Women in sports
Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:
The Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women records contain administrative records related to women's collegiate athletics in the 1970s and 1980s, including records of anti-trust litigation with the NCAA and AIAW's advocacy for parity in women's sports. The records also include materials pertaining to AIAW's management of high school and collegiate women's sports, including coaches' handbooks, brochures, and event programs.
The collection contains materials that document the history of the Athletic Association, including its constitutions and bylaws, minutes, officer notes, and information on the events sponsored by the organization.
The Athletics Subject Files contain a wide range of information about the history of sport at Smith College.
Carole A. Oglesby is a pioneer in the women's sports movement and one of the first "out" lesbians in U.S. athletics. The bulk of this collection represents Oglesby's professional activities, research and extensive writings, and contains materials related to women and sport in the United States and worldwide beginning in the 1950's.
Dorothy Sears Ainsworth was Professor and Director of Physical Education at Smith College. The papers contain biographical material, speeches, lectures, organizational notes and correspondence, student papers, subject files, publications, photographs, and awards.
Intercollegiate athletic association. Records include correspondence, printed material, forms, photographs, and ephemera relating to the EAIAW's activities and programs, including some material of its national affiliate, the Association of Intercollegiate Athletics for Women.
Journalist and television producer. Included are writings, correspondence, memos, and notes related to Sangers' production of television sports coverage for ABC.
YWCA overseas official. Material reflects a small portion of Knights' professional life. Includes photographs (YWCA), information generated by the YWCA, tributes given at her memorial service, and reminiscences she wrote of her service in Uruguay. Much of the correspondence is in Spanish, although there are brief translations attached to some of the letters.
Gertrude Goss served as Associate Professor of Health, Physical Education, Hygiene and Recreation, tennis and hockey coach, and creator of the Smith College Lifeguards. Her papers contains biographical material, correspondence, awards, collections of photographs, newspaper clippings, publications and other materials.
Photographs highlighting national health and health education programs of the YWCA of the USA. Photographed activities include leadership training sessions, recreation as physical fitness, physical fitness classes, and health education programs.
International athletic association. The International Association of Physical Education and Sport for Girls and Women Records at Smith represent the U.S. branch of the organization. The collection includes histories, including information about Dorothy Ainsworth; documents pertaining to various IAPESGW congresses and conventions; and IAPESGW bulletins, newsletters, and reports.
This collections contains primarily correspondence between Janet Olmsted and her family, as well as other parties. Also included in these papers are news clippings, photographs, and study notes.
Teacher, high school French; Traveler. Fifteen line-a-day diaries, 1919-89. Among the entries are discussions of student life at Smith College in the 1920s.
Administrative records of an intercollegiate athletic association to promote competitions among female athletes in Massachusetts colleges. Included are membership directories, reports, and records of competitions, tournaments and championships.
Senda Berenson, Smith College's Director of the Gymnasium and Instructor of Physical Culture, introduced the first rules of women's basketball and organized the first women's college basketball game. Her papers contain biographical articles, news clippings, notebooks, correspondence, lecture notes, photographs, and published writings and materials related to her induction into the National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame and other honors.
Photographs of group exercises at YWCA of the USA associations from early practices such as calisthenics and rhythmical gymnastic through more modern practices such as yoga, and stationary cycling. Photographs are arranged roughly by date.
Photographs of fitness and sports activities including an unidentified field hockey event, the YWCA volleyball team as part of the Great American Workout, an unidentified United States Olympic Committee event, Billie Jean King and YWCA of New York coach Valerie Joseph, and additional promotional photographs and illustrations concerning fitness activities and programs.
Photographs of a National Girls and Women in Sports Day event mounted on paper with captions. Photographed activities include sports clinics and guest speaker Bridget Venturi.
Photographs of women and girls participating in bicycling activities at community YWCA of the USA associations.
This small collection is comprised mostly newspaper clippings about girls and women breaking into collegiate and professional sports, and youth sports, circa 1970s. Included are printed materials on the Women's Equity Action League Educational and Legal Defense Fund (WEAL) and its interpretations of Title IX - Educational Amendments of 1972, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in all federally funded education programs.
Photographs of fencing instruction programs.
Photographs of golf instruction at community associations of the YWCA of the USA.