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Interview with David and Janet Muir

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Contributor

Muir, David ; Muir, Janet ; Gashurov, Irene

Description

David is a retired philosophy professor who taught philosophy at Onondaga Community College. He owes a debt to Harpur College, which spurred his lifelong interest in philosophy. He met his wife, Janet, there. He earned his degree in philosophy from Syracuse University.
Janet met her spouse, David Muir, at Harpur; she did not finish her degree at Harpur College since she supported her husband through his PhD program at Syracuse University. She earned her degree at Syracuse subsequently and worked as an adjunct instructor in English at Onondaga Community. Looking back, Janet says they've led a "charmed life."

Date

2018-01-12

Rights

In Copyright

Date Modified

2018-01-12

Is Part Of

Oral Histories from 60's Binghamton Alumni

Extent

105:00 minutes

Date of Interview

2018-01-12

Interviewer

Irene Gashurov

Interviewee

David and Janet Muir

Year of Graduation

1967

Biographical Text

David is a retired philosophy professor who taught philosophy at Onondaga Community College. He owes a debt to Harpur College, which spurred his lifelong interest in philosophy. He met his wife, Janet, there. He earned his degree in philosophy from Syracuse University.

Janet met her spouse, David Muir, at Harpur; she did not finish her degree at Harpur College since she supported her husband through his PhD program at Syracuse University. She earned her degree at Syracuse subsequently and worked as an adjunct instructor in English at Onondaga Community. Looking back, Janet says they've led a "charmed life."

Interview Format

Audio

Subject LCSH

Harpur College – Seventies alumni; Harpur College – Alumni in law; Harpur College – Alumni on Harpur Law Council Board; Harpur College – Alumni in New York City; Harpur College – Alumni living in Connecticut

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Keywords

Harpur College – Sixties alumni; Harpur College – Vietnam War; Harpur College – Alumni living in Marcellus, New York; Harpur College – Alumni in Higher Education - Spouses of Sixties alumni; Harpur College – Former Harpur students in higher education; Harpur College – Former Harpur students living in Marcellus, NY

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In 2019, Binghamton University Libraries completed a mission to collect oral interviews from 1960's alumni as a means to preserve memories of campus life. The resulting 46 tales are a retrospective of social, professional and personal experiences with the commonality of Harpur College. Some stories tell of humble beginnings,… More

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“Interview with David and Janet Muir,” Digital Collections, accessed June 17, 2024, https://omeka.binghamton.edu/omeka/items/show/1153.