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1944 packing contest and trail ride photos

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions54357
Part Of
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 27 black and white prints. Content pertains to a 1944 packing contest and trail rides led by the Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies [includes promotional photographs, possibly by Canadian Pacific]. Photographs include trail guides Don Edge, Ken Teare, Edith Edge and Horace Hollow…
Date Range
1944
[ca. 1945]
Reference Code
V635 / III / PA - 117 to 143
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Part Of
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M545 / V635
Series
V635 / III : Published records
Sous-Fonds
V635
Accession Number
5757
Reference Code
V635 / III / PA - 117 to 143
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Date Range
1944
[ca. 1945]
Physical Description
27 photographs : b&w prints ; 25.5 x 20.5 cm or smaller
Scope & Content
File consists of 27 black and white prints. Content pertains to a 1944 packing contest and trail rides led by the Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies [includes promotional photographs, possibly by Canadian Pacific]. Photographs include trail guides Don Edge, Ken Teare, Edith Edge and Horace Holloway. Some photographs may be attributed to Canadian Pacific.
Notes
Many of photographs are annotated on reverse with date, description of photograph, etc. Some dated 1944.
Name Access
Edge, Don
Edge, Edith
Teare, Ken
Holloway, Horace
Subject Access
Trails
Travel
Tourism
Guide
Pack trips
Landscape
Mountain
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff National Park
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Category
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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Allan E. Crawford fonds

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Part Of
Allan E. Crawford fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of three series, 3 cm, ca. 1938 - 1943. Series I: Photograph Albums (depicting photographs of the Skyline Hikers and Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies trips and camps between 1938-1943 including Devil's Gap, Ghost River, Yoho Lake, Mount Assiniboine and views of the Town of Banff,…
Date Range
1930-1943
Reference Code
V131
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Album
Photograph print
Transparency
Part Of
Allan E. Crawford fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
V131
Sous-Fonds
V131
Accession Number
7686
Reference Code
V131
GMD
Photograph
Album
Photograph print
Transparency
Date Range
1930-1943
Physical Description
207 photographs. -- 1 album (174 photographs : b&w ; 39 x 27.5 cm). -- 18 photographs : b&w ; 17 x 12 cm or smaller. -- 15 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
History / Biographical
Allan E. Crawford (1900-1989) of Calgary, Alberta and Prince Rupert, British Columbia, was a member of the Sky Line Trail Hikers from 1937 to 1946 and was the "Official Musician of the Sky Line Trail Hikers" in 1937, 1938, 1940, and 1941. He also participated in Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies trips from 1937, 1938, 1940, 1941 as their musician. Allan E. Crawford appeared on Calgary radio station CFCN "The Voice of the Prairies" on a live weekly program, with the music trio "The Gamboliers" playing the accordian with Eddie Clemens on guitar and J.E. Gerke on vocals. Allan also played the organ, piano and harmonica.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of three series, 3 cm, ca. 1938 - 1943. Series I: Photograph Albums (depicting photographs of the Skyline Hikers and Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies trips and camps between 1938-1943 including Devil's Gap, Ghost River, Yoho Lake, Mount Assiniboine and views of the Town of Banff, Mount Rundle and the Banff Springs Hotel). Series II: Photograph Prints (depicting photographs of the Skyline Hikers of the Canadian Rockies trips and camps between 1938-1943 including Sunburst Lake and Mount Assiniboine with camp scenes), Series III: Transparencies (depicting the Skyline Hikers camp including Egypt Lake, Lake Louise, Pharoah Peak, Castle Mountain and Scarab Lake in 1940).
Storage Range
Photograph prints - range box V130 to V143
Transparencies - range box V1 to V450
Name Access
Crawford, Allan E.
Subject Access
Commerce and industry
Sports, recreation and leisure
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies
Travel
Skyline Hikers of the Canadian Rockies
Hiking
Horses
Hotels
Camps
Music
Musicians
Mountains
National parks and reserves
Geographic Access
Banff National Park
Mount Assiniboine
Lake Louise
Castle Mountain
Bow River
Banff
Mount Rundle
Mount Norquay
Ghost River
Yoho National Park
Language
English
Creator
Crawford, Allan E.
Biographical Source Notes
Glenbow Archives (NA-2771-12) ; https://www.getdown.ca/2018/07/11/1930s-calgary-music-and-modernization/ ; The Skyline Trail Vol. 4 No. 16, November 1937; Vol. 5 No. 20, November 1938 ; http://www.broadcasting-history.ca/listing_and_histories/radio/ckmx-am ;
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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Allan E. Crawford photograph prints

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Part Of
Allan E. Crawford fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 18 b&w photographs, 17 x 12 cm or smaller. Contents pertains to the Skyline Hikers of the Canadian Rockies trips and camps, 1938-1943 and specifically Sunburst Lake and Mount Assiniboine with camp scenes of singing, eating, cooking and hiking.
Date Range
1930-1943
Reference Code
V131 / II / PA - 1 to PA - 18
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Part Of
Allan E. Crawford fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
V131
Series
V131 / II : Photograph prints
Sous-Fonds
V131
Accession Number
7686
Reference Code
V131 / II / PA - 1 to PA - 18
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Date Range
1930-1943
Physical Description
18 photographs : b&w ; 17 x 12 cm or smaller
Scope & Content
File consists of 18 b&w photographs, 17 x 12 cm or smaller. Contents pertains to the Skyline Hikers of the Canadian Rockies trips and camps, 1938-1943 and specifically Sunburst Lake and Mount Assiniboine with camp scenes of singing, eating, cooking and hiking.
Storage Range
Photograph prints - in range box V130 to V143
Name Access
Crawford, Allan E.
Subject Access
Commerce and industry
Sports, recreation and leisure
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies
Travel
Skyline Hikers of the Canadian Rockies
Hiking
Horses
Camps
Music
Musicians
Mountains
National parks and reserves
Geographic Access
Banff National Park
Mount Assiniboine
Language
English
Creator
Crawford, Allan E.
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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Banff and Canmore Miscellaneous

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Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 90 colour photographs, 15 x 10 cm and 12.5 x 9 cm. File pertains to photographs taken by Dorothy Wardle of places, events, and scenery around Banff and Canmore. For Banff, file documents winter and fall scenery (mountains like Rundle and Cascade, the Bow River, Banff Avenue), wildl…
Date Range
1993-1999
1993
1994
1995
1996
1999
Reference Code
V75 / II / PA - 138 to 228
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph print
Private record
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M521 / V75
Series
V75 / II : Dorothy Wardle, 1972-2001
Sous-Fonds
V75
Accession Number
7504
Reference Code
V75 / II / PA - 138 to 228
GMD
Photograph print
Private record
Date Range
1993-1999
1993
1994
1995
1996
1999
Physical Description
90 photographs : col. ; 15 x 10 cm and 12.5 x 9 cm
Scope & Content
File consists of 90 colour photographs, 15 x 10 cm and 12.5 x 9 cm. File pertains to photographs taken by Dorothy Wardle of places, events, and scenery around Banff and Canmore. For Banff, file documents winter and fall scenery (mountains like Rundle and Cascade, the Bow River, Banff Avenue), wildlife (elk and a bear), war memorial, Warren house, Baine house, Louis Trono concert in the park in 1995, and the Old Banff Cemetery. For Canmore, file documents the Highland Games in 1994, winter activities (ice sculptures, dog sled races at the Nordic Centre), St. Michael's Place, and a photograph of the valley. File also documents the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies and the cabins (Bill Peyto, Jack Sinclair, and Mather Family) located on the museum's property.
Notes
Old Banff Cemetery photographs include the headstones of: Wardle family, Stephen family, Mary Schaffer Warren, J. Murray Gibbon, and Peter Whyte and Catharine Robb Whyte.
Name Access
Wardle, Dorothy
Wardle, James M.
Whyte, Peter
Whyte, Catharine
Schaffer, Mary
Gibbon, John Murray
Subject Access
Mountain
Scenery
Wildlife
War Memorial
Highland Games
Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies
Cabins
Bow River Bridge
Old Banff Cemetery
Geographic Access
Banff
Banff National Park
Canmore
Alberta
Canada
Canadian Rocky Mountains
Language
English
Creator
Wardle, Dorothy
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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Black and white Canadian Pacific prints

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Part Of
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 54 black and white prints pertaining to trail rides and tourism in areas including Peyto Lake, Wolverine Plateau, Scarab Lake, Lake Louise, Banff Springs Hotel and other scenic areas around Banff townsite. Photographs were produced by Canadian Pacific for publication and advertisin…
Date Range
1940
[ca. 1940 - ca. 1950]
Reference Code
V635 / III / PA - 13 to 66
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Part Of
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M545 / V635
Series
V635 / III : Published records
Sous-Fonds
V635
Accession Number
5757
Reference Code
V635 / III / PA - 13 to 66
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Responsibility
Produced by Canadian Pacific
Date Range
1940
[ca. 1940 - ca. 1950]
Physical Description
54 photographs : b&w prints ; 25.5 x 20.5 cm
Scope & Content
File consists of 54 black and white prints pertaining to trail rides and tourism in areas including Peyto Lake, Wolverine Plateau, Scarab Lake, Lake Louise, Banff Springs Hotel and other scenic areas around Banff townsite. Photographs were produced by Canadian Pacific for publication and advertising, and feature excursions led by the Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies.
Notes
Some photographs not dated, but likely similar in age to other items dated 1940.
Subject Access
Travel
Tourism
Canadian Pacific
Advertising
Landscape
Banff Springs Hotel
Hotel
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Peyto Lake
Wolverine Plateau
Scarab Lake
Lake Louise
Banff National Park
Reproduction Restrictions
Copyright restrictions apply
Language
English
Category
Sports, recreation and leisure
Commerce and industry
Environment
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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Charles Reid fonds

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Part Of
Charles Reid fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of two sous-fonds: M413 (textual) and V487 (photographs). M413 consists of two series, 3.5 cm, ca. 1920-1939. Series I: Correspondence, 2.5 cm, 1929-1939 (particularly with Mary Schaffer Warren and an assortment of postcards). Series II: Newspaper Clippings, 1 cm, ca.1920-1939 (mai…
Date Range
ca.1900 to ca. 1939
1922-1927
1929
1931
1935-1936
1938-1939
Reference Code
M413 / V487
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Textual record
Private record
Part Of
Charles Reid fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M413/V487
Sous-Fonds
M413
V487
Accession Number
3295
3303
5248
2014.8273
5727
Reference Code
M413 / V487
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Textual record
Private record
Date Range
ca.1900 to ca. 1939
1922-1927
1929
1931
1935-1936
1938-1939
Physical Description
3.5 cm textual records. -- 175 photographs (31 negatives, 144 prints). -- 1 album (183 prints).
History / Biographical
Charles "Charlie" Clifford Carmichael Reid (1904-1984) was born near Suffield, Alberta, Canada. Charlie went to high school in Medicine Hat, Alberta and arrived in Banff in 1922 to serve his three-year pharmacy apprenticeship with Gourlay's Drug Store. After completing his apprenticeship, Charlie studied to be a pharmacist at the University of Alberta from 1926-1928. While at university, Charlie joined the Pharmacy Club and the Track Team. Charlie had dreams of opening his own pharmacy in Banff, which he did in 1936 on Banff Avenue and named it Banff Pharmacy Limited. He operated the Banff Pharmacy until his retirement in February 1977. He was known as a good employer that paid well, and known for selling French perfumes. A true entrepreneur, Charlie opened a branch store that sold general merchandise in the Banff Springs Hotel, a Curio and Gift shop across from the pharmacy, and a fur store. It is also noted that Charlie found an opportunity to sell coal to the Banff Springs Hotel, which is where he made a significant amount money. He remained in Banff until his death. He was described as a "go getter" and was known for dressing meticulously, particularly with his trademark bowtie. He was a keen and skilled golfer at the Banff Springs Golf Course (he was a member), and won the Prince of Wales trophy in the 1930's. He was an accomplished track and field athlete, captain of the canoe team, participated in water sports, and enjoyed hiking and hunting. He was good friends with George Noble (photographer), Dr. Ernest Kennedy (dentist), and Carl Rungius (artist). Charlie was a prominent Banff citizen: he served as the Registrar for births, deaths, and marriages; he served on the Banff Advisory Council; was a Charter Member of the Kinsman Club of Banff; he was a member of the Banff Curling Club; and he was a volunteer firefighter with fire brigade. When a fire broke out at the Banff Springs Hotel in the late 1920's, Charlie was one of the firefighters who helped put it out. Charlie was a bachelor until his mother died, although during this period he courted Edmee Moore, daughter of Col. Philip and Pearl (Brewster) Moore, whom he married in 1942. Charlie and Edmee Reid were friends of Mary Schaffer Warren and lived in the Warren home after Billy Warren's death. After Edmee died in 1971, Charles remarried a friend from Vancouver, Gladys McQueen, until his death on February 8th, 1984.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of two sous-fonds: M413 (textual) and V487 (photographs).
M413 consists of two series, 3.5 cm, ca. 1920-1939. Series I: Correspondence, 2.5 cm, 1929-1939 (particularly with Mary Schaffer Warren and an assortment of postcards). Series II: Newspaper Clippings, 1 cm, ca.1920-1939 (mainly related to Reid's sports activities).
V487 consists of three series, 9 cm, ca. 1900-ca. 1939. Series I: Albums (depicting sports and community events in and around Banff, including the Banff Winter Carnival and the Banff Indian Days). Series II: Prints, consisting two sub-series: A. Community Life and Banff Area (family and friends, community events including Banff Winter Carnival and Banff Indian Days, and scenery; includes Reid's pharmacy) and B. Sports and Recreation (summer and winter sports, mainly golf). Series III: Negatives (primarily depicting Reid with friends and family and sports activities).
Notes
Grant Buchanan was a good friend of Charles Reid. His son, Doug Buchanan, gifted additional records in 2014 (accn.2014.8273), these were found in his garage after his father passed away.
Items from accn. 5727 were placed in the Charles Reid biofile.
1 loan for copy print of Carl Rungius working on painting, ca. 1950. -- put in Mary Schaffer V527
Name Access
Reid, Charles
Moore, Edmee
Moore, Phil
Subject Access
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Banff
Community life
Community events
Banff National Park
Geographic Access
Alberta
Banff
Banff National Park
Canada
Medicine Hat
Calgary
Access Restrictions
Some restriction/s on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Related Material
Charles C. Reid biofile
Creator
Reid, Charles
Category
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Biographical Source Notes
Charles C.C. Reid biofile
Some information based on contents within the fonds
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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Community Events and Banff Area

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Part Of
Charles Reid fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 33 black and white photographs, 10 x 15.5 cm or smaller. Photographs pertain to community events and scenic places in and around Banff, primarily in the 1920's and 1930's. Photographs document Banff Winter Carnival/Festival, Banff Indian Days, swimming at Cave and Basin, Moraine La…
Date Range
ca. 1910-1939
Reference Code
V487 / II / A / PA - 36 to 68
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph print
Private record
Photograph
Part Of
Charles Reid fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M413 / V487
Series
V487 / II : Prints
Sous-Fonds
V487
Sub-Series
V487 / II / A : Community Life
Accession Number
5248
Reference Code
V487 / II / A / PA - 36 to 68
GMD
Photograph print
Private record
Photograph
Date Range
ca. 1910-1939
Physical Description
33 photographs : b&w ; 10 x 15.5 cm or smaller
Scope & Content
File consists of 33 black and white photographs, 10 x 15.5 cm or smaller. Photographs pertain to community events and scenic places in and around Banff, primarily in the 1920's and 1930's. Photographs document Banff Winter Carnival/Festival, Banff Indian Days, swimming at Cave and Basin, Moraine Lake, and Lake Minnewanka.
Notes
One photograph is annotated on the back, "Moraine Lake"
The swimsuits that were used at the Cave and Basin were rentals and resemble those used between ca. 1915 and 1930
3 photographs appear to be of a pharmacy; if it is Charlie Reid's pharmacy these photographs will date after 1936, as that is the year that Charlie opened his pharmacy. One of these photographs is annotated with "Part of our Fountain" on the back.
Name Access
Reid, Charles
Subject Access
Banff Indian Days
Banff Winter Carnival
Banff Winter Festival
Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel
Cave and Basin
Packing
Banff National Park
Community events
Community life
Family and personal life
Scenery
Swimming
Travel and Exploration
Geographic Access
Alberta
Banff
Banff National Park
Canada
Moraine Lake
Cave and Basin
Language
English
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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Curtiss-Wright Corp. staff and family photographs album

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Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of one personal photograph album [likely created by Eleanor Luxton]. Content pertains to staff members of the Curtiss-Wright Corporation Aircraft Division and related events including a dinner party in New York, as well as friends and relatives of the Luxton family. Includes images of…
Date Range
[ca. 1910]
[ca. 1920 - ca. 1930]
[ca. 1940 - ca. 1945]
1941 - 1944
1950
1954
1956
[ca. 1960 - ca. 1970]
1967 - 1969
Reference Code
LUX / II / C / PD - 1
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Album
Photograph
Photograph print
  203 images     1 Electronic Resource  
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / II / C : Personal
Sous-Fonds
LUX / II : Eleanor Luxton
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / II / C / PD - 1
GMD
Album
Photograph
Photograph print
Responsibility
Some photographs produced by Associated Screen News Ltd., Curtiss-Wright Corporation, Byron Harmon
Date Range
[ca. 1910]
[ca. 1920 - ca. 1930]
[ca. 1940 - ca. 1945]
1941 - 1944
1950
1954
1956
[ca. 1960 - ca. 1970]
1967 - 1969
Physical Description
1 album (193 b&w photographs ; 20 x 25.5 cm or smaller -- 2 textual records)
Scope & Content
File consists of one personal photograph album [likely created by Eleanor Luxton]. Content pertains to staff members of the Curtiss-Wright Corporation Aircraft Division and related events including a dinner party in New York, as well as friends and relatives of the Luxton family. Includes images of Eleanor Luxton as a child and as an adult, group and individual portraits of mostly unidentified individuals [likely immediate and extended family and friends of Eleanor, including Norman and Georgina Luxton], unidentified children playing, images from the Calgary Stampede parade [ca. 1940s], unidentified Indigenous groups and individuals [possibly Stoney Nakoda community members during Banff Indian Days], Dr. Casey's Ranch [1944], and a family picnic. File also includes one small textual record describing a 1943 Curtiss-Wright Corporation staff event, as well as an annotated Christmas card from Ruth and Frank Neustadt [n.d.].
Notes
Some items are annotated on back
Items not in chronological or other clear order
Material Details
Album has clear plastic layer on surface of front and back covers
Green plastic stitched around border of both covers and side bindings
Name Access
Luxton, Eleanor
Ross, George
McDougall, George
Smith, Mary
Smith, Archie
Casey, Anne Ross
Ross, Jean
Knight, Sidney S.
Luxton, Georgina
Luxton, Norman
Neustadt, Ruth
Neustadt, Frank
Subject Access
Travel
Family and personal life
Businesses
Children
Community events
Picnics and picnicking
Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel
Events
Geographic Access
Bermuda
Canada
Alberta
Banff National Park
Calgary
United States of America
New York
Arizona
Phoenix
Reproduction Restrictions
Copyright restrictions may apply
Language
English
Conservation
Loose items in album have been placed in mylar
Category
Family and personal life
Commerce and industry
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Electronic Resources
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Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 137 colour photograph prints, 21.5 x 26.5 cm or smaller. File pertains to Dorothy (DW) and friends visiting with one another and traveling together. File documents: DW and Glen and Dorie Gordon (appears to be a golf tournament); DW visiting with Anne and David Kelly and family (inc…
Date Range
1977-1999
1980
1983
1987-1989
1990-1997
1999
Reference Code
V75 / II / PA - 1 to 137
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Private record
Photograph print
Photograph
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M521 / V75
Series
V75 / II : Dorothy Wardle, 1972-2001
Sous-Fonds
V75
Accession Number
7504
Reference Code
V75 / II / PA - 1 to 137
GMD
Private record
Photograph print
Photograph
Date Range
1977-1999
1980
1983
1987-1989
1990-1997
1999
Physical Description
137 photographs : col. ; 21.5 x 26.5 cm or smaller
Scope & Content
File consists of 137 colour photograph prints, 21.5 x 26.5 cm or smaller. File pertains to Dorothy (DW) and friends visiting with one another and traveling together. File documents: DW and Glen and Dorie Gordon (appears to be a golf tournament); DW visiting with Anne and David Kelly and family (includes handwritten note that was taped to the envelope); Shirley and DW traveling from Sidney to Canmore, 1996; Mary Hay's multiple visits and travels to Emerald Lake, Moraine Lake, Head Smashed in Buffalo Jump, Takkakaw Falls, and Yoho National Park (1994-1995) and Thanksgiving at Mary's (1994); holdiays (Easter) and travels (Salt Spring Island, Chemainus) with Anne Thomas (Includes DW and Sheila visiting Anne photographs with a dog), 1987-1993; Marmie's Ranch (includes photographs of wildflowers), 1993 and 1995; visits and parties (Christmas) with Peg and Bert Millard, 1989-1990); Nancy and Gilbert Nelson's 50th anniversary and day trip to Salt Spring Island, 1988 and 1993; various birthdays with friends in and around Sidney, BC; dinners and visits with Anne and Claude Hudson, 1980, 1990-1995; photographs of Sheila and DW (1984); and miscellaneous photographs and portraits, including a photograph print of a painting of Carl Rungius (1977, 1983, 1988).
Notes
Photographs of Sheila and DW were originally framed but have been removed from frames for storage purposes.
Most folders include original envelopes that the photographs were stored in, which have additional information.
Name Access
Wardle, Dorothy
Rungius, Carl
Subject Access
Family and personal life
Travel
Anniversary
Golfing
Dogs
Picnics and picnicking
Holidays
Geographic Access
Sidney
British Columbia
Canada
Yoho National Park
Canmore
Moraine Lake
Emerald Lake
Head Smashed In Buffalo Jump
Alberta
Banff
Banff National Park
Takkakaw Falls
Language
English
Category
Family and personal life
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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Dorothy Wardle fonds

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions398
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of two sous-fonds: M521 and V75. M521 consists of four series, 154 cm, ca.1870-2002. Series I: Dorothy Wardle Personal Papers, 69.5 cm, ca.1870-2002 (includes Dorothy's written work and research and notes related to Banff). Series II: Wardle Family, 32.5 cm, 1872-1998 (including cor…
Date Range
ca.1870-2002
Reference Code
M521 / V75
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Postcard
Transparency
Textual record
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M521
V75
Sous-Fonds
M521
V75
Accession Number
5296, 5391, 7504
Reference Code
M521 / V75
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Postcard
Transparency
Textual record
Private record
Published record
Date Range
ca.1870-2002
Physical Description
154 cm of textual records. -- 1304 photographs (1190 prints, 95 negatives, 19 transparencies). -- 6 photograph albums.
History / Biographical
The Wardle family was comprised of husband and wife, James Morey Wardle (June 26,1888 - May 18,1971) and Maud Leette (Roney) Wardle (May 24,1889 - December 1,1969), and their one child, Dorothy Hope Wardle (May 23,1919 - July 20,2003). James Wardle, born in Chiliwack, British Columbia, was a civil engineer and public servant. He was the Superintendent of Banff National Park from 1918-1921, Chief Engineer for Parks Canada from 1921-1935, and Deputy Minister of the Interior from 1935-1936. He is primarily known as a highway design engineer, particularly for building the Banff-Windermere, Banff-Lake Louise, and Banff-Jasper highways. He was a councillor for the Municipality of Rockcliffe Park in Ontario and he was the President of the Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies in Banff from 1925-1929. Mount Wardle in Vermillion was named after him in 1921. James married Leette on November 4, 1913, with whom he had one child, Dorothy. Born in Calgary, Alberta, Dorothy (also known as Dot and Dorie) grew up in Banff, Alberta and Ottawa, Ontario, due to her father's position with the federal government. She was educated at the Mountain School in Banff and at the Elmwood School in Ottawa. All three family members were graduates of Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario. James graduated in 1912 with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Leette graduated with a Bachelor's degree, and in 1942, Dorothy also earned a Bachelor's degree. Dorothy was prominent in student life and active in athletics. In 1941, Dorothy became the first woman elected as President of the Alma Mater Society and during her academic career, Dorothy was a member of the Levana Intercollegiate Debative, University Centenary Committee, and Queen’s War Aid Commission. Dorothy spent her career as a freelance writer however, upon graduation she served as the first Secretary-In-Charge of Records at Carleton College (now Carleton University) from 1942-1944 in Ottawa and in the mid-1950s worked as a secretary for the Glenbow Foundation in Calgary. Dorothy pursued a lifelong interest in traveling, art, and antiques. Although she was fiercely proud and protective of Banff and the Park, and remained a volunteer and patron of the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Dorothy eventually settled in Sidney, British Columbia and shared an apartment with Sheila Iris Ritchie, with whom Dorothy travelled extensively. After her death in 2003, Dorothy, "Dorie," was laid to rest alongside her parents in the Old Banff Cemetery.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of two sous-fonds: M521 and V75.
M521 consists of four series, 154 cm, ca.1870-2002. Series I: Dorothy Wardle Personal Papers, 69.5 cm, ca.1870-2002 (includes Dorothy's written work and research and notes related to Banff). Series II: Wardle Family, 32.5 cm, 1872-1998 (including correspondence with Carl Rungius and Mrs. Helen Brett, and Christmas and other greeting cards from Peter and Catharine Whyte). Series III: Queen's University, 7.5 cm, 1911-1980 (including graduation certificates for each family member and records pertaining to Dorothy's participation on the Alma Mater Society). Series IV: Travel, 44.5 cm, ca.1950-1988 (includes hand-written notebooks meticulously detailing their travels).
V75 consists of two series, 79.5 cm, ca. 1912-2001. Series I: Wardle Family, ca. 1912-1971, 6 albums, 31 cm of photograph prints and negatives (including family trips, trail rides in the Canadian Rocky Mountains, and family gatherings). Series II: Dorothy Wardle, 1972-2001, 34 cm of photograph prints, negatives, and transparencies (including Dorothy's travels in Alberta and British Columbia, overseas, and various outings with friends).
Name Access
Wardle, Dorothy
Wardle, James
Rungius, Carl
Brett, Helen
Keyte, Freeman
Hart, E. J. (Ted)
Harkin, J. B. (James Bernard)
Brewster, Pat
Peyto, Bill
Brett, Robert George
Sanson, Norman
White, Clifford
Drummond-Davies, Nora
Mills, Ike
McLean, George
Walking Buffalo (George McLean)
Kaquitts, Frank
Oxborough, Dorothy
Whyte, Jon
Robinson, Dean
Warren, Mary Schaffer
Simpson, George
Gibbon, John Murray
Whyte, Catharine
Whyte, Peter
Greenham, Margaret
Subject Access
Arts
Environment
Personal and Family Life
Banff
Old Banff Cemetery
Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies
Cabins
Travel
Picnics and picnicking
Holidays
Scenery
Christmas
Dogs
Horses
Mountain
Canoes and canoeing
Hiking
Wildlife
War Memorial
Highland Games
Bow River Bridge
Golfing
Anniversary
Horseback riding
Indigenous Peoples
Stoney Nakoda
Education
Snowshoes and snowshoeing
Banff Winter Carnival
Banff Winter Festival
Women
Trails
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies
Sports and leisure
Skiing
European travel
Beach
Calgary Herald
Geography
Government
Newspaper
Politics
Research
Banff Public Library
National parks and reserves
Park policy
Parks Canada
Wardens
Ya-Ha-Tinda Ranch
Community life
Mines and mineral resources
History
Immigration and homesteading
Settlement
Organizations
World War II
Biographical
Professional and Personal Life
Grizzly Bears
Fire fighters
Sunshine Village
Teahouses
Banff Indian Days
Regalia
Calgary Stampede
Mountain guides
Mountain School
The Albertan
Crag and Canyon newspaper
Homestead Hotel
Banff Centre
Hot Springs
Superintendents
Automobiles
Natural history
Records
Calendar
Finances
Leases
Legal and Financial
Property
Recreation
Geographic Access
Banff
Banff National Park
Canmore
Alberta
Canada
Canadian Rocky Mountains
Castle Mountain
Bankhead
British Columbia
Glacier National Park
Kootenay National Park
Silver City
Victoria
Scotland
Revelstoke
Yoho National Park
Ottawa
Ontario
Prince Edward Island
Plain of Six Glaciers
Lake Agnes
Lake Louise
Lake Minnewanka
Lake O'Hara
Bow River
Calgary
Sidney
San Francisco
United States
Europe
Germany
Switzerland
France
Spain
Monaco
Italy
Denmark
Austria
Quebec
Windermere
New York
Assiniboine
Ghost River
High River
Quebec City
New Brunswick
Maine
Great Divide
Moraine Lake
Maligne Lake
Columbia Icefield
Washington
Philadelphia
Atlantic City
Larch Valley
Cascade Mountain
Panama
Sulphur Mountain
Field
Emerald Lake
Head Smashed In Buffalo Jump
Takkakaw Falls
Jasper National Park
Athabasca Falls
Okanagan
Kananaskis
Hoodoos
Powell River
Montreal
Access Restrictions
Some restriction/s on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Related Material
Dorothy also donated artwork (by Carl Rungius) to Art and Heritage.
James Morey Wardle fonds (Library and Archives Canada)
Creator
Wardle, Dorothy
Wardle, James M.
Wardle, Leette
Category
Arts
Environment
Education
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
First nations
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on accession records and contents of fonds
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