Schlotter, Bertha E.

Hide Profile

Bertha Schlotter was a pioneer in the field of recreational therapy. As a member of the Illinois Department of Public Welfare, she studied the role that recreation could play in the treatment of people with developmental disabilities. To this end, she documented the results of a three-year project to study the use of recreation therapy at the Lincoln (Ill.) State School and Colony for the Mentally Retarded. The results were published as An Experiment in Recreation with the Mentally Retarded.

From the description of Papers, 1916-1970. (University of Illinois-Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 52699658

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Schlotter, Bertha E. Papers, 1916-1970. University of Illinois at Chicago Library, UIC
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Boyd, Neva Leona person
associatedWith Hull-House (Chicago, Ill.) corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Subject
Recreational therapy--Sources
Developmentally disabled--Sources
Occupation
Function

Person

Active 1916

Active 1970

Related Descriptions
Information

Permalink: http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6pz5prq

Ark ID: w6pz5prq

SNAC ID: 2606741