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Part Of
Peter Spear fonds
Scope & Content
S56 contains 34 audio cassettes: S56/1 - "Everest 81 Edmund Hillary Talk at Hillary Dinner/Calgary (Amatt)" S56/2 - "A - Blank, B - Oct 15/81 Caneverex - Canadians reach summits of Mutzicata" S56/3 - "A - Everest A/V soundtrack - Earl Pennington - Part 1 Shaw, Part 2 Epilogue, Bill March July 198…
Date Range
1981 - 1986
Reference Code
S56
Description Level
3 / Series
GMD
Sound recording
Cassette
Part Of
Peter Spear fonds
Description Level
3 / Series
Fonds Number
M562 / V787 / S56
Series
S56
Sous-Fonds
S56
Accession Number
2017.8655
Reference Code
S56
GMD
Sound recording
Cassette
Date Range
1981 - 1986
Physical Description
34 audio cassettes
History / Biographical
Peter Spear (April 1, 1940 - ) was a teacher, administrator, mountain ski patroller at the Lake Louise Ski Area, member of the Canadian Ski Patrol System, and base camp manager for the 1982 Canadian Mount Everest Expedition based out of Calgary, Alberta.
Scope & Content
S56 contains 34 audio cassettes:
S56/1 - "Everest 81 Edmund Hillary Talk at Hillary Dinner/Calgary (Amatt)"
S56/2 - "A - Blank, B - Oct 15/81 Caneverex - Canadians reach summits of Mutzicata"
S56/3 - "A - Everest A/V soundtrack - Earl Pennington - Part 1 Shaw, Part 2 Epilogue, Bill March July 1982, B - Blank"
S56/4 - "A - Aug 6 - Sherpas and Sherpani's singing in Chang house near Namche, Aug 6 Thangboche monastary ceremony for our expedition, B - Aug 9 Thangboche monastary monk apprentices reciting verse (8-10 years old), Aug 13 Lobuche - Sherpa Sing Song"
S56/5 - "A - Mr. Sharma's Office - Sept 7/82, Sept 14 - Elzinga, B - Blank"
S56/6 - "A - Cross Canada Check Up - September 19, 1982, B - Blank"
S56/7 - "A - Cross Canada Check Up - September 19, 1982, B - Cross Canada Check Up - September 19, 1982 G.S. tape Sept 28/82 to C.H."
S56/8 - "A - Oct 4 - Base Camp = K, B - Oct 5/82 Base Camp -> K radio #1"
S56/9 - "A - Oct 5/82 - Base -> K radio #2, B - Oct 5/82 - #3"
S56/10 - "A - Oct 7/82 - Kathmandu, B - Oct 7/82 - during live broadcast"
S56/11 - "A - Oct 8/82 - Patterson stay from Base of summit, B - Blank"
S56/12 - "Oct 10/82 - Jorsalle to Namche - March, Amatt, Read, Burgess, Smith, Sherpas - taped by Andy Kuzmicki, Bill March, Ron Diamond, B - Oct 10/82 - Jorsalle to Namche - Gallagher, Laurie Skreslet - Transcription of Pat Morrow
S56/13 - "CFCF 60 - Radio Montreal - Mount Everest Aircheck Fri Oct 15/82"
S56/14 - "Air Canada - A Conversation with Pierre Leanniot May 1984"
S56/15 - "Everest! A Sound History 1922 - 1983"
S56/16 - "1. Steve Bezruchka - interview with Brot Coburn re: Hydro project Aug 2/82, 2. Steve Bezruchka - interview with Guy Posson re: affects of HA on child development - Aug 14/82"
S56/17 - "1. Steve Bezruchka (cont.) interview with Guy Posson, 2. Blank"
S56/18 - "1. John Amatt Diary #1 (walk in), 2. John Amatt Diary #2 (walk in)"
S56/19 - "1. John Amatt Diary - Aug 8 - Kunde #3, 2. John Amatt Diary Aug 8 - Kunde #4"
S56/20 - "1. John Amatt Diary - Aug 9/82 - Thyangboche #5 - ceremony music, 2. John Amatt Diary Aug 9/82 - meeting etc. #6"
S56/21 - "1. John Amatt Diary #7 - interviews with Head Lama at Thyangboche - Aug 10/82, 2. John Amatt Diary #8 - comments recorded on trail - Pheriche - Aug 10/82"
S56/22 - "1. John Amatt #9 - team mtg. at Pheriche - Aug 11/82, 2. John Amatt #10 - team mtg. at Pheriche - Aug 11/82"
S56/23 - "1. John Amatt #11 - interview with Bill March, Rovers - report from [?] - Aug 13/82, 2. John Amatt #12 - blank"
S56/24 - "1. John Amatt #13 - Aug 15/16/17 - Tim Lloyd at [?] - Sherpas singing, Bill and Lloyd at Ice Fall, Al Burgess, 2. John Amatt #14 - Aug 18 at Base - personal, Ice Fall Radio Comm, March and team meeting"
S56/25 - "1. John Amatt #15 - Progress Report - Aug 25/82, 2. John Amatt #16 - Aug 24/82 - [?] of W. Cwm conversation"
S56/26 - "1. John Amatt #17 - Aug 19 - Radio contact from Base -> Ice Fall - exploring route, 2. #18 - Blank"
S56/27 - "1. John Amatt #19 - Aug 24 - Dave Jones on health, team meeting at base, 2. John Amatt #20 - Aug 24 - team meeting (cont.), oxygen seminar"
S56/28 - "1. John Amatt #21 - Aug 27, organization plan, Sept 6/82, 2. John Amatt #22 - August 28 - radio contact"
S56/29 to S56/34 - blank tapes
Notes
Titles taken from text written on cassette tapes.
Name Access
Spear, Peter
Everest '82
Subject Access
Camps
Canada
Climbing
Communications
Conferences and conventions
Education
Winter Sports
Mountaineering
Mountaineers
Organizations
Public events
Sports
Transportation
Travel
Geographic Access
Alberta
England
Thailand
Nepal
Bangkok
Kathmandu
Language
English
Related Material
John Amatt fonds
Creator
Peter Spear
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Science and technology
Transportation
Title Source
Title based on contents
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
Less detail
Part Of
Jon Whyte fonds
Scope & Content
I. Literary papers, ca.1960-1990, 154.5 cm of textual records: A. Projects (book files, Carl Rungius project, Peter and Catharine Whyte portfolio papers, other projects); B. General literary papers (loose papers and writing notebooks) includes Jon Whyte's concrete poetry; C. Career documents; D. Wo…
Date Range
1948-1992
Reference Code
M88 / S28 / V690
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Machine-readable data file
Recording disc
Motion picture
Film
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Sound recording
Cassette
Reel to reel
Textual record
Organization record
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Jon Whyte fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 88
S 28
V 690
Sous-Fonds
M 88
S 28
V 690
Accession Number
553, 1315, 1497, 3854, 3865, 4020, 5301, 5663, 5869, 6283, 6785, 7498 (unproc)
Reference Code
M88 / S28 / V690
GMD
Machine-readable data file
Recording disc
Motion picture
Film
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Sound recording
Cassette
Reel to reel
Textual record
Organization record
Private record
Published record
Date Range
1948-1992
Physical Description
4.5 m textual records. -- ca.7600 photographs: ca.6400 transparencies, ca.1200 prints and negatives. -- 27 electronic records (425 files): computer diskettes. -- 39 sound recordings: audio tape reels, audio cassettes. -- 5 motion pictures
History / Biographical
Jon Anthony Whyte, 1941-1992, was an author, poet, writer, editor, journalist, broadcaster, publisher, environmentalist and museum curator at Banff, Alberta, Canada. Whyte was born in Banff to Jack White, son of merchant Dave White, and Barbara Carpenter Whyte. After public school education in Banff and Medicine Hat, Alberta, he received a B.A. in English from the University of Alberta in 1964, followed by a Masters degree in Medieval English in 1967. Subsequently, he received a Masters in Communications from Stanford University, California in 1974. His thesis at Stanford was a film documentary, "Jimmy Simpson, Mountain Man". During his time at U of A, Whyte worked as a broadcaster for CKUA Radio and as a sessional Instructor at U of A, 1965-1967.
Upon returning to Banff, ca.1968, Whyte managed the Book and Art Den and helped establish Summerthought Press. In 1969 he became a columnist for the "Crag and Canyon," continuing until 1991, and in 1970 became a board member of the Peter Whyte Foundation (now Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies). From 1980 until his death, Whyte was Curator of the Heritage collections at the museum. He continued to write and publish extensively throughout the 1980s. He was involved with the formation of the Writer's Guild of Alberta and was elected its president in 1990. He received the WGA's Stephan Stephansson Award for Poetry in 1983. Whyte was also active in numerous other organizations, including the League of Canadian Poets, Alberta Museums Association, Canadian Museums Association, Interpretation Canada, Bow Valley Naturalists and the Alberta Wilderness Association.
Scope & Content
I. Literary papers, ca.1960-1990, 154.5 cm of textual records: A. Projects (book files, Carl Rungius project, Peter and Catharine Whyte portfolio papers, other projects); B. General literary papers (loose papers and writing notebooks) includes Jon Whyte's concrete poetry; C. Career documents; D. Works by other writers and artists.
II. Personal / professional papers, 1948-1991, 325.5 cm of textual records: A. School and university papers; B. Correspondence; C. Alphabetical files; D. Travel papers; E. Organizations (incl. Writer's Guild of Alberta, Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Bow Valley Naturalists, others); F. Other.
III. Electronic records, 1984-1991, 27 computer disks (425 files); files are mainly literary, with some letters and files pertaining to organizations, including the Whyte Museum
IV. Photographs and films, ca.1950-1991, ca.7600 items (mainly transparencies): A. Transparencies. Included in this sub-series are The Princess of the Stars musical drama performed in Banff National Park; B. Prints and negatives; C. Collected photographs; D. Films (5 items)
V. Sound recordings, ca.1950- 1988, 39 items.
Name Access
Whyte, Jon
Subject Access
Arts
Communications
Environment
Family and personal life
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: arrangement outline
series and file description
electronic finding aid
searchable electronic lists for correspondence files (sub-series II.B.) and alphabetical files (sub-series II.C.)
video reference copy for "Jimmy Simpson: mountain man"
list of available Jon Whyte publications held by the Whyte Museum
list of Jon Whyte Crag and Canyon newspaper columns
Related Material
Art works and artifacts transferred to art collection and Heritage Collection, Whyte Museum
Creator
Whyte, Jon
Category
Arts
Communications
Environment
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on accession records and contents of fonds
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Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions36
Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of papers, photographs and sound recordings of Peter and Catharine Whyte and the papers and photographs of their respective families. Consists of three sous-fonds: V683, S37 and M36. M36 and S37 consists of three series. Series I: Peter and Catharine Whyte, Series II: Robb and Morse …
Date Range
1856-1980
Reference Code
M36 / S37 / V683
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Drawing
Motion picture
Film
Photograph
Album
Ambrotype
Cased photograph
Daguerreotype
Negative
Photograph print
Postcard
Tintype
Transparency
Sound recording
Cassette
Reel to reel
Textual record
Plan
Poster
Private record
Published record
  1 Electronic Resource  
Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 36
S 37
V 683
Sous-Fonds
TBD
Accession Number
3069 and various
Reference Code
M36 / S37 / V683
GMD
Drawing
Motion picture
Film
Photograph
Album
Ambrotype
Cased photograph
Daguerreotype
Negative
Photograph print
Postcard
Tintype
Transparency
Sound recording
Cassette
Reel to reel
Textual record
Plan
Poster
Private record
Published record
Other Title Info
Also known as the Whyte family fonds
Date Range
1856-1980
Physical Description
25 m of textual records. -- ca.46,000 photographs : prints, albums, postcards, cased photographs, transparencies, negatives. -- 178 sound recordings : audio tape reels, audio tape cassettes. -- 6 motion pictures (and film strips)
History / Biographical
Peter and Catharine Whyte were artists, photographers, outdoor enthusiasts, travelers, philanthropists and cultural workers at Banff, Alberta, Canada. Peter Whyte, 1905-1966, was born at Banff in 1905 to pioneer merchant Dave White and Annie (Curren) White. He was an accomplished skier and ski jumper and one of the region's first native-born painters with an intimate knowledge of the mountains and was an active photographer from ca.1920 until the 1950s. Peter Whyte studied art at the Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, 1923-1924, and at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Boston, 1925, where he met Catharine Robb. Catharine Robb Whyte, 1906-1979, was born in 1906 at Concord, Massachusetts and grew up amongst the wealth and creativity of the Robb and Morse families. She studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Boston, 1925-1929.
Following their marriage in 1930, the Whytes pursued a life of painting, photography, hiking, skiing and travelling. Their log home and studio in Banff became a focal point for their artist friends, Stoney Indians and local pioneers. Catharine shared Pete's involvement in skiing and hiking organizations and together they managed Skoki Lodge from 1932-1934. In following years, the Whytes travelled extensively. During the Second World War, Peter served in the reserve army, with the Royal Canadian Air Force as a photographer and, briefly, as an official war artist. Catharine continued to paint and maintain their home and, when possible, accompanied Pete to his military postings. In civilian life, Pete resumed his art career, explored new photographic techniques and sculpted.
Throughout the 1950s and 1960s, the Whytes formulated plans for a foundation to preserve the art and history of the Canadian Rockies. Plans for a building to house an archives, public library and gallery were in preparation when Pete died in 1966. The Peter Whyte Foundation was named in his honour. Catharine immersed herself in the development of what is now the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, in the cultural community, painting, outdoor activity, travel and work with the Stoney First Nations. She became a more active photographer, recording her travels and outdoor pursuits. She served in an official capacity with numerous cultural and charitable organizations, was a patron to individuals studying art and music, and supported numerous causes relating to the Stoney First Nations. Catharine also supported causes related to multiculturalism, regional culture and recreation, and cancer research. Despite her modesty and often anonymous patronage of causes, Catharine was recognized with numerous awards and honours, including the Order of Canada in 1978. She died in Banff in 1979.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of papers, photographs and sound recordings of Peter and Catharine Whyte and the papers and photographs of their respective families. Consists of three sous-fonds: V683, S37 and M36. M36 and S37 consists of three series. Series I: Peter and Catharine Whyte, Series II: Robb and Morse families, Series III: White and Curren families. Within Series I, there are four Sub-series: Series: A. Catharine Robb Whyte papers; B. Peter Whyte papers; C. Peter and Catharine Whyte papers accessioned after 2017; D. Peter and Catharine Whyte sound recordings.
Name Access
Whyte, Peter
Whyte, Catharine
Subject Access
Arts
Communications
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
First nations
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: arrangement outline
sous-fonds, series and file description for textual
sub-series and group description for photographs
item description, subject/proper name index, and summaries for sound recordings
reference copies for sound recordings
Creator
Whyte, Peter
Whyte, Catharine
Category
Arts
Communications
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
First nations
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
Electronic Resources
Less detail
Part Of
Peter Spear fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds include three sous-fonds related to the 1982 Canadian Mount Everest Expedition : M562 - Textual; V787 - Visual; S56 - Sound M562 contains five series: A. Expedition Planning and Logistics; B. General; C. Correspondence; D. Periodicals; E. Newspaper Clippings; F. Posters V787 contains four s…
Date Range
1981 - 1986
Reference Code
M562 / V787 / S56
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Postcard
Transparency
Sound recording
Cassette
Textual record
Diary
Organization record
Poster
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Peter Spear fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M562 / V787 / S56
Sous-Fonds
M562 / V787 / S56
Accession Number
2017.8655
Reference Code
M562 / V787 / S56
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Postcard
Transparency
Sound recording
Cassette
Textual record
Diary
Organization record
Poster
Private record
Published record
Date Range
1981 - 1986
Physical Description
96 cm of textual records
1150 photographs: 11 prints; b&w, 22 prints; colour, 2 oversize prints ; colour, 32 negatives; b&w, 1080 transparencies; colour ; 3 transparencies; b&w
36 audio cassettes
History / Biographical
Peter Spear (April 1, 1940 - ) was a teacher, administrator, mountain ski patroller at the Lake Louise Ski Area, member of the Canadian Ski Patrol System, and base camp manager for the 1982 Canadian Mount Everest Expedition based out of Calgary, Alberta.
Scope & Content
Fonds include three sous-fonds related to the 1982 Canadian Mount Everest Expedition : M562 - Textual; V787 - Visual; S56 - Sound M562 contains five series: A. Expedition Planning and Logistics; B. General; C. Correspondence; D. Periodicals; E. Newspaper Clippings; F. Posters V787 contains four series: A. Photographs; B. Oversize Photographs; C. Transparencies; D. Negatives S56 contains 34 audio cassettes
Notes
There are artefacts in the heritage collection associated with this fonds - flags, shirts, logos, pins, business cards, luggage tags etc.
Name Access
Spear, Peter
Everest '82
Subject Access
Alpine Club of Canada
Avalanches
Calgary
Camps
Canada
Climbing
Clothing and dress
Columbia Icefield
Communications
Conferences and conventions
Daily routines
Education
Winter Sports
Helicopters
India
Legal and Financial
Mountaineering
Mountaineers
Newspaper clippings
Organizations
Portraits
Public events
Shopping lists
Sports
Transportation
Travel
Geographic Access
Alberta
Bangkok
Thailand
Kathmandu
England
London
Nepal
Access Restrictions
Some personal mailing addresses in M562/C - Correspondence
Language
English
Location (Copy)
Copy of Peter Spear's diary in case file
Related Material
John Amatt fonds
Creator
Peter Spear
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Science and technology
Transportation
Title Source
Title based on contents
Less detail
Part Of
John Amatt fonds
Scope & Content
S57 contains two series: A. Audio cassette entitled "Everest the Ultimate Challenge - 1922-1982 - A Stereo Sound History of 60 Years of Struggle to Climb the Worlds Highest Mountain" (unopened) B. Audio reel entitled "Master Tape for Everest Music" - Ampex Precision Magnetic Tape
Date Range
1981 - 1986
Reference Code
S57
Description Level
2 / Sous-fonds
GMD
Sound recording
Cassette
Reel to reel
Part Of
John Amatt fonds
Description Level
2 / Sous-fonds
Fonds Number
M563 / V788 / S57
Sous-Fonds
S57
Accession Number
2017.8659
Reference Code
S57
GMD
Sound recording
Cassette
Reel to reel
Date Range
1981 - 1986
Physical Description
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
S57 contains two series:
A. Audio cassette entitled "Everest the Ultimate Challenge - 1922-1982 - A Stereo Sound History of 60 Years of Struggle to Climb the Worlds Highest Mountain" (unopened)
B. Audio reel entitled "Master Tape for Everest Music" - Ampex Precision Magnetic Tape
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
Less detail

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