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  • Title
    Lorna Thomas - papers concerning Australian women's cricket, 1936-2000
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 7277
    R 943
  • Level of description
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  • Type of material
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  • Physical Description
    3 boxes - 0.54 Meters
    Textual Records
    Textual Records - (typescript)
    Textual Records - (printed)
    Objects - 2 souvenir miniature cricket bats signed by players

    Lorna Thomas retired as a cricketer in the late 1950s after a long career playing district and interstate matches. In 1960 she took up team management and went on to manage five international teams including four overseas tours. In 1978, after almost a lifetime's involvement with women's cricket, she retired from her postion as manager of the NSW and Australian teams. She was awarded an MBE for services to cricket and was made a life member of Women's Cricket Australia. -- Reference: Curator of Manuscripts, Nov. 2003
  • Scope and Content
    MLMSS 7277
    BOX 1
    1936-1949; Album containing newscuttings and photographs.
    1940s; File: Includes, correspondence, newscuttings, NSW Women's Cricket Association Rules & By-Laws.
    1950s; File: Newscuttings, Laws of Cricket, photographs.
    1960s; File: Correspondence.
    1960s; File: Includes programs, reports, itineraries, fixture lists, invitations, tickets and other printed material.
    1960s; File: Newscuttings

    BOX 2
    1960s; File: Photographs
    1963; Diary: Australian Women's Cricket Tour of England, 14 March-11 July 1963.
    1963; Scrapbook: Australian Women's Cricket Tour of England. Includes newscuttings,scorecards, itinerary, report, souvenir program and other printed material.
    1969; Itinerary for English Tour of New South Wales, 15-30 January.
    1970s; File: Includes programs, invitations, fixture lists, scorecards and other printed material.
    1970s; File: Correspondence

    BOX 3
    1970s; File: Newscuttings
    1970s; File: Photographs
    1973; File: Newscuttings
    1973; Scrapbook: World Cup England 1973.
    1973; File: World Cup. Includes newscuttings, photographs, itinerary, notes for manager, scorecards, programs.
    1976; File: Australian Tour to the West Indies & World Cup in England. Includes newscuttings, photographs,itineraries, programs.
    1980s-2000; File: Includes newscuttings, programs, brochures and other printed material

    R 943
    Item 1
    Miniature cricket bat, wooden with black rubber over handle, one sticker on the front and two on the back. The label on the front has black printed text, "Norstar Ultimate". On the front of the bat are signatures of the NSW Team Canberra 1987/1988, in blue ink. Members include Lyn Larsen, Belinda Haggatt, Cathy Smith, and Denise Annetts.
    L 38.3 x W 4.7 cm.

    Item 2
    Miniature cricket bat, wooden with green rubber over handle to assist with gripping, and two stickers (one front and one on back). The front sticker has printed text, "NSWIS New Institute of Sport Clubs NSW. NSWIS Blues 2000-2001". The sticker on the back bears text, "Womens Cricket New South Wales". The front of the bat has been signed by the players in blue ink. Some of these include, Belinda Clark, Lisa Keightley, and Debbie Nelson.
    L 35.3 x W 4.7 cm.
  • System of arrangement
    Chronologically within subject area
  • Source
    Presented by Mrs Lorna Thomas in October 2003
  • Access Conditions
    For access to this manuscript collection please submit your request through Ask a Librarian
  • Access Conditions

    Access to this pictures collection via appointment only. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian - Applies to R 943
    This material is held offsite and is usually available after 4pm on the next business day. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian - Applies to MLMSS 7277
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