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Rest of the World memories

With MCC set to take on Rest of the World at Lord's on Saturday 5 July, MCC Archivist Rob Curphey looks at previous Rest of the World matches at the H... Read more

Lord's and the Great War

With 2014 being the Centenary of the beginning of the First World War, archivist Robert Curphey looks at the impact war had on Lord's. Read more

Maasai Warriors and nulla-nullas

In my time working in museums I’ve had some odd experiences - including having my hands inside Lord Grantham’s trousers and hoovering bears. Read more

Letters from India - MCC's 1964 tour

Ahead of India's tour to England this year, archivist Rob Curphey looks at MCC's trip to the sub-continent in 1964. Read more

WG Grace's Teapot

In her first blog for Lords.org, MCC Museum Documentation Assistant Heather Thomas discovers the man behind the myth of WG Grace. Read more

A history of footballing cricketers

In his latest blog, archivist Rob Curphey discovers which cricketers could also light up football grounds as their winter job. Read more

Christmas tales from the archive

In his latest Archivist Blog, Robert Curphey discovers some Christmas tales from years gone-by at the Home of Cricket. Read more

England Down Under in the 1950s

Archivist Rob Curphey discovers 'fines', a disgruntled mother and the necessity of clean teeth as he examines MCC's 1958/59 Ashes tour to Australia. Read more

Trueman, Boycott and the Frozen Ducks

MCC Archivist Rob Curphey recounts one of the more bizarre stories he's uncovered from the collections at Lord's - the tale of the 1964 Ashes and the ... Read more

Cross Arrows CC: A history

In his latest blog for Lords.org, archivist Rob Curphey uncovers some fascinating facts as he looks at the history of the Cross Arrows Cricket Club. Read more
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