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10,000 miles in the Canoe Tilikum / N. K. Luxton : [bound manuscripts]

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Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of two different presentations of the same manuscript. Longer volume (4 cm) includes photographs. Shorter volume (2 cm) contains annotations attributed to Eleanor Luxton, likely made during her preparation of Luxton's Pacific Crossing
Date Range
1927-1928
Reference Code
LUX / I / B1 - 6, 7
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
I.B. Tilikum voyage
Sous-Fonds
I. Norman Luxton sous-fonds
Reference Code
LUX / I / B1 - 6, 7
Date Range
1927-1928
Physical Description
2 volumes of textual records (6 cm)
Scope & Content
File consists of two different presentations of the same manuscript. Longer volume (4 cm) includes photographs. Shorter volume (2 cm) contains annotations attributed to Eleanor Luxton, likely made during her preparation of Luxton's Pacific Crossing
Access Restrictions
Access to the original volume with photographs is restricted. Photocopy of pages with photographs is available for reference use
Finding Aid
Photocopy includes links to the negatives
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[1940 Provincial Liberal Candidate Scrapbook]

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Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of a scrapbook containing newspaper articles relating to Mr. George H. Ross, Liberal Candidate East Calgary Constituency, 1940 and articles relating to the Glenbow Museum. Includes mainly newspaper articles and advertisement clippings, anouncements for Ross speaking engagements, colle…
Date Range
1940
Reference Code
LUX / III / B4 / 30
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Scrapbook
  1 image     1 Electronic Resource  
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
III.B.4. Georgina Luxton : Collected Material : Textual Records
Sous-Fonds
III. Luxton Family sous-fonds
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / III / B4 / 30
GMD
Textual record
Scrapbook
Date Range
1940
Physical Description
3 cm of textual records (42 pages ; 27.5 x 31 cm)
History / Biographical
See fonds level description
Scope & Content
File consists of a scrapbook containing newspaper articles relating to Mr. George H. Ross, Liberal Candidate East Calgary Constituency, 1940 and articles relating to the Glenbow Museum. Includes mainly newspaper articles and advertisement clippings, anouncements for Ross speaking engagements, collections and artificats in the Glenbow, posters announcing various political events, and letters pertaining to the Calgary East Federal Liberal Committee Rooms.
Name Access
Ross, George
Subject Access
Advertising
Calgary Herald
Community events
Government
Glenbow Foundation
Glenbow-Alberta Institute
Newspaper
Politics
Politics and government
Geographic Access
Calgary
Alberta
Canada
Language
English
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Electronic Resources
Images
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[1940s and 1950s News Items Scrapbook]

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions22393
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of a scrapbook consisting of news-clippings, correspondence from the Post Office Department of Canada, pasted-in calendar prints with accompanying calendar for the year 1950, 1949 calendar, pasted-in prints of photographs appearing in Luxton archival collections - various sub-series; …
Date Range
1945-1951
Reference Code
LUX / III / B4 / 9
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Scrapbook
  1 image     1 Electronic Resource  
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
III / B / 4 : Georgina Luxton : Collected Material : Textual Records
Sous-Fonds
III : Luxton Family sous-fonds
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / III / B4 / 9
GMD
Textual record
Scrapbook
Date Range
1945-1951
Physical Description
5 cm of textual records (71 pages ; 30.5 x 38.5 cm)
History / Biographical
See fonds level description.
Scope & Content
File consists of a scrapbook consisting of news-clippings, correspondence from the Post Office Department of Canada, pasted-in calendar prints with accompanying calendar for the year 1950, 1949 calendar, pasted-in prints of photographs appearing in Luxton archival collections - various sub-series; articles about the Duke of Windsor, Prince Edward, and his youth and adulthood; b&w prints of photographs of the Royal couple visiting an Indian Camp at Fort William; coverage of Queen Elizabeth's and Prince Phillip's wedding in The Tatler and Bystander and The Picture Post publications.
Name Access
Luxton, Eleanor
Subject Access
Correspondence
Calendar
Royal tours
Royal Visit
Royalty
Newspaper
Family
Family and personal life
War
World War II
Language
English
Conservation
Blank pages not scanned.
Creator
Luxton, Eleanor
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Electronic Resources
Images
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Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of an account book. Front pages have been removed; expenses are recorded in back of book.
Date Range
1959-1960
Reference Code
LUX / II / D - 12
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
II.D. Business, Legal and Financial Series
Sous-Fonds
II. Eleanor Luxton sous-fonds
Reference Code
LUX / II / D - 12
Other Title Info
Title based on contents of file
Date Range
1959-1960
Physical Description
1 volume textual records
Scope & Content
File consists of an account book. Front pages have been removed; expenses are recorded in back of book.
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A/EL-1 George F.G. Stanley interview transcript

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Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
George F.G. Stanley interview with MaryAlice H. Stewart, March 24, 1997 and transcribed by Astrid Bell, March 2002. Interview content relates to the following: Dr. George Francis Gillman Stanley born in Calgary, July 6, 1907 met Ruth Hill in Ottawa; George Stanley spent his childhood summers in B…
Date Range
2002
Reference Code
LUX / II / F3 i
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
II. F. Collected Material Series
Sous-Fonds
II. Eleanor Luxton sous-fonds
Reference Code
LUX / II / F3 i
Date Range
2002
Physical Description
15 pp. textual records
Scope & Content
George F.G. Stanley interview with MaryAlice H. Stewart, March 24, 1997 and transcribed by Astrid Bell, March 2002. Interview content relates to the following: Dr. George Francis Gillman Stanley born in Calgary, July 6, 1907 met Ruth Hill in Ottawa; George Stanley spent his childhood summers in Banff; George Stanley’s father was in wholesale paper business George Stanley describes Eleanor Luxton as part of the “snooty group”; summer visitors and residents didn’t mix; George Stanley attended the University of Alberta at the same time as Eleanor Luxton; George Stanley in the Honours History program; George Stanley met Eleanor Luxton at University of Alberta functions; the Luxton name was well known First impressions of Banff; World War I; Prisoner of War camp at the Cave and Basin George Stanley History major; first degree from University of Alberta; Oxford, Rhodes Scholar; summer school in France; Doctorate at Oxford; spent 6 years at Oxford awarded various scholarships and earning four degrees Lack of employment on return to Canada; University in remote province (New Brunswick) Army experience; militia before WWII; George Stanley was assistant to Colonel Stacey; overseas in Historical Section, Canadian Army; George Stanley became friendly with Eleanor Luxton at Western history conferences following University George Stanley given freedom to roam around Banff by himself as a child; after his marriage he started house hunting in Banff for his retirement; 1955 George Stanley’s mother died George Stanley’s visits to Eleanor Luxton in Banff; often stayed with her George Stanley had a strong interest in Western Canadian history; his father was a strong influence; member of local historical society in Calgary George Stanley helped Eleanor Luxton with finishing of the Tilicum book Discussion about Banff manuscript George Stanley saw a lot of the Annie manuscript, a biography of Eleanor Luxton’s grandmother, Annie McKenzie McDougall Eleanor Luxton supplied Stanley’s with western history books Ruth Stanley went out to dinner most times with Eleanor Luxton; Mount Royal Hotel; climbing stairs to Le Beaujolais restaurant (Bertello’s at the time) Eleanor Luxton’s possessions; cloisonné bought in China in 1930s Incident with Ossie Treutler; Indian trade silver; pin to Ruth Coin dealer in Moncton; greatest treasure a set of uncirculated Canadian quarters; wrote cheque for $ 1,000.00 for them Buffalo Nations/Luxton Museum opening General de Chastelaine; protégé of George Stanley at Royal Military College Kingston; George Stanley was on staff of RMC for about 20 years Visit to Sackville; PEI Stanley children; Dela, Mariette, Lori Eleanor Luxton a night hawk; her gift giving was very generous and thoughtful Rearrangement of furniture in Luxton house to facilitate mobility; Eleanor Luxton as adaptable
Finding Aid
Electronic finding aid and printed interview summary available
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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A/EL-2 Jack Doughty-Davis interview transcript

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Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
Jack Doughty-Davis interview with MaryAlice H. Stewart, March 26, 1997 and transcribed by Astrid Bell, April 2002. Interview content relates to the following: Biographical details; genealogy Work history; military service Eleanor Luxton as Jack Doughty-Davis’ school teacher Visiting Eleanor Luxto…
Date Range
2002
Reference Code
LUX / II / F3 i
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
II. F. Collected Material Series
Sous-Fonds
II. Eleanor Luxton sous-fonds
Reference Code
LUX / II / F3 i
Date Range
2002
Physical Description
11 pp. textual records
Scope & Content
Jack Doughty-Davis interview with MaryAlice H. Stewart, March 26, 1997 and transcribed by Astrid Bell, April 2002. Interview content relates to the following: Biographical details; genealogy Work history; military service Eleanor Luxton as Jack Doughty-Davis’ school teacher Visiting Eleanor Luxton later years; visit to Eleanor Luxton’s Banff home; recollection of the Luxton home Jack Doughty-Davis’ education; career; military service history Doughty-Davis’ work with the federal government Doughty-Davis’ impressions of Eleanor Luxton; his friends Norman Luxton Growing up in Banff stories Norman Luxton’s dogs Doughty-Davis’ father designed ice castle for Banff Winter Carnival
Finding Aid
Electronic finding aid and printed interview summary available
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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A/EL-3 Iris Steele interview transcript

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Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
Iris Steele interview with MaryAlice H. Stewart, March 31, 1997 and transcribed by Astrid Bell, April 2002. Interview content relates to the following: Iris Dorothy Cutting Steele; born in Regina; father was retired from Royal Northwest Mounted Police in Regina; four children in family; lived on …
Date Range
2002
Reference Code
LUX / II / F3 i
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
II. F. Collected Material Series
Sous-Fonds
II. Eleanor Luxton sous-fonds
Reference Code
LUX / II / F3 i
Date Range
2002
Physical Description
8 pp. textual records
Scope & Content
Iris Steele interview with MaryAlice H. Stewart, March 31, 1997 and transcribed by Astrid Bell, April 2002. Interview content relates to the following: Iris Dorothy Cutting Steele; born in Regina; father was retired from Royal Northwest Mounted Police in Regina; four children in family; lived on Beaver Street, Muskrat Street, Marten Street; attended school in Banff from Grade 2 to Grade 11 Eleanor Luxton was “best teacher in the school”; admired; not stern but thoughtful; interested in all her students Eleanor Luxton’s travels included Hawaii, Panama Canal; reading to her students on Friday afternoons; treat with chocolate bars; read from her diaries of her trips; Eleanor Luxton’s attractive appearance Mrs. Luxton – very stern looking; Norman characterized as dashing Uncle Lou at “Sign of the Goat” – Lou called Iris Steele’s mother “Mrs. Seargent” Lou’s children – Bill, Minota and Olive; Olive married Charlie Beil Norman characterized as “very interesting, very handsome man”; blanket coats; Mrs. Gammon made blanket coats Display at store: half man, half fish Eleanor Luxton taught Iris Steele Grade 7 and Grade 8; Eleanor Luxton helped students who were having a difficult time Iris was amazed at Eleanor Luxton standing up to give a talk at Peter Whyte art gallery opening Iris’s family moved to Calgary briefly and Eleanor Luxton had a handkerchief shower. Iris’s father (b. 1873) came from England to join his brother at Pincher Creek; had never ridden a horse before became well known for breaking horses; he joined the RNWP in 1894 and took mail across the summit in Klondike gold rush; contacted typhoid fever; Cutting was 53 years old when Iris was born; Iris’s mother was born in England; Iris’s sister was 16 years in the Interpol office in England; Iris’s married life in Edmonton, Vancouver and Toronto
Finding Aid
Electronic finding aid and printed interview summary available
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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A/EL-4 Jim Miller interview transcript

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Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
Jim Miller interview with MaryAlice H. Stewart, March 31,1997 and transcribed by Astrid Bell, March 2002. Interview content relates to the following: James Robert Gordon Miller born in Alberta; first wife Marion Pilkey; second wife Evelyn [?]; Marion was Eleanor Luxton’s nurse in early 1960s Jim …
Date Range
2002
Reference Code
LUX / II / F3 i
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
II. F. Collected Material Series
Sous-Fonds
II. Eleanor Luxton sous-fonds
Reference Code
LUX / II / F3 i
Date Range
2002
Physical Description
12 pp. textual record
Scope & Content
Jim Miller interview with MaryAlice H. Stewart, March 31,1997 and transcribed by Astrid Bell, March 2002. Interview content relates to the following: James Robert Gordon Miller born in Alberta; first wife Marion Pilkey; second wife Evelyn [?]; Marion was Eleanor Luxton’s nurse in early 1960s Jim Miller’s recollections of Marion helping Eleanor Luxton to walk and nursing care Miller’s moved to Pincher Creek (Jim in Banking); bringing Eleanor Luxton to Pincher Creek for visits; motor home trip to Vancouver RV trip back from the U.S. with Eleanor Luxton Millers moved to Banff; rented store for men’s wear business; Eleanor Luxton built home for them on the Bow River (McDougall lot) Banff Springs Hotel dinner incident Mrs. Luxton completely bed-ridden; fire in basement of Luxton house; believed to have been set; Eleanor and Marion went to Banff to clean up house after the fire; Eleanor moved back to Banff; getting guns back to Banff Norman – anecdote Marion’s death in 1989 from pancreatic cancer; Jim Miller’s recollections of taking Eleanor to Oldtimers at Stampede in car and wheelchair; Eleanor Luxton’s M.S.; Ron Duke’s daughter Kathy; taking Eleanor out with him on bookkeeping errands in Banff; trips in later years with Evelyn (Jim’s second wife) and Eleanor Luxton to Jasper and Edmonton Jim Miller’s recollections of Eleanor Luxton’s M.S. attacks and remission; Eleanor’s poetry and use of dictation for her writing
Finding Aid
Electronic finding aid and printed interview summary available
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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A/EL-6 Doug Light interview transcript

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Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
Doug Light interview with MaryAlice Stewart, June 1999 and transcribed [2002]. File also includes notes taken by archival staff (March 2007) on the Doug Light interview recording.
Date Range
[2002]
Reference Code
LUX / II / F3 i
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
II. F. Collected Material Series
Sous-Fonds
II. Eleanor Luxton sous-fonds
Reference Code
LUX / II / F3 i
Date Range
[2002]
Physical Description
47 pp. textual records
Scope & Content
Doug Light interview with MaryAlice Stewart, June 1999 and transcribed [2002]. File also includes notes taken by archival staff (March 2007) on the Doug Light interview recording.
Access Restrictions
Doug Light interview and transcript is restricted. Permission of the ELHF is required.
Finding Aid
Electronic finding aid and printed transcript is available
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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Alberta 50th Jubilee

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Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of a brochure titled "Alberta Herefords 1905 - 1955" and an open letter by Margaret Maw which was published on behalf of Calgary Power Ltd. Content pertains to Alberta's Jubilee celebrations, marking 50 years from the province's incorporation into Canada.
Date Range
1955
Reference Code
LUX / II / F1 / 40
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / II / F : Collected material
Sous-Fonds
LUX / II : Eleanor Luxton sous-fonds
Sub-Series
LUX / II / F1 : Textual
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / II / F1 / 40
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Date Range
1955
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
File consists of a brochure titled "Alberta Herefords 1905 - 1955" and an open letter by Margaret Maw which was published on behalf of Calgary Power Ltd. Content pertains to Alberta's Jubilee celebrations, marking 50 years from the province's incorporation into Canada.
Notes
File contains two duplicates of letter by Margaret Maw
Name Access
Maw, Margaret
Subject Access
Advertising
Businesses
Animals
Anniversary
Land, settlement and immigration
Farmland
Community life
Commerce
Industry
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Calgary
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Category
Commerce and industry
Government
Land, settlement and immigration
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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