The Resource Eldon C. Metzger papers

Eldon C. Metzger papers

Label
Eldon C. Metzger papers, 1942-1946
Title
Eldon C. Metzger papers
Inclusive dates
1942-1946
Creator
Contributor
Donor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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)
Note
Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
Biographical or historical data
Eldon Metzger was born on July 12, 1914 in Gresham, Ore. and enlisted in the Army on February 20, 1941 at Portland, Ore. At the time of his enlistment he was unmarried and had completed four years of high school and working for a banking and milling business. Metzger joined the 10th Mountain Division at Fort Lewis, Wash. and participated in training in Canada on the Columbia Ice Fields glacier near Lake Louise, B.C. (1942). He continued training at Hunter-Liggett Military Reservation near Jolon, Calif., and was also stationed at Fort Ord, Calif. Metzger was assigned to Company A of the 87th Infantry Regiment and also served on Kiska Island, Alaska. He returned to Camp Hale, Colo. before being deployed for service in Italy. Metzger attained the rank of Techinical Sergeant. He died in Framingham, Mass. on August 10, 1984.
Cataloging source
DPL
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1914-1984
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Metzger, Eldon C.
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Metzger, Loretta
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  • Metzger, Eldon C
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Soldiers
  • Ski troops
  • Camp Hale (Colo.)
Label
Eldon C. Metzger papers
Instantiates
Production
Note
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory
Carrier category
sheet
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Extent
1 envelope
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Loretta Metzger;
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)869715627
  • (OCoLC)ocn869715627
Label
Eldon C. Metzger papers
Production
Note
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory
Carrier category
sheet
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Extent
1 envelope
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Loretta Metzger;
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)869715627
  • (OCoLC)ocn869715627

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