Fonds MS1992.17.1-2,4-8,10,12-19,21-29,31-33; MS1995.21.1-58; MS1999.47.3-7,11-13,49-72,74-92,94,95,105-116 - Billie Hughes Fonds

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Billie Hughes Fonds

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MSHF MS1992.17.1-2,4-8,10,12-19,21-29,31-33; MS1995.21.1-58; MS1999.47.3-7,11-13,49-72,74-92,94,95,105-116

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  • 1920 - 1960 (predominant 1948-49) (Creation)

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131 photographs: b & w. - 16 cm of textual records

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Billie Hughes was a boxer and a athletic trainer for hockey and football. He is a H.M. class of 1984 in the builder category.

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Photos of Billie Hughes: in military uniform, as a member of the 1924 Canadian Olympic team in Paris and in boxing poses. A collection of photos of boxers from the early 20th century. Photos of the Queens Hockey and Rugby teams, the University of Manitoba Rugby team and the Winnipeg Rugby Club (The Winnipeg Blue Bombers) from the early 20th century. A collection of individual photos of football players from the early 20th century. Archival records include Partial boxing record, and training record for Billie Hughes. Police Gazette magazine with article on Joe Walcott vs. Joe Louis match preview. Touchdown magazines. Reports on Canadian football, and articles on the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Lifetime Membership Wpg Rugby Football, and Blue Bombers Lifetime Membership to B. Hughes. Sign that reads: W Billie Hughes Physio Therapy, and a letter from Soloman Frank to Billy Hughes about young people in amateur sport. Scrapbook dealing with Hughes work with hockey, rugby, football, and boxing. Certificate from the YHMA, and the City of Winnipeg. Famed cartoon, and get well card. Christmas card to B. Hughes from the staff at the YMHA. B. Hughes Lifetime Membership Wpg Rugby Football and the Winnipeg blue Bombers.

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This material was collected and donated to the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame & Museum Archives by individual listed as Fonds Name. Previous history unknown.


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Fonds name based on source of accession numbers MS1992.17, MS1995.21, and MS1999.47.

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