Robert I. Fels Papers
Scope and Contents
Watercolor landscape with pen and ink depicting the various buildings, tents and topographical features found at Camp Hale, Colo. (ca.1943).
Language of Materials
Material is in English unless otherwise noted.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
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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.
- Camp Hale (Colo.) -- Pictorial works. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Camp Swift (Tex.) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Fels, Robert I., 1913-2001 -- Archives.
- Ski troops -- Pictorial works. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Soldiers in art. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 85th -- Pictorial works.
- United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th -- Pictorial works.
- Watercolors (paintings) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Works of art Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Pictorial works. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Robert I. Fels Papers
- Keli Schmid
- April 23, 2020
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