• Ross A. Collins papers, 1906-1967

    Congressman, public official, and lawyer from Mississippi. Correspondence, drafts of writings, speeches, reports, notes, clippings, scrapbooks, printed material, and other papers relating to Collins's service in Congress, especially to his introduction of the bill authorizing the Library of Congress acquisition of the Otto Vollbehr Collection of Incunabula. Also documents Collins's work pertaining to the mechanization of the U.S. Army, the career of Mississippi politician ...

    • Contributor: Collins, Ross A. (Ross Alexander) - Collins, Ross A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Burdette F. Burch VHP Collection

    Burdette F. Burch Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Burch, Burdette F.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2004-01-01
  • Rodney family papers, 1771-1824

    Cabinet officers, diplomats, farmers, jurists, lawyers, senators, soldiers, and statesmen. Correspondence and other material of Caesar Rodney, Thomas Rodney, and C. A. Rodney.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • W.W. Corcoran papers, 1791-1896

    Financier and philanthropist. Correspondence, letterpress books, financial papers, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Corcoran's business and banking interests and philanthropic efforts.

    • Contributor: Corcoran, W. W. (William Wilson) - Corcoran, W. W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • James Forman papers, 1848-2005

    Author, journalist, and civil rights activist. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, subject files, speeches and writings, family papers, appointment books and calendars, and other papers relating primarily to Forman's activities as executive secretary of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and president of the Unemployment and Poverty Action Committee.

    • Contributor: Forman, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    McCormick and Carey families papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Restrictions apply. Correspondence from and about William McCormick of the 16th Ohio Infantry Regiment and William H. Carey of the 120th Ohio Infantry Regiment relating primarily to their Civil War service prior to and during the Vicksburg campaign of 1863. Also includes letters from other soldiers to Carey's sister, Rachel B. Carey; a letter (Dec. 1883) to Martha Matilda (Mrs. J.B.) McCormick describing missionary ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Vicente Sebastián Pintado papers, 1781-1842

    Surveyor general of Spanish West Florida. Correspondence, bills of sale, court transcripts, testimonies, surveys, notebooks, plats, land grants, maps, petitions, and other papers relating principally to Pintado's duties as alcalde, commandant, and surveyor general.

    • Contributor: Pintado, Vicente Sebastián - Pintado, Vicente Sebastián
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • We Had Sneakers, They Had Guns: The Kids Who Fought for Civil Rights in Mississippi

    As an illustrator and journalist, Tracy Sugarman covered the nearly one thousand student volunteers who traveled to the Mississippi Delta to assist black citizens in the South in registering to vote. Two white students and one black student were slain in the struggle, many were beaten and hundreds arrested, and churches and homes were burned to the ground by the opponents of equality. Yet ...

    • Contributor: Sugarman, Tracy
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2009-05-05
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    Herbert Hill papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Correspondence, speeches, writings, legal case files, trade union records, governmental records, news clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Hill's labor, social, and civil rights activism; writing and editing; and academic career. Documents his work as labor secretary of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, and professor of industrial relations and African American studies at the ...

    • Contributor: Hill, Herbert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Letter to R. U. Johnson from William Tecumseh Sherman, December 22, 1886.

    • Contributor: Sherman, William T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1886-12-22

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  • Jefferson Davis papers, 1795-1913

    President of the Confederate States of America. Correspondence and related articles, speeches, clippings, reports and notes documenting Davis's political career and his family.

    • Contributor: Davis, Jefferson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William Franklin Patterson papers, 1812-1937

    Civil engineer and army officer. Correspondence, military records, writings, newspapers, notes, and fragments relating principally to Patterson's Civil War service in the Union Army.

    • Contributor: Patterson, William Franklin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • [Telegram from John A. Lomax to Harold "Stivacke"]

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-05-24
  • Almon Ferdinand Rockwell papers, 1852-1900

    Army officer and superintendent of public buildings, Washington, D.C. Correspondence, diaries and journals concerning Rockwell's investments in commercial enterprises with James A. Garfield, Garfield's assassination and his appointment controversy with Roscoe Conkling, and Rockwell's Civil War experiences, including the Battle of Shiloh.

    • Contributor: Rockwell, Almon Ferdinand
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Frances G. Wickes papers, 1896-1996

    Author and lay psychologist. Correspondence, writings, and subject files relating primarily to Wickes's work as a Jungian psychologist and author.

    • Contributor: Wickes, Frances G. (Frances Gillespy) - Wickes, Frances G.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Ben Payton and the Thundering Harps

    Ben Payton's voice resonates with a passion for life and his skills as a guitarist evoke the tradition of the original Delta blues greats such as Robert Johnson, Tommy Johnson, Charley Patton and Son House. He performs with Steve Chester on rhythm guitar, Cyndi Clark on conga drums and Kindrick Hart on electric bass.

    • Contributor: Payton, Ben
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2011-05-25
  • Catalog Record

    James Forman papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches and writings, subject files, family papers, appointment books and calendars, and other papers relating primarily to Forman's activities as executive secretary of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) and president of the Unemployment and Poverty Action Committee. Documents his work as founder and president of the Unemployed Poverty Action Council, Legal Defense, Education, and Research Fund; and ...

    • Contributor: Forman, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • McCormick and Carey families papers, 1852-1987

    Correspondence from and about William McCormick of the Sixteenth Ohio Infantry Regiment and William H. Carey of the 120th Ohio Infantry Regiment relating primarily to their Civil War service prior to and during the Vicksburg campaign of 1863.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS/FISK UNIVERSITY MISSISSIPPI DELTA COLLECTION (The American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS/FISK UNIVERSITY MISSISSIPPI DELTA COLLECTION: American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress

  • Louis C. Habig VHP Collection

    Louis C. Habig Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Habig, Louis C.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005-01-01
  • Edward Willis papers, 1854-1906

    Confederate Army officer and merchant. Correspondence, ledgers, memorandum books, requisition books, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating mainly to Willis's service as chief quartermaster of G. T. Beauregard's division in the Confederate Army.

    • Contributor: Willis, Edward
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Philip Henry Sheridan papers, 1853-1896

    Army officer. Correspondence, letterbooks, telegrams, writings, reports, orders, financial records, scrapbooks, and other papers relating primarily to the Civil War, Reconstruction, Mexican border disputes, Indian wars, and Sheridan's service as commanding general of the army.

    • Contributor: Sheridan, Philip Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Letter to Marcus J. Wright from Jefferson Davis, March 2, 1882.

    • Contributor: Davis, Jefferson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1882-03-02

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  • Walter Quintin Gresham papers, 1857-1932

    United States secretary of state, secretary of the treasure, postmaster general, jurist, statesman, and soldier. Correspondence, letterbooks, and printed matter relating mainly to Gresham's service as postmaster general in the administration of Chester Alan Arthur and judge and secretary of state in the administration of Grover Cleveland. Also includes letters Gresham wrote to his wife during the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Gresham, Walter Quintin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People records, 1842-1999

    Civil rights organization. Records of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People consisting of correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, itineraries, biographical material, speeches, testimony, writings, annual convention files, legal case files, legislation, publications, resolutions, policy statements, constitutions, bylaws, charters, contracts, proposals, scripts, financial records, publicity files, manuals, handbooks, music, awards, certificates, directories, subject files, daily mail sheets, notes, lists, questionnaires and surveys, certificates, ...

    • Contributor: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material