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