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Part Of
Aileen Harmon fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of two bound journals/diaries with handwritten notes pertaining to a 1931 packing trip [entries are from July and August, approx. 38 days]. Item M287/I/6 appears to contain original account by Aileen Harmon, and M287/I/7 is rewritten duplicate, also handwritten, likely made for legibi…
Date Range
1931
[ca. 1931 - ca. 1940]
Reference Code
M287 / I / 6 to 7
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual 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 / 6 to 7
GMD
Textual record
Diary
Responsibility
Items produced by Aileen Harmon
Date Range
1931
[ca. 1931 - ca. 1940]
Physical Description
3 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
File consists of two bound journals/diaries with handwritten notes pertaining to a 1931 packing trip [entries are from July and August, approx. 38 days]. Item M287/I/6 appears to contain original account by Aileen Harmon, and M287/I/7 is rewritten duplicate, also handwritten, likely made for legibility reasons. Author and date of copied version are unknown [possibly similar time period].
Notes
The inside front cover of item M287/I/7 is annotated in pencil with names "Jay Nowlin" and "Jack Cooley".
Name Access
Nowlin, Jay
Cooley, Jack
Harmon, Aileen
Subject Access
Packing
Travel
Horses
Camping
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Waterford Lake
Castle Mountain
British Columbia
Goat Ridge
Camp Parker
Lake Louise
Language
English
Creator
Aileen Harmon
Category
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title provided prior to processing
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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
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Aileen Harmon fonds

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Part Of
Aileen Harmon fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of textual records and photographs by and about Aileen Harmon, as well as collected items. Textual records include: letter from Harmon to the Director of Alberta's provincial parks re addition of Yamnuska area to Bow Valley Provincial Park, 1973; brief, from Harvie Heights and Bow Va…
Date Range
[ca. 1924] - 2015
Reference Code
M287 / V262
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Textual record
Private record
Transparency
Part Of
Aileen Harmon fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M287 / V262
Sous-Fonds
M287
V262
Accession Number
1876
1915
1916
2302
2932
3082
3380
3383
3411
7753
2016.8596
Reference Code
M287 / V262
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Textual record
Private record
Transparency
Date Range
[ca. 1924] - 2015
Physical Description
26.5 cm of textual records. -- 33 photographs (26 prints : b&w and col. ; 20.5 x 30 cm or smaller -- 6 negatives : b&w nitrate negatives ; 12.5 x 10 cm -- 1 transparency : col. slide ; 35 mm)
History / Biographical
Aileen Harmon (1912 - 2015), daughter of Byron Harmon, worked as a government naturalist at Banff, Alberta, Canada and was involved in local natural history groups and activities. Aileen was a founding member, alongside Bruce Gordon, of the Bow Valley Naturalists, and was also on the Board of The Canadian Wildlife Federation and The Society of Alberta Naturalists. Aileen moved to Mill Bay on Vancouver Island, B.C. in 1981 following the end of a lengthy career with Parks Canada. During her retirement years, Aileen travelled extensively, reaching all seven continents. She also authored an autobiographical book, titled "Tales of My Mountain Life", in 2004. Aileen passed away on January 9, 2015 at the age of 102.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of textual records and photographs by and about Aileen Harmon, as well as collected items. Textual records include: letter from Harmon to the Director of Alberta's provincial parks re addition of Yamnuska area to Bow Valley Provincial Park, 1973; brief, from Harvie Heights and Bow Valley subdivision residents to public hearings on land use and resource development in the eastern slopes, 1973; letter re James Hector, 1979; notes on career, 2003; notes on Catharine Whyte for CBC recording, 2004; Christmas cards and collected articles, ca.1960. Photographs, made by and collected by Aileen Harmon, pertain to Aileen Harmon and friends, skiing, Skoki area, Mount Yamnuska, Banff Indian Days. Includes photographs by Byron Harmon. Added content from accession 2016.8596 : ca. 25 cm of textual records including personal correspondence, guest book, original writing and notes by Aileen Harmon, personal travel journals from a 1931 packing trip and 1933 ski trip to Skoki, drafts of autobiographical book "Tales of My Mountain Life", articles pertaining to or written by Aileen Harmon, Christmas cards, and letters of condolence to Carole Harmon following Aileen's passing. Also 26 print photographs, 6 negative photographs from a 1937 hiking trip, and one transparency. Fonds consists of one series : Series I - Personal records
Name Access
Harmon, Aileen
Harmon, Carole
Subject Access
Environment
Family and personal life
Memorial
Parks Canada
Hiking
Mountains
Travel
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
British Columbia
Access Restrictions
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Finding Aid
Basic description only
Category
Environment
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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Album, various Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies trips

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Part Of
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies fonds
Scope & Content
Album contains 58 colour photographs pertaining to trail rides around Pulsatilla Pass and other unidentified regions in the Canadian Rockies between 1979 and 1995. Photographs depict group shots of travellers, waterfront and other scenic views, walking and horseback riding along trails, indoor meal…
Date Range
1979
1986
1995
Reference Code
V635 / I / PD - 8
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Album
Photograph
Photograph print
Textual record
Part Of
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M545 / V635
Series
V635 / I : Events and Activities
Sous-Fonds
V635
Accession Number
2014.8277
Reference Code
V635 / I / PD - 8
GMD
Album
Photograph
Photograph print
Textual record
Responsibility
Anne Wotypka (?)
Date Range
1979
1986
1995
Physical Description
1 photograph album: 58 colour prints, 1 textual record
Scope & Content
Album contains 58 colour photographs pertaining to trail rides around Pulsatilla Pass and other unidentified regions in the Canadian Rockies between 1979 and 1995. Photographs depict group shots of travellers, waterfront and other scenic views, walking and horseback riding along trails, indoor meals with travellers, musical performers and images of a helicopter lifting off in a forest clearing.
Subject Access
Travel
Hiking
Camping
Landscape
Music
Helicopter
Trails
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Canadian Rocky Mountains
Language
English
Creator
Wotypka family (?)
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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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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Books with CPR / Regional Content, Chapbook by Mollie Morant

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Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 4 published texts (3 books and 1 chapbook) all annotated by Nicholas Morant. Content includes 1 copy of 'The Canadian' (1986), chapbook 'The Singing Gipsy' by Mollie Morant (1941), 'Reminiscences of a Raconteur' by George H. Ham (1921) with attached clipping inside, and 'Trail Life…
Date Range
1921
1924
1941
1986
Reference Code
M300 / III / D / 5 / 16 to 19
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M300 / S20 / V500
Sous-Fonds
M300
Sub-Series
M300 / III / D / 5: Personal Interest and Gifts
Accession Number
7784
Reference Code
M300 / III / D / 5 / 16 to 19
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Responsibility
Produced by Canadian Pacific, Mollie Morant, George H. Ham, B.W. Mitchell
Date Range
1921
1924
1941
1986
Physical Description
Textual Records: books, chapbook
Scope & Content
File consists of 4 published texts (3 books and 1 chapbook) all annotated by Nicholas Morant. Content includes 1 copy of 'The Canadian' (1986), chapbook 'The Singing Gipsy' by Mollie Morant (1941), 'Reminiscences of a Raconteur' by George H. Ham (1921) with attached clipping inside, and 'Trail Life in the Canadian Rockies' by B.W. Mitchell (1924).
Storage Range
In file box M300 / III / D / 5 / 16 to M300 / III / D / 5 / 19.
Name Access
Morant, Mollie
Subject Access
Poetry
Travel
Geographic Access
Canada
Canadian Rocky Mountains
Access Restrictions
Items in this file are not to be accessed or distributed without the explicit permission of their identified copyright owners.
Reproduction Restrictions
Items in this file are not to be reproduced without the explicit permission of their identified copyright owners.
Language
English
Conservation
Items in this file with risky materials such as adhesives on the surface must be covered with an acid-free paper barrier to protect adjacent items.
Creator
Canadian Pacific , Mollie Morant , George H. Ham , B.W. Mitchel
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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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 - 1982
1984
1997 - 1999
2001 - 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 - 1982
1984
1997 - 1999
2001 - 2008
Physical Description
3 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 2001 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
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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
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Camp Director and Emcee documents

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Part Of
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of various documents pertaining to Camp Coordinator and Emcee duties for the Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies. Includes 3 packages of notes in file folder paper, two containing notes on individual rides in 1964 and one guide to Emcee duties; loose Emcee duties instructions; lists …
Date Range
1963 - 1965
[ca. 1970]
1974
1975
Reference Code
M545 / II / 15
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
Reference Code
M545 / II / 15
GMD
Textual record
Organization record
Date Range
1963 - 1965
[ca. 1970]
1974
1975
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
File consists of various documents pertaining to Camp Coordinator and Emcee duties for the Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies. Includes 3 packages of notes in file folder paper, two containing notes on individual rides in 1964 and one guide to Emcee duties; loose Emcee duties instructions; lists of duties for Camp Directors; and typed correspondence re: the production of a new information packet for Emcees dated 1974.
Subject Access
Administration
Camping
Packing
Travel
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Language
English
Conservation
Items titled on front surface in black marker placed in mylar to protect adjacent items from staining
Fragile paper items must be handled with caution
Category
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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Canada's Great Highway and The Rockies of Canada

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Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 2 published books. Contains 1 copy of 'Canada's Great Highway: from the First Stake to the Last Spike' by J.H.E. Secretan (1924), annotated by Nicholas Morant; and 1 copy of 'The Rockies of Canada' by Walter D. Wilcox (1909) with topographical map of the Rocky Mountain region in ba…
Date Range
1909
1924
Reference Code
M300 / III / D / 5 / 46 to 47
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Map
Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M300 / S20 / V500
Sous-Fonds
M300
Sub-Series
M300 / III / D / 5 : Personal Interest and Gifts
Accession Number
7784
Reference Code
M300 / III / D / 5 / 46 to 47
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Map
Responsibility
Produced by J.H.E. Secretan and Walter D. Wilcox
Date Range
1909
1924
Physical Description
2 Textual records: books
Scope & Content
File consists of 2 published books. Contains 1 copy of 'Canada's Great Highway: from the First Stake to the Last Spike' by J.H.E. Secretan (1924), annotated by Nicholas Morant; and 1 copy of 'The Rockies of Canada' by Walter D. Wilcox (1909) with topographical map of the Rocky Mountain region in back pocket.
Storage Range
In file box M300 / III / D / 5 / 46 to M300 / III / D / 5 / 47.
Subject Access
Travel
Geography
History
Geographic Access
Canada
Canadian Rocky Mountains
Access Restrictions
Items in this file are not to be accessed or distributed without the explicit permission of their identified copyright owners.
Reproduction Restrictions
Items in this file are not to be reproduced without the explicit permission of their identified copyright owners.
Language
English
Conservation
Items in this file with risky materials attached, such as adhesives, must be covered with an acid-free paper barrier to protect adjacent items.
Creator
Nicholas Morant
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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