Fonds UBCA-ARC-1279 - Gavin Dirom fonds

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Gavin Dirom fonds

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11 photographs

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Gavin Dirom attended UBC from 1927-1932. During that period, he stared on the varsity Canadian Rugby (football) team as both a defensive guard and in the offensive backfield at the halfback position. Dirom was also a key member of UBC's track and field team. In March 1931, he was elected president of the Men's Athletic Association. Dirom graduated with a degree in engineering in 1932.

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Fonds consists of eleven black and white photographic prints of various sizes, showing Gavin Dirom and various other UBC rugby and track athletes Vic Oldum, Oliver Camozzi, and coaches Norm Burley and Gordon "Doc" Burke.

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Some of the photographs are available in the UBC Archives Historical Photograph Database series UBC 19.1/

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Historian Fred Hume has researched a timeline of Dirom's supporting achievements. This timeline is with the accession file. Please ask archives staff for details.

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Updated in January 2021, JM.

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