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Aaron J. Schenck Papers

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: TMD390-A1

Content Description

Content includes correspondence from Schenck to family members while at Camp Hale, Camp Swift, and Italy. Also includes illustrations done by Schenck throughout, as well as collected souvenir postcards, newspaper clippings, photographs, Army documents, and other memorabilia.

Acquisition Type



Gift, Larry A. Schenck, 2022.

Language of Description


Script of Description


Restrictions Apply



  • January 1943-November 1945, 1970-1997


1 Boxes


Box 1 Excerpts from Daily Reports of Company B 86th Mountain Infantry Regiment, correspondence, black & white photographs, souvenir booklets, Flag Dedication Service program booklet, spiral-bound comic illustrations, undated Correspondence, illustrations, Notice of Selection, newspaper clippings, four-leaf clover, January 1943 – February 1943 Correspondence, newspaper clippings, illustrations, souvenir postcard, song lyrics, February 1943 – April 1943 Correspondence, newspaper clippings, map (with annotations), illustrations, souvenir postcards, comic illustrations (booklet), April 1943 – May 1943 Correspondence, newspaper clippings, booklets, illustrations, souvenir postcards, army memorabilia (booklets, patch), May 1943 – August 1943 Correspondence, song lyrics, illustrations, souvenir postcards, telegram, newspaper clippings, August 1943 – October 1943 Black & white photographs, souvenir postcards, correspondence, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, Christmas event programs and menus, poems, illustrations, November 1943 – December 1943 Correspondence, illustrations, 10th Mountain Division patch, newspaper clippings, newsletter, January 1944 – June 1944 Notice of Change of Address, newspaper clippings, correspondence, illustrations, souvenir postcards, telegram, June 1944 – November 1944 Correspondence, December 1944 – January 1945 Correspondence, illustrations, Letter of Commendation, souvenir postcards, photographic prints, Italian currency, newspaper clippings, Special Order (U.S. Army), V-mail, February 1945—July 1945 Photographic prints, certificate (war trophies), correspondence, illustrations, Special Orders, Special Fishing and Hunting Permit, Customs Declaration, Honorable Discharge Certificate, Separation Qualification Record, magazine articles, 10th Division’s Roll of Honor (with annotations), newspaper clippings, National Association of the 10th Mountain Division Membership Cards, stickers, July 1945—November 1945, 1970-1997