Guide to the Oral history interview with Agnes B. Kurtz, 1997 July 24Manuscript DOH-13

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Title:

Guide to the Oral history interview with Agnes B. Kurtz, 1997 July 24

Call Number:

Manuscript DOH-13

Collection Dates:

1997 July 24

Size of Collection:

2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 min. each)

Abstract:

Agnes Bixler Kurtz, former assistant director of athletics and coach of women's sports at Dartmouth College. Oral history interview documenting her career at Dartmouth College following coeducation.

Access to Collection:

First half unrestricted; second half closed until 2012.

Use & Access

The materials represented in this guide may be accessed through the Rauner Special Collections Library at Dartmouth College. Rauner Library is located in Webster Hall. The materials must be used on-site and may not leave Rauner Library.

Rauner Special Collections Library is open to the public and in most cases no appointment is necessary. The exception is in the case of materials stored off site for which there may be a delay of up to 48 hours in retrieval. Please consult the Access to Collection statement below or contact Rauner Reference.

Access to Collection

First half unrestricted; second half closed until 2012.

Publication & Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Introduction to the Collection

The oral history interview of Agnes Bixler Kurtz is comprised of audiocassette recordings and an indexed transcript of the recordings. The interview was conducted by Jane L. Carroll in July 1997. The entire interview runs for approximately two hours and covers her experiences at Dartmouth as the first director of physical education for women and coach of women's sports following the arrival of coeducation at Dartmouth.

Biography

Agnes Bixler Kurtz was born on October 25, 1941 in Hamden, Connecticut. She graduated from Smith College with a B.S. in 1962 and an M.S. in 1963. She taught physical education at Vassar and the University of Delaware before coming to Dartmouth in 1972 as the assistant director of physical education for women's athletics. Bixler developed the College's first intercollegiate and intramural athletic programs for women and coached women's teams in lacrosse, field hockey and squash. She retired in 1989.

Box & Folder List

Box: 1, Dates: July 1997

Transcripts and Audio Cassette Tapes

Access Restrictions

First half open, remainder closed until 2012.

Use Restrictions

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Box Contents

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