Robert H. Woody Papers
Scope and Contents
Collection contains correspondence (1944-1946, 2001), articles (1963-1995), photographs (1945).
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
Robert Harris Woody was born October 3, 1925 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and grew up in Texas and in Massachusetts. He enlisted in the Army November 19, 1943 at Fort Devens, Massachusetts. During World War II, Woody served with the 10th Mountain Division. He was stationed at Camp Hale, Colorado; Camp Swift, Texas; Italy; and Camp Carson, Colorado. He was assigned to Company C of the 85th Infantry Regiment. Following the war, Woody graduated from Dartmouth College. He also studied art at the Colorado Springs College of Fine Art. He began his journalism career working for rural newspapers in Colorado. In 1957 he accepted a position with The Salt Lake Tribune where he remained until his retirement in 1990. During 33 years with the newspaper, Woody wrote the business page, and later wrote a column called up and Down the Street. Colleagues recall that he played classical guitar, studied architecture, karate, and renaissance flute. After retirement, Woody enjoyed skiing, climbing mountains and travelling. Woody passed away at Salt Lake City April 21, 2010.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift; Barbara Woody; 2013.
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.
Linking Entry Complexity Note
Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
- Personal papers Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Ski troops. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Soldiers -- United States -- Correspondence. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- United States. Army. Mountain Infantry Regiment, 85th -- Archival resources.
- Woody, Robert H. (Robert Harris), 1925-2010 -- Archives.
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Robert H. Woody Papers
- Keli Schmid
- August 27, 2020
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- Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
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