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Lawrence Grassi fonds

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Part Of
Lawrence Grassi fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consist of papers and photographs produced and collected by Lawrence Grassi. Textual records consist of correspondence, 1918-1979, from family in Italy and organizations and individuals in Canada; personal papers, 1912-1975; publications and ephemera from organizations, including the Alpine C…
Date Range
[ca.1880]-1979
Reference Code
M45 / V240
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Textual record
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Lawrence Grassi fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 45
V 240
Sous-Fonds
M 45
V 240
Accession Number
249, 282, 830, 1626, 1943, 2262, 2826, 3159, 3446, 3985
Reference Code
M45 / V240
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Textual record
Private record
Published record
Date Range
[ca.1880]-1979
Physical Description
ca.25 cm of textual records. -- ca.2300 photographs : prints, transparencies, negatives. -- 1 photograph album (180 prints)
History / Biographical
Lawrence Grassi, 1890-1980, was a miner and mountaineer at Canmore, Alberta, Canada. Grassi was born in Falmenta, Italy and emigrated to Canada in 1912, working first as a section man for the Canadian Pacific Railway and from 1916 to 1945 as a miner for Canmore Mines. Grassi distinguished himself in solo mountain climbing and as an unofficial guide to many other mountaineers. Grassi is best remembered for trail building activities. J. S. Woodsworth led support for legislation to change the name of Twin Lakes in White Man Pass to Grassi Lakes in recognition of this work. As assistant warden at Lake O'Hara, British Columbia, Grassi upgraded and built numerous trails for which he received many honours in later life.
Scope & Content
Fonds consist of papers and photographs produced and collected by Lawrence Grassi.
Textual records consist of correspondence, 1918-1979, from family in Italy and organizations and individuals in Canada; personal papers, 1912-1975; publications and ephemera from organizations, including the Alpine Club of Canada, Canadian Youth Hostels Association, Skyline Trail Hikers of the Canadian Rockies; newsclippings, articles and other material pertaining to Grassi and mountaineering.
Photographs pertain mainly to mountain scenery of Alberta and British Columbia, particularly Banff National Park, Lake O'Hara and region, Jasper National Park, Mount Assiniboine and region, Grotto Mountain and Grassi Lakes, ca.1930-ca.1970. Also includes views of Lawrence Grassi, family and friends, ca.1880-ca.1970, and group of unidentified portraits, ca.1880- ca.1900. Transparencies are mainly unidentified colour mountain scenics. Most views are by Grassi; some are by Richard Rushworth and F. V. Longstaff.
Name Access
Grassi, Lawrence
Subject Access
Alpine Club of Canada
Environment
Family and personal life
Mountaineering
Sky Line Trail Hikers of the Canadian Rockies
Sports, recreation and leisure
Access Restrictions
No restrictions on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is primarily English. Some correspondence is in Italian
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: arrangement outline
file description and index for photographs
electronic finding aid
Creator
Grassi, Lawrence
Category
Environment
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
Processing Status
Processed
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1.Banff National Park [a.Banff town area ii.Other]. -- [ca.1930-ca.1970]

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Part Of
Lawrence Grassi fonds
Scope & Content
Views relating to Banff townsite, Cascade Mountain, Mount Rundle, Lake Minnewanka, Carrot Creek.
Reference Code
V240 / 32 - 58
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph, print
Part Of
Lawrence Grassi fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
II.A. Landscape photographs
Reference Code
V240 / 32 - 58
GMD
Photograph, print
Physical Description
42 photographs : prints, negatives
Scope & Content
Views relating to Banff townsite, Cascade Mountain, Mount Rundle, Lake Minnewanka, Carrot Creek.
Access Restrictions
Access to negatives is by appointment only
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1.Banff National Park [a.Banff town area i.Mount Louis]. -- [ca.1930- ca.1970]

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Part Of
Lawrence Grassi fonds
Scope & Content
Includes Mount Louis, from various angles,
Reference Code
V240 / 1 - 31
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph, print
Part Of
Lawrence Grassi fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
II.A. Landscape photographs
Reference Code
V240 / 1 - 31
GMD
Photograph, print
Physical Description
39 photographs : prints, negatives
Scope & Content
Includes Mount Louis, from various angles,
Access Restrictions
Access to negatives is by appointment only
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1.Banff National Park [b.Banff to Lake Louise area]. -- [ca.1930- ca.1970]

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Part Of
Lawrence Grassi fonds
Scope & Content
Pertains to Sunshine area, Mount Cory, Mount Ball, Redearth Creek, Egypt Lake, Pilot Mount, Boom Lake, Taylor Lake and Banff-Lake Louise Highway.
Reference Code
V240 / 59 - 121
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph, print
Part Of
Lawrence Grassi fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
II.A. Landscape photographs
Reference Code
V240 / 59 - 121
GMD
Photograph, print
Physical Description
90 photographs : prints, negatives
Scope & Content
Pertains to Sunshine area, Mount Cory, Mount Ball, Redearth Creek, Egypt Lake, Pilot Mount, Boom Lake, Taylor Lake and Banff-Lake Louise Highway.
Access Restrictions
Access to negatives is by appointment only
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1.Banff National Park [c.Lake Louise area]. -- [ca.1930-ca.1970]

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Part Of
Lawrence Grassi fonds
Scope & Content
Pertains to Moraine Lake region, Paradise Valley and immediate Lake Louise region.
Reference Code
V240 / 122 - 163
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph, print
Part Of
Lawrence Grassi fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
II.A. Landscape photographs
Reference Code
V240 / 122 - 163
GMD
Photograph, print
Physical Description
59 photographs : prints, negatives
Scope & Content
Pertains to Moraine Lake region, Paradise Valley and immediate Lake Louise region.
Access Restrictions
Access to negatives is by appointment only
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1.Banff National Park [d.Bow Lake area]. -- [ca.1930-ca.1970]

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Part Of
Lawrence Grassi fonds
Scope & Content
Pertains to Mount Hector, Mount Balfour, Mosquito Creek, Bow Lake, Bow Glacier, Peyto Glacier and Peyto Lake.
Reference Code
V240 / 164 - 229
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph, print
Part Of
Lawrence Grassi fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
II.A. Landscape photographs
Reference Code
V240 / 164 - 229
GMD
Photograph, print
Physical Description
103 photographs : prints, negatives
Scope & Content
Pertains to Mount Hector, Mount Balfour, Mosquito Creek, Bow Lake, Bow Glacier, Peyto Glacier and Peyto Lake.
Access Restrictions
Access to negatives is by appointment only
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1.Banff National Park [e.North of Bow Lake]. -- [ca.1930-ca.1970]

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Part Of
Lawrence Grassi fonds
Scope & Content
Pertains to Waterfowl Lakes, Mount Chephren, Saskatchewan Crossing area, Saskatchewan Glacier and Nigel Creek.
Reference Code
V240 / 230 - 267
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph, print
Part Of
Lawrence Grassi fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
II.A. Landscape photographs
Reference Code
V240 / 230 - 267
GMD
Photograph, print
Physical Description
66 photographs : prints, negatives
Scope & Content
Pertains to Waterfowl Lakes, Mount Chephren, Saskatchewan Crossing area, Saskatchewan Glacier and Nigel Creek.
Access Restrictions
Access to negatives is by appointment only
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[1.Richard Rushworth a.Devil's Head Trip]. -- [between ca.1930 and ca.1950?]

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Part Of
Lawrence Grassi fonds
Scope & Content
Pertain to ascent of the Devil's Head by Richard Rushworth and others, with Lawrence Grassi as guide.
Reference Code
V240 / 830 - 849
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph, print
Part Of
Lawrence Grassi fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
II.B. Personal photographs
Reference Code
V240 / 830 - 849
GMD
Photograph, print
Physical Description
20 photographs : prints
Scope & Content
Pertain to ascent of the Devil's Head by Richard Rushworth and others, with Lawrence Grassi as guide.
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[1.Richard Rushworth b.Other]. -- [between ca.1930 and ca.1950?]

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Part Of
Lawrence Grassi fonds
Scope & Content
Various scenic views by Richar Rushworth, mainly in Banff National Park, including an ascent of Mount Hector.
Reference Code
V240 / 850 - 865
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph, print
Part Of
Lawrence Grassi fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
II.B. Personal photographs
Reference Code
V240 / 850 - 865
GMD
Photograph, print
Physical Description
16 photographs : prints
Scope & Content
Various scenic views by Richar Rushworth, mainly in Banff National Park, including an ascent of Mount Hector.
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1.Slide Storage Box [# 1]. -- [between ca.1940 and 1980]

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Part Of
Lawrence Grassi fonds
Scope & Content
Scenic views in all seasons, especially winter and fall; autumn colours; flowers; lakes and mountains; covers areas from Pigeon Mountain to Mount Chephren, including the Skoki Valley and Lake 0'Hara regions.
Reference Code
V240 / NS - 1 (1-143)
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph, print
Part Of
Lawrence Grassi fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
II.A. Landscape photographs
Reference Code
V240 / NS - 1 (1-143)
GMD
Photograph, print
Physical Description
143 photographs : transparencies; colour, 35mm
Scope & Content
Scenic views in all seasons, especially winter and fall; autumn colours; flowers; lakes and mountains; covers areas from Pigeon Mountain to Mount Chephren, including the Skoki Valley and Lake 0'Hara regions.
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