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Family life -- Mississippi.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Liberty C. Abbott Family Papers

Identifier: MSS-1
Scope and Contents The Liberty C. Abbott family papers contain the records of the Abbott family, including a large amount of correspondence, much of it with family and friends but there are political and business letters also. In addition, there are records of Liberty Abbott’s business activities, including Clifton Plantation, Abbott and Howard, Holmes County, as well as Thompson and McClure of Schlater, Leflore County. There are also some legal documents, diaries, memorabilia, newspaper clippings,...
Dates: 1859 - 1930; Majority of material found within 1883 - 1926

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

Lenoir Plantation records

Identifier: MSS-585
Scope and Contents The Lenoir Plantation records contain the personal and business records of the extended Lenoir family in Mississippi and Texas. There is a small amount of correspondence with family and friends, including some Civil War letters, along with other personal material. The largest proportion of the collection materials is concerned with the family’s business activities including financial correspondence, accounts and invoices, deeds, legal materials, and other documents pertaining to the land...
Dates: 1792 - 2001; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1930

Pitchlynn Letters

Identifier: MSS-572
Scope and Content

Transcriptions of Peter Pitchlynn family letters from the Peter Pitchlynn Papers collections owned by the Gilcrease Museum. All but one of the letters is written from Mississippi; correspondents include John Pitchlynn, Calvin H. Howell, Samuel Garland and Lycurgus P. Pitchlynn. Gift of Jack Elliott.

Dates: 1824 - 1841

Sanders, Lee and Sargent families papers

Identifier: MSS-574
Scope and Contents The Sanders, Lee and Sargent families papers contain materials that document the lives of members of the three families, which are of significant social historical interest. There is extensive correspondence among members of the Lee family between 1850 and 1910, and a calendar of the correspondence is included as an appendix. A large number of deeds show the acquisitions made by the Lee and Sanders families in Columbus, Mississippi. The scrapbooks and recipe books give an insight into the...
Dates: 1850 - 2001; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1992

Isaac Smith Letters

Identifier: MSS-271
Scope and Contents

Twenty-seven letters, three other papers, one small autograph book, chiefly about family, farming, enslaved persons in Carroll, Holmes, and Lawrence Counties in Mississippi and Alexandria, Louisiana.

Dates: 1821 - 1893

Stone Papers

 Collection — Box Misc. MSS Box 3
Identifier: MSS-275
Scope and Content

Materials include letters from Sidon and Black Hawk, Mississippi and Goliad, Texas. Other materials include ephemeral items, including souvenir cards from Acy School, Carroll County, Mississippi.

Dates: 1880 - 1918

Mary Ella White Scrapbook

Identifier: MSS-843
Dates: 1913 - 2008