Collection: Oral history interview with William A. Carter.

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Oral history interview with William A. Carter.

Identifier: DOH-221


The oral history interview of William Carter is comprised of six audiocassette recordings and a tape log of the recordings. The interview was conducted by Arthur Wilson on June 13, 1975 in Hanover, NH and later in Phoenix, AZ. The entire interview runs for approximately six hours. Professor Carter describes his colleagues in the Economics and other departments. These include: Malcolm Kier, Everett Goodue, Ray Leffler, Joseph MacDonald, Daniel Marx, Chester Arthur Phillips, and Gregory Hines. He details his experience as department chairman, finding faculty after WWII, and the gradual changes in the faculty job market. Carter talks about the Great Issues course and why it "faded." He describes the Committee on Educational Policy, the process of proposing and accepting the three term-three course system, and approaches to curriculum change. Professor Carter discusses his chairmanship with the AAUP and cases considered. Carter also talks about town-gown relations Don Morrison, the NH-VT School of Banking, and the V-12 program.


  • 1975-06-06


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Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


6 hours (6 sound cassettes)

5 pages (1 tape log)

Language of Materials


Formerly Known As

D.C. Hist. Phono 1176

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA