Guide to the Oral history interview with Fred Berthold, 1998 May 12 - 1998 May 26Manuscript DOH-3

Biography

Fred Berthold was born on December 9, 1922 in Webster Groves, Missouri. He completed his undergraduate degree at Dartmouth in 1945 and received his PhD in Religion from the University of Chicago. He joined the faculty of Dartmouth in 1949 and became the first dean of the William Jewett Tucker Foundation (1957-1962). Berthold was appointed the first Preston H. Kelsey Professor of Religion in 1971 and retired from the college in 1993.

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