J. Kroy Ostergaard Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains a scrapbook compiled for Ostergaard by his family containing newspaper clippings, correspondence, ephemera (1945-1946).
Language of Materials
Material is in English unless otherwise noted.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
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Biographical / Historical
John Kroy Ostergaard was born in Oregon in July 1924, but grew up in Illinois. He joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colorado and later served at Camp Swift, Texas and in Italy. Ostergaard was a member of Company B, Headquarters of the 1st Battalion, and Company D of the 85th Infantry Regiment. He attained the rank of Private First Class.
1 oversize folio
Immediate Source of Acquisition
J. Kroy Ostergaard; Gift; 1992.
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
- Military maneuvers -- Cold weather conditions. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Ostergaard, John Kroy, 1924- -- Archives.
- Scrapbooks Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Ski troops. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Soldiers -- United States -- Correspondence. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- United States. Army. Mountain Infantry Regiment, 85th.
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- J. Kroy Ostergaard Papers
- Keli Schmid
- March 17, 2020
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- Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
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