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James T. Carlisle Papers

Identifier: MSS-596

Scope and Contents

Family papers of James T. Carlisle (1925-2003) contain materials documenting his life, including school records and letters of recommendation (1933-1943), and World War II letters from Air Force training camps in the United States and from Germany, including letters as a prisoner of war. Also included are materials documenting the teaching career of his mother, Annie Mae House Carlisle (1885-1927) in Chickasaw County, Mississippi, schools (1909-1912) and letters from her to her husband James Walter Carlisle and parents Thomas Allen House and Mary Alice Gordon House (1909-1925). Materials concerning Thomas Allen and Mary House include personal letters and business records (1909-1952). Other materials are House family obituaries and clippings, obituaries of friends and newspaper articles (1898-1953).

Miscellaneous materials include the Minutes of the Chickasaw County Baptist Association (1940), agricultural conservation materials (1947), and a publication of the National Surgical Institute, Atlanta, Georgia, undated and a map. Photographic materials include House family photos and scanned images of the James Carlisle World War II letters. Materials are photocopies of originals loaned for reproduction.


  • 1898 - 1953


.33 Cubic Feet (1 mss box; digital images)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Loaned for reproduction by James Atkinson. Originals returned after digitization and photocopying.

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Part of the Manuscripts Repository