Small journal kept by John Calvin Williams during the yellow fever epidemic in Dry Grove, Mississippi, in 1878. According to the note pasted later into the front of the journal, Williams himself died of the fever on October 31, 1878.
Letter to Cammie Williams from his cousin, Willie R. Hollingsworth, in Chicago, Illinois, regarding politics and his support of Grover Cleveland over the Republican (Benjamin Harrison) and Populist (James Weaver) party candidates.
Letter from "Lulu" (Martha Louisa Starr) in Charleston, South Carolina, to her fiance. They were married in December of 1870, and Wednesday fell on May 4 in 1870. She mentions meeting Robert E. Lee; he died only five months later.
Oral history; interview with Mr. Gerald Taylor, retired Extension Dairy Specialist, May 23, 2012, Mitchell Memorial Library, Mississippi State University. Mr. Taylor was born in 1932 in Mantachie, Mississippi. He first came to Mississippi State in...