Collection: Oral history of L. Dean Pearson.

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Oral history of L. Dean Pearson.

Identifier: DOH-247


The oral history interview of L. Dean Pearson is comprised of one audiocassette recording and a tape log of the recording. The interview was conducted by Arthur M. Wilson on June 30, 1975 in Cornish, NH. The entire interview runs for approximately one hour. Professor Pearson describes the English Department along with the social life of the department and the beginning of drinking in the department. He also talks about Professors David Lambuth, Fred Emery, Franklin McDuffee, Kenneth Robinson and other members of the department, and Hopkins assessment of the English Department. Regarding admissions, he discusses the changing standards and teaching during World War II and the controversies over Harry Schultz and over appointments to professors. He also discusses the change from semesters to trimesters, and the alumni's objections to Dickey.


  • 1975-06-30


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Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


1 hour (1 sound cassette)

3 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