. These records are arranged chronologically, and include orders, travel vouchers, commendations, service records, moving expenses, officer rosters, and certificates, plus pilot background files and individual flight records of Colonel Hardy.

Series III: Boxes 12 and 13 consist of a selection of alphabetically arranged business records from approximately 1952 to 1985. Topics include Comprehensive Planners, Inc., DISC, Inc. (Diversified Investment Service Company), a dairy farm in Lowndes County, various real estate projects, hand drawn floor plans, publications, stocks, and correspondence.

Series IV: Boxes 14 - 21 contain records maintained by Colonel Hardy during his term in the Mississippi State Senate. Materials in this series are divided into three subseries: Subject Files, General Information, and Correspondence. Subject Files and General Information are arranged alphabetically, and correspondence is arranged chronologically. Topics in the Subject Files range from Archives to "Who's Who." Examples are the Bicentennial Commission, house and senate bills, campaign materials, education, equalization of property taxes, the Equal Rights Amendment, floods, highways, invitations, public service, taxes, and utilities.

Among other things, the General Information subseries contains newspaper and magazine articles, legislation, lists of names, reports, and a 1972 copy of "Rules of the Mississippi House and Senate." Correspondence is largely from constituents urging support of a particular bill, or requesting a favor of some sort.

This collection should be of interest to students of state government, military history, or Mississippi history. The senatorial papers are especially enlightening concerning the relationship between a state senator and his/her constituency, plus the myriad topics related to state government.

Box and Folder List:

Series I: Personal Records (ca. 1929-1995)
   
Box 1  
Folder 1 Aberdeen, Mississippi: Pilgrimage (1992)
Folder 2 American Association of Retired Persons (ca. 1959-1961)
Folder 3 Brochures
Folder 4 "The Cedar Creek #1 Site: A Mississippian Period Site in Lowndes County, MS." (July 16, 1975)
Folder 5 "Central High School (Jackson, MS.): A Proposal For Conservation" (ca. 1977)
Folder 6
Chowder And Marching Society (Lowndes County) (ca. 1949-1994)
Folder 7 Church Of The Good Shepherd, Columbus, MS. (1975)
Folder 8 Columbus Air Force Base (1978-1993)
Folder 9 Columbus, Mississippi: General Information (ca. 1976-1994)
Folder 10 Columbus, Mississippi: Pilgrimage (ca. 1974-1994)
Folder 11 Columbus, Mississippi: Pilgrimage (1981, 1986, & 1988)
   
Series I: Personal Records (continued)
   

Subseries I: Correspondence

  1. Family Correspondence
  2. General Correspondence
  3. Greeting Cards
   
Box 2  
Folder 1 Correspondence: Family (October 13, 1967 - December 13, 1976)
Folder 2 Correspondence: Family (January 21, 1977 - April 28, 1987)
Folder 3 Correspondence: Family (February 5, 1988 - August 25, 1991)
Folder 4 Correspondence: Family (March 9, 1992 - July 17, 1994)
Folder 5 Correspondence: Family (undated)
Folder 6 Correspondence: Family (undated)
Folder 7 Correspondence: Family - Letters From Rob Hardy (1985-1989)
Folder 8 Correspondence: Family - Letters From Rob Hardy (January - June, 1990)
Folder 9 Correspondence: Family - Letters From Rob
Folder 10 Correspondence: Family - Letters From Rob Hardy (January - June, 1991)
Folder 11 Correspondence: Family - Letters From Rob Hardy (July - December, 1991)
Folder 12
Correspondence: Family - Letters From Rob Hardy (January - June, 1992)
Folder 13 Correspondence: Family - Letters From Rob Hardy (July - December, 1992)
   
Box 3  
Folder 1 Correspondence: Family - Letters From Rob Hardy (January - June, 1993)
Folder 2
Correspondence: Family - Letters From Rob Hardy (July - December, 1993)
Folder 3 Correspondence: Family - Letters From Rob Hardy (January - June, 1994)
Folder 4 Correspondence: Family - Letters From Rob Hardy (July, 1994 - January, 1995)
Folder 5 Correspondence: Family - Letters From Rob Hardy (undated)
Folder 6 Correspondence: General (December 1, 1958; November 27, 1961 - July 8, 1969)
Folder 7 Correspondence: General (March 10, 1970 - December 27, 1971)
Folder 8 Correspondence: General (January 31 - December 22, 1972)
Folder 9 Correspondence: General (January 4 - December 31, 1973)
Folder 10 Correspondence: General (January 1 - December 30, 1974)
Folder 11 Correspondence: General (January 3 - December 31, 1975)
Folder 12 Correspondence: General (January 2 - April 29, 1976)
Folder 13 Correspondence: General (May 4 - December 16, 1976)
   
Box 4  
Folder 1 Correspondence: General (January 10 - August 16, 1977)
Folder 2 Correspondence: General (August 1, 1978 - August 7, 1979)
Folder 3 Correspondence: General (May 4, 1980 - December 28, 1984)
Folder 4 Correspondence: General (January 21, 1985 - November 15, 1986)
Folder 5 Correspondence: General (March 5, 1987 - December 28, 1988)
Folder 6 Correspondence: General (January 13, 1989 - December 19, 1990)
Folder 7 Correspondence: General (January 2 - December 23, 1991)
Folder 8 Correspondence: General (June 17 - December 1, 1992 )
Folder 9 Correspondence: General (January 10 - December 15, 1993)
Folder 10 Correspondence: General (January 13, 1994 - February 7, 1995)
Folder 11 Correspondence: General (undated)
Folder 12 Correspondence: General (undated)
   
Box 5  
Folder 1 Correspondence: Greeting Cards - Anniversary
Folder 2 Correspondence: Greeting Cards - Birthday
Folder 3 Correspondence: Greeting Cards - Birthday
Folder 4 Correspondence: Greeting Cards - Christmas
Folder 5 Correspondence: Greeting Cards - Christmas
Folder 6 Correspondence: Greeting Cards - Father's Day
Folder 7 Correspondence: Greeting Cards - "Get Well"
Folder 8 Correspondence: Greeting Cards - "Get Well"
   
Box 6  
Folder 1 Correspondence: Greeting Cards - Miscellaneous
Folder 2 Correspondence: Greeting Cards - "Thank You"
Folder 3 Correspondence: Greeting Cards - "Thank You"
Folder 4 Debutantes (1973- 1976)
Folder 5 Dental Records of Robert B. Hardy (ca. 1977-1991)
Folder 6 Elderhostel (1994)
Folder 7 England (1959-1962)
Folder 8 Estate of Caroline T. Winston (1964-1967)
Folder 9 Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Robert and Ann Hardy (November 4, 1991)
Folder 10 Hardy Family History
Folder 11 Holly Springs, Mississippi: Pilgrimage (1979)
Folder 12 Insurance/Medical Correspondence, Re: Mary Paine Hardy (1957-1964)
Folder 13 Interview With Robert B. "Bob" Hardy (April, 1989)
Folder 14 Invitation To The Inauguration of Governor Ray Mabus (1988)
Folder 15 Invoice For 1967 Chevrolet Biscayne Station
   
Box 7  
Folder 1 Krewe of Didelphidae (ca. 1984-1991)
Folder 2 Magowah Gun and Country Club (ca. 1969-1994)
Folder 3 Medical Records of Robert B. Hardy's Parents (ca. 1957-1965)
Folder 4 Memorabilia
Folder 5 Memorabilia
Folder 6 "Memorandum Of Trip To Washington" (August 14 - 21, 1967)
Folder 7 Miscellany
Folder 8 Mississippi Mayflower Descendants (ca. 1972-1993)
Folder 9 Mississippi State University (ca. 1976-1990)
Folder 10 Mississippi University for Women (ca. 1976-1991)
   
Box 8  
Folder 1 Newcomen Society (1972-1976)
Folder 2 Newspaper and Magazine Clippings (1957-1994)
Folder 3 Newspaper and Magazine Clippings (undated)
Folder 4 Notes For John Allison Hardy, Jr.'s Obituary (1987)
Folder 5 Order of Daedalians (ca. 1982-1995)
Folder 6 Personal Pocket Diary of Senator Robert B. Hardy (1972)
Folder 7 Photographs
Folder 8 Publications
Folder 9 Purchase of 1969 Dodge Dart For Rector's Wife (1984)
Folder 10 St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Columbus, MS. (ca. 1965-1984)
Folder 11 St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Columbus, MS. (ca. 1985-1995; undated)
Folder 12 Sigma Alpha Epsilon (ca. 1969-1992)
Folder 13 Speech by Melinda Bird (September 29, 1991)
Folder 14 Tax Receipts and Insurance Policies (ca. 1965-1977)
Folder 15 Tennessee - Tombigbee Waterway Grand Opening (1985)
Folder 16 Virginia Motor Vehicle Code Handbook (1961)
Folder 17 Wedding of Jane Hardy and Rod Kochtitzky (February 9, 1991)
   
Series II: Military Records (ca. 1941-1969)
   
Box 9  
Folder 1 Military Records of Robert B. Hardy (1941)
Folder 2 Military Records of Robert B. Hardy (1942)
Folder 3 Military Records of Robert B. Hardy (1943)
Folder 4 Military Records of Robert B. Hardy (1944)
Folder 5 Military Records of Robert B. Hardy (1945)
Folder 6 Military Records of Robert B. Hardy (1946)
Folder 7 Military Records of Robert B. Hardy (1947)
Folder 8 Military Records of Robert B. Hardy (1948)
Folder 9 Military Records of Robert B. Hardy (1949)
Folder 10 Military Records of Robert B. Hardy (1950)
Folder 11 Military Records of Robert B. Hardy (1951)
   
Box 10  
Folder 1 Military Records of Robert B. Hardy (1952)
Folder 2 Military Records of Robert B. Hardy (1953)
Folder 3 Military Records of Robert B. Hardy (1954)
Folder 4 Military Records of Robert B. Hardy (1955)
Folder 5 Military Records of Robert B. Hardy (1956)
Folder 6 Military Records of Robert B. Hardy (1957)
Folder 7 Military Records of Robert B. Hardy (1958)
Folder 8 Military Records of Robert B. Hardy (1959)
Folder 9 Military Records of Robert B. Hardy (1960)
   
Box 11  
Folder 1 Military Records of Robert B. Hardy (1961)
Folder 2 Military Records of Robert B. Hardy (1962)
Folder 3 Military Records of Robert B. Hardy (1963)
Folder 4 Military Records of Robert B. Hardy (1964)
Folder 5 Military Records of Robert B. Hardy (1965)
Folder 6 Military Records of Robert B. Hardy (1966)
Folder 7 Pilot Background File of Robert B. Hardy (1958-1961)
Folder 8 Aircrew Qualification, Standardization, and Evaluation Records of Robert B. Hardy (1960-1966)
Folder 9 Individual Flight Records of Robert B. Hardy (1943-1949)
Folder 10 Individual Flight Records of Robert B. Hardy (1950-1953)
Folder 11 Individual Flight Records of Robert B. Hardy (1954-1959)
Folder 12 Individual Flight Records of Robert B. Hardy (1960-1967)
Folder 13 U. S. Air Force News for Retired Personnel (September - October, 1969)
Folder 14 U. S. Air Force Calling Card of Lt. Colonel Robert B. Hardy
   
Series III: Business Records (ca. 1952-1985)
   
Box 12  
Folder 1 Charts of Expenses (January 1960 - July 1961)
Folder 2 Comprehensive Planners, Inc. (undated)
Folder 3 Correspondence (March 1, 1965 - December 20, 1974)
Folder 4 Correspondence (February 3, 1975 - May 8, 1985: undated)
Folder 5 Diversified Investment Service Company (DISC), Inc. (June 1, 1956 - December 29, 1961)
Folder 6 Diversified Investment Service Company (DISC), Inc. (Feb. 28, 1962 - June 6, 1969; undated)
Folder 7 DISC, Inc.: Lompoc, California Real Estate Development (1957-1959)
Folder 8 DISC, Inc.: Graphics (ca. 1950';)
Folder 9 El Paso (1952-1958)
Folder 10 Farm in Lowndes County, Mississippi (1964-1970)
Folder 11 Hand-drawn Floor Plans For Two-Story House (ca. 1956)
   
Box 13  
Folder 1 House in Alexandria, Virginia (Sweetbriar Drive, 1955-1960)
Folder 2 House in Arlington, Virginia (Inge Street, 1956-1959)
Folder 3 House in Arlington, Virginia (2646 S. June Street, 1961-1964)
Folder 4 House in Columbus, Mississippi (410 6th Street, South, 1954-1962)
Folder 5 House in Lompoc, California (415 South "D" Street, 1957-1959)
Folder 6 Mississippi - Alabama Beef Cattle Cooperative (1965-1966)
Folder 7 Oakcrest Subdivision - Arlington, Virginia (1962-1964)
Folder 8 Promotional Materials (1966)
Folder 9 Publications
Folder 10 Real Estate Projects (1965-1966)
Folder 11 Stocks (1956-1964)
   

Series IV: Senatorial Records (ca. 1970-1976)

   
Subseries I: Subject Files
   
Box 14  
Folder 1 Subject Files: A & I Board (1974-1975)
Folder 2 Subject Files: Amendments
Folder 3 Subject Files: Archives (Mississippi Dept. of Archives & History) (1973-1975)
Folder 4 Subject Files: Audits
Folder 5 Subject Files: Automobiles (1972-1975; undated)
Folder 6 Subject Files: Bicentennial Commission (1972-1973)
Folder 7 Subject Files: Bicentennial Commission (1974)
Folder 8 Subject Files: Bicentennial Commission (1975)
Folder 9 Subject Files: Bicentennial Commission (undated)
Folder 10 Subject Files: Bills - House of Representatives (1971-1972)
Folder 11 Subject Files: Bills - House of Representatives (1973-1975)
Folder 12 Subject Files: Bills - Senate (1971-1972)
Folder 13 Subject Files: Bills - Senate (1973)
   
Box 15  
Folder 1 Subject Files: Bills - Senate (1974)
Folder 2 Subject Files: Bills - Senate (1975-1976)
Folder 3 Subject Files: Bills - Support Materials (ca. 1971-1976)
Folder 4 Subject Files: Bills - Alabama Senate Bills Re: Ad Valorem Taxes (1963 & 1972)
Folder 5 Subject Files: Building Commission (1972-1974)
Folder 6 Subject Files: Campaign Materials (1971-1975)
Folder 7 Subject Files: Campaign Materials (undated, but ca. 1971-1975)
Folder 8 Subject Files: Clay County Day Care Center (1971-1975)
Folder 9 Subject Files: Civil Defense (1973-1974)
Folder 10 Subject Files: Columbus (MS) Chamber of Commerce (1967-1975)
   
Box 16  
Folder 1 Subject Files: Education (1972)
Folder 2 Subject Files: Education (January 1973)
Folder 3 Subject Files: Education (February 1973)
Folder 4 Subject Files: Education (Mar. - Aug. 1973)
Folder 5 Subject Files: Education (Sept. - Dec. 1973)
Folder 6 Subject Files: Education (Jan. - May 1974)
Folder 7 Subject Files: Education (June - Dec. 1974)
Folder 8 Subject Files: Education (Jan. - Mar. 1975)
Folder 9 Subject Files: Education (Apr. - July 1975)
Folder 10 Subject Files: Education (Aug. - Dec. 1975)
   
Box 17  
Folder 1 Subject Files: Elections (1971-1975)
Folder 2 Subject Files: Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) (1972-1975)
Folder 3 Subject Files: Equalization (1971-1975)
Folder 4 Subject Files: Floods (1973-1974)
Folder 5 Subject Files: Game & Fish commission (1972-1975)
Folder 6 Subject Files: Handicaps - Facilities and Services (1972-1975)
Folder 7 Subject Files: Health (1972-1975)
Folder 8 Subject Files: Highways (1970-1974; undated)
   
Box 18  
Folder 1 Subject Files: Industry (1972-1975)
Folder 2 Subject Files: Insurance (1972-1975)
Folder 3 Subject Files: Interest Rates (1973-1974)
Folder 4 Subject Files: Invitations (1972)
Folder 5 Subject Files: Invitations (Jan. - July, 1973)
Folder 6 Subject Files: Invitations (Aug. - Dec., 1973)
Folder 7 Subject Files: Invitations (Jan. - May, 1974)
Folder 8 Subject Files: Invitations (June - Dec.,1974)
Folder 9 Subject Files: Invitations (Jan. - Apr., 1975)
Folder 10 Subject Files: Invitations (May - Dec., 1975)
   
Box 19  
Folder 1 Subject Files: Law Enforcement (1972-1975)
Folder 2 Subject Files:Legal (1972-1974)
Folder 3 Subject Files: Libraries (1972-1975)
Folder 4 Subject Files: Military (1972-1975)
Folder 5 Subject Files: Municipalities (1974)
Folder 6 Subject Files: Oil and Gas (1974)
Folder 7 Subject Files: Pages and Escorts (1976)
Folder 8 Subject Files: Parks & Recreation (1972-1975)
Folder 9 Subject Files: Political Materials (1970s)
Folder 10 Subject Files: Public Safety (1973-1975)
Folder 11 Subject Files: Public Service (1973-1975)
Folder 12 Subject Files: 16th Section Lands (1973-1975)
Folder 13 Subject Files: Taxes (1972)
Folder 14 Subject Files: Taxes (1973)
Folder 15 Subject Files: Taxes (1974)
Folder 16 Subject Files: Taxes (1975; undated)
   
Box 20  
Folder 1 Subject Files: Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway (1972-1974)
Folder 2 Subject Files: Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway (1975; undated)
Folder 3 Subject Files: Tennessee Valley Authority (1972-1975)
Folder 4 Subject Files: Tourism (1973-1974)
Folder 5 Subject Files: Unemployment (1973-1974)
Folder 6 Subject Files: Unions (1973-1975)
Folder 7 Subject Files: Utilities (1972-1975)
Folder 8 Subject Files: "Who's Who" (1972-1975)
   
Series IV: Senatorial Records (continued)
   
Subseries II: General Information
   
Box 20 (continued):
Folder 9 General Information: Articles (1973-1975; undated)
Folder 10 General Information: Legislation (ca. 1972-1975)
Folder 11 General Information: Lists of Names
Folder 12 General Information: Miscellany
Folder 13 General Information: Publication - "The American Legislator" (November, 1974)
Folder 14 General Information: Reports (1970-1975)
Folder 15 General Information: Resumes
Folder 16 General Information: Rules of the Mississippi Senate and House (1972)
   
Sub series III: Correspondence
   
Box 21  
Folder 1 Correspondence (July 2 - Dec. 8, 1971)
Folder 2 Correspondence (Feb. 29 - Dec. 11, 1972)
Folder 3 Correspondence (Jan. 5 - 31, 1973)
Folder 4 Correspondence (Feb. 1 - Mar. 30, 1973)
Folder 5 Correspondence (Apr. 3 - Dec. 21, 1973)
Folder 6 Correspondence (Jan. 2 - 31, 1974)
Folder 7 Correspondence (Feb. 1 - Mar. 29, 1974)
Folder 8 Correspondence (Apr. 1 - Sept. 30, 1974)
Folder 9 Correspondence (Oct. 1 - Dec. 27, 1974)
Folder 10 Correspondence (Jan. 6 - Feb. 28, 1975)
Folder 11 Correspondence (Mar. 3 - May 27, 1975)
Folder 12 Correspondence (June 3- Dec. 31, 1975)
Folder 13 Correspondence (Undated)
   
Oversize Materials
Folder 1 Miscellaneous Newspapers
Folder 2 Election & Campaign Newspapers
Folder 3
  1. Plat Map, Columbus, MS
  2. Charts of Expenses
  3. Certificates
  4. Map of Mississippi Showing Legal Truck Weight Limits (1971)
  5. Bicentennial Poster
  6. Bicentennial Bumper Sticker
Folder 4 Floor Plans

 


Accession Number: AM 98-27

Dates: ca. 1945-1997

Volume: 1 cu.ft.

Provenance: Col. Robert B. Hardy

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:

World War II correspondence, letters from Col. Hardy's son Rob, greeting cards, newspaper clipings, brochures, and a small paperweight commemorating grandbreaking of the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway.


Accession Number: AM 99-104

Dates:

Volume: .25 cu.ft.

Provenance: Col. Robert B. Hardy

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, brochures, flyers, and military information relating to the life and activities of Col. Robert B. Hardy.


Accession Number: AM 2000-7

Volume: .25 cu.ft.

Provenance: Col. Robert B. Hardy

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, newspaper clippings, genealogical materials, examples of art work by Sarah Frances Hardy, and assorted miscellaneous items.


Accession Number: AM 2000-107

Dates: ca. 1965, 1997-2000

Volume: .25 cu.ft.

Provenance: Col. Robert B. Hardy

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, newspaper clippings, greeting cards, miscellaneous flyers and brochures, and items of memorabilia.

Photograph Log: Available.

Related Collections:

Lt. Col. Robert Baskerville Hardy Oral History Interview, call number F341.5 .M57x, Vol. 395


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