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Cassette Interviews and VHS Recordings

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Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 7 cassette tapes and 10 VHS tapes re: Nicholas Morant and the Canadian Pacific Railway. Includes 6 cassette tapes with recorded 1986/1987 interviews with Nicholas Morant; 1 cassette recording of steam locomotive sounds used for a Revelstoke Museum exhibit on Nicholas Morant; and 10…
Date Range
1986
1987
[ca. 1990 - ca. 1995]
1990
1991
1992
1993
1999
Reference Code
S20 / III / A6 / 1 to 17
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Cassette
Film
Video
Sound recording
Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M300 / S20 / V500
Sous-Fonds
S20
Sub-Series
S20 / III / A : Nick and Willie Morant
Accession Number
Unknown
Reference Code
S20 / III / A6 / 1 to 17
GMD
Cassette
Film
Video
Sound recording
Responsibility
Canadian Pacific, Edgar Rozon (?)
Date Range
1986
1987
[ca. 1990 - ca. 1995]
1990
1991
1992
1993
1999
Physical Description
17 sound and video recordings: cassettes, VHS
Scope & Content
File consists of 7 cassette tapes and 10 VHS tapes re: Nicholas Morant and the Canadian Pacific Railway. Includes 6 cassette tapes with recorded 1986/1987 interviews with Nicholas Morant; 1 cassette recording of steam locomotive sounds used for a Revelstoke Museum exhibit on Nicholas Morant; and 10 VHS tapes containing various content, including footage of Nick Morant receiving the Order of Canada in 1990, TV and film features on Nicholas Morant and TV news broadcasts discussing CP Rail and/or Nicholas Morant.
Notes
Originally stored in box for mandarin oranges, accompanied by business card for J.C. Edgar Rozon.
Name Access
Morant, Nicholas
Subject Access
Biographical
Canadian Pacific Railway
Canadian Pacific
Photography
Interview
Biography
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Canadian Rocky Mountains
Reproduction Restrictions
Reference use only; no reproduction
Language
English
Creator
Canadian Pacific Railway, various, unknown
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Content Details
Individual item titles (original):
S20/III/A6/1: CP Rail Video News 12 JANUARY 1991
S20/III/A6/2: Copy of Nick Morant - CBC TV Segment Jan 18 1990
S20/III/A6/3: Winston Link: Trains that Passed in the Night: Broadcast TV Ontario Nov. 19 /92 10:30 pm
S20/III/A6/4: End of the Line CFCN-TV News Aired: February 5, 1990
S20/III/A6/5: Investiture: Order of Canada Railroader U.S. Transcontinental Railroad
S20/III/A6/6: CPR - Still Life: The Story of Nicholas Morant (5:30)
S20/III/A6/7: "Canadian Profiles" featuring Bert Coughlin Produced by Humber College Recorded in 1993
S20/III/A6/8: Riding the Rails in the Rockies: The Best Years (Cam Cathcart) Rocky Mountaineer
S20/III/A6/9: Jan. 18 /90 Thu. N. Morant CBC - 6 Srigley
S20/III/A6/10: Order of Canada Awards - Rideau Hall - October 24, 1990
S20/III/A6/11: Nick Morant Tape 1 1986 Interviews
S20/III/A6/12: Nick Morant Tape 2 cont.'d 1986 1986 interviews continued
S20/III/A6/13: Nick Morant tape #3 1986 Interviews N. Morant
S20/III/A6/14: Nick Morant Tape #4 1987 Interviews
S20/III/A6/15: Nick Morant Tape #5 1987 1987 Interviews
S20/III/A6/16: Nick Morant Tape #6 1987 Interviews
S20/III/A6/17: CPR Sounds. Nick Morant Steam Locos [On front of cassette:] "NICHOLAS MORANT DEDICATION OF RVELSTOKE [sic] MUSEUM - STEAM LOCO SOUNDS - EDITED TO 9 mins."
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Part Of
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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