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Henry C. "Hank" Chase Papers

Identifier: TMD257

Scope and Contents

Collection includes a Fort Lewis Service Album containing 50 black and white photographs (ca.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

Henry C. "Hank" Chase was born in Massachusetts in 1920. He enlisted in the Army at Boston, Massachusetts on June 19, 1942. At the time of enlistment he had completed four years of high school, was unmarried and worked as a metal worker. He joined the 10th Mountain Division at Fort Lewis, Washington and was assigned to Company E of the 87th Infantry Regiment. Chase also served at Jolon, California; Camp Hale, Colorado; Fort Ord, California; Kiska, Alaska; Camp Carson, Colorado; and Camp Swift, Texas before being sent to Italy. During combat operations at Mt. Serra, he was awarded the Silver Star Medal for his actions on April 17, 1945. Chase attained the rank of Sergeant.


1 photo boxes

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.

Henry C. "Hank" Chase Papers
Keli Schmid
May 8, 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

10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy
Denver CO 80204 United States