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Administration Records

Identifier: UR-002
Scope and Contents

Materials relating to the governing of the institution. Mostly textual records spanning much of the history of the school. Includes records relating to financial matters, personnel, and students as well as broader institutional history. Consists of varied materials such as manuscripts, bylaws and the personal notes of President Hogarth's Excutive Assistant.

Dates: 1811 - 1989

Alumni Affairs Records

Identifier: UR-012
Scope and Contents This collection appears to include records from both the Alumni Association and the Office of Alumni Affairs, which are two different entities.Box C421 contains items donated to the Alumni office from various alumni. Three lots of clippings, notes, survey responses, and photographs (lots 146-148 in Orr), probably collected by Marcie Sanders for the centennial history project, were repurposed as the archives'reference file. Boxes C275-C283 comprise a...
Dates: 1885 - 2021

American Association of University Women Papers

Identifier: DP-002-15
Scope and Contents This collection includes documents related to the Columbus, MS branch of the American Association of University Women. The documents included generally relate to the scholarship that is given every year to a graduating student from the Mississippi University for Women, who is attending graduate school directly after. The folders are arranged based on the academic year, and include correspondence between committee members, copies of letters sent to prospective candidates, application packets...
Dates: 1922 - 2010; Majority of material found within 1990 - 2010

Archives and Museum Records

Identifier: UR-010

Audiovisual Collection

Identifier: UR-032

Blacklist Social Club Papers

Identifier: DP-002-20

Burney Lynch Parkinson Presidential Papers

Identifier: UR-001-03
Scope and Contents

The Parkinson record group consists of correspondence, reports, files on job vacancies and contracts, and his working files from his tenure as university president. The majority of the files contain correspondence with other on campus or with the Board of Trustees.

Dates: 1926 - 1969; Majority of material found within 1932 - 1952

Campus Publications

Identifier: UR-024

Charles Pinckney Hogarth Presidential Papers

Identifier: UR-001-04
Scope and Contents The collection includes correspondence, reports, budgets, annual reports to the board, minutes, and personnel information. It also includes some records of a more personal nature, such as Christmas cards and invitations. It is suspected that the records of some other offices with which Dr. Hogarth was in contact have been mistakenly ascribed to the Hogarth record group.Accession #2017-222: This collection includes family photographs, which are kept in either select folders or...
Dates: 1918 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1952 - 1977

Clyda Stokes Rent Presidential Papers

Identifier: UR-001-06
Scope and Contents The collection is contained in twenty two boxes comprised of three series. The first series consists of materials related to Clyda Rent's inauguration in 1989. The second pertains to the university's application for National Landmark status, and the last documents the Ayers Case. Series 1: The collection is contained in five folders which are contained in one box. Most of the collection is news clippings of Rent's inauguration in 1989.Series 2: In 1990 a second...
Dates: 1989 - 2001; Majority of material found within 1990 - 1997

Columbus Female Institute Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UR-027

Countess Social Club Papers

Identifier: DP-002-09

D'Belles Social Club Papers

Identifier: DP-002-05

Dean of Arts and Sciences Records

Identifier: UR-021

Dean of Students Records

Identifier: UR-005
Dates: Majority of material found within 1920-1953, 1965-1983

Delta Kappa Gamma Papers

Identifier: DP-002-17

Demonstration School Records

Identifier: UR-013
Scope and Contents

This collection includes records and photographs taken from the Demonstration School just prior to its renovation into Turner Hall. Records include administrative and teacher records, as well as School plans.

Dates: 1938 - 2004

Dera Dry Parkinson Papers

Identifier: DP-005

Documents, Diplomas, and Certificates

Identifier: UR-033

Dorothy McElroy Vredenburgh Bush Papers

Identifier: DP-008

Ellard-Murphree-Pilgreen-Smith Family Papers

Identifier: DP-018
Dates: 1908 - 2006; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1959

Emma Ody Pohl Papers

Identifier: DP-004
Scope and Contents

There is significant overlap between this collection and the Marie Charlotte Stark Papers. A number of objects belonging to this collection were housed in the museum and may be located in Miscellaneous object collection. There are also some pieces not currently in possession of the archives, including a series of porcelain ballerinas currently located in Orr Annex.

Collection focuses on Pohl's political work, travel, and accolades from the campus and community.

Dates: 1907 - 1955

English Department Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UR-015
Dates: 1961 - 2015; Majority of material found within 1982 - 1984; Majority of material found within 1995 - 1996

Executive Vice President Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UR-004
Dates: 1941 - 1981; Majority of material found within 1957 - 1981

Fant Memorial Library Record Group

 Record Group
Identifier: UR-009
Scope and Contents

Box C516 contains records of Cathy Young, reference librarian from 2003-2016.

CDs labeled "Legacy of the Blues 3/12," Reneau Picture," and "A History of Columbus, Mississippi During the 19th Century" copied to archives computer and housed in C425.

Dates: 1964 - 2017; Majority of material found within 1939 - 2017

Finance and Administration Records

Identifier: UR-006

Fine and Performing Arts Department Records

Identifier: UR-017
Scope and Contents

This collection is very piecemeal. Some items were irrevocably damaged during the archives' inactive period in Orr Chapel (1990-2012).

Series: Music Department -- includes scores and programs, including a donation of compositions by Professor

Sigfred Matson for music majors donated by Mrs. Connie Sill Kossen.

Sue Coates' Files -- working files of Sue Coates during her time as Department Chair.

Theatre -- Playbills and a Theatre Guild scrapbook

Dates: 1885 - 2019

Food Service Records

Identifier: UR-011

George Eliot Memorabilia Collection

Identifier: DP-019