Camp Shelby (Miss.).
Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:
Twenty-one issues of the Camp Shelby, Mississippi Reveille, dating from March 8, 1945 – November 8, 1945. The papers are quite fragile, and researchers will only be allowed to consult photocopies until (or unless) the originals are de-acidified and encapsulated.
The collection traces the history of Camp Shelby, Mississippi, beginning with World War I through the early twenty-first century. Materials held within the collection include letters, postcards, a scrapbook, photographs, official documents, news clippings, ephemera, and publications.
Letter mailed to Richton, MS from Camp Merritt, NJ - from son who has left France and is headed back to Camp Shelby (1919); Camp Shelby postcard album mailed to Gary, IN (1941); Postcard in German, from Germany to POW at Prisoner of War Camp - Camp Shelby, Miss. (1945).
Twenty 2 ½ x 3 ½-inch color cards: “Souvenir Colored Views, Camp Shelby and Hattiesburg, Miss.” Each card in annotated on back with comment. They are contained in original mailer from Camp Shelby soldier to Miss Phyllis Carlson in Mattapan, Massachusetts.
Photographs, newspaper clippings, postcards, correspondence relating to history of Camp Shelby, an armed forces training camp located near Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
This collection contains a postcard and photographs of Catherine Crowell and her friends during their service in the Army Nurse Corps and the Women’s Army Corps in the during World War II. Also photographed in this collection are patients who she took care of during her service, and buildings within Camp Shelby.
Items relating to Dent family, also includes surnames Gunn, McLeod, and Pickering. Contains a selection of very early 1900 postcards, mostly of Mississippi Gulf Coast.
A booklet of photographic images and historical information regarding the services and activities of a U. S. O. Club for African American servicemen and their families during World War II.
The N. V. Hannegan Camp Shelby Letters Collection is comprised of twenty-five letters written between Corporal Norbert Hannegan and his sister, May Hannegan, while he was stationed at Camp Shelby, Mississippi in 1943. One letter is written by Cpl. Hannegan’s aunt, Sister Ann Vincent of Nazareth, Kentucky. This collection is of interest to researchers studying World War II, Mississippi History, and religion.
Original photographs published in the Hattiesburg American.
Garland Sullivan was a member of the Board of Directors for both the Hattiesburg Area Chamber of Commerce and the Forrest County Development Foundation. The collection contains materials from the Hattiesburg Area Chamber of Commerce, Forrest County Development Foundation, Area Development Partnership, and other organizations from the Hattiesburg, Mississippi area.
Historical materials regarding the city of Hattiesburg and Camp Shelby, Mississippi.
Letter written to Mary B. Kimball by a hospital librarian at Camp Shelby, Mississippi.
Post cards, correspondence, printed items, photos, and other memorabilia collected by this long time Hattiesburg resident.
This collection contains records, notes, photographs, and publications.
Collection of issues of primarily American newspapers, including commemorative editions of papers published in Mississippi, Northern and Southern papers covering the Civil War, the Camp Shelby "Reveille", and others.
This collection contains materials generated and/or collected by Perry County Citizens Against Nuclear Disposal, Inc. (PC-CAND). This collection should be of interest to those researching any aspect of nuclear waste disposal.