The Resource Wilson P. Ware papers, (manuscript)

Wilson P. Ware papers, (manuscript)

Label
Wilson P. Ware papers, 1944-1945
Title
Wilson P. Ware papers
Inclusive dates
1944-1945
Creator
Contributor
Donor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The collection contains an assortment of pen-and-ink drawings (some with ink wash) of locations in Colo.: Aspen, Garden of the Gods, Leadville, Independence, Buena Vista, Salida, Mt. Sopris (1944); Ski-troop training (1944); military operations in Italy (1945); correspondence; ephemera; military papers. The artwork was originally part of a spiral bound artist's pad
Note
Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
Member of
Biographical or historical data
Wilson P. Ware was born on June 11, 1913 in New York City, N.Y. He was a graduate of Yale University. Ware volunteered for the 87th Mountain Infantry Regiment in 1942 and trained at Mt. Ranier, Wash. and later at Camp Hale, Colo. He was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant at Fort Benning. Ga. in 1943. Ware played a key role in planning the assault on Riva Ridge and was wounded in action in 1945. He died in Southbury, Conn. on August 24, 1997.
Cataloging source
DPL
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Ware, Wilson P
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Ware, Wilson P.
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  • Ware, Wilson P.
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military maneuvers
  • Soldiers
  • Soldiers
  • Ski troops
  • Camp Hale (Colo.)
Label
Wilson P. Ware papers, (manuscript)
Instantiates
Note
  • Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Artwork Collection
  • Catalog record based on preliminary inventory
Extent
1 envelope.
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Wilson P. Ware;
System control number
  • ocn319640176
  • (OCoLC)319640176
Label
Wilson P. Ware papers, (manuscript)
Note
  • Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Artwork Collection
  • Catalog record based on preliminary inventory
Extent
1 envelope.
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Wilson P. Ware;
System control number
  • ocn319640176
  • (OCoLC)319640176

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