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Part Of
A. J. Smyth fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of photographic views of railway construction in the Kicking Horse Valley and life at Donald, B.C. Accompanied by letter from Bob [Mead], Spring Valley, Minnesota, to brother Ed Mead, Saw Mill Siding, End of C.P.Ry., Track west via Winnipeg, Man., Canada, May 17, 1885. Views are cr…
Date Range
[1884-1885]
Reference Code
V41
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Textual record
Private record
Part Of
A. J. Smyth fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
V 41
Sous-Fonds
V41
Accession Number
6344
Reference Code
V41
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Textual record
Private record
Date Range
[1884-1885]
Physical Description
16 photographs : prints. -- 1 textual record
History / Biographical
A. J. Smyth was an itinerant photographer who worked along the Canadian Pacific Railway. In 1884-1885 he was working at the end of track in the Rocky and Selkirk Mountains. By 1885, A. J. Smyth was working with his brother, S. A. Smyth, as Smyth Brothers of Calgary, Alberta.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of photographic views of railway construction in the Kicking Horse Valley and life at Donald, B.C. Accompanied by letter from Bob [Mead], Spring Valley, Minnesota, to brother Ed Mead, Saw Mill Siding, End of C.P.Ry., Track west via Winnipeg, Man., Canada, May 17, 1885. Views are credited as A. J. Smyth, Artist, Rocky Mountains, B.C. or A. J. Smyth, Photographer, Rocky Mountains, B.C.
Name Access
Smyth, A. J.
Subject Access
Arts
Environment
Transportation
Access Restrictions
No restrictions on access
Public domain (other restrictions may apply)
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: modern reference prints
Creator
Smyth, A. J.
Category
Arts
Environment
Transportation
Title Source
Title based on credits on photographs
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Sidney A. Smyth fonds

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Part Of
Sidney A. Smyth fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds pertains to Banff townsite and Lake Minnewanka and area, Alberta. Card mounted views are inscribed "S. A. Smyth, Calgary, N.W.T." Some have captions.
Date Range
[ca.1890]
Reference Code
V24
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Part Of
Sidney A. Smyth fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
V 24
Sous-Fonds
V 24
Accession Number
8000
Reference Code
V24
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Date Range
[ca.1890]
Physical Description
29 photographs : prints
History / Biographical
S. A. (Sidney Alfred) Smyth (also known as Smythe) was a professional photographer who worked mainly out of Calgary, Alberta, Canada from ca.1883 until 1900. For a time, ca.1885, S. A. Smyth worked in partnership with his brother, itinerant photographer A. J. Smyth, as the Smyth Brothers of Calgary. S. A. Smyth also worked in Minnedosa, Manitoba; Banff, Alberta; and Vancouver, Vernon and Atlin, British Columbia.
Scope & Content
Fonds pertains to Banff townsite and Lake Minnewanka and area, Alberta. Card mounted views are inscribed "S. A. Smyth, Calgary, N.W.T." Some have captions.
Name Access
Smyth, S. A.
Subject Access
Arts
Exploration, discovery and travel
Access Restrictions
No restrictions on access
Public domain (other restrictions may apply)
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: basic description
modern reference prints
Creator
Smyth, S. A.
Category
Arts
Exploration, discovery and travel
Biographical Source Notes
MH private research notes
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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529. Banff from the Sanitarium

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Part Of
Sidney A. Smyth fonds
Scope & Content
View towards Cascade Mountain
Date Range
[1888?]
Reference Code
V24 / PA - 5
Description Level
6 / Item
  1 image  
Part Of
Sidney A. Smyth fonds
Description Level
6 / Item
Fonds Number
V24
Reference Code
V24 / PA - 5
Date Range
[1888?]
Physical Description
1 photograph : print
Scope & Content
View towards Cascade Mountain
Subject Access
Commerce
Geographic Access
Alberta
Creator
S. A. Smyth (Calgary, NWT)
Images
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530. Banff, from the east

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Part Of
Sidney A. Smyth fonds
Date Range
[1888?]
Reference Code
V24 / PA - 2
Description Level
6 / Item
  1 image  
Part Of
Sidney A. Smyth fonds
Description Level
6 / Item
Fonds Number
V24
Reference Code
V24 / PA - 2
Date Range
[1888?]
Physical Description
1 photograph : print
Subject Access
Environment and Nature
Geographic Access
Alberta
Creator
S. A. Smyth (Calgary, NWT)
Images
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534. Devil's Canyon, National Park (winter)

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Part Of
Sidney A. Smyth fonds
Scope & Content
Near Lake Minnewanka
Date Range
[ca.1890]
Reference Code
V24 / PA - 20
Description Level
6 / Item
  1 image  
Part Of
Sidney A. Smyth fonds
Description Level
6 / Item
Fonds Number
V24
Reference Code
V24 / PA - 20
Date Range
[ca.1890]
Physical Description
1 photograph : print
Scope & Content
Near Lake Minnewanka
Subject Access
Environment and Nature
Geographic Access
Alberta
Creator
S. A. Smyth (Calgary, NWT)
Images
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536. Devil's Lake, National Park (summer)

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Part Of
Sidney A. Smyth fonds
Scope & Content
Lake Minnewanka
Date Range
[ca.1890]
Reference Code
V24 / PA - 16
Description Level
6 / Item
  1 image  
Part Of
Sidney A. Smyth fonds
Description Level
6 / Item
Fonds Number
V24
Reference Code
V24 / PA - 16
Date Range
[ca.1890]
Physical Description
1 photograph : print
Scope & Content
Lake Minnewanka
Subject Access
Sports and Recreation
Geographic Access
Alberta
Creator
S. A. Smyth (Calgary, NWT)
Images
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539. Devil's Lake, with Ice boat (south shore)

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Part Of
Sidney A. Smyth fonds
Scope & Content
Lake Minnewanka
Date Range
[ca.1890]
Reference Code
V24 / PA - 18
Description Level
6 / Item
  1 image  
Part Of
Sidney A. Smyth fonds
Description Level
6 / Item
Fonds Number
V24
Reference Code
V24 / PA - 18
Date Range
[ca.1890]
Physical Description
1 photograph : print
Scope & Content
Lake Minnewanka
Subject Access
Environment and Nature
Sports and Recreation
Geographic Access
Alberta
Creator
S. A. Smyth (Calgary, NWT)
Images
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541. Ice boat on Devil's Lake

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Part Of
Sidney A. Smyth fonds
Scope & Content
Lake Minnewanka
Date Range
[ca.1890]
Reference Code
V24 / PA - 19
Description Level
6 / Item
  1 image  
Part Of
Sidney A. Smyth fonds
Description Level
6 / Item
Fonds Number
V24
Reference Code
V24 / PA - 19
Date Range
[ca.1890]
Physical Description
1 photograph : print
Scope & Content
Lake Minnewanka
Subject Access
Sports and Recreation
Geographic Access
Alberta
Creator
S. A. Smyth (Calgary, NWT)
Images
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543. C.P.R. Hotel, Banff

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Part Of
Sidney A. Smyth fonds
Scope & Content
Banff Springs Hotel
Date Range
[ca.1890]
Reference Code
V24 / PA - 6
Description Level
6 / Item
  1 image  
Part Of
Sidney A. Smyth fonds
Description Level
6 / Item
Fonds Number
V24
Reference Code
V24 / PA - 6
Date Range
[ca.1890]
Physical Description
1 photograph : print
Scope & Content
Banff Springs Hotel
Subject Access
Buildings and memorials
Railways
Geographic Access
Alberta
Creator
S. A. Smyth (Calgary, NWT)
Images
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544. C.P.R. Hotel, Banff (from the west)

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Part Of
Sidney A. Smyth fonds
Scope & Content
Banff Springs Hotel
Date Range
[ca.1890]
Reference Code
V24 / PA - 7
Description Level
6 / Item
  1 image  
Part Of
Sidney A. Smyth fonds
Description Level
6 / Item
Fonds Number
V24
Reference Code
V24 / PA - 7
Date Range
[ca.1890]
Physical Description
1 photograph : print
Scope & Content
Banff Springs Hotel
Subject Access
Buildings and memorials
Railways
Geographic Access
Alberta
Creator
S. A. Smyth (Calgary, NWT)
Images
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