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Harry J. Reinig Papers

Identifier: M1946

Scope and Contents

Collection contains wartime correspondence (V-Mail, postcards), correspondence regarding donation, meal ticket, menu, memoirs, citation, Army Hour (radio broadcast, script, copy, original) and newspaper clipping.


  • 1943-2008


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

Harry Reinig was born October 10, 1923 in San Francisco, California. He enlisted in the Army on February 8, 1943 at Butte, Montana. At the time of his enlistment, Reinig had completed one year of college. He served with the 10th Mountain Division’s 86th Infantry Regiment, Company A, as a platoon runner and radioman. He also taught skiing at Camp Hale. Following the war, Reinig obtained a BS degree in business administration. Reinig died on July 30, 2015 in Helena, Mont.


1 envelope

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift; Harry Reinig and Russell Minott; 1996, 2001, 2005, 2007.

Related Materials

Repository also has My story: World War II Memory / Harry J. Reinig; edited and compiled by David E. Reinig (C940.541273 R276zrei 2005).


Repository also has My story: World War II Memory / Harry J. Reinig; edited and compiled by David E. Reinig.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

Harry Reinig Papers
Keli Schmid
May 21, 2021
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Repository Details

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

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Denver CO 80204 United States