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Alfred Paget Humphry, 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0276/SEPH/1/HUM

Scope and Contents

Photograph mounted on board with inscription: Presented to the Master and Fellows of Selwyn College by the President and Members of the Cambridge University Long Range Rifle Club in commemoration of the centenary of their Association


  • Creation: 1962

Biographical / Historical

Second Bursar of Selwyn (although Brock and others refer to him as the first despite the fact that Lieutenant-Colonel Watson was in office for a year from 1882, before dying). Humprey is remembered as an outstanding marksman. In 1881 he presented the Humphry Challenge Cup to the Cambridge University Long Range Rifle Club, now known as the Cambridge University Rifle Association (see The Humprey, as it is known continues to be an annual event.


1 item(s) : Paper

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This may have been the print that was on display in the Bursar's office and was part of the College Pictures collection (no.95) before the move over to Ann's Court in 2005 and then reappared and was passed to the Archives, though no reference has been recorded before it was catalogued later that year

Date information

DateText: The Rifle Club first competed for the Chancellors Challenge Trophy against Oxford in 1862; hence assuming that their centenary was held in 1962..

Finding aid date

2005-11-22 15:25:14+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Selwyn College Archives Repository

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