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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
Less detail
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