Guide to the Oral history interview with Ralph N. Manuel, 2002 June 26 - 2002 July 24Manuscript DOH-36

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Title:

Guide to the Oral history interview with Ralph N. Manuel, 2002 June 26 - 2002 July 24

Call Number:

Manuscript DOH-36

Collection Dates:

2002 June 26 - 2002 July 24

Size of Collection:

5 sound cassettes (ca. 60 min. each)

Abstract:

Ralph Manuel, Former Dean of the College, of Dartmouth College. Oral history interview documenting his undergraduate years and deanship career at Dartmouth under three presidents.

Access to Collection:

Restricted 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

Restricted until 2012.

Publication & Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Introduction to the Collection

The oral history interview of Ralph Manuel is comprised of audiocassette recordings and an indexed transcript of the recordings. The interview was conducted by Daniel Daily during June and July 2002. The entire interview runs for approximately five hours and covers his undergraduate years and his career at Dartmouth, serving Presidents Dickey, Kemeny and McLaughlin.

Biography

Ralph Manuel was born on April 21, 1936 in Frederick, Maryland and attended public schools in Brunswick, Maryland. He matriculated with the class of 1958 at Dartmouth College. While at Dartmouth, he was part of Naval ROTC, earning an ensign commission upon graduation in 1958. Following graduation, Manuel spent four years in the Navy. Upon his discharge, he returned to Dartmouth as an assistant director of admissions and spent six years in that position. He left Dartmouth and went to the University of Illinois in 1968 to earn a doctorate in educational administration. Upon completion of his degree in 1971, he returned to Dartmouth as an associate dean of freshmen and director of counseling. The following year he was appointed dean of freshmen and in 1975, he was appointed Dean of the College. Dean Manuel left Dartmouth in in 1982 to become the headmaster of Culver Military Academy.

Box & Folder List

Box: 1, Dates: June 2002

Transcripts and Audio Cassette Tapes

Access Restrictions

Closed until 2012.

Use Restrictions

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Box Contents

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