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Stanley Rothwell Collection

Stanley Rothwell was a British physical culturist and educator best known as a writer, fitness model, bodybuilder, boxer, and wrestler. Rothwell wrote extensively about health and fitness, mining, war, philosophy, politics, and himself. The collection focuses on physical culture in British society from the mid-1920s to the 1950s through records documenting Rothwell’s personal art and writing and physical culture careers. This collection comprises writings and notes, newspaper clippings, photographs, personal correspondence, and other printed material and ephemera.