Skip to main content

Gerald Q. Nash Papers

Identifier: M2167

Scope and Contents

Collection contains photocopies of correspondence between Gerald Nash and his parents (1945); Nash family genealogy (n.d.).


  • 1945


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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

Gerald Q. Nash was born on October 6, 2013 in Nashua N.H. and enlisted in the Army on September 2, 1943 at Manchester, N.H. At the time of his enlistment he had completed three years of high school and was living in Wayne, Mich. Nash received his basic training at Ft. Bragg, N.C. before joining the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo. He was assigned to Battery A of the 605th Field Artillery Battalion and was also stationed at Camp Swift, Tex. and in Italy. He received the Bronze Star Medal for his action during the Apennines and the Po River Campaigns in Spring 1945. Nash was one of five brothers to serve during WWII.


1 envelope

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Gerald Nash, 2002.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy
Denver CO 80204 United States