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Gwent Archives
Newport Harriers Athletic Club and Newport Athletic Club, photographs and ephemera

Reference code(s): GB 0218 D1836

Held at: Gwent Archives

Title: Newport Harriers Athletic Club and Newport Athletic Club

Short Title: Newport Harriers Athletic Club and Newport Athletic Club, photographs and ephemera

Creation date(s): 1893-1959

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 61 items

Name of creator(s): Newport Harriers Athletic Club; Newport Athletic Club

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Newport Harriers Athletic Club was formed in September 1896 in Newport, Monmouthshire. The Club's inaugural treasurer, Frank Liddington Johns, was instrumental in the creation of the International Cross Country Championships, first held in 1903. Newport Athletic Club was formed in 1875 as the Newport Cricket, Athletic and Football Club; in 1884 the name was changed to Newport Cricket, Athletic, Football and Tennis Club, and in 1895/6 it became Newport Athletic Club.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Newport Harriers Athletic Club photographs, 1907-1914, and Jubilee Brochure, 1946; Newport Athletic Club annual reports, 1951-1954, photographs, 1905-1909, and photographs and ephemera relating to the Rugby team, 1896-1954; International Cross Country Championships programmes, menu cards and photographs, 1909-1951; Welsh Cross Country Association and Welsh Amateur Athletic Association programmes, 1900-1957; miscellaneous athletics related photographs and ephemera, 1893-1954.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Caerau Harriers Athletic Club; Newport Harriers Athletic Club; Newport Athletic Club; International Cross Country Championships; Welsh Cross Country Association; Welsh Amateur Athletic Association; miscellaneous photographs; miscellanea.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Gwent Record Office and the National Library of Wales.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Mr W. Cook, Newport, 1980.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, List of photographs and printed ephemera Newport Harriers Athletic Club; Newport Harriers website (www.newportharriers.freeserve.co.uk), viewed 20 May 2004.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Athletic clubs | Wales | Newport
Photograph collections | Wales | Monmouthshire
Printed ephemera | Wales | Monmouthshire

Personal names

Corporate names
International Cross Country Championships
Newport Athletic Club
Newport Harriers Athletic Club

Places
Newport (Wales)

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