Collection: Oral history interview with Dr. Harry Bird

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Oral history interview with Dr. Harry Bird

Identifier: DOH-20


The oral history interview of Dr. Harry Bird is comprised of recordings and an indexed transcript of the recordings. The interview was conducted by Daniel Daily on December 17, 2002. The entire interview runs for approximately two hours and covers the thirty-five years Dr. Bird spent at Dartmouth as both a physician and administrator. Dr. Bird also discusses his many years as moderator of Hanover Town Meeting.


  • 2002-12-17

Conditions Governing Access

Closed until 2023 per the college's access policy. Policy state's that interviews are restricted for 25 years following the end of the administration they are documenting. In this case because President Freedman's administration was discussed, the interview is restricted until 2023. See Collection file for further information.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


3 hours (3 sound cassettes)

41 pages (1 transcript)

Language of Materials



Harry H. Bird, Jr., Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and President of the Hitchcock Clinic, Emeritus at Dartmouth College. Oral history interview documenting his years as a professor and administrator at Dartmouth Medical School and the Hitchcock Clinic and his role in the creation of the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center.

Interview Location

Interviewed by Daniel Daily on December 17, 2002 in Hanover, N.H.

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Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA