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Physical Department Circular (1925)

Item Information

Title:
Physical Department Circular (1925)
Description:
This Physical Department Circular, published in 1925 by International YMCA College, now Springfield College, discussed physical education as a profession. The circular had 3 different authors, including Dr. John R. Mott ("The Need for Trained Leadership"), Dr. John Brown Jr. ("The YMCA Training Colleges"), and Dr. J. H. McCurdy ("International YMCA College" and "Physical Education as a Life Work"). The circular discussed the curriculum. It outlines the requirements for each year from freshmen year until senior year. It also outlines the different electives that could be taken each year and how many semester hours of credit each of the courses are counted for. The ciruclar then discusses the faculty, the campus and the buildings, the athletics, the city of Springfield, and student earning power. It ends with McCurdy discussing physical education as a life work. He discusses the objectives in physical education, the relationship of objectives to general education, the type of education needed, and type of leadership needed.
Creator:
McCurdy, J. H. (James Huff), 1866-1940
Creator:
Brown, John
Creator:
Mott, John R.
Date:
1925
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--Departments
Springfield College--Faculty
Springfield College--Sports
Springfield College--Students
McCurdy, J. H. (James Huff), 1866-1940
Mott, John R. (John Raleigh), 1865-1955
Stagg, Amos Alonzo, 1862-1965
Naismith, James, 1861-1939
Gulick, Luther Halsey, 1865-1918
Springfield (Mass.)
Physical Education
Pamphlets
Places:
MassachusettsHampden (county)Springfield
Extent:
20 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 20) 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:
physical-education-as-a-profession-1925
physical-dept-circular-1925