Hugh H. Bruner Papers
Scope and Contents
Collection contains obituary and memorials; copies of photographs; play script; citation; clippings; memoir; copy of journal; reports; correspondence, newsletter.
- 1943-1945; 1998-2000
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
Hugh Hadley Bruner was born August 27, 1919 in Palmyra, Kansas, the son of Henry and Rachel Bruner. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Kansas in 1941 and was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the Army. Later in 1941, ROTC graduates were required to attend Officer Candidate School and Bruner was sent to Fort Benning, Georgia. Following OCS, Bruner was assigned to the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colorado. He served briefly with Company L of the 86th Infantry Regiment and with the Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion of the 86th. He was sent overseas in 1943, where he joined the 15th Infantry Regiment and served in Company F as platoon leader and later as company commander. During combat in Europe, Bruner was wounded in action and twice awarded the Silver Star Medal for gallantry. When the 15th Infantry Regiment Association was organized in 1991, Bruner served as chaplain. He was an Eagle Scout and served more than twenty years as a scout leader. He held numerous offices in Shawnee Mission’s Trinity Lutheran Church. Bruner passed away of pneumonia, October 19, 1998 at Shawnee Mission, Kansas following surgery for colon cancer.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift; Nancy B. Mohler; 2013.
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.
Linking Entry Complexity Note
Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
- Burner, Hugh H., 1919-1998 -- Archives.
- Camp Hale (Colo.) -- Archival resources. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Military maneuvers -- Cold weather conditions. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Personal papers Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Ski troops. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Soldiers -- United States -- Correspondence. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 15th -- Archival resources.
- United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 86th -- Archival resources.
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Hugh H. Bruner Papers
- Keli Schmid
- August 27, 2020
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- Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
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