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St. Albert Summer Games Society fonds
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- Textual record
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1978 - 1979 (Creation)
- St. Albert Summer Games Society
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36 cm of textual records.
2 commemorative medallions.
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St. Albert opened its doors to young athletes from across the province in 1979, when the city hosted the Alberta Summer Games on August 2-6. The Games featured "Festival '79", a cultural celebration designed to enhance the Games through the involvement of the cultural community. The Festival ran for 17 days, and included events such as a craft fair and sale, a fiddling competition, a backgammon tournament, plays, street dances, and a seniors' choir festival.
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Consists of booklets, rules, programs and schedules, invitations, promotional material, minutes of board and committees, Calgary office correspondence, newsletters, newspaper clippings, financial information, games information for each sport, artists and craft fair records, ledgers, administrative correspondence, food services and fiddling competition information, registrations, and manuscript of musical production by Jack Mcreath.
Fonds appraised, rearranged and renumbered from collections database by assistant archivist, October 2016.
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