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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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    • 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 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...
    • 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...
    • 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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    • 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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    • Hall and George, in a series of two letters, writes to Stone regarding improvements for the college. In the first they ensure Stone that they have many years in the building of large manufacturing plants. In the second they tell Stone that they...
    • John M. Stone Papers

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    • Mrs. C. W. Halstead writes to Stone asking when the college will be open in Septemeber. She says they have been waiting on her nephew to arrive in McComb from Ocean Springs or her son would already be at the college. She also explains how anxious...
    • John M. Stone Papers

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    • A series of letters from the Cook family. On October 20, 1899, T. L. H. Cook asks that his son, T. L. come home. On December 20, 1899, T. L. Cook writes to Stone apologizing for leaving the College to go help his father. On December 27, 1899, T....
    • John M. Stone Papers

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    • In a letter back to Stone, the Illinois Central Railroad Company writes explaining that they cannot reduce their prices for travelers who are going to A and M College as it would not be fair to lower rates for one college and not another. September...
    • 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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    • 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...
    • 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...

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