Benjamin E. Weschler Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains Weschler's scrapbook; 1 water color and 1 pencil sketch related to Ski Troop training.
- Weschler, Benjamin E.,1922-1993. (Person)
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
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Biographical / Historical
Benjamin Eleden Weschler was born in the District of Columbia in 1922. He joined the 10th Mountain Division while it was engaged in mountain and winter warfare training at Camp Hale, Colorado. Weschler was initially assigned to the 87th Infantry Regiment, Company B, and then to the 10th Mountain Division, Headquarters Company. He later transferred to Camp Swift. Weschler was engaged in combat operations against the German Army in Italy in the Apennine Mountains and the Po River from January to May 1945 and returned to Camp Carson, Colorado following combat. Weschler attained the rank of Technician Grade 3, and received the Bronze Star for his service. He died in Florida in 1993.
1 photo box
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift; Benjamin E. Weschler; 1989. Gift; Unknown; Unknown.
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.
Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Artwork Collection.
Linking Entry Complexity Note
Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
- Camp Hale (Colo.) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Camp Swift (Tex.) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Military maneuvers -- Cold weather conditions. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Scrapbooks Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Ski troops. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Soldiers -- United States -- Pictorial works. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 87th.
- Weschler, Benjamin E., 1922-1993 -- Archives.
- Works of art Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Benjamin E. Weschler Papers
- Keli Schmid
- December 26, 2019
- Description rules
- Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script