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Brooker, Walter (Class of 1937, administrator), May 8, 1987

Identifier: MOH51

Scope and Contents

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.


  • Creation: May 8, 1987


Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

Open for research without restriction.

Biographical / Historical

Walter Eric Brooker (1916-2005) graduated from Middlebury College in 1937. After graduation, he served as a Naval Officer in the Pacific during World War II from 1942 to 1946, and went on to hold positions with Liberty Mutual Insurance Company and Curtis Publishing. Brooker returned to Middlebury in 1956 to serve as Executive Assistant to the President of the College. Brooker was promoted to the office of Vice President and Director of Development, positions which he held until 1981. Brooker received an Honorary Degree in Education from Middlebury College . He married Barbara Ann Carrick in 1938 and the couple had two children: Eric Edward and David Krickel.


From the Collection: 147+ Objects

Physical Location


Physical Description

1 audio cassette


Assigned identifier: a13af19870508-02

Repository Details

Part of the Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives Repository

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