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Calgary Yacht Club fonds


Physical Description:
1.25 m of textual records. -- 147 photographs

The Calgary Yacht Club was founded in Calgary, Alberta and incorporated as a society in 1934. A.B. Himmelman was the first commodore. The objects of the club are to encourage proficiency in the handling of all types of boats, and to arrange competitions. Its first clubhouse was built on the northeast end of Chestermere Lake, but was moved to the east shore of the lake in 1951. In 1976 a new two-storey clubhouse was built.

Scope and Content:
The fonds consists of minutes and bylaws (1939-1994); membership records (1937-1989); scrapbooks (1964-2002) which include membership lists, newsclippings, minutes, newsletters and financial statements; records and memorabilia related to club activities (1945-2002); and photographs of sailing and club events (1935-1992).

Source of Acquisition:
Gifts of Ken Penley and Norman Weismose, 1989-2002.

The material is in English.

No restrictions on access.

Finding Aids:
Inventory available. Please consult before requesting material.

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Further additions expected.

Call Numbers:
(M=manuscript; N&P=photos; R=sound recordings; S=slides; F=films)
M-7964, M-8600, PA-3138, NA-5264, PD-379

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