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Thomas A. Curtis Papers

Identifier: M1994

Scope and Contents

The collection contains family related correspondence (1943-1945); an introduction to his letters (1998); clippings and a slide presentation and narrative on Italy (1945, 1991).


  • 1943-1998


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

Thomas A. Curtis was born in Berkeley, Calif. in 1925 and enlisted in the Army at the Presidio of Monterey, Calif. in 1944. At the time of enlistment, Curtis had completed one year of college and was unmarried. He joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Swift, Tex., and served in Company A for the 87th Infantry Regiment attaining the rank of Sergeant. While engaged in combat operations in Italy, Curtis was awarded the Bronze Star medal for his actions in the Apennines and the Po Valley, where he had been wounded in action. Curtis died in 2007.


1 envelope

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Thomas A. Curtis, 1998.


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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