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Hunt, Amy May (Class of 1924), and Carolyn Julia Griffith (Class of 1924), June 4, 1994

Identifier: MOH90

Scope and Contents

1 interview with Amy May (Hunt) Meek and Carolyn Julia (Griffith) Tarbell, Middlebury College Class of 1924. During the interview, Meek and Tarbell discuss being born in Vermont; student social life; academics; American literature; Meek's experience as a math major; Tarbell's experience as a Latin and French major; the desire for normalcy after the war; student social unity; official Lake Dunmore excursions; their teaching careers; desire for greater study of contemporary issues; admiration for President McCardell; concern of "hardware"; focus of budget; and the positive value of their education at Middlebury.


  • Creation: June 4, 1994

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

Open for research without restriction.

Biographical / Historical

Amy May (Hunt) Meek (1903-2007) was born to Lucian M. and Mary L. (Halladay) Hunt in South Newfane, Vermont, and graduated from Middlebury College in 1924. Throughout her life, Meek taught mathematics and privately tutored students. She married Frederick M. Meek in 1932 and the couple had two children: Sheila Hunt and Peter Hunt. Carloyn Julia (Griffith) Tarbell (1903-1997) was born to Vollie H. and Mary E. (Soule) Griffith in East Arlington, Vermont, and graduated from Middlebury College in 1924. Tarbell served as a teacher throughout most of her life. She married Kenneth D. Tarbell in 1930 and the couple had one child: Kenneth D., Jr.


From the Collection: 147+ Objects

Physical Location


Physical Description

1 audio cassette


Assigned identifier: a13af19940604-05

Repository Details

Part of the Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives Repository

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