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Physical Department Circular (1907)

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Title:
Physical Department Circular (1907)
Description:
This Physical Department Circular, published in 1907 by the International YMCA Training School, now Springfield College, explains the importance of physical training and the importance of this training during the industrial age. The circular includes photographs of individuals that have been pioneers in the physical education world, and leaders in amateur sports. It also includes photographs of training school directors in public schools, secondary schools, christian associations, and colleges and universities. The circular also discusses the general course requirements and the technical courses, such as anatomy, physiology, and hygiene that must be taken as a basis. It then goes on to discuss the time required for training, the equipment available to students, the type of men that are desired as students at the school, the expenses, the entrance requirements, and a brief overview of the dormitory life. The circular closes with an overview of the Alumni of the Training School that are involved and engaged in Physical Work.
Creator:
McCurdy, J. H. (James Huff), 1866-1940
Date:
1907
Format:
Documents
Location:
Springfield College Archives and Special Collections
Collection (local):
College Archives Digital Collections
Series:
School of Health Physical Education and Recreation Records
Subjects:
International Young Men's Christian Association Training School (Springfield, Mass.)
Springfield College
Springfield College--Departments
Springfield College--Sports
Springfield College--Sports--Men
Springfield College--Buildings
Springfield College--Athletic Fields
McCurdy, J. H. (James Huff), 1866-1940
Hitchcock, Edward, 1828-1911
Sargent, Dudley Allen, 1849-1924
Lee, Joseph, 1862-1937
Roberts, Robert J.
Poole, George F.
Fisher, George J.
Gulick, Luther Halsey, 1865-1918
Fish, Alanson L.
Page, Peirson S.
Prentiss, Lory
Allen, Lewis Warren
Ball, William Henry
Kinnicutt, William H.
Affleck, George Baird, 1876-
Merritt, Joseph E.
Garland, Albert E.
Pinneo, George M.
Bonnamaux, Charles F.
Price, Charles H.
Meylan, George L. (1903)
Stagg, Amos Alonzo, 1862-1965
Reynolds, Percy L.
Seymour, Roy F.
Purrington, Royce D.
Seerley, Frank N.
Doggett, L. L. (Laurence Locke), 1864-1957
Bowne, J. T. (Jacob Titus), 1847-1925
Burr, Hanford M. (Hanford Montrose), 1864-1941
Hastings, William W.
Ballantine, W. G. (William Gay), 1848-1937
Berry, Elmer E.
Springfield (Mass.)
Physical education
Pamphlets
Places:
MassachusettsHampden (county)Springfield
Extent:
40 Pages
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Text and images are owned, held, or licensed by Springfield College and are available for personal, non-commercial, and educational use, provided that ownership is properly cited. A credit line is required and should read: Courtesy of Springfield College, Babson Library, Archives and Special Collections. Any commercial use without written permission from Springfield College is strictly prohibited. Other individuals or entities other than, and in addition to, Springfield College may also own copyrights and other propriety rights. The publishing, exhibiting, or broadcasting party assumes all responsibility for clearing reproduction rights and for any infringement of United States copyright law.
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Publisher:
Springfield College
Notes:
Last page (page 40) was scanned by a different process and in color as it wasn't scanned originally. The digital file for this page was not kept because since blank. If file is uploaded anew, it is recommended that the current jpg file be left out and either replaced with a grayscale image that matches the original or left out of document;
Language:
English
Identifier:
pioneers-in-physical-training-1907
physical-dept-circular-1907