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|Title:||Tyrus C. Gibbs, Sr. Collection|
|Collector:||Gibbs, Tyrus C., 1921-|
|Physical Extent:||1 box (0.209 linear feet)|
|Repository:||University of Mississippi. Department of Archives and Special Collections. University, MS 38677, USA|
|Location:||General Special Collections|
|Language of Material:||English, Dutch|
|Abstract:||The collection contains photographs and items related to Tyrus C. Gibbs, Sr. who served as a pilot during World War II.|
Received from Tyrus C. Gibbs, Sr. in 2009
Collection processed by Stephanie McKnight, June 2009. Finding aid encoded by Kathryn Michaelis, October 2011.
No further additions are expected to this collection.
Tyrus C. Gibbs, Sr. served in the United States Air Force as a pilot during World War II. While flying over Belgium, his plane was shot down and he was taken by the German military as a prisoner of war.
The collection contains copies of photographs, a copy of a POW record and other ephemera.
Tyrus C. Gibbs, Sr. Collection, Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi
The Tyrus C. Gibbs, Sr. Collection is open for research. Photographs from this collection are stored at an off-site facility. Researchers interested in using these photographs must contact Archives and Special Collections at least two business days in advance of their planned visit.
The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use," that user may be liable for copyright infringement.
The following title has been removed from the collection and cataloged:
Chronicles of Tyrus C. Gibbs, Sr.: The War Years, World War II, by Tyrus C. Gibbs, Sr.
This collection is arranged in chronologically and by subject.
|Folder 1.1||Copy of Tyrus C. Gibbs’s German POW record, 2 February 1945|
|Folder 1.2||Copy of photograph (unidentified serviceman)|
|Folder 1.3||Copy of escape picture, taken in England, August 1944|
|Folder 1.4||Contrails and Propwash: The Eighth Air Force Historical Society-MS Chapter, Vol. 18 No. 1; March 2008|
|Folder 1.5||Newspaper article, “Spiegeltje als aandenken aan oorlogsjaren”|
|Folder 1.6||Copy of photo album with description of pictures|
|Restrictions: Photographs transferred to cold storage|