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Treasure Hunt Without A Map: Archival Research At The University Of Pennsylvania, Meghan Strong Jan 2015

Treasure Hunt Without A Map: Archival Research At The University Of Pennsylvania, Meghan Strong

English Independent Study Projects

Under the supervision of Meredith Goldsmith in the English Department, I spent this semester developing archival research projects for lower level students in the humanities. My project corresponded with the aims of the Council for Undergraduate Research, which works to develop undergraduate research skills throughout the disciplines. The Kislak Center is a nearby resource that has the potential to provide students with opportunities to develop crucial research skills while discovering little pieces of history that are hidden away in the archives. The final exercises presented here focus on the subjects of Walt Whitman, Marian Anderson, and Michel de Montaigne.


Eleanor Frost Snell Alumnae Field Dedication Program, October 22, 2005, Dedication Planning Committee Oct 2005

Eleanor Frost Snell Alumnae Field Dedication Program, October 22, 2005, Dedication Planning Committee

Eleanor Frost Snell Programs, Correspondence and Other Documents

This program outlines the events held on the dedication day for the Eleanor Frost Snell Alumnae Field at Ursinus College. It includes the names of the members of the fund raising and dedication planning committees.


Art, Sport And The Sweet Spot, John Strassburger Jan 2004

Art, Sport And The Sweet Spot, John Strassburger

Publications

This is the seventh in a series of occasional papers about the challenges confronting students and what Ursinus is doing to help them enter adult life.


Excerpt From Snell Symposium Manual, March 2002, Jenepher Price Shillingford Mar 2002

Excerpt From Snell Symposium Manual, March 2002, Jenepher Price Shillingford

Eleanor Frost Snell Programs, Correspondence and Other Documents

This 29 page manual accompanied the Snell Symposium Conference held at Ursinus College in Spring 2002. It includes information about the mission, background and development of the conference as well as a list of participants, mentors and keynote speakers.


Miss Snell's Way: A Life-Affirming Organic Model Created In Sport, Robin G. Cash Jan 2002

Miss Snell's Way: A Life-Affirming Organic Model Created In Sport, Robin G. Cash

Eleanor Frost Snell Programs, Correspondence and Other Documents

This 156 page dissertation by Robin G. Cash, Ursinus College Class of 1972, was submitted to the faculty of Fielding Graduate Institute in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Human and Organizational Systems.

The dissertation explores a women’s way of coaching and being in sport that existed prior to Title IX. It considers a shift from an organic to a mechanistic coaching approach. An alternative model based on the concept of organicism and underlying principles of relational power, life-affirming actions, and inclusiveness of all beings is presented. This new model emerged from three …


Who Owns Our Values? Back To School, John Strassburger Jan 2001

Who Owns Our Values? Back To School, John Strassburger

Publications

This is the sixth in a series of occasional papers about the challenges confronting students and what Ursinus is doing to help them enter adult life.


Eleanor Frost Snell: A Lifelong Impact, Jenepher Price Shillingford Jul 2000

Eleanor Frost Snell: A Lifelong Impact, Jenepher Price Shillingford

Eleanor Frost Snell Programs, Correspondence and Other Documents

In this article, Jen Shillingford reflects on memories of Eleanor Snell and the revolution in women's sports.


The Snell Symposium; Beyond Leveling The Playing Field: Ursinus' Role In Developing Female Coaches, Wendy Greenberg, Sally Widman Jul 2000

The Snell Symposium; Beyond Leveling The Playing Field: Ursinus' Role In Developing Female Coaches, Wendy Greenberg, Sally Widman

Eleanor Frost Snell Programs, Correspondence and Other Documents

This magazine article describes the Snell Symposium, a collaboration between Ursinus College and the Centennial Conference, which focused on ways to increase the number of female coaches and athletic directors.


Counting Quality, John Strassburger Jan 2000

Counting Quality, John Strassburger

Publications

This is the fifth in a series of occasional papers about the challenges confronting students and what Ursinus is doing to help them enter adult life.


Transforming Experiences: The Benefits Of Intellectual Risk, John Strassburger Jan 1999

Transforming Experiences: The Benefits Of Intellectual Risk, John Strassburger

Publications

This is the fourth in a series of occasional papers about the challenges confronting students and what Ursinus is doing to help them enter adult life.


Writing For Their Lives, John Strassburger Jan 1997

Writing For Their Lives, John Strassburger

Publications

This is the second in a series of occasional papers about the challenges confronting students and what Ursinus is doing to help them enter adult life.


Education For Self-Reliance, Responsibility And Hope, John Strassburger Jan 1996

Education For Self-Reliance, Responsibility And Hope, John Strassburger

Publications

This is the first in a series of occasional papers about the challenges confronting students and what Ursinus is doing to help them enter adult life.


A Celebration Of The Life Of Eleanor Frost Snell Program, June 27, 1993, College Communications Jun 1993

A Celebration Of The Life Of Eleanor Frost Snell Program, June 27, 1993, College Communications

Eleanor Frost Snell Programs, Correspondence and Other Documents

This program is for the memorial service and reception held at Ursinus College in memory of Eleanor Snell. The cover depicts the Eleanor Snell Chair of Health and Physical Education medallion.


Letter To The "Snell Network" On The Death Of Eleanor Snell, June 9, 1993, Jenepher Price Shillingford Jun 1993

Letter To The "Snell Network" On The Death Of Eleanor Snell, June 9, 1993, Jenepher Price Shillingford

Eleanor Frost Snell Programs, Correspondence and Other Documents

This document is a typed note announcing the death of Eleanor Frost Snell and an invitation to a memorial service at Ursinus College.


Address At The Eastern College Athletic Conference Convention, October 8, 1991, Jane E. Brusch Oct 1991

Address At The Eastern College Athletic Conference Convention, October 8, 1991, Jane E. Brusch

Eleanor Frost Snell Programs, Correspondence and Other Documents

This is the typed transcript of an address given by Jane Brusch in acceptance of the recognition of Eleanor Snell by the EA1AW Educational Seminar Committee at the Fall convention of the Eastern College Athletic Conference in Hyannis, Massachusetts.


Letter From Glenn A. Mccurdy To Congressman Larry Coughlin, June 21, 1988, Glenn A. Mccurdy Jun 1988

Letter From Glenn A. Mccurdy To Congressman Larry Coughlin, June 21, 1988, Glenn A. Mccurdy

Eleanor Frost Snell Programs, Correspondence and Other Documents

This letter from the Ursinus College Director of Communications to Congressman Larry Coughlin presents information about Eleanor Snell and inquires about a way to officially honor her.


Press Release: "Ursinus Dedicates Snell Chair," May 11, 1988, College Communications May 1988

Press Release: "Ursinus Dedicates Snell Chair," May 11, 1988, College Communications

Eleanor Frost Snell Programs, Correspondence and Other Documents

This two page press release announces the dedication of the Eleanor Frost Snell Chair of Health and Physical Education at Ursinus College on May 27, 1988.


Ursinus College Homecoming Schedule Of Events, October 27, 1984, Ursinus College Alumni Office Oct 1984

Ursinus College Homecoming Schedule Of Events, October 27, 1984, Ursinus College Alumni Office

Eleanor Frost Snell Programs, Correspondence and Other Documents

This folded pamphlet advertises the schedule of events for the October 27, 1984 Ursinus College Homecoming. Included is a ceremony to honor Eleanor Snell, women's field hockey and lacrosse, and members of the U.S. Olympic team alumnae hockey players.


Draft Of Letter Announcing An Endowment Fund In Honor Of Eleanor Snell, February 18, 1978, Ursinus College Alumni Relations Feb 1978

Draft Of Letter Announcing An Endowment Fund In Honor Of Eleanor Snell, February 18, 1978, Ursinus College Alumni Relations

Eleanor Frost Snell Programs, Correspondence and Other Documents

A letter sent to friends and former students of Eleanor Snell informing them of the creation of an endowment fund in her honor.


Ursinus College Founders Day Convocation Program, October 30, 1977, College Communications Oct 1977

Ursinus College Founders Day Convocation Program, October 30, 1977, College Communications

Eleanor Frost Snell Programs, Correspondence and Other Documents

This eight page program outlines the events of the October 1977 Founders Day Convocation at Ursinus College and provides information about the recipients of honorary degrees. Eleanor Frost Snell and Edward Joseph Stemmler received honorary Doctor of Science degrees at this event.


Sports Information Fact Sheet About Eleanor Snell, Circa 1977, Michael Cash Jan 1977

Sports Information Fact Sheet About Eleanor Snell, Circa 1977, Michael Cash

Eleanor Frost Snell Programs, Correspondence and Other Documents

This two page summary of Eleanor Snell's career and accomplishments was compiled by the Sports Information Director of Ursinus College.


A Measurement Of The Economic And Social Impact Of Ursinus College, Jan M. Smith Jun 1974

A Measurement Of The Economic And Social Impact Of Ursinus College, Jan M. Smith

Business and Economics Honors Papers

This 31 page thesis examines factors involved in estimating the impact of Ursinus College on the boroughs of Collegeville and Trappe.


A Study Of The Professional Life And Contributions Of Miss Eleanor Frost Snell To Women's Physical Education And Athletics, Harriet A. Gould May 1974

A Study Of The Professional Life And Contributions Of Miss Eleanor Frost Snell To Women's Physical Education And Athletics, Harriet A. Gould

Eleanor Frost Snell Programs, Correspondence and Other Documents

This 112 page thesis by Harriet A. Gould (Metzger), Ursinus College Class of 1968, was submitted to the Graduate Council of Trenton State College in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts in Health and Physical Education. This biographical study explores the career and accomplishments, as well as the philosophy and coaching techniques, of Eleanor Snell who taught and coached for forty years at Ursinus College.


Letter From Milton E. Detterline Jr. To Eleanor Snell, May 25, 1970, Milton E. Detterline May 1970

Letter From Milton E. Detterline Jr. To Eleanor Snell, May 25, 1970, Milton E. Detterline

Eleanor Frost Snell Programs, Correspondence and Other Documents

This letter from Milton E. Detterline to Eleanor Snell remarks on the speeches and prayer given at the Testimonial Dinner held to honor Snell's retirement from Ursinus College.


Eleanor Snell Testimonial Dinner Program, May 22, 1970, Testimonial Committee May 1970

Eleanor Snell Testimonial Dinner Program, May 22, 1970, Testimonial Committee

Eleanor Frost Snell Programs, Correspondence and Other Documents

This four page program lists the speakers and events held at the Eleanor Snell retirement dinner on May 22, 1970 in Valley Forge. It includes Eleanor Snell's coaching record.


Letter From Milton E. Detterline Jr. To Eleanor Snell, May 22, 1970, Milton E. Detterline May 1970

Letter From Milton E. Detterline Jr. To Eleanor Snell, May 22, 1970, Milton E. Detterline

Eleanor Frost Snell Programs, Correspondence and Other Documents

This letter from Milton E. Detterline congratulates Eleanor Snell on the occasion of her retirement from Ursinus College and remarks on her ability to inspire the women she taught over the years.


Letter From Joyce Gilbert Sipple To Eleanor Snell, May 22, 1970, Joyce Ann Gilbert May 1970

Letter From Joyce Gilbert Sipple To Eleanor Snell, May 22, 1970, Joyce Ann Gilbert

Eleanor Frost Snell Programs, Correspondence and Other Documents

This letter from Joyce Gilbert, Ursinus College Class of 1959, congratulates Eleanor Snell on the occasion of her retirement from Ursinus College.


Letter From Dorothy Schumann Plantholt To Eleanor Snell, May 22, 1970, Dorothy Schumann Plantholt May 1970

Letter From Dorothy Schumann Plantholt To Eleanor Snell, May 22, 1970, Dorothy Schumann Plantholt

Eleanor Frost Snell Programs, Correspondence and Other Documents

This letter from Dorothy Schumann Plantholt congratulates Eleanor Snell on the occasion of her retirement from Ursinus College and remarks on Eleanor's professionalism and friendship.


Letter From Hugh Scott To Eleanor Snell, May 22, 1970, Hugh Scott May 1970

Letter From Hugh Scott To Eleanor Snell, May 22, 1970, Hugh Scott

Eleanor Frost Snell Programs, Correspondence and Other Documents

This letter from U. S. Senator Hugh Scott of Pennsylvania congratulates Eleanor Snell on the occasion of her retirement from the faculty of Ursinus College.


Speech Notes For Eleanor Snell's Testimonial Dinner, May 22, 1970, Marion B. Earle, Vonnie Gros May 1970

Speech Notes For Eleanor Snell's Testimonial Dinner, May 22, 1970, Marion B. Earle, Vonnie Gros

Eleanor Frost Snell Programs, Correspondence and Other Documents

These are typed notes for speeches given at Eleanor Snell's Testimonial Dinner.