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Christine M. Shelton Papers, 1977-2008
17 boxes (19.75 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 627

Abstract:
Professor, Exercise and Sport Studies. Materials documenting Shelton's work as Smith College professor of Exercise and Sports Studies, as consultant for various girl's and women's sports organizations, and as a presenter at national and international conferences and workshops concerning advocacy for women's sports. Documentation of Shelton's work with the International Working Group on Women and Sport (IWG), the International Association of Physical Education and Sport for Girls and Women (IAPESGW), and the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta is also included.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

The papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection with the following caveats:

  • The collection is stored offsite; researchers must give 48 hours advance notice.
  • This collection has not been fully processed and therefore may be difficult to use.

Restrictions on use:

The Sophia Smith Collection owns copyright to unpublished works in this collection. Permission must be obtained to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use."Copyright to materials created by others may be owned by those individuals or their heirs or assigns. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

Sophia Smith Collection
Smith College
Northampton, MA

Biographical Note

Christine M. Shelton earned her M.S. from James Madison University. She is professor of exercise and sport studies at Smith College, and teaches primarily in the graduate program. At the graduate level she teaches courses in philosophy and ethics, current issues, and sport pedagogy, and coordinates the coaching practicum. Within the minor Shelton co-teaches the undergraduate course on Sport and the American Dream, and is a performance instructor of tennis. She also serves as the co-chair of the Project on Women and Social Change at Smith College. Beyond Smith College, Shelton is involved in national and international organizations that promote increased opportunities for girls and women in sports, including the International Working Group on Women and Sport and the International Association of Physical Education and Sport for Girls and Women.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Materials documenting Shelton's work as Smith College professor of Exercise and Sports Studies, as consultant for various girl's and women's sports organizations, and as a presenter at national and international conferences and workshops concerning advocacy for women's sports. Documentation of Shelton's work with the International Working Group on Women and Sport (IWG), the International Association of Physical Education and Sport for Girls and Women (IAPESGW), and the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta is also included.

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Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

The papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection with the following caveats:

  • The collection is stored offsite; researchers must give 48 hours advance notice.
  • This collection has not been fully processed and therefore may be difficult to use.

Restrictions on use:

The Sophia Smith Collection owns copyright to unpublished works in this collection. Permission must be obtained to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use."Copyright to materials created by others may be owned by those individuals or their heirs or assigns. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

Preferred Citation

Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection:

Christine M. Shelton Papers, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, Northampton, Mass.

History of the Collection

Christine Shelton began donating her papers to the Sophia Smith Collection in 2008. Periodic additions are expected.

Accruals:

Periodic additions to collection are expected and may not be reflected in this record.

Processing Information

Accessioned by Burd Schlessinger, October 2008


Additional Information
Contact Information
Sophia Smith Collection
Smith College
Northampton, MA 01063

Phone: (413) 585-2970
Fax: (413) 585-2886

Email Reference Form: http://www.smith.edu/libraries/libs/ssc/emailform.html
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Language
English


Search Terms
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Subjects
  • International Association for Physical Education and Sport for Girls and Women
  • International Working Group on Women and Sport (IWG)
  • Physical education and training -- History -- Sources
  • Physical education for women -- History -- Sources
  • Physical education teachers -- History -- Sources
  • Shelton, Christine
  • Smith College -- Faculty -- Biography -- Sources
  • Smith College -- Sports -- History
  • Sports for women -- History -- Sources
  • Sports for women -- History -- Sources
  • Women athletes -- History -- Sources
  • Women -- Health and hygiene
  • Women -- Health and hygiene -- History -- Sources
  • Women in sports


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