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Canadian inventory of historic building survey fonds

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Part Of
Canadian Inventory of Historic Building Survey fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds includes survey forms, notes, maps and photographs for dwellings, public and government buildings and commercial buildings in Banff, Lake Louise and Jasper, Alberta and outlying areas in Banff, Jasper and Yoho National Parks. The photographs record specific building information.
Date Range
Copies made in 1970
Reference Code
M187 / V218
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Textual record
Government record
Map
Part Of
Canadian Inventory of Historic Building Survey fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 187
V 218
Sous-Fonds
M 187
V 218
Accession Number
1115
Reference Code
M187 / V218
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Textual record
Government record
Map
Date Range
Copies made in 1970
Physical Description
13 cm of textual records. -- 850 photographs : prints
History / Biographical
The Canadian Inventory of Historic Building was a national survey of exterior and interior building information sponsored by the Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, National Historic Sites Service, National Parks Branch. Research on Banff and Jasper, Alberta, and Field, British Columbia was conducted by Mike Fumalle
Scope & Content
Fonds includes survey forms, notes, maps and photographs for dwellings, public and government buildings and commercial buildings in Banff, Lake Louise and Jasper, Alberta and outlying areas in Banff, Jasper and Yoho National Parks. The photographs record specific building information.
Name Access
Canadian inventory of historic building survey
Subject Access
Buildings and facilities
Government
Access Restrictions
Reference use only
Other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: basic description
Creator
Canadian inventory of historic building survey
Category
Family and personal life
Government
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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David McDougall fonds

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Part Of
David McDougall fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of six series: 1. Business Correspondence; 2. Cheques, Receipts, Invoices; 3. Personal Documents; 4. Miscellaneous; 5. Blueprints; 6. Painting. Series 1 consists of business related correspondence to various companies, individuals, and two branches of the Canadian Government. Govern…
Date Range
1845-1947
Reference Code
M557 / V779
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Painting
Textual record
Blueprint
Private record
Published record
Part Of
David McDougall fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 557
V 779
Sous-Fonds
M557
V779
Accession Number
2017.8667
Reference Code
M557 / V779
GMD
Painting
Textual record
Blueprint
Private record
Published record
Date Range
1845-1947
Physical Description
39cm of textual records. – 1 painting
History / Biographical
David McDougall, son of George Millward McDougall and Elizabeth Chantler McDougall, was born on May 14, 1845 in Owen Sound, Ontario. David had four siblings: John, Eliza, Lubby, and Nellie. David married Annie McKenzie in 1871 in Manitoba. Together, they had six children, including their daughter named Georgina (Georgie) Elizabeth McDougall (1872-1965). Georgina was the wife of Norman Luxton and an active member in Banff and the mother of Eleanor Georgina Luxton (1908-1995). David was an early pioneer of Calgary and Banff, who helped build both community life and their economies. While David’s father and brother were both members of the clergy and did missionary work in Morley, Alberta, David become a successful businessman. He established a general merchant store in Morley where he was a dealer in cattle, horses, furs, and curios. In addition to managing his own business block in Calgary, David also owned properties in Edmonton and Calgary. In Banff, David and Annie owned the Mount Royal Hotel for six years until they sold it to Jim Brewster in August 14, 1913. David died in December 6, 1927 and Annie died in 1939.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of six series: 1. Business Correspondence; 2. Cheques, Receipts, Invoices; 3. Personal Documents; 4. Miscellaneous; 5. Blueprints; 6. Painting. Series 1 consists of business related correspondence to various companies, individuals, and two branches of the Canadian Government. Government correspondence pertains to taxes and by-laws for McDougall’s properties. Series 2 contains invoices, receipts, cheques, and bank statements pertaining to McDougall’s business and properties. Series 3 contains personal letters and legal documents. Materials includes handwritten letters, property transactions and proof of ownership on properties. Series 4 contains cheque books, Dominion Travellers’ Hotel Guide, event program featuring Commissioner Coombs and “Safety First Guarantee” slip. Series 5 contains blueprints of Mount Royal Hotel and McDougall business block, Calgary 1911. The last series consist of a painting of George Noble photograph of Banff Ave, 1929.
Name Access
McDougall, David
Subject Access
Buildings and facilities
Commerce and industry
Communications
Family and personal life
Government
Labour
Land, settlement and immigration
Law and justice
Access Restrictions
No restriction on access. Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply.
Language
Language is English
Related Material
See Luxton Family fonds
Creator
McDougall, David
Biographical Source Notes
Luxton, Eleanor G. Latch String Out. Banff: Summerthought Publishing, 2015. “The Morleyville Story.” McDougall Stoney Mission Society. http://www.mcdougallstoneymission.com/docs/The_Morleyvillle_Story.pdf
Title Source
Title based on provenance of fonds
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Part Of
Jimmy Simpson family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of a scrapbook of newspaper clippings regarding Banff, Cascade of Times gardens, Banff history, events, personalities, also includes articles on wildlife and wildlife management, etc. Includes clippings from Banff Crag & Canyon, Calgary Herald, The Albertan, Toronto Star, etc.
Date Range
1931-1940
Reference Code
M78 / 270
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Scrapbook
Textual record
  1 Electronic Resource  
Part Of
Jimmy Simpson family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M78 / S16 / V577
Sous-Fonds
M78
Sub-Series
II / C / 3 Simpson family papers: Other
Accession Number
.
Reference Code
M78 / 270
GMD
Scrapbook
Textual record
Date Range
1931-1940
Physical Description
8cm of textual records (272 pages ; 30 x 36.5 cm)
History / Biographical
See fonds level description.
Scope & Content
File consists of a scrapbook of newspaper clippings regarding Banff, Cascade of Times gardens, Banff history, events, personalities, also includes articles on wildlife and wildlife management, etc. Includes clippings from Banff Crag & Canyon, Calgary Herald, The Albertan, Toronto Star, etc.
Name Access
Simson, Jimmy
Subject Access
Activities
Administration
Advertising
Animals
Animal Paddock
Architecture
Banff
Banff Crag and Canyon
Banff Indian Days
Banff Jasper Highway
Buildings and facilities
Businesses
Cave and Basin
Commerce and industry
Community events
Community life
Construction
Crag and Canyon newspaper
Environment and Nature
Government
Journalism
Mineral Springs Hospital
Natural resources
Newspaper
Parks Canada
Parks
Public entertainment
Public events
Provincial parks and reserves
The Albertan
Tourism
Wildlife
Geographic Access
Banff
Lake Louise
Laggan
Bankhead
Anthracite
Canmore
Calgary
Golden
Banff National Park
Yoho National Park
Alberta
British Columbia
Canada
Language
English
Title Source
Title written on cover
Electronic Resources
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Parks Canada fonds

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Part Of
Parks Canada fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of material pertaining to the mountain parks of western Canada. I.A. Banff National Park photograph collection, 1903-1965 (predominant 1920s-1950s), ca.1756 prints and negatives. Pertains mainly to Banff townsite and developments and facilities within the park. Included are private …
Date Range
[ca.1887-ca.1995]
Reference Code
M317 / S23 / V488
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Video
Photograph
Machine-readable data file
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Sound recording
Cassette
Reel to reel
Textual record
Government record
Map
Plan
Part Of
Parks Canada fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 317
S 23
V 488
Sous-Fonds
M 317
S 23
V 488
Accession Number
97, 90, 1155, 1270, 1386, 1396, 1487, 1500, 1539, 1552, 1848, 1877, 1911, 2140, 2147, 2185, 2267, 2342, 2360, 2365, 2382, 2530, 2539, 2683, 2749, 2819, 2938, 2971, 2979, 2990, 2994, 2977, 3026, 3067, 3120, 3238, 3296, 3344, 3368, 3381, 3403, 3458, 3466, 3473, 3624, 3678, 3765, 3783, 3847, 3875, 4008, 5018, 5054, 5085, 5114, 5141, 5222, 5321, 6015, 6372, 6373, 6404, 6410, 6423, 6444, 6699, 6756, 6924, 7057, 7061, 7228, 7351 (unproc) 7770, 7511, 2015.8407
Reference Code
M317 / S23 / V488
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Video
Photograph
Machine-readable data file
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Sound recording
Cassette
Reel to reel
Textual record
Government record
Map
Plan
Other Title Info
Also known as the Canadian Parks Service collection.
Date Range
[ca.1887-ca.1995]
Physical Description
ca.13,557 photographs: prints, negatives, transparencies: col.; 35mm, 1 CD-ROM (556 digital scans). -- ca.55 sound recordings: audio tape cassettes, audio tape reel. -- ca.2.5 m textual records. -- 9 motion pictures: si., b&w; 16mm
History / Biographical
Parks Canada administers national parks in Canada. The agency has been administered by several government departments and undergone numerous name changes over the years. Most recently it was known as the Canadian Parks Service. Parks Canada is responsible for the administration of mountain parks and, in some cases, townsites within these parks. Until 1990, it administered the town of Banff in Banff National Park. Parks Canada provides a variety of services to visitors and residents pertaining to interpretive and visitor information; trail, resource and wildlife management; fire protection, mountaineering search and rescue and avalanche control; facilities and utilities; townsite services etc.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of material pertaining to the mountain parks of western Canada.
I.A. Banff National Park photograph collection, 1903-1965 (predominant 1920s-1950s), ca.1756 prints and negatives. Pertains mainly to Banff townsite and developments and facilities within the park. Included are private and government buildings, dwellings, roads and utilities; resource and wildlife development and management; visitor facilities; lodges, hotels and bungalow camps; warden and fire protection activities; Banff events; Norman Sanson trips and expeditions.
I.B. Banff National Park warden service photographs, motion pictures and documentation pertaining to wardens, warden activities and cabins, wildlife management; ca.11,000 items. Series includes 2 National Parks Service motion pictures "Hunting without a gun",1930 and Stalking big game", 1930.
I.C. Lantern slides, 2 sets (accn.3783); includes CPR lecture set, ca.1915, 145 items, and Canadian Rockies lecture set, ca.1920, 54 items, accompanied by lecture notes (stored with textual material M317).
I.D. Cave and Basin project; copies of mainly snapshot prints acquired by the Cave and Basin restoration and re-development project, 1981-1985, from various individuals, 204 items.
I.E. Yoho National Park collected photographs, ca.90 photographs : prints, pertain to Yoho National Park landscape, scenery, railway, places and facilities, including Field. Accompanied by 3 letters. Collected from numerous donors, including Kevin Hargadon, T. Lees, Ernie Plant, F. W. Yeats and Millie Adamson.
I.F. Other, ca.90 items?; prints, transparencies, copy negatives, video recording. Includes: colour transparencies by Jack Holroyd and Bruce Gordon, 1966-1974, re Banff buildings and Protection Mountain mine; photographs of Bankhead, its people and activities used for project Bankhead: The Twenty Year Town by Ben Gadd, 1989; video recording, "Saskatchewan Glacier Clean-up 1994". CD-ROM includes scanned images from a photograph album "Public Works Projects 1930s Banff National Park" ; Tom Boon's photographs of Mount Royal Hotel fire, 1967, and photograph of C.A. (Alfred) Boon, Union Oil representative at Field and Banff, 1935.
II. Sound recordings series, 1977-1985, ca.55 sound recordings : audio tape cassettes, audio tape reel. Series consists of: A. Yoho National Park human history study, 1977, 20 cassettes. B. Memoirs of the Warden Service oral history project, 1984, 15 interviews (29 cassettes). Project was conducted by Maryalice Harvey Stewart. Accompanied by report. C. Other, 1980-1985, 3 items, includes rededication ceremonies for Kootenay National Park and for the Park Museum, Banff, also recording pertaining to the Castleguard Caves.
III. Textual records series, [ca.1887]-1994, ca.250 cm of textual records. Series consists of unpublished reports and management plans; visitor registers, summit registers, cabin and fire lookout registers (some with photographs); register of pack parties, Banff National Park, 1922-1933; maps and plans, including annotated warden service maps; warden records; surveyor notebooks; and transcripts and ephemera pertaining to ceremonies and events. Reports pertain to archaeological sites and research, national parks history, warden service, coal mining in the Bankhead area, predator studies, Cave and Basin, Radium Hot Springs, Ya Ha Tinda Ranch and other sites.
Notes
Original photograph album of the scanned images on CD-ROM is located in the Warden's office, Banff National Park Archival Room, cabinet 4, entitled "Public Works Projects 1930s Banff National Park"
Name Access
Parks Canada
Subject Access
Banff National Park - Wardens
Bankhead
Buildings and facilities
Commerce and industry
Environment
Government
Natural resources
Science and technology
Surveying
Access Restrictions
Some restriction/s on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Separate finding aid database Parks Canada M317 S23 V488: file level description, includes processed and unprocessed
Finding aids and reference tools: electronic series description
basic description for processed material
basic description for Series I.A. Banff National Park photograph collection (accn.3783)
accession record copies for unprocessed material
sound recording summaries and reference copy recordings
modern reference prints for Cave and Basin photographs
Related Material
Related records can be found in Rocky Mountains Park fonds (M410)
Alpine hut registers for ACC huts managed for a time by Parks Canada are in M200 / I.C.1. Alpine Club of Canada, Hut and clubhouse registers
Creator
Parks Canada
Category
Commerce and industry
Environment
Government
Natural resources
Science and technology
Title Source
Title based on accession records
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William G. Robinson fonds

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Part Of
William G. Robinson fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds pertains to W. G. Robinson's career as an engineer working on highway construction and other projects in the Banff, Waterton and Jasper areas between 1944 and 1961. Includes one item pertaining to 1978.
Date Range
1944-1978
Reference Code
M101 / V55
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Album
Photograph print
Textual record
Map
Private record
Part Of
William G. Robinson fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 101
V 55
Sous-Fonds
M 101
V 55
Accession Number
7433, 7700
Reference Code
M101 / V55
GMD
Photograph
Album
Photograph print
Textual record
Map
Private record
Date Range
1944-1978
Physical Description
7.5 cm of textual records. -- ca.20 cartographic records. -- 7 photograph albums. -- 24 photographs : prints. -- 6 print material items
History / Biographical
William G. Robinson, CD Officer Commanding, was in Banff from 1945 until 1961. He worked in various capacities as an engineer for Parks Canada. In 1978, Robinson was Director of Engineering and Architecture for Indian and Northern Affairs in British Columbia
Scope & Content
Fonds pertains to W. G. Robinson's career as an engineer working on highway construction and other projects in the Banff, Waterton and Jasper areas between 1944 and 1961. Includes one item pertaining to 1978.
Name Access
Robinson, William G.
Subject Access
Buildings and facilities
Government
Transportation
Access Restrictions
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Creator
Robinson, William G.
Category
Government
Transportation
Biographical Source Notes
1978 date is from report: Engineering and Architecture, Technical resources inventory . . ., 1978
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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Winter '72 Scrap Book

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Part Of
Banff Lake Louise Chamber of Commerce fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of a scrapbook containing newspaper clippings and photocopied clippings pertaining to Chamber of Commerce activities, tourism, the National Park centennial, skiing and ski hills, the Olympics, and other community events throughout Banff National Park.
Date Range
ca. 1972
Reference Code
M132 / 182
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Scrapbook
  1 Electronic Resource  
Part Of
Banff Lake Louise Chamber of Commerce fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M132 / V43
Sous-Fonds
M132
Sub-Series
III / B Other records
Accession Number
6060
Reference Code
M132 / 182
GMD
Scrapbook
Date Range
ca. 1972
Physical Description
4 cm of textual records (46 pages ; 27.5 x 38.5 cm)
History / Biographical
See fonds level description.
Scope & Content
File consists of a scrapbook containing newspaper clippings and photocopied clippings pertaining to Chamber of Commerce activities, tourism, the National Park centennial, skiing and ski hills, the Olympics, and other community events throughout Banff National Park.
Subject Access
Administration
Alberta Winter Games
Anniversary
Architecture
Awards
Banff Winter Festival
Buildings and facilities
Businesses
Calgary Stampede
Centennial
Community events
Community life
Conservation
Construction
Ecology
Environment and Nature
Government
Industry
Municipal views
National parks and reserves
Newspaper
Olympic Games (Winter)
Park policy
Tourism
Townsite development
Geographic Access
Banff
Lake Louise
Banff National Park
Calgary
Alberta
Canada
Language
English
French
Title Source
Title written on the cover
Electronic Resources
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