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Kay Russell family fonds

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Part Of
Kay Russell family fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of three series: A. Kay Russell personal series, 1922-1984; B. Russell family correspondence series, 1921-1984; C. Russell family papers and photographs series, 1909-1983. Kay Russell personal series contains diaries, notes and other papers. Diaries pertain to hunting and pack tri…
Date Range
1909-1984, predominant 1921-1984
Reference Code
M63 / V63
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Textual record
Diary
Private record
Part Of
Kay Russell family fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 63
V 63
Sous-Fonds
M 63
V 63
Accession Number
7199
Reference Code
M63 / V63
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Textual record
Diary
Private record
Other Title Info
Also known as the Kay Russell fonds
Date Range
1909-1984, predominant 1921-1984
Physical Description
2.4 m of textual records. -- ca.620 photographs (ca.570 prints, ca.45 negatives, 6 transparencies)
History / Biographical
Anna Kathleen (Kay) Russell, 1909-1984, was a camp cook, homemaker and naturalist who lived and worked near Waterton Lakes National Park in southern Alberta, Canada. Kay Riggall was the daughter of guide and outfitter Bert Riggall, and Dora Riggall, and the sister of Doris (Babe) Riggall (Burton). Kay worked with her father as a camp cook until her marriage in 1938 to Andy Russell, who later took over Riggall's businesses. Kay Russell was an avid diarist who faithfully documented her personal and family life while working in the Riggall and Russell family businesses and raising five children on the family ranch. Children are: Richard "Dick" H. (b.1938); Andrew Charles "Charlie" (b.1941); Harold John "John" (b.1944); Hugh Gordon Riggall "Gordon" (b.1947); Lorenda Anne "Anne" (b.1952).
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of three series: A. Kay Russell personal series, 1922-1984; B. Russell family correspondence series, 1921-1984; C. Russell family papers and photographs series, 1909-1983.
Kay Russell personal series contains diaries, notes and other papers. Diaries pertain to hunting and pack trips, vacations, daily life of the Russell family, and the natural environment in which they lived.
Russell family correspondence series contains family correspondence and general correspondence. Family correspondence consists of letters sent and received within the family by Kay, Andy, Dick, Charlie, John, Gordon and Anne Russell; also Babe Burton, Harold and Lorenda Russell, Fannie Riggall and others. General correspondence consists of letter and cards to the Russell family from numerous friends and acquaintances.
Russell family papers and photographs series consists of financial papers, 1952-1983, Bert Riggall estate papers, 1955-1962, photographs, 1909-1980, and other material. Photographs pertain mainly to the Riggall and Russell families, including: Kay Riggall and Riggall family; Riggall home, hunting, activities, Twin Butte and Waterton areas; wedding and honeymoon photographs of Kay and Andy Russell, 1938; Kay and Andy Russell and children; Russell home, Hawk's Nest, ranch, pets, horses; friends and relatives; hunting and fishing; wildlife and natural history.
Notes
One large b&w print (approx. 28x35cm) of a giraffe was moved from unprocessed box to V63 / O.S. for proper storage.
Name Access
Russell, Andy
Russell, Kay
Subject Access
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Access Restrictions
Access by advance appointment only
Some restrictions on access and reproduction
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Related Material
Related to the Andy Russell fonds (M153/S43/V555) and the Bert Riggall fonds (M376/V26)
Creator
Russell, Kay
Category
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Biographical Source Notes
Kathleen Riggall Russell biography by Valerie Haig-Brown
family members
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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National Film Board of Canada fonds

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Part Of
National Film Board of Canada fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of Andy Russell "Grizzly Country" voice over (sound track), film-to-tape transfer and interviews/conversations, 1989. The film-to-tape transfer is on 2 - 1" videotapes, colour, silent; corresponding rough narration for film is on 2 - 16mm full-coat-reels, 5 - 1/4" audiotapes, 15 i.p…
Date Range
1989
Reference Code
S39 / V693
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Video
Sound recording
Cassette
Part Of
National Film Board of Canada fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
S 39
V 693
Sous-Fonds
S 39
V 693
Accession Number
7776 (unproc)
Reference Code
S39 / V693
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Video
Sound recording
Cassette
Date Range
1989
Physical Description
6 sound recordings: audiocassettes. -- 5 moving images: 3 video, 2 film; 16mm,
History / Biographical
The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) is Canada's national film producer and distributor. The NFB, previously the National Film Commission, was established in 1939 and is a Government of Canada agency in the Canadian Heritage Department. The NFB's mandate has undergone numerous revisions since it's creation, but continues to foster Canadian production, distribution and promotion of socially relevant and innovative audiovisual works.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of Andy Russell "Grizzly Country" voice over (sound track), film-to-tape transfer and interviews/conversations, 1989. The film-to-tape transfer is on 2 - 1" videotapes, colour, silent; corresponding rough narration for film is on 2 - 16mm full-coat-reels, 5 - 1/4" audiotapes, 15 i.p.s. and 1 - 1/4" audiotape copy, 7 i.p.s; also included is 1 - 3/4" UMatic video "Grizzly Country Part 1". Audio content includes additional material, Andy Russell in conversation and telling stories.
These recordings were made after a session of filming for an NFB series on water. Andy Russell's "Grizzly Country" (silent) was screened and Russell's commentary was recorded. This session, and accompanying interviews/conversations were not part of an official NFB project and were not edited or published.
Name Access
National Film Board of Canada
Russell, Andy
Subject Access
Education
Environment
Arts
Films and film making
Access Restrictions
Copyright applies for portion - National Film Board of Canada for sound elements
Access and use restrictions apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
No finding aid
Creator
National Film Board of Canada
Category
Arts
Education
Environment
Biographical Source Notes
Accession record notes; GoC website
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
Less detail
Part Of
Andy Russell fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of loose scrapbook pages or clippings pertaining to 1972 federal election campaign and political cartoons. Appears to be intended for a scrapbook.
Date Range
1972
Reference Code
M153 / 550
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Scrapbook
  1 image     1 Electronic Resource  
Part Of
Andy Russell fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M153 / S43 / V555
Sous-Fonds
M153
Sub-Series
VI Other activities
Accession Number
5777
Reference Code
M153 / 550
GMD
Scrapbook
Date Range
1972
Physical Description
0.2 cm of textual records (5 pages ; 30.5 x 33.5 cm)
History / Biographical
See fonds level description.
Scope & Content
File consists of loose scrapbook pages or clippings pertaining to 1972 federal election campaign and political cartoons. Appears to be intended for a scrapbook.
Name Access
Russell, Andy
Subject Access
Advertising
Government
Election
Politics
Language
English
Finding Aid
Access by advance appointment only
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Electronic Resources
Images
thumbnail
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[Newsclippings Scrapbook]

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Part Of
Andy Russell fonds
Scope & Content
Scrapbook pertains to Andy Russell.
Date Range
1947-1955
Reference Code
M153 / 576
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Scrapbook
  1 image     1 Electronic Resource  
Part Of
Andy Russell fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M153 / S43 / V555
Sous-Fonds
M153
Sub-Series
VII Russell family series
Accession Number
5777
Reference Code
M153 / 576
GMD
Scrapbook
Date Range
1947-1955
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records (26 pages ; 30.5 x 35.5 cm)
History / Biographical
See fonds level description
Scope & Content
Scrapbook pertains to Andy Russell.
Name Access
Russell, Andy
Subject Access
Academics
Administration
Backpacking
Biographical
Climatology
Conservation
Ecology
Education
Environment and Nature
Films and film making
Forestry
Horseback riding
Personal and Professional Life
Photography
Natural history
Natural resources
Wildlife
Wildlife fatalities
Geographic Access
Banff
Lake Louise
Jasper
Banff National Park
Jasper National Park
Kananaskis
Yoho National Park
Kootenay National Park
Alberta
British Columbia
Canada
Language
English
Conservation
Blank pages not scanned
Finding Aid
Access by advance appointment only
Creator
Russell, Kay
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Electronic Resources
Images
thumbnail
Less detail
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1975
Author
Russell, Andy
Publisher
Edmonton : Hurtig
Call Number
F1090 R8
Author
Russell, Andy
Publisher
Edmonton : Hurtig
Published Date
1975
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Call Number
F1090 R8
Collection
Alpine Club of Canada Library
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Stevens family fonds

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Part Of
Stevens family fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds pertains to Stevens family pack trips, camps, backcountry travel, hunting trips in southwestern Alberta, southeastern British Columbia and Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park with outfitters Bert Riggall and Andy Russell; mainly Waterton and Oldman River regions. Many of the photograph…
Date Range
[ca.1930-ca.1955]
Reference Code
V603
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Part Of
Stevens family fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
V 603
Sous-Fonds
V 603
Accession Number
2736
Reference Code
V603
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Date Range
[ca.1930-ca.1955]
Physical Description
128 photographs : prints, negatives
History / Biographical
The Stevens family was from Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. Four American families, the Boveys, Stevens, Crosbys and Bennetts, funded construction of a hunting lodge, the "Hawk's Nest," near Waterton, Alberta, Canada in 1924 and contracted the guiding services of Bert Riggall for many years. Riggall's successor, Andy Russell, continued to guide and outfit these visitors.
Scope & Content
Fonds pertains to Stevens family pack trips, camps, backcountry travel, hunting trips in southwestern Alberta, southeastern British Columbia and Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park with outfitters Bert Riggall and Andy Russell; mainly Waterton and Oldman River regions. Many of the photographs are by Bert Riggall and are annotated by him; some annotated by Andy Russell. Some prints correspond to negatives.
Name Access
Riggall, Bert
Russell, Andy
Stevens (family)
Subject Access
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Pack trips
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: basic description
modern reference prints
Creator
Stevens (family)
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on accession record
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