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Richard Schwarzchild Papers

Identifier: TMD289

Scope and Contents

Collection contains a copy of Schwarzchild's unpublished autobiography: Without fear of infamy (n.d.); Senator Robert Dole correspondence (1996). German military uniform patches, German and Italian currency, safe conduct passes and receipts for surrendered soldiers, ephemera, letter transcripts, AMS map (1944-1945).


  • 1943-1945, 1966


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

Richard Schwarzchild was born in New York State November 29, 1924. He completed a year of college and was working for a furrier at the time of his enlistment in the U.S. Army on February 18, 1943. As a member of the 10th Mountain Division, Schwarzchild served in the 90th Infantry Regiment, Company F at Camp Hale. Later, he transferred to Company H of the 86th and finally Company K of the 85th. He was stationed at Camp Hale (Colorado), Camp Swift (Texas) and engaged in combat operations against the German Army in Italy. At the end of World War II, Schwarzchild returned to Camp Carson (Colorado). After his discharge, Schwarzchild returned to the University of Connecticut, where he received a BA in American and English Literature.


.25 Boxes

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift; Richard Schwarzchild; 2010.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

Richard Schwarzchild Papers
Keli Schmid
June 30, 2020
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Repository Details

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

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