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Mary (Molly) Wright Adams fonds

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Mary (Molly) Wright Adams fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of textual records, postcards, drawings and one photograph album pertaining to Mary (Molly) Wright Adams (1868-1909); transcripts of Molly's original letters which were compiled by Molly's sister, Catharine Elkin (nee Adams) between ca.1939 and 1941; and transcriptions of letters sen…
Date Range
[ca.1844 - 1909]
[ca.1939 - 1944]
1980 - 1981
2014
Reference Code
M555 / V777
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Album
Photograph print
Textual record
Diary
Drawing
Postcard
Private record
Part Of
Mary (Molly) Wright Adams fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M555
V777
Sous-Fonds
M555
V777
Accession Number
2018.8685
Reference Code
M555 / V777
GMD
Photograph
Album
Photograph print
Textual record
Diary
Drawing
Postcard
Private record
Responsibility
Some materials produced by Catharine (Adams) Elkin
Date Range
[ca.1844 - 1909]
[ca.1939 - 1944]
1980 - 1981
2014
Physical Description
21 cm of textual records -- 16 postcards -- 3 drawings -- 1 photograph album : 107 b&w photographs
History / Biographical
Mary Wright (Molly) Adams was born on 15 October 1868. in Ridgefield Connecticut. She was the third of five children born to Cornelia Ann Cook (1830-1902) and Daniel Lucius Adams (1814 - 1899) She died in Kobe, Japan on 23 January 1909 and was buried there.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of textual records, postcards, drawings and one photograph album pertaining to Mary (Molly) Wright Adams (1868-1909); transcripts of Molly's original letters which were compiled by Molly's sister, Catharine Elkin (nee Adams) between ca.1939 and 1941; and transcriptions of letters sent between Molly's extended family members [including members of the Adams, Cook and Wright families], ca.1844 and 1866. Textual records primarily consist of correspondence sent between Molly Adams and various friends and family members [ca.1891-1909].
Notes
Fonds consists of two series: Series I : Correspondence [contains two sub-series: I / A : Molly Wright Adams ; I / B : Extended family] Series II : Personal and collected records
Name Access
Adams, Molly
Schaffer, Mary
Subject Access
Family and personal life
Family
Correspondence
Travel
Exploration
Geographic Access
United States of America
Connecticut
New York
Europe
Language
English
Creator
Mary (Molly) Wright Adams fonds
Category
Family and personal life
Exploration and travel
Biographical Source Notes
Searching for Mary Schaffer: Women Wilderness Photography by Colleen Skidmore
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
Processing Status
Processed
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Ben Gadd fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of materials pertaining to Ben Gadd's personal life and career as an environmental researcher, educator, interpretive guide, publisher, public speaker and author, ca.1956-2018. Fonds includes maps, research materials, publication notes/drafts, correspondence, contracts, photographs, …
Date Range
1956-2018
Reference Code
M590 / V810 / S61
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Digital image
Drawing
Negative
Newspaper clipping
Photograph
Photograph print
Postcard
Published record
Textual record
Video
Transparency
Part Of
Ben Gadd fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M590
V810
Sous-Fonds
M590
V810
Accession Number
2021.20
Reference Code
M590 / V810 / S61
GMD
Digital image
Drawing
Negative
Newspaper clipping
Photograph
Photograph print
Postcard
Published record
Textual record
Video
Transparency
Date Range
1956-2018
Physical Description
ca. 7.9 metres of textual records -- ca. 274 maps -- 29 VHS tapes -- ca.15 discs with digital files -- 21 cassettes -- photographs -- oversize materials
History / Biographical
Ben Gadd (1946-) is a retired naturalist, guide, geologist, instructor, freelance writer and award-winning author based in the Canadian Rockies. Ben was born in Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1946. He met his wife, Cia (Langdon) Gadd at Colorado College in 1965, and the couple married four weeks later. Ben and Cia had two sons, Will and Toby. Ben and his family relocated to Jasper in the late 1960s. Ben later attended the University of Lethbridge and graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Earth Science in 1972. Between 1976 and 1980, Ben taught classes at Mount Royal College and the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology; he later taught additional classes at Grant MacEwan College and Lakeland College. From 1981, Ben also worked as a seasonal naturalist/guide for Parks Canada. Ben left Parks Canada in 1985 to start an independent naturalist guiding business with Cia based in Jasper and other parts of the Canadian Rockies, which the couple continued to operate for over two decades. Ben published his best-known work, "Handbook of the Canadian Rockies", through his publishing company Corax Press in 1986. The second edition of "Handbook of the Canadian Rockies" received multiple awards after its release in 1995. Ben's fiction book, "Raven's End" won the title of Best Canadian Rockies Book at the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival in 2001 and became a Canadian bestseller. Overall, Ben has authored or co-authored 11 books and received nearly one dozen awards for his achievements as a writer, researcher and guide. Ben continued to lead guided hikes and school programs until his retirement in 2016.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of materials pertaining to Ben Gadd's personal life and career as an environmental researcher, educator, interpretive guide, publisher, public speaker and author, ca.1956-2018. Fonds includes maps, research materials, publication notes/drafts, correspondence, contracts, photographs, video and sound recordings, and other related material.
Notes
Ben Gadd fonds arrangement: Series I : Personal records - Subseries A : Travel guides and maps - Subseries B : Education and early writings - Subseries C : Personal interest files - Subseries D : Other personal and collected Series II : Research and publication records - Subseries A : Handbook of the Canadian Rockies - Subseries B : Other publications Series III : Professional records - Subseries A : Parks Canada Records - Subseries B : Interpretive guiding - Subseries C : Teaching records - Subseries D : Other contracts and projects Series IV : Legal and financial records - Subseries A : Legal records - Subseries B : Financial records
Name Access
Gadd, Ben
Gadd, Cia
Subject Access
Education
Research
Publication
Environment
Geology
Tourism
Family and personal life
Personal and Professional Life
Academics
Guiding
Guides
Businesses
Finances
Conservation
Wildlife
Natural history
Sports and recreation
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Jasper National Park
Banff National Park
Yoho National Park
Kootenay National Park
Lethbridge
United States of America
Colorado
Canadian Rocky Mountains
Reproduction Restrictions
Copyright restrictions apply
Language
English
French
Dutch
Category
Education
Environment
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
Processing Status
Processed / Unprocessed
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Pat Brewster fonds

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Pat Brewster fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of four series: I. Personal, II. Professional, III. Activities, IV. Brewster family. I. Personal series, 1905-1982, 18 cm of textual records, 160 photographs, 2 sound recordings. Includes correspondence, interview and recorded conversation, address/notebook, artwork, other textua…
Date Range
1841-1983
Reference Code
M2 / S21 / V91
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Postcard
Transparency
Sound recording
Cassette
Textual record
Drawing
Map
Poster
Private record
Part Of
Pat Brewster fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M2 / V91 / S21
Sous-Fonds
V91
Accession Number
12, 13, 80, 93, 110, 145, 340, 380, 899, 1006, 1110, 1179, 1210, 1235, 1398, 1409, 1440, 1505, 1784, 1874, 2176, 2216, 2303, 2361, 2410, 2643, 2791, 2816, 2880, 2903, 2933, 2940, 3051, 3157, 3181, 3393, 3642, 3733, 3734, 3780, 3821, 3921, 3969, 5028, 5336, 6018
Reference Code
M2 / S21 / V91
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Postcard
Transparency
Sound recording
Cassette
Textual record
Drawing
Map
Poster
Private record
Date Range
1841-1983
Physical Description
ca.80 cm of textual material. -- ca.900 photographs : prints, postcards, transparencies, negatives, copy negatives. -- 1 photograph album (50 prints). -- 3 sound recordings : audio tape cassettes
History / Biographical
Forrest Oliver "Pat" Brewster, 1896-1982, was a trail guide, outfitter and businessman in Banff, Alberta, Canada. Pat was a native and life-long resident of Banff. As a boy, he was an active Boy Scout and, by age seventeen, was a big game guide. After serving in World War I, Brewster established the first permanent camp at Lake O'Hara for the Canadian Pacific Railway. In 1926, he took over the Brewster Transport Company outfitting business from his brothers, Bill and Jim. In the 1930s, he became involved in skiing explorations in the Assiniboine, Skoki and Sunshine areas. Pat Brewster was active in community affairs and, in his later years, was an avid historian of the region. He published three books of reminiscences between 1975 and 1982.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of four series: I. Personal, II. Professional, III. Activities, IV. Brewster family.
I. Personal series, 1905-1982, 18 cm of textual records, 160 photographs, 2 sound recordings. Includes correspondence, interview and recorded conversation, address/notebook, artwork, other textual records, photographs.
II. Professional series, 1892-1982, 47.5 cm of textual records, 266 photographs, 1 sound recording. Includes papers pertaining to various Brewster family and other businesses, writing papers and sound recording, and photographs pertaining to guiding and outfitting, tourism promotion and other.
III. Activities series, 1841-1983, 6.5 cm of textual records, 262 photographs. Pertains to genealogical research, other activities and collected material.
IV. Brewster family series, 1841-1981, 2.5 cm of textual records, 132 photographs. Pertains to Brewster family, Jack Brewster, John Brewster, Pearl Brewster Moore and the Moore family.
Name Access
Brewster, Pat
Subject Access
Commerce and industry
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Access Restrictions
Some restrictions on access to originals
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: arrangement outline
series and file description
electronic finding aid
reference copies and summaries for sound recordings
Creator
Brewster, Pat
Category
Commerce and industry
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
Processing Status
Processed
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Rundle Memorial United Church fonds

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Rundle Memorial United Church fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds includes miscellaneous reports, programmes, ephemera and photographic copies of documents, artifacts and art works concerning Rundle Memorial United Church and Robert T. Rundle, Methodist Missionary, Edmonton, 1840-1848, for whom the church is named. Some items are by John Travis.
Date Range
Copies made [ca.1965]
Reference Code
M12
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Textual record
Drawing
Organization record
Photograph print
Published record
Part Of
Rundle Memorial United Church fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 12
Sous-Fonds
M 12
Accession Number
31, 118
Reference Code
M12
GMD
Textual record
Drawing
Organization record
Photograph print
Published record
Date Range
Copies made [ca.1965]
Physical Description
1.5 cm of textual records and photographs
History / Biographical
Rundle Memorial United Church is located in Banff, Alberta, Canada. John Travis was Minister, ca.1965.
Scope & Content
Fonds includes miscellaneous reports, programmes, ephemera and photographic copies of documents, artifacts and art works concerning Rundle Memorial United Church and Robert T. Rundle, Methodist Missionary, Edmonton, 1840-1848, for whom the church is named. Some items are by John Travis.
Name Access
Rundle Memorial United Church
Subject Access
Churches
Religions
Access Restrictions
No restrictions on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: basic description
Creator
Rundle Memorial United Church
Category
Religions
Title Source
Title based on accession record
Processing Status
Processed
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Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds

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Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of papers, photographs and sound recordings of Peter and Catharine Whyte and the papers and photographs of their respective families. Consists of three sous-fonds: V683, S37 and M36. M36 and S37 consists of three series. Series I: Peter and Catharine Whyte, Series II: Robb and Morse …
Date Range
1856-1980
Reference Code
M36 / S37 / V683
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Drawing
Motion picture
Film
Photograph
Album
Ambrotype
Cased photograph
Daguerreotype
Negative
Photograph print
Postcard
Tintype
Transparency
Sound recording
Cassette
Reel to reel
Textual record
Plan
Poster
Private record
Published record
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Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M36 / V683 / S37
Sous-Fonds
TBD
Accession Number
3069 and various
Reference Code
M36 / S37 / V683
GMD
Drawing
Motion picture
Film
Photograph
Album
Ambrotype
Cased photograph
Daguerreotype
Negative
Photograph print
Postcard
Tintype
Transparency
Sound recording
Cassette
Reel to reel
Textual record
Plan
Poster
Private record
Published record
Other Title Info
Also known as the Whyte family fonds
Date Range
1856-1980
Physical Description
25 m of textual records. -- ca.46,000 photographs : prints, albums, postcards, cased photographs, transparencies, negatives. -- 178 sound recordings : audio tape reels, audio tape cassettes. -- 6 motion pictures (and film strips)
History / Biographical
Peter and Catharine Whyte were artists, photographers, outdoor enthusiasts, travelers, philanthropists and cultural workers at Banff, Alberta, Canada. Peter Whyte, 1905-1966, was born at Banff in 1905 to pioneer merchant Dave White and Annie (Curren) White. He was an accomplished skier and ski jumper and one of the region's first native-born painters with an intimate knowledge of the mountains and was an active photographer from ca.1920 until the 1950s. Peter Whyte studied art at the Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, 1923-1924, and at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Boston, 1925, where he met Catharine Robb. Catharine Robb Whyte, 1906-1979, was born in 1906 at Concord, Massachusetts and grew up amongst the wealth and creativity of the Robb and Morse families. She studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Boston, 1925-1929.
Following their marriage in 1930, the Whytes pursued a life of painting, photography, hiking, skiing and travelling. Their log home and studio in Banff became a focal point for their artist friends, Stoney Indians and local pioneers. Catharine shared Pete's involvement in skiing and hiking organizations and together they managed Skoki Lodge from 1932-1934. In following years, the Whytes travelled extensively. During the Second World War, Peter served in the reserve army, with the Royal Canadian Air Force as a photographer and, briefly, as an official war artist. Catharine continued to paint and maintain their home and, when possible, accompanied Pete to his military postings. In civilian life, Pete resumed his art career, explored new photographic techniques and sculpted.
Throughout the 1950s and 1960s, the Whytes formulated plans for a foundation to preserve the art and history of the Canadian Rockies. Plans for a building to house an archives, public library and gallery were in preparation when Pete died in 1966. The Peter Whyte Foundation was named in his honour. Catharine immersed herself in the development of what is now the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, in the cultural community, painting, outdoor activity, travel and work with the Stoney First Nations. She became a more active photographer, recording her travels and outdoor pursuits. She served in an official capacity with numerous cultural and charitable organizations, was a patron to individuals studying art and music, and supported numerous causes relating to the Stoney First Nations. Catharine also supported causes related to multiculturalism, regional culture and recreation, and cancer research. Despite her modesty and often anonymous patronage of causes, Catharine was recognized with numerous awards and honours, including the Order of Canada in 1978. She died in Banff in 1979.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of papers, photographs and sound recordings of Peter and Catharine Whyte and the papers and photographs of their respective families. Consists of three sous-fonds: V683, S37 and M36. M36 and S37 consists of three series. Series I: Peter and Catharine Whyte, Series II: Robb and Morse families, Series III: White and Curren families. Within Series I, there are four Sub-series: Series: A. Catharine Robb Whyte papers; B. Peter Whyte papers; C. Peter and Catharine Whyte papers accessioned after 2017; D. Peter and Catharine Whyte sound recordings.
Name Access
Whyte, Peter
Whyte, Catharine
Subject Access
Arts
Communications
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
First nations
Sports, recreation and leisure
Access Restrictions
Some restriction/s on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: arrangement outline
sous-fonds, series and file description for textual
sub-series and group description for photographs
item description, subject/proper name index, and summaries for sound recordings
reference copies for sound recordings
Creator
Whyte, Peter
Whyte, Catharine
Category
Arts
Communications
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
First nations
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
Processing Status
Processed
Electronic Resources

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Galletly family fonds

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Galletly family fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds includes D. D. Galletly and Galletly family papers and photographs. Textual records consist of David Galletly papers and Galletly family music. David Galletly papers include manuscripts, n.d., 1914; correspondence 1888-1907; and personal papers n.d., 1902 re early life in Canmore and Banff an…
Date Range
[ca.1880-ca.1960]
Reference Code
M114 / V421
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Album
Photograph print
Tintype
Textual record
Drawing
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Galletly family fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 114
V 421
Sous-Fonds
M 114
V 421
Accession Number
268, 492, 2257, 2743
Reference Code
M114 / V421
GMD
Photograph
Album
Photograph print
Tintype
Textual record
Drawing
Private record
Published record
Date Range
[ca.1880-ca.1960]
Physical Description
ca.5 cm of textual records. -- 56 photographs : prints, tintype. -- 1 photograph album (266 prints)
History / Biographical
The Galletly family were residents of Canmore and Banff, Alberta, Canada. David Drummond Galletly, 1838-1916, served as caretaker and guide for the Cave and Basin hot springs, 1897-ca.1910. Previously he worked on the construction of the Banff Springs Hotel and operated a hotel in Canmore. At the Cave and Basin, Galletly conducted tours and became known for his Scottish humor. Other family members included wife Ethel, daughters Viva and Ethel (Fulscher), son-in-law Fred Fulscher, and grandchildren Ronald and Adelina Fulcher.
Scope & Content
Fonds includes D. D. Galletly and Galletly family papers and photographs.
Textual records consist of David Galletly papers and Galletly family music. David Galletly papers include manuscripts, n.d., 1914; correspondence 1888-1907; and personal papers n.d., 1902 re early life in Canmore and Banff and the Cave and Basin. The manuscripts include scripts of Galletly's cave tours. Family music includes published sheet music and hand-drawn items. Fonds also includes newsclippings and postcards pertaining to the Galletly family, 1939-[ca.1960]; and drawing of exterior of dwelling on Lot 32, Cave and Basin Avenue, 1912, signed by D. D. Galletly, 4 p.: photocopy.
Photographs pertain to Galletly family and friends, activities, Banff views; most are unidentified.
Name Access
Galletly, David Drummond
Subject Access
Family and personal life
Access Restrictions
No restrictions on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: basic description
Creator
Galletly, David Drummond
Category
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
Processing Status
Processed
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Moore family fonds

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Moore family fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of seven series : I. Philip Moore family series, ca.1882-1964, 42 cm., and contains three sub-series: A. Personal papers and photographs, 1897-1964 (college career, personal life, activities and estate); B. Professional papers and photographs, 1905-[ca.1950] (military career and re…
Date Range
1838-1973
Reference Code
M307 / V439
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Textual record
Diary
Drawing
Private record
Published record
Scrapbook
Part Of
Moore family fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 307
V 439
Sous-Fonds
M 307
V 439
Accession Number
347, 421, 988, 1018, 1029, 1891, 2037, 2091, 2764, 2769, 2828, 2872, 2933, 3891, 5248, 5581, 6020, 7412 (unproc)
Reference Code
M307 / V439
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Textual record
Diary
Drawing
Private record
Published record
Scrapbook
Date Range
1838-1973
Physical Description
ca.1 m textual records. -- ca.3400 photographs: prints, transparencies, negatives. -- 10 photograph albums (ca.1000 prints). -- 24 motion pictures.
History / Biographical
The Moore family resided at Banff, Alberta and Yoho Valley, British Columbia, Canada. Col. Philip A. Moore, 1879-1951, was a guide, soldier, lecturer and publicist. Pearl Brewster Moore, 1889-1973, was a homemaker and tourist lodge operator. Daughter, Edmee Brewster Moore (Reid), 1908-1971, was a homemaker and wife of Charles Reid. Pearl Brewster, born in Banff, was an active sportswoman. In 1905, she met Philip Moore, who had joined Jim and Bill Brewster in the packing business. The Moores made their home in Banff in 1907. A trained soldier, Philip Moore distinguished himself in France in the First World War and served with the Calgary Highlanders during the Second World War. The Moores ran various Canadian Pacific Railway facilities, including Yoho Valley Bungalow Camp, during the 1920s and early 1930s. Col. Moore lectured widely during this period using motion pictures and lantern slides. During the 1930s, the Moores travelled extensively and were active in the Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies. Pearl Moore was instrumental in the Banff-Jasper fund during the Second World War. In 1971, Pearl Moore gave their log home, a showcase of Stoney Nakoda artifacts and art, to the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of seven series :
I. Philip Moore family series, ca.1882-1964, 42 cm., and contains three sub-series: A. Personal papers and photographs, 1897-1964 (college career, personal life, activities and estate); B. Professional papers and photographs, 1905-[ca.1950] (military career and research, writing and lecturing); C. Volunteer activities, 1935-1945 (Jubilee Committee; National War Finance Committee, Victory Loan program).
II. Pearl Moore series. -- 1890-1973. -- 21.5 cm of textual records. -- 156 photographs: prints. -- Series consists of three sub-series: A. Personal papers and photographs, 1990-1973 (photographs, letters, diaries, notes and notebooks, and other material); B. Legal and financial papers, 1908-1971; C. Volunteer activities, [1940?]-1942 (Banff-Jasper Spitfire Fund, the Red Cross, wartime work).
III. Edmee Moore series. -- 1908-1965. -- 8 cm of textual records. -- 152 photographs : prints, 4 photograph albums. -- Series consists of six sub-series: A. Photographs, 1908-1965; B. Letters and notes, [ca.1915-ca.1920]; C. Sketchbooks; D. Diaries and scrapbooks, 1926-1938; E. Financial and legal papers, 1935-1965; F. Other, 1919-1953.
IV. Philip Moore family series. -- 1885-1970. -- 20 cm of textual records. -- 1183 photographs (1075 prints and negatives, 117 transparencies, 51 stereo cards). -- 11 motion pictures. -- Series consists of seven sub-series: A. Family portraits, 1885-[ca.1970]; B. Home, friends and activities, [ca.1910]-1962; C. Financial papers, 1907-1951; D. Travel, 1931-1936; E. Business papers, bungalow camp operations, 1921-1932; F. Banff/Lake Louise area photographs, 1885-1965; G. Other, [ca.1895-ca.1960].
V. Moore and Brown families series. -- 1838-1950. -- 8 cm of textual records. -- 156 photographs : prints. -- Series consists of five sub-series: A. Roger Brown Moore, 1890-1931; B. Maria K. Moore estate, 1922-1927; C. William Gordon Moore, Laura Moore and Roger Brown Moore estate, 1930-1939; D. Maria K. Moore and Roger Brown Moore, 1925-1930; E. Other material, 1838-1950.
VI. Brewster family series. -- [ca.1880]-1970. -- 6 cm of textual records. -- 289 photographs : prints, 2 photograph albums. -- Series consists of five sub-series: A. John and Isabella Brewster, 1904-1948; B. Fred Brewster, 1909-1953; C. James I. Brewster, 1909-1936; D. Fern Brewster, 1930-1932; E. Brewster family, [ca.1880]-1970; F. Other material, 1898-1969.
VII. Other material series. -- 1885-1970. -- 709 photographs : prints. -- Series consists of three sub-series: A. Scenics, 1885-1970; B. People, 1885-1970; C. Other, 1885-1970.
Name Access
Moore, Edmee
Moore, Pearl
Moore, Phil
Subject Access
Exploration, discovery and travel
Military
Access Restrictions
Some restrictions on access to originals
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: file description and index
electronic finding aid
summaries and video reference copies for some motion pictures
Related Material
Portion of photographs related by provenance to Mary Schaffer Warren fonds (M79 /V527)
Creator
Moore, Pearl
Moore, Philip
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Military
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
Processing Status
Processed / Unprocessed
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Ostheimer expedition fonds

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Ostheimer expedition fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists primarily of expedition records in four multi-media volumes. Fonds also contains lantern slides and print material. Material pertains to the 1927 Ostheimer Expedition and the 1926 advance expedition by Alfred J. Ostheimer III and John de Laittre II. It describes expedition activit…
Date Range
1927-1929
Reference Code
M393 / V479
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Transparency
Textual record
Drawing
Map
Organization record
Photograph print
Part Of
Ostheimer expedition fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 393
V 479
Sous-Fonds
M 393
V 479
Accession Number
2805, 2848, 2859
Reference Code
M393 / V479
GMD
Photograph
Transparency
Textual record
Drawing
Map
Organization record
Photograph print
Other Title Info
Also known as the 1927 Ostheimer expedition, Canadian Rockies fonds
Date Range
1927-1929
Physical Description
30 cm of textual records. -- 66 photographs : transparencies
History / Biographical
The Ostheimer Expedition 1927 was a mountaineering and scientific expedition, led by Alfred J. Ostheimer III, 1908-1983, with fellow Harvard students John de Laittre II and W. R. Maclaurin, in Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada. The party completed a nine week climbing and exploration trip described as "perhaps the greatest tour de force ever accomplished in a single season in the Canadian Rockies." Party members climbed thirty-five mountains, including twenty-eight first ascents, in the region between the Athabasca River and Tsar Creek.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists primarily of expedition records in four multi-media volumes. Fonds also contains lantern slides and print material. Material pertains to the 1927 Ostheimer Expedition and the 1926 advance expedition by Alfred J. Ostheimer III and John de Laittre II. It describes expedition activities, topography, drainage, geographic names, mountains and mountaineering, geology, glaciation, flora, fauna and meteorology, etc., of the Jasper, Whirlpool, Clemenceau, Chaba and Columbia areas and is illustrated with photographs, maps and cartoons.
Volumes titles are: 1927 Ostheimer Expedition, Canadian Rockies : Report / by Alfred J. Ostheimer III (2 v : 569 p.); 1927 Ostheimer Expedition, Canadian Rockies : Every other day / Alfred J. Ostheimer III (1 v : 312 p.); 1927 Ostheimer Expedition, Canadian Rockies : Field notes and photographs / by John de Laittre II (1 v : 562 p.).
Notes
Lantern slides are from an original set of sixty-six pertaining to the expedition
Every other day : the journals of the remarkable Rocky Mountain climbs and explorations of Alfred J. Ostheimer III / R. W. Sandford and Jon Whelan (eds.), was published by The Alpine Club of Canada in 2002
Name Access
de Laittre II, John
Ostheimer, Alfred J. III
Subject Access
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Ostheimer Expedition (1927)
Sports, recreation and leisure
Access Restrictions
Some restriction/s on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
basic description for processed material
Creator
Ostheimer, Alfred J. III
Category
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
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Mollie E. Smith Ross and Peter Murray Ross fonds

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Mollie E. Smith and Peter Murray Ross fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds includes Rev. F. G. Christmas scrapbook, 1888-1889, of sketches, poems and writings pertaining to social life among Christmas's circle of Banff friends, including Mollie Smith and Peter Ross. Scrapbook also contains several loose items. Fonds also includes letter, marriage license, wedding …
Date Range
1888-1928
Reference Code
M490
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Textual record
Drawing
Private record
Scrapbook
Part Of
Mollie E. Smith and Peter Murray Ross fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 490
Sous-Fonds
M 490
Accession Number
5013
Reference Code
M490
GMD
Textual record
Drawing
Private record
Scrapbook
Other Title Info
Scrapbook is also known as the Christmas scrapbook
Date Range
1888-1928
Physical Description
ca.6 cm of textual records
History / Biographical
Mollie E. Smith Ross, ca.1860-1897, and Peter Murray Ross, ca.1863-1928, lived at Banff and Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Mary Emma Jane (Mollie) Smith was born in Jackson, Michigan, USA and came to Banff for health reasons, ca.1889. Among her friends in Banff were Anglican church minister Rev. F. Granville (Eric) Christmas, 1854-1931, and druggist Peter Ross. Mollie Smith and Peter Ross were married in 1892 by Rev. Charles W. Gordon and moved to Edmonton in 1893, where Ross continued in the pharmaceutical business and the couple raised a family. Rev. F. G. Christmas chronicled his admiration of Mollie Smith in a scrapbook that he later presented to her.
Scope & Content
Fonds includes Rev. F. G. Christmas scrapbook, 1888-1889, of sketches, poems and writings pertaining to social life among Christmas's circle of Banff friends, including Mollie Smith and Peter Ross. Scrapbook also contains several loose items. Fonds also includes letter, marriage license, wedding and death notices re Mollie Smith Ross and Peter Ross, 1891-1928, and photocopies of photographs of Smith and Ross.
Name Access
Christmas, Rev. F. G.
Ross, Mollie E. Smith
Ross, Peter Murray
Subject Access
Arts
Community life
Family and personal life
Religions
Access Restrictions
No restrictions on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Creator
Ross, Mollie E. Smith
Ross, Peter Murray
Category
Arts
Family and personal life
Religions
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
Processing Status
Processed
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Senior Friends of Banff fonds

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Senior Friends of Banff fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of minutes which describe regular and annual meetings and include note on amalgamation; also membership lists and financial statements. Also included is an original architectural drawing of the Banff Library/Senior Citizens Centre prepared by Bond Mogridge Architects.
Date Range
1977-1991
Reference Code
M512
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Textual record
Drawing
Organization record
Part Of
Senior Friends of Banff fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 512
Sous-Fonds
M 512
Accession Number
5162, 7062 (unproc), 7859
Reference Code
M512
GMD
Textual record
Drawing
Organization record
Date Range
1977-1991
Physical Description
10 cm + 2 v. textual records. -- 1 architectural drawing: col.
History / Biographical
The Senior Friends of Banff, a senior citizens social and philanthropic organization at Banff, Alberta, Canada, was established in 1965 and operated until 1984 when the group amalgamated with the Banff Senior Citizens' Society. The Senior Friends organized social and recreational activities and raised funds for the Banff Library / Seniors Centre.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of minutes which describe regular and annual meetings and include note on amalgamation; also membership lists and financial statements. Also included is an original architectural drawing of the Banff Library/Senior Citizens Centre prepared by Bond Mogridge Architects.
Notes
Architectural drawing is stored in M512 o.s. "G"
Name Access
Banff Library/Senior's Centre
Banff Seniors Society
Senior Friends of Banff
Subject Access
Family and personal life
Access Restrictions
Access and use restricted
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Basic description only
Creator
Senior Friends of Banff
Category
Arts
Education
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on accession record and contents of fonds
Processing Status
Processed / Unprocessed
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Stewart family fonds

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Stewart family fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds includes a scrapbook, a blotting book of drawings, and one photographic print. The scrapbook contains newspaper accounts by travellers in the Rockies and Selkirks, particularly descriptions of Banff town, Banff Springs Hotel, the hot springs and vicinity. The Stewarts are frequently mentione…
Date Range
[ca.1880]-1894
Reference Code
M104 / V209
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Textual record
Drawing
Scrapbook
Part Of
Stewart family fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 104
V 209
Sous-Fonds
M 104
V 209
Accession Number
729, 6438, 6911
Reference Code
M104 / V209
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Textual record
Drawing
Scrapbook
Date Range
[ca.1880]-1894
Physical Description
2 v. of textual records. -- 3 photographs : prints.
History / Biographical
George A. Stewart, 1830-1917, was the first Superintendent of Rocky Mountains Park (now Banff National Park) from 1886-1897. George and Frances Stewart, 1843-1932, and family were prominent early residents of Banff.
Scope & Content
Fonds includes a scrapbook, a blotting book of drawings, and one photographic print.
The scrapbook contains newspaper accounts by travellers in the Rockies and Selkirks, particularly descriptions of Banff town, Banff Springs Hotel, the hot springs and vicinity. The Stewarts are frequently mentioned, having extended their hospitality to the various writers. The album has been autographed at a later date by Olive Stewart Foster. The blotting book contains 54 drawings pertaining to unknown persons and locations and is thought to have belonged to George Stewart. Drawings are possibly by Rev. F. G. Christmas. Location of images appears to be Manitoba or north-western Ontario.
Photographs are: Stewart family in front of their first home in Banff and Cave and Basin bathhouse, both by Boorne & May, Photographers, Calgary, N.W.T., ca.1888; and "Grandmother Stewart's house in Banff."
Name Access
Christmas, Rev. F. G.
Stewart, George A.
Subject Access
Arts
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Access Restrictions
No restrictions on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Creator
Stewart, George A.
Category
Arts
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on accession records
Processing Status
Processed
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Town of Banff fonds

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Part Of
Town of Banff fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds includes: guest book used at Incorporation ceremonies at Town of Banff Offices, January 1, 1990, and Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, January 27, 1990; sample sixty-year resident scroll; sound recording of incorporation ceremony at Whyte Museum by Banff Centre technicians; photograph of …
Date Range
1911-2009
Reference Code
M501 / S44 / V516
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Sound recording
Textual record
Drawing
Government record
Microfiche
Microfilm
Plan
Part Of
Town of Banff fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 501
S 44
V 516
Sous-Fonds
M 501
S 44
V 516
Accession Number
5825, 6413, 7970 (unproc), 7909 (unproc), 7997
Reference Code
M501 / S44 / V516
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Sound recording
Textual record
Drawing
Government record
Microfiche
Microfilm
Plan
Date Range
1911-2009
Physical Description
2 textual records + 41 microfilm reels (textual records) + 2 boxes microfiche (textual records). -- 1 sound recording. -- 1 photograph: print
History / Biographical
The Town of Banff is an Alberta municipality situated in Banff National Park. It gained autonomy from the Government of Canada, Department of the Environment beginning 1990.
Scope & Content
Fonds includes: guest book used at Incorporation ceremonies at Town of Banff Offices, January 1, 1990, and Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, January 27, 1990; sample sixty-year resident scroll; sound recording of incorporation ceremony at Whyte Museum by Banff Centre technicians; photograph of Mayor Leslie Taylor and Councillors in Town Office, 1991 by Simon Hoyle. Microfilm records include Town of Banff original roll #1 and #2 pertaining to town council minutes and bylaws, 2008; 3 rolls of Town of Banff council meeting minutes, 1911-2007; 3 rolls of Town of Banff bylaws, No. 1-274. Microfiche records contain all plans and drawings of Banff buildings in Parks Canada files at time of incorporation, 1990 and 32 rolls of microfilm of same.
Name Access
Town of Banff
Subject Access
Buildings - Banff
Government
Access Restrictions
No restrictions on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Basic description only
Related Material
Official pen used at ceremonies transferred to Heritage collections, Whyte Museum
Creator
Town of Banff
Category
Government
Title Source
Title based on accession record
Processing Status
Processed / Unprocessed
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Major Wharton R. Tweedy fonds

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Major Wharton R. Tweedy fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of Tweedy's photographs of Alpine Club of Canada annual summer camps; ACC members and activities, 1928-1946; camp packing activities, 1935; military camps; Stanley H. Mitchell and Mitchell's grave stone. Album is photographs of Little Yoho Valley Military Instruction Camp, July-Augu…
Date Range
1928-1946
Reference Code
V602
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Drawing
Photograph
Album
Photograph print
Part Of
Major Wharton R. Tweedy fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
V 602
Sous-Fonds
V 602
Accession Number
6485
Reference Code
V602
GMD
Drawing
Photograph
Album
Photograph print
Date Range
1928-1946
Physical Description
71 photographs : prints. -- 1 photograph album (40 prints). -- 1 item of print material
History / Biographical
Major Wharton Richard Tweedy, 1889-1965, was a soldier, mountaineer, outfitter and packtrain operator, and served as secretary-treasurer and Camp Manager for the Alpine Club of Canada between 1929 and 1942. Tweedy was responsible for setting up the camp facility for the 1943 Military Instruction Camp at Little Yoho Valley
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of Tweedy's photographs of Alpine Club of Canada annual summer camps; ACC members and activities, 1928-1946; camp packing activities, 1935; military camps; Stanley H. Mitchell and Mitchell's grave stone. Album is photographs of Little Yoho Valley Military Instruction Camp, July-August 1943; mainly horse packing and snow and ice training views, some by the National Film Board of Canada (possibly Harry Rowed and Lt. Bell). Accompanied by reproduction of drawing of Stanley Mitchell Hut
Name Access
Tweedy, Wharton Richard
Subject Access
Alpine Club of Canada
Military
Mountain warfare training
Sports, recreation and leisure
Access Restrictions
Some restriction/s on access
Public domain (other restrictions may apply)
Language
Language is English
Creator
Tweedy, Wharton Richard
Category
Military
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on accession record
Processing Status
Unprocessed
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Dermot Kennedy and J. R. Webb fonds

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Dermot Kennedy and J. R. Webb fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of cartoon drawings by Dermot Kennedy pertaining to construction of the Banff Windermere Highway. Textual item is mock-up of booklet titled Camp 51, prepared by J. R. Webb, 1974
Date Range
1956, 1974
Reference Code
M298
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Drawing
Textual record
Private record
Part Of
Dermot Kennedy and J. R. Webb fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 298
Sous-Fonds
M 298
Accession Number
6751
Reference Code
M298
GMD
Drawing
Textual record
Private record
Date Range
1956, 1974
Physical Description
25 drawings. -- 1 textual record
History / Biographical
Dermot Kennedy was born in Ireland, ca.1930, and came to work for the Canada Department of Public Works at Camp 51 on the Banff-Windermere Highway in 1956. He worked under J. R. (Jim) Webb, Resident Engineer, and gave Webb some of the numerous cartoons of survey life he sketched. Kennedy left the area in 1958 to work for Disney Enterprises and returned to Ireland, ca.1960
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of cartoon drawings by Dermot Kennedy pertaining to construction of the Banff Windermere Highway. Textual item is mock-up of booklet titled Camp 51, prepared by J. R. Webb, 1974
Name Access
Kennedy, Dermot
Webb, J. R. (Jim)
Subject Access
Arts
Transportation
Access Restrictions
No restrictions on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Creator
Kennedy, Dermot
Webb, J. R. (Jim)
Category
Arts
Transportation
Title Source
Title based on J. R. Webb's forward to Camp 51 book
Processing Status
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Jimmy Simpson family fonds

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Jimmy Simpson family fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of papers, photographs and sound recording produced by and pertaining to Jimmy Simpson and the Simpson family. Material is arranged in seven series. I. Jimmy Simpson Sr. papers and photographs, ca.1901-1972, ca.74 cm of textual records, 23 photograph albums (ca.2875 prints), 425 tra…
Date Range
[ca.1900]-1995
Reference Code
M78 / S16 / V577
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Sound recording
Recording disc
Textual record
Blueprint
Drawing
Painting
Poster
Private record
Published record
Scrapbook
Part Of
Jimmy Simpson family fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 78
S 16
V 577
Sous-Fonds
M 78
S 16
V 577
Accession Number
256, 492, 1035, 1160, 1422, 1467, 1484, 1625, 1655, 1668, 1869, 2930, 3006, 5302, 6356, 6599, 6771, 6914, 7217, 7337 (unproc o.s.), 7768 (unproc)
Reference Code
M78 / S16 / V577
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Sound recording
Recording disc
Textual record
Blueprint
Drawing
Painting
Poster
Private record
Published record
Scrapbook
Other Title Info
Also known as Jimmy Simpson fonds
Date Range
[ca.1900]-1995
Physical Description
2.5 m textual records. -- ca.1605 photographs: ca.755 prints, 410 negatives, ca.430 transparencies. -- 29 photograph albums (ca.3000 prints). -- 1 sound recording: audio disc
History / Biographical
Justin James McCarthy (Jimmy) Simpson, 1877-1972, was a trapper, guide and outfitter and lodge owner at Banff and Bow Lake, Alberta, Canada. Born in Stamford, Lincolnshire, Simpson was sent to Canada by his family in 1896. He worked briefly at Laggan (Lake Louise), Alberta for the Canadian Pacific Railway, travelled extensively and returned to the Rockies to work on the trail and trap. By the early 1900s, he was a successful guide and outfitter with Carl Rungius and the Alpine Club of Canada as clients. Starting in 1920, Simpson began building Num-Ti-Jah Lodge at Bow Lake as a base for hunting and climbing parties. Simpson and Williamina (Billie) Ross Reid, 1891-1968, married in 1916 and had three children. The lodge was run mainly by Billie Simpson and in 1945 the business was turned over to Jimmy Simpson Jr., 1922-2003 . Daughters Margaret Simpson, 1917-1941, and Mary Simpson (Hallock), 1919-2002, were internationally-famous figure skaters.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of papers, photographs and sound recording produced by and pertaining to Jimmy Simpson and the Simpson family. Material is arranged in seven series.
I. Jimmy Simpson Sr. papers and photographs, ca.1901-1972, ca.74 cm of textual records, 23 photograph albums (ca.2875 prints), 425 transparencies. Includes business and personal correspondence, business records and subject files, 1903-1972; literary papers, 1912-1972; and other papers, 1903- 1957. Business records pertain mainly to guiding, outfitting and hunting operations. Correspondents include Carl Rungius, J. Monroe Thorington, L. S. Amery, Louis Agassiz Fuertes, William S. Ladd, C. Hart Merriam, Allan Brooks and others; also federal and provincial government departments, Canadian Pacific Railway, etc., regarding hunting, game regulations, park boundaries, licences, permits, horses, etc. Albums pertain mainly to hunting trips, including those with Carl Rungius, Caroline Hinman and McAleenan family, ca.1901-ca.1920, 23 items. Transparencies pertain to McAleenan family trips.
II. Simpson family papers, photographs and sound recording, ca.1900-1987, ca.1.5 m of textual records, ca.675 photographic prints, 6 photograph albums (ca.460 prints), 410 photographic negatives, 1 sound recording. Textual records include large series of alphabetical files, 1907-1987; correspondence, ca.1910-ca.1985; school records, 1923-1936; Num-Ti-Jah Lodge registers, 1939-1957; other material, 1929-1942. Photographs pertain to Jimmy Simpson and family; friends and guests; lodges and camps, including Num-Ti-Jah Lodge; Banff home and community; pack trips; scenic views; other.
III. Billie Simpson papers, 1913-1968, 6.5 cm of textual records. Includes Billie Simpson correspondence, literary and dramatic papers.
IV. Simpson Sisters professional papers and photographs, 1929-1955, ca.20 cm and 3 v. of textual material, ca.15 cm of print material, 86 photographic prints. Material pertains to the professional skating career of Margaret Simpson and Mary Simpson.
V. Mary Simpson Hallock papers, 1960-1955, 1.5 cm of textual records.
VI. Jimmy Simpson Jr. papers, 1947-1983, 1 cm of textual records.
VII. Other material, before 1970, 1 cm of textual records and art works.
Name Access
Simpson, Billie
Simpson, Jimmy, Jr.
Simpson, Jimmy, Sr.
Simpson, Margaret
Simpson, Mary (Hallock)
Subject Access
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Access Restrictions
Some restrictions on access to originals
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: arrangement outline
sub-series description
electronic finding aid
microfilm copies of albums
Related Material
Accompanied by artifacts (Heritage Collections, Whyte Museum)
Creator
Simpson, Jimmy (family)
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
Processing Status
Processed / Unprocessed
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Walter S. Painter fonds

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Walter S. Painter fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consist of personal and professional papers of Walter S. Painter, 1902-1956, and Painter family photographs, ca.1905-ca.1955. Professional papers, include notebooks; cost books; reports on Painter system of prefabrication housing, 1939; plans and renderings of CPR buildings, Painter Home and …
Date Range
1902-1956
Reference Code
M282 / V481
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Textual record
Drawing
Map
Plan
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Walter S. Painter fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 282
V 481
Sous-Fonds
M 282
V 481
Accession Number
1338, 1830, 2180, 3460
Reference Code
M282 / V481
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Textual record
Drawing
Map
Plan
Private record
Published record
Date Range
1902-1956
Physical Description
30 cm of textual records. -- 23 cartographic records : 80 x 135 cm or smaller. -- 589 photographs (287 prints, 302 negatives). -- 1 photograph album (301 prints)
History / Biographical
Walter S. Painter, 1877-1957, was an architect in Canada and the United States. Painter rose to prominence early in life as a theatre architect and joined the Canadian Pacific Railway as chief architect while still in his twenties. Projects in the Banff, Alberta area included design of the tower and wings of the Banff Springs Hotel, the first concrete addition to the Lake Louise Chalet (Chateau Lake Louise), and the Cave and Basin. other Canadian projects were major CPR stations and hotels from Montreal to the west coast. For a period, Painter was in partnership with Frank Swales. In later years, Painter was involved in American projects, standardization of school buildings in Chile, and the Painter system of pre-fabrication, with particular interests in housing and concrete construction designs. Walter Painter built his home in Banff in 1912 and retired there in 1947. He was married to Estelle (Stella) Painter, 1880-1975. They had two children, Betty Painter (Walker) and Brook Painter.
Scope & Content
Fonds consist of personal and professional papers of Walter S. Painter, 1902-1956, and Painter family photographs, ca.1905-ca.1955.
Professional papers, include notebooks; cost books; reports on Painter system of prefabrication housing, 1939; plans and renderings of CPR buildings, Painter Home and other buildings, n.d., 1906-1929; articles about Painter and his projects, n.d., 1902-1934. The papers primarily concern Painter's architectural career, theatres, CPR projects including stations and hotels from Montreal to Victoria, Banff Springs Hotel, Cave and Basin, Glacier, British Columbia projects and the Lake Louise Chalet. Personal papers, ca.1930-1956, record Painter's views on economics, philosophy, religion, housing, etc.
Family photographs, pertaining to Walter Painter, Stella Painter, Betty Painter and Brook Painter. Includes Painter home, activities, friends, trips. Also, photographs of Walter Painter projects, including construction of the Banff Springs Hotel, Lake Louise Chalet and Cave and Basin.
Name Access
Painter, Betty
Painter, Brook
Painter, Stella
Painter, Walter S.
Subject Access
Arts
Buildings and facilities
Family and personal life
Access Restrictions
No restrictions on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: basic description
microfilm copy of album
Creator
Painter, Walter S.
Category
Arts
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
Processing Status
Processed
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Nicholas Morant fonds

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Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Scope & Content
The Nicholas Morant fonds consists of Morant's freelance work from his early days with the Winnipeg Free Press to his retirement from the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1981. It is national in scope and also includes some international material. The fonds is comprised of three series: I. Photograp…
Date Range
1892-1995, predominant 1920-1981
Reference Code
M300 / S20 / V500
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Album
Drawing
Film
Government record
Map
Blueprint
Negative
Photograph
Photograph print
Postcard
Poster
Private record
Recording disc
Scrapbook
Sound recording
Textual record
Transparency
Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M300 / S20 / V500
Sous-Fonds
M300 / S20 / V500
Accession Number
122, 182, 1273, 1460, 1612, 1685, 2175, 2265, 2631, 2703, 5117, 7438, 7784, 7672, 7914 (unproc),
Reference Code
M300 / S20 / V500
GMD
Album
Drawing
Film
Government record
Map
Blueprint
Negative
Photograph
Photograph print
Postcard
Poster
Private record
Recording disc
Scrapbook
Sound recording
Textual record
Transparency
Responsibility
Nicholas Morant, Canadian Pacific, various
Date Range
1892-1995, predominant 1920-1981
Physical Description
ca.50,775 photographs: ca.23,795 negatives, ca.18,456 transparencies, ca.8524 prints. -- 11 photograph albums. -- 125 sound recordings
History / Biographical
Nicholas Everard Morant, 1910-1999, was a professional photographer based at Banff, Alberta, Canada. He was a Canadian commercial photographer of international repute and Canada's premier railway photographer of the 20th century.
Morant was born at Kamloops, British Columbia, the son of Francis and Mollie Morant. After attending the University School at Victoria, Morant served as Special Photographer to the CPR from 1929 to 1935 and again from 1944 to 1981. From 1935 to 1939, he was a cameraman for the Winnipeg Free Press, and from 1940 to 1944 worked with the Wartime Information Branch of the federal government (later to be known as the National Film Board Stills Division).
Morant had a prolific career as a freelance commercial, portrait, magazine, landscape and documentary photographer. His work appeared in numerous books and magazines, including Time, Life, Liberty, Saturday Evening Post, (Toronto) Star Weekly, Northern Sportsman, Reader's Digest, Country Guide, The Standard, National Home Monthly, Canadian Photography, Outdoor Canada, National Geographic, the Globe & Mail, Winnipeg Tribune, New York Daily News, and the two Canadian Pacific Railway magazines, The Spanner and Rail News.
Two wartime images were featured on postage stamps, while three landscape views appeared on Canadian $10, $50 and $100 bills. His images were also used for corporate annual reports, postcards, brochures, calendars and advertisements. From the 1950s to 1980s Morant gave public slide shows of his work, two of the most popular being "A Talk Without Words" and "The World At Your Feet".
Morant married Ivy May "Willie" Young in 1936 when he was a photographer with the Winnipeg Free Press. Beginning in 1929, and until the end of her life, Morant's travelling and working companion was his wife, "Willie," 1910-1986.
Scope & Content
The Nicholas Morant fonds consists of Morant's freelance work from his early days with the Winnipeg Free Press to his retirement from the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1981. It is national in scope and also includes some international material. The fonds is comprised of three series: I. Photography; II. Professional records; III. Personal and family records.
I. Photography series consists of: A. Negatives and transparencies, B. Transparencies, C. Prints, D. Other photographs. II. Professional records series consists of: A. Working records, B. Career records, C. Topical files. III. Personal and family records series consists of: A. Nick and Willie Morant, B. Nick Morant funeral and memorial, C. Francis and Mollie Morant, D. Collected material
Notes
Full summary of sub-sub-series levels: I / A : 1) Darkroom Files [ a) Negative Albums b) Black/White Series I and II c) Colour Series I and II d) Leica Negs ] 2) GD Files I / B : 1) Presentations [ a) Topical Files b) Thematic Files ] 2) General Files 3) Other I / C : 1) Print Files I / D : 1) Exhibition and Display Prints 2) Photographs used by John Garden 3) Other Photographs II / A : 1) Log Books 2) Notebooks II / B : 1) Career Binders [ a) Postcards b) Brochures and Advertising c) clippings and articles d) Calendar Photographs ] 2) Scrapbooks [ a) Content 1933 - 1946 b) Content 1940 - 1980 ] II / C : 1) Numbered / Titled Files [ a) Group A b) Group B c) Group C d) Group D e) Group H f) Group P g) Group R ] 2) Other Topical Files [ a) Railway; i) Timetables ii) Publications iii) Other b) Photography; i) Textual Records ii) Print Material c) Travel d) Exhibitions and Galleries e)Personal f) Other ] 3) Postcards, Greeting Cards and Ephemera Collection 4) Published Images and Text 5) Professional Photography 6) Promotional Items, Awards and Correspondence 7) Presentation and Interview Materials III / A : 1) Correspondence 2) Personal Papers [ a) Personal Records b) Notes and Notebooks c) Lists and Card Files d) Awards and Retirement ] 3) Personal Photographs 4) House Records [ a) Construction b) Household Records ] 5) Business, Financial and Legal Papers 6) Interviews, Reminiscences Personal Recordings 7) Other Records (Signs, Cartoons, Drawings, etc.) 8) Personal Correspondence and Notes 9) Travel Documents and Maps III / B : 1) Nick Morant Funeral, Memorial and Estate III / C : 1) Mollie Morant Papers 2) Other Family Papers III / D : 1) Sound Recordings 2) Biographical Material 3) Other Papers and Photographs [ a) Burton Wheatley Family b) Other ] 4) Personal and Family Photography 5) Personal Interest and Gifts
Name Access
Morant, Nicholas
Subject Access
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Transportation
Geographic Access
Alberta
Banff
British Columbia
Peru
Canadian Rocky Mountains
Canada
Manitoba
New Brunswick
Newfoundland and Labrador
Nova Scotia
Ontario
Quebec
Saskatchewan
Access Restrictions
Some restriction/s on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: arrangement outline
series and file description
electronic and online finding aids
Creator
Morant, Nicholas
Category
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Transportation
Biographical Source Notes
Brock Silversides; We Live in a Postcard: Banff Family Histories (Banff: Banff History Book Committee, 2005)
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
Processing Status
Processed / Unprocessed
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Grant Kimball fonds

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Part Of
Grant Kimball fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of 1900 b&w photographs in 5 photograph albums, 1931-1942. [untitled], 1931-1942, ca. 250 prints pertaining to townsite of Banff, including Cascades of Time Garden, Cave and Basin, Upper Hot Springs, Banff Springs Hotel, Bow Falls, and aerial view of Banff. Also includes images of u…
Date Range
1931-1950
Reference Code
V100
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Album
Drawing
Photograph print
Part Of
Grant Kimball fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
V 100
Sous-Fonds
V 100
Accession Number
7756 (unproc)
Reference Code
V100
GMD
Photograph
Album
Drawing
Photograph print
Date Range
1931-1950
Physical Description
5 photograph albums: 1900 prints, b&w
History / Biographical
Miss Grant Kimball, of 2200 Block 14 A St. S.W. Calgary, Alberta, worked for the government seed sorting and grading office, which may have had offices in the old Post Office Building, 8 Ave. & 1st St. S.E. Calgary. Kimball never married, she was Rosicrusian and occasionally travelled to group headquarters in California for annual picnics. Her father worked for CPR and she had one sister, June Kimball.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of 1900 b&w photographs in 5 photograph albums, 1931-1942.
[untitled], 1931-1942, ca. 250 prints pertaining to townsite of Banff, including Cascades of Time Garden, Cave and Basin, Upper Hot Springs, Banff Springs Hotel, Bow Falls, and aerial view of Banff. Also includes images of unidentified people in homes in [Calgary?].
[untitled], 1942-ca.1945, ca.400 prints, includes Waterton, Revelstoke, Field, Bridal Veil Falls, Banff: Sulphur Mountain cabin, observatory, Cascades of Time Garden and picnic grounds, Tunnel Mountain fire look-out, Lake Minnewanka, Lake Louise, C.P.R. mountain views from the line.
[untitled], 1943-1945, 1950, ca.500 includes sisters June and Grant Kimball, Banff area including Cascades of Time Garden, Lake Louise, Johnston Canyon, group photo Becker's Bungalows, brewery gardens in Calgary; Los Angeles and Victoria; also includes hand-drawn portrait of Grant Kimball, 1950.
[untitled], 1946-1949, ca.500 prints, includes Jasper Park Lodge, Jasper area and Banff including Cascades of Time Garden; predominently United States trips.
"The Story of Anna" 1950, ca.250 prints, pertains to the travels of Anna [the car, bought in 1950], and includes Banff, Lake Louise, Jasper areas.
Name Access
Kimball, Grant
Kimball, June
Subject Access
Cascades of Time garden
Cave and Basin
Community life
Family and personal life
Jasper National Park
Johnston Canyon
Sulphur Mountain
Waterton Lakes National Park
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
No finding aid
Creator
Kimball, Grant Miss
Category
Family and personal life
Biographical Source Notes
Accession record
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
Processing Status
Unprocessed
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Part Of
Glen Boles fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of 27 limited edition prints of pen and pencil drawings by Glen Boles, 1994-2002. Content of prints include Mt. Assiniboine, Mt. Fay, Mt. Louis, Mt. Alberta, Abbot Pass & Victoria Glacier, Snowpatch Spire, Howser Spires, Mt. Finger, Three Sisters, Tower of Babel, Eisenhower Tower, Mt…
Date Range
1994-2002
Reference Code
V175
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Drawing
Part Of
Glen Boles fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
V 175
Sous-Fonds
V 175
Accession Number
7447 (unproc)
Reference Code
V175
GMD
Drawing
Date Range
1994-2002
Physical Description
24 drawings; pen & pencil
History / Biographical
Glen Boles was born 1934 in St. Stephen, New Brunswick and moved to Calgary, Alberta in 1953. In 1957 he was persuaded to climb with co-worker and mountain guide Heinz Kahl, a native Bavarian. Heinz Kahl and English climber Brian Greenwood introduced Boles to more difficult climbing. Boles has climbed extensively in the Rockies, summiting over 400 peaks including many new routes and first ascents. He has also climbed in the Interior Ranges of British Columbia as well as the St. Elias Range of Alaska and the Alps. Boles is also an avid skier and spent 13 years on the Canadian Ski Patrol System and is a member of the Ski Friends program in Lake Louise.
Boles retired from the City of Calgary Waterworks Engineering Division in 1991 after thirty-five years employment. Boles and his wife (married in 1965) reside in Cochrane, Alberta. From his mountain experiences, Glen has developed an interest in photography, drawing and writing and has co-authored "The Climbing Guide to the Canadian Rockies-South" and "Place Names of the Canadian Alps" with Bill Putnam and Roger Laurilla.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of 27 limited edition prints of pen and pencil drawings by Glen Boles, 1994-2002. Content of prints include Mt. Assiniboine, Mt. Fay, Mt. Louis, Mt. Alberta, Abbot Pass & Victoria Glacier, Snowpatch Spire, Howser Spires, Mt. Finger, Three Sisters, Tower of Babel, Eisenhower Tower, Mt. Stephen, Bugaboos, Bighorn Sheep, Cougar, Timber Wolf, Grizzly Bear, Mt. Robson, Berg Lake, and Yamnuska.
Name Access
Boles, Glen
Subject Access
Arts
Sports, recreation and leisure
Environment
Access Restrictions
Reproductions prohibited
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
No finding aid
Creator
Boles, Glen
Category
Arts
Environment
Sports, recreation and leisure
Biographical Source Notes
Accession record and accompanying notes.
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
Processing Status
Unprocessed
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Olive McDonnell Allan fonds

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Part Of
Olive McDonnell Allan fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of 1 pressed flower album, 3 wildflower sketches, 1 pamplet by E. S. Dowding, 1 three page trip calendar, 1 photograph.
Date Range
1924
Reference Code
M549 / V772
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph print
Textual record
Album
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Olive McDonnell Allan fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 549
V 772
Sous-Fonds
M 549
V 772
Accession Number
7837
Reference Code
M549 / V772
GMD
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph print
Textual record
Album
Private record
Published record
Date Range
1924
Physical Description
2 cm + 1 v. textual records.. -- 1 photograph : print.
History / Biographical
Olive McDonnell Allan (1896-1978) took a wildflower painting and collecting trip in 1924 to Banff from Edmonton. McDonnell Allan attended the Lamerton School in Alberta until 1901. After this she was tutored at home, until the family’s move to Victoria, BC. Olive and her brother lived with relatives north of Alix, Alberta until they joined their sister and parents in Victoria. In Victoria Olive attended St. Anne's Academy. Prior to her marriage Olive attended business college in Calgary, and took courses at the University of Alberta. At this time she worked as the Assistant Librarian at the University of Alberta Extension Department. While she was living in Edmonton, Olive met James Rennie Nicol Allan while she was visiting her relatives in the Alix, Alberta area. They were married August 23, 1923. Olive played violin in the Symphony Orchestra in Edmonton, and sold her violin to pay for a nurse to attend the birth of her daughter Eve. Olive and James had two children, James McDonnell Allan and Eve Elizabeth Blanche Keates (nee Allan). Olive returned to the Banff/Lake Louise area in 1948 when her daughter, Eve, was working there. Olive belonged to the Alix (Alberta) Horticulture Club, and throughout her life she was an avid gardener, and won many awards.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of 1 pressed flower album, 3 wildflower sketches, 1 pamplet by E. S. Dowding, 1 three page trip calendar, 1 photograph.
Name Access
McDonnell Allan, Olive
Subject Access
Exploration, discovery and travel
Environment
Sports, recreation and leisure
Access Restrictions
Access and use restricted for portion
Copyright, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Creator
McDonnell Allan, Olive
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Environment
Sports, recreation and leisure
Biographical Source Notes
Conversation with Rennie Keates, Olive McDonnell Allan's granddaughter.
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
Processing Status
Processed
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