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Sports

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = CW

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Afridi Fighting Ram, 1870s-1930s

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1434/2342
Scope and Contents Photograph of an Afridi fighting ram standing in a yard with a man holding its face still in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Collection relating to Eric Henry Liddell

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-218
Scope and Contents Small collection of items, from multiple sources, relating to Eric Liddell.
Annual sports programmes of Edinburgh University Athletic Club, 1923-1925, showing Liddell's times in the races entered, and an annotated Scottish Inter-Universities programme, 1923; two photographs of a memorial stone in China; Wedding invitation.
Dates: Majority of material found within 20th century

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

Programme of Sports to be held at West House, Aug 1913

 Item
Identifier: LHB7/16/21
Scope and Contents Programme of Sports to be held at West House, 12 Aug 1913. Annotated with winners of events.
Dates: Aug 1913

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

Royal Edinburgh Sports Day, 1966

 Item
Identifier: LHB7/16/8
Scope and Contents Royal Edinburgh Hospital Sports Day, programme of events, 23 Jun 1966.
Dates: 1966

Scrapbook of Edinburgh University student Ella MacGregor, 1920s

 Item — Box CLX-A-345
Identifier: Coll-1848/18-0181
Scope and Contents Scrapbook/diary of Ella MacGregor, an Edinburgh University student in the 1920s. It contains handwritten autobiographical accounts and thoughts, cuttings of poems and songs, copies of photographs of people involved in the University's student life (for example, V. K. Mowat, joint editor of the Student 1923-24; John B. Colquhoun, President of the Union; Lilian M. Roger, President of Edinburgh University Unionist Association), of famous people who visited the University (G. K. Chesterton; Sybil...
Dates: 1920s

Sports and physical education, 1914-1959

 Sub-Series — Box CLX-A-1625: Series Coll-1972/2
Identifier: Coll-1972/2/1
Scope and Contents This section contains the following textbooks: Niels Bukh, Primary Gymnastics. The Basis of Rational Physical Development, 3rd ed. (London: Mathuen & Co., 1930) (2 copies) H. M. Coulson, Your Living Body, Book II (London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons) Booklet: K.T.G - Coach Yourself...
Dates: 1914-1959

Story about the murder of an Appin man by Macleans of Duart, 5 October 1892

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/45
Scope and Contents Story about the murder of an Appin man by Macleans of Duart collected at Bachuill, Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire. The story tells how the Appin men beat the Macleans of Duart at a games in Muile/Mull after which they fought each other and one of the Appin men was killed and the Macleans 'hung up the body against the castle and defied the world to touch it.' The Baron of Bachuil heard what happened and went to Duart Castle with his two red-haired daughters and 'rend[ered] all the...
Dates: 5 October 1892

Tipperlinn Bowling Club, 28 Apr 1967 - 26 Jan 1978

 File
Identifier: LHB7/8/28
Scope and Contents Concerns the organisation and membership of the Club which had premises at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital.
Dates: 28 Apr 1967 - 26 Jan 1978