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J. Seelye Bixler (AC 1916), Trustee Emeritus, 1979 November 9

 File — Multiple Containers

Scope and Contents

Subject coverage: Distinguished Amherst College Trustees, Comments on John McCloy (AC 1916) and on Lewis W. Douglas (AC 1916), Atmosphere of Amherst College Board meetings as compared to other institutional boards, Problems of ethnicity and minority groups, Student-centered vs. subject-centered curriculum, Changes in faculty attitudes toward Amherst College, Faculty and students as members of trustee boards, Geographical representation on trustee boards, Undergraduate fraternity experience and dilemma of decision on fraternities after World War II, Rendition of 1882 Amherst song medley, Preference for teaching; construction of new campus at Colby college, reluctance to see Amherst accept women students, Science courses taken as a student: recollections of Prof. John Mason Tyler, Strength of Amherst is its smallness


  • Creation: 1979 November 9


Conditions Governing Access

Access to original recordings is restricted for preservation purposes, researchers may use digital surrogates instead.


From the Collection: 1.5 Linear feet (1 archives box, 1 half archives box, 1 flat box, 1 negative box)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Amherst College Archives and Special Collections Repository

Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
Robert Frost Library
61 Quadrangle Drive
Amherst MA 01002-5000
(413) 542-2299