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A snapshot in time

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Photographs in the Liverpool St Helens archive came from three different accessions. Initially, I gathered the photographs all together to look at their condition. Fortunately at Liverpool Record Office there …

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Dinner Programmes

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The archive contains a number of dinner programmes, covering Annual Dinners, celebratory matches and occasions honouring the achievements of teams, players and club members. The earliest programme in the archive …

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Sykes / Melly letters

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Every archive has its “treasures”, items that are valuable, important or simply irreplaceable. Liverpool St Helens is no different. To my mind the treasure here is a set of correspondence from early 1900s to and from Richard Sykes and Augustus G Melly. Both of these men were pivotal in the development not just of the game of Rugby, but also in Liverpool Football Club…