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Foley, Allen Richard, 1898-1978



  • Existence: 1898 - 1978

Allen Foley was born on Nov. 11, 1898 in Framingham, Mass. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1920 a nd received his AM from the University of Wisconsin in 1924. He was an instructor of history at Dartmouth College form 1924 to 1925 and from 1929 to 1931. He became an assistant professor of history in 1931 and a full professor in 1940. Foley also served as director of Great Issues and retired in 1964. He died in 1978 in Hanover, NH.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Allen R. Foley papers

Identifier: MS-561
Overview Allen R. Foley (1898-1978), professor of history at Dartmouth College. Dartmouth College Class of 1920. The collection contains notebooks with newspaper clippings of articles about Vermont and diaries he kept while travelling around the world. Also includes typescripts for his works, "Hanover Memories" and "Just Vermont," as well as notes for speeches and addresses.

Oral history interview with Allen Foley.

Identifier: DOH-226
Scope and Contents The oral history interview of Allen Foley is comprised of two audiocassette recordings and a tape log of the recordings. The interview was conducted by Arthur Wilson on Oct. 7 and 11, 1974 in Norwich, VT. The entire interview runs for approximately two hours. Professor Foley describes student life at Dartmouth and the impact of WWI. He describes the organization of the History Department and his colleagues: Ambrose Vernon, William Ballard, John Turkevich, Arthur Jensen, Gordon Hull, Fred...