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Paul F. Connor Papers

Identifier: M1872

Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries written by Connor while in the United States Army during World War II. Also includes photocopies of diaries.


  • 1944-1946


Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from material in the collection should be discussed with the appropriate librarian or archivist. Permission for publication may be given on behalf of the Denver Public Library as the owner of the physical item. It is not intended to include or permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained by the customer. The imply Library does not assume any responsibility for infringement of copyright or publication rights of the manuscript held by the writer, heirs, donors, or executors. Reproduction restrictions are decided on a case-by-case basis.

Biographical / Historical

Paul F. Connor was born on January 13, 1925 in Richmond, N.Y. He enlisted in the U.S. Army on July 26, 1943 in New York City, N.Y. At the time of his enlistment, Connor was single and had completed three years of high school. He served as a Private First Class in the 86th Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division during World War II. Connor received the Purple Heart for wounds received in Italy on March 3, 1945. He died in N.Y. on September 5, 2012.


1 envelope

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift; Martha Connor; 2005.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.

Paul F. Connor Papers
Keli Schmid
May 7, 2021
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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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