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40th anniversary [phonograph record]

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue9299
Medium
Library - Sound recording
Published Date
1973
Author
Carter, Wilf
Publisher
[Montreal?] : RCA Records
Call Number
06 C24as SR
Author
Carter, Wilf
Publisher
[Montreal?] : RCA Records
Published Date
1973
Physical Description
2 sound discs : analog, 33 1/3 rpm
Medium
Library - Sound recording
Notes
Album cover features short biography with photos
Partial contents: When it's springtime in the Rockies; Blue Canadian Rockies
Accession Number
3843
Call Number
06 C24as SR
Collection
Archives Library
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60 minute special : selected melodies [tape cassette]

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue9304
Medium
Library - Sound recording
Published Date
[1989]
Author
Schreiber, Hermann
Call Number
06.3 Sch7 SR
Author
Schreiber, Hermann
Responsibility
Hermann Schreiber on the zither
Published Date
[1989]
Physical Description
1 cassette (60 min.) : stereo
Medium
Library - Sound recording
Notes
Partial contents: Banff is beautiful; The blue Canadian Rockies; Rocky Mountain sunset; Rocky Mountain dreams; I'm a cowboy from the Rocky Mountains
Accession Number
22000
Call Number
06.3 Sch7 SR
Collection
Archives Library
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Alberta [Compact disc sound recording]

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue12727
Medium
Library - Sound recording
Published Date
2005
Author
Kieftenbeld, Mary
Publisher
Government of Alberta
Call Number
06 Al1k SR
Author
Kieftenbeld, Mary
Responsibility
Track 1 lead vocal by Mary Kieftenbeld; Track 2 lead vocal by Michael Carey
Publisher
Government of Alberta
Published Date
2005
Physical Description
1 sound disc (6:25) : digital, 4 3/4 in
Medium
Library - Sound recording
Notes
Official song of Alberta centennial
Call Number
06 Al1k SR
Collection
Archives Library
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Part Of
Al Burgess fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of Al Burgess dictation files for "Everest Canada: the ultimate challenge" (by Al Burgess and Jim Palmer, published 1983), and accompanying typewritten transcripts. Recordings have titles and correspond to the organization of the book. One recording is autobiographical.
Date Range
1982-1983
Reference Code
M64 / S48
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Sound recording
Cassette
Textual record
Private record
Part Of
Al Burgess fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 64
S 48
Sous-Fonds
M64/S48
Accession Number
6500
Reference Code
M64 / S48
GMD
Sound recording
Cassette
Textual record
Private record
Date Range
1982-1983
Physical Description
17 sound recordings : audio tape cassettes. -- 3.5 cm of textual records
History / Biographical
Al Burgess, b.1948, is an international mountaineer, originally based at Calgary, Alberta, Canada and now living mainly in Nepal. Burgess began climbing in 1964 in the United Kingdom and the European Alps, often with his twin brother, Adrian. After coming to Canada in 1974, Burgess climbed extensively and took part in numerous expeditions in Canada, the European Alps, South America and the Himalayas. Burgess was a member of the 1982 Canadian Mount Everest Expedition.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of Al Burgess dictation files for "Everest Canada: the ultimate challenge" (by Al Burgess and Jim Palmer, published 1983), and accompanying typewritten transcripts. Recordings have titles and correspond to the organization of the book. One recording is autobiographical.
Name Access
Burgess, Al
Subject Access
Arts
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Access Restrictions
Some restriction/s on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Creator
Burgess, Al
Category
Arts
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on accession record
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Alpine Club of Canada fonds

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Part Of
Alpine Club of Canada fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds constitutes the principal resource for the study of the history of Canadian mountaineering. It provides a wealth of information on individual alpinists, expeditions, mountains, national parks, conservation, climbing, alpine organizations, publications, guiding, scientific study and the Alpin…
Date Range
1906-2009
Reference Code
M200 / S6 / V14
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Video
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Postcard
Transparency
Sound recording
Cassette
Textual record
Organization record
Part Of
Alpine Club of Canada fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 200
S 6
V 14
Sous-Fonds
M200/S6/V14
Accession Number
698, 1040 (unproc), 1224, 1299 (unproc), 1807, 1813, 2141 (unproc), 2376 (unproc), 3160 (unproc), 3296 (unproc), 3298 (unproc), 3382 (unproc), 3560 (unproc), 3757 (unproc), 3970 (unproc), 5012, 5114, 5200, 5215 (unproc), 5330 (unproc), 5343, 5357, 5396 (unproc), 5438, 5454, 5455, 5456, 5457, 5458, 5459, 5460, 5461, 5462 (unproc), 5463 (unproc), 5464, 5465, 5466, 5474, 5538 (unproc), 5541, 5569 (unproc), 5591 (unproc), 5592, 5605, 5631 (unproc), 5632, 5633, 5634, 5635 (unproc), 5680 (unproc), 5724, 5950, 6062 (unproc), 6332, 6337, 6375, 6376 (unproc), 6396, 6437, 6451, 6457 (unproc), 6459 (unproc), 6465 (unproc), 6470 (unproc), 6623 (unproc), 6624, 6625, 6626, 6627 (unproc), 6628, 6765 (unproc), 6766 (unproc), 6767 (unproc), 7774 (unproc), 7779 (unproc), 8002 (unproc)
Reference Code
M200 / S6 / V14
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Video
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Postcard
Transparency
Sound recording
Cassette
Textual record
Organization record
Date Range
1906-2009
Physical Description
ca.42 m of textual records. -- ca.12,500 photographs: prints, stereographic prints, transparencies, slides, negatives, postcards. -- 85 photograph albums. -- 8 motion pictures: films, video recordings. -- 3 sound recordings
History / Biographical
The Alpine Club of Canada, the national mountaineering club, was founded in 1906 by A. O. Wheeler and other like-minded climbers. The club espoused scientific study and exploration, cultivation of art, public education, acquisition of climbing skills, and preservation of natural areas within the mountainous regions of Canada. Through a national executive, local sections and volunteer committees, the club provided climbing camps, clubhouse, huts, and publications, including the Canadian Alpine Journal. ACC expeditions and projects resulted in pioneer exploration, first ascents, and included mountain warfare training during the Second World War. In recent years, the club's membership has increased dramatically with the popularity of climbing and its programs have evolved to serve the needs of unguided climbers using sophisticated technical aids.
Scope & Content
Fonds constitutes the principal resource for the study of the history of Canadian mountaineering. It provides a wealth of information on individual alpinists, expeditions, mountains, national parks, conservation, climbing, alpine organizations, publications, guiding, scientific study and the Alpine Club itself.
The fonds consists of four Sous-fonds: I. Alpine Club of Canada records; II. Mount Everest Expedition (1982) records; III. Personal papers and photographs; IV. Other material. Club administration records (series I.A.) pertain to executive positions; head office; finance; camps, climbing and treks; expeditions; huts and properties; clubhouses; library; publications; photography; other committees; other activities; and other. Other club records include section records (series I.B.), hut registers and summit records (series I.C.).
Name Access
Alpine Club of Canada
Subject Access
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Access Restrictions
Some restriction/s on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: sous-fonds, series and sub-series description
electronic finding aid for processed material
Creator
Alpine Club of Canada
Category
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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Alpine melodies : vol.II [tape cassette]

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue9305
Medium
Library - Sound recording
Published Date
[1989?]
Author
Schreiber, Hermann
Call Number
06 Sch7am SR
Author
Schreiber, Hermann
Responsibility
Hermann Schreiber on the zither
Published Date
[1989?]
Physical Description
1 cassette : stereo
Medium
Library - Sound recording
Notes
Partial contents: The blue Canadian Rockies; Rocky Mountain sunset; Mountain tramps; Greetings from the Rockies; Rocky Mountain dreams
Accession Number
22000
Call Number
06 Sch7am SR
Collection
Archives Library
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Andy Russell fonds

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions336
Part Of
Andy Russell fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of seven series: I. Personal and professional series, 1937-1993 (diaries, correspondence, filing systems and papers pertaining to awards, memberships, biography and other); II. Business series, 1948-1982 (pertaining to guiding, outfitting, trail riding, ranching, Andy Russell and S…
Date Range
[1867]-1993, predominant 1908-1993
Reference Code
M153 / S43 / V555
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Sound recording
Textual record
Diary
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Andy Russell fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 153
S 43
V 555
Sous-Fonds
M153/S43/V555
Accession Number
963, 5777, 5964, 6338, 6339, 6547, 6567
Reference Code
M153 / S43 / V555
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Sound recording
Textual record
Diary
Private record
Published record
Date Range
[1867]-1993, predominant 1908-1993
Physical Description
6 m of textual records and printed material. -- ca.6100 photographs : prints, negatives, transparencies. -- 1 photograph album (49 prints). -- 29 motion pictures. -- 5 sound recordings
History / Biographical
Andy Russell, 1915-2005, was a trapper, guide and outfitter, writer, photographer, cinematographer, lecturer and environmental advocate in the Pincher Creek, Alberta, Canada.
Russell was born in Lethbridge, Alberta and spent his childhood on a ranch in the foothills near Pincher Creek. He became a skilled horseman, hunter, fisherman and trapper, and, in 1936, was employed by Bert Riggall, a pioneer guide and outfitter of wilderness pack trips in the southern Rockies since 1907. He became Riggall's partner in 1939 and took over the business when Riggall retired in 1946. Andy Russell and Kathleen (Kay) Riggall married in 1938 and raised five children at their ranch bordering Waterton Lakes National Park, where family businesses included guiding, saddlehorses and ranching. Children are: Richard "Dick" H. (b.1938); Andrew Charles "Charlie" (b.1941); Harold John "John" (b.1944); Hugh Gordon Riggall "Gordon" (b.1947); Lorenda Anne "Anne" (b.1952).
Russell continued as a renowned guide and outfitter with a wealthy repeat clientele until he was forced out of guiding by 1960 with the advance of the oil industry concerns upon wilderness areas in southern Alberta and British Columbia. Russell began to write nature articles in 1945 and after 1960 concentrated upon writing, photography, film making, lecturing and ranching. He wrote for numerous magazines and newspapers, produced radio broadcasts, and, using colour motion picture photography, developed programs on wildlife and wilderness habitat research for live public performances. Russell's films launched his career as an author of popular wildlife and mountain culture books, which included Grizzly Country. In later years, he was an active writer, consultant and advocate of wilderness and environmental management and received numerous awards and honours, including Member of the Order of Canada.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of seven series: I. Personal and professional series, 1937-1993 (diaries, correspondence, filing systems and papers pertaining to awards, memberships, biography and other); II. Business series, 1948-1982 (pertaining to guiding, outfitting, trail riding, ranching, Andy Russell and Sons, royalties and lecturing); III. Writing, broadcasting and public appearances series, 1908-1990 (papers and photographs pertaining to writing, book projects, columns, broadcasts, reviews, advertising, promotion and other); IV. Photography and cinematography series, 1909-1990 (details below); V. Wildlife study and conservation activities series, 1945-[198-]; VI. Other activities series, 1931-[199-] (politics, interviews, information files); VII. Russell family series, [1867]-1983.
Photography and cinematography series consists of: Riggall/Russell guiding activity photographs, 1909-1962, ca.280 items; Andy Russell and Sons Production Ltd / Andy Russell professional photographs and films, ca.1940- ca.1990, ca.4200 photographs (mainly transparencies), 28 motion pictures, accompanied by some textual and printed items; personal and family photographs, 1916-1989, ca.1550 items; collected photographs, ca.1940-197-, ca.75 items. Professional photography and cinematography primarily arose from field work by Andy, Dick and Charlie Russell and pertains mainly to flora, fauna and landscape of the Canadian Rockies in continental divide region, British Columbia, Yukon and Alaska.
Motion pictures, ca.1950-1974, include original film "Grizzly Country" by Dick, Charlie and Andy Russell, produced by Evan J. Anton, ca.1969, copy print of same; also unedited wildlife and landscape footage of Waterton area, Yukon and British Columbia.
Sound recordings are interviews with Andy Russell, [ca.1970]-1988.
Name Access
Russell, Andy
Subject Access
Arts
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Access Restrictions
Some restriction/s on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: arrangement outline
series and file description
electronic finding aid
video reference copy for "Grizzly country"
sound recording reference copy recordings
Related Material
Related to the Kay Russell family fonds (M36/V36) and the Bert Riggall fonds (M376/V26)
Creator
Russell, Andy
Category
Arts
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Biographical Source Notes
Russell family
Title Source
Title based on accession record
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Archives General File collection

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions451
Part Of
Archives General File Collection
Scope & Content
The Archives General File is an artificial collection of accessions which do not constitute separate fonds or collections or cannot be placed within existing fonds or collections. Included in the collection are textual records of many types, such as manuscripts, reports, letters, diaries, speeches…
Date Range
[after 1890]
Reference Code
M8 / S8 / V8
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Video
Photograph
Album
Framed print
Negative
Photograph print
Postcard
Transparency
Sound recording
Cassette
Reel to reel
Textual record
Diary
Plan
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Archives General File Collection
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 8
S 8
V 8
Sous-Fonds
M8 / S8 / V8
Accession Number
Numerous. Access to material via accession number is available through the online database
Reference Code
M8 / S8 / V8
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Video
Photograph
Album
Framed print
Negative
Photograph print
Postcard
Transparency
Sound recording
Cassette
Reel to reel
Textual record
Diary
Plan
Private record
Published record
Date Range
[after 1890]
Physical Description
57 cm textual records. -- 50 cm of photographs : prints. -- 189 photographs (15 framed prints, 51 transparencies, 79 negatives; 44 copy negatives). -- 3 photograph albums (139 prints). -- 6 motion pictures. -- 9 sound recordings
Scope & Content
The Archives General File is an artificial collection of accessions which do not constitute separate fonds or collections or cannot be placed within existing fonds or collections. Included in the collection are textual records of many types, such as manuscripts, reports, letters, diaries, speeches, poetry, plans and others; photographs in the form of prints, negatives, transparencies, albums, postcards, etc.; sound recorded interviews and programmes; and motion pictures. Material pertains broadly to the Banff area and many other areas within the Archives collecting mandate.
Notable items include: Walter Wilcox letter; George Kinney report; interviews with Bill Round and Edward Feuz; original copy of Treaty Number Seven; Mary Schaffer material, including letters, notes, photograph and report; reports on the Nakimu Caves; film pertaining to Banff Winter Carnival; Georgia Engelhard letters and photos; plans for buildings and structures; George Noble photograph; W. S. Park photograph.
Name Access
Archives General File
Subject Access
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
First Nations
Sports, recreation and leisure
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: electronic database
Creator
Archives General File
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
First nations
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title describes nature of collection. Individual titles in accession-level inventory have generally been assigned.
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Assorted Interviews, Excerpts, Recordings

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions21682
Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Scope & Content
Original recordings made by Nick Morant between 1959 and ca. 1965 (see "Content Details" for list of individual recording contents). Recordings all individually labelled by Nicholas Morant. One of recordings (S20/III/D1/3a&3b) stored on 2 reels.
Date Range
1959
1960
[ca.1960]
[ca. 1960 - ca. 1965]
1961
1965
Reference Code
S20 / III / D1 / 1 to 12
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
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 / 1 to 12
GMD
Sound recording
Responsibility
Nicholas Morant
Date Range
1959
1960
[ca.1960]
[ca. 1960 - ca. 1965]
1961
1965
Physical Description
13 sound recordings: audio tapes
Scope & Content
Original recordings made by Nick Morant between 1959 and ca. 1965 (see "Content Details" for list of individual recording contents). Recordings all individually labelled by Nicholas Morant. One of recordings (S20/III/D1/3a&3b) stored on 2 reels.
Notes
Processing began by M. Hadley, Feb. 20, 2007; numbering based on original notes
Name Access
Brewster, Bill
Subject Access
Chateau Lake Louise
Parade
Animals
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Canadian Rocky Mountains
Reproduction Restrictions
Reference use only; no reproduction
Language
English
Creator
Nicholas Morant
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Content Details
* Ashton & Turke historiographies - #3 (S20/III/D1/1)
* Diesels [diesel train engines and horns] - #5 (S20/III/D1/2)
* Reminiscing with Cy Harris, Sept. 21, 1960; 2 reels - #7,8 (S20/III/D1/3a,3b)
* Bill Brewster 1961 [Bill Brewster and Rita Crick] - #11 (S20/III/D1/4)
* Poppy Love rehearsal I, 1960 - #13 (S20/III/D1/5)
* Tim ffrench, April 30, 1959 [Conrad O'Brien ffrench] - #14 (S20/III/D1/6)
* Concert at Louise, 1960 - #15 (S20/III/D1/7)
* C show tape - #19 (S20/III/D1/8)
* Stampede Parade [recording of a parade] - #25 (S20/III/D1/9)
* Excerpts "Poppy Love" [excerpts from staff play at Chateau Lake Louise, starts with telephone message from Betty - 3 3/4 speed - #27 (S20/III/D1/10)
* Animals [coyote noises] - 3 3/4 speed - #28 (S20/III/D1/11)
* John Linn, Sheila Piercey, 1960, Chateau Lake Louise - #29 (S20/III/D1/12)
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"A Talk Without Words", "World At Your Feet" Music Recordings

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions54327
Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 4 audiotape film reels with music content recorded by Nicholas Morant. Pertains to music/audio used in slideshow presentation series "A Talk Without Words" by Nicholas and Ivy "Willie" Morant (see "History/Bio"). Items (in order) are labelled "Introduction", "Showtape", "Introducti…
Date Range
[ca. 1945 - ca. 1950]
1949
[ca. 1950 - ca. 1960]
Reference Code
S20 / II / C / 7 / 1 to 4
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Sound recording
Film
Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M300 / S20 / V500
Sous-Fonds
S20
Sub-Series
S20 / II / C : Professional Records : Topical Files
Accession Number
7784
Reference Code
S20 / II / C / 7 / 1 to 4
GMD
Sound recording
Film
Responsibility
Recorded by Nicholas Morant
Date Range
[ca. 1945 - ca. 1950]
1949
[ca. 1950 - ca. 1960]
Physical Description
4 sound recordings: audiotape film reels
History / Biographical
"A Talk Without Words" was an original presentation by Nick and Ivy "Willie" Morant featuring some of their photographs taken while travelling across Canada for work, as well as photographs from their travels in Peru. The presentation involved a brief introduction by Nick and Willie, followed by an approximately one-hour long slideshow accompanied by music which was recorded by Nick. The couple presented this slideshow, and similar variations, to the public for about 15 years (ca. 1950 to ca. 1965).
Scope & Content
File consists of 4 audiotape film reels with music content recorded by Nicholas Morant. Pertains to music/audio used in slideshow presentation series "A Talk Without Words" by Nicholas and Ivy "Willie" Morant (see "History/Bio"). Items (in order) are labelled "Introduction", "Showtape", "Introduction B" and "Showtape B".
Notes
Item S20/II/C/7/1 originally stored in brown paper Canadian Pacific mailing envelope with shipping label: "INTRODUCTION NICHOLAS MORANT BOX 1288 BANFF, ALBERTA CANADA" Items S20/II/C/7/2 to 4 were attached by string tied around them. Item S20/II/C/7/2 has label taped to inside of clear plastic container reading: "SHOWTAPE. Nova Scotia 123 Trees Prairies Quiet Places World at Feet Mountains 123 Exit Music." Item S20/II/C/7/3 and S20/II/C/7/4 were in brown paper Canadian Pacific envelope labelled: "SHOWTAPE B INTRODUCTION B Excludes - Peru - Soundpix" S20/II/C/7/3 in "Scotch Tape" brand box labelled "Introduction B .... Okay for Revere or Magnecord." S20/II/C/7/4 in "audiotape" brand box labelled "Showtape B. Okay for Revere and Magnecord."
Name Access
Morant, Nicholas
Morant, Ivy
Subject Access
Photography
Travel
Scenery
Landscape
Presentation
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Nova Scotia
Peru
Canadian Rocky Mountains
Reproduction Restrictions
Reference use only; no reproduction
Language
English
Creator
Nicholas Morant
Biographical Source Notes
https://www.whyte.org/nicholas-morant-later-career Also referenced in book "Nicholas Morant's Canadian Pacific" by John F. Garden (Revelstoke: Footprint Publishing, 1991) under chapter "A Talk Without Words"
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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