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George V. Gillette Papers

Identifier: TMD188

Scope and Contents

The collection contains a scrapbook with newspaper clippings (1942-1945).


  • 1942-1945


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

George V. Gillette was born in Ashland, Oregon in 1908 and enlisted in the Army at San Francisco, California in March 1942. At the time of enlistment he was married, had four years of college and working as a salesman. He joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colorado where he was assigned to Battery C of the 604th Field Artillery Battalion. Gillette later served at Camp Swift, Texas and in Italy. He received the Bronze Star medal for his actions near Mont Della Torraccia in February 1945 and attained the rank of Captain. Gillette died in Taos, New Mexico in 1992.


1 oversize folio

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift; Dixie M. Gillette; 1995.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

George V. Gillette Papers
Keli Schmid
March 24, 2020
Description rules
Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
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Repository Details

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

10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy
Denver CO 80204 United States