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Lawrence S. Brown Papers

Identifier: TMD231

Scope and Contents

The collection contains assorted clippings (n.d.); correspondence (1943-1944, 1974); photographs (1943-1989); and other related ephemera (n.d.).


  • 1943-1989


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

Lawrence S. "Lawrie" Brown was born in Massachusetts in 1923 and enlisted in the Army at Salt Lake City, Utah in 1943. He had completed fours years of high school, was unmarried and working as a skilled mechanic and repairman. Brown joined the 10th Mountain Division and served at Camp Hale, Colorado, Camp Swift, Texas, and in Italy. He was a Technician Grade 4 with the Headquarters of the 3rd Battalion, 86th Infantry Regiment, but later transferred to Headquarters of the 3rd, 85th Infantry Regiment. While engaged in combat in Italy, he was awarded the Bronze Star medal for his action at Mt. Belvedere in February 1945, and a second Bronze Star for his actions at Castel D'Aiano in April 1945. Lawrence Brown died in 1990.


.25 Boxes

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift; Susannah Brown; 1999.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

Lawrence S. Brown Papers
Keli Schmid
April 22, 2020
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Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
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Repository Details

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

10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy
Denver CO 80204 United States