The Resource Paul H. Williams papers, (manuscript)

Paul H. Williams papers, (manuscript)

Label
Paul H. Williams papers, 1943-1945
Title
Paul H. Williams papers
Inclusive dates
1943-1945
Creator
Contributor
Donor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Collection contains 25 images depicting Williams wartime experiences as a member of the 10th Mountain Division (1943-1945). These include 13 pen-and-ink drawings and two water colors. Subjects: "F" company's victory party near Tricesimo, North Italy (June/July 1945); Maneuvers-Yoder Gulch (n.d.); Crossing Po River and Always digging in (Spring 1944); S-2 in action, intelligence section, the training of a spy (n.d.); Sgt. Pearce, 20-killed Mt. Belvedere, Laying wire under cover of darkness, Walking wounded stayed until he got it in the right place (n.d.); Dining aboard S.S. America (n.d.); Mt Spioeone and On Patrol, some of the last mountains before hitting the "Po" valley (1944); and an untitled water color of a 10th Mountain Division skier (n.d.)
Note
Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
Member of
Biographical or historical data
Paul H. Williams Jr. was born on July 7, 1923 in La Grange, Ga., the son of Paul H. and Loretta M Williams. In elementary school he won several art scholarships and eventually attended the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts. An avid skier, Williams volunteered for the 10th Mountain Division in late 1942 at Camp Hale, Colo. He was assigned to Company B of the 86th Infantry Division and later served with Headquarters and Company F of the 85th. At Camp Hale and during combat operations in Italy, Williams documented his experiences with his artwork. After the war he received an M.F.A. in painting from the University of Southern California. Williams was a professor of art at Adams State College, Alamosa, Colo. for more than 30 years.
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DPL
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1923-
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Williams, Paul, H.
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1923-
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Williams, Paul H.
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  • Williams, Paul H
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military maneuvers
  • Soldiers
  • Ski troops
  • Camp Hale (Colo.)
Label
Paul H. Williams papers, (manuscript)
Instantiates
Note
  • Catalog record based on preliminary inventory
  • Some of the artwork from this collection was reproduced in the Blizzard, 1988, 2nd quarter, page 10
Extent
1 envelope (13 pen & ink drawings, 2 watercolors)
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Paul Williams;
System control number
  • ocn506020206
  • (OCoLC)506020206
Label
Paul H. Williams papers, (manuscript)
Note
  • Catalog record based on preliminary inventory
  • Some of the artwork from this collection was reproduced in the Blizzard, 1988, 2nd quarter, page 10
Extent
1 envelope (13 pen & ink drawings, 2 watercolors)
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Paul Williams;
System control number
  • ocn506020206
  • (OCoLC)506020206

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