The Autobiography of Mary M. Barr-Koon 1984

ArchivalResource

The Autobiography of Mary M. Barr-Koon 1984

Mary Margaret H. Barr-Koon talks about her experience as a woman in academia and the issue of bilingualism in schools. She talks extensively about her travels around the world and the experiences she encountered acting as an interpreter. During the interview she talks about her relationship with her family and her husband's children.

1 interview; Audiotapes, transcripts, and collateral materials

eng,

Related Entities

There are 94 Entities related to this resource.

Monteux, Pierre

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6193xqz (person)

Griffes first met the French-born conductor Pierre Monteux in October 1916. When Monteux was appointed the conductor for the Boston Symphony Orchestra in 1919, he began to program contemporary music, despite the objections of both the orchestra and the public who were accustomed to a German repertory. Griffes' The pleasure-dome of Kubla Khan was premeiered by Monteux and the orchestra in Boston, November 28, 1919, and repeated the following month at New York City's Carnegie Hall, December 4 and ...

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6vz16nm (person)

Benjamin Franklin (b. January 17, 1706, Boston, MA-d. April 17, 1790, Philadelphia, PA) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, humorist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. As a scientist, he was a major figure in the American Enlightenment and the history of physics for his discoveries and theories regarding electricity. As an inventor, he is known for the ligh...

Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6r31rf0 (corporateBody)

Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6998xfr (person)

Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller (July 8, 1908 – January 26, 1979) was an American businessman and politician who served as the 41st vice president of the United States from 1974 to 1977, and previously as the 49th governor of New York from 1959 to 1973. He also served as assistant secretary of State for American Republic Affairs for Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman (1944–1945) as well as under secretary of Health, Education and Welfare under Dwight D. Eisenhower from 1953 to 1954....

Massachusetts Historical Society

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w62c9n83 (corporateBody)

Columbia University

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6r0313j (corporateBody)

The Columbia University community and administration mobilized to the fullest extent in answer to the entry of the United States into World War I. Summed up by President Nicholas Murray Butler in the 1918 Annual Report, the effects of the war on the University were far-reaching: "Students by the hundred and prospective students by the thousand entered the military, naval, or civil service of the United States; teachers and administrative officers to the number of nearly four hundred...

Mussolini, Benito

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6524085 (person)

Epithet: Italian dictator British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000698.0x0003d3 ...

McQuarie University

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6cm3xfk (corporateBody)

Ball State University.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6v45tzb (corporateBody)

Rotary Club Reggio Emilia

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6gv08sd (corporateBody)

van Roosbroeck, Gustav

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6jj9dtf (person)

Vassar College.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6p8870q (corporateBody)

Morize, Andre

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w65k39zn (person)

Souriau, Maurice, 1856-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6c40qdp (person)

Morgan, J. P.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6wz16xh (person)

McCracken, Henry Noble

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w62m25t7 (person)

Boston symphony orchestra

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6129gg9 (corporateBody)

Founded 1881. From the description of Boston Symphony Orchestra collection, 1769-1965. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70971133 The orchestra was founded in 1881 by Henry Lee Higginson. From the description of Programs 1934-1955 (bulk 1934-1941). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 53893223 Born on January 10, 1910 in Lyon, the French conductor and composer, Jean Martinon entered the Lyon and Paris conservatoires to study the violin. At ...

Lafayette, Marquis de

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6t88b7b (person)

Cagle, William

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w63934d1 (person)

Barr, Eva Louise

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w66v6g3q (person)

Gottschalk, Louis

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6qh4n1b (person)

Voltaire

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6m167fr (person)

United States. Navy

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w68m0zj8 (corporateBody)

Built and launched at New York Navy Yard; commissioned Nov. 12, 1944; scraped in 1993. Served in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. From the description of USS Bon Homme Richard (CV/CVA-31) photograph collection 1944-1971. (The Mariners' Museum Library). WorldCat record id: 41657866 The federal government decided in 1941 to send Supply Corps personnel to Harvard Business School for training in the business of equipping the Navy. This was effected by a transfer...

Dickinson College

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6t766dt (corporateBody)

New York Public Library

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6fp1w8g (corporateBody)

The New York Pubic Library purchased Arthur A. Schomburg's collection of books, pamphlets, prints and photographs in 1926 with funds from the Carnegie Corporation and housed at the 135th Street Branch Library of The New York Public Library. L. Hollingsworth Wood was appointed in 1925 by the Board of Trustees of The New York Public Library to purchase and provide guidelines for the Schomburg Collection of Negro Literature. Members of the Advisory Committee of the Arthur A. Schomburg Collection, i...

Luckstone, Isadore

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6x22265 (person)

Hazard, Paul, 1878-1944

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w69g8qr1 (person)

Kiwani International

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6683x2n (corporateBody)

Oberlin University

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6jj947h (corporateBody)

Vanderbilt, Rosamund

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6b72d1h (person)

Barnard College

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w66h87cq (corporateBody)

Barnard College was given its first provisional charter by the Regents of the State of New York on Aug. 8, 1889. From the description of Barnard College charters and statutes, 1934-1988. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 275960020 Junior Month was a summer project in sociological theory and practice founded in 1917 and supervised by the Charity Organization Society of New York City. In a one month period juniors from twelve eastern colleges a...

Muller, Henri

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6h0073q (person)

Orr, Robert D., 1917-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6w4084c (person)

Morgan, Ann

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w68j1dks (person)

Lafayette College

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6pt3d1v (corporateBody)

Modern Language Association

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6qk19zv (corporateBody)

Jackson, Stewart

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6c69dtf (person)

Boynet, Emma

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6sc687g (person)

Hazen, Charles Downer

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w68j4dvh (person)

Commager, Henry Steele

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6193cg6 (person)

Epithet: Professor US historian British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x000061 ...

Mudge, Isadore

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6b151rf (person)

Hook, Sidney, 1902-1989

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w65j856p (person)

American philosopher, professor, and writer. From the description of Letter, 1984 May 20, Wardsboro, Vt., to Edward Weber, Ann Arbor, Mich. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34363838 American philosopher and author; founding member, Congress for Cultural Freedom, 1950. From the description of Sidney Hook papers, 1902-2002. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754872376 Senior fellow at the Hoover Institute. From the description of Corre...

American Association of University Women

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6186w4q (corporateBody)

According to the The American Association of University Women's website, the AAUW is a nationwide network for the advancement of equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research. From the guide to the The American Association of University Women, 1937-1994, (Utah State University. Special Collections and Archives) Based in Washington, D.C. From the description of American Association of University Women records, 1935-1955. (Unkno...

Montclair State Teachers' College

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6cx01ng (corporateBody)

Barringer High School

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6fv4tv4 (corporateBody)

University of Caen

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6hp0shm (corporateBody)

Mornet, Daniel

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6rp9323 (person)

Chambrun, René de, 1906-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w62b9tsj (person)

French army officer and writer. A captain of infantry in World War II, in 1940 he was sent to the United States to obtain aid for France. He was also a direct descendant of General Lafayette. From the description of René de Chambrun miscellany, 1957-1986. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 74899070 French lawyer and historian. From the description of René de Chambrun papers, 1914-1996. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754868810 ...

British Museum.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w60w2228 (corporateBody)

Microfilms of British Museum class catalogues of manuscripts. The British Library, established in 1973, is now responsible for manuscript collections previously held by the library of the British Museum. From the guide to the Microfilms of British Museum class catalogues of manuscripts, 20th century, (University of Oxford, Bodleian Library) ...

Faral, Edmond, 1882-1958

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6bd9swn (person)

McKendree College

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w63241k0 (corporateBody)

Virginia Historical Society.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w60s3hgc (corporateBody)

Jay County Republican Women's Club

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6r36jch (corporateBody)

Prezzolini, Giuseppe, 1882-1982

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6dj7mhw (person)

Spurgeon, Carolyn

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6v28060 (person)

Jones, Howard Mumford, 1892-1980

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w62r3tbk (person)

Jones was a Professor of English at Harvard, having joined the department in 1936; he retired in 1962 as Abbott Lawrence Lowell Professor of the Humanities. He was known as the "historian of American culture." From the description of Correspondence with Robert E. L. Strider, 1949-1980 (inclusive), 1962-1979 (bulk) (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77064254 Writer and educator at Harvard University. From the description of Howard Mumford Jones Papers, 1915...

Coolidge, Grace Goodhue, 1879-1957

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6h41vh9 (person)

Grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge served as First Lady of as the wife of the 30th President, Calvin Coolidge (1923-1929). An exceptionally popular White House hostess, she was voted one of America’s 12 greatest living women in 1931. For her “fine personal influence exerted as First Lady of the Land,” Grace Coolidge received a gold medal from the National Institute of Social Sciences. In 1931 she was voted one of America’s twelve greatest living women. She had grown up in the Green Mountain city ...

Koske, Mary Susan, 1946-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w65b26x5 (person)

Manceron, Claude

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6jr6v57 (person)

Centre National de Recherches Scientifique

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6gz9vdz (corporateBody)

Foreign Policy Association.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w62r7ncg (corporateBody)

Besterman, Theodore, 1904-1976

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w65q8znr (person)

Fay, Bernard

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6wr5zwm (person)

Australasian University Language and Literature Association

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6jz3xpq (corporateBody)

Voltaire Foundation.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w68x8xd6 (corporateBody)

Children's Museum of Indianapolis

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6jx55fw (corporateBody)

The Children's Museum of Indianapolis was founded in 1924 and incorporated in 1925. Indianapolis civic and social leader Mary Stewart Carey, was responsible for the museum's founding. Between 1925 and 1926 the museum was housed in a carriage house behind a mansion in Indianapolis' Old Northside and at the Garfield Park shelter house. In 1927 Carey moved the museum into her house where it stayed until 1946. It then moved to the St. Clair Parry mansion on the corner of 30th and Meridian Streets, w...

Rodeheaver, Homer A. (Homer Alvan), 1880-1955

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6pc4x66 (person)

Villey, Pierre

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6w53s3m (person)

Riley, Woodbridge, 1869-1933

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6808h7p (person)

Potts, Abby Findlay

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6fg9nfs (person)

Johns Hopkins University

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6rz3388 (corporateBody)

Earlham College

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6w714t3 (corporateBody)

Rosenberg, Sam

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6v81xnd (person)

German Arcinugas

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6dw72v6 (corporateBody)

Barr

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w61d7fr5 (family)

Bigongiari, Bruno Roselli

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6qt0ssf (person)

Cons, Louis

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6vc4378 (person)

Yale University.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6r8240t (corporateBody)

International Federation of University Women.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6dv596g (corporateBody)

Rockefeller

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6nf1k0m (family)

Gildersleeve, Virginia Crocheron, 1877-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6fr0kn0 (person)

Educator. From the description of Reminiscences of Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve : oral history, 1956. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481372 Dean of Barnard College, 1911-1947. From the description of Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve papers, 1898-1962. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 472459635 Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve served as Dean of Barnard College from 1911-1947. A grad...

Middlebury College

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6cc58bq (corporateBody)

Washburn, Margaret Floy, 1871-1939

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w69k4kzk (person)

Columbus Historical Society (Columbus, Ohio)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6r824j0 (corporateBody)

The original Ohio Statehouse was erected between 1800 and 1803 in Chillicothe, Ohio. It was the first stone public building in Ohio and was constructed in the Georgian Colonial style. Its inspiration was most likely the Governor’s Palace in Williamsburg, Virginia. The first legislature met in this building in 1803 and continued until 1810, when Zanesville became the capital city. In 1812, the capital was again moved to Chillicothe, where it remained until 1816. The Statehouse in Zanesv...

Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6kf7fpk (corporateBody)

Braunschvig, Marcel, 1876-1953

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w69f2s1t (person)

American Friends of Lafayette

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6qz7f1g (corporateBody)

Lafayette College is the official headquarters for the American Friends of Lafayette, and has been the repository of the society's collection since 1940. From the description of American Friends of Lafayette Records, 1930-1997. (Lafayette College). WorldCat record id: 47772280 ...

Washington Square College of New York University

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w65g48m3 (corporateBody)

Sydney University

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6kz0zzw (corporateBody)

Servajean, Henri

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6w53r36 (person)

Harrison

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6hv874t (family)

Ohio Wesleyan University

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6vq7s6p (corporateBody)

University located in Delaware, Ohio. From the description of An act to incorporate the Trustees of the Ohio Wesleyan University 1910. (Bowling Green State University). WorldCat record id: 41972346 ...

Oxford University

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w67698jz (corporateBody)

Oxford University ran a series of expeditions to the Arctic regions during the 1920s and 1930s From the guide to the Oxford University Arctic Expeditions, 1921-1936, 1921-1936, (Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge) Teaching in Oxford developed during the eleventh century, helped from 1167 by Henry II's decision to ban English students from attending the University of Paris. The university had a master by 1201, on whom was conferred the title of Chancellor...

Indiana University. Digital Library Program

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6mh1dcv (corporateBody)

In 1954, the Indiana University School of Education partnered with the Prasan Mitr College of Education in Bangkok and the Thai Ministry of Education to develop programs in teacher education in Thailand. IU's involvement in this area of the world expanded even further the following year when IU was contracted by the U.S. Foreign Operations Administration to assist in the development of an Institute of Public Administration at Thammasat University in Bangkok, Thailand. From the descri...