Dai Jenkins Collection RFL/AV/1/5

Dated 1914-1957

Extent: 14 boxes, 2 oversize items

Description
The Dai Jenkins collection includes items ranging from his personal life, through Domestic and International Rugby League games. Kit includes a schoolboy international cap and Welsh international cap. Shirts include those from Wales, England, France, Leeds and Streatham & Mitcham club. Several medals awarded to Dai including the Welsh schools Rugby League winners’ medal 1927-1928.

Photographs from domestic and international matches plus ones from his private life. Letters received from family and friends whilst in England and when touring and those informing Dai of his inclusion in internationals.

Items from the Indomitables Rugby League tour of Australia and New Zealand in 1946 including a signed rugby ball and boomerang, shirt and cap, Dai Jenkins’ large travel trunk, pennants from HMS Indomitable, photographs, programmes, newspaper cutting, fixtures and social invitations received.

Rugby League programmes, photographs, newspaper cuttings and fixture cards of both domestic and international matches and 2 X-Rays of Dai Jenkins' broken collar bone.

Category:
Photographs

Access Conditions:
Original available for consultation by appointment

Format:
Manuscript