Oregon State UniversitySpecial Collections & Archives Research Center

Clair V. Langton Papers, 1914-1973

Scope and Content Note

The Clair V. Langton Papers consist of materials created and assembled by Langton, primarily during his years as faculty member in physical and health education at Oregon State University from 1928 until 1964. The bulk of the collection consists of materials documenting Langton's involvement in state, regional, and national professional organizations, including the Oregon Tuberculosis and Health Association (OTHA), the Western College Physical Education Associaion (WCPEA), and the American Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation (AAHPER). The Papers also include substantive correspondence as well as course materials, publications, military and personal records, ephemera, and photographs.

The collection documents Langton's teaching and writing in health and physical education, school health programs and teacher training, public health, hygiene, and sanitation.

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