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John R. "Bob" Smith Papers

Identifier: TMD134

Scope and Contents

Collection contains clippings (1940s), ration card, passes, indentification cards, descriptions of the construction of Camp Hale.


  • 1940-1949


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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

John R. "Bob" Smith was born on October 13, 1908 in Manitou, Okla. He received a degree in Engineering from Purdue University in 1931. Smith was the chief electrical engineer for Black and Veatch, the contractors who constructed Camp Hale, Colo. Smith was in charge of the design and construction of the power distribution system for the camp. He died on September 13, 1994 in Golden, Colo.


1 envelope

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift;John R. Smith;ca.1991.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

John R. "Bob" Smith Papers
Keli Schmid
November 9, 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