Bain, David Haward
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Bain, David (Lecture about Battell), February 23, 2015
Dates: February 23, 2015
David Bain Bread Loaf Writers' Conference collection
Scope and Contents This is a collection donated by David Haward Bain on September 29, 2020 from his personal collection from his home in Orwell, Vermont. The collection is made up of 5 series: Annual records, Research material, Photographs, Realia, and Media. These series contain annual content and research materials generated by Bain for his 1993 book Whose Woods These Are: A History of the Breadloaf Writers' Conference, 1926-1992, as well as materials produced in preparation for an unfinished documentary...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1926-2019
Joseph Battell: A Centennial Appreciation, 2015-02-23
Scope and Contents On February 23, 2015, the centennial of Joseph Battell’s death, David Bain gave an illustrated talk on Joseph Battell’s life and works. According to Bain, Battell was not only a Bread Loaf land baron (in his day the largest private landowner in Vermont), but an environmentalist, crusading newspaperman, Middlebury College alum (Class of 1860), trustee, philanthropist, and novelist. David Haward Bain has taught creative writing and literature at Middlebury College for 28 years, and...