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Andrew L. Lucas Papers

Identifier: TMD224

Scope and Contents

The collection contains correspondence (1943-1944, 1945, 1968-1997); military records (1943-1945); annotated maps of Italy (ca.1945); Photographs of Camp Hale, Colo. reunion (1987), military training (1943-1945).


  • 1943-1997


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

Andrew L. Lucas was born in Ironwood, Michigan in 1924 and enlisted in the Army at Los Angeles, California in 1943. At the time of his enlistment he had completed four years of high school and was unmarried. Lucas joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colorado and was assigned to Headquarters of the 1st Battalion of the 86th Infantry Regiment. He was transferred to Camp Swift, Texas and then to Italy where he served in Company K of the 86th and Companies F and G of the 85th Infantry Regiment. Lucas attained the rank of Sergeant and was awarded the Bronze Star medal for his actions at Cappla Di Ronchidos Hill 1027 in February 1945. He was also wounded in action at Marzola Hill in April 1945.


.5 box

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift; Andrew L. Lucas; 1978, 2003.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.


Collection incorporates former collection -M2018 and photo collection #2005.035.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

Andrew L. Lucas Papers
Keli Schmid
April 21, 2020
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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