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Jack and Ted Major Papers

Identifier: M1864

Scope and Contents

Includes memorial and tribute information for Jack Major, Memorable Ski expedition typed retelling, an original letter sent by Jack Major, letter from Ted Major referencing the book, Snowy Environment (unpublished manuscript) by Jack and Ted Major and recent photographs.


  • 2001, 2004


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The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

Jack Major was born March 15, 1917 in Salt Lake City Utah. He received a BS in Range Management in 1942 From what is now Utah State University. He then served in the 10th Mountain Division during WWII where he was a Corporal in the 10th Calvary Division. After the war he received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkley, in Soil Science. He then went on to have a career as a University professor. Ted Major is the brother of Jack Major, he was also a 10th Division Member. He was a 2nd Lieutenant during WWII in the 87th Infantry.


1 envelope

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Ted Major, 2005.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

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Repository Details

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

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