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Architectural and Grounds Plans for St. Mary's Parish

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Part Of
Robert J. McGuinness fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of architectural and grounds plans and drawings for St. Mary's Parish in Banff, comprising 9 sheets, H58 x W89 cm to H43 x W58 cm. Plans are possibly diazotype (diazo) prints. Designed by Father Robert McGuinness. Donated by Stevenson Raines Barrett Christie Hutton Seton & Partners (l…
Date Range
[ca.1945-1951]
Reference Code
M460 / I / A / 1-9 O.S.
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Plan
Textual record
Architectural drawing
Part Of
Robert J. McGuinness fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M460
Series
M460 / I : St. Mary's Parish
Sous-Fonds
M460
Sub-Series
M460 / I / A : Architecture
Accession Number
3707
Reference Code
M460 / I / A / 1-9 O.S.
GMD
Plan
Textual record
Architectural drawing
Date Range
[ca.1945-1951]
Physical Description
9 architectural drawings : annotations ; 89 x 58 cm or smaller
Scope & Content
File consists of architectural and grounds plans and drawings for St. Mary's Parish in Banff, comprising 9 sheets, H58 x W89 cm to H43 x W58 cm.
Plans are possibly diazotype (diazo) prints.
Designed by Father Robert McGuinness.
Donated by Stevenson Raines Barrett Christie Hutton Seton & Partners (later Raines Finlayson Barrett) to the Canadian Architectural Archives at the University of Calgary.
Notes
Father Robert McGuinness was an engineer with the Canadian federal government and the Canadian Pacific Railway before entering the priesthood. After becoming ordained in Rome, Father McGuinness traveled around Europe and his designs for St. Mary's Parish were influenced by the ancient stone churches he visited during his travels.
The church was known by different names, including: St. Mary of the Assumption and St. Mary's Catholic Church. It is currently called St. Mary's Parish.
Name Access
McGuinness, Robert J.
Subject Access
Churches
Architecture
St. Mary's of the Assumption Catholic Church
Buildings
Geographic Access
Banff
Banff National Park
Alberta
Canada
Reproduction Restrictions
Originals are held in the Canadian Architectural Archives at the University of Calgary Libraries.
Copies are for reference only.
Language
English
Category
Religions
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail
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Assorted entertainment, business cards, advertisements

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Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of cards, stationery, small publications and other collected items. Includes thank you and business cards for The Home Insurance Company in Calgary and the Canadian Bank of Commerce; two blank pages with letterhead for Hotel Wales in Calgary; a round paper placemat/coaster advertising…
Date Range
[1920-1940]
1947
1949
[1950-1965]
[1969-1975]
Reference Code
LUX / II / F1 / 52
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Newspaper clipping
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / II / F : Collected material
Sous-Fonds
LUX / II : Eleanor Luxton sous-fonds
Sub-Series
LUX / II / F1 : Textual
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / II / F1 / 52
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Newspaper clipping
Responsibility
Postcard illustration produced by L.H. Larsen
Date Range
[1920-1940]
1947
1949
[1950-1965]
[1969-1975]
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
File consists of cards, stationery, small publications and other collected items. Includes thank you and business cards for The Home Insurance Company in Calgary and the Canadian Bank of Commerce; two blank pages with letterhead for Hotel Wales in Calgary; a round paper placemat/coaster advertising La Ronde Revolving Restaurant in Edmonton; a copy of "Bill and Al's Happy Motoring" by Esso Imperial Service containing an article about Banff National Park [pages 2-3]; a Laura Secord advertisement and info booklet, "The History of Our Flag"; a partial pack of blank score cards titled Auction Bridge; a page titled "Rules for the Game of Five Hundred"; a newspaper clipping with comics on both sides; and a large [23 x 15 cm] postcard with illustration titled "What Would You Have Done?" [see notes].
Notes
NOTE: Large postcard "What Would You Have Done?" contains outdated and potentially offensive language which is reflective of the time period in which it was produced.
"Bill and Al's Happy Motoring" publication has mailing stamp on back addressed to Norman Luxton.
"Rules for the Game of Five Hundred" card annotated in pencil
Name Access
Luxton, Norman
Subject Access
Businesses
History
Entertainment
Hotel
Travel
Tourism
Sports
Skiing
Recreation
Finances
Commerce
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Banff National Park
Calgary
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Category
Commerce and industry
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail
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Banff National Park and Lake Louise maps

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Part Of
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of two folded maps and a small clipping [possibly top or bottom portion from a different map or one of maps in file]. One map is of Banff National Park and one is of Lake Louise [1959]. Banff National Park map has black pencil tracings over trail section near the bottom of the map and…
Date Range
1959
[1960-1970]
Reference Code
M545 / V / 53
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Map
Part Of
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M545 / V635
Series
M545 / V : Administrative records
Sous-Fonds
M545
Accession Number
8235
Reference Code
M545 / V / 53
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Map
Date Range
1959
[1960-1970]
Physical Description
0.5 cm of textual records (2 maps ; 60.5 x 57.5 and 60 x 56.5 cm)
Scope & Content
File consists of two folded maps and a small clipping [possibly top or bottom portion from a different map or one of maps in file]. One map is of Banff National Park and one is of Lake Louise [1959]. Banff National Park map has black pencil tracings over trail section near the bottom of the map and annotation in bottom right corner which reads "Natural Bridge". Lake Louise map produced by the Government of Canada.
Subject Access
Banff National Park
Environment
Geography
Map
Lake Louise
Travel
Government
National parks and reserves
Trails
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff National Park
Lake Louise
Language
English
Conservation
Clipping stored in mylar due to significant staining and residue from tape
Items kept folded [not placed in mylar] due to mass production of content and minimal/no annotations
Category
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Government
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail
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Banff National Park management plan

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Part Of
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of a draft of "Banff National Park of Canada Management Plan" produced by Parks Canada and dated October 26, 2009. File also includes drafts of "Key Strategy" documents and an "Environmental Impact Assessment" for the regions of Jasper, Lake Louise, Banff, Yoho and Kootenay [Parks Can…
Date Range
2009
Reference Code
M545 / V / 26
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Government record
Part Of
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M545 / V635
Series
M545 / V : Administrative records
Sous-Fonds
M545
Accession Number
8235
Reference Code
M545 / V / 26
GMD
Textual record
Government record
Date Range
2009
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
File consists of a draft of "Banff National Park of Canada Management Plan" produced by Parks Canada and dated October 26, 2009. File also includes drafts of "Key Strategy" documents and an "Environmental Impact Assessment" for the regions of Jasper, Lake Louise, Banff, Yoho and Kootenay [Parks Canada]. Contents pertain to natural resources, tourism, townsite development and other related issues within Canadian Rockies national parks.
Subject Access
Parks Canada
National parks and reserves
Natural resources
Conservation
Government
Environment
Townsite development
Tourism
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Banff National Park
Lake Louise
Jasper National Park
Kootenay National Park
Yoho National Park
Language
English
Conservation
Metal clip from Management Plan draft was removed
Creator
Parks Canada
Category
Environment
Government
Natural resources
Title Source
Title based on contents in file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail
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Banff Social Studies Report with prints

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Part Of
Archives General File Collection
Scope & Content
A typed text report on Banff 14 pages long - the text has been heavily edited throughout with white-out and additional pieces of paper glued overtop of written text. Accompanying the text are 26 images and 4 maps, two of which are hand-drawn as overlays of the others. The report follows the story o…
Date Range
[ca. 1965-1969]
Reference Code
M8 / 2021.17
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Print
Part Of
Archives General File Collection
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M8 / S8 / V8
Sous-Fonds
M8
Sub-Series
Accession number: 2021.17
Accession Number
2021.17
Reference Code
M8 / 2021.17
GMD
Textual record
Print
Date Range
[ca. 1965-1969]
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records (32 pages ; 21.6 x 27.9 cm or smaller)
Scope & Content
A typed text report on Banff 14 pages long - the text has been heavily edited throughout with white-out and additional pieces of paper glued overtop of written text. Accompanying the text are 26 images and 4 maps, two of which are hand-drawn as overlays of the others. The report follows the story of a family named West from Calgary visiting their cousins, the Cunninghams, in Banff sometime in the late 1960s, which is also when it is believed the report was written. It is unclear if the families are real or fictitious. The report describes in some detail the history of the area, features around town, environment, commerce, wildlife, and community and ends with a series of questions, presumably posed to students. The accompanying prints relate to the topics in the report and are numbered to correspond correctly - some prints have typed text notations attached either to the back or the front along an edge. Two prints show the town of Banff from the top of Tunnel Mountain and a Mylar sheet has been laid overtop of each with landmarks, streets, and buildings noted in blue ink. Contents of the images include the afore mentioned aerial views, the Administration Building grounds, shops along Banff Avenue (which clearly show shop-front windows, signs, cars, and peoples' outfits), the original Whyte Museum building, the Banff High School, the Cave & Basin cave and pools, various wildlife, and Banff Indian Days.
Notes
Some prints came from the Canadian Government Travel Bureau, as indicated either in the typed notations or stamped on the back of the print.
Subject Access
Academics
Animal Paddock
Animals
Architecture
Automobiles
Banff Avenue
Banff Community High School
Banff High School
Banff Indian Days
Banff Library
Bears
Big Horn Sheep
Bison
Bridges
Buffalo Block
Buildings
Businesses
Castle Mountain
Cave and Basin
Chairlifts and gondolas
Children
Deer
First Nations
History
Historical Banff
Holidays
Indigenous Peoples
Mountains
Photography
School
Tourism
Travel
Vintage
White Block
Geographic Access
Banff
Banff National Park
Alberta
Canada
Access Restrictions
Copyright : Copyright on textual records resides with author/s until date calculated by term rules in copyright legislation
Language
English
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail
This material is presented as originally created; it may contain outdated cultural descriptions and potentially offensive content. Read more.
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 139 pages of handwritten research notes, correspondence, and newspaper clippings, H35 x W30 cm or smaller. File pertains to Dorothy's research on Banff and surrounding area, Parks Canada, Department of the Interior, and the history of the Canadian Rocky Mountains in general. Record…
Date Range
ca. 1870 - ca. 1998
1870s-1880s
ca.1918 - ca. 1960s
1986-1998
1986
1990
1993
1995
1997-1998
Reference Code
M521 / I / A / 3-4
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Newspaper clipping
Private record
Textual record
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M521 / V75
Series
M521 / I : Dorothy Wardle Personal Papers
Sous-Fonds
M521
Sub-Series
M521 / I / A : Research and Writing
Accession Number
7504
Reference Code
M521 / I / A / 3-4
GMD
Newspaper clipping
Private record
Textual record
Date Range
ca. 1870 - ca. 1998
1870s-1880s
ca.1918 - ca. 1960s
1986-1998
1986
1990
1993
1995
1997-1998
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records (139 pages ; 30 x 35 cm or smaller)
Scope & Content
File consists of 139 pages of handwritten research notes, correspondence, and newspaper clippings, H35 x W30 cm or smaller. File pertains to Dorothy's research on Banff and surrounding area, Parks Canada, Department of the Interior, and the history of the Canadian Rocky Mountains in general. Records were filed in an envelope that was titled "Book Notes." Notable people include James Wardle, J.B. Harkin, Pat Brewster, Arthur Unwin, Dr. Brett, Norman Sanson, and Bill Peyto, among others. Notable places and topics include the organization of the Department of the Interior, the Banff-Windemere Highway, Rocky Mountain Park and Park Wardens, Kootenay National Park fires, coal and precious metal mines (e.g. Bankhead, Silver City), trail riding and hiking, research about James Wardle and his accomplishments, Ya-Ha-Tinda, and various parks (e.g. Glacier, Revelstoke, Elk Island, Kootenay, and Yoho). Other records include a handwritten letter to the Auld family in Scotland (cousins of Sheila Ritchie) with a story about Glenbow and a highland cow from Oban, Scotland; personal reflections on the Banff area and mountains in general; notes that Dorothy took while doing research at the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies and the Banff Public Library; and a variety of newspaper clippings.
Notes
Includes request slips and stationary from the archives at the Whyte Museum.
Potentially includes a handwritten list of Dorothy's written works.
Newspaper clippings primarily from the Times Colonist, which is published in Victoria, British Columbia.
Name Access
Wardle, Dorothy
Wardle, James M.
Harkin, J. B. (James Bernard)
Brewster, Pat
Peyto, Bill
Brett, Robert George
Sanson, Norman
Subject Access
Banff
Banff National Park
Banff Public Library
National parks and reserves
Newspaper
Parks Canada
Park policy
Research
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies
Wardens
Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies
Ya-Ha-Tinda Ranch
Hiking
Community life
History
Mines and mineral resources
Geographic Access
Alberta
Banff
Banff National Park
Bankhead
British Columbia
Canada
Canadian Rocky Mountains
Castle Mountain
Glacier National Park
Kootenay National Park
Silver City
Victoria
Yoho National Park
Scotland
Revelstoke
Language
English
Conservation
Some of the slips of paper are taped together. Was unable to remove them without damaging the materials. May present conservation issues in the future.
Creator
Wardle, Dorothy
Category
Sports, recreation and leisure
Transportation
Politics
Natural resources
Family and personal life
Exploration, discovery and travel
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Title was written on an envelope containing these materials.
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail
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"Buffalo Medicine" [charm]

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Part Of
Parks Canada fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of documents pertaining to the "Buffalo Medicine" charm manufactured and distributed by the Parks publicity bureau from 1920-1922. The charm was a small metal piece housed in a paper pouch and accompanied by a leaflett that related the legend of the charm. The charms were made in batc…
Date Range
[ca. 1920-1922]
Reference Code
M317 / III / 1
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Published record
Textual record
  1 website  
Part Of
Parks Canada fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M317 / S23 / V488
Series
III. Textual records series
Sous-Fonds
M317
Accession Number
8134
Reference Code
M317 / III / 1
GMD
Published record
Textual record
Date Range
[ca. 1920-1922]
Physical Description
0.5 cm of textual records (3 pages ; 21.5 x 28 cm and 10.5 x 16.5 cm)
Scope & Content
File consists of documents pertaining to the "Buffalo Medicine" charm manufactured and distributed by the Parks publicity bureau from 1920-1922. The charm was a small metal piece housed in a paper pouch and accompanied by a leaflett that related the legend of the charm. The charms were made in batches of 10,000 and were popular collectors items. The first batch made in 1920 were made of alluminum, but the design was changed for the second and final issue. Includes a typed letter to Jim Sime from Fergus Lothian regarding the charm and material related to early Park fire prevention ; the leaflet that accompanied a "Buffalo Medicine" charm ; a typed text page meant to accompany the charm while on display.
Notes
The charm and its original pouch are now housed in Heritage Collection.
Name Access
Lothian, Fergus
Sime, Jim
Subject Access
Advertising
Buffalo
Correspondence
Fire
Fire fighters
Fire wardens
National parks and reserves
Parks
Parks Canada
Rocky Mountains Park
Souvenir
Geographic Access
Banff
Lake Louise
Banff National Park
Alberta
Canada
Language
English
Related Material
Charm held in Heritage Collection : 103.01.1043 a,b
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Websites
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Calgary Area Outdoor Council

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Part Of
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of press releases, correspondence and meeting notes pertaining to the Calgary Area Outdoor Council. Correspondence is mostly between Dr. Nancy S. Maguire and Penny Egeland and includes members forum and meeting notes, information pertaining to fire bans and other news, membership info…
Date Range
1995-1999
Reference Code
M545 / V / 55
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Organization record
Published record
Part Of
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M545 / V635
Series
M545 / V : Administrative records
Sous-Fonds
M545
Accession Number
8235
Reference Code
M545 / V / 55
GMD
Textual record
Organization record
Published record
Date Range
1995-1999
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
File consists of press releases, correspondence and meeting notes pertaining to the Calgary Area Outdoor Council. Correspondence is mostly between Dr. Nancy S. Maguire and Penny Egeland and includes members forum and meeting notes, information pertaining to fire bans and other news, membership information and registration documents, and newsletters and press releases.
Name Access
Egeland, Penny
Maguire, Nancy
Subject Access
Administration
Communications
Community events
Organizations
Parks
Park policy
Publication
Environment
Pack trips
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Calgary
Banff National Park
Language
English
Category
Communications
Environment
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail
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Camp coordinator documents

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Part Of
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 3 bound Camp Coordinator handbooks, Coordinator reports, schedules, forms and correspondence pertaining to the Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies [ca. 100 items total]. Content is held in two folders: M545 / II / 12 contains undated handbooks, and documents from 1974 to 1999 M545…
Date Range
1974
1978
1980 - 1984
1997 - 2008
Reference Code
M545 / II / 12 to 13
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Organization record
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
5939
8235
Reference Code
M545 / II / 12 to 13
GMD
Textual record
Organization record
Date Range
1974
1978
1980 - 1984
1997 - 2008
Physical Description
4 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
File consists of 3 bound Camp Coordinator handbooks, Coordinator reports, schedules, forms and correspondence pertaining to the Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies [ca. 100 items total]. Content is held in two folders: M545 / II / 12 contains undated handbooks, and documents from 1974 to 1999 M545 / II / 13 contains documents from 2000 to 2008
Notes
File contains duplicates
Subject Access
Packing
Travel
Trails
Guides
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff National Park
Language
English
Category
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail
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Camp rules and agreements

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Part Of
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of documents pertaining to camp rules and agreements for trail rides between ca.1996 and 2002. Content pertains to rules of trail riding set by the Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies, camp agreements between trail ride participants and the Trail Riders [including trail maps with dir…
Date Range
1996-2002
Reference Code
M545 / V / 56
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Organization record
Part Of
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M545 / V635
Series
M545 / V : Administrative records
Sous-Fonds
M545
Accession Number
5939
8235
Reference Code
M545 / V / 56
GMD
Textual record
Organization record
Date Range
1996-2002
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
File consists of documents pertaining to camp rules and agreements for trail rides between ca.1996 and 2002. Content pertains to rules of trail riding set by the Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies, camp agreements between trail ride participants and the Trail Riders [including trail maps with directions to the Great Divide, Snow Creek, Elk Horn and Ya Ha Tinda], and a list of rules for camping at Bighorn Campground and on the property of Ya Ha Tinda Ranch.
Name Access
Smith, Rick
Subject Access
Administration
Businesses
Camping
Camps
Ya-Ha-Tinda Ranch
Ranches
Recreation
Property
Trails
Animals
Environment
Map
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff National Park
Language
English
Category
Environment
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail
This material is presented as originally created; it may contain outdated cultural descriptions and potentially offensive content. Read more.

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