The General files series in the Dept. of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation (HPER) collection contains materials pertaining to the origins and activities of HPER including material on intramural athletics, personal recreational programs, and physical education. This includes flyers, intramural handbooks, clippings, manual for the Men's Physical Education program of 1932, and issues of the Faculty Fitness Newsletter. The John Friedrich papers series contains administrative records pertaining to his chairmanship of HPER. Includes correspondence, minutes and agendas from several University committees including Academic Council, Commencement Committee, and Undergraduate Faculty Council of Arts and Sciences (UFCAS), as well as minutes from HPER departmental meetings. Friedrich presided over the HPER restructuring debates of the 1970s and early 1980s and reports, proposals, and clippings regarding retrenchment of the Dept. are present in this series. The collection also contains photographs, alumni lists, constitutions, charters, and training and exercise materials related to various Duke sports clubs.
Duke Intramural Sports scrapbook, 1964-1971 2 Linear Feet
The scrapbook was disbounded and the pages separated into folders. Pages 1-23 cover the years 1968-1971, and pages 24-39 cover the years 1964-1968. The folders contain clippings and photographs of some of the intramural sports teams, including teams from the law school, medical school, fraternities, selective living groups, and freshman houses. The clippings cover various Duke events and the "Big Four Day," in which Duke would compete against University of North Carolina, North Carolina State University, and Wake Forest University.