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Melton, Betty L.

CSUS Special Collections & Archives - Manuscript Collections


Betty L. Melton papers


Betty L. Melton was a physical education teacher and the chair of the department at La Sierra High School in Sacramento. She was instrumental in helping to establish rules and gender equity for California girls' high school athletics through her involvement with the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF). California Interscholastic Federation is a statewide organization dedicated to setting standards for interscholastic athletics. Her involvement started in 1973 as a council member from La Sierra High School at a time when the California Interscholastic Federation was expanding into women's athletics.


Collection is open for research.  Some restrictions may apply.

Photograph of Betty L. Melton refereeing a girl's volleyball game, circa 1970s.

Date Span: 1973-1979
Extent: 3 linear feet (6 manuscript boxes)

Finding Aids:
Guide to the Betty L. Melton papers, 1973-1979 [html] [xml]
Directory of Special Collections of the California State University Libraries [link]
OneSearch - Sacramento State University Library catalog [link]

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