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Oktibbeha County (Miss.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Ames and Hogan families papers

Identifier: MSS-2
Scope and Contents

The Ames and Hogan families papers document the history of the family from 1816-1910. The papers consist of correspondence, legal documents, speeches and essays, business receipts, an autograph album, and other items. Among the business receipts are those relating to Hogan’s business with James Nealley, documenting their trips from Ditto’s Landing to New Orleans, along with their cargo and business partners.

Dates: 1816 - 1910

Dorothy Bishop Papers

Identifier: MSS-660
Scope and Contents This collection consists of papers, audio visual material, and awards belonging to Dorothy Bishop from the 1960s(approximate date) to 2009. The papers include personal papers, articles regarding Dorothy Bishop's civil rights activism and community involvement, legal transcripts and paperwork regarding desegregation, NAACP educational and promotional materials, NAACP conference materials, NAACP membership materials, newspaper articles, a cassette, a DVD, a VHS tape, funeral programs, protest...
Dates: 1969 - 2009

Thomas Battle Carroll Notebook

Identifier: MSS-169
Scope and Contents

Information used in Carroll's Historical Sketches of Oktibbeha County (Mississippi).

Dates: undated (circa 1930)

Douglas Conner Papers

Identifier: MSS-179
Scope and Contents Box 1 contains political materials from Conner’s personal campaigns and the state and national Democratic Party, including literature from the Democratic National Convention of 1972, a sample ballot for the 1980 election, maps and other information about Oktibbeha County election districts from 1968-1983, tickets to the 1984 National Convention, a program from the 1992 Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner (autographed inside by keynote speaker Hillary Clinton), and an invitation to the inauguration...
Dates: 1937 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1995

Kenneth Drake Embry papers

Identifier: MPC-036
Scope and Content

The papers of Kenneth Drake Embry consist of genealogical records of the Embry family, partial maps of Oktibbeha County, various photographs, and a congressional record of the speech of John E. Rankin on the Tennessee-Tombigbee Inland Waterway. The content spans from1786-1954 with the bulk falling in the 1870s and 1950s.

Dates: 1786 - 1954; Majority of material found within Bulk Dates

Embry (Kenneth Drake) Papers

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: CPRC-036
Dates: 1786 - 1954; Majority of material found within 1870 - 1950

Hightower, Montgomery, Perkins, Castles, and Stiles families papers

Identifier: MSS.-537
Scope and Contents The Hightower, Montgomery, Perkins, Castles, and Stiles families papers contain the papers of the members of five Mississippi families related by marriage. Much of the material concerns three families: the Perkins, Hightower and Montgomery families. The papers include family correspondence, a small number of business and legal documents, and a variety of other documents that record predominantly the lives of the female members of the families. The collection includes a number of...
Dates: 1848 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1881 - 1960

Allye Morgan Landrum. "The History of Morgantown"

Identifier: MSS-138
Scope and Contents

Writing by Allye Morgan Landrum concerns the history of Morgantown, Oktibbeha County, Mississippi.

Dates: 1976

Masonic records from Oktibbeha County (Mississippi)

Identifier: MSS-75
Scope and Contents

Notebook of masonic records includes membership lists and some biographical material.

Dates: undated

McReynolds family papers

Identifier: MSS-54
Scope and Contents

Papers of McReynolds family of Oktibbeha County, Mississippi, include statements of accounts, tax receipts, exemptions, pieces relating to tanning business, loyalty oath, military pass, teacher's agreement, report card. Photocopies.

Dates: 1859 - 1916