Levi W. Fitterer Papers
Scope and Contents
Collection contains an 11 page typewritten memoir chronicling Fitterer's experiences with the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colorado; Camp Swift, Texas; and service in Italy (ca.1995).
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
Levi Fitterer was born in Pennsylvania November 24, 1925 the son of Levi and Florence Fitterer. He enlisted in the Army November 23, 1943 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and was called to active duty December 13. Fitterer received his basic training at Camp Wolters, Texas. He volunteered for transfer to the ski troops and joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colorado where he was assigned to the Headquarters Company of the 86th Regiment. During World War II, his responsibilities included laying communications lines.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift; Levi Fitterer; 2001.
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.
Linking Entry Complexity Note
Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
- Camp Hale (Colo.) -- Archival resources. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Camp Swift (Tex.) -- Archival resources. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Fitterer, Levi W., 1925- -- Archives.
- Memoirs Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Military maneuvers -- Cold weather conditions. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Ski troops. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Soldiers -- United States -- Biography. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 86th -- Archival resources.
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Levi W. Fitterer Papers
- Keli Schmid
- May 28, 2021
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- Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
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