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    • Board of Trustees of the Agricultual and Mechanical College of Mississippi

    • Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical College; Education, Higher--Mississippi; Stone, John Marshall, 1830-1900; Lee, Stephen Dill, 1833-1908; Starkville (Miss.); Phares, David Lewis, 1817-1892; George, J. Z. (James Zacariah), 1826-1897
    • Minutes for Board of Trustees meetings showing the founding of the Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical College (later Mississippi State University) in 1878, the selection of Stephen D. Lee as the first President of the College, and the...
    • John M. Stone Papers

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    • In a series of correspondence, all with last names beginning with the letter P. December 20, 1899, M. Perkins writes to Stone giving his son permission to come home for Christmas. August 18, 1889 a father writes to Stone inquiring about the...
    • John M. Stone Papers

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    • A series of letters between R. C. English and the College regarding his brother E. M. Montie English. R. C. requests that his brother be allowed to attend the College and he sends money for the tuition. In the next letter he notes that he has not...
    • Stephen D. Lee Papers

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    • In two letters, between R. C. King and S. D. Lee, they discuss the issue that some of the department heads at the college are purchasing things on the college's account that have not been cleared by anyone. He draws attention to the fact that the...
    • John M. Stone Papers

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    • In two letters, R. F. Conner writes to Stone regarding his son, who was dismissed from the College. In the October 30, 1899 letter he acknowledges that his son was ill and that he would like for him to return to the College. In the January 11,...
    • John M. Stone Papers

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    • A series of letters from E. E. Baldwin to Stone. In the October 19, 1899 letter, Baldwin asks if his son, Charles F. Baldwin, can attend the College after having been appointed the previous summer but was home recovering from malaria. In the...
    • John M. Stone Papers

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    • M. E. Fitchett writes on behalf of his brother to Stone explaining that his brother has already taken English, Geometry, and Physics and wants to know if he could enter the college next week. He asks if his brother has a certificate from the...
    • John M. Stone Papers

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    • R. F. Abbay requests that his nephew, Robert Irwin Abbay, be admitted to the A and M college. He also requests assistance in providing board and education for the boy's mother, Georgia Irwin Abbay, and his young sister. Mr. Abbay also expresses...
    • Stephen D. Lee Papers

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    • Dabney Lipscomb, a professor at the college, writes in regards to F. F. Will who has had to withdraw because of illness. He writes that he is a studious student and should be allowed to come back to the college. February 5, 1892.
    • John M. Stone Papers

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    • In two letters, J. W. Henderson writes to Stone recommending Earl Justice Lake and Fred and Jim Birver for admission to the college. He asks Stone to find a vacancy for these three young men at A and M College. September 12, 1899.
    • John M. Stone Papers

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    • Clarence Langhten asks for information on how to enter A and M college. He wants his son to school at the college at the age of thirteen. January 5, 1900.
    • John M. Stone Papers

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    • In a group of correspondence, all with the last name beginning with the letter O. In a series of letters, September 19, 1899 J. D. Ozier writes to Stone regarding his son Lois coming to college. In the next letter he writes to him explaining that...
    • John M. Stone Papers

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    • A series of letters from John R. Dinsmore, Trustee of the College, to Stone regarding the complaint of two students who were forced to change rooms in the dormitory. He tells Stone that he is investigating in order to protect the good name of the...
    • John M. Stone Papers

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    • E. R. Hopkins writes to Stone in three letters regarding his son who is a student at the college. In the first letter, he asks Stone to excuse his son from field work as he has decided to study at the mechanical college. In the second, he says that...
    • Stephen D. Lee Papers

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    • W. H. Magruder on behalf of the committee sends a report suggesting that there be a hour limit for students competing for a scholarship. They also write that they cannot think of any work at the college that would be suitable for the women who...
    • John M. Stone Papers

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    • David F. Boyd, former president of Lousiana State University, write to Stone offering his services as a professor. Boyd states his experience which includes working with William T. Sherman at LSU, president of the Alabama Agricultural and...
    • Stephen D. Lee Papers

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    • R. C. King, the college's secretary, writes to Lee explaining why he has not turned in the financial report for the college yet. He explains that the reason is that student labor over the holidays was not turned in until late and he also notes...
    • John M. Stone Papers

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    • W. H. Falcones writes to Stone explaining that he received a package in the mail addressed to a John Falcones. He knows it is not his since although he is a Falcones, his first name is not John. He explains that the package had no post office on it...

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