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Photograph album 2, 1924 - 1927

 File — Container: SEPP/MAC/2/2
Reference Code: GBR/0276/SEPP/MAC/2/2

Scope and Contents

This album covers McEldowney’s participation in the Boat Club and there are also interesting shots of the Great Strike in 1926, College servants such as the Heavenley twins and the Friars society 1924. Most images are in chronological sequence but there are some at the rear of the volume (such as the Friars Society) that are out of sequence. Photos include: Matriculation 1921, Henley Royal Regatta 1924, C.U. Trial Eights Michaelmas 1925, Putney 1925, Heffer & Hudder (Heavenly Twins), 1st and 2nd May VIIIs 1925, Hermes Society 1925, (fully captioned), May Races 1925, Henley Royal Regatta 1925, Putney 1926, General Strike 1926, Henley Royal Regatta 1926 (missing photo, used in Mac’s book?), Mac as coach, Lent Term 1927
Putney 1927, Chef Doggett (misspelled as ‘Doggart’) and Porter Hudson, May Term 1927, SCBC dinner January 1927 (photo removed for Personal History SCBC), 1st Lent VIIIs, 1923 and 1924
2nd May VIII 1924, (captioned), Friars Society 1924, (captioned), Friars Society production of opera The True Caliph 1924, Athletics Team 1924


  • 1924 - 1927


1 volume(s) : Paper

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Conservation repair May 2015 with binding removed and album rehoused.

Existence and Location of Copies

Electronic copies of the entire album are now available at SEPH/7/MAC. Some earlier photographs are available elsewhere

Related Materials

See conservation report 2015


This album was digitised as part of the Digitisation Porgramme in 2014 and subsequently conserved and rehoused in 2015. Please note that the photographer continued to use the same file number sequence for this album as for album 1 i.e. SEPH-MAC-002-001-067 onwards and so it may cause some confusion. It will be altered at a later date.

Finding aid date

2007-12-11 14:45:31+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Selwyn College Archives Repository

The College Archivist
Selwyn College Archives
Selwyn College, Grange Road
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB3 9DQ United Kingdom
+44 (0)1223 762014 

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.