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Series 1471 - Department of Physical Education Papers

Date Range1948 - 1952
Quantity90 cm
ProvenanceCentre for Physical Education
Description

This series consists of documents accumulated by the Department of Physical Education between the 1950s and 1970s. It includes course materials, student lists, planning and review papers and records related to the Centre for Physical Health on Mackinnon Parade. The papers reflect the heavy involvement of senior lecturer and later Head of Department B.F.G. (Bert) Apps and provide an insight into the development of the teaching of physical education in post-War Australia.

AccessPartially closed
Related Series
Related

178  Board of Studies in Physical Education Minutes 1945 - 1972

540  Centre for Physical Health Advisory Committee Minutes and Papers 1978 - 1984

1123  Department of Physical Education Photographs 1941 - 1970

1124  Department of Physical Education Uniforms and Photograph 1970

981  Working Party on Sport and Physical Recreation Papers and Reports 1988 - 1990

Inventory Listing

Department of Physical Education Papers, 1964-1965

Item includes teaching materials, conference papers, timetables, student lists, and camp information.

Date Range 1964 - 1965    Quantity 2 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 147100001 Box Number 1 Series 1471
Department of Physical Education Papers, 1966

Item includes teaching materials, conference papers, timetables, student lists, and camp information.

Date Range 1966    Quantity 10 cm, 4 folders
Inventory Identifier 147100002 Box Number 1 Series 1471
Department of Physical Education Papers, 1967

Item includes teaching materials, conference papers, timetables, student lists, and camp information.

Date Range 1967    Quantity 1.5 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 147100003 Box Number 1 Series 1471
Department of Physical Education Papers, 1968

Item includes teaching materials, conference papers, timetables, student lists, and camp information.

Date Range 1968    Quantity 3 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 147100004 Box Number 1 Series 1471
Department of Physical Education Papers, 1969

Item includes teaching materials, conference papers, timetables, student lists, and camp information.

Date Range 1969    Quantity 5 cm, 2 folders
Inventory Identifier 147100005 Box Number 2 Series 1471
Department of Physical Education Papers, 1970/71

Item includes teaching materials, conference papers, timetables, student lists, and camp information.

Date Range 1971    Quantity 3 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 147100006 Box Number 2 Series 1471
Department of Physical Education Papers, 1972

Item includes teaching materials, conference papers, timetables, student lists, and camp information.

Date Range 1972    Quantity 2 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 147100007 Box Number 2 Series 1471
Department of Physical Education Papers, 1973

Consists mainly of departmental correspondence. Included is a draft 'submission to Faculty of Arts from Department of Physical Education re report of the Joint Committee of the University of Adelaide and Adelaide Teachers College', and collected federal government press releases of relevance to the Department.

Date Range 1973    Quantity 1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 147100008 Box Number 2 Series 1471
Department of Physical Education Papers, 1974

Consists mainly of departmental correspondence. Includes material related to the 'Special Council Committee on the Future of Physical Education' on which Ren Potts and Bert Apps sat.

Date Range 1974    Quantity 2 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 147100009 Box Number 2 Series 1471
Department of Physical Education Papers, 1975

Consists mainly of departmental correspondence. Includes a report and related material from 'The Special Council Committee on the Future of Physical Education'.

Date Range 1975    Quantity 1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 147100010 Box Number 2 Series 1471
Department of Physical Education Papers, 1976

Includes a 'Preliminary memorandum for members of the Physical Education Committee of Council' from Head of Department Bert Apps.

Date Range 1976    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 147100011 Box Number 2 Series 1471
Department of Physical Education Papers, 1977

Includes a paper entitled 'The future of the existing University of Adelaide Department of Physical Education'.

Date Range 1977    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 147100012 Box Number 2 Series 1471
Physical Education Review, 1956

Includes a paper entitled 'Physical Education Review', likely written by then Senior Lecturer-in-Charge Mr. B.F.G. (Bert) Apps, and a variety of background material. Also collected is a letter to the Registrar from Helen Mayo, Chair of the University Health Service, and M.L. Richards, Chairman of the Board of Studies in Physical Education, regarding indoor physical recreation facilities at the University.

Date Range 1948 - 1956    Quantity 2 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 147100013 Box Number 3 Series 1471
Student Recreation Scheme

Circulars, promotional material, corrrespondence and booking sheets related to the Department of Physical Education's Student Recreation Scheme.

Date Range c. 1962 - c. 1975    Quantity 2.5 cm,
Inventory Identifier 147100014 Box Number 3 Series 1471
Department of Physical Education Research Projects

B.F.G. Apps' correspondence regarding the funding and constitution of the Department of Physical Education's research program.

Date Range 1974 - 1977    Quantity 1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 147100015 Box Number 3 Series 1471
Department of Physical Education Training Experiments
Date Range 1962 - 1963    Quantity 1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 147100016 Box Number 3 Series 1471
Department of Physical Education Accident Report Forms
Date Range 1963 - 1969    Quantity 3 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 147100017 Box Number 3 Series 1471
University Union Health Service Physical Examination Records
Date Range 1961 - 1962    Quantity 1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 147100018 Box Number 3 Series 1471
Department of Physical Education Financial Records
Date Range 1964 - 1969    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 147100019 Box Number 3 Series 1471
University Gymnasium Plans and Specifications

Woods, Bagot, Laybourne-Smith & Irwin architectural plans and specifications for the Mackinnon Parade Gymnasium.

Date Range 1962    Quantity 2 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 147100020 Box Number 3 Series 1471
Physical Education Centre Users' Committee Papers

Includes minutes, correspondence and newspaper articles.

Date Range 1964    Quantity 1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 147100021 Box Number 4 Series 1471
Swimming Teaching Materials
Date Range c. 1940 - c. 1960    Quantity 4 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 147100022 Box Number 4 Series 1471
Judo Club Correspondence

Correspondence between the Department of Physical Education and the University of Adelaide Judo Club.

Date Range 1969 - 1982    Quantity 1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 147100023 Box Number 4 Series 1471
Boat Club Correspondence

Correspondence between the Department of Physical Education and the University of Adelaide Boat Club.

Date Range 1966 - 1975    Quantity 1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 147100024 Box Number 4 Series 1471
Department of Physical Education Training Logs

Three weight training progress logs.

Date Range 1979    Quantity 0.2 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 147100025 Box Number 4 Series 1471
Bert Apps Relaxation Material

A small amount of correspondence on the subject of relaxation research accumulated by Bert Apps.

Date Range 1971 - 1972    Quantity 0.2 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 147100026 Box Number 4 Series 1471
Department of Physical Education Reference and Teaching Material

This item contains references to: Physical Education.

Folders 3 and 4 in box 5.

Date Range c. 1960 - c. 1975    Quantity 20 cm, 4 folders
Inventory Identifier 147100027 Box Number 4 Series 1471
Roll, University Classes

Undated roll book belonging to Christine Gordon recording staff and student (?) atttendance of classes - perhaps general fitness classes - over a semester. Around 200 names in all.

Date Range c. 1970    Quantity 0.3 cm, 1 hard covered roll book
Inventory Identifier 147100028 Box Number 5 Series 1471
Instructional Photographs

Numerous black and white photographs illustrating activities, equipment and facilities related to physical education. Sourced from around Australia and the world and presumably used for teaching and research purposes.

Date Range c. 1945 - 1975    Quantity 10 cm, 100 photographs
Inventory Identifier 147100029 Series 1471
Weightlifting Club Correspondence

Small amount of correspondence between Bert Apps and the University Weightlifting Club. Includes three black and white photographs of the Intervarsity Weightlifting teams from 1960, 1963 and 1964. Those in photographs include P. Courtney, B. Mert, R. Oon, T. Burston, R. Edwards, D. Bowman, Roger Teusner, W. Richardson, J. Warner, R Pearlman, G. Richardson, S. Hopcroft, S. West, H. Swales Smith, V. Jakoulev, D. Cpirtmeu, R. Hutton, W. Flavel, and J. Sincock.

Date Range 1960 - 1976    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 147100030 Box Number 5 Series 1471
G.A. Whiting Seating Catalogue

Photographs of class room seating and some notes on posture, possibly used for instructional purposes.

Date Range c. 1960    Quantity 1 cm, 1 bound volume
Inventory Identifier 147100031 Box Number 5 Series 1471
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Includes material related to cooperation between the Department of Physical Education and the ACAE.

Date Range 1971 - 1973    Quantity 1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 147100032 Box Number 5 Series 1471
Sheet Music for Physical Exercise

A collection of books of piano sheet music for dancing and other forms of exercise. Many of the books contain the names of either Denise Haslam or Elizabeth Barwell.

Date Range c. 1926 - c. 1960    Quantity 20 cm, 39 volumes
Inventory Identifier 147100033 Box Number 6 Series 1471
Department of Physical Education Rubber Stamp
Date Range c. 1965 -    Quantity 2 cm, 1 rubber stamp
Inventory Identifier 147100034 Box Number 5 Series 1471
Sports Association Minutes Extracts

Extracts from the Minutes of the Management Committee of the Adelaide University Sports Association selected for their relevance to the Department of Physical Education.

Date Range 1969 - 1984    Quantity 2 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 147100035 Box Number 5 Series 1471
Published by the University of Adelaide Archives on University of Adelaide Archives Web Site, 2003
Listed by University of Adelaide Archives
HTML edition University of Adelaide Archives
Updated 6 November 2013
http://www.adelaide.edu.au/records/archives/guide/1471.htm

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