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Albert Ejem oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH252
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Ejem's basic training at Camp Robinson, Ark. before transfer to Camp Swift, Tex.; hitchhiking with a friend and being picked up by Colonel Hampton; arrival at Naples, Italy aboard the USS Argentina and transport to Naples via cargo vessel; guarding ammunition at Riva Ridge and Mt. Belvedere; discussion with a young German prisoner; 6 weeks stationed in Trieste; mission to keep the Yugoslavs from entering Italy; post WWII time in...
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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

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

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

Andrew L. Lucas Papers

Identifier: TMD224
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence (1943-1944, 1945, 1968-1997); military records (1943-1945); annotated maps of Italy (ca.1945); Photographs of Camp Hale, Colo. reunion (1987), military training (1943-1945).
Dates: 1943-1997

Andrews D. Black Papers

Identifier: TMD13
Scope and Contents Correspondence to and from 10th Mountain Division members; papers concerning Black's work on the 10th Mountain Division Recon book; notes; and scrapbook.
Dates: 1993-1997, undated


Identifier: TMD199
Scope and Contents The bulk of the Arthur G. Draper papers consists of letters he wrote to his wife Lili and their children from 1942 through 1945. Also included are letters to and from his parents from 1943 through 1945 and letters Daper received from various people. Lili Draper made copies of Draper's letters for his parents and for the Vetter family, whose son also served with the 10th Mountain Division.The papers include a newspaper clipping, military papers, and an article Draper wrote for ...
Dates: 1942-1996

Carl D. Kerekes Papers

Identifier: M2012
Scope and Contents Included in the collection are Kerekes' military records from office candidate school (1944) and a copy of his memoir: "Recollections - Ski Troops at War" (2000).
Dates: 1944, 2000

Charles E. Cochran Papers

Identifier: M1998
Scope and Contents The collection includes Cochran's military records and clothing inventories (1943-1945) and correspondence (1943-1945).
Dates: 1943-1945

Charles F. Lehmann Papers

Identifier: M2014
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence (1944); ephemera and memorabilia (ca.1945); military records (1944-1945).
Dates: 1944-1945

Charles J. Webb II Papers

Identifier: M2045
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence and other materials related to Webb's recruitment to the Mountain Troops (1942).
Dates: 1942

Charles M. Hampton Papers

Identifier: TMD228
Scope and Contents The collection contains copies of three memoirs written by Hampton: "I acquire a 35mm camera" (2003), "Capturing German liquor warehouse" (2003), "Mountains and Men I've Known, A Skier's Story" (1992); photographs of Camp Hale, Colo. (1943-1944), photographs and negatives of the Italian Campaign (1945); digital images of 1st Squad, 1st Platoon, Company H, 86th Infantry (n.d), CD-ROM with images from the Camp Hale, Leadville and Cooper Hill reunion activities (2003).
Dates: 1943-2003

Clint L. Andavall Papers

Identifier: M1976
Scope and Contents The materials include correspondence containing Andavall's recollections about WWII (2002); scrapbook; copies of photographs, newspaper clippings (1943-1954, 2003).
Dates: 1943-1945, 2001-2003

Curt E. Krieser Papers

Identifier: TMD244
Scope and Contents Collection contains 22 loose leaf pages with identified b/w prints taken during the making of a training movie at Paradise on Mt. Rainier, Wash.; letter of commendation to personnel of the 10th Light Division regarding the training movie; letter from Krieser to his father (1944).
Dates: 1942-1945

Dale E. Alwine oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH256
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations by Alwine about basic training and his "D" series training at Camp Hale. He also describes landing at Naples, and his transfer to Vidiciatico, where he stayed in an Italian Dr.'s house. He further discusses the ascent up Riva Ridge, Po Valley, Lake Garda and the DUKW.
Dates: Check date

David R. Brower Papers

Identifier: M1987
Scope and Contents The collection contains assorted newspaper clippings and a reprint of an article from the Sierra Club Bulletin: "Pursuit in the Alps" (1946).
Dates: 1946

Dennis R. Huntley Papers

Identifier: TMD146
Scope and Contents 1 portrait sketch by soldier Dennis R. Huntley.
Dates: 1944

Donald B. Davol Papers

Identifier: TMD254
Scope and Contents Collection contains approximately 200 letters sent by Davol during WWII (1943-1945).
Dates: 1943-1945

Dwight C. Williams Papers

Identifier: TMD125
Scope and Contents The collection consists of copies of two photographs of Dwight Carlton Williams.
Dates: Circa 1944

Edwin C. Gibson Papers

Identifier: TMD28
Scope and Contents The collection contains reunion information, material on Dachau, Blizzard newsletters, military records, notes, correspondence, biographical information, scrapbook, photographs, clippings from "Brattleboro Daily Reformer" and Camp Hale "SKI-ZETTE."
Dates: 1948-1979

Ellsworth L. Miller oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH254
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Miller's assignment at Camp Swift, Tex.; training and travel to Italy; aid stations and how they treated injuries at a triage location; treatment and traveling from place to place; Italian homes used as aid stations; crossing the Po River and lake Garda; traveling in Germany and Italy after the war; career as a soldier; CIA and assignments in the Far East, Germany, Canada and Washington D.C.; retirement in Fresno, Calif.; Calif....
Dates: Check date

Eric E. Wikner Papers

Identifier: TMD238
Scope and Contents Collection contains color, b/w photos of the 87th Mountain Infantry, mountain and winter warfare training center; letter from Bob Dole.
Dates: 1941-1986

Ernest J. Davis oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH249
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about Davis' basic training at Camp Hale, Colo.; the horse cavalry and horses being used in battle at Mt. Sigliano and Riva Ridge where their primary role was patrolling and locating mine fields; how German horses was superior to Italian; celebrations at the end of the war; role of the British battalion in Italy; career as a professional in military training after the war; assignment to Saudi Arabia in 1965.
Dates: Check date

Ernest L. Tapley Jr. Papers

Identifier: M2035
Scope and Contents The collection contains an autograph album signed by members of the 10th Mountain Cavalry Reconnaissance Troop (ca. 1944); copy print of photograph (ca. 1998).
Dates: 1944-1998

Francis Curran Papers

Identifier: TMD118
Scope and Contents The collection contains a pencil sketch by Puzycki: "Chow Hounds" (1945); General Order 72 (Bronze Star award, May 1946); autographed 100 Lira note (ca.1945); photograph album with views of soldiers at Camp Hale, Colo. and in Italy as well as 43 loose bw and color photographs of Camp Hale, Camp Swift, and Italy.
Dates: 1943-1946

Francis W. Lovett oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH451
Scope and Contents The interview provides information and personal observations about applying to join the 10th Mountain Division; training at Camp Hale, Colo., Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Colo., and Camp Swift, Tex.; fighting in Italy; post World War II life, education and family.
Dates: November 19, 2015

Francis W. Penny Papers

Identifier: TMD214
Scope and Contents The collection contains 77 black and white and color photographs depicting training at Camp Hale, Colo. and Camp Swift, Tex., with additional prints from Tenn. and Italy (1943-1945).
Dates: 1943-1945

Franklin O. Mjaatvedt Papers

Identifier: TMD123
Scope and Contents The collection contains an assorment of original and copy photographs of: Camp Hale and the "D-series, " Riva Ridge, Italian Campaign, Post-war occupation of Northern Italy, U.S. Army Signal Corps (1943-1945, 1947); John Paul Jones Memorial, Utah (1999); 10th Mountain Division participation at the Winter Olympics, Salt Lake City, Utah (2001).
Dates: 1943-2001

George A. Koslow Papers

Identifier: M1968
Scope and Contents The collection contains the following paperwork: Bronze Star Citation (1945), copies of a newspaper clipping and discharge papers (1945) for George Koslow.
Dates: 1945

George D. Orrell Papers

Identifier: M1954
Scope and Contents The collection includes German propaganda leaflets (1944); book by Bill Mauldin: "This Damn Tree Leaks" (1945) with autographs of members of Company I , 85th Regiment; copies of Orrell's poem: "A Tribute to a Friend" (ca.1990) and memoir: "One Soldiers WWII Combat Memories With the Tenth Mountain Division" (1997).
Dates: 1944-1945, 1990, 1997

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