Hodgson Cricket Collection Archive

Scope and Content

This collection contains correspondence and books on Cricket in Yorkshire collected by him.

Administrative / Biographical History

Material collected by Derek Hodgson in the course of his interests and book research.

Derek Hodgson is a well-known Cricket writer, sports journalist and historian. He is also former president of the Cricket Writer's club. Furthermore, Derek wrote 'the Carnegie Official history of Yorkshire County Cricket Club', published in 2009.

He was born in Morley, Leeds. He is a fan and member of Yorkshire County Cricket Club since 1948. He also follows Manchester United and Liverpool Football clubs, on which he has also written books.

Sources

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/cricket/international/theashes/5874032/Andrew-Flintoff-and-Hedley-Verity-two-very-different-Ashes-heroes.html http://catalogue.bl.uk/F/H8TJBH1UTPL4CT39PPA4BV7D7JQC9S5SDKGGJ63XSVPQ8TVE77-29174?func=full-set-set&set_number=079026&set_entry=000002&format=999

http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/features/derek_s_amazing_innings_1_2340362

Arrangement

Books: Ordered chronologically by the date of publication, where possible

Letters: Ordered chronologically

Conditions Governing Access

Original available for consultation by appointment

Acquisition Information

Donated by Derek Hodgson January 2011.

Conditions Governing Use

No restrictions other than Copyright, Designs & Patents Act 1988.

Appraisal Information

1 duplicate book removed 'Yorkshire County Cricket Club first class records 1863-1996.

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