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Oral history interview with Bruce Knight.

 Collection
Identifier: DOH-235
DOH-235

  • Staff Only

Description

The oral history interview of Bruce Knight is comprised of one audiocassette recording and a tape log of the recording. The interview was conducted by Arthur Wilson on April 29 and May 3, 1975in Hanover, NH. The entire interview runs for approximately one hour. Professor Knight describes the Economics Department, its members, and departmental problems. He also mentions Gordon Ferrie Hull, Malcolm Keir, George Wicker, Lester Chandler, Harry Purdy, and Clyde Dankert. He tells some of the "Rockefeller stories," and speaks of the different administrations of Hopkins and Dickey and their view on politics and salary. He also describes some of the interactions in the faculty meetings. He talks about the Dartmouth College Athletic Council, and their part in not rehiring Deormand McLaughry as football coach and hiring Bob Blackman.

Dates

  • 1975-04-29 - 1975-05-03

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

1 hour (1 sound cassette)

3 pages (1 tape log)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Bruce Knight, Professor of Economics Emeritus 1924-1960. Oral history interview documenting his career at Dartmouth College. Professor Knight describes the Economics Department, its members, and departmental problems. He also mentions Gordon Ferrie Hull, Malcolm Keir, George Wicker, Lester Chandler, Harry Purdy, and Clyde Dankert. He tells some of the "Rockefeller stories," and speaks of the different administrations of Hopkins and Dickey and their view on politics and salary. He also describes some of the interactions in the faculty meetings. He talks about the Dartmouth College Athletic Council, and their part in not rehiring Deormand McLaughry as football coach and hiring Bob Blackman.

Interview Location

Interviewed by Arthur Wilson on April 29 and May 3, 1975 in Hanover, NH.

Formerly Known As

D.C. Hist. Phono 176

Date Processed

2010-01-04

Part of the Rauner Library Archives and Manuscripts Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA