Fonds 031 Grande Prairie Athletic Association fonds

Grande Prairie Athletic Association fonds. — 1937 – 1940. — 8 cm of textual records.

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Agency History

The Grande Prairie Athletic Association appears to have been a coordinating organization for different sports and sports facilities in Grande Prairie: hockey, basketball, baseball, softball and tennis appearing in this collection. Two major periods of activity were the July 1 Sports Day and the Winter Carnival. Gate receipts were the main source of funds, with donations and user fees adding to the coffers.

Custodial History

These records were donated to the Grande Prairie Museum by Wayne Rodacker, whose family came to the area c. 1930.

Scope and Content

The fonds consists of 1 financial journal from January 1, 1937 to 1940, one Rink Record from 1939, and two books of cancelled cheques from 1937-1938.