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Banff Community Celebrations Society fonds

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Part Of
Banff Community Celebrations Society fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of records pertaining to the official Millenium events of the Town of Banff and include 1st Night, Banff Winter Festival, Artventure, Stories of Our Lives, TransCanada relay, Millenium quilts, art sculptures, and other official Millenium celebrations. Records include photographs by …
Date Range
1999-2001
Reference Code
M146 / S46 / V104
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Motion picture
Video
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Sound recording
Cassette
Recording disc
Part Of
Banff Community Celebrations Society fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 146
S 46
V104
Sous-Fonds
M146/S46/V104
Accession Number
7744 (unproc)
Reference Code
M146 / S46 / V104
GMD
Motion picture
Video
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Sound recording
Cassette
Recording disc
Date Range
1999-2001
Physical Description
203 photographs: prints, negatives, transparencies. -- 1 photograph album (125 prints). -- 1 moving image: optical disc; DVD-ROM. -- 7 sound recordings: 3 audio cassettes
History / Biographical
The Banff Community Celebrations Society coordinated the official Millenium events of the Town of Banff which included such Millenium celebrations as 1st Night, Banff Winter Festival, and Artventure.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of records pertaining to the official Millenium events of the Town of Banff and include 1st Night, Banff Winter Festival, Artventure, Stories of Our Lives, TransCanada relay, Millenium quilts, art sculptures, and other official Millenium celebrations. Records include photographs by Debbie Senger, black & white prints by Gavin Young, sound recordings relating to Stories of Our Lives, and a DVD recording titled Canada 2000 / Government of Canada, Millenium Bureau of Canada, 2001.
Notes
Stories of Our Lives audio cassettes- need transcriptions, copyright etc.
Name Access
Banff Community Celebrations Society
Subject Access
Arts
Community life
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Access Restrictions
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
No finding aid
Creator
Banff Community Celebrations Society
Category
Arts
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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Brian Bindon fonds

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Part Of
Brian Bindon fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of the sound recordings compiled by the host of Heritage Fireside Chats, Brian Bindon. Recordings conducted at Num-Ti-Jah Lodge relate to 3 topics: Mountaineers of the Canadian Rockies and include interviews with Chic Scott, Barry Blanchard, and Kevin Doyle; Art and Spirit of Place …
Date Range
2004-2005
Reference Code
M128 / S52
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Sound recording
Cassette
Recording disc
Textual record
Private record
Part Of
Brian Bindon fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 128
S 52
Sous-Fonds
M 128
S52
Accession Number
7848 (unproc)
Reference Code
M128 / S52
GMD
Sound recording
Cassette
Recording disc
Textual record
Private record
Date Range
2004-2005
Physical Description
Sound recordings: 20 optical discs; CD-ROM. -- 0.5 cm textual records
History / Biographical
Brian Bindon, host of Heritage Fireside Chats
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of the sound recordings compiled by the host of Heritage Fireside Chats, Brian Bindon. Recordings conducted at Num-Ti-Jah Lodge relate to 3 topics: Mountaineers of the Canadian Rockies and include interviews with Chic Scott, Barry Blanchard, and Kevin Doyle; Art and Spirit of Place includes interviews with Lisa Christensen, Neil Swanson, and Craig Richards; Warden Heritage discusses the horseback patrol system, Ya-Ha-Tinda, backcountry district system, and women wardens and silent partners. Recordings conducted at Hawks Nest Ranch consist of Andy Russell stories. Readings from Close Calls on High Walls continues the Warden Heritage subject at the home of Mike Schintz; the recordings Wolverine at Skoki and other stories are discussed at Ken Jones' home in Nanton, Alberta.
Also included in the fonds are textual records consisting of Bindon's handwritten notes of open discussions of the chats.
Name Access
Bindon, Brian
Blanchard, Barry
Christensen, Lisa
Doyle, Kevin
Jones, Ken
Richards, Craig
Russell, Andy
Schintz, Mike
Scott, Chic
Swanson, Neil
Subject Access
Community life
Exploration, discovery and travel
Arts
Law and justice
Sports, recreation and leisure
Access Restrictions
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Access and use restricted until processed
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
No finding aid
Creator
Bindon, Brian
Category
Arts
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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Canadian Broadcasting Corporation fonds

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Part Of
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of sound and video recordings, work tapes and copies of radio broadcasts and soundtracks for CBC radio and television programmes. I. Largest portion includes work tapes and finished radio programme for "Nashen Esen, Legend of the Rockies," re Jimmy Simpson, 1969, produced by Fred Die…
Date Range
1951, 1967-1973
Reference Code
M75 / S7 / V118
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Video
Sound recording
Recording disc
Reel to reel
Textual record
Corporate record
Part Of
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 75
S 7
V 118
Sous-Fonds
M 75
S 7
V 118
Accession Number
464, 571, 685, 691, 761, 770, 771, 1204, 1278, 1721, 1814, 1935, 1993, 2006, 3688, 7056, 6384
Reference Code
M75 / S7 / V118
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Video
Sound recording
Recording disc
Reel to reel
Textual record
Corporate record
Date Range
1951, 1967-1973
Physical Description
36 sound recordings : audio tape reels, audio discs. -- 2 motion pictures (1 film reel, 2 videocassettes). -- 1 cm of textual records
History / Biographical
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) is Canada's national public broadcasting company. It is based in Toronto, Ontario.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of sound and video recordings, work tapes and copies of radio broadcasts and soundtracks for CBC radio and television programmes.
I. Largest portion includes work tapes and finished radio programme for "Nashen Esen, Legend of the Rockies," re Jimmy Simpson, 1969, produced by Fred Diehl, 22 reels. Includes numerous interviews, mainly by Fred Diehl. Accompanied by manuscript continuities, notes and tape summaries.
II. Other recordings include: Mountain Man, 1951, re Jack Walker Brewster; Sing the Rundle Round - Summer in Banff, 1969; recording pertaining to Edward Feuz and family, 1967; opening of Peter Whyte Foundation building, 1968; The Brewster Story, film and soundtrack, 1967; Communities West programme on Banff, 1971; damming of Canada's Rivers, 1973; the Brewsters of Banff, 1969; re Chief Tom Kaquitts, 1973; re Banff School of Fine Arts, ca.1974; CBR (Calgary) Friday Evening Arts Edition, 1970; Morningside, 1983, re John Murray Gibbon; video re Edward Feuz for This Land, by Bruno Engler, 1971.
Also included is a video documentary on Ukrainian internment during WWI, 1991 produced by Andy Blicq. For reference use only, copyright of CBC.
Name Access
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Subject Access
Commerce and industry
Communications
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Transportation
Access Restrictions
Some restriction/s on access
Reference use only
Other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: series description
electronic finding aid
reference copies and summaries for sound recordings
Creator
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Category
Commerce and industry
Communications
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Transportation
Title Source
Title based on accession records and contents of fonds
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Collected sound recordings (File 3 of 3)

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Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 8 record discs, 1 flexible audio tape and 2 audio film reels. Content pertains to a National Geographic documentary, musical broadcasts and other recorded music, recorded sound effects, and a musical record published in Banff. Records are individually titled (some by Nicholas Moran…
Date Range
1969
[ca. 1960 - ca. 1980]
1987
Reference Code
S20 / III / D1 / 64 to 74
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Recording disc
Sound recording
Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M300 / S20 / V500
Sous-Fonds
S20
Sub-Series
S20 / III / D : Personal and family records : collected material
Accession Number
7784
Reference Code
S20 / III / D1 / 64 to 74
GMD
Recording disc
Sound recording
Responsibility
Nicholas Morant (copied recordings), National Geographic, CAPAC
Date Range
1969
[ca. 1960 - ca. 1980]
1987
Physical Description
11 sound recordings: record discs, film reels, audio tape
Scope & Content
File consists of 8 record discs, 1 flexible audio tape and 2 audio film reels. Content pertains to a National Geographic documentary, musical broadcasts and other recorded music, recorded sound effects, and a musical record published in Banff. Records are individually titled (some by Nicholas Morant); full list of titles in "Content Details" section.
Notes
Some items have recordings on both sides: these have been given a single reference code separated into parts "a" and "b". Items S20/III/D1/64 to 69 originally stored in brown mailing envelope stamped "Dec. 18 1989". Addressed from "WILLIS A. McCALEB P.O. BOX 39 WALHONDING, OHIO 43843 U.S.A.", to "MR. NICHOLAS MORANT BOX 1288 BANFF, ALBERTA, CANADA T0L0C0"
Name Access
Teyte, Maggie
Subject Access
Banff
Music
tourism
Travel
Space exploration
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Reproduction Restrictions
Reference use only; no reproduction
Language
English
Creator
Nicholas Morant, National Geographic, CAPAC
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Content Details
*** National Geographic - "Sounds of the Space Age: From Sputnik to Lunar Landing (S20/III/D1/64) *** Recordio Disc [labelled by Morant] (S20/III/D1/65a & 65b) - Side 1: "Now Here is the News..." - Side 2: "By the Sea..." *** Recordio Disc [labelled by Morant] (S20/III/D1/66a & 66b) - Side 1: "Sound Effects from ZZZ Melville" - Side 2: "Colbrook Symphony Pickups" *** "Play Outside to Inside", sides 1 and 2, dated Jan. 18, 1948 (S20/III/D1/67) *** "Play Outside to Inside", sides 3 and 4, dated Jan. 18, 1948 (S20/III/D1/68) *** BROADCAST electrically recorded disc S20/III/D1/69) - Side 1: "Ramona" Waltz (Vocal Refrain) - Side 2: "My Ohio Home" Slow Fox Trot (Vocal Refrain) *** "I M" [other side untitled] (S20/III/D1/70) *** Recordio Disc [labelled by Morant] (S20/III/D1/71) - Side 1: "Broadcast from Symphony Hall" - Side 2: "Colbrook Minstrels" *** "BANFF: COME OUTSIDE", CAPAC 1987 *** Music at Charlin: "Oh That Cello" (S20/III/D1/72) *** MAGGIE TEYTE French Contralto, Test Tape (S20/III/D1/73)
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Earle Birney fonds

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Part Of
Earle Birney fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of Earle Birney textual records, 1896-1971, n.d.; recordings of Birney reading his works, 1967, 1982; and portraits of Birney, ca.1967. Textual records are excerpts from the Earle Birney papers pertaining to Banff and the Canadian Rockies; including correspondence, 1918-1924, biogra…
Date Range
1896-1982
Reference Code
M201 / S31 / V67
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Sound recording
Recording disc
Textual record
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Earle Birney fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 201
S 31
V 67
Sous-Fonds
M 201
S 31
V 67
Accession Number
167, 552, 1226, 3603
Reference Code
M201 / S31 / V67
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Sound recording
Recording disc
Textual record
Private record
Published record
Date Range
1896-1982
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records. -- 2 sound recordings : audio discs. -- 4 photographs : prints
History / Biographical
Earle Birney, 1904-1995, was a writer, poet and educator at Toronto, Ontario. Birney lived in Banff from 1911 until 1917.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of Earle Birney textual records, 1896-1971, n.d.; recordings of Birney reading his works, 1967, 1982; and portraits of Birney, ca.1967. Textual records are excerpts from the Earle Birney papers pertaining to Banff and the Canadian Rockies; including correspondence, 1918-1924, biographical material, 1971, drafts of poems, 1941-1952, printed material, 1948-1970, and Birney family correspondence, 1896-1917.
Poems include: "Ballad of Kootenay Brown", "Biography", "Bushed", "Conrad Kain", "Holiday in the Foothills", "Leaving Yellowstone", "Oldster". Correspondence is mainly from Charles Brown to Birney. Printed material includes short story: "Mickey was a Swell Guy," set in Banff during the First World War. Recordings are "David" [1967] and "Nexus and Earle Birney", 1982
Name Access
Birney, Earle
Subject Access
Arts
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: reference copy recordings
Creator
Birney, Earle
Category
Arts
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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Part Of
John Amatt fonds
Scope & Content
V788/D - Films - contains five sub-series: V788/D/1 - 4 16mm films entitled "Everest Party April 1 '84 20 mins", "Everest Party Dream Reality #1 20 mins", "Past Everest CanEverEx Canmore", untitled V788/D/2 - 2 Ampex Videocassettes entitled "Everest '82 15 mins" and "1982 Canadian Mount Evere…
Date Range
1981 - 1986
Reference Code
V788 / D
Description Level
3 / Series
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Recording disc
Video
Part Of
John Amatt fonds
Description Level
3 / Series
Fonds Number
M563 / V788 / S57
Series
V788 / D
Sous-Fonds
V788
Accession Number
2017.8659
Reference Code
V788 / D
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Recording disc
Video
Date Range
1981 - 1986
Physical Description
4 film reels ; 16 mm
2 videocassettes ; Ampex
7 videocassettes
10 DVDs
History / Biographical
John Amatt (May 19, 1945 - ) was an educator, expedition leader, public speaker, and founder of One Step Beyond WorldWide. He was a climber, business manager, spokesman and press liason for the 1982 Canadian Mount Everest Expedition.
Scope & Content
V788/D - Films - contains five sub-series:
V788/D/1 - 4 16mm films entitled "Everest Party April 1 '84 20 mins", "Everest Party Dream Reality #1 20 mins", "Past Everest CanEverEx Canmore", untitled
V788/D/2 - 2 Ampex Videocassettes entitled "Everest '82 15 mins" and "1982 Canadian Mount Everest Expedition Air Canada In-Flight features"
V788/D/3 - 7 VHS entitled "Everest '82 Sept 17/18 1982 CBC News Coverage pt.1", "Everest '82 Sept 22,1982 CBC Journal /CBC Special (1280)", "Everest '82 Media Interviews, TV News items", "Everest '82 CBC 1 inch #17, 2 inch #23", "Everest '82 (media reports) R/T: 3hr: 40 mins", "Everest 1982 Eric Poser Production - Aerial footage of Everest, expedition footage"
V788/D/4 - 9 DVDs - VHS transfers entitled "Everest: The Canadian Challenge" (3 copies), "Media Reports Disc 1" (3 copies), "Media Reports Disc 2" (3 copies)
V788/D/5 - 1 DVD entitled "Everest" - movie from 2007 (unopened)
Name Access
Amatt, John
Everest '82
Subject Access
Alpine Club of Canada
Avalanches
Calgary
Camps
Canada
Climbing
Communications
Conferences and conventions
Daily routines
Education
Winter Sports
Helicopters
India
Mountaineering
Mountaineers
Newspaper clippings
Organizations
Sports
Transportation
Travel
Geographic Access
Alberta
Bangkok
Thailand
Kathmandu
England
London
Nepal
Access Restrictions
Some personal mailing addresses in M563/F - Correspondence
Language
English
Related Material
Peter Spear fonds
Creator
John Amatt
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Science and technology
Transportation
Biographical Source Notes
http://www.adventureattitude.com/bio.htm
Title Source
Title based on contents
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Jimmy Simpson family fonds

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Part Of
Jimmy Simpson family fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of papers, photographs and sound recording produced by and pertaining to Jimmy Simpson and the Simpson family. Material is arranged in seven series. I. Jimmy Simpson Sr. papers and photographs, ca.1901-1972, ca.74 cm of textual records, 23 photograph albums (ca.2875 prints), 425 tra…
Date Range
[ca.1900]-1995
Reference Code
M78 / S16 / V577
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Sound recording
Recording disc
Textual record
Blueprint
Drawing
Painting
Poster
Private record
Published record
Scrapbook
Part Of
Jimmy Simpson family fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 78
S 16
V 577
Sous-Fonds
M 78
S 16
V 577
Accession Number
256, 492, 1035, 1160, 1422, 1467, 1484, 1625, 1655, 1668, 1869, 2930, 3006, 5302, 6356, 6599, 6771, 6914, 7217, 7337 (unproc o.s.), 7768 (unproc)
Reference Code
M78 / S16 / V577
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Sound recording
Recording disc
Textual record
Blueprint
Drawing
Painting
Poster
Private record
Published record
Scrapbook
Other Title Info
Also known as Jimmy Simpson fonds
Date Range
[ca.1900]-1995
Physical Description
2.5 m textual records. -- ca.1605 photographs: ca.755 prints, 410 negatives, ca.430 transparencies. -- 29 photograph albums (ca.3000 prints). -- 1 sound recording: audio disc
History / Biographical
Justin James McCarthy (Jimmy) Simpson, 1877-1972, was a trapper, guide and outfitter and lodge owner at Banff and Bow Lake, Alberta, Canada. Born in Stamford, Lincolnshire, Simpson was sent to Canada by his family in 1896. He worked briefly at Laggan (Lake Louise), Alberta for the Canadian Pacific Railway, travelled extensively and returned to the Rockies to work on the trail and trap. By the early 1900s, he was a successful guide and outfitter with Carl Rungius and the Alpine Club of Canada as clients. Starting in 1920, Simpson began building Num-Ti-Jah Lodge at Bow Lake as a base for hunting and climbing parties. Simpson and Williamina (Billie) Ross Reid, 1891-1968, married in 1916 and had three children. The lodge was run mainly by Billie Simpson and in 1945 the business was turned over to Jimmy Simpson Jr., 1922-2003 . Daughters Margaret Simpson, 1917-1941, and Mary Simpson (Hallock), 1919-2002, were internationally-famous figure skaters.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of papers, photographs and sound recording produced by and pertaining to Jimmy Simpson and the Simpson family. Material is arranged in seven series.
I. Jimmy Simpson Sr. papers and photographs, ca.1901-1972, ca.74 cm of textual records, 23 photograph albums (ca.2875 prints), 425 transparencies. Includes business and personal correspondence, business records and subject files, 1903-1972; literary papers, 1912-1972; and other papers, 1903- 1957. Business records pertain mainly to guiding, outfitting and hunting operations. Correspondents include Carl Rungius, J. Monroe Thorington, L. S. Amery, Louis Agassiz Fuertes, William S. Ladd, C. Hart Merriam, Allan Brooks and others; also federal and provincial government departments, Canadian Pacific Railway, etc., regarding hunting, game regulations, park boundaries, licences, permits, horses, etc. Albums pertain mainly to hunting trips, including those with Carl Rungius, Caroline Hinman and McAleenan family, ca.1901-ca.1920, 23 items. Transparencies pertain to McAleenan family trips.
II. Simpson family papers, photographs and sound recording, ca.1900-1987, ca.1.5 m of textual records, ca.675 photographic prints, 6 photograph albums (ca.460 prints), 410 photographic negatives, 1 sound recording. Textual records include large series of alphabetical files, 1907-1987; correspondence, ca.1910-ca.1985; school records, 1923-1936; Num-Ti-Jah Lodge registers, 1939-1957; other material, 1929-1942. Photographs pertain to Jimmy Simpson and family; friends and guests; lodges and camps, including Num-Ti-Jah Lodge; Banff home and community; pack trips; scenic views; other.
III. Billie Simpson papers, 1913-1968, 6.5 cm of textual records. Includes Billie Simpson correspondence, literary and dramatic papers.
IV. Simpson Sisters professional papers and photographs, 1929-1955, ca.20 cm and 3 v. of textual material, ca.15 cm of print material, 86 photographic prints. Material pertains to the professional skating career of Margaret Simpson and Mary Simpson.
V. Mary Simpson Hallock papers, 1960-1955, 1.5 cm of textual records.
VI. Jimmy Simpson Jr. papers, 1947-1983, 1 cm of textual records.
VII. Other material, before 1970, 1 cm of textual records and art works.
Name Access
Simpson, Billie
Simpson, Jimmy, Jr.
Simpson, Jimmy, Sr.
Simpson, Margaret
Simpson, Mary (Hallock)
Subject Access
Exploration, discovery and travel
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
Language is English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: arrangement outline
sub-series description
electronic finding aid
microfilm copies of albums
Related Material
Accompanied by artifacts (Heritage Collections, Whyte Museum)
Creator
Simpson, Jimmy (family)
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
Less detail
Part Of
John Amatt fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds include three sous-fonds related to the 1982 Canadian Mount Everest Expedition : M563 - Textual; V788- Visual; S57 - Sound M563 contains ten series: A. Manuals B. Contracts C. Diaries D. Maps E. Reports F. Correspondence G. Periodicals H. Clippings I. Collected Materials O.S. J. Scrapbooks …
Date Range
1981 - 1986
Reference Code
M563 / V788 / S57
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Motion picture
Recording disc
Video
Photograph
Album
Framed print
Negative
Photograph print
Postcard
Sound recording
Cassette
Reel to reel
Textual record
Diary
Map
Private record
Published record
Scrapbook
Part Of
John Amatt fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M563 / V788 / S57
Sous-Fonds
M563 / V788 / S57
Accession Number
2017.8659
Reference Code
M563 / V788 / S57
GMD
Motion picture
Recording disc
Video
Photograph
Album
Framed print
Negative
Photograph print
Postcard
Sound recording
Cassette
Reel to reel
Textual record
Diary
Map
Private record
Published record
Scrapbook
Date Range
1981 - 1986
Physical Description
48 cm of textual records;
1 portfolio ; collected materials ; oversize
46 photographs : 38 prints ; b&w, 8 prints ; colour, 47 negatives ; b&w, 1 transparency ; colour, 1 album (42 photographs ; colour)
4 film reels ; 16 mm
2 videocassettes ; Ampex
7 videocassettes
10 DVDs
1 audio reel ; master
1 audio cassette
History / Biographical
John Amatt (May 19, 1945 - ) was an educator, expedition leader, public speaker, and founder of One Step Beyond WorldWide. He was a climber, business manager, spokesman and press liason for the 1982 Canadian Mount Everest Expedition.
Scope & Content
Fonds include three sous-fonds related to the 1982 Canadian Mount Everest Expedition : M563 - Textual; V788- Visual; S57 - Sound
M563 contains ten series:
A. Manuals
B. Contracts
C. Diaries
D. Maps
E. Reports
F. Correspondence
G. Periodicals
H. Clippings
I. Collected Materials O.S.
J. Scrapbooks
V788 contains six series:
A. Photographs
B. Negatives
C. Transparencies
D. Films
E. Albums
F. Framed
S57 contains two series:
A. Audio cassettes
B. Audio reel
Notes
There are artefacts in the heritage collection associated with this fonds - logos and pins
Name Access
Amatt, John
Everest '82
Subject Access
Alpine Club of Canada
Avalanches
Calgary
Camps
Canada
Climbing
Communications
Conferences and conventions
Daily routines
Education
Winter Sports
Helicopters
India
Mountaineering
Mountaineers
Newspaper clippings
Organizations
Sports
Transportation
Travel
Geographic Access
Alberta
Bangkok
Thailand
Kathmandu
England
London
Nepal
Access Restrictions
Some personal mailing addresses in M563/F - Correspondence
Language
English
Related Material
Peter Spear fonds
Creator
John Amatt
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Science and technology
Transportation
Biographical Source Notes
http://www.adventureattitude.com/bio.htm
Title Source
Title based on contents
Less detail
Part Of
Jon Whyte fonds
Scope & Content
I. Literary papers, ca.1960-1990, 154.5 cm of textual records: A. Projects (book files, Carl Rungius project, Peter and Catharine Whyte portfolio papers, other projects); B. General literary papers (loose papers and writing notebooks) includes Jon Whyte's concrete poetry; C. Career documents; D. Wo…
Date Range
1948-1992
Reference Code
M88 / S28 / V690
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Machine-readable data file
Recording disc
Motion picture
Film
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Sound recording
Cassette
Reel to reel
Textual record
Organization record
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Jon Whyte fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 88
S 28
V 690
Sous-Fonds
M 88
S 28
V 690
Accession Number
553, 1315, 1497, 3854, 3865, 4020, 5301, 5663, 5869, 6283, 6785, 7498 (unproc)
Reference Code
M88 / S28 / V690
GMD
Machine-readable data file
Recording disc
Motion picture
Film
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Sound recording
Cassette
Reel to reel
Textual record
Organization record
Private record
Published record
Date Range
1948-1992
Physical Description
4.5 m textual records. -- ca.7600 photographs: ca.6400 transparencies, ca.1200 prints and negatives. -- 27 electronic records (425 files): computer diskettes. -- 39 sound recordings: audio tape reels, audio cassettes. -- 5 motion pictures
History / Biographical
Jon Anthony Whyte, 1941-1992, was an author, poet, writer, editor, journalist, broadcaster, publisher, environmentalist and museum curator at Banff, Alberta, Canada. Whyte was born in Banff to Jack White, son of merchant Dave White, and Barbara Carpenter Whyte. After public school education in Banff and Medicine Hat, Alberta, he received a B.A. in English from the University of Alberta in 1964, followed by a Masters degree in Medieval English in 1967. Subsequently, he received a Masters in Communications from Stanford University, California in 1974. His thesis at Stanford was a film documentary, "Jimmy Simpson, Mountain Man". During his time at U of A, Whyte worked as a broadcaster for CKUA Radio and as a sessional Instructor at U of A, 1965-1967.
Upon returning to Banff, ca.1968, Whyte managed the Book and Art Den and helped establish Summerthought Press. In 1969 he became a columnist for the "Crag and Canyon," continuing until 1991, and in 1970 became a board member of the Peter Whyte Foundation (now Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies). From 1980 until his death, Whyte was Curator of the Heritage collections at the museum. He continued to write and publish extensively throughout the 1980s. He was involved with the formation of the Writer's Guild of Alberta and was elected its president in 1990. He received the WGA's Stephan Stephansson Award for Poetry in 1983. Whyte was also active in numerous other organizations, including the League of Canadian Poets, Alberta Museums Association, Canadian Museums Association, Interpretation Canada, Bow Valley Naturalists and the Alberta Wilderness Association.
Scope & Content
I. Literary papers, ca.1960-1990, 154.5 cm of textual records: A. Projects (book files, Carl Rungius project, Peter and Catharine Whyte portfolio papers, other projects); B. General literary papers (loose papers and writing notebooks) includes Jon Whyte's concrete poetry; C. Career documents; D. Works by other writers and artists.
II. Personal / professional papers, 1948-1991, 325.5 cm of textual records: A. School and university papers; B. Correspondence; C. Alphabetical files; D. Travel papers; E. Organizations (incl. Writer's Guild of Alberta, Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Bow Valley Naturalists, others); F. Other.
III. Electronic records, 1984-1991, 27 computer disks (425 files); files are mainly literary, with some letters and files pertaining to organizations, including the Whyte Museum
IV. Photographs and films, ca.1950-1991, ca.7600 items (mainly transparencies): A. Transparencies. Included in this sub-series are The Princess of the Stars musical drama performed in Banff National Park; B. Prints and negatives; C. Collected photographs; D. Films (5 items)
V. Sound recordings, ca.1950- 1988, 39 items.
Name Access
Whyte, Jon
Subject Access
Arts
Communications
Environment
Family and personal life
Access Restrictions
Some restriction/s on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: arrangement outline
series and file description
electronic finding aid
searchable electronic lists for correspondence files (sub-series II.B.) and alphabetical files (sub-series II.C.)
video reference copy for "Jimmy Simpson: mountain man"
list of available Jon Whyte publications held by the Whyte Museum
list of Jon Whyte Crag and Canyon newspaper columns
Related Material
Art works and artifacts transferred to art collection and Heritage Collection, Whyte Museum
Creator
Whyte, Jon
Category
Arts
Communications
Environment
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on accession records and contents of fonds
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Muriel Gratz fonds

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Part Of
Muriel Gratz fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists primarily of Muriel Gratz's teacher daybooks and notebooks re math tests and student results, 1949-1964, 12 volumes. The daybooks include schedules, interview notes, incident and discipline reports, minutes of meetings, etc. Some notebooks contain loose notes, receipts, etc. Fonds …
Date Range
1924-1989
Reference Code
M228 / V82
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Framed print
Photograph print
Recording disc
Textual record
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Muriel Gratz fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 228
V 82
Sous-Fonds
M 228
V 82
Accession Number
6600, 7764, 7969 (unproc)
Reference Code
M228 / V82
GMD
Photograph
Framed print
Photograph print
Recording disc
Textual record
Private record
Published record
Date Range
1924-1989
Physical Description
9 cm textual records. -- 3 photographs: prints, CD-ROM
History / Biographical
Muriel McFarlane Gratz, 1901-1992, was born in Alberton, Prince Edward Island to a Presbyterian minister, Reverend Humphrey, and Ella Jean Gratz. Muriel and her three brothers and sister moved west in 1907 with their parents to homestead at Sunnyslope, Alberta. Muriel boarded with relatives in Calgary while she attended Crescent Heights High School, then studied mathematics at the University of Alberta, graduating with distinction and a Governor General's gold medal.
Muriel moved to Banff in 1925 and taught at the Banff High School for 41 years. She was principal at the High School for many years, retiring in 1966. Upon her retirement, a mathematics scholarship was established in her honour. Muriel Gratz enjoyed hiking, skiing, curling, golf and travelling and shared her love of the outdoors with her students, initiating student hikes to Lake O'Hara and Skoki for the Banff High School students. Muriel was an active member of the Soroptimist Club, the Curling Club, the Golf Club, the Alpine Club of Canada, the Alberta Teacher's Association and the Banff Seniors for many years. She was honored with the Soroptomist Woman of Distinction award in 1987 and received the Bow Valley Athletic Achievement Award in 1989.
Muriel was good friends with Lizzie Rummel and spent many summers helping out at the mountain camps including Assiniboine. Muriel travelled extensively with her good friend Anne Derrick, a teacher at the Banff High School.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists primarily of Muriel Gratz's teacher daybooks and notebooks re math tests and student results, 1949-1964, 12 volumes. The daybooks include schedules, interview notes, incident and discipline reports, minutes of meetings, etc. Some notebooks contain loose notes, receipts, etc. Fonds also include a framed certificate of Soroptomist International life membership, a framed retirement commemoration and a framed portrait of Anne Derrick, a friend and colleague of Muriel Gratz as well as a founding member of the Soroptomist Club of Banff. Portraits of Muriel Gratz and Anne Derrick are by Roy Andersen, 1989. Also included in the fonds are a University of Alberta graduation photograph of Muriel Gratz, 1924, a Women of Distinction Award certificate, 1986, and a commemorative diploma, Banff School District, 1988. A CD of digitized photographs taken from a photograph album, accompanied by colour photocopies of the images is also included in the fonds.
Name Access
Gratz, Muriel
Subject Access
Education
Community life
Access Restrictions
Access and use of daybooks and notebooks is restricted
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
No finding aid
Creator
Gratz, Muriel
Category
Education
Biographical Source Notes
See biography file for more info; We Live in a Postcard: Banff Family Histories (Banff: Banff History Book Committee, 2005)
Title Source
Title based on accession records
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