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Eugene W. Rice Papers

Identifier: TMD261

Scope and Contents

Collection contains a written record with photographs of his time in a hill town in Northern Italy (1945), photographs, photographic slides, diaries, audio recordings.


  • 1942-1999, unknown


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

Eugene W. Rice was born on February 28, 1920 in Maine and joined the Army on October 5, 1942 in Portland, Me. At the time of enlistment he was unmarried, had completed four years of high school and working as cashier. Rice joined the 10th Mountain Division at Fort Lewis, Wash. as a member of Company I of the 87th Infantry Regiment. He was later stationed at Camp Hale, Colo.; Fort Ord, Calif.; Kiska, Alaska; Camp Carson, Colo.; Camp Swift, Tex.; and in Italy. Rice received a Bronze Star Medal for his actions in the Apennine Mountains and Po Valley. He attained the rank of Technician Grade Four. Rice died on March 24, 1995 in Covina, Calif.


1 photo box

1 box

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift; Mrs. Eugene Rice; 1998. Gift; Jennifer Engels; 2019.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

Eugene W. Rice Papers
Keli Schmid
September 26, 2019
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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