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Guarnaccia, Sam (Class of 1930, faculty), 1975

Identifier: MOH7

Scope and Contents

1 interview with Samuel Guarnaccia, Class of 1930, as part of the "Middlebury College Oral History Project." Guarnaccia discusses New England private schools; football; athletics; student faculty relationships; sex on campus; strictness on campus; sexual relationships; segregation by sexes; gender stereotypes; coeducation; Harvard; college dances; fraternities; KDI; student jobs; social groups; exclusion of Blacks and Jews in fraternities; President Stratton; student politics; student leadership; blue key; socioeconomic classes; and dating.


  • 1975

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

Open for research without restriction.

Biographical / Historical

Samuel Guarnaccia (1909-2001) was the head football coach for the Middlebury College Panthers football team in 1942. His record was 0-8 and is the only Middlebury football coach to never win a single game. Guarnaccia was a member of the Middlebury College Class of 1930 and also studied at several summer sessions at the College. He served as Assistant Professor of Spanish in 1946, as Dean of the Spanish School in 1947, Acting Alumni Secretary from 1943 to 1944, and Acting Director of Admission from 1946 to 1947.


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