Slavery -- Mississippi -- History.
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Ames and Hogan families papers
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
Found in: Manuscripts / Ames and Hogan families papers
Dr. Thomas Young Collection
Dates: 1818 - 1918
Found in: Manuscripts / Dr. Thomas Young Collection
Duncan and Blackwell Family Papers
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...
Found in: Manuscripts / Duncan and Blackwell Family Papers
Nannie Herndon Rice Family Papers
Dates: 1824 - 1963
Found in: Manuscripts / Nannie Herndon Rice Family Papers
Wallace Family Papers
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
Found in: Manuscripts / Wallace Family Papers