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Harrison Coleman Papers

Identifier: TMD98

Scope and Contents

Collection contains Silver Star citations for men of the 10th Mountain Division (1945), correspondence (1945-1998), information requests related to Silver Star medals (1946-1998), discharge papers for various veterans (1946), newspaper clippings (1950s), and Coleman award ceremony, Fanano, Italy: photographs, clippings, correspondence (June 2012).


  • 1948-2012, undated


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 imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained by the customer. The 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

Harrison L. Coleman was born December 1, 1924. He enlisted in the Army on March 18, 1943 and joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo. where he was assigned to the 86th Infantry Regiment, Company B and remained with this unit throughout the war. Coleman was later stationed at Camp Swift, Tex.; Camp Carson, Colo. and in Italy. He was wounded ic action near Sassomolare, Italy on March 4, 1945. Coleman later served as Southeast Chapter President of the National Association of the 10th Mountain Division (1984-1986) and as the Association's Executive Director (1992-1998).


.25 Boxes

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift;Harrison Coleman;2007.


Repository also has: Coleman Harrison oral history (OH324).


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

Harrison Coleman Papers
Keli Schmid
December 30, 2018
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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