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Sports

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

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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...