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Accession Number: 98-1003


Ontario Research Council on Leisure fonds. Additions. -- 1982-1990. -- 3 cm of textual materials.

Biography / History

The Ontario Research Council on Leisure was founded in 1975. It promotes and disseminates research articles on a number of topics concerning recreation and leisure including sports, fitness, culture and tourism. The Council is composed of researchers in the leisure field from government, academe, and consultancies to other agencies. The Council draws its' members from a wide range of people who are interested in leisure and recreation research. The Council is responsible for the publication of the Journal of Applied Recreation Research and Recreation Research Review. (Taken from: "The Journal of Applied Recreation Research." Vol. 15, No. 2. Waterloo: University of Waterloo Press, 1989/90.)

Custodial History

This fonds was in the custody of Professor John Marsh before it was donated to Trent University Archives.

Scope and Content

This fonds consists of Ontario Research Council on Leisure (ORCOL) minutes, annual reports, and newsletters. Also included are research proposals regarding the distribution of library services in west central Ontario, and documents relating to Wintario grants.


Title based on the contents of the fonds.
This fonds was donated by Professor John Marsh.
Restrictions: N
This fonds is an addition to 92-001.