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Collection Title: Rotary Club District 6840 Records

Accession Number: AM 95-9

Dates: 1964-1995

Given By: Dr. Milam S. Cotten.

Volume: circa 11 cu.ft.

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:

Organizational records of Rotary Club District 684, comprising the southern third of Mississippi and southeastern Louisiana. The records are primarily those generated by the District Governor and include information on individual Rotary Clubs in the District, convention and assembly information, membership data, status reports, financial records, directories, and conference programs.


Accession Number: AM 98-58

Dates: 1996-1997

Given By: Mr. Dayton Robinson.

Volume: 1.25 cu.ft.

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:

Files generated by Dr. Milam Cotten, Rotary District 6840 Governor for 1996-1997.


Accession Number: AM 98-91

Dates: circa 1970s-1998

Given By: Dr. Milam Cotten.

Volume: 6 cu.ft.

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:

Subject files, publications, photographs, video cassettes, and memorabilia.


Accession Number: AM 99-1

Dates: undated

Given By: Dr. Milam Cotten.

Volume: 1 cu.ft.

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, memorabilia, newsletters, planning calendars, and photographs.


Accession Number: AM 99-53

Dates: 1979-1993

Volume: 1 cu.ft.

Given By: Mr. Powell Ogeltree.

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 relating to Mr. Powell Ogeltree's two terms as District Governor, 1979-1980 and 1988-1989. Also included are materials from circa 1990-1993.


Accession Number: AM 99-57

Dates: 1996-1997

Volume: 2 cu.ft.

Given By: Dr. Milam Cotten.

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:

Files relating to various Rotary Clubs in Distirct 6840, financial and District conference data, bank statements, Rotary publications, memorabilia, and video cassette.


Accession Number: AM 99-114

Dates: 1987-1998

Given By: Mr. Reeve Jacobus.

Volume: 5.5 cu.ft.

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:

Subject files (1987-1998), files of various District 6840 Rotary clubs (1997-1998), publications, and miscellaneous materials.


Accession Number: AM 2001-5

Dates: circa 1960-2001

Given By: Dr. Milam Cotten.

Volume: 1.5 cu.ft.

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:

Rotary Publications, District Governor's Letters, Rotary Foundation materials, District Contingency Fund materials, photographs, and memorabilia.


Accession Number: AM 2001-103

Dates: circa 1995-2001

Given By: Dr. Milam Cotten.

Volume: 1.4 cu.ft.

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:

Files pertaining primarily to Rotary District Conferences (1997 - 2001), plus annual reports, official Rotary Directories and other Rotary publications, and memorabilia.



Accession Number: AM02-31

Dates: circa 1975 - 2002

Given By: Dr. Milam Cotten

Volume: 1.0 cu. ft.

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 potpourri of materials regarding Rotary activities, including by-laws, brochures, committees, district governors, photographs, policy manuals, the Rotary Permanent Fund, the Rotary Foundation, copies of the Rotarian, and items of memorabilia.


Accession Number: AM02-62

Dates: circa 1984 - 2001

Given By: Dr. Milam Cotten

Volume: .3 cu. ft.

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:

T-shirts, pamphlets, name tags and other items of memorabilia relating to activities of Rotary Club District 6840.


Accession Number: AM03-1

Dates: 1992-2001

Given By: Dr. Milam Cotten

Volume: 1.8 cu. ft.

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. Subject Files
  2. Newsletters
  3. Club Files

Related Collections:

Rotary Club of Hattiesburg Records, M 288


Accession Number: AM03-56

Dates: circa 1986 - 2002

Given By: Dr. Milam Cotten

Volume: 2 cubic feet

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, publications, photographs, directories and memorabilia pertaining to Rotary Club District 6840.


Accession Number: AM04-6

Dates: circa 1984 - 2003

Given By: Dr. Milam Cotten

Volume: .45 cu. ft.

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, files, publications and memorabilia pertaining to the activities of Rotary District 6840 and Rotary International.


Accession Number: AM05-7

Dates: circa 1989 - 2005

Given By: Dr. Milam Cotten

Volume: .45 cu. ft.

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, publications, photographs, audiocassette, videocassette, and miscellaneous other materials generated by or about Rotary Club District 6840.


Accession Number: AM06-54

Dates: 2004-2005

Given By: Dr. Rebecca Askew

Volume: .9 cu. ft.

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, newsletters, publications, and other records pertaining to Dr. Rebecca Askew’s tenure as District Governor for Rotary Club District 6840 (2004-2005). Her home club is the Rotary Club of Poplarville, Mississippi. Rotary International celebrated its 100th anniversary during Dr. Askew’s term of office, and her files contain information regarding celebratory events.


Accession Number: AM07-3

Dates: circa 1999 - 2001

Given By : Mr. Reeve G. Jacobus, Sr.

Volume: 2 cu. ft.

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 cubic feet of miscellaneous files, publications, and videos generated or collected by Rotary Club District 6840.


Accession Number: AM07-41

Dates: 2005 – 2006

Given By : Dr. Milam Cotten

Volume: 1 folder

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 portfolio of letters, e-mails, and other materials protesting methods employed in selecting the Rotary International President Nominee for 2007-2008. One of the most outspoken protestors was Dr. Milam S. Cotten, longtime member of the Rotary Club of Hattiesburg.



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