Sixty Nine Club

Scope and Content

Papers, photographs and objects from the Sixty Nine Club, including: trophies, pennants, plates and shields, badges, mugs, flags, photographs, newsletters and ephemera from Sixty Nine Club events (1962-2017)

Administrative / Biographical History

Sixty Nine Club (SNC) was established in 1965 and is the oldest leather-fetish social group In Europe for gay and bisexual men into wearing gear- leather, rubber, uniform, biker.

The club forged relationships with a range of clubs, throughout the UK and in America. Sixty Nine Club was also involved in the establishment of the European Confederation of Motorcycle Clubs (ECMC). As a way of building on relationships with other MSC's, the club organised and participated in various inter-club visits and events, such as bike runs to various destinations.


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Acquisition Information

Deposited with Bishopsgate Institute by Norman Powell, 15 February 2017.

Other Finding Aids

Copy of handlist available in the researcher's area.

Archivist's Note

Entry compiled by Grace Biggins.

Conditions Governing Use

Photocopying and digital photography (without flash) is permitted for research purposes on completion of the Library's Copyright Declaration form and with respect to current UK copyright law.

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