Mervin R. Pope Papers
Scope and Contents
Collection contains two souvenir photo albums from Ft. Lewis, Wash. with images of the military base, soldiers, pack mules, Mt. Rainier, Wash. coast.
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
Mervin R. Pope was born in Iowa on February 12, 1919 and enlisted in the Army at Fort Des Moines, Iowa on August 13, 1940. At the time of enlistment, he was unmarried, had completed grammar school and was working on a farm. Pope joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Swift, Texas and served in Company A of the 604th Field Artillery Battalion and Headquarters Company and Company A of the 85th Infantry Regiment. He attained the rank of Staff Sergeant. Pope died in Fremont, Iowa in January 1986.
1 photo boxes
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift; Pope family; Unknown.
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.
Linking Entry Complexity Note
Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
- Black-and-white photographs Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Ft. Lewis (Wash.) -- Pictorial works. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Military maneuvers -- Cold weather conditions. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Pope, Mervin R., 1919-1986 -- Archives.
- Ski troops. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Soldiers -- United States -- Pictorial works. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- United States. Army. Mountain Infantry Regiment, 85th.
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Pictorial works. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Mervin R. Pope Papers
- Keli Schmid
- April 23, 2020
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- Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
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