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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 LMA/4045
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1892-1990
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 3.5 linear metres
Name of creator(s): London Schools Football Association


Administrative/Biographical history:

The London Schools Football Association is a voluntary body with no paid officials. It was founded in October 1892 at a meeting of officials from football associations from Tower Hamlets, Greenwich, Finsbury, West Ham, Marylebone and South London. The first president was Lord Kinnaird (1892-1920).


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the London Schools Football Association. The records show the day to day running of the Association through minutes dating from its foundation in 1892 and finance records spanning 1957-1973. Results and match files are also included along with a series of publications containing handbooks and programmes, and a series of photographs showing many of the London versus Glasgow Representative matches from the earliest in 1905.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

The records have been arranged in the following order:
Minutes - LMA/4045/01;
Accounts - LMA/4045/02;
Results - LMA/4045/03;
Files - LMA/4045/04;
Pamphlets - LMA/4045/05;
Photographs - LMA/4045/06.

Conditions governing access:

The records are open and available for consultation.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to these records rests with the depositor.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Records gifted to the Archive in April 1998.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
June to August 2010.

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