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Biology -- Study and teaching

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Hawkins, Louise Gove (Class of 1940), June 2, 1995

Identifier: MOH100
Scope and Contents

1 interview with Louise Gove Hawkins, Middlebury College Class of 1940, with Joice Pangalila at Hawkins' 55th reuintion. Hawkins discusses how she found out about Middlebury; what she liked about Middlebury; starting her family; Mountain club; compulsory chapel; biology department; President Moody; town-gown relations; Battell Cottage; student activities; and World War II.

Dates: June 2, 1995

Hitchcock, Harold Bradford (faculty), April 4, 1986

Identifier: MOH40
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Harold Bradford Hitchcock, Middlebury College Professor of Biology. Hitchcock discussed how he was hired at Middlebury; Breadloaf; President Stratton; Physics dept; expansion of science departments; changes after President Armstrong; his role as the chairman of the Biology department; faculty debating over Winter Term; grants for science research; his fulbright fellowship; his relationship with the adminstration; how Middlebury changed into a little university; the...
Dates: April 4, 1986

Munford, Howard (Class of 1934, faculty) and Marion (Class of 1932), February 6, 1975

Identifier: MOH12
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...
Dates: February 6, 1975

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;...
Dates: June 3, 1992

Pool, Edwin L. (faculty), February 21, 1989

Identifier: MOH56
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Edwin L. Pool, Middlebury College Professor of Chemistry. From 18:00 to 29:00 minutes static and additional static throughout tape. Pool discusses how he got a position at Middlebury; Professor Voter; slow growth of Middlebury; facilities; low salaries; designing the science center; Chemistry department; 4 1 4 program; relations within the chemistry department; 1st generation college students; student faculty relations; distribution requirements; biology; the hippie...
Dates: February 21, 1989

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.

Dates: June 4, 1994

Woodin, Howard E. (faculty), March 20, 1986

Identifier: MOH39
Scope and Contents 1 audio cassette tape containing interview with Howard E. Woodin, Middlebury College Professor of Biology.Union College, '48, then U.S. Army, graduate work, biology, Purdue U - (03:08); vegetation study via travel through U.S. (04:15); Al Hitchcock (06:05); hired at Middlebury in 1953 as lowest rank level "rotating" instructor (08:37); Hitchcock dislike for botany/bio sciences (10:10); Bob Schubert, zoologist-Woodin bacteriologist, Hitchcock forcing them to teach each other's...
Dates: March 20, 1986