Collection: Oral history interview with Martin Lindahl.

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Oral history interview with Martin Lindahl.

Identifier: DOH-238


The oral history interview of Martin Lindahl is comprised of three audiocassette recordings and a tape log of the recordings. The interview was conducted by Arthur Wilson on May 12 and 19, 1975 in Hanover,NH. The entire interview runs for approximately three hours. Lindahl comments on the Economic Department Faculty, Malcolm Kier's suspicion of theoretical economics, various faculty's careers, and the 1954 External Review of Economics Department. He speaks of the nature of administration and faculty relations under Hopkins, the COSO, Senior Fellows, Tucker Fellowships, and the Administration Committee. He also speaks about Dickey's administration and its importance for Dartmouth, the tenure crunch of 1950, the controversy surrounding the closing of College Street for the Hopkins Center, change in recruitment, the Joe Marsh Case, and the effect of World War II. He also mentions the relationship between the College and the State, Don Morrison, Arthur Jensen.


  • 1975-05-12 - 1975-05-19


Conditions Governing Access


Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


3 hours (3 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