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The mother of rivers : an account of a photographic expedition to the great Columbia ice field of the Canadian Rockies

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Medium
Library - Periodical
Published Date
1925
Author
Freeman, Lewis R.
Publisher
In National Geographic Vol.47, No.4, April 1925
Call Number
P
Author
Freeman, Lewis R.
Publisher
In National Geographic Vol.47, No.4, April 1925
Published Date
1925
Physical Description
p.377-446, illustrations
Medium
Library - Periodical
Subjects
Athabasca, Mount
Bow Lake
Castleguard Cave
Columbia Icefields
Columbia River
Harmon, Byron
Maligne Lake
Photography
Saskatchewan Glacier
Saskatchewan River
Call Number
P
Collection
Archives Library
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Letters to Mother [September - December 1942]

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Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Scope & Content
File pertains to 50 letters written by Catharine Robb Whyte to her mother, Edith Morse Robb from September 2 to December 31, 1942. Topics include day to day life, weather, cleaning and household chorse, a 3-day trip to the Columbia Icefields to paint/sketch in early September, news pertaining to th…
Date Range
1942
Reference Code
M36 / I / A / 2b / i / 114
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Postcard
Private record
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Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M36 / V683 / S37
Series
I.A.2. Catharine Robb Whyte papers / photographs
Sous-Fonds
M36
Accession Number
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Reference Code
M36 / I / A / 2b / i / 114
GMD
Postcard
Private record
Date Range
1942
Physical Description
1.2 cm of textual records (56 pages ; 21.4 x 27.5 cm or smaller)
History / Biographical
See fonds level description.
Scope & Content
File pertains to 50 letters written by Catharine Robb Whyte to her mother, Edith Morse Robb from September 2 to December 31, 1942. Topics include day to day life, weather, cleaning and household chorse, a 3-day trip to the Columbia Icefields to paint/sketch in early September, news pertaining to the war, matters pertaining to the store and apartments on Banff Ave, radio programs [including operas, news, and sports], visits from friends, updates on war-time rations [mostly on food items and gasoline/coal], day trips around Banff National Park to sketch/paint [mostly to Moraine Lake, Lake Louise, and Lake Minnewanka], going to the movies, wildlife, books Catharine and Edith are reading, events and people in Concord [including Russel's activities and promotions in the US Army], various holidays [both Canadian and American], making frames, Catharine's involvement with the Red Cross [including first aid training], Pete being hired by Sir Norman Watson to create letterhead and a Christmas card for Mount Temple Chalet, skiing, slide making and presentations, errand trips to Calgary [mostly to see the dentist], and Christmas activites/parties. Also includes postcards.
Notes
Please note: language pertaining to Indigenous Peoplesand Japanese people used throughout is outdated and may be offensive. Letters are mostly typed, some hand-written. Many typed letters have hand-written notes and post scripts added throughout. Some letters are marked with a small x in pencil, indicating where Jon Whyte made notes for use in his project "Catharine Robb Whyte, Peter Whyte: Commemorative Portfolio," originally published in 1981.
Name Access
Whyte, Catharine
Whyte, Peter
Robb, Edith Morse
Moore, Pearl
Moore, Edmee
Moore, Phil
Simpson, Jimmy, Sr.
Simpson, Billie
Simpson, Jimmy, Jr.
White, Annie
White, Jack (Dave White, Jr.)
White, Bubby
Whyte, Dorothy
Stockand, Cameron
Stockand, Lila (White)
Ward, Sam
Ward, Louise (Cis)
Brewster, Fern
Brewster, Jack Walker
Link, George K. K. (Tommy)
Link, Adeline
Campbell, Gray
Campbell, Eleanor
Watson, Sir Norman
Rummel, Elizabeth
Rummel, Lizzie
Rungius, Carl
Noble, George
Subject Access
Activities
Animals
Art
Artists
Banff
Birds
Bird watching
Birthday
Books
Bow Lake
Businesses
Canadian Pacific Railway
Children
Christmas
Columbia Icefield
Columbia Icefield Chalet
Community events
Community life
Correspondence
Family
Family and personal life
Films and film making
First Nations
Home
Hospital
Indigenous Peoples
Leisure
Literature
Mountain
Mount Royal Hotel
Mount Temple Chalet
Norquay Ski Hill
Num-Ti-Jah Lodge
Painting
Personal and Family Life
Photography
Post Office
Red Cross
Royal Canadian Airforce
RCAF
Scenery
Skiing
Ski areas
Trains
Transportation
Travel
War
Weather
Wildlife
Winter
Winter sports
World War II
WWII
Geographic Access
Banff
Lake Louise
Bow Lake
Icefield Parkway
Banff National Park
Calgary
Alberta
Concord
Massachusetts
Canada
United States of America
Language
English
Creator
Robb Whyte, Catharine
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Electronic Resources

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Artist
James (Sr.) Simpson (1877 – 1972, Canadian)
Date
1954 – 1954
Medium
watercolour on paper
Catalogue Number
SiJ.05.51
Description
A small lake or stream is in the foreground at the centre right. Bushes surround it in both of the lower corners. A line of trees stretches across the centre of the image. They appear to form an arc. The trees appear to be closer on either side of the image and further away in the middle. A mo…
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Artist
James (Sr.) Simpson (1877 – 1972, Canadian)
Title
Untitled [Bow Lake]
Date
1954 – 1954
Medium
watercolour on paper
Description
A small lake or stream is in the foreground at the centre right. Bushes surround it in both of the lower corners. A line of trees stretches across the centre of the image. They appear to form an arc. The trees appear to be closer on either side of the image and further away in the middle. A mountain capped in snow is in the background. The sky is blue and has clouds in it.
Subject
Landscape
Mountains
Canadian Rockies
Lake
Bow Lake
Credit
Gift of Harry I. Van Rensselaer, 1997
Catalogue Number
SiJ.05.51
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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Date
1954
Medium
oil on canvas
Catalogue Number
WyP.01.199
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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Title
Bow Lake
Date
1954
Medium
oil on canvas
Dimensions
25.2 x 30.2 cm
Subject
landscape
Canadian Rockies
lake, Bow Lake
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
WyP.01.199
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Autumn Evening, 1958

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Artist
James (Sr.) Simpson (1877 – 1972, Canadian)
Date
1958
Medium
watercolour on paper
Catalogue Number
SiJ.05.60
Description
Cloudy, moonlit scene, mountains in background stretch across image, Bow Lake at the foot of the mountains in the foreground. In the immediate foreground at the bottom of the image is the shore of the lake, a few trees on it. At the centre left of the image, a line of trees on the bank extends i…
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Artist
James (Sr.) Simpson (1877 – 1972, Canadian)
Title
Autumn Evening, 1958
Date
1958
Medium
watercolour on paper
Description
Cloudy, moonlit scene, mountains in background stretch across image, Bow Lake at the foot of the mountains in the foreground. In the immediate foreground at the bottom of the image is the shore of the lake, a few trees on it. At the centre left of the image, a line of trees on the bank extends in towards the middle of the image.
Subject
landscape
Canadian Rockies
Bow Lake
Credit
Gift of James (Jr.) Simpson, Rocky Mountain House, 2000
Catalogue Number
SiJ.05.60
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Artist
James (Sr.) Simpson (1877 – 1972, Canadian)
Date
1962
Medium
watercolour on paper
Catalogue Number
SiJ.05.59
Description
Blue sky with large cloud at left, mountains in background across image with Bow Lake below them. Green grassy area with trees in foreground of image. Title and “Canadian Rockies” written on mat.
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Artist
James (Sr.) Simpson (1877 – 1972, Canadian)
Title
Bow Lake, 1962
Date
1962
Medium
watercolour on paper
Description
Blue sky with large cloud at left, mountains in background across image with Bow Lake below them. Green grassy area with trees in foreground of image. Title and “Canadian Rockies” written on mat.
Subject
landscape
Canadian Rockies
Bow Lake
Credit
Gift of James (Jr.) Simpson, Rocky Mountain House, 2000
Catalogue Number
SiJ.05.59
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Bow Lake and Crowfoot Glacier

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Artist
Janet Holly Middleton (1922 – 2018, Canadian)
Date
1964
Medium
watercolour on paper
Catalogue Number
MiJ.05.06
Description
The general colours are green, blue, grey, brown, mauve, purple and white. The painting is divided in half for dominance. The bottom-half is the icy blue/green and white of the frozen lake; on the viewer’s far right there are two small evergreens in the snow. The top-half comprises the mountains an…
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Artist
Janet Holly Middleton (1922 – 2018, Canadian)
Title
Bow Lake and Crowfoot Glacier
Date
1964
Medium
watercolour on paper
Dimensions
37.2 x 56.0 cm
Description
The general colours are green, blue, grey, brown, mauve, purple and white. The painting is divided in half for dominance. The bottom-half is the icy blue/green and white of the frozen lake; on the viewer’s far right there are two small evergreens in the snow. The top-half comprises the mountains and glacier; viewer’s right the scree slope and upward sweep of a mountain, moving to the left is the next mountain with its white and blue glacier top and blue sweep down the middle of the mountain. Lower mid-centre is the glacier snow field and to the left is a brown and white mountain. The gloomy sky is grey and white swirling clouds with hints of yellow through the grey and blue sky beyond.
Subject
landscape
mountain
Bow Glacier
Bow Lake
Janet Holly Middleton
Credit
Gift of Mary Garnham Andrews, Banff, 2009
Catalogue Number
MiJ.05.06
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Bow Lake, Looking North, 1969

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Artist
James (Sr.) Simpson (1877 – 1972, Canadian)
Date
1969
Medium
watercolour on paper
Catalogue Number
SiJ.05.62
Description
Bow Lake is seen in foreground of image, mountains can be seen in the distance in the upper left corner and are reflected in the lake. Trees form a line along the lake’s shore from the centre of the image out to the far right centre. They are also reflected in the lake. The sky is quite yellow o…
Artist
James (Sr.) Simpson (1877 – 1972, Canadian)
Title
Bow Lake, Looking North, 1969
Date
1969
Medium
watercolour on paper
Description
Bow Lake is seen in foreground of image, mountains can be seen in the distance in the upper left corner and are reflected in the lake. Trees form a line along the lake’s shore from the centre of the image out to the far right centre. They are also reflected in the lake. The sky is quite yellow on the right but changes to blue on the left of the sky.
Subject
landscape
Canadian Rockies
Bow Lake
Credit
Gift of James (Jr.) Simpson, Rocky Mountain House, 2000
Catalogue Number
SiJ.05.62
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Artist
Sitting Wind (1925 – 2002, Canadian)
Date
1969
Medium
oil on canvas board
Catalogue Number
WiS.02.07
Description
Blue green lake along lower edge. Large brown-grey mountains with strip of trees at lakeshore in background. Glacier at centre left with waterfall. Fluffy clouds in blue sky above. “SITTING WIND” in lower right corner. On back “Bow Lake. $25.00. July, 1969. Frank Kaquitts Morley Alberta. Indian nam…
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Artist
Sitting Wind (1925 – 2002, Canadian)
Title
Bow Lake
Date
1969
Medium
oil on canvas board
Dimensions
30.5 x 40.5 cm
Description
Blue green lake along lower edge. Large brown-grey mountains with strip of trees at lakeshore in background. Glacier at centre left with waterfall. Fluffy clouds in blue sky above. “SITTING WIND” in lower right corner. On back “Bow Lake. $25.00. July, 1969. Frank Kaquitts Morley Alberta. Indian name Sitting Wind.”
Subject
Bow Lake
lake
mountains
glacier
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
WiS.02.07
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Artist
Sitting Wind (1925 – 2002, Canadian)
Date
1969
Medium
oil on canvas board
Catalogue Number
WiS.02.08
Description
Blue lake [Bow Lake?] spanning width of bottom fifth of canvas. Large rocky cliff rising out of lake at left. Lake continues behind this cliff with larger mountains with glacier at far shore. Clouds in blue-green Sky above. “SITTING WIND” at bottom right. On back: “In the Mountains. $25.00. July, 1…
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Artist
Sitting Wind (1925 – 2002, Canadian)
Title
In The Mountains
Date
1969
Medium
oil on canvas board
Dimensions
30.5 x 40.4 cm
Description
Blue lake [Bow Lake?] spanning width of bottom fifth of canvas. Large rocky cliff rising out of lake at left. Lake continues behind this cliff with larger mountains with glacier at far shore. Clouds in blue-green Sky above. “SITTING WIND” at bottom right. On back: “In the Mountains. $25.00. July, 1969. Frank Kaquitts Stoney Reserve Morley Alberta. Indian name Sitting Wind.”
Subject
lake, mountains, Bow Lake, glacier
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
WiS.02.08
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