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10TH MOUNTAIN DIVISION PERSONAL PAPERS

 Collection
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

Aaron J. Schenck Papers

 Collection
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

Albert A. Wiedorn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: TMD45
Scope and Contents

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

Dates: 1943-1996

Albert H. Meinke, Jr. Papers

 Collection
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

Anthony N. Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: TMD386
Content Description

Collection consists of approximately 200 letters from Smith to his parents from 1943-1946, including newspaper clippings, photographs and postcards. A letter from February 11, 1946 included a burned letter that had been in an airmail plane crash. Notes regarding content description of 185 letters were provided by Barbara Mason (Smith) Selby.

Dates: 1943-1946

ARNOLD C. HOLEYWELL

 Collection
Identifier: TMD62
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE Arnold C. Holeywell's World War II correspondence, along with his World War II sketches and watercolors, make up a significant portion of this collection, which spans 1943 through 1997. Additional materials document Holeywell's active participation in the 10th Mountain Division Alumni Association and the National Association of the 10th Mountain Division. SERIES 1 WORLD WAR II 1943-1945 BOX 1 Letters Holeywell wrote to his mother make up the...
Dates: 1943-1997

CHARLES A. WOUDENBERG

 Collection
Identifier: TMD310
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The collection spans 1943 to circa 2000 with Woudenberg's World War II letters making up the bulk of the material. Military records, limited memorabilia, and photographs complete the collection. SERIES 1 PAPERS 1943-1954 BOX 1 The bulk of this series is made up of letters written by Charles A. Woudenberg to his family while stationed at Camp Hale and Camp Swift and during the Italian campaign in 1945. Letters that mention "Ant"...
Dates: TBD

Charles C. Messler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: TMD39
Scope and Contents

Collection includes scrapbook materials, change of address material, copies of photos and ephemera.

Dates: Check date

Clarence F. "Con" Dorsch Papers

 Collection
Identifier: TMD307
Scope and Contents

Collection contains Dorsch's honorable discharge; separation qualification record; military papers (1943-1946); copies of newspaper clippings (1944-1945); b/w photos of Camp Hale, South Pacific (1943-1945); Basic field manual and soldier's handbook (1941); A prayer book for soldiers and sailors by Church pension fund (1943).

Dates: 1941-1946

Eldon C. Metzger Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M2161
Scope and Contents

Collection contains original family correspondence (1942-1945); photographs of Camp Hale and Camp Carson, Colo. (1940s); color photographs of Rome and Venice, Italy (ca.1946).

Dates: 1942-1946

EUGENE S. HAMES PAPERS

 Collection
Identifier: TMD22
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The collection spans 1938 to 2006. Hames' World War II correspondence and photographs comprise the bulk of the material. His memoirs, limited memorabilia and his personal military records complete the collection. SERIES 1 EUGENE HAMES PAPERS 1938-2006 BOX 1 The series contains Hames' military records, memoirs and correspondence. Limited memorabilia competes the series SERIES 2 PHOTOGRAPHS 1943-2003...
Dates: 1938-2006

Eugene T. Burke Papers

 Collection
Identifier: TMD52
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence, correspondence recollections about holidays (1944-1945) while serving as a Battle Casualty Officer in Italy (1945), military papers and ephemera, personal papers and scrapbook pages.

Dates: 1944-1945

Frank Romano Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: TMD66
Scope and Contents

Includes materials from the National Association of the 10th Mountain Division, Camp Hale 50th Anniversary, Camp Hale project information, newspaper clippings, articles, manuscripts and sheet music.

Dates: 1977-1998

Franklin Wirth Walker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: TMD387
Content Description

Collection consists mainly of correspondence from Franklin Wirth Walker to Vera Mae (Foster) Walker during his service with the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colorado; Camp Swift, Texas; and in Italy. There are also letters from Vera to Franklin and to and from other family members and friends. One folder contains Franklin's life insurance certificate and Army salary allotment receipt, Vera's teaching contract and the couple's wedding announcement.

Dates: 1941-1945

Frederick C. Miller Papers

 Collection
Identifier: TMD333
Scope and Contents

Collection contains Frederick Miller correspondence to his mother (1928-1944), Colo. map (1942), clippings (1942-1943), postcards (1942-1943), photographs (1942-1943).

Dates: 1928-1944

Gerald B. Cullinane Papers

 Collection
Identifier: TMD38
Scope and Contents

Collection contains correspondence, letters of recommendation from National Ski Patrol; copies of military papers and photographs; memoir: From Student to Solider: My War Years 1941-1945.

Dates: 1942-2000

Hans H. Hagemeister Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M2007
Scope and Contents

The collection contains military papers (1943-1945); personal papers (1982); correspondence (1943-1945); and ephemera (1943).

Dates: 1943-1945, 1982

HAROLD J. "HAL" ALFORD PAPERS

 Collection
Identifier: TMD51
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The bulk of the Harold J. Alford Papers consists of correspondence between Hal and his wife Winifred during his service in Italy. Other correspondence includes letters from Alford's University of Washington mentor George Savage, correspondence between Hal and his parents, and letters from Hal and Winifred to both families. The papers also include Alford's military papers from R.O.T.C. and Reserve Infantry training; from Fort Benning, Georgia.; Camp Croft, South Carolina; and...
Dates: 1937-1968

Harry J. Leisentritt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: TMD131
Scope and Contents

Collection contains photographs of Camp Swift, Tex.; Gore Range, Colo.; Italy; Camp Hale, Colo.; Leadville, Colo. and 45 candid photographs of men, groups, training at Camp Hale (1943-1945). Additional ephemera includes a watercolor of mules (n.d.), general order, separation papers and travel tickets.

Dates: 1943-1945

Hugh H. Bruner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: TMD318
Scope and Contents

Collection contains obituary and memorials; copies of photographs; play script; citation; clippings; memoir; copy of journal; reports; correspondence, newsletter.

Dates: 1943-1945; 1998-2000

Jesse Eugene Baker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: TMD10
Scope and Contents

Collection contains National Association of the 10th Mountain Division materials: correspondence, reunion information, scholarship subcommittee notes, minutes, notes, chapter information, personal papers of other 10th Mountain members, brochures.

Dates: 1980-1999

John Benson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: TMD16
Scope and Contents

Collection contains correspondence, prayer book, ephemera (1943-1945).

Dates: 1943-1945

John F. Schmelzer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M2186
Scope and Contents

Collection contains biographical information (1945), citation (1947), correspondence and commendation (1945, 1943), military reports and correspondence (1943-1945, 1999), photographs of Camp Hale, Colo. and Kiska Island (1943), portraits (1947, 2002).

Dates: 1943-2002; Majority of material found within 1943-1947

John W. Cunninghan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: TMD334
Scope and Contents

Collection contains baptismal certificate (1921), clipping (1945). discharge papers (1945), CCC documents and photographs (1939-1941), photographs 1943-1945, certificate and Bronze Star citation (1942, 1945), postcards (1950) and campaign ribbons and 10th Mountain Division shoulder patch (ca.1945), postcards of Lanesboro, Minn. (ca.1950).

Dates: 1921-1950

Leroy A. Lewis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: TMD166
Scope and Contents The collection contains letters sent to Lewis' wife, Alma after she had informed the families of all of the soldiers under her husband's command that their sons had arrived safely in Italy (1945); photocopies of correspondence sent to Alma Lewis from the "next of kin" for men who had been members of the 710th Ordinance Company (1945), photocopies of correspondence from Roy Lewis to "Pick" concerning the history of the 710th Ordinance Company (1998), photocopy of Lewis account of his wartime...
Dates: 1945-1999

Lewis F. St. John Papers

 Collection
Identifier: TMD105
Scope and Contents

Collection contains training certificate (Camp Roberts, Calif.); midget diary; This Damn Tree Leaks by Bill Mauldin (with hand-written notes); loose photographs; newspaper clippings; scrapbook (copies of photographs, newspaper clippings, discharge papers); V-mail; military forms; photograph album (picture post card views of Italy).

Dates: 1944-1987

Marcus Kletter Papers

 Collection
Identifier: TMD82
Scope and Contents

Includes newspaper clippings; special order of the day (April 1945); birthday card (August 1944) and Program (Italian) Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Naples (ca 1945). Photo album and loose photos contain images of Camp Hale, ski training, 3rd platoon 85-G, individual sliders and portrait and images of Kletter.

Dates: 1942-1945

Marion H. Fields Papers

 Collection
Identifier: TMD27
Scope and Contents

Collection contains copies of military papers, personal papers, news clippings, correspondence, photographs, cover of bible (1944-1945), Camp Swift memoir (1944).

Dates: 1944-1945, 2005

Maximilian Gross Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M2122
Scope and Contents

Collection contains copies of Gross' letters (1945), emigration documents (1942), and personal property certificate (1945).

Dates: 1942-1945

Nathan Morrell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: TMD331
Scope and Contents

Collection contains copies of correspondence (1940s, 1995, 1997-1999), photographs (1942-1943, n.d.) of training at Camp Hale, Colo., Fort Drum ceremony, mules, and training in the Columbia Ice Fields, Canada.

Dates: 1942-1999

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