Curtis L. Pfaff Papers
Scope and Contents
Collection contains personal correspondence from Curtis Pfaff (1943-1944).
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
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Biographical / Historical
Curtis Leslie Pfaff was born on December 16, 1922 in Deer River, N.Y. and enlisted in the Army on November 12, 1942 at Albany, N.Y. He joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo. where he was assigned to Head Quarters Company of the 86th Infantry Regiment. Pfaff transferred out of the 10th Mountain Division to the 217th Signal Depot Battalion and served in the Pacific Theatre for the rest of WWii. He died in Hackettstown, N.J. on April 3, 2005.
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Curtis Pfaff, 1993.
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.
Linking Entry Complexity Note
Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
- Military maneuvers -- Cold weather conditions. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Personal papers Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Pfaff, Curtis L., 1922-2005 -- Archives.
- Ski troops. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Soldiers -- United States -- Correspondence. 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
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