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Wright, Spencer (Class of 1949), March 6, 1975

Identifier: MOH19

Scope and Contents

1 audio cassette tape containing interview with Spencer Wright (Class of 1949) by Deborah Clifford. During the interview, Wright discusses: why he came to Middlebury; Bill Brewster's invitation to attend Kimball Union Academy; athletics at Middlebury; the effect of the war (World War II) on Middlebury; the draft; working for Bethelehem Steel and Proctor and Gamble; female students at Middlebury; hazing; reorienting veterans into the College community; dormitories on campus; the role of the Dean of Women; Elizabeth Walt Baker Kelly; meeting President Stratton as a freshman; perceptions of President Stratton on campus; fraternity parties; town-gown relations; eating at the Middlebury Inn; selling flowers on campus; relationships with faculty members; the education major; and "Duke" Nelson.


  • March 6, 1975

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

Open for research without restriction.

Biographical / Historical

Spencer V. Wright (1923-) graduated from Middlebury College in 1949. He was born to Stanley V. Wright and Ruth (Ashworth). He completed his MA at the University of New Hampshire in 1958 and had four children: Gary A., Lesley W., Donald, and Catharine.


From the Collection: 147+ Objects

Physical Location


Physical Description

1 audio cassette


Assigned identifier: a13af19750506-01

Repository Details

Part of the Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives Repository

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