Place Published: Various
Publisher: Henry Roxborough
Date Published: 1973-75
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: No binding
Roxborough, Henry Hall’s original first tissue copy with title “ Sport in Days of Yore”,18pp. later revised edition copy with corrections and new tile ‘‘The Beginning of Organized Sport in Canada,’’ 13pp. for an article that appeared in Canada - A Historical Magazine Spring 1975 Vol.2 No. 3 page 30-43. This publication was published by the Department of History McMaster University. There is a 1975 letter from Holt Rinehart & Winston including a contract signed by Roxorough for the publishing of this article.
Included are previous original documents from 1973 & 1974 showing correspondence with the editor, David P. Gagan about the publishing on this story. Overall condition of all documents are very good+. Writing in Maclean’s magazine in 1926, amateur sport organizer Henry Roxborough reminded his readers that “a nation that loves sport cannot revolt” (1926: 13).
“To strengthen the body is to improve the vehicle of almost all our activity, and to strengthen the bodies of the nation is to strengthen the nation." Henry Roxborough, Canadian author and supporter of amateur sport, 1925
Very Good+. Item #3538