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  • Thumbnail for Hochman, William R.
    Hochman, William R. by Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-

    Professor William R. Hochman was born on August 28, 1921 in New York City, and received his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees from Columbia University. He served in the United States Navy during World War II. Professor Hochman joined the Colorado College faculty as instructor of history in 1955, as assistant professor from 1955 through 1960, as associate professor from 1960 to 1965, and as professor from 1965 until his retirement in 1998. He served as Chair of the Department of Education for four years, beginning in 1964 and as Chair of the History Department from 1970 to 1983, and Dean of the Summer Session from 1990–1998. He also served on innumerable campus committees and as faculty marshal for many years. Notable for his compelling public speaking, Professor Hochman was long active in local, state and national Democratic Party politics, but he is best known as an outstanding teacher by his many former students, particularly the alumni of Freedom and Authority.

  • Thumbnail for Drea, William Francis
    Drea, William Francis by Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-

    Dr. William Drea was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts on September 5, 1885. Dr. Drea arrived in Colorado Springs in 1917 as a tuberculosis patient, having been a faculty member of the Harvard Dental School before becoming ill. A dentist and a radiologist, he was a lecturer on X-ray in the physics department at Colorado College from 1922 through 1960. From 1928 through 1952 he was also Associate Research Director at the Colorado Foundation for Research in Tuberculosis. At the time of his interview, Dr. Drea was 91 and still a frequent visitor to Tutt Library. He was known for his lively conversation and keen sense of humor which made him a favorite among the library staff. He always wore a fresh cut flower in his coat lapel. He describes Colorado College faculty and administrators: Professor Cajori, Manly Ormes, Louise Kampf, Professor Tileston, Presidents Duniway and Mierow, along with memories of the Cragmor Sanitorium.

  • Thumbnail for Morgan, Sallie Payne
    Morgan, Sallie Payne by Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-

    Sallie Payne Morgan came to Colorado College as Assistant Dean of Women in 1949, and became the Dean of Women the following year. One of her main interests was recruiting girls with good academic records and procuring funding for them. Another priority of Dean Morgan was addressing restrictive social rules for women. She describes the discussions about women's dorm hours, her effort to extend them and to lighten the punishments for infringements. She instituted an honor dorm and eventually replaced the older dorm directors with younger women. Morgan talks about memorable people: President Gill, Dean Lew Worner, Glenn Gray, George McCue, Howard Olson, and Frank Krutzke. She retired at 65 in 1957 but returned in 1964 to work as a part-time receptionist at Tutt Library staying for twelve years (retired at age 81).

  • Thumbnail for Carter, Harvey L.
    Carter, Harvey L. by Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-

    Professor Carter joined the faculty in the Department of History at Colorado College in 1945. Carter talks about people who were at the college during that time (Hershey, Abbott, Malone, Worner). Many of the students were WWII veterans. Because faculty salaries were very low (highest salary was $3600), Carter organized the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) chapter and worked with President Gill to draft salary ranks and faculty tenure policies. Carter talks about the effects of the McCarthy era on the Colorado College campus, and President's Gill's defense of those targeted. He resigned as History Department Chair in 1959. Carter was curator of the Hulbert Collection of Western Americana. He talks about his own writing: western fur trade, Hafen sketches of mountain men, Kit Carson, limerick writing, and his philosophy of teaching.

  • Thumbnail for Boyce, Wallace Campbell
    Boyce, Wallace Campbell by Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-

    Professor Wallace Boyce was a faculty member in the Romance Languages Department at Colorado College from 1950 until his retirement in 1979. He received his B.A. from Williams, his M.A. from Middlebury, and his Ph.D. from Princeton in 1956. Before coming to Colorado College, Boyce served in the Army at Camp Carson in the 1940s, and was an intelligence officer in the European Theater in the Second World War. He also coached the Colorado College tennis team from 1953 to 1958, sang in the Colorado College choir for many years and was chairman of the Romance Languages department between 1958 and 1967.

  • Thumbnail for Riley, Pamela
    Riley, Pamela by Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-

    Pamela Riley was born March 7, 1942 in Long Beach, California. She received her B.A. with Honors in English from the University of Wyoming in 1964, and her M.A. in Drama in 1966. Later, at the University of Denver, she completed most of her coursework towards a Ph.D. in English. She taught at Community College of Denver 1968 through 1977, and in 1979 -1980, served as an administrator for the general education program there. She married Gresham Riley on September 6, 1980, and accompanied him to Colorado College when he became its tenth president in 1981. She taught in the Department of Drama and Dance and directed several plays at Colorado College.

  • Thumbnail for Sondermann, Judy
    Sondermann, Judy by Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-

    Judy Sondermann (CC class of 1981) is the daughter of the late Colorado College Professor Fred A. Sondermann. Judy graduated with a B.A. in psychology, and a Certificate of Education. She played women's varsity soccer for Colorado College for four years. In 1981, she was selected for a women's college soccer team that traveled to Europe for training and competition. In the 1981-82 season, Judy was an assistant coach of Colorado College's women's soccer team. She discusses growing up at Colorado College, campus life as a student, athletics, soccer, and her father, Fred Sondermann.

  • Thumbnail for Boddington, William Gile "Tim"
    Boddington, William Gile "Tim" by Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-

    William Gile “Tim” Boddington (CC class of 1972) was a Colorado Springs native. He attended Lake Forest College in Illinois during the 1968-69 academic year but transferred to Colorado College in the fall of 1969 and graduated with a B.S. in geology. His interview includes his reflections on academic, athletic and social life at Colorado College during the early 1970’s.

  • Thumbnail for Wilson, Ruth E. Phillips
    Wilson, Ruth E. Phillips by Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-

    Ruth Wilson is a Colorado native who attended Colorado College from 1947 to 1949 as a trustee scholar from Colorado Springs High School. As a student, she also worked part-time in the Registrar's office in Cutler Hall from 1947 to 1948, and in the Alumni office from 1948 to 1949. She was a homemaker from 1949 until April of 1974, when she reentered the workforce, working for the Alumni Office and the Development Office in various capacities at Colorado College.

  • Thumbnail for Olson, Howard M.
    Olson, Howard M. by Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-

    A graduate of Colorado College (CC class of 1925), Professor Howard M. Olson taught physics at Colorado College between 1925 and 1969. He completed graduate work at the University of California at Berkeley. Olson remembers: Professors Tileston, Lovitt, Sisam, Daehler, Swart, Boucher, Wright and Presidents Duniway and Mierow. In his interview Olson also talks about classwork, fraternities (Pi Kappa Alpha - engineering), dances at the Broadmoor, Bruin Inn, his teaching philosophy, students during the late sixties, and the building of Olin Hall.

  • Thumbnail for Tyree, William Woodson
    Tyree, William Woodson by Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-

    William Woodson Tyree,was Professor of Speech and Drama at Colorado College from 1944 to 1968. A native of West Virginia, "Chief Tyree," as he was commonly known, grew up in Durant, Oklahoma, received his B.A. in English from Oklahoma University in 1926, and his M.A. from the State University of Oklahoma in 1938. Before coming to Colorado College, he taught school for 17 years in Ponca City, Oklahoma. While at Colorado College, Professor Tyree established the first FM radio station in the Rocky Mountain region, KRCC-FM, and produced many plays and variety shows in addition to his teaching duties.

  • Thumbnail for Young, Betty Ann
    Young, Betty Ann by Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-

    Betty Young was born October 22, 1919 in Cleveland, Ohio and graduated from Grinnell College with a B.A. in Physical Education in 1942 and from University of Colorado with an M.S. in Physical Education in 1951. She came to Colorado College in 1956 as instructor and director of the Women's Physical Education program until her retirement in 1975. She discusses development of women's sports and Title IX.

  • Thumbnail for Mary Gilman Ahlers, wife of a Colorado College professor
    Mary Gilman Ahlers, wife of a Colorado College professor by Ahlers, Mary Gilman

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 15, Mary Gilman Ahlers, wife of a Colorado College professor include: 2 metal hairpins “worn by Mary Gilman Ahlers, for her oldest girl descendant”; 1 4-page, handwritten letter, dated August 4, 1901, addressed to “College Friends of the Next Century,” signed by Mary Gilman Ahlers; 1 b&w photo of Mrs. Ahlers; 1 envelope addressed “To the wife of a Professor in Colorado College in the year 2001.”

  • Thumbnail for Housekeeping - Elizabeth Mellon Evans Solly
    Housekeeping - Elizabeth Mellon Evans Solly by Solly, Elizabeth Mellon Evans

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 39, Housekeeping - Elizabeth Mellon Evans Solly include: 1 6-page, handwritten letter, dated August 1, 1901, addressed to “My dear great-great-great grandchildren,” signed by Elizabeth Mellon Evans Solly; 1 b&w photo: “Elizabeth Mellon Evans Solly”; 1 calling card: “Mrs. S. Edwin Solly”; 1 envelope addressed “To the Housekeepers of the year 2000.”

  • Thumbnail for Colorado Springs Real Estate - Charles P. Bennett
    Colorado Springs Real Estate - Charles P. Bennett by Bennett, Charles P.

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 78, Colorado Springs Real Estate - Charles P. Bennett include: 1 20-page, handwritten letter, dated August, 1901, titled “Colorado Springs Real Estate,” signed by Charles P. Bennett; 1 b&w photo “Chas. P. Bennett.”

  • Thumbnail for Christian Scientists - Edson M. Cole
    Christian Scientists - Edson M. Cole by Cole, Edson M.

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 45, include: 1 8-page, handwritten letter, dated August 4, 1901, addressed “To Our Friends One-Hundred Yrs Hence, Ten Reasons Why Christian Science Will Be The Religion of Your Day.” Signed by Edson M. Cole; 1 business card, “Edson M. Cole, C. S.”

  • Thumbnail for William F. Slocum, President of Colorado College
    William F. Slocum, President of Colorado College by Slocum, William Frederick, 1851-1934

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 14, William F. Slocum, President of Colorado College include: 3-page, typewritten letter, dated July 9, 1901, addressed “To the President of Colorado College in the year 1999,” signed by William F. Slocum, President of CC.

  • Thumbnail for Real estate in Colorado Springs - H. LeB. Wills
    Real estate in Colorado Springs - H. LeB. Wills by Wills, Henry LeBreton

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 27, Real estate in Colorado Springs - H. LeB. Wills include: 1 3-page, handwritten document, dated July 22, 1901, titled “The real estate situation in Colorado Springs,” signed by Henry LeBreton Wills.

  • Thumbnail for Musical matters - A .C. Pearson
    Musical matters - A .C. Pearson by Pearson, Albert C.

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 7, Musical matters - A. C. Pearson include: 1 17-page, handwritten letter signed by Albert C. Pearson; 1 envelope marked “Letter on Musical Matters, by A. C. Pearson, July 31, 1901,” containing mostly biographical material.

  • Thumbnail for Ben Griffith, Colorado College Class 1901
    Ben Griffith, Colorado College Class 1901 by Griffith, Ben

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 9, Ben Griffith, Colorado College Class 1901 include: 1 11-page, handwritten letter, addressed “To the male Students of Colorado College in 2001 A. D.:” signed by Ben Griffith, class of 1901.

  • Thumbnail for Ute Indians - Mrs. Charles Adams
    Ute Indians - Mrs. Charles Adams by Adams, Margaret T.

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 67, Ute Indians - Mrs. Charles Adams include: 1 piece of printed letterhead from the Antlers Hotel, Colorado Springs; 1 copy of an article titled “A Breakfast to a Band of Ute Indians: A Reminiscence by Mrs. General Adams,” from the Colorado Telegraph, Thursday, August 1, 1901; 2 calling cards of “Mrs. Charles Adams” with notes on family.

  • Thumbnail for Sickness and healing
    Sickness and healing

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 51, Sickness and healing include: 5 business/calling cards: “Miss Marie Anderson,” “Mrs. W. H. Anderson,” “Miss Caddie Hawkins,” “A. E. Maunder,” “Lewis J. Newsome and Ethel F. Newsome”; 1 small metal object (Clamp? Hinge?) marked “Patent Pending, T. T. Lovelace, Waterbury, Conn”; 1 printed article, “God’s Promises for the Healing of the Body,” by S. S. Quinn, Keene, N. H., stamped “Mystic Healer, 305 South Tejon.”

  • Thumbnail for Music in Colorado Springs - Leah Ehrich
    Music in Colorado Springs - Leah Ehrich by Ehrich, Leah Lucile

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 74, Music in Colorado Springs - Leah Ehrich: 1 23-page, handwritten letter, dated August 1, 1901, addressed “To the people of Colorado Springs in the year 2001:” signed by Leah Lucile Ehrich; 1 b&w photo “Leah Lucile Ehrich and twelve year old sister, Alma Louise Ehrich”; 4 printed brochures of the Colorado Springs Musical Club for the seasons 1897- 98, 1898-99, 1899-1900, and 1900-01; 1 printed copy of the “Constitution and By-laws of the Colorado Springs Musical Club”; 5 printed programs for January through May of the Colorado Springs Musical Club.

  • Thumbnail for Robert Weems Tansill family
    Robert Weems Tansill family by Tansill, Robert Weems

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 129, Robert Weems Tansill family include: 1 1-page, handwritten note, dated August 5, 1901, addressed “to my Descendants,” signed by Robert Weems Tansill; 1 printed calling card “Mr. Robert Weems Tansill”; 3 b&w photos: “Mr. And Mrs. R. W. Tansill (and) R. W. Tansill Jr.,” “Capt. Robert Tansill,” and “Mrs. Robert Tansill, nee Fannie A. Weems”; 6 copies of newspaper articles mentioning R. W. Tansill.

  • Thumbnail for Colorado Springs Gazette - Edward F. McKay
    Colorado Springs Gazette - Edward F. McKay by McKay, Edward F.

    Historic documentation of life at the turn of the 19th century created by residents of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1901 for the citizens of 2001. Under the direction of Louis R. Ehrich, a prominent 19th century businessman, the items were sealed in a chest which was stored in various buildings on the Colorado College campus until the official opening January 1, 2001 at the Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Contents of Ms349, Fd 101, Colorado Springs Gazette - Edward F. McKay include: 4 printed calling/business cards: “Edward F. McKay,” “Miss Marie W. Stewart,” “Mrs. Walter L. Wilder,” “F. B. Abernathey”; 1 b&w photo “Edward F. McKay, August 5, 1901”; 1 envelope addressed “To the City Editor of the Colorado Springs Gazette. (If there is one.)