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Middlebury College -- Alumni and alumnae

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 209 Collections and/or Records:

Albert Arnold photographs

Identifier: C-142
Scope and Contents The Albert E. Arnold Jr. photograph collection documents Middlebury College activities, student life, faculty and staff, and the physical campus during Arnold's undergraduate years, 1927-1931. His images also appear in the 1932 Kaleidoscope, the college's yearbook. Photographs of note include those of fraternity events (including the Delta Tau initiation), photographs of students in blackface, as well as photos of male students in drag.
Dates: 1927-1931

Asa Hemenway collection

Identifier: C-100
Scope and Contents Collection contains a hardbound, handwritten journal kept by Asa Hemenway from 1850 until 1891, and a handwritten, hardbound volume containing "Notes of Siamese Customs Presented to Middlebury College by Rev. A. Hemenway, Dec. 1860," written in Old Thai. Collection also contains two hand-drawn maps.
Dates: 1850-1891

Baer, Rosemary Faris (Class of 1934), June 3, 1994

Identifier: MOH88
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Rosemary Faris Baer, Middlebury College Class of 1934. During the interview, Baer discusses the French major; Professor Stephen Freeman; Depression; sororities and fraternities; Bread Loaf, student apathy; and the spiritual beauty of the country.
Dates: June 3, 1994

Bartlett Family papers

Identifier: C-70
Scope and Contents Donated by Charles H. and Doris Wolff Bartlett, both of the class of 1941, the collection contains their papers and correspondence while missionaries, a large portion of which consist of sermons and prayers from the 1940s until 1984. The collection also includes the papers of their 19th century ancestors Needham Drury and Needham Bartlett, including Prohibition literature, newspaper clippings of religious gatherings, and original compositions of hymns.
Dates: circa 1940-1984

Bee Ottinger collection of Lesbian House photographic negatives

Identifier: C-71
Scope and Contents The photographs in this collection are of the women at the Los Angeles Gay Community Service Center's (GCSC) "Lesbian House" in Los Angeles between 1972 and 1973. These photographs were taken by Bee Ottinger for her thesis project at the California Institute of the Arts, and were also used by Ottinger in a San Francisco exhibit in 1973. Includes negatives for photographs taken using 35, 46, and 60 mm film. Also included in the collection is an interview with Ottinger from 2010.
Dates: 1972-1973

Benedict, Edith Cartmell (Class of 1926), March 11, 1975

Identifier: MOH17
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Edith Cartmell Benedict (Class of 1926) by Deborah Clifford. Edith '26 discusses why she chose Middlebury for two years; living at home off campus; isolation; decline of town gown relations; Eleanor Ross; Middlebury's gender segregation; Home Economics classes; dress code; changes in the new generations of students; Middlebury strictness; and students' bad behavior.
Dates: March 11, 1975

Benjamin Leslie Haydon collection

Identifier: C-126
Scope and Contents Collection contains 53 folders, from 1894-1897, the years of Benjamin Haydon’s education at Middlebury College. Included in the collection are 28 textbooks*, also from Haydon’s years at Middlebury. The collection represents materials generated in classwork, books used in Middlebury College classes, notes taken for classes by Benjamin Leslie Haydon, who was graduated in 1897. His classes at Middlebury prepared him for the career that he followed as a teacher and principal in grammar and...
Dates: 1893-1897

Benjy Renton photographs

Identifier: C-184
Scope and Contents This collection contains over 10,000 photographs taken by Benjy Renton during his time at Middlebury. Renton's photographs include on-campus events such as the Justice for Breonna Taylor protest, MiddView Orientation, scenes from the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, Evolution Dance Crew performances, the Winter Carnival Ice Show, the International Students' Organization (ISO) Food Festival, Winter Carnival, the Blackout Protest in support of higher wages for staff, the M...
Dates: 2018-

Berry, Eleanor (Class of 1932), July 5, 1989

Identifier: MOH61
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Eleanor Berry, Class of 1932. Static starts at 15 - 22 minutes and throughout the interview. Berry discusses how she was accepted into Middlebury; restrictions on women; student organizations; foreign language department; French; Chateau; Greek; Theatre; Dr. Cook; the English department; guest speakers; President Moody; Eleanor Ross; Board of Trustees; Forest Hall; the Great Depression; World War II; President Stratton's drinking problem; student social life; fraternities;...
Dates: July 5, 1989

Bliss, Eleanor (Class of 1959, staff), June 2, 1994

Identifier: MOH85
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Eleanor S. (Bliss) Heurtley, Class of 1959, by Natalie Norman. During the interview, Heurtley discusses the chemistry major; family legacy; women at college; sororities; the relationship between Middlebury College and the town of Middlebury, Vermont; political passivity; the status of women; single parenting; alumni activities; and changes at the College.
Dates: June 2, 1994

BLST 0462 / HIST 0462 Histories of struggle, 2021 January

Identifier: s7_blst0462
Scope and Contents Includes the following essays: "Contextualizing Bravery: Understanding William Slade's Rhetoric in Context of the Abolition Movement from 1835-1848" by Shaye Anis, Class of 2021; "Construction of Oppression Through Advertisements" by Jack Dowling, Class of 2020.5; and "Students with Disabilities at Middlebury College: A Slow Slog Toward the Future 1990-2021" by Mary Moore, Class of 2022.5.
Dates: 2021 January

Bouricius, Terrill "Terry" (Class of 1976), February 22, 1994

Identifier: MOH84
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Terrill "Terry" Bouricius, Middlebury College Class of 1976. During the interview, Bouricius discusses why he chose Middlebury; his interest in foreign language; political science; music; his study of Russian; dance; student social life; academic work as a student; political activism; the link between academics and his political career; relationships with faculty members; class reunion; food co-op; and his political career.
Dates: February 22, 1994

Brackett, Mary Williams (Class of 1936, trustee), January 30, 1975

Identifier: MOH8
Scope and Contents 1 audio cassette tape containing interview with Mary Williams Brackett, Class of 1936. Topics discussed include Brackett's 60th reunion, her post-graduate experience, her honorary degree, the German major, the Institute of International Education, her teaching assistantship as a graduate student, her time as Director of Admissions for women and as Dean of Women at Middlebury, the merging of men's and women's colleges across the country, her Stanford PhD, depression, the role of women in higher...
Dates: January 30, 1975

Brooker, Walter (Class of 1937, administrator), June 11, 1975

Identifier: MOH25
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Walter E. Brooker (Class of 1937) conducted by David Stameshkin in Brooker's office. Brooker discusses meeting Charles A. Dana; Stratton's retirement; President Armstrong; Sunderland; grants; language schools; Dana auditorium; scholarships; facilities; field house; Dana foundation; Dana Scholarship program; Dana Corporation; Justin Ricker; trustees; House in the Pines; Pittsburgh Community Trust; mountains; Sarah Larson; Library; competiton for grants; professorship for...
Dates: June 11, 1975

Brooker, Walter (Class of 1937, administrator), May 8, 1987

Identifier: MOH51
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Walter E. Brooker.Brooker discusses President Stratton; fundraising; living with his family in Vermont; the annual fund; salaries; Dartmouth; President Armstrong; shy personality of Stratton; trustees; ROTC; financial aid office; alumni events; what he likes about his job; advances in technology; and marketing.
Dates: May 8, 1987

Brooker, Walter (Class of 1937, administrator), 198x

Identifier: MOH63
Scope and Contents 1 audio cassette tape containing interview with Walter Brooker, Middlebury College Class of 1937 by Ron Neif. The interview likely occurred between 1956 and 1981. During the interview, Brooker discusses being recruited by President Stratton, living in Vermont, fundraising, etc.
Dates: 198x

Cephas Rockwood letters

Identifier: C-95
Scope and Contents The Rockwood letters paint a picture of the life of Cephas Rockwood, an up-and-coming lawyer from Chester, Vermont. The letters are mostly between Cephas and Louisa Foote of Canton, New York, regarding their courtship and future life together. These letters are quite intimate and also demonstrate the inherent difficulty in holding a long distance relationship during the 19th century. Furthermore, the letters document Cephas's rise to legal prominence, both in Vermont and later in Wisconsin when...
Dates: 1810-1841

Charles Malam papers

Identifier: C-12
Scope and Contents This collection includes manuscripts as well as poetry workbooks.
Dates: 1922 - 1981

Class of 1911 Ruth Ida Burnham scrapbook, 1909 - 1956

Identifier: A9
Scope and Contents This scrapbook contains labelled photographs of Middlebury College buildings and personnel, dated between 1909 and 1911. It also includes photographs of reunion events for the Class of 1911, up to the 45th reunion in 1956.
Dates: 1909 - 1956

Class of 1915 Clotilda Hayes scrapbook, 1911-1915

Identifier: A9
Scope and Contents A scrapbook marked with the college logo and seal, compiled by Clotilda Hayes, class of 1915. It contains ephemera and realia ranging from menus, sports and theater programs, room decorations, letters, Christmas cards, chemistry class notes, dance cards, Halloween decorations, and some small photographs.
Dates: 1911-1915

Class of 1915 Karl Isaac Solomon Sterns scrapbook, 1910-1920

Identifier: A9
Scope and Contents This scrapbook contains assorted ephemera related to Sterns' life and education including dance cards, programs (plays, church services, athletic events), Dean's disciplinary messages, photographs, newspapers and newspaper clippings, and a Vermont certificate of Stern's military service (with medal) in World War I. Curiously, materials are housed in a National Memory and Fellowship book for the University of Vermont, not for Middlebury College.
Dates: 1910-1920

Class of 1917 Arthur Thomas Vaughn scrapbook, 1913-1917

Identifier: Scrapbooks
Scope and Contents Student activities; WWI; campus buildings; athletics; greek life; trip to California.
Dates: 1913-1917

Class of 1917 George Wilberforce Grant scrapbook, 1913-1917

Identifier: A9
Scope and Contents The scrapbook contains programs for plays, athletic events, and concerts, newspapers and newspaper clippings, dance cards, song and chant lyrics, as well as photographs, dating between 1913 and 1917.
Dates: 1913-1917

Class of 1918 James Cardell scrapbook, 1914-1918

Identifier: A9
Scope and Contents This scrapbook contains programs from plays and sporting events, photographs, newspaper clippings, and materials related to the Kappa Delta Rho fraternity, as well as a program from a 1915 screening of D.W. Griffith's "The Birth of a Nation" at Middlebury.
Dates: 1914-1918

Class of 1918 Ruth Hesselgrave scrapbook, 1914-1918

Identifier: A9
Scope and Contents Memory and fellowship book published by the College Memory Book Company, compiled by Ruth A. Hesselgrave, Middlebury College class of 1918 for the years 1914-1918. Contains ephemera from her four years at Middlebury, including concert and drama programs, Valentine's day cards, photographs, letters, commencement addresses, house rules, event menus, athletics programs, and newspaper clippings. Also includes pamphlets from meetings of the Middlebury Suffrage Study Club and Young Women's Christian...
Dates: 1914-1918

Class of 1919 Helen Sophia Stilphen scrapbook, 1915-1919

Identifier: C68
Scope and Contents Memory and fellowship book published by the College Memory Book Company, compiled by Helen Sophia Stilphen, Middlebury College class of 1919 for the years 1915-1919. Contains ephemera from her four years at Middlebury, including a signature book, dance cards, a book of cheers for sporting events, pamphlets from the Women's Athletic Association, semester grades, and many photographs of social occasions, outdoor outings, and campus buildings. Also of note are a few newspaper clippings concerning...
Dates: 1915-1919

Class of 1920 Solymn Miner scrapbook, 1916-1920

Identifier: Scrapbooks
Scope and Contents "Book of Friends" (info about fellow students); Kappa Delta Rho; WWI; campus buildings; commencement; junior prom; academic records
Dates: 1916-1920

Class of 1920 Willard Gifford Taylor scrapbook, 1916-1920

Identifier: Scrapbooks
Scope and Contents "Book of Friends;" school and social functions, dance books
Dates: 1916-1920

Class of 1922 Earle E. Haskins scrapbook, 1918-1922

Identifier: A9
Scope and Contents Memory and fellowship book published by the College Memory Book Company, compiled by Earle E. Haskins, Middlebury College class of 1922 for the years 1918-1922. Contains ephemera from his four years at Middlebury, including letters, lyrics to popular songs, sports paraphernalia, photographs of campus buildings, and materials related to patriotism and the war effort. Some of these items pertain to Middlebury's Students' Army Training Corps, of which Haskins was a part until its demobilization....
Dates: 1918-1922