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Guide to the Interview with William D. Geoghegan / by Libby Van Cleve, 2007

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Title:
Interview with William D. Geoghegan / by Libby Van Cleve
Creator:
Geoghegan, William D., 1922-
Creator:
Van Cleve, Libby.
ID:
M194.3 G465
Date [inclusive]:
2007
Extent:
147 Leaves
Repository:
George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011
Abstract:
Typescript transcription of a recorded interview conducted August 1-3, 2007. The interview, recorded when Geoghegan was eighty-five years old, tells his personal and professional life story. Geoghegan's family history, childhood, education, family life and career as a Bowdoin professor are included, as well as his founding of the Jung Seminar and Jung Center, and his retirement.
Conditions Governing Access:

No restrictions

Conditions Governing Use:

Gift;Libby Van Cleve;2009

Existence and Location of Copies:

Audio recording of interview available on six CDs

Existence and Location of Copies:

Electronic text version of typescript available

Preferred Citation:

Cite as: William D. Geoghegan Oral History Interview, Miscellaneous Manuscript Collection, George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine

William Davidson Geoghegan was born in Wilmington, Delaware, on July 16, 1922. After being graduated from Yale University in 1943 he received a Master of Divinity degree from Drew Theological Seminary in 1945, and a Doctorate from Columbia and Union Theological Seminary in 1951. Geoghegan came to Bowdoin in 1954 as assistant professor of religion, rose to associate professor in 1962 and full professor in 1966. He retired as professor of religion emeritus in 1994. In addition to being an educator and author, Geoghegan founded the Bowdoin College Jung Seminar and was a founding member of the Brunswick Jung Center. In 1946 he married Sarah Elizabeth (Betty) Phelps, and they had four children: Grace, Andrew, Emily, and William Davidson II

Typescript transcription of a recorded interview conducted August 1-3, 2007. The interview, recorded when Geoghegan was eighty-five years old, tells his personal and professional life story. Geoghegan's family history, childhood, education, family life and career as a Bowdoin professor are included, as well as his founding of the Jung Seminar and Jung Center, and his retirement.

Corporate Name(s):
  • Bowdoin College -- Faculty.
  • Bowdoin College -- History -- 20th century.
  • Bowdoin College -- Interviews.
  • Bowdoin College. -- Jung Seminar.
Genre(s):
  • Interviews. -- lcgft.
Personal Name(s):
  • Geoghegan, William D., 1922- -- Interviews.
Subject(s):
  • Religion -- Study and teaching (Higher).
  • Universities and colleges -- Maine -- Brunswick -- History -- 20th century.

Part of the Miscellaneous Manuscript Collection in the Bowdoin College Special Collections & Archives.

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