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Jim Brewster family fonds

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Part Of
Jim Brewster family fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of papers and photographs of James Irvine (Jim) Brewster, Fern Brewster, Dell Brewster and the Brewster family. I. James Irvine Brewster papers and photographs, before 1948 and ca.1959, consist mainly of professional papers and photographs relating to guiding and outfitting activitie…
Date Range
[ca.1875-ca.1978]
Reference Code
M436 / V90
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Textual record
Corporate record
Diary
Map
Plan
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Jim Brewster family fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 436
V 90
Sous-Fonds
M 436
V 90
Accession Number
79, 85, 108, 357, 451, 1618, 3350, 3808, 5274, 6019
Reference Code
M436 / V90
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Textual record
Corporate record
Diary
Map
Plan
Private record
Published record
Date Range
[ca.1875-ca.1978]
Physical Description
24 cm of textual records. -- ca.700 photographs : prints, negatives. -- 10 photograph albums (ca.1000 prints). -- 1 motion picture
History / Biographical
James Irvine Brewster, 1882-1947, came to Banff with his parents in 1888. While still boys, he and his brother Bill started guiding fishing parties and later formed an outfitting partnership. With silent partners Fred Hussey and Phil Moore, they established Brewster Brothers in 1904. Jim Brewster and Hussey left the business in 1906. In 1909, Jim returned to guide the business. Under his control, it became a major transportation supplier, Brewster Transport Company. Fern Brewster, 1902-1967, daughter of Jim Brewster and Lade Brewster (d.1915), was a sportswoman, businesswoman and homemaker. She was involved in the operation of Sunshine ski area and was a director of Brewster Transportation after her father's death. Fern Brewster's married names were Clarkson and Dooley. Adele (Dell) Brewster (Sibbald), 1896-1983, Jim Brewster's second wife, was also a director of Brewster Transportation.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of papers and photographs of James Irvine (Jim) Brewster, Fern Brewster, Dell Brewster and the Brewster family.
I. James Irvine Brewster papers and photographs, before 1948 and ca.1959, consist mainly of professional papers and photographs relating to guiding and outfitting activities, and to Brewster Transport Company records, including Sunshine ski area records. Series includes correspondence, diaries, legal papers, Sunshine Lodge addition papers, Brewster house plans and other material. Correspondence is incoming and outgoing letters between Brewster and Hussey, clients, and associates regarding guiding and outfitting, real estate speculation and personal matters, etc. 1906-1907. Diaries pertain to guiding, hunting and horse trips, 1897-1901, 1904-1906; entries mainly record clients, territory covered and game observations and records. Also includes articles and hand-drawn map by Brewster on hunting, 1903-1906. Includes 54 photographs pertaining to Brewster Transport after Jim Brewster period.
II. Fern Brewster papers and photographs, before 1967, includes mainly personal papers, correspondence, recipes, press clippings and photographs regarding friends and family, education, Jim Brewster's death and cooking. Correspondents include Carl Rungius, Les Peters, Charlie Beil and Fern Bedaux.
III. Dell Brewster papers, 1925-1967, pertain mainly to Jim Brewster's death. Dell Brewster photographs pertain to the Sibbald, Grier and McDougall families.
IV. Brewster family papers and photographs pertain to Jack Walker Brewster, and Brewster family and friends.
V. Other material, before 1978, consists of greeting cards.
Name Access
Brewster, Dell
Brewster, Fern
Brewster, Jack Walker
Brewster, Jim
Subject Access
Brewster Transport Company
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Transportation
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: arrangement outline
file description and index
electronic finding aid
microfilm copies of albums
photographic copy of map
video copy of motion picture
Creator
Brewster, Dell
Brewster, Jim
Category
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Transportation
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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Brewster family photographs. -- [before 1978].

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Part Of
Jim Brewster family fonds
Reference Code
V90 / 602 - 695
V90 / PC / 7 - 9
Description Level
3 / Series
Part Of
Jim Brewster family fonds
Description Level
3 / Series
Series
IV. Brewster family
Reference Code
V90 / 602 - 695
V90 / PC / 7 - 9
Physical Description
ca.100 photographs : prints.
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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Brewster Tally-Ho and golfers at Banff Springs Golf Course

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Part Of
Jim Brewster family fonds
Scope & Content
Image of a large carriage pulled by four horses in front of a building - people golfing in foreground
Date Range
ca. 1907-1914
Reference Code
v90 / na66 - 1970
Description Level
6 / Item
  1 image  
Part Of
Jim Brewster family fonds
Description Level
6 / Item
Fonds Number
V90
Reference Code
v90 / na66 - 1970
Date Range
ca. 1907-1914
Physical Description
1 photograph : negative : copy negative
Scope & Content
Image of a large carriage pulled by four horses in front of a building - people golfing in foreground
Subject Access
Buildings and memorials
Sports and Recreation
Transportation
Women
Geographic Access
Alberta
British Columbia
Images
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Dell Brewster papers. -- 1925-1967.

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Part Of
Jim Brewster family fonds
Scope & Content
-- Adele (Dell) Brewster (Sibbald), 1896-1983, Jim Brewster's second wife, was a director of Brewster Transportation. -- Series consists of: A. Textual records, 1947, 1967, .5 cm, pertaining mainly to Jim Brewster's death; B. Photographs, ca.1875-ca.1935, 20 items, pertaining to the Sibbald, Grier …
Reference Code
M436 / 22
V90 / 448 - 467 (PA)
Description Level
3 / Series
Part Of
Jim Brewster family fonds
Description Level
3 / Series
Series
III. Dell Brewster
Reference Code
M436 / 22
V90 / 448 - 467 (PA)
Physical Description
.5 cm of textual records. -- 20 photographs : prints.
Scope & Content
-- Adele (Dell) Brewster (Sibbald), 1896-1983, Jim Brewster's second wife, was a director of Brewster Transportation. -- Series consists of: A. Textual records, 1947, 1967, .5 cm, pertaining mainly to Jim Brewster's death; B. Photographs, ca.1875-ca.1935, 20 items, pertaining to the Sibbald, Grier and McDougall families. -- Title based on contents of series. -- File descriptions available in this database.
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Fern Brewster papers and photographs. -- [before 1967].

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Part Of
Jim Brewster family fonds
Scope & Content
-- Fern Brewster, 1902-1967, daughter of Jim Brewster and Lade Brewster (d.1915), was a sportswoman, businesswoman and homemaker. She was involved in the operation of Sunshine ski area and was a director of Brewster Transportation after her father's death. Fern Brewster's married names were Clarks…
Reference Code
M436 / 17 - 21
V90 / 296 - 447 (PA,NA)
V90 / PD / 8 - 10
Description Level
3 / Series
Part Of
Jim Brewster family fonds
Description Level
3 / Series
Series
II. Fern Brewster
Reference Code
M436 / 17 - 21
V90 / 296 - 447 (PA,NA)
V90 / PD / 8 - 10
Physical Description
ca.4 cm of textual records. -- ca.150 photographs : prints, negatives, 3 albums.
Scope & Content
-- Fern Brewster, 1902-1967, daughter of Jim Brewster and Lade Brewster (d.1915), was a sportswoman, businesswoman and homemaker. She was involved in the operation of Sunshine ski area and was a director of Brewster Transportation after her father's death. Fern Brewster's married names were Clarkson and Dooley. -- Series consists mainly of personal papers, correspondence, recipes, press clippings and photographs regarding friends and family, education, Jim Brewster's death and cooking. Correspondents include Carl Rungius, Les Peters, Charlie Beil and Fern Bedaux. -- Title based on contents of series. -- File descriptions available in this database.
Access Restrictions
Access to negatives is by appointment only
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Frank Borzage and Alma Rubens [filming "The Valley of Silent Men" on Tunnel Mountain]

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Part Of
Jim Brewster family fonds
Scope & Content
Image of a actor Frank Borzage and actress Alma Rubens shooting a movie scene on the side of Tunnel Mountain - man with camera in foreground and man out of the shot below the actors
Reference Code
v90 / pd / 10 / 3 / na66 - 2122
Description Level
6 / Item
  1 image  
Part Of
Jim Brewster family fonds
Description Level
6 / Item
Fonds Number
V90
Reference Code
v90 / pd / 10 / 3 / na66 - 2122
Physical Description
1 photograph : negative : copy negative
Scope & Content
Image of a actor Frank Borzage and actress Alma Rubens shooting a movie scene on the side of Tunnel Mountain - man with camera in foreground and man out of the shot below the actors
Subject Access
Women
Geographic Access
Alberta
British Columbia
Images
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Jim Brewster papers and photographs. -- [before 1948, ca.1959].

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Part Of
Jim Brewster family fonds
Scope & Content
-- James Irvine Brewster, 1882-1947, came to Banff with his parents in 1888. While still boys, he and his brother Bill started guiding fishing parties and later formed an outfitting partnership. With silent partners Fred Hussey and Phil Moore, they established Brewster Brothers in 1904. Jim Brews…
Reference Code
M436 / 1 - 16
V90 / PA / 1 - 295
V90 / PC / 1 - 4
V90 / PD / 1 - 7
Description Level
3 / Series
Part Of
Jim Brewster family fonds
Description Level
3 / Series
Series
I. Jim Brewster
Reference Code
M436 / 1 - 16
V90 / PA / 1 - 295
V90 / PC / 1 - 4
V90 / PD / 1 - 7
Physical Description
ca.19 cm of textual records. -- ca.300 photographs : prints, negatives. -- 1 motion picture.
Scope & Content
-- James Irvine Brewster, 1882-1947, came to Banff with his parents in 1888. While still boys, he and his brother Bill started guiding fishing parties and later formed an outfitting partnership. With silent partners Fred Hussey and Phil Moore, they established Brewster Brothers in 1904. Jim Brewster and Hussey left the business in 1906. In 1909, Jim returned to guide the business. Under his control, it became a major transportation supplier, Brewster Transport Company. -- Series consists of: A. Professional papers and photographs, ca.12 cm of textual records, ca.240 photographs, 1 motion picture; B. Other papers and photographs, before 1948, ca.5 cm of textual records, ca.60 photographs. Series pertains mainly to guiding and outfitting activities, and to Brewster Transport Company records, including Sunshine ski area records. Professional papers and photographs sub-series includes correspondence, diaries, legal papers, Sunshine Lodge addition papers, Brewster house plans and other material. Correspondence is incoming and outgoing letters between Brewster and Hussey, clients, and associates regarding guiding and outfitting, real estate speculation and personal matters, etc. 1906-1907. Diaries pertain to guiding, hunting and horse trips, 1897-1901, 1904-1906; entries mainly record clients, territory covered and game observations and records. Also includes articles and hand-drawn map by Brewster on hunting, 1903-1906. Includes 54 photographs pertaining to Brewster Transport after Jim Brewster period. -- Title based on contents of series. -- File descriptions available in this database.
Access Restrictions
Access to negatives is by appointment only
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Jim Brewster's house at the Brewster Dairy

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Part Of
Jim Brewster family fonds
Scope & Content
Image of a group of people on the porch of a two-and-a-half story house - hammock in trees at left
Date Range
1907
Reference Code
v90 / na66 - 1520
Description Level
6 / Item
  1 image  
Part Of
Jim Brewster family fonds
Description Level
6 / Item
Fonds Number
V90
Reference Code
v90 / na66 - 1520
Date Range
1907
Physical Description
1 photograph : negative : copy negative
Scope & Content
Image of a group of people on the porch of a two-and-a-half story house - hammock in trees at left
Subject Access
Family and personal life
Buildings and memorials
Women
Geographic Access
Alberta
British Columbia
Images
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Moraine Lake - Famous Players Lasky Co.

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Part Of
Jim Brewster family fonds
Scope & Content
Image of a film crew with film equipment on the shore of Moraine Lake
Date Range
ca. 1925
Reference Code
v90 / pd / 10 / 33 / na66 - 2121
Description Level
6 / Item
  1 image  
Part Of
Jim Brewster family fonds
Description Level
6 / Item
Fonds Number
V90
Reference Code
v90 / pd / 10 / 33 / na66 - 2121
Date Range
ca. 1925
Physical Description
1 photograph : negative : copy negative
Scope & Content
Image of a film crew with film equipment on the shore of Moraine Lake
Subject Access
Women
Geographic Access
Alberta
British Columbia
Images
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Other material. -- [before 1978].

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Part Of
Jim Brewster family fonds
Scope & Content
Series consists of greeting cards and photographs. -- Title based on contents of series. -- File descriptions are available in this database.
Reference Code
M436 / 25
V90 / 602 to 695 (PA)
V90/ / PC - 7 to 9
Description Level
3 / Series
Part Of
Jim Brewster family fonds
Description Level
3 / Series
Series
V. Other material
Reference Code
M436 / 25
V90 / 602 to 695 (PA)
V90/ / PC - 7 to 9
Physical Description
13 textual records. -- ca.100 photographs : prints
Scope & Content
Series consists of greeting cards and photographs. -- Title based on contents of series. -- File descriptions are available in this database.
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