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Agriculture and Forestry (Archives): Secondary Sources

Secondary Source Publications on Mississippi A-I

100 Years of Agriculture Research and Education:  A & M to MSU:  The People and Events of the Agriculture Division at Mississippi State University.  [Mississippi State, MS]:  2003.  Call Number:  LD3381 M62 A13 2003.

Galal Mohamed Abdo.  "Analysis of Farm Adjustment Potentials in the Northern Brown Loam Area in Mississippi."  Ph.D. dissertation; Mississippi State University; 1980.  Call Number:  S561.6 M7 A2386.

William Hampton Adams.  Bay Springs Mill:  Historical Archeology of a Rural Mississippi Cotton Milling Community.  Nashville, TN:  U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District, 1981.  Call Number:  F347 T5 B39 1981.

Amin Abd El-Aziz Montasser Ali.  "An Economic Analysis of Debt Level and Resource Acquisition for Two Sizes of Mississippi Delta Row Crop Farms."  Thesis; Mississippi State University; 1979.  Call Number:  HD1775 M7 A34x.

Mabry I. Anderson.  Low & Slow:  An Insider's History of Agricultural Aviation.  Clarksdale, MS:  Low & Slow Publishing, 1986.  Call Number:  S494.5 A3 A63 1986.

Carl Edgar Beeman. "Perceptions of School Administrators, Vocational Agriculture Teachers and Members of the Lay Public Concerning the Role of Vocational Agriculture in Mississippi."  Thesis:  Cornell University; 1967.  Call Number:  LC1046 M7 B443.

Patti Carr Black, ed.  Mules & Mississippi.  [Jackson, MS]:  Mississippi Department of Archives and History, 1980.  Exhibition catalog.  Call Number:  SF362 M84.

Edward L. Blake.  Farm Bureau in Mississippi:  A History of the Mississippi Farm Bureau.  Jackson, MS:  Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation, [1971].  Call Number:  S451 M7 B4.

Ed Blake.  Mississippi Blazes a New Road to Progress through a Unified Agricultural Program.  [Jackson, MS:  Mississippi Farm Income Committee, 1957).  Call Number:  S451 M7 A3 1957.

Sidney Selvin Boose.  "A Study of the Programs of Vocational Agricultural Education in the Secondary Schools of Mississippi."  Thesis; Indiana University; 1954.  Call Number:  S534 M7 B6.

Donald H. Bowman.  A History of the Delta Branch Experiment Station, 1904-1985.  Mississippi State, MS:  [1986].  Call Number:  S79 B69 1986.

Robert L. Brandfon.  Cotton Kingdom of the New South:  A History of the Yazoo Mississippi Delta from Reconstruction to the Twentieth Century.  Cambridge, MA:  Harvard University Press, 1967.  Call Number:  F347 &3 B7.

Carl G. Brooking.  "A Farm Oriented Econometric Model of the State of Mississippi."  Ph.D. dissertation; University of Pennsylvania; 1974.  Call Number:  HB74 A3 B7.

Calvin S. Brown.  The Petrified Forest of Mississippi.  Reprint from Popular Science Monthly (November 1913).  Call Number:  QE991 B7.

Horace Brighberry Brown.  "The Development and Present Status of the Cooperative Marketing of Cotton in the State of Mississippi."  Ph.D. dissertation; Northwestern University; 1941.  Call Number:  HD9077 M7 B7 1941b.

Jerome Lowery Burton.  "A Systematic Evaluation of the Agricultural Production Program of the Alcorn State University Cooperative Extension Service."  Thesis; Kansas State University; 1979.  Call Number:  S537 A39 B87.

Sybil Reynolds Canon.  Rice in the Mississippi Delta:  Yesterday, Today and Forever.  [Webb, MS]:  Delta Rice Services, Inc., 2005.  Call Number:  HD8039 R48 R53 2005 OVRS.

James Randolph Carpenter.  "The Roles of Area Specialized Positions as Perceived by Mississippi Extension Personnel."  Thesis; Louisiana State University; 1974.  Agricultural extension.  Call Number:  S544.3 M7 C36.

F. Julian Carroll.  "Cotton Ginning in Mississippi from an Underwriter's Standpoint."  Thesis; Fellowship in the Insurance Institute of America, 1940.  Call Number:  SB252 C3.

Betty W. Carter.  Mules in the Delta.  Press of the Daily Toccopolonian, 1977.  Call Number:  SF362 M85 1977.

Danny Lamar Cheatham.  "The Relationship Between Behavior as Perceived by Professional Subordinates and Selected Characteristics of Extension County Leaders within the Mississippi Cooperative Extension Service."  Thesis; Mississippi State University; 1979.  Call Number:  S544.3 M7 C494 1979.

Heath Childs.  Waverly:  Memories of a Mississippi Plantation.  Columbus, MS:  Higginbotham's Southern Print. Co., 2000.  Call Number:  F349 W32 C48 2000.

Thomas D. Cockrell.  "Meadow Woods, 1839-1989:  A Mississippi Plantation."  Ph.D. dissertation; Mississippi State University; 1989.  Oktibbeha County, Mississippi.  Call Number:  F347 O4 C624 1989b.

David L. Cohn.  The Life and Times of King Cotton.  New York:  Oxford University Press, 1956.  Mississippi author.  Call Number:  HD9076 C56.

William Leon Coker.  "Cotton and Faith:  A Social and Political View of Mississippi Wartime Finance, 1861-1865."  Ph.D. dissertation; University of Oklahoma; 1973.  Call Number:  F341 C64.

Charles Wann Crawford.  "A History of the R.F. Learned Lumber Company, 1865-1900."  Ph.D. dissertation; University of Mississippi; 1968.

John Cuevas.  Cat Island:  The History of a Mississippi Gulf Coast Barrier Island.  Jefferson, NC:  McFarland & Co., 2011.  Includes a chapter on "Turpentining and the Lumber Industry on Cat Island."  Call Number:  F347 H3 C84 2011.

James T. Currie.  Enclave:  Vicksburg and Her Plantations, 1863-1870.  Jackson:  University Press of Mississippi; 1979.  Call Number:  F349 V6 C869.

Wayne Coston Curtis.  "Income and Employment Effects of Investments in Natural Resources:  An Input-Output Study of the Yazoo-Little Tallahatchie Watershed of Mississippi."  Forestry.  Call Number:  SD436 M7 C8.

Dorothy Dickins.  "Occupations of Sons and Daughters of Mississippi Cotton Farmers."  Thesis; University of Chicago; 1937.  Call Number:  HQ799.72 M7 D5.

Harris Dickson.  The Story of King Cotton.  New York:  Funk and Wagnalls Company, 1937.  Mississippi author.  Call Number:  SB249 D65.

Reed Leon Dinkins.  "Seasonal Incidence of Major Arthopod Predators of Insects in Mississippi Cotton Fields and Their Reaction to Insecticides."  Thesis; Mississippi State University; 1969.  Call Number:  SB608 C8 D5.

Zhengkai Dong.  "From Postbellum Plantation to Modern Agribusiness:  A History of the Delta and Pine Land Company."  Ph.D. dissertation; Purdue University; 1993.  Call Number:  HD9079 D44 D65 1993a.

Harmon M. Dykes.  "Personal Services Rendered by Teachers of Vocational Agricuture in Mississippi."  Thesis; Louisiana State University; 1957.  Call Number:  S534 M7 D9.

Fred W. Edmiston.  Lauderdale, Mississippi's Empire County.  Volume 1, The Early Years 1830-1865.  Meridian, MS:  Lauderdale Co. Dept. of Archives and History, 2005.  Includes a chapter "Agriculture Dominates the Economy."  Call Number:  F347 L3 E36 2005.

James Eugene Epperson.  "Implication of Changes in Tax Laws for the Intergeneration Transfer of the Farm Firm in Mississippi."  Thesis; Mississippi State University; 1977.  Call Number:  KFM7082 E66.

Frank E. Everett Jr.  Brierfield:  Plantation Home of Jefferson Davis.  [Jackson, MS]:  University Press of Mississippi, 1979.  Call Number:  E467.1 D26 E94 1979.

James E. Fickle.  Mississippi Forests and Forestry.  Jackson, MS:  University Press of Mississippi, 2001.  Call Number:  SD144 M7 F53 2001.

James E. Fickle.  Timber:  A Photographic History of Mississippi Forestry.  Jackson:  University Press of Mississippi, 2004.  Call Number:  SD144 M7 F54 2004 OVRS.

Michael William Fitzgerald.  "The Union League Movement in Alabama and Mississippi:  Politics and Agricultural Change in the Deep South During Reconstruction."  Ph.D. dissertation; University of California; 1986.  Call Number:  F341 F58 1985a.

Sam H. Franklin.  Early Years of the Delta Cooperative Farm and the Providence Cooperative Farm.  Alcoa, TN:  Lamar Copy Service, 1980.  Call Number:  HD1485 D44 F72 1980.

Gloster Lumber & Manufacturing Co., Gloster, Mississippi.  History of Operation, 1913-1946, of the Valley Lumber Company, Gloster Lumber Company, Inc., and the Gloster Lumber & Manufacturing Company, a Partnership.  Gloster, MS:  1946.  Call Number:  SD432 G4 OVRS.

Herschel Gower.  Charles Dahgren of Natchez:  The Civil War and Dynastic Decline.  Washington, DC:  Brassy's, 2002.  Plantation owner.  Call Number:  F349 N2 G68 2002.

William B. Gregg.  "The Agrarian Movement in Grenada County."  M.A. thesis; Mississippi State College; 1953.  Call Number:  HD1775 M7 G7.

Valerie Grim.  "Black Farm Families in the Yazoo-Mississippi Delta:  A Study of the Brooks Farm Community, 1920-1970."  Ph.D. dissertation; Iowa State University, 1990.  Call Number:  F349 D7 G73 1990a.

Charles R. Gunn, et al.  Vascular Flora of Washington County, Mississippi, and Environs.  New Orleans:  1980.  Weeds.  Call Number:  QK169 V37.

William Baskerville Hamilton.  Early Cotton Regulation in the Lower Mississippi Valley.  Reprint from Agricultural History 15:20-25 (January 1941).  Call Number:  HD9077 M7 H35 1941.

Howard A. Hanion.  Delta Harvest:  An Authentic Story of a Hardwood Harvest Interwoven with Intriguing Romance.  Watkins Glen, NY:  Watkins Review, 1966.  Call Number:  SD144 A15 H3.

Robert Louis Hannon.  "A Study of Some of the Obstacles to the Implementation of Recommended Soil Conservation Practices in the Loessal Area of Mississippi."  Thesis; University of Michigan; 1969.  Call Number:  S623 H35.

J. William Harris.  Deep Souths:  Delta, Piedmont, and Sea Island Society in the Age of Segregation.  Baltimore, MD:  Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001.  Agriculture, race, and politics.  Call Number:  F215 H29 2001.

Joanne Varner Hawks.  "Social Reform in the Cotton Kingdom, 1830-1860."  Ph.D. dissertation; University of Mississippi, 1969. 

Joseph Allen Hazel.  "The Geography of Negro Agricultural Slaver in Alabama, Florida, and Mississippi, Circa 1860."  Thesis; Columbia University; 1963.  Call Number:  E441 H3.

Janet Sharp Herman.  Joseph E. Davis.  Pioneer Patriarch.  Jackson:  University Press of Mississippi, 1990.  Mississippi plantation owner.  Call Number:  F341 D25 H47 1990.

Nollie Hickman.  "History of Forest Industries in the Longleaf Pine Belt of East Louisiana and Mississippi, 1840-1915."  Ph.D. dissertation; University of Texas; 1958.  Call Number:  HD9757 M7 H48.

Nollie Hickman.  Mississippi Harvest:  Lumbering in the Longleaf Pine Belt, 1840-1915.  University, MS:  1962.  Call Number:  HD9757 M7 H5.

Janet Sharp Hermann.  The Pursuit of a Dream.  New York:  Oxford University Press, 1981.  African Americans and plantation life in the nineteenth century Mississippi Delta.  Call Number:  F349 D38 H47.

Gilbert H. Hoffman.  Steam Whistles in the Piney Woods:  A History of the Sawmills and Logging Railroads of Forrest and Lamar Counties, Mississippi.  Hattiesburg, MS:  Longleaf Press, 1998.  Two volumes.  Call Number:  TF24 M7 H65 1998.

James Donald Holley.  "The New Deal and Farm Tenancy:  Rural Resettlement in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi."  Thesis; Louisiana State University; 1969.  Call Number:  HD1761 H6.

Lawrence Thad Horne.  "An Economic Investigation of the Impact of Alternative Insecticide Strategies on Cotton Production in the Sunflower River Basin, Mississippi."  Thesis;  Oklahoma State University; 1972.  Call Number:  SB608 C8 H6.

Norman Ray Huddleston.  "Attitudes and Knowledge of Farmers and Urban Leaders Concerning Farmer Cooperatives in Mississippi."  Thesis; Mississippi State University; 1969.  Call Number:  HD1491 U5 H8.

Alan Huffman.  Mississippi in Africa.  New York:  Gotham Books, 2004.  Plantation life in Jefferson County, Mississippi.  Call Number:  F332 J4 H835 2004.

Louis Hughes.  Thirty Years a Slave:  The Autobiography of Louis Hughes:  From Bondage to Freedom:  The Institution of Slavery as Seen on the Plantation in the Home of the Planter.  Montgomery, AL:  NewSouth Books, 2002.  Originally published in 1897.  Mississippi plantations.  Call Number:  E444 H89 2002.

Secondary Source Publications on Mississippi J-Z

Elinor B. Jacobs.  A Sketch of the Life of Thomas Affleck.  [Gay Hill, TX:  1984].  Thomas Affleck (1813- was an Adams County, Mississippi plantation owner and established one of the first commercial nurseries in the South.  He wrote extensively on agriculture.  Call Number:  F391 J343 1984.

Winthrop Jordan.  Tumult and Silence at Second Creek:  An Inquiry into a Civil War Slave Conspiracy.  Baton Rouge:  Louisiana State University Press, 1993.  Plantation in Adams County, Mississippi.  Call Number:  F347 A2 J67 1993.

John R. Kelly.  "An Analysis of Self-Perceived Training Needs of Adult 4-H Volunteer Leaders in the Mississippi Cooperative Extension Service."  Thesis; University of Southern Mississippi; 1979.  Call Number:  S544.3 M7 K44x.

Wallace Edward Killcreas.  "A Computerized System for Estimating the Economic Growth of Natural Timber Stands in Mississippi."  Thesis; Mississippi State University; 1976.  Call Number:  SD436 M7 K54.

Marion Logan Laster.  "Predator Populations in Cotton in the Delta Area of Mississippi."  Thesis; Mississippi State University; 1966.  Call Number:  SB608 C8 L3.

James A. Latham.  Mississippi Folk Houses.  1977.  Farmhouses.  Call Number:  NA8210 L37.

Lawgali Saleh Lawgali.  "Off-Farm Work and Other Characteristics of Mississippi Farm Operators."  Ph.D. dissertation; Mississippi State University; 1985.  Call Number:  S561.6 M7 L39 1985a.

Nancy Lewis and Ilene Sumrall, eds.  A History of County Farm Bureaus in Mississippi:  75 Years, 1922-1997.  [Jackson, MS];  Farm Bureau of Mississippi, [1996].  Call Number:  HD1485 M578 H57 1996 OVRS.

David J. Libby.  Slavery and Frontier Mississippi, 1720-1835.  Jackson:  University Press of Mississippi, 2004.  Call Number:  E445 M6 L53 2004.

Bruce Graeme Lockaby.  "Nutrient Cycling in Eastern Cottonwood Plantations on Alluvial Soils of the Southern Mississippi Floodplain."  Ph.D. dissertation; Mississippi State University, 1981.  Call Number:  SD397 C8 L6.

Kim A. McBride.  "Tenancy and the Domestic Domain:  Fertility and Household Organization among Postbellum Mississippi Tenant Farmers."  Ph.D. dissertation; Michigan State University; 1990.  Call Number:  HD1511 U62 M75 1990a.

James S. McCully.  "Comparison of Independent Study to Group Study Methods in Mississippi Basic Vocational Agriculture Programs."  Ph.D. dissertation; Louisiana State University; 1981.  Call Number:  LB1049 M18.

Keith Somerville Dockery McLean.  Wanderer in the Delta.  2002.  Dockery Plantation in the Mississippi Delta.  Call Number:  CT275 M465375 A3 2002.

Mississippi.  Agricultural and Industrial Board.  Mississippi:  The State of the Future.  [Jackson, MS:  1970].  Call Number:  HD3890 M7 M5 1970.

Mississippi.  Department of Agriculture and Commerce.  A History of the Mississippi Beef Cattle Industry.  Jackson, MS:  1985.  Call Number:  HD9433 U55 M694 1985.

James Emanuel Moak.  "The Pine Lumber Industry in Mississippi:  Its Changing Aspects."  Ph.D. dissertation; State University College of Forestry at Syracuse; 1965.  Call Number:  HD9757 M7 M6.

John Hebron Moore.  Agriculture in Ante-Bellum Mississippi.  New York:  Bookman Associates, 1958.  Call Number:  S451 M7 M6.

John Hebron Moore.  Andrew Brown and Cypress Lumbering in the Old Southwest.  Baton Rouge:  Louisiana State University Press, [1967].  Call Number:  HD9757 A35 M6.

John Hebron Moore.  The Emergence of the Cotton Kingdom in the Old Southwest:  Mississippi 1770-1860.  Baton Rouge:  Louisiana State University Press, 1988.  Call Number:  HC107 M7 M66 1988.

John Hebron Moore.  William H. Mason:  Southern Industrialist.  Reprint from Journal of Southern History 27:2 (May 1961).  Lumber trade.  Call Number:  HD9760 M37 M66 1961.

Robert James Moulton.  "An Investigation of the Market for Forest Lands in Northern Minnesota, the Missouri Ozarks, and Mississippi."  Ph.D. dissertation; Michigan State University; 1983.  Call Number:  SD144 M7 M68 1983a.

James Walton Mullins.  "Dosage-Mortality Studies on Heliothis aea (Boddie) and H. virescens (Fab.) in Mississippi and the Effect of Resistant and Susceptible Strains of Cotton on the Biology and Susceptibility to Insecticides of H. verescens."  Ph.D. dissertation; Mississippi State University; 1980.  Call Number:  SB608 C8 M8.

Alan L. Olmstead and Paul W. Rhode.  Biological Innovation and Productivity Growth in the Antebellum Cotton Economy.  Reprint from Journal of Economic History (December 2008).  Call Number:  SB249 O46 2008.

David M. Oshinsky.  Worse than Slavery:  Parchman Farm and the Ordeal of Jim Crow Justice.  New York:  Free Press, 1996.  Call Number:  HV9475 M72 M576 1996.

Harry P. Owens.  Steamboats and the Cotton Economy:  River Trade in the Yazoo-Mississippi Delta.  Jackson:  University Press of Mississippi, 1990.  Call Number:  HE566 P3 O84 1990.

Travis Leon Pate.  "Insecticide Resistance in the Heliothis Complex on Cotton in Mississippi."  Ph.D. dissertation; Mississippi State University; 1966.  Call Number:  SB608 C8 P3.

Carroll Jennings Perkins.  "Effects of Clearcutting and Site Preparation on the Vegetation and Wildlfe in the Flatwoods of Kember County, Mississippi."  Thesis; Mississippi State University; 1973.  Call Number:  SD411 P47.

Stella M. Pitts.  The Burning of Bowling Green:  The McGehee Mansion, Wilkinson County, Mississippi:  an Illustrated History.  [Woodville, MS:  Bowling Green Books], 1997.  Plantation.  Call Number:  F347 W65 P58 1997.

Ralph W. Planck, et a.  Abstract Bibliography of the Chemistry and Technology of Tung Products, 1875-1950.  New Orleans:  Southern Regional Research Laboratory, [1952].  Special Collections has four volumes.  Call Number:  TP684 T8 A27 1952

Jack Edward Prince.  "History and Development of the Mississippi Balance Agriculture with Industry Program, 1936-1958."  Ph.D. dissertation; Ohio State University, 1961.  Call Number:  HD1775 M7 P7.

George Locke Robson.  "The Mississippi Farm Bureau through Depression and War:  The Formative Years, 1919-1945."  Ph.D. dissertation; Mississippi State University; 1974.  Call Number:  S451 M7 R6.

Dunbar Rowland.  Plantation Life in Mississippi before the War.  Reprint from Publications of the Mississippi Historical Society Vol. 3.  Call Number:  F341 R873.

Johnnie Sartor.  "Allocation of Resources for Maximum Economic Efficiency on the Mississippi Penitentiary Farm."  Thesis; Mississippi State University; 1974.  Call Number:  HV9475 M72 P85 1974.

John Saunders.  Agriculture in Mississippi:  1945-1987.  Mississippi State, MS:  Social Science Research Center, 1989.  Call Number:  S451 M7 S28 1989.

Shirl Schabilion.  Mississippi Petrified Forest:  A Place of Fascination:  Registered National Natural Landmark.  Flora, MS:  MPF Publishers, 1976.  Call Number:  F342 S23 1976.

Richard Schweid.  Catfish and the Delta:  Confederate Fish Farming in the Mississippi Delta.  Berkeley, CA:  Ten Speed Press, 1992.  Call Number:  SH167 C35 S39 1992.

Roy V. Scott.  Eugene Beverly Ferris and Agricultural Science in the Lower South.  Oxford, MS:  Center for the Study of Southern Culture, 1991.  Agricultural research in Mississippi.  Call Number:  S427 F47 S34 1991.

Roy Vernon Scott and Thomas Price Caldwell.  Movement:  Changes on the Land and the Americanization of Mississippi.  Jackson:  Mississippi Committee for the Humanities, 1986.  Call Number:  S561.6 M7 S2 1986.

Lucy Roy Sibley.  "A Historical Study of Clothing Practices on Some Mississippi Plantations, 1838-1861."  M.A. thesis; Alabama Polytechnic Institute; 1958.  Call Number:  GT607 S5.

Ronald James Slay.  The Development of the Teaching of Agriculture in Mississippi; with Special Emphasis on Agriculture as Part of School Curricula.  New York:  Columbia University, 1928.  Call Number:  LB5 C8 no.310.

Dale Edwyna Smith.  The Slaves of Liberty:  Freedom in Amite County, Mississippi, 1820-1868.  New York:  Garland Pub., 1999.  Call Number:  F347 A5 S64 1999.

Wendell Holmes Stephenson.  A Quarter Century of a Mississippi Plantation:  Eli J. Capell of "Pleasant Hill."  Reprint from Mississippi Valley Historical Review 23:2 (December 1936).  Call Number:  F347 A5 S8.

Deborah Hale Streeter.  "A Supply Function for Off-Farm Work by Farm Operators in Mississippi and Tennessee."  Ph.D. dissertation; University of Wisconsin-Madison; 1984.  Call Number:  HD1775 M7 S77 1984a.

Steven H. Stubbs.  Mississippi's Giant Houseparty:  The History of the Neshoba County Fair, 115 Years (and Counting) of Politicking, Pacing, Partaking, and Partying.  Philadelphia, MS:  2005.  Agricultural exhibitions.  Call Number:  F347 N4 S78 2005.

John R. Tarver.  "The Clan of Toil:  Piney Woods Labor Relations in the Trans-Mississippi South, 1880-1920."  Ph.D. dissertation; Louisiana State University, 1991.  Three volumes.  Call Number:  HD8039 L92 A13 1991a.

Amy Lipe Taylor.  The Delta Branch Experimental Station:  100 Years of Agricultural Research.  Mississippi State University, 2004.  Call Number:  S541 M52 M57 2004.

William Banks Taylor.  Brokered Justice:  Race, Politics, and Mississippi Prisons, 1789-1992.  Columbus:  Ohio State University Press, 1993.  Includes chapters on penal farms.  Call Number:  HV9475 M7 T39 1993.

William Banks Taylor.  Down on Parchman Farm:  The Great Prison in the Mississippi Delta.  Columbus:  Ohio State University Press, 1999.  Call Number:  HV9475 M7 T394 1999.

Dwane D. Van Hooser.  Midcycle Evaluation of Mississippi Timber Resources.  New Orleans:  U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station, 1973.  Call Number:  SD144 M7 V36 1973.

Vance H. Watson and Glynda C. Fulce, eds.  True Tales from the Mississippi State University Extension Service.  [Mississippi State, MS]:  2008.  Call Number:  S544.3 M7 T78 2008.

Michael Wayne.  The Reshaping of Plantation Society:  The Natchez District, 1860-1880.  Baton Rouge:  Louisiana State University Press, 1983.  Call Number:  HD1471 U5 W39 1983.

Mike Wayne.  Death of an Overseer:  Reopening a Murder Investigation from the Plantation South.  Oxford:  Oxford University Press, 2001.  Adams County, Mississippi.  Call Number:  HV6533 M7 W38 2001.

Herbert Weaver.  Mississippi Farmers, 1850-1860.  Gloucester, MA:  P. Smith, 1968 [1945].  Call Number:  HD1775 M7 W4 1945a.

Frank James Welch.  "The Plantation Economy as It Relates to Land Tenure in Mississippi."  Ph.D. dissertation; University of Wisconsin; 1943.  Call Number:  F341 W4833 1943 OVRS.

Robert Webb Williams.  "The Mississippi Career of Thomas Affleck."  Ph.D. dissertation; Tulane University; 1954.  Thomas Affleck (1813- was an Adams County, Mississippi plantation owner and established one of the first commercial nurseries in the South.  He wrote extensively on agriculture. Call Number:  SB63 A3 W5.

Candace Elois Williamson.  "The Scope and Potential of Vocational Horticulture in Existing Vocational Agriculture Programs in Mississippi."  Thesis; Mississippi State University; 1979.  Call Number:  S534 W539 1979.

Benjamin E. Wise.  William Alexander Percy:  The Curious Life of a Mississippi Planter and Sexual Freethinker.  Chapel Hill:  University of North Carolina Press, 2012.  Call Number:  PS3531 E65 Z98 2012.

Sally Wolff.  Ledgers of History:  William Faulkner, an Almost Forgotten Friendship, and an Antebellum Plantation Diary:  Memories of Dr. Edgar Wiggin Francisco III.  Baton Rouge:  Louisiana State University Press, 2010.  Call Number:  PS3511 A86 Z783255 2010.

Nan Elizabeth Woodruff.  American Congo:  The African American Freedom Struggle in the Delta.  Plantation life in the Mississippi Delta.  Cambridge, MA:  Harvard University Press, 2003.  Call Number:  F347 M6 W667 2003.

Noel Workman.  Staplcotn, the First 75 Years.  Staplcotn, 1996.  Staple Cotton Cooperative Association.  Call Number:  HD9077 M7 W67 1996.

Sharon D. Wright Austin.  The Transformation of Plantation Politics:  Black Politics, Concentrated Povery, and Social Capital in the Mississippi Delta.  Albany:  State University of New York Press, 2006.  Call Number:  F347 M6 A94 2006.

David Foster Young.  "Seasonal Incidence of the Heliothis Complex on Cotton in Mississippi."  Thesis; Mississippi State University; 1965.  Call Number:  SB608 C8 Y68.