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Bowker, John G. (faculty), October 15, 1975

Identifier: MOH28

Scope and Contents

1 interview with John G. Bowker, Professor of Mathematics, conducted by David Stameshkin at 14 Aidrondack View, Middlebury (Bowker's home). Bowker discusses President Thomas; Dwayne Robinson; President Stratton; fund raising; athletics; Hamlin Hall; Tea time tavern; President Hamlin; expanding the Fine Arts programs; mathematics courses; mathematics curriculum changes; Foreign Language Study; President Moody; Storrs Lee; Steve Freeman; Board of Trustees; military training on campus; draft dodgers; World War II; dismissal of faculty; President Armstrong; comparing Middlebury to other colleges; gender segregation; coeducation; Forest Hall; the women's college; and the depression years.


  • October 15, 1975

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

Open for research without restriction.

Biographical / Historical

John Gerald Bowker (-1992) was a Professor of Mathematics at Middlebury College from 1926 to 1967. He served as Dean of the Faculty from 1953 to 1967.


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