Phil Twombly papers
Scope and Contents
Collection includes copies of Twombly's memoir and photocopies of photographs; including photos of Twombly and his friends during WWII and pictures of the 10th Mountain Division Brazilian ceremonial detachment (July-August 1945).
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Language of Materials
Material is in English unless otherwise noted.
Conditions Governing Access
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Pubic 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
Phillip N. Twombly was born in 1922. He enlisted in the Army on February 18, 1943 at Fort Devens, Mass. At the time of his enlistment, Twombly had completed one year of college and was working in the motion picture industry. He came to the 10th Mountain Division while it was engaged in winter warfare training at Camp Hale, Colo. Later, he served at Camp Swift, Tex. and in Italy. During his combat tour in Italy, Twombly was awarded the Bronze Star Medal.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Phil and Betsy Twombly;gift;2005.
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.
Linking Entry Complexity Note
Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
- Camp Hale (Colo.) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Camp Swift (Tex.) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Copy prints Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Memoirs Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Photographs Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Ski troops. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Twombly, Phillip N., 1922- -- Archives.
- United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 86th.
- United States. Army. Mountain Infantry Regiment, 90th.
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Finding Aid for the Phil Twombly papers,1945, 2000-2005 [manuscript]
- Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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- Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
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