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Benjamin E. Weschler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: TMD139

Scope and Contents

The collection contains Weschler's scrapbook; 1 water color and 1 pencil sketch related to Ski Troop training.

Dates

  • 1944-1945

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Copyright

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

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.

Extent

1 box

1 envelope

1 photo box

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift; Benjamin E. Weschler; 1989. Gift; Unknown; Unknown.

General

Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

General

Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Artwork Collection.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
Title
Benjamin E. Weschler Papers
Author
Keli Schmid
Date
December 26, 2019
Description rules
Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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