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Pat Brewster fonds

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Part Of
Pat Brewster fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of four series: I. Personal, II. Professional, III. Activities, IV. Brewster family. I. Personal series, 1905-1982, 18 cm of textual records, 160 photographs, 2 sound recordings. Includes correspondence, interview and recorded conversation, address/notebook, artwork, other textua…
Date Range
1841-1983
Reference Code
M2 / S21 / V91
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Postcard
Transparency
Sound recording
Cassette
Textual record
Drawing
Map
Poster
Private record
Part Of
Pat Brewster fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M2 / V91 / S21
Sous-Fonds
V91
Accession Number
12, 13, 80, 93, 110, 145, 340, 380, 899, 1006, 1110, 1179, 1210, 1235, 1398, 1409, 1440, 1505, 1784, 1874, 2176, 2216, 2303, 2361, 2410, 2643, 2791, 2816, 2880, 2903, 2933, 2940, 3051, 3157, 3181, 3393, 3642, 3733, 3734, 3780, 3821, 3921, 3969, 5028, 5336, 6018
Reference Code
M2 / S21 / V91
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Postcard
Transparency
Sound recording
Cassette
Textual record
Drawing
Map
Poster
Private record
Date Range
1841-1983
Physical Description
ca.80 cm of textual material. -- ca.900 photographs : prints, postcards, transparencies, negatives, copy negatives. -- 1 photograph album (50 prints). -- 3 sound recordings : audio tape cassettes
History / Biographical
Forrest Oliver "Pat" Brewster, 1896-1982, was a trail guide, outfitter and businessman in Banff, Alberta, Canada. Pat was a native and life-long resident of Banff. As a boy, he was an active Boy Scout and, by age seventeen, was a big game guide. After serving in World War I, Brewster established the first permanent camp at Lake O'Hara for the Canadian Pacific Railway. In 1926, he took over the Brewster Transport Company outfitting business from his brothers, Bill and Jim. In the 1930s, he became involved in skiing explorations in the Assiniboine, Skoki and Sunshine areas. Pat Brewster was active in community affairs and, in his later years, was an avid historian of the region. He published three books of reminiscences between 1975 and 1982.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of four series: I. Personal, II. Professional, III. Activities, IV. Brewster family.
I. Personal series, 1905-1982, 18 cm of textual records, 160 photographs, 2 sound recordings. Includes correspondence, interview and recorded conversation, address/notebook, artwork, other textual records, photographs.
II. Professional series, 1892-1982, 47.5 cm of textual records, 266 photographs, 1 sound recording. Includes papers pertaining to various Brewster family and other businesses, writing papers and sound recording, and photographs pertaining to guiding and outfitting, tourism promotion and other.
III. Activities series, 1841-1983, 6.5 cm of textual records, 262 photographs. Pertains to genealogical research, other activities and collected material.
IV. Brewster family series, 1841-1981, 2.5 cm of textual records, 132 photographs. Pertains to Brewster family, Jack Brewster, John Brewster, Pearl Brewster Moore and the Moore family.
Name Access
Brewster, Pat
Subject Access
Commerce and industry
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Access Restrictions
Some restrictions on access to originals
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: arrangement outline
series and file description
electronic finding aid
reference copies and summaries for sound recordings
Creator
Brewster, Pat
Category
Commerce and industry
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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Rundle Memorial United Church fonds

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Rundle Memorial United Church fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds includes miscellaneous reports, programmes, ephemera and photographic copies of documents, artifacts and art works concerning Rundle Memorial United Church and Robert T. Rundle, Methodist Missionary, Edmonton, 1840-1848, for whom the church is named. Some items are by John Travis.
Date Range
Copies made [ca.1965]
Reference Code
M12
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Textual record
Drawing
Organization record
Photograph print
Published record
Part Of
Rundle Memorial United Church fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 12
Sous-Fonds
M 12
Accession Number
31, 118
Reference Code
M12
GMD
Textual record
Drawing
Organization record
Photograph print
Published record
Date Range
Copies made [ca.1965]
Physical Description
1.5 cm of textual records and photographs
History / Biographical
Rundle Memorial United Church is located in Banff, Alberta, Canada. John Travis was Minister, ca.1965.
Scope & Content
Fonds includes miscellaneous reports, programmes, ephemera and photographic copies of documents, artifacts and art works concerning Rundle Memorial United Church and Robert T. Rundle, Methodist Missionary, Edmonton, 1840-1848, for whom the church is named. Some items are by John Travis.
Name Access
Rundle Memorial United Church
Subject Access
Churches
Religions
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: basic description
Creator
Rundle Memorial United Church
Category
Religions
Title Source
Title based on accession record
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Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds

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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
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Galletly family fonds

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Galletly family fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds includes D. D. Galletly and Galletly family papers and photographs. Textual records consist of David Galletly papers and Galletly family music. David Galletly papers include manuscripts, n.d., 1914; correspondence 1888-1907; and personal papers n.d., 1902 re early life in Canmore and Banff an…
Date Range
[ca.1880-ca.1960]
Reference Code
M114 / V421
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Album
Photograph print
Tintype
Textual record
Drawing
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Galletly family fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 114
V 421
Sous-Fonds
M 114
V 421
Accession Number
268, 492, 2257, 2743
Reference Code
M114 / V421
GMD
Photograph
Album
Photograph print
Tintype
Textual record
Drawing
Private record
Published record
Date Range
[ca.1880-ca.1960]
Physical Description
ca.5 cm of textual records. -- 56 photographs : prints, tintype. -- 1 photograph album (266 prints)
History / Biographical
The Galletly family were residents of Canmore and Banff, Alberta, Canada. David Drummond Galletly, 1838-1916, served as caretaker and guide for the Cave and Basin hot springs, 1897-ca.1910. Previously he worked on the construction of the Banff Springs Hotel and operated a hotel in Canmore. At the Cave and Basin, Galletly conducted tours and became known for his Scottish humor. Other family members included wife Ethel, daughters Viva and Ethel (Fulscher), son-in-law Fred Fulscher, and grandchildren Ronald and Adelina Fulcher.
Scope & Content
Fonds includes D. D. Galletly and Galletly family papers and photographs.
Textual records consist of David Galletly papers and Galletly family music. David Galletly papers include manuscripts, n.d., 1914; correspondence 1888-1907; and personal papers n.d., 1902 re early life in Canmore and Banff and the Cave and Basin. The manuscripts include scripts of Galletly's cave tours. Family music includes published sheet music and hand-drawn items. Fonds also includes newsclippings and postcards pertaining to the Galletly family, 1939-[ca.1960]; and drawing of exterior of dwelling on Lot 32, Cave and Basin Avenue, 1912, signed by D. D. Galletly, 4 p.: photocopy.
Photographs pertain to Galletly family and friends, activities, Banff views; most are unidentified.
Name Access
Galletly, David Drummond
Subject Access
Family and personal life
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: basic description
Creator
Galletly, David Drummond
Category
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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Moore family fonds

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Moore family fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of seven series : I. Philip Moore family series, ca.1882-1964, 42 cm., and contains three sub-series: A. Personal papers and photographs, 1897-1964 (college career, personal life, activities and estate); B. Professional papers and photographs, 1905-[ca.1950] (military career and re…
Date Range
1838-1973
Reference Code
M307 / V439
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Textual record
Diary
Drawing
Private record
Published record
Scrapbook
Part Of
Moore family fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 307
V 439
Sous-Fonds
M 307
V 439
Accession Number
347, 421, 988, 1018, 1029, 1891, 2037, 2091, 2764, 2769, 2828, 2872, 2933, 3891, 5248, 5581, 6020, 7412 (unproc)
Reference Code
M307 / V439
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Textual record
Diary
Drawing
Private record
Published record
Scrapbook
Date Range
1838-1973
Physical Description
ca.1 m textual records. -- ca.3400 photographs: prints, transparencies, negatives. -- 10 photograph albums (ca.1000 prints). -- 24 motion pictures.
History / Biographical
The Moore family resided at Banff, Alberta and Yoho Valley, British Columbia, Canada. Col. Philip A. Moore, 1879-1951, was a guide, soldier, lecturer and publicist. Pearl Brewster Moore, 1889-1973, was a homemaker and tourist lodge operator. Daughter, Edmee Brewster Moore (Reid), 1908-1971, was a homemaker and wife of Charles Reid. Pearl Brewster, born in Banff, was an active sportswoman. In 1905, she met Philip Moore, who had joined Jim and Bill Brewster in the packing business. The Moores made their home in Banff in 1907. A trained soldier, Philip Moore distinguished himself in France in the First World War and served with the Calgary Highlanders during the Second World War. The Moores ran various Canadian Pacific Railway facilities, including Yoho Valley Bungalow Camp, during the 1920s and early 1930s. Col. Moore lectured widely during this period using motion pictures and lantern slides. During the 1930s, the Moores travelled extensively and were active in the Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies. Pearl Moore was instrumental in the Banff-Jasper fund during the Second World War. In 1971, Pearl Moore gave their log home, a showcase of Stoney Indian artifacts and art, to the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of seven series :
I. Philip Moore family series, ca.1882-1964, 42 cm., and contains three sub-series: A. Personal papers and photographs, 1897-1964 (college career, personal life, activities and estate); B. Professional papers and photographs, 1905-[ca.1950] (military career and research, writing and lecturing); C. Volunteer activities, 1935-1945 (Jubilee Committee; National War Finance Committee, Victory Loan program).
II. Pearl Moore series. -- 1890-1973. -- 21.5 cm of textual records. -- 156 photographs: prints. -- Series consists of three sub-series: A. Personal papers and photographs, 1990-1973 (photographs, letters, diaries, notes and notebooks, and other material); B. Legal and financial papers, 1908-1971; C. Volunteer activities, [1940?]-1942 (Banff-Jasper Spitfire Fund, the Red Cross, wartime work).
III. Edmee Moore series. -- 1908-1965. -- 8 cm of textual records. -- 152 photographs : prints, 4 photograph albums. -- Series consists of six sub-series: A. Photographs, 1908-1965; B. Letters and notes, [ca.1915-ca.1920]; C. Sketchbooks; D. Diaries and scrapbooks, 1926-1938; E. Financial and legal papers, 1935-1965; F. Other, 1919-1953.
IV. Philip Moore family series. -- 1885-1970. -- 20 cm of textual records. -- 1183 photographs (1075 prints and negatives, 117 transparencies, 51 stereo cards). -- 11 motion pictures. -- Series consists of seven sub-series: A. Family portraits, 1885-[ca.1970]; B. Home, friends and activities, [ca.1910]-1962; C. Financial papers, 1907-1951; D. Travel, 1931-1936; E. Business papers, bungalow camp operations, 1921-1932; F. Banff/Lake Louise area photographs, 1885-1965; G. Other, [ca.1895-ca.1960].
V. Moore and Brown families series. -- 1838-1950. -- 8 cm of textual records. -- 156 photographs : prints. -- Series consists of five sub-series: A. Roger Brown Moore, 1890-1931; B. Maria K. Moore estate, 1922-1927; C. William Gordon Moore, Laura Moore and Roger Brown Moore estate, 1930-1939; D. Maria K. Moore and Roger Brown Moore, 1925-1930; E. Other material, 1838-1950.
VI. Brewster family series. -- [ca.1880]-1970. -- 6 cm of textual records. -- 289 photographs : prints, 2 photograph albums. -- Series consists of five sub-series: A. John and Isabella Brewster, 1904-1948; B. Fred Brewster, 1909-1953; C. James I. Brewster, 1909-1936; D. Fern Brewster, 1930-1932; E. Brewster family, [ca.1880]-1970; F. Other material, 1898-1969.
VII. Other material series. -- 1885-1970. -- 709 photographs : prints. -- Series consists of three sub-series: A. Scenics, 1885-1970; B. People, 1885-1970; C. Other, 1885-1970.
Name Access
Moore, Edmee
Moore, Pearl
Moore, Phil
Subject Access
Exploration, discovery and travel
Military
Access Restrictions
Some restrictions on access to originals
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: file description and index
electronic finding aid
summaries and video reference copies for some motion pictures
Related Material
Portion of photographs related by provenance to Mary Schaffer Warren fonds (M79 /V527)
Creator
Moore, Pearl
Moore, Philip
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Military
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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Ostheimer expedition fonds

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Part Of
Ostheimer expedition fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists primarily of expedition records in four multi-media volumes. Fonds also contains lantern slides and print material. Material pertains to the 1927 Ostheimer Expedition and the 1926 advance expedition by Alfred J. Ostheimer III and John de Laittre II. It describes expedition activit…
Date Range
1927-1929
Reference Code
M393 / V479
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Transparency
Textual record
Drawing
Map
Organization record
Photograph print
Part Of
Ostheimer expedition fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 393
V 479
Sous-Fonds
M 393
V 479
Accession Number
2805, 2848, 2859
Reference Code
M393 / V479
GMD
Photograph
Transparency
Textual record
Drawing
Map
Organization record
Photograph print
Other Title Info
Also known as the 1927 Ostheimer expedition, Canadian Rockies fonds
Date Range
1927-1929
Physical Description
30 cm of textual records. -- 66 photographs : transparencies
History / Biographical
The Ostheimer Expedition 1927 was a mountaineering and scientific expedition, led by Alfred J. Ostheimer III, 1908-1983, with fellow Harvard students John de Laittre II and W. R. Maclaurin, in Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada. The party completed a nine week climbing and exploration trip described as "perhaps the greatest tour de force ever accomplished in a single season in the Canadian Rockies." Party members climbed thirty-five mountains, including twenty-eight first ascents, in the region between the Athabasca River and Tsar Creek.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists primarily of expedition records in four multi-media volumes. Fonds also contains lantern slides and print material. Material pertains to the 1927 Ostheimer Expedition and the 1926 advance expedition by Alfred J. Ostheimer III and John de Laittre II. It describes expedition activities, topography, drainage, geographic names, mountains and mountaineering, geology, glaciation, flora, fauna and meteorology, etc., of the Jasper, Whirlpool, Clemenceau, Chaba and Columbia areas and is illustrated with photographs, maps and cartoons.
Volumes titles are: 1927 Ostheimer Expedition, Canadian Rockies : Report / by Alfred J. Ostheimer III (2 v : 569 p.); 1927 Ostheimer Expedition, Canadian Rockies : Every other day / Alfred J. Ostheimer III (1 v : 312 p.); 1927 Ostheimer Expedition, Canadian Rockies : Field notes and photographs / by John de Laittre II (1 v : 562 p.).
Notes
Lantern slides are from an original set of sixty-six pertaining to the expedition
Every other day : the journals of the remarkable Rocky Mountain climbs and explorations of Alfred J. Ostheimer III / R. W. Sandford and Jon Whelan (eds.), was published by The Alpine Club of Canada in 2002
Name Access
de Laittre II, John
Ostheimer, Alfred J. III
Subject Access
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Ostheimer Expedition (1927)
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
basic description for processed material
Creator
Ostheimer, Alfred J. III
Category
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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Mollie E. Smith Ross and Peter Murray Ross fonds

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Mollie E. Smith and Peter Murray Ross fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds includes Rev. F. G. Christmas scrapbook, 1888-1889, of sketches, poems and writings pertaining to social life among Christmas's circle of Banff friends, including Mollie Smith and Peter Ross. Scrapbook also contains several loose items. Fonds also includes letter, marriage license, wedding …
Date Range
1888-1928
Reference Code
M490
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Textual record
Drawing
Private record
Scrapbook
Part Of
Mollie E. Smith and Peter Murray Ross fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 490
Sous-Fonds
M 490
Accession Number
5013
Reference Code
M490
GMD
Textual record
Drawing
Private record
Scrapbook
Other Title Info
Scrapbook is also known as the Christmas scrapbook
Date Range
1888-1928
Physical Description
ca.6 cm of textual records
History / Biographical
Mollie E. Smith Ross, ca.1860-1897, and Peter Murray Ross, ca.1863-1928, lived at Banff and Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Mary Emma Jane (Mollie) Smith was born in Jackson, Michigan, USA and came to Banff for health reasons, ca.1889. Among her friends in Banff were Anglican church minister Rev. F. Granville (Eric) Christmas, 1854-1931, and druggist Peter Ross. Mollie Smith and Peter Ross were married in 1892 by Rev. Charles W. Gordon and moved to Edmonton in 1893, where Ross continued in the pharmaceutical business and the couple raised a family. Rev. F. G. Christmas chronicled his admiration of Mollie Smith in a scrapbook that he later presented to her.
Scope & Content
Fonds includes Rev. F. G. Christmas scrapbook, 1888-1889, of sketches, poems and writings pertaining to social life among Christmas's circle of Banff friends, including Mollie Smith and Peter Ross. Scrapbook also contains several loose items. Fonds also includes letter, marriage license, wedding and death notices re Mollie Smith Ross and Peter Ross, 1891-1928, and photocopies of photographs of Smith and Ross.
Name Access
Christmas, Rev. F. G.
Ross, Mollie E. Smith
Ross, Peter Murray
Subject Access
Arts
Community life
Family and personal life
Religions
Access Restrictions
No restrictions on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Creator
Ross, Mollie E. Smith
Ross, Peter Murray
Category
Arts
Family and personal life
Religions
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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Senior Friends of Banff fonds

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Part Of
Senior Friends of Banff fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of minutes which describe regular and annual meetings and include note on amalgamation; also membership lists and financial statements. Also included is an original architectural drawing of the Banff Library/Senior Citizens Centre prepared by Bond Mogridge Architects.
Date Range
1977-1991
Reference Code
M512
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Textual record
Drawing
Organization record
Part Of
Senior Friends of Banff fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 512
Sous-Fonds
M 512
Accession Number
5162, 7062 (unproc), 7859
Reference Code
M512
GMD
Textual record
Drawing
Organization record
Date Range
1977-1991
Physical Description
10 cm + 2 v. textual records. -- 1 architectural drawing: col.
History / Biographical
The Senior Friends of Banff, a senior citizens social and philanthropic organization at Banff, Alberta, Canada, was established in 1965 and operated until 1984 when the group amalgamated with the Banff Senior Citizens' Society. The Senior Friends organized social and recreational activities and raised funds for the Banff Library / Seniors Centre.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of minutes which describe regular and annual meetings and include note on amalgamation; also membership lists and financial statements. Also included is an original architectural drawing of the Banff Library/Senior Citizens Centre prepared by Bond Mogridge Architects.
Notes
Architectural drawing is stored in M512 o.s. "G"
Name Access
Banff Library/Senior's Centre
Banff Seniors Society
Senior Friends of Banff
Subject Access
Family and personal life
Access Restrictions
Access and use restricted
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Basic description only
Creator
Senior Friends of Banff
Category
Arts
Education
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on accession record and contents of fonds
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Stewart family fonds

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Part Of
Stewart family fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds includes a scrapbook, a blotting book of drawings, and one photographic print. The scrapbook contains newspaper accounts by travellers in the Rockies and Selkirks, particularly descriptions of Banff town, Banff Springs Hotel, the hot springs and vicinity. The Stewarts are frequently mentione…
Date Range
[ca.1880]-1894
Reference Code
M104 / V209
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Textual record
Drawing
Scrapbook
Part Of
Stewart family fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 104
V 209
Sous-Fonds
M 104
V 209
Accession Number
729, 6438, 6911
Reference Code
M104 / V209
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Textual record
Drawing
Scrapbook
Date Range
[ca.1880]-1894
Physical Description
2 v. of textual records. -- 3 photographs : prints.
History / Biographical
George A. Stewart, 1830-1917, was the first Superintendent of Rocky Mountains Park (now Banff National Park) from 1886-1897. George and Frances Stewart, 1843-1932, and family were prominent early residents of Banff.
Scope & Content
Fonds includes a scrapbook, a blotting book of drawings, and one photographic print.
The scrapbook contains newspaper accounts by travellers in the Rockies and Selkirks, particularly descriptions of Banff town, Banff Springs Hotel, the hot springs and vicinity. The Stewarts are frequently mentioned, having extended their hospitality to the various writers. The album has been autographed at a later date by Olive Stewart Foster. The blotting book contains 54 drawings pertaining to unknown persons and locations and is thought to have belonged to George Stewart. Drawings are possibly by Rev. F. G. Christmas. Location of images appears to be Manitoba or north-western Ontario.
Photographs are: Stewart family in front of their first home in Banff and Cave and Basin bathhouse, both by Boorne & May, Photographers, Calgary, N.W.T., ca.1888; and "Grandmother Stewart's house in Banff."
Name Access
Christmas, Rev. F. G.
Stewart, George A.
Subject Access
Arts
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Access Restrictions
No restrictions on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Creator
Stewart, George A.
Category
Arts
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on accession records
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Town of Banff fonds

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Part Of
Town of Banff fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds includes: guest book used at Incorporation ceremonies at Town of Banff Offices, January 1, 1990, and Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, January 27, 1990; sample sixty-year resident scroll; sound recording of incorporation ceremony at Whyte Museum by Banff Centre technicians; photograph of …
Date Range
1911-2009
Reference Code
M501 / S44 / V516
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Sound recording
Textual record
Drawing
Government record
Microfiche
Microfilm
Plan
Part Of
Town of Banff fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 501
S 44
V 516
Sous-Fonds
M 501
S 44
V 516
Accession Number
5825, 6413, 7970 (unproc), 7909 (unproc), 7997
Reference Code
M501 / S44 / V516
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Sound recording
Textual record
Drawing
Government record
Microfiche
Microfilm
Plan
Date Range
1911-2009
Physical Description
2 textual records + 41 microfilm reels (textual records) + 2 boxes microfiche (textual records). -- 1 sound recording. -- 1 photograph: print
History / Biographical
The Town of Banff is an Alberta municipality situated in Banff National Park. It gained autonomy from the Government of Canada, Department of the Environment beginning 1990.
Scope & Content
Fonds includes: guest book used at Incorporation ceremonies at Town of Banff Offices, January 1, 1990, and Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, January 27, 1990; sample sixty-year resident scroll; sound recording of incorporation ceremony at Whyte Museum by Banff Centre technicians; photograph of Mayor Leslie Taylor and Councillors in Town Office, 1991 by Simon Hoyle. Microfilm records include Town of Banff original roll #1 and #2 pertaining to town council minutes and bylaws, 2008; 3 rolls of Town of Banff council meeting minutes, 1911-2007; 3 rolls of Town of Banff bylaws, No. 1-274. Microfiche records contain all plans and drawings of Banff buildings in Parks Canada files at time of incorporation, 1990 and 32 rolls of microfilm of same.
Name Access
Town of Banff
Subject Access
Buildings - Banff
Government
Access Restrictions
No restrictions on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Basic description only
Related Material
Official pen used at ceremonies transferred to Heritage collections, Whyte Museum
Creator
Town of Banff
Category
Government
Title Source
Title based on accession record
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