Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Florence Peterson Kendall (1910-2006)
MSA SC 3520-13804


Primary sources -

1947 Laws of Maryland Chapter 906

Carpenter, Susan M. and Florence P. Kendall.  Golfers, Take Care of Your Back. Vestal, NY:  Thistle Ridge Press, 1995.

Kendall, Florence. Peterson family tree:  roots and branches.  n. pl.: F.P. Kendall, 1997.

Kendall, Florence Peterson and Elizabeth Kendall McCreary.  Muscles, Testing and Function.  3rd ed.  Baltimore:  Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 1983.

Kendall, Florence Peterson, Elizabeth Kendall McCreary and Patricia Geise Provance.  Muscles, Testing and Function.  4th ed.
        Baltimore:  Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 1993.

Kendall, Henry Otis. Care during the recovery period in paralytic poliomyelitis. Washington, D.C.:  U.S. Government Printing Office, 1938.  (reprints, 1939, 1944)

Kendall, Henry O. and Florence P. Kendall. Muscles, Testing and Function.  Baltimore:  Williams & Wilkins Co., 1949.

Kendall, Henry Otis, Florence Peterson Kendall and Gladys Elizabeth Wadsworth.  Muscles, Testing and Function.  2nd Edition.
        Baltimore:  Williams & Wilkins Co., 1971.

Kendall, Henry Otis, Florence P. Kendall, and Dorothy A. Boynton.  Posture and pain.  Baltimore:  Williams & Wilkins, 1952.

Newspaper/journal articles -

Lawrence, Lucie P. "Florence Kendall: What a Wonderful Journey."  PT Magazine, May 2000.

"PT Legend Florence Kendall Inducted Into Maryland Women’s Hall of Fame."  PT Bulletin Online, Volume 3,  Issue 13 , March 29, 2002.  Available at

"A physical therapist's inspiring body of work." The Sun, 26 June 2005.

"Florence Peterson Kendall, 95, physical therapy pioneer." The Baltimore Sun, 1 February 2006.

"Physical Therapist Florence P. Kendall." The Washington Post, 5 February 2006.

Web resources -

American Physical Therapy Assocation,

University of Maryland Health Sciences and Human Services Library,

Return to Florence P. Kendall's Introductory Page

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