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British Empire and Commonwealth Games Society (1954), Vancouver Committee fonds
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File includes itinerary for Duke of Edinburgh's visit; records pertaining to British Lawn Bowlers in Canada; mayor's letter to the competitors; Tom Howarth's List of Extra Activities on Behalf of British Empire & Commonwealth Games; Operation Schedule Courthouse; excerpt from minutes of finance committee; draft letter from mayor re British Empire & Commonwealth Games Committee members; draft message of welcome; press release; correspondence; song lyrics; draft speech; The Buzzer; list of British Empire & Commonwealth Games events; British Empire & Commonwealth Games tickets; invitation to reception for Duke of Edinburgh; B.C. & C.G. invitation to concert; B.E. & C.G. information sheet; list of commemorative medals; press release re Roger Bannister; B.E. & C.G. street decorations; history of the B.E & C.G.; list of participating athletes.


File contains Constitution of the B.E. & C.G.; Handbook for Competitors; General Rules and Information; Official Programmes, Wrestling, Swimming and Diving, Track and Field, Rowing and Sculling; Information Sheet; Report by British Empire and Commonwealth Games Council for England; Christ Church Cathedral Service; B.E. and C.G. Travel Brochures; 5th Annual Vancouver Relays Souvenir Programme; B.C. & C.G. Souvenir Illustrated Booklet; Official Souvenir Book and Programme of Events; Australia at the B.E. & C.G.; Theme Song.