Guide to the Oral history interview with John G. Skewes, 2003 May 24 - 2003 June 4Manuscript DOH-49

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Title:

Guide to the Oral history interview with John G. Skewes, 2003 May 24 - 2003 June 4

Call Number:

Manuscript DOH-49

Collection Dates:

2003 May 24 - 2003 June 4

Size of Collection:

5 sound cassettes (ca. 60 min. each)

Abstract:

John G. Skewes, former Director of Business Affairs, Dartmouth College. Oral history interview documenting his undergraduate years and career at Dartmouth College.

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 John G. Skewes is comprised of audiocassette recordings and an indexed transcript of the recordings. The interview was conducted by Mary Donin during May and June 2003. The entire interview runs for approximately four and a half hours and covers his undergraduate years and career at Dartmouth College, serving under four presidents.

Biography

John G. Skewes was born on May 8, 1929 and graduated from Dartmouth as a member of the Class of 1951. Following graduation he enlisted in the military and fought in the Korean War. He returned to Dartmouth following the war and earned his MBA in 1956 from the Tuck School. In 1960 Mr. Skewes began a 33-year career at Dartmouth, beginning as the assistant business manager, moving through the ranks of the business affairs office to become director of business affairs in 1985. Mr. Skewes retired from the College in 1993.

Box & Folder List

Box: 1, Dates: May 2003

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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