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Lee, Royal, 1916-2014. Oral History Interview and Collection, undated-2004.

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1726

Overview

The Lee collection consists of a VHS videocassette, a brief biographical form from, and a news clipping from an oral history interview conducted between Lee and James Kuhlmann in 2004. In this interview, Lee talks about his time in the Army during World War II as part of the 109th Engineering Battalion. Lee talks about entering the service, his time stationed in Ireland, his time as a prisoner of war, and life after the service.

This oral history interview was conducted as part of the South Central Minnesota Veterans History Project conducted by the Southern Minnesota Historical Center at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Dates

  • 2004-12-07

Creator

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on use of this collection for research purposes. The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property and libel laws as they apply.

Biographical / Historical

Royal Lee was born on August 28, 1916 in Madison, South Dakota. He served as a combat engineer during World War II. His highest rank in the Army was a Captain. Lee served from 1941 through 1946. His served in Britain and in the United States. He was also a Prisoner of War. At the time of the interview Lee lived in Mankato, MN.

Extent

1.00 folders

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Royal Lee donated this collection on December 7, 2004.

Creator

Title
Lee, Royal, 1916-2014. Oral History Interview and Collection, undated-2004.
Status
Completed
Author
Andrew Cole processed this collection
Date
2009-10
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Southern Minnesota Historical Center Repository

Contact:
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Memorial Library
PO Box 8419
Mankato MN 56002-8419 US
507-389-1029