RepositorySpecial Collections Archives (GB 0029)
Ref NoEUL UA/P/3i
Extent1 file and glass plate negatives plus oversize items
TitleUniversity photographs: events: sports teams
DescriptionPhotographs (including oversize) and glass plate negatives of men's and women's sports teams of the University of Exeter, its predecessor institutions and St Luke's (Exeter Diocesan Training College). A detailed description of the contents of the file is given below (some photos lack information):

i) Athletics:
St Luke's College Harrier Team 1905 (Winners of Exeter cross-country championships)
UCSWE athletics team [c 1926]
Athletics 1st team 1926-1927
Athletics team [1920s]
St Luke's v University College race May 1923

ii) Boxing:
UCSWE boxing club 1933-1934

iii) Cricket:
University College 1st XI cricket team 1927-1928
Two cricket teams [1910s-1920s]
Women's cricket team 1932
Economics XI 1951 (team includes Roderick Ross and Professor Sykes)
Exeter University cricket team v Budleigh Salterton, 25 Jun 1972
Exeter University XI (UAU Champions 1979-1980)
Nine photographs of cricket matches in progress on the University playing fields

See also EUL UA/P/5/1 Sharmon photographs

iv) Hockey:
UCSWE 1st XI men's hockey club 1924-1925, 1925-1926 [oversize], 1927-1928, 1928, 1928-1929 [oversize], 1929-1930 [oversize], 1930-1931 [oversize]
EUC City ladies' team 1918-1919
UCSWE women's 1st XI hockey team 1924-1925
Ladies' hockey teams 1928-1929, 1929-1931
1st XI ladies' hockey team 1930-1931
University of Exeter ladies' hockey 3rd XI 1995-1996
Four photographs of unknown hockey teams [1910s-1980s]

See also EUL UA/P/5/1 Sharmon photographs
See also EUL UA/P/5/2 James photographs

v) Rugby:
St Luke's College rugby team 1903-1904 [oversize], 1904-1905 [oversize]
Exeter University College rugby football team 1906-1907
Royal Albert Memorial University College Exeter rugby team 1907-1908
Rugby 1st XV 1926-1927
UCSWE 1st XV 1930-1931 [oversize], 1948-1949
Exeter University 1st XV 2001 (British Universities Men's Rugby Union Champions)
Two photographs of unknown rugby teams [? 1900s and ? 1920s]
Two photographs of rugby matches in progess on one of the University's playing fields

vi) Soccer [football]:
Soccer 1st XI 1926-1927, 1927-1928
Exeter University v Minehead Mar 16 1972
Exeter University 1st XI football 1978-1979 (photograph also includes Ted Wragg)
Northcote House five-a-side football team (comprising Derek Sims, Finance; David Batty, Assistant Registrar; Peter Lee, Admissions; Colin Knowles & David Knowles, Finance) [? 1970s]
One photograph of an unknown soccer team

vii) Swimming:
University College swimming team 1926-1927 or 1928-1929 [team includes Lorna Marriott who subsequently swam the Channel]
Swimming 1st team [? 1927-1928]
Swimming club [probably 1930]

viii) Tennis:
Tennis 1st team 1927-1928
Tennis 1st team 1928-1929

ix) Miscellaneous:
Single photograph of Gras Lawn in Barrack Road, the Royal Albert Memorial College's first playing fields when the lease was taken over from Exeter Cricket Club in 1903. In 1912, the College bought the land outright.
Assorted glass plate negatives of sporting activities.
Single photograph of St Luke's College rugby field [? early 1970s]
Access StatusOpen
Related MaterialEUL MS 353
ArrangementArranged alphabetically by sport type.
Creator_NameRoyal Albert Memorial College; Exeter
University College of the South West of England
St Luke's College; Exeter
University of Exeter
Browning; J R; photographer
Mills; Alan; photographer
Heath and Bradnee; photographic studio
Pearce; J R; photographer
Graham; -; photographer
Chandler; -; photographer
Dighton; W D; photographer
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