The Resource Austin J. "Mac" McKenna papers, (manuscript)

Austin J. "Mac" McKenna papers, (manuscript)

Label
Austin J. "Mac" McKenna papers, 1963-2001
Title
Austin J. "Mac" McKenna papers
Inclusive dates
1963-2001
Creator
Contributor
Donor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Collection includes newspaper clippings, correspondence (1963-2001), artwork for 10th Mountain license plate, business cards, personal papers (1966-1984), reunion tour materials (1965-1982), Blizzard columns (1979-1986), commendations (1965, 1977), IFMS materials, National Association materials and 1965 reunion correspondence, planning documents, and photographs
Note
Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
Member of
Biographical or historical data
Austin J. "Mac" McKenna was born on January 11, 1923 in Leadville, Colo. and later raised in Salida. Following engineer basic training at Fort Leonard Wood and maneuvers duty with an army topographical unit in West Virginia, he joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale in 1943 and was assigned to Headquarters Company, S-2 of the 126th Mountain Engineer Battalion with a T/5 rating. At the end of the war in Italy, McKenna was promoted to the Staff Sergeant Division Camouflage position in S-2. McKenna graduated from the University of Denver following the war and spent 45 years in the Denver advertising and marketing profession. Upon retirement to Hawaii, he became a well-known artist and teacher. Collectors worldwide have purchased his creations. His activities with the National Association of the 10th Mountain Division have included presidency of the Rocky Mountain Chapter, vice presidency of the National Association, editor of the Blizzard and numerous active positions with 10th Mountain Reunion organizations.
Cataloging source
DPL
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1923-
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McKenna, Austin J.
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McKenna, Austin J.
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  • McKenna, Austin J
  • United States
  • United States
  • National Association of the 10th Mountain Division, Inc.
  • Soldiers
  • Ski troops
Label
Austin J. "Mac" McKenna papers, (manuscript)
Link
http://eadsrv.denverlibrary.org/sdx/pl/toc.xsp?id=TMD67&qid=sdx%5Fq5&fmt=tab&idtoc=TMD67-pleadetoc&base=fa&n=14&ss=true&as=true&ai=Advanced
Instantiates
Extent
1 linear ft. (1 box), 1 oversize file folder
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
A.J. McKenna;
Organization method
Organized into 3 series: 1. National Association of the 10th Mountain Division papers, 1963-2001 (box1). 2. Photographs, 1920-1990 (box1). 3. Oversize, 1969-1979 (OVFF1).
System control number
  • ocn123570935
  • (OCoLC)123570935
Label
Austin J. "Mac" McKenna papers, (manuscript)
Link
http://eadsrv.denverlibrary.org/sdx/pl/toc.xsp?id=TMD67&qid=sdx%5Fq5&fmt=tab&idtoc=TMD67-pleadetoc&base=fa&n=14&ss=true&as=true&ai=Advanced
Extent
1 linear ft. (1 box), 1 oversize file folder
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
A.J. McKenna;
Organization method
Organized into 3 series: 1. National Association of the 10th Mountain Division papers, 1963-2001 (box1). 2. Photographs, 1920-1990 (box1). 3. Oversize, 1969-1979 (OVFF1).
System control number
  • ocn123570935
  • (OCoLC)123570935

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