The Resource Earl R. Griffin papers, (manuscript)

Earl R. Griffin papers, (manuscript)

Label
Earl R. Griffin papers, 1942-1944
Title
Earl R. Griffin papers
Inclusive dates
1942-1944
Creator
Contributor
Donor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Collection contains military service questionnaire (n.d.); Kiska invasion maps (1943); photographs of the Kiska occupation (1943), training at Mt. Rainier (1942), Camp Hale, Colo. (1943-1944)
Note
Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
Biographical or historical data
Earl R. Griffin was born on May 15, 1918 in Portland, Or. and enlisted in the Army at Portland, Or. on February 20, 1941. At the time of his enlistment, he was unmarried, had completed four years of high school and working as a sales clerk. Griffin was initially assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division at Fort Lewis, Wash. before transfer to Company A and later Company I of the 87th Infantry Regiment. Following the invasion of Kiska Island, Alaska, he served as ski instructor at Camp Hale, Colo. Griffin then attended Officer Candidate School at Ft. Benning, Ga., but instead of returning to the 10th Mountain Division, he was assigned to the 42nd Rainbow Division and spent the remainder of the war in Western Europe. He received two Bronze Star medals during WWII and was later wounded in action in Korea. Griffin retired from the Army as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1968. He died on November 14, 1997 in Calif. His brother, Elmer H. Griffin, also served with the 10th Mountain Division as a member of the 87th Infantry Regiment.
Cataloging source
DPL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1918-1997
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Griffin, Earl R.
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1918-1997
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Griffin, Earl R.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Griffin, Earl R
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military maneuvers
  • Soldiers
  • Ski troops
  • Camp Hale (Colo.)
  • Kiska Island (Alaska)
Label
Earl R. Griffin papers, (manuscript)
Instantiates
Note
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory
Extent
.25 linear ft. (1 box)
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Earl Griffin;
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn803529498
  • (OCoLC)803529498
Label
Earl R. Griffin papers, (manuscript)
Note
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory
Extent
.25 linear ft. (1 box)
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Earl Griffin;
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn803529498
  • (OCoLC)803529498

Library Locations

  • Athmar ParkBorrow it
    1055 S. Tejon Street, Denver, CO, 80223, US
    39.697149 -105.013016
  • Bear ValleyBorrow it
    5171 West Dartmouth Avenue, Denver, CO, 80236, US
    39.656522 -105.051463
  • Blair-Caldwell African American Research LibraryBorrow it
    2401 Welton Street, Denver, CO, 80205, US
    39.752497 -104.981474
  • ByersBorrow it
    675 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO, 80204, US
    39.727059 -104.998913
  • Central LibraryBorrow it
    10 West 14th Avenue Parkway, Denver, CO, 80204, US
    39.737125 -104.987572
  • DeckerBorrow it
    1501 South Logan Street, Denver, CO, 80210, US
    39.689059 -104.983206
  • Eugene FieldBorrow it
    810 South University Boulevard, Denver, CO, 80209, US
    39.701755 -104.95898
  • Ford WarrenBorrow it
    2825 High Street, Denver, CO, 80205, US
    39.757418 -104.965353
  • Green Valley RanchBorrow it
    4856 North Andes Court, Denver, CO, 80249, US
    39.78468 -104.766966
  • HadleyBorrow it
    1890 South Grove Street, Denver, CO, 80219, US
    39.68249 -105.025864
  • HampdenBorrow it
    9755 East Girard Avenue, Denver, CO, 80231, US
    39.654622 -104.87478
  • MontbelloBorrow it
    12955 Albrook Drive, Denver, CO, 80239, US
    39.780261 -104.840459
  • Park HillBorrow it
    4705 Montview Boulevard, Denver, CO, 80207, US
    39.747817 -104.932566
  • Pauline RobinsonBorrow it
    5575 E 33rd Ave, Denver, CO, 80207, US
    39.764077 -104.922847
  • Reading RocketsBorrow it
  • Rodolfo "Corky" GonzalesBorrow it
    1498 N. Irving Street, Denver, CO, 80204, US
    39.740111 -105.029694
  • Ross-BarnumBorrow it
    3570 West 1st Avenue, Denver, CO, 80219, US
    39.717957 -105.034543
  • Ross-BroadwayBorrow it
    33 East Bayaud Avenue, Denver, CO, 80209, US
    39.71497 -104.98665
  • Ross-Cherry CreekBorrow it
    305 Milwaukee Street, Denver, CO, 80206, US
    39.721192 -104.952532
  • Ross-University HillsBorrow it
    4310 East Amherst Avenue, Denver, CO, 80222, US
    39.665228 -104.937587
  • Sam GaryBorrow it
    2961 Roslyn Street, Denver, CO, 80238, US
    39.759326 -104.900536
  • Schlessman FamilyBorrow it
    100 Poplar Street, Denver, CO, 80220, US
    39.71867 -104.904314
  • SmileyBorrow it
    4501 West 46th Avenue, Denver, CO, 80212, US
    39.780541 -105.04509
  • Valdez-PerryBorrow it
    4690 Vine St, Denver, CO, 80216, US
    39.78172 -104.962102
  • Virginia VillageBorrow it
    1500 South Dahlia Street, Denver, CO, 80222, US
    39.689117 -104.931128
  • WestwoodBorrow it
    1000 South Lowell Boulevard, Denver, CO, 80219, US
    39.698321 -105.034042
  • WoodburyBorrow it
    3265 Federal Boulevard, Denver, CO, 80211, US
    39.763092 -105.025692
Processing Feedback ...