C. Ward Crampton

Charles Ward Crampton (26 May 1877 – 20 October 1964) was an American geriatrician, physical culturist and advocate of preventive healthcare.

Crampton was educated at City College and New York University and graduated in 1900 from the College of Physicians and Surgeons. He was a teacher of physical training at DeWitt Clinton High School and managed the physical training department at Commerce High School.

Crampton was Director of the Health Service Clinic Health at the Post-Graduate Medical Hospital of New York where he was a Professor of Medicine. He was Chairman of the New York County Medical Society's Committee on Preventive Medicine. He was President of New York Council of the Boy Scouts of America and was Chairman of the Committee on Health Examinations of the New York State Medical Society. Crampton was director of physical training for the New York Board of Education from 1910 to 1919.

Crampton invented the Crampton Test (also known as the Crampton Test for Fatal Shock), which measures the physical condition and resistance of one’s pulse and blood pressure. He was executive secretary of Public Schools Athletic League from 1908 to 1920 and was in charge of medical volunteers who examined the Byrd Antarctic Expedition in 1930. Crampton was a column writer for Boys’ Life magazine. He was a major in the United States Medical Reserve and during World War I was a Special Adviser to the Department of the East. He received the Silver Buffalo Award in 1941.

Crampton authored many works on dancing, hygiene, physical culture and physical training. He did pioneering research into the use of vitamin A in the treatment of colds.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1877, Died 1964

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1911 - 1927

Roles Represented in DAHR: arranger, speaker

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 33 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-11080 10-in. 10/11/1911 Oxdansen Victor Military Band Band arranger  
Victor B-11083 10-in. 10/11/1911 St. Patrick's Day Victor Military Band Band arranger  
Victor B-11084 10-in. 10/11/1911 Kamarinskaia Victor Military Band Band arranger  
Victor B-11085 10-in. 10/11/1911 Highland fling Victor Military Band Band arranger  
Victor B-11913 10-in. 4/25/1912 Tarantella Victor Band Band arranger  
Victor B-11914 10-in. 4/25/1912 Klappdans Victor Band Band arranger  
Victor B-11915 10-in. 4/25/1912 Bleking Victor Band Band arranger  
Victor B-11916 10-in. 4/25/1912 The ace of diamonds Victor Band Band arranger  
Victor B-11919 10-in. 4/25/1912 Shoemakers' dance Victor Band Band arranger  
Victor B-11920 10-in. 4/25/1912 Country dance no. 6 Victor Military Band Band arranger  
Victor BVE-11920 10-in. 8/17/1926 Pop goes the weasel Victor Band Band arranger  
Victor BVE-12132 10-in. 8/17/1926 Norwegian mountain march Victor Band Band arranger  
Victor B-12132 10-in. 6/21/1912 Norwegian mountain march Victor Military Band Band arranger  
Victor B-12133 10-in. 6/21/1912 Dance of greeting Victor Military Band Band arranger  
Victor B-12134 10-in. 6/21/1912 Tantoli Victor Military Band Band arranger  
Victor B-12136 10-in. 6/21/1912 The crested hen Victor Military Band Band arranger  
Victor B-12137 10-in. 6/21/1912 I see you Victor Military Band Band arranger  
Victor B-12697 10-in. 12/11/1912 Gotlands quadrille Sousa's Band Band arranger  
Victor B-12698 10-in. 12/11/1912 Gustafs skal Sousa's Band Band arranger  
Victor B-12699 10-in. 12/11/1912 The four dance Sousa's Band Band arranger  
Victor B-12700 10-in. 12/11/1912 Nigarepolska Sousa's Band Band arranger  
Victor B-12701 10-in. 12/11/1912 Kull-dansen Sousa's Band Band arranger  
Victor B-13055 10-in. 4/1/1913 Gotlands quadrille Victor Band Band arranger  
Victor B-13056 10-in. 4/1/1913 Hopp, Mor Annika Victor Military Band Band arranger  
Victor B-15486 10-in. 12/11/1914 Come let us be joyful Victor Band Band arranger  
(Results 1-25 of 33 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Crampton, C. Ward," accessed February 27, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109351.

Crampton, C. Ward. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 27, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109351.

"Crampton, C. Ward." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 27 February 2024.

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