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Wallace I. Barkeen Papers

Identifier: TMD220

Scope and Contents

The collection contains b/w photographs and negatives taken at Camp Hale, Colo.: MGM filming (March 1944); engineer and general camp training (ca.1943-1944); August Barkeen (Wallace Barkeen's father) (ca.1943).


  • 1943-1944


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

Wallace I. Barkeen was born in Denver, Colo. on May 23, 1912, the son of Swedish immigrants. He received a B.S. in horticulture and a lieutenant's commission through the ROTC program at Oklahoma State University in 1940. Barkeen arrived at Camp Hale, Colorado in January 1943. He was assigned to the 85th Infantry Regiment and commanded Companies B and C. Later, Barkeen served as a the regimental S3 (operations officer) for the 85th Infantry Regiment. He retired from the Army in 1960 with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.


1 envelope

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift; Wallce Barkeen; 2000.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.


Collection incorporates former photo collection #2005.028.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

Wallace I. Barkeen Papers
Keli Schmid
April 20, 2020
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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