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Collection Title: Newspaper Collection

Collection Number: M 174 unprocessed

Dates: 19th-20th centuries

Provenance: Various.

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 Newspaper Collection comprises issues from the following newspapers:

Albany, New York, Daily Albany Argus, 1829, 1830, 1831 (3 issues).
Political news, advertisements, and pencil drawings as illustrations.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN1.A42a N532.

Amory, Mississippi, The Amory Advertiser, 1979, 1984 (2 issues)
Two special railroad festival editions.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN2.A46 A39.

Atlanta, Georgia, Southern Confederacy, 1864 (1 issue).
Paper of largest circulation in Georgia at the time; news articles and advertisements.

Augusta, Georgia, Daily Constitutionalist, 1864 (1 issue).
Advertisements, auction notices, some editorials.

Augusta, Georgia, The Southern Field and Fireside, 1863, 1864 (4 issues).
Agricultural and literary news, original literary compositions.

Bay Springs, Mississippi, The Jasper County News, 1928 (1 issue).
News, political ads, local ads.

Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, Hancock County Eagle, 1958 (1 issue).
Centennial edition.
See a second copy in the Mississippiana Collection in the McCain Library, call number F349.B3 H3 1958.

Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, The Sea Coast Echo, 1942 (1 issue).
Golden Jubilee edition.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN2.B39 S43.

Biloxi, Mississippi, Biloxi Daily Herald, 1908 (1 issue).
Christmas edition.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN2.B55 H47.

Birmingham, Alabama, The Birmingham News, 1961.
Special section "Memorial to the Confederacy".
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN1.B56n A316.

Blue Ribbon, Mississippi, The Southern Reposure, 1956 (1 issue).
Satirical newspaper that parodies the segregation of the Scots-Irish.

Boston, Massachusetts, Boston Semi-Weekly Advertiser, 1861, 1864, 1865 (3 issues).
February 20, 1861: Lincoln, slavery, tariff issues.
July 2, 1864: Lincoln accepts Presidential nomination, Secretary Chase resigns, and reports of Maine Union convention.
February 11, 1865: Army of the Potomac, 38th Congress, report of correspondence who escaped from a rebel prison at Salisburg.

Booneville, Mississippi, The Banner Independent, 1983 (1 issue).
Special issue "A Photo Album of Old Prentiss County".

Burlington, Vermont, The Burlington Times, 1863 (3 issues).
March 17: General Hooker's testimony before a Senate Committeeconcerning the Battle of Fredericksburgh.
July 22: Battle of Jackson, Mississippi; domestic articles; article on Union State nomination.
July 23: Occupation of Jackson, Mississippi and fall of Yazoo City, Mississippi; article "The Causes of War".

Camp Shelby, Mississippi, "Reveille", 1941-1944.
Weekly newspaper of U.S. Armed Forces base Camp Shelby, located near Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

Charleston, South Carolina, The Charleston Courier, 1865 (1 issue).
Funeral of Lincoln and information on John Willkes Booth, including letter written by Booth.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN1.C53 S726.

Charleston, South Carolina, Charleston Daily Courier, 1864 (1 issue).
News about General Lee, business and domestic news. [reproduction]
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN1.C53 S726.

Charleston, South Carolina, The Charleston Mercury, 1863-1864 (7 issues).
Civil War in Mississippi, especially Vicksburg and Grand Gulf area.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN1.C53 S726.

Charleston, South Carolina, The Tri-Weekly Mercury, 1863 (1 issue).
Battle on the Rappahannock, Vicksburg campaign, Knights of the Golden Circle.

Chicago, Illinois, Chicago Daily News, 1959 (1 issue).
Lincoln sesquicentennial section.

Chicago, Illinois, The Chicago Sunday Tribune, 1909 (1 issue).
Lincoln centenary edition.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN1.C56d I292.

Cincinnati, Ohio, Cincinnati Daily Commercial, 1865 (1 issue).
Lincoln assassination, news regarding the end of the Civil War, reports from Savannah and Philadelphia.

Cleveland, Mississippi, The Bolivar Commercial, 1976 (1 issue).
Centennial edition.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN2.C64 B65.

Cleveland, Mississippi, Cleveland Enterprise, 1902-1945 (16 microfilm reels).
Some issues missing.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN2.C64 E58.

Coffeeville, Mississippi, The Dollar Democrat, 1845 (1 issue).
Political annoucements, advertisements. Published by E. Percy Howe.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN2.O94 D65.

Columbia, Mississippi, The Columbian Progress, 1986 (1 issue).
175th anniversary of Marion County edition.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN2.C653 C65.

Columbia, Mississippi, The Pearl River News, 1896 (1 issue).
Local news, advertisements.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN2.C653 P43.

Columbia, South Carolina, The Daily South Carolinian, 1863 (1 issue).
News from Mississippi, attack on Charleston, Northern news, press association news, list of unclaimed letters at the Post Office.

Columbus, Mississippi, The Commercial Dispatch, 1985, 1990 (1 issue).
Special Tombigbee Waterway edition, featuring commercial activities in the Golden Triangle area.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN2.C654 D59.

Columbus, Ohio, The Crisis, 1862, 1863 (2 issues).
Civil War and other news, obituaries, advertisements, President Lincoln's Emancipation Address.

Cross Anchor, South Carolina, Carolina Progessionist, 1859 (2 issues).
Southern liberal newspaer published during the Civil War, supporting the abolition of slavery.

Danville, Virginia, The Individualist, 1946 (1 issue).
Bi-monthly publication dedicated to the defense of individual freedom and constitutional government.

Denver, Colorado, Showers of Blessing, 1946 (5 issues).
Official publication of "House of Prayer for All People" published weekly by evangelist William L. Blessing.

Detroit, Michigan, The Detroit Free Press, 1912 (1 issue).
Contains masterpieces of Ameican illustrators.

Edgefield, South Carolina, The Edgefield Advertiser, 1861 (1 issue).
Lincoln's inaugural address; reports of actions of the Southern Congress.

Elmira, New York, Elmira Daily Advertiser, 1885 (8 issues).
Death of Ulysses S. Grant.

Elmira, New York, Elmira Gazette, 1885 (1 issue).
Death of Ulysses S. Grant.

Elmira, New York, Elmira Telegram, 1885 (1 issue).
Death of Ulysses S. Grant. Includes letter dictated by Grant on Julyl 2, 1885.

Elmira, New York, The Elmira Tidings, 1885 (2 issues).
April 12: Condition of Ulysses S. Grant.
July 26: Death of Ulysses S. Grant.

Englewood, California, American Digest, 1946.
"Defender of the American Republic and the American Way of Life".

Eupora, Mississippi, The Progress Warden, 1919 (1 issue).
The Eupora Progress (established 1889) and the Walthall Warden (established 1881) were consolidated in 1908 to form The Progress Warden.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN2.E97 P76.

Fairbanks, Alaska, Daily News Miner, 1958 (1 issue).
Statehood edition.

Fayetteville, North Carolina, Fayetteville Observer, 1863 (1 issue).
Article on General James Johnson Petigrew.

Fort Scott, Kansas, Fort Scott Democrat, 1858 (1 issue).
Published while Kansas was a Territory. News, public notices, literature, and advertisements.

Friar's Point, Mississippi, The Coahomian, 1876 (1 issue).
Vol. I, No. 6. Weekly.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN2.F75 C63.

Greensboro, Alabama, The Southern Watchman, 1945.
Political comment, agricultural information, references to World War II.

Greensburgh, Pennsylvania, The Pennsylvania Argus, 1851 (1 issue).
Published in Westmoreland County. Contains speech by a Mississippian running for office of auditor. News, political articles, farming news, poetry, and advertisements.

Greenwood, Mississippi, Pages, 1943, 1944 (2 issues).
Pages 1 and 2 only. Published by Lawrence Printing Company, Inc.

Greenwood, Mississippi, The Staple Cotton Review, 1940, 1941, 1945 (4 issues).
Official monthly publication of The Staple Cotton Cooperative Association.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number HD9071 .S7.

Guinea Gold, 1945.
Southern edition (American) identified as printed "In the Field".

Gulfport, Mississippi, Coast Labor News, 1939 (4 issues).
Official publication of Gulfport Central Labor Union and Biloxi Central Labor Council.

Gulf Coast, Mississippi, The Sun / The Herald, 1979 (2 issues).
Hurricane Camille commemorative edition, Parts I and II. Examines the Mississippi Gulf Coast ten years after Hurricane Camille struck the area.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN2.B55 S86.

Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Hattiesburg American, 1917, 1918, 1922, 1929, 1941, 1944, 1945, 1989 [some issues incomplete]
October 31, 1917: First issue published under new ownership; special section commemorates Camp Shelby.
November 29-December 22, 1922: Bound volume.
April 26, 1929: Impeachment of Louisiana Governor Huey P. Long.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN2.H38 A44.

Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Hattiesburg American, 1938 (1 issue).
Hitler threatens Czechoslovakia.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN2.H38 A44.

Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Hattiesburg American, 1938 (1 issue).
Conditions in pre-World War II Europe.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN2.H38 A44.

Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Hattiesburg American, 1938 (1 issue).
Death of President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN2.H38 A44.

Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Hattiesburg American, 1945 (2 issues).
Japan's surrender at end of World War II.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN2.H38 A44.

Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Hattiesburg American, 1949 (1 issue).
Russia explodes atom bomb.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN2.H38 A44.

Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Hattiesburg American, 1950 (1 issue).
Hattiesburg native Joe Delia becomes trapper in Alaska.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN2.H38 A44.

Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Hattiesburg American, 1960 (1 issue).
Hurricane Donna, which struck the East Coast of the United States.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN2.H38 A44.

Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Hattiesburg American, 1976 (1 issue).
Bicentennial of the United States.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN2.H38 A44.

Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Hattiesburg American, 1982 (1 issue).
100 years of Hattiesburg history.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN2.H38 A44.

Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Hattiesburg American, 1983 (1 issue).
"The Pine Belt Story".
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN2.H38 A44.

Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Hattiesburg American, 1997 (1 issue).
100th anniversary edition.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN2.H38 A44.

Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Camp Shelby Guide, 1989 (1 issue).
Guide to summer activities in Hattiesburg of interest to National Guard troops in training at Camp Shelby. Published by the Hattiesburg American.

Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Hattiesburg Democrat, 1894 (1 issue).
Local news, advertisements. Hattiesburg was part of Perry County at the time.

Hattiesburg, Mississippi, The Hattiesburg News, 1910, 1911 (3 issues).
October 13, December 12, 1910: meetings of Confederate veterans.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN2.H38 A44.

Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Hattiesburg Weekly Citizen, 1906, 1928 (2 issues).
Local news, advertisements.

Hazlehurst, Mississippi, The Hazlehurst Courier, 1929 (1 issue).
Official organ of Copiah County, published by E.W. Taylor.

Huntsville, Alabama, The Democrat, 1861 (1 issue).
Includes information about events immediately prior to the beginning of the Civil War.

Indianapolis, Indiana, The Indianapolis Sunday Star, 1915 (1 issue).
City Life Section containing article entitled "Maze of 'Lincoln Trails' in Indiana Perplexes Commission Seeking True Route".

Jackson, Mississippi, The Clarion Ledger, 1963, 1974 (4 issues).
November 23, 1963: Lyndon Johnson's swearing-in after Kennedy assassination.
November 26, 1963: Funeral of President Kennedy.
August 9, 1974: Resignation of President Nixon.
August 10, 1974: Swearing-in of President Ford.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN2.J34 C75.

Jackson, Mississippi, Clarion Ledger, 1945 (1 issue).
May 6, 1945: End of World War II prior to German surrender.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN2.J34 C75.

Jackson, Mississippi, Daily Clarion Ledger, 1937 (1 issue).
The paper's centennial edition.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN2.J34 C74.

Jackson, Mississippi Mississippi Free Lance, 1923-1928, 1932 (4 vols., 2 issues).
Established October 1923 by J.R. Oliphant, managing editor, and
Theodore G. Bilbo, business manager. By the end of 1923 Bilbo took control of the paper and used it as a forum for his political opinions.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN2.J33 M577.
See also Bilbo (Theodore G.) Papers, M 2.

Jackson, Mississippi, Mississippi Labor Federationist, 1941 (1 issue).
Advocated loyalty to American Federatio of Labor, promotion of industrial prosperity, and cooperation of workers. Dedicated to "the Social and Economic Advancement ofMississippi Workers".

Jackson, Mississippi, Mississippi Overseas Veteran, 1946 (1 issue).
Published monthly by Mississippi Department of Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Jackson, Mississippi, Mississippi Veteran, 1947, 1956-1961.
Official publication of the Mississippi American Legion.

Jackson, Mississippi, Mississippi Vocational News, 1940 (1 issue).
Published monthly by Mississippi State Board for Vocational Education.
See also copies in the Mississippiana Collection of the McCain Library, call number LC1044.M7 M58.

Jackson, Mississippi, The Searchlight, 1934 (1 issue).
"A newspaper devoted to the Interest of the People of Mississippi", edited by William Thornton.

Jackson, Mississippi, The Southern Review, 1967 (1 issue).
"A Journal for Patriots", edited by Elmore D. Greaves and expressing opposition to Communism and integration.

Jackson, Mississippi, State Times, 1955 (1 issue).
Vol. I, No. 1 of "The Newspaper Owned by the People", established in response to public demand for an independent newspaper.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN2.J33 S733.

Jackson, Mississippi, Vardaman's Weekly, 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922 (2 vols).
James K. Vardaman, former governor and senator from Mississippi, established this newspaper as an organ for his political views.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN2.J33 I87.

Kingston, New York, Ulster County Gazette, 1800 (1 issue).
Life and death of George Washington. Framed reprint.

Lansingburgh, New York, Lansingburgh Gazette, 1865 (1 issue).
Lee's surrender and other Civil War news.

Leakesville, Mississipp,i Greene County Herald, 1930 (4 issues).
Only newspaper published in Greene County. "Devoted to the Development of Greene County."
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN2.L43 G74.

Lincoln, Nebraska, The Commoner, 1909 (1 issue).
Owned and edited by William Jennings Bryan.

Little Rock, Arkansas, Arkansas Gazette, 1918 (1 issue).
World War I armistice.

London, England, The London Chronicle / Universal Evening Post, 1757.
Foreign, local, and political news, plus articles about shipping and trade.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN1.5.E54 L66c.

Louisville, Kentucky, Kentucky Irish American, 1963 (1 issue).
Weekly, printed in green ink in celebration of St. Patrick's Day.

Lumberton, Mississippi, The Lumberton Head-Block, 1913 (1 issue).

Maben, Mississippi, The Maben Press, 1910 (1 issue).
Owned and edited by E. Lovett.

Macon, Georgia, The Christian Index, 1864 (2 issues).
A Baptist publication. Soldier's editions.

Madison, Wisconsin, The Progressive: La Follette's Magazine, 1938 (1 issue).
Political.

McComb, Mississippi, Enterprise Journal, 1972 (1 issue).
Paper's centennial edition.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN2.M43 E58.

Meridian, Mississippi, The American Progress, 1935 (1 issue).
Published monthly. Editor John D. Klorer.

Meridian, Mississippi, The Legion News, 1945 (1 issue).
Official publication of T.C. Carter, Jr. Post No. 21.

Meridian, Mississippi, Poll Taxer, 1939 (2 issues).
"The weekly News-Magazine for Mississippians".

Minneapolis, Minnesota, Taglische Volkszeitung, 1900 (1 issue).
German language newspaper.

Mobile, Alabama, The Mobile Press Register, 1945, 1961 (1 vol., 2 issues).
November 25, 1945: History of World War II.
June 4, 1961: Anniversary issue commemorating the 250th birthday of Mobile.
Includes 72-page supplement on the history of Mobile.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN1.M63p A43.

Montpelier, Vermont, Walton's Daily Journal, 1862 (1 issue).
Domestic matters, up-coming elections, list of election candidates.

Mt. Olive, Mississippi, Mt. Olive Tribune, 1954 (1 issue).
Official journal of Mt. Olive. Published by Tribune Publishing Company, R.H. Watkins, editor.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN2.M86 T75.

Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Daily Rebel Banner, 1862 (1 issue).
Civil War news, proclamation by President Jefferson Davis concerning execution of William B. Mumford in New Orleans for pulling down the American flag.

Nashville, Tennessee, Nashville Daily Gazette, 1861 (2 issues).
Mostly political and commercial advertisements, with some news reports, articles, and announcements.

Nashville, Tennessee, Nashville Gazette, 1861 (1 issue).
Political news, reports of actitivies at Charleston, right of secession, and the Arkansas election.

Nashville, Tennessee, Republican Banner, 1861 (1 issue).
Domestic remedies, sovereignty of conventions, theory of secession.

Nashville, Tennessee, The Southern Patriotr, 1946 (1 issue).
Published monthly by the Southern Conference for Human Welfare in New Orleans.

Natchez, Mississippi, The Natchez Democrat, 1932, 1933, 1966, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1988 (9 issues).
Eight of the issues are Natchez Pilgrimage editions.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN2.N39 D36.

New Orleans, Louisiana, The Times-Democrat, 1895-1901.
The major daily newspaper in New Orleans at that time.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN1.N48p L888.

New Orleans, Louisiana, The Times Picayune, 1918, 1944 (3 issues).
Two 1918 issues contain news about World War I and the Armistice. The 1944 issue is incomplete.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN1 .N48p L888.

New York, New York, The Christian Herald, 1925.
"An Illustrated News Weekly for the Home".

New York, New York, Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1885 (1 issue).
Ulysses S. Grant memorial; photographs of Grant taking the Presidential oath of office and of the Union Army entering Vicksburg.

New York, New York, The Evening Post, 1860, 1861 (2 issues).
July 26, 1860: Articles on slavery.
February 20, 1861: Articles on the state of the nation, President Lincoln's policies, and Confederate President Jefferson Davis.

New York, New York, New York Caucasian Day-Book, 1866.
Weekly general newspaper; articles on Civil War and aftermath.

New York, New York, New York Commercial Advertiser, 1847 (7 issues).
Mostly advertisements; some articles.

New York, New York, New York Daily Tribune, 1842, 1847, 1848, 1852, 1861 (14 issues).
Pre-Civil War issues containing political articles, essays, local news, and advertisements.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN1.N49tr N532.

New York, New York, New York Evening Post, 1806, 1812 (4 issues).
Advertisements and public notices.

New York, New York, The New York Herald, 1837, 1861, 1862, 1863, 1864, 1865.
Stories about the Civil War, including battles in Mississippi.
May 17-June 1, 1863: Stories about the Battle of Vicksburg.
March 5, 1865: Lincoln inauguration and address.
April 15, 1865: "Extra" on Lincoln assassination.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN1.N49tr N532.

New York, New York, New York Mirror, 1837 (1 issue).
"A weekly journal devoted to literature and the fine arts.
Includes Clement C. Moore' poem "A Visit from St. Nicholas" ("Twas thenight before Christmas ...").

New York, New York, Stars and Stripes, 1945 (1 issue).
Daily newspaper of the U.S. Armed Forces in the European Theater of World War II, containing home front as well as war news.
April 3, 1945: Paris edition.

New York, New York, The Statesman, 1828 (1 issue).
Political newspaper with short news stories and some advertisements.

New York, New York, The New York Times, 1860, 1861, 1862, 1863, 1864, 1865, 1866, 1870 (18 issues).
Earlier issues contain stories about the Civil War. Otherwise, national and local news.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN1.N49ti N532.

New York, New York, The Voice of Ethiopia, 1939 (1 issue).
Weekly. "A Paper for the vast Universal Black Commonwealth and Friends of Ethiopia Everywhere".

Pascagoula, Mississippi, Ingalls News, 1945 (2 issues).
Published for the workers at the Ingalls Shipbuilding Corporation.
See also print copy in the Mississippiana Collection in the McCain Library, call number VM1 .I5 .

Paulding, Mississippi, The Eastern Clarion, 1961 (1 issue).
Contains reprint of front page of paper for July 26, 1861.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN2.P38 E27.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, The CIO News, 1939 (1 issue).
Official weekly publication of the Congress of Industrial Organizations.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, The Press, 1857 (1 issue).
Single page, laminated with speeches by Stephen A. Douglas.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, The Saturday Evening Post, 1862, 1863 (4 issues).
September 27, 1862: Battle of Sharpsburg.
October 4, 1862: Proclamations by President Lincoln; agricultural news.
May 16, 1863: Sketch of U.S. Gunboats Louisville, Carondelet, and Pittsburgh on Deer Creek.
May 23, 1863: Sketches of Polish history.
See also microfiche copy in the Cook Library, in alphabetical order.

Picayune, Mississippi, The Picayune Item, 1964, 1979 (2 issues).
1964: 60th Anniversary Progress edition.
1979: Supplement containing historical information.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN2.P56 P43.

Picayune, Mississippi, Thigpen's Store News, 1946 (2 issues).
Published by Thigpen Hardware Company.
See also Thigpen (S.G.) Papers.

Poplarville, Mississippi, The Free Press, 1903, 1937, 1938.
Some issues contain column written by Theodore G. Bilbo.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN2.P67 F74.
See Bilbo (Theodore G.) Papers, M 2.

Poplarville, Mississippi, The Weekly Democrat, 1953.
Insert from the March 12 issue.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN2.P67 D46.

Portsmouth, New Hampshire, The Portsmouth Journal, 1860 (1 issue).
Stories about Auburn, New Hampshire poisoning case.

Quitman, Mississippi, The Clarke County Tribune, 1983 (1 issue).
Section C only.

Raleigh, North Carolina, Tri-Weekly Standard, 1861 (2 issues).
January 26: Action of the state legislature.
February 7: Article on classification of Congress and letter from S.A. Douglas.

Richmond, Virginia, Daily Dispatch, 1861, 1865 (3 issues).
April 13, 1861: Proceedings of Virginia State Convention [reproduction].
February 10, 1865: Articles on Negroes, real estate, auctions, war news.
March 29, 1865: Treasury news and special notice to banks and private capitalists in the Confederacy.

Richmond, Virginia, Daily Richmond Examiner, 1862 (1 issue).
Contains official report of the Battle of Shiloh and the surrender of C.S.A. Steamer A.C. White, other battle reports, war and civilian news.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN1.R532d V57.

Richmond, Virginia, The Magnolia Weekly, 1863, 1864 (11 issues).
Home journal of literature and general news.

Richmond, Virginia, Richmond Enquirer, 1861 (1 issue).
Contains official report of bombardment of Fort Sumter, reports from Southern states, actions of governor of Virginia, speech from Virginia State Convention, and article entitled "The Future of the North".
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number XX(819224.1) [being cataloged].

Richmond, Virginia, Richmond Whig, 1865 (2 issues).
February 13: News from Confederate States Congress and General Assembly of Virginia.
February 15: Confederate President Jefferson Davis' proclamation of day of fasting, humiliation, and prayer with thanksgiving.

Richmond, Virginia, The Soldier's Visitor, 1864 (1 issue).
Vol. II, No. 5. Published by Presbyterian Committee of Publication.

Richmond, Virginia, Southern Illustrated News, 1863 (1 issue).
Biographical story about General Samuel Cooper.

Ripley, Mississippi, The Ripley Advertiser, 1889 (2 issues).
Local news and advertisements. Published and edited by R.F. Ford.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN2.R57 A38.

Rodney, Mississippi, Alcorn Lever, 1898 (1 issue).
Published monthly during the school year by students at Alcorn A&M College in Rodney.

Rome, Georgia, The Weekly Southerner, 1861 (1 issue).
Contains biographical sketch of E.A. Nisbet and geographical sketch of Cape Hatteras and vicinity.

St. Paul, Minnesota, Tagliche Volkszeitung, 1900.
Identified as the only German-language daily in the northwest.

San Francisco, California, The Buck an' a Quarter, 1944 (1 issue).
First anniversary edition of the official publication of the 125th Naval Construction Battalion.

Senatobia [?], Mississippi, The Tate County Democrat, n.d. (1 issue).
Photos of Mississippi people and places.

Turnwold, Georgia, The Countryman, 1862 (10 issues).
September 29: Sketches of Niagara and Seward's description of Lincoln.
October 6: Popular superstitions, biographical sketch of John Adams, list of killed and wounded in Civil War.
October 13: Recent battles in northern Virginia.
November 10: Smallpox epidemic and folk remedies.
November 24: Article on Robert E. Lee and other leaders.

Tylertown, Mississippi, The Tylertown Times, 1982 (1 issue).
75th anniversary edition.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN2.T95 T56.

Union, Mississippi, The Union Appeal, 1984 (1 issue).
Reprint of front page of 1934 issue.

Utica, New York, Utica Morning Herald and Daily Gazette, 1860 (1 issue).
Article on Presidential candidate Abraham Lincoln.

Vicksburg, Mississippi, The Daily Citizen, 1863, 1885 (2 issues).
July 2, 1863: Five reproductions of this issue, originally printed on different wallpaper.
April 16, 1885: Reprint of July 2, 1863 issue, to which photographs of Lincoln,
Grant, Jefferson Davis, and Lee were added.

Vicksburg, Mississippi, Vicksburg Evening Post, 1983, 1984, 1987, 1988 (4 issues).
Three Pilgrimage editions and special edition (1988) of the 125th anniversary of the campaign and siege of Vicksburg.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN2.V54 P67.

Washington, D.C., American Federation of Labor, 1938, 1939 (8 issues).
Published by the American Federation of Labor Weekly News Service.

Washington, D.C., The Capital Daily, 1937.
Published five days a week during sessions of Congress. Some missing issues.

Washington, D.C., Clip Sheet Issued Weekly, 1939.
Published by Democratic National Committee's Bureau of Publicity.

Washington, D.C., Daily National Intelligencer, 1861 (1 issue).
Contains speech by Robert H. Smith and declaration by President Buchanan concerning sale of land in California. [reproduction]

Washington, D.C., Equal Rights, 1944 (3 issues).
Official publication of the National Woman's Party.

Washington, D.C., Facts for Farmers, 1939 (1 issue).
Published by Farm Research, Inc. Contains facts and analysis of issues of interest to farmers.

Washington, D.C., National Intelligencer, 1811, 1814, 1846, 1847, 1862.
National and international politics; some ads. January 1, 1814-December 31, 1814 contained in one bound volume.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN1.W37n D614.

Washington, D.C., The States and Union, 1860 (1 issue).
Articles on Democratic nominees and other political issues. Includes speeches of candidates, such as Stephen A. Douglas.

Washington, D.C., Times-Herald, 1942.
Special section containing photographs of destruction at Pearl Harbor.

Washington, D.C., U.S. Defense Agent News, ca. 1942.
Third War Edition, containing statistics on sale of U.S. Savings Stamps.

Washington, D.C., The Washington Star, 1981 (1 issue).
Final edition of nation's most prestigious newspaper, which ceased publication in the 128th year of its existence.

West Point, Mississippi, The Daily Times Leader, 1983 (1 issue).
125th anniversary edition.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN2.W47 D35.

Woodville, Mississippi, The Woodville Republican, 1974 (1 issue).
Sesquincentennial issue.
See also microfilm copy in the Cook Library, call number AN2.W66 R51.


Accession Number: AM 2001-56

Dates: 1945-1969

Volume: 11 items

Provenance: unknown

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 accession includes:

  1. Stars and Stripes (July 22, 1969).
  2. Militant Truth (Atlanta, Georgia - February 1956, June 1957, September 1958, and two undated issues).
  3. McComb Enterprise Journal (McComb, Mississippi - insert, ca. 1954).
  4. St. Louis Post-Dispatch (St. Louis, Missouri - August 12, 1945, pages 5-12A).
  5. The Clarion-Ledger (Jackson, Mississippi - October 1, 1962, pages 1-2 & 11-12).
  6. Hattiesburg American (Hattiesburg, Mississippi - October 1, 1962, pages 1-2A & 11-12A).
  7. The Indianapolis Times (Indianapolis, Indiana - August 14, 1945).
  8. The Pittsburgh Press (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - August 15, 1945).

Accession Number: AM02-67

Dates: May 22, 1937

Volume: 1 item

Provenance: Transferred from Mississippiana

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 copy of the May 22, 1937 issue of the Hattiesburg American, commemorating the twenty-fifth anniversary of State Teachers College (now USM).


Accession Number: AM03-5

Volume: 1 item

Provenance: Transferred from Mississippiana

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 copy of The States, a weekly newspaper published at Okolona, Mississippi. The date on the paper is 1879-1880, but it is not known whether this copy is an original or a reprint. Editors were A. Y. Harper and W. H. Kernan, both of whom were Civil War veterans. The States was founded on March 16, 1872, and was a champion of states' rights.


Accession Number: AM03-9

Dates: December 28, 1883

Volume: 1 item

Provenance: Transferred from Mississippiana

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 copy of the December 28, 1883 special issue of the Yazoo City Herald. The headline story concerns the gunning down of three local men, which was the indirect result of a Christmas Eve disturbance in a saloon.


Accession Number: AM03-35

Dates: February 24 - November 15, 1962

Volume: 5 newspapers

Provenance: Given by Transferred from Mississippiana

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:

  1. Jackson Advocate, February 24, 1962.
  2. Gulf Coast Gazette, September 19, 1962.
  3. Gulf Coast Gazette, September 26, 1962.
  4. Quitman County Democrat, November 15, 1962.
  5. The Independent American, (Sample Copy), October 29, 1962.

Accession Number: AM06-46

Dates: 1891 - 1920

Volume: 6 items

Provenance: Given by Ron and Elizabeth Howard and later transferred to Archives Record Group 32

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:

1. One copy of The Clarion-Ledger (Jackson, Mississippi, Nov. 26, 1891)
2. One copy of The Clarion-ledger (Jackson, Mississippi, March 30, 1893)
3. One copy of The Clarion (Jackson, Mississippi, Dec. 3, 1891)
4. One copy of The Clarion (Jackson, Mississippi, March 10, 1892)
5. One copy of The Clarion (Jackson, Mississippi, July 31, 1892)
6. One copy of the 1920 USM Yearbook, Neka Camon


Accession Number: AM06-50

Dates: March 8, 1945 – November 8, 1945

Volume: 21 items

Provenance: Given by The Mississippi Armed Forces Museum, via Ms. Ashley McLendon

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:

Twenty-one issues of the Camp Shelby, Mississippi Reveille, dating from March 8, 1945 – November 8, 1945. The papers are quite fragile, and researchers will only be allowed to consult photocopies until (or unless) the originals are de-acidified and encapsulated.

Accession Number: AM07-17

Dates: 1908

Volume: 1 item

Provenance: James Thibault

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 copy of The Biloxi Holiday Messenger (1908), published by C. A. Evans, Jeweler and Optician, Biloxi, Mississippi. The eight-page paper contains Christmas advertisements, quaint little tidbits of humor, and charming photographs of children.

Accession Number: AM08-21

Dates: August 30 - September 11, 2005

Volume: 8 items

Given By: Kalani Hoffman

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:

Newspapers with coverage related to Hurricane Katrina in Mississippi:

Hattiesburg American (Hattiesburg, MS)

1. August 30, 2005
2. September 3, 2005
3. September 4, 2005
4. September 6, 2005
5. September 7, 2005
6. September 10, 2005
7. September 11, 2005

The Clarion-Ledger (Jackson, MS)

1. September 3, 2005


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