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Clarence E. Campbell oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH205

Scope and Contents

Campbell discusses his childhood, joining the 10th Mountain Division and about his service with the Division at home and abroad. Talks at length about Camp Hale, about training troops for winter survival at Camp McCoy (Wisconsin) and about the first National Military Ski Championships at Tennessee Pass. Campbell also discusses his military career.


  • 1992


Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Born June 3, 1922 in Leavenworth, Washington. Joined the 10th Mountain Division in 1941. Saw action in Kiska as a member of the 87th Infantry. Helped deactivate the 10th Mountain Division in Europe. Held several advisory jobs at the Pentagon. Retired as a Lieutenant Colonel after 33 years of service. Known as "Buster".


2 sound cassettes

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Georgianna Contigulia, 1992.


Audio files digitized through the Collaborative Digitization Project, Denver, Colorado.

Participant or Performer Note

Interviewed by Georgianna Contigulia.

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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