W. Jacques Parker Papers
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. Collection also contains several peices of artwork, in pencil, ink, and watercolor; and contains several drafts and final published works for magazines.
- Majority of material found within 1943-2018
- Parker, W. Jacques (Person)
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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.
8.58 Linear Feet (7 containers)
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of photographs, artist tools, climbing tools, biographical clippings, articles, artowrk, and photographs.
This collection is currently arranged into three (3) series: 1. 10th Mountain Division. 2. Artowrk. 3. Photographs
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