The Resource John H. Pierpont papers

John H. Pierpont papers

Label
John H. Pierpont papers, 1936-1945
Title
John H. Pierpont papers
Inclusive dates
1936-1945
Creator
Contributor
Donor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Collection contains copies of newspaper clippings (1945), personal correspondence (1945), journal entry (1945), Bronze Star citation (1945), travel history (1936)
Note
Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
Biographical or historical data
John Hobson Pierpont was born in Worcester, Mass. on April 26, 1917 and enlisted in the Army on August 25, 1942 at Fort Devens, Mass. At the time of his enlistment, he was unmarried and had graduated from Harvard University and was working as a purchasing agent. Pierpont joined the 10th Mountain Division at Ft. Lewis, Wash. where he was assigned to a number of different companies before becoming a member of Company D of the 85th Infantry Regiment. He participated in the invasion of Kiska Island and served at Camp Hale, Colo. and Camp Swift, Tex. before being sent to Italy. Pierpont was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for his actions on Mount Della Spe during March 10-14, 1945 and attained the rank of Staff Sergeant. He died in Santa Fe, N.M. on March 18, 2002.
Cataloging source
DPL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1917-2002
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Peirpont, John H.
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1917-2002
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Peirpont, John H.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Peirpont, John H.
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military maneuvers
  • Soldiers
  • Ski troops
Label
John H. Pierpont papers
Instantiates
Production
Note
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory
Carrier category
text
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 envelope
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
John Pierpont;
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)870247973
  • (OCoLC)ocn870247973
Label
John H. Pierpont papers
Production
Note
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory
Carrier category
text
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 envelope
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
John Pierpont;
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)870247973
  • (OCoLC)ocn870247973

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