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Archives General File collection

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Part Of
Archives General File Collection
Scope & Content
The Archives General File is an artificial collection of accessions which do not constitute separate fonds or collections or cannot be placed within existing fonds or collections. Included in the collection are textual records of many types, such as manuscripts, reports, letters, diaries, speeches…
Date Range
[after 1890]
Reference Code
M8 / S8 / V8
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Video
Photograph
Album
Framed print
Negative
Photograph print
Postcard
Transparency
Sound recording
Cassette
Reel to reel
Textual record
Diary
Plan
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Archives General File Collection
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 8
S 8
V 8
Sous-Fonds
M8 / S8 / V8
Accession Number
Numerous. Access to material via accession number is available through the online database
Reference Code
M8 / S8 / V8
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Video
Photograph
Album
Framed print
Negative
Photograph print
Postcard
Transparency
Sound recording
Cassette
Reel to reel
Textual record
Diary
Plan
Private record
Published record
Date Range
[after 1890]
Physical Description
57 cm textual records. -- 50 cm of photographs : prints. -- 189 photographs (15 framed prints, 51 transparencies, 79 negatives; 44 copy negatives). -- 3 photograph albums (139 prints). -- 6 motion pictures. -- 9 sound recordings
Scope & Content
The Archives General File is an artificial collection of accessions which do not constitute separate fonds or collections or cannot be placed within existing fonds or collections. Included in the collection are textual records of many types, such as manuscripts, reports, letters, diaries, speeches, poetry, plans and others; photographs in the form of prints, negatives, transparencies, albums, postcards, etc.; sound recorded interviews and programmes; and motion pictures. Material pertains broadly to the Banff area and many other areas within the Archives collecting mandate.
Notable items include: Walter Wilcox letter; George Kinney report; interviews with Bill Round and Edward Feuz; original copy of Treaty Number Seven; Mary Schaffer material, including letters, notes, photograph and report; reports on the Nakimu Caves; film pertaining to Banff Winter Carnival; Georgia Engelhard letters and photos; plans for buildings and structures; George Noble photograph; W. S. Park photograph.
Name Access
Archives General File
Subject Access
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
First Nations
Sports, recreation and leisure
Access Restrictions
No restrictions on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: electronic database
Creator
Archives General File
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
First nations
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title describes nature of collection. Individual titles in accession-level inventory have generally been assigned.
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

Alan Ayre letters. -- 1931.

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Part Of
Archives General File Collection
Scope & Content
Letters describe climbing Pyramid Mountain and east ridge of Mount Edith Cavell and comment on the hotel business.
Reference Code
M8 / accn. 6913
Description Level
6 / Item
Part Of
Archives General File Collection
Description Level
6 / Item
Accession Number
6913
Reference Code
M8 / accn. 6913
Physical Description
3 textual records (6 sheets).
History / Biographical
C. Alan Ayre, b.1904, was a bell hop at the Jasper Park Lodge, 1931. Ayre became a biochemist at Toronto.
Scope & Content
Letters describe climbing Pyramid Mountain and east ridge of Mount Edith Cavell and comment on the hotel business.
Title Source
Title based on accession record.
Less detail

Alfred Dorman photograph album. -- [ca.1910]

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Part Of
Archives General File Collection
Scope & Content
Album pertains to Banff, Alberta and area, scenic views and events.
Reference Code
V8 / accn. 5505
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Archives General File Collection
Description Level
5 / File
Accession Number
5505
Reference Code
V8 / accn. 5505
Physical Description
1 photograph album (12 prints).
History / Biographical
Alfred Dorman, 1890-1980, lived at or visited Banff, Alberta, ca.1910.
Scope & Content
Album pertains to Banff, Alberta and area, scenic views and events.
Title Source
Title based on accession record.
Less detail

An incomplete history of Cascade Lodge #5 / compiled by V. W. Bro. L. Punshon. -- 1988

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Part Of
Archives General File Collection
Scope & Content
Item was prepared for centennial year
Reference Code
M8 / accn. 7690
Part Of
Archives General File Collection
Reference Code
M8 / accn. 7690
Physical Description
1 textual record
Scope & Content
Item was prepared for centennial year
Less detail

Ann Dixon-Bruder research interview

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Part Of
Archives General File Collection
Scope & Content
Interview with Nellie Murphy conducted by Dixon-Bruder for her book "Silent Partner." Includes recordings, typed transcript and electronic disk.
Reference Code
M8 / accn. 7681
S8 / accn. 7681
Part Of
Archives General File Collection
Reference Code
M8 / accn. 7681
S8 / accn. 7681
Physical Description
2 sound recordings : audio cassettes. - 1 textual record
Scope & Content
Interview with Nellie Murphy conducted by Dixon-Bruder for her book "Silent Partner." Includes recordings, typed transcript and electronic disk.
Less detail

Arthur Angus photograph. -- 1937

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Part Of
Archives General File Collection
Scope & Content
Photograph of Monarch Mine, taken from mine entrance
Reference Code
V8 / accn. 7692
Description Level
6 / Item
Part Of
Archives General File Collection
Description Level
6 / Item
Reference Code
V8 / accn. 7692
Physical Description
1 photograph : print, b/w
History / Biographical
Arthur Angus was assayer at the Monarch Mine
Scope & Content
Photograph of Monarch Mine, taken from mine entrance
Less detail

Arthur Warner photographs. -- 1948

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Part Of
Archives General File Collection
Scope & Content
Pertains to testing of snow clearing equipment
Reference Code
V8 / accn. 7675
Description Level
6 / Item
Part Of
Archives General File Collection
Description Level
6 / Item
Reference Code
V8 / accn. 7675
Physical Description
4 photographs : prints
History / Biographical
Arthur Warner lived from 1900 to 1985
Scope & Content
Pertains to testing of snow clearing equipment
Less detail

Associated Screen News photograph. -- 1936

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Part Of
Archives General File Collection
Scope & Content
Music trio at Banff Springs Hotel; includes Murray Adaskin, violin, Louis Crerar, piano, and Philip Spivak, cello.
Reference Code
V8 / accn. 6906
Description Level
6 / Item
Part Of
Archives General File Collection
Description Level
6 / Item
Accession Number
6906
Reference Code
V8 / accn. 6906
Responsibility
Produced by Associated Screen News Limited, Banff Springs Hotel
Physical Description
1 photograph : print
Scope & Content
Music trio at Banff Springs Hotel; includes Murray Adaskin, violin, Louis Crerar, piano, and Philip Spivak, cello.
Title Source
Gift of Tom Rolston, 1996
Less detail
Part Of
Archives General File Collection
Scope & Content
File consists of 8 photographs of Banff Cafe staff and building
Date Range
ca. 1920 - 1930
Reference Code
V8 / 2014.8283
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Part Of
Archives General File Collection
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M8 / V8 / S8
Series
2014.8283
Sous-Fonds
V8
Accession Number
2014.8283
Reference Code
V8 / 2014.8283
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Date Range
ca. 1920 - 1930
Physical Description
8 photographs : b&w ; 12.5 x 8 cm
History / Biographical
Lester Gus Zarkos, b.1921 Brandon, MB. His parents and younger sister arrived Banff 1926. Lester's parents had the cafe on Banff Avenue (old location - Grizzly House) and lived upstairs. Parents separated. Lester's father Samuel Zarkos, d. 1933 (buried in old Banff Cemetary). Lester moved with his mother Alice to Chicago and lived between Chicago and St. Paul's MN until his mother died, ca. 1935. Lester joined RCAF as a rear gunner. Never saw action and returned to Banff following the war. Lester worked at Banff Cafe as waiter. Lester and his uncle Paul Zarkos of Calgary opened a deli on Banff Ave and operated it for a number of years. Lester relocated to Calgary in 1956 and worked as waiter, maitre d', and returned to Banff in 1966 where he operated Banff Delicatessen on Banff Ave. He married H.G. in 1951. H.G. was from Nanton, Alberta and she worked at the Banff Post Office. Following Mount Royal Hotel fire, the family left and returned to the space - Welch's Chocolate Shop. 3 children: Paulette Jean, b.1952; Leslie David, b.1953, d. 1974; Carolyn Anne, b. 1955.
Scope & Content
File consists of 8 photographs of Banff Cafe staff and building
Name Access
Zarkos, Lester
Geographic Access
Alberta
Banff National Park
Language
English
Category
Commerce and industry
Biographical Source Notes
Accession record
Title Source
Title based on contents
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

Banff correspondence

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Part Of
Archives General File Collection
Scope & Content
File consists of 2 letters addressed to Jo Thomas from Pat and 4 annotated postcards
Date Range
1964 - 1978
Reference Code
M8 / 2014.8274
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Part Of
Archives General File Collection
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M8 / V8 / S8
Series
2014.8274
Sous-Fonds
M8
Accession Number
2014.8274
Reference Code
M8 / 2014.8274
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Date Range
1964 - 1978
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
File consists of 2 letters addressed to Jo Thomas from Pat and 4 annotated postcards
Name Access
Thomas, Jo
Geographic Access
Alberta
Banff National Park
Language
English
Category
Sports, recreation and leisure
Transportation
Title Source
Title based on contents
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

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