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George Mendies scrapbook, 1919-1933

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Record title

George Mendies scrapbook, 1919-1933

Call numbers

MLMSS 9800

Record identifier

Y0KxmWq1

George Mendies scrapbook, 1919-1933

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George Mendies scrapbook, 1919-1933

Full title

George Mendies scrapbook, 1919-1933

Date

1919-1933

Call Numbers

MLMSS 9800

Record Identifier

Y0KxmWq1
Physical Description

Contents

0.37 metres of textual material (1 box, 1 folder)
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Copying Conditions

Copyright status : In copyright - This collection has multiple rights owners

Out of copyright : Material published before 1955

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

1 scrapbook of newspaper cuttings about Mendies' boxing career, and 1 folder containing photographs, handbills, and correspondence. The material covers the period 1919 to 1933.

Collection comprises:
Photographic prints of: Les Waters; George Mendies; funeral procession of Mendies.
2 pencil sketch portraits of Mendies signed: ‘V. Wann’,...

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Full title

George Mendies scrapbook, 1919-1933

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NOTES

Conservation note

21 cm tear where side edge has come off back cover. Some water damage and discolouration. Binding around spine loose and sagging.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased from Sydney Rare Book Auctions, 13 February 2016, Lot 324

Administrative / Biographical history

Boxer George Mendies (1899-1924) was born in Pyrmont, Sydney on 14 June 1899. Mendies was Australian flyweight champion title-holder 1917-1924. 161.54 cm tall, he had a reach of 1.73 m. Out of a total of 57 fights he won 37 (23 KO's), lost 13 and drew 6. His last fight was 3 May 1924 when he fought Harry Gordon, was knocked out, rushed to hospital and died two days later. Reference: BoxRec. http://boxrec.com/ (accessed 26 May 2016)...

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PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

MLMSS 9800

Record Identifier

Y0KxmWq1

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Reference code

1000766

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