Historical Manuscript Collections: by Subject

Many subjects may be found within each manuscript collection. The following list should be considered a very general guide, and does not include all collections that may be relevant to your research.

Business Collections
Church Collections
Civil Rights Collections
Civil War Collections
Fine Arts Collections
Hattiesburg, Mississippi Collections
Historical Collections
Hurricane Katrina Collections
Jewish Collections
Literary Collections
Lumber Company Collections
Mississippi Politicians Collections
Native American Collections
Organizations Collections
Railroad Collections
University of Southern Mississippi Alumni. Faculty, and Staff Collections
World Wars and Other Non-Civil War Conflicts Collections


Business

Bolton Family Collection

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art Postcard Collection, early 20th Century
An extensive collection of early twentieth century postcards from around the world. The majority of the collection is assumed to be from the collection of Mrs. Eugene V. Worth of Clinton, Iowa. A smaller portion is assumed to have been collected and arranged by Ella M. Bradley, Librarian, through donations to the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art. 4.6 cubic feet

M195 Photograph Log Boxes 50-69

Holmes (David) Research Collection, ca. 1943 - 2005 (M501)
An assortment of items relating to Mississippi’s first governor, David Holmes (1817-1820) and the Liberty Ship named in his honor during World War II. 10 items.

Hoffmann (Marie L.) Papers, 1933-1942 (M287)
Case files, correspondence, reports, other relating to her work with the Emergency Relief Administration, Works Progress Administration in Mississippi, .45 cu.ft.

Church Collections

Bolton Family Collection

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art Postcard Collection, early 20th Century
An extensive collection of early twentieth century postcards from around the world. The majority of the collection is assumed to be from the collection of Mrs. Eugene V. Worth of Clinton, Iowa. A smaller portion is assumed to have been collected and arranged by Ella M. Bradley, Librarian, through donations to the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art. 4.6 cubic feet

M195 Photograph Log Boxes 50-69

Holmes (David) Research Collection, ca. 1943 - 2005 (M501)
An assortment of items relating to Mississippi’s first governor, David Holmes (1817-1820) and the Liberty Ship named in his honor during World War II. 10 items.

Hoffmann (Marie L.) Papers, 1933-1942 (M287)
Case files, correspondence, reports, other relating to her work with the Emergency Relief Administration, Works Progress Administration in Mississippi, .45 cu.ft.

Civil Rights Collections

Bolton Family Collection

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art Postcard Collection, early 20th Century
An extensive collection of early twentieth century postcards from around the world. The majority of the collection is assumed to be from the collection of Mrs. Eugene V. Worth of Clinton, Iowa. A smaller portion is assumed to have been collected and arranged by Ella M. Bradley, Librarian, through donations to the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art. 4.6 cubic feet

M195 Photograph Log Boxes 50-69

Holmes (David) Research Collection, ca. 1943 - 2005 (M501)
An assortment of items relating to Mississippi’s first governor, David Holmes (1817-1820) and the Liberty Ship named in his honor during World War II. 10 items.

Hoffmann (Marie L.) Papers, 1933-1942 (M287)
Case files, correspondence, reports, other relating to her work with the Emergency Relief Administration, Works Progress Administration in Mississippi, .45 cu.ft.

Civil War Collections

Bolton Family Collection

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art Postcard Collection, early 20th Century
An extensive collection of early twentieth century postcards from around the world. The majority of the collection is assumed to be from the collection of Mrs. Eugene V. Worth of Clinton, Iowa. A smaller portion is assumed to have been collected and arranged by Ella M. Bradley, Librarian, through donations to the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art. 4.6 cubic feet

M195 Photograph Log Boxes 50-69

Holmes (David) Research Collection, ca. 1943 - 2005 (M501)
An assortment of items relating to Mississippi’s first governor, David Holmes (1817-1820) and the Liberty Ship named in his honor during World War II. 10 items.

Hoffmann (Marie L.) Papers, 1933-1942 (M287)
Case files, correspondence, reports, other relating to her work with the Emergency Relief Administration, Works Progress Administration in Mississippi, .45 cu.ft.

Fine Arts Collections

Bolton Family Collection

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art Postcard Collection, early 20th Century
An extensive collection of early twentieth century postcards from around the world. The majority of the collection is assumed to be from the collection of Mrs. Eugene V. Worth of Clinton, Iowa. A smaller portion is assumed to have been collected and arranged by Ella M. Bradley, Librarian, through donations to the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art. 4.6 cubic feet

M195 Photograph Log Boxes 50-69

Holmes (David) Research Collection, ca. 1943 - 2005 (M501)
An assortment of items relating to Mississippi’s first governor, David Holmes (1817-1820) and the Liberty Ship named in his honor during World War II. 10 items.

Hoffmann (Marie L.) Papers, 1933-1942 (M287)
Case files, correspondence, reports, other relating to her work with the Emergency Relief Administration, Works Progress Administration in Mississippi, .45 cu.ft.

Hattiesburg, Mississippi Collections

Bolton Family Collection

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art Postcard Collection, early 20th Century
An extensive collection of early twentieth century postcards from around the world. The majority of the collection is assumed to be from the collection of Mrs. Eugene V. Worth of Clinton, Iowa. A smaller portion is assumed to have been collected and arranged by Ella M. Bradley, Librarian, through donations to the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art. 4.6 cubic feet

M195 Photograph Log Boxes 50-69

Holmes (David) Research Collection, ca. 1943 - 2005 (M501)
An assortment of items relating to Mississippi’s first governor, David Holmes (1817-1820) and the Liberty Ship named in his honor during World War II. 10 items.

Hoffmann (Marie L.) Papers, 1933-1942 (M287)
Case files, correspondence, reports, other relating to her work with the Emergency Relief Administration, Works Progress Administration in Mississippi, .45 cu.ft.

Historical Collections

Bolton Family Collection

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art Postcard Collection, early 20th Century
An extensive collection of early twentieth century postcards from around the world. The majority of the collection is assumed to be from the collection of Mrs. Eugene V. Worth of Clinton, Iowa. A smaller portion is assumed to have been collected and arranged by Ella M. Bradley, Librarian, through donations to the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art. 4.6 cubic feet

M195 Photograph Log Boxes 50-69

Holmes (David) Research Collection, ca. 1943 - 2005 (M501)
An assortment of items relating to Mississippi’s first governor, David Holmes (1817-1820) and the Liberty Ship named in his honor during World War II. 10 items.

Hoffmann (Marie L.) Papers, 1933-1942 (M287)
Case files, correspondence, reports, other relating to her work with the Emergency Relief Administration, Works Progress Administration in Mississippi, .45 cu.ft.

Hurricane Katrina Collections

Bolton Family Collection

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art Postcard Collection, early 20th Century
An extensive collection of early twentieth century postcards from around the world. The majority of the collection is assumed to be from the collection of Mrs. Eugene V. Worth of Clinton, Iowa. A smaller portion is assumed to have been collected and arranged by Ella M. Bradley, Librarian, through donations to the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art. 4.6 cubic feet

M195 Photograph Log Boxes 50-69

Holmes (David) Research Collection, ca. 1943 - 2005 (M501)
An assortment of items relating to Mississippi’s first governor, David Holmes (1817-1820) and the Liberty Ship named in his honor during World War II. 10 items.

Hoffmann (Marie L.) Papers, 1933-1942 (M287)
Case files, correspondence, reports, other relating to her work with the Emergency Relief Administration, Works Progress Administration in Mississippi, .45 cu.ft.

Jewish Collections

Bolton Family Collection

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art Postcard Collection, early 20th Century
An extensive collection of early twentieth century postcards from around the world. The majority of the collection is assumed to be from the collection of Mrs. Eugene V. Worth of Clinton, Iowa. A smaller portion is assumed to have been collected and arranged by Ella M. Bradley, Librarian, through donations to the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art. 4.6 cubic feet

M195 Photograph Log Boxes 50-69

Holmes (David) Research Collection, ca. 1943 - 2005 (M501)
An assortment of items relating to Mississippi’s first governor, David Holmes (1817-1820) and the Liberty Ship named in his honor during World War II. 10 items.

Hoffmann (Marie L.) Papers, 1933-1942 (M287)
Case files, correspondence, reports, other relating to her work with the Emergency Relief Administration, Works Progress Administration in Mississippi, .45 cu.ft.

Literary Collections

Bolton Family Collection

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art Postcard Collection, early 20th Century
An extensive collection of early twentieth century postcards from around the world. The majority of the collection is assumed to be from the collection of Mrs. Eugene V. Worth of Clinton, Iowa. A smaller portion is assumed to have been collected and arranged by Ella M. Bradley, Librarian, through donations to the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art. 4.6 cubic feet

M195 Photograph Log Boxes 50-69

Holmes (David) Research Collection, ca. 1943 - 2005 (M501)
An assortment of items relating to Mississippi’s first governor, David Holmes (1817-1820) and the Liberty Ship named in his honor during World War II. 10 items.

Hoffmann (Marie L.) Papers, 1933-1942 (M287)
Case files, correspondence, reports, other relating to her work with the Emergency Relief Administration, Works Progress Administration in Mississippi, .45 cu.ft.

Lumber Company Collections

Bolton Family Collection

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art Postcard Collection, early 20th Century
An extensive collection of early twentieth century postcards from around the world. The majority of the collection is assumed to be from the collection of Mrs. Eugene V. Worth of Clinton, Iowa. A smaller portion is assumed to have been collected and arranged by Ella M. Bradley, Librarian, through donations to the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art. 4.6 cubic feet

M195 Photograph Log Boxes 50-69

Holmes (David) Research Collection, ca. 1943 - 2005 (M501)
An assortment of items relating to Mississippi’s first governor, David Holmes (1817-1820) and the Liberty Ship named in his honor during World War II. 10 items.

Hoffmann (Marie L.) Papers, 1933-1942 (M287)
Case files, correspondence, reports, other relating to her work with the Emergency Relief Administration, Works Progress Administration in Mississippi, .45 cu.ft.

Mississippi Politicians Collections

Bolton Family Collection

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art Postcard Collection, early 20th Century
An extensive collection of early twentieth century postcards from around the world. The majority of the collection is assumed to be from the collection of Mrs. Eugene V. Worth of Clinton, Iowa. A smaller portion is assumed to have been collected and arranged by Ella M. Bradley, Librarian, through donations to the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art. 4.6 cubic feet

M195 Photograph Log Boxes 50-69

Holmes (David) Research Collection, ca. 1943 - 2005 (M501)
An assortment of items relating to Mississippi’s first governor, David Holmes (1817-1820) and the Liberty Ship named in his honor during World War II. 10 items.

Hoffmann (Marie L.) Papers, 1933-1942 (M287)
Case files, correspondence, reports, other relating to her work with the Emergency Relief Administration, Works Progress Administration in Mississippi, .45 cu.ft.

Native American Collections

Bolton Family Collection

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art Postcard Collection, early 20th Century
An extensive collection of early twentieth century postcards from around the world. The majority of the collection is assumed to be from the collection of Mrs. Eugene V. Worth of Clinton, Iowa. A smaller portion is assumed to have been collected and arranged by Ella M. Bradley, Librarian, through donations to the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art. 4.6 cubic feet

M195 Photograph Log Boxes 50-69

Holmes (David) Research Collection, ca. 1943 - 2005 (M501)
An assortment of items relating to Mississippi’s first governor, David Holmes (1817-1820) and the Liberty Ship named in his honor during World War II. 10 items.

Hoffmann (Marie L.) Papers, 1933-1942 (M287)
Case files, correspondence, reports, other relating to her work with the Emergency Relief Administration, Works Progress Administration in Mississippi, .45 cu.ft.

Organizations Collections

Bolton Family Collection

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art Postcard Collection, early 20th Century
An extensive collection of early twentieth century postcards from around the world. The majority of the collection is assumed to be from the collection of Mrs. Eugene V. Worth of Clinton, Iowa. A smaller portion is assumed to have been collected and arranged by Ella M. Bradley, Librarian, through donations to the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art. 4.6 cubic feet

M195 Photograph Log Boxes 50-69

Holmes (David) Research Collection, ca. 1943 - 2005 (M501)
An assortment of items relating to Mississippi’s first governor, David Holmes (1817-1820) and the Liberty Ship named in his honor during World War II. 10 items.

Hoffmann (Marie L.) Papers, 1933-1942 (M287)
Case files, correspondence, reports, other relating to her work with the Emergency Relief Administration, Works Progress Administration in Mississippi, .45 cu.ft.

Railroad Collections

Bolton Family Collection

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art Postcard Collection, early 20th Century
An extensive collection of early twentieth century postcards from around the world. The majority of the collection is assumed to be from the collection of Mrs. Eugene V. Worth of Clinton, Iowa. A smaller portion is assumed to have been collected and arranged by Ella M. Bradley, Librarian, through donations to the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art. 4.6 cubic feet

M195 Photograph Log Boxes 50-69

Holmes (David) Research Collection, ca. 1943 - 2005 (M501)
An assortment of items relating to Mississippi’s first governor, David Holmes (1817-1820) and the Liberty Ship named in his honor during World War II. 10 items.

Hoffmann (Marie L.) Papers, 1933-1942 (M287)
Case files, correspondence, reports, other relating to her work with the Emergency Relief Administration, Works Progress Administration in Mississippi, .45 cu.ft.

University of Southern Mississippi Faculty and Staff Collections

Bolton Family Collection

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art Postcard Collection, early 20th Century
An extensive collection of early twentieth century postcards from around the world. The majority of the collection is assumed to be from the collection of Mrs. Eugene V. Worth of Clinton, Iowa. A smaller portion is assumed to have been collected and arranged by Ella M. Bradley, Librarian, through donations to the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art. 4.6 cubic feet

M195 Photograph Log Boxes 50-69

Holmes (David) Research Collection, ca. 1943 - 2005 (M501)
An assortment of items relating to Mississippi’s first governor, David Holmes (1817-1820) and the Liberty Ship named in his honor during World War II. 10 items.

Hoffmann (Marie L.) Papers, 1933-1942 (M287)
Case files, correspondence, reports, other relating to her work with the Emergency Relief Administration, Works Progress Administration in Mississippi, .45 cu.ft.

World Wars and Other Non-Civil War Conflicts Collections

Bolton Family Collection

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art Postcard Collection, early 20th Century
An extensive collection of early twentieth century postcards from around the world. The majority of the collection is assumed to be from the collection of Mrs. Eugene V. Worth of Clinton, Iowa. A smaller portion is assumed to have been collected and arranged by Ella M. Bradley, Librarian, through donations to the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art. 4.6 cubic feet

M195 Photograph Log Boxes 50-69

Holmes (David) Research Collection, ca. 1943 - 2005 (M501)
An assortment of items relating to Mississippi’s first governor, David Holmes (1817-1820) and the Liberty Ship named in his honor during World War II. 10 items.

Hoffmann (Marie L.) Papers, 1933-1942 (M287)
Case files, correspondence, reports, other relating to her work with the Emergency Relief Administration, Works Progress Administration in Mississippi, .45 cu.ft.