A.G. Wineman & Sons Records, and Wineman, Williams, Guice, and
Stockwell et al family papers
MSS. 690. 1802-2012. 56
These papers include genealogical notes, correspondence,
topographical maps, highway maps, soil
surveys, photographs, aerial photographs, tax receipts, land
appraisals, family trees, newspaper
clippings, and land deeds.
Bennett (A.G.) collection
MSS. 777. 1976-1996. 0.02
Eulogy for Arthur Lee Hamner, clippings relating to the Oktibbeha
County Genealogical Society,
clippings relating to area events, "The Battle of Ellis Bridge"
dedication ceremony, and a cassette
tape: "Oktibbeha County Agricultural High School" by the
Oktibbeha County Historical and
Bogan (William Neill, Jr.) papers
Family papers including scrapbooks, photographs, postcards,
correspondence, diplomas, military
records, family history, death certificates, diaries and
Boswell and Stephens family papers
Financial documents and correspondence including land bonds,
indenture contracts, tax receipts,
account books, teaching certificates, and a book of musical
notations, along with a small
assortment of artifacts, including a pillbox filled with teeth,
two small coin purses, and a metal
Bridgforth (Stewart "Bebe") collection
2 cubic ft.
This collection includes Stewart "Bebe" Bridgforth’s letters to
his wife and parents during WWII,
photographs, war-time publications, maps, and two Nazi flags
(one signed by the men in Bridgforth’s
unit). The letters, which date from approximately 1942 to 1945,
encompass Bridgforth’s military
experience from Mississippi and other domestic locations to the
fields of Belgium, France and
MSS. 576. 1807-1869. 0.02 cubic
Series of correspondence from members of the Brownrigg family. Also, a paper titled "My Own
Pioneer" by Mary Ervin about her grandfather Richard Thomas Brownrigg who settled in
Claude Bowen, Mississippi National Guard certificate
. 1899. 0.02 cubic ft.
Nineteenth century Mississippi National Guard certificate.
Duncan and Blackwell collection
MSS. 726. 1821-1918.
Correspondence, diaries, bills of sale for enslaved persons, business records, ledgers,
related to Duncan and Blackwell families. Andrew Duncan (b. 1821) married Mary Thurston
Blackwell (1832-1918), and resided in present day Union County, Mississippi.
Edwards (Earl W. "Lum") family papers
Personal papers and photographs related to WWII and Ernest Hemingway, including photocopies
correspondence, maps, a color poster, books and DVD's.
Harriet Bynam Fourniquet family papers
1 cubic ft.
The Harriet Bynum Fourniquet family papers consist of fifty-five letters written by members
Fourniquet family between 1825 and 1883. The collection also includes several photographs of
Fourniquet and Perkins family members, locks of Fourniquet family hair, a miscellaneous
and newspaper clipping, court records, and genealogical information on the Fourniquet,
Hinds (William) collection
MSS. 783. 1860-1865. 0.4
Civil War letters, primarily between Margaret Hinds and William Hinds.
Holder (Dr. A. B.) collection
MSS. 737. 1885-1992. 2
This collection details the work of Dr. A.B. Holder and includes correspondence, family
and genealogical materials, as well as a medical ledger, photographs and Native American
Dr. Holder's work in Montana.
Holloman (Thomas Whitten) collection
1880. 0.08 cubic ft.
1880 Census of Agriculture, Panola County, Mississippi. Includes family letters dated
Jenning family papers
MSS. 801. 1942. .05 cubic feet.
World War II era correspondence.
Lowe Family Photo Album
MSS. 750. 1865-1900. 0.1
Photographs of various Lowe family members.
Oakley family papers
MSS. 679. 1991-2005. 3.22 cubic
Newspaper clippings, books, publications and maps.
Owen (W.H.) collection
MSS. 799. 1890-1980. 1.28
Deeds, military correspondence, general correspondence, death certificates, and birth
Parris-Bullen-Manon Family Genealogy
(ca). 0.65 cubic ft.
Genealogical materials relating to the Parris, Bullen and Manon families in Barbados.
Polk (Jane Bell) Family papers 2014-11
8 cubic ft.
Family notebooks containing genealogical information comprised of Family Search findings,
records, Starkville Presbyterian Church history, deeds, maps, photographs, correspondence,
service records and a family Bible.
Porter (William Walker) family papers
0.3 cubic ft.
Civil war letters, grave marker dedicatory services program, and family reunion materials.
Rhodes (Luther and Fannye) WWII letters
0.66 cubic ft.
Collection of Over 100 letters between Luther and Fannye Rhodes during World War II.
Scales-Slaughter family papers
MSS. 656. 1833-1968. 2
Recipes, photographs, books and publications, financial material, correspondence,
Starr (Mary Evelyn) collection
MSS. 696. 1886-1929;
0.3 cubic ft.
Transcription of diary (1886-1889) of John Parrott (1845-1920) by Eloise Taylor of Sledge,
Mississippi concerns his logging and daily activities around his camp, Mosquitoville,
Panola County, Mississippi. Also included are 4 digital files comprising Mary Evelyn’s
concerning Parrott and his family, and versions of her manuscript "Logging Out the Delta:
Mosquitoville to the Sardis & Delta Railroad" (University of Mississippi Press, 2015) and
Carrier's Line: Logging out the Delta, 1900-1929."
Stewart (Sarah B. Holder) collection
0.5 cubic ft.
This collection includes World War I correspondence, photographs, 1900’s postcards from
and Arkansas, and certificates and event programs. These items document the marriage and
Holder Stewart and her second husband, Dr. Nolan Stewart, an Army physician who conducted
clandestine activities, and whose posts included a base hospital in Arkansas. The collection
includes letters from Sarah Stewart’s son, A.B. Holder, Jr., who served in the Army during
MSS. 403. 0.12 cubic feet.
Financial records of Jim Hinds and family (farmers in Rankin County, Mississippi),
including correspondence and miscellaneous pamphlets.
Wallace family papers
MSS. 682. 1839-1864, 2004, 2009
Farm and estate records of the Wallace family of Noxubee and Winston Counties, Mississippi
journal which was kept by Isaiah Wallace in the 1830s. The balance of the collection
account statements, promissory notes and other financial records, and modern history
addition, an 1859 agreement mentions slave Harriet and an 1861 promissory note documents the
slave Barthuney. A cased tintype and photographic copy of same depicts James R. Wallace in
1862 upon his enlistment in the 35th Mississippi Regiment, Company D (Fort Donelson
Weeks (Hiram) family papers
MSS. 701. 2009-2013. 1
White (John M.) ledgers
MSS. 678. 1912-1946. 0.37
Ledgers and a pocket book.
Yonge Family collection
MSS. 760. 1906-1940. 0.02
Early 20th century photographs, a postcard, and an insurance policy.
Young (Thomas) collection
MSS. 308. 1818-1918. 0.33
Numerous business and private correspondence related to the Young family, including court
for land sales and purchases, payment receipts and deeds. Of special interest is a loan
from the Confederate States of America in 1861 for the sum of $100 in coupon form.