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Cullen Thomas Papers

Identifier: TMD182

Scope and Contents

The collection contains the following materials: correspondence (1945); military papers (1946-1948); memorabilia, maps, military ephemera (ca. 1945); pamphlets, manuals (ca. 1944); scrapbook with photographs (1943-1945).


  • 1943-1948


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

Thomas Cullen was born in New York in 1922. He had completed two years of college and was unmarried when he enlisted in the Army in September 1942 in Albany, New York. Cullen joined the 10th Mountain Division while it was engaged in mountain and winter warfare training at Camp Hale, Colorado. He then transferred to Camp Swift, Texas. Initially, he was assigned to the 85th Infantry Regiment, Headquarters Second Battalion and later to the 85th Infantry Regiment, Company H. Cullen was engaged in combat operations against the German Army in Italy in 1945 and returned to the United States to Camp Carson, Colorado. He died in 1997.


.25 box

1 OVBox

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Joan Cullen; Gift; 1998.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

Cullen Thomas Papers
Keli Schmid
March 23, 202
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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

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Denver CO 80204 United States