A Collection level finding aid to the archives of the National Cyclists' Union.


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Administrative/Biographical History

Scope and Content

System of Arrangement

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accruals

Access Conditions

Restrictions

Existence of Copies

Language of Material

Other finding aids

Related Units of Description

Index Headings

A Collection level finding aid to the archives of the National Cyclists' Union.

The cataloguing of this material was supported by the National Cycle Archive and the Heritage Lottery Fund. We are grateful for their support.


Reference MSS.328/BU
Title Records of the National Cyclists' Union
Dates of Creation 1878-1958
Held at Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick Library
Extent 0.364 cubic metres
Physical Characteristics/Requirements Some items are too fragile to use, including the minute book of the Bicycle Union, 1878-1881, which is available only on microfilm.
Name of Creator National Cyclists' Union
Level of description Fonds
Language English

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Administrative/Biographical History

The Bicycle Union was formed in 1878. It amalgamated with the Tricycle Association in 1882, and in 1883 was re-named the National Cyclists' Union. In 1959 the National Cyclists' Union amalgamated with the British League of Racing Cyclists to become the British Cycling Federation.

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Scope and Content

Records, mainly minutes, 1878-1958, being those of the Bicycle Union, 1878-1883, and afterwards as the National Cyclists' Union from1883-1958.

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System of Arrangement

The Modern Records Centre uses a classification scheme. For further details of the scheme, see http://www.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/mrcclass.shtml. It is compatible with ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description (2000).

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The archive of the British Cycling Federation was deposited in the Centre by the National Cycle Archive in November 1994.

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Accruals

Further deposits are not expected.

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Access Conditions

There are no restrictions on access to these papers.

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Copyright/Reproduction

There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law.

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Existence of Copies

A microfilm of the minute book of the Bicycle Union, 1878-1881, has been made, due to the fragile state of the original.

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Language of Material

English

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Other finding aids

Authority records exist for the Bicycle Union (GB 0152 AAR0034), National Cyclists' Union (GB 0152 AAR0036), the British Cycling Federation (GB 0152 AAR0033), the British League of Racing Cyclists (GB 0152 AAR0037) and the Tricycle Association (GB 0152 AAR1952).

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Related Units of Description

Records of the British Cycling Federation (MSS.328/BCF) and the British League of Racing Cyclists (MSS.328/BLRC) are held at the Centre.

Other records deposited by the National Cycle Archive (MSS.328.)

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Index Headings

Bicycle Union

British Cycling Federation

British League of Racing Cyclists

National Cyclists' Union

Tricycle Association

Bicycle racing Great Britain

Cycling Great Britain

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