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Castle Mountain Battle

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Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 127 pages of compiled research, correspondence, and newspaper clippings, H28 cm x W21.5 cm or smaller. File pertains to the renaming of Castle Mountain to Mt. Eisenhower in 1946 under the William Lyon Mackenzie King administration and the restoration of the Castle name in 1975-1976…
Date Range
ca.1946 - 1987
1946
1975
1987
Reference Code
M521 / I / A / 1-2
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Private record
Newspaper clipping
Government record
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M521 / V75
Series
M521 / I : Dorothy Wardle Personal Papers
Sous-Fonds
M521
Sub-Series
M521 / I / A : Research and Writing
Accession Number
5391
7504
Reference Code
M521 / I / A / 1-2
GMD
Textual record
Private record
Newspaper clipping
Government record
Date Range
ca.1946 - 1987
1946
1975
1987
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records (127 pages ; 21.5 x 28 cm or smaller)
History / Biographical
Freeman Keyte was a scientist originally from Ontario who was living in Calgary at the time when Castle Mountain was renamed to Mt. Eisenhower. He argued for the Castle name to be reinstated and communicated with the Geographic Board of Alberta, Members of Parliament, and the Canadian Permanent Committee on Geographical Names.
Scope & Content
File consists of 127 pages of compiled research, correspondence, and newspaper clippings, H28 cm x W21.5 cm or smaller. File pertains to the renaming of Castle Mountain to Mt. Eisenhower in 1946 under the William Lyon Mackenzie King administration and the restoration of the Castle name in 1975-1976. File includes photocopies of government records, newspaper clippings, and other research compiled by Freeman Keyte. It also includes handwritten correspondence between Dorothy and Freeman, Dorothy and Ted Hart, and newspaper clippings that were collected by Dorothy.
Notes
On March 12, 1980, Freeman sent a copy of his findings in a 113-page binder to Dorothy, who then gifted it to the Whyte Museum in 1987.
Included a photocopy of the letter from Dorothy to Ted Hart. The photocopy was discarded. Dorothy filed the original with Freeman's compilation of research as represented in this file.
Records from accn.7504 were filed in an envelope titled, "The Castle Mountain Battle (from Castle to Eisenhower & back to Castle."
Name Access
Wardle, Dorothy
Keyte, Freeman
Hart, E. J. (Ted)
Subject Access
Banff
Banff National Park
Calgary Herald
Geography
Government
Mountains
Newspaper
Politics
Research
Geographic Access
Banff
Banff National Park
Alberta
Canada
Canadian Rocky Mountains
Castle Mountain
Language
English
Creator
Wardle, Dorothy
Keyte, Freeman
Category
Government
Natural resources
Politics
Biographical Source Notes
Rayburn, Alan. Naming Canada: Stories About Place Names from Canadian Geographic. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1994.
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Title was written on an envelope containing these materials
Less detail
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 0.5 cm of textual records, 40 x 60 cm or smaller. Records include 6 newspaper articles from the Calgary Herald and one typed correspondence between Dorothy and J.D.H. regarding Inland Waters Navigation and Captain Frank P. Armstrong. File pertains to place names in Banff, Dinosaur …
Date Range
1956-1969
1956
1963
1969
Reference Code
M521 / I / A / 19
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Newspaper clipping
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M521 / V75
Series
M521 / I : Dorothy Wardle Personal Papers
Sous-Fonds
M521
Sub-Series
M521 / I / A : Research and Writing
Accession Number
7504
Reference Code
M521 / I / A / 19
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Newspaper clipping
Date Range
1956-1969
1956
1963
1969
Physical Description
0.5 cm of textual records (40 x 60 cm or smaller)
Scope & Content
File consists of 0.5 cm of textual records, 40 x 60 cm or smaller. Records include 6 newspaper articles from the Calgary Herald and one typed correspondence between Dorothy and J.D.H. regarding Inland Waters Navigation and Captain Frank P. Armstrong. File pertains to place names in Banff, Dinosaur Park, automobiles in Banff, history of Banff, and local Banff lore (mostly Indigenous).
Name Access
Wardle, Dorothy
Subject Access
Stoney Nakoda
Banff
Banff National Park
Superintendents
Hot Springs
Automobiles
Calgary Herald
Community life
Indigenous Peoples
Mountains
Natural history
Newspaper
Geographic Access
Alberta
Banff
Banff National Park
Canada
Language
English
Creator
Wardle, Dorothy
Category
First nations
Natural resources
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Less detail
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 139 pages of handwritten research notes, correspondence, and newspaper clippings, H35 x W30 cm or smaller. File pertains to Dorothy's research on Banff and surrounding area, Parks Canada, Department of the Interior, and the history of the Canadian Rocky Mountains in general. Record…
Date Range
ca. 1870 - ca. 1998
1870s-1880s
ca.1918 - ca. 1960s
1986-1998
1986
1990
1993
1995
1997-1998
Reference Code
M521 / I / A / 3-4
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Newspaper clipping
Private record
Textual record
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M521 / V75
Series
M521 / I : Dorothy Wardle Personal Papers
Sous-Fonds
M521
Sub-Series
M521 / I / A : Research and Writing
Accession Number
7504
Reference Code
M521 / I / A / 3-4
GMD
Newspaper clipping
Private record
Textual record
Date Range
ca. 1870 - ca. 1998
1870s-1880s
ca.1918 - ca. 1960s
1986-1998
1986
1990
1993
1995
1997-1998
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records (139 pages ; 30 x 35 cm or smaller)
Scope & Content
File consists of 139 pages of handwritten research notes, correspondence, and newspaper clippings, H35 x W30 cm or smaller. File pertains to Dorothy's research on Banff and surrounding area, Parks Canada, Department of the Interior, and the history of the Canadian Rocky Mountains in general. Records were filed in an envelope that was titled "Book Notes." Notable people include James Wardle, J.B. Harkin, Pat Brewster, Arthur Unwin, Dr. Brett, Norman Sanson, and Bill Peyto, among others. Notable places and topics include the organization of the Department of the Interior, the Banff-Windemere Highway, Rocky Mountain Park and Park Wardens, Kootenay National Park fires, coal and precious metal mines (e.g. Bankhead, Silver City), trail riding and hiking, research about James Wardle and his accomplishments, Ya-Ha-Tinda, and various parks (e.g. Glacier, Revelstoke, Elk Island, Kootenay, and Yoho). Other records include a handwritten letter to the Auld family in Scotland (cousins of Sheila Ritchie) with a story about Glenbow and a highland cow from Oban, Scotland; personal reflections on the Banff area and mountains in general; notes that Dorothy took while doing research at the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies and the Banff Public Library; and a variety of newspaper clippings.
Notes
Includes request slips and stationary from the archives at the Whyte Museum.
Potentially includes a handwritten list of Dorothy's written works.
Newspaper clippings primarily from the Times Colonist, which is published in Victoria, British Columbia.
Name Access
Wardle, Dorothy
Wardle, James M.
Harkin, J. B. (James Bernard)
Brewster, Pat
Peyto, Bill
Brett, Robert George
Sanson, Norman
Subject Access
Banff
Banff National Park
Banff Public Library
National parks and reserves
Newspaper
Parks Canada
Park policy
Research
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies
Wardens
Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies
Ya-Ha-Tinda Ranch
Hiking
Community life
History
Mines and mineral resources
Geographic Access
Alberta
Banff
Banff National Park
Bankhead
British Columbia
Canada
Canadian Rocky Mountains
Castle Mountain
Glacier National Park
Kootenay National Park
Silver City
Victoria
Yoho National Park
Scotland
Revelstoke
Language
English
Conservation
Some of the slips of paper are taped together. Was unable to remove them without damaging the materials. May present conservation issues in the future.
Creator
Wardle, Dorothy
Category
Sports, recreation and leisure
Transportation
Politics
Natural resources
Family and personal life
Exploration, discovery and travel
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Title was written on an envelope containing these materials.
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Swedish Legation Releases

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Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 1 newspaper clipping, 5 pages of a typed article, and 1 envelope, H51 x W21.5 cm or smaller. File pertains to the history of Swedish settlement in Canada and the Swedish Legation in Ottawa. Each article is written by Dorothy: one is titled "The Swedes and Swedish Settlements in Can…
Date Range
1948-1950
1948
1950
Reference Code
M521 / I / A / 5
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Newspaper clipping
Published record
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M521 / V75
Series
M521 / I : Dorothy Wardle Personal Papers
Sous-Fonds
M521
Sub-Series
M521 / I / A : Research and Writing
Accession Number
7504
Reference Code
M521 / I / A / 5
GMD
Textual record
Newspaper clipping
Published record
Date Range
1948-1950
1948
1950
Physical Description
0.5 cm of textual records (7 pages ; 21.5 x 51 cm or smaller)
Scope & Content
File consists of 1 newspaper clipping, 5 pages of a typed article, and 1 envelope, H51 x W21.5 cm or smaller. File pertains to the history of Swedish settlement in Canada and the Swedish Legation in Ottawa. Each article is written by Dorothy: one is titled "The Swedes and Swedish Settlements in Canada" dated January 1948, and the other is titled "Christmas is Festival of Light in Sweden" and was published in the Guardian of the Gulf on December 18, 1950.
Notes
The Guardian of the Gulf is now The Guardian and is published in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.
Name Access
Wardle, Dorothy
Subject Access
Newspaper
Immigration and homesteading
Settlement
Geographic Access
Ottawa
Prince Edward Island
Language
English
Conservation
Some of the slips of paper are taped and glued together. May present conservation issues in the future.
Creator
Wardle, Dorothy
Category
Land, settlement and immigration
Arts
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Title was written on an envelope containing these materials.
Less detail
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of newspaper clippings, receipts, correspondence (photocopies), a bound copy of the second annual calendar for Carleton College (1943-1944), a programme for the First Commencement Exercises (November 3, 1943), Dorothy's personal reflections of her experiences working alongside Dr. H.M…
Date Range
1942-1998
1942-1943
1947
1998
Reference Code
M521 / I / A / 6-7
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Newspaper clipping
Textual record
Calendar
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M521 / V75
Series
M521 / I : Dorothy Wardle Personal Papers
Sous-Fonds
M521
Sub-Series
M521 / I / A : Research and Writing
Accession Number
7504
Reference Code
M521 / I / A / 6-7
GMD
Newspaper clipping
Textual record
Calendar
Private record
Published record
Date Range
1942-1998
1942-1943
1947
1998
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records (23 x 33.5 cm or smaller)
Scope & Content
File consists of newspaper clippings, receipts, correspondence (photocopies), a bound copy of the second annual calendar for Carleton College (1943-1944), a programme for the First Commencement Exercises (November 3, 1943), Dorothy's personal reflections of her experiences working alongside Dr. H.M. Tory at Carleton College (photocopies and handwritten originals), and two envelopes, 23 x 33.5 cm or smaller. File pertains to the founding, early years, and community impact of Carleton College, including instructor profiles, corporation and registration, a tribute to Dr. H.M. Tory (college head), and Dorothy's personal experiences and memories while working at the college from 1942-1944 as the first secretary. Newspaper clippings come from the Ottawa Citizen and the Ottawa Journal and are dated:
September 14, 1942
June 30, 1943
November 7, 1942
November 4, 1943
June 9, 1942
August 29, 1942
February 7, 1947 Correspondence between Dorothy and Blair Neatby is dated February 19 and February 25, 1998.
Notes
Carleton College is now Carleton University.
Blair Neatby was a historian who wrote a biography of Carleton College.He contacted Dorothy (ca. 1997-1998) to solicit her experiences and memories of when she worked there. "Creating Carleton: The Shaping of a University" was published in 2002.
Envelopes were originally used to file the records. There are notations and labels on them created by Dorothy.
Name Access
Wardle, Dorothy
Tory, Dr. H.M.
Neatby, Blair
Subject Access
Education
History
Newspaper
Organizations
Professional and Personal Life
World War II
Biography
Geographic Access
Ottawa
Canada
Ontario
Language
English
Conservation
Clippings are taped and glued together. May present conservation issues in the future.
Creator
Wardle, Dorothy
Category
Education
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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Photo and Feature Stories

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Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 8 cm of textual records (40.5 x 60 cm or smaller) and 25 photographs : b&w (20 x 25 cm or smaller). Records include newspaper clippings, typed articles, research, correspondence, and photograph prints. File pertains to Dorothy's freelance research, notes, original writing, and pub…
Date Range
1933-1978
1933-1934
1942
1953-1954
1960-1963
1965
1969
1970
1977-1978
Reference Code
M521 / I / A / 8-18
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Newspaper clipping
Photograph
Published record
Textual record
Scrapbook
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M521 / V75
Series
M521 / I : Dorothy Wardle Personal Papers
Sous-Fonds
M521
Sub-Series
M521 / I / A : Research and Writing
Accession Number
7504
Reference Code
M521 / I / A / 8-18
GMD
Newspaper clipping
Photograph
Published record
Textual record
Scrapbook
Date Range
1933-1978
1933-1934
1942
1953-1954
1960-1963
1965
1969
1970
1977-1978
Physical Description
8 cm of textual records (40.5 x 60 cm or smaller); 25 photographs : b&w (20 x 25 cm or smaller)
Scope & Content
File consists of 8 cm of textual records (40.5 x 60 cm or smaller) and 25 photographs : b&w (20 x 25 cm or smaller). Records include newspaper clippings, typed articles, research, correspondence, and photograph prints. File pertains to Dorothy's freelance research, notes, original writing, and published articles from The Albertan and The Calgary Herald primarily in the 1960s, and short stories for Reader's Digest in 1933-1934. File documents various people, places, and events significant to Banff, including: the old days, Banff Indian Days, Mountain School, Banff Centre, Banff namesake in Scotland, the teahouses at Lake Louise, hot springs, Indigenous regalia and ceremonies, local guides, and Silver City. File also includes personal notes/stories and correspondence between Dorothy and her parents, and several articles from the Banff Crag and Canyon. Notable people include Cliff and Beverly White, Walking Buffalo (Tatanga Mani, George McLean), George Paris, Margaret Greenham, Ike Mills, and Nora Drummond-Davies.
Notes
Correspondence between Dorothy and Mrs. Margaret Greenham, dated April 4, 1942.
Correspondence between Dorothy and C.R. Walrod from the museum in Kelowna, dated November 4, 1953.
Correspondence between Dorothy and her parents, dated March 9, 1961.
M521 / I / A / 10 : title on folder changed to [Indigenous]. Original title was "Indian Story Material."
M521 / I / A / 10 : photographs of Frank Kaquitts were originally filed in this folder (see: V75).
M521 / I / A / 16 : title on folder changed to [Indigenous Ceremonial Regalia]. Original title was "Indian Ceremonial Costume."
Most of the newspaper clippings are glued on a piece of paper like an unbound scrapbook.
Name Access
Wardle, Dorothy
Wardle, James M.
Greenham, Margaret
White, Clifford
Drummond-Davies, Nora
Mills, Ike
McLean, George
Walking Buffalo (George McLean)
Kaquitts, Frank
Subject Access
Grizzly Bears
Fire fighters
Boats
Sunshine Village
Teahouses
Lake Agnes Teahouse
Oldtimers
Banff Indian Days
Regalia
Calgary Stampede
Guides
Homestead Hotel
Hotel
Mountain School
Art
Artist
Animals
Banff
Banff National Park
Bears
Calgary Herald
Community life
Community events
Hot Springs
Indigenous Peoples
Lake O'Hara Trails Club
Mountain guides
Newspaper
Research
Stoney Nakoda
The Albertan
Crag and Canyon newspaper
Banff Centre
Geographic Access
Castle Mountain
Alberta
Banff
Banff National Park
Canada
Scotland
Plain of Six Glaciers
Lake Agnes
Bow River
Calgary
Lake Louise
Language
English
Conservation
Many of the newspaper clippings and other textual records were taped or glued together, and some of the photograph prints are damaged by ink. May present conservation issues in the future.
Acid-free archival paper was sporadically used to protect prints.
Should consider digitizing before further degradation.
Creator
Wardle, Dorothy
Category
Arts
First nations
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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Calendars and Expense Diaries

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Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Scope & Content
File consists 10.5 cm of textual records comprised of 15 bound notebooks, 11.5 x 20 cm or smaller. File pertains to Dorothy's personal calendar and expenses from 1983 until 2001. Records include 4 notebooks containing information about expenses, sent/received gifts to family and friends, and a note…
Date Range
1983-2001
Reference Code
M521 / I / B / 1-6
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Calendar
Diary
Private record
Textual record
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M521 / V75
Series
M521 / I : Dorothy Wardle Personal Papers
Sous-Fonds
M521
Sub-Series
M521 / I / B : Personal Recordkeeping
Accession Number
7504
Reference Code
M521 / I / B / 1-6
GMD
Calendar
Diary
Private record
Textual record
Date Range
1983-2001
Physical Description
10.5 cm of textual records (14 volumes ; 11.5 x 20.5 cm or smaller)
Scope & Content
File consists 10.5 cm of textual records comprised of 15 bound notebooks, 11.5 x 20 cm or smaller. File pertains to Dorothy's personal calendar and expenses from 1983 until 2001. Records include 4 notebooks containing information about expenses, sent/received gifts to family and friends, and a notebook recording Dorothy's mileage; and 11 calendar notebooks, or "planning diaries," in which Dorothy recorded detailed information regarding her daily life, appointments, events, etc.
Notes
One notebook is monogrammed JMW, for James Morey Wardle (Dorothy's father). This notebook also includes some loose receipts and paper tucked inside.
One notebook is monogrammed DHW, for Dorothy Hope Wardle.
Name Access
Wardle, Dorothy
Subject Access
Calendar
Personal and Family Life
Records
Women
Geographic Access
Canada
Sidney
British Columbia
Language
English
Conservation
Some tape and glue that may present conservation issues in the future.
Creator
Wardle, Dorothy
Category
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Less detail

Miscellaneous Records

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions54639
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 17 cm of textual records, 34 x 44 cm or smaller. File pertains to an assortment of personal recordkeeping records and contains textual records, correspondence, photograph prints, and newspaper clippings. File documents various purchases and sales (Canmore, Alberta and Sidney, Briti…
Date Range
1934-2002
Reference Code
M521 / I / B / 24-38
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Newspaper clipping
Private record
Published record
Textual record
Photograph print
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M521 / V75
Series
M521 / I : Dorothy Wardle Personal Papers
Sous-Fonds
M521
Sub-Series
M521 / I / B : Personal Recordkeeping
Accession Number
7504
Reference Code
M521 / I / B / 24-38
GMD
Newspaper clipping
Private record
Published record
Textual record
Photograph print
Date Range
1934-2002
Physical Description
17 cm of textual records (34 x 44 cm or smaller)
Scope & Content
File consists of 17 cm of textual records, 34 x 44 cm or smaller. File pertains to an assortment of personal recordkeeping records and contains textual records, correspondence, photograph prints, and newspaper clippings. File documents various purchases and sales (Canmore, Alberta and Sidney, British Columbia, mainly 1985-1986 and 1991-1995), property sales (Banff and Calgary, Alberta, 1972, and a photocopy of the original lease for the Wardle's property in Banff on Muskrat Street, 1921), Dorothy's work and membership with the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies (1991-2001), art sales and appraisals (mainly Carl Rungius, 1977-2001), health and dental records detailing Dorothy's medical history (mainly 1994-2001, but goes back to 1934), a trip to Canmore (Banff Right to Reside (1984), subscriptions and miscellaneous records (including Dorothy's address book; poetry by her father, James Morey Wardle; Dorothy's passport from 1991-1996; various art collector catalogues such as Sotheby's; and commemorative coins), and Sheila Iris (S.I.) Ritchie's personal records (includes birth record from 1927 and death record from 1990).
Notes
Poetry by James Morey (J.M.) Wardle can be found in folder 34 under "miscellaneous."
Sheila Iris Ritchie was Dorothy's long-term housemate and close friend. Dorothy served as the executor of Sheila's will.
Dorothy's SIN card was originally included but has since been discarded for privacy concerns.
Photocopies of the original lease for the property on Muskrat Street were taken from Parks Canada microfiche records in 1993.
Name Access
Wardle, Dorothy
Wardle, James M.
Hart, E. J. (Ted)
Rungius, Carl
Oxborough, Dorothy
Whyte, Jon
Subject Access
Crag and Canyon newspaper
Calgary Herald
Art
Artist
Banff
Banff Crag and Canyon
Leases
Legal and Financial
Mineral Springs Hospital
Museums
Newspaper
Obituary
Park policy
Parks Canada
Personal and Family Life
Property
Records
Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies
Women
Homestead Hotel
Travel
Geographic Access
Alberta
Banff
Canada
Sidney
Victoria
British Columbia
Canmore
Calgary
Access Restrictions
Access may be restricted. Specifically for records pertaining to personal health information and other personal information.
Please speak to the Archivist for access to folders: M521 / I / B / 28-31 and M521 / I / B / 34-36.
Language
English
Conservation
Some records still have tape on them. May present conservation issues in the future.
Acid-free archival paper used sporadically interwoven between records and newspaper clippings.
Creator
Wardle, Dorothy
Category
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Less detail
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 20 cm of textual and financial records, 21.5 x 35 cm or smaller. File pertains to Dorothy Wardle's financial recordkeeping from 1956 to 2002, with the bulk of the records from 1990 to 2000. Records include income tax records (mainly 1995-2000), property assessments (mainly 1984-200…
Date Range
1956-2002
1990-2000
Reference Code
M521 / I / B / 7-23
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Newspaper clipping
Private record
Published record
Textual record
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M521 / V75
Series
M521 / I : Dorothy Wardle Personal Papers
Sous-Fonds
M521
Sub-Series
M521 / I / B : Personal Recordkeeping
Accession Number
7504
Reference Code
M521 / I / B / 7-23
GMD
Newspaper clipping
Private record
Published record
Textual record
Date Range
1956-2002
1990-2000
Physical Description
20 cm of textual records (21.5 x 35 cm or smaller)
Scope & Content
File consists of 20 cm of textual and financial records, 21.5 x 35 cm or smaller. File pertains to Dorothy Wardle's financial recordkeeping from 1956 to 2002, with the bulk of the records from 1990 to 2000. Records include income tax records (mainly 1995-2000), property assessments (mainly 1984-2002), GST credit (mainly 1995-2002), Old Age Security income supplement (includes an insurance book from 1968-1969), annuities (includes newspaper clippings), insurance, investments and GICs, Bank of Montreal record books, and account information and cheques. Records mainly document Dorothy's finances after moving to Sidney, British Columbia. However, some records relate to her condo in Canmore.
Notes
Newspaper clippings include two articles from the Times Colonist (September 1992, August 1998) and an article from Maclean's (August 1998).
Name Access
Wardle, Dorothy
Subject Access
Finances
Personal and Family Life
Records
Bank of Montreal
Geographic Access
Canada
British Columbia
Sidney
Alberta
Canmore
Victoria
Calgary
Access Restrictions
Please speak to the Archivist for permission to access these materials. File consists of personal information and financial records.
Language
English
Conservation
Some materials are taped together. May present conservation issues in the future.
Acid-free archival paper used sporadically interwoven between records and newspaper clippings.
Creator
Wardle, Dorothy
Category
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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Letters and Greeting Cards

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Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 7 cm of correspondence and an assortment of greeting cards, 21.5 x 28 cm or smaller. File pertains to personal correspondence between Dorothy and family and friends between 1979 and 1999, primarily 1995-1996. Records include handwritten (and photocopies) letters, greeting cards, on…
Date Range
1979-1999
1979
1984-1986
1989-1990
1992-1999
Reference Code
M521 / I / C / 1-4
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Private record
Postcard
Newspaper clipping
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M521 / V75
Series
M521 / I : Dorothy Wardle Personal Papers
Sous-Fonds
M521
Sub-Series
M521 / I / C : Correspondence
Accession Number
7504
Reference Code
M521 / I / C / 1-4
GMD
Textual record
Private record
Postcard
Newspaper clipping
Date Range
1979-1999
1979
1984-1986
1989-1990
1992-1999
Physical Description
7 cm of textual records (21.5 x 28 cm or smaller)
Scope & Content
File consists of 7 cm of correspondence and an assortment of greeting cards, 21.5 x 28 cm or smaller. File pertains to personal correspondence between Dorothy and family and friends between 1979 and 1999, primarily 1995-1996. Records include handwritten (and photocopies) letters, greeting cards, one postcard (from Venice), and one newspaper clipping (July 22, 1998, Calgary Herald). File documents old memories and reminiscing about friend and loss of friends, Christmas and the holidays (weather, winter), everyday life, personal and world news, friendly gossip, Dorothy's research, and oldtimers.
Notes
The last folder titled "Special cards from Sheila" was originally separated from the rest of the correspondence and remains in its own folder. Sheila Iris Ritchie was Dorothy's longtime friend and housemate.
Name Access
Wardle, Dorothy
Subject Access
Personal and Family Life
Records
Geographic Access
British Columbia
Canada
Ottawa
Ontario
Sidney
Language
English
Conservation
Some letters are taped inside the greeting cards. May present conservation issues in the future.
Creator
Wardle, Dorothy
Category
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Less detail

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