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Albert N. Nencioni Papers

Identifier: TMD292

Scope and Contents

Collection contains copies of 6 Army field and training manuals (1939-45); military patches, papers, orders, rosters (1943-1945); sketch book with notes; clippings (1943-1945); carved 85th Infantry insignia with autographs on reverse; copies of manuscripts: The History of Company "I", 85th Mountain Infantry Regiment (n.d.), The Military Experience of a Cavalaryman (n.d.) and The Last Mounted Cavalry Pistol Charge (n.d.) both by Donald Hubbard, Statistical Survey: Company "I" 85th Mountain Infantry Regiment January 3, 1945 to August 10, 1945 (n.d.), Skiing for All (1936) by Otto Schneibs, Star Spangled Banter (n.d.) by Bill Mauldin, Principle Roster of I Company (2000).


  • 1936-2000


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

Albert N. Nencioni was born March 15, 1924 in Washington, D.C. His father, Natale, was a chef and his mother, Luisa, was a housewife. Nencioni enlisted in the U.S. Army on March 27, 1943 at Fort Meyer, Virginia. Upon arrival at Camp Hale, Colorado, Nencioni was assigned to L Company of the 86th Infantry Regiment. Later, he served with I Company of the 85th. He was stationed at Camp Hale, Colorado; Camp Swift, Texas and Camp Carson, Colorado. During combat operations in Italy, Nencioni was wounded in action at Hill 913 near Castel d’Aiano. Following World War II, Nencioni received a B.S. Degree from the American University, Washington, D.C. He served as a special agent with the F.B.I. for twenty-six years. After retirement, he performed contract investigative work for the Department of Defense. Albert and his wife, Mary, had five children. Albert passed away October 23, 2009 in Fairfax, Virginia.


1 box

1 oversize folio

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift; Mary Nencioni; 2010.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

Albert N. Nencioni Papers
Keli Schmid
June 30, 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

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