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Munford, Marion (Class of 1932, administrator), June 3, 1992

Identifier: MOH75

Scope and Contents

1 interview with Marion Munford, Class of 1932. During the interview, Munford discusses her 60th reunion; freshmen women's in-town housing; the disappointment of freshman year; the biology major; compulsory daily and Sunday chapel; campus activities; honorary societies; sororities and fraternities; the relationship between Middlebury College students and the town of Middlebury, Vermont; student life; dress code; weekends; college as career preparation; her career; teaching; libraries; Middlebury College faculty from 1953 to 1969; her role as a minority student advocate; dating her husband Howard; her marriage to Howard; and faculty life at Middlebury.


  • June 3, 1992

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

Open for research without restriction.

Biographical / Historical

Marion Roberts Jones Munford (1911-1999) was born to Lionel H. and Amy Roberts Jones in Hanover, New Hampshire, and graduated from Middlebury College in 1932. She served as a Librarian at the Bread Loaf School of English, the Medical Records Librarian at Porter Hospital, and Director and Teacher of lab sections in the Biology Department from 1960 to 1967. Munford acted as Co-Director of the African-American summer academic program at Middlebury College from 1968 to 1969. She married Howard Munford in 1935 and the couple had two children: Martha R. and David.


From the Collection: 147+ Objects

Physical Location


Physical Description

1 audio cassette containing 60 minute interview


Assigned identifier: a13af19920603-01

Repository Details

Part of the Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives Repository

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