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Lloyd Harmon fonds

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Part Of
Lloyd Harmon fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of a broad-ranging commercial negative collection in two series. Mainly scenic, skiing and documentary views of Banff and area, the Rocky Mountains and some other Alberta and British Columbia locations. Photographs include many Banff personalities known to the photographer. I. Candiā€¦
Date Range
1928-1954
Reference Code
V108
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Part Of
Lloyd Harmon fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
V 108
Sous-Fonds
V 108
Accession Number
2895
Reference Code
V108
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Date Range
1928-1954
Physical Description
ca.2325 photographs : negatives; some prints and transparencies
History / Biographical
Lloyd Harmon, 1914-2000, was a professional photographer who specialized in ski, action and scenic photography at Banff, Alberta, Canada. Harmon was a son of photographer Byron Harmon and worked in his father's business with his brother, Don Harmon, ca.1933-1941 and 1945-1954. During World War II, he served with the RCAF in Burma, Italy and North Africa. After leaving Banff, Harmon worked in the oil industry at Calgary. During the 1950s he married Elizabeth Ellwood. He retired to Canada's west coast.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of a broad-ranging commercial negative collection in two series. Mainly scenic, skiing and documentary views of Banff and area, the Rocky Mountains and some other Alberta and British Columbia locations. Photographs include many Banff personalities known to the photographer.
I. Candid, action and scenic views. -- [ca.1928-ca.1954]; predominantly 1933-[ca.1940]. -- ca.1750 items : mainly negatives; 12.5 x 17.5 cm or smaller; most are 8 x 10.5 cm or smaller. -- Series pertains to skiers, ski action and competition, ski touring; Mount Norquay, Sunshine, Assiniboine, Skoki and Yoho regions; scenic views in Banff, Jasper and Yoho National Parks and Revelstoke area; Banff Indian Days and Indigenous peoples; horses and trail riding; Banff buildings and facilities; personal and family photographs. Views were taken for personal and business purposes. Includes early vest pocket camera shots and later view camera work. Negatives are not numbered by the photographer except for a small sub-series with original numbers 1 through 86. Some negatives accompanied by duplicate views. (V108 / 1 - 1927)
II. Scenic and commercial views. -- [ca.1928-ca.1954]; predom.1946-1954. -- ca.575 items : mainly negatives; 12.5 x 17.5 cm or smaller. -- Series includes landscape views in Banff, Jasper, Kootenay, Yoho and Waterton National Parks, Windermere and Golden areas; Calgary and southern Alberta towns; Banff townsite, buildings and area; ski areas; Indigenous portraits; wildlife; lodges, bungalow camps, etc. -- Some views may be attributed to Don Harmon. -- Most negatives are numbered by the photographer using a block numeric system ranging from 50 to 2800. Unnumbered negatives are retained in proximity to similar material. Some negatives are accompanied by duplicate views, copy negatives or positive transparencies. (V108 / 1928 - 2509)
Name Access
Harmon, Lloyd
Subject Access
Arts
Environment
Sports, recreation and leisure
Banff Indian Days
Indigenous Peoples
First Nations
Stoney Nakoda
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: basic description in Archives Finding Aids computer database. Selected reference prints available in visual reference file. Also available is a list of unverified identifications of people and places provided by volunteers.
Creator
Harmon, Lloyd
Category
Arts
Environment
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Fonds title based on accession record. Series titles based on contents of series.
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail
Part Of
Lloyd Harmon fonds
Reference Code
V108 / 1818
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Lloyd Harmon fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
I. Candid, action and scenic views
Reference Code
V108 / 1818
Physical Description
1 negative : 4.5 x 6.5 cm.
Access Restrictions
Access by appointment only
Less detail

2. Three skiers, tracks, Sun.

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Part Of
Lloyd Harmon fonds
Scope & Content
Sunshine ski area.
Reference Code
V108 / 1
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Lloyd Harmon fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
I. Candid, action and scenic views
Reference Code
V108 / 1
Physical Description
1 negative : 4 x 6.5 cm.
Scope & Content
Sunshine ski area.
Access Restrictions
Access by appointment only
Less detail

3. Three skiers, clouds, Sun.

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Part Of
Lloyd Harmon fonds
Scope & Content
Sunshine ski area.
Reference Code
V108 / 2
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Lloyd Harmon fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
I. Candid, action and scenic views
Reference Code
V108 / 2
Physical Description
1 negative : 4 x 6.5 cm.
Scope & Content
Sunshine ski area.
Access Restrictions
Access by appointment only
Location (Copy)
V108 / 2
Less detail
Part Of
Lloyd Harmon fonds
Scope & Content
Sunshine ski area.
Reference Code
V108 / 3
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Lloyd Harmon fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
I. Candid, action and scenic views
Reference Code
V108 / 3
Physical Description
1 negative : 4 x 6.5 cm.
Scope & Content
Sunshine ski area.
Access Restrictions
Access by appointment only
Location (Copy)
V108 / 3
Less detail

5. Three skiers, Sun.

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Part Of
Lloyd Harmon fonds
Scope & Content
Sunshine ski area.
Reference Code
V108 / 4
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Lloyd Harmon fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
I. Candid, action and scenic views
Reference Code
V108 / 4
Physical Description
1 negative : 4 x 6.5 cm.
Scope & Content
Sunshine ski area.
Access Restrictions
Access by appointment only
Location (Copy)
V108 / 4
Less detail

6. Three skiers, dips, Sun.

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Part Of
Lloyd Harmon fonds
Scope & Content
Sunshine ski area.
Reference Code
V108 / 5
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Lloyd Harmon fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
I. Candid, action and scenic views
Reference Code
V108 / 5
Physical Description
1 negative : 4 x 6.5 cm.
Scope & Content
Sunshine ski area.
Access Restrictions
Access by appointment only
Location (Copy)
V108 / 5
Less detail

7. Skiers, tracks, Sun.

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Part Of
Lloyd Harmon fonds
Scope & Content
Sunshine ski area.
Reference Code
V108 / 6
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Lloyd Harmon fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
I. Candid, action and scenic views
Reference Code
V108 / 6
Physical Description
1 negative : 4 x 6.5 cm.
Scope & Content
Sunshine ski area.
Access Restrictions
Access by appointment only
Location (Copy)
V108 / 6
Less detail

8. Three skiers, sun, Sun.

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Part Of
Lloyd Harmon fonds
Scope & Content
Sunshine ski area.
Reference Code
V108 / 7
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Lloyd Harmon fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
I. Candid, action and scenic views
Reference Code
V108 / 7
Physical Description
1 negative : 4 x 6.5 cm.
Scope & Content
Sunshine ski area.
Access Restrictions
Access by appointment only
Less detail
Part Of
Lloyd Harmon fonds
Scope & Content
Sunshine ski area.
Reference Code
V108 / 10
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Lloyd Harmon fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
I. Candid, action and scenic views
Reference Code
V108 / 10
Physical Description
1 negative : 4 x 6.5 cm.
Scope & Content
Sunshine ski area.
Access Restrictions
Access by appointment only
Location (Copy)
V108 / 10
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