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Canadian Pacific Railway Lantern Slides

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Part Of
Archives General File Collection
Scope & Content
Series consists of 14 lantern slides [ca.1900-ca.1925]. Slides are views along the Canadian Pacific Railway.
Date Range
[c. 1905]
Reference Code
V8 / 5486 / PS - 1 to PS - 14
Description Level
3 / Series
GMD
Transparency
Lantern slide
  14 images  
Part Of
Archives General File Collection
Description Level
3 / Series
Fonds Number
M8 / V8 / S8
Series
Accession Number: 5486
Sous-Fonds
V8
Accession Number
5486
Reference Code
V8 / 5486 / PS - 1 to PS - 14
GMD
Transparency
Lantern slide
Date Range
[c. 1905]
Physical Description
14 photographs : b&w and col. slides ; 10.2 x 8.2 cm
History / Biographical
The Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) was officially formed in Februray, 1881, to construct a railroad that would link the eastern provinces with British Columbia, a key component of the Canadian Confederation of 1867. Headed by William C. Van Horne as General Manager, the railroad arrived in the Canadian Rockies in 1883 and a siding was established just east of present-day Banff. When railroad workers discovered a natural hot spring on the south side of the Bow River, Van Horne ordered the construction of a hotel that would house visitors brought in by train to visit the springs. Construction of the Banff Springs Hotel finished in 1888 and joined a handful of CPR hotels throughout the Rocky and Selkirk Mountain ranges. The popularity of the hot springs and surrounding area led to the formation of a national park and to the town of Banff. After construction of the railway had completed, the CPR continued to survey and document the Rocky Mountains alongside federal agencies like the Department of the Interior and private outfitters. Utilizing coloured lantern slides the CPR was able to showcase the mountains as both tourist and settlement destinations. Magic lantern shows of these slides could be used for administrative purposes by the company to showcase land holdings and investments or in public shows as advertisements of the new railway.
Scope & Content
Series consists of 14 lantern slides [ca.1900-ca.1925]. Slides are views along the Canadian Pacific Railway.
Name Access
Canadian Pacific Railway
Subject Access
Lantern slide
Education
Tourism
Travel and Exploration
Trains
Geographic Access
Banff
Lake Louise
Alberta
British Columbia
Canada
Language
English
Conservation
All slides were cleaned prior to scanning.
Creator
Canadian Pacific Railway
Biographical Source Notes
https://cpconnectingcanada.ca/#building-the-railway
Title Source
Title based on contents of series
Processing Status
Processed
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Banff Indian Days, Calgary Stampede scrapbook

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Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
Scrapbook consists of newspaper clippings related to Banff Indian Days and the Calgary Stampede; various other newspaper clippings related to local and international news, including the opening of a new school in Morley and the Luxton Museum [now the Buffalo Nations Museum] in Banff, a fire at Jasp…
Date Range
[1947 - 1952]
Reference Code
LUX / III / B4 - 6
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Scrapbook
Newspaper clipping
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Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
III.B.4. Georgina Luxton : Collected Material : Textual Records
Sous-Fonds
III. Luxton Family sous-fonds
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / III / B4 - 6
GMD
Textual record
Scrapbook
Newspaper clipping
Date Range
[1947 - 1952]
Physical Description
3 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
Scrapbook consists of newspaper clippings related to Banff Indian Days and the Calgary Stampede; various other newspaper clippings related to local and international news, including the opening of a new school in Morley and the Luxton Museum [now the Buffalo Nations Museum] in Banff, a fire at Jasper Park Lodge, and Canadian and international politics.
Name Access
Luxton, Norman
Luxton, Georgina
MacKinnon, Rev. Robert H.
Crowchild, Chief David
Bearspaw, David
Hunter, Eva
Rider, Eli
Rider, Diane
Bearspaw, Rosie
Bearspaw, Harold
Subject Access
Activities
Advertising
Animals
Banff Indian Days
Luxton Museum
Calgary Herald
Calgary Stampede
Children
Commerce and industry
Community events
Community life
Cultural pluralism
Construction
Education
Fire
Government
Hotel
Indigenous Peoples
Horseback riding
Horses
Museums
Multiculturalism
Newspaper
Parade
Politics
Public events
Recreation
Music
Sanitarium Hotel
School
Stoney Nakoda
Taxidermy
Winnipeg Free Press
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Canmore
Calgary
Jasper National Park
Morley
Access Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Category
Cultural pluralism
Education
Politics
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of item
Processing Status
Processed
Electronic Resources
Images
thumbnail
Less detail
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