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J. Kroy Ostergaard Papers

Identifier: TMD164

Scope and Contents

The collection contains a scrapbook compiled for Ostergaard by his family containing newspaper clippings, correspondence, ephemera (1945-1946).


  • 1944-1945


Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from material in the collection should be discussed with the appropriate librarian or archivist. Permission for publication may be given on behalf of the Denver Public Library as the owner of the physical item. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained by the customer. The Library does not assume any responsibility for infringement of copyright or publication rights of the manuscript held by the writer, heirs, donors, or executors. Reproduction restrictions are decided on a case-by-case basis.

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.

J. Kroy Ostergaard Papers
Keli Schmid
March 17, 2020
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Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
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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