List of writings, speeches, and publications contained within the 14 bound Volumes in the Luther Halsey Gulick Papers
This is list of writings, speeches, and publications contained within the 14 bound Volumes in the Luther Halsey Gulick Papers. Author of the original list and where the information was derived from is not known. List contains all the writings, speeches, and publications written, created and collected by Luther Gulick. These are typed, handwritten and printed copies. There were originally 14 bound volumes of this materials. The volumes were disbound, but the original order and their identification has been kept.
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Luther Halsey Gulick (1865-1918) came to the School for Christian Workers, now Springfield College, in 1887 where he helped found the physical training department and served as its first director. Gulick also created the Springfield College's seal, the inverted triangle, whose three sides represent the whole man - in spirit, mind and body. The symbol was first adopted by the school's students in 1891. Later, it was adopted by the YMCA and is still the basis for the symbol they use today. While at Springfield, Gulick directed James Naismith, who was a teacher at the school, to create a winter sport to be played indoors. Soon after, Naismith created the game of basketball. Gulick left Springfield College in 1900 to work as the physical education director at the Pratt Institute High School in Brooklyn. In 1910, Gulick and his wife Charlotte founded the Camp Fire Girls of America, a youth movement for girls which emphasized camping, outdoor activities and preparing women for work outside the home. Gulick died at his summer home in Maine at the age of 52.
This document in the format that is seen here is in digital format only. The document has been printed out and divided up and placed before the start of each volume. The whole print version of this document does not exist within the collection.