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Athletics and Physical Education at Bryn Mawr College, 1885-1929

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G. Ragovin
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Special Collections
Bryn Mawr College



The Context

This section describes the cultural context in which Bryn Mawr College was founded.

The Early Years

This section discusses the goals and policies toward physical education of Bryn Mawr College's administration in its early years.

Student Athletic Culture

This section provides a brief overview of the student athletic culture which flourished at Bryn Mawr College.

The Era of Constance M. K. Applebee

Constance M. K. Applebee served as Directress of physical education and athletics at Bryn Mawr College from 1904-1929, and left an indelible stamp on many of the students she taught and coached.


Selected Bibliography