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Aberdeen (Miss.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

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

Alice Puckett Posey Life History

Identifier: MSS-250
Scope and Contents

Reminiscence of Alice Puckett Posey concerns life in Aberdeen and Northeast Mississippi, 1857-1944.

Dates: undated

John E. Rodabough Papers

Identifier: MSS-493
Scope and Content

Papers of historian John E. Rodabough (1942-1982), contain photographs, scrapbooks, maps, city directories, newspaper clippings, genealogical data, personal correspondence, memorabilia, and research material pertaining to Monroe County, Mississippi and St. Louis, Missouri. The collection also includes Rodabough's thesis "A History of the Negroes of Aberdeen and Monroe County, Mississippi, 1790-1916," and a draft of his book "Frenchtown, a history of St. Louis from 1803 to 1969".

Dates: 1819 - 1984

William E. Sykes Papers

Identifier: MSS-279
Scope and Contents

76 letters (1859-1865) of William E. Sykes to his wife, chiefly from northeast Mississippi Civil War campaign sites; statements, accounts, receipts, and other business papers (1858-1864), chiefly from Aberdeen, Mississippi. Transcriptions available.

Dates: 1856 - 1865

Sam Wilhite papers

Identifier: CPRC-137
Scope and Content The collection documents the activities of Sam Wilhite (1919-1998), who served as executive assistant to Mississippi Governor Hugh White in his second term (1952-1956) and was deeply involved in Democratic political work on the state, regional, and national levels during the late 1940s and 1950s. Among the candidates for whom he campaigned were Adlai Stevenson, John C. Stennis, and Hugh White. Wilhite also worked with the chambers of commerce in Florence, Alabama, and in West Point and...
Dates: 1871 - 1976; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1976