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Munford, Howard (Class of 1934, faculty) and Marion (Class of 1932), February 6, 1975

Identifier: MOH12

Scope and Contents

1 interview with Howard Munford, Class of 1934, and his wife, Marion Munford, Class of 1932, conducted by David Stameshkin at the Munfords' home. The Munfords discuss when they started working at Middlebury; why they chose to attend Middlebury; Eleanor Ross Dean of women; strictness on campus; gender segregation; President Moody; Cornwall's dismissal; Redfield Proctor; fraternities; social events; social groups; rushing; sororities; kappa kappa gamma; discriminatory fraternities; black people and Jews in fraternities; the end of sororities; trustees; parties; Biology department; Economics department; endowment; President Moody's wife; President Stratton; Ted Morrison; Pearl Harbor; World War II; students protesting the war; and Robert Pickard.


  • Creation: February 6, 1975

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

Open for research without restriction.

Biographical / Historical

Howard McCoy Munford (1912-2008) was born to Howard M. and Mary (Young) Munford of Des Moines, Iowa. Munford was a member of the Middlebury College Class of 1934 and was a graduate student at Bread Loaf from 1934-1939. He served as Professor of American Literature at Middlebury from 1941 to 1977. Munford married Marion Jones in 1935 and the couple had two children: Martha H. and David Munford.


From the Collection: 147+ Objects

Physical Location


Physical Description

1 audio cassette


Assigned identifier: a13af19750206-01

Repository Details

Part of the Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives Repository

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