Manuscript Collections at the Archives Branch of the Library of the Marine Corps
Manuscript collections are comprised of materials created or acquired by individuals or organizations that offer evidence of a particular activity. They are preserved because they have enduring historical value. Manuscript collections include a wide array of material types, such as correspondence, diaries, maps, photographs, and scrapbooks.
The Archives Branch of the Library of the Marine Corps holds a number of manuscript collections from Marines associated with Montford Point. These include:
- Bowen, Elmer
- Carpenter, Joseph
- Ferguson, James
- Griffin, John
- Mack, Leroy
- Martis, Albert
- Perry, Wilmore
- Rhett, Herman
See individual pages for overview descriptions of each of these collections as well as examples of select items.