Rugby League - Supporter Collections
Collections donated by supporters of rugby league.
Colin Atkin Collection Series
1946-1998Scrapbooks relating to rugby league and other sports created by Colin Atkin.
Tom Webb Collection Series
1920s-1970sScrapbooks containing press cuttings relating to a range of rugby league competitions and topics. The scrapbooks cover the following categories: domestic competitions (primarily English teams), retired players, Welsh players, Australian tours of New Zealand, Australian rugby league, Australian tour of Great Britain, Great Britain tours of Australia, rugby league in France, rugby league in South Africa, rugby league in Italy, individual English clubs, schools and junior rugby league, New Zealand rugby league, referees, tours, retained players, the origins of rugby league.
In addition to scrapbooks this collection also includes typed histories and indexes of rugby league, and articles on the history of rugby league.
Tom Longworth Collection Series
1900s-1980sScrapbooks of press cuttings relating to rugby league covering English seasons 1909-1974, Australian tours of England 1929-1983, New Zealand tours of England 1939-1980, English tours of Australia 1908-1958, World Cup 1957-1970.
Trevor Delaney Collection Item
[c1970s]Trevor Delaney Collection
- poster advertising France v England match, 11 October [no year but in a similar style to those in the David Jeanes collection]
Tony Hutton Collection Series
1983-1996Collection of scrapbooks donated by Tony Hutton, member of the Leeds Cricket and Football Hospital Relays Association.
Martin Wainwright Collection Series
[1940s-1950s]Scrapbook donated by Martin Wainwright (with letter of provenance) featuring cuttings (mainly images, some autographed) relating to Wigan, Bradford and Huddersfield rugby league teams. Also includes a loose copy of the Evening Chronicle Sports Pictorial, 29 December 1951.
Greg Shannon Collection Series
1930s-2000sTwo albums donated by Greg Shannon (a media assistant for North Queensland Cowboys, and journalist):
Album of photocopies of photographs, programmes and press cuttings relating to rugby league in Australia 1930s-2000s
Album of photocopies of photographs, press cuttings and internet pages relating to rugby league in Australasia 1930s-2000s
David Livesey Collection Series
1947-1977Donation from David Livesey with provenance letter.
rosettes for: Hunslet (Challenge Cup), Hull KR (Lucky Horseshoe), Wigan (Challenge Cup), Challenge Cup (Smaller rosette, no name) [mid 20th century]
Rugby league collectors cards Great Britain 1977 - feature photographs of players with written profiles (22 cards)
Tie Dewsbury RLFC (printed with image of player in Dewsbury colours) [mid 20th century]
Bus advert "Super Dewsbury for the Championship" 19 May 1973
Australian Rugby League Tour Itinerary (Woodbine branded) 1963
Booklet Bradford Northern Rugby Football Club Cup Finalists Season 1947-1948 - features player and manager photographs and profiles
Programme Keith Holliday's benefit match 3 November 1962
JBA Rouse Collection Series
[c1900]-1932Collection donated by Mr and Mrs J B A Rouse (includes letters of provenance):
Menu from SS Jervis Bay signed by all of the 1932 Great Britain ashes touring team 1932
Signed photograph of W A Davies and J W Campbell 1913
Signed photograph of W H Davies [c1900-1920]
Signed photograph of W A Davies 1914
Eddie Waring Collection Series
1946Cine Camera that Eddie Waring used when he accompanied the Great Britain Team on their 1946 tour of Australia.