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G. Lawrence Rarick papers, circa 1965-1992.
BANC MSS 2005/266 c carton 3; BANC MSS 2005/266 c box 1; BANC MSS 2005/266 c box 2; BANC MSS 2005/266 c carton 1; ...
Collection Overview

Title:

G. Lawrence Rarick papers, circa 1965-1992
George Lawrence Rarick papers

Creator/Contributor:

Rarick, G. Lawrence (George Lawrence), 1911-, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Shriver, Eunice Kennedy, correspondent.

Abstract:

Materials from George Lawrence Rarick's tenure in the Department of Physical Education at the University of California, Berkeley, including correspondence (1978-1992), professional files, writings, and research files on topics relating mostly to Rarick's work on motor development in disabled children. Included in the collection are some files on Rarick's work with the Special Olympics and correspondence between Rarick and Eunice Kennedy Shriver.

Date:

1965 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Rarick, G. Lawrence (George Lawrence) -- 1911- -- Archives
Shriver, Eunice Kennedy -- Correspondence
University of California, Berkeley. -- Dept. of Physical Education -- Faculty
Special Olympics, Inc.
Children with disabilities -- Research
Motor ability in children -- Research
Physical education for people with disabilities
Sports for people with disabilities

Note:

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
G. Lawrence Rarick papers, BANC MSS 2005/266 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
George Lawrence Rarick (1911-1995) became a professor of human biodynamics in the Department of Physical Education at the University of California, Berkeley in 1968. Rarick was born in Stockton, Kansas and educated at the University of Kansas, Fort Hays Kansas State College, and the University of Iowa. He served as director of physical education for men at the University of Wichita and on the faculties of Boston University and the University of Wisconsin. His research focused on the motor development and motor performance of children and youth and particularly, in his later career, on motor development in disabled children. The author of six books, Rarick is credited with being a founding researcher in the field of adapted physical activity as well as with helping change society's attitudes towards disabled children and their motor potential and abilities. Rarick's 1952 book Motor Development During Infancy and Childhood is considered a classic in the field. Rarick advised many organizations, including the Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. Foundation, which sponsors the Special Olympics.
In English.

Type:

Manuscripts for publication.
Faculty papers.

Physical Description:

print
2 cartons and 1 box (3.3 linear feet)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2005/266 c carton 3
BANC MSS 2005/266 c box 1
BANC MSS 2005/266 c box 2
BANC MSS 2005/266 c carton 1
BANC MSS 2005/266 c carton 2
BANC MSS 2005/266 c

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.