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Sports and physical education, 1914-1959

 Sub-Series — Box: CLX-A-1625
Identifier: Coll-1972/2/1

Scope and Contents

This section contains the following textbooks:
  1. Niels Bukh, Primary Gymnastics. The Basis of Rational Physical Development, 3rd ed. (London: Mathuen & Co., 1930) (2 copies)
  2. H. M. Coulson, Your Living Body, Book II (London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons)
  3. Booklet: K.T.G - Coach Yourself Series - Centre-Forward (Dewsbury: Terry & Nephew, 1959)
  4. Richardt Pederson, Alfred Andreassen, Primary Gymnastics for Boys, English Edition (Glasgow: P. E. Publications, 1934)
  5. Marjorie G. Davies, M. Storr, The "Con Moto" Rythmic Series. Handbook - Infants (London: University of London Press, 1937)
  6. Cicely M. Read, Beatrice Jones, Vaulting for Women and Girls (Revised and Enlarged), published by Ling Physical Education Association, undated.
  7. A. & Mrs Alexander, British Physical Education for Girls (London and Edinburgh: MacDougall's Educational Co.)
  8. Herbert Leather, A Book of National Games (London and Glasgow: Blackie & Sons, 1914)
  9. D. G. A. Lowe, A. E. Porritt Athletics, 2nd ed. (London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1932)
  10. Winifred I. Warren One Hundred Games and Activities (London: University of London Press Ltd., 1938)
  11. Mark Sugden, Gerry Hollis, Rugger...Do it This Way (London: John Murray, 1946)
  12. John R. Hatcher, Purposeful Enjoyment (Leeds: E. J. Arnolds & Sons) c. 1950s
  13. Margaret Laing, Games and Activities for Infants (Leeds: E. J. Arnolds & Sons, 1946)
  14. Some Aspects of Physique in Boys and Girls: an investigation carried out by R. E. Roper, M.A., M.Ed., on behalf of The Research Board for the Correlation of medical Science and Physical Education.


  • 1914-1959

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14 Volumes

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