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Date
1962 – 1976
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
103.09.0120
Description
A small, gold coloured pin in shape of abominable snowman standing on skis with toque on head. Hairy features worked in slightly raised outline drawing. Small safety pin clasp vertically on back.
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Title
Athletic Pin
Date
1962 – 1976
Material
metal
Dimensions
2.1 x 0.8 x 1.8 cm
Description
A small, gold coloured pin in shape of abominable snowman standing on skis with toque on head. Hairy features worked in slightly raised outline drawing. Small safety pin clasp vertically on back.
Subject
sports
winter
skiing
Sunshine Ski School
Jerry Johnson
Betty Buchan
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.09.0120
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Personal letters and mail from community organizations

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions54781
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of personal mail sent to or from Eleanor Luxton between ca. 1915 and 1980. Content pertains to Valentine's day letters between Eleanor and her parents, Norman and Georgina; a personal greeting card sent from "Aida" [n.d.]; a greeting card titled "To Father" [possibly sent from Eleanor…
Date Range
[1915-1940]
1968
1971
1973
1980
Reference Code
LUX / II / A / 48
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Private record
Organization record
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / II / A : Correspondence
Sous-Fonds
LUX / II : Eleanor Luxton sous-fonds
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / II / A / 48
GMD
Textual record
Private record
Organization record
Date Range
[1915-1940]
1968
1971
1973
1980
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
File consists of personal mail sent to or from Eleanor Luxton between ca. 1915 and 1980. Content pertains to Valentine's day letters between Eleanor and her parents, Norman and Georgina; a personal greeting card sent from "Aida" [n.d.]; a greeting card titled "To Father" [possibly sent from Eleanor to Norman Luxton]; a letter addressed to Eleanor from Alberta Theatre Projects with a ticket order form for local performances [1973]; a letter from Laura Oakander sent to Eleanor thanking her for a donation to the McDougall Stoney Mission Society [1980]; and invitations to round-up events hosted by the Southern Alberta Pioneers' and Old Timers' Association.
Notes
Most items in file are not dated; part of date range is estimate by the Processing Archivist based on context and formatting of contents in file
Name Access
Luxton, Eleanor
Luxton, Norman
Subject Access
Community life
Community events
Arts
Family
Holidays
Personal and Family Life
Organizations
Churches
Religions
Events
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Morley
Calgary
Language
English
Category
Arts
Family and personal life
Religions
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
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Local trips, Rocky Mountain landscapes, holiday gatherings

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Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 43 b&w and colour photographs. Content pertains to friends and family members of Eleanor Luxton, views of Banff National Park and Montana, decorations inside the Luxton family home and exterior views, and family Christmas gatherings.
Date Range
1957
[1960-1970]
[1972]
Reference Code
LUX / II / E / PA - 454 to 496
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / II / E : Home and travel records
Sous-Fonds
LUX / II : Eleanor Luxton sous-fonds
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / II / E / PA - 454 to 496
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Date Range
1957
[1960-1970]
[1972]
Physical Description
43 photographs : b&w and col.; 19 x 15.5 cm or smaller
Scope & Content
File consists of 43 b&w and colour photographs. Content pertains to friends and family members of Eleanor Luxton, views of Banff National Park and Montana, decorations inside the Luxton family home and exterior views, and family Christmas gatherings.
Notes
Most photographs in file are not dated
Name Access
Luxton, Eleanor
Kehr, Ernie
Subject Access
Family and personal life
Family
Holidays
Christmas
Home
Winter
Travel
Landscape
Swimming
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Banff National Park
United States of America
Montana
Language
English
Conservation
Items stored in mylar
Category
Family and personal life
Exploration, discovery and travel
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
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Family, friends, Luxton home

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions55175
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 285 col. prints [including one small photograph album] depicting Eleanor Luxton and various friends and family members, including members of the Cooper, Miller, O'Connor, Smith, Kunst, Swan and Nickles families. Photographs pertain to family reunions, weddings, Christmas holiday ce…
Date Range
1967
1975-1976
1979-1992
Reference Code
LUX / II / E / PA - 55 to 339
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / II / E : Home and travel records
Sous-Fonds
LUX / II : Eleanor Luxton sous-fonds
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / II / E / PA - 55 to 339
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Date Range
1967
1975-1976
1979-1992
Physical Description
285 photographs : col.; 20 x 25.5 cm or smaller
Scope & Content
File consists of 285 col. prints [including one small photograph album] depicting Eleanor Luxton and various friends and family members, including members of the Cooper, Miller, O'Connor, Smith, Kunst, Swan and Nickles families. Photographs pertain to family reunions, weddings, Christmas holiday celebrations [including a 1967 New Years party at the Luxton family home], school portraits, family trips within Canada and the United States, child and newborn portraits, and other related subjects. Items LUX / II / E / PA - 310 to 335 are stored in a miniature photo album. Several photographs are stored with corresponding holiday greeting cards which were sent to Eleanor Luxton.
Notes
Some individuals in photographs are not identified; many photographs are not dated
Name Access
Luxton, Eleanor
Subject Access
Children
Christmas
Community events
Community life
Correspondence
Entertainment
Family
Family and personal life
Genealogy
Holidays
Home
Leisure
Luxton Museum
Portrait
Recreation
School
Sports
Swimming
Travel
Winter
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Lake Louise
Edmonton
Calgary
British Columbia
Vancouver
United States of America
California
Language
English
Conservation
Items stored in mylar
Category
Communications
Family and personal life
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

Biographical material, Norman Luxton and McDougall family

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions54782
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of biographical records and timelines of events pertaining to the lives of Norman Luxton, Elizabeth Chantler McDougall and George McDougall. Includes an obituary article for George McDougall from 1876 [two separate newspaper clippings]; an account of a buffalo round-up in 1909 by Norm…
Date Range
1876
[1930-1940]
1934
[1955]
1960
Reference Code
LUX / III / D / 9
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / III / D : Other material
Sous-Fonds
LUX / III : Luxton Family sous-fonds
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / III / D / 9
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Date Range
1876
[1930-1940]
1934
[1955]
1960
Physical Description
0.5 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
File consists of biographical records and timelines of events pertaining to the lives of Norman Luxton, Elizabeth Chantler McDougall and George McDougall. Includes an obituary article for George McDougall from 1876 [two separate newspaper clippings]; an account of a buffalo round-up in 1909 by Norman Luxton; Article "Here's Alberta - People and Places" featuring Norman Luxton; published book "Elizabeth McDougall: Pioneer" by Edna Kells; and a program for an event celebrating the 100th anniversary of George McDougall's appointment as Chairman of the Hudson's Bay Missions, which includes a detailed timeline of the lives of George and Elizabeth McDougall, as well as their son John.
Notes
File also contains one duplicate copy of each item, excluding "Elizabeth McDougall: Pioneer"
Name Access
McDougall, George
Luxton, Norman
McDougall, Elizabeth (Chantler)
Subject Access
Buffalo
Churches
Family
History
Biography
Businesses
Religions
Memorial
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Pigeon Lake
Calgary
Access Restrictions
Obituary article clippings are fragile, handle with care
Language
English
Conservation
Staples removed from two items in file and replaced with archival clips
Category
Family and personal life
Environment
Land, settlement and immigration
Religions
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
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Letters to Mother [February - June 1960]

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions7492
Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Scope & Content
File pertains to 68 letters written by Catharine Robb Whyte to her mother, Edith Morse Robb from February 3 to June 30, 1960. Topics include day to day life, Banff events, visits from friends, painting, wildlife, travel, camping, construction projects around the house (mostly pertaining to the new …
Date Range
1960
Reference Code
M36 / I / A / 2b / i / 146
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Postcard
Private record
  1 image     1 Electronic Resource  
Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M36 / V683 / S37
Series
I.A.2. Catharine Robb Whyte papers / photographs
Sous-Fonds
M36
Accession Number
.
Reference Code
M36 / I / A / 2b / i / 146
GMD
Postcard
Private record
Date Range
1960
Physical Description
1.1 cm of textual records (87 pages ; 22.3 x 27.4 cm or smaller)
History / Biographical
See fonds level description.
Scope & Content
File pertains to 68 letters written by Catharine Robb Whyte to her mother, Edith Morse Robb from February 3 to June 30, 1960. Topics include day to day life, Banff events, visits from friends, painting, wildlife, travel, camping, construction projects around the house (mostly pertaining to the new addition), events and people in Concord, weather, and returning from a trip to Concord in June. Letters are mostly hand-written, some typed. Also includes postcards and a notecard.
Notes
Please note: language pertaining to First Nations used throughout is outdated and may be offensive. Some letters are marked with a small x in pencil, indicating where Jon Whyte made notes for use in his project "Catharine Robb Whyte, Peter Whyte: Commemorative Portfolio," originally published in 1981. 146 - 20 has a small newspaper clipping attached to the letter.
Name Access
Whyte, Catharine
Whyte, Peter
Robb, Edith Morse
Simpson, Jimmy, Sr.
Evans, Sam
Morant, Nicholas (Nick)
Morant, Willie
Brewster, Fern
Harmon, Don
Kaquitts, George
Kaquitts, Frank
Beil, Charlie
Vallance, Doris
Vallance, Sydney
McCowan, Dan
Grayson, L. Stuart
Ward, Sam
Moore, Edmee
Subject Access
Activities
Animals
Art
Artists
Banff
Banff Centre
Banff Indian Days
Banff Public Library
Banff School of Fine Arts
Banff Springs Hotel
Bird watching
Birds
Birthday
Businesses
Calgary Stampede
Camping
Children
Christmas
Community events
Community life
Correspondence
David Thompson Highway
Deer
Family
Family and personal life
First Nations
Flowers
Glenbow Foundation
Golf Course
Home
Hot Springs
Indigenous Peoples
Lake Louise
Leisure
Painting
Personal and Family Life
Post Office
Scenery
Skating
Ski areas
Ski racing
Ski jumping
Skiing
Stoney Nakoda
Sunshine Village
Weather
Geographic Access
Banff
Lake Louise
Moraine Lake
Banff National Park
Columbia Icefield
Bow Lake
Yoho National Park
Calgary
Alberta
Concord
Massachusetts
Canada
United States of America
Language
English
Conservation
Good : all pages creased throughout from being folded prior to accession, minor rips and tears along the edges of most pages. 146 - 20 : staple removed from insert, replaced with plastic paper clip.
Creator
Robb Whyte, Catharine
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Electronic Resources
Images
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Letters to Mother [July - December 1960]

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions7493
Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Scope & Content
File pertains to 74 letters written by Catharine Robb Whyte to her mother, Edith Morse Robb from July 2 to December 30, 1960. Topics include day to day life, Banff events, visits from friends, painting, wildlife, travel, camping, construction of the new kitchen & workroom (including the removal of …
Date Range
1960
Reference Code
M36 / I / A / 2b / i / 147
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Postcard
Private record
  1 image     1 Electronic Resource  
Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M36 / V683 / S37
Series
I.A.2. Catharine Robb Whyte papers / photographs
Sous-Fonds
M36
Accession Number
.
Reference Code
M36 / I / A / 2b / i / 147
GMD
Postcard
Private record
Date Range
1960
Physical Description
1.7 cm of textual records (107 pages ; 21.9 x 27.8 cm or smaller)
History / Biographical
See fonds level description.
Scope & Content
File pertains to 74 letters written by Catharine Robb Whyte to her mother, Edith Morse Robb from July 2 to December 30, 1960. Topics include day to day life, Banff events, visits from friends, painting, wildlife, travel, camping, construction of the new kitchen & workroom (including the removal of the original stone chimney in the kitchen), the Calgary Stampede, the death of George Paris, Walter Phillips going blind, the United Nations summit in September, weather, and a visit Catharine made to Concord in December. Letters are mostly hand-written, some typed. Also includes postcards, a telegram, and a notecard.
Notes
Please note: language pertaining to First Nations used throughout is outdated and may be offensive. Some letters are marked with a small x in pencil, indicating where Jon Whyte made notes for use in his project "Catharine Robb Whyte, Peter Whyte: Commemorative Portfolio," originally published in 1981. M36 / 147 - 28 appears to be missing page 2, but could be misnumbered.
Name Access
Whyte, Catharine
Whyte, Peter
Robb, Edith Morse
Whyte, Barbara
Whyte, Clifford
Simpson, Jimmy, Sr.
Lefroy, Beatrice
Lefroy, Robert
Browne, Belmore
Browne, Evelyn
Evans, Sam
Cameron, Stewart
Millar, Chuck
Link, George K. K. (Tommy)
Link, George K.K.
Morant, Nicholas (Nick)
Morant, Willie
Brewster, Fern
Paris, George
Phillips, Walter J.
Lonsdale, Tom
Vallance, Sydney
Ward, Sam
Reid, Charles
McLean, George
McLean, Bill
Subject Access
Activities
Animals
Art
Artists
Banff
Banff Centre
Banff Indian Days
Banff Public Library
Banff School of Fine Arts
Bird watching
Birds
Birthday
Businesses
Calgary Stampede
Camping
Children
Christmas
Community events
Community life
Correspondence
David Thompson Highway
Deer
Family
Family and personal life
First Nations
Flowers
Funeral
Home
Hot Springs
Indigenous Peoples
Lake Louise
Leisure
Painting
Personal and Family Life
Post Office
Scenery
Skating
Ski areas
Skiing
Stoney Nakoda
Sunshine Village
Weather
Geographic Access
Banff
Lake Louise
Moraine Lake
Banff National Park
Columbia Icefield
Bow Lake
Jasper
Jasper National Park
Yoho National Park
Calgary
Alberta
Concord
Massachusetts
Canada
United States of America
Language
English
Creator
Robb Whyte, Catharine
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Electronic Resources
Images
thumbnail
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Letters to Mother [January 1961 - February 1962]

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions7494
Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Scope & Content
File pertains to 41 letters written by Catharine Robb Whyte to her mother, Edith Morse Robb from January 2, 1961 to February 15, 1962; Edith passed away February 18, 1962. Topics include day to day life, Banff events, visits from friends, painting, wildlife, travel, hockey and football games, the C…
Date Range
1961-1962
Reference Code
M36 / I / A / 2b / i / 148
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Postcard
Private record
  1 image     1 Electronic Resource  
Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M36 / V683 / S37
Series
I.A.2. Catharine Robb Whyte papers / photographs
Sous-Fonds
M36
Accession Number
.
Reference Code
M36 / I / A / 2b / i / 148
GMD
Postcard
Private record
Date Range
1961-1962
Physical Description
2.6 cm of textual records (ca. 185 pages ; 21.9 x 27.8 cm or smaller)
History / Biographical
See fonds level description.
Scope & Content
File pertains to 41 letters written by Catharine Robb Whyte to her mother, Edith Morse Robb from January 2, 1961 to February 15, 1962; Edith passed away February 18, 1962. Topics include day to day life, Banff events, visits from friends, painting, wildlife, travel, hockey and football games, the Calgary Stampede, weather, and the 1962 space launch. Letters are mostly hand-written, some typed. Also includes postcards and notecards. M36 / 148 - 114 to 120 are not fully dated - unsure of order within other 1961 letters. All are postcards.
Notes
Please note: language pertaining to First Nations used throughout is outdated and may be offensive. Some letters are marked with a small x in pencil, indicating where Jon Whyte made notes for use in his project "Catharine Robb Whyte, Peter Whyte: Commemorative Portfolio," originally published in 1981. M36 / 148 - 29 is missing its second half, indicated by Catharine to be a picture of Bow Lake.
Name Access
Whyte, Catharine
Whyte, Peter
Robb, Edith Morse
Harvie, Eric
Brewster, Fred
Morant, Nicholas (Nick)
Simpson, Jimmy, Jr.
Simpson, Jimmy, Sr.
Twoyoungmen, Jacob
Beil, Charlie
Morant, Willie
Madsen, Ken
Currie, Flossie
Vallance, Doris
Fulmer, Alice
Link, George K. K. (Tommy)
Link, George K.K.
Vallance, Sydney
Whyte, Jon
Luxton, Norman
Moore, Edmee
Moore, Pearl
Ward, Sam
Subject Access
Activities
Animals
Art
Artists
Banff
Banff Centre
Banff Indian Days
Banff Public Library
Banff School of Fine Arts
Bird watching
Birds
Birthday
Businesses
Calgary Stampede
Camping
Children
Christmas
Community events
Community life
Correspondence
David Thompson Highway
Deer
Family
Family and personal life
First Nations
Flowers
Glenbow Foundation
Glenbow-Alberta Institute
Home
Hot Springs
Indigenous Peoples
Lake Louise
Library
Leisure
Painting
Personal and Family Life
Post Office
Prince of Wales Hotel
Royal Canadian Legion, Colonel Moore Branch No.26
Scenery
Skating
Ski areas
Skiing
Stoney Nakoda
Weather
Geographic Access
Banff
Lake Louise
Moraine Lake
Banff National Park
Columbia Icefield
Bow Lake
Jasper
Jasper National Park
Rocky Mountain House
Yoho National Park
Waterton National Park
Calgary
Alberta
Canada
Language
English
Creator
Robb Whyte, Catharine
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Electronic Resources
Images
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Crosby family manuscripts and visual materials inventory

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions25244
Part Of
Crosby family fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of textual & visual records of several members of the Crosby family.
Date Range
ca.1895-1975
Reference Code
M486 / V152 / Blueprints
Description Level
7 / Unprocessed [inventory box list]
GMD
Textual record
Blueprint
Part Of
Crosby family fonds
Description Level
7 / Unprocessed [inventory box list]
Fonds Number
M 486
V152
Series
Inventory listing only
Sous-Fonds
M486
V152
Accession Number
n/a
Reference Code
M486 / V152 / Blueprints
GMD
Textual record
Blueprint
Date Range
ca.1895-1975
Physical Description
1 Box
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of textual & visual records of several members of the Crosby family.
Name Access
Crosby, Gertrude
Crosby, Lou
Subject Access
Family
commercial
Education
sports & leisure
tourism
Mountaineering
Travel
Language
English
Creator
Crosby, Louis S.
Crosby, Gertrude
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
Content Details
Inventory listing: Blueprints: Blueprints for garage and conservatory (rolled) A4 envelope w blueprints of garage and extension Blueprint of Dennyplane Junior (damaged) Blueprint of Banff cemetry
Processing Status
Unprocessed
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Crosby family manuscripts and visual materials inventory

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Part Of
Crosby family fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of textual & visual records of several members of the Crosby family.
Date Range
ca.1895-1975
Reference Code
M486 / V152 / Box 1
Description Level
7 / Unprocessed [inventory box list]
Part Of
Crosby family fonds
Description Level
7 / Unprocessed [inventory box list]
Series
Inventory listing only
Reference Code
M486 / V152 / Box 1
Date Range
ca.1895-1975
Physical Description
1 Box
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of textual & visual records of several members of the Crosby family.
Subject Access
Family
commercial
Education
sports & leisure
tourism
Mountaineering
Travel
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
Content Details
Inventory listing:
M486 / V152 Crosby House Archival Material Box 1 Crosby House – Office Closet Prints, loose Film negatives, panoramas Art booklet Correspondence Lantern slides Cheque register – Lou Crosby Glass negatives Matted portraits Framed prints
Processing Status
Unprocessed
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