Munford, Howard (Class of 1934, faculty) and Marion (Class of 1932), February 6, 1975
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
1 audio cassette
Assigned identifier: a13af19750206-01
Genre / Form
- Biology -- Study and teaching
- College fraternity members
- College students -- United States -- Social life and customs
- College trustees
- Economics -- Study and teaching
- Greek letter societies
- Middlebury College -- Alumni and alumnae
- Middlebury College -- Faculty
- Political activists
- Students -- Social life and customs
- World War, 1939-1945