Papers of Herbert David Ziman (1902-83)

Herbert David Ziman was at University College between 1920 and 1925. He later become a journalist working for various papers, including the "Daily Telegraph". These papers were given to the College in 1993. They consist of various batells bills, society membership cards and some correspondence.

    UC:P23/C - CORRESPONDENCE

UC:P23/C/1    9 Nov 1919
Circular from University College giving the dates of interviews for candidates for Scholarships and Exhibitions.

UC:P23/C/2    3 Aug 1920
Circular from University College giving the date of the start of the next term.

UC:P23/C/3    16 Mar 1922
Circular listing contributors (with sums paid) the Bowles Testimonial Fund.

    UC:P23/F - PAPERS ON ZIMAN'S FINANCES

UC:P23/F/1    28 Jan 1921-15 May 1925
12 termly batells bills (the sequence is incomplete).

UC:P23/F/2    15 Oct-3 Dec (?)
Set of 8 weekly batells bills for an unknown Michaelmas Term.

UC:P23/F/3    21 Jan-11 Mar (?)
Set of 8 weekly batells bills for an unknown Hilary Term.

UC:P23/F/4    11 Dec 1920
Batells bill for food eaten at College in 10th Week.

UC:P23/F/5    1920
Tariff of prices from University College kitchen.

    UC:P23/N1 - PAPERS ON THE MARTLETS

UC:P23/N1/1    Jan 1922
Termcard for the Martlets Society for Hilary 1922.

UC:P23/N1/2        Oct 1922
Termcard for the Martlets Society for Michaelmas 1922.

UC:P23/N1/3    Jan 1923
Termcard for the Martlets Society for Hilary 1923 (events include a paper to be read by C.S. Lewis).

UC:P23/N1/4    Apr 1923
Termcard for the Martlets Society for Trinity 1923.

UC:P23/N1/5    Jan 1924
Termcard for the Martlets Society for Hilary 1924.

UC:P23/N1/6    22 Feb 1922
Menu for a dinner held by the Martlets of University College, Oxford, and Pembroke College, Cambridge.

UC:P23/N1/7-8    11 Feb 1923
Two copies of a menu for a dinner held by the Martlets of University College, Oxford, and Pembroke College, Cambridge.

UC:P23/N1/9    3 Dec 1923
Menu for a dinner held by the Martlets of University College, Oxford, and Pembroke College, Cambridge.

UC:P23/N1/10    27 Feb 1924
Menu for a dinner held by the Martlets of University College, Oxford, and Pembroke College, Cambridge.

UC:P23/N1/11    2 Mar 1923
Reprint of a Celebration Anthem originally written for the Martlets for their 100th meeting on 11 Feb 1887.

UC:P23/N2 - PAPERS ON THE BOAT CLUB

UC:P23/N2/1    17 Feb 1921
Rowing card (filled in) for Torpids 1921, printed for University College Boat Club.

UC:P23/N2/3    23 Feb 1922
Rowing card (partially filled in) for Torpids 1922, printed for University College Boat Club.

UC:P23/N2/3    25 May 1922
Rowing card for Eights Week, 1922, printed for University College Boat Club.

    UC:P23/N3 - PAPERS ON THE HOCKEY CLUB

UC:P23/N3/1    Oct 1921
Termcard for the University College Hockey Club, Michaelmas 1921, listing the term's fixtures.

UC:P23/N3/2    Jan 1922
Termcard for the University College Hockey Club, Hilary 1922, listing the term's fixtures.

    UC:P23/N4 - PAPERS ON THE RUGBY CLUB

UC:P23/N4/1    Oct 1921
Termcard for the University College Rugby Club, Michaelmas 1921, listing the term's fixtures.

UC:P23/N4/2    Jan 1922
Termcard for the University College Rugby Club, Hilary 1922, listing the term's fixtures.

    UC:P23/N5 - DINNER MENUS FOR VARIOUS COLLEGE OCCASIONS

UC:P23/N5/1    14 Mar 1921
Menu (signed by those present) for a dinner held to celebrate University College's victories in, respectively, the Inter-College Athletics Cup and the 2 Miles and 4 Miles relay, and being a finalist in the Inter-College Rugby Cup.

UC:P23/N5/2    6 Mar 1923
Menu (signed by those present) for a dinner held to celebrate University College's victories in, respectively, the Inter-College Athletics Cup and the Torpids Fours and being runner-up in the Inter-College Golf Cup.

    UC:P23/N6 - PAPERS ON OTHER SOCIETIES

UC:P23/N6/1    24 Jan 1921
Menu for the annual dinner of the New Tory Association (place not given).

UC:P23/N6/2-3    21 Nov 1922
Menu for the Jorrocks Memorial Dinner, held at the Clarendon Hotel, with an election poster for "Jorrocks" (presumably a joke candidate put up by some students for the 1922 General Election).

UC:P23/N6/4    6 Feb 1923
Menu for a dinner of the Oxford Italian Club, held at the Randolph Hotel.

UC:P23/N6/5    22 Jun 1923
Menu for a dinner of the Oxford University New Reform Club, in honour of David Lloyd George, who was present.
            [There is nothing explicitly to link Ziman with this dinner, but, on grounds of chronology, and the scope of this collection, he is the likeliest candidate for its source]

UC:P23/N6/6    Jan 1924
Termcard for the Jowett Society, of which Ziman was a member.

UC:P23/N6/7    Jan 1924
Termcard for the University College Philosophical Society, of which Ziman was a member, and to whom he read a paper.

UC:P23/N6/8-9    1920s?
Two versions of a list of rules of the Hypocrites Club, a society created for social, literary and artistic purposes.
            [As with N6/5 above, these documents are not explicitly linked with Ziman, and indeed are undated. However their style is  consistent with the 1920s, and the Club matches Ziman’s other interests.]