Historical Manuscripts

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Historical Manuscripts

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These are resources that reside in the Historical Manuscripts Collection in Special Collections at the University of Southern Mississippi.

Collection Items

Diplomat Sam Woods descends the steps from an Eastern Air Lines airplane.
This black and white photograph shows Sam Woods walking down the stairs from an Eastern Air Line plane. In the background is the silver plane with a flight attendant in the open door. Mr. Woods is wearing a double breasted suit with a white shirt and…

Painting of a Ski Slope or Pathway near Wasserburg, Bavaria.
Original painting of a ski slope near Wasserburg, Bavaria. The gold frame was made for the painting.

A painting of Munich, Germany by Karl Walther in the 1940s.
Original oil painting of Munich in a wood frame.

Portrait of Cardinal Giovanni Carlo Bandi (1709-1784)
Oil painting of Cardinal Giovanni Carlo Bandi in his papal garb.

Oil painting of Sam E. Woods by Karl Walther in a custom made gilded frame.
Oil painting of Sam E. Woods by Karl Walther in a custom made gilded frame.

A unknown painting that depicts  a landscape featuring houses, a river, a road and assorted outhouses.
A painting of a landscape featuring houses, a river, a road and assorted outhouses.

River by Snowy Mountain (Karwendel Range)
A painting of a river by a snowy mountain that's a part of the Karwendel Range

A bronze sculpture of Mercury, the Winged Warrior  on a marble pedestal.
A photograph of a bronze sculpture of Mercury on a marble pedestal.

An antique globe of the heavens sits on a table.
An antique celestial globe made of wood sits on a wooden table.
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