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Norman C. Lindhjem Papers

Identifier: TMD101

Scope and Contents

The collection includes family correspondence (1941-1945); scrapbooks (n.d.); photograph albums of the Seneca Rocks training area (1943-1944), dedication of 10th Mountain Division Monument in Fort Drum, New York (October 4, 1991), army pictures; research materials and manuscripts for "History of the Studebaker Weasel" (n.d.) ; video tapes; audio cassette; memorabilia (1946-1993); newspaper clippings; notes; booklets regarding support of a perpetual world calendar (1994-1998).


  • 1941-1998


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

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

Norman Lindhjem was born in Or. in 1916 and enlisted in the Army at Portland in December 1941. At the time of enlistment he had completed four years of high school and working as a truck driver. Lindhjem joined the 87th Mountain Infantry Regiment at Fort Lewis, Wash. He participated in the Columbia Ice Fields test expedition in 1942, maneuvers at the Hunter-Liggett military reservation near Jolon, Calif. and as a rock climbing instructor at the Seneca Assault Climbing School at Seneca Rocks, near Elkins, W. Va. In spring 1945, Lindhjem was wounded in action during combat operations in Italy and received a Bronze Star medal.


1 Boxes

1 audiovisual boxes

1 oversize boxes

1 photo boxes

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Norman C. Lindhjem;gift;2007. Robertson, Karen;gift;2009.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

Norman C. Lindhjem Papers
Keli Schmid
December 31, 2018
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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