The Resource Alfred Ricken papers

Alfred Ricken papers

Label
Alfred Ricken papers, 1943-1944
Title
Alfred Ricken papers
Inclusive dates
1943-1944
Creator
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Collection contains telegram and correspondence from War Department notifying Emma Bischke Ricken of her husband's death; 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, W. Va
Note
Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
Biographical or historical data
Alfred Ricken was born in Germany in 1905. He grew up in N.J. where he married Emma F. Bischke in 1943. Ricken enlisted in the U.S. Army in August 1942. Served with the 10th Mountain Division, 86th Regiment, Company I. Member of the 10th Recon Battalion and Mountain Training Group. He was stationed at Camp Hale, Camp Swift, and in Italy. Ricken had attained the rank of Sergeant when he was killed in action during combat near Mount Della Torraccia on February 25, 1945. He is buried at the Florence American Cemetery and Memorial, Italy.
Cataloging source
DPL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1905-1945
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ricken, Alfred.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ricken, Alfred
  • United States
  • United States
  • Soldiers
  • Ski troops
  • Camp Hale (Colo.)
Label
Alfred Ricken papers
Instantiates
Production
Note
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory
Carrier category
other
Carrier category code
nz
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
other
Content type code
xxx
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 envelope
Governing access note
Contact Western History and Genealogy Dept., Denver Pubic Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Lorraine Mnich;
Media category
other
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
x
System control number
  • (OCoLC)71794027
  • (OCoLC)ocm71794027
  • (OCoLC)645843
Label
Alfred Ricken papers
Production
Note
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory
Carrier category
other
Carrier category code
nz
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
other
Content type code
xxx
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 envelope
Governing access note
Contact Western History and Genealogy Dept., Denver Pubic Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Lorraine Mnich;
Media category
other
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
x
System control number
  • (OCoLC)71794027
  • (OCoLC)ocm71794027
  • (OCoLC)645843

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