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Politics -- Mississippi -- History.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 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

Baskin Family Papers

Identifier: MSS-22
Scope and Contents The Baskin family papers are organized into four series: Correspondence, Financial and Legal Records, Miscellaneous, and Visual Materials. Correspondence includes letters between Baskin family and friends from 1869 to 1948, with the bulk dating from 1896 to 1940. Financial and Legal Records, 1869-1948 and undated, include bills, tax records, and deeds of trust. The Miscellaneous series consists of published and ephemeral materials collected by the family,...
Dates: 1869 - 1948

Gardner (James H.) Collection

Identifier: MSS-38
Scope and Content Note

The James H. Gardner Collection contains business records from various Mississippians. Masonic Letters from the New Hope Lodge. Personal correspondences between several Gardners’. As well as a Civil War letter and a miscellaneous collection of papers, prescriptions, political advertisements and election materials-hand bills. The content is in the form of paper and Photostat.

Dates: 1846 - 1948; Majority of material found within 1880 - 1890

James Purnell Papers

Identifier: MSS-255
Scope and Contents

Contents: 2 letters, one containing information on Mississippi congressmen; and appointment by the governor. Several newspapers and church papers from Winona, Mississippi.

Dates: 1883 - 1910

Wiley Sanders Papers

Identifier: MSS-262
Scope and Contents

Manuscripts of speeches made in Sanders' political campaigns, in the legislature, at commencements and church; photo and autograph book of Mississippi legislators in 1884; souvenirs of the Mississippi Press excursion to Cuba (1930); and newspaper clippings about the history of Kosciusko, Mississippi.

Dates: 1876 - 1941

John Marshall Stone letter book collection

Identifier: CPRC-JMS
Scope and Content

Volumes consist of letters, speeches, and correspondence from the time when John Marshall Stone was Governor of Mississippi, and when he ran for Senator of Mississippi. The volumes give examples of speeches given by Stone, issues he faced as Governor, such as Bimetallism, and Special Warrants, and his service in the Civil War. Fonds also include several loose documents placed within the pages of the volumes dating from Stone’s time in office.

Dates: 1893 - 1899