Scarborough, William Kauffman

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SCARBOROUGH, William Kauffman

SCARBOROUGH, William Kauffman. American, b. 1933. Genres: History. Career: Millsaps College, Jackson, MS, assistant professor of history, 1961-63; Northeast Louisiana University, Monroe, assistant professor of history, 1963-64; University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, associate professor, 1964-76, chairman, 1980-90, professor of history, 1976-, Charles W. Moorman Distinguished Alumni Professor in the Humanities, 1996-98. Mississippi Historical Society, president, 1979-80; St. George Tucker Society, president, 2002-03. Publications: The Overseer: Plantation Management in the Old South, 1966, 1984; (ed.) The Diary of Edmund Ruffin, vol. I, Toward Independence, 1972, vol. II: The Years of Hope, 1976, vol. III: A Dream Shattered, 1989; Masters of the Big House: The Elite Slaveholders of the Mid-nineteenth Century South, 2003. Address: Dept of History, University of Southern Mississippi, Box 5047, Hattiesburg, MS 39406, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]