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Growing Up on Campus

Interviews with children of faculty members and other who grew up on the Stanford Campus in the first half of the twentieth century.

Oral Histories

1985 | Project: Alumni Interviews, | Project: Athletics, | Project: Growing Up on Campus
Alumni
Interviewer: Glover, Frederic O.
One of the earlier interviews in the society's collections is that of Thomas Angell, a Stanford alum (1915-16 AB Greek) and the son of Frank Angell (1857-1939), Stanford’s first professor of psychology and chairman of the faculty committee on athletics.  According to Stanford President Ray Lyman...
2008 | Project: Growing Up on Campus, | Project: Staff
Hoover Institution
Interviewer: O'Connor, Caroline
Dennis L. Bark, emeritus senior fellow at the Hoover Instituttion, describes his family connections to Stanford and how his family returned to Stanford in the years immediately after World War II. He describes growing up in a neightborhood filled with faculty and their families, as well as spending...
1980 | Project: Growing Up on Campus
Stanford Community
Interviewer: Chase, Ann; Hall, Marion; Johnson, Phyllis
Esther Bridgeman Clark shares memories of growing up in Palo Alto and working at the Palo Alto Medical Clinic   Access Audio Access Transcript
1979 | Project: Alumni Interviews, | Project: Growing Up on Campus
Stanford Community
Interviewer: Hall, Harvey
With Marion Dwight Hall Siblings Marion Dwight Hall (AB 1922; AM 1923) and Herbert M. Dwight (AS 1925) talk about growing up on the Stanford campus from 1906 to 1925 when they lived with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John D. McGilvray. McGilvray was a stone contractor responsible for...
1979 | Project: Alumni Interviews, | Project: Growing Up on Campus
Stanford Community
Interviewer: Hall, Harvey
With Herbert M. Dwight Siblings Marion Dwight Hall (AB 1922; AM 1923) and Herbert M. Dwight (AS 1925) talk about growing up on the Stanford campus from 1906 to 1925 when they lived with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John D. McGilvray. McGilvray was a stone contractor responsible for construction...
1987 | Project: Faculty Spouses, | Project: Alumni Interviews, | Project: Growing Up on Campus
Stanford Community
Interviewer: Adams, Judy; Press, Harry
Olivia Johnson shares memories of growing up in Palo Alto while her father was a professor in the Latin Department at Stanford. She also shares her perspective as an alumna and as the wife of a faculty member at the university. Access Transcript Access Audio
1983 | Project: Alumni Interviews, | Project: Growing Up on Campus
Stanford Community
Interviewer: Glover, Frederic O.
Betty Roth Kendrick offers memories of growing up on the Stanford campus and of her father, Almon E. Roth.  Roth received his A.B. and law degrees at Stanford. He was the first Dean of Men at the university and served as its business manager and controller from 1909 to 1937. In 1937 he left...
1979 | Project: Alumni Interviews, | Project: Growing Up on Campus
Alumni
Interviewer: de Roos, Robert
Mary Elizabeth Roth Kendrick and Miriam Roth MacKenzie, the daughters of Stanford comptroller Almon E. Roth and Mildred Hayes Roth, offer memories of their parents and growing up on the Stanford campus. Access Audio Access Transcript
1987 | Project: Alumni Interviews, | Project: Growing Up on Campus, | Project: Staff
Hoover Institution Library
Interviewer: Adams, Judy
Mary Schofield, a career librarian at the Hoover Library, speaks about her family history and how her parents ended up at Stanford. She shares memories of growing up around the Stanford campus and attending the university as an undergraduate student. She describes how she came back to Stanford as a...