Finding Aid

Frederick William Luehring Papers

UPT 50 L926

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Summary Information

Date [inclusive]
1931-1953
Extent
1.5 Cubic feet

ARRANGGEMENT

This is an unprocessed collection. Please see Archives staff for rough inventory.

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Frederick William Luehring was an educator, sports historian, and Olympic Games committeeman. He attended North Central College in Napervile, IL (B.A.), 19050, the University of Chicago (M.A., 1906), and Columbia University (Ph.D. 1939). Luehring was a member of the University of Pennsylvania faculty from 1931-1953 where he was director of the division of instruction of the Physical Education Department. He served on the American Olympic Executive Committee (1930-1942), was notable for his contributions in establishing the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) rules for swimming, as well as for his leadership in the summer camp movement during the 1920’s. Luehring was admitted to the International Swimming Hall of Fame in 1972.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

Contains academic and professional correspondence; syllabi, outlines and examinations for courses he taught at U. of Pennsylvania; copies of his articles, speeches and reports.

Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)
University of Pennsylvania. Department of Health and Physical Education. Curricula.
Subject(s)
Camps
Physical education and training — Study and teaching
Physical education teachers–Training of.
Swimming — Addresses, essays, lectures.
University of Pennsylvania — Sports

Inventory

 

Frederick William Luehring 

Box

Folder

Correspondence – 1936-1955 

 1

 

Course material 

P.E. 20B – P.E. HPER800 

 2

 

Physical Fitness 

 2

 

Publication and Papers 

 2

 

Middle Atlantic States Collegiate Athletic Conference 

 2