Collection: Oral history of W. Benfield Pressey.

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Oral history of W. Benfield Pressey.

Identifier: DOH-250


The oral history interview of W. Benfield Pressey is comprised of two audiocassette recordings and a tape log of the recordings. The interview was conducted by Arthur M. Wilson on Nov. 5, 1974 in Hanover, NH. The entire interview runs for approximately one and a half hours. Pressey discusses the English Department, the Comprehensives and Department majors, Freshman English, and the faculty meetings and faculty relations with Hopkins. He also comments on the importance of Sanborn House to the English Department, and the tension between Gordon Ferry Hull and Robert Frost. He also talks about his presence in Hollywood along with a course in Motion Picture Writing.


  • 1974-11-05


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Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


2 hours (2 sound cassettes)

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