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Berthold, Fred, 1922-



  • Existence: 1922-


Fred Berthold was born on December 9, 1922 in Webster Groves, Missouri. He completed his undergraduate degree at Dartmouth in 1945 and received his PhD in Religion from the University of Chicago. He joined the faculty of Dartmouth in 1949 and became the first dean of the William Jewett Tucker Foundation (1957-1962). Berthold was appointed the first Preston H. Kelsey Professor of Religion in 1971 and retired from the college in 1993.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Oral history interview with Fred Berthold

Identifier: DOH-129
Date(s): 2008-08-08

Fred Berthold, Class of 1945. Oral history interview conducted by Mary Donin on August 8, 2008 in Hanover, NH, documenting his undergraduate years at Dartmouth during World War Two.

Oral history interview with Fred Berthold

Identifier: DOH-3
Date(s): 1998-05-12 to 1998-05-26
Scope and Contents Fred Berthold, Dartmouth College Class of 1945, Professor of Religion, and Dean of the Tucker Foundation. Oral history interview documenting Berthold’s extended tenure at Dartmouth, beginning with his undergraduate days, religious education, and early career as a faculty member in the Department of Religion. The interview then turns to the establishing of the Tucker Foundation, its programming and role on campus, and Berthold’s services as the foundation’s first dean. Finally, Berthold...
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