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W. Jacques Parker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M456

Abstract

Jacques Parker (d. 2019) was a ski illustrator and veteran of the United States 10th Mountain Division. This collection contains artist and climbing tools, biographical clippings, and other materials from his enlistment.

Dates

  • Majority of material found in 1942-Present

Creator

Conditions Governing Use

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Biographical / Historical

Jacques Parker (d. 2019) was a ski illustrator and veteran of the United States 10th Mountain Division. He was born in Monte Carlo, Monaco and grew up skiing in Europe and the Eastern United States. During his enlistment, he participated in several key entanglements of World War II and suffered combat wounds which impacted his ability to ski. As a graphic artist, he became the art director of Ski Illustrated, the forerunner of Ski Magazine.

Extent

4 Linear Feet

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photographs, artist tools, climbing tools, biographical clippings, and articles.

Arrangement

This collection is currently arrange into one (1) series: 1. 10th Mountain Division.

Creator

Source

Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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