Date Created

June 2017


The collection documents the activities of Horace Harned (1920- ) who served as Chairman, Oktibbeha Country, First Congressional District, Association of Citizens' Councils of Mississippi, (1955-56) later Starkville, until 1968, Mississippi State Senate, serving from 1952 to 1956, and State Representative, 24th District, Lowndes and Oktibbeha serving from 1957 to 1979. Harned also operated a diversified farm, focusing on dairy and livestock. The collection dates from 1954 to 2004 with the main body of the files dating from 1955 to 1970. Included are received correspondence, broadcast transcripts, public letters and speeches, serial publications of the John Birch Society, pamphlets, articles, clippings, journals, and magazines. The collection is arranged in the following series: correspondence, documents, and publications.


Finding aid for the Horace Harned papers.


Mississippi State University Libraries

Spatial Coverage



University Libraries


Allen, Gary, Association Of Citizens' Council of Mississippi, Association of Citizens' Councils, Band, Richard, Campbell, Bryan, Carson, H. Glen, Cox, Earnest Sevier, Dedman, Julien, Draskovich, S. M., Faith Baptist Church, Fike, Claude E., Griffin, G. Edward, Harlow, John M., Heinsohn, A. G., Jr., Huddleston, Sisley, John Birch Society, Koch, Fred C., Saltonstall, William G., Sensing, Thurman, Shaw, Hubert Kinney, Wallace, George C. (George Corley), Ward, Chester, Admiral (ret), Wood, Wallis W., Write, Teller, State Sovereignty Commission, du Berrier, Hilaire, Committee on Un-American Activities