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Frank J. Ryan Sports Training Collection

Creator:
Ryan, Frank J.  Search this
Extent:
16 Cubic feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Brochures
Books
Motion pictures (visual works)
Advertisements
Scrapbooks
Patents
Date:
1936-1982
Scope and Contents:
Archival materials relating to Ryan's career as an athlete, a sports coach at Yale, an inventor, and an author. Includes photographs, the patent for Ryan's electro-mechanical football game, scrapbooks of newsclippings, Ryan's instructional books on sports, brochures, reprints of articles and other printed materials relating to Ryan's instructional films. Also included are instructional sports films Ryan created and marketed.
Arrangement:
Divided into 2 series: Series 1: Papers, photographs and printed materials; Series 2: Audiovisual materials.
Biographical / Historical:
Coach at Yale University, creator of sports training films and author of sports training books. He developed a unique bank/school community relations program wherein banks would donate Ryan's sports training films to local schools in exchange for publicity.
Provenance:
Donated to the Archives Center in 2004 by Neil Ryan (Frank Ryan's son) and Fran Ryan.
Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Coaches (Athletics)  Search this
Coaching (Athletics)  Search this
Physical education and training  Search this
Athletics  Search this
Sports -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 20th century
Brochures
Books
Motion pictures (visual works) -- 20th century
Advertisements -- 20th century
Scrapbooks
Patents
Citation:
Frank J. Ryan Sports Training Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0871
See more items in:
Frank J. Ryan Sports Training Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8820c15a2-732f-4d65-a29d-fd5cba5953a4
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0871

H.U. Phys. E.D. Archer Pix [from enclosure] [black-and-white cellulose acetate photonegative]

Photographer:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Names:
Howard University  Search this
Subseries Creator:
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994  Search this
Custom Craft  Search this
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005  Search this
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet., 4" x 5".)
Container:
Box 61
Culture:
African Americans -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.) -- African Americans
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Subject/Sitter: women's archery
Young African American woman pulling arrow out of target. No ink on negative. No visible edge imprint.
Subseries Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.

Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view negatives due to cold storage. Using negatives requires a three hour waiting period. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Subseries Rights:
When the Museum purchased the collection from the Estate of Robert S. Scurlock, it obtained all rights, including copyright. The earliest photographs in the collection are in the public domain because their term of copyright has expired. The Archives Center will control copyright and the use of the collection for reproduction purposes, which will be handled in accordance with its standard reproduction policy guidelines. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Physical education and training  Search this
archery  Search this
African American students  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1930-1960 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Acetate film
Subseries Citation:
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.6: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by client
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.6: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by client / 4.6.1: Black and White Negatives Part 1
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep816235bd2-1180-4b41-b003-da7891053311
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s04-06-ref15843

H.U. Phys. E.D. Archer Pix [from enclosure] [black-and-white cellulose acetate photonegative]

Photographer:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Names:
Howard University  Search this
Subseries Creator:
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994  Search this
Custom Craft  Search this
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005  Search this
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet., 4" x 5".)
Container:
Box 61
Culture:
African Americans -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.) -- African Americans
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Subject/Sitter: women's archery
Young African American woman with bow and arrow, drawing bow. No ink on negative. No visible edge imprint.
Subseries Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.

Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view negatives due to cold storage. Using negatives requires a three hour waiting period. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Subseries Rights:
When the Museum purchased the collection from the Estate of Robert S. Scurlock, it obtained all rights, including copyright. The earliest photographs in the collection are in the public domain because their term of copyright has expired. The Archives Center will control copyright and the use of the collection for reproduction purposes, which will be handled in accordance with its standard reproduction policy guidelines. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
archery  Search this
Physical education and training  Search this
African American students  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1930-1960 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Acetate film
Subseries Citation:
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.6: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by client
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.6: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by client / 4.6.1: Black and White Negatives Part 1
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8c9d26cf4-9fa1-4be9-9d7d-3e82ec8ae5a9
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s04-06-ref15846

Ernest Edwin Coffin Collection

Photographer:
Brooks, Warwick  Search this
Steckel, Geo. (George), 1864-  Search this
Weston, Arthur  Search this
Sarony, Napoleon, 1821-1896  Search this
Collector:
Coffin, Ernest Edwin  Search this
Creator:
Falk, B. J. (Benjamin J.), 1853-1925  Search this
Sandwina, Katie  Search this
Weider, Joe (author)  Search this
Donor:
Manhart, Harrison D., II  Search this
Names:
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Sandow, Eugen, 1867-1925  Search this
Extent:
11.5 Cubic feet (26 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pamphlets
Articles
Correspondence
Photographs
Glass plate negatives
Scrapbooks
Date:
1889-1954
Summary:
The collection documents Eugen Sandow and other bodybuilders through correspondence and photographs.
Scope and Contents:
The collection contains original and copy photographs of Eugen Sandow and other bodybuilders and actors, by well known photographers Warwick Brooks, Napoleon Sarony, Benjamin J. Falk, George Steckel, and others; correspondence with well-known bodybuilders such as Joe Weider and Katie Sandwina; and periodicals and books about Sandow.
Arrangement:
The collection is divided into four series.

Series 1: Background Materials, 1894-1958

Series 2: Correspondence, 1902-1954

Series 3: Publications, 1926-03-1955-01

Series 4: Photographs, 1889-1952
Biographical:
Ernest Edwin Coffin (1898-1954) was a California amateur bodybuilder, and weightlifter and collector of bodybuilding memorabilia, especially on the subject of Eugen Sandow. Coffin considered himself the world's expert on "Sandowania" and spent over 40 years writing and collecting memorabilia about Sandow as well as other strongmen such as Joe Weider, Milo Steinborn, and Katie Sandwina.

Born Frederich Muller (1867-1925) in Konigsberg, Prussia, Muller emigrated to England in 1889 and become a citizen in 1906. Muller adopted the stage name of Eugen Sandow and ran several schools of physical culture, performed, lectured, and wrote about strength amd mental and physical health. Sandow toured the United States in 1893 with his manager, Florenz Ziegfeld, the "Follies" showman. Sandow's first American appearance was at the World's Fair in Chicago where he was an instant success. Ziegfeld marketed Sandow as "the perfect man," and "the modern Hercules." Sandow used his popularity to market books, a magazine (Physical Culture), and exercise equipment.
Separated Materials:
Materials in the Division of Culture and the Arts (now Division of Cultural and Community Life).

The Division of Culture and the Arts holds hand weights, a cut-out, and a dumbbell belonging to Eugen Sandow. See accession #2001.0179.
Provenance:
The collection was donated to the Archives Center by Dan Manhart in 2009.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Physical education and training  Search this
Modelling  Search this
Bodybuilding  Search this
Books  Search this
Periodicals  Search this
Genre/Form:
Pamphlets
Articles
Correspondence
Photographs -- 20th century
Photographs -- 19th century
Glass plate negatives
Scrapbooks -- 20th century
Citation:
Ernest Edwin Coffin Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1152
See more items in:
Ernest Edwin Coffin Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep85a17cf6d-30e5-44ee-9bee-4be32e20f412
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1152

Thomas Kirk Cureton, Jr. (1901-1992)

Subject:
Cureton, Thomas Kirk 1901-  Search this
University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus) College of Physical Education  Search this
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Topic:
Physical education and training  Search this
Physical fitness--Research  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-0747]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
Copyright Not Evaluated
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_296596

Fannie Sutter Photograph Album

Creator:
Sutter, Fannie  Search this
Names:
Battle Creek Normal School of Physical Education (Battle Creek, Mich.)  Search this
Kellogg, John Harvey, 1852-1943  Search this
Extent:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Menus
Photographs
Photograph albums
Clippings
Date:
1919 - 1921
Summary:
A scrapbook created by Fannie Sutter detailing her time attending Battle Creek Normal School of Physical Education. It contains photographs, programs of events, and personal notes written by Fannie Sutter and her classmates concerning exercising, acting, and dressing for plays.
Scope and Contents:
An album compiled by Fannie Sutter while a student at Battle Creek Normal School of Physical Education, in Battle Creek, Michigan. The album contains black-and-white photographs and other school-related ephemera such as invitations, menus, clippings, and miscellany. The photographs show students engaged in physical activities such as swimming, canoeing, camping, walking, picnics, parties, and other forms of entertainment. The students often dressed in costume and staged plays, dance performances, and musicals.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into one series.
Biographical / Historical:
The Battle Creek Normal School of Physical Education was founded in about 1908 as part of the complex of training schools and colleges associated with Dr. John Harvey Kellogg's sanitarium. This complex included medical training for doctors, nurses, dieticians, and physical therapists as well as the school to train physical education teachers. The all-women's school, organized by Dr. Kellogg, emphasized a program of vigorous outdoor activities. It was one of about two dozen schools in the nation that specifically focused on a physical education curriculum.
Provenance:
Purchased at auction from Carmen D. Valentino in 2014.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Swimming  Search this
Women -- Education  Search this
Physical education and training  Search this
Camping  Search this
Canoes and canoeing  Search this
Dance  Search this
Picnicking  Search this
Plays  Search this
Genre/Form:
Menus -- 20th century
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- 20th century
Photograph albums -- 20th century
Clippings -- 20th century
Citation:
Fannie Sutter Photograph Album, 1919-1922, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1325
See more items in:
Fannie Sutter Photograph Album
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8865ff764-185a-4920-bbb4-50794052679c
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1325

The ultimate athlete : re-visioning sports, physical education, and the body / George Leonard

Author:
Leonard, George Burr 1923-  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 273 p. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1975
Topic:
Physical education and training--Psychological aspects  Search this
Sports--Psychological aspects  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Physical fitness  Search this
Call number:
GV342.L44 1975X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_382496

Physical education, grades one to nine

Author:
Oakland Public Schools (Calif.)  Search this
Physical description:
4 v
Type:
Books
Place:
California
Oakland
Date:
1927
1936
1927-1936
Topic:
Physical education and training  Search this
Call number:
GV224.O2 P57 1927
GV224.O2P57 1927
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_382703

Sandow on physical training [microform] : a study in the perfect type of the human form./ compiled and edited, under Mr. Sandow's direction, by G. Mercer Adam

Author:
Sandow, Eugen 1867-1925  Search this
Adam, G. Mercer (Graeme Mercer) 1830-1912  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 244, [70] p. : ill., diagrs., ports. ; 26 cm
Type:
Microforms
Date:
1982
1894
Topic:
Physical education and training  Search this
Gymnastics  Search this
Call number:
mfm 814
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_377539

Flying fitness through flights of fun, by E. Ernest Tregurtha

Author:
Tregurtha, S Ernest  Search this
Physical description:
65 p. illus. 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1944
[1944]
Topic:
Physical education and training  Search this
Call number:
GV343 .T7X
GV343.T7X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_74151

A history of physical education & sport in the United States and Canada (selected topics) / edited, with essays by Earle F. Zeigler

Author:
Zeigler, Earle F. 1919-  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 537 p. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Canada
Date:
1975
Topic:
Physical education and training--History  Search this
Sports--History  Search this
Call number:
GV221 .Z46
GV221.Z46
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_72703

The training of the body for games, athletics, gymnastics, and other forms of exercise and for health, growth, and development; by F. A. Schmidt, M. D. and Eustace H. Miles ..

Author:
Schmidt, F. A (Ferdinand August) 1852-1929  Search this
Miles, Eustace Hamilton 1868-  Search this
Physical description:
xxiv, 522 p. front., illus. 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1901
Topic:
Physical education and training  Search this
Call number:
GV711 .S35X 1901
GV711.S35X 1901
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_395890

Life and education in early societies

Author:
Woody, Thomas 1891-1960  Search this
Physical description:
xx, 825 p. illus. 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1949
Topic:
Civilization, Ancient  Search this
Education--History  Search this
Physical education and training--History  Search this
Call number:
CB311 .W91
CB311.W91
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_46297

RM Physical Education and Training

Container:
Box 62 of 69
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service, Records
See more items in:
Records
Records / Box 62
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa90-105-refidd1e36089

Let's all play / Jim Hollander = Misiwē mētawētak / Cim Hallantosho

Title:
Misiwē mētawētak
Author:
Hollander, Jim  Search this
Ojibway and Cree Cultural Centre  Search this
Physical description:
iv, 48, iv, 48 p. : ill ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Ontario, Northern
Date:
2000
C2000
Topic:
Games  Search this
Cree Indians--Games  Search this
Physical education and training  Search this
Call number:
E99.C6 H65 2000
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_781513

Health & beauty for women / Margaret Josephine Blair

Author:
Blair, Margaret Josephine  Search this
Physical description:
127 p. : ill., incl. front. ; 20 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1923
Topic:
Women--Health and hygiene  Search this
Physical education and training  Search this
Call number:
RA778.B65 1923bX
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_323244

Thomas psycho-physical culture / by Julia and Annie Thomas, founders and originators

Author:
Thomas, Julia  Search this
Thomas, Annie Gregory  Search this
Physical description:
xii p., 1 l., 254 p. : front (port.) ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1892
Topic:
Physical education and training  Search this
Call number:
GV463 .T45X 1892
GV463.T45X 1892
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_374764

Safety in athletics; the prevention and treatment of athletic injuries, by Frank S. Lloyd, George G. Deaver [and] Floyd R. Eastwood

Author:
Lloyd, Frank Sidney 1897-  Search this
Deaver, George G (George Gilbert) 1890-  Search this
Eastwood, Floyd R. (Floyd Reed) b. 1900  Search this
Physical description:
1 p. l., 11-432 p. illus., diagr. 20 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1936
Topic:
Athletics  Search this
Sports injuries  Search this
Sports accidents  Search this
Accidents--Prevention  Search this
Physical education and training  Search this
Call number:
GV344.L54X 1936
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_374758

Strength and how to obtain it / Eugen Sandow

Author:
Sandow, Eugen 1867-1925  Search this
Subject:
Sandow, Eugen 1867-1925  Search this
Physical description:
144 p. : ill., facsims., ports. ; 21 cm
Type:
Biography
Popular works
Date:
2005
1911
C2005
Topic:
Bodybuilders  Search this
Bodybuilding  Search this
Weight training  Search this
Physical education and training  Search this
Physical fitness  Search this
Exercise  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1019877

Sandow on physical training : a study in the perfect type of the human form / Eugen Sandow and G. Mercer Adam

Author:
Sandow, Eugen 1867-1925  Search this
Adam, G. Mercer (Graeme Mercer) 1830-1912  Search this
Subject:
Sandow, Eugen 1867-1925  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 244 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Popular works
Biography
Date:
2010
1894
[2010], c1894
Topic:
Physical education and training  Search this
Physiology--Study and teaching  Search this
Exercise  Search this
Strong men  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1019890

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