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Alumni-in-Action Oral History Interviews

The Alumni-In-Action Oral Histories Collection contains audio recordings of interviews and select transcripts with past Guelph Alumni. Interviews were conducted by graduates of OAC, MAC, and OVC in this joint project with Alumni House and alumni and volunteers, including former Chief Librarian, Florence Partridge. These digital files originated on cassette tapes, still held in Archival & Special Collections, along with many transcripts.

If you would like a type-written transcript for any of these oral histories, please contact us.

A list of all Alumni-In-Action Oral Histories
Alumni College Grad Year Audio
Betty-Anne Stammers Arts 1980
Martin Bosch CPES 2004
Mae White (Smith) Friends
Elizabeth Butler MACS/FACS 1962 Elizabeth Butler Interview
Doreen Fisher MACS/FACS 1961
Jean (Clark) Hamilton MACS/FACS 1926 Jean (Clark) Hamilton Interview
Margaret (Young) Keegan MACS/FACS 1926
Florence Partridge MACS/FACS 1926 Florence Partridge Interview
Heather Robinson MACS/FACS 1971
Mabel Sanderson MACS/FACS 1931
Jean Steckle MACS/FACS 1952 Jean Steckle interview
Nora Stoskopf MACS/FACS 1959
Jean W. Walker MACS/FACS 1930 Jean W. Walker Interview
Marjorie Wall MACS/FACS 1968 Marjorie Wall interview
Ruth (Baker) and Twink (Baker) MacLean Wright MACS/FACS 1937
Katherine Beck MACS/FACS 1922 Katherine Beck Interview
Maryon Brechin MACS/FACS Maryon Brechin Interview
A. William (Bill) Archibald OAC 1934 A. William (Bill) Archibald Interview
Gordon Wright OAC 1933
John W. Munro OAC 1940
Alf Hales OAC 1934 Alf Hales interview
George Atkins OAC 1939 George Atkins Interview
Harold Wright OAC 1951
Ken Murray OAC 1950
Ross Hay OAC 1945
Harold Baker OAC 1950 Harold Baker Interview
Stan Young OAC 1949 Stan Young interview
Robert Murray OAC 1949
Harry Hinchley OAC 1923 Harry Hinchley Interview
Jim Baker OAC 1928
William Attwood (Padre) Young OAC 1926
Jonathan B. Nelson OAC 1924
Doug Hoffman OAC 1949 Doug Hoffman interview
Francis Jamison Bell OAC 1937 Francis Jamison Bell Interview
Gordon Nixon OAC 1937 Gordon Nixon interview
Jim Hunter OAC 1949
Gordon Bennett OAC 1943 Gordon Bennett Interview
Henry (Hank) Orr OAC 1943 Henry (Hank) Orr
Donald H. Huntley OAC 1941 Donald H. Huntley Interview
Everett Biggs OAC 1948 Everett Biggs Interview
John C. (Jack) Palmer OAC 1938 John C. (Jack) Palmer Interview
B. Angus Jackson OAC 1920
Robert T. Jefferson OAC 1935
Edward Brubaker OAC 1949 Edward Brubaker Interview
Arthur Peppin OAC 1941 Arthur Peppin Interview
Fred Jerome OAC 1933 Fred Jerome Interview
D. Murray Brown OAC 1951 D. Murray Brown Interview
Herb Pettipiere OAC 1949 Herb Pettipiere interview
Gary Johnston OAC 1979
Thomas D. (Tom) Burgess OAC 1942 Thomas Burgess interview
Harvey Pettit OAC 1921
Charles B. Kelly OAC 1936
Harvey Caldwell OAC 1951 Harvey Caldwell interview
Jacob (Jack) Pos OAC 1950 Jacob (Jack) Pos Interview
Ernest Kendall OAC 1932
Ross Cavers OAC 1929 Ross Cavers Interview
Fred Presant OAC 1923 Fred Presant Interview
Lawrence Kerr OAC 1929 Lawrence Kerr interview
Lyman J. Chapman OAC 1930 Lyman Chapman interview
Clare Rennie OAC 1947 Clare Rennie Interview
John Wm. (& Betty Jean) Ketcheson OAC 1944
Hank Claus OAC 1921
John E. Reynolds OAC 1935
Murray Klages OAC 1947
A. McInroy (Mac) Cuddy OAC 1942 Mac Cuddy interview
N. Richard Richards OAC 1938 N. R. Richards interview
Wallace J. (Wally) Knapp OAC 1948 Wallace Knapp interview
Doris Darrach OAC 1942
Gladstone Ridler OAC 1935
Allen Knight OAC 1939 Allen Knight Interview
John A. Eccles OAC 1940 John Eccles interview
Archie Rintoul OAC 1926
Robert M. Landon OAC 1935
Norm Epps OAC 1949 Norm Epps Interview
Clive Rogers OAC 1913
Thomas H. Lane OAC 1949 Thomas H. Lane Interview
Kenneth R. Farrell OAC 1950 Ken Farrell interview
Gordon Skinner OAC 1924
J. Calvin Martin OAC 1935
Robert Ford OAC 1950
Harry Smallfield OAC 1921 Harry Smallfield Interview
Burt Matthews OAC 1947 Burt Matthews interview
Everett Franklin OAC 1947 Everett Franklin interview
Robert A. Stewart OAC 1933
George A. McCague OAC 1928 George A. McCague Interview
J. Edward Freeman OAC 1965
J. Bruce Stone OAC 1953 J. Bruce Stone Interview
Thomas McEwen OAC 1949
Jack Gallin OAC 1947 Jack Gallin Interview
Clayton M. (Clay) Switzer OAC 1951 Clay Switzer interview
James (Jim) McCague OAC 1940 Jim McCague interview
Edward H. Garrard OAC 1938 Edward Garrard interview
Bruce Teasdale OAC 1934 Bruce Teasdale interview
Ralph McKenzie OAC 1923
Ken Gartley OAC 1942
Ben Teskey OAC 1949
Elliott (Mac) McLoughry OAC 1922 Elliott (Mac) McLoughry Interview
Robert Gillan OAC 1935
Archie D. Thomas OAC 1937
Ken McPhee OAC 1934
Harold Goble OAC 1931 Harold Goble Interview
Bill Tossell OAC 1947 Bill Tossell interview
A. Cameron McTaggart OAC 1935
Robb S. Gowe OAC 1945
John E. Turnbull OAC 1951 John E. Turnbull Interview
W. Harold Minshall OAC 1933 W. Harold Minshall Interview
George Arnold OAC 1959 George Arnold Interview
Frank Graham OAC 1937 Frank Graham interview
Dave Adams OAC 1949 Dave Adams Interview
J. Craig Alexander OAC 1949
William P (Bill) Watson OAC 1928
William F. Mitchell OAC 1938 William Mitchell interview
John Galbraith OAC 1931 John Galbraith Interview
Angus H. Gregg OAC 1914 Angus H. Gregg Interview
James N. Allan OAC 1914
Charles Webster OAC 1935
John E. Moles OAC 1936 John Moles interview
Art Grubbe OAC 1941 Art Grubbe Interview
Muriel Andrew OAC 1941
Phillip Wilford OAC 1947
Illary Motzok OAC 1936
A. W. Hagar OAC 1945 A. W. Hagar Interview
Edyth Bray Other Edyth Bray Interview
Louisa Brill Other
Murdo MacKinnon Other Murdo MacKinnon interview
John D. MacLachlan Other John D. MacLachlan interview
Earl MacNaughton Other
Dorothy (Lindsley) Walden Other
Janet Wardlaw Other Janet Wardlaw Interview
Sandy Warley Other Sandy Warley Interview
William C. (Bill) Winegard Other Bill Winegard interview
Ella Eddington Other
Elsie Kennedy Other
Flo and Isabel Moore Other Flo and Isabel Moore interview
Sadie Fletcher Other
William McEwan OVC 1904
Harvey McEwen OVC 1913 Harvey McEwen Interview
George R. McGowan OVC 1947 George R. McGowan Interview
John McGowan OVC 1954 John McGowan Interview
Donald McKeown OVC 1958 Donald McKeown Interview
Ross Ainslie OVC 1952 Ross Ainslie Interview
D.J. McLellan OVC 1917
Douglas C. Alexander OVC 1952
Bernard McSherry OVC 1942 Bernard McSherry Interview
Don Barnum OVC 1941 Don Barnum Interview
Grant Misener OVC 1938
E. R. Bowness OVC 1932
Bert Mitchell OVC 1964 Bert Mitchell Interview
Harry Brightwell OVC 1956 Harry Brightwell Interview
C.A. Mitchell OVC 1914
Joan (Belcher) Budd OVC 1950 Joan Budd Interview
Ted Mumford OVC 1915
Ray Butler OVC 1954 Ray Butler Interview
Individuals OVC '41 OVC 1941
Ben Case OVC 1935 Ben Case Interview
John Bruce Parliament OVC 1952
John A. Charlton OVC 1937
R.J. Pinkney OVC 1937
Donald R. Cherry OVC 1945 Donald R. Cherry Interview
W.A. Robertson OVC 1916 W.A. Robertson Interview
Lloyd Coleman OVC 1940
James Robinson OVC 1950
G. H. Collacutt OVC 1929
W.J. Rumney OVC 1925
Arthur E. Ferguson OVC 1950 Arthur Ferguson interview
J.G. Rutherford OVC 1879
George C. Fisher OVC 1943
James Schroder OVC 1942 James Schroder Interview
Maurice B. Foster OVC 1957
Julius F. Frank OVC 1945
Alan Secord OVC 1929
James Gillies OVC 1926 James Gillies Interview
Gerald Sheeney OVC 1952
Rochfort Grange OVC 1900
C.F. Sider OVC
Gavin Hamilton OVC 1952 Gavin Hamilton Interview
Duncan Sinclair OVC 1958 Duncan Sinclair Interview
E. Errol Hancock OVC 1952
M. Sparrow OVC 1958 M. Sparrow Interview
Kenneth Hartin OVC 1949
H.A. Taylor OVC 1913
James A. Henderson OVC 1936
K. Wes Trenholm OVC 1952
Peter Ide OVC 1960
Wilfred Watson OVC 1919
Jay M. Isa OVC 1938 Jay M. Isa Interview
K.F. Wells OVC 1938
H.M. Legard OVC 1923
Herb Wright OVC 1938
B.D. Young OVC 1932
Ray Long OVC 1952 Ray Long Interview
J. Alan MacKay OVC 1951
Russell McDonald OVC 1945