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Paper Collection of Football Clubs of the Upper Kiewa Valley

From the Collection of Kiewa Valley Historical Society Mount Beauty Information Centre 31 Bogong High Plains Rd Mt Beauty Vic

Description
Paper records for local (Upper Kiewa Valley) football clubs' history including minute books, notes, journals, newspaper cuttings, footy records and booklet produced for the Dederang-Mt Beauty Golden Jubilee in 1998.
Size
A4, A3 and miscellaneous.
Object Registration
KVHS 0950
Historical information
Tawonga's first recorded game was against Yackandandah in 1893 at Tawonga. Tawonga folded up in 1957 enabling Bogong to have 2 teams, the firsts and seconds in 1958. Bogong merged with Dederang in 1976 and became the Dederang-Mt Beauty Football Club.
Bogong joined the Yackandandah league in 1947. In 1954 Bogong entered the Ovens & King League. In 1960 Bogong United was in the Tallangatta League with Tallangatta, Kiewa, Kergunyah, Dederang, Lavington, Bandiana, Bullioh, Mitta United, Barnawartha, Sandy Creek and Yackandandah.
The Kiewa league was formed in 1923. In the 1930's Tawonga was in the Chiltern League then the Dederang League, then the Yackandandah League and then the Tallangatta League.
When Made
1940s onwards
Significance
The papers are a primary source of the history of the Bogong, Tawonga, Dederang and Mt Beauty Football Clubs. They include family names of players and families living in the Kiewa Valley at the time and increase an understanding of the social changes country areas have undergone during the period covered.
Last updated
28 Jul 2017 at 1:14PM