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504. Cathedral Crag, Field Hill

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Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 3 colour transparency photographs. Content pertains to Cathedral Crag, Field Hill in Yoho National Park, BC
Date Range
[between 1930 and 1980]
Reference Code
V500 / A4 / 504
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph
Transparency
Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M300 / S20 / V500
Sous-Fonds
V500
Sub-Series
I.A. Photography : negatives and transparencies / 1.c. Darkroom files : colour I
Accession Number
7438
Reference Code
V500 / A4 / 504
GMD
Photograph
Transparency
Responsibility
Produced by Nicholas Morant
Date Range
[between 1930 and 1980]
Physical Description
3 photographs : transparencies, col, 6x6 cm
Scope & Content
File consists of 3 colour transparency photographs. Content pertains to Cathedral Crag, Field Hill in Yoho National Park, BC
Subject Access
Yoho National Park
Geographic Access
Canada
British Columbia
Canadian Rocky Mountains
Language
N/A
Creator
Nicholas Morant
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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1723 Copy of ‘A Life of Mahomet’ Possibly Morant’s (?) and Japanese Stamp Collection

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Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 2 books; one 18th century, one 20th century stamp book. Includes 1723 copy of ‘A Life of Mahomet’ by Humphrey Prideaux; missing front/back covers, replaced with plain brown paper covers. Handwritten title ‘Mahomet’ written on front cover and side binding in different handwritings; …
Date Range
1723
[ca. 1900 - ca. 1920]
[ca. 1920 - ca. 1940]
[ca. 1940 - ca. 1960]
Reference Code
M300 / III / D / 5 / 91 and 95
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M300 / V500 / S20
Sous-Fonds
M300
Sub-Series
M300 / III / D / 5 : Personal Interest and Gifts
Accession Number
Unknown
Reference Code
M300 / III / D / 5 / 91 and 95
GMD
Textual record
Private record
Published record
Responsibility
Nicholas Morant (?), Nicholas Morant
Date Range
1723
[ca. 1900 - ca. 1920]
[ca. 1920 - ca. 1940]
[ca. 1940 - ca. 1960]
Physical Description
2 books (1 published, 1 stamp book)
History / Biographical
Humphrey Prideaux (1648-1724) was born in Cornwall and eventually became a Doctor of Divinity. Prideaux was an author of multiple textual works pertaining to faith and particularly Christianity. He was the Dean of Norwich from 1702 until his death in 1724.
Scope & Content
File consists of 2 books; one 18th century, one 20th century stamp book. Includes 1723 copy of ‘A Life of Mahomet’ by Humphrey Prideaux; missing front/back covers, replaced with plain brown paper covers. Handwritten title ‘Mahomet’ written on front cover and side binding in different handwritings; front believed to be by Nicholas Morant (?), side unknown. Also includes book of Japanese stamps collected by Nicholas Morant; many not dated, various designs and sizes, annotated on covers with Nicholas Morant's personal ink stamp.
Storage Range
In file box M300 / III / D / 5 / 75 to M300 / III / D / 5 / 91
Subject Access
Religion
Biography
Stamps
Postage
Geographic Access
England
Japan
Canada
Access Restrictions
Items in this file are not to be accessed or distributed without the explicit permission of their identified owner(s).
Reproduction Restrictions
Items in this file are not to be reproduced without the explicit permission of their identified owner(s).
Language
English
Conservation
'Mahomet' book must be stored with protective barrier to prevent further damage (i.e. acid-free paper).
Creator
Humphrey Prideaux, Nicholas Morant
Biographical Source Notes
https://www.ccel.org/ccel/prideaux
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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2500 Year Old Douglas Fir (Sooke, B.C.)

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Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 66 b&w negative photographs (55 mm). Content pertains to the felling and transportation of a 2500 year old fir tree near Sooke, B.C. which was used for an exhibition in London. Images depict felled fir tree, logging machinery and employees, etc.
Date Range
[ca. 1960 - ca. 1975]
Reference Code
V500 / I / A7 / 6
Description Level
4.2 / Sub-sub-sub series
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Description Level
4.2 / Sub-sub-sub series
Fonds Number
M300 / S20 / V500
Sous-Fonds
V500
Sub-Series
V500 / I / A : Photography : Negatives and Transparencies
Accession Number
7438
Reference Code
V500 / I / A7 / 6
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Responsibility
Produced by Nicholas Morant
Date Range
[ca. 1960 - ca. 1975]
Physical Description
66 Photographs: negatives, b&w
Scope & Content
File consists of 66 b&w negative photographs (55 mm). Content pertains to the felling and transportation of a 2500 year old fir tree near Sooke, B.C. which was used for an exhibition in London. Images depict felled fir tree, logging machinery and employees, etc.
Notes
Contains numerous duplicates of several original images.
Subject Access
Transportation
Forestry
Geographic Access
Canada
British Columbia
Access Restrictions
Items in this file are not to be accessed or distributed without the explicit permission of their identified copyright owners.
Reproduction Restrictions
Reference use only; no reproduction
Language
English
Creator
Nicholas Morant
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Less detail
Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 168 negative photographs (colour, b&w) and 54 colour transparencies. Content pertains to cruise ships, glaciers and scenery, travellers, activities in British Columbia and Alaska. Includes ships: Princess Kathleen (betw.1948 and 1952), Princess Marguerite II and Princess Patricia.
Date Range
[ca. 1950 - ca. 1965]
Reference Code
V500 / I / A7 / 41
Description Level
4.2 / Sub-sub-sub series
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Transparency
Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Description Level
4.2 / Sub-sub-sub series
Fonds Number
M300/ S20 / V500
Sous-Fonds
V500
Sub-Series
V500 / I / A : Photography : Negatives and Transparencies
Accession Number
7438
Reference Code
V500 / I / A7 / 41
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Transparency
Responsibility
Nicholas Morant
Date Range
[ca. 1950 - ca. 1965]
Physical Description
222 Photographs: negatives and transparencies; b&w, colour
Scope & Content
File consists of 168 negative photographs (colour, b&w) and 54 colour transparencies. Content pertains to cruise ships, glaciers and scenery, travellers, activities in British Columbia and Alaska. Includes ships: Princess Kathleen (betw.1948 and 1952), Princess Marguerite II and Princess Patricia.
Notes
Contains duplicates. Negatives and transparencies are stored in separate file boxes.
Subject Access
Travel
Transportation
Ship
Cruise ships
Geographic Access
Canada
British Columbia
United States of America
Alaska
Reproduction Restrictions
Reference use only; no reproduction
Language
English
Creator
Nicholas Morant
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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Algonquin Hotel, Digby Pines, Ascot and Le Baron Motels

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Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 45 negative photographs (b&w, colour) and 33 colour transparencies. Content pertains to Canadian Pacific Railway hotels: Algonquin Hotel, St. Andrew's NB; Digby Pines Hotel, Digby NS; Ascot Hotel, Montreal QC(?); and Le Baron Hotel, Sherbrooke QC.
Date Range
1964
Reference Code
V500 / I / A7 / 25
Description Level
4.2 / Sub-sub-sub series
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Transparency
Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Description Level
4.2 / Sub-sub-sub series
Fonds Number
M300 / S20 / V500
Sous-Fonds
V500
Sub-Series
V500 / I / A : Photography : Negative and Transparencies
Accession Number
7438
Reference Code
V500 / I / A7 / 25
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Transparency
Responsibility
Produced by Nicholas Morant
Date Range
1964
Physical Description
78 Photographs: negatives and transparencies; b&w and colour
Scope & Content
File consists of 45 negative photographs (b&w, colour) and 33 colour transparencies. Content pertains to Canadian Pacific Railway hotels: Algonquin Hotel, St. Andrew's NB; Digby Pines Hotel, Digby NS; Ascot Hotel, Montreal QC(?); and Le Baron Hotel, Sherbrooke QC.
Notes
Some of photographs are duplicates. Negatives and transparencies stored in separate file boxes.
Subject Access
Canadian Pacific Railway
Hotel
Travel
Geographic Access
Canada
New Brunswick
Nova Scotia
Quebec
Reproduction Restrictions
Reference use only; no reproduction
Language
English
Creator
Nicholas Morant
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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Artist Portraits and Promotional Images, Assorted

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Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 40 b&w prints, mainly depicting professional portraits of individuals. Individuals in images include Charlie Beil, Carl Rungius, and several other unnamed artists and trades workers. File also contains images of staged scenes used in advertising by Canadian Pacific.
Date Range
[ca. 1940 - 1950]
[ca. 1935 - 1950]
1954
Reference Code
V500 / II / C / 5 / PA - 48 to 87
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M300 / S20 / V500
Sous-Fonds
V500
Sub-Series
V500 / II / C / 5: Professional Photography
Accession Number
7784
Reference Code
V500 / II / C / 5 / PA - 48 to 87
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Responsibility
Produced by Nicholas Morant
Date Range
[ca. 1940 - 1950]
[ca. 1935 - 1950]
1954
Physical Description
40 Photographs: prints; b&w
History / Biographical
Charlie Beil and Carl Rungius were both famous artists in the Banff area from the first half of the 20th century. Beil (1894-1976) moved to Banff in 1930 and was known for his paintings and bronze sculptures. He married Olive Luxton, the niece of Norman Luxton, in 1940. Rungius (1869-1959) was originally born in Germany and was famous for his landscape and wildlife paintings.
Scope & Content
File consists of 40 b&w prints, mainly depicting professional portraits of individuals. Individuals in images include Charlie Beil, Carl Rungius, and several other unnamed artists and trades workers. File also contains images of staged scenes used in advertising by Canadian Pacific.
Notes
Originally stored in box labelled 'Personalities'
Storage Range
In file box V500 / II / C / 5 / Pa - 1 to V500 / II / C / 5 / Pa - 325
Access Restrictions
Photographic prints in this file are not to be accessed or distributed without the explicit permission of their identified copyright owners.
Reproduction Restrictions
Photographic prints in this file are not to be reproduced without the explicit permission of their identified copyright owners.
Language
English
Conservation
Prints with ink or other risky materials attached need to be stored in mylar to protect adjacent prints. File must be stored in appropriate conditions with other prints.
Creator
Nicholas Morant
Biographical Source Notes
Information retrieved from: https://albertaonrecord.ca/beil-charlie http://www.glenbow.org/collections/art/research/rungius.cfm
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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Assorted Black and White Prints

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Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 47 b&w photographic prints, various sizes. Prints pertain to various topics, including images of wartime manufacturers, individuals working with model trains and ships, fighter planes, two photographs pertaining to a dog show, portraits of several individuals, and three images of S…
Date Range
[ca. 1939 - ca. 1945]
1940 - 1944
[ca. 1950]
Reference Code
V500 / II / C / 5 / PA - 1 to 47
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M300 / S20 / V500
Sous-Fonds
V500
Sub-Series
V500 / II / C / 5 : Professional Photography
Accession Number
7784
Reference Code
V500 / II / C / 5 / PA - 1 to 47
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Responsibility
Produced and printed by Nicholas Morant
Date Range
[ca. 1939 - ca. 1945]
1940 - 1944
[ca. 1950]
Physical Description
47 Photographs: prints; b&w
History / Biographical
Three images within the file are of Sheila Morgan, a model who Nicholas Morant worked with at the Algonquin Resort Hotel in New Brunswick, likely some time in the 1940's. The Algonquin Resort was bought by the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1903 and sold to private owners in 1970.
Scope & Content
File consists of 47 b&w photographic prints, various sizes. Prints pertain to various topics, including images of wartime manufacturers, individuals working with model trains and ships, fighter planes, two photographs pertaining to a dog show, portraits of several individuals, and three images of Sheila Morgan at the Algonquin Resort Hotel (New Brunswick) which were used in advertising.
Storage Range
In file box V500 / II / C / 5 / PA - 1 to V500 / II / C / 5 / PA - 325
Name Access
Sheila Morgan
Subject Access
Model trains
Ship
WWII
Manufacturing
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
New Brunswick
Access Restrictions
Photographic prints in this file are not to be accessed or distributed without the explicit permission of their identified copyright owners.
Reproduction Restrictions
Photographic prints in this file are not to be reproduced without the explicit permission of their identified copyright owners.
Language
English
Conservation
Prints with ink or other risky materials attached need to be stored in mylar to protect adjacent prints. File must be stored in appropriate conditions.
Creator
Nicholas Morant
Biographical Source Notes
Retrieved from online article: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/algonquin-resort-back-in-business-after-lengthy-reno-1.2579278
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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Assorted Calendars Featuring Nicholas Morant Photography

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Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 3 poster-sized calendars with colour and b/w prints created by Nicholas Morant, and one loose calendar page (colour). Includes one calendar dated 1949, promoting "E. J.(?) & A. Robinson Limited Canada", with image of 2 models and horse posing by Mt. Biddle and Lake Arthur; one cale…
Date Range
1949
1961
Reference Code
M300 / II / C / 6 / PA - 62 to 65 O.S.
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Poster
Calendar
Textual record
Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M300 / S20 / V500
Sous-Fonds
M300
Sub-Series
V500 / II / C / 6 : Promotional Items, Awards and Correspondence
Accession Number
7784
Reference Code
M300 / II / C / 6 / PA - 62 to 65 O.S.
GMD
Poster
Calendar
Textual record
Responsibility
Nicholas Morant
Date Range
1949
1961
Physical Description
2 Calendars: prints with text; colour
Scope & Content
File consists of 3 poster-sized calendars with colour and b/w prints created by Nicholas Morant, and one loose calendar page (colour). Includes one calendar dated 1949, promoting "E. J.(?) & A. Robinson Limited Canada", with image of 2 models and horse posing by Mt. Biddle and Lake Arthur; one calendar dated 1961, with image and descriptive text pertaining to a model steam locomotive and relevant history; one calendar by Canadian Allis-Chalmers Ltd. (1953) featuring Nicholas Morant b&w photograph titled 'Industrial Patterns' for the month of March; one loose calendar page, Allis-Chalmers Ltd., with large image by Nicholas Morant of man in red jacket fishing with mountain / forest background.
Notes
Mt. Biddle / Lake McArthur calendar was stored in a poster tube labelled: "Calendar Lake McArthur" with torn shipping address label by Canadian Pacific addressed to "Banff, Alta." (presumably once addressed to Nicholas Morant). Model Locomotive calendar stored in poster tube labelled: "CALENDAR WITH MODEL LOCOMOTIVES" Shipping label: "PLS HOLD Ernie." "N. Morant c/o E. Larson Esq. Box 49 BANFF Alberta" Postage Stamp: "Mar. 18 '54 Montreal Quebec" Paper cover inside with Canadian Pacific label: " Model Steam Locos - Calendar - " Allis-Chalmers poster stored in poster tube labelled: 'ALLIS CHALMERS CALENDAR with Hugh Frith's pix of PAMIR under sail" Address label: "CANADIAN ALLIS-CHALMERS LIMITED To Mr. Nicholas Morant, P.O. Box 63, Banff, Alta." Canadian Pacific Label: "Allis-Chalmers Calendar Contains pix by Hugh Frith of 'Pamir'."
Subject Access
Horses
Train
Mountain
Lake
Fishing
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Canadian Rocky Mountains
Access Restrictions
Items in this file are not to be accessed or distributed without the explicit permission of their identified copyright owners.
Reproduction Restrictions
Items in this file are not to be reproduced without the explicit permission of their identified copyright owners.
Language
English
Conservation
Items must be stored in protective materials (i.e. mylar) to prevent damage while in storage.
Creator
Nicholas Morant, Canadian Allis-Chalmers Ltd., Canadian Pacific, E. J.(?) & A. Robinson Limited Canada
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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Assorted CPR, Wildlife, Travel and Canadian Culture Prints, Miller Services Ltd.

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Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 85 b&w prints and 1 colour print, various sizes. Content pertains to CPR, construction sites, horses and ranching, wildlife/landscapes, Indigenous art, and images from scenes in several provinces across Canada (BC, AB, NB, NS, QC) created for use in Canadian Pacific travel promotio…
Date Range
[ca. 1935 - ca. 1940]
[ca. 1950 - ca. 1960]
[ca. 1980 - 1986]
Reference Code
V500 / II / C / 5 / PA - 419 to 504
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M300 / S20 / V500
Sous-Fonds
V500
Sub-Series
V500 / II / C / 5 : Professional Photography
Accession Number
7784
Reference Code
V500 / II / C / 5 / PA - 419 to 504
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Responsibility
Produced by Nicholas Morant and Ivy 'Willie' Morant
Date Range
[ca. 1935 - ca. 1940]
[ca. 1950 - ca. 1960]
[ca. 1980 - 1986]
Physical Description
86 Photographs: prints; b&w and colour
Scope & Content
File consists of 85 b&w prints and 1 colour print, various sizes. Content pertains to CPR, construction sites, horses and ranching, wildlife/landscapes, Indigenous art, and images from scenes in several provinces across Canada (BC, AB, NB, NS, QC) created for use in Canadian Pacific travel promotions. Also contains three portrait images of Stoney Nakoda chiefs including John Hunter and Jacob Two-Young-Man, and two images of an older Nicholas Morant (at least one taken by Ivy 'Willie' Morant, depicting Nicholas Morant in train tunnel holding camera equipment). Many images in this file are stamped on the reverse side as property of Miller Services Ltd.
Storage Range
In file box V500 / II / C / 5 / PA - 326 to V500 / II / C / 5 / PA - 648
Name Access
Hunter, John
Two-Young-Man, Jacob
Subject Access
Canadian Pacific Railway
Travel
Horses
Arts
Wildlife
Geographic Access
Canada
British Columbia
Alberta
Quebec
New Brunswick
Nova Scotia
Access Restrictions
Prints in this file are not to be accessed or distributed without the explicit permission of their identified copyright owners.
Reproduction Restrictions
Prints in this file are not to be reproduced without the explicit permission of their identified copyright owners.
Language
English
Conservation
Prints with ink or other risky materials attached need to be stored in mylar to protect adjacent items. File must be stored in appropriate conditions.
Creator
Nicholas Morant
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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Assorted Interviews, Excerpts, Recordings

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Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Scope & Content
Original recordings made by Nick Morant between 1959 and ca. 1965 (see "Content Details" for list of individual recording contents). Recordings all individually labelled by Nicholas Morant. One of recordings (S20/III/D1/3a&3b) stored on 2 reels.
Date Range
1959
1960
[ca.1960]
[ca. 1960 - ca. 1965]
1961
1965
Reference Code
S20 / III / D1 / 1 to 12
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Sound recording
Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M300 / S20 / V500
Sous-Fonds
S20
Sub-Series
S20 / III / D : Personal and family records : collected material
Accession Number
7784
Reference Code
S20 / III / D1 / 1 to 12
GMD
Sound recording
Responsibility
Nicholas Morant
Date Range
1959
1960
[ca.1960]
[ca. 1960 - ca. 1965]
1961
1965
Physical Description
13 sound recordings: audio tapes
Scope & Content
Original recordings made by Nick Morant between 1959 and ca. 1965 (see "Content Details" for list of individual recording contents). Recordings all individually labelled by Nicholas Morant. One of recordings (S20/III/D1/3a&3b) stored on 2 reels.
Notes
Processing began by M. Hadley, Feb. 20, 2007; numbering based on original notes
Name Access
Brewster, Bill
Subject Access
Chateau Lake Louise
Parade
Animals
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Canadian Rocky Mountains
Reproduction Restrictions
Reference use only; no reproduction
Language
English
Creator
Nicholas Morant
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Content Details
* Ashton & Turke historiographies - #3 (S20/III/D1/1)
* Diesels [diesel train engines and horns] - #5 (S20/III/D1/2)
* Reminiscing with Cy Harris, Sept. 21, 1960; 2 reels - #7,8 (S20/III/D1/3a,3b)
* Bill Brewster 1961 [Bill Brewster and Rita Crick] - #11 (S20/III/D1/4)
* Poppy Love rehearsal I, 1960 - #13 (S20/III/D1/5)
* Tim ffrench, April 30, 1959 [Conrad O'Brien ffrench] - #14 (S20/III/D1/6)
* Concert at Louise, 1960 - #15 (S20/III/D1/7)
* C show tape - #19 (S20/III/D1/8)
* Stampede Parade [recording of a parade] - #25 (S20/III/D1/9)
* Excerpts "Poppy Love" [excerpts from staff play at Chateau Lake Louise, starts with telephone message from Betty - 3 3/4 speed - #27 (S20/III/D1/10)
* Animals [coyote noises] - 3 3/4 speed - #28 (S20/III/D1/11)
* John Linn, Sheila Piercey, 1960, Chateau Lake Louise - #29 (S20/III/D1/12)
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