File 002 - Alta Lake Sports Club Newsletters

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Alta Lake Sports Club Newsletters

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  • 1978-1979 (Creation)

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4 mm textual material

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Four Alta Lake Sports Club newsletters from the winters of 1978 and 1979 sent to the Alpine Club of Canada Vancouver Section. The issues were read and used by the Section executive of the Club and were previously part of the Section archive.

The newsletters broach subjects including regarding the Fisher Ski Cup Race event cancellation and rescheduling due to weather, the date and time of the Labatts Tour/Race on the Lost Lake course, the Cariboo Marathon 50km Race from Lac La Hache to 100 Mile House, welcoming new club members, alpine downhill club member Raymond Massey, track preparation and preservation, requests for Lost Lake to be declared a municipal park, revised tour/race schedules, Alta Lake Sports Club membership application, a Labbatts Citizens Ski Tour/Race application form, a re-cap of the Labbatts Tour/Race including weather events and winners, blizzards, snow management, congratulations to a Vancouver Island Nordic Club member, Williams Lake High School Cross Country Championships, Alta Lake Sports Club ski shirts, a plea for the return of lost skis, a help wanted post for the Fisher Ski Races, request for membership dues , thank-yous to supporters of the Alta Lake Sports Club, a re-cap of the Molsons Tour-Race including racers and results, Vancouver and District High School Meet, successes of junior club members, the Vancouver International Marathon, the Bonnie Bell 10 km Woman's Only Race, limericks, BC Winter Games Times Trials, race categories, Mayor Pat Carlton's agreement to stop vehicles from driving on the Lost Lake course, and a suggested by-law, created by the Alta Lake Sports Club, for the preservation of the Lost Lake area.

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Good (2021).
Some yellowing, corner fold creases, some edge deterioration.

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Donated by Liz Scremin, on behalf of the Alpine Club of Canada Vancouver Section, June 2021.


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All inquiries regarding use, reproduction, and publication, should be addressed to museum staff.

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RAD, July 2008 Version. Canadian Council of Archives.


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Catalogued June 2021

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