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Ballard G.Busby Papers

Identifier: M1925

Scope and Contents

Includes 13 large photographs (copies) showing Camp Hale (Colorado) and Italy during World War II, one small photo of Pvt Haslam, correspondence, and a Bronze Star Medal citation (July 5, 1945).


  • 1944-1945


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

Ballard Gregg Busby was born in Sayre, Okla. on March 20, 1908 and enlisted in the Army on July 25, 1942 in Tyler, Tex. Busby was a Captain who served with 605th Field Artillery, Battery B, Headquarters Company. He was stationed at Camp Hale, Colo.; Camp Swift, Tex. and at Camp Carson, Colo. Busby participated in combat operations in Italy during World War II where he received the Bronze Star Medal during the Apennines and Po River campaigns.He was also wounded in action April 29, 1945. Busby died in Oklahoma City, Okla. in June 1971.


1 envelope

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift; Kay Pasley; 2006, 2007.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

Ballard G. Busby 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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