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Gazley, John Gerow, 1895-1991



  • Existence: 1895 - 1991


John Gazley was born on April 6, 1895 in Patterson, NY. He graduated in 1917 with an AB from Amherst College. He was hired by Dartmouth College as a member of the History Department in 1923. He served as department chairman and was active in town affairs. He retired as Professor of History Emeritus in 1966. He died in 1991 in Hanover, NH.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

John Gazley papers

Identifier: MS-611
Date(s): 1929 to 1977

John G. Gazley (1895-1991), professor of history at Dartmouth College. The collection contains teaching materials, correspondence and research material documenting his career as a professor. Some material, including galley proofs related to his book "The Life of Arthur Young, 1741-1820" are also included.

Oral history interview with John Gazley.

Identifier: DOH-228
Date(s): 1974-10-15
Abstract John Gazley, Professor of History Emeritus 1923-1962, Oral history documenting his career at Dartmouth College. Professor Gazley describes his education and liberal background. He talks about the History Department and his colleagues: Lewis Stilwell, Al Foley, Roy Foster, James Richardson, Chales Lingley. He discusses curriculum reform and the development of an international relations major. He also discusses the American Defense Dartmouth Group, the World Federation, and some of the...
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