Gyro Club of Winnipeg scrapbook Help

 

Title 

 

Gyro Club of Winnipeg scrapbook

 

Dates of Creation 

 

1925-1926

 

Physical Description 

 

1 volume

 

Scope and Content 

 

Collection contains a scrapbook of the International Association of Gyro Clubs convention in Winnipeg from June 21 to 25, 1926 at the Royal Alexandria Hotel. This convention was promoted as the largest international service club gathering held in Canada. The scrapbook contains invitations to the convention from the Gyro Club of Winnipeg and other partnered organizations such as the City of Winnipeg and the Winnipeg Tourist and Convention Bureau. Scrapbook also holds other documentation regarding the convention including correspondence, newspaper clippings, badges, hat bands, tickets, programmes, pamphlets, and lists of registered delegates.

 

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch 

 

The Gyro Club of Winnipeg (est. 1920) was the local chapter of Gyro International (formerly International Association of Gyro Clubs), a fraternal organization that promoted friendship and cooperation.

 

Restrictions on Access 

 

There are no restrictions on access to these records.

 

Terms For Use and Reproduction 

 

Researchers are responsible for observing copyright legislation. Permission may be required for any form of publication or exhibition where records are not in the public domain.

 

Custodial History 

 

Scrapbook was donated to the Archives of Manitoba by J.L. Leitch in 1981. Scrapbook was part of the estate of Stafford N. Currie, who was a Winnipeg delegate to the 1926 International Association of Gyro Clubs convention in Winnipeg.

 

Accruals 

 

No further accruals expected.

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