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Lawrence E. Harter Papers

Identifier: M2081

Scope and Contents

Collection contains military papers (1943-1944), photographs (1944), correspondence (1943, n.d.), veterans bonus pamphlet (1948).


  • 1943-1948


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

Lawrence Harter was born in Mohawk, N.Y. on August 23, 1919. He was a graduate of Mowhawk High School (1937), where he had been active in sports. Harter was a member of the Mohawk Valley Ski Club and National Ski Patrol. He volunteered for the ski-troops as one of Minnie Dole's three letter men. Harter was working as a sales clerk when he enlisted in the Army at Utica, N.Y. on February 2, 1943. He joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo. where he was assigned to the Company B, 86th Infantry Regiment, later Company E, 90th Infantry Regiment, before transfer to Company E, 86th Infantry Regiment. Harter engaged in combat operations in Italy and was honorably discharged in October 1945. After the war, he was involved in the hardware and sporting goods business. Harter died on March 11, 2003.


1 envelope

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Norma Harter, 2010.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

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Repository Details

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

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