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Padwick Bibliography Of Cricket

As well as details of statistical sources, business materials, current scholarly publications and finding aids, the list also contains a number of older publications which are considered to be of particular interest to sports historians. 

Bibliographies and resources
Biography
Business
Dictionaries
Encyclopedias
Research
Rules
Statistics
Yearbooks and almanacs
Individual sports
Olympic and Paralympic Games

Bibliographies and resources

Allen, Beth Mary, Sports, exercise, and fitness: a guide to reference and information sources. Westport, Conn.; London: Libraries Unlimited, 2005.
HLR 796.07

*Arbena, Joseph L., An Annotated bibliography of Latin American sport: pre-conquest to the present. New York; London: Greenwood, 1989.

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*Bibliography of British athletic club histories. Bulletin no.1- . Distance Learning Ltd, 1997- .
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Cox, R. W., British sport: a bibliography to 2000. Vol. 1, Nationwide histories. Vol. 2, Local histories. Vol. 3, Biographical studies of British sportsmen, sportswomen and animals. London: F. Cass, 2003.

HLR796.0941

Cox, R. W., History of sport: a guide to the literature and sources of information. Frodsham, Cheshire: British Society of Sport History in association with Sports History Publishing, c1994.

HLR796.0941

*Cox, R. W., Index to sporting manuscripts in the UK. Frodsham: British Society of Sport History in association with Sports History Publishing, c1995.
YK.1996.b.3570
*Cox, R. W., International sport: a bibliography, 1995-1999: including index to sports history journals, conference proceedings and essay collection. London: Routledge, 2004
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Cox R.W., Sport - a guide to historical sources in the U.K. Prepared for the Information Centre by Richard Cox. London: Sports Council, c1983.

HLR Enquiry Desk 026.796 (P)

Cox, R. W., Sport in Britain: a bibliography of historical publications, 1800-1987. Manchester: Manchester University Press, c1991.

HLR796.0941

*Higginson, Alexander Henry, British and American sporting authors. Their writings and biographies ... With a bibliography by Sydney R. Smith, etc.
London: Hutchinson & Co., 1951.

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*Gender issues in sport: a specialized bibliography from the SPORT database. Gloucester, Ontario: Sport Information Resource Centre, 1991.
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Information sources in sport and leisure. Editor Michele Shoebridge. London: Bowker-Saur, c1992.

HLR796.07

*Lovesey, Peter, The guide to British track and field literature, 1275-1968. London: Athletics Arena, 1969.
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*Shoebridge, Michele, Women in sport: a select bibliography. London: Mansell, 1987.

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Sport, leisure and tourism: information sources: a guide for researchers. Edited by Martin Scarrott. Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann, 1999.

HLR796.07

*Sport on film and video: the North American Society for Sport History guide. Metuchen, N.J; London: Scarecrow Press, 1993.
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SPRIG directory of periodicals in sport and recreation. 3rd ed. (1996)-. Sheffield: SPRIG, 1996-

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*Zeigler, Earle Frederick, Research in the history, philosophy, and international aspects of physical education and sport: bibliographies and techniques. Edited, with selected essays and bibliographies, by Earle F.Zeigler, etc. Champaign, Ill.: Stipes Publishing Co., [1971].

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Biography

*The Daily Telegraph book of sports obituaries. Edited by Martin Smith. London: Macmillan, 2000.

YK.2001.a.11670

Sport interviews in the BBC Sound Archive. [London]: BBC Sound Archive, 1991.

HUS.025.348209421BBC

Business

*Sport & the media: leisure intelligence, May 2003. London: Mintel International Group, 2003.
(B)AK 60 Business
*The sports market. Hampton: Key Note, 2004- . (Key note market review)
(B) MKT 338.47796094105 Business
*Sport business in numbers 2007- . London: SportBusiness, 2007- .
(B) MKT 338.47796 Business
*Sport business United Kingdom: the definitive referenceguide to the UK sports industry. 2002/3- .London: SportBusiness Group, 2002- .
(B) AA 663 Business

Dictionaries

*The Dictionary of sport: the complete guide for TV viewers, spectators and players. General editor: Gerry Cox. London: Carlton, 1999.

YC.2001.a.1641

Dictionary of sporting artists, 1650-1990. Edited by Mary Ann Wingfield. Woodbridge: Antique Collectors' Club, 1992.

HLR704.949

The Oxford companion to sports & games. Edited by John Arlott. London, etc.: Oxford University Press, 1975.

HLR796.03

Room, Adrian, Dictionary of sports and games terminology.  Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Co., c2010.  
HLR 796.03

Encyclopedias

Berkshire encyclopedia of world sport / David Levinson and Karen Christensen, editors. Great Barrington, Mass.: Berkshire, c2005.
HLR 796.03
*Cashmore, Ernest, Sports culture: an A-Z guide. London: Routledge, 2000.

YC.2003.a.13571

Encyclopedia of British sport. Edited by Richard Cox, Grant Jarvie, Wray Vamplew. Oxford: Clio, 2000.

HLR796.0941

Encyclopedia of traditional British rural sports / edited by Tony Collins, John Martin, and Wray Vamplew. London: Routledge, 2005.
HLR 796.0941
Golden, Mark, Sport in the ancient world from A to Z. London: Routledge, 2003.
HLR 796.0938
International encyclopedia of women and sports. Edited by Karen Christensen, Allen Guttmann, Gertrud Pfister. New York; London: Macmillan Reference USA, 2001.

HLR796.082

*Matthews, Peter, The Guinness encyclopedia of international sports records and results. Enfield: Guinness Publishing, 1995.

YK.1996.b.1871

Montague, Trevor, A to Z of sport: the compendium of sporting knowledge. London: Little, Brown, 2004.
HLR 796.03

Research

*Edwards, Allan, Qualitative research in sport management. Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann, 2009.
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Gratton, Chris, Research methods for sport studies. London: Routledge, 2004.
OPL 796.072
*McNamee, M. J., Research ethics in exercise, health and sports sciences. London: Routledge, 2007.
YC.2007.a.880
*Philosophy and the sciences of exercise, health and sport: critical perspectives on research methods. Edited by Mike McNamee. London: Routledge, 2005.
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*Tenenbaum, Gershon, Methods of research in sport sciences: quantitative and qualitative approaches. Oxford: Meyer & Meyer Sport, 2005.
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Rules

*The sports book: the sports, the rules, the tactics, the techniques. Editorial consultant Ray Stubbs. London: Dorling Kindersley, 2007.
YK.2008.b.7875
*The sports rules book. Human Kinetics. Champaign, Ill.; Leeds: Human Kinetics, c2004.
YK.2005.b.2578

Statistics

Fallowfield, Joanne L,.Using statistics in sport and exercise science research. Chichester: Lotus, 2005.
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General household survey. Stationery Office.
SPIS National Statistics Collection

Yearbooks and almanacs

*The Guinness sports yearbook ..1994- . Enfield: Guinness Publishing, 1993- .

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*Whitaker's almanack. International sports records and results 1998/9- . London: The Stationery Office, 1998- .

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Individual sports

American football

*Smith, Myron J., The College football bibliography. Westport, Conn.; London: Greenwood Press, 1994.

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*Smith, Myron J., Professional football: the official pro football hall of fame: bibliography. Westport, Conn;: London: Greenwood Press, 1993.

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Athletics

McNab, Tom, An Athletics compendium: a annotated guide to the UK literature of track and field. Compiled by Tom MacNab, Peter Lovesey, Andrew Huxtable. Boston Spa: British Library, 2001.

HLR796.42

Boxing

Boddy, Kasia, Boxing: a cultural history. London: Reaktion, c2008.
HLR 796.83
*Hartley, R. A., History & bibliography of boxing books: collectors guide to the history of pugilism incorporating a bibliography containing some 2100 titles on all aspects of pugilism published in the English language. Alton: Nimrod, [1989.]

YK.1990.b.2414

Cricket

Padwick, E. W., A Bibliography of cricket. London: Library Association in association with McKenzie (Bookseller) on behalf of Cricket Society, 1984.

HLR796.358

Eley, Stephen, Padwick's bibliography of cricket. Compiled by Stephen Eley and Peter Griffiths. Vol.2, London: Library Association for the Cricket Society, 1991.

HLR796.358

Powell, William, Cricket in sound and vision: a discography and videography of cricket. Hainault: County Print Services, c1994.

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Cycling

*A Bibliography of cycling books. Birmingham: National Cycle Archive, 1993-.

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Football

Encyclopedia of British football. Editors, Richard Cox, Dave Russell and Wray Vamplew. London: Frank Cass, 2002.

HLR796.334

Seddon, Peter J., A Football compendium: a comprehensive guide to the literature of association football. Boston Spa: The British Library, 1995.

HLR796.334

Seddon, Peter J., A Football compendium: an expert guide to the books, films, and music of Association football. 2nd edition. Boston Spa: British Library, 1999.

HLR796.334

Rugby

Jenkins, John M., A Rugby compendium: an authoritative guide to the literature of Rugby Union football. London: British Library, 1998.

HLR796.333

Tennis

*Phillips, Dennis J., The Tennis sourcebook. Lanham, [MD]: Scarecrow Press, 1995.

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Olympic and Paralympic Games

Bailey, Steve, Athlete first: a history of the paralympic movement. Hoboken, N.J: Wiley, c2008.
HLR 796.087
Encyclopedia of the modern Olympic movement / edited by John E. Findling and Kimberly D. Pelle. Westport, Conn.; London: Greenwood Press, 2004.
HLR 796.48
Mallon, Bill, Historical dictionary of the Olympic movement / Bill Mallon with Ian Buchanan. 3rd edition. Lanham, Md.; Oxford: Scarecrow Press, 2006.
HLR 796.48
Rogan, M. and Rogan, M., Britain and the Olympic Games; past, present, legacy. Leicester: Matador, 2011.
HLR 796.48
Wallechinsky, David, The complete book of the Olympics. 2008 edition. David Wallechinsky and Jaime Loucky. London: Aurum, c2008.
HLR 796.48

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Gibbs also contributed many entries to the Oxford Companion to Australian Sport (1994) and the Oxford Companion to Australian Cricket (1996).

With fellow historian and friend Dr Richard Cashman he co-edited Early Cricket in Sydney 1803-1856, publishing a meticulously researched and original manuscript completed that had been written in 1931, in neat handwriting, by Jas Scott. Gibbs approached former Test great Alan Davidson to secure the support of the NSW Cricket Association to publish this important work in 1991. It contained fascinating insights into cricket in the colonial era, based on Scott's careful research sifting through a mass of newspaper clippings. The manuscript had earlier languished in the Association Library for 60 years.

Gibbs contributed to the Australian Cricket Journal from 1985 to 1990. He also wrote on cricket memorabilia for Wisden Cricketers' Almanack Australia. His work The Don: a Bibliography & Referential Journey (2001), is an invaluable publication.

He sent his revised 2014 version of The Gibbs Guide to Items Not in Padwick to book collector Roger Page in Melbourne, a week before he died.

The English librarian Eric W. Padwick had compiled A Bibliography of Cricket in 1977 with a further volume in 1991, attempting to list cricket books published throughout the world. Gibbs supplemented it in 2004 with The Gibbs Guide to Items Not in Padwick, which had over two thousand books, brochures and other items not described in the two Padwick bibliographies. This was followed by his Post Padwick: The Gibbs Extension of Padwick's Bibliography: 1990-2006, recently extended to 2013. This was a unique compilation and invaluable to cricket historians.

Stephen Walter Gibbs was born on November 6, 1950, the third child of Walter Gibbs and his wife, and Rose (nee O'Brien). He was educated at the De La Salle College, Revesby Heights then went to the University of NSW and graduated in 1972 with a B.Comm. He took a Nursing Aide Certificate in 1977, a Diploma of Librarianship in 1980, and a Masters of Management at the University of Technology in 1993.

Only recently Gibbs completed his monumental manuscript The Gibbs Index to Cricket, which, in over 2000 pages, provides references to tens of thousands of matters related to the playing, history and recording of the game over the years.

He was an Honorary Library Consultant with NSW Cricket Association from 1996 to 2006, where he was responsible for expanding the collection of its library.

Gibbs worked as a nurse from 1975 to 1978 and then was a librarian at the Willoughby, Ku-ring-gai, Blue Mountains, Penrith and Hurstville libraries from 1979 to 1995.

In the final stage of his career he worked as a management analyst in the local government and tertiary education sectors, retiring in 2011 as the Executive Officer in the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment at the University of Newcastle.

Fittingly, Gibbs left his cricketing gear, including his favourite bat, which he boasted "still had several centuries in it" to his great-nephew, Alec, a keen cricketer.

Stephen Gibbs, who died of pancreatic cancer, is survived by his former wife Sharron, son James, stepdaughter Gabriella, nephew Matthew, goddaughter Ashley, siblings Peter, Ruth, Laurence and Rosemary and a large pavilion of family and friends.

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