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10th Mountain Division Audiovisual Collection

Identifier: TMD204
Scope and Contents

Collection contains a large assortment of motion picture films, videotapes, and audio recordings that document the activities of the 10th Mountain Division and its soldiers during and after W.W. II (1940-1951); and the activities of the National Association of the 10th Mountain Division, Inc. (ca.1972-2003).

Dates: 1939-2013

10th Mountain Division Clippings/Book Excerpts Collection

Identifier: TMD366
Scope and Contents

Collection contains newspaper clippings and excerpts taken from books.

Dates: 1940-2000

10th Mountain Division Ephemera Collection

Identifier: TMD92
Scope and Contents

Ephemera from the 10th Mountain Division including such items as: a car tag from Camp Hale, Christmas cards, German map carrying case, Japanese flag, medals, patches, propaganda leaflets (German and Japanese), Visitors pass from Camp Hale, Italian souvenirs and religious material (U.S. and German).

Dates: 1943-2000

10th Mountain Division Map Collection

Identifier: TMD343
Scope and Contents

Collection contains atlases, topographical and photo maps of Italy, Kiska Island, Alaska, Camp Swift, Tex., Camp Hale, Colo., Germany, Europe, and the World. Some battle maps have been annotated.

Dates: 1936-1987

10th Mountain Division Miniature Photograph Albums

Identifier: TMD268
Scope and Contents

Collection contains 10 miniature photo albums: (A) Memorial Days at our Monument at Tennessee Pass; (B) Leadville Burro Race; (C) Air Force Academy football games; (D) Student Conservation Association luncheon; (E) Kamerandekreis der Gebirgstruppe, President's Visit; (F) Skiing with Denver Boy's Inc., Ski Scholarship recipients; (G) Ski rallies; (H) A day at Ft. Carson; (I) Spring Wing-Wang at Wong's; (J) Dedication of Camp Hale Memorial Campground.

Dates: 1978-1980

10th Mountain Division Newspaper Collection

Identifier: TMD93
Scope and Contents

Newspaper collection contains newspapers, articles and headlines that are related to the 10th Mountain Division. Titles include: Avalanche, Blizzard, Camp Hale Ski-Zette, The Rucksack, Camp Carson Mountaineer, Life, Stars and Stripes (Mediterranean edition) and YANK.

Dates: 1934-2002

10th Mountain Division Pamphlet Collection

Identifier: TMD91
Scope and Contents

Includes pamphlets by various publishers about military and 10th Mountain subjects such as training, travel guides, song books, historical information, campaign information, equipment, poetry and returning to civilian life.

Dates: 1917-1991


Identifier: TMD309
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE This collection contains personal papers related primarily to individual soldiers who served with the 10th Mountain Division during World War II. Also included are papers related to other persons who had a significant impact on the history of the 10th Mountain Division. Donated by veterans, descendants and friends over the course of more than twenty-five years, the contents of each individual file may be limited to a single document or a single photograph, which is generally not...
Dates: 1935-2014


Identifier: TMD1
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The collection spans 1940-2003 with the bulk of the material from 1941-1945. Military and personal records comprise the collection. Military records include reports, memos, manuals, orders, operations journals and annotated maps. Personal records include correspondence, memoirs and articles. Records document the activities of the 10th Mountain Division from its formation at the beginning of World War II, through its training at various locations including Camp Hale, Colorado and ending with...
Dates: 1940-2003

10th Mountain Division Slide Collection

Identifier: TMD391
Content Description The collection of ten binders contains kodachrome color slides, black and white slides, and film negatives taken by various soldiers of the 10th Mountain Division as well as selected photographic prints created from these originals. The war-time photographs show soldiers, activities, and locations in Camp Hale, Colorado; Camp Swift, Texas; Kiska, Alaska; and Italy. There are also a few images from reunion events in 1963 and 1988 as well as a dedication ceremony held at Camp Hale in 1996....
Dates: 1943-1996

87th Mountain Infantry Photo Collection

Identifier: TMD249
Scope and Contents

Collection contains b/w photographs from an unknown soldier in the 87th Mountain Infantry Regiment. Many men are identified, locations include training at Ft. Lewis, Camp Hale, as well as photos of Kiska and Adak Islands.

Dates: 1943-1944

605th Field Artillery Battalion, B Battery Records

Identifier: TMD150
Scope and Contents The collection is comprised of three scrapbooks complied and edited by Robert K. Hermanson; Alfred Galgovitch (processing); John Tomko (Lago Di Garda tragedy research). Scrapbook #1 contains company rosters, medal awards list, Italian cemetery index, newspaper clippings,articles related to the history of B Battery of the 605th Field Artillery Battalion (1945-1990); scrapbook #2 contains an assortment of biographical information, observations, photographs of the following members of the...
Dates: 1942-1992

616th Field Artillery Battalion Records

Identifier: TMD180
Scope and Contents

Collection contains original and copied materials previously assembled into 11 binders by Charles Webb. Though nearly all materials have been removed from their binders, the original order of pages has been maintained. One album, The Mountain Artillery: The Mountain Howitzer, remains in its original binder. This collection originally comprised two boxes but has been reduced to one box following the removal of the binders.

Dates: 1943-1993

A. Gardner Finn Papers

Identifier: TMD227
Scope and Contents

The collection contains biographical information and genealogy (n.d.); post-war correspondence (1997-2003); 10th Mountain Division related photographs of the Memorial Highway (Calif.), War Memorial (Tenn.), and vehicle license plates (1997, n.d.).

Dates: 1997-2003

Aaron J. Schenck Papers

Identifier: TMD390
Content Description

Content includes correspondence from Schenck to family members while at Camp Hale, Colorado; Camp Swift, Texas; and Italy. Also includes illustrations done by Schenck throughout, as well as collected souvenir postcards, newspaper clippings, photographs, Army documents, and other memorabilia. Schenck organized the collection contents chronologically into scrapbooks; this order has been preserved.

Dates: January 1943-November 1945, 1970-1997

Abraham Schwartz oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH347
Scope and Contents

The interview provides information and personal observations about Schwartz's experiences: the DUKW sinking at Lake Garda.

Dates: Check date

Alan L. Shultes Papers

Identifier: TMD327
Scope and Contents

Collection contains photos of Camp Hale, Colo. (1943-1944); unit photo of Company C, 87th Infantry Regiment (1944); memoir by H. Robert Krear: The journal of a U.S. Army mountain trooper in World War II (1993); Birth of a division by George F. Earle (1995); company roster and insignias (n.d.); information packet on the World War II valor in the Pacific National Monument (n.d.).

Dates: 1943-1944, 1993-1995

Alan V. Carlson papers

Identifier: TMD81
Scope and Contents

Collection contains military papers, meal ticket (1943); transportation pass; correspondence from Fort Bragg, Camp Hale, Camp Swift, V-Mail correspondence and Post War correspondence (1944-1946).

Dates: 1943-1946

Albert A. Wiedorn Papers

Identifier: TMD45
Scope and Contents

Collection includes correspondence with family members and friends, photographs, post cards, manuscript of A Rifleman╩╣s Diary by Donald H. Montgomery (1996).

Dates: 1943-1996

Albert H. Jackman oral History

Identifier: C MSS OH218
Scope and Contents Discusses his military career beginning with basic training and ending up with an assignment as a professor of military science at Western Michigan University. He talks about learning that the army needed ski troops, going on active duty in January of 1941, reporting to the 87th Infantry to test equipment and training methods. He goes through winter training at Camp McCoy Wisconsin and proceeds to Camp Hale. He is sent with the 10th Mountain Division to Italy and describes Lizzano and...
Dates: Check date

Albert H. Meinke, Jr. Papers

Identifier: TMD203
Scope and Contents

Collection contains a manuscript copy of Meinke's book: Mountain troops and medics, wartime stories of a frontline surgeon in the U.S. Ski Troops (ca.1990s).

Dates: circa 1990a


Identifier: TMD84
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The collection contains correspondence Brockman sent to various family members during World War II. Limited examples of Brockman's World War II military papers and memorabilia, as well as numerous Camp Hale photographs complete the collection. SERIES 1 PAPERS 1943-1998 BOX 1 World War II correspondence sent by Brockman to various family members comprises the bulk of the series, which also includes limited post-war correspondence received by...
Dates: 1942-1998

Albert N. Nencioni Papers

Identifier: TMD292
Scope and Contents Collection contains copies of 6 Army field and training manuals (1939-45); military patches, papers, orders, rosters (1943-1945); sketch book with notes; clippings (1943-1945); carved 85th Infantry insignia with autographs on reverse; copies of manuscripts: The History of Company "I", 85th Mountain Infantry Regiment (n.d.), The Military Experience of a Cavalaryman (n.d.) and The Last Mounted Cavalry Pistol Charge (n.d.) both by Donald Hubbard, Statistical Survey: Company "I" 85th Mountain...
Dates: 1936-2000

Albert V. Fernandes oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH329
Scope and Contents

The interview provides information and personal observations about Fernandes' experiences: joining the 10th Mountain Division because of his interest in the out of doors; climb up Riva Ridge; battle that broke out during the ascent and being wounded; being saved by a harmonica and prayer book in his pocket; time recuperating in the hospital; D-Series maneuvers.

Dates: Check date

Alfred Ricken Papers

Identifier: C MSS -M1903
Scope and Contents

Includes telegram and correspondence from War Department notifying Emma Bischke Ricken of her husband's death and letter from Ricken to Albert Schaeffler. Photo album includes photos of Camp Hale, rock climbing, unidentified soldiers undergoing training, Cooper Hill, Leadville, inside tavern or bar, and rock climbing at Seneca, West Virginia.

Dates: Check date

Allan E. Peck Papers

Identifier: M1967
Scope and Contents

Materials on Peck include: copies of personal photographs (1940, 1944, 2008); copies of his military records: training certificate, payroll, General Orders, intelligence memorandum, 10th Mountain Division commendations and citations,(1944, 1945), draft copy of the "85th Mountain Infantry Regimental History (1945); personal records: birth certificate, marriage license, correspondence (1920, 1944, 1945, 2008).

Dates: 1920-2008

Allen Griswold Papers

Identifier: TMD157
Scope and Contents

The collection contains 43 loose leaf pages with clippings about the 10th Mountain Division's special training and combat in Italy; 32 page pamphlet on the A.A.F. Regional Hospital, No.1, Coral Gables, Fla. (1943-1945).

Dates: 1943-1945

Alvie L. Allen Papers

Identifier: TMD44
Scope and Contents

Collection contains a scrapbook with photographs, maps and hand-written annotations (Sept. 1942-March 1945); photograph (copy) of Alvie Allen at Camp Hale (1944); book: Alvlie L. Allen 1942-1945 by Betty Geneva Stark, Vera Jo Coffer (n.d.); DVD copies: Tramway builders (ca.1994), Fire on the mountain (2003).

Dates: 1920-1945

Andres Vigil oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH240
Scope and Contents Discusses signing up for the 10th Mountain troops at the beginning of the war, about training and about being assigned to the HQ Company. He arrives at Camp Hale after Christmas of 1943 for mountain training and ski instruction. He serves on Kiska and describes the conditions and the weather there. He goes to Camp Carson for mountain climbing training and transfers to Camp Hale. He's sent to Italy and describes the actions on Mt. Belvedere, the taking of prisoners, the minefields, and the...
Dates: Check date

Andrew D. Hastings Jr. Papers

Identifier: M2009
Scope and Contents

The collection contains a copy of an article generated by Hastings: "Topophilic and Topographic Perceptions of the American Mountain Soldier in WWII" (1967); clippings (1967); correspondence (1972-1973); and ephemera (n.d.).

Dates: 1967-1973

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