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Alpine Club of Canada fonds

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Part Of
Alpine Club of Canada fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds constitutes the principal resource for the study of the history of Canadian mountaineering. It provides a wealth of information on individual alpinists, expeditions, mountains, national parks, conservation, climbing, alpine organizations, publications, guiding, scientific study and the Alpin…
Date Range
1906-2009
Reference Code
M200 / S6 / V14
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Video
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Postcard
Transparency
Sound recording
Cassette
Textual record
Organization record
Part Of
Alpine Club of Canada fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 200
S 6
V 14
Sous-Fonds
M200/S6/V14
Accession Number
698, 1040 (unproc), 1224, 1299 (unproc), 1807, 1813, 2141 (unproc), 2376 (unproc), 3160 (unproc), 3296 (unproc), 3298 (unproc), 3382 (unproc), 3560 (unproc), 3757 (unproc), 3970 (unproc), 5012, 5114, 5200, 5215 (unproc), 5330 (unproc), 5343, 5357, 5396 (unproc), 5438, 5454, 5455, 5456, 5457, 5458, 5459, 5460, 5461, 5462 (unproc), 5463 (unproc), 5464, 5465, 5466, 5474, 5538 (unproc), 5541, 5569 (unproc), 5591 (unproc), 5592, 5605, 5631 (unproc), 5632, 5633, 5634, 5635 (unproc), 5680 (unproc), 5724, 5950, 6062 (unproc), 6332, 6337, 6375, 6376 (unproc), 6396, 6437, 6451, 6457 (unproc), 6459 (unproc), 6465 (unproc), 6470 (unproc), 6623 (unproc), 6624, 6625, 6626, 6627 (unproc), 6628, 6765 (unproc), 6766 (unproc), 6767 (unproc), 7774 (unproc), 7779 (unproc), 8002 (unproc)
Reference Code
M200 / S6 / V14
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Video
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Postcard
Transparency
Sound recording
Cassette
Textual record
Organization record
Date Range
1906-2009
Physical Description
ca.42 m of textual records. -- ca.12,500 photographs: prints, stereographic prints, transparencies, slides, negatives, postcards. -- 85 photograph albums. -- 8 motion pictures: films, video recordings. -- 3 sound recordings
History / Biographical
The Alpine Club of Canada, the national mountaineering club, was founded in 1906 by A. O. Wheeler and other like-minded climbers. The club espoused scientific study and exploration, cultivation of art, public education, acquisition of climbing skills, and preservation of natural areas within the mountainous regions of Canada. Through a national executive, local sections and volunteer committees, the club provided climbing camps, clubhouse, huts, and publications, including the Canadian Alpine Journal. ACC expeditions and projects resulted in pioneer exploration, first ascents, and included mountain warfare training during the Second World War. In recent years, the club's membership has increased dramatically with the popularity of climbing and its programs have evolved to serve the needs of unguided climbers using sophisticated technical aids.
Scope & Content
Fonds constitutes the principal resource for the study of the history of Canadian mountaineering. It provides a wealth of information on individual alpinists, expeditions, mountains, national parks, conservation, climbing, alpine organizations, publications, guiding, scientific study and the Alpine Club itself.
The fonds consists of four Sous-fonds: I. Alpine Club of Canada records; II. Mount Everest Expedition (1982) records; III. Personal papers and photographs; IV. Other material. Club administration records (series I.A.) pertain to executive positions; head office; finance; camps, climbing and treks; expeditions; huts and properties; clubhouses; library; publications; photography; other committees; other activities; and other. Other club records include section records (series I.B.), hut registers and summit records (series I.C.).
Name Access
Alpine Club of Canada
Subject Access
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Access Restrictions
Some restriction/s on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: sous-fonds, series and sub-series description
electronic finding aid for processed material
Creator
Alpine Club of Canada
Category
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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Archives General File collection

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Part Of
Archives General File Collection
Scope & Content
The Archives General File is an artificial collection of accessions which do not constitute separate fonds or collections or cannot be placed within existing fonds or collections. Included in the collection are textual records of many types, such as manuscripts, reports, letters, diaries, speeches…
Date Range
[after 1890]
Reference Code
M8 / S8 / V8
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Video
Photograph
Album
Framed print
Negative
Photograph print
Postcard
Transparency
Sound recording
Cassette
Reel to reel
Textual record
Diary
Plan
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Archives General File Collection
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 8
S 8
V 8
Sous-Fonds
M8 / S8 / V8
Accession Number
Numerous. Access to material via accession number is available through the online database
Reference Code
M8 / S8 / V8
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Video
Photograph
Album
Framed print
Negative
Photograph print
Postcard
Transparency
Sound recording
Cassette
Reel to reel
Textual record
Diary
Plan
Private record
Published record
Date Range
[after 1890]
Physical Description
57 cm textual records. -- 50 cm of photographs : prints. -- 189 photographs (15 framed prints, 51 transparencies, 79 negatives; 44 copy negatives). -- 3 photograph albums (139 prints). -- 6 motion pictures. -- 9 sound recordings
Scope & Content
The Archives General File is an artificial collection of accessions which do not constitute separate fonds or collections or cannot be placed within existing fonds or collections. Included in the collection are textual records of many types, such as manuscripts, reports, letters, diaries, speeches, poetry, plans and others; photographs in the form of prints, negatives, transparencies, albums, postcards, etc.; sound recorded interviews and programmes; and motion pictures. Material pertains broadly to the Banff area and many other areas within the Archives collecting mandate.
Notable items include: Walter Wilcox letter; George Kinney report; interviews with Bill Round and Edward Feuz; original copy of Treaty Number Seven; Mary Schaffer material, including letters, notes, photograph and report; reports on the Nakimu Caves; film pertaining to Banff Winter Carnival; Georgia Engelhard letters and photos; plans for buildings and structures; George Noble photograph; W. S. Park photograph.
Name Access
Archives General File
Subject Access
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
First Nations
Sports, recreation and leisure
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: electronic database
Creator
Archives General File
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
First nations
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title describes nature of collection. Individual titles in accession-level inventory have generally been assigned.
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Banff Community Celebrations Society fonds

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Part Of
Banff Community Celebrations Society fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of records pertaining to the official Millenium events of the Town of Banff and include 1st Night, Banff Winter Festival, Artventure, Stories of Our Lives, TransCanada relay, Millenium quilts, art sculptures, and other official Millenium celebrations. Records include photographs by …
Date Range
1999-2001
Reference Code
M146 / S46 / V104
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Motion picture
Video
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Sound recording
Cassette
Recording disc
Part Of
Banff Community Celebrations Society fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 146
S 46
V104
Sous-Fonds
M146/S46/V104
Accession Number
7744 (unproc)
Reference Code
M146 / S46 / V104
GMD
Motion picture
Video
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Sound recording
Cassette
Recording disc
Date Range
1999-2001
Physical Description
203 photographs: prints, negatives, transparencies. -- 1 photograph album (125 prints). -- 1 moving image: optical disc; DVD-ROM. -- 7 sound recordings: 3 audio cassettes
History / Biographical
The Banff Community Celebrations Society coordinated the official Millenium events of the Town of Banff which included such Millenium celebrations as 1st Night, Banff Winter Festival, and Artventure.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of records pertaining to the official Millenium events of the Town of Banff and include 1st Night, Banff Winter Festival, Artventure, Stories of Our Lives, TransCanada relay, Millenium quilts, art sculptures, and other official Millenium celebrations. Records include photographs by Debbie Senger, black & white prints by Gavin Young, sound recordings relating to Stories of Our Lives, and a DVD recording titled Canada 2000 / Government of Canada, Millenium Bureau of Canada, 2001.
Notes
Stories of Our Lives audio cassettes- need transcriptions, copyright etc.
Name Access
Banff Community Celebrations Society
Subject Access
Arts
Community life
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Access Restrictions
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
No finding aid
Creator
Banff Community Celebrations Society
Category
Arts
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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Brewster Transport Company Ltd. fonds

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Part Of
Brewster Transport Company Ltd. fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of textual and photographic records pertaining to Brewster Transport and its predecessor and subsidiary companies. Series are: I. James I. Brewster, 1892-1962; II. Brewster Brothers, 1905-1909; III. Brewster Transfer Company Ltd., 1909-1916; IV. Brewster Trading Co. Ltd., 1907-1926;…
Date Range
1892-1996
Reference Code
M82 / S12 / V92
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Video
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Sound recording
Cassette
Textual record
Corporate record
Blueprint
Map
Plan
Part Of
Brewster Transport Company Ltd. fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 82
S 12
V 92
Sous-Fonds
M 82
S 12
V 92
Accession Number
344, 898, 2126, 3370, 3509, 5001, 5490, 5601, 5956, 7046
Reference Code
M82 / S12 / V92
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Video
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Sound recording
Cassette
Textual record
Corporate record
Blueprint
Map
Plan
Date Range
1892-1996
Physical Description
ca.5 m of textual records : includes ca.50 v. -- ca.1280 photographs : prints, negatives, transparencies, proof sheets. -- 2 photograph albums. -- ca.100 sets of cartographic records : plans, blueprints. -- 11 motion pictures (10 videocassettes, 1 film reel). -- 11 sound recordings : audio cassettes
History / Biographical
Brewster Transport Company is a transportation company based at Banff, Alberta. Formally organized in 1900 as W. & J. Brewster, Guides and Packers, the company expanded in 1904 into commercial development in Banff and acquired the Canadian Pacific Railway livery concession at Banff in 1905. From 1909 until his death in 1947, Jim Brewster guided the company, with Lou Crosby handling finance. Beginning in 1917, Brewster Transport entered the motorized era with touring cars, later replaced with a succession of buses. From 1920 to 1933, Bill Brewster was general manager and during this period the company acquired Royal Hawaiian Transport and the Sunshine Ski development. The company amalgamated its transportation interests with Rocky Mountain Tours in 1957, and in 1965 the company passed out of the Brewster family's hands, being sold to Greyhound Lines of Canada. Brewster Transport continues to operate as Brewster Transportation and Tours, a diversified transportation and accommodation company in the Rocky Mountains.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of textual and photographic records pertaining to Brewster Transport and its predecessor and subsidiary companies. Series are: I. James I. Brewster, 1892-1962; II. Brewster Brothers, 1905-1909; III. Brewster Transfer Company Ltd., 1909-1916; IV. Brewster Trading Co. Ltd., 1907-1926; V. Brewster Hotel Company Ltd., 1909-1926; VI. Brewster Transport Company / Brewster-Rocky Mountain Grayline, ca.1900-1988; VII. Brewster Transportation and Tours Co. records, 1930s-1996; VIII. Other, 1956-1972.
Series VI is the major series, consisting of 146.5 cm of textual records (and ca.50 col), ca.700 photographs, and ca.100 sets of plans and blueprints. The series includes: Agreements, 1915-1974; Minutes, 1915-1963; Financial papers, 1915-1966; Operating, ca.1900-1988; Properties, 1906-1974; Subsidiaries, 1924-1962; Other, 1943-1977. Photographs, ca.1900-ca.1970, are mainly publicity photographs relating to Brewster Transport vehicles, tours, facilities, Sunshine Ski Lodge and area, Canadian Rockies hotels and scenic views, also Brewster family and Banff personalities; include 2 albums. Plans pertain to properties and facilities.
Name Access
Brewster Transport Company Ltd.
Subject Access
Commerce and industry
Transportation
Access Restrictions
Access and use restricted for portion
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: arrangement outline
file description and index for series I - VI, VIII
electronic finding aid
Related Material
Additional Brewster Transport material can be found in the Crosby family fonds (M486/V152).
Creator
Brewster Transport Company Ltd.
Category
Commerce and industry
Transportation
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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Bruno Engler fonds

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Part Of
Bruno Engler fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds is primarily a broad-ranging commercial negative collection pertaining to Banff and area, including businesses, buildings, projects, events, people and scenic views; skiing, mountain travel and recreation; Sunshine Village Ski Area; warden activities in the mountain parks; national and provin…
Date Range
[ca.1886]-1998, predominant ca.1940-1995
Reference Code
M323 / S40 / V190
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Machine-readable data file
Motion picture
Film
Video
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Sound recording
Cassette
Reel to reel
Textual record
Corporate record
Map
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Bruno Engler fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 323
S 40
V 190
Sous-Fonds
M 323
S 40
V 190
Accession Number
188, 1300, 2622, 2998, 3468, 3496, 5507, 6200, 6770 (unproc), 7045(unproc), 7436 (unproc)
Reference Code
M323 / S40 / V190
GMD
Machine-readable data file
Motion picture
Film
Video
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Sound recording
Cassette
Reel to reel
Textual record
Corporate record
Map
Private record
Published record
Date Range
[ca.1886]-1998, predominant ca.1940-1995
Physical Description
ca.31,580 photographs: negatives, prints, and transparencies. -- 1 photograph album (ca.150 prints). -- 50 motion pictures: 1 original, 8 copies on 3 video cassettes, 41 film reels: 16mm, 35mm. -- 18 sound recordings: audio tape reels, audio tape cassettes. -- 5 electronic records: computer diskettes. -- 3 maps. -- 15 cm textual records.
History / Biographical
Bruno Engler, 1915-2001, was a mountain guide, ski instructor, photographer and film maker at Banff and Canmore, Alberta, Canada. Engler arrived from Switzerland in 1939 and initially worked as a mountain guide and ski instructor for the Canadian Pacific Railway, Sunshine ski area and for Deer Lodge at Lake Louise, Alberta. During the Second World War, he served as a mountain warfare instructor for the Canadian Army. Following the war, Engler worked as a free-lance photographer for the National Film Board and others; as coach of the University of Alberta Ski Team; and as a technical advisor, cameraman and actor for numerous movies made in the Banff area. Throughout his career, Engler worked as a still and motion picture photographer, both for the movie industry and for governments at all levels, as well as operating his own business, Alpine Films of Banff, Alberta.
Scope & Content
Fonds is primarily a broad-ranging commercial negative collection pertaining to Banff and area, including businesses, buildings, projects, events, people and scenic views; skiing, mountain travel and recreation; Sunshine Village Ski Area; warden activities in the mountain parks; national and provincial parks; scenic views of western Canada, particularly mountain landscapes; some portraits and candid shots of local and international personalities. Photographs pertaining to film making include helicopter rescue; highway construction; Norquay, Sunshine, and Lake Louise ski areas' histories; Banff events and buildings; Canmore events and buildings; professional and amateur ski races; scenic mountain and wildlife; mountaineering and highway accidents; mountain guiding trips including Pierre Trudeau, Roland Michener and Peter Lougheed. Fonds consists of four series: Photography, Motion Pictures, Sound Recordings, and Textual records. Photography series consists of four sub-series established by the photographer: I. Old file, 1949-1970; II. Main file, alphabetical A - Z, 1950-1976; III Sunshine file, [1939], 1950-1975; IV. Warden file, 1954-1976.
Motion pictures on video cassettes are footage of skiing at Sunshine, 1930s; Clifford White films, 1930s, from WMCR Archives collection (V682); "Snow Capers" by Thomas Mead, 1946, includes Engler; "Ski Pro's Holiday" by George Encil, 1950?; "Mount Bulyea" by George Encil, 1950?, includes Engler; "Diary of a Mountain Man," a CBC documentary feature on Bruno Engler broadcast on "20/20" in 1965 (ca.27 minutes); "Great Days in the Rockies" by National Film Board of Canada, 1983; "Mountain Man" by Banff Centre, 1985, re Engler. Original film is "Sunshine 1940" and includes Brewster Transport ski buses travelling from train station to Sunshine Lodge, skiers, guide, lessons, games, rope tow, ski action, slalom, Bruno Engler, other. 16mm and 35mm film reels, 1946-1964 are films produced by the National Film Board.
Sound recordings, electronic records and and related textual material pertain to interviews with Bruno Engler, 1987, done by Brian Patton and Jon Whyte for Bruno Engler autobiography project. Interviews covered Engler's life, but are not complete to 1987. Transcripts, prepared from recordings by Brenda Goeres, are not verbatim. Audio tape cassettes consist of portions of content of audio tape reels.
Textual records include corporate records, newspaper clippings and magazine articles pertaining to film making, cast and crew listings and schedules for various movies, ski racing, mountain guiding trips and ski race listings. Also included is documentation pertaining to film making with producer National Film Board including letters, film stock footage, press releases, and film summaries; maps indicate film location shots for Arctic Rampage.
Name Access
Engler, Bruno
Subject Access
Arts
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Government
Sports, recreation and leisure
Access Restrictions
Some restriction/s on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: basic description
electronic finding aid
Related Material
Duplicate or further transcripts for sound recordings are found in Jon Whyte fonds (M88).
Creator
Engler, Bruno
Category
Arts
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Government
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on accession records and contents of fonds
Less detail
Part Of
Chic Scott fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of Chic Scott's interviews with members of the 1982 Canadian Mount Everest Expedition and opposition expedition member, 1982; interviews with other Canadian mountaineers, 1988-1990; CBC Radio interview of Chic Scott by Patricia Naylor for the "Calgary Eyeopener," ca.1990; personal in…
Date Range
1982-2010
Reference Code
M57 / S47 / V40
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Machine-readable data file
Motion picture
Video
Photograph
Photograph print
Sound recording
Cassette
Reel to reel
Textual record
Private record
Part Of
Chic Scott fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 57
S 47
V40
Sous-Fonds
M 57
S 47
V40
Accession Number
6499, 6772, 7330 (unproc), 8110 (unproc)
Reference Code
M57 / S47 / V40
GMD
Machine-readable data file
Motion picture
Video
Photograph
Photograph print
Sound recording
Cassette
Reel to reel
Textual record
Private record
Date Range
1982-2010
Physical Description
Sound recordings: 187 audio tape cassettes, 7 audio tape reels. -- 980 photographs: 27 CD-ROM. -- Moving images: 148 videocassettes: 133 Hi8, 15 VHS. -- 3.0 m textual records
History / Biographical
Charles (Chic) C. Scott, b.1945, is a mountaineer, mountain guide and writer based at Cochrane, Alberta, Canada. Scott climbed extensively in the western Canada and the Himalayas until the mid-1970s. He guided extensively in the European Alps for five seasons, ca.1970, and worked as a climber for "The Eiger Sanction," a Hollywood movie starring Clint Eastwood. Scott resumed climbing in 1988, after a period working at the University of Calgary. His publications include "Alpinism," editor, "Ski Trails in the Canadian Rockies," "The History of the Calgary Mountain Club", "Summits and Icefields", "Pushing the Limits: the Story of Canadian Mountaineering", "Powder Pioneers : Ski Stories from the Canadian Rockies and Columbia Mountains", and "Deep Powder and Steep Rock : the Life of Mountain Guide Hans Gmoser".
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of Chic Scott's interviews with members of the 1982 Canadian Mount Everest Expedition and opposition expedition member, 1982; interviews with other Canadian mountaineers, 1988-1990; CBC Radio interview of Chic Scott by Patricia Naylor for the "Calgary Eyeopener," ca.1990; personal incoming letters, 1988-1991; and file of clippings re Everest 1982 expedition.
Everest interviews are with Laurie Skreslet, Bill March and Al Burgess (typewritten transcripts included); and Jon Jones, opposition Everest mountaineer. Other interviewees are Don Vockeroth, Charlie Locke, Bob Hind, Glen Boles and Ken Jones. Recordings were made by Scott for interest and documentary value. The Vockeroth interview was used for "The Passing of an Era" in Alpinism v. 1, 1988.
Letters are from friends and acquaintances and pertain to mountaineering, writing, publishing etc.
Fonds also consist of records generated in the process of researching and writing "Pushing the Limits: The Story of Canadian Mountaineering" Rocky Mountain Books, 2000 and include 90 interviews (video and audio) 1996-1998, photographs (scanned images), research notes, manuscript, copies of documents and articles, chronology, lists and transcripts, and biography files.
Notes
Access to interviews limited to VHS reference compilations.
Name Access
Scott, Charles (Chic)
Subject Access
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Access Restrictions
Some restriction/s on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: reference copy recordings
Finding aids and reference tools series and file description
Creator
Scott, Chic
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on accession record and contents of fonds
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David Zweifel fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of 2 cm of textual records consisting of correspondence from Catharine Robb Whyte [1967-1973] and Murray Adaskin to David Zweifel; 9 colour transparencies pertaining to a 1977 ski trip in Lucerne, Switzerland and David and Marilyn Zweifel's wedding in 1975; 6 colour prints from a 197…
Date Range
1967
1972
1975
1989
Reference Code
M571 / V796 / S58
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Textual record
Cassette
Private record
Photograph
Photograph print
Transparency
Sound recording
Part Of
David Zweifel fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M571 / V796 / S58
Sous-Fonds
M571
V796
S58
Accession Number
2019.02
Reference Code
M571 / V796 / S58
GMD
Textual record
Cassette
Private record
Photograph
Photograph print
Transparency
Sound recording
Responsibility
Corresponence written by David Zweifel and Catharine Robb Whyte
Date Range
1967
1972
1975
1989
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records -- 15 photographs (9 col. transparencies, 6 col. prints) -- 1 sound recording
History / Biographical
David Zweifel (1950 -) is a professional violinist who met Catharine Robb Whyte in December 1966 at the age of 16, shortly following the death of her husband Peter Whyte. Catharine helped to fund Zweifel's musical education and concert trips over the following years, and arranged with her friend Murray Adaskin for Zweifel to obtain a violin that had been previously owned by David White, who was the father of Peter Whyte. Zweifel attended Master classes in music at the Banff Centre as a young adult and stayed in Catharine's home with her during the summer months. David and Catharine were both active in outdoor activities and sports, and the pair went on multiple skiing trips and hikes together including Mount Rundle. Upon completing his education, Zweifel moved to Switzerland to join the Lausanne Orchestra. Catharine visited David and his wife Marilyn in Switzerland at least twice, in 1972 and 1977. Zweifel later became a concert violinist for the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra upon returning to Canada. David performed at Catharine Robb Whyte's memorial service at the Banff Centre on March 15, 1979 alongside Ken Stromberg [violin], and Tom Rolston [viola]. Marilyn Zweifel also performed a vocal solo. David Zweifel made a brief appearance in the 2016 film "Drawing Home", which tells the story of Peter and Catharine Whyte, in which he plays an unnamed violinist on a train ride to Banff.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of 2 cm of textual records consisting of correspondence from Catharine Robb Whyte [1967-1973] and Murray Adaskin to David Zweifel; 9 colour transparencies pertaining to a 1977 ski trip in Lucerne, Switzerland and David and Marilyn Zweifel's wedding in 1975; 6 colour prints from a 1972 ski trip in Austria with Catharine Robb Whyte, David Zweifel, and Marilyn Zweifel; and 1 sound recording of Catharine Robb Whyte's memorial service in 1979 Fonds consists of one series which currently includes all listed content in the fonds: Series I : Catharine Robb Whyte
Name Access
Zweifel, David
Whyte, Catharine
Zweifel, Marilyn
Adaskin, Murray
Adaskin, Frances
Banff Centre for the Arts
Subject Access
Performance
Music
Concert
Memorial
Skiing
Travel
Weddings
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Calgary
Switzerland
Lucerne
Austria
Obergurgl
Access Restrictions
Some restrictions may apply [duplicate of Loan for Copy audio recording available in place of original]
Reproduction Restrictions
Some restrictions may apply
Duplication of musical segments of the memorial service is not permitted unless authorized by musicians
Language
English
Creator
David Zweifel
Category
Family and personal life
Biographical Source Notes
"Romance in the Rockies: The Life and Adventures of Catharine and Peter Whyte" by Kim Mayberry (Canmore: Altitude Publishing Canada Ltd., 2003), p. 98-99.
Copy of "Romance in the Rockies" located in the Whyte Museum's library under code [06 W62ma c.1]
Drawing Home Production Notes, M.Y.R.A. Entertainment, LLC. p. 34 [PDF]
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
Content Details
Cassette tape in accession 2019.02 is Loan for Copy, rest of items in fonds are part of a gift donation
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Esther Fraser fonds

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Part Of
Esther Fraser fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of literary and research papers pertaining to Fraser's research and writing projects. I. Canadian Rockies book project, 196-, including research files (notes, correspondence, sound recording); manuscript drafts (including illustrations); and other material pertaining mainly to public…
Date Range
[196-]-1978
Reference Code
M517 / S45 / V49
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Sound recording
Cassette
Textual record
Private record
Part Of
Esther Fraser fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 517
S 45
V 49
Sous-Fonds
M 517
S 45
V 49
Accession Number
5241, 5930
Reference Code
M517 / S45 / V49
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Sound recording
Cassette
Textual record
Private record
Date Range
[196-]-1978
Physical Description
ca.75 cm of textual records : includes photographs. -- 66 photographs : prints. -- 3 sound recordings (4 audio cassette tapes)
History / Biographical
Esther Fraser, d.1978, was a writer based at Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Fraser studied education at the University of Alberta, taught briefly and wrote scripts for radio school broadcasts. Her major works centered on the history of the Canadian Rockies. "The Canadian Rockies: Early Travels and Explorations" was published by M. G. Hurtig Ltd. of Edmonton in 1969 and quickly became a popular standard work, selling over 20,000 copies. "Wheeler," Fraser's biography of Arthur Oliver Wheeler, was published in 1978 by Summerthought of Banff.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of literary and research papers pertaining to Fraser's research and writing projects.
I. Canadian Rockies book project, 196-, including research files (notes, correspondence, sound recording); manuscript drafts (including illustrations); and other material pertaining mainly to publication and post- publication activities. Project records include correspondence, notes and sound recording re Jimmy Simpson. Banff research material appears to be an incomplete project centering mainly on local personalities, and includes research notes on individuals and events over the period pre-1887 to 1952.
II. Wheeler book project, before 1979, including research files (notes, transcripts of Wheeler family papers, correspondence, diary interpretations, photographs); manuscript drafts; and other material.
III. Other projects, before 1978, including Banff research material and research on Dr. Silver Keeping.
IV. General research photographs, copies made between ca.1965 and 1978.
V. Other material, before 1978, pertaining mainly to research and professional activities; also one personal item.
Name Access
Fraser, Esther
Subject Access
Arts
Exploration, discovery and travel
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: arrangement outline
file description and index
summary of Jimmy Simpson interview (S45/1)
Creator
Fraser, Esther
Category
Arts
Exploration, discovery and travel
Title Source
Title based on accession records and contents of fonds
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Part Of
Henry Ness fonds
Scope & Content
Photographic prints pertain mainly to national park wardens, including Henry Ness, ca.1930; also, Banff Cafe Hockey Team, including Ness; and portraits of Ness and Lofstrand families, ca.1911. Transparencies are of relocation of the Philip and Pearl Moore house to the grounds of the Whyte Museum, …
Date Range
[ca.1911-ca.1935], 1968-1993
Reference Code
M17 / S11 / V467
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Sound recording
Cassette
Textual record
Diary
Private record
Part Of
Henry Ness fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 17
S 11
V 467
Sous-Fonds
M 17
S 11
V 467
Accession Number
3552, 3897, 5696, 6409, 6752, 6934, 7238
Reference Code
M17 / S11 / V467
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Sound recording
Cassette
Textual record
Diary
Private record
Date Range
[ca.1911-ca.1935], 1968-1993
Physical Description
ca.30 photographs : prints, transparencies, negatives. -- 1.5 cm of textual records. -- 1 sound recording : audio tape cassette
History / Biographical
Paul Henry Ness, ca.1908-2001, was a long-time resident of Banff, Alberta, Canada. Ness was born at nearby Bankhead, where he lived until age 6. He worked as a national park warden at Banff, ca.1930.
Scope & Content
Photographic prints pertain mainly to national park wardens, including Henry Ness, ca.1930; also, Banff Cafe Hockey Team, including Ness; and portraits of Ness and Lofstrand families, ca.1911. Transparencies are of relocation of the Philip and Pearl Moore house to the grounds of the Whyte Museum, 1971, 7 items: 35mm, colour.
Textual records include: Gems from Morant [correspondence and miscellaneous items from Nick Morant to Henry Ness], 1968-1990, 1 cm ; copies of diary and letter concerning trip by the Bradley, Johnson and Steen families to Clearwater area in 1928 (trip ended with the death of one member); story, "Saga of the Opium Pipe" by Henry Ness, 1998, 3 pages. Also, textual items, photographs and sound recording pertain to Henry Ness meeting with Chow family in Calgary, 1993. Chow Dung Hee, grandfather of the family, had been friends with the Ness family in Bankhead. Includes Chow family genealogy chart; notes by Helene Letnick; photocopies of photographs of the Chow Dung Hee family, 1923-1960s; six colour prints of Henry Ness and Chow Dung Hee's family at Calgary, 1993.
Name Access
Chow, Dung Hee
Ness, Henry
Subject Access
Cultural pluralism
Family and personal life
Access Restrictions
No restrictions on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Creator
Ness, Henry
Category
Cultural pluralism
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on accession records
Less detail
Part Of
John Amatt fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds include three sous-fonds related to the 1982 Canadian Mount Everest Expedition : M563 - Textual; V788- Visual; S57 - Sound M563 contains ten series: A. Manuals B. Contracts C. Diaries D. Maps E. Reports F. Correspondence G. Periodicals H. Clippings I. Collected Materials O.S. J. Scrapbooks …
Date Range
1981 - 1986
Reference Code
M563 / V788 / S57
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Motion picture
Recording disc
Video
Photograph
Album
Framed print
Negative
Photograph print
Postcard
Sound recording
Cassette
Reel to reel
Textual record
Diary
Map
Private record
Published record
Scrapbook
Part Of
John Amatt fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M563 / V788 / S57
Sous-Fonds
M563 / V788 / S57
Accession Number
2017.8659
Reference Code
M563 / V788 / S57
GMD
Motion picture
Recording disc
Video
Photograph
Album
Framed print
Negative
Photograph print
Postcard
Sound recording
Cassette
Reel to reel
Textual record
Diary
Map
Private record
Published record
Scrapbook
Date Range
1981 - 1986
Physical Description
48 cm of textual records;
1 portfolio ; collected materials ; oversize
46 photographs : 38 prints ; b&w, 8 prints ; colour, 47 negatives ; b&w, 1 transparency ; colour, 1 album (42 photographs ; colour)
4 film reels ; 16 mm
2 videocassettes ; Ampex
7 videocassettes
10 DVDs
1 audio reel ; master
1 audio cassette
History / Biographical
John Amatt (May 19, 1945 - ) was an educator, expedition leader, public speaker, and founder of One Step Beyond WorldWide. He was a climber, business manager, spokesman and press liason for the 1982 Canadian Mount Everest Expedition.
Scope & Content
Fonds include three sous-fonds related to the 1982 Canadian Mount Everest Expedition : M563 - Textual; V788- Visual; S57 - Sound
M563 contains ten series:
A. Manuals
B. Contracts
C. Diaries
D. Maps
E. Reports
F. Correspondence
G. Periodicals
H. Clippings
I. Collected Materials O.S.
J. Scrapbooks
V788 contains six series:
A. Photographs
B. Negatives
C. Transparencies
D. Films
E. Albums
F. Framed
S57 contains two series:
A. Audio cassettes
B. Audio reel
Notes
There are artefacts in the heritage collection associated with this fonds - logos and pins
Name Access
Amatt, John
Everest '82
Subject Access
Alpine Club of Canada
Avalanches
Calgary
Camps
Canada
Climbing
Communications
Conferences and conventions
Daily routines
Education
Winter Sports
Helicopters
India
Mountaineering
Mountaineers
Newspaper clippings
Organizations
Sports
Transportation
Travel
Geographic Access
Alberta
Bangkok
Thailand
Kathmandu
England
London
Nepal
Access Restrictions
Some personal mailing addresses in M563/F - Correspondence
Language
English
Related Material
Peter Spear fonds
Creator
John Amatt
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Science and technology
Transportation
Biographical Source Notes
http://www.adventureattitude.com/bio.htm
Title Source
Title based on contents
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