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Programmes for the X Olympiad, Los Angeles

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/OG/PROG/S5
Dates of Creation[1932], 1984

Subjects

Commemorative Publications
Olympic Games (10th : 1932 : Los Angeles, Calif.)

Geographical Names

Los Angeles, USA

Pictorial souvenir of the Los Angeles Olympic Games

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Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/OG/PROG/S5/1
Dates of Creation[1932]
Physical Description 2 copies

Scope and Content

Official pictorial souvenir of the Los Angeles Olympic Games issued by the Xth Olympiad Organizing Committee, [1932]. Notably contains photographic images of local tourist sites, sporting venues and athlete accommodation.

Subjects

Commemorative Publications
Olympic Games (10th : 1932 : Los Angeles, Calif.)

Geographical Names

Los Angeles, USA

‘Pictorial California and the Pacific’

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/OG/PROG/S5/2
Dates of Creation1984
Physical Description 2 copies

Scope and Content

Modern reproduction of the X Olympiad souvenir edition of ‘Pictorial California and the Pacific’, originally issued in July-August 1932 and reprinted by First Interstate Bank, February 1984, as part of the celebrations for the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games.

Subjects

Commemorative Publications
Olympic Games (10th : 1932 : Los Angeles, Calif.)

Corporate Names

Los Angeles, USA

Olympic songs

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/OG/PROG/S5/3
Dates of Creation1931-1932
Language of Material English French German Norwegian
Physical Description 2 items

Scope and Content

Signed copies of the printed music scores for: ‘Olympiad Welcome’ lyrics by Jessica Lewis with music by Maurice Eisner, 1932; ‘The Olympic Song’, lyrics and music by A E Brix.


Programmes, guides and souvenir publications for the XI Olympiad, Berlin

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/OG/PROG/S6
Dates of Creation1934-1936

Subjects

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

Geographical Names

Berlin, Germany

‘Sport und staat’

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Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/OG/PROG/S6/1
Dates of Creation1934
Language of Material German
Physical Description 1 volume

Scope and Content

‘Sport und staat’, edited by Alfred Baeumler. Hamburg: 1934. Illustrated volume celebrating ancient Greek and German sporting history. [Note: some pictures are loose]

Subjects

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

Geographical Names

Berlin, Germany

Map of the Olympic Stadium

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Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/OG/PROG/S6/2
Dates of Creation1936
Language of Material German
Physical Description 1 item

Scope and Content

Fold out map showing a detailed plan view of the Olympic Stadium, its location in the local area and of central Berlin, 1936.

Subjects

Commemorative Publications
Olympic Games (11th : 1936 : Berlin, Germany)
Olympic Stadium (Berlin, Germany)

Geographical Names

Berlin, Germany

Guide book to the XI Olympiad Berlin

Digital Materials

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Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/OG/PROG/S6/3
Dates of Creation1935
Physical Description 1 item

Scope and Content

‘Guide book to the celebration of the XI Olympiad Berlin 1936’, Organisationskomitee für die XI Olympiade Berlin 1936, Berlin, 1936. Includes programme of events and information on tickets and facilities. [Note: cover is loose]

Subjects

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

Geographical Names

Berlin, Germany

Programme of the sporting events of the XI Olympiad

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/OG/PROG/S6/4
Dates of Creation[1936]
Language of Material German English French
Physical Description 1 item

Scope and Content

Overall programme for the sporting events of the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games, [1936].

Subjects

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

Geographical Names

Berlin, Germany

Official guide book to the XI Olympiad

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Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/OG/PROG/S6/5
Dates of Creation[1936]
Physical Description 1 item

Scope and Content

‘Official guide book to the celebration of the XI Olympiad Berlin 1936’, published by the Organisationskomitee für die XI Olympiade Berlin 1936, [1936].

Subjects

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

Geographical Names

Berlin, Germany

Olympic art exhibition catalogue

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Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/OG/PROG/S6/6
Dates of Creation[1936]
Language of Material German
Physical Description 1 item

Scope and Content

Catalogue of the Olympic art exhibition, held 15-16 August 1936 as part of the celebrations for the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games, [1936]. Includes lists of entrants arranged under countries and black and white photographic reproductions of some of the entries.

Subjects

Commemorative Publications
Olympic Games (11th : 1936 : Berlin, Germany)
Cultural Olympiad

Geographical Names

Berlin, Germany

‘Olympische Spiele Berlin’

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/OG/PROG/S6/7
Dates of Creation[1936]
Language of Material German English
Physical Description 1 volume

Scope and Content

‘Olympische Spiele Berlin’, Switzerland: Julius Wagner, [1936]. Illustrated souvenir review of the Berlin Olympic Games sponsored by the makers of Ovaltine.

Subjects

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

Geographical Names

Berlin, Germany

‘Zur erinnerung an die XI Olympiade Berlin 1936’

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Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/OG/PROG/S6/8
Dates of Creation[1936]
Language of Material German
Physical Description 1 volume

Scope and Content

‘Zur erinnerung an die XI Olympiade Berlin 1936’, Hans V Tschammer und Osten, [1936]. Photographic souvenir album commemorating the 1936 Berlin Olympics. Images show the Olympic venues and well known sights around Berlin. Includes two pages of mechanical signatures of Olympic Champions, such as Jesse Owens and Frank Lewis.

Subjects

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

Geographical Names

Berlin, Germany

‘Germany’

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/OG/PROG/S6/9
Dates of Creation[1936]
Physical Description 1 volume

Scope and Content

‘Germany’, by Pay Christian Carstensen, Hans Hitzer and Friedrich Richter, translated by W D Bayles. Berlin: Volk un Reich Verlag, [1936]. Heavily illustrated souvenir publication issued by the Propaganda-Committee for the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games, recounting Germany’s industrial, social and agricultural rejuvenation under the Third Reich. Includes photographs of Hitler, youth and compulsory labour camps, building projects and Storm Troops.

Subjects

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

Geographical Names

Berlin, Germany

Souvenir preview for the XII Olympiad, Tokyo

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Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/OG/PROG/S7
Dates of Creation[1937]

Scope and Content

Illustrated booklet issued by the Organizing Committee of the XIIth Olympiad Tokyo 1940, [1937], consisting mostly of photographs of traditional and modern Japanese scenes. Includes images and locations of the Olympic venues.

Administrative / Biographical History

Tokyo relinquished the Games in 1938 due to the Second Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945). The Games were subsequently awarded to Helsinki.

Subjects

Commemorative Publications
Olympic Games (12th : 1940 : Tokyo, Japan)

Geographical Names

Tokyo, Japan

Programmes, guides and souvenir publications for the XV Olympiad, Helsinki

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/OG/PROG/S8
Dates of Creation[1950]-1952

Subjects

Commemorative Publications
Olympic Games (15th : 1952 : Helsinki, Finland)

Geographical Names

Helsinki, Finland

Ticket application form

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/OG/PROG/S8/1
Dates of Creation[1952]
Physical Description 1 item

Scope and Content

Official application form for tickets and accommodation for the XV Olympiad, Helsinki, from Cosmos Travel Service, London, [1952]. [Note: item has sustained water damage and is dirty]

Subjects

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

Geographical Names

Helsinki, Finland

Overall programme for the XV Olympic Games

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/OG/PROG/S8/2
Dates of Creation1952
Language of Material English French
Physical Description 3 copies

Scope and Content

Overall programme of the XV Olympic Games, published by the Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games in Helsinki, 1952, giving timetable of events and information on admission tickets. 3 copies, one in French. [Note: water damaged and dirty]

Subjects

Commemorative Publications
Olympic Games (15th : 1952 : Helsinki, Finland)

Geographical Names

Helsinki, Finland