The Resource Don Coyte oral history

Don Coyte oral history

Label
Don Coyte oral history, 1986
Title
Don Coyte oral history
Inclusive dates
1986
Creator
Contributor
Creator
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The interview provides information and personal observations about testing of the 'Weasel", a tracked Army snow vehicle on the Columbian Ice fields in Canada. The Unit received Quonset huts, which they had to assemble on the glacier, this was claimed to be the first assembly of the Quonset hut in a field environment
Note
Forms part of the 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
Biographical or historical data
Don F. Coyte was born May 22, 1917, the son of Edmund L. and Ellen L. Coyte. He enlisted in the Army on January 13, 1942. Coyte had completed 4 years of high school and was single at the time of his enlistment, and working as a sports instructor and ski patrolman. He Joined the 10th Mountain Division where he was assigned to Company G of the 86th Infantry Regiment and later served with Company A of the 87th Infantry Regiment. He was stationed at Fort Lewis, Wash. and Camp Hale, Colo. and also participated in the Columbia Ice Fields expedition in Canada. He broke his leg recreational skiing on the glacier, and was recruited for the Artic Survival School on Mount Evans, Colo. and did not follow the 10th into combat in Italy. He passed away on December 24, 1990 in Spokane, Wash.
Cataloging source
DPL
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1917-1990
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Coyte, Don F.
Credits note
Unknown interviewer
Date time place
Recorded in 1986
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
interviews
Music parts
not applicable
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Unknown
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  • Coyte, Don F
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military maneuvers
  • Soldiers
  • Ski troops
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Don Coyte oral history
Link
http://digital.denverlibrary.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16079coll36/id/2782
Instantiates
Production
Note
This oral history was digitized as part of the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Recordings at Risk grant project
Accompanying material
  • 1 envelope
  • 1 PDF file
Carrier category
  • audiocassette
  • other
  • sheet
Carrier category code
  • ss
  • sz
  • nb
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
  • spoken word
  • text
Content type code
  • spw
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Extent
  • 1 audiocassette (45 min.) &
  • 1 MP3 audio file (55MB)
Immediate source of acquisition
Unknown;
Media category
  • audio
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • n
Other physical details
sound +
System control number
  • (OCoLC)870956597
  • (OCoLC)ocn870956597
  • 1110241
Label
Don Coyte oral history
Link
http://digital.denverlibrary.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16079coll36/id/2782
Production
Note
This oral history was digitized as part of the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Recordings at Risk grant project
Accompanying material
  • 1 envelope
  • 1 PDF file
Carrier category
  • audiocassette
  • other
  • sheet
Carrier category code
  • ss
  • sz
  • nb
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
  • spoken word
  • text
Content type code
  • spw
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Extent
  • 1 audiocassette (45 min.) &
  • 1 MP3 audio file (55MB)
Immediate source of acquisition
Unknown;
Media category
  • audio
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • n
Other physical details
sound +
System control number
  • (OCoLC)870956597
  • (OCoLC)ocn870956597
  • 1110241

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