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Benedict, Edith Cartmell (Class of 1926), March 11, 1975

Identifier: MOH17

Scope and Contents

1 interview with Edith Cartmell Benedict (Class of 1926) by Deborah Clifford. Edith '26 discusses why she chose Middlebury for two years; living at home off campus; isolation; decline of town gown relations; Eleanor Ross; Middlebury's gender segregation; Home Economics classes; dress code; changes in the new generations of students; Middlebury strictness; and students' bad behavior.


  • March 11, 1975

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

Open for research without restriction.

Biographical / Historical

Edith Cartmell Benedict (1902-1979) was a member of the Middlebury College Class of 1926. She was born to James R. and Marion (Oldfield) Cartmell in Middlebury, Vermont. Benedict attended Middlebury College from 1921 to 1923 and later studied at the Mount Ida Art School. She married Arthur E. Benedict in 1925 and the couple had two children: Agnes R. and Myrdith M.


From the Collection: 147+ Objects

Physical Location


Physical Description

1 audio cassette


Assigned identifier: a13af19750311-01

Repository Details

Part of the Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives Repository

Middlebury College
Davis Family Library
110 Storrs Avenue
Middlebury Vermont 05753 United States