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Banff and area businesses, townsite, scenic views

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Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of photographs pertaining to businesses, tourist attractions and natural views in and around Banff. Includes images of backcountry camps in Banff National Park; the Bow River Boat House; Beaver Lodge and Bampton Cottage [both located on Beaver Street in Banff]; fires at Breton Hall Ho…
Date Range
[ca.1890-1900]
[1896-1898]
1904-1905
[ca.1910-1920]
1912
1914
[ca.1930-1935]
1933
1941
[ca.1950-1960]
Reference Code
LUX / I / D6c / PA - 133 to 182
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / I / D : Professional and Personal
Sous-Fonds
LUX / I : Norman Luxton sous-fonds
Sub-Series
LUX / I / D6 : Other activities and interests
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / I / D6c / PA - 133 to 182
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Responsibility
PA-182 produced by Canadian Pacific
Date Range
[ca.1890-1900]
[1896-1898]
1904-1905
[ca.1910-1920]
1912
1914
[ca.1930-1935]
1933
1941
[ca.1950-1960]
Physical Description
50 photographs ; b&w prints ; 25 x 20.5 cm or smaller
Scope & Content
File consists of photographs pertaining to businesses, tourist attractions and natural views in and around Banff. Includes images of backcountry camps in Banff National Park; the Bow River Boat House; Beaver Lodge and Bampton Cottage [both located on Beaver Street in Banff]; fires at Breton Hall Hotel and Banff Springs Hotel; the Park Museum and Information Bureau; early views of Banff Springs Hotel [1904]; Vermillion River Bungalow Camp and the Lake Louise Chalet; Paddy J. Nolan’s home [built by Norman Luxton]; a postcard print titled “Starved Bachelors Retreat Banff Alberta"; swimming at the Cave and Basin[?] and Banff Upper Hot Springs; the Crag and Canyon office [ca.1905]; Skoki Lodge; and the office of photographers Wilson and Fear [1896-1898].
Notes
Photographs LUX/I/D6c/PA-181 and 182 [depicting Wilson and Fear storefront] are copies of the same image but annotated with different dates [ca.1896 and ca.1898]. Based on context and dating of related images in Whyte Museum archives, actual image date may be closer to [ca.1894].
Material Details
LUX/I/D6c/PA-173 has three red sun-shaped stickers attached to back left corner, red ribbon attached to back right corner
Name Access
Wilson, John
Fear, George
Fear, William (Bill)
Nolan, Paddy J.
Luxton, Norman
Smyth, S. A.
Subject Access
Bow River Boat House
Pack trips
Horses
Teepees
Boats
Property
Land use
Hotels
Fire
Banff Springs Hotel
Photography
Businesses
Tourism
Hot Springs
Leisure
Mountain
Newspaper
Organizations
Travel
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Banff National Park
Vermilion Lakes
Lake Louise
Bow River
Sulphur Mountain
Cave and Basin
Language
English
Related Material
Items LUX/I/D6c/PA-163 to 168 have duplicate negative copies processed as LUX/I/D6c/NA-41 to 46
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

Maud Woodworth MacAulay photographs

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions54525
Part Of
Kidney family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of photographic prints pertaining to Maud Woodworth [later Maud MacAulay and Maud Kidney] and various family members and friends between 1901 and 1920. Includes images of the Brett family including Dr. R.G. Brett of Banff, John Wilson, several of Maud's siblings and her parents, Benja…
Date Range
1901
1910 - 1912
[ca. 1910 - ca. 1920]
[1918 or 1919]
Reference Code
V324 / I / A / PA - 1 to 41
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Part Of
Kidney family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M74 / V324
Series
V324 / I : Maud (Woodworth) Kidney records
Sous-Fonds
V324
Sub-Series
V324 / I / A : 1894 - 1920
Accession Number
2016.8581
Reference Code
V324 / I / A / PA - 1 to 41
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Date Range
1901
1910 - 1912
[ca. 1910 - ca. 1920]
[1918 or 1919]
Physical Description
49 photographs : b&w and col. prints ; 25 x 30 cm or smaller
Scope & Content
File consists of photographic prints pertaining to Maud Woodworth [later Maud MacAulay and Maud Kidney] and various family members and friends between 1901 and 1920. Includes images of the Brett family including Dr. R.G. Brett of Banff, John Wilson, several of Maud's siblings and her parents, Benjamin and Elizabeth Woodworth, and unnamed friends; images of Maud working at the Bottling Works company in Banff and the Alberta Hotel, ca. 1910 - ca. 1915; images of Maud visiting the Cave and Basin and Calgary; and Maud with her twin sons, Jack and Ted MacAulay, as infants.
Notes
Some individuals in photographs could not be identified
Alternate name spellings on photographs ['Maud' and 'Maude', sometimes with last name 'Woodworth' or 'MacAulay' depending on date of photograph]
Three images are on thicker cardboard backing
One photograph of Maud Woodworth sitting with Jimmy Simpson [ca. 1915] moved to V324 / IV / E to be kept with its physical duplicate
Name Access
Woodworth, Maude
Woodworth, Joe
Woodworth, Ben
Woodworth, Benjamin Frederick
Woodworth, Ethel
Woodworth, Annie
Wilson, John
Brett, Robert George
MacAulay, Jack
MacAulay, Ted
Simpson, Jimmy, Sr.
Subject Access
Family
Family and personal life
Cave and Basin
Swimming
Community life
Horses
Travel
Alberta Hotel
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Calgary
Middle Springs
Language
English
Category
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

McCowan family fonds

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Part Of
McCowan family fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds pertains to the McCowan family, mainly the McCowan brothers and John and Jen (McCowan) Wilson. Content includes Banff personalities and places; activities, including curling, hockey, curling and fishing; events, including floods and fires in the town; Banff personalities and places. Also p…
Date Range
1908-1981, predominant 1908-[ca.1950]
Reference Code
M135 / V407
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Textual record
Private record
Scrapbook
Part Of
McCowan family fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 135
V 407
Series
V407
M135
Sous-Fonds
M 135
V 407
Sub-Series
V407 / I / A : Albums
V407 / I / B : Prints
V407 / I / C : Negatives
V407 / I / D : Transparencies
M135 / II / A : Textual
Accession Number
409
779 1141
7730
Reference Code
M135 / V407
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Textual record
Private record
Scrapbook
Responsibility
Fonds includes photographs by Bill McCowan and Dan McCowan. Negatives are mainly by Dan McCowan. Wilson-McCowan photograph album was assembled by Bill Waterworth
Date Range
1908-1981, predominant 1908-[ca.1950]
Physical Description
80 photographs (40 negatives, 38 prints, 2 transparencies). -- 2 photograph albums (ca.800 prints). -- 1 textual record (1 v.)
History / Biographical
Bill McCowan, 1897-1975, was a government employee at Banff, Alberta, Canada. McCowan came to Banff from Scotland with his family in 1911. His brother, Dan McCowan, was a renowned naturalist and writer. Other siblings were Marie, Jim, Duncan, Rae, Jock and Jennie. Jennie McCowan (1894-1984) married John Clark Wilson (1888-1932), son of Tom and Minnie Wilson. Their daughter, Bernice, married Bill Waterworth.
Scope & Content
Fonds pertains to the McCowan family, mainly the McCowan brothers and John and Jen (McCowan) Wilson. Content includes Banff personalities and places; activities, including curling, hockey, curling and fishing; events, including floods and fires in the town; Banff personalities and places. Also pertains to World War I events and 82nd Battalion; royal visits; Calgary, Alberta places and events; scenic views, Banff and area, Rocky Mountains; Margaret Ashley, Henry and Mrs. Fonda. Textual item is Jock McCowan scrapbook, 1913-1981.
Name Access
McCowan, Bill
McCowan, Dan
McCowan, Duncan
McCowan, Jock
Wilson, Jennie (McCowan)
Wilson, John
Subject Access
Family and personal life
Royal tours
World War I
Access Restrictions
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Related Material
Related by provenance to the Dan and Mary McCowan fonds (M55/V408) and through accn. 7730 to Jack (Dave White Jr.) White fonds (V684)
Creator
McCowan, Bill
McCowan, Dan
Category
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

Order of the Eastern Star installation, Kidney family, early Banff school children

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Part Of
Kidney family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 42 photographs mostly pertaining to annual Installation events for the Order of the Eastern Star between 1950 and 1960; Maud Kidney was chosen as head Matron of the group in 1950. File also includes photographs of Banff school children [ca. 1895] including members of the Wilson and…
Date Range
[ca. 1895]
[ca. 1920]
1950
1958
[ca. 1960]
Reference Code
V324 / IV / E / PA - 74 to 104
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 - 74 to 104
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Responsibility
Produced by Cascade Cameras Ltd. Banff, F.W.E. Round, and Newton Copyright [Ottawa]
Date Range
[ca. 1895]
[ca. 1920]
1950
1958
[ca. 1960]
Physical Description
42 photographs : b&w prints ; 20.5 x 25 cm or smaller
Scope & Content
File consists of 42 photographs mostly pertaining to annual Installation events for the Order of the Eastern Star between 1950 and 1960; Maud Kidney was chosen as head Matron of the group in 1950. File also includes photographs of Banff school children [ca. 1895] including members of the Wilson and Brewster families; a ski gondola rider; and Jack and Ted MacAulay as toddlers.
Notes
File contains duplicates
Early Banff school photograph accompanied by typed document with contextual details and names of individuals in image
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
Kidney, Maude
MacAulay, Ted
MacAulay, Jack
Gaffney, Rose
Squires, Margaret
Foster, Larry
Williams, Jean
Watson, Blanche
Wilson, Louise
Smyth, Betty
Child, Helen
Armitage, Mabel
Shaw, Alice
Bloom, Bessie
Wilson, Ada
Wilson, John
Brewster, Fred
Brewster, Pearl
Brewster, George
Cobb, Fred (Ty)
Harper, Jack
Harper, Gypsy
Subject Access
Family and personal life
Club
Community events
Children
Order of the Eastern Star
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Access Restrictions
Copyright restrictions may apply
Reproduction Restrictions
Copyright restrictions may apply
Language
English
Category
Family and personal life
Education
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

Personal photographs

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Part Of
Kidney family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 53 photographs pertaining to friends and family members of Maud and Forest Kidney, mostly taken in or near Banff. Includes images of children on horseback, a postcard print dated 1922 of Solomon's Temple in Buxton [England], landscapes and views from hiking and camping trips, a pic…
Date Range
1922
[ca. 1925 - ca. 1930]
1929
1937
[ca. 1939 - ca. 1945]
1940 - 1942
1944
[ca. 1945]
Reference Code
V324 / IV / B / PA - 56 to 108
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 / B : 1921 - 1945
Accession Number
2016.8581
Reference Code
V324 / IV / B / PA - 56 to 108
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Date Range
1922
[ca. 1925 - ca. 1930]
1929
1937
[ca. 1939 - ca. 1945]
1940 - 1942
1944
[ca. 1945]
Physical Description
53 photographs : b&w prints ; 19 x 24 cm or smaller
Scope & Content
File consists of 53 photographs pertaining to friends and family members of Maud and Forest Kidney, mostly taken in or near Banff. Includes images of children on horseback, a postcard print dated 1922 of Solomon's Temple in Buxton [England], landscapes and views from hiking and camping trips, a picnic with members of the Round family, numerous photos of unnamed individuals and groups [likely friends of the Woodworth and Kidney families and extended family members], and Doreen and Bill Round skiing.
Notes
Some dates are estimates provided by the Processing Archivist
Name Access
Round, Doreen
MacAulay, Ted
Georgeson, Jimmy
Dyer, Ron
Dyer, Orme
Barker, Allan
Barker, Walter
Wilson, John
Woodworth, Joe
Atick, Jessie
McCormick, Katy
McDonald, Cecil
Woodworth, Ethel
Kidney, Maude
King, Fred
Round, F. W. E. (Bill), Jr.
Round, Elsie (Espeth)
Subject Access
Family
Family and personal life
Winter
Winter sports
Skiing
World War II
Military
Animals
Horses
Hiking
Deer
Camping
Children
Picnics and picnicking
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Maine
Portland
United States of America
Mount Wilson
Buxton
England
Access Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Conservation
Water-damaged item has been placed in mylar
Category
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Military
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

Scottish Mountaineering Club guide : the Southern Highlands...Arrochar District

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Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1949
Author
Wilson, John Douglas Bruce
Publisher
Edinburgh : Scottish Mountaineering Club
Call Number
DA880 H7W54 1949
Author
Wilson, John Douglas Bruce
Publisher
Edinburgh : Scottish Mountaineering Club
Published Date
1949
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Notes
Edward C. Porter Mountaineering Library
Call Number
DA880 H7W54 1949
Collection
Alpine Club of Canada Library
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The story of the migration of Skivins and his first year in western Canada

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Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1962
Author
Wilson, John Francis
Publisher
Toronto : Macmillan of Canada
Call Number
05.4 W69 oversize
Author
Wilson, John Francis
Publisher
Toronto : Macmillan of Canada
Published Date
1962
Physical Description
1v. (unpaged) : ill
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Accession Number
400
Call Number
05.4 W69 oversize
Collection
Archives Library
Less detail

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