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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.

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Trenton State College


Trenton, New Jersey




Eleanor Frost Snell, women, physical education, coaching, field hockey, athletics, Ursinus College, biography, basketball, softball, Philadelphia


Health and Physical Education | Higher Education | Sports Studies


Included in the appendices are: a survey letter and questionnaires, cumulative sports records, a list of Ursinus players who received U.S. Field Hockey Association recognition, ratings and offices held on Philadelphia Board of Women Officials, and distinguished letters from the White House, Senate and Governor's Office of Pennsylvania.

Approved by the Thesis Committee: Patricia C. Morris, Lilyan B. Wright, William Medve on May 24, 1974.

Approved by the Graduate Council on May 9, 1974.

A Study of the Professional Life and Contributions of Miss Eleanor Frost Snell to Women's Physical Education and Athletics



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