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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Mary Ingraham Bunting
RLIN number: NXCP87-A
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Family background, education: Packer Collegiate Institute, Brooklyn; Vassar, 1931; University of Wisconsin School of Agriculture, PhD 1934; instructor at Bennington and Goucher, 1936-37; marriage to Henry Bunting, M.D., 1937 (d.1954); research assistant in microbial genetics, 1938-40, lecturer and researcher 1948-55, Yale; instructor, Wellesley 1946; dean, Douglass College, 1955-60; balancing career and motherhood; American Council on Education and National Science Foundation; equal opportunities for women in education, science, medicine and government; president, Radcliffe College, 1960-72: development of Radcliffe Institute for Independent Study, undergraduate and graduate part-time study program, student activists, closing of Radcliffe Graduate School and Harvard, Radcliffe Program in Business Administration, co-ed housing, merger of Harvard-Radcliffe; member Atomic Energy Commission, 1964-65, and Population Council; development of Continuing Education Program at Princeton, 1972-75.
Extent: Transcript: 282 leaves, Tape: 5 reels
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact Schlesinger for information. Original oral history held by: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College, Cambridge, MA 02138.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1978 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Bunting, Mary Ingraham, 1910-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1910
Speaker occupation: College president; Scientist
Age at speaking: 68
Document date: 1978
Interviewer: Cheek, Jeannette
Organizations discussed: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; Harvard University. Radcliffe College, Cambridge, MA; Princeton University, Princeton, NJ; U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: College administrators; Feminism; Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; Harvard University. Radcliffe College, Cambridge, MA; North America; Princeton University, Princeton, NJ; Scientists; U.S. Atomic Energy Commission; United States; Women--Education; Women's colleges
Topics discussed - Other terms: Bunting, Henry, 1911-1954; Bunting, Mary Ingraham, 1910-; Douglass College
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018264-13707