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Germaine G. Glidden Papers

Identifier: TMD120

Scope and Contents

Portrait of Charles Minot "Minnie" Dole. Print of the painting by Glidden circa 1966, which was commissioned by the 10th Mountain Division for the National Art Museum of Sport.


  • 1966, Unknown


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

Glidden (painter) was born in Binghamton, N.Y. and educated at Phillips Exeter Academy and Harvard. He was a national squash racquets champion, painter, muralist, cartoonist and founder in 1959 of the National Art Museum. During World War II, he served as a naval officer in Hawaii teaching instant recognition of planes and surface ships. He then became a portrait artist. His works are displayed in the Churchill Library, the Fogg Art Museum and the national halls of fame of baseball, basketball and tennis. The National Art Museum of Sport commissioned his portraits of Presidents Ronald Reagan and George Bush. Charles Minot Dole (subject of portrait) was born in 1899 in Tyngsboro, Massachusetts. He was the founder of the National Ski Patrol. He persuaded the War Department to establish the 87th Infantry Mountain Division, later it was expanded into the 10th Mountain Division. He was an active member of the National Association of the 10th Mountain Division. He died on March 14, 1976 in Greenwich, Connecticut.


1 envelope

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Charles Minot Dole Jr., 2001.


Repository also has the Charles Minot Dole papers (WH1001).

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

Germaine G. Glidden Papers
Keli Schmid
September 16, 2019
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Repository Details

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

10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy
Denver CO 80204 United States