Collection: Oral history interview with Herbert Hill.

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Oral history interview with Herbert Hill.

Identifier: DOH-230


The oral history interview of Herbert Hill is comprised of five audiocassette recordings and a tape log of the recordings. The interview was conducted by Jere Daniell between April 10 and 30, 1975 in Hanover, NH. The entire interview runs for approximately five hours. Professor Hill describes the History Department, patterns of recruitment and promotion, relations, teaching responsibilities, and the emphasis on teaching. He talks about his colleagues: Lewis Stilwell, Charles Lingley, Frank M. Anderson, Charles Wood, Dick McMornack, Robert T. Riegel, Jere Daniell, and Don Campbell. He describes the start of AAUP, UNESCO, and Alumni College. He also talks about town-gown relations, Prohibition, and the Speakers' Bureau. Professor Hill recounts his New Hampshire political involvement including the Commission on Reorganizing State Government. He also recounts his local involvement with the town Finance Committee, as Moderator and Associate Judge, Dartmouth Savings Bank, Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital, and Hanover Historical Society. Hill narrates his work with the New Hampshire Historical Society and the Society's affairs.


  • 1975-04-10 - 1975-04-30


Conditions Governing Access


Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


5 hours (5 sound cassettes)

8 pages (1 tape log)

Language of Materials


Formerly Known As

D.C. Histo Phono 1176

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA