Series S2 - Football

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  • 1906-2018 (Creation)

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595 programs
231 guides
156 tickets
148 photographs
105 schedules
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Series documents Canadian football at the professional, senior amateur, junior amateur, and varsity/collegiate levels. Series relates to Canadian leagues (especially those in Western Canada) as well as international leagues in which Canadian teams played. Series consists of programs, brochures, tickets, magazines, yearbooks, schedules, media guides, trading cards, and photographs, as well as promotional objects including decals and patches.

Documented professional leagues include: the Canadian Football League (1960-2018, including Grey Cup finals and all-star games), Ontario Rugby Football Union (1940-1960), Inter-provincial Rugby Football Union (1945-1959), Western Inter-provincial Rugby Football Union (1945-1959), Ontario Rugby Football Union (1945-1960), American Football League (1960-1969), National Football League (1933-1999), United States Football League (1983-1987), World Football League (1974-1975), and World League of American Football (1990-1992).

Senior amateur leagues include: the Ontario Rugby Football Union (1906-1915), Inter-provincial Rugby Football Union (1907-1940), Alberta Rugby Union (1919-1936), Ontario Rugby Football Union (1919-1939, Manitoba Rugby Football Union (1930-1935), Western Inter-provincial Football Union (1936-1941), Eastern Canada Armed Services Football (1941-1944), and Western Canada Armed Services Football (1942-1944).

Junior and varsity/collegiate leagues include the Calgary High School Football League (1912-1999), Canadian Intercollegiate Rugby Football Union (1919-1966), Canadian Junior Football Final (1925-1999), Western Intercollegiate Rugby Football Union (1927-1948), Saskatchewan Junior Football Union (1946-1952), Alberta Junior Football League (1950-1975), Manitoba-Saskatchewan Junior Football League (1953-1975), Prairie Junior Football Conference (1976-1999), Western Canada Intercollegiate Athletic Union (1959-1966), and NCAA Football (1950-1999).

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  • French

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Also includes 101 cards, 79 decals, 64 magazine leaves, 34 magazine, 24 crests, 16 stamps, 15 brochures, 12 two-card uncut panels, 10 postcards, 10 yearbooks, 10 advertising panels, 9 first day covers, 8 stickers, 6 coins, 6 special event programs, 5 special event tickets, 5 press passes, 5 patches, 4 newspapers, 3 sideline passes, 3 pennants, 2 turncoat tags, 2 temporary tattoos, 2 calendars, 2 alumni cards, 2 bench passes, 2 coasters, 2 dressing room passes, 1 postage stamp booklet, 1 postage stamp block, 1 field pass, 1 transfer patch, 1 fifteen-card uncut panels, 1 fourteen-card uncut panel, 1 transit pass, 1 concord pass, 1 wrapper, 1 season ticket package, 1 newsletter, 1 Christmas card, 1 Hall of Fame pass, 1 rail ticket, 1 lyric sheet, 1 spoon, 1 ticket sheet, 1 ribbon, 1 passport, and 1 charm.

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