Reminiscences of Millicent Carey McIntosh : oral history, 1966.


Reminiscences of Millicent Carey McIntosh : oral history, 1966.

Family, youth, and education; Bryn Mawr School; Bryn Mawr College; Newnham College, Cambridge; career at Brearley School; changes in curriculum and methodology; trends in progressive education; comments on women's education; graduate school, Johns Hopkins, 1926-30; Barnard College, president; development of religion and education programs at Barnard; attitudes toward advanced placement; social work and community activities; reflections on changes in manners and morals and the generation gap; impressions of prominent educators.

Transcript: 695 leaves.Tape: 13 reels.

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