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This section of the website is an ongoing project which aims to publish many historical documents, articles and bits and pieces that are relevant to the 125+ years that Queen City has been around. We've started by creating a page for each decade of the club's life and will be slowly adding content over the coming years. Check back on this page for a list of what's been added recently.

Centennial Book (by Wayne Lilley):


QCYC Heritage Preservation Committee Terms of Reference
Historical Timeline 1889-1988 Researched by the Centennial Committee
125th Anniversary Historical Brochure designed by Yves Florack
Officers and Directors of QCYC 1889 - 2014
List of Past Commodores

Timeline of Historical Documents

1800s -> 1900s -> 1910s -> 1920s -> 1930s -> 1940s -> 1950s -> 1960s ->
1970s -> 1980s -> 1990s -> 2000s -> 2010s -> ...          

Recent Additions to the Archives:

  • 2016-04-25 Terms of Reference of QCYC Heritage Preservation Committee added
  • 2013-09-21: added newspaper clipping regarding Al Rae Jr., Laurie Muir Jr. and Peter Jones 1950s and 60s, drawing of City skyline by Jim Hunt Rear Commodore in 1930s and 1921-22 Minutes and Documents regarding Incorporation  of QCYC under Provincial Statutes 
  • 2013-03-30: added historical newspaper clippings, pictures, and publication to 1940s and 1950s pages
  • 2013-03-20: added historical newspaper clippings, pictures, and publication to 1930s pages
  • 2013-03-15:  added historical newspaper clippings, pictures, and publication to 1910s and 1920s pages
  • 2012-12-03: added historical newspaper clippings, pictures, publication and stories to 1800s and 1900s pages
  • 2012-02-08: Added several "Memories" pages to 2000s & 1990s
  • 2012-02-02: Created the Archives
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