Miss Edith Torrey

Dublin Core

Title

Miss Edith Torrey

Description

Margaret tells about Miss Torrey, a brilliant but eccentric Bible teacher at Wheaton College. She had very acute hearing--she once heard the whispering conversation of two boys in the back of her classroom who were discussing the affairs they were having with two girls on campus.

Creator

Landon, Margaret (1903-1993)

Date

January 1, 1925

Rights

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Format

.mp4

Identifier

LC25-16

Provenance

Over a course of 13 years Kip Landon (Kenneth Landon Jr.) began recording stories from his parents, Margaret and Kenneth Landon, resulting in 95 hours of recordings. Beginning on July 20, 1976, recording finished in June, 1978. The project resumed again in 1982 for a few months. After a long break, the third recording period began in 1988 and concluded in March 1989.

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewee

Margaret Landon (1903-1993)

Duration

2:54

Sound File Location

Box 76: Oral History: "The Landon Chronicles," Tapes 21-37.

Clip Location

Hour 25, clip 16

Sub-Collection

Sub-Series 8: Audio and Video

Main Collection

Series 1: Biographical

Citation

Landon, Margaret (1903-1993) , “Miss Edith Torrey,” Digital Exhibits of Wheaton College, accessed October 24, 2020, https://omeka.wheaton.edu/items/show/1461.