Wombwell and Oxford Authentics Cricket Club Archive

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

This collection will be fully catalogued by the end of Jul 2017.

Box 1

Oxford University Authentics Cricket Club Annual General Meeting Minutes Book and Miscellaneous Finances 27 November 1959 - 22 February 1988.

Test and County Cricket Board Rules and Regulations Black Folder, 190-1 TCCB 'Repuctions', including the rules and regulations as set by the Test and County Cricket Board for that season.

Kodak Photographic Paper box (yellow): 12 photographs of men playing cricket, bowlers and batters.

Cardboard box addressed to Wombwell Crkt Lovers Soc, Mr J Sokell, 42 Woodstock Road, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S75 1 DX, 1 August 1996, 7-45 pm. Video title: 'Jack Sokell's 70th Birthday Celebration by the Wombwell Cricket Lovers Society Held on Thursday 23 June 1996 at the Ardsley House Hotel'.

DVD Case: 'Darfield Cricket Club: 1857 to 2007 150th Anniversary'. DVD: Darfield 1857-2007 150th Anniversary'.

In A Different League: Cricket's North South Divide by Jim Carnegie book cover print-out x 2

Wombwell Cricket Lovers' Society Sunday Fixtures List 1965 April 25 - September 26, Junior Side in Joe Lumb Trophy Fixtures List May 16 - July 11 and Officials List. Handwritten scores and indication of win lose or draw.

O. U. C. C. (Oxford University Cricket Club?) Minute book. Minutes of Reconstitution Meeting 15 November 1951 then Annual General Meeting minutes 15 November 1952? - 9 March 1988. Includes minutes and financial records.

Memorex Video Cassette Case - Presentation of WCL Bench to YCC in Memory of Jack Sokell Sept 2004.

The "Empire" "Cumulative" Cricket Scoring Book Slazenger 60 Innings. Wombwell Cricket Lovers Society 1958 - 1962

Maroon Cardboard bound book Cricket Lovers Club Minute Book, General, Committee and Annual Meetings, 23 October 1952 - 16 August 1956?

Fine Glances: A Connoisseur's Cricket Anthology Edited by Tom Graveney and Mike Seabrook (Simon & Shuster 1990)

Minute Book 15 January 1957 - 28 February Committee Meetings and member addresses.

envelope addressed to Mr and Mrs G Truman 49 Aldham Crescent Wombwell labelled Wombwell Roots: 8 newspaper cuttings:

Derbyshire Cricket Side in Championship Year 1936 - image of team with names

Tribute to Jack Sokell

Wombwell news, visit from Barry Richards and new Chairman

Picture of Denise Fletcher receiving Wombwell Cricket Lovers Society trophy for the region's best scorer

John Woodcock receives Wombwell Cricket Lovers' Society "Cricket Writer of the Year" award 3 December 1981

Picture former members of Wombwell Parish Church Youth Club at Milton Arms

Celebrity Guest at Jack's birthday: Mike Parkinson visits for Sokell's 70th birthday

A Fitting Reward: Birthday bestowed Yorkshire - Jack Sokell receives MBE - The Star 11 June 1994

Keith Lodge Pay Tribute to out Latest MBE, This is an honour also for Wombwell and the Society says Jack.

Nomination of New Members for Wombwell Cricket Lovers' Society slip

Photograph of G. T. S. Stevens and G. D. Allen

Oxfam Christmas Card: 'Visitors, characters friends' 'Found it at last, Peter Brown'

Blue card backed photograph of WCLS 11-18 "Joe Lumb" side July 1975 at Ripon. Names on reverse.

32 items

Box 2

Pink Folder: 'From Magdalen to Merger: A Short History of Oxford University CC by Peter Davis

Oxford University Authentics Cricket Club Banker's Order

Newspaper Cuttings:

The Bombay Gazette Cricket in Bombay: Oxford Authentics vs Bombay Presidency, The Visitors Defeated. 1902 India Tour

The Bombay Gazette 27 November 1902: Authentics vs Parsis, The Concluding Day, Poor Show by the Visitors, Victory for the Parsis

The Bombay Gazette 25 November 1902: The Authentics vs The Parsis, A Remarkable Day's Cricket, Century by Raphael

The Times Weekly Edition Supplement: The Delhi Durbar 10 January 1903

The Englishman 27 December 1902 Cricket in Calcutta, C. C. C. vs Oxford University Authentics

The B 1902 Cricket, Hindus vs Oxford Authentics, Second Day's Play

The Asian Sporting Newspaper 22 November 1902 By Special Telegram Bombay Wednesday 19th November 1902, By Special Telegram, Oxford University Authentics vs Hindus, Bombay Friday 21st November 1902.

The Indian Daily News 27 December 1902 Cricket in Calcutta, Oxford University Authentics, Calcutta Cricket Club, Huge Score by the Authentics, Collapse of Calcutta, Xmas Day Match.

The Times of India, 26 November 1902, Cricket in India, By One of the Authentics

The Authentics First Match

Cricket, The Authentics in Bombay, Third Day, Victory of the Presidency

The Asian Sporting Newspaper 22 November 1902 Cricket at Bombay from our own correspondent

The Indian Field Athletic Notes

The Indian Field, Cricket, The Authentics' Tour

The Madres Mail Wednesday Evening December 10 1902, 'Echoes from London', 'Cricket Perform

The Madras Mail December 8 1902 'Cricket in Madras'

The Madras Mail, Tuesday Evening December 9 1902, 'Cricket in Madras'

The Madras Mail, Thursday Evening (December 11 ?) 'Sporting Notes Football in Madras and Cricket in Madras'

'All-round Athletes'

The Tattler (handwritten note) ' "Tics" on Tour' including team photograph, regarding India Tour

The Times Weekly Edition London Friday January 9 1903 The Durbar

The Indian Sporting Times 'Cricket Authentics v. Gentlemen of India' after 7th January play

The Civil and Military Gazette Thursday 22 January 1903, 'Cricket Punjab v. Authentics'

The Pioneer ? (January?) 19th 1903 'Cawnpore 1st Innings, 2nd Innings' records.

The Pioneer Friday January 23 1903 'Cricket Lahore 21st January'

? 'The Oxford Authentics' Tour Match Against the Mysore State'

The Madras Mail, Friday Evening, December 5 1902 'Sporting Notes, The Oxford Authentics' Tour'

The Times of india, Wednesday November 26 1902.'Cricket in Bombay'

The Eng ? (The Englishman ?)December ? 24 1902 'Cricket in Calcutta Bengal Presidency Vs. Oxford University Authentics'

? Advertisments: 'Specialties in Whiskies', 'Golf, Calcutta Ladies' Golf Club', Rackets, Calcutta Racket Club', 'The Marlborough Hotel'

Mail 6 March 76 (handwritten) 'OUCC to vote on seats for women'

? 'Last male outpost threatened with invasion by women'

'Sponsors to boost Oxbridge Cricket'

The Coronation Souvenir photograph of 'Gathering at Girgum House of Mr Tribhowandas Munguldas Nathubhoy on the Coronation Day. Sir Lawrence Jenkins, the Chief Justice of Bombay, planting a tree beside the Coronation Arch.' Presented to "The Oxford Authentics Cricket Team" on their visit to The Emperor Edward Coronation Arch.

Pamphlet: Oxford University Authentics Cricket Club "By Jove's Authentic Fire" 1950, includes Committee, Officer, Rules, Honourable Secretary's Report, List of Members and Honorary Members.

Pamphlet: Oxford University Authentics Cricket Club 'By Joves Authentic Fire' 1974 Fixtures List.

Programme for Scottish Concert, Laik-ud-dowla, 29 November 1902

Programme for Bombay Gymkhana Smoking Concert 22 November 1902

Pamphlet The Oxford Colleges and the Oxford Authentics: St John's College 1929 by J. W. F. Crawfurd (part of series of books)

Pamphlet The Oxford Colleges and the Oxford Authentics C. C. C. 1928 by H. Lyon and R. C. Robertson-Glasgow

Pamphlet The Oxford University Authentics Cricket Club Fixtures 1989

Pamphlet Oxford University Authentics Cricket Club 1931: Acting Committee, Past Officers, Rules, Honourable Secretary's Report, Memorandum, Elections 1930, Averages 1930, Inter-Varsity Contests, Club Colours, List of Members, Honorary Members, Obituary

Oxford University Authentics Alphabetical List of Members Past and Present with Colleges and telephone numbers

Unbound pamphlet of members' names, colleges and addresses no later than 1957

Pamphlet Oxford University Authentics Cricket Club 'By Jove's Authentic Fire' 1971 Fixtures List 21 April - 11 July

Pamphlet Oxford University Authentics Cricket Club "By Jove's Authentic Fire" 1967 Fixtures List 23 April - 23 July

Pamphlet Oxford University Authentics Cricket Club 'By Jove's Authentic Fire' 1968 Fixtures List 27 April - 20 July

Pamphlet, Oxford University Authentics Cricket Club "By Jove's Authentic Fire" 1965, Fixtures List 25 April - 24 July

Pamphlet Oxford University Authentics Cricket Club "By Jove's Authentic Fire" 1966 Fixtures List, 24 April - 23 July

Pamphlet, Fixtures List, Oxford University Authentics Indian Tour fixtures list 1902 - 1903, 17 November - 17 February

Pamphlet, Fixtures List, Oxford University Authentics Cricket Club, "By Jove's Authentic Fire", 1964, 26 April - 26 July

Pamphlet, Fixtures List, Oxford University Authentics Cricket Club, 'By Joves Authentic Fire' 1975 26 April - 6 July

Pamphlet, Fixtures List, Oxford University Authentics Cricket Club, "By Jove's Authentic Fire" 1967, 23 April - 23 July

Pamphlet, Oxford University Authentics Cricket Club, 'By Joves Authentic Fire' Fixtures List, 1980 19 April - 18 July

Pamphlet, Oxford University Authentics Cricket Club, 'By Joves Authentic Fire' Fixture List 1981, 18 April - 15 July, handwritten note: 'Simon, With compliments, Tim.'

Pamphlet, Oxford University Authentics Cricket Club, 'By Joves Authentic Fire' Fixtures List 1977, 24 April - 3 July

Pamphlet, Oxford University Authentics Cricket Club, 'By Jove's Authentic Fire', Fixtures List 1970, 25 April - 12 July

Pamphlet, Oxford University Authentics Cricket Club, 'By Jove's Authentic Fire', Fixtures List 1988, 24 April - 8 July

Booklet, Oxford University Authentics Cricket Club, Twenty-Eighth Season, 1911, Acting Committee List, Past Committee Officers List, Honourable Secretary's Report, Nomination Form for Candidates, New Rule regarding Expulsion of Members, Notice - club colours, Address of Members of the Committee, Averages, Addresses of Wanted Members, List of Members, List of Honorary Members, Obituary

Pamphlet, Oxford Authentics Cricket Club, 'By Jove's Authentic Fire' Fixtures List 1990, 24 April - 6 July, handwritten circle of 'St. Cross College' next to 'Hon' Secretary S. R. Porter' and 'Sorry!'

Pamphlet, Oxford University Authentics Cricket Club, 'By Jove's Authentic Fire', Fixtures List 1987, 18 April - 9 July

Pamphlet, Oxford University Authentics Cricket Club, 'By Joves Authentic Fire', Fixtures List 1976, 25 April - 3 July

Booklet, Oxford University Authentics Cricket Club, "By Jove's Authentic Fire" 1957, Acting Committee List, Past Officers List, Rules, Obituary of H. D. G. Leveson-Gower, Obituary of C.B. Fry, Honourable Secretary's Report, Alphabetical List of Junior Members, Alphabetical List of Senior Members, Alphabetical List of Honorary Members

Booklet, Oxford University Authentics Cricket Club, "By Jove's Authentic Fire" 1957, handwritten on front 'Hon. Secretary - interleaved(?) copy, with corrections' 'G. E. Beck', annotated copy, corrected addressed and so on.

Pink folder - indoor cricket school, correspondence and details of building

Brown envelope - indoor cricket school, correspondence and details of building

Brown Envelope addressed to Simon Porver flyers of reports of matches between Oxford and Cambridge at Lord's Ground 1953 - 1980

Bodleian Library Reader's Guide

Brown Envelope addressed to Mr S. R. Porter letter regarding enclosed photograph, photograph of 1894-5 cricketers

Yellow transparent document holder: two banker's order forms for Oxford University Authentics Cricket Club, one from the 1990s and one from the 1900s

Document Holder marked 'a.' financial documents

Document Holder marked 'b.' correspondence

Booklet, Oxford University Authentics Cricket Club "By Jove's Authentic Fire" 1947, Acting Committee, Past Officers, Rules, Honourable Secretary's Report, 1946 Elections, Alphabetical List of Members, Honorary Members

Oldham Athletic F.C. small banner

Expanding document wallet (green) financial records

Cash Book 14 August 1919 to 31 October 1956

'The Repton 1st XI Cricket Team of 1908' by Steven Larmour (Kent, 2009)

Envelope addressed to Dr Peter Davis - Gloucestershire County Cricket Club magazines

Herefordshire Cricket Society Membership Card 2009-10

Book Magdalen Cricket Club 1860 - 1890 according to post-it on the front. financial records, rules and so on

Large green book - financial records 1958 - 1982

Notecards (seventeen)

Letter 28 March 1975

Four photographs: Scoreboard and seating / Wood panelling with names / Cricket ground view of trees / Different view of cricket ground with trees

Conditions Governing Access

Original available for consultation by appointment

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