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Collection Title: Morrison (Jesse) Collection

Accession Number: AM 91-40

Volume: 12 items

Given By: Transferred from the Office of the President.

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:

Materials documenting the activities of Miss Jessie Morrison, long-time assistant to the President of The University of Southern Mississippi. "Miss Jessie" was a native of Hattiesburg, Mississippi and an alumna of the Demonstration School and Mississippi Southern College (an earlier name of the University). She served in the U.S. Navy W.A.V.E.S. from 1943 to 1945 and worked at USM from 1953 until 1986. Miss Jessie was the valued assistant to USM Presidents William D. McCain and Aubrey Keith Lucas from 1955 to 1986.

  1. Minute book of Mayor's Committee on the Status of Women.
  2. Notary Public Book, 1972-1978.
  3. Scheduling books for the Charcoal Room and the Conference Room at The University of Southern Mississippi.
  4. Records of sympathy cards, flowers, etc. sent to USM faculty and staff.

Accession Number: AM 91-43

Volume: .50 cu.ft.

Given By: Donated by Mrs. Gary Sutherland.

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:

Miscellaneous personal materials of Mrs. Gary Sutherland's sister Miss Jessie Morrison.


Accession Number: AM 91-43

Volume: .50 cu.ft.

Given By: Donated by Mrs. Gary Sutherland.

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, clippings, post cards, receipts, and other materials of the Morrison Family.


Accession Number: AM 92-28

Volume: 1 cu.ft.

Given By: Donated by Mrs. Gary Sutherland.

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:

The collection includes:

  1. Correspondence, clippings, receipts, and ledger books from the Morrison Family business, the Riverside Brick and Manufacturing Company of Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
  2. Materials from the Gulf and Ship Island Railroad.

Related Collections:

Riverside Brick Company Records, M 108


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