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American art, education and culture

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions54771
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of information pamphlets and a bound reference handbook. Content pertains to an exhibition at Heinz Ocean Pier in New Jersey featuring the painting "Custer's Last Rally" by artist John Mulvaney; the Kihn-Ten Eyck Art School in Stamford, Connecticut; the art collections of the Henry E.…
Date Range
[1900-1905]
1929
1930
1937
1955
Reference Code
LUX / II / F1 / 49
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / II / F : Collected material
Sous-Fonds
LUX / II : Eleanor Luxton sous-fonds
Sub-Series
LUX / II / F1 : Textual
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / II / F1 / 49
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Date Range
[1900-1905]
1929
1930
1937
1955
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records (5 items ; 15 x 30.5 cm and smaller)
Scope & Content
File consists of information pamphlets and a bound reference handbook. Content pertains to an exhibition at Heinz Ocean Pier in New Jersey featuring the painting "Custer's Last Rally" by artist John Mulvaney; the Kihn-Ten Eyck Art School in Stamford, Connecticut; the art collections of the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery in California; "This is the Place Monument" in Salt Lake City; and various community events and a state fair in Minot, North Dakota.
Notes
Handbook is signed "N.K. Luxton" inside front cover
Name Access
Mulvaney, John
Luxton, Norman
Subject Access
Activities
Advertising
Community events
Art
Artist
Painting
Tourism
History
Education
Airplane
Geographic Access
United States of America
New Jersey
Connecticut
Stamford
California
Salt Lake City
Utah
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Conservation
Two items placed in mylar due to staining, creasing and fragile material
Category
Arts
Education
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

Animals and wildlife, Red Cathcart, other family friends personal photographs

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions54988
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of photographs sent to Norman Luxton from various friends, including "Red" [Cathcart?], Eugene LaPorte, Woodworth and Theodora Campbell, the Green family, and Ernest Maunder. Content pertains to Red [Cathcart's?] work transporting oil to mines, and views from his travels in British Co…
Date Range
1933
[1935-1950]
1936
1943
1945
Reference Code
LUX / I / E4 / PA - 354 to 431
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / I / E : Collected material
Sous-Fonds
LUX / I : Norman Luxton sous-fonds
Sub-Series
LUX / I / E4 : Photography
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / I / E4 / PA - 354 to 431
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Date Range
1933
[1935-1950]
1936
1943
1945
Physical Description
77 photographs : b&w and col. prints ; 14.5 x 8.5 cm or smaller
Scope & Content
File consists of photographs sent to Norman Luxton from various friends, including "Red" [Cathcart?], Eugene LaPorte, Woodworth and Theodora Campbell, the Green family, and Ernest Maunder. Content pertains to Red [Cathcart's?] work transporting oil to mines, and views from his travels in British Columbia and Camp Debert in Nova Scotia; Eugene LaPorte fishing near Lake Ontario; Indigenous communities in Panama [sent by Mr. and Mrs. Campbell]; photos of the Green family [names missing]; photos from a community and nearby forested areas [location and source unknown] with detailed notes on back of related personal memories; Ernest Maunder's model boat hobby; "Dorothy" feeding geese in February 1954 in Inglewood [region in Calgary?]; and photographs of various wildlife by J.H. [Jack?] Munroe.
Notes
Some photographs have annotations on back. Items LUX/I/E4/PA-389 and 397 also have directions and illustrations of property layouts
Name Access
Cathcart, John George (Red)
Luxton, Norman
Campbell, Woodworth
Campbell, Theodora
LaPorte, Eugene
Maunder, Ernest
Subject Access
Artist
Boats
Transportation
Travel
Sports
Hunting
Oil
Natural resources
Model boats
Mines and mineral resources
Immigration and homesteading
Indigenous Peoples
Industry
Recreation
Family and personal life
Cabins and shelters
Animals
Birds
Dogs
Wildlife
Geographic Access
Canada
British Columbia
Alberta
Calgary
Inglewood
Canadian Rocky Mountains
Central America
Panama
Ontario
Lake Ontario
Newfoundland and Labrador
St. John's
Language
English
Conservation
Items stored in mylar and archival envelopes
Related Material
LUX/I/E4/PA-363 related to photographs LUX/I/E4/PA-224 to 285
LUX/I/E4/PA-364 to 374 related to photographs LUX/I/E4/PA-305 to 360 [some of photos in files are duplicates]
LUX/I/E4/PA-399 to 413 related to photographs LUX/I/E4/PA-72 to 114
Category
Arts
Cultural pluralism
First nations
Natural resources
Sports, recreation and leisure
Transportation
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

Assorted entertainment, business cards, advertisements

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions54783
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of cards, stationery, small publications and other collected items. Includes thank you and business cards for The Home Insurance Company in Calgary and the Canadian Bank of Commerce; two blank pages with letterhead for Hotel Wales in Calgary; a round paper placemat/coaster advertising…
Date Range
[1920-1940]
1947
1949
[1950-1965]
[1969-1975]
Reference Code
LUX / II / F1 / 52
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Newspaper clipping
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / II / F : Collected material
Sous-Fonds
LUX / II : Eleanor Luxton sous-fonds
Sub-Series
LUX / II / F1 : Textual
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / II / F1 / 52
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Newspaper clipping
Responsibility
Postcard illustration produced by L.H. Larsen
Date Range
[1920-1940]
1947
1949
[1950-1965]
[1969-1975]
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
File consists of cards, stationery, small publications and other collected items. Includes thank you and business cards for The Home Insurance Company in Calgary and the Canadian Bank of Commerce; two blank pages with letterhead for Hotel Wales in Calgary; a round paper placemat/coaster advertising La Ronde Revolving Restaurant in Edmonton; a copy of "Bill and Al's Happy Motoring" by Esso Imperial Service containing an article about Banff National Park [pages 2-3]; a Laura Secord advertisement and info booklet, "The History of Our Flag"; a partial pack of blank score cards titled Auction Bridge; a page titled "Rules for the Game of Five Hundred"; a newspaper clipping with comics on both sides; and a large [23 x 15 cm] postcard with illustration titled "What Would You Have Done?" [see notes].
Notes
NOTE: Large postcard "What Would You Have Done?" contains outdated and potentially offensive language which is reflective of the time period in which it was produced.
"Bill and Al's Happy Motoring" publication has mailing stamp on back addressed to Norman Luxton.
"Rules for the Game of Five Hundred" card annotated in pencil
Name Access
Luxton, Norman
Subject Access
Businesses
History
Entertainment
Hotel
Travel
Tourism
Sports
Skiing
Recreation
Finances
Commerce
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Banff National Park
Calgary
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Category
Commerce and industry
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
Album contains 195 black and white prints pasted in, some captioned. Album contains photographs of: the opening of the Banff-Windermere Highway at Kootenay Crossing, Kootenay National Park, Victoria Glacier, Dog Derby, Banff Indian Days, Vancouver, Victoria, Banff Winter Carnival, Radium Hot Spring…
Date Range
1921 - 1925
Reference Code
LUX / II / E / PD - 1
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph
Album
Print
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Sous-Fonds
II
Accession Number
N/A
Reference Code
LUX / II / E / PD - 1
GMD
Photograph
Album
Print
Date Range
1921 - 1925
Physical Description
Photograph Album: 1 image from album (195 b&w prints)
Scope & Content
Album contains 195 black and white prints pasted in, some captioned. Album contains photographs of: the opening of the Banff-Windermere Highway at Kootenay Crossing, Kootenay National Park, Victoria Glacier, Dog Derby, Banff Indian Days, Vancouver, Victoria, Banff Winter Carnival, Radium Hot Springs, and photographs of Luxton family dogs, photos of Norman Luxton, and photographs of Eleanor Luxton.
Name Access
Luxton, Eleanor
Luxton, Norman
Subject Access
Banff National Park
Language
English
Creator
Luxton, Eleanor
Title Source
Title given by Archivist based on contents of album
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

Banff and area businesses, townsite, scenic views

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions55024
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of photographs pertaining to businesses, tourist attractions and natural views in and around Banff. Includes images of backcountry camps in Banff National Park; the Bow River Boat House; Beaver Lodge and Bampton Cottage [both located on Beaver Street in Banff]; fires at Breton Hall Ho…
Date Range
[ca.1890-1900]
[1896-1898]
1904-1905
[ca.1910-1920]
1912
1914
[ca.1930-1935]
1933
1941
[ca.1950-1960]
Reference Code
LUX / I / D6c / PA - 133 to 182
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / I / D : Professional and Personal
Sous-Fonds
LUX / I : Norman Luxton sous-fonds
Sub-Series
LUX / I / D6 : Other activities and interests
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / I / D6c / PA - 133 to 182
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Responsibility
PA-182 produced by Canadian Pacific
Date Range
[ca.1890-1900]
[1896-1898]
1904-1905
[ca.1910-1920]
1912
1914
[ca.1930-1935]
1933
1941
[ca.1950-1960]
Physical Description
50 photographs ; b&w prints ; 25 x 20.5 cm or smaller
Scope & Content
File consists of photographs pertaining to businesses, tourist attractions and natural views in and around Banff. Includes images of backcountry camps in Banff National Park; the Bow River Boat House; Beaver Lodge and Bampton Cottage [both located on Beaver Street in Banff]; fires at Breton Hall Hotel and Banff Springs Hotel; the Park Museum and Information Bureau; early views of Banff Springs Hotel [1904]; Vermillion River Bungalow Camp and the Lake Louise Chalet; Paddy J. Nolan’s home [built by Norman Luxton]; a postcard print titled “Starved Bachelors Retreat Banff Alberta"; swimming at the Cave and Basin[?] and Banff Upper Hot Springs; the Crag and Canyon office [ca.1905]; Skoki Lodge; and the office of photographers Wilson and Fear [1896-1898].
Notes
Photographs LUX/I/D6c/PA-181 and 182 [depicting Wilson and Fear storefront] are copies of the same image but annotated with different dates [ca.1896 and ca.1898]. Based on context and dating of related images in Whyte Museum archives, actual image date may be closer to [ca.1894].
Material Details
LUX/I/D6c/PA-173 has three red sun-shaped stickers attached to back left corner, red ribbon attached to back right corner
Name Access
Wilson, John
Fear, George
Fear, William (Bill)
Nolan, Paddy J.
Luxton, Norman
Smyth, S. A.
Subject Access
Bow River Boat House
Pack trips
Horses
Teepees
Boats
Property
Land use
Hotels
Fire
Banff Springs Hotel
Photography
Businesses
Tourism
Hot Springs
Leisure
Mountain
Newspaper
Organizations
Travel
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Banff National Park
Vermilion Lakes
Lake Louise
Bow River
Sulphur Mountain
Cave and Basin
Language
English
Related Material
Items LUX/I/D6c/PA-163 to 168 have duplicate negative copies processed as LUX/I/D6c/NA-41 to 46
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

Banff and area landscapes, natural views

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions55023
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 42 photographs pertaining to landscape views, wildlife, and hiking and horseback riding trips within Banff National Park and the surrounding area. Includes images of Goat Cave, trips through Johnston Canyon and Marble Canyon, the Banff animal paddock, CPR trains travelling through …
Date Range
[ca.1910-1920]
1921
1923
ca.1930-1940]
1940
Reference Code
LUX / I / D6c / PA - 91 to 132
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / I / D : Personal and Professional
Sous-Fonds
LUX / I : Norman Luxton sous-fonds
Sub-Series
LUX / I / D6 : Other activities and interests
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / I / D6c / PA - 91 to 132
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Responsibility
Item LUX/I/D6c/PA-129 produced by A.S. Williams
Date Range
[ca.1910-1920]
1921
1923
ca.1930-1940]
1940
Physical Description
42 photographs : b&w prints ; 25 x 20.5 cm or smaller
Scope & Content
File consists of 42 photographs pertaining to landscape views, wildlife, and hiking and horseback riding trips within Banff National Park and the surrounding area. Includes images of Goat Cave, trips through Johnston Canyon and Marble Canyon, the Banff animal paddock, CPR trains travelling through the Canadian Rockies, and hoodoo rock formations. One photograph depicts unidentified riders on horseback during winter, annotated “Carnival 1923” [Banff Winter Carnival?]
Notes
Two individuals in photos identified by their titles and last names [“Mrs. Hutchings” and “Mr. Edwards”], but first names not confirmed
Items PA-108 to 119 in file consist of 6 unique images and one duplicate of each image [12 photographs total]
Name Access
Luxton, Norman
Subject Access
Wildlife
Animals
Horses
Horseback riding
Hiking
Landscape
Trains
Canadian Pacific Railway
Animal Paddock
Banff Winter Carnival
Mountain Goat
Geological formation
Geology
Elk
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff National Park
Banff
Johnston Canyon
Marble Canyon
Language
English
Category
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

Banff and area scenic views, King Edward Hotel

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions55027
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 14 b&w photograph prints [loose and on matboard]. Content pertains to local views near Banff, including Georgina Luxton riding in a carriage along Tunnel Mountain Trail, a hunting trip north of Banff with guide George Harrison[?], the King Edward Hotel building exterior and surroun…
Date Range
1904-1905
1910
[ca.1910-1920]
Reference Code
LUX / I / D6c / PA - 220 to 233
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / I / D : Professional and Personal
Sous-Fonds
LUX / I : Norman Luxton sous-fonds
Sub-Series
LUX / I / D6 : Other activities and interests
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / I / D6c / PA - 220 to 233
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Responsibility
Items LUX/I/D6c/PA-232 and 233 produced by Norman Luxton
Date Range
1904-1905
1910
[ca.1910-1920]
Physical Description
10 photographs : b&w ; 29.5 x 18 cm or smaller -- 4 photographs : b&w prints on matboard ; 35.5 x 14 cm and 25 x 21 cm
Scope & Content
File consists of 14 b&w photograph prints [loose and on matboard]. Content pertains to local views near Banff, including Georgina Luxton riding in a carriage along Tunnel Mountain Trail, a hunting trip north of Banff with guide George Harrison[?], the King Edward Hotel building exterior and surrounding property [1904-1910] and an event hosted in the hotel, and panoramic views of Banff and a waterfront area [Lake Minnewanka?] taken by Norman Luxton.
Name Access
Luxton, Norman
Luxton, Georgina
Harrison, George
Subject Access
Landscape
Horses
Horseback riding
Sports
Recreation
Hunting
Family and personal life
Businesses
Hotels
Construction
Communities
Land use
Townsite development
Mountains
Trails
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Lake Minnewanka
Language
English
Category
Family and personal life
Land, settlement and immigration
Environment
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Content Details
Items stored in three file folders: PA-220 to 222 [Tunnel Mountain Trail and hunting trip]; PA-223 to 231 [King Edward Hotel]; and PA-232 to 233 [Banff & area panoramas]
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

Banff Indian Days assorted documents

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions54714
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of various documents including entry tickets, advertisements, event programs, newspaper articles and other documents pertaining to Banff Indian Days celebrations in Banff between 1910 and 1973 [some items not dated].
Date Range
1910
1924
1927
1930-1942
1946-1956
1958
1973
Reference Code
LUX / II / F1 / 20
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / II / F: Collected material
Sous-Fonds
LUX / II : Eleanor Luxton sous-fonds
Sub-Series
LUX / II / F1 : Textual
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / II / F1 / 20
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Date Range
1910
1924
1927
1930-1942
1946-1956
1958
1973
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
File consists of various documents including entry tickets, advertisements, event programs, newspaper articles and other documents pertaining to Banff Indian Days celebrations in Banff between 1910 and 1973 [some items not dated].
Notes
File contains numerous duplicates. Additional duplicates of items with more than two copies have been moved to a separate box or potential de-accession.
Items have been arranged in file by date [if known].
Name Access
Luxton, Norman
Subject Access
Advertising
Banff Indian Days
Banff Indian Grounds
Community events
Cultural pluralism
Indigenous Peoples
Music
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Access Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Conservation
Some previously folded items placed in mylar to prevent further creasing
Category
Cultural pluralism
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

Banff Indian Days, Calgary Stampede scrapbook

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions22390
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
Scrapbook consists of newspaper clippings related to Banff Indian Days and the Calgary Stampede; various other newspaper clippings related to local and international news, including the opening of a new school in Morley and the Luxton Museum [now the Buffalo Nations Museum] in Banff, a fire at Jasp…
Date Range
[1947 - 1952]
Reference Code
LUX / III / B4 - 6
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Scrapbook
Newspaper clipping
  1 image     1 Electronic Resource  
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
III.B.4. Georgina Luxton : Collected Material : Textual Records
Sous-Fonds
III. Luxton Family sous-fonds
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / III / B4 - 6
GMD
Textual record
Scrapbook
Newspaper clipping
Date Range
[1947 - 1952]
Physical Description
3 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
Scrapbook consists of newspaper clippings related to Banff Indian Days and the Calgary Stampede; various other newspaper clippings related to local and international news, including the opening of a new school in Morley and the Luxton Museum [now the Buffalo Nations Museum] in Banff, a fire at Jasper Park Lodge, and Canadian and international politics.
Name Access
Luxton, Norman
Luxton, Georgina
MacKinnon, Rev. Robert H.
Crowchild, Chief David
Bearspaw, David
Hunter, Eva
Rider, Eli
Rider, Diane
Bearspaw, Rosie
Bearspaw, Harold
Subject Access
Activities
Advertising
Animals
Banff Indian Days
Luxton Museum
Calgary Herald
Calgary Stampede
Children
Commerce and industry
Community events
Community life
Cultural pluralism
Construction
Education
Fire
Government
Hotel
Indigenous Peoples
Horseback riding
Horses
Museums
Multiculturalism
Newspaper
Parade
Politics
Public events
Recreation
Music
Sanitarium Hotel
School
Stoney Nakoda
Taxidermy
Winnipeg Free Press
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Canmore
Calgary
Jasper National Park
Morley
Access Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Category
Cultural pluralism
Education
Politics
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of item
Processing Status
Processed
Electronic Resources
Images
thumbnail
Less detail
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of one photograph album containing 9 b&w prints. Photographs pertain to animal caretaker Adam Dalgleish with moose and antelope during winter season at the Banff Paddock [ca. 1900-1910]. Front cover of album has personal letter written to Norman Luxton from Mary Schaffer Warren [ca. 1…
Date Range
[1900-1910]
[1930]
Reference Code
LUX / I / E4 / PD - 1
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Album
Scrapbook
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / I / E : Collected material
Sous-Fonds
LUX / I : Norman Luxton sous-fonds
Sub-Series
LUX / I / E4 : Photographs
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / I / E4 / PD - 1
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Album
Scrapbook
Date Range
[1900-1910]
[1930]
Physical Description
1 album (9 photographs : b&w ; 11.5 x 6.5 cm)
Scope & Content
File consists of one photograph album containing 9 b&w prints. Photographs pertain to animal caretaker Adam Dalgleish with moose and antelope during winter season at the Banff Paddock [ca. 1900-1910]. Front cover of album has personal letter written to Norman Luxton from Mary Schaffer Warren [ca. 1930?].
Notes
Date provided is estimate by Processing Archivist based on format and context of file contents.
Material Details
Album pages bound with light purple ribbon tied in bow
Name Access
Warren, Mary Schaffer
Luxton, Norman
Dalgleish, Adam
Subject Access
Animals
Moose
Personal and Family Life
Wildlife
Winter
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Language
English
Category
Family and personal life
Environment
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

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