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Bruno Engler's Veteran's Race fonds

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Bruno Engler's Veteran's Race fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of 30 cm of textual and visual records previously held in 3 manuscript boxes, and 1 briefcase belonging to Bruno Engler. Contents have since been rehoused and processed in 3 manuscript boxes under M559, and one manuscript box each under V783/PA and V783/NA. Fonds consists of two seri…
Date Range
1952
1967 - 2016
Reference Code
M559 / V783
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Textual record
Private record
Part Of
Bruno Engler's Veteran's Race fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M559 / V783
Sous-Fonds
M559
V783
Accession Number
2018.8688
Reference Code
M559 / V783
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Textual record
Private record
Other Title Info
Previously Bruno Engler Memorial Cup
Date Range
1952
1967 - 2016
Physical Description
24 cm of textual records -- 320 photographs (139 b&w and col. prints, 21 b&w negatives, 160 digital files)
History / Biographical
Bruno Engler's Veteran's Race was initially hosted by Bruno Engler at the Sunshine Village ski resort in Banff in 1967. In its earlier years, Bruno Engler would complete the downhill track first, and would use his recorded time as a benchmark for participants to beat. Engler participated in the race for many years. The race was typically divided into several competition categories by age range and men's and women's races. Following a day of races, there is an awards ceremony held each year for participants. Bruno's ski race, renamed the Bruno Engler Memorial Ski Race after Bruno's passing in 2001, is currently "the longest consecutively running annual ski race in Canadian history". 2019 marked the 53rd annual race, which was held at Cascade Mountain. In recent years, the "Bruno Engler Family Fun Race", an additional race for parents and children, has been added as part of the original event.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of 30 cm of textual and visual records previously held in 3 manuscript boxes, and 1 briefcase belonging to Bruno Engler. Contents have since been rehoused and processed in 3 manuscript boxes under M559, and one manuscript box each under V783/PA and V783/NA. Fonds consists of two series: Series I : 1952 - 1990 Series II : 1991 - 2016 Bruno Engler Memorial race committee information, race results and Bruno Engler's personal papers originally held in his personal briefcase. Also included are photos of the races and awards - these photos were held in Bruno's briefcase along with his own files. Briefcase from accession has been transferred to Heritage. Textual records (M559) range from 1952 to 2016 [includes documents from every year excluding 1953 - 1966] and pertain to annual ski races. Include meetings/agenda notes, ephemera, handwritten notes, registration forms, mailing lists, race results, and other relevant notes. [As 1967 was the ski race's first official year, items from 1952 are believed to be from a different ski event]. Visual records (V783) include 180 print photographs and 21 negative photographs/film strips depicting races, participants and award ceremonies [arranged by year]. Fonds also includes 3 CDs from 2004, 2005 and 2011 (V783), 1 USB stick from 2012 (M559), and 1 racing jersey (2016) which has been transferred to Heritage.
Notes
Folder with items V783 / I / PA - 1 to 41 contains photograph of Catharine Whyte in 1967 ski race
One folder with contact sheets from processed photographs dated 1972, 1975, 1976 and 1979 also stored within V783 file box
Name Access
Engler, Bruno
Hunter, Eddie
Whyte, Catharine
Wonnacot, Fred
Crosby, Evelynne
Wiegele, Mike
Mann, Jack
Jost, Karl
Cullen, Malcolm
Jost, Kathy
Crosby, Rob
Pristov, John
Hueser, Klara
House, Eleanore
Kunelius, Eleanor
Hanley, Joe
McGavin, Flo
Wilson, Priscilla
Fruchtman, Eva
Andersen, Roy
Godwin, Nell
Kent, Betty
Wiegele, Bonnie
Berchtold, Leo
Compton, Ethan
Subject Access
Ski racing
Memorial
Skiing
Awards
Community events
Sports
Winter sports
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Access Restrictions
Some restrictions may apply
Reproduction Restrictions
Some restrictions may apply
Language
English
Related Material
For extensive biographical information pertaining to Bruno Engler, see fonds-level entry for M323 / S40 / V190 [Bruno Engler fonds]
Category
Sports, recreation and leisure
Biographical Source Notes
https://banffnorquay.com/event/bruno-engler-memorial-race/
https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/bruno-engler
Some information drawn from contents of fonds
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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David Zweifel fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of 2 cm of textual records consisting of correspondence from Catharine Robb Whyte [1967-1973] and Murray Adaskin to David Zweifel; 9 colour transparencies pertaining to a 1977 ski trip in Lucerne, Switzerland and David and Marilyn Zweifel's wedding in 1975; 6 colour prints from a 197…
Date Range
1967
1972
1975
1989
Reference Code
M571 / V796 / S58
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Textual record
Cassette
Private record
Photograph
Photograph print
Transparency
Sound recording
Part Of
David Zweifel fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M571 / V796 / S58
Sous-Fonds
M571
V796
S58
Accession Number
2019.02
Reference Code
M571 / V796 / S58
GMD
Textual record
Cassette
Private record
Photograph
Photograph print
Transparency
Sound recording
Responsibility
Corresponence written by David Zweifel and Catharine Robb Whyte
Date Range
1967
1972
1975
1989
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records -- 15 photographs (9 col. transparencies, 6 col. prints) -- 1 sound recording
History / Biographical
David Zweifel (1950 -) is a professional violinist who met Catharine Robb Whyte in December 1966 at the age of 16, shortly following the death of her husband Peter Whyte. Catharine helped to fund Zweifel's musical education and concert trips over the following years, and arranged with her friend Murray Adaskin for Zweifel to obtain a violin that had been previously owned by David White, who was the father of Peter Whyte. Zweifel attended Master classes in music at the Banff Centre as a young adult and stayed in Catharine's home with her during the summer months. David and Catharine were both active in outdoor activities and sports, and the pair went on multiple skiing trips and hikes together including Mount Rundle. Upon completing his education, Zweifel moved to Switzerland to join the Lausanne Orchestra. Catharine visited David and his wife Marilyn in Switzerland at least twice, in 1972 and 1977. Zweifel later became a concert violinist for the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra upon returning to Canada. David performed at Catharine Robb Whyte's memorial service at the Banff Centre on March 15, 1979 alongside Ken Stromberg [violin], and Tom Rolston [viola]. Marilyn Zweifel also performed a vocal solo. David Zweifel made a brief appearance in the 2016 film "Drawing Home", which tells the story of Peter and Catharine Whyte, in which he plays an unnamed violinist on a train ride to Banff.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of 2 cm of textual records consisting of correspondence from Catharine Robb Whyte [1967-1973] and Murray Adaskin to David Zweifel; 9 colour transparencies pertaining to a 1977 ski trip in Lucerne, Switzerland and David and Marilyn Zweifel's wedding in 1975; 6 colour prints from a 1972 ski trip in Austria with Catharine Robb Whyte, David Zweifel, and Marilyn Zweifel; and 1 sound recording of Catharine Robb Whyte's memorial service in 1979 Fonds consists of one series which currently includes all listed content in the fonds: Series I : Catharine Robb Whyte
Name Access
Zweifel, David
Whyte, Catharine
Zweifel, Marilyn
Adaskin, Murray
Adaskin, Frances
Banff Centre for the Arts
Subject Access
Performance
Music
Concert
Memorial
Skiing
Travel
Weddings
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Calgary
Switzerland
Lucerne
Austria
Obergurgl
Access Restrictions
Some restrictions may apply [duplicate of Loan for Copy audio recording available in place of original]
Reproduction Restrictions
Some restrictions may apply
Duplication of musical segments of the memorial service is not permitted unless authorized by musicians
Language
English
Creator
David Zweifel
Category
Family and personal life
Biographical Source Notes
"Romance in the Rockies: The Life and Adventures of Catharine and Peter Whyte" by Kim Mayberry (Canmore: Altitude Publishing Canada Ltd., 2003), p. 98-99.
Copy of "Romance in the Rockies" located in the Whyte Museum's library under code [06 W62ma c.1]
Drawing Home Production Notes, M.Y.R.A. Entertainment, LLC. p. 34 [PDF]
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
Content Details
Cassette tape in accession 2019.02 is Loan for Copy, rest of items in fonds are part of a gift donation
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Dorothy Wardle fonds

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Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of two sous-fonds: M521 and V75. M521 consists of four series, 154 cm, ca.1870-2002. Series I: Dorothy Wardle Personal Papers, 69.5 cm, ca.1870-2002 (includes Dorothy's written work and research and notes related to Banff). Series II: Wardle Family, 32.5 cm, 1872-1998 (including cor…
Date Range
ca.1870-2002
Reference Code
M521 / V75
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Postcard
Transparency
Textual record
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M521
V75
Sous-Fonds
M521
V75
Accession Number
5296, 5391, 7504
Reference Code
M521 / V75
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Postcard
Transparency
Textual record
Private record
Published record
Date Range
ca.1870-2002
Physical Description
154 cm of textual records. -- 1304 photographs (1190 prints, 95 negatives, 19 transparencies). -- 6 photograph albums.
History / Biographical
The Wardle family was comprised of husband and wife, James Morey Wardle (June 26,1888 - May 18,1971) and Maud Leette (Roney) Wardle (May 24,1889 - December 1,1969), and their one child, Dorothy Hope Wardle (May 23,1919 - July 20,2003). James Wardle, born in Chiliwack, British Columbia, was a civil engineer and public servant. He was the Superintendent of Banff National Park from 1918-1921, Chief Engineer for Parks Canada from 1921-1935, and Deputy Minister of the Interior from 1935-1936. He is primarily known as a highway design engineer, particularly for building the Banff-Windermere, Banff-Lake Louise, and Banff-Jasper highways. He was a councillor for the Municipality of Rockcliffe Park in Ontario and he was the President of the Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies in Banff from 1925-1929. Mount Wardle in Vermillion was named after him in 1921. James married Leette on November 4, 1913, with whom he had one child, Dorothy. Born in Calgary, Alberta, Dorothy (also known as Dot and Dorie) grew up in Banff, Alberta and Ottawa, Ontario, due to her father's position with the federal government. She was educated at the Mountain School in Banff and at the Elmwood School in Ottawa. All three family members were graduates of Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario. James graduated in 1912 with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Leette graduated with a Bachelor's degree, and in 1942, Dorothy also earned a Bachelor's degree. Dorothy was prominent in student life and active in athletics. In 1941, Dorothy became the first woman elected as President of the Alma Mater Society and during her academic career, Dorothy was a member of the Levana Intercollegiate Debative, University Centenary Committee, and Queen’s War Aid Commission. Dorothy spent her career as a freelance writer however, upon graduation she served as the first Secretary-In-Charge of Records at Carleton College (now Carleton University) from 1942-1944 in Ottawa and in the mid-1950s worked as a secretary for the Glenbow Foundation in Calgary. Dorothy pursued a lifelong interest in traveling, art, and antiques. Although she was fiercely proud and protective of Banff and the Park, and remained a volunteer and patron of the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Dorothy eventually settled in Sidney, British Columbia and shared an apartment with Sheila Iris Ritchie, with whom Dorothy travelled extensively. After her death in 2003, Dorothy, "Dorie," was laid to rest alongside her parents in the Old Banff Cemetery.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of two sous-fonds: M521 and V75.
M521 consists of four series, 154 cm, ca.1870-2002. Series I: Dorothy Wardle Personal Papers, 69.5 cm, ca.1870-2002 (includes Dorothy's written work and research and notes related to Banff). Series II: Wardle Family, 32.5 cm, 1872-1998 (including correspondence with Carl Rungius and Mrs. Helen Brett, and Christmas and other greeting cards from Peter and Catharine Whyte). Series III: Queen's University, 7.5 cm, 1911-1980 (including graduation certificates for each family member and records pertaining to Dorothy's participation on the Alma Mater Society). Series IV: Travel, 44.5 cm, ca.1950-1988 (includes hand-written notebooks meticulously detailing their travels).
V75 consists of two series, 79.5 cm, ca. 1912-2001. Series I: Wardle Family, ca. 1912-1971, 6 albums, 31 cm of photograph prints and negatives (including family trips, trail rides in the Canadian Rocky Mountains, and family gatherings). Series II: Dorothy Wardle, 1972-2001, 34 cm of photograph prints, negatives, and transparencies (including Dorothy's travels in Alberta and British Columbia, overseas, and various outings with friends).
Name Access
Wardle, Dorothy
Wardle, James
Rungius, Carl
Brett, Helen
Keyte, Freeman
Hart, E. J. (Ted)
Harkin, J. B. (James Bernard)
Brewster, Pat
Peyto, Bill
Brett, Robert George
Sanson, Norman
White, Clifford
Drummond-Davies, Nora
Mills, Ike
McLean, George
Walking Buffalo (George McLean)
Kaquitts, Frank
Oxborough, Dorothy
Whyte, Jon
Robinson, Dean
Warren, Mary Schaffer
Simpson, George
Gibbon, John Murray
Whyte, Catharine
Whyte, Peter
Greenham, Margaret
Subject Access
Arts
Environment
Personal and Family Life
Banff
Old Banff Cemetery
Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies
Cabins
Travel
Picnics and picnicking
Holidays
Scenery
Christmas
Dogs
Horses
Mountain
Canoes and canoeing
Hiking
Wildlife
War Memorial
Highland Games
Bow River Bridge
Golfing
Anniversary
Horseback riding
Indigenous Peoples
Stoney Nakoda
Education
Snowshoes and snowshoeing
Banff Winter Carnival
Banff Winter Festival
Women
Trails
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies
Sports and leisure
Skiing
European travel
Beach
Calgary Herald
Geography
Government
Newspaper
Politics
Research
Banff Public Library
National parks and reserves
Park policy
Parks Canada
Wardens
Ya-Ha-Tinda Ranch
Community life
Mines and mineral resources
History
Immigration and homesteading
Settlement
Organizations
World War II
Biographical
Professional and Personal Life
Grizzly Bears
Fire fighters
Sunshine Village
Teahouses
Banff Indian Days
Regalia
Calgary Stampede
Mountain guides
Mountain School
The Albertan
Crag and Canyon newspaper
Homestead Hotel
Banff Centre
Hot Springs
Superintendents
Automobiles
Natural history
Records
Calendar
Finances
Leases
Legal and Financial
Property
Recreation
Geographic Access
Banff
Banff National Park
Canmore
Alberta
Canada
Canadian Rocky Mountains
Castle Mountain
Bankhead
British Columbia
Glacier National Park
Kootenay National Park
Silver City
Victoria
Scotland
Revelstoke
Yoho National Park
Ottawa
Ontario
Prince Edward Island
Plain of Six Glaciers
Lake Agnes
Lake Louise
Lake Minnewanka
Lake O'Hara
Bow River
Calgary
Sidney
San Francisco
United States
Europe
Germany
Switzerland
France
Spain
Monaco
Italy
Denmark
Austria
Quebec
Windermere
New York
Assiniboine
Ghost River
High River
Quebec City
New Brunswick
Maine
Great Divide
Moraine Lake
Maligne Lake
Columbia Icefield
Washington
Philadelphia
Atlantic City
Larch Valley
Cascade Mountain
Panama
Sulphur Mountain
Field
Emerald Lake
Head Smashed In Buffalo Jump
Takkakaw Falls
Jasper National Park
Athabasca Falls
Okanagan
Kananaskis
Hoodoos
Powell River
Montreal
Access Restrictions
Some restriction/s on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Related Material
Dorothy also donated artwork (by Carl Rungius) to Art and Heritage.
James Morey Wardle fonds (Library and Archives Canada)
Creator
Wardle, Dorothy
Wardle, James M.
Wardle, Leette
Category
Arts
Environment
Education
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
First nations
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on accession records and contents of fonds
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Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds

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Part Of
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
  1 Electronic Resource  
Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 36
S 37
V 683
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
Electronic Resources
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Peter and Catharine Whyte Foundation fonds

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Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte Foundation fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of administrative and operational records of the Peter and Catharine Whyte Foundation and the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies. Textual records: 1. Board of Trustees; 2. Administration; 3. Archives; 4. Gallery; 5. Heritage collections; 6. Photography. Photographs: A. Foundation b…
Date Range
[after 1958]
Reference Code
M124 / S38 / V692
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Motion picture
Video
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Map
Plan
Sound recording
Cassette
Recording disc
Textual record
Corporate record
Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte Foundation fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 124
S 38
V 692
Sous-Fonds
M 124
S 38
V 692
Accession Number
429, 1010, 1415, 1464, 1488, 1558, 1567, 1609, 1856, 1879, 1919, 2043, 2471, 2803, 2810, 2968, 3068, 3112, 3123, 3149, 3228, 3291, 3372, 3438, 3499, 3702, 3840, 4062, 4089, 4092, 5102, 5161, 5180, 5344, 5422, 5489, 5685, 5806, 6162, 6495, 6694, 6915, 7263, 7317 (unproc), 7763 (unproc)
Reference Code
M124 / S38 / V692
GMD
Motion picture
Video
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Map
Plan
Sound recording
Cassette
Recording disc
Textual record
Corporate record
Date Range
[after 1958]
Physical Description
ca.6.0 m textual records. -- ca.12,500 photographs: prints, transparencies, negatives. -- 13 sound recordings: 6 audio cassettes, 7 audio compact disc (copy of 2 audio cassettes). -- 7 video tape recording: 1 VHS, 6 DVD. -- 1 cartographic record: survey site plan: 1:250
History / Biographical
The Peter and Catharine Whyte Foundation is a charitable, non-profit organization that operates the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies in Banff, Alberta, Canada. The Wa-Che-Yo-Cha-Pa Foundation, as the foundation was initially named, was founded and endowed by artists Peter and Catharine Whyte in 1958. It supported broad causes as well as acting as an agency for collecting and preserving cultural materials of the Canadian Rockies.
In 1968, a building designed by Philippe Delesalle and known as the Archives of the Canadian Rockies opened at 111 Bear Street in Banff, providing accommodation for a regional archives, gallery and the Banff Library. After a major renovation and addition in 1993, the foundation now supports three collection and exhibition departments under the name of the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies: Archives and Library, Art Gallery and Heritage Collection.
Geographic collecting limits of the museum are the mountainous areas of Canada bounded by the 49th Parallel on the south, the Peace River on the north, the Front Ranges of the Rocky Mountains on the east and the Columbia Mountains on the west.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of administrative and operational records of the Peter and Catharine Whyte Foundation and the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies.
Textual records: 1. Board of Trustees; 2. Administration; 3. Archives; 4. Gallery; 5. Heritage collections; 6. Photography.
Photographs: A. Foundation buildings; B. Gallery exhibition installation shots (negatives only); C. Events and guests (including Banff Day, gallery openings, special events and guests); D. Displays (inside and outside of the museum); E. Publicity and publication (includes views produced for this purpose); F. General (mainly people, places and events in Banff and area; includes photographs produced by Museum staff not included in other series). Photographs were made by staff of the Whyte Foundation, private photographers, and others.
Three sound recordings were made for research purposes during the course of Gallery operations; pertain to Ann Wheeler, David Settles and Peter Whyte art and exhibit. Other sound recording is of Grant MacEwan talk at the Whyte Museum, December 1993; recorded by Woody MacPhail. Video recording is of Banff Day 1997 by Eddie Hunter. 2 audio cassettes are a recording of the Clifford Jackson White memorial service held September 13, 2003 hosted by the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies.
Six sound and video recordings were made as part of the Fireside Chats at the Whyte program. These oral histories were conducted before a live audience at the historic Crosby home, Abegweit during the years 2012-2014. Interviews with Rob Crosby, Dorothy Carleton, Ralphine Locke, Don Mickle, Bridget Jones, Fran Drummond.
Cartographic materials include a site plan of lots 7-12, Block A, Plan 6719 B.C., November, 2000.
Name Access
Whyte, Catharine
Whyte, Peter
Subject Access
Arts
Peter and Catharine Whyte Foundation
Access Restrictions
Access and use restricted
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: basic description
Related Material
A CD-R copy of the Clifford Jackson memorial service with program notes and a transcript of a speech by Bill Holmes is located in the Clifford Jackson White fonds.
Creator
Peter and Catharine Whyte Foundation
Category
Arts
Cultural pluralism
Education
Environment
Family and personal life
Exploration, discovery and travel
Commerce and industry
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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Roy Andersen fonds

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Part Of
Roy Andersen fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of three sous-fonds : M572 (textual), V525 (photographs), S59 (sound). M572 consists of two items, 0.3 cm, ca. 1955 to 1991 (write up pertaining to a headdress gifted to Major General George G. Brown in 1991 after his involvement with the Canadian Military National Ski Competition a…
Date Range
1970 - 1991
Reference Code
M572 / V525 / S59
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Transparency
Cassette
Private record
Postcard
Part Of
Roy Andersen fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M572 / V525 / S59
Sous-Fonds
M572 / V525 / S59
Accession Number
6761
2019.40
Reference Code
M572 / V525 / S59
GMD
Photograph
Transparency
Cassette
Private record
Postcard
Date Range
1970 - 1991
Physical Description
16 photographs : transparencies -- 1 sound recording : cassette -- 01 cm of textual records (1 pages ; 15.5 x 10 cm) -- 02 cm of textual records (10 pages ; 21.5 x 28 cm)
History / Biographical
Roy Andersen was born in Kirkenes, Norway and moved to Canada with his family in the 1950s. He has a "Diploma in Sports Administration" and taught skiing as a member of the Les Voyageurs Ski School (affiliated with the Sunshine Ski School) and is the recepient of the "Alberta Achievement Award" due to his contributions to the sport of skiing. He has been a freelance commercial photographer for 30 years and also trained to be a pilot in the 1960s. After flight school, he continuted to each skiing and did the promotional work for the Banff Chair Lift. Roy Howard Andersen and Ellen Beatrice Wilson married on December 27, 1969 at Rundle United Church.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of three sous-fonds : M572 (textual), V525 (photographs), S59 (sound). M572 consists of two items, 0.3 cm, ca. 1955 to 1991 (write up pertaining to a headdress gifted to Major General George G. Brown in 1991 after his involvement with the Canadian Military National Ski Competition at Mount Norquay in 1974; portfolio for postcard with Roy Anderson image used with "Souvenir of Sunshine Village Ski School - photo by Roy Andersen") V525 consists of 16 photographs, (Catharine Whyte and Grant MacEwan at a Sundance ceremony, Morley, Alberta) S59 consists of one sound recording, 1979 (Catharine Robb Whyte's memorial service on March 15, 1979 at the Eric Harvey Theatre)
Notes
Postcard portfolio filed with associated postcard V683/VI/pg-106
Name Access
Andersen, Roy
MacEwen, Grant
Whyte, Catharine
Subject Access
First Nations
Indigenous Peoples
Stoney Nakoda
Military
Ski areas
Skiing
Memorial
Photography
Geographic Access
Banff
Banff National Park
Morley
Access Restrictions
No restrictions on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
English
Creator
Andersen, Roy
Biographical Source Notes
https://www.royandersenphotography.com/ ; http://www.stephenloweartgallery.ca/artists/ar0404001.asp ; M36 / 198 ; M36 / 199
Title Source
Title based on accession record
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