Fonds F 580 - Amateur Athletic Union of Canada, Saskatchewan Branch fonds

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Amateur Athletic Union of Canada, Saskatchewan Branch fonds

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F 580

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  • 1925-1969 (Creation)

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10.1 cm of textual records

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The Amateur Athletic Union of Canada (AAUC), Saskatchewan Branch, was a province-wide organization to support amateur sport in Saskatchewan. It was active in the 1920s and was re-organized November 25, 1950. The reorganized group was governed by a four member executive as well as representatives for Registration, Track and Field, Boxing, Records, and Gymnastics. The re-organized executive consisted of C.H. Garvie, George Ward, E.W. Griffiths, and E.W. Stinson.

The Saskatchewan Branch was an oversight body for several amateur sports in the province including track and field, boxing, gymnastics, wrestling, and fencing. It helped organize provincial championships and administer competitions and competition rules through its member clubs, such as the Eclectic Club of Saskatoon. The Saskatchewan Branch was part of the AAUC, which was founded in 1909 in Montreal, Quebec from an amalgamation of the Canadian Amateur Athletic Union and the Amateur Athletic Federation of Canada. It is unclear what happened to the AAUC and its provincial branches following the significant sporting administration changes at the federal level in the 1970s.

Custodial history

Some records were purchased from Richard Spafford Books in one accession in 1985: R85-119 (March 11, 1985). Walter Tuck donated some of these records to the Regina office, Saskatchewan Archives in one accession in 1997: R97-376 (September 22, 1997).

Scope and content

This fonds consists of records created, accumulated and used by the Amateur Athletic Union of Canada, Saskatchewan Branch in their activities in Saskatchewan. Records include a souvenir program of the Provincial Championship Meeting for track and field held July 11, 1925 in Saskatoon and minutes and reports from executive, general, and committee meetings held between November 25, 1950 to June 18, 1969.

No series assignment has been applied to the records in this fonds.

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The files have been arranged chronologically by the arranging archivist.

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Records are open for research use.

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Use, publication and/or reproduction of records are subject to terms and conditions of the Copyright Act.

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SAFA 485 consists of a fonds level description only and is available in paper format.

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Other codes: Textual records: R-1482.1; R-E2078

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