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Lee Lester Snyder Jr. Papers

Identifier: TMD159

Scope and Contents

The collection contains photocopies of clippings on the Italian Campaign assembled into a scrapbook (n.d.).


  • 1944-1945


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 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

Lee Snyder was born in Minnesota in 1920 and enlisted in the Army at Anoka, Minnesota in February 1941. At the time of enlistment, he was unmarried, had attended four years of high school and a member of the National Guard. Snyder joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colorado where he was assigned to Headquarters and later with companies C and B of the 605th Field Artillery Battalion. He also served at Camp Swift, Texas before being sent to Italy. Snyder received the Bronze Star Medal for his actions in the Apennines and the Po River area in Spring 1945. He attained the rank of First Lieutenant. Snyder died in Ephrata, Washington in 1990.


1 oversize boxes

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Ethel Snyder; Gift; 1993.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

Lee Lester Snyder Jr. Papers
Keli Schmid
March 16, 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