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Clagett, John H. (faculty), May 6, 1986

Identifier: MOH43

Scope and Contents

1 interview with John H. Clagett, Middlebury College Professor of English. Clagett discusses the Naval academy; Yale; creative writing; size of faculty; student faculty ratio; major requirements; salary for Professors; President Stratton; President Armstrong; Walter Brooker; Armstrong's favoritism; his fiction writing courses; how he started writing; his writing inspiration; low salary; why he retired; Howard Munford; faculty administration relations; tenure; student faculty relations; students visiting; Breadloaf; Robert Frost; hiring process; his current works; getting rid of ROTC; and what he likes about Middlebury.


  • May 6, 1986

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

Open for research without restriction.

Biographical / Historical

John H. Clagett (1916-2013) was a Middlebury College Professor of English from 1955 to 1978.


From the Collection: 147+ Objects

Physical Location


Physical Description

1 audio cassette


Assigned identifier: a13af19860506-01

Repository Details

Part of the Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives Repository

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