Coll. 025: Beantown Bowling League Collection Finding Aid

Title

Coll. 025: Beantown Bowling League Collection Finding Aid

Description

The Beantown Bowling League began in 1986 and is still in existence today. The documents in the collection cover their early years as an organization from 1987-1992 and show the wide array of tournaments the group participated in, in addition to their Tuesday night bowling times. Initially the organization had approximately 70-80 bowlers and these were broken up into teams with a captain for each team. In addition to the Tuesday night bowling and various tournaments the organization participated in several fundraisers and had an annual Christmas banquet.

Also represented in the collection is the IGBO or the International Gay (or Lesbian) Bowling Organization which ran many annual tournaments in addition to sponsoring other tournaments for gay and lesbian bowlers. The international organization is considered “the sports membership organization of choice for the gay community worldwide” and was founded in 1980 and is still in existence today. Tournaments hosted by the IGBO include annual tournaments and mid-year tournaments.

Identifier

THP-025

Files

Coll25BeantownBowlingLeague.pdf

Citation

“Coll. 025: Beantown Bowling League Collection Finding Aid,” Documented | Digital Collections of The History Project, accessed May 29, 2017, http://historyproject.omeka.net/items/show/189.

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