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Thurl D. Brown Papers

Identifier: M1989

Scope and Contents

The collection contains clippings; correspondence (1996); ephemera (1991); and poetry: "Rucksack Recollections" (n.d.).


  • 1991, 1996


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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 imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained by the customer. The 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

Thurl D. Brown was born in Mass. in 1908 and enlisted in the Army at Boston, Mass. in 1942. He had completed 4 years of college and worked as an author, editor or reporter and was unmarried. Brown joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo. and later served at Fort Ord, Calif., Kiska Island, Alaska, Camp Swift, Tex., and Italy. He was with Companies M and L of the 87th Infantry Regiment, and worked as a Technician Grade 4 at the Headquarters of 3rd Battalion of the 87th and the 10th Division. While engaged in combat operations in Italy, Brown received the Bronze Star medal for his actions in the Apennines and the Po Valley from February to May 1945. Thurl Brown died in 1995.


1 envelope

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source unknown.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

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Repository Details

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

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