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Andy Russell fonds

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Part Of
Andy Russell fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of seven series: I. Personal and professional series, 1937-1993 (diaries, correspondence, filing systems and papers pertaining to awards, memberships, biography and other); II. Business series, 1948-1982 (pertaining to guiding, outfitting, trail riding, ranching, Andy Russell and S…
Date Range
[1867]-1993, predominant 1908-1993
Reference Code
M153 / S43 / V555
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Sound recording
Textual record
Diary
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Andy Russell fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 153
S 43
V 555
Sous-Fonds
M153/S43/V555
Accession Number
963, 5777, 5964, 6338, 6339, 6547, 6567
Reference Code
M153 / S43 / V555
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Sound recording
Textual record
Diary
Private record
Published record
Date Range
[1867]-1993, predominant 1908-1993
Physical Description
6 m of textual records and printed material. -- ca.6100 photographs : prints, negatives, transparencies. -- 1 photograph album (49 prints). -- 29 motion pictures. -- 5 sound recordings
History / Biographical
Andy Russell, 1915-2005, was a trapper, guide and outfitter, writer, photographer, cinematographer, lecturer and environmental advocate in the Pincher Creek, Alberta, Canada.
Russell was born in Lethbridge, Alberta and spent his childhood on a ranch in the foothills near Pincher Creek. He became a skilled horseman, hunter, fisherman and trapper, and, in 1936, was employed by Bert Riggall, a pioneer guide and outfitter of wilderness pack trips in the southern Rockies since 1907. He became Riggall's partner in 1939 and took over the business when Riggall retired in 1946. Andy Russell and Kathleen (Kay) Riggall married in 1938 and raised five children at their ranch bordering Waterton Lakes National Park, where family businesses included guiding, saddlehorses and ranching. Children are: Richard "Dick" H. (b.1938); Andrew Charles "Charlie" (b.1941); Harold John "John" (b.1944); Hugh Gordon Riggall "Gordon" (b.1947); Lorenda Anne "Anne" (b.1952).
Russell continued as a renowned guide and outfitter with a wealthy repeat clientele until he was forced out of guiding by 1960 with the advance of the oil industry concerns upon wilderness areas in southern Alberta and British Columbia. Russell began to write nature articles in 1945 and after 1960 concentrated upon writing, photography, film making, lecturing and ranching. He wrote for numerous magazines and newspapers, produced radio broadcasts, and, using colour motion picture photography, developed programs on wildlife and wilderness habitat research for live public performances. Russell's films launched his career as an author of popular wildlife and mountain culture books, which included Grizzly Country. In later years, he was an active writer, consultant and advocate of wilderness and environmental management and received numerous awards and honours, including Member of the Order of Canada.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of seven series: I. Personal and professional series, 1937-1993 (diaries, correspondence, filing systems and papers pertaining to awards, memberships, biography and other); II. Business series, 1948-1982 (pertaining to guiding, outfitting, trail riding, ranching, Andy Russell and Sons, royalties and lecturing); III. Writing, broadcasting and public appearances series, 1908-1990 (papers and photographs pertaining to writing, book projects, columns, broadcasts, reviews, advertising, promotion and other); IV. Photography and cinematography series, 1909-1990 (details below); V. Wildlife study and conservation activities series, 1945-[198-]; VI. Other activities series, 1931-[199-] (politics, interviews, information files); VII. Russell family series, [1867]-1983.
Photography and cinematography series consists of: Riggall/Russell guiding activity photographs, 1909-1962, ca.280 items; Andy Russell and Sons Production Ltd / Andy Russell professional photographs and films, ca.1940- ca.1990, ca.4200 photographs (mainly transparencies), 28 motion pictures, accompanied by some textual and printed items; personal and family photographs, 1916-1989, ca.1550 items; collected photographs, ca.1940-197-, ca.75 items. Professional photography and cinematography primarily arose from field work by Andy, Dick and Charlie Russell and pertains mainly to flora, fauna and landscape of the Canadian Rockies in continental divide region, British Columbia, Yukon and Alaska.
Motion pictures, ca.1950-1974, include original film "Grizzly Country" by Dick, Charlie and Andy Russell, produced by Evan J. Anton, ca.1969, copy print of same; also unedited wildlife and landscape footage of Waterton area, Yukon and British Columbia.
Sound recordings are interviews with Andy Russell, [ca.1970]-1988.
Name Access
Russell, Andy
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
Finding aids and reference tools: arrangement outline
series and file description
electronic finding aid
video reference copy for "Grizzly country"
sound recording reference copy recordings
Related Material
Related to the Kay Russell family fonds (M36/V36) and the Bert Riggall fonds (M376/V26)
Creator
Russell, Andy
Category
Arts
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Biographical Source Notes
Russell family
Title Source
Title based on accession record
Processing Status
Processed
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1970 Andy Russell Productions, rentals, income, shows, etc. -- 1970.

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Part Of
Andy Russell fonds
Scope & Content
Records consist of agreements, correspondence, financial records and tax return, mainly concerning screening of film Grizzly Country.
Reference Code
M153 / 339
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Andy Russell fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
II.B. Business papers
Accession Number
5777
Reference Code
M153 / 339
Physical Description
1 file of textual records (2.5 cm).
Scope & Content
Records consist of agreements, correspondence, financial records and tax return, mainly concerning screening of film Grizzly Country.
Finding Aid
Access by advance appointment only
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1972 Campaign. -- 1972.

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Part Of
Andy Russell fonds
Scope & Content
Item probably pertains to Andy Russell's Liberal candidacy in Lethbridge federal riding.
Reference Code
V555 / NF 29
Description Level
6 / Item
Part Of
Andy Russell fonds
Description Level
6 / Item
Series
VI. Other activities
Accession Number
5777
Reference Code
V555 / NF 29
Physical Description
1 motion picture : 16mm, ca.200 ft., silent?.
Scope & Content
Item probably pertains to Andy Russell's Liberal candidacy in Lethbridge federal riding.
Access Restrictions
Not available for reference use in current form. Copyright resides with film-maker; no use without copyright holders' permission.
Finding Aid
Access by advance appointment only
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Account book. -- 1979-1982.

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Part Of
Andy Russell fonds
Scope & Content
Item records revenue and expenditures of Andy and Kay Russell's personal account, as well as the account of Andy Russell and Sons Productions Ltd.
Reference Code
M153 / 336
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Andy Russell fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
II.B. Business papers
Accession Number
5777
Reference Code
M153 / 336
Physical Description
1 textual record.
Scope & Content
Item records revenue and expenditures of Andy and Kay Russell's personal account, as well as the account of Andy Russell and Sons Productions Ltd.
Finding Aid
Access by advance appointment only
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Address and telephone book. -- ca.1969.

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Part Of
Andy Russell fonds
Reference Code
M153 / 313
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Andy Russell fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
I.G. Personal and professional papers
Accession Number
5777
Reference Code
M153 / 313
Physical Description
1 textual record (1 cm).
Finding Aid
Access by advance appointment only
Title Source
Title based on item.
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Adventures with Wild Animals : [manuscript]. -- 1977.

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Part Of
Andy Russell fonds
Scope & Content
Manuscript consists of typescript with editor markings and instructions to typesetter for Hurtig edition. Includes covering memo to typesetter.
Reference Code
M153 / 456 - 457
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Andy Russell fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
III.C. Writing, broadcasting, public appearances
Accession Number
5777
Reference Code
M153 / 456 - 457
Physical Description
3.5 cm of textual records.
Scope & Content
Manuscript consists of typescript with editor markings and instructions to typesetter for Hurtig edition. Includes covering memo to typesetter.
Access Restrictions
Copyright resides with the author; no reproduction without permission of the author.
Finding Aid
Access by advance appointment only
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Adventures with Wild Animals : [manuscript]. -- [ca.1976].

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Part Of
Andy Russell fonds
Scope & Content
Manuscript consists of typescript originals and carbons of chapters (several versions of each).
Reference Code
M153 / 448 - 454
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Andy Russell fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
III.C. Writing, broadcasting, public appearances
Accession Number
5777
Reference Code
M153 / 448 - 454
Physical Description
8 cm of textual records.
Scope & Content
Manuscript consists of typescript originals and carbons of chapters (several versions of each).
Access Restrictions
Copyright resides with the author; no reproduction without permission of the author.
Finding Aid
Access by advance appointment only
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Adventures with Wild Animals : [papers]. -- [ca.1976].

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Part Of
Andy Russell fonds
Scope & Content
Papers consist of outlines, suggestions for illustrations and 3 versions of foreword/introduction, with editor's markings.
Reference Code
M153 / 447
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Andy Russell fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
III.C. Writing, broadcasting, public appearances
Accession Number
5777
Reference Code
M153 / 447
Physical Description
.5 cm of textual records.
Scope & Content
Papers consist of outlines, suggestions for illustrations and 3 versions of foreword/introduction, with editor's markings.
Access Restrictions
Copyright resides with the author; no reproduction without permission of the author.
Finding Aid
Access by advance appointment only
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Africa : [diary]. -- 1977

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Part Of
Andy Russell fonds
Scope & Content
Andy Russell was tour leader on this trip.
Reference Code
M153 / 10
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Andy Russell fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
I.A. Personal and professional papers
Accession Number
5777
Reference Code
M153 / 10
Physical Description
1 textual record.
Scope & Content
Andy Russell was tour leader on this trip.
Finding Aid
Access by advance appointment only
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Alaska game management units : [annotated map]. -- 1961-1962.

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Part Of
Andy Russell fonds
Scope & Content
Base map with locations marked.
Reference Code
M153 / 535
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Andy Russell fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
V.B. Wildlife study and conservation activities
Accession Number
5777
Reference Code
M153 / 535
Physical Description
1 textual record: oversize (F).
Scope & Content
Base map with locations marked.
Finding Aid
Access by advance appointment only
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