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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Betty Thompson Papers



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Thompson, Betty
Title: Betty Thompson Papers
Dates: 1973-1975
Abstract: A pioneer in women's athletics at the University of Texas at Austin, Betty Thompson was a key figure in establishing a department of women's intercollegiate athletics at the University.
Extent: 5 inches
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

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.

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Scope and Contents

Papers include material related to intercollegiate athletics for women, the advisory committee-IAW, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), and Stephen Spurr.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Betty Thompson Papers, 1973-1975, Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3B53 Betty Thompson Papers, 1973-1975

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