Craig, Lois (Class of 1937), June 6, 1993
Scope and Contents
1 interview with Lois Craig, Middlebury College class of 1937. During the interview, she discusses why she chose Middlebury College; social rules; her introduction to scholarship; American Literature; Dr. Reginald L. Cook; women scholars; sorority life; the Depression era; post-graduate training; the job market for women; dating; class reunions; faculty wives; alumnae secretary; educational counseling; Marion Holmes; Peace Corps; the Hoover/FDR transition in Washington, D.C.; changes at Middlebury College and in society; Middlebury in relation to the higher education community in the 1930s; and the relationship between Middlebury College and the Middlebury, Vermont community.
- June 6, 1993
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
Open for research without restriction.
Biographical / Historical
Mary "Lois" (Bestor) Craig (1916-) was born to Paul and Mary (Rankin) Bestor in Holland, Missouri, and graduated from Middlebury College in 1937. She served as Alumnae Secretary at Middlebury College from 1939 to 1941. She married William Gregory Craig in 1941 and the couple had three children: James B., Gregory B., and Thomas G.
From the Collection: 147+ Objects
1 audio cassette containing 60 minute interview
Assigned identifier: a13af19930606-01
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