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Lardner, Adelma Hadley (Class of 1928), March 6, 1975

Identifier: MOH14

Scope and Contents

1 interview with Adelma Hadley Lardner, Class of 1928. Lardner discusses President Moody; Eleanor Ross; Women's College; Middlebury rules and restrictions; student government; why she chose Middlebury College; Fraternity houses; competition for colleges; working as head of Forest Hall; social activities; tea dances; McCullough gym; female male interactions; professions for women after graduation; Margret Peck; the liberalization of Middlebury rules; Middlebury traditions; intramural sports; her relationship with the faculty; and Helen Bradley, Class of 1928.


  • March 6, 1975

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

Open for research without restriction.

Biographical / Historical

Adelma Jeanette Hadley Lardner (1907-1988) was born to Herbert B. and Edith (Beaman) Hadley in East Templeton, Massachusetts. Lardner was a member of the Middlebury College Class of 1928. She served as Director of Social Activities at Middlebury College from 1937 to 1939. She married Lynford A. Lardner in 1939. The couple had three children: George E., Margaret M., and Jean K.


From the Collection: 147+ Objects

Physical Location


Physical Description

1 audio cassette


Assigned identifier: a13af19750306-01

Repository Details

Part of the Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives Repository

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