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Sports

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

Found in 5 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.

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...

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...

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...

Two athletic medals of J.D. Le Mesurier, won at the Scottish Inter-University Games, 1871-1872

 Sub-Fonds — Box CLX-A-309
Identifier: Coll-1848/19-0046
Scope and Contents Two athletic medals for 'throwing cricket ball', dated 1871 (distance of the throw: 100 yards and 2 inches) and 1872 (distance of the throw: 108 yards and 10 inches). They were awarded to Joseph Dobrée Le Mesurier, an Edinburgh University medical student from Québec who won them at the first ever Scottish Inter-University Games in March 1871, and again in 1872. The Scottish Inter-University Sports was a sportive competition that took place in 1871, 1872 and 1873 between Edinburgh, Glasgow, and...