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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Carl Butler Collection

Identifier: MSS-436
Scope and Contents

Letters, legal notes, and other papers exchanged by the Thomas Harris family, who lived in Georgia prior to settling in Lowndes County, Mississippi.

Dates: 1819 - 1857

Cully A. Cobb Papers

Identifier: MSS-47
Scope and Contents The Cully A. Cobb papers consist of correspondence, reports, and other documents concerning the career and family of Cully A. Cobb. Series 1, Secretary of Agriculture Candidacy, consists of materials documenting Cobb’s candidacy for Secretary of Agriculture in 1932. It includes letters from, and copies of letters to, extension workers, experiment station personnel, college and university officials, agricultural associations and organizations, commercial manufacturers, and editors...
Dates: 1846 - 1973; Majority of material found within 1932 - 1970

Lois P. Dowdle "Mrs. Cully" Cobb Papers

Identifier: MSS-48
Scope and Contents The collection documents the life and career of Lois Pauline Dowdle (1889-1987), the wife of agricultural leader and publisher Cully A. Cobb.Series 1, Personal, 1915-1987, includes documents, many photocopies, related to Mrs. Cobb’s travel, interest in ‘The Parsonage’ families and their careers, social events, and church involvement (including a religious poem written and autographed by General William Brougher), along with biographical and memorial materials. Among the...
Dates: 1904 - 1987

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