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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

Dorothy Wardle fonds

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions398
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
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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 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

William Henderson Watts fonds

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Part Of
William Henderson Watts fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of letters written by Mary Schäffer Warren to William Henderson Watts. Letters document Mary Schäffer Warren's disappointment in the U.S.'s lack of support for the Allies in Europe. Letters also deal with Schäffer Warren's sentiments regarding the loss of Canadian men during the war…
Date Range
1916-1920
Reference Code
M553 / V776
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Textual record
Private record
Published record
Part Of
William Henderson Watts fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 553
V 776
Sous-Fonds
M 553
V 776
Accession Number
2014.8371
Reference Code
M553 / V776
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Textual record
Private record
Published record
Date Range
1916-1920
Physical Description
7 cm of textual records. -- 3 photographs: (prints, b&w)
History / Biographical
William Henderson Watts (1870-1955) was born in Baltimore, MD on February 21, 1870 to William Watts, Jr and Hannah Amanda (Henderson) Watts. He graduated Virginia Theological Seminary in 1900; ordained a deacon October 1900 by Bishop Whittle; ordained a priest June 1901 by Bishop Gibson. He married Mary Gardiner Bach on January 26, 1903.
He served as curate in Christ Church, Charlottesville, Virginia from 1901-1902
curate in Christ Church, East Orange, NJ from 1902-1903
Rector, Calvary Church, Front Royal, and Meade Memorial Church, White Post, VA 1903-1904
Curate St. Paul's Church, Paterson, NJ 1909-1912
Rector St. Mary's Church, Haledon, NJ, 1912-1924
Rector St. Peter's Church, Clifton, NJ, 1924-1930
Chaplain, City Mission, Diocese of Newark, 1930-1950
Watts visited England in August of 1909. It is also known that he worked for a time for the Pennsylvania RR, perhaps as a conductor, during a period when it is believed that he was uncertain about continuing his choice of a career as an Episcopal Minister.
Service in the American Expeditionary Force, chaplain, 1917-1918.
William H. Watts and Mary G. Watts had three children: Mary Gardiner Watts (11/12/1903 - 12/18/1985) born in Front Royal, VA; William Ivor Bach Watts (3/12/1908 - 3/5/2004) born in East Orange, NJ; Elizabeth Henderson Watts (4/24/1911 - 5/5/1998) born in Paterson, NJ
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of letters written by Mary Schäffer Warren to William Henderson Watts. Letters document Mary Schäffer Warren's disappointment in the U.S.'s lack of support for the Allies in Europe. Letters also deal with Schäffer Warren's sentiments regarding the loss of Canadian men during the war and the loss of her nephew Eric Sharples. Letters cover the period 1916-1920 and were originally part of a scrapbook compiled by William Henderson Watts which was arranged in chronological order between 1912 and 1924 and contained approximately 200 documents.
Also included is a newspaper clipping of article written by Mary S. Warren "A Letter From the Somme Battle Front", 1916.
3 Photographs are of Eric Alfred Sharples in uniform; William Henderson Watts in uniform as [chaplain American Expeditionary Force, 1917]; three small children, 1917 (annotated on reverse).
Name Access
Warren, Mary Schaffer
Sharples, Eric Alfred
Watts, William Henderson
Subject Access
Family and personal life
Military
Politics
Language
Language is English
Creator
Watts, William Henderson
Category
Family and personal life
Military
Politics
Biographical Source Notes
Episcopal Diocese of Newark, NJ; Capt. Robert B. Watts (William Henderson Watts' grandson)
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail
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