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Camp Shelby (Miss.).

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: United States. Army. Camp Shelby ; United States. Camp Shelby ; Camp Shelby, Miss

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

AM06-50, March 8-November 8, 1945

Form of Material 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.
Dates: March 8-November 8, 1945

AM07-43, circa 1950s

Form of Material Menu for Officers Open Mess (Mississippi National Guard), Camp Shelby, Mississippi.
Dates: circa 1950s

AM16-62, 1941

Form of Material Photograph of P.F.C. Herbert E. Glaze and two fellow soldiers who were in Company D 152nd Infantry 38th Division at Camp Shelby, Hattiesburg, Mississippi in 1941. The photograph in a vinyl frame was provided by Huff Furniture Company in New Albany, Indiana. This item was an insert in a Mississippiana book titled Pictorial history, Thirty-Eighth Division, Army of the United States printed by the United States Army, 38th Infantry Division. The insert was at...
Dates: 1941


 Accession — Box 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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.
Dates: Majority of material found in Circa 1918-2004

AM19-051, circa early 1940s

Form of Material 2 sets of Camp Shelpy matchbook covers: 37th Division (5) and 73rd Field Artillery Brigade (4).
Dates: circa early 1940s

AM20-071, July 25, 1942

Form of Material Three page letter, penned in two languages, on Camp Shelby, Mississippi letterhead. Second language has not been identified.
Dates: July 25, 1942

AM21-031, 1919, 1941, 1945

Form of Material 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).
Dates: 1919; 1941; 1945

AM21-049, circa early 1940s

Form of Material 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.
Dates: circa early 1940s

AM21-056, circa early 1900s-1980s

Scope and Contents Mississippi postcards.
Dates: circa early 1900s-1980s


Form of Material Various Mississippi postcards.
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1901 - 1979

AM21-062, 1905, 1919, 1942; undated

Form of Material Four Mississippi postcards.
Dates: 1905, 1919, 1942; undated


Form of Material Eight Mississippi postcards.
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1901 - 1979

AM21-067, circa 1917-1918

Form of Material Two postcards: “Greetings from Camp Shelby” (Hattiesburg, Miss.). Features soldier wearing World War I uniform.
Dates: circa 1917-1918

Camp Shelby History Collection

Identifier: M517
Abstract Photographs, newspaper clippings, postcards, correspondence relating to history of Camp Shelby, an armed forces training camp located near Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Dates: Majority of material found in Circa 1918-2004

William M. Colmer Papers

Identifier: M24
Scope and Contents The vast majority of the William M. Colmer Papers encompass his forty-year career as a United States Congressman from Mississippi (1933-1972). However, it also contains a significant amount of material regarding his activities prior to his election to Congress, and a limited amount of materials generated after his retirement in 1972. The original arrangement of the materials has been preserved as closely as possible. Inclusive dates are approximately 1906–1980. The collection divided into...
Dates: 1933-1973

Catherine Adeline Crowell Camp Shelby Photographs

Identifier: M580
Form of Material 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.
Dates: 1945-1949; undated

Dent Family Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM21-011
Form of Materials 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.
Dates: circa 1900-1993

East Sixth Street U. S. O. Club Souvenir Booklet

Identifier: M432
Abstract 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.
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1945; 1955

N.V. Hannegan Camp Shelby Letters

Identifier: M559
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1943

Hattiesburg American Photograph Collection

Identifier: M566
Abstract Original photographs published in the Hattiesburg American.
Dates: 1969, circa 1972-1992

Hattiesburg Chamber of Commerce Collection

Identifier: M479
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1977-1993

Ron and Elizabeth Howard Family Collection

Identifier: M645
Abstract Historical materials regarding the city of Hattiesburg and Camp Shelby, Mississippi.
Dates: 1905-2002

Mary B. Kimball World War I Letter

Identifier: M611
Abstract Letter written to Mary B. Kimball by a hospital librarian at Camp Shelby, Mississippi.
Dates: January 5, 1916 (misdated, likely 1919)

Fannie Kyker Collection

Identifier: M518
Abstract Post cards, correspondence, printed items, photos, and other memorabilia collected by this long time Hattiesburg resident.
Dates: circa 1910-2010

Kenneth G. McCarty Papers

Identifier: M601
Abstract This collection contains records, notes, photographs, and publications.
Dates: 1959-1999

Newspaper Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: M174
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 19th-21st centuries

Nuclear Waste Disposal Research Collection

Identifier: M427
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: circa 1969-1987