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Banff and Canmore Miscellaneous

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Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 90 colour photographs, 15 x 10 cm and 12.5 x 9 cm. File pertains to photographs taken by Dorothy Wardle of places, events, and scenery around Banff and Canmore. For Banff, file documents winter and fall scenery (mountains like Rundle and Cascade, the Bow River, Banff Avenue), wildl…
Date Range
1993-1999
1993
1994
1995
1996
1999
Reference Code
V75 / II / PA - 138 to 228
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph print
Private record
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M521 / V75
Series
V75 / II : Dorothy Wardle, 1972-2001
Sous-Fonds
V75
Accession Number
7504
Reference Code
V75 / II / PA - 138 to 228
GMD
Photograph print
Private record
Date Range
1993-1999
1993
1994
1995
1996
1999
Physical Description
90 photographs : col. ; 15 x 10 cm and 12.5 x 9 cm
Scope & Content
File consists of 90 colour photographs, 15 x 10 cm and 12.5 x 9 cm. File pertains to photographs taken by Dorothy Wardle of places, events, and scenery around Banff and Canmore. For Banff, file documents winter and fall scenery (mountains like Rundle and Cascade, the Bow River, Banff Avenue), wildlife (elk and a bear), war memorial, Warren house, Baine house, Louis Trono concert in the park in 1995, and the Old Banff Cemetery. For Canmore, file documents the Highland Games in 1994, winter activities (ice sculptures, dog sled races at the Nordic Centre), St. Michael's Place, and a photograph of the valley. File also documents the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies and the cabins (Bill Peyto, Jack Sinclair, and Mather Family) located on the museum's property.
Notes
Old Banff Cemetery photographs include the headstones of: Wardle family, Stephen family, Mary Schaffer Warren, J. Murray Gibbon, and Peter Whyte and Catharine Robb Whyte.
Name Access
Wardle, Dorothy
Wardle, James M.
Whyte, Peter
Whyte, Catharine
Schaffer, Mary
Gibbon, John Murray
Subject Access
Mountain
Scenery
Wildlife
War Memorial
Highland Games
Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies
Cabins
Bow River Bridge
Old Banff Cemetery
Geographic Access
Banff
Banff National Park
Canmore
Alberta
Canada
Canadian Rocky Mountains
Language
English
Creator
Wardle, Dorothy
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 139 pages of handwritten research notes, correspondence, and newspaper clippings, H35 x W30 cm or smaller. File pertains to Dorothy's research on Banff and surrounding area, Parks Canada, Department of the Interior, and the history of the Canadian Rocky Mountains in general. Record…
Date Range
ca. 1870 - ca. 1998
1870s-1880s
ca.1918 - ca. 1960s
1986-1998
1986
1990
1993
1995
1997-1998
Reference Code
M521 / I / A / 3-4
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Newspaper clipping
Private record
Textual record
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M521 / V75
Series
M521 / I : Dorothy Wardle Personal Papers
Sous-Fonds
M521
Sub-Series
M521 / I / A : Research and Writing
Accession Number
7504
Reference Code
M521 / I / A / 3-4
GMD
Newspaper clipping
Private record
Textual record
Date Range
ca. 1870 - ca. 1998
1870s-1880s
ca.1918 - ca. 1960s
1986-1998
1986
1990
1993
1995
1997-1998
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records (139 pages ; 30 x 35 cm or smaller)
Scope & Content
File consists of 139 pages of handwritten research notes, correspondence, and newspaper clippings, H35 x W30 cm or smaller. File pertains to Dorothy's research on Banff and surrounding area, Parks Canada, Department of the Interior, and the history of the Canadian Rocky Mountains in general. Records were filed in an envelope that was titled "Book Notes." Notable people include James Wardle, J.B. Harkin, Pat Brewster, Arthur Unwin, Dr. Brett, Norman Sanson, and Bill Peyto, among others. Notable places and topics include the organization of the Department of the Interior, the Banff-Windemere Highway, Rocky Mountain Park and Park Wardens, Kootenay National Park fires, coal and precious metal mines (e.g. Bankhead, Silver City), trail riding and hiking, research about James Wardle and his accomplishments, Ya-Ha-Tinda, and various parks (e.g. Glacier, Revelstoke, Elk Island, Kootenay, and Yoho). Other records include a handwritten letter to the Auld family in Scotland (cousins of Sheila Ritchie) with a story about Glenbow and a highland cow from Oban, Scotland; personal reflections on the Banff area and mountains in general; notes that Dorothy took while doing research at the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies and the Banff Public Library; and a variety of newspaper clippings.
Notes
Includes request slips and stationary from the archives at the Whyte Museum.
Potentially includes a handwritten list of Dorothy's written works.
Newspaper clippings primarily from the Times Colonist, which is published in Victoria, British Columbia.
Name Access
Wardle, Dorothy
Wardle, James M.
Harkin, J. B. (James Bernard)
Brewster, Pat
Peyto, Bill
Brett, Robert George
Sanson, Norman
Subject Access
Banff
Banff National Park
Banff Public Library
National parks and reserves
Newspaper
Parks Canada
Park policy
Research
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies
Wardens
Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies
Ya-Ha-Tinda Ranch
Hiking
Community life
History
Mines and mineral resources
Geographic Access
Alberta
Banff
Banff National Park
Bankhead
British Columbia
Canada
Canadian Rocky Mountains
Castle Mountain
Glacier National Park
Kootenay National Park
Silver City
Victoria
Yoho National Park
Scotland
Revelstoke
Language
English
Conservation
Some of the slips of paper are taped together. Was unable to remove them without damaging the materials. May present conservation issues in the future.
Creator
Wardle, Dorothy
Category
Sports, recreation and leisure
Transportation
Politics
Natural resources
Family and personal life
Exploration, discovery and travel
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Title was written on an envelope containing these materials.
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

Carl Rungius Letters

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Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 5 cm of handwritten and typed correspondence, 23 x 34 cm or smaller. File pertains to correspondence between Carl Rungius and the Wardle family, as well as correspondence between Dorothy and Jon Whyte regarding gifting copies to the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies. File docume…
Date Range
1940-1983
1940-1956
1983
Reference Code
M521 / II / B / 1-3
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Private record
Published record
Textual record
Postcard
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M521 / V75
Series
M521 / II : Wardle Family
Sous-Fonds
M521
Sub-Series
M521 / II / B : Correspondence
Accession Number
7504
Reference Code
M521 / II / B / 1-3
GMD
Private record
Published record
Textual record
Postcard
Date Range
1940-1983
1940-1956
1983
Physical Description
5 cm of textual records (23 x 34 cm or smaller)
Scope & Content
File consists of 5 cm of handwritten and typed correspondence, 23 x 34 cm or smaller. File pertains to correspondence between Carl Rungius and the Wardle family, as well as correspondence between Dorothy and Jon Whyte regarding gifting copies to the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies. File documents, among other things, the death of Louise (Carl's wife) in 1940; exhibiting Carl's work in the National Gallery of Canada, 1942 and 1956; and Carl's visits to the Wardle family home in Ottawa. Records also include a postcard and two Mayfair articles from 1943.
Notes
In 1983, Dorothy gifted photocopies of Carl's correspondence with her family. In 2003, the originals were donated as part of Dorothy's estate. The photocopies (accn. 5296) were discarded.
Carl Rungius was a wildlife and landscape painter who frequented and had a studio in Banff. The Wardle family was good friends with Rungius.
Name Access
Wardle, Dorothy
Wardle, James M.
Rungius, Carl
Whyte, Jon
Subject Access
Art
Artist
Banff
Community life
Personal and Family Life
Personal and Professional Life
Geographic Access
Alberta
Banff
Banff National Park
Ottawa
Ontario
Canada
Language
English
Conservation
Some tape leftover on some of the pages, may present issues in the future.
Creator
Rungius, Carl
Wardle, James M.
Wardle, Dorothy
Category
Arts
Communications
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

Christmas at the Seigniory Club

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Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 1 hand-made album comprised of 6 colour photographs, 13 x 9 cm. File pertains to the Wardle family's Christmas visits to the Seigniory Club in Montebello, Quebec. File documents the interior and exterior of the hotel during the winter, including the lounge, ice rink, and the Papine…
Date Range
c.1930-c.1960
Reference Code
V75 / I / PD - 1
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Album
Private record
Photograph print
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M521 / V75
Series
V75 / I : Wardle Family, c.1912-1971
Sous-Fonds
V75
Accession Number
7504
Reference Code
V75 / I / PD - 1
GMD
Album
Private record
Photograph print
Date Range
c.1930-c.1960
Physical Description
1 album (6 photographs : col. ; 13 x 9 cm)
Scope & Content
File consists of 1 hand-made album comprised of 6 colour photographs, 13 x 9 cm. File pertains to the Wardle family's Christmas visits to the Seigniory Club in Montebello, Quebec. File documents the interior and exterior of the hotel during the winter, including the lounge, ice rink, and the Papineau Manor.
Notes
Album is made with yellow paper and bound with a green ribbon.
The Seigniory Club is now known as the Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello. The album is undated, but the Seigniory Club opened in 1930 and was leased to the Club until 1970.
Album has "To Mother and Dad, With happy memories of our wonderful Christmases at the Seigniory Club, Dorie" written on the front.
Name Access
Wardle, Dorothy
Wardle, James M.
Subject Access
Hotel
Christmas
Family and personal life
Geographic Access
Quebec
Canada
Language
English
Conservation
Tissue is interwoven between the photographs.
Creator
Wardle, Dorothy
Category
Family and personal life
Exploration, discovery and travel
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 2.5 cm of textual records, 28 x 21.5 cm or smaller. File pertains to Christmas cards that were sent to the Wardle family from Peter and Catharine Whyte (c. 1951-c. 1968), Dean and Edith Robinson, and Carl Rungius (c.1938-c.1954). Records include a one-page typed biography of Peter…
Date Range
c.1938-c.1968
Reference Code
M521 / II / B / 8-9
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Private record
Textual record
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M521 / V75
Series
M521 / II : Wardle Family
Sous-Fonds
M521
Sub-Series
M521 / II / B : Correspondence
Accession Number
7504
Reference Code
M521 / II / B / 8-9
GMD
Private record
Textual record
Date Range
c.1938-c.1968
Physical Description
2.5 cm of textual records (28 x 21.5 cm or smaller)
Scope & Content
File consists of 2.5 cm of textual records, 28 x 21.5 cm or smaller. File pertains to Christmas cards that were sent to the Wardle family from Peter and Catharine Whyte (c. 1951-c. 1968), Dean and Edith Robinson, and Carl Rungius (c.1938-c.1954). Records include a one-page typed biography of Peter Whyte and a handwritten letter tucked into one of the cards from the Whyte family (dated Jan. 22, 1967).
Notes
Each holiday greeting is written on a card made by Peter and Catharine Whyte, and Carl Rungius, respectively.
Name Access
Wardle, Dorothy
Wardle, James M.
Whyte, Catharine
Whyte, Peter
Rungius, Carl
Robinson, Dean
Subject Access
Personal and Family Life
Personal, Family
Christmas
Holidays
Geographic Access
Banff
Alberta
Canada
Language
English
Creator
Rungius, Carl
Whyte, Peter
Whyte, Catharine Robb
Category
Family and personal life
Communications
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

Documents and Certificates

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Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 8 cm of textual records, 65 x 40 cm or smaller. File pertains to the personal and professional records of the Wardle family, particularly James M. Wardle. Records include: birth certificates for each family member (James Morey Wardle, 1888; Leette (Roney) Wardle, 1889; and Dorothy …
Date Range
1888-1998
1888-1889
1912
1913
1919
1945
c.1935-c.1959
1966-1972
1998
Reference Code
M521 / II / A / 1-7
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Private record
Published record
Textual record
Newspaper clipping
Government record
Plan
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M521 / V75
Series
M521 / II : Wardle Family
Sous-Fonds
M521
Sub-Series
M521 / II / A : Documents and Certificates
Accession Number
7504
Reference Code
M521 / II / A / 1-7
GMD
Private record
Published record
Textual record
Newspaper clipping
Government record
Plan
Date Range
1888-1998
1888-1889
1912
1913
1919
1945
c.1935-c.1959
1966-1972
1998
Physical Description
8 cm of textual records (65 x 40 cm or smaller)
Scope & Content
File consists of 8 cm of textual records, 65 x 40 cm or smaller. File pertains to the personal and professional records of the Wardle family, particularly James M. Wardle. Records include: birth certificates for each family member (James Morey Wardle, 1888; Leette (Roney) Wardle, 1889; and Dorothy Hope Wardle, 1919); James and Leette's marriage certificate from 1913; proof of age certificates and various notes on family (Roney) history; records pertaining to the family plot in the Old Banff Cemetery (including a photocopy of a blueprint plan of the cemetery grounds); records pertaining to the estates of James (d. 1971) and Leette (d. 1969); miscellaneous family items (including records about Dorothy's cousin Jack WIlliams who died overseas during World War II); photocopies of records pertaining to appointments and certificates for James (including his appointment to Deputy Minister of the Interior in 1935); and James' shares with the Alaska Yukon Pipeline (1966-1967). Records also include newspaper clippings (Banff Crag and Canyon, Calgary Herald) and various correspondence (related to the material) interspersed throughout.
Name Access
Wardle, Dorothy
Wardle, James M.
Subject Access
Marriage
National parks and reserves
Newspaper
World War II
Government
Personal and Family Life
Personal and Professional Life
Personal, Family
Records
Geographic Access
Alberta
Banff
Banff National Park
Canada
Ottawa
Calgary
Language
English
Conservation
M521 / II / A / 1 : Includes James Wardle's original birth certificate. In okay condition (some tears), currently in mylar. Consider digitizing.
M521 / II / A / 7 : The original shareholder certificate was ripped and then heavily taped back together. It is currently in mylar but could present issues in the future. Consider digitizing.
Creator
Wardle, Dorothy
Wardle, James
Parks Canada
Government of Canada
Category
Family and personal life
Government
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

Dorothy Wardle fonds

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Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of two sous-fonds: M521 and V75. M521 consists of four series, 154 cm, ca.1870-2002. Series I: Dorothy Wardle Personal Papers, 69.5 cm, ca.1870-2002 (includes Dorothy's written work and research and notes related to Banff). Series II: Wardle Family, 32.5 cm, 1872-1998 (including cor…
Date Range
ca.1870-2002
Reference Code
M521 / V75
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Postcard
Transparency
Textual record
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M521
V75
Sous-Fonds
M521
V75
Accession Number
5296, 5391, 7504
Reference Code
M521 / V75
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Postcard
Transparency
Textual record
Private record
Published record
Date Range
ca.1870-2002
Physical Description
154 cm of textual records. -- 1304 photographs (1190 prints, 95 negatives, 19 transparencies). -- 6 photograph albums.
History / Biographical
The Wardle family was comprised of husband and wife, James Morey Wardle (June 26,1888 - May 18,1971) and Maud Leette (Roney) Wardle (May 24,1889 - December 1,1969), and their one child, Dorothy Hope Wardle (May 23,1919 - July 20,2003). James Wardle, born in Chiliwack, British Columbia, was a civil engineer and public servant. He was the Superintendent of Banff National Park from 1918-1921, Chief Engineer for Parks Canada from 1921-1935, and Deputy Minister of the Interior from 1935-1936. He is primarily known as a highway design engineer, particularly for building the Banff-Windermere, Banff-Lake Louise, and Banff-Jasper highways. He was a councillor for the Municipality of Rockcliffe Park in Ontario and he was the President of the Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies in Banff from 1925-1929. Mount Wardle in Vermillion was named after him in 1921. James married Leette on November 4, 1913, with whom he had one child, Dorothy. Born in Calgary, Alberta, Dorothy (also known as Dot and Dorie) grew up in Banff, Alberta and Ottawa, Ontario, due to her father's position with the federal government. She was educated at the Mountain School in Banff and at the Elmwood School in Ottawa. All three family members were graduates of Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario. James graduated in 1912 with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Leette graduated with a Bachelor's degree, and in 1942, Dorothy also earned a Bachelor's degree. Dorothy was prominent in student life and active in athletics. In 1941, Dorothy became the first woman elected as President of the Alma Mater Society and during her academic career, Dorothy was a member of the Levana Intercollegiate Debative, University Centenary Committee, and Queen’s War Aid Commission. Dorothy spent her career as a freelance writer however, upon graduation she served as the first Secretary-In-Charge of Records at Carleton College (now Carleton University) from 1942-1944 in Ottawa and in the mid-1950s worked as a secretary for the Glenbow Foundation in Calgary. Dorothy pursued a lifelong interest in traveling, art, and antiques. Although she was fiercely proud and protective of Banff and the Park, and remained a volunteer and patron of the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Dorothy eventually settled in Sidney, British Columbia and shared an apartment with Sheila Iris Ritchie, with whom Dorothy travelled extensively. After her death in 2003, Dorothy, "Dorie," was laid to rest alongside her parents in the Old Banff Cemetery.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of two sous-fonds: M521 and V75.
M521 consists of four series, 154 cm, ca.1870-2002. Series I: Dorothy Wardle Personal Papers, 69.5 cm, ca.1870-2002 (includes Dorothy's written work and research and notes related to Banff). Series II: Wardle Family, 32.5 cm, 1872-1998 (including correspondence with Carl Rungius and Mrs. Helen Brett, and Christmas and other greeting cards from Peter and Catharine Whyte). Series III: Queen's University, 7.5 cm, 1911-1980 (including graduation certificates for each family member and records pertaining to Dorothy's participation on the Alma Mater Society). Series IV: Travel, 44.5 cm, ca.1950-1988 (includes hand-written notebooks meticulously detailing their travels).
V75 consists of two series, 79.5 cm, ca. 1912-2001. Series I: Wardle Family, ca. 1912-1971, 6 albums, 31 cm of photograph prints and negatives (including family trips, trail rides in the Canadian Rocky Mountains, and family gatherings). Series II: Dorothy Wardle, 1972-2001, 34 cm of photograph prints, negatives, and transparencies (including Dorothy's travels in Alberta and British Columbia, overseas, and various outings with friends).
Name Access
Wardle, Dorothy
Wardle, James
Rungius, Carl
Brett, Helen
Keyte, Freeman
Hart, E. J. (Ted)
Harkin, J. B. (James Bernard)
Brewster, Pat
Peyto, Bill
Brett, Robert George
Sanson, Norman
White, Clifford
Drummond-Davies, Nora
Mills, Ike
McLean, George
Walking Buffalo (George McLean)
Kaquitts, Frank
Oxborough, Dorothy
Whyte, Jon
Robinson, Dean
Warren, Mary Schaffer
Simpson, George
Gibbon, John Murray
Whyte, Catharine
Whyte, Peter
Greenham, Margaret
Subject Access
Arts
Environment
Personal and Family Life
Banff
Old Banff Cemetery
Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies
Cabins
Travel
Picnics and picnicking
Holidays
Scenery
Christmas
Dogs
Horses
Mountain
Canoes and canoeing
Hiking
Wildlife
War Memorial
Highland Games
Bow River Bridge
Golfing
Anniversary
Horseback riding
Indigenous Peoples
Stoney Nakoda
Education
Snowshoes and snowshoeing
Banff Winter Carnival
Banff Winter Festival
Women
Trails
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies
Sports and leisure
Skiing
European travel
Beach
Calgary Herald
Geography
Government
Newspaper
Politics
Research
Banff Public Library
National parks and reserves
Park policy
Parks Canada
Wardens
Ya-Ha-Tinda Ranch
Community life
Mines and mineral resources
History
Immigration and homesteading
Settlement
Organizations
World War II
Biographical
Professional and Personal Life
Grizzly Bears
Fire fighters
Sunshine Village
Teahouses
Banff Indian Days
Regalia
Calgary Stampede
Mountain guides
Mountain School
The Albertan
Crag and Canyon newspaper
Homestead Hotel
Banff Centre
Hot Springs
Superintendents
Automobiles
Natural history
Records
Calendar
Finances
Leases
Legal and Financial
Property
Recreation
Geographic Access
Banff
Banff National Park
Canmore
Alberta
Canada
Canadian Rocky Mountains
Castle Mountain
Bankhead
British Columbia
Glacier National Park
Kootenay National Park
Silver City
Victoria
Scotland
Revelstoke
Yoho National Park
Ottawa
Ontario
Prince Edward Island
Plain of Six Glaciers
Lake Agnes
Lake Louise
Lake Minnewanka
Lake O'Hara
Bow River
Calgary
Sidney
San Francisco
United States
Europe
Germany
Switzerland
France
Spain
Monaco
Italy
Denmark
Austria
Quebec
Windermere
New York
Assiniboine
Ghost River
High River
Quebec City
New Brunswick
Maine
Great Divide
Moraine Lake
Maligne Lake
Columbia Icefield
Washington
Philadelphia
Atlantic City
Larch Valley
Cascade Mountain
Panama
Sulphur Mountain
Field
Emerald Lake
Head Smashed In Buffalo Jump
Takkakaw Falls
Jasper National Park
Athabasca Falls
Okanagan
Kananaskis
Hoodoos
Powell River
Montreal
Access Restrictions
Some restriction/s on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Related Material
Dorothy also donated artwork (by Carl Rungius) to Art and Heritage.
James Morey Wardle fonds (Library and Archives Canada)
Creator
Wardle, Dorothy
Wardle, James M.
Wardle, Leette
Category
Arts
Environment
Education
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
First nations
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on accession records and contents of fonds
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 82 black and white photographs, 18 x 13 cm or smaller. File documents the Wardle family and friends in the community, at different events and various travels, including: baby photographs of Dorothy in Banff (1919-1926); Banff early days with James and Leette Wardle, particularly at…
Date Range
1919-1963
1919-1926
1930-1941
1945-1950
1963
Reference Code
V75 / I / PA - 171 to 254
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Private record
Photograph print
Photograph
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M521 / V75
Series
V75 / I : Wardle Family, c.1912-1971
Sous-Fonds
V75
Accession Number
7504
Reference Code
V75 / I / PA - 171 to 254
GMD
Private record
Photograph print
Photograph
Date Range
1919-1963
1919-1926
1930-1941
1945-1950
1963
Physical Description
82 photographs : b&w ; 18 x 13 cm or smaller
Scope & Content
File consists of 82 black and white photographs, 18 x 13 cm or smaller. File documents the Wardle family and friends in the community, at different events and various travels, including: baby photographs of Dorothy in Banff (1919-1926); Banff early days with James and Leette Wardle, particularly at the snowshoe tramp for the Banff Winter Carnival (1919-1920); snapshots from a trip to Big Bend (1930); Norman Sanson's 1000th ascent of Sulphur Mountain in 1931; class photographs from the Mountain School (1932, 1935); various trips with Carl Rungius, including Lake McArthur and Lake O'Hara (1933), Ottawa (1945), and the Laurentians (1949); a trip to the Panama Canal (1933); miscellaneous photographs of school events (including the Alma Mater Society election that resulted in Dorothy being the first female president) of Dorothy and friends at Queen's University (1938-1941); the Swedish Legation in Ottawa (1946-1950); and photographs of Frank Kaquitts and his artwork (1963).
Notes
Most photographs are annotated on the backside of the print.
V75 / I / PA -193 : Includes an accompanying list identifying everyone in the class photograph (Dorothy attended the Mountain School as a young child).
V75 / I / PA -239 to 247 : includes handwritten notes regarding Frank Kaquitts. Dorothy originally filed these images with M521 / I / A / 10 ([Indigenous] Story Material).
Name Access
Wardle, Dorothy
Wardle, James M.
Rungius, Carl
Kaquitts, Frank
Sanson, Norman
Subject Access
Banff
Banff National Park
Family and personal life
Travel
Education
Art
Artist
Indigenous Peoples
Stoney Nakoda
Snowshoes and snowshoeing
Banff Winter Carnival
Banff Winter Festival
Women
Geographic Access
Banff
Banff National Park
Alberta
Canada
Canadian Rocky Mountains
Ottawa
Ontario
Sulphur Mountain
Panama
Panama Canal
Lake O'Hara
Language
English
Related Material
V75 / I / NA - 2 to 3
V75 / I / NA - 4 to 9
Category
Sports, recreation and leisure
Family and personal life
Exploration, discovery and travel
First nations
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

Family and Friends in High River

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Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 1 album comprised of 55 black and white and colour photographs, 15 x 9 cm or smaller. File pertains to the Wardle family's visits to "the Ranch" in High River. File documents various animals (horses, dogs), scenery, Christmas 1951, the family feeding cattle, horseback riding, picni…
Date Range
1947-1952
1947
1949
1950-1952
Reference Code
V75 / I / PD - 4
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Album
Photograph print
Private record
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M521 / V75
Series
V75 / I : Wardle Family, c.1912-1971
Sous-Fonds
V75
Accession Number
7504
Reference Code
V75 / I / PD - 4
GMD
Album
Photograph print
Private record
Date Range
1947-1952
1947
1949
1950-1952
Physical Description
1 album (55 photographs : b&w and col. ; 15 x 9 cm or smaller)
Scope & Content
File consists of 1 album comprised of 55 black and white and colour photographs, 15 x 9 cm or smaller. File pertains to the Wardle family's visits to "the Ranch" in High River. File documents various animals (horses, dogs), scenery, Christmas 1951, the family feeding cattle, horseback riding, picnics, the High River rodeo, branding and barn warming, artwork, and family and friends (particularly Uncle Kenneth and Doreen).
Notes
Photographs are bound between two pieces of wood that are inscribed with "Memo" on the front and various symbols and with DHW (Dorothy Hope Wardle) on the back. Everything is bound together by a leather strap.
Other photographs in V75 / I / PD - 3 refer to Bull Creek Ranch in High River which could possibly be the same ranch as documented in this album.
Name Access
Wardle, Dorothy
Wardle, James M.
Subject Access
Animals
Art
Christmas
Community events
Family and personal life
Horses
Horseback riding
Picnics and picnicking
Rodeo
Scenery
Dogs
Geographic Access
High River
Alberta
Canada
Language
English
Conservation
First page is loose, second page is almost loose. Consider digitizing.
Creator
Wardle, Dorothy
Category
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 1.5 cm of textual records, 21.5 x 28 cm or smaller. File pertains to official invitations received by the Wardle family from the Government of Canada, Governor General, and Minister of Sweden for various social events, as well as an envelope with calling cards that Mary Schaffer Wa…
Date Range
1935-1952
1935-1936
1946-1949
1952
Reference Code
M521 / II / B / 6-7
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Government record
Private record
Textual record
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M521 / V75
Series
M521 / II : Wardle Family
Sous-Fonds
M521
Sub-Series
M521 / II / B : Correspondence
Accession Number
7504
Reference Code
M521 / II / B / 6-7
GMD
Government record
Private record
Textual record
Date Range
1935-1952
1935-1936
1946-1949
1952
Physical Description
1.5 cm of textual records (21.5 x 28 cm or smaller)
Scope & Content
File consists of 1.5 cm of textual records, 21.5 x 28 cm or smaller. File pertains to official invitations received by the Wardle family from the Government of Canada, Governor General, and Minister of Sweden for various social events, as well as an envelope with calling cards that Mary Schaffer Warren gave to Leette Wardle.
Notes
Contains originals and photocopies.
Name Access
Wardle, Dorothy
Wardle, James M.
Warren, Mary Schaffer
Subject Access
Community life
Government
Events
Personal and Family Life
Personal and Professional Life
Geographic Access
Ottawa
Ontario
Banff
Banff National Park
Alberta
Canada
Language
English
Creator
Warren, Mary Schaffer
Category
Government
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

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