Lovelock, John Edward (Jack), 1910-1949 : Papers

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Date
1924-1948
By
Lovelock, John Edward, 1910-1949
Ref
MS-Group-0012
Description

Diaries and albums of New Zealand middle distance runner and Olympic Gold Medalist at the Berlin Games in 1936.

Small yearly diaries, giving brief details of daily training and activities, cover period 1933-1935. Twenty-five larger volumes of albums containing photos, newspaper clippings, newspaper and periodical articles written by Lovelock for 1924-1948. For the years from late 1931 to the end of 1935 these volumes also include detailed journal accounts of his races, written up and expanded from his briefer diary entries.

Includes volume of clippings concerning Lovelock's visit to New Zealand in Oct-Dec 1936; pamphlet titled `Athletics for Health' by J E Lovelock (1937) and the Official Report of the XIth Olympiad 1936, presented to Lovelock by the British Olympic Association.

Born in New Zealand, educated at Timaru Boys' High School and University of Otago. Lovelock left New Zealand in 1931 as a Rhodes Scholar to Oxford University, where he became renowned as an athlete. He retired in 1936 to pursue his medical career, but remained active as a sports writer for various magazines and newspapers.

Quantity: 31 volume(s).

Physical Description: Holographs, printed matter, photographs

Finding Aids: Paper inventory previously available in the reading room was removed on 1 December 2014, as it contained no further information. A copy is available in the staff backfile..

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Format
31 volume(s), Diaries, Scrapbooks, Clippings, Pamphlets, Photographs, Manuscripts, Holographs, printed matter, photographs
There are 32 sub-groups.
There are 190 items in total.
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Photograph of Jack Lovelock winning the 1500 metres at the Berlin Olympic Games
Date: 6 Aug 1936 From: Lovelock, John Edward (Jack), 1910-1949 : Papers Ref: MSX-2261-062 Description: Photograph by an unknown photographer, from Jack Lovelock's albums showing his victory at the Berlin Olympics. Behind him are his great rivals, the American...
Photograph of Jack Lovelock and other members of the New Zealand Olympic team after their arrival in Berlin
Date: 28 Jul 1936 From: Lovelock, John Edward (Jack), 1910-1949 : Papers Ref: MSX-2261-005 Description: Photograph from Jack Lovelock's scrapbooks showing a photograph of the New Zealand Olympic team on its arrival in Berlin. Lovelock is in the centre holding a...
Date: 1937 From: Lovelock, John Edward (Jack), 1910-1949 : Papers Ref: MSX-2268 Description: Quantity: 1 volume(s).
Photograph of Archie San Romani beating Jack Lovelock in a mile race at Princeton University
Date: 4 Oct 1936 From: Lovelock, John Edward (Jack), 1910-1949 : Papers Ref: MSX-2260-103 Description: Photograph shows San Romani beating Lovelock in the one mile race at Princeton University. Behind them in third place is Glen Cunningham. Quantity: 1 page. ...
Date: 1937 From: Lovelock, John Edward (Jack), 1910-1949 : Papers Ref: MSX-2267 Description: Quantity: 1 volume(s) (24 p).
Newspaper cutting of Jack Lovelock and H G Owen-Smith
Date: 15 Dec 1937 From: Lovelock, John Edward (Jack), 1910-1949 : Papers Ref: MSX-2263-043 Description: Cutting from The Tatler magazine. Caption reads `Up to take their medicine schools at Oxford'. Quantity: 1 page. Physical Description: Newspaper cutting 10...
Photograph - Lovelock and Jules Ladoumegue at lunch
Date: 15 Sep 1933 From: Lovelock, John Edward (Jack), 1910-1949 : Papers Ref: MSX-2248-070 Description: Caption for photograph reads "Paris - Another original" Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s). Physical Description: Photograph 180mm x 140mm, on ...
Photograph of Jack Lovelock, Bill Bonthron and Glenn Cunningham racing in the Princeton mile
Date: 15 Jun 1935 From: Lovelock, John Edward (Jack), 1910-1949 : Papers Ref: MSX-2254-080 Description: Photograph showing Cunningham leading Lovelock and Bonthron at the end of the third lap of the Princeton mile race. Lovelock has added the comment that 'Bont...
Photograph of Jack Lovelock winning an Inter-Hospital Sports mile race
Date: 22 May 1935 From: Lovelock, John Edward (Jack), 1910-1949 : Papers Ref: MSX-2253-065 Description: A page from Jack Lovelock's album/journals showing a photograph of him winning an Inter-Hospitals mile race. Quantity: 1 page. Physical Description: Photog...
Photograph of Jack Lovelock being congratulated by W R (Bill) Bonthron
Date: 21 Jul 1934 From: Lovelock, John Edward (Jack), 1910-1949 : Papers Ref: MSX-2251-032 Description: Photograph shows Lovelock being congratulated by Bonthron after Lovelock's victory in their mile race on 21 July 1934 at White City Stadium in London. Quant...