Fonds 11-1998 - Brandon Golf and Country Club fonds

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Brandon Golf and Country Club fonds

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CA MCK 11-1998

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  • 1914-1948 (Creation)

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6 cm textual records

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The Brandon Golf and Country Club was created in 1914 to serve the recreational needs of Brandon's social and economic elite. Leading Brandon politicians, professionals, and businessmen belonged to the club and served on its executive. The club was a place for Brandon's elite to play golf and socialize. It was affiliated with the Royal Canadian Golf Association. The club included a separate Verandah Club composed of women. In 1926, the Brandon Golf and Country Club became a member of the Canadian Ladies Golf Union. The club sponsored dances and dinners for its members. Strict policies for non-members were enforced. Brandon residents that were not members of the club could only play golf once a week, had to pay daily green fees, and had to be invited and accompanied by a member.

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This fonds was accessioned by the McKee Archives in 1998. Previous custodial history is unknown.

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Fonds consists of one scrapbook that runs from 1914-1948. The scrapbook contains minutes from director and shareholder meetings, as well as notices of upcoming meetings. There are also secretary and treasurer reports included in the scrapbook. Finally, there are a few newspaper clippings dealing with the club included in the scrapbook.

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McKee Archives, Brandon, MB

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Finding aid available. Contact the University Archivist.

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English

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