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Robert I. Fels Papers

Identifier: TMD233

Scope and Contents

Watercolor landscape with pen and ink depicting the various buildings, tents and topographical features found at Camp Hale, Colo. (ca.1943).


  • 1943


Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from material in the collection should be discussed with the appropriate librarian or archivist. Permission for publication may be given on behalf of the Denver Public Library as the owner of the physical item. It is not intended to include or permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained by the customer. The imply Library does not assume any responsibility for infringement of copyright or publication rights of the manuscript held by the writer, heirs, donors, or executors. Reproduction restrictions are decided on a case-by-case basis.

Biographical / Historical

Robert I. Fels was born January 26, 1913. During W.W. II he served with Companies I and D of the 86th Infantry Regiment and Headquarters Company of the 2nd Battalion, 85th Infantry Regiment of the 10th Mountain Division. Fels was stationed at Camp Hale, Colorado and Camp Swift, Texas. During combat operations in Italy, he was twice awarded the Bronze Star Medal. Fels attained the rank of staff sergeant. He died in Los Angeles, California on August 23, 2001.


1 oversize folders

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift; Robert Fels; 1989.


Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Artwork Collection.


Information found on back panel: "View from 'B' Slope, 1943 watercolor by Robert Fels - Hq Co, 2nd Ba. 85th; contact address: 3637 Mentone Ave. Apt #7 Los Angeles, Ca, 90025"


Transferred from Western History Art Collection, March 2009.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.

Robert I. Fels Papers
Keli Schmid
April 23, 2020
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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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Denver CO 80204 United States