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1964 ski trip, skiing with friends

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Part Of
Chic Scott fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of photographs pertaining to Hans Gmoser skiing with friends. Most photographs are from a 1964 ski trip between Toby Creek and the Bugaboos mountain range in British Columbia.
Date Range
1964
[1980 - 1990]
Reference Code
V40 / V / PA - 1 to 24
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Chic Scott fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M57
S47
V40
Series
V40 / V : Deep Powder and Steep Rock
Sous-Fonds
V40
Accession Number
2015.8559
Reference Code
V40 / V / PA - 1 to 24
Date Range
1964
[1980 - 1990]
Physical Description
24 photographs : b&w and col. prints; 25 x 20 cm or smaller
Scope & Content
File consists of photographs pertaining to Hans Gmoser skiing with friends. Most photographs are from a 1964 ski trip between Toby Creek and the Bugaboos mountain range in British Columbia.
Notes
Photographs in file are accompanied by one page of handwritten notes pertaining to details of images from 1964 ski trip [PA - 1 to 21] and one copy of an Eaton's newspaper ad featuring an illustration of a ski jumper
Name Access
Gmoser, Hans
McConkey, Jim
Wiegele, Mike
Grillmair, Leo
Gertsch, Rudy
Gmoser, Margaret
Lemire, Pierre
Subject Access
Sports
Recreation
Skiing
Ski jumping
Mountains
Landscape
Family and personal life
Exploration
Travel
Winter
Winter sports
Geographic Access
Canada
British Columbia
Toby Creek
Bugaboos
Canadian Rocky Mountains
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

Abbot Pass and Mount Geikie ascent

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Part Of
Malcolm Geddes fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 5 b&w photographs pertaining to the 1924 ascent of Mount Geikie and a hike through Abbot Pass. Includes group images of Malcolm Geddes, Harry Pollard, T.B. Moffat, Alvin Geddes, and various unidentified members of the Alpine Club of Canada.
Date Range
[1922 - 1927]
1924
Reference Code
V756 / III / A / PA - 20 to 24
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Part Of
Malcolm Geddes fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M39
V756
Series
V756 / III : Personal and family records
Sous-Fonds
V756
Sub-Series
V756 / III / A : Travel and mountain expeditions
Accession Number
2015.8558
Reference Code
V756 / III / A / PA - 20 to 24
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Date Range
[1922 - 1927]
1924
Physical Description
5 photographs : b&w prints ; 18 x 24 cm or smaller
Scope & Content
File consists of 5 b&w photographs pertaining to the 1924 ascent of Mount Geikie and a hike through Abbot Pass. Includes group images of Malcolm Geddes, Harry Pollard, T.B. Moffat, Alvin Geddes, and various unidentified members of the Alpine Club of Canada.
Notes
Items are annotated on back
Material Details
One print is attached to a partial sheet of graph paper
Name Access
Geddes, Malcolm
Pollard, Harry
Moffat, Thomas B.
Geddes, Alvin
Subject Access
Climbing
Exploration
Hiking
Mountaineering
Mountains
Recreation
Sports
Summit
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Abbot Pass
British Columbia
Mount Geikie
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Conservation
Items are stored in mylar
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail
Part Of
Malcolm Geddes fonds
Scope & Content
Lantern slide depicts a side view of Abbot Pass Hut. Slide is hand-coloured.
Date Range
[ca.1922-ca.1925]
Reference Code
V756 / III / A / PS - 25
Description Level
6 / Item
GMD
Photograph
Lantern slide
  1 image  
Part Of
Malcolm Geddes fonds
Description Level
6 / Item
Fonds Number
M39 / V756
Series
V756 / III : Personal and family records
Sous-Fonds
V756
Accession Number
6504
Reference Code
V756 / III / A / PS - 25
GMD
Photograph
Lantern slide
Date Range
[ca.1922-ca.1925]
Physical Description
1 photograph : transparency (lantern slide)
History / Biographical
Abbot Pass Hut was constructed by the Alpine Club of Canada in 1922 and is located at 2,926 metres elevation, between Mt. Lefroy and Mt. Victoria. The hut is positioned directly on top of the Great Divide [Alberta and British Columbia border].
Scope & Content
Lantern slide depicts a side view of Abbot Pass Hut. Slide is hand-coloured.
Material Details
Individual labels: rectangular red label #12; remains of a white label "Alpine ---"
Inscription visible on back of slide: Nov 20 7845
Name Access
Alpine Club of Canada
Geographic Access
Abbot Pass
Access Restrictions
Fragile- restrictions may apply
Reproduction Restrictions
Fragile- restrictions may apply
Language
N/A
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Biographical Source Notes
https://www.alpineclubofcanada.ca/web/ACCMember/Huts/Abbot_Pass_Hut.aspx
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Images
thumbnail
Less detail
Part Of
Murray Hay fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 144 photographs : col. ; 15 x 10 cm and 12.5 x 9 cm; 12 prints : col. ; 42 x 35 cm or smaller ; 1 cm of visual material. File pertains to various projects Murray Hay was involved with related to Alaska, USA, particularly in the mid-1990s. File includes: aerial photographs of the la…
Date Range
ca.1990-ca.1999
1992
1994
Reference Code
V795 / II / D / i / 1-8 [will be updated]
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Drawing
Map
Photograph print
Print
Private record
Textual record
Part Of
Murray Hay fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M570 / V795
Series
V795 / II : Unpublished Material
Sous-Fonds
V795
Sub-Series
V795 / II / D : International / i : United States of America
Accession Number
2019.41
Reference Code
V795 / II / D / i / 1-8 [will be updated]
GMD
Drawing
Map
Photograph print
Print
Private record
Textual record
Date Range
ca.1990-ca.1999
1992
1994
Physical Description
144 photographs : col. ; 15 x 10 cm and 12.5 x 9 cm
12 prints : col. ; 42 x 35 cm or smaller
1 cm of visual material
Scope & Content
File consists of 144 photographs : col. ; 15 x 10 cm and 12.5 x 9 cm; 12 prints : col. ; 42 x 35 cm or smaller ; 1 cm of visual material. File pertains to various projects Murray Hay was involved with related to Alaska, USA, particularly in the mid-1990s. File includes: aerial photographs of the landscape (Anchorage area, Homer, Prince William Sound, Valdez); hand-drawn draft maps of the Prince William Sound region (created for a cruise line); a variety of printed maps with annotations demonstrating comments (including a fax with an attached map from Dana at Adventure Media International); and a variety of printed reproductions of draft maps (Alyeska Ski Resort, City of Anchorage for the 1992 Olympic Bid, and Glacier Bay and the Tongass National Forest).
Name Access
Hay, Murray
Subject Access
Advertising
Artist
Ski Maps
Map
Cartography
Sports and recreation
Tourism
Tourist information
Travel
Geography
Winter
Winter sports
Ski area
Olympic Games (Winter)
Geographic Access
Alaska
United States
Valdez
Prince William Sound
Anchorage
Glacier Bay and Tongass National Forest
Language
English
Conservation
Masking tape should be removed and alternative preservation methods used in the future.
Related Material
M570 / IV / A / 2-3
Creator
Hay, Murray
Category
Sports, recreation and leisure
Arts
Communications
Exploration, discovery and travel
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail
Part Of
Murray Hay fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 2 cm of textual records, 43 x 28 cm, or smaller. File pertains to Murray Hay's work on various projects in Alaska, USA, specifically the Mount Roberts Tramway in Juneau and Anchorage's Olympic Bid for the 1992 Winter Olympics. File includes a map and/or illustration of the Mount Ro…
Date Range
ca.1980-1997
1996
1997
Reference Code
M570 / IV / A / 2-3
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Private record
Map
Part Of
Murray Hay fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M570 / V795
Series
M570 / IV : Murray Hay Personal Papers
Sous-Fonds
M570
Sub-Series
M570 / IV / A : Correspondence
Accession Number
2019.41
Reference Code
M570 / IV / A / 2-3
GMD
Textual record
Private record
Map
Date Range
ca.1980-1997
1996
1997
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records (43 x 28 cm or smaller)
Scope & Content
File consists of 2 cm of textual records, 43 x 28 cm, or smaller. File pertains to Murray Hay's work on various projects in Alaska, USA, specifically the Mount Roberts Tramway in Juneau and Anchorage's Olympic Bid for the 1992 Winter Olympics. File includes a map and/or illustration of the Mount Roberts Tramway in Juneau, Alaska; handwritten correspondence between Hay and "Ms. Hunter" and the mailing slip (1997); a rough sketch of Hay's illustrations; tourism information related to the Mount Roberts Tramway; and correspondence and a draft example of the map for the Olympic Bid.
Notes
The Mount Roberts Tramway has been in operation since 1996.
M570 / IV / A / 3 : date based on the potential connection between the records and the Olympic bid process for the 1992 Winter Olympics, for which Anchorage (Alyeska) submitted a bid using maps created by Murray Hay. The selection was determined in 1986.
Records were originally filed in two envelopes, labelled: "Mt. Roberts Trmw." and "Prince William Sound - Valdez." File titles reflect this.
Name Access
Hay, Murray
Subject Access
Advertising
Artist
Cartography
Discovery and travel
Leisure
Map
Tourism
Tourist information
Travel
Ski area
Ski Maps
Sports and recreation
Winter
Winter sports
Olympic Games (Winter)
Geographic Access
Alaska
United States of America
Juneau
Valdez
Prince William Sound
Language
English
Category
Communications
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

Alberta Rockies Mountaineering Society Alberta 75th anniversary project fonds

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Part Of
Alberta Rockies Mountaineering Society Alberta 75th anniversary project fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of mountain views featuring summits, mountains, climbers and events pertaining to the project. Photographs are by project photographer Craig Richards.
Date Range
1980
Reference Code
V615
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Album
Photograph print
Part Of
Alberta Rockies Mountaineering Society Alberta 75th anniversary project fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
V 615
Sous-Fonds
V615
Accession Number
6481
Reference Code
V615
GMD
Photograph
Album
Photograph print
Date Range
1980
Physical Description
1 photograph album (31 prints)
History / Biographical
Alberta Rockies Mountaineering Society was established in 1980 to celebrate Alberta's 75th anniversary by coordinating climbs of seventy-five Alberta mountains.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of mountain views featuring summits, mountains, climbers and events pertaining to the project. Photographs are by project photographer Craig Richards.
Name Access
Alberta Rockies Mountaineering Society
Subject Access
Exploration, discovery and travel
Access Restrictions
No restrictions on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Related Material
Ascent registers placed by the ARMS in 1980 can be found in First Ascent and Summit Notes Collection (M235)
Creator
Alberta Rockies Mountaineering Society
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail
Part Of
Al Burgess fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of Al Burgess dictation files for "Everest Canada: the ultimate challenge" (by Al Burgess and Jim Palmer, published 1983), and accompanying typewritten transcripts. Recordings have titles and correspond to the organization of the book. One recording is autobiographical.
Date Range
1982-1983
Reference Code
M64 / S48
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Sound recording
Cassette
Textual record
Private record
Part Of
Al Burgess fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 64
S 48
Sous-Fonds
M64/S48
Accession Number
6500
Reference Code
M64 / S48
GMD
Sound recording
Cassette
Textual record
Private record
Date Range
1982-1983
Physical Description
17 sound recordings : audio tape cassettes. -- 3.5 cm of textual records
History / Biographical
Al Burgess, b.1948, is an international mountaineer, originally based at Calgary, Alberta, Canada and now living mainly in Nepal. Burgess began climbing in 1964 in the United Kingdom and the European Alps, often with his twin brother, Adrian. After coming to Canada in 1974, Burgess climbed extensively and took part in numerous expeditions in Canada, the European Alps, South America and the Himalayas. Burgess was a member of the 1982 Canadian Mount Everest Expedition.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of Al Burgess dictation files for "Everest Canada: the ultimate challenge" (by Al Burgess and Jim Palmer, published 1983), and accompanying typewritten transcripts. Recordings have titles and correspond to the organization of the book. One recording is autobiographical.
Name Access
Burgess, Al
Subject Access
Arts
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Access Restrictions
Some restriction/s on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Creator
Burgess, Al
Category
Arts
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on accession record
Processing Status
Unprocessed
Less detail

Alexander Lambie fonds

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Part Of
Alexander Lambie fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds pertains mainly to the 1906 Yoho camp at Summit Lake, B.C. Also includes some views of Yoho area and Banff, Alberta area, ca.1906.
Date Range
1906
Reference Code
V345
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Part Of
Alexander Lambie fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
V 345
Sous-Fonds
V345
Accession Number
5355
Reference Code
V345
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Date Range
1906
Physical Description
52 photographs : prints
History / Biographical
Alexander Lambie, 1870-1945, was a survey party member, cook and writer at Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Lambie came to Canada from Scotland in 1904. He was a member of the Alaska Boundary Survey team in 1905 and was cook for the first Alpine Club of Canada camp at Yoho, British Columbia in 1906. Later Lambie wrote and published children's stories, poems, novels and completed a manuscript on his early work with the survey.
Scope & Content
Fonds pertains mainly to the 1906 Yoho camp at Summit Lake, B.C. Also includes some views of Yoho area and Banff, Alberta area, ca.1906.
Name Access
Lambie, Alexander
Subject Access
Exploration, discovery and travel
Access Restrictions
No restrictions on access
Public domain (other restrictions may apply)
Language
Language is English
Creator
Lambie, Alexander
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Title Source
Title based on accession record
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

Alex McCoubrey fonds

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Part Of
Alex McCoubrey fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of untitled manuscript by Alex McCoubrey includes excerpts and elaborations of his mountaineering diaries, 1927-1953. Pertains to early climbing experiences with his father, 1927; climbing trips with various companions, 1932-1938; descriptions of ski and ski mountaineering trips an…
Date Range
[ca.1953]-1957
Reference Code
M140
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Textual record
Private record
Part Of
Alex McCoubrey fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 140
Sous-Fonds
M140
Accession Number
6331
Reference Code
M140
GMD
Textual record
Private record
Date Range
[ca.1953]-1957
Physical Description
4 cm of textual records
History / Biographical
Alex McCoubrey, b.ca.1916, of Winnipeg, Manitoba was introduced to mountaineering in the Canadian Rockies at the age of eleven by his father, A. A. McCoubrey. Alex McCoubrey was also involved in early ski mountaineering, making his first trip at the age of seventeen.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of untitled manuscript by Alex McCoubrey includes excerpts and elaborations of his mountaineering diaries, 1927-1953. Pertains to early climbing experiences with his father, 1927; climbing trips with various companions, 1932-1938; descriptions of ski and ski mountaineering trips and first ascent of Mount Field, 1934-1938; 1942 season of climbing; ACC ski camps, 1943; ACC summer camps, 1952-1953; account of being lost near Mount Brown, 1953. Provides detailed accounts of travels, climbs, friends and acquaintances, particularly Grahame Cairns, Norman H. Brewster, Ken Jones; also Margaret Fleming, Bob Hind, Roger Neave and Rex Gibson. Geographic areas discussed include: Lake O'Hara, Lake Louise, Yoho, Glacier, Skoki, Jasper and Vancouver Island areas.
Name Access
McCoubrey, Alex
Subject Access
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Access Restrictions
No restrictions on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Creator
McCoubrey, Alex
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Biographical Source Notes
Alex MCoubrey was still alive as of summer 2001
Title Source
Title based on accession record
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

Alice Harding fonds

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Part Of
Alice Harding fonds
Scope & Content
Photographs pertain to Glacier House hotel, staff, guests, activities; also Illecillewaet Glacier, Canadian Pacific Railway, Glacier area landscape and scenic views, including Nakimu Caves. Includes some views from across Canada. Other items are a poem titled "Lines written at Laggan" by G. E. Si…
Date Range
1913-1917
Reference Code
M109 / V260
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Album
Photograph print
Part Of
Alice Harding fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 109
V 260
Sous-Fonds
M109 / V260
Accession Number
782, 1085
Reference Code
M109 / V260
GMD
Photograph
Album
Photograph print
Date Range
1913-1917
Physical Description
2 photograph albums (ca.200 prints). -- 53 photographs : prints. -- 4 textual records
History / Biographical
Alice Harding, b.ca.1892, was a chambermaid at the Lake Louise Chalet in Alberta, Canada in 1913, and at Glacier House at Glacier, British Columbia from 1914 to ca.1917.
Scope & Content
Photographs pertain to Glacier House hotel, staff, guests, activities; also Illecillewaet Glacier, Canadian Pacific Railway, Glacier area landscape and scenic views, including Nakimu Caves. Includes some views from across Canada. Other items are a poem titled "Lines written at Laggan" by G. E. Sinclair, 1913; and menu and envelope from Glacier House, 1915 and n.d.
Name Access
Harding, Alice
Subject Access
Buildings and facilities
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
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
microfilm copies of albums
Creator
Harding, Alice
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on accession records and contents of fonds
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

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