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Mary Schaffer fonds

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Part Of
Mary Schaffer fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of three series: I. Personal, literary and research papers, 1907-ca.1935; II. Mary Schaffer photographs, 1893-ca.1920; II. Other, 1895-1928. I. Papers series consists of four sub-series: A. Correspondence, 1908-1922; B. Literary manuscripts (original and published), 1907-ca.1925; …
Date Range
1893-[ca.1935]
Reference Code
M79 / V527
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Textual record
Diary
Map
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Mary Schaffer fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 79
V 527
Sous-Fonds
M 79
V 527
Accession Number
275, 439, 573, 2685, 2764, 2933, 2996, 3284, 3302, 5248, 7202, 7731, 7737
Reference Code
M79 / V527
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Textual record
Diary
Map
Private record
Published record
Other Title Info
Also known as Mary Schaffer Warren fonds
Date Range
1893-[ca.1935]
Physical Description
35 cm of textual records. -- ca.2025 photographs (ca.1550 transparencies, ca.400 negatives, 75 prints). -- 7 photograph albums (ca.1760 prints)
History / Biographical
Mary Schaffer, 1861-1939, also known as Mary Schaffer Warren, was an American explorer, photographer and artist who visited the Canadian Rockies and Selkirk Mountains frequently beginning in 1888, finally settling in Banff, Alberta in 1912. Born Mary Townsend Sharples to moderately wealthy Quaker parents at West Chester, Pennsylvania, she first visited the Canadian Rockies and Selkirk Mountains in 1888 with her friend Mary Vaux. She returned the following year with her husband, Dr. Charles Schaffer, and until Charles died in 1903, the Schaffers travelled annually to the mountains to study botany. Using Dr. Schaffer's data and her drawings and photographs, Mary Schaffer and Stewardson Brown completed "Alpine flora of the Canadian Rocky Mountains" in 1907.
Schaffer continued to travel in the Canadian mountains, often through remote regions. In 1908, she reached Maligne Lake in Jasper National Park, Alberta, and returned in 1911 to survey the region. "Old Indian Trails of the Canadian Rockies," 1911, recounts her adventures of 1907 and 1908. Schaffer settled in Banff in 1912 and married her guide, Billy Warren, in 1915.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of three series: I. Personal, literary and research papers, 1907-ca.1935; II. Mary Schaffer photographs, 1893-ca.1920; II. Other, 1895-1928.
I. Papers series consists of four sub-series: A. Correspondence, 1908-1922; B. Literary manuscripts (original and published), 1907-ca.1925; C. Maps of Maligne Lake; D. Other, 1905-ca.1935. Literary manuscripts pertain to the Athabasca River, Maligne Lake, Howse, Yellowhead and Athabasca passes; hunting; Dr. Gilbert Atkin and Nurse Fulcher's medical mission to Ya Ha Tinda Ranch; Banff, Revelstoke BC, Saskatchewan River; Stoney Indians; Palliser Expedition; and Mary Schaffer life and activities.
II. Photographs series consists of four sub-series: A. Lantern slides; B. Photograph albums; C. Negatives; D. Prints. Lantern slides pertain to Mary Schaffer's trips to Maligne Lake and Yellowhead Pass, mountain scenics, nature subjects (animals, birds, flowers); and includes Mary Schaffer's lantern slide presentations "In the Heart of the Canadian Rockies", accompanied by scripts; Philip Moore's Indian lecture series, mainly copies from books and other graphic sources; and Mary Schaffer's slides of China and Japan. Photograph albums, 1908-ca.1921, pertain mainly to trips in the Canadian Rocky and Selkirk Mountains, especially expeditions to the Yoho and Ptarmigan Valleys, Nakimu Caves, North Saskatchewan River, Wilcox Pass and Maligne Lake. Two albums pertain to travels in Mexico and Asia. Negatives pertain mainly to Schaffer's trips and explorations, Glacier House and environs, alpine flora and fauna, mountain views, portraits, Sampson Beaver family, 1902-1911.
III. Other material series consists of diaries of Molly Adams, 1908, and Mrs. H. H. Sharples, 1911, and original manuscripts and published reports by other writers, 1895-1928.
Name Access
Adams, Molly
Schaffer, Mary
Subject Access
Arts
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Access Restrictions
Some restrictions on access to originals
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: arrangement outline
series and file description for processed material
electronic finding aid
item list for lantern slides
copies of literary manuscripts
modern reference prints for lantern slides
Related Material
Accompanied by books, artifacts and art works
Creator
Schaffer, Mary
Category
Arts
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds and uses name by which creator is most commonly known
Processing Status
Processed / Unprocessed
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[1 person and dog fording stream on horseback]

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Part Of
Mary Schaffer fonds
Date Range
[between 1907 - 1911]
Reference Code
V527 / PS 1 - 154
Description Level
6 / Item
GMD
Photograph
Lantern slide
Transparency
  1 image  
Part Of
Mary Schaffer fonds
Description Level
6 / Item
Series
II. Photography series
Sub-Series
A. Lantern slides 1. Travels to Maligne Lake and Yellowhead area
Reference Code
V527 / PS 1 - 154
GMD
Photograph
Lantern slide
Transparency
Date Range
[between 1907 - 1911]
Physical Description
1 transparency : lantern slide
Subject Access
Discovery and Exploration
Environment and Nature
Transportation
Geographic Access
Alberta
British Columbia
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[2 women carrying babies]

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Part Of
Mary Schaffer fonds
Scope & Content
Charles R. Pancoast, Philadelphia
Date Range
[ca. 1908 - 192-]
Reference Code
V527 / PS 1 - 1043
Description Level
6 / Item
GMD
Photograph
Lantern slide
Transparency
  1 image  
Part Of
Mary Schaffer fonds
Description Level
6 / Item
Series
II. Photography series
Sub-Series
A. Lantern slides 10. World travels
Reference Code
V527 / PS 1 - 1043
GMD
Photograph
Lantern slide
Transparency
Date Range
[ca. 1908 - 192-]
Physical Description
1 transparency : lantern slide
Scope & Content
Charles R. Pancoast, Philadelphia
Subject Access
Environment and Nature
Family and personal life
Geographic Access
[Japan]
Images
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[3 climbers on glacier, Lake of the Hanging Glacier]

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Part Of
Mary Schaffer fonds
Date Range
[ca. 1900 - ca. 192-]
Reference Code
V527 / PS 1 - 294
Description Level
6 / Item
GMD
Photograph
Lantern slide
Transparency
  1 image  
Part Of
Mary Schaffer fonds
Description Level
6 / Item
Series
II. Photography series
Sub-Series
A. Lantern slides 3. Mountain landscapes
Reference Code
V527 / PS 1 - 294
GMD
Photograph
Lantern slide
Transparency
Date Range
[ca. 1900 - ca. 192-]
Physical Description
1 transparency : lantern slide
Subject Access
Discovery and Exploration
Environment and Nature
Sports and Recreation
Geographic Access
British Columbia
Creator
[Byron Harmon]
Images
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[3 ladies with people in village]

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Part Of
Mary Schaffer fonds
Date Range
[ca. 1908 - 192-]
Reference Code
V527 / PS 1 - 989
Description Level
6 / Item
GMD
Photograph
Lantern slide
Transparency
  1 image  
Part Of
Mary Schaffer fonds
Description Level
6 / Item
Series
II. Photography series
Sub-Series
A. Lantern slides 10. World travels
Reference Code
V527 / PS 1 - 989
GMD
Photograph
Lantern slide
Transparency
Date Range
[ca. 1908 - 192-]
Physical Description
1 transparency : lantern slide
Subject Access
Buildings and memorials
Family and personal life
Multiculturalism
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548. Historical Geography Fig. 512 Restoration of Stegosaurus (After F. A. Lucas)

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Part Of
Mary Schaffer fonds
Date Range
[ca. 1908 - 192-]
Reference Code
V527 / PS 1 - 954
Description Level
6 / Item
GMD
Photograph
Lantern slide
Transparency
  1 image  
Part Of
Mary Schaffer fonds
Description Level
6 / Item
Series
II. Photography series
Sub-Series
A. Lantern slides 10. World travels
Reference Code
V527 / PS 1 - 954
GMD
Photograph
Lantern slide
Transparency
Date Range
[ca. 1908 - 192-]
Physical Description
1 transparency : lantern slide
Subject Access
Science and technology
Education
Geographic Access
United States of America
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1402 Thunder Cape, near Port Arthur

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Part Of
Mary Schaffer fonds
Date Range
[ca. 1910]
Reference Code
V527 / PS 1 - 594
Description Level
6 / Item
GMD
Photograph
Lantern slide
Transparency
  1 image  
Part Of
Mary Schaffer fonds
Description Level
6 / Item
Series
II. Photography series
Sub-Series
A. Lantern slides 6. Fur trade
Reference Code
V527 / PS 1 - 594
GMD
Photograph
Lantern slide
Transparency
Date Range
[ca. 1910]
Physical Description
1 transparency : lantern slide
Subject Access
Discovery and Exploration
Environment and Nature
Images
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26035- Maps Japan and its relation to the Mainland

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Part Of
Mary Schaffer fonds
Scope & Content
H. M. McAllister, Manufacturing Optician, 49 Nassau Street, New York
Date Range
[ca. 1908 - 192-]
Reference Code
V527 / PS 1 - 906
Description Level
6 / Item
GMD
Photograph
Lantern slide
Transparency
  1 image  
Part Of
Mary Schaffer fonds
Description Level
6 / Item
Series
II. Photography series
Sub-Series
A. Lantern slides 10. World travels
Reference Code
V527 / PS 1 - 906
GMD
Photograph
Lantern slide
Transparency
Date Range
[ca. 1908 - 192-]
Physical Description
1 transparency : lantern slide
Scope & Content
H. M. McAllister, Manufacturing Optician, 49 Nassau Street, New York
Subject Access
Discovery and Exploration
Transportation
Geographic Access
Japan
Images
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Part Of
Mary Schaffer fonds
Date Range
[ca. 1900 - ca. 192-]
Reference Code
V527 / PS 1 - 268
Description Level
6 / Item
GMD
Photograph
Lantern slide
Transparency
  1 image  
Part Of
Mary Schaffer fonds
Description Level
6 / Item
Series
II. Photography series
Sub-Series
A. Lantern slides 3. Mountain landscapes
Reference Code
V527 / PS 1 - 268
GMD
Photograph
Lantern slide
Transparency
Date Range
[ca. 1900 - ca. 192-]
Physical Description
1 transparency : lantern slide
Subject Access
Buildings and memorials
Discovery and Exploration
Environment and Nature
Geographic Access
Alberta
British Columbia
Images
thumbnail
Less detail
Part Of
Mary Schaffer fonds
Date Range
[ca. 1900 - ca. 192-]
Reference Code
V527 / PS 1 - 269
Description Level
6 / Item
GMD
Photograph
Lantern slide
Transparency
  1 image  
Part Of
Mary Schaffer fonds
Description Level
6 / Item
Series
II. Photography series
Sub-Series
A. Lantern slides 3. Mountain landscapes
Reference Code
V527 / PS 1 - 269
GMD
Photograph
Lantern slide
Transparency
Date Range
[ca. 1900 - ca. 192-]
Physical Description
1 transparency : lantern slide
Subject Access
Buildings and memorials
Discovery and Exploration
Environment and Nature
Geographic Access
Alberta
British Columbia
Images
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