Fonds F 875 - Jack Aitken fonds

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Jack Aitken fonds

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F 875

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  • 1952-2004 (Creation)
    Aitken, Jack

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1 cm of textual records
3 photographic prints : various sizes

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([ca. 1951])

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Jack Aitken was from St. Catherine's and graduated from Upper Canada College. He attended Ryerson and graduated from the Food Administration Program (1951-1953). While at Ryerson he won a scholarship from the Canadian Restaurant Association - Toronto and District Branch. He was also a member of the Ryerson Rams Hockey Team and the Hotel Horrors Intramural Hockey Team.

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Photographs and records were given to University Advancement by Jack Aitken for the Class of 1953/54 Hotel and Food Administration 50th Reunion in 2004.

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Fonds consists of photographs, programmes, a dance card, newsclippings, correspondence, and a report card from Jack Aitken. He accumulated these items during his time at Ryerson in the Food Administration program, his membership on the Ryerson Rams Hockey Team, and as a member of the Hotel Horrors Intramural Hockey Team. Also included in the fonds is a file of miscellaneous items used to create a package for 50th Reunion attendees.

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See fonds SAC (RG 620) for information on Blue and Gold activities. See fonds Hospitality/Tourism (RG 89) for information on the Food Administration program. See fonds Sports/Recreation (RG 30) for information on the Hockey Team

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