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Boxing programme for the XVI Olympic Games

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/OG/PROG/S9/13
Dates of Creation1956
Language of Material English French Spanish
Physical Description 1 item

Scope and Content

Programme for the boxing tournament of the XVI Olympic Games, Melbourne, 26 November 1956.

Subjects

Commemorative Publications
Olympic Games (16th : 1956 : Melbourne, Australia)

Geographical Names

Melbourne, Australia

Wrestling programme for the XVI Olympic Games

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/OG/PROG/S9/14
Dates of Creation1956
Language of Material English French Spanish
Physical Description 1 item

Scope and Content

Programme for the wrestling events of the XVI Olympic Games, Melbourne, 28 November-1 December 1956.

Subjects

Commemorative Publications
Olympic Games (16th : 1956 : Melbourne, Australia)

Geographical Names

Melbourne, Australia

Swimming programme for the XVI Olympic Games

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/OG/PROG/S9/15
Dates of Creation1956
Language of Material English French Spanish
Physical Description 1 item

Scope and Content

Programme for the swimming events of the XVI Olympic Games, Melbourne, 4 December 1956.

Subjects

Commemorative Publications
Olympic Games (16th : 1956 : Melbourne, Australia)

Geographical Names

Melbourne, Australia

Closing Ceremony programme for the XVI Olympic Games

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/OG/PROG/S9/16
Dates of Creation1956
Physical Description 1 item

Scope and Content

Programme for the final of the football tournament and the Closing Ceremony of the XVI Olympic Games, Melbourne, 8 December 1956. Includes names of the 1956 Olympic Champions at the back.

Subjects

Commemorative Publications
Olympic Games (16th : 1956 : Melbourne, Australia)
Olympic Games. Closing Ceremony.

Geographical Names

Melbourne, Australia

Souvenirs and guides for the equestrian events of the XVI Olympiad, Stockholm

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/OG/PROG/S10
Dates of Creation1956

Administrative / Biographical History

Australia’s restrictive quarantine laws meant that the equestrian events for the XVI Olympiad were held in Stockholm, Sweden.

Subjects

Olympic Games (16th : 1956) Equestrian events
Commemorative Publications

Geographical Names

Stockholm, Sweden

‘Light Horse’

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/OG/PROG/S10/1
Dates of CreationAug 1956
Physical Description 1 item

Scope and Content

Olympic Games souvenir issue of ‘Light Horse’, vol 6, August 1956.

Subjects

Olympic Games (16th : 1956) Equestrian events
Commemorative Publications

Geographical Names

Stockholm, Sweden

Map of Stockholm

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/OG/PROG/S10/2
Dates of Creation1956
Language of Material Swedish
Physical Description 1 item

Scope and Content

Fold out map of Stockholm and the immediate area, showing travel connections, 1956. [Note: water damaged].

Subjects

Olympic Games (16th : 1956) Equestrian events
Commemorative Publications

Geographical Names

Stockholm, Sweden

Programmes, guides and souvenir publications for the XVII Olympiad, Rome

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/OG/PROG/S11
Dates of Creation1956-1960

Related Material

Majority of items BOA/OG/PROG/S11/2-20 can be found bound in BOA/OG/PROG/S11/1

Subjects

Commemorative Publications
Olympic Games (17th : 1960 : Rome, Italy)

Geographical Names

Rome, Italy

Programmes, guides and souvenir publications for the 1960 Rome Olympic Games

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/OG/PROG/S11/1
Dates of Creation1956-1960
Language of Material Italian English French
Physical Description 2 vols

Scope and Content

Two volumes containing bound copies of programmes, guides and souvenir publications for the 1960 Rome Olympic Games, 1956-1960. Volume one includes: programmes for the Opening and Closing Ceremonies; guide to buying tickets; instructions for sporting bodies of how to enter competitors for the Games; programme of the opening ceremony of the 57th Session of the International Olympic Committee; press guide to Great Britain’s competitors and general information, giving timetable of events of the Olympic programme, current records and record holders, and biographical information on British competitors.

Volume two includes: issues of ‘Olympic Village News Bulletin’; ‘Rome awaits you’, publication issued by the Italian National Olympic Committee and Rome Provincial Tourist Office previewing forthcoming Games, [1956]; ‘Olympic events at Naples’, Ente Provinciale per il Turismo di Napoli; ‘Olympiad 1960. Games of the XVII Olympiad Rome MCMLX’, National Tourist Board Rome, 1958.

Subjects

Commemorative Publications
Olympic Games (17th : 1960 : Rome, Italy)

Geographical Names

Rome, Italy

‘Olympiad 1960. Games of the XVII Olympiad Rome MCMLX’

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/OG/PROG/S11/2
Dates of Creation1958
Language of Material French English
Physical Description 2 copies

Scope and Content

‘Olympiad 1960. Games of the XVII Olympiad Rome MCMLX’, National Tourist Board Rome, 1958. Illustrated publication previewing the Rome Olympic Games and its venues. 2 copies, one in French the other in English.

Subjects

Commemorative Publications
Olympic Games (17th : 1960 : Rome, Italy)

Geographical Names

Rome, Italy

‘Rome and the 1960 Olympic Games’

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/OG/PROG/S11/3
Dates of Creation[1960]
Physical Description 1 item

Scope and Content

‘Rome and the 1960 Olympic Games’, Italian Olympic Committee & Italian Tourist Industries Committee. Rome: Societa Grafica Romana, [1960]. Booklet outlining the history of Italy, its climate and sporting traditions with preview of Olympic venues.

Subjects

Commemorative Publications
Olympic Games (17th : 1960 : Rome, Italy)

Geographical Names

Rome, Italy

‘Olympic guide-book Rome 1960’

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/OG/PROG/S11/4
Dates of Creation1960
Physical Description 1 item

Scope and Content

‘Olympic guide-book Rome 1960’, Banca Nazionale del Lavoro, Rome, 1960.

Subjects

Commemorative Publications
Olympic Games (17th : 1960 : Rome, Italy)

Geographical Names

Rome, Italy

Official souvenir guide to the Games of the XVII Olympiad

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/OG/PROG/S11/5
Dates of Creation1960
Physical Description 1 item

Scope and Content

Official souvenir guide to the Games of the XVII Olympiad, produced by the Italian Olympic Committee (CONI), 1960.

Subjects

Commemorative Publications
Olympic Games (17th : 1960 : Rome, Italy)

Geographical Names

Rome, Italy

‘Olympic Games events at Naples’

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/OG/PROG/S11/6
Dates of Creation1960
Physical Description 1 item

Scope and Content

‘Olympic Games events at Naples’, Ente Provinciale per il Turismo di Napoli & Azienda Autonoma di Soggiorno Cura e Turismo, 1960. Illustrated guide to Naples with a preview of the Olympic yachting events.

Subjects

Commemorative Publications
Olympic Games (17th : 1960 : Rome, Italy)

Geographical Names

Rome, Italy

Boxing programme for the XVII Olympic Games

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/OG/PROG/S11/7
Dates of Creation1960
Language of Material Italian French English
Physical Description 1 item

Scope and Content

Programme for the boxing tournament of the XVII Olympic Games, Rome, 25 August-3 September 1960.

Subjects

Commemorative Publications
Olympic Games (17th : 1960 : Rome, Italy)

Geographical Names

Rome, Italy

Cycling programme for the XVII Olympic Games

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/OG/PROG/S11/8
Dates of Creation1960
Language of Material Italian French English
Physical Description 1 item

Scope and Content

Programme for the cycling events of the XVII Olympic Games, Rome, 26 August1960.

Subjects

Commemorative Publications
Olympic Games (17th : 1960 : Rome, Italy)

Geographical Names

Rome, Italy

Canoeing programme for the XVII Olympic Games

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/OG/PROG/S11/9
Dates of Creation1960
Language of Material Italian French English
Physical Description 1 item

Scope and Content

Programme for the canoeing events of the XVII Olympic Games, Rome, 26-29 August1960.

Subjects

Commemorative Publications
Olympic Games (17th : 1960 : Rome, Italy)

Geographical Names

Rome, Italy

Football programmes for the XVII Olympic Games

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/OG/PROG/S11/10
Dates of Creation1960
Language of Material Italian French English
Physical Description 2 items

Scope and Content

Two programmes for the elimination round and final of the football tournament of the XVII Olympic Games, Rome, 26-29 August & 9-10 September 1960.

Subjects

Commemorative Publications
Olympic Games (17th : 1960 : Rome, Italy)

Geographical Names

Rome, Italy

Water polo and swimming programmes for the XVII Olympic Games

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/OG/PROG/S11/11
Dates of Creation1960
Language of Material Italian French English
Physical Description 2 item

Scope and Content

Two programmes for the water polo tournament and swimming events of the XVII Olympic Games, Rome, 26 & 29 August 1960.

Subjects

Commemorative Publications
Olympic Games (17th : 1960 : Rome, Italy)

Geographical Names

Rome, Italy