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Miner, T. Richardson (Class of 1958, administrator), June 3, 1975

Identifier: MOH22

Scope and Contents

1 interview with T. Richardson Miner, Jr. (Class of 1958) by Deborah Clifford. Miner discusses Middlebury's changes over time; Middlebury's strict rules; blue key; traditions; dress code; Korean War; athletics; student activities; service organizations; campus publications; pledging fraternities; Freshman activities commitee; popularity of fraternities on campus; campus leaders; advocating for fraternities; Hepburn; the social order of Middlebury; sororities; student body size; Elizabeth Kelly; Walter Brooker; President Stratton; President Armstrong; World War II; curriculum reforms; the difference between faculty then and now; student-faculty relations; what is attractive about Middlebury; student freedom; and male and female relations.


  • Creation: June 3, 1975

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Conditions Governing Access

Open for research without restriction.

Biographical / Historical

T. Richardson Miner, Jr. (1936-2014) graduated from Middlebury College in 1958. He was born to Theodore R. Miner and Florence (Carroll) in Brooklyn, New York. Miner served as Assistant to the President at Middlebury College from 1969 to 1975, and as Secretary of the College from 1975 to 1979.


From the Collection: 147+ Objects

Physical Location


Physical Description

1 audio cassette


Assigned identifier: a13af19750603-02

Repository Details

Part of the Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives Repository

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