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Calgary Winter Club fonds


Physical Description:
50 cm of textual records. -- 14 audio cassettes. -- 112 photographs

The Calgary Winter Club, a recreational facility located on 10 acres in northwest Calgary, Alberta, was first proposed by Roy Farran. A board of directors was elected at a public meeting in late 1957, and after a fund-raising campaign, the building was started in 1959. It was officially opened in 1960. The club provides facilities for curling, bowling, badminton, tennis, swimming and other sports, as well as for social events. For further information see Calgary Winter Club, 1960-1985. - Calgary : Calgary Winter Club, 1985.

Scope and Content:
The fonds consists of certificate of incorporation, annual reports, minutes, newsletters, photographs of the building, personalities, and events, slides of architectural plans, and interviews with these members: Don Baldwin, Jim Channon, Norma Clark, Tom Clark, Lori Darroch, Brian Dick, Bridget Dunton, Myrtle Ellis, Gordie Fox, Al Grose, Bernice MacEwan, Tommy Malcom, Bill McCallum, Barb McNabb, Chal McNichol, John McNichol, Bill Murray, George Robertson, "Robbie" Robinson, Peter Robuta, Linda Rogers, Marg Scott, Al Seguin, Winnie Silverthorne, Gord Smith, Ester Terriff, Charlie Thompson, Ila Webber, Jim Whiteford, and Baba Zonda.

Source of Acquisition:
Gift of the Calgary Winter Club, 1985.

The material is in English.

No restrictions on access.

Finding Aids:
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Call Numbers:
(M=manuscript; N&P=photos; R=sound recordings; S=slides; F=films)
M-7110, PA-2713, S-156, RCT-690

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