Fonds 031 Grande Prairie Athletic Association fonds

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Summary information

Repository: South Peace Regional Archives
Title: Grande Prairie Athletic Association fonds
Reference code: 0031
Date: 1937-1940 (date of creation)
Physical description: 8 cm of textual records
Language: English
Dates of creation, revision and deletion: Exported from AoR and added to new database March 2022 – TD

Administrative history / Biographical sketch


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 circa 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.


Title notes

  • Source of title proper: Title based on the contents of the fonds.

Restrictions on access

No access restrictions

Access points

  • Textual record (documentary form)
  • Sports, recreation and leisure* (subject)