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Holiday greeting cards, dated

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Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of dated Christmas and holiday cards sent to Eleanor Luxton between 1940 and 1994. Includes cards sent from various family members, friends and organizations which Eleanor was involved with [including the National Philatelic Centre and the University of Alberta]. Some cards have attac…
Date Range
1940-1994
Reference Code
LUX / II / A / 48 to 51
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Photograph
Photograph print
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / II / A : Correspondence
Sous-Fonds
LUX / II : Eleanor Luxton sous-fonds
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / II / A / 48 to 51
GMD
Textual record
Photograph
Photograph print
Date Range
1940-1994
Physical Description
14 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
File consists of dated Christmas and holiday cards sent to Eleanor Luxton between 1940 and 1994. Includes cards sent from various family members, friends and organizations which Eleanor was involved with [including the National Philatelic Centre and the University of Alberta]. Some cards have attached photograph prints or personal images printed into the cards [i.e. family photographs].
Subject Access
Family and personal life
Christmas
Correspondence
Holidays
Art
Photography
Organizations
University
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Banff National Park
Calgary
Language
English
French
German
Conservation
Some items with attached photograph prints stored in mylar
Category
Arts
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Content Details
Items stored in 4 folders organized by date: LUX/II/A/48 : 1940-1969 LUX/II/A/49 : 1970-1979 LUX/II/A/50 : 1980-1989 LUX/II/A/51 : 1990-1994
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

Holiday greeting cards, not dated

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions55029
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of non-dated Christmas and holiday greeting cards sent to Eleanor Luxton between ca.1940 and 1994. Cards are signed by various friends, family members and coworkers of Eleanor, as well as some organizations and groups which Eleanor was involved with [including the Trail Riders of the …
Date Range
1940-1994
Reference Code
LUX / II / A / 52 to 62
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Photograph
Photograph print
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / II / A : Correspondence
Sous-Fonds
LUX / II : Eleanor Luxton sous-fonds
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / II / A / 52 to 62
GMD
Textual record
Photograph
Photograph print
Date Range
1940-1994
Physical Description
32 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
File consists of non-dated Christmas and holiday greeting cards sent to Eleanor Luxton between ca.1940 and 1994. Cards are signed by various friends, family members and coworkers of Eleanor, as well as some organizations and groups which Eleanor was involved with [including the Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies and UNICEF].
Notes
Some cards have personal photographs printed onto front covers, or have photograph prints physically attached.
Subject Access
Family and personal life
Christmas
Holidays
Correspondence
Art
Photography
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Banff National Park
United States of America
Language
English
French
German
Mandarin
Conservation
Some items with photograph prints attached have been stored in mylar
Category
Arts
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Content Details
Cards sorted into 11 folders: LUX / II / A / 52 to 53 : [ca.1940-1970] LUX / II / A / 54 to 62 : [ca.1970-1994]
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

Thank you, friendship and get well soon cards

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions55030
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of greeting cards not pertaining to specific holidays which were sent to Eleanor Luxton, including: thank you cards, friendship and "just because" cards, and get well soon cards. Cards are signed by various friends and family members of Eleanor, including numerous cards from Eleanor's…
Date Range
[ca.1950-1995]
Reference Code
LUX / II / A / 64 to 65
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / II / A : Correspondence
Sous-Fonds
LUX / II : Eleanor Luxton sous-fonds
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / II / A / 64 to 65
GMD
Textual record
Date Range
[ca.1950-1995]
Physical Description
4 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
File consists of greeting cards not pertaining to specific holidays which were sent to Eleanor Luxton, including: thank you cards, friendship and "just because" cards, and get well soon cards. Cards are signed by various friends and family members of Eleanor, including numerous cards from Eleanor's friend "Miriam".
Subject Access
Family and personal life
Health services
Hospital
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Calgary
Language
English
Category
Family and personal life
Health services
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Content Details
Items are stored in two folders: LUX / II / A / 64 : Get well soon cards LUX / II / A / 65 : Thank you, friendship cards
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

Collected holiday gift tags

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions55031
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of Christmas gift tags collected by Eleanor Luxton between ca.1940 and 1994. Most tags are stored in envelopes which are annotated with lists of names and corresponding gifts received from them. File also contains some loose items.
Date Range
[ca.1940-1994]
1978-1984 1989-1990
Reference Code
LUX / II / A / 63
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / II / A : Correspondence
Sous-Fonds
LUX / II : Eleanor Luxton sous-fonds
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / II / A / 63
GMD
Textual record
Date Range
[ca.1940-1994]
1978-1984 1989-1990
Physical Description
4 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
File consists of Christmas gift tags collected by Eleanor Luxton between ca.1940 and 1994. Most tags are stored in envelopes which are annotated with lists of names and corresponding gifts received from them. File also contains some loose items.
Notes
Majority of items are dated or may be dated between ca.1975-1990
Subject Access
Christmas
Holidays
Family and personal life
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Language
English
Category
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

Easter and Valentine's Day cards

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions55032
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of Easter and Valentine's Day cards addressed to Eleanor Luxton which were sent by various friends and family members between ca.1940 and 1995.
Date Range
[ca.1940-1995]
Reference Code
LUX / II / A / 66 to 67
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / II / A : Collected
Sous-Fonds
LUX / II : Eleanor Luxton sous-fonds
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / II / A / 66 to 67
GMD
Textual record
Date Range
[ca.1940-1995]
Physical Description
6 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
File consists of Easter and Valentine's Day cards addressed to Eleanor Luxton which were sent by various friends and family members between ca.1940 and 1995.
Notes
Most items in file are not dated
Subject Access
Holidays
Family and personal life
Correspondence
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Language
English
Category
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Content Details
Contents are organized in two folders: LUX / II / A / 66 : Easter cards LUX / II / A / 67 : Valentine's Day cards
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of birthday cards sent to Eleanor Luxton between ca.1940 and 1995. Includes one folder of birthday cards [ca.1960-1995?] which do not name a recipient.
Date Range
[ca.1940-1995]
Reference Code
LUX / II / A / 68 to 70
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / II / A : Correspondence
Sous-Fonds
LUX / II : Eleanor Luxton sous-fonds
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / II / A / 68 to 70
GMD
Textual record
Date Range
[ca.1940-1995]
Physical Description
9.5 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
File consists of birthday cards sent to Eleanor Luxton between ca.1940 and 1995. Includes one folder of birthday cards [ca.1960-1995?] which do not name a recipient.
Notes
Cards without a named recipient were likely sent to Eleanor Luxton based on their approximate time period and other items stored with them prior to processing; some of earlier cards possibly sent to Georgina Luxton[?]
Subject Access
Holidays
Family and personal life
Language
English
Title Source
Title based on content of file
Content Details
File contents stored in three folders: LUX / II / A / 68 and 69 : Birthday cards addressed to Eleanor Luxton LUX / II / A / 70 : Birthday cards, recipient not named
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

Mary (Molly) Wright Adams fonds

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Part Of
Mary (Molly) Wright Adams fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of one textual series: I. Correspondence and 7 sub-series: A: shoebox, C: ziploc, D: purple folder, E: Mrs. Elkin envelope, F: Letters and Diaries, G: yellow folder, H: brown tied folder. Subseries A: shoebox contains correspondence from 2014 between Colleen Skidmore and Marjorie P.…
Date Range
[ca. 1850 - 1909], 1980-1981, 2014
Reference Code
M555 / V777
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Album
Photograph print
Textual record
Diary
Drawing
Postcard
Private record
Part Of
Mary (Molly) Wright Adams fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
V 780
Sous-Fonds
V 780
Accession Number
2018.8685
Reference Code
M555 / V777
GMD
Photograph
Album
Photograph print
Textual record
Diary
Drawing
Postcard
Private record
Date Range
[ca. 1850 - 1909], 1980-1981, 2014
Physical Description
21 cm of textual records including 16 postcards and 3 drawings. 1 photograph album : 107 b&w photographs.
History / Biographical
Mary Wright (Molly) Adams was born on 15 October 1868. in Ridgefield Connecticut. She was the third of five children born to Cornelia Ann Cook (1830-1902) amd Daniel Lucius Adams (1814 - 1899) She died in Kobe, Japan on 23 January 1909 and was buried there.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of one textual series: I. Correspondence and 7 sub-series: A: shoebox, C: ziploc, D: purple folder, E: Mrs. Elkin envelope, F: Letters and Diaries, G: yellow folder, H: brown tied folder. Subseries A: shoebox contains correspondence from 2014 between Colleen Skidmore and Marjorie P. Adams regarding the records. Original and transcribed correspondence from Molly W. Adams to various recipients from [ca. 1891 to 1909]. Subseries C: ziploc contains original correspondence and 6 postcards from Molly W. Adams in 1903. Subseries D: purple folder contains original and transcribed correspondence from Molly W. Adams from 1906 to 1908. Also contains 4 postcards and photocopy of an article about Mary Schaffer from The Cairn, 1980-1981. Subseries E: Mrs. Elkin Envelope contains original and transcribed correspondence from Cornelia Cook Adams and Catharine Cook [ca. 1850 to 1865]. Subseries F: letters and diaries contains transcribed copies of Molly W. Adams letters and diaries, 1904 to 1905. Subseries G: yellow folder contains transcribed correspondence from Molly W. Adams, 1893 to 1906. Subseries H: brown tied folder contains correspondence, 5 small notebooks, as well as 3 drawings and 6 postcards. Fonds consists of one visual series: I: Photographs and 2 sub-series: A: shoebox, and B: 1904 Album. Subseries A: shoebox contains 1 black and white photograph of Mary Wright Adams gravestone, 1909. Subseries B: 1904 Album contains a photograph album with 107 b&w photographs.
Name Access
Adams, Molly
Schaffer, Mary
Subject Access
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Language
Language is English
Creator
Mary (Molly) Wright Adams fonds
Biographical Source Notes
Searching for Mary Schaffer: Women Wilderness Photography by Colleen Skidmore
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail
Part Of
Aileen Harmon fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of an original travel journal/diary annotated by Aileen Harmon pertaining to a 1933 ski trip to Skoki Lodge. File also includes two complete, typed copies of text from original 1933 account [one accompanied by typed letter to "Kathryn", likely Catharine Robb Whyte], and one incomplete…
Date Range
1933
[ca. 1981 - ca. 1990]
Reference Code
M287 / I / 8
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Private record
Diary
Part Of
Aileen Harmon fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M287 / V262
Series
M287 / I : Personal records
Sous-Fonds
M287
Accession Number
2016.8596
Reference Code
M287 / I / 8
GMD
Textual record
Private record
Diary
Responsibility
Produced by Aileen Harmon
Date Range
1933
[ca. 1981 - ca. 1990]
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
File consists of an original travel journal/diary annotated by Aileen Harmon pertaining to a 1933 ski trip to Skoki Lodge. File also includes two complete, typed copies of text from original 1933 account [one accompanied by typed letter to "Kathryn", likely Catharine Robb Whyte], and one incomplete typed copy.
Notes
One copy of journal contents annotated
Name Access
Whyte, Catharine
Harmon, Aileen
Subject Access
Skiing
Travel
Mountains
Skoki Lodge
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Lake Louise
Language
English
Creator
Aileen Harmon
Category
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title provided prior to processing
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail
Part Of
Aileen Harmon fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 5 magazines dated between 2002 - 2015, some scanned pages from a 1978 newspaper, and an article with attached correspondence, each with content pertaining to Aileen Harmon. Includes 2 [duplicate] Canadian Wilderness magazines and an Alpine Club of Canada magazine with posthumous ar…
Date Range
1978
2002
2011 - 2015
Reference Code
M287 / I / 14
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Published record
Textual record
Part Of
Aileen Harmon fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M287 / V262
Series
M287 / I : Personal records
Sous-Fonds
M287
Accession Number
2016.8596
Reference Code
M287 / I / 14
GMD
Published record
Textual record
Responsibility
Items produced by Canadian Wilderness, Alpine Club of Canada, Univrsity of Alberta, Parks and Wilderness Quarterly, The Spectator and Fred Roots
Date Range
1978
2002
2011 - 2015
Physical Description
1.5 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
File consists of 5 magazines dated between 2002 - 2015, some scanned pages from a 1978 newspaper, and an article with attached correspondence, each with content pertaining to Aileen Harmon. Includes 2 [duplicate] Canadian Wilderness magazines and an Alpine Club of Canada magazine with posthumous articles on Aileen Harmon, a University of Alberta alumni magazine, a Parks and Wilderness Quarterly magazine with an article written by Aileen, scanned pages from The Spectator of an article quoting Aileen with a photograph of her included, and an article by Fred Roots published in Island Bushwacker magazine about Aileen, accompanied by a letter to Aileen from Fred Roots.
Notes
Contains two copies of the same magazine [Canadian Wilderness Spring/Summer 2015 issue].
Name Access
Roots, Fred
Harmon, Aileen
Alpine Club of Canada
University of Alberta
Subject Access
Publication
Biography
Conservation
Education
Obituary
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
British Columbia
Access Restrictions
Copyright restrictions may apply
Reproduction Restrictions
Copyright restrictions may apply
Language
English
Category
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

Astley family fonds

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Part Of
Astley family fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of notes, correspondence and articles pertaining to the Astley family and early history of Lake Louise and Lake Minnewanka areas. Fonds includes correspondence between Willoughby Astley and J. A. Jaffary of the Provincial Library, Alberta, 1928-1929, re place names in the Lake Louise…
Date Range
[ca.1886]-1970
Reference Code
M265 / V394
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Textual record
Private record
Part Of
Astley family fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 265
V 394
Sous-Fonds
M 265
V 394
Accession Number
1420, 1520, 2961, 6353, 6756, 7939
Reference Code
M265 / V394
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Textual record
Private record
Date Range
[ca.1886]-1970
Physical Description
13 textual records. -- ca.40 photographs: prints
History / Biographical
Willoughby John Astley, 1859-1948, came to Banff in 1888 and built the Beach House Hotel at Lake Minnewanka. He moved to Lake Louise in 1889. Brother, Charles D'Oyley Astley, 1849-1937, and Lucy Ann Astley continued to operate the hotel until 1907 when they retired to Banff. The hotel was destroyed as part of power development at Lake Minnewanka, ca.1912.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of notes, correspondence and articles pertaining to the Astley family and early history of Lake Louise and Lake Minnewanka areas. Fonds includes correspondence between Willoughby Astley and J. A. Jaffary of the Provincial Library, Alberta, 1928-1929, re place names in the Lake Louise area; scrapbook of clippings re World War I, including a list of Banff men who enlisted; Beach House Hotel guest register, 1890-1906, recording name and residence of guest, and occasionally record of fish caught; Astley family photographs, ca.1886-1930s. Photographs pertain to fishing and boating on Lake Minnewanka; Beach House Hotel and Lady of the Lake steam launch; Devil's Canyon, Bankhead and Banff; views of avalanche clearing in Roger's Pass by Byron Harmon. Includes one panorama view of group at Lake Minnewanka.
Name Access
Astley, Charles D'Oyley
Astley, Willoughby John
Subject Access
Buildings and facilities
Environment
Family and personal life
Military
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: reference copy of hotel register
Related Material
Hotel register is related to similar item in Rodney Touche fonds (M377)
Creator
Astley, Charles D'Oyley
Astley, Willoughby John
Category
Environment
Family and personal life
Military
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on accession records and contents of fonds
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

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