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Collection Title: Postcard Collection

Collection Number: M36 unprocessed

Volume: 1.5 cu.ft.

Given By: 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:

Postcards with scenes of Mississippi and other states.


Accession Number: AM 95-2

Dates: ca. 1920s

Volume: 133 items

Given By: Given by Dr. Savan Wilson.

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:

Photographs of Laurel, Mississippi on postcard stock.


Accession Number: AM 97-70

Volume: 5 items

Given By: Given by Mr. Lawrence Stone.

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. Four postcards:
    a. Proposed future development of Mississippi Normal College (now The University of Southern Mississippi).
    b. Bierke & Blodgett Ship Yard at Pascagoula, Mississippi.
    c. U.S. Battleship Mississippi.
    d. The "Pascagoula".
  2. Article about the battleship Mississippi entitled "A Battleship Visits Natchez".

Accession Number: AM 2001-2

Dates: ca. 1960s

Volume: 1 item

Given By: Given by Dr. James Hollandsworth.

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:

A postcard bearing the image of Hillcrest Dormitory at USM. Built in 1965, the dormitory houses female students.


Accession Number: AM 2001-1

Dates: ca. 1941

Volume: 1 item

Given By: Given by Dr. James Hollandsworth.

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 postcard, dated July 13, 1941, featuring a view of the central portion of the Mississippi Southern College campus (now USM).


Accession Number: AM 2001-16

Dates: 1948, 1969

Volume: 2 items

Given By: Given by Dr. James Hollandsworth.

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:

Two postcards featuring USM physical facilities:

  1. World War I Memorial Car Station (postmarked September 21, 1948).
  2. Lucas Administration Building (postmarked November 11, 1969).

Accession Number: AM 2001-20

Dates: ca. 1938, 1939

Volume: 2 items

Given By: Dr. James Hollandsworth.

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:

Two postcards featuring buildings on the USM campus:

  1. Southern Hall (black & white, ca. 1938).
  2. Honor House Lobby (black & white, ca. 1939).

Accession Number: AM 2001-32

Dates: ca. 1920s-1940s

Volume: 4 items

Given By: Donated by Dr. James G. Hollandsworth.

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 postcards featuring buildings on the USM campus:

  1. Black & white postcard of Bennett Auditorium, ca. 1930s
  2. Color postcard of the Honor House (Formerly the Industrial Cottage), ca. 1920s
  3. Black & white postcard of the Sunken Garden, ca. 1930s
  4. Color postcard of WWI Memorial Car Station, ca. 1930s - 1940s

Accession Number: AM 2001-37

Dates: ca. 1953

Volume: 2 items

Given By: Donated by Dr. James G. Hollandsworth.

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:

Two postcards featuring USM facilities:

  1. Eastside Stadium, as viewed from Highway 49
  2. Westside Stadium, frontal view

Accession Number: AM02-19

Dates: 1918 - 1940s

Volume: 3 items

Given By: Given by Chris Simmons

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. Color postcard of Pine Street, looking east, in downtown Hattiesburg, Mississippi (1918)
  2. Color postcard of the Administration Building and Hattiesburg Hall at USM (1940s)
  3. Color postcard of Main Street, looking north, in downtown Hattiesburg, Mississippi (1940s)

Accession Number: AM02-20

Dates: ca. 1940s

Volume: 2 items

Given By: Given by Chris Simmons

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. Color postcard of residences in the Park Haven neighborhood of Hattiesburg, MS
  2. Color postcard of the South Mississippi Infirmary and Nurses Home, Hattiesburg, MS

Accession Number: AM03-39

Volume: 10 items

Given By: Given by Mr. Richard G. King, Jr.

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:

Ten postcards portraying scenes in various Mississippi cities:

  1. "Rosalie", antebellum mansion in Natchez, which served as the headquarters of Gen. U.S. Grant in 1864. (black & white, undated)
  2. "Unloading Oysters in Biloxi Miss." (black & white, undated)
  3. "Green Leaves", antebellum mansion in Natchez (black & white, 1941)
  4. Edwards Hotel, Jackson (color, ca. 1930s)
  5. "Beauvoir", last home of Jefferson Davis, Biloxi (color, undated)
  6. Buena Vista Hotel, Biloxi (color, 1930s)
  7. Court House, Vicksburg (color, undated)
  8. Lauderdale County Court House, Meridian (color, 1907)
  9. Downtown Tupelo Mississippi (color, ca. 1960s)
  10. Howard Avenue, Biloxi (color, 1940s)

Accession Number: AM03-55

Dates: ca. 1940s

Volume: 1 item

Given By: Given by Mr. Ron Howard

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:

A color postcard portraying the World War I Memorial that formerly stood at the main entrance to the University of Southern Mississippi (then Mississippi Southern College).


Accession Number: AM04-5

Dates: 1909 and 1915

Volume: 2 items

Given By: Given by John Hopkins

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. Computer-generated color reproduction of a 1909 postcard depicting the Biloxi ( Mississippi ) Lighthouse after the storm of September 20, 1909.
  2. Computer-generated black & white reproduction of a postcard showing the Biloxi Lighthouse after a hurricane in 1915.

Accession Number: AM06-32

Dates: circa 1906 – 1950s

Volume: 20 items

Given By: Given by Diane Ross

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:

Postcards showing sites and scenes in Alaska, Illinois, Louisiana, and Mississippi. Also included is a folder of postcards titled “Greetings from Dixieland”, which portrays various activities in the southern states.


Accession Number: AM06-42

Dates: 1908 - 1938

Volume: 3 items

Given By: Given by Diane Ross

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:

Three black and white picture postcards portraying scenes in Mississippi:

1. Road to Fort Bayou, Ocean Springs, Mississippi (postmarked Oct. 14, 1908)

2. “Indiana” Base Hospital, Administration Building, Camp Shelby, Hattiesburg, Mississippi
(dated on back, Aug. 11, 1918)

3. Cavalry on Parade – Souvenir 3rd Army Maneuvers, DeSoto National Forest, Mississippi (Postmarked Aug. 10, 1938)


Accession Number: AM07-9

Dates: circa 1930s – 1940s

Volume: 5 items

Given By: Given by Mr. Ron Howard

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 postcards and one souvenir postcard booklet depicting scenes in Mississippi:

1.  Camp Shelby, Mississippi:  Service Club (1945)

2.  Gulfport, Mississippi:  Markham Hotel (1943)

3.  Jackson, Mississippi:  Hotel Heidelberg (circa 1940s)

4.  Jackson, Mississippi:  Robert E. Lee Hotel (circa 1930s)

5.  Vicksburg, Mississippi:  Souvenir booklet of the National Military Park (circa 1940s)


Accession Number: AM07-11

Dates: undated

Volume: 1 item

Given By: Transferred from the de Grummond Collection (George Stanley Papers) by Danielle L. Bishop

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:

A color postcard of Lookout House, situated on a bluff overlooking the Mississippi River in Columbus-Belmont State Park, near the town of Columbus, Kentucky.


Accession Number: AM07-12

Dates: circa 1930s – 1960s

Volume: 100 items

Given By: Catherine Knowles

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 hundred postcards (97 color and three black & white) depicting scenes in Mississippi.  Among them are images of antebellum homes, county courthouses, street scenes, the Gulf Coast, the State Capitol, and various landmarks.


Accession Number: AM07-40

Dates: circa early 1900s

Volume: 2 items

Given By: Mary Libby Payne

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:

Two color postcards portraying logging scenes near Hattiesburg, Mississippi, in the early 1900s:

1. An eight-wheel log wagon loaded with logs is pulled by a team of oxen in a wooded area. In this image, the wagon is shown from the rear.

2. A loaded eight-wheel log wagon being pulled through a wooded area by a team of oxen. The wagon was photographed from the front in this image.


Accession Number: AM08-5

Dates: circa early 1900s - 1960

Volume: 4 items

Given By: Transferred from Mississippiana Vertical File

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. Souvenir postcard with miniature foldout section for Newton, MS (circa 1910 - 1920s)

2. Souvenir postcard booklet for Natchez, MS, featuring images of historic homes (circa 1950s)

3. Postcard featuring Hotel Vicksburg (circa 1950 – 1960)

4. Postcard featuring the Buena Beach Hotel & Motel, Biloxi, MS (circa 1960)


Accession Number: AM08-6

Dates: circa 1930s – 1950s

Volume: 15 items

Given By : Diane Ross

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:

Fifteen postcards featuring scenes along the Mississippi Gulf Coast, primarily, eateries and lodging places in Gulfport and Biloxi. One oversize postcard features a tourism map of the Gulf Coast.


Accession Number: AM08-8

Dates: circa 1960s

Volume: 1 item

Given By : Transferred from Mississippiana Collection

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:

Color postcard of William Winter, wife Elise, and daughters Ann, Elise and Eleanor, in front of their Jackson, Mississippi home. Mr. Winter later served as Lt. Governor and Governor of Mississippi.


Accession Number: AM08-9

Dates: circa 1960s

Volume: 12 items

Given By : Kaylene Behm

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. Color postcard featuring the revolving dining table at the Mendenhall Hotel, Mendenhall, Mississippi.

2. Color postcard with interior and exterior views of Speed’s Restaurant, Highway 11 South, Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

3. Color postcard of the Laurel, Mississippi Railroad Station.

4. Color postcard featuring a close-up image of a young African American boy picking cotton.

5. Color postcard of the front of the Governor’s mansion in Jackson, Mississippi.

6. Color postcard portraying live oaks, Spanish moss and azaleas.

7. Color postcard of “Sling-Shot Pine” which formerly stood in the median of Highway 49 South, just below the Beverly Drive-In, Hattiesburg, Mississippi. (2 copies)

8. Color postcard of the Confederate flag. (4 copies)

 


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