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Physical Department Circular (1912)

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Title:
Physical Department Circular (1912)
Description:
This Physical Department Circular, published in 1912 by the International YMCA College , 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. It includes team photographs from various sports teams, photographs of different clubs at the school, photographs of some classrooms, a blueprint of the athletic fields, and photographs of the senior class, junior class, and freshmen class. 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:
1912
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 College
Springfield College
Springfield College--Buildings
Springfield College--Sports
Springfield College--Faculty
Springfield College--Departments
Springfield College--Clubs
Springfield College--Athletic Fields
McCurdy, J. H. (James Huff), 1866-1940
Naismith, James, 1861-1939
Stagg, Amos Alonzo, 1862-1965
Springfield (Mass.)
Pamphlets
Physical education
Places:
MassachusettsHampden (county)Springfield
Extent:
60 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 60) and pages 30 and 31 were scanned by a different process and in color as it wasn't scanned originally in this fashion. The digital file for the last page was not kept because since blank. The digital files for pages 30 and 31 were not kept because originally file was a combination of these two pages. If file is uploaded anew, it is recommended that the current jpg file for the last page be left out and either replaced with a grayscale image that matches the original or left out of document and the original page 30 inserted to replace pages 30 and 31;
Language:
English
Identifier:
physical-education-as-a-profession-1912-06-01
physical-dept-circular-1912