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Papers of Edwin F. Gregg

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MG.009

Scope and Contents

The Papers of Edwin F. Gregg document Gregg's work with the Cooper Union and the Alumni Association from 1950 to 2002. Arranged by subject, these records document various aspects of leadership and participation in the Alumni Association including materials that discuss fundraising, continuing education, reunions, and events. Highlights include This collection also contains documents that discuss Green Camp and the Golden Reunion of the Class of 1950.


  • Creation: 1950 - 2002


Conditions Governing Access

Most materials in this collection are open to researchers without restriction. Photographs featuring students may be unavailable due to FERPA regulations. Contact the archives at to learn more.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish materials must be obtained in writing from The Cooper Union Archives and Special Collections. For more information please email

Biographical / Historical

Edwin F. Gregg received his Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from the Cooper Union in 1950. He went on to receive a Masters of Business Administration from Drexel in 1962. Gregg was very active in the Cooper Union alumni association, participating in fund-raising and reunions over the course of more than fifty years. He described himself as: “Manufacturers’ Representative hawking diversities like digital control valves, steam traps, smoke monitors, microprocessor-based control systems; Collector of 3 dimensional mechanical puzzles; Consultant on energy dissipation; Repairer of torsion pendulum 400-day clocks; and Federally Certified Fallout Shelter Analyst, Radiation Monitor Instructor, Environmental Engineering Instructor, & Radiological Defense Officer.” Edwin Gregg died in Chalfont, Pennsylvania on October 16, 2008.


2.21 Linear Feet (2 cartons and 1 half box containing mixed-materials: catalogs, pamphlets, brochures, newspaper, and a videocassette.)

Language of Materials



This collection contains materials related to Gregg's work with the Cooper Union Alumni Association and ephemera related to the Cooper Union including documents that discuss fundraising, continuing education, reunions, and events.


This collection has been arranged by subject.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was donated by Edwin F. Gregg.

Lacy Schutz
October 2006
Language of description
Script of description

Revision Statements

  • 2009: Additional materials added by Carol Salomon
  • June 2021: Record migrated to ArchivesSpace by Ezra Sardes.

Repository Details

Part of the The Cooper Union Archives & Special Collections Repository

Cooper Union Library
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New York New York 10003 United States