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Phil Twombly papers

Identifier: C MSS -M1888

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.


1 envelope

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.

Finding Aid for the Phil Twombly papers,1945, 2000-2005 [manuscript]
Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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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