Theriault, George French, 1911-1984

Theriault, George French, 1911-1984



  • Existence: 1911 - 1984


George French Theriault, born April 19, 1911 in Nashua, NH graduated from Dartmouth College in 1933 and received his MA from Harvard University in 1942 and his Ph.D. in 1951. He started at Dartmouth College in 1936 as a teacher of sociology with a special interest in human relations, small groups, intergroup relations, and occupation and professions. He was chairman of the sociology department from 1957-1961. He became the first Lincoln Filene professor of human relations in 1962 and a visiting research professor of sociology at the University of Montreal from 1967-1968. He is the author of “Survey of Alcoholism in New Hampshire” 1948 and “Institutional Nursing in New Hampshire,” 1958. He retired from teaching in 1976 and died in 1984.

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George Theriault papers

Identifier: MS-1074
Date(s): 1931 to 1982
Abstract George French Theriault (1911-1984), professor of sociology. Dartmouth College Class of 1933. Contains documents related to his tenure as professor of sociology at Dartmouth College including class and lecture notes, student papers, schedules, student rosters, student evaluations, reports, pamphlets, journals, some personal and professional correspondence, audio reels, audio tapes as well as some of his own class notes from the 1930’s and his dissertation entitled “The Franco-Americans in a...