The Resource Robert F. McFarren papers, (manuscript)

Robert F. McFarren papers, (manuscript)

Label
Robert F. McFarren papers, 1944-1950, 2005
Title
Robert F. McFarren papers
Inclusive dates
1944-1950, 2005
Creator
Contributor
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Collection contains scrapbook with newspaper clippings (ca.1945), photographs, picture post cards; email correspondence (re: acquisition of material through Ebay and fund raising efforts); photo album contains approximately 170 photographs and McFarren's commission as 1st Lieutenant.and graduation program (1944); additional loose photographs, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and separation papers
Note
Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
Biographical or historical data
Robert F. McFarren was born in Mich. in 1917. He had completed two years of college and was working as an engineer's aide when he enlisted in the Army on February 27, 1943 in Los Angeles, Calif. McFarren joined the 10th Mountain Division while it was engaged in mountain and winter warfare training at Camp Hale, Colo. He attended the Officer Candidate School at Fort Benning, Ga. and received his commission as a 2nd Lieutenant on November 22, 1944. McFarren served with Headquarters Company of the 85th Infantry Regiment and was stationed at Camp Swift, Tex. and in Italy. He received the Bronze Star Medal for his actions in the Apennines and Po River battles during the Spring, 1945. He died in Monterey, Calif. on July 31, 1997.
Cataloging source
DPL
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1917-1997
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McFarren, Robert F.
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True, Cyndi
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  • McFarren, Robert F
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military maneuvers
  • Soldiers
  • Ski troops
  • Camp Hale (Colo.)
  • Camp Swift (Tex.)
Label
Robert F. McFarren papers, (manuscript)
Instantiates
Note
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory
Extent
1 ovesize photo box
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Cyndi True;
System control number
  • (OCoLC)162131998
  • (OCoLC)ocn162131998
  • (OCoLC)674689
Label
Robert F. McFarren papers, (manuscript)
Note
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory
Extent
1 ovesize photo box
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Cyndi True;
System control number
  • (OCoLC)162131998
  • (OCoLC)ocn162131998
  • (OCoLC)674689

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