Pearson, Lucien Dean, 1891-1987

Pearson, Lucien Dean, 1891-1987

 

Biography

L. Dean Pearson was born on Oct. 12, 1891 in Hartford, CT. He graduated from Williams College in 1914 and was hired by Dartmouth College as a member of the English department in 1921. In 1937 he received an honorary degree from Dartmouth and retired in 1959 with Emeritus status. L. Dean Pearson died in 1987 in Cornish, NH.

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Oral history of L. Dean Pearson.

DOH-247
 Collection
Identifier: DOH-247
Date(s): 1975-06-30
Scope and Contents The oral history interview of L. Dean Pearson is comprised of one audiocassette recording and a tape log of the recording. The interview was conducted by Arthur M. Wilson on June 30, 1975 in Cornish, NH. The entire interview runs for approximately one hour. Professor Pearson describes the English Department along with the social life of the department and the beginning of drinking in the department. He also talks about Professors David Lambuth, Fred Emery, Franklin McDuffee, Kenneth Robinson...