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robertsnell
05-15-2011, 02:56 PM
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/newsletter-vol%207-%20no%203.pdf

this site is secure to view and download the newsletter

GorDoom
05-15-2011, 04:15 PM
Thanks for posting, Rob. I pinned it so it won't slide down. & Guys, I really recommend checking this out there is some great stuff in his newsletters.

GorDoom

robertsnell
05-15-2011, 05:04 PM
thanks for that, I will re do all the other ones which were lost asap

robertsnell
05-17-2011, 12:17 PM
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/newsletter-vol%207-%20no%203.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/Sullivan-autobiography-2.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/newsletter-vol%207-%20no%202.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/newsletter-vol%206-%20no%206.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/vol%206%20no5.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/vol%206%20no1.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/vol%206%20no2.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/vol%205%20no7.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/vol%206%20no4.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/vol%206%20no3.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/vol%205%20no11.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/vol%205%20no10.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/vol%205%20no9.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/vol%205%20no8.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/vol%205%20no6.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/vol%205%20no5.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/vol%205%20no4a.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/vol%205%20no3.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/vol%205%20no2.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/vol%205%20no1.pdf

Dan1213
05-17-2011, 06:32 PM
Still won't open!

GorDoom
05-17-2011, 08:09 PM
Opens for me. This is VERY cool stuff!

GorDoom

robertsnell
05-18-2011, 05:48 AM
you should be able to open the files. Do you have adobe reader installed, if not that is the only reason I can think of as to why it will not work.

robertsnell
06-05-2011, 03:24 AM
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/newsletter-vol%207-%20no%205.pdf

robertsnell
06-15-2011, 05:06 AM
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/vol%204%20no13.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/vol%204%20No%20-%2012.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/vol%204%20no11.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/vol%204%20no10.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/vol%204%20No%20-%209.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/vol%204%20No%20-%208.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/vol%204%20No%20-%207.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/vol%204%20No%20-%206.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/vol%204%20No%20-%205.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/vol%204%20No%20-%204.pdf

robertsnell
06-15-2011, 05:07 AM
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/vol%204%20No%20-%203.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/vol%204%20No%20-%202.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/vol%204%20No%20-%201.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/Vol%203%20-No-11.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/Vol%203%20-No-10.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/Vol%203%20-No-9.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/Vol%203%20-No-8.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/Vol%203%20-No-7.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/Vol%203%20-No-6.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/Vol%203%20-No-5.pdf

robertsnell
06-15-2011, 05:08 AM
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/vol%201%20-no-18-part-1.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/vol%201%20-no-17.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/vol%201%20-no-16.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/vol%201%20-no%20%2015.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/vol%201%20-no-14.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/vol%201%20-no-13.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/vol%201%20-no-12.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/vol%201%20-no-11.pdf

robertsnell
06-15-2011, 05:09 AM
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/vol%201%20-no-10.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/vol%201%20-no-9.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/vol%201%20-no-8.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/vol%201%20-no-7.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/vol%201%20-no-6.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/vol%201%20-no-5.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/vol%201%20-no-4.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/vol%201%20-no-3.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/vol%201%20-no-4.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/vol%201%20-no-3.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/Vol%201%20-No-2.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/Vol%201%20-No-1.pdf

robertsnell
06-15-2011, 05:10 AM
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/newsletter-vol%207-%20no%204.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/newsletter-vol%207-%20no%204.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/newsletter-vol%207-%20no%204.pdf
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/newsletter-vol%207-%20no%205.pdf

robertsnell
06-30-2011, 11:51 AM
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/newsletter-vol%207-%20no%207.pdf

robertsnell
07-27-2011, 05:40 AM
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/newsletter-vol%207-%20no%208.pdf
hope you like this one guys

robertsnell
09-14-2011, 06:58 AM
this issue is all about Jim Corbett

http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/newsletter-vol%207-%20no%209.pdf

don1234
09-14-2011, 12:21 PM
Great stuff, Robert. Thanks to all.

Couple of questions:

Vol 7 #s:

1, 2 & 6. Are they posted?

robertsnell
09-14-2011, 03:20 PM
sadly some of the links were lost when the site crashed and i will have to re do them sometime

don1234
09-14-2011, 04:10 PM
Sad but thanks for ending my tail chasing!

robertsnell
09-14-2011, 05:03 PM
I will sort this out by tomorrow afternoon

robertsnell
09-16-2011, 03:39 AM
vol 7 no 1

http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/vol7no1.pdf

vol 7 no 2
http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/newsletter-vol%207-%20no%202.pdf

vol 7 no 6

http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/newsletter-vol%207-%20no%206.pdf

rocky111
09-16-2011, 10:56 AM
Man!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Outstanding stuff. cant wait to see and read all of it. its worth the time. thank you very much rob

don1234
09-16-2011, 12:05 PM
Thanks, Robert.

robertsnell
09-16-2011, 05:45 PM
thank you both it is much appreciated

GorDoom
09-16-2011, 08:28 PM
Robert:

I feel sorta foolish because it wasn't until yesterday that I realized that having the title "May Newsletter" which is where we started was totally inappropriate & a misnomer. That title also accounted for the lack of views. So I changed the title to Boxing History Newsletter with no date specified & whaddaya know, since yesterday there's been more than a 100 views. Sorry it took me so long, the ol' synapsis don't snap to the way they used to...

& onces again absolutely terrific work. I'm honored to have it on the CBZ & if you like I'll talk to Dig & we can put a link to it on the front page of the CBZ.

regards,

GorDoom

PD99
09-17-2011, 01:23 AM
Fantastic literature.

Thank you very much Robert and to the CBZ as carrier.

Really don't know why I over-sighted this, perhaps due in part to the original title as suggested but I generally give everything a good look anyway.

Not enough appreciation for such work is shown and I am often guilty of getting my $$$'s worth read without so much as a thank you.

Rob, truly appreciated, thanks again.

robertsnell
09-17-2011, 10:35 AM
Thank you both very much indeed for your kind words of appreciation for the newsletters. I would be delighted if a link was placed on the front page as this would do a great deal in terms of awareness and of course reader numbers. I email the work to several hundred people apart from posting them on a few sites and always get a fair number of messages back. I never dreamed that they would grow in popularity and size - i do get a bit carried away with content size at times - . They take a fair bit of work but I do get a load of fun out of doing them.

many thanks guys

Rob

robertsnell
10-09-2011, 10:30 AM
The Boxing Biographies Newsletter
Volume 7 No 10 – 9th Oct , 2011
www.boxingbiographies.com

If you wish to sign up for the newsletters ( which includes the images ) please email the message “NEWS LETTER” robert.snell1@ntlworld.com



Name: Tommy Ryan
Career Record: click
Alias: Joseph Youngs
Nationality: US American
Birthplace: Redwood, NY
Hometown: Van Nuys, CA
Born: 1870-03-31
Died: 1948-08-03
Age at Death: 78
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 5' 7�
Trainer: Jack Hamilton
Manager: Captain Jim Westcott

Tommy Ryan 1911-12 articles

In 1911 Tommy Ryan wrote a series of weekly articles for the Syracuse Herald entitled “Nineteen Years In The Ring”, the story of the life and battles Of Tommy Ryan, retired middleweight champion of the world as written by himself.

There are 38 weekly instalments and I have reproduced them with as much accuracy as possible given the poor quality of some of the documents. In addition to the text I have added various other items of interest. The remaining articles are in the next edition.

Part 1 - 3rd September 1911

It is I believe the custom to start a story of a person’s life history with the facts of his birth. I shall doubtless surprise some of my readers by statements which I shall make in this as well as the other articles. The general impression among ring followers all over the country is that I am of Jewish parentage. While I have nothing but the highest regard for that race, I am not a member of it. I was born in the little town of Redwood in Jefferson County, New York on March 31 1870. My father was a Frenchman and my mother English I was christened Joseph Younges ( note the spelling, ) how I came to be known as Tommy Ryan will be made known in another article. When I was a youngster my parents moved to Syracuse and I received my early Education in the public schools in Salt City. While I have been away from Syracuse at various times for considerable periods I still look upon that city as my home and will always be viewed by me as such.

However, the boyhood joys and troubles of a youngster will hardly be of interest to the great majority of my readers so I will pass over fifteen years by simply, stating that I had as many troubles and scrapes as the average youngster and managed to live through them. My fifteenth birthday found me as a water boy with one of the construction gangs on the Toledo & Ann Arbor railway in Michigan. The line was being constructed at that time, and it was among the railway labourers that I got my first smack of fighting. Camps were erected along the line of the railway several miles apart. Part of the equipment of every camp seemed to be a few pairs of boxing gloves, for men living a clean, healthy life. in the open are always followers of any clean, healthful sport, such as boxing prior to going to Michigan I had never seer, any regular boxing bouts.

While I was in Syracuse a man named Meyers who used to keep a saloon on Railroad street and every Saturday night there would be a couple of short bouts in the bar room. . As I was a small boy at that time I was frequently kicked out. In fact, I was never allowed In the room when any of the men knew I was there. They say that boys will be boys, and when a boy wants to see anything he will generally succeed. I was no exception, and I managed by devious ways to see a few of these bouts. After I had been in the construction camp for a short time I was allowed to put on the gloves myself. Right here I want to tell my readers that the boxing glove of those days and the glove of to-day are entirely different things, though known, by the same name. The boxing glove of I885 was a skin-tight leather glove that was devised more for the protection of the hand of the boxer wearing it than for the protection of the man upon whom it was to be used.
Boxing seemed to come quite natural To me I was quick on my feet and could use my hands rather well I have never had a boxing lesson In my life, but experience Is the best lesson that any one can have. I was simply put up against a man and he went after me. It was up to me to look out for myself, and It was in such bouts that I learned the first movements of side-stepping, feinting and parrying that afterwards gave me a reputation in the boxing world. Before I had been boxing many weeks I was able to outbox any man in the camp . My fellow workers took considerable pride in my ability and being but a youngster, I came to look upon myself as rather clever. It gave me confidence, something that is greatly needed to make a good boxer However, there is such a thing as being over-confident, but I am not going to take up that question here.

The various camps soon began to arrange bouts between their respective boxing champions – the best man In the camp meeting the best of another. When such a bout was arranged the men from our camp would get out the hand cars and make the trip to the camp where the bout would be held. I was taken the round of all the camps and was returned a winner in every bout. The bouts were all with the skin-tight gloves and such things as rounds were unknown. There would be a signal to start, and it was a case of keep fighting until one man was knocked out or until one gave up. Some of those camp fights of mine lasted only a few minutes while others required a full hour. The bouts usually took place in a big mess house or in the open air. There were no padded canvas floors to fall upon, no skilled seconds to take care of you every three minutes. The floors were uneven, rough and hard. Stimulants during the bouts were entirely out of the question.
Use this link to download the full 20 articles in a pdf file

http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/24/2416390/newsletter-vol%207-%20no%2010.pdf

GorDoom
10-13-2011, 11:53 AM
Robert:

P.M. me your email address or phone # I want to discuss with you how you want the newsletter laid out on the front page of the CBZ.

GorDoom

robertsnell
10-14-2011, 05:21 PM
robert.snell1@ntlworld.com

robertsnell
11-05-2011, 03:01 AM
The Boxing Biographies Newsletter
Volume 7 No 11 – 31st Oct , 2011
Tommy Ryan 1911-12 articles
In 1911 Tommy Ryan wrote a series of weekly articles for the Syracuse Herald entitled “Nineteen Years In The Ring”, the story of the life and battles Of Tommy Ryan, retired middleweight champion of the world as written by himself.
There are 38 weekly installments and I have reproduced them with as much accuracy as possible given the poor quality of some of the documents. In addition to the text I have added various other items of interest.
http://www.keepandshare.com/doc/3235712 ... -734k?da=y

diggity
11-12-2011, 02:29 PM
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