Scope and Content

Staff took part in many sporting and other social activities. Nearly all of the surviving material here relates to sports.

Alternative Form Available

Much of the Retreat Archive has been digitised with funding from the Wellcome Collection. Copies of digitised records can be viewed online where available by following links provided within the catalogue.

Related Material

See also file on sports, RET 1/5/5/7/26 and photographs of sports in RET 1/8/4/8, RET 1/8/4/15 and RET 1/8/4/16. See Harbour Lights magazine, RET 1/7/1/16 for photograph of Matron with Retreat cricket team members in 1925, and Harbour Lights magazine RET 1/7/1/48 for photograph of Christmas card sent by Herbert Sutcliffe, Yorkshire cricketer, to Retreat Cricket Club in 1932.
Members of staff were also involved in many Retreat entertainments: see photographs in RET 1/8/4/17 and files on entertainments at RET 1/5/5/7.

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