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Hans H. Hagemeister Papers

Identifier: M2007

Scope and Contents

The collection contains military papers (1943-1945); personal papers (1982); correspondence (1943-1945); and ephemera (1943).


  • 1943-1945, 1982


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

Hans Hagemeister was born in 1909 in N.J. and enlisted in the Army in May 1943 at San Francisco, Calif. At the time of his enlistment he had completed 4 years of college, was engaged in sports, sports instruction and officiating and was married. Hagemeister joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo. and was assigned to the 10th Mountain Cavalry Reconnaissance Troop, later serving in Company B of the 10th Quartermaster Battalion, Headquarters First Battalion of the 87th Infantry Regiment and Company L of the 87th. He transferred to Camp Swift, Tex. before serving in Italy. Hagemeister attained the rank of Private First Class and died in 1995.


1 envelope

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Hans Hagemeister, 1988.


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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