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Antique Maps of India and Germany, Walter Wilcox Mounts

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Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 13 antique maps, 6 of which depict regions in India and 7 which depict regions in Germany. Content pertains to a small map collection originally issued to Tim Ffrench (?) during WWII which were later owned by Nicholas Morant. Some maps of Indian regions contain personal annotations…
Date Range
1868
1892
1894
1903
1904
1917
1921
1950
Reference Code
M300 / III / D / 5 / 54 to 66 O.S. & V500 / III / D / 5 / PA - 96 O.S.
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Map
Textual record
Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M300 / S20 / V500
Sous-Fonds
M300 & V500
Sub-Series
M300 & V500 / III / D / 5 : Personal Interest and Gifts
Accession Number
7784
Reference Code
M300 / III / D / 5 / 54 to 66 O.S. & V500 / III / D / 5 / PA - 96 O.S.
GMD
Map
Textual record
Responsibility
Nicholas Morant
Date Range
1868
1892
1894
1903
1904
1917
1921
1950
Physical Description
13 Maps: print; b&w, and set of 4 rag paper mounts
Scope & Content
File consists of 13 antique maps, 6 of which depict regions in India and 7 which depict regions in Germany. Content pertains to a small map collection originally issued to Tim Ffrench (?) during WWII which were later owned by Nicholas Morant. Some maps of Indian regions contain personal annotations and highlighted/coloured routes; none of German maps are annotated. File also contains set of 4 rag paper mounts, annotated. 3 naming artist Walter Wilcox (likely formerly held his works but are now blank). One labelled 'Model'.
Notes
Maps were originally stored together in one poster tube labelled: "MAPS OF GERMANY INDIA See notes inside" Shipping label: PLS HOLD Armand To Nicholas Morant 222 Melville Ave Westmount Montreal" (with two 3 - cent stamps attached) Note inside, written by Nicholas Morant: "These maps were among those issued to Capt. Tim Ffrench (?) preparatory to intelligence work done during W. War II" Signed "Nick M." Wilcox mounts were stored in brown paper packaging with several other blank mounts (disposed of). Labelled section of original paper packaging has been stored with mounts in oversize box for reference.
Subject Access
Geography
Travel
Geographic Access
Germany
India
Access Restrictions
Items in this file are not to be accessed or distributed without the explicit permission of their identified owners
Reproduction Restrictions
Items in this file are not to be reproduced without the explicit permission of their identified owners.
Language
English
German
Conservation
Items must be kept only with items of similar materials, and stored with protective acid-free barriers to prevent further damage.
Creator
Indian Atlas, various others
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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Arnold Wexler fonds

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Part Of
Arnold Wexler fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of two series: I. Expeditions and trips series, 1946-1974; II. General files series, 1913-1978. Expeditions and trips series pertains to mountaineering expeditions and trips of Arnold Wexler and companions to western and northern Canada and locations in the United States. Canadian…
Date Range
1913-1978, predominant 1946-1974
Reference Code
M69 / V52
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Textual record
Diary
Map
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Arnold Wexler fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 69
V 52
Sous-Fonds
M69/V52
Accession Number
7196
Reference Code
M69 / V52
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Textual record
Diary
Map
Private record
Published record
Responsibility
Arnold Wexler was responsible for the creation of most material. Fonds also contains material created by A. C. Faberge, Alvin E. Peterson, Donald Hubbard, William L. Putnam, Samuel V. Moore, Mike Banks, and others
Date Range
1913-1978, predominant 1946-1974
Physical Description
ca.4100 photographs (ca.3000 transparencies, ca.700 negatives, ca.400 prints). -- 7 photograph albums (ca.190 prints). -- ca.40 cartographic records. -- 16 cm of textual records. -- 5 cm of print material. -- 5 graphic records
History / Biographical
Arnold Wexler, 1918-1997, was a research engineer and mountaineer in the Washington, DC area of the United States. He was a member of numerous scientific and mountaineering organizations and was actively involved in the testing of mountaineering equipment. Wexler climbed extensively in North America, Europe and South America, and also travelled throughout Asia. He is credited with over 100 ascents, almost half being first ascents.
Wexler was a key organizer and participant of expeditions to western and northern Canada beginning in 1946. Noteworthy ascents of that first expedition, to the northern Selkirks of British Columbia, were the second ascent of Mount Sir Sandford and first ascents of Sentinel Peak, Unicorn and East Blackfriar. Also, near the end of that trip, an accident claimed the life of an expedition member. Wexler and his associates made annual expeditions and trips to Canada from 1946 until 1955, and subsequently in the years 1961, 1962, 1963, and 1970 through 1974
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of two series: I. Expeditions and trips series, 1946-1974; II. General files series, 1913-1978.
Expeditions and trips series pertains to mountaineering expeditions and trips of Arnold Wexler and companions to western and northern Canada and locations in the United States. Canadian expedition destinations included the Selkirk Mountains, Cariboo Mountains, Rocky Mountains, Monashee Mountains, Coast Range, Bugaboo Mountains, Logan Mountains, Battle Range and Adamant Range. Mountaineers involved were Arnold Wexler, Sterling B. Hendricks, Donald Hubbard, Alvin (Pete) E. Peterson, Alex C. Faberge, Chris G. Scoredos, Charles C. Haworth Jr., Samuel V. Moore, Arthur Lembeck, Norman Goldstein, W. L. Putnam, A. J. Kauffman and others. Series includes extensive photographs, trip diaries and maps.
General files series consists of files pertaining to mountaineering, equipment, locations, climbing associates and expeditions. Includes correspondence, checklists, exhibition prints, climbing portraits, and research material in the form of topical files, maps and print material
Name Access
Wexler, Arnold
Subject Access
Exploration, discovery and travel
Science and technology
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
series and file description
electronic finding aid
Creator
Wexler, Arnold
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Science and technology
Sports, recreation and leisure
Biographical Source Notes
Obituary by John Christian (see case file)
Contents of the fonds
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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Arthur Oliver Wheeler fonds

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Part Of
Arthur Oliver Wheeler fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of 53 diaries pertaining to personal life, travel, office work, and Alpine Club of Canada camps. Diaries range in date from 1885 to 1944. Also included are two volumes/scrapbooks compiled by A.O. Wheeler. Both volumes include numerous articles, newspaper clippings, letters, ACC broc…
Date Range
1885-1944
Reference Code
M546 / V771
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Album
Photograph print
Textual record
Diary
Map
Private record
Scrapbook
Part Of
Arthur Oliver Wheeler fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 546
V 771
Sous-Fonds
M546 / V771
Accession Number
8144, 2014.8312, 2016.8598
Reference Code
M546 / V771
GMD
Photograph
Album
Photograph print
Textual record
Diary
Map
Private record
Scrapbook
Date Range
1885-1944
Physical Description
55 vol. of textual material. -- 66 vol. of photograph albums
History / Biographical
Arthur Oliver Wheeler (1860-1945) DLS, ALS, BCLS, was born in Ireland, arriving in Canada in 1876. Wheeler was a mountaineer, co-founder of the Alpine Club of Canada (1906), and Dominion Land Surveyor. In 1913, Wheeler was appointed Boundary Commissioner and tasked with photo surveying the Alberta / British Columbia interprovincial boundary.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of 53 diaries pertaining to personal life, travel, office work, and Alpine Club of Canada camps. Diaries range in date from 1885 to 1944. Also included are two volumes/scrapbooks compiled by A.O. Wheeler. Both volumes include numerous articles, newspaper clippings, letters, ACC brochures and notices addressed to ACC members. Volume one covers the period 1902 to 1913; volume two includes materials from 1914 to 1940. A inventory of both volumes, compiled by ACC member Paul Geddes, is also included. Photographic material consists of 66 albums which contain approximately 5000 photographs, black and white positive prints from glass negatives, all 12 x 16 cm. The first album is dated 1915, the last 1924. Some of the albums contain a small map printed on linen. Each album contains an index to the photographs taken for the Alberta - British Columbia Interprovincial Boundary photo survey and are organized by Station, Bearing, and Subject.
Name Access
Alberta/British Columbia Boundary Survey
Dominion of Canada Land Surveyor
Wheeler, Arthur Oliver
Subject Access
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Government
Access Restrictions
No restrictions on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
electronic finding aid
Creator
Wheeler, Arthur Oliver
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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Bakgaard family fonds

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Part Of
Bakgaard family fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of records pertaining primarily to Christian and Evelyn Bakgaard's honeymoon trip in the Skoki area with the Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies in 1956. Records include b&w prints and colour negatives re the Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies, ca.1956; letters from Ray Bagley, a…
Date Range
1955-1957
Reference Code
M194 / V141
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Textual record
Map
Private record
Part Of
Bakgaard family fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 194
V 141
Sous-Fonds
M 194
V 141
Accession Number
7670
Reference Code
M194 / V141
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Textual record
Map
Private record
Date Range
1955-1957
Physical Description
6 textual items. -- 8 photographs: 2 prints; b&w, 6 negatives; col. -- 1 map
History / Biographical
Christian Buur Bakgaard, b.1930 in Hammerum, Denmark was a carpenter and general contractor.
Evelyn May Bakgaard (née Rieger), b.1924 Delia, Alberta, d.2003 Calgary, Alberta, attended Delia High School with her twin sister Alice, graduating with honours in 1942. Evelyn attended the Edmonton Normal School, the University of Alberta and the University of Victoria, B.C. Evelyn's first teaching position was at Haven School near Beaverlodge, Alberta and was followed by a number of rural teaching positions from 1946 to 1957. After 14 years of teaching, Evelyn retired in order to devote her attention to her children and her parents.
Evelyn married Christian Buur Bakgaard in 1953 and in the summer of 1956 they took a belated honeymoon to the Skoki area with the Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies. Evelyn and Christian were both novice horseriders and the Skoki trip was their only trail ride.
Evelyn and Christian Bakgaard were divorced in 1983.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of records pertaining primarily to Christian and Evelyn Bakgaard's honeymoon trip in the Skoki area with the Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies in 1956. Records include b&w prints and colour negatives re the Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies, ca.1956; letters from Ray Bagley, a staff member of the Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies, 1955 and 1956; Trail Riders bulletin, brochures, and an annotated map, 1955-1957.
Name Access
Bakgaard, Christian
Bakgaard, Evelyn
Subject Access
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Access Restrictions
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Creator
Bakgaard, Christian Buur
Bakgaard, Evelyn May
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Biographical Source Notes
Accession record
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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Bert Riggall fonds

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Part Of
Bert Riggall fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds includes seven series: I. Personal and professional, 1884-1959; II. Business and financial, ca.1910-1959; III. Professional photography, 1900-1955; IV. Writing, 1906-1957; V. Natural history, 1904-1954; VI. Other interests, 1913-1956; VII. Riggall family, ca.1865-1959. Personal and pro…
Date Range
[ca.1865]-1959, predominant [ca.1890]-1959
Reference Code
M376 / V26
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Textual record
Diary
Map
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Bert Riggall fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 376
V 26
Sous-Fonds
M 376
V 26
Accession Number
5777, 7200, 7201, 7772 (unproc)
Reference Code
M376 / V26
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Textual record
Diary
Map
Private record
Published record
Date Range
[ca.1865]-1959, predominant [ca.1890]-1959
Physical Description
ca.13,100 photographs: ca.7080 prints, ca.5310 negatives, ca.700 transparencies. -- 9 photograph albums. -- ca.2 m textual records, print material and graphic records. -- 33 cartographic records
History / Biographical
Frederick Herbert (Bert) Riggall, 1884-1959, was a mountain guide, outfitter, hunter, trapper, rancher, naturalist, photographer, writer and gunsmith/loader in southern Alberta. Born in 1884 at Gayton-le-Wold Grange, Lincolnshire, his family moved to Grimsby where his father was an auctioneer and, in 1905, served as Mayor. In England, Riggall was an athlete, avid sportsman and naturalist. He was exposed to alpine country on school holidays in Switzerland and, determined to visit Canada, left for North America in 1904.
Upon arriving in western Canada, Riggall worked for a year at Craighurst Farm near Calgary. There he met Dorothea (Dora) Williams, 1877-1951, an Irish Quaker ranch cook who had emigrated with her sister Anna in 1902. In 1905, Bert worked on the Correction Land Survey in southwestern Alberta and explored Waterton Lakes. Bert and Dora married in 1906 and until 1946 they homesteaded and ranched adjacent to Waterton Lakes National Park.
Initially, Bert and partner Jack Hazzard built boats and guided fishing parties on Waterton Lakes. In 1909, with partner Cyril Watmough, the Riggalls began guiding and outfitting summer and fall hunting and fishing trips for numerous repeat clients, especially, after 1913, four Minneapolis, Minnesota families: Bovey, Crosby, Bennett and McKnight. Hunts involved Big Horn Sheep, goats, black and grizzly bears. Bert served as chief guide and Dora as camp cook. Prior to 1911, the Riggalls worked at Gloyne's oil camp and Oil City to supplement their income. In 1911, Bert and partner Cyril Watmough made a 1000 mile (1600 km) exploratory trip from Fort Steele, B.C. to the Yellowhead Pass and beyond. Following that trip, Riggall concentrated guiding activities on the continental divide as far north as the Highwood region, but primarily in the upper Oldman River Valley and Gap in the Livingstone Range. Their outfit grew to include numerous saddle and pack horses.
Of five children, only two daughters survived infancy. Kay Riggall (Russell), 1909-1984, and Doris (Babe) Riggall (Burton), 1910-1999, were both able riders, markswomen and packtrain workers. They accompanied their parents on summer back country trips starting in 1918. Bert Riggall was renowned for his knowledge of botany, geology, zoology, wilderness life and lore as well as literature and current affairs. He was especially endeared to his clients for his skill as a raconteur and campfire storyteller. He wrote articles for magazines such as: Arms and the Man, American Rifleman, Field and Stream and the Boone and Crockett Club's book: North American Big Game. Riggall was an accomplished semi-professional photographer who specialized in wildlife studies, panoramic landscapes, Dufaycolor and later Kodachrome transparencies. His photographs appear in Department of Interior Reports and other publications.
Bert's heart problems forced the Riggalls to move to Pincher Creek in 1947. Daughter Kay and son-in-law Andy Russell continued the packtrain and guiding business until 1960. After Dora's death, Bert experienced medical problems and lived with or close to Doris.
Scope & Content
Fonds includes seven series: I. Personal and professional, 1884-1959; II. Business and financial, ca.1910-1959; III. Professional photography, 1900-1955; IV. Writing, 1906-1957; V. Natural history, 1904-1954; VI. Other interests, 1913-1956; VII. Riggall family, ca.1865-1959.
Personal and professional series consists of diaries and notes, correspondence and personal papers.
Business and financial series consists of guiding and ranching records, gunsmithing, shooting and loading records; and legal and financial records.
Professional photography series consists of standard photographs, panoramas, transparencies and textual records
Writing series contains manuscripts, published magazines, book outlines, newspaper articles and letters to the editor
Natural history series contains bird and plant records, and other natural history papers
Other interests series consist of clippings, annotated books and collected material
Riggall family series contains Bert and Dora Riggall family papers and photographs, Williams family photographs, Frederick W. and Fanny Riggall papers and photographs, and Allan Riggall papers and photographs. Negatives and transparencies pertain to Andy Russell as a young man with Bert Riggall.
Notes
Some transparencies in V110 Dick Russell are marked Andy Russell, some marked 64 dup; V110 - original transparencies have full set of duplicates (2 sets were made, 1 for Dick Russell and the other is part of this accession)
Name Access
Riggall, Bert
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
basic description for processed material
Related Material
Related to the Andy Russell fonds (M153/S43/V555) and the Kay Russell family fonds (M63/V63)
Creator
Riggall, Bert
Category
Arts
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on accession record and contents of fonds
Less detail
Part Of
Bob Hind fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of three series: I. Mountain travel and recreation, western Canada (A. Trips and activities, 1931-1992; B. General, between 1928 and 1960). II. Personal (A. Photography notes, 1938-1996; B. World travel, ca.1930-ca.1950; C. Personal photographs, 1927-ca.1955). III. Other, between ca…
Date Range
[ca.1925]-1992
Reference Code
M7 / V46
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Textual record
Map
Private record
Part Of
Bob Hind fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 7
V 46
Sous-Fonds
M7 / V46
Accession Number
7181
Reference Code
M7 / V46
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Textual record
Map
Private record
Date Range
[ca.1925]-1992
Physical Description
ca.5800 photographs (ca.1350 negatives, ca.1350 prints, ca.3100 transparencies). -- 15 motion pictures. -- 4 textual records (4 v). -- 2 cartographic records.
History / Biographical
Robin Cyril (Bob) Hind, 1911-2000, was an electrical engineer and mountaineer at Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Hind was born on a farm in northern Alberta was educated at the University of Alberta, Edmonton. He was a Life Member of ACC, joining in 1933, and attended over 30 ACC camps, often with his family. Hind received the Silver Rope Award in 1935, was recipient of Centennial Medal, and served the ACC in offices of President, Vice-President and Chairman of Hut Committee.
In 1948, Bob Hind married Margaret (Peggy) Trotter, a fellow mountaineer and skier. Together they had two children. After Peggy Hind was killed in an avalanche in 1955, Hind married Marjory Bugler, and the couple had three more children. Marjory (Marj) Hind was a homemaker and mountaineer.
During his extensive mountaineering career, Bob Hind climbed most of the significant peaks in Rockies and Selkirks, including some first ascents. He also climbed in Wales and the Alps. Hind was active in the Calgary Tennis Club, the Boy Scout movement and was a member of the American Alpine Club and The Alpine Club, London. Bob Hind worked on electrical projects in Canada and Europe.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of three series: I. Mountain travel and recreation, western Canada (A. Trips and activities, 1931-1992; B. General, between 1928 and 1960). II. Personal (A. Photography notes, 1938-1996; B. World travel, ca.1930-ca.1950; C. Personal photographs, 1927-ca.1955). III. Other, between ca.1925 and ca.1955.
Series I consists of photographs, motion pictures and textual records pertaining to mountaineering, hiking, travel, Alpine Club of Canada camps and activities in western Canada by Bob Hind, Bob and Marj Hind, and the Hind family.
Name Access
Hind, Bob
Subject Access
Exploration, discovery and travel
Science and technology
Sports, recreation and leisure
Access Restrictions
No access restrictions
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 and on-line finding aids
Creator
Hind, Bob
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Science and technology
Sports, recreation and leisure
Biographical Source Notes
archivist's acquisition file notes
obits: CAJ 1955; CAJ 2001
ACC ballot, January 1969 - in case file
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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Brewster Transport Company Ltd. fonds

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Part Of
Brewster Transport Company Ltd. fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of textual and photographic records pertaining to Brewster Transport and its predecessor and subsidiary companies. Series are: I. James I. Brewster, 1892-1962; II. Brewster Brothers, 1905-1909; III. Brewster Transfer Company Ltd., 1909-1916; IV. Brewster Trading Co. Ltd., 1907-1926;…
Date Range
1892-1996
Reference Code
M82 / S12 / V92
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Video
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Sound recording
Cassette
Textual record
Corporate record
Blueprint
Map
Plan
Part Of
Brewster Transport Company Ltd. fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 82
S 12
V 92
Sous-Fonds
M 82
S 12
V 92
Accession Number
344, 898, 2126, 3370, 3509, 5001, 5490, 5601, 5956, 7046
Reference Code
M82 / S12 / V92
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Video
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Sound recording
Cassette
Textual record
Corporate record
Blueprint
Map
Plan
Date Range
1892-1996
Physical Description
ca.5 m of textual records : includes ca.50 v. -- ca.1280 photographs : prints, negatives, transparencies, proof sheets. -- 2 photograph albums. -- ca.100 sets of cartographic records : plans, blueprints. -- 11 motion pictures (10 videocassettes, 1 film reel). -- 11 sound recordings : audio cassettes
History / Biographical
Brewster Transport Company is a transportation company based at Banff, Alberta. Formally organized in 1900 as W. & J. Brewster, Guides and Packers, the company expanded in 1904 into commercial development in Banff and acquired the Canadian Pacific Railway livery concession at Banff in 1905. From 1909 until his death in 1947, Jim Brewster guided the company, with Lou Crosby handling finance. Beginning in 1917, Brewster Transport entered the motorized era with touring cars, later replaced with a succession of buses. From 1920 to 1933, Bill Brewster was general manager and during this period the company acquired Royal Hawaiian Transport and the Sunshine Ski development. The company amalgamated its transportation interests with Rocky Mountain Tours in 1957, and in 1965 the company passed out of the Brewster family's hands, being sold to Greyhound Lines of Canada. Brewster Transport continues to operate as Brewster Transportation and Tours, a diversified transportation and accommodation company in the Rocky Mountains.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of textual and photographic records pertaining to Brewster Transport and its predecessor and subsidiary companies. Series are: I. James I. Brewster, 1892-1962; II. Brewster Brothers, 1905-1909; III. Brewster Transfer Company Ltd., 1909-1916; IV. Brewster Trading Co. Ltd., 1907-1926; V. Brewster Hotel Company Ltd., 1909-1926; VI. Brewster Transport Company / Brewster-Rocky Mountain Grayline, ca.1900-1988; VII. Brewster Transportation and Tours Co. records, 1930s-1996; VIII. Other, 1956-1972.
Series VI is the major series, consisting of 146.5 cm of textual records (and ca.50 col), ca.700 photographs, and ca.100 sets of plans and blueprints. The series includes: Agreements, 1915-1974; Minutes, 1915-1963; Financial papers, 1915-1966; Operating, ca.1900-1988; Properties, 1906-1974; Subsidiaries, 1924-1962; Other, 1943-1977. Photographs, ca.1900-ca.1970, are mainly publicity photographs relating to Brewster Transport vehicles, tours, facilities, Sunshine Ski Lodge and area, Canadian Rockies hotels and scenic views, also Brewster family and Banff personalities; include 2 albums. Plans pertain to properties and facilities.
Name Access
Brewster Transport Company Ltd.
Subject Access
Commerce and industry
Transportation
Access Restrictions
Access and use restricted for portion
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: arrangement outline
file description and index for series I - VI, VIII
electronic finding aid
Related Material
Additional Brewster Transport material can be found in the Crosby family fonds (M486/V152).
Creator
Brewster Transport Company Ltd.
Category
Commerce and industry
Transportation
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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Bruno Engler fonds

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Part Of
Bruno Engler fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds is primarily a broad-ranging commercial negative collection pertaining to Banff and area, including businesses, buildings, projects, events, people and scenic views; skiing, mountain travel and recreation; Sunshine Village Ski Area; warden activities in the mountain parks; national and provin…
Date Range
[ca.1886]-1998, predominant ca.1940-1995
Reference Code
M323 / S40 / V190
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Machine-readable data file
Motion picture
Film
Video
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Sound recording
Cassette
Reel to reel
Textual record
Corporate record
Map
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Bruno Engler fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 323
S 40
V 190
Sous-Fonds
M 323
S 40
V 190
Accession Number
188, 1300, 2622, 2998, 3468, 3496, 5507, 6200, 6770 (unproc), 7045(unproc), 7436 (unproc)
Reference Code
M323 / S40 / V190
GMD
Machine-readable data file
Motion picture
Film
Video
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Sound recording
Cassette
Reel to reel
Textual record
Corporate record
Map
Private record
Published record
Date Range
[ca.1886]-1998, predominant ca.1940-1995
Physical Description
ca.31,580 photographs: negatives, prints, and transparencies. -- 1 photograph album (ca.150 prints). -- 50 motion pictures: 1 original, 8 copies on 3 video cassettes, 41 film reels: 16mm, 35mm. -- 18 sound recordings: audio tape reels, audio tape cassettes. -- 5 electronic records: computer diskettes. -- 3 maps. -- 15 cm textual records.
History / Biographical
Bruno Engler, 1915-2001, was a mountain guide, ski instructor, photographer and film maker at Banff and Canmore, Alberta, Canada. Engler arrived from Switzerland in 1939 and initially worked as a mountain guide and ski instructor for the Canadian Pacific Railway, Sunshine ski area and for Deer Lodge at Lake Louise, Alberta. During the Second World War, he served as a mountain warfare instructor for the Canadian Army. Following the war, Engler worked as a free-lance photographer for the National Film Board and others; as coach of the University of Alberta Ski Team; and as a technical advisor, cameraman and actor for numerous movies made in the Banff area. Throughout his career, Engler worked as a still and motion picture photographer, both for the movie industry and for governments at all levels, as well as operating his own business, Alpine Films of Banff, Alberta.
Scope & Content
Fonds is primarily a broad-ranging commercial negative collection pertaining to Banff and area, including businesses, buildings, projects, events, people and scenic views; skiing, mountain travel and recreation; Sunshine Village Ski Area; warden activities in the mountain parks; national and provincial parks; scenic views of western Canada, particularly mountain landscapes; some portraits and candid shots of local and international personalities. Photographs pertaining to film making include helicopter rescue; highway construction; Norquay, Sunshine, and Lake Louise ski areas' histories; Banff events and buildings; Canmore events and buildings; professional and amateur ski races; scenic mountain and wildlife; mountaineering and highway accidents; mountain guiding trips including Pierre Trudeau, Roland Michener and Peter Lougheed. Fonds consists of four series: Photography, Motion Pictures, Sound Recordings, and Textual records. Photography series consists of four sub-series established by the photographer: I. Old file, 1949-1970; II. Main file, alphabetical A - Z, 1950-1976; III Sunshine file, [1939], 1950-1975; IV. Warden file, 1954-1976.
Motion pictures on video cassettes are footage of skiing at Sunshine, 1930s; Clifford White films, 1930s, from WMCR Archives collection (V682); "Snow Capers" by Thomas Mead, 1946, includes Engler; "Ski Pro's Holiday" by George Encil, 1950?; "Mount Bulyea" by George Encil, 1950?, includes Engler; "Diary of a Mountain Man," a CBC documentary feature on Bruno Engler broadcast on "20/20" in 1965 (ca.27 minutes); "Great Days in the Rockies" by National Film Board of Canada, 1983; "Mountain Man" by Banff Centre, 1985, re Engler. Original film is "Sunshine 1940" and includes Brewster Transport ski buses travelling from train station to Sunshine Lodge, skiers, guide, lessons, games, rope tow, ski action, slalom, Bruno Engler, other. 16mm and 35mm film reels, 1946-1964 are films produced by the National Film Board.
Sound recordings, electronic records and and related textual material pertain to interviews with Bruno Engler, 1987, done by Brian Patton and Jon Whyte for Bruno Engler autobiography project. Interviews covered Engler's life, but are not complete to 1987. Transcripts, prepared from recordings by Brenda Goeres, are not verbatim. Audio tape cassettes consist of portions of content of audio tape reels.
Textual records include corporate records, newspaper clippings and magazine articles pertaining to film making, cast and crew listings and schedules for various movies, ski racing, mountain guiding trips and ski race listings. Also included is documentation pertaining to film making with producer National Film Board including letters, film stock footage, press releases, and film summaries; maps indicate film location shots for Arctic Rampage.
Name Access
Engler, Bruno
Subject Access
Arts
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Government
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: basic description
electronic finding aid
Related Material
Duplicate or further transcripts for sound recordings are found in Jon Whyte fonds (M88).
Creator
Engler, Bruno
Category
Arts
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Government
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on accession records and contents of fonds
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Burks family fonds

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Part Of
Burks family fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of textual records re housing, tax and assessment in Banff; and warden service training and procedures, including an annotated map of Warden district #1, Banff National Park. Texual records also include six letters from Jim Deegan and Ken Jones to Jan Burks, 1986-1988. Accompanied by…
Date Range
[ca.1912], 1970-1988
Reference Code
M162 / V102
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Textual record
Map
Private record
Part Of
Burks family fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 162
V 102
Sous-Fonds
M 162
V 102
Accession Number
991, 1794, 2047, 2179, 2289, 7995
Reference Code
M162 / V102
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Textual record
Map
Private record
Date Range
[ca.1912], 1970-1988
Physical Description
1.5 cm of textual records. -- 1 photograph : print; copy
History / Biographical
The Burks family lived at Banff, Alberta, Canada. Jan Burks worked for the Archives of the Canadian Rockies (now the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies) and Toby Burks was a warden with the Banff National Park Warden Service.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of textual records re housing, tax and assessment in Banff; and warden service training and procedures, including an annotated map of Warden district #1, Banff National Park. Texual records also include six letters from Jim Deegan and Ken Jones to Jan Burks, 1986-1988. Accompanied by photograph of buildings at Lake Minnewanka, before first dam, ca.1912; copy.
Name Access
Burks, Jan
Burks, Toby
Subject Access
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: basic description
Creator
Burks, Jan
Burks, Toby
Category
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on accession records
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Camp coordinator packages, notes and handouts

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Part Of
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of introductory packages put together for Camp Coordinators on pack trips led by the Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies in 2008. Includes 32 items consisting of contact lists, name lists and basic information about riders, participant reports, printed maps and brochures pertaining t…
Date Range
2008
Reference Code
M545 / II / 14
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Organization record
Map
Postcard
Part Of
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M545 / V635
Series
M545 / II : Members, Staff, Personal Content
Sous-Fonds
M545
Accession Number
8235
Reference Code
M545 / II / 14
GMD
Textual record
Organization record
Map
Postcard
Date Range
2008
Physical Description
1.5 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
File consists of introductory packages put together for Camp Coordinators on pack trips led by the Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies in 2008. Includes 32 items consisting of contact lists, name lists and basic information about riders, participant reports, printed maps and brochures pertaining to specific packing trips in 2008, blank survey sheets and insurance waivers, and itineraries. Items are kept in order of 2008 ride numbers: Ride 1, Ride 2, etc.
Notes
Contains numerous duplicates
Subject Access
Administration
Packing
Travel
Tourism
Geography
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Kananaskis
Banff
Access Restrictions
Restrictions may apply due to personal information
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply due to personal information
Language
English
Category
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Less detail

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