Norman Dawson Collection

Scope and Content

Collection of memorabilia of Norman Dawson, (Clare 1966) including an account of his time at Clare; Boat Club menus, Amalgamated Clubs fixture lists, play programmes; administrative papers, Musicians VIII Boat spoon; Trundlers cap and scarf; DVD of 8mm films that were taken during his time at Clare.

The DVD contains:

Lent Races 1967. He was accompanied by Jim Bennett (1966), Graham Nicholson (1966), Martin Bartholomew (1966), Robert Murray (1966), Geoffrey Foley (1966), Paul Lincoln (1965).

Easter Term 1967: Clare and College Backs, punting trip with Richard Bauckham (1966) and Geoffrey Foley, Fenner's Cricket

May Races 1967

Long vacation 1967 visit to Cambridge

Michaelmas 1967, snow on Clare Bridge

Easter Term 1968: the Backs and University congregation including Sir Eric Ashby, Lord Butler, and Lord Adrian (Chancellor)

May Races 1968: Includes CUWBC and the musicians boat (VIII) with Norman Dawson and John Guy rowing

Long vacation 1968

June 1969 BA Graduation

May 1973 MA Graduation

Administrative / Biographical History

Matriculated at Clare, 1966.

Acquisition Information

Acc 2004-05/12, - Donated to the Archives by Norman Dawson in February 2005. Additional material donated in 2015 (Acc 2015-16/09)