University of Birmingham Staff Papers: Papers of Albert Davis Munrow

Scope and Content

Papers relating to Munrow as Corresponding Fellow of the American Academy of Physical Education, 1951, 1960; University of Birmingham Physical Education Department relating to the building of the sports centre, 1966; reviews and publications by Munrow, 1942-1966; correspondence with various sporting bodies; physical education at the University of Birmingham, 1965-1977.

Administrative / Biographical History

Albert Davis (Dave) Munrow (1908-) was appointed as Director of Physical Education at the University of Birmingham in 1939 and remained in this post until his retirement in 1970. He was also a Corresponding Fellow of the American Academy of Physical Education and a member of the Sports Council.

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