Fonds AM963 - West Point Grey Lawn Bowling Club fonds

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West Point Grey Lawn Bowling Club fonds

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  • 1.3 m of textual records
  • 52 photographs
  • 4 plans

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The West Point Grey Lawn Bowling Club (Men's Club) was formed on February 15, 1921, the Ladies' Club being formed on June 9 of the same year. W.G. Armstrong served as the first president of the Men's Club, Mrs. G.E. Winter serving as the first president of the Women's Club. The two clubs amalgamated in 1974. Members promoted the sport within the community (Point Grey and Vancouver) and participated in local and provincial matches with other member clubs of the British Columbia Lawn Bowling Association. The Point Grey Club was represented in the British Empire Games held in Vancouver in 1954.

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The fonds consists of minutes, correspondence, accounts, financial records, membership lists, records of competitions, constitutions and by-laws, photograph albums and plans.

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Donated by H. Jean Elder, July 6, 1987, and November 23, 1992.


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