File F3794 - First grade scoreboards and statistics, 1912-2012

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F3794

Title

First grade scoreboards and statistics, 1912-2012

Date(s)

  • 1912-2012. (Creation)

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Extent and medium

4 parcels.

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Name of creator

(1937?-)

Biographical history

John Biggs graduated in 1958 from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Laws. While studying, Biggs joined the University of Queensland Cricket Club. He has been a player or an official since 1951, represented the University of Queensland in Cricket, one of UQ Cricket Club's longest-serving officials, and life member of the club. After retirement, Biggs spent twenty years compiling newspaper cuttings and collecting scorecards dating back to when the University of Queensland Cricket Club began in 1912.

Name of creator

(1940-)

Biographical history

Involved with the University of Queensland Cricket Club.

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Scope and content

Scrapbooks containing newspaper cuttings, scorecards and other statistical information relating to the University of Queensland Cricket Club. William Edward Pender (WEP) Harris and his brother, John Harris had compiled records from the Club's beginning in 1912 to 1940. After the Club's records were inadvertently thrown out, John Biggs worked to restore the records for 1912 to 1940 but continued to collate them as a century project.

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Accruals

System of arrangement

Volume 1: 1912-1937
Volume 2: 1937-1959
Volume 3: 1959-1986
Volume 4: 1986-2012.

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Unrestricted access.

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  • English

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Status

Revised

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Revised, Linda Justo, 2-Jul-2021. Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.

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Sources

Nicolic, I. 2016. 'Century of summers - UQCC history preserved in digital archives', UQ Sport website, accessed online 2-Jul-2021.

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