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Fiske, Jane Howard (Class of 1939), March 10, 1975

Identifier: MOH16

Scope and Contents

1 interview with Jane Howard Fiske (Class of 1939) by Deborah Clifford. Fiske discusses prohibition; having students living with her family; President Moody; coeducation; careers for women after graduation; town gown relations; V12; UVM; leaving college to get married; the Great Depression; student jobs; Professor Richard Brown; Eleanor Ross; restrictions on women; living off campus; and compulsory chapel.


  • March 10, 1975

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

Open for research without restriction.

Biographical / Historical

Jane Elizabeth Howard Fiske (1918-1999) was a member of the Middlebury Class of 1939. She was born to Frank E. and Edna (Prine) Howard in Middlebury, Vermont. Fiske attended Middlebury High School and entered Middlebury College in 1935 from UVM. She attended Middlebury from 1935 to 1936 and also studied at Castleton State College and the Community College of Vermont. Fiske served as a statistician in the Registrar's Office at Middlebury College from 1957 to 1963 and as a slide curator and gallery registrar in the Art Department from 1966 to 1978. She married Hermon C. Fiske in 1936 and the couple had four children: Mary L., Judith C., Elizabeth A., and Stephen H.


From the Collection: 147+ Objects

Physical Location


Physical Description

1 audio cassette


Assigned identifier: a13af19750310-01

Repository Details

Part of the Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives Repository

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