Name/TitlePapers: New Zealand Cricket Council Papers concerning the 1914 New Zealand tour to Australia
About this objectThe folder contains correspondence to and from the New Zealand Cricket Council concerning the tour of New Zealand to Australia in 1914.
Much of the domestic correspondence with New Zealand Cricket Associations concerns the financing of the tour and possible payment to players. There are also letters from Associations nominating players for the team. A final balance sheet is provided for the tour and there are numerous letters as to cost of travel and accommodation, etc.
There are letters from the New Zealand team manager in Australia concerning various games and occurrences and he provides a final report on the tour as a whole. Correspondence to and from Australia often concerns itinerary and costs.
Clarrie Grimmett is identified in various correspondence as the emergency slow bowler cover and there is a letter from Rupert Hickmott concerning his vaccination details and measurements for his New Zealand blazer and cap.
MakerNew Zealand Cricket Council
Place MadeNew Zealand
CollectionNew Zealand Cricket Collection
Credit LineNew Zealand Cricket Museum, nzcricketmuseum.co.nz
Object TypePapers, Letters & Documents