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Kingston Polytechnic: Items relating to Rams Rugby Football Club

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 2108 KUAS85
Held at: Kingston University
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Full title: Kingston Polytechnic: Items relating to Rams Rugby Football Club
Date(s): 1979-1982
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 2 jerseys and 6 documents
Name of creator(s): Kingston Polytechnic
Kingston Polytechnic | Rams Rugby Football Club
Shepherd | John | fl. 1979- | former Kingston Polytechnic student
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Kingston Polytechnic was formed in 1970 from the merger of Kingston College of Technology and Kingston College of Art. Gipsy Hill Teacher Training College then became part of the Polytechnic in 1975. In 1992 the Polytechnic was given university status to form Kingston University.

Rams Rugby Football Club was the student rugby club of Kingston Polytechnic.

John Shepherd was a student at Kingston Polytechnic and a member of the Rams Rugby Football Club from 1979-1982.


Scope and content/abstract:

Items relating to Kingston Polytechnic's Rams Rugby Football Club. Includes 2 rugby jerseys (one touring, one standard), three copies of Jersey tour 1981 booklet, and 3 membership cards with year fixtures for the clubs for years 1979-1980, 1980-1981, 1981-1982. Items collected by John Shepherd, former Kingston Polytechnic student and Rams team member.

Access & Use

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Conditions governing access:

Items available to view by appointment in the Archives and Special Collections. Please email at least 24 hours in advance of your visit at

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copying may be restricted due to physical condition or due to copyright law. Please send any requests for copying to the Archive.

Finding aids:

Basic catalogue listing available on our online catalogue at

Archival Information

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Immediate source of acquisition:

Presented to the Archives and Special Collections by John Shepherd.

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Date(s) of descriptions:
30 Jun 2015

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