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Senda Berenson Abbott

Senda Berenson Abbott

her life and contributions to Smith College and to the physical education profession

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Berenson, Senda, -- 1868-1954,
  • Smith College -- Sports -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Agnes CoraRuth Stillman.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationvii, 84 leaves
    Number of Pages84
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13595794M
    OCLC/WorldCa909414

    Senda Berenson Papers. Senda Berenson Abbott (), was Director of the Gymnasium and Instructor of Physical Culture at Smith College, organized the first women's college basketball game. Berenson also instituted an effective program of Swedish gymnastics and organized athletic contests, to build character in her female students.   Senda Berenson Abbott by Frances Davey. Professor and historian Frances Davey discusses the life and work of Senda Berenson Abbott, the inventor of women’s basketball.. This podcast is a syndication of The #HerStory Podcast, which tells the stories of 50 historical women, not through names and dates of textbooks, but through the voices of contemporary women.

      Berenson died in , and women's basketball had become more competitive. Melnick's close readings of fascinating letters between Senda Berenson and Bernard would yield more information with an exploration of what Senda realized in “her vision of feminine uplift” (p. 78).Cited by: 2. Senda × ; 40 KB Smith College basketball 2, × 1,; KB 1, × ; KBCountry of citizenship: United States of .

      Senda Berenson Senda Berenson’s ill health meant she had to be tutored at home and later drop out of the Boston Conservatory of Music. In an attempt to regain her strength, she enrolled in the Boston Normal School of Gymnastics, training to become a gymnastics coach. This book consists of writings which focus on the role of physical educators in the growth, development, and evolution of competitive basketball. It is divided into two parts, "The Early Years of Basketball--ls-ls" and "The Second Fifty Years of Basketballss." Part I contains 3 sections which place basketball in its historical and cultural by:


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Senda Berenson died in Santa Barbara, California, on Febru Inher contributions to basketball were recognized when Senda Berenson Abbott became the first woman to be inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Senda Berenson Abbott. Senda Berenson Abbott was the “Mother of Women’s Basketball.” As the director of physical education at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, Berenson Abbott incorporated the same concepts James Naismith had developed for men into an exercise regime for her all-female classes.

Senda Berenson Abbott. American physical education teacher. Known as the mother of women's basketball, Senda Berenson Abbott, inrecognized the potential of the sport for advocate of physical education for women and a physical education teacher at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, she revised the rules the men played by.

Berenson was born Bernhard Valvrojenski in Butrimonys, Vilnius Governorate (now in Alytus district of Lithuania) to a Litvak family - father Albert Valvrojenski, mother Judith Mickleshanski, and younger siblings including Senda Berenson Abbott.

His father Albert grew up following an educational track of classical Jewish learning and contemplated becoming a : Bernhard Valvrojenski, Senda Berenson Abbott bookButrimonys. "Senda Berenson: The Unlikely Founder of Women's Basketball is a noteworthy account of a remarkable American woman who changed not only the face but the fundamental concept of the female athlete's place in the world of sport and athletics.

This book is a must read for those seeking an accurate historical account of the game of by: 2. 2 days ago  This edit will also create new pages on Comic Vine for: Beware, you are proposing to add brand new pages to the wiki along with your edits.

Find a Grave, database and images (: accessed), memorial page for Senda Berenson Abbott (19 Mar –16 Feb ), Find a Grave Memorial no.citing Woodlawn Cemetery, New Windsor, Orange County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A : Woodlawn Cemetery Association, New.

So when I started my research on Senda Berenson Abbott, the "Mother of Women's Basketball," and her efforts to bring team sports and athletics to girls and women in the s and s, I immediately remembered Louisa's story, and it helped me to put it into perspective.

Senda was born inin Vilna, Lithuania. "Miss Berenson” (Senda Berenson Abbott: ) Unknown American photographer: cyanotype: ca. ( x cm | x cm loosely inserted within thin, manilla album leaf) Known as the ‘’Mother of Women's Basketball'' Berenson was first hired as a gymnastics instructor at Smith College before becoming the Director of the.

Bernard Berenson, Bernard originally spelled Bernhard, (born JVilnius, Lithuania, Russian Empire—died Oct. 6,Settignano, Italy), American art critic, especially of Italian Renaissance art.

Reared in Boston, Berenson was educated at Harvard University, from which he was graduated in His first book, The Venetian Painters of the Renaissance (), displayed a. Senda Berenson Abbott: her life and contributions to Smith College and to the physical education profession.

[Agnes CoraRuth Stillman] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create. New Comics. Forums. Gen. Discussion; Bug Reporting; Delete/Combine Pages. Agnes Stillman (Smith ).

"Senda Berenson Abbott: Her Life and Contributions to Smith College and to the Physical Education Profession," thesis for Master of Science degree. May ; Dorothy Sears Ainsworth (Smith ). "Pioneer in sports for women: Senda Berenson Abbott, ," Smith Alumnae Quarterly, Mayp.

Senda Berenson. Senda Berenson Abbott (Ma – Febru ) was a figure of women's basketball and the author of the first Basketball Guide for Women (–07).

She was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame as a contributor on July 1,the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in[1] and the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in BERENSON (Abbott), SENDA. BERENSON (Abbott), SENDA (Valvrojenski; –), "Mother of Women's Basketball" and a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame and the Women's Basketball Hall of in Baltramentz (Butrimonys), a town near Vilna, Lithuania, Berenson's family immigrated to Boston when she was seven, changing the family name from Valvrojenski to Berenson.

- CCSS-aligned Discussion & Activity Guides for all ages. See more ideas about Activities, Learning resources and Female book characters pins. Senda Berenson Abbott () Since March is both Women’s History Month and March Madness, it is only appropriate that I highlight Senda Berenson Abbott, the mother of women’s basketball.

She was born Senda Valvrojenski on Ma in Vilna, Lithuania, and immigrated to the United States with her family when she was seven years old. Abbott was the sister of the art historian Bernard Berenson and a great-great-aunt of the photographer Berry Berenson and the actress and model Marisa Berenson.

Senda Berenson was the first person to introduce and adapt rules for women's basketball to Smith College. "Senda Berenson: The Unlikely Founder of Women’s Basketball is a noteworthy account of a remarkable American woman who changed not only the face but the fundamental concept of the female athlete’s place in the world of sport and athletics.

This book is a must read for those seeking an accurate historical account of the game of basketball. Senda Berenson Abbott (MaButrimonys, Vilnius gubernia, Russian Empire (present-day Lithuania) – Febru ) was a pioneer of women's basketball, authoring the first Basketball Guide for Women (–07).She was inducted to the Basketball Hall of Fame as a contributor on July 1,the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in[1] and into the Women's Born: MaVilna Governorate, Lithuania.

Introduction to James Naismith, Father of Basketball – Mini Biography Inventions come into being because problems need solving. The sport basketball was created because the YMCA in Springfield, Massachusetts needed an indoor sport during .Senda Berenson Abbott (Senda Berenson Abbott) Born as Senda Valvrojenski, she immigrated to the United States when she was seven years old.

Her parents were Albert and Judith Valvrojenski. When Senda was born, she had an older brother Bernard. She would later have another younger brother and two younger sisters. Senda Berenson knew a thing or two about healthy competition. A year into her job as a physical education instructor at Smith College, she introduced the new game called “basket ball” to her students.

What started as a way to help young women get a .