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Fonds AM914 - Western Sports Centre fonds

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Western Sports Centre fonds

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  • 1938-1985 (Creation)
    Western Sports Centre

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  • 0.5 m of textual records
  • 2 posters

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The Western Sports Centre, located at 111 Dunsmuir Street, first appears in the Vancouver Directory in 1938. In 1958, it relocated to 139 East Hastings Street, and in 1990, it was located at 801 East Hastings. During the period covered by these records, the Centre appears to have been a men's social club and gymnasium.

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The fonds consists of membership registration forms, which give the name, address, occupation, name of seconder, date of application, and subsequent renewal; account books for purchases and sales of soft drinks, cigarettes, and similar items; and house rules posters.

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Donated by the Western Sports Centre in 1986.


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