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William D. Dean Papers

Identifier: TMD218

Scope and Contents

The collection contains copy prints of photographs taken at Camp Hale, Colo. (ca.1943) and Italy (1945).


  • 1943-1945


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 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

William D. Dean was born in New Hampshire in 1925 and enlisted in the Army at Manchester, New Hampshire in 1943. At the time of his enlistment he was single and had completed four years of high school. Dean joined the 10th Mountain Division while it was engaged in mountain and winter warfare training at Camp Hale, Colorado. He was assigned to Company L of the 90th Infantry Regiment, but later transferred to Company K of the 86th Infantry Regiment. Dean was also stationed at Camp Swift, Texas before being sent to Italy. During combat operations near Torbole he received the Bronze Star medal for bravery in April 1945.


1 envelope

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift; Unknown; Unknown.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

William D. Dean Papers
Keli Schmid
April 20, 2020
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Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
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Repository Details

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

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Denver CO 80204 United States