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Samuel J. Morrison oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH230

Scope and Contents

During this radio interview, Morrison recounts a variety of experiences he had with the 10th Mountain Division both during and after World War II. Interview touches on a variety of subjects including his enlistment and training with the 10th, his experiences on the Italian front, and his relationship with the 10th Mountain Division after the War. The end of the tape focuses on the formation and activities of the National Association of the 10th Mountain Division.


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Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Born Englewood, New Jersey, September 3, 1923. Served with the 87th Infantry, 10th Mountain Division from February 8, 1943 to August 28, 1945. Stationed at Camp Hale, Camp Swift, and Italy. Awarded the Bronze Star. Changed name from Meiselman to Morrison during the 1950s.


1 sound cassettes

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Samuel J. Morrison, 1994.


Online digitized files available through the Collaborative Digitization Project, Denver, Colorado.

Participant or Performer Note

Interviewed by Brian Benedict.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

Finding Aid for the Samuel J. Morrison oral history,1993[sound recording]
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Repository Details

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

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