Collection: Oral history interview with Almon Ives.

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Oral history interview with Almon Ives.

Identifier: DOH-232


The oral history interview of Almon Ives is comprised of three audiocassette recordings and a tape log of the recordings. The interview was conducted by Arthur Wilson on Nov. 6 and 11, 1974 in Hanover, NH. The entire interview runs for approximately two and a half hours. In the interview, Professor Almon tells of the history of the Department of Speech, Professor Edwin Sanborn, Mark Bailey, Craven Laycock and Professor Emery. He mentions the separation from the English department, and its move to the Social Sciences Department and James Winan's importance in the separation, and some of the methods used in the Speech Department. Almon also speaks of the College Quiz Bowl, WDCR and the starting of DBC, the Comparative Studies Center, town-gown relations, School Board politics, and Wing Tsit-Chan, and Henry Williams. He speaks of the Cirotta case, Bob Kilmarx, Thaddeus Seymour, and Charley Dey.


  • 1974-11-06 - 1974-11-11


Conditions Governing Access


Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


3 hours (3 sound cassettes)

4 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