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Brian Bindon fonds

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Part Of
Brian Bindon fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of the sound recordings compiled by the host of Heritage Fireside Chats, Brian Bindon. Recordings conducted at Num-Ti-Jah Lodge relate to 3 topics: Mountaineers of the Canadian Rockies and include interviews with Chic Scott, Barry Blanchard, and Kevin Doyle; Art and Spirit of Place …
Date Range
2004-2005
Reference Code
M128 / S52
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Sound recording
Cassette
Recording disc
Textual record
Private record
Part Of
Brian Bindon fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 128
S 52
Sous-Fonds
M 128
S52
Accession Number
7848 (unproc)
Reference Code
M128 / S52
GMD
Sound recording
Cassette
Recording disc
Textual record
Private record
Date Range
2004-2005
Physical Description
Sound recordings: 20 optical discs; CD-ROM. -- 0.5 cm textual records
History / Biographical
Brian Bindon, host of Heritage Fireside Chats
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of the sound recordings compiled by the host of Heritage Fireside Chats, Brian Bindon. Recordings conducted at Num-Ti-Jah Lodge relate to 3 topics: Mountaineers of the Canadian Rockies and include interviews with Chic Scott, Barry Blanchard, and Kevin Doyle; Art and Spirit of Place includes interviews with Lisa Christensen, Neil Swanson, and Craig Richards; Warden Heritage discusses the horseback patrol system, Ya-Ha-Tinda, backcountry district system, and women wardens and silent partners. Recordings conducted at Hawks Nest Ranch consist of Andy Russell stories. Readings from Close Calls on High Walls continues the Warden Heritage subject at the home of Mike Schintz; the recordings Wolverine at Skoki and other stories are discussed at Ken Jones' home in Nanton, Alberta.
Also included in the fonds are textual records consisting of Bindon's handwritten notes of open discussions of the chats.
Name Access
Bindon, Brian
Blanchard, Barry
Christensen, Lisa
Doyle, Kevin
Jones, Ken
Richards, Craig
Russell, Andy
Schintz, Mike
Scott, Chic
Swanson, Neil
Subject Access
Community life
Exploration, discovery and travel
Arts
Law and justice
Sports, recreation and leisure
Access Restrictions
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Access and use restricted until processed
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
No finding aid
Creator
Bindon, Brian
Category
Arts
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
Less detail
Part Of
Ken Jones fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of a diary, photographs and a sound recording. Diary contains five year daily entries during the period 1937-1941. The diary was found in a deserted cabin in Moberly in 1974 and describes Jones' weather observations, employment details and personal matters as skiing guide, camp cook…
Date Range
1937-1968
Reference Code
M432 / S10 / V157
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Machine-readable data file
Photograph print
Sound recording
Reel to reel
Textual record
Diary
Part Of
Ken Jones fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 432
S 10
V 157
Sous-Fonds
M 432
S 10
V 157
Accession Number
1726, 3314, 7937 (unproc)
Reference Code
M432 / S10 / V157
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Machine-readable data file
Photograph print
Sound recording
Reel to reel
Textual record
Diary
Date Range
1937-1968
Physical Description
1 vol. textual records. -- 1 sound recording: audio tape reel. -- ca.3287 photographs: 1756 negatives, 1531 prints, 3 albums, 1 optical disc: CD-ROM (97 digitized images)
History / Biographical
Ken Jones, 1910?-2004, was active during the period 1937 to 1941 as a ski guide between Lake Louise and Skoki Lodge and as a mining camp cook at McDame's Creek, British Columbia (1937). He worked summers farming at his home in Forde, British Columbia and winters at Lake Louise and the Yoho Valley on snow removal and various jobs (1937-1940). He mined at Base Metals Monarch Mine, Field, British Columbia in 1941, then returned to Forde, British Columbia and Glacier, British Columbia. During this period, he competed in various ski meets and was a friend of the Swiss guides at Lake Louise and Golden.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of a diary, photographs and a sound recording. Diary contains five year daily entries during the period 1937-1941. The diary was found in a deserted cabin in Moberly in 1974 and describes Jones' weather observations, employment details and personal matters as skiing guide, camp cook, miner, farmer, labourer and competitive skier. Diary also describes trips to Mount Assiniboine and Freshfield Glacier.
Sound recording is mainly of Ken Jones relating stories about mountain personalities, including Chet Ogan, Jimmy Simpson and Tom Wilson; also includes short discussion between Collins and Rummel. Recording was made by Ken Jones, Myrna Collins and Elizabeth Rummel at Sunburst Camp, Mount Assiniboine, July 1968.
Photographs are primarily b&w and include images of the Rocky and Selkirk Mountains, Revelstoke, Yoho Valley, Lake Louise, Skoki, Freshfield, Wyoming; renovations and additions to Num-Ti-Jah Lodge; and hunting trips during the period ca.1930-1950. Also included is a CD-ROM of digitized images in TIFF and JPEG image file formats compiled in 2004 by Chic Scott and Dave Birrell.
Name Access
Jones, Ken
Subject Access
Family and personal life
Access Restrictions
No restrictions on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
sound recording summaries
Creator
Jones, Ken
Category
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on diary and accession records.
Less detail
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