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Class Scrapbook Collection: scrapbook or album of Frederic P. Lee 1915

 Unprocessed
Identifier: yhm-arc-0000-162.2

Content Description

Scrapbook or album: One volume containing photographs, including some of the faculty at the time with E. Root and E. North; athletic records and programs, delta upsilon memorabilia, newspaper clippings, signatures, and other memorabilia, from Frederic P. Lee's time at Hamilton, 1911-1915. Frederic P. Lee (1893-1968) received his Ph.B. from Hamilton College in 1915, his master's degree from Columbia University in 1916, and his law degree from Columbia Law School in 1918. From 1919 to 1923, Mr. Lee served as assistant legislative draftsman of the House; from 1923 to 1930, legislative counsel of the Senate; from 1931 to 1933, president of the Montgomery County (MD) Civic Federation. In 1933, he served as special counsel to the Secretary of Agriculture, and, until 1935, as board member and general counsel of the Federal Alcohol Control Administration. From 1929 to 1935 Mr. Lee was a professor of law at Georgetown University. Mr. Lee was a member of the bar of New York, the District of Columbia, Maryland, and the United States Supreme Court, and was a member of several private law firms during his career. He also served as chairman of the advisory council of the National Arboretum and director and officer of the American Horticultural Society. Mr. Lee wrote various articles for horticulture magazines and law journals as well as The Azalea Book. He was also a member of the Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission and a trustee of Washington Center for Metropolitan Studies and of Hamilton College.

Acquisition Type

Gift

Restrictions Apply

No

Dates

  • 1911-1915

Extent

.2 Linear Feet (1 album)