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Alpine Club of Canada fonds

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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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Mary Andrews fonds

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Mary Andrews fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of manuscripts written by Mary Andrews and photographs pertaining to dedication ceremonies for Mount Deville, September 30, 1975, at which G. S. Andrews, was guest speaker. Manuscripts are "Passport to Paradise: the Alpine Club of Canada summer camps" and "Conrad Kain: Mountain man …
Date Range
1975, 1991, 1992
Reference Code
M240 / V21
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Textual record
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Mary Andrews fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 240
V 21
Sous-Fonds
M 240
V 21
Accession Number
2465, 5901, 6334
Reference Code
M240 / V21
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Textual record
Private record
Published record
Date Range
1975, 1991, 1992
Physical Description
2 textual records. -- 34 photographs : prints, negatives
History / Biographical
Mary Andrews was Librarian at the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, Alberta, from 1973 until 1999. Andrews is the daughter of Lieutenant- Colonel Gerald Smedley Andrews.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of manuscripts written by Mary Andrews and photographs pertaining to dedication ceremonies for Mount Deville, September 30, 1975, at which G. S. Andrews, was guest speaker. Manuscripts are "Passport to Paradise: the Alpine Club of Canada summer camps" and "Conrad Kain: Mountain man par excellence."
Notes
Articles were published in the British Columbia Historical Quarterly
Name Access
Andrews, Mary
Kain, Conrad
Subject Access
Alpine Club of Canada
Sports, recreation and leisure
Access Restrictions
No restrictions on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Creator
Andrews, Mary
Category
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on accession records
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Banff Crag and Canyon fonds

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Part Of
Banff Crag and Canyon fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of records in the form of drafts, columns, notes, press releases and photographs in numbered and dated files. Also includes photographic prints pertaining to town and national park events, including the Banff National Park Centennial in 1985, acquired separately from above records.
Date Range
1972-2003
Reference Code
M129 / V147
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Machine-readable data file
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Textual record
Corporate record
Part Of
Banff Crag and Canyon fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 129
V 147
Sous-Fonds
M129/V147
Accession Number
1560, 2056, 2264, 5176, 5203, 5394, 5623,7783 (unproc)
Reference Code
M129 / V147
GMD
Machine-readable data file
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Textual record
Corporate record
Date Range
1972-2003
Physical Description
ca.40 cm of textual records. -- ca. 84,528 photographs: ca.10,528 prints, ca.74,000 negatives, 7 computer diskettes, 3 CD-ROM, 2 zip disks.
History / Biographical
The Banff Crag and Canyon, est. 1900, is a weekly newspaper published every Tuesday in Banff, Alberta, Canada by Bowes Publishers Limited. The newspaper is directed at local area residents and visitors covering news, sports and entertainment in the Town of Banff and area.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of records in the form of drafts, columns, notes, press releases and photographs in numbered and dated files. Also includes photographic prints pertaining to town and national park events, including the Banff National Park Centennial in 1985, acquired separately from above records.
Name Access
Banff Crag and Canyon
Subject Access
Communications
Access Restrictions
Some restriction/s on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Basic description only
Creator
Banff Crag and Canyon
Category
Communications
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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Banff Figure Skating Club fonds

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Part Of
Banff Figure Skating Club fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of administrative records in the form of correspondence, minutes, judging files, evaluations, grant applications, financial records and other, 1970-1995; newsletters, 1975-1977; programs and posters, 1970-1979; and also records pertaining to the Alberta Winter Games, 1976; and the So…
Date Range
1970-1995
Reference Code
M336 / V172
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Textual record
Organization record
Published record
Part Of
Banff Figure Skating Club fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 336
V 172
Sous-Fonds
M336/V172
Accession Number
2260, 2448, 2485, 2525, 2547, 2578, 2662, 2767, 2888, 3055, 7329 (unproc)
Reference Code
M336 / V172
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Textual record
Organization record
Published record
Date Range
1970-1995
Physical Description
ca.1 m of textual records. -- 60 photographs: 15 prints, 45 negatives.
History / Biographical
The Banff Figure Skating Club, est.1970, promotes figure skating skills in children. Program involves professional instructors, testing, events, etc. The club is affiliated with the Canadian Figure Skating Association and is successor to the Figure Skating Club of Banff.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of administrative records in the form of correspondence, minutes, judging files, evaluations, grant applications, financial records and other, 1970-1995; newsletters, 1975-1977; programs and posters, 1970-1979; and also records pertaining to the Alberta Winter Games, 1976; and the Southern Alberta Figure Skating sub-section competition, 1970. Photographs are primarily colour and relate to Club events and members. Included are 2 signed b&w portraits of Brian Orser and Brian Boitano.
Name Access
Banff Figure Skating Club
Subject Access
Skating
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: basic description, preliminary inventory
Creator
Banff Figure Skating Club
Category
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on accession records and contents of fonds
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Banff Winter Festival fonds

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Banff Winter Festival fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of three series: I. Textual records, 1973-1997; II. Photographs, ca.1960-1989; III. Moving Images, 1991-1992. Textual material consists of administrative and operational records in the form of files of reports, transcripts, letters, minutes of meetings, legal papers, lists, registra…
Date Range
[ca.1960]-1997
Reference Code
M171 / V458
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Motion picture
Video
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Textual record
Organization record
Published record
Part Of
Banff Winter Festival fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 171
V 458
Sous-Fonds
M 171
V 458
Accession Number
6374, 7198 (unproc)
Reference Code
M171 / V458
GMD
Motion picture
Video
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Textual record
Organization record
Published record
Date Range
[ca.1960]-1997
Physical Description
1.4 m textual records. -- ca.4500 photographs: ca.3100 prints, ca.1000 negatives, ca.400 transparencies. -- 2 video tape recordings: VHS
History / Biographical
Banff Winter Festival, successor to Banff Winter Carnival, was coordinated under the Chamber of Commerce until 1986. After that time it operated in association with the Recreation and Culture Department of what is now the Town of Banff. The Banff Winter Festival Society was founded in 1988 and has operated in conjunction with the Banff-Lake Louise Tourism Bureau since 1994.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of three series: I. Textual records, 1973-1997; II. Photographs, ca.1960-1989; III. Moving Images, 1991-1992. Textual material consists of administrative and operational records in the form of files of reports, transcripts, letters, minutes of meetings, legal papers, lists, registrations, advertising, poster entries, handbills and print material. Photographs pertain mainly to festival events, activities, including the Festival Queen contest. Videos pertain to 1991 and 1992 Banff Winter Festivals.
Name Access
Banff Winter Festival
Subject Access
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: arrangement outline
series and file description
electronic finding aid
Related Material
Portion related to Banff-Lake Louise Chamber of Commerce fonds [M132/V43].
Also related to Banff Winter Carnival fonds [M13/V427].
Accompanied by artifacts, 1968-1980, 18 items (Heritage collections).
Creator
Banff Winter Festival
Category
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on accession record
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Leonard Leacock fonds

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Leonard Leacock fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consist of four separate series: A. I.A. Photography: negatives; B. I.C. Photography: transparencies, 35mm; C. I.D. Photography: prints; D. I.B. Photography: lantern slides. Fonds consists mainly of scenic transparency views arising from Leacock's climbs, hikes, horse and car trips in the Can…
Date Range
1924-1992
Reference Code
M372 / S24 / V353
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Sound recording
Textual record
Diary
Private record
Published record
Scrapbook
Part Of
Leonard Leacock fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 372
S 24
V 353
Sous-Fonds
M 372
S 24
V 353
Accession Number
2568, 3451, 6501, 6502, 6503, 6507, 6580, 6756, 7091
Reference Code
M372 / S24 / V353
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Sound recording
Textual record
Diary
Private record
Published record
Scrapbook
Date Range
1924-1992
Physical Description
ca.5100 photographs (ca.4450 transparencies, ca.575 negatives, ca.90 prints). -- 17 cm of textual records (including several volumes). -- 4 sound recordings
History / Biographical
Leonard Henry Leacock, 1904-1992, was a musician and educator at Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Leacock was born in England and raised in Banff, Alberta. He was educated in Banff and Boston and through the Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto, and the Royal School of Music, London, England. Leacock joined the staff of Mount Royal College, Calgary as a piano teacher in 1924 and retired from teaching ca.1989. His music career also included performing, composing and adjudicating. Throughout his life, Leacock was an avid mountaineer and photographer. He took numerous hiking and horse trips in the Banff, Jasper and Yoho areas and sometimes worked in trail camps or as a guide.
Scope & Content
Fonds consist of four separate series: A. I.A. Photography: negatives; B. I.C. Photography: transparencies, 35mm; C. I.D. Photography: prints; D. I.B. Photography: lantern slides.
Fonds consists mainly of scenic transparency views arising from Leacock's climbs, hikes, horse and car trips in the Canadian Rockies and Selkirks from the Crowsnest Pass through Jasper National Park, ca.1939 to 1984. Also included are travels in Yukon, Canada and the United States, including Alaska. Negatives date from 1925 to 1940? and pertain to Assiniboine, Lake Louise, Banff, Banff-Jasper, Columbia Icefield and other mountain areas; also natural history, including wildflowers and wildlife. A small number of negatives are accompanied by prints. Other prints pertain to Leacock, family, events and scenic views.
Textual records include letters, 1926-1986, 1 cm; diaries, 1930-1934, 1943, 2 items; scrapbooks and clippings, 1931-1936, ca.6 cm; manuscript scores of vocal and instrumental music, before 1985, 8 cm; concert programmes for which Leacock wrote the notes, 1962-1969, 37 items; other concert programmes, [ca.1945]-1986, 2 cm; writings, 1924, 1928, n.d., 4 items; other material, 1931-1987, 8 items. Diaries pertain to Leacock's personal life, giving details of musical, writing, artistic and dramatic activities; teaching and tour guiding; hikes and climbs in the Canadian Rockies; and friends, including Herbert Hahn and Stewart Cameron. Some letters are from Earle Birney, 1926-1978.
Sound recordings are interviews with Leacock re his career in music, including performing, composing and teaching; also music played by Leacock.
Name Access
Birney, Earle
Cameron, Stewart
Hahn, Herbert
Leacock, Leonard
Subject Access
Arts
Education
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Music
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
file description
electronic inventory
summary and reference copy recording for audio interview
Creator
Leacock, Leonard
Category
Arts
Education
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on accession records and contents of fonds
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Jim and Dorothy Boyce fonds

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Part Of
Jim and Dorothy Boyce fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of material pertaining to the separate careers and families of Jim and Dorothy Boyce, as well as material from their life together. Jim Boyce material consists mainly of business and personal papers and photographs, ca.1910-1982. Business papers arise mainly from the incorporation, …
Date Range
[ca.1850-2001]
Reference Code
M250 / V79
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Textual record
Corporate record
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Jim and Dorothy Boyce fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M259 / V79
Sous-Fonds
M 250
V 79
Accession Number
1418, 1570, 1574, 2453, 3037, 3087, 3609 (unproc), 5575 (unproc), 5856 (unproc), 6359 (unproc), 6762 (unproc), 6790 (unproc), 7047 (unproc), 7363 (unproc)
Reference Code
M250 / V79
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Textual record
Corporate record
Private record
Published record
Date Range
[ca.1850-2001]
Physical Description
ca.6.5 m textual records. -- ca.3500 photographs: prints, negatives, copy negatives. -- 4 photograph albums. -- 5 motion pictures: film reels; 8mm, 16mm; col.
History / Biographical
James (Jim) Hawkins Boyce, 1892-1982, was a guide, outfitter, log builder and businessman at Lake Louise and Banff, Alberta, Canada. Dorothy Boyce was a pharmacist and business woman at Calgary, Quebec and Banff, Canada.
Jim Boyce was the son of Joseph Boyce, 1856-1927, and stepson of Wilma "Josephine" Boyce, 1866-1952, of Banff, Alberta. In 1911, Jim joined his father building trails. His guiding and outfitting career began with Jimmy Simpson's outfit as a trail cook. During the 1920s Boyce formed his own outfit with Max Brooks and went on to guide prominent clients Carl Rungius, Caroline Hinman and her parties, George and Adeline Link and William D. Cox of Chicago, USA.
In addition to guiding and outfitting, Jim Boyce worked with motion picture companies on location in the Rockies with his dog teams during the 1920s. A number of well-known log buildings are testament to his log-building skills, including Skoki, Mount Temple Lodge and the Lake Louise Ski Lodge. During the 1930s, Boyce managed and expanded Skoki Lodge. He also supervised road construction on the Banff-Jasper Highway and the Alaska Alcan Military Highway for the U. S. Army during the Second World War and operated the Bar C Ranch (for William D. Cox) for many years. Boyce made his home in Banff.
Dorothy Frances Llewellyn (Whiteman) Boyce, 1901-2001, was the daughter of Rev Arthur Wellesley Richard Whiteman, 1865-1926, and Nina L. Whiteman, 1873-1956. After studying pharmacy at the University of Alberta, Dorothy came to Banff in 1922 to work for Dr. Brett. She subsequently studied at the University of Toronto, Ontario; worked at the Calgary General Hospital, Alberta, from 1926 to 1940; and during the Second World War, worked as a chemist in Quebec, Canada. After the death of her first husband, Tronson James Draper, 1879-1949, an oilman of Calgary, Alberta, Dorothy became a permanent resident of Banff. She owned and operated Travellers Digest in Banff and married Jim Boyce in 1957.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of material pertaining to the separate careers and families of Jim and Dorothy Boyce, as well as material from their life together.
Jim Boyce material consists mainly of business and personal papers and photographs, ca.1910-1982. Business papers arise mainly from the incorporation, operation and expropriation of the Lake Louise Ski Lodge (later Post Hotel) 1941-1969. Other business and personal material pertains to Skoki Lodge, 1933-1942; guiding and outfitting, 1938-1940; Army Service Forces and Alaska Alcan Military Highway, 1943-1944; Bar C Ranch, 1947-1969; laundry and rental businesses, 1962-1965, plans for Boyce house, Banff and family items. Correspondents include William D. Cox and Eldon Woolliams. Jim Boyce photographs pertain to family, friends, associates and activities, Banff and Skoki areas; includes guiding and outfitting, hunting, motion picture and dog team activities, Skoki Lodge and region, Alaska-Yukon activities, Bar C Ranch and personal material.
Papers of Dorothy Boyce, 1901-ca.1950, pertain to her childhood, university career, business life and first marriage; Dorothy Boyce photographs, ca.1920s-1940, pertain to family, friends, professional and recreational activities in Banff, Banff and Yoho National Parks, Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver and Toronto.
Jim and Dorothy Boyce joint material includes photographs, 1900s-1990s, and incoming letters pertaining to home, travel and friends. Album includes mainly published postcards from all over the world. Fonds also includes Boyce family personal and financial papers, 1901-1928; business and estate papers of Joseph Boyce, 1908-1954; Tronson Draper and Draper family personal and professional papers and photographs, 1906-1949; and Whiteman family papers and photographs, ca.1860, 1885-ca.1925. Also included in the Boyce's personal records are film reels ca.1920-1970 which pertain mainly to the Skoki area.
Name Access
Boyce, Jim
Boyce, Dorothy
Subject Access
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Access Restrictions
Some restriction/s on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: preliminary electronic finding aid
motion picture summaries
Related Material
Transparencies by Adeline and/or George Link of trips with Jim Boyce, formerly retained by Jim Boyce, can be found in George K. K. Link fonds (M60/V276)
Accompanied by artifacts (Heritage collections, Whyte Museum)
Creator
Boyce, Jim
Boyce, Dorothy
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on accession records and contents of fonds
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Brett family fonds

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Part Of
Brett family fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds contains six series: I. Robert G. Brett series, 1873-1926, 36 cm of textual records, consisting of: A. Personal papers, 1873-1926 (1. Correspondence, 2. Financial papers, 3. Other papers); B. Business papers, 1897-1925, (1. Banff businesses, 2. Businesses outside Banff); C. Professional pap…
Date Range
[ca.1860]-1965
Reference Code
M1 / V83
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Textual record
Diary
Private record
Published record
Scrapbook
Part Of
Brett family fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M1 V83
Sous-Fonds
M1 V83
Accession Number
5, 20, 58, 78, 102, 354, 1164, 1532, 5042
Reference Code
M1 / V83
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Textual record
Diary
Private record
Published record
Scrapbook
Date Range
[ca.1860]-1965
Physical Description
73 cm of textual records. -- 11 photograph albums (ca.850 prints). -- ca.350 photographs (ca.320 prints, 28 negatives)
History / Biographical
Robert George Brett, 1851-1929, was a prominent physician, hotel-hospital owner, businessman and politician Banff, Alberta from 1883 until 1929. Brett was born in Strathroy, Ontario, son of James Brett and Catherine Mallon. He was educated as a physician at the University of Toronto (M.D., 1874), and practiced medicine at Arkona, Ontario. He moved to Winnipeg in 1880, where he helped found the Manitoba Medical College.
R. G. Brett moved to Banff in 1886, founding the Banff Sanitarium. In 1909 he established the Brett Hospital. Brett also had numerous other businesses and real estate in Banff (including the National Park Drug Store, the Sanitarium Bottling Co., the Bretton Hall Hotel, Lithia Bottling Co.) and elsewhere.
In 1878, Brett married Louise Theodora Hungerford, 1855-1935, of Waterford, Ontario. Of their five children, only two survived infancy, Reginald H. "Harry", 1879-1925, and Robert Earle, 1887-1912. Earle Brett was survived by Maidie (Stacpole) Brett, whom he married in 1910, and by an infant daughter. Dr. Harry Brett was married to Helen Brett, 1877-1964, who outlived the rest of her family by many years. Associated closely with the Brett family was Dr. Brett's nurse, Annie McLauchlin.
From 1881 to 1901, R. G. Brett was Conservative Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) for the North-West Territories, and from 1889 to 1891 he was president of the executive council. He was Lieutenant-Governor of Alberta from 1915 to 1925. He died in Calgary.
Scope & Content
Fonds contains six series:
I. Robert G. Brett series, 1873-1926, 36 cm of textual records, consisting of: A. Personal papers, 1873-1926 (1. Correspondence, 2. Financial papers, 3. Other papers); B. Business papers, 1897-1925, (1. Banff businesses, 2. Businesses outside Banff); C. Professional papers, 1889-1925 (1. Political correspondence, 2. Official correspondence, 3. Other material);
II. Louise H. Brett series, [between1855 and 1935], 10 cm of textual records, consisting of: A. Writing, betw.1885 and 1935; B. Scrapbooks, ca.1900, ca.1910; C. Diaries and letters, 1912-1925; D. Other, ca.1870-1924.
III. Reginald H. "Harry" Brett series, ca.1910-1921, 10.5 cm of textual records, print material and photographs. Consists of: A. Personal papers, ca.1910 (1.Scrapbooks, 2. Ephemera); B. Business papers, 1912-1921.
IV. Helen Brett series, 1925-1965, 4.5 cm of textual records, consisting of: A. Correspondence, 1927-1950; B. R. G. Brett estate papers, 1925-1949; C. Financial and business records, 1936-1962; D. Other, 1935-1965.
V. Brett family series, [ca.1860-ca.1935], consisting of : A. Photographs albums, ca.1860-ca.1910; B. Photographs, ca.1875-ca.1935.
VI. Other material series, [before 1928], 2 cm of textual records, consisting of: A. Annie McLauchlin papers, 1914-1928; B. Other, before 1925.
Name Access
Brett, Helen
Brett, Louise
Brett, Reginald H. (Harry)
Brett, Robert G.
McLauchin, Annie
Subject Access
Family and personal life
Health services
Politics
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
series and file description
electronic finding aid
microfilm copies of albums
Creator
Brett, Robert George and Louise
Brett, Reginald H. (Harry) and Helen
Category
Family and personal life
Health services
Politics
Biographical Source Notes
Earlier version of fonds description.
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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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
Less detail

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
Less detail

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