Dan Oja Papers
Scope and Contents
Includes the manuscript and draft of "Ordinary Heroes: Six Stars in the Window" by Dan Oja. The manuscript deals with six brothers who all served in World War II, including John L. Koski (1925-1945), who served with Company F, 85th Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division.
- October 11, 2005
- Oja, Dan. (Person)
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
Daniel Arthur Oja (1956 -) was born in Ishpeming, Michigan. He attended Ishpeming High School and Northern Michigan University. Oja is the son of Edna Mae Koski Oja, sister of John Leslie Koski, whose story forms a portion of the Ordinary Heroes manuscript. Dan Oja and his wife June have written a number of college computer textbooks and educational software.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift; Daniel Arthur Oja; 2007.
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.
Linking Entry Complexity Note
Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
- Koski family -- Archival resources.
- Koski, John L., 1925-1945 -- Biography
- Oja, Dan -- Archives.
- Ski troops. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- United States. Army. Mountain Infantry Regiment, 85th -- Archival resources.
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Dan Oja Papers
- Keli Schmid
- May 21, 2021
- Description rules
- Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
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