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World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Bigelow, Leslie Cole (faculty), April 18, 1986

Identifier: MOH42
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Leslie Cole Bigelow, Middlebury College Professor of Philosophy. Bigelow discussed how he chose Middlebury; his graduate career; how he chose philosophy; philosophy; his experience in the Army in the 1940s; his low salary; his relationship with faculty; compulsory chapel; faculty attitudes towards the administration; how President Stratton ran Middlebury like a company; battle over relevant majors; women applicants; class size; isolation of Middlebury; John Andrews; and how...
Dates: April 18, 1986

Class of 1945 Mary Elizabeth Wisotzkey scrapbook

Identifier: A9
Scope and Contents This scrapbook documents Wisotzkey's college years, from 1941 to 1945. It contains, photographs, letters, programs from sporting events as well as musical and theatre performances, dance cards, academic records, receipts, newspaper clippings, and commencement materials. The scrapbook also contains documents pertaining to the second World War at Middlebury College, including political cartoons and instructions for air raid drills. Of particular note is a mock war ration book, given to...
Dates: 1800-

Gladys Jane Swift collection

Identifier: C-109
Abstract The bulk of the collection consists of letters written to Gladys Jane Swift by men in the armed services during World War II in response to her correspondence with them during her years as a student at Middlebury College. Family correspondence consists largely of letters to her parents from childhood at summer camp, through her college years, and on her European trip in 1953. Memorabilia of Middlebury College years and of her European trip in 1953, includes scripts for elocution, plays,...
Dates: 1937 - 1991; Majority of material found within 1937 - 1946