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"Clipper” Smith and Harry Stuhldreher shaking Hands, [1925].
(Courtesy of the University Archives)

"Clipper” Smith and Harry Stuhldreher (Courtesy of the University Archives)
"Clipper” Smith and Harry Stuhldreher (Courtesy of the University Archives)


Harry Stuhldreher, “Stuhlie,” the 17th head coach at Villanova, spent 11 years directing the Villanova Football team (1925-35) with only one loosing season, before moving on to coach at Wisconsin. He was succeeded by Maurice J. “Clipper” Smith who lead the Villanova Football team from 1936 to 1942. Clipper Smith eventually went on to coach professional football.


 

Western Union Telegram, April 24, 1936.
To Rev. Edward Stanford (President, Villanova College) from Maurice J. “Clipper” Smith.
(Courtesy of the University Archives)

Western Union Telegram, 1936. To Rev. Edward Stanford  from Maurice J. Clipper” Smith. (Courtesy of the University Archives)
Western Union Telegram, 1936. To Rev. Edward Stanford from Maurice J. Clipper” Smith. (Courtesy of the University Archives)

Bringing Gridiron Glory Back to the Main Line, Coach Talley.
Main Line Times, Sunday, November 3, 1985, p. 46.
(Courtesy of the University Archives)

Coach Talley. Main Line Times, 1985. (Courtesy of the University Archives)
Coach Talley. Main Line Times, 1985. (Courtesy of the University Archives)

Letter from Harry Stuhldreher to Rev. Joseph Hickey (President, Villanova College), March 12, 1925.
(Courtesy of the University Archives)

Letter to Rev. Joseph Hickey (President, Villanova College) from Harry Stuhldreher, 1925. (Courtesy of the University Archives)
Letter to Rev. Joseph Hickey (President, Villanova College) from Harry Stuhldreher, 1925. (Courtesy of the University Archives)

Football is Back : Trustees Vote to Restore Football at 1AA; Alumni, Students Overjoyed by Decision. James H. DeLorenzo and Leonard J. LaBarth.
The Villanovan
, (A Special Edition), Vol.1, no.1, December 16, 1983.*

(Courtesy of the University Archives)


* Not all the items in this exhibit were digitized, however, bibliographic information is provided for every item that was on display.