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Collected materials, commercial postcards

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Part Of
Kidney family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 41 commercial postcards, mostly produced in Banff by Byron Harmon. Content pertains to Banff and the Canadian Rockies; sports including snowshoeing, hiking, curling and boating; landscapes nd mountain views; multiple hotels in and near Banff [the Banff Springs Hotel, Chateau Lake L…
Date Range
[ca. 1905 - ca. 1910]
1912
1915
[ca. 1920]
[ca. 1930 - ca. 1940]
[ca. 1960]
Reference Code
V324 / VI / PG - 1 to 41
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Postcard
Part Of
Kidney family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M74 / V324
Series
V324 / VI : Collected materials
Sous-Fonds
V324
Accession Number
2016.8581
Reference Code
V324 / VI / PG - 1 to 41
GMD
Postcard
Responsibility
Produced by Byron Harmon, Canadian Postcard Co. Ltd., Valentine - Black Co. Ltd, G & W Fear Photographers, Dexter Press Inc.
Date Range
[ca. 1905 - ca. 1910]
1912
1915
[ca. 1920]
[ca. 1930 - ca. 1940]
[ca. 1960]
Physical Description
41 postcards : b&w and col. ; 10 x 14.5 cm and 9 x 14 cm
Scope & Content
File consists of 41 commercial postcards, mostly produced in Banff by Byron Harmon. Content pertains to Banff and the Canadian Rockies; sports including snowshoeing, hiking, curling and boating; landscapes nd mountain views; multiple hotels in and near Banff [the Banff Springs Hotel, Chateau Lake Louise, Cascade Hotel and Mount Royal Hotel]; Banff's fish hatchery; hoodoo rock formations; animals at the Banff Zoo including bears and buffalo, and other local wildlife; the Cave and Basin; a military base camp in Petawawa, Ontario where Forest Kidney was stationed in World War I; and the Bank of Commerce building in Toronto.
Notes
Some dates are estimates provided by the Processing Archivist
Name Access
Harmon, Byron
Kidney, Forest H. (Pop)
Subject Access
Mountain
Hiking
Sports
Winter sports
Curling
Snowshoes and snowshoeing
Hotel
Banff Spring Hotel
Chateau Lake Louise
Cascade Hotel
Mount Royal Hotel
Swimming
Hot Springs
Landscape
Boats
Geological formation
Animals
Buffalo
Bear
Train
Travel
World War I
Military
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Cave and Basin
Robson Glacier
Bankhead
Lake Louise
British Columbia
Field
Bow River
Castle Mountain
Mount Rundle
France
Arras
Ontario
Petawawa
Toronto
Access Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Conservation
One item with adhesive stains on back has been placed in mylar to protect adjacent items
Category
Environment
Commerce and industry
Sports, recreation and leisure
Military
Transportation
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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Commercial postcards

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Part Of
Kidney family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 20 commercial postcards, mostly produced by Byron Harmon, of Banff and the Canadian Rockies. Content pertains to winter sports (hockey, snowshoeing, skiing, curling, ski jumping, etc.), wildlife, the town of Banff and some locations in Eastern British Columbia. Some postcards are a…
Date Range
[ca. 1900 - ca. 1910]
1912 - 1916
1922
Reference Code
V324 / IV / E / PG - 1 to 20
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Postcard
Part Of
Kidney family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M74 / V324
Series
V324 / IV : Family, friends and community records
Sous-Fonds
V324
Sub-Series
V324 / IV / E : Maude Kidney Collection
Accession Number
3109
Reference Code
V324 / IV / E / PG - 1 to 20
GMD
Postcard
Responsibility
Produced by Byron Harmon, V & Sons, Gowen Sutton Co. Ltd., Vancouver, George Noble, Novelty Mfg. Co. Ltd., Montreal
Date Range
[ca. 1900 - ca. 1910]
1912 - 1916
1922
Physical Description
20 postcards : b&w and col. ; 14 x 9 cm and 13.5 x 8.5 cm
Scope & Content
File consists of 20 commercial postcards, mostly produced by Byron Harmon, of Banff and the Canadian Rockies. Content pertains to winter sports (hockey, snowshoeing, skiing, curling, ski jumping, etc.), wildlife, the town of Banff and some locations in Eastern British Columbia. Some postcards are annotated with dates/brief details. One postcard dated 1913 contains letter addressed to Flora Woodworth from her cousin, Mary Woodworth, with stamp affixed [see "Full Text"].
Notes
Some dates are estimates provided by the Processing Archivist
Photographs in this file were accompanied by notes made shortly before or after accession in 1979 giving names/contextual information about photographs. Some notes are by Jim Deegan, 1987. Information has been transferred to the back of each photograph.
Name Access
Harmon, Byron
Noble, George
Subject Access
Travel
Tourism
Sports
Winter sports
Hockey
Snowshoes and snowshoeing
Mountain
Landscape
Banff Winter Carnival
Animals
Bears
Hunting
Canadian Pacific Railway
Hotel
Ice sculpture
Horses
Ski jumping
Children
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
British Columbia
Field
Bow River
Glacier
Cascade Mountain
Access Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Conservation
Heavily annotated postcard with affixed stamp [item V324 / IV / E / PG - 12] has been placed in mylar to prevent ink transfer.
Category
Sports, recreation and leisure
Transportation
Family and personal life
Environment
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Less detail
Part Of
Charles Reid fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 8 hand-written letters with envelopes and an assortment of smaller correspondence, H28 x W21.5 cm or smaller. M413 / I / 1 : Each letter is addressed to Charlie and is dated, signed, and written on a business or organization's letterhead, as follows: August 27, 1929, signed by Fri…
Date Range
1929-1939
1929
1935
1936
1938
1939
Reference Code
M413 / I / 1-2
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Private record
Textual record
Postcard
Part Of
Charles Reid fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M413 / V487
Series
M413 / I : Correspondence
Sous-Fonds
M413
Accession Number
3303
5248
Reference Code
M413 / I / 1-2
GMD
Private record
Textual record
Postcard
Date Range
1929-1939
1929
1935
1936
1938
1939
Physical Description
2.5 cm of textual records (39 pages ; 21.5 x 28 cm or smaller)
Scope & Content
File consists of 8 hand-written letters with envelopes and an assortment of smaller correspondence, H28 x W21.5 cm or smaller.
M413 / I / 1 : Each letter is addressed to Charlie and is dated, signed, and written on a business or organization's letterhead, as follows:
August 27, 1929, signed by Fritz, University of Alberta
March 3, 1935, signed Mary Schaffer Warren, Canadian Pacific Hotels - Hotel Vancouver
January 23, 1936, signed Mary Schaffer Warren, The East Asiatic Company Ltd - M/S Amerika
February 2, 1936, signed Mary Schaffer Warren, The East Asiatic Company Ltd - M/S Amerika
February 12, 1936, signed Mary Schaffer Warren, The East Asiatic Company Ltd - M/S Amerika
February 27, 1936, signed Mary Schaffer Warren, Grenville Hotel - Kingston, Jamaica
March 18, 1936, signed Mary Schaffer Warren, Grenville Hotel - Kingston, Jamaica
March 29, 1936, signed Mary Schaffer Warren, The East Asiatic Company ltd - M/S Canada
M413 / I / 2 : Content includes 21 postcards (some annotated), invitations, greeting cards, passenger lists for cruise lines, and business cards.
Name Access
Reid, Charles
Moore, Edmee
Schaffer, Mary
Subject Access
Banff
Communications
Personal and Family Life
Travel
Geographic Access
Alberta
Banff
Banff National Park
Canada
Edmonton
Vancouver
British Columbia
Language
English
Related Material
Charles C. Reid biofile
Category
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Less detail

Dorothy Wardle fonds

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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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Kidney family fonds

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Part Of
Kidney family fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of personal, professional and legal documents and photographs pertaining to Maud and Forest Kidney, Jack MacAulay, Kidney and Woodworth family members, friends and the Banff community. Items are organized by subject and date ranges. Fonds consists of six series: Series I - Maud (Wo…
Date Range
1886 - 2013
Reference Code
M74 / V324
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Postcard
Textual record
Corporate record
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Kidney family fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M74 / V324
Sous-Fonds
M74
V324
Accession Number
452
629
798
929
1843
2143
2177
2275
2780
2983
3109
2016.8581
Reference Code
M74 / V324
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Postcard
Textual record
Corporate record
Private record
Published record
Date Range
1886 - 2013
Physical Description
66 cm of textual records -- ca. 963 photographs : 870 prints, 62 postcards, 30 negatives, 1 tintype (31.5 x 37 cm or smaller) -- 7 photograph albums (26 x 33.5 cm or smaller)
History / Biographical
Ella Maud [Woodworth] Kidney (1894-1977) was born in Banff as the fourth of 11 siblings. Her parents were Benjamin Woodworth and Elizabeth [McIntire] Woodworth. Growing up, Maud worked briefly for the Alberta Hotel and the Bottling Works company in Banff. Maud was married to John A. MacAulay in 1917, and widowed later that year. Her twin sons, John A. [Jack] and Thomas A. [Ted] MacAulay, were born in 1918. Maud married Forest H. "Pop" Kidney (1889-1979) on February 14, 1923, and the new family settled into the Kidney home on Wolf and Muskrat Street. The Kidney residence was originally located in Bankhead, but was moved to Banff and sold following the town's closure in 1922. Maud and Forest operated several local businesses including Banff Grocery, Quaker Coffee Shop, Pop's Bakery and Kidney Kabins. The Kidneys were also active in community affairs throughout their lives. Maud Kidney was a long-time member of the Girls' Sunshine Flower Club in Banff [and the club's president for over a decade spanning across the 1940's], as well as the Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire [I.O.D.E.] and Rebekah Lodge, and she was matron of the Order of the Eastern Star in Banff in 1950. Forest Kidney was involved in the Banff Shriners Club, the Kiwanis Club, the Independent Order of Oddfellows and the Canadian Restaurants Association [CRA], among other groups; in the early 1960's, Forest also served as the President of the Calgary branch of the CRA. Jack and Ted MacAulay grew up together in Banff, where they were involved in Banff's Boy Scouts program and local hockey teams. Jack in particular was an avid hockey player, until an accident in 1940 caused damage to his right eye which kept him from competing. From 1943 to 1945, Jack worked for Boeing Aircraft of Canada Ltd., and in 1946 he was appointed as the Chief Inspector of War Assets for Alberta and the Yukon Territories. Jack married Karin Wallensteen in 1946, and the couple had 6 children together: sons Herb and John, and daughters Karen, Shelley, Jodi and Julie-Ann. Jack served as a coach for the Banff Minor Hockey League for 46 years. Jack also took on several other positions within the Bow Valley community, including working as a volunteer with the Banff Figure Skating Club, a co-founder of the Banff Recreation Board, and a member of the Banff Advisory Council, the Banff Hospital Board and the Banff School Board.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of personal, professional and legal documents and photographs pertaining to Maud and Forest Kidney, Jack MacAulay, Kidney and Woodworth family members, friends and the Banff community. Items are organized by subject and date ranges. Fonds consists of six series: Series I - Maud (Woodworth) Kidney records: contains 3 sub-series [ A) 1894 - 1920, B) 1921 - 1950, C) 1951 - 1977 ] Series II - Forest Kidney records: contains 3 sub-series [ A) 1889 - 1920, B) 1921 - 1950, C) 1951 - 2008 ] Series III - Jack MacAulay records: contains 3 sub-series [A) 1920 - 1945, B) 1946 - 1980, C) 1981 - 2000 ] Series IV - Family, friends and community records: contains 5 sub-series [ A) 1886 - 1920, B) 1921 - 1945, C) 1946 - 1970, D) 1970 - 2013, E) Maude Kidney Collection ] Series V - Legal and business records : contains 3 sub-series [ A) 1894 - 1920, B) 1921 - 1950, C) 1951 - 1980 ] Series VI - Collected materials Series I content pertains to Maud Woodworth Kidney. Includes scrapbooks, photographs of Maud and her siblings and parents, trips to Calgary and local activities with family and friends, Maud working for the Alberta Hotel and the Banff Bottling Factory [ca. 1905 - 1915], and local clubs and societies which Maud was involved in between 1930 - 1977 including the Girls' Sunshine Flower Club, the Imperial Order of the Daughters of the Empire, the Senior Friends Club of Banff, Rebekah Lodge and the Order of the Eastern Star. Series II content pertains to Forest Kidney during his World War I military service in Petawawa, Ontario; swimming with friends at the Cave and Basin and other social activities; travelling with family; local newspaper clippings noting Forest's achievements and community involvement; and Forest participating in events as a member of the Banff Shriners Club and the Canadian Restaurant Association. Series III content pertains to Jack MacAulay at the Kidney family home with his twin brother, Ted; coaching for the Banff Minor Hockey League; participating in other community meetings and programs; personal, professional and medical correspondence [1940 - 1992]; Jack's wife, Karin MacAulay, and their children; and Jack's awards and achievements. Series IV content pertains to extended family and friends of the Kidneys and the wider Banff community. Includes sports and outdoor activities [including swimming, hiking, trail riding, camping, snowshoeing, skiing, and track and field]; early Banff [including businesses, Banff Elementary School and Banff High School, the Woodworth family residence, and construction of the Icefields Parkway]; family friends of the Woodworths and Kidneys [including the Brett family, the Stafford family and the Simpson family]; personal correspondence pertaining to Fred "Ty" Cobb (1931 - 1933); clubs and societies [including the Independent Order of Oddfellows, the Senior Friends Club, and the Order of the Eastern Star]; community events [including dances, meetings, dinners and award ceremonies]; weddings and anniversaries; a visit to Num-Ti-Jah Lodge in 1964; and biographical and genealogical information about Maud Kidney, Forest Kidney and the Woodworth family. Series V content pertains to businesses owned and operated by the Kidney family [ca. 1930 - 1970], including Kidney Kabins, Quaker Coffee Shop and Pop's Bakery; mortgage agreements and property contracts; and government documents. Includes receipts, log books and financial records, photographs of Kidney Kabins and Quaker Coffee Shop, and receipts for land purchased by Forest Kidney, George Noble and others. Series VI contains commercial postcards collected by the Kidney family. Postcards mostly produced by Byron Harmon, and some by G & W Fear and other photographers, and mostly pertain to Banff and the surrounding area [winter sports, wildlife, Banff Zoo, Banff Avenue, scenic views and mountain landscapes, etc].
Notes
Contains duplicate photographs
Duplicate commercial postcards have been kept in separate folder within file box containing other commercial postcards [V324 / IV / E / PG - 1 to 20 and V324 / VI / PG - 1 to 42]
Sub-series IV / E : Maude Kidney Collection was donated with existing numbering system [Items 1 to 47] prior to processing; original order and corresponding annotations have been transferred to database entries from original handwritten notes
Name Access
Cobb, Fred (Ty)
Kidney, Forest H. (Pop)
Kidney, Maude
MacAulay, Jack
MacAulay, Karin
MacAulay, Ted
MacAulay, Herb
MacAulay, Julie-Ann
Simpson, Jimmy, Sr.
Simpson, Billie
Woodworth, Adelia
Woodworth, Annie
Woodworth, Ben
Woodworth, Benjamin Frederick
Woodworth, Elizabeth
Woodworth, Ethel
Woodworth, Fred
Woodworth, Percy
Woodworth, Joe
Woodworth, Maude
Brett, Robert G.
Harmon, Byron
LaCasse, Annie
LaCasse, Ulysses
Canadian Restaurant Association
Subject Access
Businesses
Property
Family and personal life
Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire
Independent Order of Oddfellows
Girls Flower Club Banff
Rebekah Assembly Banff Lodge No. 34
Quaker Coffee Shop
Kidney Kabins
Travel
World War I
Military
Community events
Club
Sports
Winter sports
Landscape
Wildlife
Num-Ti-Jah Lodge
Banff Jasper Highway
Banff High School
Genealogy
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Canmore
Cave and Basin
Bankhead
Calgary
Lake Louise
Ontario
Quebec
British Columbia
Access Restrictions
Some restriction/s on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Reproduction Restrictions
Copyright and other restrictions may apply
Language
English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: basic description
Related Material
Woodworth family fonds [M286 / V628]
Category
Family and personal life
Commerce and industry
Environment
Labour
Land, settlement and immigration
Law and justice
Military
Natural resources
Sports, recreation and leisure
Biographical Source Notes
Woodworth family fonds entry
Most information based on contents of fonds
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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Letters and Greeting Cards

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Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 7 cm of correspondence and an assortment of greeting cards, 21.5 x 28 cm or smaller. File pertains to personal correspondence between Dorothy and family and friends between 1979 and 1999, primarily 1995-1996. Records include handwritten (and photocopies) letters, greeting cards, on…
Date Range
1979-1999
1979
1984-1986
1989-1990
1992-1999
Reference Code
M521 / I / C / 1-4
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Private record
Postcard
Newspaper clipping
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M521 / V75
Series
M521 / I : Dorothy Wardle Personal Papers
Sous-Fonds
M521
Sub-Series
M521 / I / C : Correspondence
Accession Number
7504
Reference Code
M521 / I / C / 1-4
GMD
Textual record
Private record
Postcard
Newspaper clipping
Date Range
1979-1999
1979
1984-1986
1989-1990
1992-1999
Physical Description
7 cm of textual records (21.5 x 28 cm or smaller)
Scope & Content
File consists of 7 cm of correspondence and an assortment of greeting cards, 21.5 x 28 cm or smaller. File pertains to personal correspondence between Dorothy and family and friends between 1979 and 1999, primarily 1995-1996. Records include handwritten (and photocopies) letters, greeting cards, one postcard (from Venice), and one newspaper clipping (July 22, 1998, Calgary Herald). File documents old memories and reminiscing about friend and loss of friends, Christmas and the holidays (weather, winter), everyday life, personal and world news, friendly gossip, Dorothy's research, and oldtimers.
Notes
The last folder titled "Special cards from Sheila" was originally separated from the rest of the correspondence and remains in its own folder. Sheila Iris Ritchie was Dorothy's longtime friend and housemate.
Name Access
Wardle, Dorothy
Subject Access
Personal and Family Life
Records
Geographic Access
British Columbia
Canada
Ottawa
Ontario
Sidney
Language
English
Conservation
Some letters are taped inside the greeting cards. May present conservation issues in the future.
Creator
Wardle, Dorothy
Category
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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Maude Woodworth postcard album, Banff Zoo, Lethbridge

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Part Of
Kidney family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of one album containing 35 black and white postcards and 1 colour postcard. Contents pertain to wildlife in the Rocky Mountains, including moose, bears, big horn sheep, buffalo, cougars, deer and elk, at least some of which were held in the Banff Zoo. File also contains images of Leth…
Date Range
[1909 - ca. 1920]
Reference Code
V324 / IV / A / PD - 1
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Album
Postcard
Part Of
Kidney family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M74 / V324
Series
V324 / IV : Family, friends and community records
Sous-Fonds
V324
Sub-Series
V324 / IV / A : 1886 - 1920
Accession Number
2016.8581
Reference Code
V324 / IV / A / PD - 1
GMD
Album
Postcard
Responsibility
Many items produced by Byron Harmon
Date Range
[1909 - ca. 1920]
Physical Description
1 album (36 photographs : b&w and col. ; 14 x 8.5 cm)
History / Biographical
The Banff Zoo operated as a tourist attraction from about 1905 until 1937, when it was shut down due to concerns about animal cruelty. While it was open, the Banff Zoo held monkeys, cougars, a polar bear named "Buddy" [acquired in 1907], two bear cubs from 1915 onwards, and various other wildlife.
Scope & Content
File consists of one album containing 35 black and white postcards and 1 colour postcard. Contents pertain to wildlife in the Rocky Mountains, including moose, bears, big horn sheep, buffalo, cougars, deer and elk, at least some of which were held in the Banff Zoo. File also contains images of Lethbridge [ca. 1909], Col. Cyril Childe [ca. 1920], Mt. Rundle, Niagara Canyon and other untitled views of the Canadian Rockies. One image depicting Lethbridge is dated 1909, stamped and annotated.
Notes
Most dates given are estimates provided by the Processing Archivist based on format and content of items
Numerous items appear to be missing
Inside cover of album reads: "Maud Woodworth from W.R. Lewis [?] ... 1909"
Name Access
Childe, Cyril
Harmon, Byron
Woodworth, Maude
Subject Access
Wildlife
Animals
Bear
Moose
Sheep
Buffalo
Cougar
Deer
Elk
Landscape
Zoo
Banff Zoo
Tourism
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff National Park
Banff
Lethbridge
British Columbia
Niagara Canyon
Access Restrictions
Copyright restrictions may apply
Reproduction Restrictions
Copyright restrictions may apply
Language
English
Conservation
Item must be kept in separate storage from other albums due to its cloth/leather cover material
Category
Family and personal life
Environment
Biographical Source Notes
http://banff.ca/index.aspx?NID=480
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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Nicholas Morant fonds

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions597
Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Scope & Content
The Nicholas Morant fonds consists of Morant's freelance work from his early days with the Winnipeg Free Press to his retirement from the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1981. It is national in scope and also includes some international material. The fonds is comprised of three series: I. Photograp…
Date Range
1892-1995, predominant 1920-1981
Reference Code
M300 / S20 / V500
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Album
Drawing
Film
Government record
Map
Blueprint
Negative
Photograph
Photograph print
Postcard
Poster
Private record
Recording disc
Scrapbook
Sound recording
Textual record
Transparency
Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M300 / S20 / V500
Sous-Fonds
M300 / S20 / V500
Accession Number
122, 182, 1273, 1460, 1612, 1685, 2175, 2265, 2631, 2703, 5117, 7438, 7784, 7672, 7914 (unproc),
Reference Code
M300 / S20 / V500
GMD
Album
Drawing
Film
Government record
Map
Blueprint
Negative
Photograph
Photograph print
Postcard
Poster
Private record
Recording disc
Scrapbook
Sound recording
Textual record
Transparency
Responsibility
Nicholas Morant, Canadian Pacific, various
Date Range
1892-1995, predominant 1920-1981
Physical Description
ca.50,775 photographs: ca.23,795 negatives, ca.18,456 transparencies, ca.8524 prints. -- 11 photograph albums. -- 125 sound recordings
History / Biographical
Nicholas Everard Morant, 1910-1999, was a professional photographer based at Banff, Alberta, Canada. He was a Canadian commercial photographer of international repute and Canada's premier railway photographer of the 20th century.
Morant was born at Kamloops, British Columbia, the son of Francis and Mollie Morant. After attending the University School at Victoria, Morant served as Special Photographer to the CPR from 1929 to 1935 and again from 1944 to 1981. From 1935 to 1939, he was a cameraman for the Winnipeg Free Press, and from 1940 to 1944 worked with the Wartime Information Branch of the federal government (later to be known as the National Film Board Stills Division).
Morant had a prolific career as a freelance commercial, portrait, magazine, landscape and documentary photographer. His work appeared in numerous books and magazines, including Time, Life, Liberty, Saturday Evening Post, (Toronto) Star Weekly, Northern Sportsman, Reader's Digest, Country Guide, The Standard, National Home Monthly, Canadian Photography, Outdoor Canada, National Geographic, the Globe & Mail, Winnipeg Tribune, New York Daily News, and the two Canadian Pacific Railway magazines, The Spanner and Rail News.
Two wartime images were featured on postage stamps, while three landscape views appeared on Canadian $10, $50 and $100 bills. His images were also used for corporate annual reports, postcards, brochures, calendars and advertisements. From the 1950s to 1980s Morant gave public slide shows of his work, two of the most popular being "A Talk Without Words" and "The World At Your Feet".
Morant married Ivy May "Willie" Young in 1936 when he was a photographer with the Winnipeg Free Press. Beginning in 1929, and until the end of her life, Morant's travelling and working companion was his wife, "Willie," 1910-1986.
Scope & Content
The Nicholas Morant fonds consists of Morant's freelance work from his early days with the Winnipeg Free Press to his retirement from the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1981. It is national in scope and also includes some international material. The fonds is comprised of three series: I. Photography; II. Professional records; III. Personal and family records.
I. Photography series consists of: A. Negatives and transparencies, B. Transparencies, C. Prints, D. Other photographs. II. Professional records series consists of: A. Working records, B. Career records, C. Topical files. III. Personal and family records series consists of: A. Nick and Willie Morant, B. Nick Morant funeral and memorial, C. Francis and Mollie Morant, D. Collected material
Notes
Full summary of sub-sub-series levels: I / A : 1) Darkroom Files [ a) Negative Albums b) Black/White Series I and II c) Colour Series I and II d) Leica Negs ] 2) GD Files I / B : 1) Presentations [ a) Topical Files b) Thematic Files ] 2) General Files 3) Other I / C : 1) Print Files I / D : 1) Exhibition and Display Prints 2) Photographs used by John Garden 3) Other Photographs II / A : 1) Log Books 2) Notebooks II / B : 1) Career Binders [ a) Postcards b) Brochures and Advertising c) clippings and articles d) Calendar Photographs ] 2) Scrapbooks [ a) Content 1933 - 1946 b) Content 1940 - 1980 ] II / C : 1) Numbered / Titled Files [ a) Group A b) Group B c) Group C d) Group D e) Group H f) Group P g) Group R ] 2) Other Topical Files [ a) Railway; i) Timetables ii) Publications iii) Other b) Photography; i) Textual Records ii) Print Material c) Travel d) Exhibitions and Galleries e)Personal f) Other ] 3) Postcards, Greeting Cards and Ephemera Collection 4) Published Images and Text 5) Professional Photography 6) Promotional Items, Awards and Correspondence 7) Presentation and Interview Materials III / A : 1) Correspondence 2) Personal Papers [ a) Personal Records b) Notes and Notebooks c) Lists and Card Files d) Awards and Retirement ] 3) Personal Photographs 4) House Records [ a) Construction b) Household Records ] 5) Business, Financial and Legal Papers 6) Interviews, Reminiscences Personal Recordings 7) Other Records (Signs, Cartoons, Drawings, etc.) 8) Personal Correspondence and Notes 9) Travel Documents and Maps III / B : 1) Nick Morant Funeral, Memorial and Estate III / C : 1) Mollie Morant Papers 2) Other Family Papers III / D : 1) Sound Recordings 2) Biographical Material 3) Other Papers and Photographs [ a) Burton Wheatley Family b) Other ] 4) Personal and Family Photography 5) Personal Interest and Gifts
Name Access
Morant, Nicholas
Subject Access
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Transportation
Geographic Access
Alberta
Banff
British Columbia
Peru
Canadian Rocky Mountains
Canada
Manitoba
New Brunswick
Newfoundland and Labrador
Nova Scotia
Ontario
Quebec
Saskatchewan
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 and online finding aids
Creator
Morant, Nicholas
Category
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Transportation
Biographical Source Notes
Brock Silversides; We Live in a Postcard: Banff Family Histories (Banff: Banff History Book Committee, 2005)
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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Part Of
Aileen Harmon fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 3 postcards, two of which are addressed to Aileen Harmon. M287/1 pertains to an account of a 1916 trip to Mexico, addressed to Mrs. J.G.[?] Jones; the name of the sender could not be accurately deciphered but may read "Macpearson"[?]. M287/I/2 is a postcard-style invitation to an o…
Date Range
1916
1978
2003
Reference Code
M287 / I / 1 to 3
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Postcard
Textual record
Part Of
Aileen Harmon fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M287 / V262
Series
M287 / I : Personal records
Sous-Fonds
M287
Accession Number
2016.8596
Reference Code
M287 / I / 1 to 3
GMD
Postcard
Textual record
Date Range
1916
1978
2003
Physical Description
3 postcards : b&w and col. ; 17 x 12.5 cm or smaller
Scope & Content
File consists of 3 postcards, two of which are addressed to Aileen Harmon. M287/1 pertains to an account of a 1916 trip to Mexico, addressed to Mrs. J.G.[?] Jones; the name of the sender could not be accurately deciphered but may read "Macpearson"[?]. M287/I/2 is a postcard-style invitation to an opening event for the exhibit "In Mountain Light" in honour of Byron Harmon's photography at the Whyte Museum in 1978, addressed to Aileen Harmon. M287/I/3 is a postcard from Firenze, Italy sent by members of the Moody family, Tom, Stephanie, Charlie and Gwen, to Aileen Harmon on June 17, 2003 which recounts their European vacation.
Name Access
Harmon, Aileen
Moody, Tom
Moody, Stephanie
Moody, Charlie
Moody, Gwen
Harmon, Byron
Subject Access
Vacation
Travel
Tourism
Art
Exhibit
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
British Columbia
Mexico
Italy
Language
English
Conservation
Two of the items have been stored in mylar to prevent possible damage/staining from ink
Category
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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Postcard scrapbook, early 1900s Canada

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Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of one postcard scrapbook containing 325 postcards. Content pertains to various topics including Canadian landscapes, Indigenous peoples from Alberta, British Columbia, and Northwestern Canada [mostly unidentified] including members of Blackfoot, Squamish, Piegan, Cree, Sarcee and Sto…
Date Range
1903
1904
Reference Code
LUX / II / E / 2
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Postcard
Scrapbook
  323 images     1 Electronic Resource  
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / II / E : Collected
Sous-Fonds
LUX / II : Eleanor Luxton
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / II / E / 2
GMD
Postcard
Scrapbook
Responsibility
Photographs produced by W.G. Macfarlane, Montreal Litho. Co. Ltd., John Innes, T.N. Hibben & Co., Thompson's Studio, Warwick Bros. & Rutter Ltd., Bailey Bros. Ltd., an J.W. Vought
Date Range
1903
1904
Physical Description
ca. 325 prints : b&w and col. postcards ; 9 x 14 cm
Scope & Content
File consists of one postcard scrapbook containing 325 postcards. Content pertains to various topics including Canadian landscapes, Indigenous peoples from Alberta, British Columbia, and Northwestern Canada [mostly unidentified] including members of Blackfoot, Squamish, Piegan, Cree, Sarcee and Stoney communities; horses and ranching scenes in Western Canada; cattle and farming; wildlife; hunting and snowshoeing; and hotels and scenic views within the Bow Valley. Named individuals include Piegan Chief Crow Eagle and Winnipeg Jack [Blackfoot], most individuals not identified.
Material Details
Scrapbook contains unidentified white powdery substance between a few pages near middle of album.
Name Access
Crow Eagle
Chief Buckskin Charlie
Winnipeg Jack
Subject Access
Indigenous Peoples
Communities
Landscape
Totem pole
Animals
Buffalo
Horses
Wildlife
Sports
Snowshoes and snowshoeing
Horse packing
Hunting
Hotels
Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel
Mount Royal Hotel
Chateau Lake Louise
Businesses
Agriculture
Ranching
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
British Columbia
Glacier
Banff National Park
Bow Valley
Bow River
Calgary
Lake Minnewanka
Michigan
Sault Ste. Marie
Ontario
Toronto
Hamilton
Niagara Falls
Devil's Canyon
Quebec
Montreal
Access Restrictions
Access restricted - see Material Details
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Conservation
Store flat and away from other materials due to unknown chemical content of white powder found inside some pages
Category
Cultural pluralism
Sports, recreation and leisure
Environment
Land, settlement and immigration
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Electronic Resources
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