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Mervin R. Pope Papers

Identifier: TMD240

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.


  • 1941-1942


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 permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained by the customer. The imply 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

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.

Mervin R. Pope Papers
Keli Schmid
April 23, 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

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