A Guide to the Betty Thompson Papers
A pioneer in women's athletics at the University of Texas, Betty Thompson was a professor of kinesiology and health education as well as director of the Division of Recreational Sports. She chaired the committee that established a department for women's intercollegiate athletics at the University, and served as interim director of the newly established department in 1974-1975. Thompson was also instrumental in the planning and development of several sports facilities on the University of Texas campus. She died in 1989.
Papers include material related to intercollegiate athletics for women, the advisory committee-IAW, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), and Stephen Spurr.
Betty Thompson Papers, 1973-1975, Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
Detailed Description of the Papers