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BOA - British Olympic Association archive collection

Press cuttings, 1936 Winter Games at Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PC/6
Dates of Creation1936
Language of Material German Polish
Physical Description 1 file

Scope and Content

File of press cuttings relating to the 1936 Winter Games at Garmisch-Partenkirchen, collated from German and Polish sources, 1936. Annotated in German.

Subjects

Press cuttings
Olympic Winter Games (4th : 1936 : Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany)

Press cuttings, 1936 Berlin Olympic Games

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PC/7
Dates of Creation1936
Language of Material German
Physical Description 1 file

Scope and Content

File of press cuttings relating to the 1936 Summer Games in Berlin, collated from mostly German sources, 1936.

Subjects

Olympic Games (11th : 1936 : Berlin, Germany)

Press cuttings, 36th IOC Session

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PC/8/1-2
Dates of CreationMay-Jul 1939
Name of Creator British Olympic Association
Language of Material English French
Physical Description 2 files

Scope and Content

Loose press cuttings, May-July 1939, relating to the decisions made at the 36th Session of the International Olympic Committee which took place in London, 6-9 June 1939, notably London being awarded the 1944 Olympic Games. Also includes articles on Helsinki’s preparations for the forthcoming 1940 Summer Games. Mostly in English, but some items in French. [note: packaged into two files, one oversize]

Subjects

Press cuttings
International Olympic Committee. Session -- (39th : -- 1939 : -- London, England)

Press cuttings, 1952 Helsinki Olympic Games

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PC/9
Dates of Creation1952-1953
Name of Creator British Olympic Association
Physical Description 1 volume

Scope and Content

Press cuttings relating to the 1952 Helsinki Games, including the British Olympic Association’s fundraising appeal and the ‘Helsinki airlift’, 1952. Includes cuttings on the English Empire Commonwealth Games fundraising appeal, 1953. Bound volume with loose items

Subjects

Olympic Games (15th : 1952 : Helsinki, Finland)
Press cuttings

‘Track & Field News’, 1952-1960

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PC/10
Dates of Creation1952-1960
Physical Description 1 file

Scope and Content

Issues of ‘Track & Field News’, covering the Helsinki, Melbourne and Rome Summer Olympic Games, 1952-1960.

Subjects

Olympic Games (15th : 1952 : Helsinki, Finland)
Olympic Games (16th : 1956 : Melbourne, Australia)
Olympic Games (17th : 1960 : Rome, Italy)
Press cuttings

Press cuttings, 1960 Winter and Summer Olympic Games

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PC/11
Dates of Creation1959-1960
Name of Creator British Olympic Association
Physical Description 1 volume

Scope and Content

Press cuttings relating to the 1960 Winter and Summer Olympic Games at Squaw Valley and Rome respectively, 1959-1960. Includes photographs showing the British and American team uniforms.

Related Material

Volume also contained loose photographs of the GB team’s sponsored Austin cars and the British team parading at Rome’s Opening Ceremony. These have been removed and moved to BOA/PH/2 with the other 1960 Rome Olympic photographs.

Subjects

Olympic Games (17th : 1960 : Rome, Italy)
Press cuttings
Olympic Winter Games (8th : 1960 : Squaw Valley, Calif.)

Press cuttings, student athletics

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PC/12
Dates of CreationOct 1962-Jul 1966
Name of Creator British Olympic Association
Physical Description 1 volume

Scope and Content

Press cuttings relating to the Universities Athletics Union and the British Universities Sporting Federation, October 1962-July 1966. [Note: very acidic and brittle]

Subjects

Press cuttings

Corporate Names

British Universities Sporting Federation ( 1962-1994)
Universities Athletics Union ( 1930-1994)

BOA 1968 fundraising appeal

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PC/13
Dates of Creation1967-1968
Name of Creator British Olympic Association
Physical Description 1 file

Scope and Content

Loose press cuttings and correspondence relating to the British Olympic Association fundraising appeal for the 1968 Mexico City Games, 1967-1968.

Subjects

Olympic Games (19th : 1968 : Mexico City, Mexico)
Fundraising
Press cuttings

Press cuttings, general, 1969-1973

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PC/14
Dates of CreationNov 1969-Oct 1973
Name of Creator British Olympic Association
Physical Description 1 volume

Scope and Content

Press cuttings relating to Olympic and sporting subjects, including: cities bidding to host the 1976 Summer Olympic Games and preparations for the 1972 Winter and Summer Games and 1976 Montreal Games, November 1969-October 1973. [Note: does not appear to contain any cuttings on the Munich tragedy.]

Subjects

Olympic Winter Games (11th : 1972 : Sapporo-shi, Japan)
Olympic Games (20th : 1972 : Munich, Germany)
Olympic Games (21st : 1976 : Montréal, Québec)
Press cuttings
Olympic host city selection : -- 1976

‘Athletics Arena International. Official Olympic Report,’ 1972

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PC/15
Dates of Creation1972
Physical Description 1 item

Scope and Content

‘Athletics Arena International. Official Olympic Report,’ 1972. Special edition of the magazine reporting the results of the track and field events of the 1972 Munich Games.

Subjects

Olympic Games (20th : 1972 : Munich, Germany)
Press cuttings

Press cuttings, 1980 Moscow Olympic Games

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PC/16/1-10
Dates of CreationJan-Aug 1980
Name of Creator British Olympic Association
Physical Description 10 files

Scope and Content

Press cuttings from national newspapers concerning the 1980 Moscow Olympic Games, notably reports of the US team’s boycott of the Games (and proposals that the British Team follow suit) in protest at the invasion of Afghanistan by the USSR, January-August 1980. 10 files, arranged mostly chronologically.

Subjects

Olympic Games (22nd : 1980 : Moscow, Russia)
Press cuttings
World politics.

‘Reprints form the Soviet Press’, 1980

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PC/17
Dates of Creation1980
Physical Description 1 file

Scope and Content

‘Reprints form the Soviet Press’, containing English translations of editorials, articles and speeches taken from the Soviet press relating to the 1980 Moscow Olympic Games, July 1980.

Subjects

Olympic Games (22nd : 1980 : Moscow, Russia)
Press cuttings
World politics.

Press cuttings, general, Oct 1982-Sep 1983

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PC/18
Dates of Creation7 Oct 1982-15 Sep 1983
Name of Creator British Olympic Association
Physical Description 1 volume

Scope and Content

Press cuttings from national newspapers on sporting and Olympic subjects, 7 October 1982-15 September 1983.

Subjects

Press cuttings

Press cuttings, general, Sep-Nov 1983

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PC/19
Dates of Creation8 Sep-18 Nov 1983
Name of Creator British Olympic Association
Physical Description 1 volume

Scope and Content

Press cuttings from national newspapers on sporting and Olympic subjects, 18 September-18 November 1983.

Subjects

Press cuttings

Press cuttings, general, Nov-Dec 1983

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PC/20
Dates of Creation18 Nov-14 Dec 1983
Name of Creator British Olympic Association
Physical Description 1 volume

Scope and Content

Press cuttings from national newspapers on sporting and Olympic subjects, 18 November-14 December 1983.

Subjects

Press cuttings

Press cuttings, general, Dec 1983-Jan 1984

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PC/21
Dates of Creation14 Dec 1983-13 Jan 1984
Name of Creator British Olympic Association
Physical Description 1 volume

Scope and Content

Press cuttings from national newspapers on sporting and Olympic subjects, 14 December 1983-13 January 1984.

Subjects

Press cuttings

Press cuttings, general, Jan-Feb 1984

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PC/22
Dates of Creation13 January-8 February 1984
Name of Creator British Olympic Association
Physical Description 1 volume

Scope and Content

Press cuttings from national newspapers on sporting and Olympic subjects, 13 January-8 February 1984.

Subjects

Press cuttings

Press cuttings, 1984 Winter Olympic Games in Sarajevo

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PC/23
Dates of Creation5-27 Feb 1984
Name of Creator British Olympic Association
Physical Description 1 volume

Scope and Content

Press cuttings from national newspapers on the 1984 Winter Olympic Games in Sarajevo, 5-27 February 1984.

Subjects

Olympic Winter Games (14th : 1984 : Sarajevo, Bosnia and Hercegovina)
Press cuttings

Press cuttings, general, Feb-Apr 1984

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PC/24
Dates of Creation17 Feb-15 Apr 1984
Name of Creator British Olympic Association
Physical Description 1 volume

Scope and Content

Press cuttings from national newspapers on sporting and Olympic subjects, 17 February-15 April 1984.

Subjects

Press cuttings

Press cuttings, general, Feb-Apr 1984

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PC/25
Dates of Creation26 Feb-2 Apr 1984
Name of Creator British Olympic Association
Physical Description 1 volume

Scope and Content

Press cuttings from national newspapers on sporting and Olympic subjects, notably the ice skaters Torvill & Dean and South African athlete Zola Budd, 26 February-2 April 1984.

Subjects

Press cuttings

Press cuttings, general, Mar-May 1984

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PC/26
Dates of Creation30 Mar-1 May 1984
Name of Creator British Olympic Association
Physical Description 1 file

Scope and Content

Press cuttings from national newspapers on sporting and Olympic subjects, notably the South African athlete Zola Budd who was quickly granted British citizenship in order to be eligible to compete at the 1984 Olympic Games, 30 March-1 May 1984.

Subjects

Press cuttings

Press cuttings, general, May 1984

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PC/27
Dates of Creation1-29 May 1984
Name of Creator British Olympic Association
Physical Description 1 volume

Scope and Content

Press cuttings from national newspapers on sporting and Olympic subjects, notably the run up to 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, 1-29 May 1984.

Subjects

Press cuttings
Olympic Games (23rd : 1984 : Los Angeles, Calif.)

Press cuttings, general, May-Jun 1984

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PC/28
Dates of Creation27 May-26 Jun 1984
Name of Creator British Olympic Association
Physical Description 1 volume

Scope and Content

Press cuttings from national newspapers on sporting and Olympic subjects, notably the run up to 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, 27 May-26 June 1984.

Subjects

Olympic Games (23rd : 1984 : Los Angeles, Calif.)
Press cuttings

Press cuttings, 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/PC/29
Dates of Creation27 Jun-10 Aug 1984
Name of Creator British Olympic Association
Physical Description 1 volume

Scope and Content

Press cuttings from national newspapers on sporting and Olympic subjects, notably the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, 27 June-10 August 1984.

Subjects

Olympic Games (23rd : 1984 : Los Angeles, Calif.)
Press cuttings