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Rollason, H. Duncan (Class of 1939), June 4, 1994

Identifier: MOH94

Scope and Contents

1 audio cassette tape containing interview with Herbert Duncan Rollason, Jr., Middlebury College Class of 1939. During the interview, Rollason discusses President Moody's influence; the influence of his family and the idea of a co-educational college on his decision to go to Middlebury; the biology program at Middlebury; fraternity rush; dating at Middlebury; relationships with the College President and faculty members; and changes at Middlebury.


  • June 4, 1994

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

Open for research without restriction.

Biographical / Historical

Herbert Duncan Rollason, Jr. (1917-2014) was born to Herbert Duncan and Susan Hervey (Wales) Rollason in Beverly, Massachusetts, and graduated from Middlebury College in 1939. While at Middlebury, Rollason majored in biology and participated in the college choir and glee club. After graduating, he accepted a teaching fellowship in biology at Williams College, where he earned a master's degree in 1941. He then earned a doctorate in biology at Harvard University. Rollason married Grace S. Saunders in 1944 and the couple had two children: Mary Elizabeth and Herbert Duncan III.


From the Collection: 147+ Objects

Physical Location


Physical Description

1 audio cassette


Assigned identifier: a13af19940604-07

Repository Details

Part of the Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives Repository

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