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10th, 60th and 75th anniversary rides and events

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Part Of
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of one original bulletin from 1933 describing the TRCR's [Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies] 10th anniversary with notes by Anne Wotypka; 3 newspaper articles, including two scanned copies, pertaining to the TRCR's 60th anniversary with attached notes by Anne Wotypka; 14 textual re…
Date Range
1983
1984
1997
1998
2013
Reference Code
M545 / I / 2
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Photograph
Photograph print
Part Of
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M545 / V635
Series
M545 / I : Events and Activities
Sous-Fonds
M545
Accession Number
5939
8235
2014.8277
Reference Code
M545 / I / 2
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Photograph
Photograph print
Responsibility
Some notes produced by Anne Wotypka
Date Range
1983
1984
1997
1998
2013
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records (ca. 35 pages ; 21.5 x 28 cm or smaller -- 3 newspaper clippings -- 2 volumes : 17 x 25.5 cm and 26 x 18.5 cm) -- 3 photographs : col. prints ; 12.5 x 9 cm
Scope & Content
File consists of one original bulletin from 1933 describing the TRCR's [Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies] 10th anniversary with notes by Anne Wotypka; 3 newspaper articles, including two scanned copies, pertaining to the TRCR's 60th anniversary with attached notes by Anne Wotypka; 14 textual records including correspondence and a meeting agenda pertaining to TRCR's 60th and 75th anniversaries, 75th anniversary buckle design templates and plaque order forms including one duplicate; and one guest list booklet for the TRCR's 60th anniversary celebrations in 1983 containing 62 signatures. File also includes 3 colour photographs [see "Notes"]
Notes
Date "2013" is for accompanying handwritten notes by donor Anne Wotypka received with newspaper articles.
3 colour photographs have been stored in mylar and kept in folder with corresponding newspaper article to preserve context
Some excess duplicates of items have not been kept due to storage reasons.
Name Access
Wotypka, Anne
Subject Access
Anniversary
Trail riding
Horse
Plaque
Buckle
Guest list
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Calgary
Access Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Conservation
Photographs have been encased in mylar to prevent off-gassing. Consider filing separately with other prints in future if conservation issues arise.
Category
Sports, recreation and leisure
Communications
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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Aileen Harmon guest book

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions54395
Part Of
Aileen Harmon fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of one guest book for visitors to see Aileen Harmon, with dates between December 31, 2014 and January 3, 2015 during a hospital stay. 4 pages are annotated with 69 individual entries, and the rest of the book is blank. Also includes note by Carole Harmon.
Date Range
2014 - 2015
Reference Code
M287 / I / 4
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Private 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 / 4
GMD
Textual record
Private record
Responsibility
Carole Harmon
Date Range
2014 - 2015
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
File consists of one guest book for visitors to see Aileen Harmon, with dates between December 31, 2014 and January 3, 2015 during a hospital stay. 4 pages are annotated with 69 individual entries, and the rest of the book is blank. Also includes note by Carole Harmon.
Name Access
Harmon, Carole
Harmon, Aileen
Subject Access
Personal and Family Life
Hospital
Medicine
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Calgary
Language
English
Creator
Carole Harmon
Category
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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Banff Indian Days, Calgary Stampede scrapbook

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Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
Scrapbook consists of newspaper clippings related to Banff Indian Days and the Calgary Stampede; various other newspaper clippings related to local and international news, including the opening of a new school in Morley and the Luxton Museum [now the Buffalo Nations Museum] in Banff, a fire at Jasp…
Date Range
[1947 - 1952]
Reference Code
LUX / III / B4 - 6
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Scrapbook
Newspaper clipping
  58 images     1 Electronic Resource  
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
III.B.4. Georgina Luxton : Collected Material : Textual Records
Sous-Fonds
III. Luxton Family sous-fonds
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / III / B4 - 6
GMD
Textual record
Scrapbook
Newspaper clipping
Date Range
[1947 - 1952]
Physical Description
3 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
Scrapbook consists of newspaper clippings related to Banff Indian Days and the Calgary Stampede; various other newspaper clippings related to local and international news, including the opening of a new school in Morley and the Luxton Museum [now the Buffalo Nations Museum] in Banff, a fire at Jasper Park Lodge, and Canadian and international politics.
Name Access
Luxton, Norman
Luxton, Georgina
MacKinnon, Rev. Robert H.
Crowchild, Chief David
Bearspaw, David
Hunter, Eva
Rider, Eli
Rider, Diane
Bearspaw, Rosie
Bearspaw, Harold
Subject Access
Activities
Advertising
Animals
Banff Indian Days
Luxton Museum
Calgary Herald
Calgary Stampede
Children
Commerce and industry
Community events
Community life
Cultural pluralism
Construction
Education
Fire
Government
Hotel
Indigenous Peoples
Horseback riding
Horses
Museums
Multiculturalism
Newspaper
Parade
Politics
Public events
Recreation
Music
Sanitarium Hotel
School
Stoney Nakoda
Taxidermy
Winnipeg Free Press
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Canmore
Calgary
Jasper National Park
Morley
Access Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Category
Cultural pluralism
Education
Politics
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of item
Electronic Resources
Images
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British, Canadian and global development scrapbook

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions22394
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
Scrapbook is organized into sections marked with tabs labeled: Prob. 1, 2, 3, IV, 5, VI, 6, and 7. Scrapbook consists of newspaper clippings relating to: The industrialization of Britain Britain at war The war The Royals The Middle East The Industrial Revolution Russian and Japanese war effort Pri…
Date Range
[1936 - 1939]
Reference Code
LUX / III / B4 - 10
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Scrapbook
  94 images     1 Electronic Resource  
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
III.B.4. Georgina Luxton : Collected Material : Textual Records
Sous-Fonds
III. Luxton Family sous-fonds
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / III / B4 - 10
GMD
Textual record
Scrapbook
Date Range
[1936 - 1939]
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
Scrapbook is organized into sections marked with tabs labeled: Prob. 1, 2, 3, IV, 5, VI, 6, and 7. Scrapbook consists of newspaper clippings relating to: The industrialization of Britain Britain at war The war The Royals The Middle East The Industrial Revolution Russian and Japanese war effort Princesses Elizabeth, Margaret, and Prince Edward, and other Royal children Article: "Britain's Prize Colony" - Canada World events Wheat production in Argentina
Name Access
Luxton, Eleanor
Churchill, Winston
Subject Access
Airplanes
Events
Government
History
Industry
Laws and legislation
Military
Newspaper
Politics
Public events
Royal tours
War
World War II
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Calgary
England
London
Language
English
Conservation
Pages have been interleaved
Category
Commerce and industry
Government
Military
Politics
Title Source
Title based on contents of scrapbook
Electronic Resources
Images
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British royal family scrapbook [ca. 1930 - 1940]

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Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
Scrapbook consists of ca. 1930s newspaper clippings about King George V, Edward VIII's abdication, Wallis Simpson, George VI, and the change in status of members of the Royal Family in England following Edward's abdication.
Date Range
[1930 - 1940]
Reference Code
LUX / III / B4 - 13
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Scrapbook
Newspaper clipping
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
III.B.4. Georgina Luxton : Collected Material : Textual Records
Sous-Fonds
III. Luxton Family sous-fonds
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / III / B4 - 13
GMD
Textual record
Scrapbook
Newspaper clipping
Date Range
[1930 - 1940]
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
Scrapbook consists of ca. 1930s newspaper clippings about King George V, Edward VIII's abdication, Wallis Simpson, George VI, and the change in status of members of the Royal Family in England following Edward's abdication.
Name Access
Simpson, Wallis
Subject Access
History
Genealogy
Royalty
Politics
Calgary Herald
Public events
Newspaper
Publication
Geographic Access
England
Canada
Alberta
Calgary
Language
English
Conservation
Metal paperclips have been removed due to early signs of rust damage
Consider removal of tape adhesive on binding as it is showing signs of deterioration and superficial damage to scrapbook
Category
Politics
Title Source
Title based on contents of item
Less detail

Canadian and global news [ca. 1930 - 1945]

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions22401
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
Scrapbook is divided into sections with tabs labelled: Canadian, Britain, American, and Foreign. Scrapbook consists of newspaper clippings related to the Dionne Quints; political subjects; royalty and royal families in England, India, Denmark and Norway; celebrities and film stars; and sports: box…
Date Range
[1930 - 1940]
1936
1937
1939
[1940 - 1945]
Reference Code
LUX / III / B4 - 17
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Scrapbook
Newspaper clipping
  62 images     1 Electronic Resource  
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
III.B.4. Georgina Luxton : Collected Material : Textual Records
Sous-Fonds
III. Luxton Family sous-fonds
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / III / B4 - 17
GMD
Textual record
Scrapbook
Newspaper clipping
Date Range
[1930 - 1940]
1936
1937
1939
[1940 - 1945]
Physical Description
1.5 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
Scrapbook is divided into sections with tabs labelled: Canadian, Britain, American, and Foreign. Scrapbook consists of newspaper clippings related to the Dionne Quints; political subjects; royalty and royal families in England, India, Denmark and Norway; celebrities and film stars; and sports: boxing, Joe Louis, football, billiards, tennis, baseball, horseracing, the Simpson sisters, and rodeo events.
Name Access
Dafoe, Allan Roy
Dionne Quintuplets
Meighen, Arthur
Bennett, Robert B.
Grenfell, Wilfred
Davison, Andrew
McBride, Robert
Buchan, John
MacDonald, Ramsay
Mussolini, Benito
Hitler, Adolf
Dubail, Yvon
Pasha, Enver
Ivanov, Nicholas
Von Emmich, Otto
Matsui, Iwane
Roosevelt, Eleanor
Dietrich, Marlene
Garson, Greer
Parker, Cecil
Lindo, Olga
Howard, Trevor
Hofmann, Josef
Bogart, Humphrey
Louis, Joe
Simpson, Mary (Hallock)
Simpson, Margaret
Subject Access
Politics
Military
Public events
Royalty
Royal tours
Travel
War
Memorial
World War I
World War II
Education
Children
Sports and recreation
Skating
Films and film making
Music
Performance
Baseball
Tennis
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Calgary
Ontario
Ottawa
Callander
England
London
China
Shanghai
Czechoslovakia
Prague
United States of America
New York
Access Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Conservation
Handle scrapbook with caution due to loose contents
Item has been interleaved with acid-free tissue paper
Category
Commerce and industry
Education
Family and personal life
Government
Military
Politics
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of item
Electronic Resources
Images
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Charles Reid fonds

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Part Of
Charles Reid fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of two sous-fonds: M413 (textual) and V487 (photographs). M413 consists of two series, 3.5 cm, ca. 1920-1939. Series I: Correspondence, 2.5 cm, 1929-1939 (particularly with Mary Schaffer Warren and an assortment of postcards). Series II: Newspaper Clippings, 1 cm, ca.1920-1939 (mai…
Date Range
ca.1900 to ca. 1939
1922-1927
1929
1931
1935-1936
1938-1939
Reference Code
M413 / V487
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Textual record
Private record
Part Of
Charles Reid fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M413/V487
Sous-Fonds
M413
V487
Accession Number
3295
3303
5248
2014.8273
5727
Reference Code
M413 / V487
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Textual record
Private record
Date Range
ca.1900 to ca. 1939
1922-1927
1929
1931
1935-1936
1938-1939
Physical Description
3.5 cm textual records. -- 175 photographs (31 negatives, 144 prints). -- 1 album (183 prints).
History / Biographical
Charles "Charlie" Clifford Carmichael Reid (1904-1984) was born near Suffield, Alberta, Canada. Charlie went to high school in Medicine Hat, Alberta and arrived in Banff in 1922 to serve his three-year pharmacy apprenticeship with Gourlay's Drug Store. After completing his apprenticeship, Charlie studied to be a pharmacist at the University of Alberta from 1926-1928. While at university, Charlie joined the Pharmacy Club and the Track Team. Charlie had dreams of opening his own pharmacy in Banff, which he did in 1936 on Banff Avenue and named it Banff Pharmacy Limited. He operated the Banff Pharmacy until his retirement in February 1977. He was known as a good employer that paid well, and known for selling French perfumes. A true entrepreneur, Charlie opened a branch store that sold general merchandise in the Banff Springs Hotel, a Curio and Gift shop across from the pharmacy, and a fur store. It is also noted that Charlie found an opportunity to sell coal to the Banff Springs Hotel, which is where he made a significant amount money. He remained in Banff until his death. He was described as a "go getter" and was known for dressing meticulously, particularly with his trademark bowtie. He was a keen and skilled golfer at the Banff Springs Golf Course (he was a member), and won the Prince of Wales trophy in the 1930's. He was an accomplished track and field athlete, captain of the canoe team, participated in water sports, and enjoyed hiking and hunting. He was good friends with George Noble (photographer), Dr. Ernest Kennedy (dentist), and Carl Rungius (artist). Charlie was a prominent Banff citizen: he served as the Registrar for births, deaths, and marriages; he served on the Banff Advisory Council; was a Charter Member of the Kinsman Club of Banff; he was a member of the Banff Curling Club; and he was a volunteer firefighter with fire brigade. When a fire broke out at the Banff Springs Hotel in the late 1920's, Charlie was one of the firefighters who helped put it out. Charlie was a bachelor until his mother died, although during this period he courted Edmee Moore, daughter of Col. Philip and Pearl (Brewster) Moore, whom he married in 1942. Charlie and Edmee Reid were friends of Mary Schaffer Warren and lived in the Warren home after Billy Warren's death. After Edmee died in 1971, Charles remarried a friend from Vancouver, Gladys McQueen, until his death on February 8th, 1984.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of two sous-fonds: M413 (textual) and V487 (photographs).
M413 consists of two series, 3.5 cm, ca. 1920-1939. Series I: Correspondence, 2.5 cm, 1929-1939 (particularly with Mary Schaffer Warren and an assortment of postcards). Series II: Newspaper Clippings, 1 cm, ca.1920-1939 (mainly related to Reid's sports activities).
V487 consists of three series, 9 cm, ca. 1900-ca. 1939. Series I: Albums (depicting sports and community events in and around Banff, including the Banff Winter Carnival and the Banff Indian Days). Series II: Prints, consisting two sub-series: A. Community Life and Banff Area (family and friends, community events including Banff Winter Carnival and Banff Indian Days, and scenery; includes Reid's pharmacy) and B. Sports and Recreation (summer and winter sports, mainly golf). Series III: Negatives (primarily depicting Reid with friends and family and sports activities).
Notes
Grant Buchanan was a good friend of Charles Reid. His son, Doug Buchanan, gifted additional records in 2014 (accn.2014.8273), these were found in his garage after his father passed away.
Items from accn. 5727 were placed in the Charles Reid biofile.
1 loan for copy print of Carl Rungius working on painting, ca. 1950. -- put in Mary Schaffer V527
Name Access
Reid, Charles
Moore, Edmee
Moore, Phil
Subject Access
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Banff
Community life
Community events
Banff National Park
Geographic Access
Alberta
Banff
Banff National Park
Canada
Medicine Hat
Calgary
Access Restrictions
Some restriction/s on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Related Material
Charles C. Reid biofile
Creator
Reid, Charles
Category
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Biographical Source Notes
Charles C.C. Reid biofile
Some information based on contents within the fonds
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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Community clubs and local publications

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions54512
Part Of
Kidney family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of various documents pertaining to the Southern Alberta Pioneers' and Old Timers' Association, the Glenbow Foundation, Banff Rebekah Lodge No. 34, the Order of the Eastern Star, the Rotary Club of Banff, the Bow Valley Minor Hockey League, Banff High School and the Mineral Springs Hos…
Date Range
1946
1957
1962
1963
1965 - 1970
Reference Code
M74 / IV / C / 2
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Private record
Newspaper clipping
Organization record
Part Of
Kidney family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M74 / V324
Series
M74 / IV : Family, friends and community records
Sous-Fonds
M74
Sub-Series
M74 / IV / C : 1946 - 1970
Accession Number
3109
2016.8581
Reference Code
M74 / IV / C / 2
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Private record
Newspaper clipping
Organization record
Date Range
1946
1957
1962
1963
1965 - 1970
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
File consists of various documents pertaining to the Southern Alberta Pioneers' and Old Timers' Association, the Glenbow Foundation, Banff Rebekah Lodge No. 34, the Order of the Eastern Star, the Rotary Club of Banff, the Bow Valley Minor Hockey League, Banff High School and the Mineral Springs Hospital in Banff. Includes cheque receipts and a club membership card, event booklets/programmes (including numerous programmes for Bow Valley Minor Hockey League awards nights and Rotary Club "Sportsmen's Dinners"), news clippings pertaining to local club events, a copy of "The Pinnacle" (Banff High School publication), and a copy of "The Mountaineer" (Mineral Springs Hospital newsletter) from 1957.
Notes
File contains multiple duplicate documents.
Name Access
Kidney, Maude
Kidney, Forest H. (Pop)
Woodworth, Annie
LaCasse, Annie
Subject Access
Sports
Winter sports
Hockey
Community events
Club
Banff High School
Mineral Springs Hospital
Rotary Club of Banff
Rebekah Assembly Banff Lodge No. 34
Glenbow Foundation
Order of the Eastern Star
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Calgary
Reproduction Restrictions
Copyright restrictions may apply
Language
English
Category
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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Community event records, publications and booklets

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions54510
Part Of
Kidney family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of news clippings, programs, booklets, newsletters, invitations, correspondence and other documents pertaining to marriages, community clubs and events, death notices and World War II with connections to the Bow Valley and surrounding areas. Includes news clippings and invitations ann…
Date Range
[ca. 1920 - ca. 1925]
[ca. 1930]
1932
1935
1936
1940
[ca. 1940 - ca. 1945]
1941
1943 - 1945
Reference Code
M74 / IV / B / 3
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Private record
Published record
Newspaper clipping
Part Of
Kidney family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M74 / V324
Series
M74 / IV : Family, friends and community records
Sous-Fonds
M74
Sub-Series
M74 / IV / B : 1921 - 1945
Accession Number
3109
2016.8581
Reference Code
M74 / IV / B / 3
GMD
Textual record
Private record
Published record
Newspaper clipping
Date Range
[ca. 1920 - ca. 1925]
[ca. 1930]
1932
1935
1936
1940
[ca. 1940 - ca. 1945]
1941
1943 - 1945
Physical Description
2.25 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
File consists of news clippings, programs, booklets, newsletters, invitations, correspondence and other documents pertaining to marriages, community clubs and events, death notices and World War II with connections to the Bow Valley and surrounding areas. Includes news clippings and invitations announcing marriages between Ben Woodworth and Edith Chambers, Margaret Dunsmore and Clifford Dethlefsen, and the 60th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. William Vicary; an obituary and letter of condolence from William McCardell for the death of Elizabeth Woodworth, 1936; event programmes for a nursing school graduation naming Margaret Dunsmore, Spray Valley Chapter meetings from 1944 and 1945, the Banff High School auditorium opening and the 23rd Southern Alberta Pioneers' and Old Timers' Association Roundup; 9 copies of "The Cascadian" Banff High School newsletters, 1935 - 1945; a list of burial locations for deceased members of the Independent Order of Oddfellows in and near Banff ca. 1940; and other loose correspondence and poetry.
Notes
Booklet "Poems of the Rank and File" first published 1920, date provided in entry [ca.1920 - ca. 1925] is estimate for specific physical copy
Date of news clipping pertaining to the marriage of Benjamin Woodworth and Edith May Chambers [ca. 1935] given based on age of bride, identified in a 1921 census listing as 10 years old [born ca. 1911], and other individuals listed. [Source: https://www.ancestry.ca/genealogy/1921census/alberta/edith-may-chambers_6600209]
Some dates provided are estimates by Processing Archivist based on contents and additional research
Name Access
Woodworth, Ben
Chambers, Edith
Dunsmore, Margaret
Dethlefsen, Clifford
Vicary, William
McCardell, William H.
Woodworth, Elizabeth
Southern Alberta Pioneers and Old Timers Association
Subject Access
Weddings
Obituary
Personal and Family Life
Banff High School
Poetry
Community events
World War II
Military
Rebekah Assembly Banff Lodge No. 34
Anniversary
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Calgary
Ontario
Edmonton
Language
English
Conservation
More fragile and older items have been placed in acid-free tissue or mylar for preservation
Banff High School programme from 1940 placed in mylar due to adhesive stain on front
Category
Family and personal life
Military
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Less detail
Part Of
David Zweifel fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of 2 cm of textual records consisting of correspondence from Catharine Robb Whyte [1967-1973] and Murray Adaskin to David Zweifel; 9 colour transparencies pertaining to a 1977 ski trip in Lucerne, Switzerland and David and Marilyn Zweifel's wedding in 1975; 6 colour prints from a 197…
Date Range
1967
1972
1975
1989
Reference Code
M571 / V796 / S58
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Textual record
Cassette
Private record
Photograph
Photograph print
Transparency
Sound recording
Part Of
David Zweifel fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M571 / V796 / S58
Sous-Fonds
M571
V796
S58
Accession Number
2019.02
Reference Code
M571 / V796 / S58
GMD
Textual record
Cassette
Private record
Photograph
Photograph print
Transparency
Sound recording
Responsibility
Corresponence written by David Zweifel and Catharine Robb Whyte
Date Range
1967
1972
1975
1989
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records -- 15 photographs (9 col. transparencies, 6 col. prints) -- 1 sound recording
History / Biographical
David Zweifel (1950 -) is a professional violinist who met Catharine Robb Whyte in December 1966 at the age of 16, shortly following the death of her husband Peter Whyte. Catharine helped to fund Zweifel's musical education and concert trips over the following years, and arranged with her friend Murray Adaskin for Zweifel to obtain a violin that had been previously owned by David White, who was the father of Peter Whyte. Zweifel attended Master classes in music at the Banff Centre as a young adult and stayed in Catharine's home with her during the summer months. David and Catharine were both active in outdoor activities and sports, and the pair went on multiple skiing trips and hikes together including Mount Rundle. Upon completing his education, Zweifel moved to Switzerland to join the Lausanne Orchestra. Catharine visited David and his wife Marilyn in Switzerland at least twice, in 1972 and 1977. Zweifel later became a concert violinist for the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra upon returning to Canada. David performed at Catharine Robb Whyte's memorial service at the Banff Centre on March 15, 1979 alongside Ken Stromberg [violin], and Tom Rolston [viola]. Marilyn Zweifel also performed a vocal solo. David Zweifel made a brief appearance in the 2016 film "Drawing Home", which tells the story of Peter and Catharine Whyte, in which he plays an unnamed violinist on a train ride to Banff.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of 2 cm of textual records consisting of correspondence from Catharine Robb Whyte [1967-1973] and Murray Adaskin to David Zweifel; 9 colour transparencies pertaining to a 1977 ski trip in Lucerne, Switzerland and David and Marilyn Zweifel's wedding in 1975; 6 colour prints from a 1972 ski trip in Austria with Catharine Robb Whyte, David Zweifel, and Marilyn Zweifel; and 1 sound recording of Catharine Robb Whyte's memorial service in 1979 Fonds consists of one series which currently includes all listed content in the fonds: Series I : Catharine Robb Whyte
Name Access
Zweifel, David
Whyte, Catharine
Zweifel, Marilyn
Adaskin, Murray
Adaskin, Frances
Banff Centre for the Arts
Subject Access
Performance
Music
Concert
Memorial
Skiing
Travel
Weddings
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Calgary
Switzerland
Lucerne
Austria
Obergurgl
Access Restrictions
Some restrictions may apply [duplicate of Loan for Copy audio recording available in place of original]
Reproduction Restrictions
Some restrictions may apply
Duplication of musical segments of the memorial service is not permitted unless authorized by musicians
Language
English
Creator
David Zweifel
Category
Family and personal life
Biographical Source Notes
"Romance in the Rockies: The Life and Adventures of Catharine and Peter Whyte" by Kim Mayberry (Canmore: Altitude Publishing Canada Ltd., 2003), p. 98-99.
Copy of "Romance in the Rockies" located in the Whyte Museum's library under code [06 W62ma c.1]
Drawing Home Production Notes, M.Y.R.A. Entertainment, LLC. p. 34 [PDF]
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
Content Details
Cassette tape in accession 2019.02 is Loan for Copy, rest of items in fonds are part of a gift donation
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