Camp Tyson Records
This collection houses papers documenting Camp Tyson, a military base located near Paris, Tennessee during World War II. It contains photographs of men at the camp, letters concerning camp business, official forms, an operational manual for barrage balloons, organizational documents, and Special Orders marked RESTRICTED.
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This collection houses papers documenting Camp Tyson, a military base located near Paris, Tennessee during World War II. It contains photographs, documents, forms, and manuals relating to camp operations.
Camp Tyson was established in August of 1941 in Paris, Tennessee and lasted until the end of the World War II. It was a training camp for barrage balloons, which were used in the aerial defense of the coast.
Collection consists of a single folder.
Collection was purchased by Special Collections on March 2, 2007