World War, 1914-1918.
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
This collection consists primarily of letters written by Wiley Ainsworth to Celia Tullos during his service in World War I. Also in the collection is a research paper written by history student, Robert Magee, documenting Ainsworth's experiences through his letters. In addition, there are photographs of Wiley and Celia Ainsworth.
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).
1. Various primarily American 19th century newspapers.
2. Bank drafts, 19th century.
3. Receipts, insurance policies, and documents.
4. Maps of Europe.
5. Assorted pamphlets.
6. World War II-era booklets.
7. Postcards primarily of Europe.
The collection includes:
Insurance and financial documents.
World War II items and booklets.
Railroad related items.
Miscellaneous other materials.
The collection includes:
Letter from Hazel Green in Wisconsin, 1850.
North Carolina and Alabama bank notes, 1860s.
Railroad ticket, 1873.
Copies of New York Herald newspaper, 1863.
German magazines from World War I.
Other miscellaneous materials.
Two items Dr. Roy G. Bigelow had with him during his time in France during WWI.
The Lonette Bryant Cliburn Papers consist of early twentieth-century documents, letters, and photographs that pertain to the Henry-Rowell-Waldrup and related families of Jasper County, Mississippi. This collection is of particular interest to researchers studying traditional farming in Mississippi, World War I correspondence, women’s roles in the early twentieth century, William Carey University, University of Southern Mississippi, and local Hattiesburg history.
The John “Jack” Eckert Scrapbook collection contains materials that relate to Col. John Eckert’s military service in World War I, World War II, and Korea, as well as information on other members of the Eckert family. This collection is particularly of interest to researchers studying American military history in the twentieth century.
The Joseph Holden, Jr. Collection contains photographs of Joseph Holden, Jr. during his time in France. This collection is of particular interest to researchers studying World War I.
Letter written to Mary B. Kimball by a hospital librarian at Camp Shelby, Mississippi.
A scrapbook compiled by Pvt. James H. Little during and after his service in the U. S. Army during World War I. Pvt. Little spent part of his tour of duty in France.
This collection contains correspondence, photographs, and information about the Keesler family.
Large collection of books, printed material, and memorabilia related to Mississippi and other subjects.
The collection contains postcards, photographs, books, brochures, and newsletters from World War I.
The David Neal Tigert Letters consist of approximately 200 letters written by Corp. David Neal Tigert to his parents when he served in the Korean War in the Military Police. There is also one World War I letter composed by Tigert’s father, W. D. Tigert, as well as other miscellaneous documents. This collection would be of particular interest to researchers studying World War I, the Korean War, and life at home in Laurel, Mississippi.