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Vice-president's correspondence and papers for the Cambridge University Amateur Boxing Club, 1982 - 1987

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.55.1

Scope and Contents

This file is the correspondence of Dr F.W. Ratcliffe on subjects such as the constitution, tickets for matches, and resignation and appointment of officers of the club. It also includes copies of the constitution (some draft) and material concerning the use of head protectors. Correspondents include Richard N. Barlow-Poole (University Health Services), Sir John Butterfield (Vice-Chancellor), R.J.H. Uprichard (President), and Paul Hawkins (Junior Proctor).


  • Creation: 1982 - 1987


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From the Management Group:

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Biographical / Historical

The club was established in 1896. The main event in the club's calendar is the Varsity match. Further information about the club's activities is on its website at:


1 file(s) (1 file) : paper

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Immediate Source of Acquisition

This item was transferred to the University Archives from the Manuscripts Department on 9 October 2007. It had been presented by Dr F.W. Ratcliffe, University Librarian, to the Manuscripts Department on 24 November 1994 and had been given the classmark Ms.Add.9274

Related Materials

See also a 1940 surrender of a lease at classmark CUOTC 10/26. Further printed records are in the Rare Books Department, Cambridge University Library (classmark: Cambridge Papers J 2310).


The online catalogue entry was completed in October 2007.


Cambridge University Amateur Boxing Club

Finding aid date

2007-10-08 14:59:11+00:00

Repository Details

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