C. Easton Rothwell served as the President of Mills College from 1959 to 1967. The C. Easton Rothwell Papers primarily include
his correspondence, speeches, and records from this time.
After a childhood in Butte, Montana, C. Easton Rothwell attended Reed College in Oregon from 1920-1924. During his career,
he worked for the U. S. State Department from 1941-1946; he helped found the United Nations; he was affiliated with the Hoover
Institute and Library at Stanford University from 1947-1959, including serving as its director; and he was the president of
Mills College from 1959-1967.
Charles Easton Rothwell, “From Mines to Minds,” an oral history conducted 1984 by Malca Chall, Regional Oral History Office,
The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1985. https://ohc-search.lib.berkeley.edu/catalog/MASTER_520