Guide to the Mildred B. Wohlford Papers 1931-1984
Cage 571

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Wohlford, Mildred B.
Title
Mildred B. Wohlford Papers
ID
Cage 571
Date [inclusive]
1931-1984
Extent
2.0 containers.
General Physical Description note
1.5 linear feet of shelf space.
Language
English
Abstract
Awards, diplomas, certificates and a scrapbook of correspondence, news clippings and photographs.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description]. Cage 571, Mildred B. Wohlford Papers. Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Biographical/Historical note

Dr. Mildred B. Wohlford was born in Omaha, Neb., in 1901. She received her Bachelors Degree in 1926 from the University of Nebraska. and her Masters Degree from the same university in 1934. Her doctorate was awarded by New York University in 1944. She joined the faculty at Washington State College in 1942 as a modern dance instructor. When she arrived in Pullman in 1943 substitutes were teaching modern dance. Many other instructors had left to join the armed forces and she simply took over their work in addition to teaching dance. From 1961-1962 she was acting chair of women's physical education.

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Scope and Contents note

Awards, diplomas, certificates and a scrapbook of correspondence, news clippings and photographs.

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Arrangement note

The papers of Mildred Wohlford are arranged by individual item as per container list.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 1989

http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open for research use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

The Mildred B. Wohlford papers were donated to Washington State University, Manuscripts, Archives and Special Collections, by the Department of Physical Education (MS89-47).

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Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Wohlford, Mildred--Archives

Subject(s)

  • Colleges and Universities
  • Performing Arts
  • Physical education and training--Washington (State)--Study and teaching
  • Washington (State)

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

"Certain Traits of High School Girls Classified According to Individual Patterns of Participation in Physical Education Activities," by Mildred Wohlford 1944; also, various awards, diplomas, and certificates 1931-1984. 

1 1

Scrapbook, which includes photographs, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other papers 1966. 

2 1