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Box 606157584


Contains 1 Result:


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

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).
Shelfmark: MS. 11527/9
Extents: 1 box (1 folder)
Dates: Majority of material found in Bulk, 1954; 1951-1955