Skip to main content

Obie Beasley Papers

Identifier: M2098

Scope and Contents

Collection contains military correspondence, orders, rosters (1943-1945).


  • 1943-1945


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

Obie Beasley was born on December 28, 1912 in McNeil, Ark., and received his military basic training at Camp Joseph T. Robinson, North Little Rock, Ark. He joined the 10th Mountain Division in Italy and was assigned to Company B of the 87th Infantry Regiment. During combat operations near San Benedetto Po, Beasley received the Bronze Star medal for his actions on April 23, 1945. He died in Magnolia, Ark. on November 27, 1970.


1 envelope(s)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Alta Lawn, 2012.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

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

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