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Physical education and training

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Athletic training ; Education, Physical ; P.E. (Physical education) ; PE (Physical education) ; Phy ed ; Phys ed ; Physical culture ; Physical training ; Sports--Training ; Sports training

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Allison W. Marsh (AC 1913) Physical Education Department Records

Identifier: MA.00302

Records from Professor A. W. Marsh, including correspondence, reports, forms, publications, newspaper clippings, ephemera, and blueprints from Amherst College (and some material from other colleges and universities) regarding physical education, athletics, health, and Physical Education departmental business.

Dates: 1875-1959

Amherst College Department of Hygiene and Physical Education Records

Identifier: MA.00251
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

Edward (AC 1849) and Mary Judson Hitchcock Family Papers

Identifier: MA.00002
Abstract Papers documenting the professional activities and personal life of Edward "Doc" Hitchcock, Mary Judson Hitchcock and the Hitchcock and Judson families. "Doc" Hitchcock's papers include letters, published and unpublished writings, travel diaries, and manuscript and printed music used by Hitchcock while playing the cello. They reflect his roles and interests as an educator in physical education and hygiene, a faculty member, physician and family man. Papers of his wife, Mary Judson Hitchcock,...
Dates: 1840-1962; Majority of material found within 1850-1911

Johnson, Burges (AC 1899), 1905 February 22, 1906 December 6, 1907 March 20, 1907 April, 1907 June 27

 File — Box 14, Folder: 28
Scope and Contents

The 1905 letter is about physical education at Amherst before 1861. Later letters are about Johnson's article on 'Old Doc' in Outlook, Apr 27, 1907) (5 letters and 1 article)

Dates: 1905 February 22, 1906 December 6, 1907 March 20, 1907 April, 1907 June 27