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Health and Physical Education (Women), Department of

Identifier: UA-023
This collection holds annual reports from the department as well as a number of handbooks and programs that the department has sponsored.


  • 1927-1981

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.


0.30 Linear Feet

Biographical or Historical Information

Health and physical education for women has been a part of SFA since its opening in 1923 with two years worth of physical education required.  In 1924 Aikmen Gymnasium was opened and men’s and women’s courses shared the facilities.  In 1926 a major in health and physical education was offered and thus the formation of the department. 1935 marked the opening of the Women’s Recreation Center and it became home for the Department of Health and Physical Education for Women.  By 1946 the department had grown to offer a masters degree in health and physical education.Note written by Greg Bailey

Other Descriptive Information

Formerly UA - 9
Greg Bailey, March 2011

Repository Details

Part of the East Texas Research Center Repository