Guide to the Oral history interview with Marilyn Austin, 2002 Sept. 18 - 2002 Sept. 26Manuscript DOH-19

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Title:

Guide to the Oral history interview with Marilyn Austin, 2002 Sept. 18 - 2002 Sept. 26

Call Number:

Manuscript DOH-19

Collection Dates:

2002 Sept. 18 - 2002 Sept. 26

Size of Collection:

5 sound cassettes (ca. 60 min. each)

Abstract:

Marilyn Austin, former adjunct professor, vice provost and associate dean of the college at Dartmouth College. Oral history interview documenting her twenty years at Dartmouth College under Presidents Dickey, Kemeny and McLaughlin.

Access to Collection:

Restricted by narrator until 2018.

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

Restricted by narrator until 2018.

Publication & Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Introduction to the Collection

The oral history interview of Marilyn Austin is comprised of audiocassette recordings and an indexed transcript of the recordings. The interview was conducted by Mary Donin during September 2002. The entire interview runs for approximately four and a half hours and covers events, programs and individuals connected with Dartmouth during her twenty years at the college which spanned the years before, during and following the arrival of coeducation.

Biography

Marilyn Austin was born on November 10, 1935 in Richmond, Indiana. She received her B.S. degree from Indiana University in 1957 and her MA and PhD in English from Rutgers in 1960 and 1963, respectively. She joined the faculty of Dartmouth College in 1967 as an adjunct assistant professor of English and began her administrative career in 1971 when she became an assistant provost, one of the first women in the college to hold a high-level administrative position. She continued teaching and held numerous administrative positions at the college for the next twenty years during the time of the college's the transition to coeducation. She left Dartmouth in 1988 to go to the Dana Foundation in New York.

Box & Folder List

Box: 1, Dates: Sept 2002

Transcripts

Access Restrictions

Closed until 2018.

Use Restrictions

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Box Contents

  • There is no folder listing for this box.

Box: 2, Dates: Sept 2002

Masters and Copies of Audio Cassette Tapes

Access Restrictions

Closed until 2018.

Use Restrictions

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Box Contents

  • There is no folder listing for this box.

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