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Charles David Lee papers

Guide to the Charles David Lee papers

Collection number: HMC-0577.
Creator: Lee, Charles David.
Title: Charles David Lee papers.
Dates: 1940-1945.
Volume of collection: 0.2 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Materials in the collection are in English.
Collection summary: Papers of a soldier with the Eleventh Air Force who served at Adak.

Biographical note:
Charles David Lee was from Montgomery, Alabama. He was a soldier with the Eleventh Air Force during World War II, and was stationed for a time at Adak Army Airfield. Lee was possibly a civil engineer involved in designing and building aircraft facilities such as landing strips.

Collection description:
The collection consists of the World War II era photographs and papers of Charles David Lee. The collection contains 86 original black and white photographic prints, 62 original black and white photographic negatives, a local draft board notice of classification (1940), a selective service registration certificate card (1945), two Attu and one Aleutians Alaska Defense Command paper pennants, and a set of dog tags and chain for Leroy McEntire, Jr. Subjects of the photographs include Charles David Lee, fellow soldiers, scenes on Adak Army Airfield and Adak Island, aircraft and aircraft wreckage, landing strips, radio equipment, surveying equipment, and Lee’s family.

Arrangement: The collection is arranged by type of document.

Alternative formats: Copy negatives were made from selected prints in the collection.

Digitized copies: This collection has not been digitized. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Rights note: Archives does not hold copyright to materials in this collection.

Preferred citation: Charles David Lee papers, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Separated materials: Publications have been removed from the collection and added to the Consortium Library’s Rare Books collection.

Acquisition note: The collection was purchased via Internet auction in 2002.

Processing information: This collection was described by Jeffrey Sinnott in 2002. The guide to the collection was converted to current standard by Veronica Denison in 2015.

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