Subseries 2009.6.13.38 - Fitness and Amateur Sport Operations

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Fitness and Amateur Sport Operations

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  • 1973-1979 (Creation)

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2.1 m of textual records

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(18 October 1932-)

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Subseries consists of correspondence and accompanying informational material related to the operations of the Fitness and Amateur Sport branch of the Department of National Health and Welfare. Records include newspaper clippings, reports, newsletters, memoranda, brochures and pamphlets, reference material, budgetary documents, news releases, and speeches by Minister Campagnolo. Includes correspondence regarding national sports events and services; congratulations to Canadian athletes, teams, and coaches; requests for financial aid and grant applications from sport organizations and athletes; handicapped athletes and organizations; the National Sports and Recreation Centre; requests for information and publications from the branch; the National Advisory Council on Fitness and Amateur Sport Operations; national and international sports conferences; liaison with businesses, educational institutions, and foreign countries regarding sport; the issue of apartheid and its effect on sports; sports training facilities at universities; and sports and fitness research. Also includes alphabetical name registry files for sport associations and organizations that contain correspondence and informational material related to specific groups.

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Files maintained in original Government of Canada Subject Block Numeric Classification System.

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  • English

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