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Bid by the city of Tampere

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/IOC/BID/W5/3
Dates of CreationJan 1973
Physical Description 1 item

Scope and Content

Bid by the city of Tampere, Finland, January 1973. Consisting of typescript document giving replies to the IOC questionnaire, illustrated with maps and diagrams of proposed venues.

Subjects

Olympic host city selection (Olympic Winter Games)--1976.

Geographical Names

Tampere, Finland

Bid by Vancouver & Garibaldi

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/IOC/BID/W5/4
Dates of Creation[1970]
Language of Material English French
Physical Description 1 item

Scope and Content

Bid by the city of Vancouver in conjunction with Garibaldi, Canada, [1970]. [Cover dirty and damaged]

Subjects

Olympic host city selection (Olympic Winter Games)--1976.

Geographical Names

Vancouver, Canada
Garibaldi, Canada

Bid by Lake Placid to host the 1980 Winter Olympic Games

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/IOC/BID/W6
Dates of Creation1974

Scope and Content

Bid by Lake Placid, USA, to host the 1980 Winter Olympic Games, consisting of a typescript document giving replies to the IOC questionnaire, illustrated with maps and illustrations of proposed venue locations, February 1970.

Subjects

Olympic host city selection (Olympic Winter Games)--1980.
Olympic Winter Games (13th : 1980 : Lake Placid, N.Y.)

Geographical Names

Lake Placid, USA

Bid by Gothenburg to host the 1984 Winter Olympic Games

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/IOC/BID/W7
Dates of Creation1978

Scope and Content

Bid by Gothenburg, Sweden, to host the 1984 Winter Olympic Games.

Comprising:

(a) Typescript document containing responses to IOC’s and International [winter sports] Federations’ questionnaires, [1978].

(b) Official bidding document, containing guarantees and images of the proposed sporting venues, 1978.

Subjects

Olympic host city selection (Olympic Winter Games)--1984.

Geographical Names

Gothenburg, Sweden

Bids to host the 1988 Winter Olympic Games

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/IOC/BID/W8
Dates of Creation1981

Scope and Content

Presentation documents from cities and resorts bidding to host the 1988 Winter Olympic Games. Generally, the documents emphasise a city’s history, sporting traditions, travel connections and projected Olympic venues and facilities, based on the International Olympic Committee’s and International [winter sports] Federations’ questionnaires.

Subjects

Olympic host city selection (Olympic Winter Games)--1988.

Bid by the city of Calgary

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/IOC/BID/W8/1
Dates of Creation1981
Language of Material English French
Physical Description 1 item

Scope and Content

Bid by the city of Calgary, Canada, 1981.

Subjects

Olympic host city selection (Olympic Winter Games)--1988.
Olympic Winter Games (15th : 1988 : Calgary, Alta.)

Geographical Names

Calgary, Canada

Bid by Falun

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/IOC/BID/W8/2
Dates of Creation1981
Language of Material English German French Russian
Physical Description 1 box

Scope and Content

Bid by Falun, Sweden, 1981. Comprising presentation box containing: two booklets briefly summarising the main points of Falun’s bid; audio cassette with an opening speech by HRH Prince Bertil of Sweden followed by examples of Swedish music; tape measure, to promote the depth of snow in the resort; invitation and key for the Royal Lodge at the Lugnet Sports Centre of Falun.

Subjects

Olympic host city selection (Olympic Winter Games)--1988.

Geographical Names

Falun, Sweden

Bids to host the 1992 Winter Olympic Games

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/IOC/BID/W9
Dates of Creation1985-1986

Scope and Content

Presentation documents, newsletters, supporting material and evaluation reports relating to cities and resorts bidding to host the 1992 Winter Olympic Games. The bidding documents generally emphasise a city’s history, sporting traditions, travel connections and projected Olympic venues and facilities, in particular addressing the themes raised in the official questionnaires issued by the International Olympic Committee, International [winter sports] Federations and the Association of National Olympic Committees.

Subjects

Olympic host city selection (Olympic Winter Games)--1992.

Bid by Albertville

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/IOC/BID/W9/1
Dates of Creation1985-1986
Language of Material French English

Scope and Content

Bid by Albertville, France, 1985-1986.

Comprising:

(a) ‘Olympic Challenge’, no 1, [1985]. Single issue of official bulletin of the Albertville Candidacy to host the 1992 Winter Olympics.

(b) Organizational structure of the team behind Albertville’s candidature to host the 1992 Winter Olympics, [1985]. 2 copies in presentation folders, one incomplete.

(c) ‘Olympic Savoy’, [1985]. Brochure, issued by the Candidature Committee, setting out the main points of Albertville’s bid to host the 1992 Winter Games. 4 copies

(d) ‘Albertville 1992’, 1985. Brochure, issued by the Candidature Committee, setting out the main points of Albertville’s bid to host the 1992 Winter Games. 2 copies, one slightly revised, both in French. [Note: revised version of BOA/IOC/BID/W9/1c]

(e) Leaflets showing photographs, illustrations and plans of the venues and facilities, [1985].

(f) Bidding document, outlining Albertville’s case to hold the 1992 Winter Olympic Games, including answers to the IOC’s questionnaire, 1986. 4 copies.

(g) Bidding document, containing the technical aspects of Albertville’s proposal to host the 1992 Winter Olympic Games, including answers to International [winter sports] Federations’ questionnaires, descriptions of media facilities, transport, accommodation and finance, 1986. Three volumes in slip case. 2 copies.

(h) Answers to the Association of National Olympic Committee’s (ANOC) questionnaire, January 1986.

Subjects

Olympic host city selection (Olympic Winter Games)--1992.
Olympic Winter Games (16th : 1992 : Albertville, France)

Geographical Names

Albertville, France

Bid by Anchorage

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/IOC/BID/W9/2
Dates of Creation[1985-1986]
Language of Material French English

Scope and Content

Bid by Anchorage, Alaska, [1985-1986].

Comprising:

(a) Illustrated booklet summarizing Anchorage’s bid to host the 1992 Winter Olympic Games, [1985-1986].

(b) Official bidding document outlining Anchorage’s proposal to host the 1992 Winter Olympic Games, including answers to IOC’s questionnaire, [1985-1986]. Consists of volume and audio cassette in presentation box.

(c) Answers to the International [winter sports] Federations’ questionnaire, 1986. 2 copies

(d) Answers to the Association of National Olympic Committee’s (ANOC) questionnaire, [1986]. 2 copies

(e) Financial briefing, containing projected expenditures and revenues if Anchorage host the 1992 Winter Olympic Games, 28 January 1986.

(f) Presentation folder containing miscellaneous typescript documentation relating to the assessment of Anchorage’s bid to host the 1992 Winter Olympics, possibly by the IOC or ANOC, 1985-1986.

Subjects

Olympic host city selection (Olympic Winter Games)--1992.

Geographical Names

Anchorage, Alaska

Bid by Berchtesgaden

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/IOC/BID/W9/3
Dates of Creation1985-1986
Language of Material French English German Spanish Russian Arabic

Scope and Content

Bid by Berchtesgaden, Germany, 1985-1986.

Comprising:

(a) Main bidding document outlining Berchtesgaden’s proposal to host the 1992 Winter Olympic Games, including answers to IOC and International [winter sports] Federations’ questionnaires, 1986.

(b) Bulletins of the organizing committee for the candidature of Berchtesgaden’s bid to host the 1992 Winter Olympic Games, 1986. Booklets contain further details regarding the technical aspects, surrounding scenery and cultural history of the area. 5 items.

(c) Answers to the Association of National Olympic Committee’s (ANOC) questionnaire, [1986]. Includes appendix I containing maps and tourist guides for the local area. [Note: appendices II-III missing].

(d) Two folders of compiled press cuttings relating to sporting and non sporting events relating to Berchtesgaden between 1976-1986, [1986].

Subjects

Olympic host city selection (Olympic Winter Games)--1992.

Geographical Names

Berchtesgaden, Germany

Bid by Cortina

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/IOC/BID/W9/4
Dates of Creation1985-1986
Language of Material Italian French German English Russian

Scope and Content

Bid by Cortina, Italy, 1985-1986.

Comprising:

(a) Illustrated volume outlining Cortina’s bid to host the 1992 Winter Olympic Games, 1985. 2 copies, one of which is damaged.

(b) Answers to the IOC’s and International [winter sports] Federations’ questionnaires, February 1986. 2 copies, one of which is damaged and dirty.

(c) Leather bound, illustrated volume, summarising the main points of Cortina’s bid to host the 1992 Winter Olympic Games, [1986].

(d) Document from a presentation ‘Features of Cortina’, briefly outlining the main points of Cortina’s bid to host the 1992 Winter Olympic Games, 20 April 1986. Presentation probably given to either members of the IOC or ANOC who were meeting in Seoul in April 1986.

Subjects

Olympic host city selection (Olympic Winter Games)--1992.

Geographical Names

Cortina, Italy

Bid by Falun

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/IOC/BID/W9/5
Dates of Creation1985-1986
Language of Material English French

Scope and Content

Bid by Falun, Sweden, 1985-1986.

Comprising:

(a) Bound bidding document setting out Falun’s case to host the 1992 Winter Olympic Games, [July-August 1985]. 2 copies.

(b) Answers to the IOC’s and International [winter sports] Federations’ questionnaires, [March 1986]. 2 copies, one of which is damaged.

(c) Media report, detailing the media and press facilities which will be available for the 1992 Falun Winter Games, [April 1986].

(d) Brochure detailing Falun’s transport and communications networks, June 1986.

(e) Three issues of the official newsletter of the Falun bidding committee, nos 6-8, January-September 1986.

Subjects

Olympic host city selection (Olympic Winter Games)--1992.

Geographical Names

Falun, Sweden

Bid by Lillehammer

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/IOC/BID/W9/6
Dates of Creation1985-1986
Language of Material English French

Scope and Content

Bid by Lillehammer, Norway, 1985-1986.

Comprising:

(a) Single issue of ‘The Torch’, 1985, the official newsletter of Lillehammer’s bidding committee.

(b) Jerman, Gunmar. ‘New Norway. A nation in motion’, Oslo: Grøndahl & Søn, 1985. Illustrated publication describing Norway’s industrial and natural resources, produced by the Export Council of Norway, issued as part of Lillehammer’s bid to host the 1992 Winter Olympic Games.

(c) Answers to the ANOC [Association of National Olympic Committees] questionnaire, February 1986. 2 files.

(d) Official bidding document setting out Lillehammer’s bid to host the 1992 Winter Olympic Games, including answers to the IOC’s and International [winter sports] Federations’ questionnaires, 1986. Comprises three volumes in presentation slip case. Two complete copies plus loose copy of introductory volume.

(e) Summary of the main points of Lillehammer’s bid to host the 1992 Winter Olympic Games, [1986]. 2 copies

Subjects

Olympic host city selection (Olympic Winter Games)--1992.

Geographical Names

Lillehammer, Norway

Bid by Sofia

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/IOC/BID/W9/7
Dates of Creation[1985-1986]
Language of Material English French

Scope and Content

Bid by Sofia, Bulgaria, [1985-1986].

Comprising:

(a) Typescript transcript of the resolution passed by the Council of Ministers of the People’s Republic of Bulgaria, pledging to support Sofia’s bid to host the 1992 Winter Olympic Games, February 1986.

(b) ‘Sofia Invites You’, [1985-1986]. Illustrated publication issued by the Initiative Committee preparing Sofia’s candidature of the 1992 Winter Olympic Games giving an overview of the city’s bid. 2 copies.

(c) Proposed planning and construction schedule for the XVI Winter Olympic Games.

(d) Answers to the IOC’s questionnaire, [1986].

(e) Answers to the International [winter sports] Federations’ questionnaire, 1986.

(f) ‘Vitosha – a mountain within a city’, [1985-1986]. Illustrated publication describing the mountainous location of Sofia as part of the city’s bid to host the 1992 Winter Olympic Games.

(g) ‘Sofia – an 8000 year old city’, [1986]. Illustrated publication describing Sofia’s cultural history as part of the city’s bid to host the 1992 Winter Olympic Games. 2 copies.

Subjects

Olympic host city selection (Olympic Winter Games)--1992.

Geographical Names

Sofia, Bulgaria

ANOC site visits

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/IOC/BID/W9/8
Dates of Creation1986
Name of CreatorAssociation of National Olympic Committees
Language of Material English French

Scope and Content

Material relating to the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) site visits to evaluate each candidate’s suitability as host for the 1992 Winter Olympic Games, 1986.

Comprising:

(a) ANOC questionnaire for candidate cities for the organization of the 1992 Olympic Winter Games/Olympic Games, [1985-1986].

(b) Typescript reports of the site visits made by ANOC and the IOC to candidate cities wishing to host the Summer and Winter Olympic Games, 1986. 2 files.

(c) ‘Report of the Association of National Olympic Committees Commission of Inquiry’, 1986. ANOC evaluation report of the candidate cities’ bids for the Summer and Winter Olympic Games.

Subjects

Olympic host city selection (Olympic Winter Games)--1992.

Corporate Names

Association of National Olympic Committees ( 1979-)

IOC Study and Evaluation Commission report

Reference Number(s)GB 2381 BOA/IOC/BID/W9/9
Dates of Creation1986
Name of CreatorInternational Olympic Committee
Language of Material English French
Physical Description 1 item

Scope and Content

Report of the IOC’s Study and Evaluation Commission for the Preparation of the XVI Olympic Winter Games 1992, 1986.

Subjects

Olympic host city selection (Olympic Winter Games)--1992.

Corporate Names

International Olympic Committee. Evaluation Commission