Fonds F 4662
8 volumes of textual records
1163 MB of photographs (pdf, jpeg)
Consists of 7 scrapbooks created by Jackie MacDonald containing news and magazine clippings, photographs, postcards, brochures, invitations, correspondence and sports crests documenting her athletic career in Ontario and internationally from 1945 to 1958. Each scrapbook has an account of Jackie's experience for that particular volume. All the volumes are annotated and include dates, sources and the names of authors and photographers the where possible. Also included is a biography and finding aid to the scrapbooks titled "Jackie MacDonald: Her life as an athlete as seen through her scrapbooks." This cerlox-bound volume gives an overview of all the scrapbooks and was written by Jackie MacDonald to assist researchers in navigating her work.
The biographical portion documents MacDonald's frustration with the treatment she received as a female athlete and the general lack of support for Canadian and Ontario athletes. Each book is annotated and includes dates, sources and the names of photographers where possible.
Also included is a DVD that contains a general description of the scrapbooks, MacDonald's CV, biography, achievements and acknowledgements. Digital photographs of many of the scrapbook pages are also included, but do not replicate the scrapbooks in their entirety.
Jackie (Jacqueline) MacDonald was an amateur athlete based in Toronto, Ontario who competed in provincial, national and international sporting competitions in the events of discus and shot put during the 1950s.
Click on the link(s) below for more information.MacDonald, Jackie, 1932-
"Who's Who in Canadian Sport" 4th Edition (Fitzhenry and Whitesite Limited) 2005, by Bob Ferguson, ISBN 1-55041-855-6
"Sport History Review" Volume 40, Number 2, November 2009 "Remembering The Forgotten Games: A Reinterpretation of the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games" by Jackie MacDonald Independent Scholar and M. Ann Hall University of Alberta
"Lloyd Percival: Coach and Visionary" 2013 Seraphin Editions by Gary Mossman ISBN 978-1-9270779-18-8 9
"The Miracle Mile: Stories of the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games" 2016 by Jason Beck Caitlan Press ISBN 978-1-927079-18-8
For published references to Jackie MacDonald, also consult "The Girl and the Game: A History of Women's Sport in Canada" (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2002) by M.Ann Hall, Archives of Ontario Library reference code 796.082 H35.
The fonds contains some records in Russian and Spanish.
Further accruals may be expected.
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