Guide to the Oral history interview with Richard G. Jaeger, 2009 March 4Manuscript DOH-295

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Title:

Guide to the Oral history interview with Richard G. Jaeger, 2009 March 4

Call Number:

Manuscript DOH-295

Collection Dates:

2009 March 4

Size of Collection:

2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 min. each); 1 WAV file. ; Transcript: 64 p.

Abstract:

Richard G. Jaeger, Dartmouth Class of 1952, Director of Admissions and Athletic Director from 1964 to 2002. Oral history interview documenting his undergraduate experience and his career at Dartmouth in both admissions and athletics.

Access to Collection:

Part one open in July 2012. Remainder closed until 2023.

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 Restrictions

Part one open in July 2012. Remainder closed until 2023.

Use Restrictions

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Introduction to the Collection

The oral history interview of Richard G. Jaeger is comprised of audiocassette and digital recordings and a transcript of the recordings. The interview was conducted by Mary Donin on March 4, 2009. The entire interview runs for approximately two hours and covers his undergraduate experience and his work in admissions and as athletic director at Dartmouth.

Biography

Richard G. Jaeger graduated from Dartmouth in 1959 and earned a Master's degree at Teacher's College, Columbia University. He returned to Dartmouth in 1964 as assistant director of admissions, having taught English and coordinated the English curriculum at Hanover High School. He was promoted to associate director of admissions in 1973 and director of admissions in 1982. In 1989, he was named director of athletics by President James Freedman. He remained in that position until his retirement in 2002.

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