United States Constabulary Association Collection
Scope and Contents
The United States Constabulary Association Collection documents the history of this U. S. Army unit, which served as an occupying military police force in post-World War II Germany between 1946 and 1951. The collections includes correspondence, photocopies of newspaper articles, material related to military reunions, a membership roster and list of deceased members of the association, photographs, a map, and other printed matter.
- 1945-2004 and undated
- United States Constabulary (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
3.50 linear feet (3 boxes and one oversized folder)
The collection is arranged into three series as follows: Series 1, Subject Files, 1945-2004 and undated; Series 2, Memorabilia, undated; and Series 3, Photographs, 1948 and undated. The materials in the subject files are arranged in alphabetical order by topic.
Method of Acquisition
The United States Constabulary Association Collection was donated to the Archives of Appalachia by Charlie Joe Elsea, Bristol, Tenn., on behalf of the association on February 18 and December 1, 2004.
A book compiled by William M. Tevington titled The United States Constabulary: A History (Paducah, Ky.: Turner Publishing Company, 1998) has been removed from the collection and cataloged into Special Collections.
Processing of the collection was completed by Samantha James and Ned Irwin in October 2006.
- Personal papers Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Photographs Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Publications (document genre) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- United States Constabulary Association Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
- United States. Army--Military police--History, 20th century Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
- United States. Constabulary--History Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
- World War, 1939-1945 Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
- Samantha James and Ned Irwin
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script
- Language of description note
Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository
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