Thomas K. Cureton, Jr. Papers, 1930-1992
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Brief Description: Papers of Thomas Kirk Cureton, Jr. (1901-92), professor of physical education (1941-1969), Director, Physical Fitness Research Laboratory (1944-1969), including books, articles, scholarly papers, reports, staff minutes, course materials, correspondence, newspaper and magazine clippings, photographs, school and clinic brochures and programs, press releases, and awards and citations, relating to research, teaching, and lecturing on physical fitness, swimming, the cardiovascular-respiratory system, and nutrition; European sabbatical research (1952); aquatics and physical fitness clinics held for the Y.M.C.A.; the armed forces; testing of Olympic and other athletes; the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports and foreign countries.
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Record Series Number: 16/3/21
Created by: Cureton, Thomas Kirk (1901-1992)
Volume: 7.3 cubic feet
Acquired: 9/12/75; 4/19/94; 3/14/96
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Arrangement: By subject and chronological thereunder
Subject Index
Army, United States
Canada - Sports and Recreation
Cardiovascular-Respiratory System
Faculty Papers
Germany - Sports and Recreation
Music -- Brazil - Sports and Recreation
Music -- Mexico - Sports and Recreation
Philippines - Sports and Recreation
Physical Fitness
Physical Tests and Measurements
Taiwan - Sports and Recreation
Wheat Germ
Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA)
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]