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Jack W. Mitchell Papers

Identifier: M2162

Scope and Contents

Collection contains photocopies of correspondence, propaganda flyer and photographs (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

Jack W. Mitchell was born on October 17, 1924 in Wellston, Okla. and enlisted in the Army on July 7, 1943 at Portland, Ore. At the time of enlistment, he was unmarried, had completed two years of high school and working on transportation equipment. Mitchell joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo. where he was assigned to Company D of the 126th Engineers. He also served at Camp Swift, Tex. and in Italy. Mitchell attained the rank of Private First Class. He died in Portland, Ore. on January 5, 2008.


1 envelope(s)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Stephen Mitchell, 2000.


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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