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St. Albert Games Society fonds
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- St. Albert Games Society
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40 cm of textual records and other materials.
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On Feb. 3, 1992, St. Albert, Alberta, was declared the host city for the 1994 Alberta Winter Games. In June 1992, Bill Hole was named the Games Chairman. The St. Albert Games Society was incorporated on Dec. 17, 1992 to organize and manage the Alberta Winter Games, which were held on March 3-6, 1994 in various locations in St. Albert and Edmonton. There were indoor and outdoor competitive sports events for the Winter Games: Archery, 5-pin bowling, 10-pin bowling, Special "O" bowling, boxing, fencing, gymnastics, judo, karate, squash, table tennis, wrestling, curling, figure skating, hockey (male), hockey (female), ringette, speed skating, alpine skiing, biathlon, cross-country skiing, luge, Nordic combined skiing, and freestyle skiing. In addition to sports events, the St. Albert Games Society also organized cultural and promotional events alongside the Winter Games. The Games office was officially opened on March 3, 1993 at 20B Sir Winston Churchill Avenue.
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This fonds consists of records created by the various committees of the St. Albert Games Society during the planning and management of the 1994 Alberta Winter Games, including final reports, correspondence, and meeting minutes. This fonds also contains photographs, pamphlets, programs, maps, a scrapbook, a cassette tape and reel-to-reel recording of the official Game's song, and VHS recording of a promotional ad for the Games. The fonds is arranged into a Committees series, Photographs series, and Policies file, Programs and promotional materials file, Scrapbook file, and Audiovisual recordings file.
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Donated by the City of St. Albert, 1994.
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Related collection item 1994.38.07 is catalogued in the collections database. There are also collections items numbered 1994.38.04 and 1994.38.08 whose numbers overlap with archival file numbers, but they are distinct items in the collections database.
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