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Judy Moffett, Hanover College Class of 1964 -- Learning in Black and White

Judy Moffett 1964
 
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Judy Moffett, of Cincinnati, Ohio, studied English and philosophy. She was engaged with civil rights issues on campus, especially in her senior year.  She wrote for and edited three publications on campus: Hillthoughts, the Triangle, and the Revonah.  After graduation, she became a novelist and poet, publishing as Judith Moffett.

    • 4 Oct. 1963 - A Triangle article reports that Moffett called an organizational meeting for a committee on civil rights.
    • 19 Oct. 1963 - A Triangle article reports on the "Committee on Civil Rights" that Moffett organized
    • 8 Nov. 1963 - In this Triangle article, Moffett investigates the homogeneity in the student body.
    • 6 Dec. 1963 - In this Triangle article, Moffett investigates the homogeneity among the faculty.
    • c. 1975 - In this article for the Colorado State University newspaper,  Moffett recalls her efforts to form a civil rights group at Hanover.
    • In a 2016 interview, Moffett describes her early experiences with racism and her civil rights efforts on campus.
    • See also Hanover College Revonah (yearbook), 1964.


    • The Judith Moffett Papers are available in the Hanover College Archives.  The nearly 42 linear feet of material includes Moffett's correspondence, literary papers, and student papers.
    • Judith Moffett's webpage includes biographical information and information on her publications.