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Boxing

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 158 Collections and/or Records:

Newspaper Cuttings on Barbara Buttrick, c1948 - 1990

 Sub-Series
Reference code: 178G57.3
Scope and Contents

Photocopies and original newspaper cuttings about Barbara Buttrick.

Dates: c1948 - 1990

Newspaper Cuttings on Boxing, c1950 - 1999

 File
Reference code: 178G57.4
Scope and Contents

Black and white photocopies of newspaper articles on boxing from the UK and USA.

Dates: c1950 - 1999

Newspaper Cuttings on Boxing and Wrestling, 1935 - 1984

 File
Reference code: 178G57.1
Scope and Contents

Photocopies and original newspaper cuttings about boxing and wrestling including articles on Maurice Tillett, Tommy Martin, Jim Driscoll, Adrian Williams, Len Harvey, Polly Fairclough, Annie Warren recollections of boxers and their trade union by Len Smith, ring recollections by John Murray, Australian women boxers and Johnny Hughes’ obituary.

Dates: 1935 - 1984

Newspaper Cuttings Related to Boxing and Wrestling, 1974

 File
Reference code: 178G55.1
Scope and Contents

A newspaper cutting and three issues of Wrestling Review.

Dates: 1974

Noble to the End Article, Published 5 June 1977

 Item
Reference code: 178B9.1
Scope and Contents

An article by Iain Murray on Ron Taylor, one of the last fairground boxing booth impresarios in Britain. Published in The Observer magazine, London pages 23-26. Contains illustrations.

Dates: Published 5 June 1977

Original Artwork, c1800 - 2000

 Series
Reference code: 178V11
Scope and Contents

Original works of art including artists' prints, drawings, watercolours and paintings, and designs for circus posters.

Dates: c1800 - 2000

Original Artwork, c1900 - 1929

 Series
Reference code: 178V10
Scope and Contents

Drawings and designs used for the decoration of fairground rides.

Dates: c1900 - 1929

Orton and Spooner Collection

 Fonds
Reference code: NFA0070
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a large selection of archives from the Orton and Spooner Company. The collection comprises photographs and cabinet card images showing carved work, structural work and classic painted work, 4 boxes of notes, invoices and clippings, 8 drawers of plans and blueprints, 2 folders of ride specifications and order forms, accounts books and a library of source books showing turn of the century art used by the artists in the company.

Dates: c1870 - 1969

Paul Wright Collection

 Fonds
Reference code: NFA0170
Scope and Contents

Designs, drawings, research material, a piece of correspondence and some photographs, mainly related to the creative process and conception of the artwork for Chadwick’s Ghost Train as well as Paul Wright's lifetime archive related to his work as a fairground artist.

Dates: c1994 - 1996

Photographic Album, 1948 - 1954

 Item
Reference code: 178C57.13691
Scope and Contents

Photographic album containing black and white photographs of fairgrounds, fairground rides, steam engines, living wagons, boxing, fairground shows, circus and showpeople, including Silcock, Manning, Holland, Waddington, Ling, Butlin, Farrar, Marshall and Pat Collins at Nottingham Goose Fair, Chorley Fair and Southport and other locations and showmen with notes. Photographs taken and collected by Rowland Scott, 16p.p.

Dates: 1948 - 1954

Photographic Album, 1908 - 1956

 Item
Reference code: 178C57.13692
Scope and Contents

Photographic album containing black and white photographs of fairgrounds, fairground rides, fairground organs, steam engines, living wagons, fairground shows, boxing, wall of death and showpeople, including Holland, Farrar, Warren, Ling, Hibble & Mellor, Tuby, Wroot, Marshall and other showmen at Lincoln Fair with notes. Photographs taken and collected by Rowland Scott, 20p.p.

Dates: 1908 - 1956

Photographic Album, 1899 - 1955

 Item
Reference code: 178C57.13695
Scope and Contents Photographic album containing black and white photographs of fairgrounds, fairground rides, fairground organs, boxing booths, steam engines and transport, Showpeople, circus and fairground shows including Murphy, Harniest, Deakin, Waddington, Anderton and Rowland, Silcock, Harry Lee, Shaw, Proctor, Reany, M.A. Collins and Tom Norman at Hull Fair, Northampton Fair, Stockport, Daisy Nook, Heaton Park, Oldham and other locations and showmen with notes. Photographs taken and collected by Rowland...
Dates: 1899 - 1955

Photographs, 1930 - 1950

 Series
Reference code: 178C56
Scope and Contents

Black and white photographs taken by Harry Furness of his faiground boxing booth. Images show boxers, crowds and other people related to the show.

Dates: 1930 - 1950

Photographs, c1890 - 1979

 Series
Reference code: 178C38
Scope and Contents

Black and white photographs of fairground rides, transport, sideshows, boxing booths and showmen and women.

Dates: c1890 - 1979

Photographs, c1973 - 1989

 Series
Reference code: 178C85
Scope and Contents

Colour and black and white photographs and slides taken by Dick Scott-Stewart of various themes including fairgrounds, circus, boxing and wrestling, carnivals and art exhibitions and events.

Dates: c1973 - 1989

Photographs, c1900 - 1969

 Series
Reference code: 178C128
Scope and Contents

Black and white photographs related to Billy Wood's career as a boxer and as a boxing booth proprietor, showing many of the boxers of the time as well as some boxing booth fronts and other fairground scenes.

Dates: c1900 - 1969

Photographs and Postcards, c1900 - 1999

 Series
Reference code: 178C130
Scope and Contents

Black and white boxing photographs showing Barbara Buttrick and other boxers.

Dates: c1900 - 1999

Photographs of Performers, Tattooed People and Wrestling and Boxing Fighters, c1980 - 1989

 Sub-Series
Reference code: 178C85.1418-1438
Scope and Contents

Black and white photographs of boxers, wrestlers, the Chinese Circus and tattooed people taken by Dick Scott-Stewart.

Dates: c1980 - 1989

Photographs, Postcards and Negatives of Billy Wood's Travelling Boxing Booth, c1900 - 1969

 Sub-Series
Reference code: 178C128.1-150
Scope and Contents Black and white photographs and negatives related to Billy Wood and his travelling boxing booth including the front of his boxing and wrestling booth, the boxing ring, photographs of boxers and wrestlers and photographs of family members, the photographs show Billy Wood, Johnny Stewart, Tommy Wood, Jackie Rankin, Henry Strand, Annie Strand, Alf Wilden, Mick Miller, Larry Hunt Lincoln, Stephen Cobra, Alex Buxton, David Wood, Molly Wood, Annie Wood, Iris Taylor, Dodo Williams, Johnny Williams,...
Dates: c1900 - 1969

Plan for Boxing Platform, 1924

 Item
Reference code: 178M15.34(xli)
Scope and Contents

Plan for C. Heals' boxing boards platform.

Dates: 1924