Michael Opell collection
Scope and Contents
This collection contains college records of Michael Opell, Hobart College Class of 1959, including admissions and commencement records, athletic memorabilia, and programs and publications.
Also of note are several syllabi and other related materials to the Western Civilization academic program required while Michael was a student at the Colleges.
- Creation: 1955-1960
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on accessing material in this collection.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright restrictions may apply. Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.
Michael Lewis Opell was born on October 11, 1937, in New York City. He was a member of the Hobart College Class of 1959. As a student, he held two positions on the Herald staff: Assistant News Editor and Copy Editor. He also participated in WEOS, the Colleges radio station.
Opell was also a talented athlete for the Statesmen, lettering in both soccer and lacrosse.
Michael married Ellen Frances Levine, a 1960 graduate of William Smith College.
1.75 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Language of Materials
This collection contains college records of Michael Opell, Hobart College Class of 1959.
This collection is arranged in the following series:
- General and athletic materials
- Western Civilization academic program
Box 1: Archives Storage / Range 22A / Section 6;
Box 2: Archives Office / Section 7
Michael Opell made multiple donations to Archives & Special collections beginning in 2010.
- Michael Opell collection: A Finding Aid
- Tricia McEldowney, Archivist
- November 2022
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