Carlson, Albert Sigfrid, 1907-1975

Carlson, Albert Sigfrid, 1907-1975

 

Biography

Albert Carlson was born on July 4, 1907 in Worcester, Mass. He graduated from Clark University with an AB in 1929 and was hired by the Geology and Geography Department of Dartmouth College in 1929. He also taught in the Economics Department from 1933-1942 and retired as Professor Emeritus of Geography in 1972. He died in Hanover in 1975

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Oral history interview with Albert Carlson.

DOH-220
 Collection
Identifier: DOH-220
Date(s): 1974-11-07
Abstract Albert Carlson, Professor Emeritus of Geography 1929-1972. Oral history interview documenting his career at Dartmouth College. Professor Carlson discusses the folding of the Geology and Geography Department with the loss of the distributive science credit. He has high praise for members of the Economics Department: Malcolm Kier, Lee Nelson Smith, and Bruce Knight. He describes his role in founding Lebanon College, and with Hanover Planning and Zoning, as well as the Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee...