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Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds

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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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E.M.R. Letters from India.

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Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Scope & Content
Trip diary in the form of letters to Mother from Edith Morse Robb.
Date Range
1899
Reference Code
M36 / II / F / 1 / a / 1994
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
II.F. Edith Morse Robb papers
Reference Code
M36 / II / F / 1 / a / 1994
Responsibility
Responsibility: Edith Morse Robb
Date Range
1899
Physical Description
1 file of textual records
Scope & Content
Trip diary in the form of letters to Mother from Edith Morse Robb.
Subject Access
Robb, Edith Morse
Robb, Russell Sr.
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Letters of Edith M. Robb on Trip to India.

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Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Scope & Content
Typewritten copy of trip diary in the form of letters to Mother from Edith Morse Robb. Includes some letters not in the previous file.
Date Range
1899-1900
Reference Code
M36 / II / F / 1 / a / 1995
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
II.F. Edith Morse Robb papers
Reference Code
M36 / II / F / 1 / a / 1995
Responsibility
Responsibility: Edith Morse Robb
Date Range
1899-1900
Physical Description
1 file of textual records
Scope & Content
Typewritten copy of trip diary in the form of letters to Mother from Edith Morse Robb. Includes some letters not in the previous file.
Subject Access
Robb, Edith Morse
Robb, Russell Sr.
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Trip to England with the children. May 14, 1913 to July 3, 1913.

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Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Scope & Content
Typewritten copy of trip diary in the form of letters from Edith M. Robb to her family. Edith, Russell, Catharine, Russell Jr. and Jean Caird went on the trip.
Date Range
1913
Reference Code
M36 / II / F / 1 / a / 1996
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
II.F. Edith Morse Robb papers
Reference Code
M36 / II / F / 1 / a / 1996
Responsibility
Responsibility: Edith Morse Robb
Date Range
1913
Physical Description
1 file of textual records
Scope & Content
Typewritten copy of trip diary in the form of letters from Edith M. Robb to her family. Edith, Russell, Catharine, Russell Jr. and Jean Caird went on the trip.
Subject Access
Robb, Edith Morse
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Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Scope & Content
2 typed copies of trip diary in the form of letters from Edith M. Robb to Russell Robb Jr. and other family members. Russell Sr., Edith, Catharine and cousin Edith Morse went on the trip.
Date Range
1924
Reference Code
M36 / II / F / 1 / a / 1997
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
II.F. Edith Morse Robb papers
Reference Code
M36 / II / F / 1 / a / 1997
Responsibility
Responsibility: Edith Morse Robb
Date Range
1924
Physical Description
1 file of textual records
Scope & Content
2 typed copies of trip diary in the form of letters from Edith M. Robb to Russell Robb Jr. and other family members. Russell Sr., Edith, Catharine and cousin Edith Morse went on the trip.
Subject Access
Robb, Edith Morse
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Catharine's wedding.

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Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Scope & Content
Guest list, menu for reception, wedding invitations and cloth sample from Catharine's dress or veil.
Date Range
1930
Reference Code
M36 / II / F / 1 / b / 2001
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
II.F. Edith Morse Robb papers
Reference Code
M36 / II / F / 1 / b / 2001
Date Range
1930
Physical Description
1 file of textual records
Scope & Content
Guest list, menu for reception, wedding invitations and cloth sample from Catharine's dress or veil.
Subject Access
Robb, Edith Morse
Whyte, Catharine Robb
Whyte, Peter
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Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Scope & Content
Designs for filet and embroidery by Jenny Brooks of Jenny Brooks Company, Salem, Mass. and by Edith Morse Robb who worked in a small tapestry and needlework shop together.
Date Range
1910-1939
Reference Code
M36 / II / F / 1 / c / 2004
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
II.F. Edith Morse Robb papers
Reference Code
M36 / II / F / 1 / c / 2004
Date Range
1910-1939
Physical Description
1 file of textual records
Scope & Content
Designs for filet and embroidery by Jenny Brooks of Jenny Brooks Company, Salem, Mass. and by Edith Morse Robb who worked in a small tapestry and needlework shop together.
Name Access
Brooks, Jenny
Browne, Agnes
Subject Access
Robb, Edith Morse
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Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Scope & Content
Letters to Edith Morse Robb from her son Russell Robb Jr.
Date Range
1913-1950
Reference Code
M36 / II / F / 2 / 2008 - 2009
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
II.F. Edith Morse Robb papers
Reference Code
M36 / II / F / 2 / 2008 - 2009
Responsibility
Responsibility: Russell Robb Jr.
Date Range
1913-1950
Physical Description
2 files of textual records
Scope & Content
Letters to Edith Morse Robb from her son Russell Robb Jr.
Subject Access
Robb, Edith Morse
Robb, Russell Jr.
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Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Scope & Content
Letters to Edith Morse Robb from Peter Whyte, some illustrated.
Date Range
1929-1955
Reference Code
M36 / II / F / 2 / 2012 - 2013
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
II.F. Edith Morse Robb papers
Reference Code
M36 / II / F / 2 / 2012 - 2013
Responsibility
Responsibility: Peter Whyte
Date Range
1929-1955
Physical Description
2 files of textual records
Scope & Content
Letters to Edith Morse Robb from Peter Whyte, some illustrated.
Subject Access
Robb, Edith Morse
Whyte, Peter
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Letters from Alaska.

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Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Scope & Content
2 copies of transcripts of letters to Edith Morse Robb from Catharine while on trip with Peter through Northern B.C., Yukon and Alaska in July and August.
Date Range
1956
Reference Code
M36 / II / F / 2 / 2014
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
II.F. Edith Morse Robb papers
Reference Code
M36 / II / F / 2 / 2014
Date Range
1956
Physical Description
1 file of textual records
Scope & Content
2 copies of transcripts of letters to Edith Morse Robb from Catharine while on trip with Peter through Northern B.C., Yukon and Alaska in July and August.
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Letters from Mrs. Edward S. Morse to her mother in law Jane B. Morse while in Japan - 1879.

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Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Scope & Content
Letters to Jane B. Morse (mother of Edward S. Morse) from Nellie Morse (wife of Edward S. Morse) while in Japan. -- Includes letter to Nellie Morse from Tatsu Kikuchi.
Date Range
1878-1879, 1899
Reference Code
M36 / II / H / 2 / 2028
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
II.H. Edward Sylvester Morse papers
Reference Code
M36 / II / H / 2 / 2028
Date Range
1878-1879, 1899
Physical Description
1 file of textual records
Scope & Content
Letters to Jane B. Morse (mother of Edward S. Morse) from Nellie Morse (wife of Edward S. Morse) while in Japan. -- Includes letter to Nellie Morse from Tatsu Kikuchi.
Subject Access
Morse, Edward Sylvester
Morse, Nellie
Morse, Jane B.
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For John E. Morse or Jackie Morse - written by John G. Morse. -- 1890-1897

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Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Scope & Content
Articles written by John G. Morse.
Reference Code
M36 / II / I / 3 / 2064
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
II.I. John Gavit and Julie Morse papers
Reference Code
M36 / II / I / 3 / 2064
Physical Description
1 file of textual records
Scope & Content
Articles written by John G. Morse.
Subject Access
Morse, John Gavit
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Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Scope & Content
Dave White, General Merchant: daily cash and credit statement books.
Date Range
1914-1918
Reference Code
M36 / III / A / 4 / a / i / 2078 - 2081
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
III.A. Dave White Sr. papers
Reference Code
M36 / III / A / 4 / a / i / 2078 - 2081
Date Range
1914-1918
Physical Description
4 vol of textual records : oversize
Scope & Content
Dave White, General Merchant: daily cash and credit statement books.
Subject Access
Dave White and Sons Ltd.
Content Details
Held in oversize "D"
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Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Scope & Content
Dave White, General Merchant; and Dave White and Sons Ltd: account books.
Date Range
1900-1911, 1933-1942
Reference Code
M36 / III / A / 4 / a / ii / 2083 - 2089
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
III.A. Dave White Sr. papers
Reference Code
M36 / III / A / 4 / a / ii / 2083 - 2089
Date Range
1900-1911, 1933-1942
Physical Description
7 vol of textual records : oversize
Scope & Content
Dave White, General Merchant; and Dave White and Sons Ltd: account books.
Subject Access
Dave White and Sons Ltd.
Content Details
Held in oversize "D"
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Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Scope & Content
Dave White, General Merchant: stock books.
Date Range
1909-1912
Reference Code
M36 / III / A / 4 / a / iii / 2090 - 2093
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
III.A. Dave White Sr. papers
Reference Code
M36 / III / A / 4 / a / iii / 2090 - 2093
Date Range
1909-1912
Physical Description
4 vol of textual records : oversize
Scope & Content
Dave White, General Merchant: stock books.
Subject Access
Dave White and Sons Ltd.
Content Details
Held in oversize "D"
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Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Scope & Content
Account books: attributed to White and Bayne Store, Bankhead.
Date Range
1904-1907
Reference Code
M36 / III / A / 4 / b / 2096 - 2098
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
III.A. Dave White Sr. papers
Reference Code
M36 / III / A / 4 / b / 2096 - 2098
Date Range
1904-1907
Physical Description
3 vol of textual records : oversize
Scope & Content
Account books: attributed to White and Bayne Store, Bankhead.
Subject Access
White and Bayne Store
Content Details
Held in oversize "D"
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Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Scope & Content
Pertains to estate of Dave White Sr. Jack (Dave Jr.) White was one of the executors of the estate.
Date Range
1940
Reference Code
M36 / III / C / 3 / b / 2133 - 2134
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
III.C. Dave (Jack) White papers
Reference Code
M36 / III / C / 3 / b / 2133 - 2134
Date Range
1940
Physical Description
2 files of textual records
Scope & Content
Pertains to estate of Dave White Sr. Jack (Dave Jr.) White was one of the executors of the estate.
Subject Access
White, Jack
WHITE, DAVE SR.
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Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Scope & Content
Pertains to estate of Dave White Sr. Jack (Dave Jr.) White was one of the executors of the estate.
Date Range
1941-1945
Reference Code
M36 / III / C / 3 / b / 2135
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
III.C. Dave (Jack) White papers
Reference Code
M36 / III / C / 3 / b / 2135
Date Range
1941-1945
Physical Description
1 file of textual records
Scope & Content
Pertains to estate of Dave White Sr. Jack (Dave Jr.) White was one of the executors of the estate.
Subject Access
White, Jack
WHITE, DAVE SR.
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Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Scope & Content
Pertains to estate of Dave White Sr. Jack (Dave Jr.) White was one of the executors of the estate.
Date Range
1941-1946
Reference Code
M36 / III / C / 3 / b / 2136
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
III.C. Dave (Jack) White papers
Reference Code
M36 / III / C / 3 / b / 2136
Date Range
1941-1946
Physical Description
1 file of textual records
Scope & Content
Pertains to estate of Dave White Sr. Jack (Dave Jr.) White was one of the executors of the estate.
Subject Access
White, Jack
WHITE, DAVE SR.
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Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Scope & Content
Pertains to John D. Curren estate. Jack White was executor of the estate.
Date Range
1930-1952
Reference Code
M36 / III / C / 3 / b / 2138
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
III.C. Dave (Jack) White papers
Reference Code
M36 / III / C / 3 / b / 2138
Date Range
1930-1952
Physical Description
1 file of textual records : includes oversize items
Scope & Content
Pertains to John D. Curren estate. Jack White was executor of the estate.
Subject Access
White, Jack
CURREN, JOHN D.
Content Details
Financial papers re estate of J.D. Curren, 1928-1940, 4 p. Held in oversize "D"
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