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Robert H. Bates Papers

Identifier: M1978

Scope and Contents

The collection contains correspondence (1950's, 1969); reports; travel and equipment testing; post-war papers and other information on Bates.


  • 1950-1969


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

Robert Bates was born in Philadelphia, Pa. in 1911. He had received a Ph.D. from the University of Pa. before he began working with the War Department in 1940-1941. Bates was commissioned a Captain AVS and assigned to the Office of the Quartermaster General and served in Italy from February 1944. He worked with, but was not a part of the 10th Mountain Division.


1 envelope(s)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Robert Bates, 2000-2002.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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