College students -- Health and hygiene
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Records documenting the activities of the Amherst College Department of Hygiene and Physical Education from 1861 to 1933. A significant subset of the collection is material on anthropometry (the study of bodies using detailed measurements) at Amherst College. The collection covers the period from the establishment of the department in 1861 to 1933, when the department was renamed Physical Education Department and underwent a slow, concurrent change to a more modern philosophy of physical...
Dates: 1859-1965; Majority of material found within 1861-1933
Four record volumes containing administrative records, individual student health records and aggregate student health statistics from the Pratt Health Cottage at Amherst College and Dr. Edward Hitchcock Jr. (AC 1849), the college physician.