Series 2 - Correspondence

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UTA 1823-2




  • 1971-2010 (Creation)

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0.4 m of textual records (3 boxes)

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This series consists of correspondence received by Nick Thierry from various people associated with swimming, both in Canada and internationally. A large portion of the correspondence is a set of letters collected by Thierry from prominent Canadian swim coach Howard Firby which Thierry kept in three large-ring binders. Much of the correspondence from Firby is in regards to his thoughts on the status of Canadian swimming and the coaching of amateur athletes, but a great deal of the later correspondence deals more with Firby and Thierry’s personal lives.

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The correspondence in B2013-0024/012 and B2013-0024/013 between Howard Firby and Nick Thierry is restricted until 2021.

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