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Jimmy and Billie Simpson, Num-Ti-Jah Lodge, family events

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Part Of
Kidney family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 44 photographs, including 2 postcard photographs, pertaining to Annie and Ulysses LaCasse's 50th wedding anniversary and Maud Kidney and friends visiting Jimmy and Billie Simpson at Num-Ti-Jah Lodge. Many individuals in photographs are unnamed. Postcard photographs are of Jimmy Sim…
Date Range
[ca. 1910 - ca. 1915]
1964
1968
[ca. 1970]
1974
Reference Code
V324 / IV / E / PA - 105 to 144
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Part Of
Kidney family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M74 / V324
Series
V324 / IV : Family, friends and community records
Sous-Fonds
V324
Sub-Series
V324 / IV / E : Maude Kidney Collection
Accession Number
3109
Reference Code
V324 / IV / E / PA - 105 to 144
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Date Range
[ca. 1910 - ca. 1915]
1964
1968
[ca. 1970]
1974
Physical Description
44 photographs : b&w and col. prints ; 9 x 13.5 cm or smaller
History / Biographical
See fonds-level entry for Jimmy Simpson family fonds [M78 / S16 / V577]
Scope & Content
File consists of 44 photographs, including 2 postcard photographs, pertaining to Annie and Ulysses LaCasse's 50th wedding anniversary and Maud Kidney and friends visiting Jimmy and Billie Simpson at Num-Ti-Jah Lodge. Many individuals in photographs are unnamed. Postcard photographs are of Jimmy Simpson Sr. and Num-Ti-Jah Lodge.
Notes
File contains duplicates
Some dates provided are estimate by the Processing Archivist
Photographs in this file were accompanied by notes made shortly before or after accession in 1979 giving names/contextual information about photographs. Some notes are by Jim Deegan, 1987. Information has been transferred to the back of each photograph.
Name Access
LaCasse, Annie
LaCasse, Ulysses
LaCasse, Flo
Whyte, Catharine
Craig, Bill
Boyce, Jim
Brooks, Glen
Kidney, Maude
Kidney, Forest H. (Pop)
Gratz, Muriel
Simpson, Billie
Simpson, Jimmy, Sr.
Lonsdale, Florence
Woodworth, Adelia
Nickerson, Adelia
Harrison, George
Harrison, Nellie
Lonsdale, Tom
Subject Access
Num-Ti-Jah Lodge
Travel
Anniversary
Family and personal life
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Bow Lake
Lake Louise
Access Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Category
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

Jimmy Simpson family fonds

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions444
Part Of
Jimmy Simpson family fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of papers, photographs and sound recording produced by and pertaining to Jimmy Simpson and the Simpson family. Material is arranged in seven series. I. Jimmy Simpson Sr. papers and photographs, ca.1901-1972, ca.74 cm of textual records, 23 photograph albums (ca.2875 prints), 425 tra…
Date Range
[ca.1900]-1995
Reference Code
M78 / S16 / V577
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Sound recording
Recording disc
Textual record
Blueprint
Drawing
Painting
Poster
Private record
Published record
Scrapbook
Part Of
Jimmy Simpson family fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 78
S 16
V 577
Sous-Fonds
M 78
S 16
V 577
Accession Number
256, 492, 1035, 1160, 1422, 1467, 1484, 1625, 1655, 1668, 1869, 2930, 3006, 5302, 6356, 6599, 6771, 6914, 7217, 7337 (unproc o.s.), 7768 (unproc)
Reference Code
M78 / S16 / V577
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Sound recording
Recording disc
Textual record
Blueprint
Drawing
Painting
Poster
Private record
Published record
Scrapbook
Other Title Info
Also known as Jimmy Simpson fonds
Date Range
[ca.1900]-1995
Physical Description
2.5 m textual records. -- ca.1605 photographs: ca.755 prints, 410 negatives, ca.430 transparencies. -- 29 photograph albums (ca.3000 prints). -- 1 sound recording: audio disc
History / Biographical
Justin James McCarthy (Jimmy) Simpson, 1877-1972, was a trapper, guide and outfitter and lodge owner at Banff and Bow Lake, Alberta, Canada. Born in Stamford, Lincolnshire, Simpson was sent to Canada by his family in 1896. He worked briefly at Laggan (Lake Louise), Alberta for the Canadian Pacific Railway, travelled extensively and returned to the Rockies to work on the trail and trap. By the early 1900s, he was a successful guide and outfitter with Carl Rungius and the Alpine Club of Canada as clients. Starting in 1920, Simpson began building Num-Ti-Jah Lodge at Bow Lake as a base for hunting and climbing parties. Simpson and Williamina (Billie) Ross Reid, 1891-1968, married in 1916 and had three children. The lodge was run mainly by Billie Simpson and in 1945 the business was turned over to Jimmy Simpson Jr., 1922-2003 . Daughters Margaret Simpson, 1917-1941, and Mary Simpson (Hallock), 1919-2002, were internationally-famous figure skaters.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of papers, photographs and sound recording produced by and pertaining to Jimmy Simpson and the Simpson family. Material is arranged in seven series.
I. Jimmy Simpson Sr. papers and photographs, ca.1901-1972, ca.74 cm of textual records, 23 photograph albums (ca.2875 prints), 425 transparencies. Includes business and personal correspondence, business records and subject files, 1903-1972; literary papers, 1912-1972; and other papers, 1903- 1957. Business records pertain mainly to guiding, outfitting and hunting operations. Correspondents include Carl Rungius, J. Monroe Thorington, L. S. Amery, Louis Agassiz Fuertes, William S. Ladd, C. Hart Merriam, Allan Brooks and others; also federal and provincial government departments, Canadian Pacific Railway, etc., regarding hunting, game regulations, park boundaries, licences, permits, horses, etc. Albums pertain mainly to hunting trips, including those with Carl Rungius, Caroline Hinman and McAleenan family, ca.1901-ca.1920, 23 items. Transparencies pertain to McAleenan family trips.
II. Simpson family papers, photographs and sound recording, ca.1900-1987, ca.1.5 m of textual records, ca.675 photographic prints, 6 photograph albums (ca.460 prints), 410 photographic negatives, 1 sound recording. Textual records include large series of alphabetical files, 1907-1987; correspondence, ca.1910-ca.1985; school records, 1923-1936; Num-Ti-Jah Lodge registers, 1939-1957; other material, 1929-1942. Photographs pertain to Jimmy Simpson and family; friends and guests; lodges and camps, including Num-Ti-Jah Lodge; Banff home and community; pack trips; scenic views; other.
III. Billie Simpson papers, 1913-1968, 6.5 cm of textual records. Includes Billie Simpson correspondence, literary and dramatic papers.
IV. Simpson Sisters professional papers and photographs, 1929-1955, ca.20 cm and 3 v. of textual material, ca.15 cm of print material, 86 photographic prints. Material pertains to the professional skating career of Margaret Simpson and Mary Simpson.
V. Mary Simpson Hallock papers, 1960-1955, 1.5 cm of textual records.
VI. Jimmy Simpson Jr. papers, 1947-1983, 1 cm of textual records.
VII. Other material, before 1970, 1 cm of textual records and art works.
Name Access
Simpson, Billie
Simpson, Jimmy, Jr.
Simpson, Jimmy, Sr.
Simpson, Margaret
Simpson, Mary (Hallock)
Subject Access
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Access Restrictions
Some restrictions on access to originals
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: arrangement outline
sub-series description
electronic finding aid
microfilm copies of albums
Related Material
Accompanied by artifacts (Heritage Collections, Whyte Museum)
Creator
Simpson, Jimmy (family)
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
Processing Status
Processed / Unprocessed
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Kidney family fonds

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions260
Part Of
Kidney family fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of personal, professional and legal documents and photographs pertaining to Maud and Forest Kidney, Jack MacAulay, Kidney and Woodworth family members, friends and the Banff community. Items are organized by subject and date ranges. Fonds consists of six series: Series I - Maud (Wo…
Date Range
1886 - 2013
Reference Code
M74 / V324
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Postcard
Textual record
Corporate record
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Kidney family fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M74 / V324
Sous-Fonds
M74
V324
Accession Number
452
629
798
929
1843
2143
2177
2275
2780
2983
3109
2016.8581
Reference Code
M74 / V324
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Postcard
Textual record
Corporate record
Private record
Published record
Date Range
1886 - 2013
Physical Description
66 cm of textual records -- ca. 963 photographs : 870 prints, 62 postcards, 30 negatives, 1 tintype (31.5 x 37 cm or smaller) -- 7 photograph albums (26 x 33.5 cm or smaller)
History / Biographical
Ella Maud [Woodworth] Kidney (1894-1977) was born in Banff as the fourth of 11 siblings. Her parents were Benjamin Woodworth and Elizabeth [McIntire] Woodworth. Growing up, Maud worked briefly for the Alberta Hotel and the Bottling Works company in Banff. Maud was married to John A. MacAulay in 1917, and widowed later that year. Her twin sons, John A. [Jack] and Thomas A. [Ted] MacAulay, were born in 1918. Maud married Forest H. "Pop" Kidney (1889-1979) on February 14, 1923, and the new family settled into the Kidney home on Wolf and Muskrat Street. The Kidney residence was originally located in Bankhead, but was moved to Banff and sold following the town's closure in 1922. Maud and Forest operated several local businesses including Banff Grocery, Quaker Coffee Shop, Pop's Bakery and Kidney Kabins. The Kidneys were also active in community affairs throughout their lives. Maud Kidney was a long-time member of the Girls' Sunshine Flower Club in Banff [and the club's president for over a decade spanning across the 1940's], as well as the Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire [I.O.D.E.] and Rebekah Lodge, and she was matron of the Order of the Eastern Star in Banff in 1950. Forest Kidney was involved in the Banff Shriners Club, the Kiwanis Club, the Independent Order of Oddfellows and the Canadian Restaurants Association [CRA], among other groups; in the early 1960's, Forest also served as the President of the Calgary branch of the CRA. Jack and Ted MacAulay grew up together in Banff, where they were involved in Banff's Boy Scouts program and local hockey teams. Jack in particular was an avid hockey player, until an accident in 1940 caused damage to his right eye which kept him from competing. From 1943 to 1945, Jack worked for Boeing Aircraft of Canada Ltd., and in 1946 he was appointed as the Chief Inspector of War Assets for Alberta and the Yukon Territories. Jack married Karin Wallensteen in 1946, and the couple had 6 children together: sons Herb and John, and daughters Karen, Shelley, Jodi and Julie-Ann. Jack served as a coach for the Banff Minor Hockey League for 46 years. Jack also took on several other positions within the Bow Valley community, including working as a volunteer with the Banff Figure Skating Club, a co-founder of the Banff Recreation Board, and a member of the Banff Advisory Council, the Banff Hospital Board and the Banff School Board.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of personal, professional and legal documents and photographs pertaining to Maud and Forest Kidney, Jack MacAulay, Kidney and Woodworth family members, friends and the Banff community. Items are organized by subject and date ranges. Fonds consists of six series: Series I - Maud (Woodworth) Kidney records: contains 3 sub-series [ A) 1894 - 1920, B) 1921 - 1950, C) 1951 - 1977 ] Series II - Forest Kidney records: contains 3 sub-series [ A) 1889 - 1920, B) 1921 - 1950, C) 1951 - 2008 ] Series III - Jack MacAulay records: contains 3 sub-series [A) 1920 - 1945, B) 1946 - 1980, C) 1981 - 2000 ] Series IV - Family, friends and community records: contains 5 sub-series [ A) 1886 - 1920, B) 1921 - 1945, C) 1946 - 1970, D) 1970 - 2013, E) Maude Kidney Collection ] Series V - Legal and business records : contains 3 sub-series [ A) 1894 - 1920, B) 1921 - 1950, C) 1951 - 1980 ] Series VI - Collected materials Series I content pertains to Maud Woodworth Kidney. Includes scrapbooks, photographs of Maud and her siblings and parents, trips to Calgary and local activities with family and friends, Maud working for the Alberta Hotel and the Banff Bottling Factory [ca. 1905 - 1915], and local clubs and societies which Maud was involved in between 1930 - 1977 including the Girls' Sunshine Flower Club, the Imperial Order of the Daughters of the Empire, the Senior Friends Club of Banff, Rebekah Lodge and the Order of the Eastern Star. Series II content pertains to Forest Kidney during his World War I military service in Petawawa, Ontario; swimming with friends at the Cave and Basin and other social activities; travelling with family; local newspaper clippings noting Forest's achievements and community involvement; and Forest participating in events as a member of the Banff Shriners Club and the Canadian Restaurant Association. Series III content pertains to Jack MacAulay at the Kidney family home with his twin brother, Ted; coaching for the Banff Minor Hockey League; participating in other community meetings and programs; personal, professional and medical correspondence [1940 - 1992]; Jack's wife, Karin MacAulay, and their children; and Jack's awards and achievements. Series IV content pertains to extended family and friends of the Kidneys and the wider Banff community. Includes sports and outdoor activities [including swimming, hiking, trail riding, camping, snowshoeing, skiing, and track and field]; early Banff [including businesses, Banff Elementary School and Banff High School, the Woodworth family residence, and construction of the Icefields Parkway]; family friends of the Woodworths and Kidneys [including the Brett family, the Stafford family and the Simpson family]; personal correspondence pertaining to Fred "Ty" Cobb (1931 - 1933); clubs and societies [including the Independent Order of Oddfellows, the Senior Friends Club, and the Order of the Eastern Star]; community events [including dances, meetings, dinners and award ceremonies]; weddings and anniversaries; a visit to Num-Ti-Jah Lodge in 1964; and biographical and genealogical information about Maud Kidney, Forest Kidney and the Woodworth family. Series V content pertains to businesses owned and operated by the Kidney family [ca. 1930 - 1970], including Kidney Kabins, Quaker Coffee Shop and Pop's Bakery; mortgage agreements and property contracts; and government documents. Includes receipts, log books and financial records, photographs of Kidney Kabins and Quaker Coffee Shop, and receipts for land purchased by Forest Kidney, George Noble and others. Series VI contains commercial postcards collected by the Kidney family. Postcards mostly produced by Byron Harmon, and some by G & W Fear and other photographers, and mostly pertain to Banff and the surrounding area [winter sports, wildlife, Banff Zoo, Banff Avenue, scenic views and mountain landscapes, etc].
Notes
Contains duplicate photographs
Duplicate commercial postcards have been kept in separate folder within file box containing other commercial postcards [V324 / IV / E / PG - 1 to 20 and V324 / VI / PG - 1 to 42]
Sub-series IV / E : Maude Kidney Collection was donated with existing numbering system [Items 1 to 47] prior to processing; original order and corresponding annotations have been transferred to database entries from original handwritten notes
Name Access
Cobb, Fred (Ty)
Kidney, Forest H. (Pop)
Kidney, Maude
MacAulay, Jack
MacAulay, Karin
MacAulay, Ted
MacAulay, Herb
MacAulay, Julie-Ann
Simpson, Jimmy, Sr.
Simpson, Billie
Woodworth, Adelia
Woodworth, Annie
Woodworth, Ben
Woodworth, Benjamin Frederick
Woodworth, Elizabeth
Woodworth, Ethel
Woodworth, Fred
Woodworth, Percy
Woodworth, Joe
Woodworth, Maude
Brett, Robert G.
Harmon, Byron
LaCasse, Annie
LaCasse, Ulysses
Canadian Restaurant Association
Subject Access
Businesses
Property
Family and personal life
Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire
Independent Order of Oddfellows
Girls Flower Club Banff
Rebekah Assembly Banff Lodge No. 34
Quaker Coffee Shop
Kidney Kabins
Travel
World War I
Military
Community events
Club
Sports
Winter sports
Landscape
Wildlife
Num-Ti-Jah Lodge
Banff Jasper Highway
Banff High School
Genealogy
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Canmore
Cave and Basin
Bankhead
Calgary
Lake Louise
Ontario
Quebec
British Columbia
Access Restrictions
Some restriction/s on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Reproduction Restrictions
Copyright and other restrictions may apply
Language
English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: basic description
Related Material
Woodworth family fonds [M286 / V628]
Category
Family and personal life
Commerce and industry
Environment
Labour
Land, settlement and immigration
Law and justice
Military
Natural resources
Sports, recreation and leisure
Biographical Source Notes
Woodworth family fonds entry
Most information based on contents of fonds
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

Woodworth family and friends, Brett family

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions54577
Part Of
Kidney family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 19 photograph prints, most printed or matted onto thicker paper backings. Content pertains to a World War I group photograph; family photos; friends at the Cave and Basin, swimming; the Brett family; Billie and Margaret Simpson; printed photo slides of Banff, Lake Louise, and the B…
Date Range
1895
[ca. 1900]
1909 - 1911
1916
1917
Reference Code
V324 / IV / A / PA - 73 to 91
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Part Of
Kidney family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M74 / V324
Series
V324 / IV : Family, friends and community records
Sous-Fonds
V324
Sub-Series
V324 / IV / A : 1886 - 1920
Accession Number
2016.8581
Reference Code
V324 / IV / A / PA - 73 to 91
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Date Range
1895
[ca. 1900]
1909 - 1911
1916
1917
Physical Description
19 photographs : b&w prints ; 22 x 26.5 cm or smaller
Scope & Content
File consists of 19 photograph prints, most printed or matted onto thicker paper backings. Content pertains to a World War I group photograph; family photos; friends at the Cave and Basin, swimming; the Brett family; Billie and Margaret Simpson; printed photo slides of Banff, Lake Louise, and the Bow River; and early school and community group portraits in Banff, one of which has attached annotations/notes. Some items are annotated on back.
Notes
Some dates are estimates provided by the Processing Archivist based on context and format of individual photographs.
All items [excluding item V324/IV/A/PA-81, image with attached typed notes] are from accession 2016.8581
Item V324/IV/A/PA-81 is from accession 3109
Name Access
Woodworth, Ben
Woodworth, Maude
Simpson, Billie
Simpson, Margaret
Scarth, W.H.
Brett, Reginald H. (Harry)
Brett, Robert G.
Morgan, Bill
Cunningham, Ina
Larkin, Benny
Mansell, Marie
Woodworth, Fred
Subject Access
Military
World War I
Horses
Family and personal life
Travel
Animals
Children
Buffalo
Bison
Landscape
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Cave and Basin
Lake Louise
Bow River
Language
English
Category
Family and personal life
Military
Environment
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail
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