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Collection Title: Simmons (Donald Clyde, Jr., Ph.D.) Collection

Accession Number: AM 2000-40

Volume: .75 cu.ft.

Given By: Donated by Dr. Donald C. Simmons, 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:

Materials reflecting Dr. Donald C. Simmons' research in the history of the South, as well as his involvement with politics in Mississippi and Alabama. Included are political buttons, bumper stickers, photographs, posters, publications, and items of Presidential and Mississippi and Alabama campaign memorabilia. Included also are an autographed copy of Good Old Boy: A Delta Boyhood by Willie Morris and a German dagger taken as a souvenir of World War II by Dr. Simmons' great-uncle.


Accession Number: AM 2000-49

Volume: .25 cu.ft.

Given By: Donated by Dr. Donald C. Simmons, 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:

This accession includes:

  1. Four souvenir T-shirts emblazoned with campaign slogans.
  2. Correspondence.
  3. Newspaper articles.
  4. Olympic tickets.
  5. Miscellaneous political materials.
  6. Two Civil War bullets.
  7. Final proof of "Latin America and the Caribbean in Transition", edited by Dr. Simmons and Robert P. Watson.

Accession Number: AM 2000-49

Volume: .25 cu.ft.

Given By: Donated by Dr. Donald C. Simmons, 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:

This accession includes:

  1. Thirteen letters written by Dr. Simmons' grandmother Mrs. Eula Mae Simmons (1968-1970) and Mrs. Simmons' obituary (2000).
  2. Poltical materials and correspondence (1864-2000).

Accession Number: AM 2000-91

Inclusive Dates: 1987-2000

Volume: .50 cu.ft.

Given By: Donated by Dr. Donald C. Simmons, 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:

This accession includes:

  1. Memorabilia from the 2000 Democratic Convention in Los Angeles, California.
  2. An autographed copy of Interaccion de naturaleza y sociedad gualtemalteca by Cesar Castaneda Salguero.
  3. Copy of Belizeans First: The People's United Party Manifesto, 1989--1994.
  4. Copies of Belizean newspapers The People's Pulse, The Belize Times, The Reporter, The Alliance, and Amandala.

Accession Number: AM 2000-101

Inclusive Dates: ca. 1960-2000

Volume: .10 cu.ft.

Given By: Donated by Dr. Donald C. Simmons, 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:

The accession includes:

  1. Correspondence.
  2. Political memorabilia.
  3. Foreword written by former Mississippi Governor William Winter for Dr. Simmons' upcoming book about Confederate soldiers who emigrated to British Honduras after the Civil War.

Accession Number: AM 2001-31

Inclusive Dates: 2000-2001

Volume: .10 cu.ft.

Given By: Donated by Dr. Donald C. Simmons, 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:

The accession includes:

  1. One folder of personal items: photographs, correspondence, and newsletters.
  2. One folder of Mississippi political materials: greeting cards, brochures, flyers, and bumper stickers.
  3. One folder of items pertaining to the 2000 national election: bumper stickers, campaign buttons, and brochures.

Accession Number: AM 2001-64

Inclusive Dates: ca. 1938-2001

Volume: .75 cu.ft.

Given By: Donated by Dr. Donald C. Simmons, 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:

The accession includes:

  1. Political materials: campaign buttons, posters, flyers, pamphlets, cards and bumper stickers.
  2. Materials pertaining to Belize: newspapers (Amandala, Belize Times, Reporter), pamphlets, books (Party Politics in Belize, If Di Pin Neva Ben, Poets - Part 3).
  3. 1984 University of Mississippi Fraternity Rush Book.
  4. Copies of The People's Pulse, newsletter of the United Democratic Party.
  5. Copies of Madison County Journal, which contain articles written by Dr. Donald Simmons, Jr.
  6. Copy of the 1938 South American Handbook.
  7. Miscellaneous files.


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