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Jim Brewster family fonds

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Part Of
Jim Brewster family fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of papers and photographs of James Irvine (Jim) Brewster, Fern Brewster, Dell Brewster and the Brewster family. I. James Irvine Brewster papers and photographs, before 1948 and ca.1959, consist mainly of professional papers and photographs relating to guiding and outfitting activitie…
Date Range
[ca.1875-ca.1978]
Reference Code
M436 / V90
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Textual record
Corporate record
Diary
Map
Plan
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Jim Brewster family fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 436
V 90
Sous-Fonds
M 436
V 90
Accession Number
79, 85, 108, 357, 451, 1618, 3350, 3808, 5274, 6019
Reference Code
M436 / V90
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Textual record
Corporate record
Diary
Map
Plan
Private record
Published record
Date Range
[ca.1875-ca.1978]
Physical Description
24 cm of textual records. -- ca.700 photographs : prints, negatives. -- 10 photograph albums (ca.1000 prints). -- 1 motion picture
History / Biographical
James Irvine Brewster, 1882-1947, came to Banff with his parents in 1888. While still boys, he and his brother Bill started guiding fishing parties and later formed an outfitting partnership. With silent partners Fred Hussey and Phil Moore, they established Brewster Brothers in 1904. Jim Brewster and Hussey left the business in 1906. In 1909, Jim returned to guide the business. Under his control, it became a major transportation supplier, Brewster Transport Company. Fern Brewster, 1902-1967, daughter of Jim Brewster and Lade Brewster (d.1915), was a sportswoman, businesswoman and homemaker. She was involved in the operation of Sunshine ski area and was a director of Brewster Transportation after her father's death. Fern Brewster's married names were Clarkson and Dooley. Adele (Dell) Brewster (Sibbald), 1896-1983, Jim Brewster's second wife, was also a director of Brewster Transportation.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of papers and photographs of James Irvine (Jim) Brewster, Fern Brewster, Dell Brewster and the Brewster family.
I. James Irvine Brewster papers and photographs, before 1948 and ca.1959, consist mainly of professional papers and photographs relating to guiding and outfitting activities, and to Brewster Transport Company records, including Sunshine ski area records. Series includes correspondence, diaries, legal papers, Sunshine Lodge addition papers, Brewster house plans and other material. Correspondence is incoming and outgoing letters between Brewster and Hussey, clients, and associates regarding guiding and outfitting, real estate speculation and personal matters, etc. 1906-1907. Diaries pertain to guiding, hunting and horse trips, 1897-1901, 1904-1906; entries mainly record clients, territory covered and game observations and records. Also includes articles and hand-drawn map by Brewster on hunting, 1903-1906. Includes 54 photographs pertaining to Brewster Transport after Jim Brewster period.
II. Fern Brewster papers and photographs, before 1967, includes mainly personal papers, correspondence, recipes, press clippings and photographs regarding friends and family, education, Jim Brewster's death and cooking. Correspondents include Carl Rungius, Les Peters, Charlie Beil and Fern Bedaux.
III. Dell Brewster papers, 1925-1967, pertain mainly to Jim Brewster's death. Dell Brewster photographs pertain to the Sibbald, Grier and McDougall families.
IV. Brewster family papers and photographs pertain to Jack Walker Brewster, and Brewster family and friends.
V. Other material, before 1978, consists of greeting cards.
Name Access
Brewster, Dell
Brewster, Fern
Brewster, Jack Walker
Brewster, Jim
Subject Access
Brewster Transport Company
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
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: arrangement outline
file description and index
electronic finding aid
microfilm copies of albums
photographic copy of map
video copy of motion picture
Creator
Brewster, Dell
Brewster, Jim
Category
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Transportation
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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Photographs [Scrapbook]

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Part Of
Jim Brewster family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of a scrapbook containing articles by and about Jim Brewster, some undated.
Date Range
1903-1905
Reference Code
M436 / I / 9
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Scrapbook
  1 image     1 Electronic Resource  
Part Of
Jim Brewster family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M436 / V90
Series
I. Jim Brewster
Sous-Fonds
M436
Accession Number
3350
Reference Code
M436 / I / 9
GMD
Scrapbook
Date Range
1903-1905
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records (11 pages ; 37 x 23 cm)
History / Biographical
See fonds level description.
Scope & Content
File consists of a scrapbook containing articles by and about Jim Brewster, some undated.
Name Access
Brewster, Jim
Subject Access
Bears
Brewster Brothers
Brewster Mountain Pack Trains
Brewster Transport Company Ltd.
Bighorn Sheep
Family and personal life
Grizzly Bears
Guide
Magazine
Newspaper
Geographic Access
Banff
Lake Louise
Banff National Park
Alberta
Canada
Language
English
Title Source
Title from cover of scrapbook
Electronic Resources
Images
thumbnail
Less detail
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