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Coggeshall, Almy (Class of 1940), June 2, 1995

Identifier: MOH99

Scope and Contents

1 interview with Almy Coggeshall, Middlebury College Class of 1940, by Joice Pangalila at Coggeshall's 55th reunion. Coggeshall discussed why he chose Middlebury College; fraternities; social activities; Mountain Club; camping trips; Middlebury Campus; Hepburn dormitory; chemistry; reunion; male and female relations on campus; restrictions on women; Dean of Women, Eleanor Ross; Sudetenland crisis; his writing tutor; and his life's work.


  • June 2, 1995

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Conditions Governing Access

Open for research without restriction.

Biographical / Historical

Almy Darling Coggeshall (1917-2009) was born to Robert Farrington and Elsie Lyle (Darling) Coggeshall in Schenectady, New York, and graduated from Middlebury College in 1940. While at Middlebury, Coggeshall majored in chemistry. After graduation, he worked at the Materials and Processes Laboratory at the General Electric Company in Schenectady as a chemical engineer, retiring in 1977. He married Anne H. Buckley in 1946 and they had two children: Robert B. and Martha N.


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