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Robert F. Ruane Papers

Identifier: TMD299

Scope and Contents

Collection contains pamphlets, law class photo, wedding card, fraternity ephemera, Camp Hale Christmas menu, correspondence, clippings, photographs, WWII German flag (autographed).


  • 1941-1945


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

Robert F. Ruane was born April 7, 1919 in the District of Columbia. He completed two years of college before enlisting in the Army December 21, 1942 at Fort Myer, Virginia. At the time of his enlistment, he was single and working as a general office clerk. During World War II, Ruane served with the 86th Infantry Regiment, part of the 10th Mountain Division. He was assigned to Company A, and later to the Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion of the 86th. Stationed at Camp Hale, Colorado and Camp Swift, Texas, Ruane received the Bronze Star Medal for his service during the 10th Mountain Division’s Italian Campaign. He died in October 1972 in Washington, D.C.


1 Boxes


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift; Robert F. Ruane, Jr.; 2011.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

Robert F. Ruane Papers
Keli Schmid
July 10, 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