- MS-2-741, Boxes 1-85
Fonds consists of records related to Sandy Young’s academic research and teaching career, with an emphasis on sport and sport history in Nova Scotia and Canada.
The largest series consists of student papers, most of which were written for Dr. Young’s leisure studies classes and contain information gleaned from student interviews with athletes. Records include official and personal correspondence; research notes; newspaper clippings regarding Nova Scotia athletes; conference information; committee records; film and video recordings used for class instruction; magazines; programs from various sports associations and teams; published articles by Young on Maritime sport history; sound recordings; teaching slides about international sports history; photographs of Nova Scotian and/or Canadian athletes; postcards; maps; and scrapbooks. There is also an assortment of artifacts and memorabilia related to Nova Scotia Olympian Aileen Meagher, including a track outfit, relay baton, and Olympic bronze medal certificate.
Young, Alexander J.