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Farms and plantations -- Mississippi.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Dr. Thomas Young Collection

Identifier: MSS-308
Dates: 1818 - 1918

James Knox diary

Identifier: MSS.274
Scope and Contents The James Knox diary, which begins in March 1848 and ends in February 1851, records the daily operations of his plantation in Pickens County, Alabama, including sowing, plowing, harvesting, and selling. He refers to several enslaved persons by name, most often Patrick and Alvin. Knox’s regular attendance at church and presbytery meetings is recorded in the diary, along with information about the pastors and their sermon texts. Ministers James Somerville, J. L. Kirkpatrick, Thomas Morrow, and...
Dates: 1848 - 1851

Shaw Family Papers

Identifier: MSS-12
Scope and Content Papers of Thompson B. Shaw (1796-1854), plantation owner of Jefferson County, collected by the McKell and McCallum families.The Shaw family papers document the history of Jefferson County, Mississippi, planter Thompson Breckenridge Shaw (1796-1854) and his family. The collection includes Civil War letters, bills of sale for enslaved people, records of the cotton trade and the family plantation, a scrapbook, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, autograph books, daguerreotypes,...
Dates: 1818 - 1959

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

James Talbert Thomas, III, Collection

Identifier: MSS-510
Scope and Content

Plantation records of Egypt Plantation near Kruger, Holmes County, Mississippi, which has been successively owned by James Talbert Thomas II, James Talbert Thomas III and other family members. Includes deeds, abstracts of title and other land records, ledgers and other business records, wills and legal records. Originals and some photocopies. See also Howard Langfitt collection for script and photos of farm.

Dates: 1896 - 1972

Waverley Mansion Collection

Identifier: MSS-325
Scope and Content

Papers and photographs concerning the antebellum plantation Waverley, which was built in Clay County, Mississippi, in the 1850s by George Hampton Young.

Dates: 1836 - 1982