Interview Participants

Interviewee: Edward Bulleit, Class of 1935, Gettysburg College

Interviewer: Michael J. Birkner, Benjamin Franklin Professor of the Liberal Arts & Professor of History, Gettysburg College

Contributor: David Hedrick, Head of Special Collections at Musselman Library, Gettysburg College

Document Type

Oral History


Edward "Ted" Bulleit, Class of 1935, was interviewed on January 7, 1997 by Michael J. Birkner & David Hedrick about his time at Gettysburg College. He discusses his experiences of attending college during the Great Depression, the political science department, fraternity life and the administration of Henry W.A. Hanson. He also describes his years as a law student at Duke University, his time in the US Air Force during World War II, and his return to Gettysburg as a lawyer.

Length of Interview: 72 minutes

Collection Note: This oral history was selected from the Oral History Collection maintained by Special Collections & College Archives. Transcripts are available for browsing in the Special Collections Reading Room, 4th floor, Musselman Library. GettDigital contains the complete listing of oral histories done from 1978 to the present. To view this list and to access selected digital versions please visit --

Interview Date


Department 1


Department 2

Political Science