The Resource Robert Drennan oral history

Robert Drennan oral history

Label
Robert Drennan oral history, June 1987
Title
Robert Drennan oral history
Inclusive dates
June 1987
Creator
Contributor
Creator
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The interview provides information and personal observations about Drennan's experiences and being a member of the 10th Mountain Division for only a short period of time. The bulk of the interview concerns Drennan's role with the 120th Medical Evacuation Hospital; condition of and care for sick and dying concentration camp prisoners; Buchenwald concentration camp; role of Dachau; scattering of prisoners over southeast Bavaria
Note
Forms part of the 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
Biographical or historical data
Robert M. Drennan was born in the District of Columbia on January 17, 1924 and enlised in the Army on March 11, 1943 at Fort Devens, Mass. At the time of his enlistment he was unmarried, had completed four years of high school and working as an actor. Drennan joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo. where he was assigned to Companies A, G, and F of the 86th Infantry Regiment and also served with Company K of the 90th Infantry Regiment. He later transferred to the 120th Medical Evacuation Hospital and while serving in Europe provided medical care for inmates from the concentration camps of Dachau and Buchenwald.
Cataloging source
DPL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1924-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Drennan, Robert M.
Credits note
Interviewed by Andrea Baron
Date time place
Recorded in June 1987
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
interviews
Music parts
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1924-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Baron, Andrea
  • Drennan, Robert M.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Drennan, Robert M
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Soldiers
  • Concentration camps
  • Camp Hale (Colo.)
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Robert Drennan oral history
Link
http://digital.denverlibrary.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16079coll36/id/2904
Instantiates
Production
Note
This oral history was digitized as part of the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Recordings at Risk grant project
Accompanying material
  • 1 envelope
  • 1 PDF file
Carrier category
  • audiocassette
  • other
  • sheet
Carrier category code
  • ss
  • sz
  • nb
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
  • spoken word
  • text
Content type code
  • spw
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
  • 1 audio disc (57 min.) +
  • 1 MP3 audio file (73MB)
Governing access note
Contact Western History and Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Robert Drennan;
Media category
  • audio
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • n
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sound +
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
  • (OCoLC)810943029
  • (OCoLC)ocn810943029
  • 998276
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
Robert Drennan oral history
Link
http://digital.denverlibrary.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16079coll36/id/2904
Production
Note
This oral history was digitized as part of the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Recordings at Risk grant project
Accompanying material
  • 1 envelope
  • 1 PDF file
Carrier category
  • audiocassette
  • other
  • sheet
Carrier category code
  • ss
  • sz
  • nb
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
  • spoken word
  • text
Content type code
  • spw
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
  • 1 audio disc (57 min.) +
  • 1 MP3 audio file (73MB)
Governing access note
Contact Western History and Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Robert Drennan;
Media category
  • audio
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • n
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sound +
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
  • (OCoLC)810943029
  • (OCoLC)ocn810943029
  • 998276
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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