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22 Archival description results for Tennis√

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Aldis Peterson - Portrait

Formal studio head and shoulders image of Aldis Peterson, star athlete in basketball and tennis.

Bio/Historical Note: Aldis Marjorie (Pete) Peterson graduated from Nutana Collegiate and enrolled at the University of Saskatchewan in 1941. Peterson competed in both basketball and tennis. An outstanding forward, she served as team captain for two years. As a member of the tennis team, she was runner-up in singles at the 1944 Western Championships. For her participation in sports, Peterson was awarded a Major Athletic Award in 1943-1944. She served as secretary to the Women's Athletic Directorate and became the first president of the women's Athletic Board. She was a cheerleader for two years and served as vice-president of the SRC in 1944-1945. In 1944-1945 Peterson was awarded the prestigious "Spirit of Youth" Trophy for having exhibited outstanding athletic skills combined with high qualities in leadership. Peterson married Fred (Bud) Carson (1923-2013), also an inductee into the University of Saskatchewan Athletic Wall of Fame. She died in Toronto on 16 April 1998.

Biggar Photograph Collection

  • BPC
  • Collection
  • 1900-?

Collection contains photos and postcards reflecting Biggar and District.

CN Tennis Club in Biggar, Saskatchewan

Group photograph of the Canadian National Railway (CNR) tennis club in Biggar, Saskatchewan; members identified as: Back Row (left to right) Ray McKay, Bert McIntosh, Johnston(?), Art Kranz, TK Johnson; Second Row (left to right) Marjorie Frampton, Doris Barnett, OJ Rowe, Grace Dyer, Jessie Noble, Front: Johnny Cairns, Auburn Langford

"First CNR Tennis Court"

Two men on a tennis court
Four buildings on First Avenue in Biggar, SK can be seen in the background
Written on the bottom: "First C.N.R. Tennis Court"
Written on the back in pencil and blue ink: "Foreground Johnny Johnson Ray McKay in Back About 1926 or 28"
Written on the back in blue ink: "I believe O.J. Rowe not McKay - Rowe was Asst. Sept C.N.R at Biggar & was a great tennis player & was instrimental in having C.N.R. build and maintain up to 6 tennis courts on C.N. Right of way. Courts were made of cinders & clay - watered - raked & rolled daily"

"Tennis At Biggar" Saskatchewan

Women and children sitting and standing around a bench, watching other people play tennis at an outdoor tennis court
The Canadian National Train Station in Biggar Saskatchewan can be seen in the background

Tennis Club fonds

  • MG 126
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1946

Minutes of the club, including financial statements.

Tennis Club

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