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Lantern slides representing sporting events

 Collection
Identifier: Coll-1996
Content Description This is a collection of thirty lantern slides (8.5 cm sq.) which cover a number of training style poses and sporting/athletic events such as running, shot put throw, high jump, rope pulling, and hurdles. There is no accompanying description, but they appear to be connected with the University of Edinburgh. The Scottish athlete Eric Liddell, who studied at the University in 1920-1924, appears in some of them.
Dates: 1920s

Records of Scottish Gymnastics

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1842
Scope and Contents This archive comprises the records of Scottish Gymnastics, including: governance records; records relating to administration; material relating to competitions and events; promotion and publicity material; publications; photographs and scrapbooks; audiovisual content in VHS and DVD format, and artefacts including shields, trophies and medals.
Dates: 1890-2017

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Gymnastics 1
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Liddell, Eric Henry, 1902-1945 (Olympic Athlete and Missionary) 1
Scottish Gymnastics (sports organisation) 1
University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 1