Stratton, Samuel S. (Samuel Sommerville)
Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:
1 interview with Douglas Stowe Beers, Middlebury College Professor of English. Beers discussed his undergrad and graduate experience at Yale; salary; President Moody; Breadloaf; his experience as head of the acting department; President Stratton; his experience of chairman of the division; staff relations; student social activites; comprehensive exams; chaperoning frat parties; class stories; other job offers; female vs. male students; and Robert Frost.
1 interview with Walter E. Brooker.Brooker discusses President Stratton; fundraising; living with his family in Vermont; the annual fund; salaries; Dartmouth; President Armstrong; shy personality of Stratton; trustees; ROTC; financial aid office; alumni events; what he likes about his job; advances in technology; and marketing.
1 audio cassette tape containing interview with Walter Brooker, Middlebury College Class of 1937 by Ron Neif. The interview likely occurred between 1956 and 1981. During the interview, Brooker discusses being recruited by President Stratton, living in Vermont, fundraising, etc.
1 interview with Peggy Eriksson, Middlebury College class of 1942. During the interview, Eriksson discusses married women at Middlebury; chapel and choir; being married by President Moody; why she chose Middlebury College; the French major; military service; turmoil under President Stratton; racial issues; petitions and protests; and committee reports.
1 interview with Joseph Kasper. Kasper discusses faculty-student relations; Storrs Lee; student council; Mr. Hepburn; how he wanted to leave college to work; how he came back to Middlebury; Professor Stevens; Jewish discrimination; religious diversity; socio-economic breakdown; President Moody; Elbert Cole; Trustees; growth of the student body; town gown relations; World War I; hazing; pranking; his college roommate; Harvard; and President Stratton.
1 interview with Howard Munford, Class of 1934, conducted by David Stameshkin. Munford discusses President Stratton; tenure; serving as assistant professor; expansion of the college; student faculty ratio; trustees; Armstrong; Storrs Lee; President Moody; Eleanor Ross; faculty council; quality of students; gender balance; English department; his retirement; Armstrong's resignation; and being department chair.
- Oral Histories 42
- Middlebury College -- Faculty 25
- Middlebury College -- Alumni and alumnae 23
- College administrators 19
- Greek letter societies 18
- World War, 1939-1945 17
- College students -- United States -- Social life and customs 11
- College trustees 11
- Coeducation 10
- Students -- Social life and customs 9
- Athletics 8
- Community and college 8
- Education of women 7
- Fund raising 7
- Middlebury College -- Women 7
- Student aid 7
- College fraternity members 5
- College sports 5
- Language Education -- French 5
- Sex discrimination 5 + ∧ less