John B. Clayton Papers
Scope and Contents
Includes pen & ink cartoon drawings as printed in Officers Candidate School graduation program March 28, 1944, two V-Mail letters sent by Clayton to his mother, 201 file, military papers, ephemera, and correspondence.
- Clayton, John B. (Person)
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
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Biographical / Historical
Clayton grew up in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, and died in 2004. Served as a 2nd Lieutenant with the World War II 10th Mountain Division. Joined the Division at Camp Hale, Colorado where he was assigned to the 85th Infantry Regiment. Served with the regimental headquarters company and with Company G. Also stationed at Camp Swift, Texas. In Italy, wounded in action near Hill 909 on April 14, 1945.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift; John B. Clayton; 2003.
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.
Linking Entry Complexity Note
Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
- Clayton, John B. -- Archives.
- Ski troops. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Soldiers -- United States -- Correspondence. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- United States. Army. Mountain Infantry Regiment, 85th -- Archival resources.
- John B. Clayton Papers
- Keli Schmid
- July 1, 2019
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