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Adam B. Thom fonds

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Part Of
Adam B. Thom fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of photographic views primarily of the Cave and Basin, Banff Springs Hotel and Banff area, ca.1890. Three views are copies of stereo photographs by Bingham and Thom made in the Castle Mountain and Field, B.C. areas, probably during railway construction.
Date Range
[ca.1885-ca.1890]
Reference Code
V13
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Part Of
Adam B. Thom fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
V 13
Sous-Fonds
V13
Accession Number
1372, 5277, 6119
Reference Code
V13
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Date Range
[ca.1885-ca.1890]
Physical Description
9 photographs : prints.
History / Biographical
A. (Adam) B. Thom was a professional photographer, based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, who worked along the line of the Canadian Pacific Railway in western Canada, first in partnership with F. (Fred) V. Bingham, 1884-1886, and later on his own. Thom relocated to Brandon, Manitoba in 1897.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of photographic views primarily of the Cave and Basin, Banff Springs Hotel and Banff area, ca.1890. Three views are copies of stereo photographs by Bingham and Thom made in the Castle Mountain and Field, B.C. areas, probably during railway construction.
Name Access
Thom, Adam B.
Subject Access
Arts
Environment
Access Restrictions
No restrictions on access
Public domain (other restrictions may apply)
Language
Language is English
Creator
Thom, Adam B.
Category
Arts
Environment
Biographical Source Notes
MH private research notes
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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Aileen Harmon fonds

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Part Of
Aileen Harmon fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of textual records and photographs by and about Aileen Harmon, as well as collected items. Textual records include: letter from Harmon to the Director of Alberta's provincial parks re addition of Yamnuska area to Bow Valley Provincial Park, 1973; brief, from Harvie Heights and Bow Va…
Date Range
[ca. 1924] - 2015
Reference Code
M287 / V262
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Textual record
Private record
Transparency
Part Of
Aileen Harmon fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M287 / V262
Sous-Fonds
M287
V262
Accession Number
1876
1915
1916
2302
2932
3082
3380
3383
3411
7753
2016.8596
Reference Code
M287 / V262
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Textual record
Private record
Transparency
Date Range
[ca. 1924] - 2015
Physical Description
26.5 cm of textual records. -- 33 photographs (26 prints : b&w and col. ; 20.5 x 30 cm or smaller -- 6 negatives : b&w nitrate negatives ; 12.5 x 10 cm -- 1 transparency : col. slide ; 35 mm)
History / Biographical
Aileen Harmon (1912 - 2015), daughter of Byron Harmon, worked as a government naturalist at Banff, Alberta, Canada and was involved in local natural history groups and activities. Aileen was a founding member, alongside Bruce Gordon, of the Bow Valley Naturalists, and was also on the Board of The Canadian Wildlife Federation and The Society of Alberta Naturalists. Aileen moved to Mill Bay on Vancouver Island, B.C. in 1981 following the end of a lengthy career with Parks Canada. During her retirement years, Aileen travelled extensively, reaching all seven continents. She also authored an autobiographical book, titled "Tales of My Mountain Life", in 2004. Aileen passed away on January 9, 2015 at the age of 102.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of textual records and photographs by and about Aileen Harmon, as well as collected items. Textual records include: letter from Harmon to the Director of Alberta's provincial parks re addition of Yamnuska area to Bow Valley Provincial Park, 1973; brief, from Harvie Heights and Bow Valley subdivision residents to public hearings on land use and resource development in the eastern slopes, 1973; letter re James Hector, 1979; notes on career, 2003; notes on Catharine Whyte for CBC recording, 2004; Christmas cards and collected articles, ca.1960. Photographs, made by and collected by Aileen Harmon, pertain to Aileen Harmon and friends, skiing, Skoki area, Mount Yamnuska, Banff Indian Days. Includes photographs by Byron Harmon. Added content from accession 2016.8596 : ca. 25 cm of textual records including personal correspondence, guest book, original writing and notes by Aileen Harmon, personal travel journals from a 1931 packing trip and 1933 ski trip to Skoki, drafts of autobiographical book "Tales of My Mountain Life", articles pertaining to or written by Aileen Harmon, Christmas cards, and letters of condolence to Carole Harmon following Aileen's passing. Also 26 print photographs, 6 negative photographs from a 1937 hiking trip, and one transparency. Fonds consists of one series : Series I - Personal records
Name Access
Harmon, Aileen
Harmon, Carole
Subject Access
Environment
Family and personal life
Memorial
Parks Canada
Hiking
Mountains
Travel
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
British Columbia
Access Restrictions
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Finding Aid
Basic description only
Category
Environment
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
Less detail
Part Of
A. J. Smyth fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of photographic views of railway construction in the Kicking Horse Valley and life at Donald, B.C. Accompanied by letter from Bob [Mead], Spring Valley, Minnesota, to brother Ed Mead, Saw Mill Siding, End of C.P.Ry., Track west via Winnipeg, Man., Canada, May 17, 1885. Views are cr…
Date Range
[1884-1885]
Reference Code
V41
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Textual record
Private record
Part Of
A. J. Smyth fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
V 41
Sous-Fonds
V41
Accession Number
6344
Reference Code
V41
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Textual record
Private record
Date Range
[1884-1885]
Physical Description
16 photographs : prints. -- 1 textual record
History / Biographical
A. J. Smyth was an itinerant photographer who worked along the Canadian Pacific Railway. In 1884-1885 he was working at the end of track in the Rocky and Selkirk Mountains. By 1885, A. J. Smyth was working with his brother, S. A. Smyth, as Smyth Brothers of Calgary, Alberta.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of photographic views of railway construction in the Kicking Horse Valley and life at Donald, B.C. Accompanied by letter from Bob [Mead], Spring Valley, Minnesota, to brother Ed Mead, Saw Mill Siding, End of C.P.Ry., Track west via Winnipeg, Man., Canada, May 17, 1885. Views are credited as A. J. Smyth, Artist, Rocky Mountains, B.C. or A. J. Smyth, Photographer, Rocky Mountains, B.C.
Name Access
Smyth, A. J.
Subject Access
Arts
Environment
Transportation
Access Restrictions
No restrictions on access
Public domain (other restrictions may apply)
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: modern reference prints
Creator
Smyth, A. J.
Category
Arts
Environment
Transportation
Title Source
Title based on credits on photographs
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Alberta Rockies Mountaineering Society Alberta 75th anniversary project fonds

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Part Of
Alberta Rockies Mountaineering Society Alberta 75th anniversary project fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of mountain views featuring summits, mountains, climbers and events pertaining to the project. Photographs are by project photographer Craig Richards.
Date Range
1980
Reference Code
V615
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Album
Photograph print
Part Of
Alberta Rockies Mountaineering Society Alberta 75th anniversary project fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
V 615
Sous-Fonds
V615
Accession Number
6481
Reference Code
V615
GMD
Photograph
Album
Photograph print
Date Range
1980
Physical Description
1 photograph album (31 prints)
History / Biographical
Alberta Rockies Mountaineering Society was established in 1980 to celebrate Alberta's 75th anniversary by coordinating climbs of seventy-five Alberta mountains.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of mountain views featuring summits, mountains, climbers and events pertaining to the project. Photographs are by project photographer Craig Richards.
Name Access
Alberta Rockies Mountaineering Society
Subject Access
Exploration, discovery and travel
Access Restrictions
No restrictions on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Related Material
Ascent registers placed by the ARMS in 1980 can be found in First Ascent and Summit Notes Collection (M235)
Creator
Alberta Rockies Mountaineering Society
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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Part Of
Al Burgess fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of Al Burgess dictation files for "Everest Canada: the ultimate challenge" (by Al Burgess and Jim Palmer, published 1983), and accompanying typewritten transcripts. Recordings have titles and correspond to the organization of the book. One recording is autobiographical.
Date Range
1982-1983
Reference Code
M64 / S48
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Sound recording
Cassette
Textual record
Private record
Part Of
Al Burgess fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 64
S 48
Sous-Fonds
M64/S48
Accession Number
6500
Reference Code
M64 / S48
GMD
Sound recording
Cassette
Textual record
Private record
Date Range
1982-1983
Physical Description
17 sound recordings : audio tape cassettes. -- 3.5 cm of textual records
History / Biographical
Al Burgess, b.1948, is an international mountaineer, originally based at Calgary, Alberta, Canada and now living mainly in Nepal. Burgess began climbing in 1964 in the United Kingdom and the European Alps, often with his twin brother, Adrian. After coming to Canada in 1974, Burgess climbed extensively and took part in numerous expeditions in Canada, the European Alps, South America and the Himalayas. Burgess was a member of the 1982 Canadian Mount Everest Expedition.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of Al Burgess dictation files for "Everest Canada: the ultimate challenge" (by Al Burgess and Jim Palmer, published 1983), and accompanying typewritten transcripts. Recordings have titles and correspond to the organization of the book. One recording is autobiographical.
Name Access
Burgess, Al
Subject Access
Arts
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Access Restrictions
Some restriction/s on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Creator
Burgess, Al
Category
Arts
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on accession record
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Alexander Addison McCoubrey fonds

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Part Of
Alexander Addison McCoubrey fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds pertains to McCoubrey's friends, associates and mountaineering activities.
Date Range
[ca.1905-ca.1935]
Reference Code
V636
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Part Of
Alexander Addison McCoubrey fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
V 636
Sous-Fonds
V636
Accession Number
5752, 6597
Reference Code
V636
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Date Range
[ca.1905-ca.1935]
Physical Description
11 photographs : prints
History / Biographical
Alexander Addison McCoubrey, 1885-1942, was Chief Draughtsman and Assistant Engineer for the Canadian Pacific Railway at Winnipeg, Manitoba. McCoubrey was active member in the Alpine Club of Canada from 1908 until 1942, holding several executive positions and serving as Editor of the Canadian Alpine Journal for twenty-two years.
Scope & Content
Fonds pertains to McCoubrey's friends, associates and mountaineering activities.
Name Access
McCoubrey, A. A.
Subject Access
Family and personal life
Access Restrictions
No restrictions on access
Public domain (other restrictions may apply)
Language
Language is English
Creator
McCoubrey, A. A.
Category
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on accession records
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Alexander Bentley Lord fonds

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Part Of
Alexander Bentley Lord fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of photographs taken by Alexander Lord during surveys.
Date Range
[before 1950]
Reference Code
V369
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Part Of
Alexander Bentley Lord fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
V 369
Sous-Fonds
V369
Accession Number
3199
Reference Code
V369
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Date Range
[before 1950]
Physical Description
25 photographs : prints
History / Biographical
Alexander Lord worked in Alberta and British Columbia, Canada on surveys for the Calgary-Banff Trail in the Exshaw, Alberta area, and also in the Radium, British Columbia, Waterton Lakes, Alberta and Alberta boundary areas.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of photographs taken by Alexander Lord during surveys.
Name Access
Lord, Alexander Bentley
Subject Access
Transportation
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
Lord, Alexander Bentley
Category
Transportation
Title Source
Title based on accession record
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Alexander Lambie fonds

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Part Of
Alexander Lambie fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds pertains mainly to the 1906 Yoho camp at Summit Lake, B.C. Also includes some views of Yoho area and Banff, Alberta area, ca.1906.
Date Range
1906
Reference Code
V345
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Part Of
Alexander Lambie fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
V 345
Sous-Fonds
V345
Accession Number
5355
Reference Code
V345
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Date Range
1906
Physical Description
52 photographs : prints
History / Biographical
Alexander Lambie, 1870-1945, was a survey party member, cook and writer at Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Lambie came to Canada from Scotland in 1904. He was a member of the Alaska Boundary Survey team in 1905 and was cook for the first Alpine Club of Canada camp at Yoho, British Columbia in 1906. Later Lambie wrote and published children's stories, poems, novels and completed a manuscript on his early work with the survey.
Scope & Content
Fonds pertains mainly to the 1906 Yoho camp at Summit Lake, B.C. Also includes some views of Yoho area and Banff, Alberta area, ca.1906.
Name Access
Lambie, Alexander
Subject Access
Exploration, discovery and travel
Access Restrictions
No restrictions on access
Public domain (other restrictions may apply)
Language
Language is English
Creator
Lambie, Alexander
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Title Source
Title based on accession record
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Alex McCoubrey fonds

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Part Of
Alex McCoubrey fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of untitled manuscript by Alex McCoubrey includes excerpts and elaborations of his mountaineering diaries, 1927-1953. Pertains to early climbing experiences with his father, 1927; climbing trips with various companions, 1932-1938; descriptions of ski and ski mountaineering trips an…
Date Range
[ca.1953]-1957
Reference Code
M140
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Textual record
Private record
Part Of
Alex McCoubrey fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 140
Sous-Fonds
M140
Accession Number
6331
Reference Code
M140
GMD
Textual record
Private record
Date Range
[ca.1953]-1957
Physical Description
4 cm of textual records
History / Biographical
Alex McCoubrey, b.ca.1916, of Winnipeg, Manitoba was introduced to mountaineering in the Canadian Rockies at the age of eleven by his father, A. A. McCoubrey. Alex McCoubrey was also involved in early ski mountaineering, making his first trip at the age of seventeen.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of untitled manuscript by Alex McCoubrey includes excerpts and elaborations of his mountaineering diaries, 1927-1953. Pertains to early climbing experiences with his father, 1927; climbing trips with various companions, 1932-1938; descriptions of ski and ski mountaineering trips and first ascent of Mount Field, 1934-1938; 1942 season of climbing; ACC ski camps, 1943; ACC summer camps, 1952-1953; account of being lost near Mount Brown, 1953. Provides detailed accounts of travels, climbs, friends and acquaintances, particularly Grahame Cairns, Norman H. Brewster, Ken Jones; also Margaret Fleming, Bob Hind, Roger Neave and Rex Gibson. Geographic areas discussed include: Lake O'Hara, Lake Louise, Yoho, Glacier, Skoki, Jasper and Vancouver Island areas.
Name Access
McCoubrey, Alex
Subject Access
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Access Restrictions
No restrictions on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Creator
McCoubrey, Alex
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Biographical Source Notes
Alex MCoubrey was still alive as of summer 2001
Title Source
Title based on accession record
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Alfred Crocker Leighton fonds

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Part Of
Alfred Crocker Leighton fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds includes a trip account re Mount Assiniboine, by A. C. Leighton, 1927; biographies and curriculum vitae; reviews and articles; excerpts from publications depicting Leighton paintings and illustrations, 1924-1952; and photographs of portraits and mountain painting activities of A. C. Leighton.
Date Range
Copies made 1971, 1981
Reference Code
M214 / V727
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Part Of
Alfred Crocker Leighton fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 214
V 727
Sous-Fonds
M214 / V727
Accession Number
1276, 3469
Reference Code
M214 / V727
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Date Range
Copies made 1971, 1981
Physical Description
.5 cm of textual records. -- 8 photographs : copy negatives
History / Biographical
Alfred Crocker Leighton, 1901-1965, was an artist in England and at Calgary and Millarville, Alberta, Canada. By 1924, Leighton was supplying commercial art to the Canadian Pacific Railway. He visited Canada in 1925 and 1927, painting in the Canadian Rockies on both occasions. In 1929, Leighton became Art Director at the Institute of Technology and Art at Calgary and conducted summer art schools during the early thirties at the Kananaskis Dude Ranch. He was an active artist of the Canadian Rockies. In later years, he resided near Millarville.
Scope & Content
Fonds includes a trip account re Mount Assiniboine, by A. C. Leighton, 1927; biographies and curriculum vitae; reviews and articles; excerpts from publications depicting Leighton paintings and illustrations, 1924-1952; and photographs of portraits and mountain painting activities of A. C. Leighton.
Name Access
Leighton, Alfred Crocker
Subject Access
Arts
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: modern reference prints
Creator
Leighton, Alfred Crocker
Category
Arts
Title Source
Title based on accession records and contents of fonds
Less detail

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