George Edmund Westman fonds

Title: George Edmund Westman fonds

Dates of creation: 1920-1922

Physical description: 0.44 metres of textual material and artifacts

Biographical Sketch: George Westman (1898-1995) played football and rowed for the Argonauts in 1919.  At the U of T he studied dentistry and played hockey and rugby for five years and was captain of the rugby team in 1923. His athletic achievements at the U of T include playing on the winning Grey Cup (1920) and Allan Cup (1921) teams.

Scope and content: Items documenting George Westman's athletic achievements in rugby football and hockey while an undergraduate at the University of Toronto. The items include his T-holder sweater (1922), the football (with lacing) used in the Grey Cup game (4 December 1920), the commemorative 'puck' presented to the participants in the Allan Cup game and the menu for the victory luncheon in the Fort Garry Hotel, Winnipeg (22 March 1921), and the U of T Athletic Association's 'colour' (T-holder) certificate awarded to Westman (n.d.).

Finding Aids: None

Access: Open

Accession number: B2002-0018