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New discoveries in North America

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue21494
Medium
Library - Maps and blueprints (unannotated; published)
Map
Published Date
1821
Call Number
C12-1.19
Published Date
1821
Medium
Library - Maps and blueprints (unannotated; published)
Map
Subjects
North America
Notes
Photostatic copy from Public Archives
four sections
Accession Number
675
Call Number
C12-1.19
Collection
Archives Library
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J. Monroe Thorington fonds

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Part Of
J. Monroe Thorington fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of copies of textual records from the Thorington Archives at Princeton University and photographs in both original and copy form. Textual records include: I. Thompson-Little Collection and supplement 1895- 1907; letters chiefly addressed to Charles Sproule Thompson collected by Georg…
Date Range
1825-1974
Reference Code
M106 / V622
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Textual record
Private record
Part Of
J. Monroe Thorington fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 106
V 622
Sous-Fonds
M 106
V 622
Accession Number
740, 1001, 1034, 1093, 1103, 1133, 1285, 1406, 1411, 1439, 1561, 1600, 1804, 1810, 1965, 1980, 2110, 2279, 2536, 2713, 3059
Reference Code
M106 / V622
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Textual record
Private record
Date Range
1825-1974
Physical Description
ca.1.8 m of textual records. -- 64 photographs : prints, transparencies, copy negatives
History / Biographical
J. Monroe "Roy" Thorington, 1894-1989, was an ophthalmologist, mountaineer and mountain historian at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Thorington was a pre-eminent climber and explorer in the Canadian Rockies starting in 1922. He studied the Freshfield and Lyell Glaciers for 22 years and explored and mapped the Purcell Range, British Columbia. Thorington wrote approximately 300 publications on mountaineering, mountain history and the Canadian Rockies. He was active in numerous organizations, particularly the American Alpine Club.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of copies of textual records from the Thorington Archives at Princeton University and photographs in both original and copy form.
Textual records include: I. Thompson-Little Collection and supplement 1895- 1907; letters chiefly addressed to Charles Sproule Thompson collected by George T. Little, Appalachian Mountain Club and supplemented by material mainly from the estate of Charles E. Fay. II. American Alpine Club, 1903- 1967; correspondence with American Alpine Club members elected to 1918. III. Alps and Canada mountaineering correspondence. IV. Guide books and writings; pertains to writings on the Canadian Rockies and Conrad Kain. V. Dr. W. S. Ladd and Allen Carpe papers 1908-1935.
VI. Photographs, 1871-1970, pertain mainly to Thorington's climbing associates, mountain guides, friends and climbs; also, tombstones of friends at Banff Cemetery.
Fonds also includes miscellaneous original summit notes, articles, etc. concerning landmark mountaineering activities in the Canadian Rockies.
Name Access
Thorington, J. Monroe
Subject Access
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
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: series description
Creator
Thorington, J. Monroe
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on accession records and contents of fonds
Processing Status
Processed
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Alice Wright fonds

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Part Of
Alice Wright fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds includes motion pictures by Alice Wright of horse trips and travels in the Canadian Rockies and miscellaneous papers and ephemera pertaining to Mount Robson Ranch, Berg Lake Chalet and Mount Robson region and history. Films pertain mainly to the Mount Robson and Jasper, Alberta areas; also B…
Date Range
1827-1975
Reference Code
M193 / V710
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Textual record
Private record
Part Of
Alice Wright fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 193
V 710
Sous-Fonds
M193/V710
Accession Number
1173, 2418, 3972
Reference Code
M193 / V710
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Textual record
Private record
Date Range
1827-1975
Physical Description
11 motion pictures. -- 6 textual records
History / Biographical
Alice Wright, d.ca.1982, was owner of the Mount Robson Ranch and operator of the Berg Lake Chalet in the Mount Robson area of British Columbia, Canada. She also lived at Red Pass and Sidney, B.C.
Scope & Content
Fonds includes motion pictures by Alice Wright of horse trips and travels in the Canadian Rockies and miscellaneous papers and ephemera pertaining to Mount Robson Ranch, Berg Lake Chalet and Mount Robson region and history. Films pertain mainly to the Mount Robson and Jasper, Alberta areas; also Banff and Lake Louise. Textual records include a transcript of a portion of a diary of George MacDougal, 1827, describing a trip through Yellowhead Pass, Tete Jaune Cache to Jasper House. Also includes a memorandum of the British Columbia Parks Branch, 1975, re the future of the Berg Lake Chalet; annotations by Alice Wright.
Name Access
Wright, Alice
Subject Access
Exploration, discovery and travel
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: motion picture summaries
Creator
Wright, Alice
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Title Source
Title based on accession records
Processing Status
Processed
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Original documents gathered for research

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Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
Original documents collected by Eleanor Luxton for Glenbow-Alberta Institute research projects, 1956-1961. It is believed that these items were borrowed from individuals and families and were to be returned
Date Range
1829-1956
Reference Code
Possible transfer to Glenbow
Description Level
4 / Sub-series
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
4 / Sub-series
Series
II.B.4. Professional : historical research
Sous-Fonds
II. Eleanor Luxton sous-fonds
Reference Code
Possible transfer to Glenbow
Date Range
1829-1956
Physical Description
40 cm of textual and photographic records
Scope & Content
Original documents collected by Eleanor Luxton for Glenbow-Alberta Institute research projects, 1956-1961. It is believed that these items were borrowed from individuals and families and were to be returned
Content Details
LIST OF ITEMS:
* Visitor register, 1908, 1 vol. Source unknown. 1 page only used
* Expense registers, 1901-1913, 2 vol. Source unknown. Pertain to agriculture, timber, leases, wages, household expenses, other, 1901-1908, 1909-1913
* Inventory and sales register, 1901-1909, 1 vol. Source unknown. Includes: list of tools [&] waggons; list of cost of house and out buildings; cattle bought and on hand; cattle sold; horses purchased from Hamilton & Parslow of Calgary
* Account book, 1908, 1 vol. Source unknown. Pertains to room and board
* Oil and gas prospects of the prairie provinces / O. Bryant, Nov. 1920, 1 vol: annotated typescript
* News of the war, 1900 : [scrapbook], 1900-1901, 1 vol. Pertains to the Boer War, particularly regarding Fred Morden, Morden family and other Pincher Creek and southern Alberta residents. Includes clippings, letters, notes, photographs; some are loose
* Diary, 1892-1898, 1 vol. Source unknown. Fragile: loose and missing pages
* Isabell Beatrice Sheppard diaries, 1890-1891, 2 vol. One volume is signed by Sheppard. Other diary is not signed but exhibits the same handwriting. Fragile: loose and missing pages
* August to December 1886, Journal of a 4 months holiday to Canada and the United States / J. L. Douglas, 1886, 1 vol
* The Hansons of Osmanthorp, recorded by John Hanson : typescript, 1829, 1 vol
* Frank McHugh scrapbook, 1901-1956, 1 vol. Pertains to life of Frank McHugh, including polo and other sports, war service, activities, other. Consists of photographic prints and negatives, clippings, letters, postcards, notes, ephemera. Includes numerous loose and separated items
* Textual records, 1907-1958, 8 items. Consists of stories "The Women of the West" and "Incident of the Great War", also notes, letters, receipts, annotated postcard
* Photographs, ca.1870-ca.1925, 28 prints, 1 tintype. Pertain mainly to Calgary, individuals (portrais and candids), families, homes, polo, ranching and farming, High River, other. Some acquired from Mrs. Hogge of Okotoks; others appear to have been acquired from a Mrs. Worden
* Calgary Alberta directory : [publication], March 1885, 1 vol
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(Review of) A journal of voyages and travels in the interior of North America between the 47th and 58th degrees of North Latitude extending from Montreal nearly to the Pacific Ocean

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue3748
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1820
Call Number
02.5 B77h
Responsibility
by D. M. Harmon, a partner in the North-West Company
Published Date
1820
Physical Description
p.409-416
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
British Columbia
Notes
From unknown periodical
Accession Number
400
Call Number
02.5 B77h
Collection
Archives Library
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The peasants of Chamouni, containing an attempt to reach the summit of Mont Blanc

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Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1823
Publisher
London : Baldwin, Cradock & Joy
Call Number
DQ841 M7 P4
Publisher
London : Baldwin, Cradock & Joy
Published Date
1823
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Notes
Edward C. Porter Mountaineering Library
Call Number
DQ841 M7 P4
Collection
Alpine Club of Canada Library
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Picturesque tour through the Oberland in the canton of Berne, in Switzerland

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Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1823
Publisher
London : Ackermann's Repository
Call Number
DQ827 P52
Publisher
London : Ackermann's Repository
Published Date
1823
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Bernese Oberland
Notes
Edward C. Porter Mountaineering Library
Call Number
DQ827 P52
Collection
Alpine Club of Canada Library
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Tour to great St. Bernard's and round Mont Blanc

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue114
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1827
Publisher
London : Harvey & Darton
Call Number
DQ825 T68
Publisher
London : Harvey & Darton
Published Date
1827
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Notes
Edward C. Porter Mountaineering Library
Call Number
DQ825 T68
Collection
Alpine Club of Canada Library
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Narrative of an ascent to the summit of Mont Blanc

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue270
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1828
Author
Auldjo, John
Publisher
London : Longman, Rees
Call Number
DQ841 M7 A9 1828
Author
Auldjo, John
Publisher
London : Longman, Rees
Published Date
1828
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Notes
Edward C. Porter Mountaineering Library
Call Number
DQ841 M7 A9 1828
Collection
Alpine Club of Canada Library
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Travels : comprising observations made during a residence in Tarentaise

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Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1823
Author
Bakewell, Robert
Publisher
London : Longmans [et al.]
Call Number
DQ23 B3 (2 vols)
Author
Bakewell, Robert
Publisher
London : Longmans [et al.]
Published Date
1823
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Geology
Call Number
DQ23 B3 (2 vols)
Collection
Alpine Club of Canada Library
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Illustrations of the passes of the Alps

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Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1828-29
Author
Brockedon, William
Publisher
London : The Author
Call Number
DQ823 B76 1828 I Oversize C
Author
Brockedon, William
Publisher
London : The Author
Published Date
1828-29
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Series
Volume 1 of 2
Notes
Edward C. Porter Mountaineering Library
Call Number
DQ823 B76 1828 I Oversize C
Collection
Alpine Club of Canada Library
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Ascents of Mont Blanc, by Dr.E. Clark & Capt. Sherrill, 1825-26, Mr. Jackson, 1823

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue661
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1825-26
Author
Clark, Edmund
Publisher
London : Colburns's New Monthly Magazine
Call Number
DQ841 M7 C43
Author
Clark, Edmund
Publisher
London : Colburns's New Monthly Magazine
Published Date
1825-26
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Call Number
DQ841 M7 C43
Collection
Alpine Club of Canada Library
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Narrative of an ascent to the summit of Mont Blanc, Aug. 18, 1822

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue690
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1823
Author
Clissold, Frederick
Publisher
London : Rivingtons & Cochran
Call Number
DQ841 M7 C55 Pam
Author
Clissold, Frederick
Publisher
London : Rivingtons & Cochran
Published Date
1823
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Call Number
DQ841 M7 C55 Pam
Collection
Alpine Club of Canada Library
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Swiss scenery : from drawings by Major Cockburn

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue708
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1820
Author
Cockburn, James Pattison
Publisher
London : Rodwell & Martin
Call Number
DQ23 C62
Author
Cockburn, James Pattison
Publisher
London : Rodwell & Martin
Published Date
1820
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Call Number
DQ23 C62
Collection
Alpine Club of Canada Library
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Dissertation on the passage of Hannibal over the Alps

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue783
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1820
Author
Cramer, J.A
Publisher
London : Baxter for J. Parker
Call Number
DG247.2 C3
Author
Cramer, J.A
Responsibility
by a member of the University of Oxford
Publisher
London : Baxter for J. Parker
Published Date
1820
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Call Number
DG247.2 C3
Collection
Alpine Club of Canada Library
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Voyage pittoresque dans le Canton des Grisons en Suisse vers le lac Majeur et le lac de Come

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue904
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1827
Author
Ebel, J.G
Publisher
Zurich : Meyer
Call Number
DQ487.6 E24
Author
Ebel, J.G
Publisher
Zurich : Meyer
Published Date
1827
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Call Number
DQ487.6 E24
Collection
Alpine Club of Canada Library
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A narrative of an ascent to the summit of Mont Blanc

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Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1827
Author
Fellows, Sir Charles
Publisher
London : Davison
Call Number
DQ841 M7 F44
Author
Fellows, Sir Charles
Publisher
London : Davison
Published Date
1827
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Notes
Edward C. Porter Mountaineering Library
Call Number
DQ841 M7 F44
Collection
Alpine Club of Canada Library
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Relation d'un voyage a la cote du Nord-ouest de l'Amerique Septentrionale dans les annees 1810 [- 14]

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue1036
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1820
Author
Franchere, Gabriel
Publisher
Montreal : Pasteur
Call Number
F880 F37 1820
Author
Franchere, Gabriel
Publisher
Montreal : Pasteur
Published Date
1820
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Canada
Notes
Edward C. Porter Mountaineering Library
Call Number
F880 F37 1820
Collection
Alpine Club of Canada Library
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Journal of a tour through part of the snowy range of the Himala mountains

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue1045
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1820
Author
Fraser, James Baillie
Publisher
London : Rodwell & Martin
Call Number
DS485 H6 F69 Oversize D
Author
Fraser, James Baillie
Publisher
London : Rodwell & Martin
Published Date
1820
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Notes
Edward C. Porter Mountaineering Library
Call Number
DS485 H6 F69 Oversize D
Collection
Alpine Club of Canada Library
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Narrative of an excursion to the mountains of Piemont

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue1131
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1824
Author
Gilly, William Stephen
Publisher
London : Rivington
Call Number
DG613 G5 Oversize C
Author
Gilly, William Stephen
Publisher
London : Rivington
Published Date
1824
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Call Number
DG613 G5 Oversize C
Collection
Alpine Club of Canada Library
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