Winter Olympics



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  • Here are entered general works on the winter Olympics. Works on the winter Olympic games of a particular year are entered under the appropriate name heading, e.g. [Olympic Winter Games (20th : 2006 : Turin, Italy).]

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Winter Olympics

Winter Olympics

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Winter Olympics

  • UF Olympic games (winter)
  • UF Winter Olympic games

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Winter Olympics

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Process C-41 hot air balloon Calgary Winter Olympics balloon festival

Item is an image of a hot air balloon flying over autumn trees. It was made by Randle Taylor, a Kodak dealer from Toledo, Ohio, built the balloon to resemble a giant roll of Kodacolor VR-G film and displayed during the Kodak Balloon Festival in Calgary Alberta during the 1988 Winter Olympics.

Kodak Canada Inc.

Calgary 1988 Winter Olympics Publications

File contains publications by or about the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary., including 1986-87 National Teams Media Guide, Key to Calgary: Your Personal Guide to Calgary, Fourth team '88 Recognition Evening (March 25, 1988), The Olympic Movement, Champion: Canada's High Performance Amateur Sport Magazine (Winter 1998), Kodak Olympic Balloon Festival (September 1987) Agenda, Calgary Olympic Place (site of medal presentations), and CTV Olympic Broadcast notes.

Sampson, Paddy

Volunteer Training Manual Calgary '88

File contains volunteer manual for '88 Calgary Olympics. The binder is divided into five sections, including volunteers, Olympics, sports, venues and Calgary. It covers everything from board members, Olympics history, cultural disposition, and self test questions. File also contains two maps, (1) Olympic Saddle dome grounds and (2) Calgary Tourist and Convention Bureau Mini Map.

Sampson, Paddy

Letters and Well Wishers (a sampling) for Olympics

File contains letters and well wishers to Paddy thanking him for an excellent job as executive producer for the opening and closing games. Most letters are from friends and fellow Canadians and some American well wishers. In a note written to Paddy from Bill Pratt, President of the XV Olympic Winter Games Organizing Committee, along with an 8 x 10 photograph. The photograph features William (Bill) Pratt (right) and (??)

Sampson, Paddy

Paddy Sampson Olympic Ephemera

File contains several personal and Olympic ephemera including (1) Liberal Party of Canada cards (x3), Paddy Sampson OCO'88 name badge, XV Olympic Winter Games Organizing Committee R.J. (Paddy) Sampson business cards (x4) and Parking Location number. (2) Daily planners (x5) including 1985 pocket diary and 1985 jumbo calendar pad as well as January - March, March - May and November 1986 - January 1987 Pocket Day-Timer. (3) Calgary 1988 Olympic Winter Games MEDIA GUIDE Countdown 500 (4) The Best of Calgary Fall/Winter 1987/88, Olympic Review 1987: Official Publication of the Olympic Movement (March 1987) and Olympic Charter 1982 (Paddy's name written on front cover).

Sampson, Paddy

Letters to Editors - Olympics

File contains letters to the editor of such newspapers as the Calgary Herald, Globe and Mail and The Toronto Star. Some letters praise the opening ceremonies, Calgary and the winter Olympics, volunteers while others criticize the Western (stampede), representation of Canada.

Sampson, Paddy

OCO Rights and Agreements

File contains the rights and agreements papers between International Olympic Committee and XV Olympic Winter Games Organizing Committee and CTV Television Network Ltd. Additionally this outlines games schedule, incidental rights, official film, advertising and promotion rights, insurance, music, confidentiality, independent contractors and all additional provisions.

Sampson, Paddy

Ceremonies Budget 1986-88

File contains financial records for the 1988 Calgary Olympic games. The file was divided into 1986/1987, 1987/1988 fiscal records for opening and closing ceremonies. Many of the records are stamped as confidential. Many of the costs relate to cost to use McMahon, performers, props, the construction and operating costs for the flame, volunteer costs, etc.

Sampson, Paddy

Opening and Closing Ceremonies Info

File contains the scripts for the opening and closing ceremonies. Also contained in file are pictures of the Final Olympic Torch Bearer, 12 year old Robyn Perry (.01, .02, .03) and Korean Participants at Closing Ceremonies (.04, .05, .06). Also includes Paddy Sampson's Arts Team '88 Olympic Arts Festival Team '88 identification card(.07). This card allows access only to venue(s) and on date(s) indicated above. This card must be worn at all times. There is also a photocopied document of the Official Report of the XXIIIrd Olympiad Los Angeles 1984.

Sampson, Paddy

Pocket size Olympic Information Guides

File contains three pocket-size information guides including, Team '88 Handbook, XV Winter Games Telephone Directory and Accreditation Information and Presse Information Olympiamannscheft der Deutschen Demokratischen Republik. All three information guides provide code of conduct, health and safety, important and emergency contacts, description of sports and accommodation information.

Sampson, Paddy

Medical Services

File contains a box set called Medical Services Manuals and contains three pocket-size publications titled, Medical Controls, Drug Formulary and Medical Guide (complete with box container). All of the Publications are published specifically for the Calgary 1988 Olympic Winter Games printed in French and English.

Sampson, Paddy

XV Olympic Winter Games Opening and Closing Ceremonies

File contains two copies of the XV Olympic Winter Opening Ceremony (40 pages each) and two copies of the XV Olympic Winter Closing Ceremony (24 pages each). The Opening Ceremony publication highlights the behind the scenes as Calgary prepares for the Olympics, sews costume, music and choreography, and some highlights from the actual event. The Closing Ceremony publication covers the three Acts presented to show contemporary skating in Canada (Act I), skating in Canadian history (Act II) and modern spin on cowboy themed skating performance (Act III). There is also a final section on Canadian Olympic figure skaters (singles and pairs) who have won medals. All of the Publications are printed in French and English.

Sampson, Paddy

CTV Host Broadcast Unit

File contains the CTV Canada Calgary 1988 Host Broadcaster Unit staff outline (those with direct contact with venue personnel). The name Laderoute is legible on the cover- Bette Laderoute is the venue co-ordinator, daily press conferences Archie Boyce Pavilion. Laderoute will work with the producer Brian Vos to ensure that operations at this venue go smoothly.

Sampson, Paddy

Olympic Winter Games Canada 88 Team Handbook

File contains the Canadian Team Handbook published by the Canadian Olympic Association in collaboration with the Athlete Information Bureau and with financial participation of the Ministry of State, Fitness and Amateur Sport and the Labatt Brewing Limited. All of the Publications are printed in French and English.

Sampson, Paddy

1988 Calgary Winter Olympics news Clippings

File contains news clippings about the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics. Publications include, Toronto Star, The New York Times, The Calgary Herald, Newsweek, and The Globe and Mail. Many of the reviews were positive although some criticized CTV as being less organized than ABC, both official Olympic broadcasting channels. Paddy Sampson was highly regarded for his work. He and his wide, Better Ladourette sold their Toronto home and moved to Calgary for thirty months so Paddy could oversee the Olympics project.

Sampson, Paddy, 1926-2005