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Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Eight archival boxes of materials belonging to and assembled by Alexander Hamilton Fulton, a trustee of Middlebury College. Boxes #1 through #4 are devoted to Fulton’s Tait and Thomson ancestors; Boxes #5 through #7 contain materials and documents pertinent to Alexander Hamilton Fulton personally, his education, his travels, his tenure as college Trustee, the farm in Essex, NY on Lake Champlain, as well as material on his Fulton ancestry.
Scope and Contents Interview with Carol Armstrong, conducted by Middlebury College Archivist, Danielle Rougeau on April 13, 2015 in Old Chapel. Dedication of Eve Adler, Classics dept. (00:44); coordinate vs. co-ed education in the 1960s (3:46); student protests 1960's (7:00); burning of building (14:35); faculty president relations (20:29); First female tenured faculty member - Marjorie Lambert (21:18); faculty tenure (25:49); decoration committee and role of president's wife (29:06); President...
Dates: April 13, 2015
Scope and Contents 1 interview with James I. Armstrong. Former President Armstrong announces his resignation from office to the student body and participates in an interview discussing why Middlebury is ready for change; why the mission statement is at its peak; Middlebury's financial issues; balancing the budget; the endowment; advice for the successor; female candidate for president; sacrificing spending time with students to raise funds; expanding the school with a language building, the new library, and a new...
Dates: November 4, 1974
Scope and Contents 1 interview with John G. Bowker, Professor of Mathematics, conducted by David Stameshkin at 14 Aidrondack View, Middlebury (Bowker's home). Bowker discusses President Thomas; Dwayne Robinson; President Stratton; fund raising; athletics; Hamlin Hall; Tea time tavern; President Hamlin; expanding the Fine Arts programs; mathematics courses; mathematics curriculum changes; Foreign Language Study; President Moody; Storrs Lee; Steve Freeman; Board of Trustees; military training on campus; draft...
Dates: October 15, 1975
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
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
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
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Nicholas Clifford, Middlebury College Professor of History and Trustee. During the interview, Clifford discusses his educational background and professional experience; his recruitment by President Armstrong; research interests; his teaching philosophy and style; a comparison of Presidents Armstrong, Robison, and McCardell; problems facing higher education; the effects of the changing student population; efforts to increase diversity; decision making; the role of women at the...
Dates: June 21, 1993
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Elbert Charles Cole (Class of 1915) by David Stameshkin. Cole discusses athletics; dances; sororities; social life; Pearsons Hall; McCullough gym; baseball field; new chapel; President Moody; old campus; student jobs; undergroud railroad at Brainerd's house; Redfield Proctor; trustees; Mrs. Moody; Alexander Twilight; World War II; alumni events; E. Pruda Wiley; commencement; and Dwanye Robinson.
Dates: June 3, 1975
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
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Stephen A. Freeman, Middlebury College Professor of French, Vice President, Acting President, and Director of the Language Schools, by David Stameshkin. The interview was conducted in the basement of the library. Freeman discusses Harvard; the French department; President Moody; Chateau; Brown University; salary; his publications; being President of the American Association of Teachers of French; qualifications of the faculty; sabbatical; life in the Chateau; French parties;...
Dates: August 12, 1987
Scope and Contents 1 90 minute interview with Egbert Charles Hadley by David Stameshkin. Interview references Marjorie (Finch) Hadley, and Deborah Clifford. Hadley discusses managing the baseball team; dorm life; compulsory chapel; senior theatre; Middlebury as the "poor man's college"; Harvard; prohibition; drinking around campus; Brainerd; Kellogg; how Middlebury has changed; commencement speakers; Armstrong; comparing presidents; facilities; McCullough gym; athletics; and working on the Kaleidoscope.
Scope and Contents Six archival boxes of materials pertaining to the Hadleys, Starrs, Merrills and all the families that married into theirs, and into whose families they married. These include Allens, Goves, Cottons, Dibbles, Rowans, Robbins’, Finches, Williams’, Warners, Wells’, Partridges and others. Many hundreds of letters from family members from several generations, genealogies, research into earliest known ancestors and their war records, emigration from country of origin; identification of colleges...
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Grant Hopkins Harnest, Middlebury College Professor of Chemistry. Harnest discusses getting a masters in Chemistry at Middlebury; changes in the Chemistry faculty in the 40's; salaries for professors; being an assisting professor; tenure; trustees; building homes; President Bates; how much time he spent with the students; new faculty; administration faculty relations; balancing research and teaching; buying equipment; President Stratton; Stratton's financial priorities; lack of...
Dates: March 18, 1986
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Joseph Kasper. Kasper discusses faculty-student relations; Storrs Lee; student council; Mr. Hepburn; how he wanted to leave college to work; how he came back to Middlebury; Professor Stevens; Jewish discrimination; religious diversity; socio-economic breakdown; President Moody; Elbert Cole; Trustees; growth of the student body; town gown relations; World War I; hazing; pranking; his college roommate; Harvard; and President Stratton.
Dates: August 6, 1974
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Howard Munford, Class of 1934, conducted by David Stameshkin. Munford discusses President Stratton; tenure; serving as assistant professor; expansion of the college; student faculty ratio; trustees; Armstrong; Storrs Lee; President Moody; Eleanor Ross; faculty council; quality of students; gender balance; English department; his retirement; Armstrong's resignation; and being department chair.
Dates: February 5, 1975
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Howard McCoy Munford, Class of 1934. Munford discusses Reginald Cook; department of American literature; resigning in protest; President Armstrong; studying as an undergraduate; Harvard; President Moody; Middlebury's reputation; restrictions on women; fraternities; social life; fraternities exclusion; gender segregation; women's separate college; qualitifications of the women; number of student applicants; comparing grades of men and women; women professors; Eleanor Ross; World...
Dates: March 18, 1986
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 people...
Dates: February 6, 1975
Scope and Contents 1 audio cassette tape containing interview with Fred Neuberger, Class of 1950 and Dean of Admissions by Tom Alderman. Neuberger discusses working as dean of admissions; President Storrs Lee; President Armstrong; President Stratton; the end of Women's college of Middlebury; coeducation; old economy; socioeconomic classes; Middlebury tuition; trustees; student body numbers; overenrollment; female vs. male students; how Middlebury students compare with other new england private schools;...
Dates: February 3, 1975
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Bruce B. Peterson, Class of 1956, conducted by David Stameshkin in the Library basement. Peterson discusses his role as faculty chairman; trustees; the Arts Center; the student center; new departmental programs; salary; tenure; raising tuition; curriculum; science departments; winter term; fluctuation in enrollment in various departments; faculty relations; growth of student body; and student-faculty interactions.
Dates: July 9, 1986
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Caroll Rikert, Jr. College treasurer 1952-1975, Knew management issues at colleges compared to commercial institutions. Scheduling is different due to language programs added to within a short summer period (1:56); different hierarchy (3:17); Cape Cod's challenging programs (4:10); no down time because of summer programs (5:30); pyramid reporting in hierarchy-lack of continuity and must be rebuilt each year (8:24); endowment future needs- descending incentive goal...
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Carroll Rikert, Jr. conducted by David Stameshkin.Trustees Procter, Hadley, Allen take leading role (01:01); MIT treasurer (01:30); Dr. Stephen A. Freeman, acting president 1953, Hadley, Procter, Allen active roles (04:05) Ted Lang named treasurer, succeeds Allen (04:30) senior trustees: Lang was least recognized and most significant (05:00) Lang's influence on the college was great (05:45); Hadley, Procter, Allen relied upon Brigham's judgement; (06:01) National...
Dates: July 1, 1975
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Middlebury College President Olin Clyde Robison by David Stameshkin.Increase term trustees, decrease amount of alum trustees from 8 to 6, results in reduced number of charter trustees- result is a regenerated Board - accelerate turnover-it is politically sensitive (01:52); pleased with annual giving, $75-$76,000 in 1986, in 1975 it was $40,000 (02:47); next year number will increase- due to aging of alumni (04:50); comparing Middlebury students to Amherst,...
Dates: July 9, 1986
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Olin Robison, Middlebury College President and faculty member. Robison was interviewed by Alison Kirk at Old Chapel. President Robison's role as college president for 15 years; considered a "change agent" (04:37); Pivotal improvement in perception of college as a more confident institution. Promotes the college to encourage a strong international perspective. Goal was to make the college the best liberal arts college in nation (11:09); College becomes an...
Dates: October 27, 1995