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Peterson, Max (staff), May 23, 1992

Identifier: MOH73

Scope and Contents

1 interview with Max P. Peterson, Director of Sports Information. During the interview, Peterson discusses his retirement in 1991; his time as Director of Sports Information; the changing role of college public relations; the News Service and the College's response to Vietnam activism; South Africa divestment; campus dialogue; the college campus as a reflection of society; the changing nature of the College population; the relationship between Middlebury College and the town of Middlebury, Vermont; staff reduction; development; alumni contact; the public relations impact of staff reductions; the commencement visit of Lady Bird Johnson; and the ABC broadcast of Middlebury College and Norwich University football.


  • Creation: May 23, 1992

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

Open for research without restriction.

Biographical / Historical

Max P. Peterson (1934-2014) served as the Director of Sports Information in the Development Office at Middlebury College from 1963 to 1991.


From the Collection: 147+ Objects

Physical Location


Physical Description

1 audio cassette containing 90 minute interview


Assigned identifier: a13af19920523-01

Repository Details

Part of the Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives Repository

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