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Dartmouth College oral history project

Repository: Dartmouth College. Rauner Special Collections Library

Collection Description (CRHP): Oral history subsets of this project that particularly relate to the civil rights movement are these, which are open or partially open: John Sloan Dickey: (Dartmouth's 12th president and a member of Harry S Truman's President's Committee on Civil Rights); John Kemeny: (Dartmouth's 13th president); and Charles Dey, Fred Berthold, R.H. Dodds (an African American student in the late 1950s and Dartmouth's first African American on the Board of Trustees), Errol Hill, Alex Fanelli and Leonard Rieser. The following interviews are closed and can be found in the same list as those narrators listed just above: Richard Joseph and Thomas Roos.

Collection Description (Extant): The College's oral history project provides researchers with a rich and varied perspective on Dartmouth during the twentieth century. The oral history interviews collected and maintained by the Archives cover a wide range of topics associated with the history of Dartmouth. Narrators include past presidents, trustees, faculty, administrators and staff, and alumni. These interviews serve as a rich supplement to the College records maintained by the Archives. In addition to the interviews collected by the oral history project, other oral history interviews have been deposited with the Archives from a variety of donors including students, alumni, faculty, etc.

Collection URL: External Link

Digital Status: Partial

Extent: sound recordings; transcripts

Language: English

Related Archival Items: Dartmouth also houses the Presidential Committee on Civil Rights, Papers 1946-1947, MS-1053.

Interviewees: John Sloan Dickey, John Kemeny, Charles Dey, Fred Berthold, R. Harcourt Dodds, Richard Joseph, Thomas Roos.

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights


African American college students--New Hampshire
Civil rights movements--New Hampshire
Dartmouth College
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972
United States--Politics and government
United States. President's Committee on Civil Rights


Sound recordings


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