Irving Greger Collection
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This collection contains materials collected by Professor Irving Greger during his tenure at City College Downtown/Baruch College. An integral part of Student life, the collection includes publications, reports, photographs, memoranda and ephemera related to student life and campus activities. The collection covers his time at the college, concentrating in the 1950s-1980s.
- Creation: 1950 - 1986
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Biographical / Historical
Irving Greger was born in Brooklyn, New York. He married his wife Sally weeks before being inducted into Long Island’s Camp Upton in April 1942. Greger completed officer training school and entered the European battlefield on November 28, 1944. He served in the 2nd Armored Division in Germany during and after World War II. Discharged from the military in 1945, he earned a doctorate from Columbia Teachers College. He started his career at Baruch College in 1947. During his time at Baruch College, he was a member of the staff and faculty. His tenure at the college spanned the institutional incarnations of City College Downtown and Baruch College. Greger was incredibly devoted to the student body and the institution. He supervised student life programs like the Lamport Leaders and managed the school’s House Plan system. He created opportunities to motivate and train students to become leaders in the college and the world. Greger retired from Baruch College in 1986. He passed away on May 3, 2018.
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This collection contains materials collected by Professor Irving Greger during his tenure at City College Downtown and Baruch College. The collection includes publications, reports, photographs, memoranda and ephemera related to student life and campus activities.
The collection is arranged into four series: I. Publications, II. Photographs, III. Ephemera and IV. Memoranda. Series I. Publications is further divided into three sub-series: A. Periodicals, B. Reports and C. Programs.
This collection was processed by Sarah Rappo in August 2019.
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