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Middlebury College -- Women

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 52 Collections and/or Records:

Andrews, David H. (faculty), August 24, 1995

 Item
Identifier: MOH110
Scope and Contents 1 audio cassette tape containing interview with David H. Andrews, Middlebury College Professor of Anthropology. This interview was conducted at David Andrews' home on South Street in Middlebury, Vermont. Andrews discusses how he came to Middlebury; the difference between old and young professors; department divides in the faculty; how he was directly appointed by President Olin Robison; faculty attitudes about President Armstrong; Robert Pickard; linguistics at Middlebury; students study...
Dates: August 24, 1995

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

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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

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

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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

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

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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

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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

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

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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...
Dates: January 30, 1975

Castiglione, Pierina (faculty), January 20, 1992

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Identifier: MOH70
Scope and Contents

1 interview with Pierina B. Castiglione, Associate Professor of Italian. During the interview, Castiglione discusses her experiences in the Italian Summer School and the Italian department, her time as founder and editor of "Il Giornalino," a journal of Italian language instruction. Castiglione also briefly speaks on gender inequality.

Dates: January 20, 1992

Class of 1940 Elizabeth Clark Cook scrapbook, 1936-1940

 Item — Box 122, Folder: 4
Identifier: A9
Scope and Contents

Includes Alpha Chi Delta; graduation picnic; campus buildings; graduation procession; picnics; Winter Carnival; Chipman Hill Ski Jump; Sugaring Off Party; Mountain Club; Snow sculptures; Cane Ceremony; Women's College graduation ceremony, Forest Hall; daisy chain; tree planting; Alumni barbeque.

Dates: 1936-1940

Class of 1953 Anne Schafer scrapbook, 1953

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 7
Identifier: A9
Scope and Contents

This folder contains pictures from the scrapbook of Anne Schafer, Middlebury College Class of 1953. There are two sheets with eleven photographs in total. The photographs, labeled on the reverse, are of various women.

Dates: 1953

Class of 1953 Patricia Hamilton (Todd) scrapbook, 1953

 Item — Box 82, Volume: 2
Identifier: Scrapbooks
Scope and Contents

Winter Carnival; graduation; parties; Florida vacation; Freshman week; dance cards; performing arts and lecture programs

Dates: 1953

Class of 1955 Nancy Walker scrapbook, 1950-1951

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Identifier: A9
Scope and Contents This scrapbook documents the final portion of Walker's Senior year at Plainview High School in Plainview, NJ (1950/51), and the beginning of her first year at Middlebury College (1951/52). It contains an extensive collection of ephemera including newspaper clippings, Middlebury College application materials, programs from church services, plays (Wig and Pen, Broadway), and musical performances, birthday and other holiday cards, high school commencement materials, rules and regulations for...
Dates: 1950-1951

Class of 1955 Nancy Walker scrapbook, 1951-1952

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Identifier: A9
Scope and Contents This scrapbook documents the middle portion of Walker's first year at Middlebury College. It contains an extensive collection of ephemera including newspaper clippings, programs from plays, church services, musical performances, films, and sporting events, napkins, valentines, memorabilia from the 1952 Winter Carnival, and greek letter society rush materials. The scrapbook also contains documents pertaining to the tenth annual Middlebury Conference, and a complete and intact copy of the...
Dates: 1951-1952

Class of 1955 Nancy Walker scrapbook, 1952-1953

 Item — Box 3
Identifier: A9
Scope and Contents This scrapbook documents the latter portion of Walker's first year at Middlebury College and much of her sophomore year. It contains an extensive collection of ephemera including newspaper clippings (primarily concerning weddings and engagements), programs from plays, musical performances, church services, and sporting events, memorabilia from the 1953 Winter Carnival, dance cards, song lyrics, birthday cards and valentines, academic records, personal letters, menus, matchbooks, and...
Dates: 1952-1953

Class of 1955 Nancy Walker scrapbook, 1953

 Item — Box 4, Volume: 3
Identifier: A9
Scope and Contents This scrapbook is dated 1953 and appears to document a portion of Walker's junior year at Middlebury College. It contains an extensive collection of ephemera including newspaper clippings (primarily concerning engagements and weddings), programs and tickets from plays and sporting events, napkins, wedding invitations, photographs of the Middlebury football team, college bulletins for both Middlebury and Tufts University, matchbooks, and memorabilia from the 1953 Yale/Harvard weekend. The...
Dates: 1953

Class of 1955 Nancy Walker scrapbook, 1954-1955

 Item — Box 4, Volume: 1, 2
Identifier: A9
Scope and Contents This scrapbook appears to document a portion of Walker's junior year at Middlebury College. It contains a small of ephemera including newspaper clippings (primarily concerning engagements and weddings), programs and tickets from plays and sporting events, dance cards, wedding invitations, and memorabilia from the 1954 Winter Carnival. A majority of the scrabook's contents are accompanied by handwritten notes and/or brief journal entries. The binding is removed from this...
Dates: 1954-1955

Class of 1958 Linda Mae Durfee scrapbook, 1954 - 1957

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: Scrapbooks
Scope and Contents

Included in this folder are eight items from the scrapbook of Linda Mae Durfee, Middlebury College Class of 1958, including two poems, dance cards, and invitations to various events.

Dates: 1954 - 1957

Class of 1958 Yvonne Cosby scrapbook, 1955-1958

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: A9
Scope and Contents

This unbound scrapbook contains a loose collection of items including theatre programs (Wig and Pen, Cosmos Club, Middtime Varieties), programs from events such as convocation, junior weekend, baccalaureate, athletic events, and Winter Carnival. It also includes stickers, a list of dormitory regulations, and information about sororities at Middlebury College.

Dates: 1955-1958

Cook, Lydia Juanita "Nita" (Class of 1926), September 28, 1993

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Identifier: MOH83
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Lydia Juanita "Nita" Cook, Middlebury College class of 1926. During the interview, Cook discusses her return to campus in 1929 as the wife of Reginald L. Cook, Professor of English; the role of faculty wives; changes at the College while her husband was on the faculty; her husband as a teacher (lectures, reaction papers, high expectations); her husband's retirement; Bread Loaf experience; assisting her husband; Middlebury during World War II; recollections from student days;...
Dates: September 28, 1993

Craig, Lois (Class of 1937), June 6, 1993

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Identifier: MOH77
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Lois Craig, Middlebury College class of 1937. During the interview, she discusses why she chose Middlebury College; social rules; her introduction to scholarship; American Literature; Dr. Reginald L. Cook; women scholars; sorority life; the Depression era; post-graduate training; the job market for women; dating; class reunions; faculty wives; alumnae secretary; educational counseling; Marion Holmes; Peace Corps; the Hoover/FDR transition in Washington, D.C.; changes at...
Dates: June 6, 1993

Day, Janice Eldredge (Class of 1941), June 1, 1996

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Identifier: MOH115
Scope and Contents

1 audio cassette tape containing interview with Janice (Eldredge) Day, Middlebury College Class of 1941, conducted by Tom Alderman at Hadley House. The interview was conducted for Day's 55th reunion. Day discusses reunion; her experience as an English major; what Middlebury students do after graduation; her sales experience; her husband's donation to the school; scholarships; and Middlebury's tuition.

Dates: June 1, 1996

Dunsmoor, Natalie H. (Class of 1935), June 3, 1995

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Identifier: MOH103
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Natalie H. Dunsmoor, Middlebury College Class of 1935, by Joice Pangalila at Dunsmoor's 60th reunion. Dunsmoor discusses reunions; why she went to Middlebury; her academic challenges; Mountain club; Alumni college; the Moodys; winter carnival; scholarships; working as a waitress; what she did in her free time; sociology trips; being a teacher; Chateau; French; customs and traditions; tea dances; formals; sororities; sigma kappa; tennis; Dr. Reginald Cook; co-ed dorms;...
Dates: June 3, 1995

Elizabeth Burditt Parker alumni scrapbook, 1926-1930

 Item — Box 1: Series C-49.IV
Identifier: C-49.IV.4
Scope and Contents Compiled by Elizabeth Burditt Parker, Middlebury College Class of 1930. Daughter of J. Earle Parker, Middlebury College Class of 1901, and Caroline Mason Burditt [Parker], Middlebury College Class of 1903. Elizabeth B. Parker married John T. Andrews, Professor of Philosophy at Middlebury College. The scrapbook covers Parker's college years, 1926-1930. The scrapbook is particularly well appointed, containing an extensive collection of letters, photographs, and ephemera, including...
Dates: 1926-1930

Ells-Crane, Ruth Brown (Class of 1934), June 4, 1994

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Identifier: MOH96
Scope and Contents

1 interview with Ruth Mercer (Brown) Ells-Crane, Middlebury College Class of 1934. During the interview, Ells-Crane discusses the Mountain Club; why she came to Middlebury; President Moody; life at Middlebury for women; environmental issues; war; Depression; sororities and fraternities; academics; life after Middlebury; motion pictures in the 1930s; travel and Alaska; family; and the future of Middlebury College.

Dates: June 4, 1994

Eriksson, Peggy (Class of 1942), June 24, 1993

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Identifier: MOH81
Scope and Contents

1 interview with Peggy Eriksson, Middlebury College class of 1942. During the interview, Eriksson discusses married women at Middlebury; chapel and choir; being married by President Moody; why she chose Middlebury College; the French major; military service; turmoil under President Stratton; racial issues; petitions and protests; and committee reports.

Dates: June 24, 1993

Evans, Ruth Wheaton (Class of 1944), June 3, 1994

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Identifier: MOH89
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Ruth Wheaton Evans, Middlebury College Class of 1944. During the interview, Evans discusses a scout leader who introduced her to Middlebury and encouraged her in her application to the College; the English major; teaching; restrictions on behavior as a student; her role as first woman editor of the Campus newspaper; women making up the majority of the student body during the war; World War II; Middlebury College presidents; Stephen Freeman; and the impact Middlebury has had...
Dates: June 3, 1994

Fiske, Jane Howard (Class of 1939), March 10, 1975

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Identifier: MOH16
Scope and Contents

1 interview with Jane Howard Fiske (Class of 1939) by Deborah Clifford. Fiske discusses prohibition; having students living with her family; President Moody; coeducation; careers for women after graduation; town gown relations; V12; UVM; leaving college to get married; the Great Depression; student jobs; Professor Richard Brown; Eleanor Ross; restrictions on women; living off campus; and compulsory chapel.

Dates: March 10, 1975

Flickinger, Jackie (administrator), February 22, 1989

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Identifier: MOH58
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Jackie Flickinger, former Director of Student Activities at Middlebury College. Flickinger discusses moving to Middlebury; how she got her position at Middlebury; fraternities; winter carnival; winter term; student organizations; student social events; the campus; student information center; gender segregation on campus; the start of co-ed dorms; changing of the drinking age; gender discrimination; John Bowker; WRMC; Environmental quality club; school dances; Middlebury's...
Dates: February 22, 1989

Greiner, Joan T. (faculty), June 19, 1989

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Identifier: MOH60
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Joan T. Greiner, Middlebury College Professor of Physical Education. Greiner discusses Skidmore; the Snow Bowl; skiing; women faculty; women's athletics; intermural sports; sororities; student activities; women's field on battell beach; Title IX; moving from McCullough to the Field house; coaching tennis; gender discrimination; President Stratton; teaching physical education; running the ski school; ROTC; physical education requirements; gender segregation in classes; co-ed...
Dates: June 19, 1989

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

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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

Heibges, Ursula (faculty), December 5, 1991

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Identifier: MOH66
Scope and Contents

1 interview with Ursula Heibges, Middlebury College Associate Professor of Classics. During the interview, Heibges discusses the status of Classics in higher education as well as her research interests.

Dates: December 5, 1991