Oral history interview with Dorothy M. McNamara (SOH-009, audio recording and transcript, audio recording and transcript)

Title

Oral history interview with Dorothy M. McNamara (SOH-009, audio recording and transcript, audio recording and transcript)

Date

1979

Creator

McNamara, Dorothy M.
Robbins, David
Norton, John

Description

Dorothy M. McNamara reflects on her forty-seven year career at Suffolk University, during which she served as stenographer, law school recorder, bursar, and finally as alumni secretary until her retirement in 1974. McNamara discusses her experiences working at Suffolk; presidents of the university; the general alumni association that she helped start; and the addition of buildings to the Suffolk campus. She also remarks upon the fiscal management techniques that allowed Suffolk University to stay open during the Great Depression, World War II, and the Korean War.

Source

Suffolk University Oral History Project

Rights

Copyright Suffolk University. This item is made available for research and educational purposes by the John Joseph Moakley Archive & Institute. Prior permission is required for any commercial use.

Type

Sound recording
Oral histories

Format

MP3
PDF

Language

English

Subject

Suffolk University
Universities & colleges

Identifier

SOH-009

Embedded Media

Duration

1:24:52

Files

SOH-009_transcript.pdf

Citation

McNamara, Dorothy M., Robbins, David, and Norton, John, “Oral history interview with Dorothy M. McNamara (SOH-009, audio recording and transcript, audio recording and transcript),” Moakley Archive & Institute, accessed December 17, 2017, https://moakleyarchive.omeka.net/items/show/14734.

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