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Class of 1923 Allen Douglass Bliss, 1919-1942

 Item — Box: 93.1, Folder: 2
Identifier: Scrapbooks

Scope and Contents

This unbound scrapbook contains 43 photographs in 9 plastic sleeves. Most of the photos are taken by Bliss. Subjects include 1919 P rade through town, Middlebury and Bread Loaf campuses, the 1931 fire at Bread Loaf, and towns of Middlebury and Hancock, VT.


  • Creation: 1919-1942

Biographical / Historical

From the Middlebury College General Catalogue, 1950: son of Deane S. and Mary (Douglass) Bliss. Born in Colchester, VT, July 3, 1903. Prepared for college at Middlebury High School. Entered Middlebury College in 1919. Student, Harvard University, 1923-1924; 1927-1932. Proof reader, E.L. Hildreth and Co., Brattleboro, VT, 1924-1927. Publications Editor, Journal of American Chemical Society, 1927-1934. Instructor, Northeastern University and Harvard University, 1935-1938; Yale University, 1939-1941. Assistant Professor, Simmons College, 1941-. Married Emma F. Vaughan, September 18, 1934. Children: Eleanor S., Arthur V., Sarah D. and David T. (twins).


From the Collection: 184 Boxes

Language of Materials


Physical Location

B3 3 Bottom Shelf, Box 93.1

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated in 2010 by Eleanor Bliss, Class of 1959.

Repository Details

Part of the Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives Repository

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