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Richard C. Johnson Papers

Identifier: M1913

Scope and Contents

Includes manuscript entitled; Chapter X: Military Career ( 54 typed pages), correspondence, roster and organizational charts.


  • circa 1940s


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

Richard C. Johnson was born August 19, 1915 in Las Vegas, New Mexico. Johnson graduated from New Mexico A&MA, now New Mexico State, with a BS degree in agriculture in 1936. Johnson served with the 10th Mountain Division from 1942 through 1945. He participated in the Kiska landings and saw combat in Italy. He attained the rank of Major, and earned two Bronze Star medals for valor. Johnson and his wife Evelyn had three sons, six grand children and two great grandchildren.


1 envelope

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift; Richard Johnson; 2006.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

Richard C. Johnson Papers
Keli Schmid
May 20, 2021
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Repository Details

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

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