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Four minute mile congratulations, bulk: Bulk, 1954, 1951-1955

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MS. 11527/9
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Congratulations following Bannister's world record, Oxford, England, May 1954. Includes some best wishes telegrams sent before the race, a congratulatory telegraph from running rival John Landy, and a telegram from Edmund Hillary and the New Zealand Himalayan Expedition sent from 'Twenty thousand feet'. Also includes congratulatory and catch-up letters sent to Bannister's parents (1951-1955).

Dates

  • Creation: Majority of material found in Bulk, 1954
  • Creation: 1951-1955

Extent

1 box (1 folder)

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. 11527/9

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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