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Gregory C. Lee, LU 1937

Identifier: BA055

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of one album containing 80 pages with 160 remaining black and white photographs, many photographs have been removed before being given to Lehigh University. In general the album binding is in poor condition. Also tucked in the album is a dark blue felt armband with an orange ‘E’ sewn in the center (possibly ROTC related - G.C. Lee was a member of Company E in 1937 and a 1939 The New York Times article relating Lehigh’s wrestlers winning again the Eastern team title.


  • Creation: 1933 - 1939


Conditions Governing Access

Collection housed remotely. Users need to contact 24 hours in advance.

Conditions Governing Use

Collection is open for research.

Biographical / Historical

Gregory Christie Lee was born 1914 in Paterson, New Jersey. He entered Lehigh University in 1933 and graduated with the Class of 1937 in Chemical Engineering. During his student days at Lehigh, he participated in a summer ROTC program at the Aberdeen Proving Grounds in Maryland in 1936 and a West Chester University competition 1937. He possibly served with the U.S. Army Air Force based on his training with bombers. His subsequent career was with Lee & Hewitt Engineers & Architects, New York. He and his wife Helen Cooke Lee had three children. He died in Glen Rock, New Jersey in 2002.


1 Linear Feet : Decorated brown paper over board, broken spine with cord, 80 black paper pages, many photographs missing, 160 black and white photographs remain. ; 29.5 x 23.5 cm

Language of Materials



Personal collection of Lehigh University winter photographs, graduation photos, military airplanes and armament from ROTC training program at Aberdeen Proving Grounds.


Arrangement is as presented to Special Collections.

Other Finding Aids

Special Collections has many alumni photo albums.

Ilhan Citak and Eleanor Nothelfer
July 8, 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the Lehigh University Special Collections Repository

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