Boy Scouts Cambridge & District Association, 1912. Card Stock. An early, rare, and virtual who's who of the Cambridge/UK Boy Scout movement as it was evolving shortly after the movement's incorpation in 1912. Having autographs in pencil from every official listed in the program - as well as some additional attendees, for a total of thirty autographs in all. Some of the signatories on the lower cover verso are : George Stace (President, Ald., J.P. and two time Mayor of Cambridge [1906-07 and 1910-11] ) ; E. Scott (Scoutmaster who gave the lead song for the evening) ; Geoffrey H. Crump (District Scoutmaster who gave the 2nd song and apparently also introduced the President for the evenings final toast) ; M.M. Eastwell (Scoutmaster who gave the 3rd song) ; Colonel Howard Marsh (Master of Downing who gave a toast) ; Colonel Ulick G.C. de Burgh (Deputy Chief Commissioner who gave a toast) ; F.G. Aldridge (Scoutmaster who gave the 5th song) ; G.T. Waldegrave (Scoutmaster who gave the 7th song) and H.M. Hake (Assistant Scoutmaster who gave the 8th and final song) ], two signatures on upper cover [B.A. Resker ; H.R. Mallett] and a further six additional signatures recto lower cover [W.R. Coppleston ; S.R. Medge (Wedge?) ; C.H. Hills ; L.S. Ward (Assistant Scoutmaster who gave 4th song) ; P. W. Robinson ; William D. Cole]. See photos for menu choices and additional signatories. Individual printed dinner menu and evenings itinerary tipped into printed and hand colored decorative card covers, 16mo (6-1/2 inches tall x 4-3/8 inches wide), "Spalding, Cambridge" stamped in blind onto foot of lower cover. Menu has light toning and stains with smudging to pencil autographs. At Least Very Good. Item #3472
"The Scout Association is the largest Scouting organization in the United Kingdom and is the World Organization of the Scout Movement's recognized member for the United Kingdom (UK). Following the origin of Scouting in 1907, the association was formed in 1910 and incorporated in 1912 by a Royal Charter under its previous name of The Boy Scouts Association." wiki accessed 03/2020. Ask about our other Scouting memorablia.
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