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Littlefield, David J. (faculty), August 8, 1995

Identifier: MOH108

Scope and Contents

2 audio cassette tapes containing interview with David J. Littlefield, Middlebury College Professor of English, conducted by Allison Kirk. Littlefield discusses how he got his position at Middlebury; PhD from Yale; Douglas Beers; winter term; film courses; Antioch law school; isolation of Middlebury; court system; being chairman of the division of humanities; President Armstrong; being chairman of the English department; firing staff; turning down being chairman of the English department; trial for a woman not being reappointed; being chairman of the department of English and Drama; English major requirements; distribution requirements; required chaperones; changes in students over time; the council on humanities and publications in the state of Vermont; almost suing the college; changes under Armstrong; Olin Robison; promotion of fine arts; and tenure.


  • August 8, 1995

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

Open for research without restriction.

Biographical / Historical

David J. Littlefield was a Middlebury College Professor of English from 1953 to 1956 and from 1959 to 1995.


From the Collection: 147+ Objects

Physical Location


Physical Description

2 audio cassettes


Assigned identifier: a13af19950808-01

Repository Details

Part of the Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives Repository

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