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Slavery -- Mississippi -- History.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 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

Dr. Thomas Young Collection

Identifier: MSS-308
Dates: 1818 - 1918

Duncan and Blackwell Family Papers

Identifier: MSS-726
Scope and Contents This collection includes the papers of various family members stemming from the Duncan and Blackwell family line. This includes materials from the Bias, Beane, Fontaine, Mitchell, and Tardy families as well as other connections. Materials include correspondence, diaries, family bibles, business papers (e.g., sale of cotton receipts), ledgers, estate records, bills of sale for enslaved persons, photographs, and other miscellaneous objects. The bulk of these materials come from the middle- to...
Dates: 1800-1950

Nannie Herndon Rice Family Papers

Identifier: MSS-24
Dates: 1824 - 1963

Wallace Family Papers

Identifier: MSS-682
Scope and Content Farm and estate records of the Wallace family of Noxubee and Winston Counties, Mississippi include a journal which was kept by Isaiah Wallace in the 1830s. The balance of the collection includes account statements, promissory notes and other financial records, and modern history writings. In addition, an 1859 agreement mentions slave Harriet and an 1861 promissory note documents the hire of slave Barthuney. A cased tintype and photographic copy of same depicts James R. Wallace in April 1862...
Dates: 1939 - 2009