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Stephen W. Grainer Papers

Identifier: TMD148

Scope and Contents

The collection contains Grainer scrapbook with documentation on the Italian campaign and the 10th Mountain Division's return to the United States at the conclusion of the war.


  • 1943-1945


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

Stephen Webster Grainer was born in Yonkers, N.Y. in 1924 and joined the Army at New York City in 1943. At the time of enlistment he was single, had completed four years of high school and worked as a marine fireman and file clerk. Grainer joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale (Colo.). He was assigned to Company I of the 86th Infantry, later with Company D of the 86th and Company C of the 85th Infantry Regiment before transfer to Camp Swift (Tex.) and service in Italy. Grainer was awarded the Bronze Star medal for his actions during the Mt. Della Spe in March 1945. He attained the rank of Staff Sergeant. Grainer died in Fla. in 1996.


1 oversize box

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift; Stephen W. Grainer; 1989


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

Stephen W. Grainer Papers
Keli Schmid
December 27, 2019
Description rules
Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

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

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