Yost, Fielding Harris, 1871-1946

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Football coach and athletic director of University of Michigan.

From the description of Fielding Harris Yost papers, ca. 1900-1971. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423419

Fielding H. Yost was born in Fairview, West Virginia on April 30, 1871. After graduating from West Virginia University in 1897, he accepted the position of football coach at Ohio Wesleyan University. He took similar positions at the University of Nebraska (1898), the University of Kansas (1899), and Stanford (1900). In 1901, he came to the University of Michigan serving as head football coach (1901-1923 and 1925-1927) and director of intercollegiate athletics from 1921 to 1941. Yost died August 20, 1946.

From the guide to the Fielding Harris Yost Papers, ca. 1898-1971, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan)

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn WUOM records, 1914-1982, 1940s-1960s Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Margaret Bell papers, 1919-1956 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Aigler, Ralph W. (Ralph William), b. 1885. Ralph W. Aigler papers, 1908-1962, bulk 1920-1940. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Camp, Walter, 1859-1925. Walter Chauncey Camp papers, 1870-1983 (inclusive), 1870-1925 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Fred W. Green papers, 1881-1939 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Nicklas, Virginia Stewart. Virginia Stewart Nicklas scrapbooks, 1945-1949. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Bennie Gaylord Oosterbaan papers, 1902-1981 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn University of Michigan Faculty and Staff Portraits, ca. 1860-ca. 1960 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Junius E. Beal Papers, 1869-1946 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Ralph W. Aigler papers, 1908-1962, 1920-1940 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn University of Michigan. News and Information Services. Faculty and Staff Files, 1944-2005 (bulk 1960-1995) Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Arthur Lyon Cross Papers, 1897-1940 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Charles Baird Papers, 1892-1933 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Yost, Fielding Harris, 1871-1946. Fielding Harris Yost papers, ca. 1900-1971. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Fitzgerald, Frank D. (Frank Dwight), 1885-1939. Frank Dwight Fitzgerald papers, 1928-1944. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Roy Dikeman Chapin Papers, 1886-1945, 1910-1936 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Roberts, Thomas Brockway. Thomas Brockway Roberts speech, ca. 1940-1945. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Whitcomb, Winfred Foster, 1878-1955. Winfred Foster Whitcomb papers, 1896-1925. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Walter Chauncey Camp papers, 1870-1983, 1870-1925 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn James Frederick Lawton papers, 1908-1969 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Beal, Junius E. (Junius Emery), 1860-1942. Junius Emery Beal papers, 1869-1946. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Board in Control of Intercollegiate Athletics (University of Michigan) records, 1879-1997, 1896-1968 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Rathbun, Earl Henry. Earl Henry Rathbun papers, 1902-1957. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn University of Michigan. Board in Control of Intercollegiate Athletics. Board in Control of Intercollegiate Athletics (University of Michigan) records, 1879 and 1891-1988. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Murphy, Frank, 1890-1949. Papers, 1908-1949 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Green, Fred W. (Fred Warren), 1872-1936. Fred Warren Green papers, 1881-1939. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Murray D. Van Wagoner Papers, 1921-1949 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Marion L. Burton Papers, 1895-1925, 1921-1925 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn James Orin Murfin papers, 1896-1940 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Baird, Charles, 1870-1944. Charles Baird papers, 1892-1933. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Fielding Harris Yost Papers, ca. 1898-1971 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Lawton, J. Fred (James Frederick), 1888-1969. James Frederick Lawton papers, 1908-1969. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn George Murphy papers, 1911-1961 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Frank Dwight Fitzgerald papers, 1928-1944, 1930-1939 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Camp, Walter, 1859-1925. Walter Chauncey Camp papers, 1870-1983 (inclusive), 1870-1925 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Alexander G. Ruthven Papers, 1901-1961, 1906-1951 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Hillery, Vernon. Vernon Hillery papers, 1926-1950. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Van Wagoner, Murray Delos, 1898-. Murray Delos Van Wagoner papers, 1921-1949. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Burton, Marion Le Roy, 1874-1925. Marion LeRoy Burton papers, 1895-1925. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
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associatedWith Aigler, Ralph W. (Ralph William), b. 1885. person
associatedWith Baird, Charles, 1870-1944. person
associatedWith Beal, Junius E. (Junius Emery), 1860-1942. person
associatedWith Bell, Margaret, 1888-1969 person
associatedWith Burton, Marion Le Roy, 1874-1925. person
associatedWith Camp, Walter, 1859-1925. person
associatedWith Chapin, Roy D. (Roy Dikeman), 1880-1936 person
associatedWith Cross, Arthur Lyon, 1873-1940 person
associatedWith Fitzgerald, Frank D. (Frank Dwight), 1885-1939. person
associatedWith Fitzgerald, Frank Dwight, 1885-1939 person
associatedWith Green, Fred W. (Fred Warren), 1872-1936. person
associatedWith Hayden, Joseph Ralston, 1887-1945. person
associatedWith Hillery, Vernon. person
associatedWith Lawton, J. Fred (James Frederick), 1888-1969. person
associatedWith Michigan Historical Collections corporateBody
associatedWith Michigan Stadium (Ann Arbor, Mich.) corporateBody
associatedWith Murfin, James Orin, 1875-1940 person
associatedWith Murphy, Frank, 1890-1949. person
associatedWith Murphy, George, 1897-1961 person
associatedWith Nicklas, Virginia Stewart. person
associatedWith Oosterbaan, Bennie Gaylord, 1906- person
associatedWith Rathbun, Earl Henry. person
associatedWith Roberts, Thomas Brockway. person
associatedWith Ruthven, Alexander Grant, 1882- person
associatedWith University of Michigan corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan. Board in Control of Intercollegiate Athletics. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan. Board in Control of Intercollegiate Athletics. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan. Board in Control of Intercollegiate Athletics. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan. News and Information Services. corporateBody
associatedWith Van Wagoner, Murray Delos, 1898- person
associatedWith Whitcomb, Winfred Foster, 1878-1955. person
associatedWith WUOM (Radio station : Ann Arbor, Mich.) corporateBody
associatedWith Yost, Eunice Josephine Fite, 1881-1975. person
associatedWith Yost family. family
associatedWith Yost Field House (University of Michigan) corporateBody
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Athletics--Michigan--Ann Arbor
Motion picture industry
Prohibition
Football
Football--Michigan--Ann Arbor
Athletics
Scouts and scouting
Prohibition--Michigan
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Birth 1871-04-30

Death 1946-08-20

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