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BOA - British Olympic Association archive collection

Chef de Mission

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/ADM/2/5/C6
Dates of Creation1967-1976
Physical Description 1 file

Scope and Content

File, mostly correspondence relating to the Chef de Mission (head of the GB Olympic team). Material generally concerns arrangements and instructions for the sports team but also includes material regarding possible threats, ie IRA at the Munich Games.

Conditions Governing Access

Series currently closed until conservation work can be undertaken. Some files, dependent on condition, may be accessible. Please contact the Archivist for details.


Circular letters

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/ADM/2/5/C7
Dates of Creation1935-1975
Physical Description 2 files

Scope and Content

Two files containing circular letters, mostly sent internally or to other sports associations.

Conditions Governing Access

Series currently closed until conservation work can be undertaken. Some files, dependent on condition, may be accessible. Please contact the Archivist for details.


Civil Service Sports Club

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/ADM/2/5/C8
Dates of Creation1963-1971
Physical Description 1 file

Scope and Content

Brief file containing correspondence mostly relating to the Civil Service Sports Council, in particular to the Civil Service Amateur Weightlifters Association’s recent merger.

Conditions Governing Access

Series currently closed until conservation work can be undertaken. Some files, dependent on condition, may be accessible. Please contact the Archivist for details.


Clay Pigeon Shooting Association

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/ADM/2/5/C9
Dates of Creation1936-1973
Physical Description 1 file

Conditions Governing Access

Series currently closed until conservation work can be undertaken. Some files, dependent on condition, may be accessible. Please contact the Archivist for details.


Clothing – Arthur Howard

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/ADM/2/5/C10
Dates of Creation1947-1965
Physical Description 1 file

Scope and Content

Correspondence relating to uniforms & clothing for athletes supplied by Arthur Howard & Co Ltd, London. Includes some swatches of fabric.

Conditions Governing Access

Series currently closed until conservation work can be undertaken. Some files, dependent on condition, may be accessible. Please contact the Archivist for details.


Clothing

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/ADM/2/5/C11
Dates of Creation1971-1972
Physical Description 1 file

Scope and Content

Correspondence and photographs relating to GB Team clothing for the 1972 Winter & Summer Games.

Conditions Governing Access

Series currently closed until conservation work can be undertaken. Some files, dependent on condition, may be accessible. Please contact the Archivist for details.


Clothing- technical

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/ADM/2/5/C12
Dates of Creation1955-1972
Physical Description 1 file

Scope and Content

Correspondence and photographs relating to GB Team’s technical clothing (ie 'Roxy' swimming caps) for the Winter & Summer Games.

Conditions Governing Access

Series currently closed until conservation work can be undertaken. Some files, dependent on condition, may be accessible. Please contact the Archivist for details.


Council

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/ADM/2/5/C13
Dates of Creation1933-1956
Physical Description 1 file

Scope and Content

Brief file of correspondence mostly relating to appointments to the BOA Council – includes Evan Hunter’s and Sandy Duncan’s application for General Secretary.

Conditions Governing Access

Series currently closed until conservation work can be undertaken. Some files, dependent on condition, may be accessible. Please contact the Archivist for details.


Council nominations

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/ADM/2/5/C14
Dates of Creation1945
Physical Description 1 file

Scope and Content

Circular letter sent to national sporting federations requesting nominations for representatives to become members of the British Olympic Association Council. Includes single reply from The Hockey Association.

Conditions Governing Access

Series currently closed until conservation work can be undertaken. Some files, dependent on condition, may be accessible. Please contact the Archivist for details.


Commandant Olympic Team

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/ADM/2/5/C15
Dates of Creation1952
Physical Description 1 file

Scope and Content

Correspondence relating to the appointment of Philip Noel Baker as Commandant of the Olympic Team for the 1952 Helsinki Games.

Conditions Governing Access

Series currently closed until conservation work can be undertaken. Some files, dependent on condition, may be accessible. Please contact the Archivist for details.


Constitution

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/ADM/2/5/C16
Dates of Creation1925-1970
Physical Description 1 file

Scope and Content

File relating to the revision of the constitution of the British Olympic Association.

Conditions Governing Access

Series currently closed until conservation work can be undertaken. Some files, dependent on condition, may be accessible. Please contact the Archivist for details.


Cars - team

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/ADM/2/5/C17
Dates of Creation1960-1972
Physical Description 1 file

Scope and Content

File, mostly correspondence relating to arrangements for the hiring/loan of cars/transport for the British Olympic Team during the Olympic Games.

Conditions Governing Access

Series currently closed until conservation work can be undertaken. Some files, dependent on condition, may be accessible. Please contact the Archivist for details.

Related Material

For photographs of the cars sponsored by Austin for the 1960 Rome Olympic Games, see: BOA/PH/2/2.


IOC/NOC III (politics)

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/ADM/2/5/C18
Dates of Creation1968-1970
Language of Material English French
Physical Description 1 file

Scope and Content

File, containing correspondence, reports, minutes and other papers relating to the meetings of the IOC/NOC Joint Commission III - ‘Legislation, Discrimination and Relations between NOCs and Governments’.

Conditions Governing Access

Series currently closed until conservation work can be undertaken. Some files, dependent on condition, may be accessible. Please contact the Archivist for details.

Related Material

For official report, see: BOA/IOC/REP/5.


Candidate cities

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/ADM/2/5/C19
Dates of Creation1968-1976
Physical Description 1 file

Scope and Content

Brief file containing correspondence and press cuttings relating to suggestions that the cities of Liverpool and London bid to host an Olympic Games.

Conditions Governing Access

Series currently closed until conservation work can be undertaken. Some files, dependent on condition, may be accessible. Please contact the Archivist for details.


IOC/NOC IV (size of games)

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/ADM/2/5/C20
Dates of Creation1972-1976
Physical Description 2 files

Scope and Content

File, containing correspondence, minutes, reports and other material relating to the meetings of the IOC/NOC Joint Commission IV - discussing possible changes to the size of the Olympic Games.

Conditions Governing Access

Series currently closed until conservation work can be undertaken. Some files, dependent on condition, may be accessible. Please contact the Archivist for details.

Related Material

See also BOA/IOC/M/6.


IOC/NOC II (amateurism)

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/ADM/2/5/C21
Dates of Creation1969-1970
Language of Material English French
Physical Description 1 file

Scope and Content

File, containing correspondence, press cuttings and reports relating to the meetings of the IOC/NOC Joint Commission II - discussing possible changes to rule 26 concerning amateurism/eligibility of athletes.

Conditions Governing Access

Series currently closed until conservation work can be undertaken. Some files, dependent on condition, may be accessible. Please contact the Archivist for details.


Commission IOC/NOC (co-ordination)

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/ADM/2/5/C22
Dates of Creation1968-1969
Physical Description 1 file

Scope and Content

Correspondence relating to the Co-ordinating and Supervising Committee for IOC-NOC Relations (CSC).

Conditions Governing Access

Series currently closed until conservation work can be undertaken. Some files, dependent on condition, may be accessible. Please contact the Archivist for details.


IOC/NOC V

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/ADM/2/5/C23
Dates of Creation18 Apr 1969
Physical Description 1 file

Scope and Content

Report 'Final conclusions of Commission V on the problems entrusted to its consideration' - mostly concerning changes to the relations between the International Olympic Committee, National Olympic Committees and International Sports Federations.

Conditions Governing Access

Series currently closed until conservation work can be undertaken. Some files, dependent on condition, may be accessible. Please contact the Archivist for details.


Vind IOC/NOC

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/ADM/2/5/C24
Dates of Creation1967-1975
Physical Description 1 file

Conditions Governing Access

Series currently closed until conservation work can be undertaken. Some files, dependent on condition, may be accessible. Please contact the Archivist for details.


Charitable status

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/ADM/2/5/C25
Dates of Creation1967
Physical Description 1 file

Scope and Content

File, mostly correspondence, discussing the proposal to form the British Olympic Association and the British Commonwealth Games Council into a charitable organization.

Conditions Governing Access

Series currently closed until conservation work can be undertaken. Some files, dependent on condition, may be accessible. Please contact the Archivist for details.


Congresses Olympic

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/ADM/2/5/C26
Dates of Creation1972-1973
Language of Material English French
Physical Description 1 file

Scope and Content

Minutes, correspondence and papers relating to arrangements for the Xth IOC Congress, Varna, 1973.

Conditions Governing Access

Series currently closed until conservation work can be undertaken. Some files, dependent on condition, may be accessible. Please contact the Archivist for details.

Related Material

See also BOA/IOC/M/11/5.


Correspondence 'D'

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/ADM/2/6
Dates of Creation1927-1976
Physical Description 2 files

Conditions Governing Access

Series currently closed until conservation work can be undertaken. Some files, dependent on condition, may be accessible. Please contact the Archivist for details.


Deaths

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/ADM/2/6/D1
Dates of Creation1927-1975
Physical Description 1 file

Scope and Content

Press cuttings, orders of service and correspondence relating to deaths of NOC and IOC members and patrons.

Conditions Governing Access

Series currently closed until conservation work can be undertaken. Some files, dependent on condition, may be accessible. Please contact the Archivist for details.


Duncan, K S

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/ADM/2/6/D2
Dates of Creation1955-1976
Physical Description 5 files, one oversize

Scope and Content

Correspondence, photographs, pamphlets, notes, certificates, invitations, menus, greetings cards, press cuttings, offprints, draft speeches and other material relating to Kenneth Sandilands ‘Sandy’ Duncan, General Secretary of the BOA. Includes material on: the awarding of the OBE on his retirement in 1974; Presidency of the National Association of Youth [Tenpin] Bowling Clubs; attendance at International Olympic Academy & IOC Sessions, Olympic Games and other sporting events; CVs

Conditions Governing Access

Series currently closed until conservation work can be undertaken. Some files, dependent on condition, may be accessible. Please contact the Archivist for details.


['E' missing]

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/ADM/2/7
Dates of Creationnd

['F' missing]

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/ADM/2/8
Dates of Creationnd

['G' missing]

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/ADM/2/9
Dates of Creationnd

Correspondence 'H'

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/ADM/2/10
Dates of Creation1928-1975

Conditions Governing Access

Series currently closed until conservation work can be undertaken. Some files, dependent on condition, may be accessible. Please contact the Archivist for details.


Honorary Treasurer

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/ADM/2/10/H1
Dates of Creation1946-1975
Physical Description 1 file

Scope and Content

File containing material relating to the British Olympic Association's finances, including accounts, lists of investments, estimate of expenditure for various Games.

Conditions Governing Access

Series currently closed until conservation work can be undertaken. Some files, dependent on condition, may be accessible. Please contact the Archivist for details.


Horlicks

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/ADM/2/10/H2
Dates of Creation1928-1956
Physical Description 1 file

Scope and Content

Brief file containing correspondence with Horlicks relating to its sponsorship of the Olympic Games. Notably includes two letters regarding problems at the 1928 Games.

Conditions Governing Access

Series currently closed until conservation work can be undertaken. Some files, dependent on condition, may be accessible. Please contact the Archivist for details.


Correspondence 'I'

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/ADM/2/11
Dates of Creation1929-1976

Conditions Governing Access

Series currently closed until conservation work can be undertaken. Some files, dependent on condition, may be accessible. Please contact the Archivist for details.


IAAF

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/ADM/2/11/I1
Dates of Creation1934-1961
Physical Description 1 file

Scope and Content

File, mostly correspondence, relating to the International Amateur Athletics Federation (IAAF). Includes lists of ratified athletic world records and discussions over 'broken time' in athletics [athletes given payment for loss of wages whilst competing].

Conditions Governing Access

Series currently closed until conservation work can be undertaken. Some files, dependent on condition, may be accessible. Please contact the Archivist for details.


Identity Cards

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/ADM/2/11/I2
Dates of Creation1948-1968
Physical Description 1 file

Scope and Content

File relating to the issuing of Olympic identity cards to participants at each Games. Includes either blanks and copies of Duncan's cards for all Olympic Games between 1948-1968.

Conditions Governing Access

Series currently closed until conservation work can be undertaken. Some files, dependent on condition, may be accessible. Please contact the Archivist for details.


Independent Television Authority

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/ADM/2/11/I3
Dates of Creation1954-1956
Physical Description 1 file

Scope and Content

Correspondence, notes of meetings and memoranda relating to the Independent Television Authority.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Independent Television Authority (ITA) was the public regulatory body set up after the passing of the Television Act of 1954 which allowed commercial television broadcasting in the UK. Prior to this, the BBC had a monopoly on all radio and television broadcasting.

Conditions Governing Access

Series currently closed until conservation work can be undertaken. Some files, dependent on condition, may be accessible. Please contact the Archivist for details.


International Federations

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/ADM/2/11/I4
Dates of Creation1956-1975
Language of Material English German French
Physical Description 1 file

Scope and Content

File, containing correspondence, bulletins, and memoranda relating to international sporting federations.

Conditions Governing Access

Series currently closed until conservation work can be undertaken. Some files, dependent on condition, may be accessible. Please contact the Archivist for details.