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Henry J. Hampton Papers

Identifier: M1873

Scope and Contents

Collection includes correspondence, military papers, copy of handwritten story about World War II, copies of photos from the 1940s of Hampton, photographic copy of V-Mail.


  • 1931-1987


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

Henry J. Hampton was a Lt. Colonel in the 86th Infantry Regiment of the 10th Mountain Division. He served in Fort Lewis, Camp Hale, Camp Swift, Camp Carson and in Italy. He received the Silver Star, Bronze Star, and the Legion of Merit Award for his distinguished and meritorious service. Following the War, Hampton commanded the 38th Regimental Combat Team at the Mountain and Winter Warfare Training Center at Camp Carson, Colorado. Hampton was killed in action in 1950 during the Korean War.


1 envelope

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift; Myrna Hampton; 2005, 2006, 2009.


Repository also has: Robert R. Krumm oral history (OH368).


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

Henry J. Hampton Papers
Keli Schmid
May 7, 2021
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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