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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Lena Bell Clayton Anderson scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1, item: 1
Identifier: MPC-153
Scope and Content The collection contains a historical and political scrapbook with political notes for Governor James K. Vardaman, Senator Leroy Percy, Governor Theodore G. Bilbo, Senator James Gordon, and other political figures. Subjects include state supreme court decisions, state and national senatorial elections, politics related to WWI, Mississippi political spats, state politics, the trial of Senator Hobbs, political corruption, political demagoguery, the Spanish-American War fund, and, poet James...
Dates: 1910 - 1917; Majority of material found within 1912 - 1914

Chauncey I. Filley papers

Identifier: USGPL-CIF
Scope and Content Note This collection contains the correspondence, receipts, newspaper articles, and general records of Chauncey Ives Filley and other prominent Missouri Republicans from 1879 to 1892. More specifically, the collection is primarily composed of the correspondence between Chauncey I. Filley and Republican party members who tried to whip up support for a third presidential term for Ulysses S. Grant. The correspondence also contains records of general Republican Party business. Predominantly,...
Dates: 1879 - 1891

Benjamin Franklin Fridge papers

Identifier: MPC-037
Scope and Content

The Fridge Collection contains letters between Progressive Party leaders and Benjamin F. Fridge in relation to his trip to speak at the Progressive Convention between July 2-3, 1913. The collection also contains his speech at the convention and newspaper clippings from August, 1912.

Dates: 1839 - 1913; Majority of material found within 1912 - 1913

Godwin Advertising Agency collection

Identifier: MPC-096
Scope and Contents The collection is divided into 20 series, arranged both chronologically and by format type. The content concerns the advertising campaigns run by the Godwin Advertising Agency on behalf of the States’ Rights Democratic Party and a number of state and local politicians in Mississippi between 1948 and 1971, as well as a large group of photographs taken for the Agricultural and Industrial Board to promote the state between 1947 and 1955. The material gives insights into the role of advertising...
Dates: 1940 - 1976; Majority of material found within 1948 - 1971

Jesse R. Grant and Elizabeth Chapman Grant papers

Identifier: USGPL-JRGECG
Scope and Content Note The Jesse R. Grant (JRG) and Elizabeth Chapman Grant (ECG) papers consists of correspondence from the son and daughter-in-law of President Ulysses S. Grant. The correspondence covers the period from 1880-1910 and focuses on the loss of President Grant's fortune in the Ferdinand Ward scandal, President Grant's death, the publication of Grant's memoirs, the sculpting of his death mask, and Jesse and Elizabeth’s (Lizzie or Babs) correspondence with their family members on both the Grant and...
Dates: 1880 - 1910

Lillian Neilson Collection

Identifier: MSS-419
Scope and Content Journals, financial records, correspondence, photographs, family history, and miscellany, mostly pertaining to James C. Neilson, a Lowndes County, Mississippi, farmer, Mississippi state legislator, and Grange member. Among the topics in his journals are freedmen's accounts, race relations, church, the Grange, the legislature, an arson trial, and his family. Also included are the 1962 journal of Sarah Neilson, which mentions the riots at the University of Mississippi; a history of the Boykin...
Dates: 1829 - 1976

Oral History Collection

Identifier: MSS-550
Scope and Content

Oral histories of extension agents, politicians and local citizens. Topics include African-American history, women's history, the Vietnam War, agriculture, and Mississippi State University, Starkville and West Point history.

Dates: 1950 - 2001

Vernon Pace Collection

Identifier: MSS-544
Scope and Content

Materials collected by journalist Vernon Pace include audio recordings, phonograph records, books, pamphlets and articles representing conservative points of view.

Dates: 1931 - 1984

Steve Patterson Collection

Identifier: MSS-421
Scope and Contents

Draft of letter from Steve Patterson, Chairman of the Mississippi Democratic Party, to fellow state party chairmen, November 7, 1984, concerning the defeat of the Democratic presidential candidate, Walter Mondale. Patterson analyzes the reasons for the defeat.

Dates: 1984

Thompson Pound Papers

Identifier: MSS-333
Scope and Content

Includes correspondence, reports, maps clippings, and publications, primarily concerning the Tombigbee River Valley Water Management District, which Pound served as Executive Director for ten years. Other subjects include the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway, legislation, history of Pontotoc County, and education.

Dates: 1960 - 1976