- Minute book 1906-1974;
- Photograph of the Shinty team 1952.
Records of Glasgow University Shinty Club, 1901-, student society, University of Glasgow, Scotland
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- ReferenceGB 248 DC 070
- Dates of Creation1906-1974
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description0.05 metres (2 items)There are no physical characteristics that affect the use of this material.
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Glasgow University Shinty Club was founded at the University of Glasgow , Scotland in 1901 by Angus MacVicar, Murdo Mackenzie and Murdo MacRae, with MacVicar as the first team captain. It entered League competition between 1906 and 1908 and played on the pitch of the Glasgow Skye Shinty Club until 1909 , after which it played at the Glasgow Cowal Club pitch at Possilpark, Glasgow. The Club became affiliated to Glasgow University Athletic Club (now called the Glasgow University Sports Association) in 1911 .
In the late 1950s and early 1960s the club had a successful period, winning the Southern League in 1959-60 and the Littlejohn Vase in 1959-60, 1960-61 and in 1961-62. The final of the Sutherland Cup was reached for the first time in 1981 and the Skeabost Horn was won on several occasions. The Club is still in existence (2007) and now plays at the Garscube Sports Complex in Glasgow.
The arrangement of this material reflects the original order in which it was received
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Updated by Moira Rankin, Senior Archivist, 18 November 2002; updated by Emma Yan, Assistant Archivist (Cataloguing), 21 December 2007