Bennington College

Recollections on the founding of Bennington College

Recollections on the founding of Bennington College

 

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  • McCullough, Edith van Benthuysen (Bennington College, 1952)
    :18 Raising moneyfor the Bennington Scholarship Fund with concerts by Artur Schnabel (1932 & 1933); 8:45-9:04 Blank Space in recording; 9:56 Letter received from angry feminists regarding the hiring of a male president for ...
  • McCullough, Edith van Benthuysen (Bennington College, 1957)
    ..40 called the "project lady"; .99 "living in a sad, mysterious minded family"; 1.02 loss of family members; 2.30 "I went with him on his favorite walk through the slums of Albany, NY"; 4.00 project #1 - a Christmas ...
  • McCullough, Edith van Benthuysen (Bennington College, 1957-06)
    .59 "Dr. Booth wanted to start an educational center for girls.. the old inhabitants of the town were dying out and an educational center would bring in young life to the community.."; 1.30 Mr. James Colby Colgate to ...
  • Brockway, Thomas (Bennington College, 1981)
    This is a historical account of Bennington College as seen through the eyes of Thomas Parmelee Brockway.
  • Burkhardt, Frederick H. (1955-04-04)
    President Frederick Burkhardt writes to Margaret Sawtell and encloses Edith McCullough's recollections on the early history and founding of Bennington College.
  • Burkhardt, Frederick H. (1955-05-13)
    President Frederick Burkhardt writes, "I know you will be very glad to read this letter from Dr. Kilpatrick." Kilpatrick's letter is responding to Edith McCullough's recollections of the early history and founding of ...
  • Kilpatrick, William H. (1955-05-10)
    William Kilpatrick responds to Edith McCullough's recollections on the early history and founding of Bennington College. He makes some corrections and states "I have read Mrs . McCullough' s ms . with great interest and ...
  • McCullough, Edith (1955-04-08)
    Edith McCullough writes to President Frederick Burkhardt in response to William Kilpatrick's notes and comments about Edith's recollections of the early founding and history of Bennington College.
  • Burkhardt, Frederick H. (1955-04-02)
    Burkhardt writes, "I am sending you two copies of your excellent history. I should like to suggest that you send a copy to Mrs.Joseph Swan and encourage her to comment on it and perhaps supplement it from her own experience."
  • Burkhardt, Frederick H. (1955-05-05)
    Burkhardt encloses Edith McCullough's recollections transcription to Kilpatrick and states, "I would appreciate your reading it and sending any comments you may have to me. If there are any inaccuracies of date or ...
  • Kilpatrick, William H. (1955-10)
    In response to a request from Bennington College President Frederick Burkhardt, William Kilpatrick describes the founding of the College, largely based on his diary entries from the time. There is a cover letter from ...
  • McCullough, Edith (1952-09)
    Transcription of spoken recollections about the college's early history by Edith McCullough, chairman of the board of trustees and one of the founders of Bennington College. Edith McCullough enlisted the expertise of William ...
  • Booth, Vincent Ravi (Vincent Ravi Booth, 1923)
    Booth describes the early steps of Bennington College