Guide to the Oral history interview with Mary C. Kelley, 2008 July 28 - 2008 August 7. Manuscript DOH-296

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Title:

Guide to the Oral history interview with Mary C. Kelley, 2008 July 28 - 2008 August 7.

Call Number:

Manuscript DOH-296

Collection Dates:

2008 July 28 - 2008 August 7.

Size of Collection:

3 sound cassettes (ca. 60 min. each); 1 WAV file. ; Transcript: 74 p.

Abstract:

Mary C. Kelley, former professor of history at Dartmouth College. Oral history interview documenting her teaching career at Dartmouth, the origins of the Women's Studies Program and the presidencies of John Kemeny, David McLaughlin and James Freedman.

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 Mary C. Kelley is comprised of audiocassette and digital recordings and a transcript of the recordings. The interview was conducted by Mary Donin on July 28 and August 7, 2008. The entire interview runs for approximately two and a half hours and covers her career teaching at Dartmouth, the early years of coeducation, the founding of the Women's Studies program and the presidencies of John Kemeny, David McLaughlin and James Freedman.

Biography

Mary C. Kelley is currently the Ruth Bordin Collegiate Professor of History, University of Michigan. Before going to Michigan in 2002, she was the Mary Brinsmead Wheelock Professor of History at Dartmouth College. She came to Dartmouth in 1977 and was one of the founders of the Women's Studies Program, served for two years as the chair of the history department and was recognized as the New Hampshire professor of the year in 1995.

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