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1890 Application of George Lewis Gabler

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Title:
1890 Application of George Lewis Gabler
Description:
The 1890 application to the Physical Department of the Young Men's Christian Association Training School, now Springfield College, of George Lewis Gabler. This is the first application that Gabler filled out to attend Springfield College. Whether he was accepted this time or not, and then was unable to attend is not known. He was accepted after the second application, though, and graduated from Springfield College in 1894. The application provides background on his life as well as outlining his desires for the future. Gabler was a classmate of William Morgan, the inventor of Volleyball, and a student of Dr. James Naismith, the inventor of Basketball. After graduation he was the Physical Director of the Holyoke Massachusetts YMCA, the year before Morgan arrived and invented Volleyball. Later he became a doctor, living and practicing medicine in Holyoke for the rest of his life.
Creator:
Springfield College
Creator:
Gabler, George Lewis
Date:
1890
Format:
Documents
Location:
Springfield College Archives and Special Collections
Collection (local):
College Archives Digital Collections
Series:
Student Files
Subjects:
International Young Men's Christian Association Training School (Springfield, Mass.)
Springfield College
Springfield College--Students
Applications
Schools
Data
Gabler, George Lewis
Places:
MassachusettsHampden (county)Springfield
Extent:
2 pages
Link to Item:
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Publisher:
Springfield College
Language:
English
Identifier:
gabler-george-1890-application