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Alpine Club of Canada fonds

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Part Of
Alpine Club of Canada fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds constitutes the principal resource for the study of the history of Canadian mountaineering. It provides a wealth of information on individual alpinists, expeditions, mountains, national parks, conservation, climbing, alpine organizations, publications, guiding, scientific study and the Alpin…
Date Range
1906-2009
Reference Code
M200 / S6 / V14
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Video
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Postcard
Transparency
Sound recording
Cassette
Textual record
Organization record
Part Of
Alpine Club of Canada fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 200
S 6
V 14
Sous-Fonds
M200/S6/V14
Accession Number
698, 1040 (unproc), 1224, 1299 (unproc), 1807, 1813, 2141 (unproc), 2376 (unproc), 3160 (unproc), 3296 (unproc), 3298 (unproc), 3382 (unproc), 3560 (unproc), 3757 (unproc), 3970 (unproc), 5012, 5114, 5200, 5215 (unproc), 5330 (unproc), 5343, 5357, 5396 (unproc), 5438, 5454, 5455, 5456, 5457, 5458, 5459, 5460, 5461, 5462 (unproc), 5463 (unproc), 5464, 5465, 5466, 5474, 5538 (unproc), 5541, 5569 (unproc), 5591 (unproc), 5592, 5605, 5631 (unproc), 5632, 5633, 5634, 5635 (unproc), 5680 (unproc), 5724, 5950, 6062 (unproc), 6332, 6337, 6375, 6376 (unproc), 6396, 6437, 6451, 6457 (unproc), 6459 (unproc), 6465 (unproc), 6470 (unproc), 6623 (unproc), 6624, 6625, 6626, 6627 (unproc), 6628, 6765 (unproc), 6766 (unproc), 6767 (unproc), 7774 (unproc), 7779 (unproc), 8002 (unproc)
Reference Code
M200 / S6 / V14
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Video
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Postcard
Transparency
Sound recording
Cassette
Textual record
Organization record
Date Range
1906-2009
Physical Description
ca.42 m of textual records. -- ca.12,500 photographs: prints, stereographic prints, transparencies, slides, negatives, postcards. -- 85 photograph albums. -- 8 motion pictures: films, video recordings. -- 3 sound recordings
History / Biographical
The Alpine Club of Canada, the national mountaineering club, was founded in 1906 by A. O. Wheeler and other like-minded climbers. The club espoused scientific study and exploration, cultivation of art, public education, acquisition of climbing skills, and preservation of natural areas within the mountainous regions of Canada. Through a national executive, local sections and volunteer committees, the club provided climbing camps, clubhouse, huts, and publications, including the Canadian Alpine Journal. ACC expeditions and projects resulted in pioneer exploration, first ascents, and included mountain warfare training during the Second World War. In recent years, the club's membership has increased dramatically with the popularity of climbing and its programs have evolved to serve the needs of unguided climbers using sophisticated technical aids.
Scope & Content
Fonds constitutes the principal resource for the study of the history of Canadian mountaineering. It provides a wealth of information on individual alpinists, expeditions, mountains, national parks, conservation, climbing, alpine organizations, publications, guiding, scientific study and the Alpine Club itself.
The fonds consists of four Sous-fonds: I. Alpine Club of Canada records; II. Mount Everest Expedition (1982) records; III. Personal papers and photographs; IV. Other material. Club administration records (series I.A.) pertain to executive positions; head office; finance; camps, climbing and treks; expeditions; huts and properties; clubhouses; library; publications; photography; other committees; other activities; and other. Other club records include section records (series I.B.), hut registers and summit records (series I.C.).
Name Access
Alpine Club of Canada
Subject Access
Environment
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
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: sous-fonds, series and sub-series description
electronic finding aid for processed material
Creator
Alpine Club of Canada
Category
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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Andy Russell fonds

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Part Of
Andy Russell fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of seven series: I. Personal and professional series, 1937-1993 (diaries, correspondence, filing systems and papers pertaining to awards, memberships, biography and other); II. Business series, 1948-1982 (pertaining to guiding, outfitting, trail riding, ranching, Andy Russell and S…
Date Range
[1867]-1993, predominant 1908-1993
Reference Code
M153 / S43 / V555
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Sound recording
Textual record
Diary
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Andy Russell fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 153
S 43
V 555
Sous-Fonds
M153/S43/V555
Accession Number
963, 5777, 5964, 6338, 6339, 6547, 6567
Reference Code
M153 / S43 / V555
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Sound recording
Textual record
Diary
Private record
Published record
Date Range
[1867]-1993, predominant 1908-1993
Physical Description
6 m of textual records and printed material. -- ca.6100 photographs : prints, negatives, transparencies. -- 1 photograph album (49 prints). -- 29 motion pictures. -- 5 sound recordings
History / Biographical
Andy Russell, 1915-2005, was a trapper, guide and outfitter, writer, photographer, cinematographer, lecturer and environmental advocate in the Pincher Creek, Alberta, Canada.
Russell was born in Lethbridge, Alberta and spent his childhood on a ranch in the foothills near Pincher Creek. He became a skilled horseman, hunter, fisherman and trapper, and, in 1936, was employed by Bert Riggall, a pioneer guide and outfitter of wilderness pack trips in the southern Rockies since 1907. He became Riggall's partner in 1939 and took over the business when Riggall retired in 1946. Andy Russell and Kathleen (Kay) Riggall married in 1938 and raised five children at their ranch bordering Waterton Lakes National Park, where family businesses included guiding, saddlehorses and ranching. Children are: Richard "Dick" H. (b.1938); Andrew Charles "Charlie" (b.1941); Harold John "John" (b.1944); Hugh Gordon Riggall "Gordon" (b.1947); Lorenda Anne "Anne" (b.1952).
Russell continued as a renowned guide and outfitter with a wealthy repeat clientele until he was forced out of guiding by 1960 with the advance of the oil industry concerns upon wilderness areas in southern Alberta and British Columbia. Russell began to write nature articles in 1945 and after 1960 concentrated upon writing, photography, film making, lecturing and ranching. He wrote for numerous magazines and newspapers, produced radio broadcasts, and, using colour motion picture photography, developed programs on wildlife and wilderness habitat research for live public performances. Russell's films launched his career as an author of popular wildlife and mountain culture books, which included Grizzly Country. In later years, he was an active writer, consultant and advocate of wilderness and environmental management and received numerous awards and honours, including Member of the Order of Canada.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of seven series: I. Personal and professional series, 1937-1993 (diaries, correspondence, filing systems and papers pertaining to awards, memberships, biography and other); II. Business series, 1948-1982 (pertaining to guiding, outfitting, trail riding, ranching, Andy Russell and Sons, royalties and lecturing); III. Writing, broadcasting and public appearances series, 1908-1990 (papers and photographs pertaining to writing, book projects, columns, broadcasts, reviews, advertising, promotion and other); IV. Photography and cinematography series, 1909-1990 (details below); V. Wildlife study and conservation activities series, 1945-[198-]; VI. Other activities series, 1931-[199-] (politics, interviews, information files); VII. Russell family series, [1867]-1983.
Photography and cinematography series consists of: Riggall/Russell guiding activity photographs, 1909-1962, ca.280 items; Andy Russell and Sons Production Ltd / Andy Russell professional photographs and films, ca.1940- ca.1990, ca.4200 photographs (mainly transparencies), 28 motion pictures, accompanied by some textual and printed items; personal and family photographs, 1916-1989, ca.1550 items; collected photographs, ca.1940-197-, ca.75 items. Professional photography and cinematography primarily arose from field work by Andy, Dick and Charlie Russell and pertains mainly to flora, fauna and landscape of the Canadian Rockies in continental divide region, British Columbia, Yukon and Alaska.
Motion pictures, ca.1950-1974, include original film "Grizzly Country" by Dick, Charlie and Andy Russell, produced by Evan J. Anton, ca.1969, copy print of same; also unedited wildlife and landscape footage of Waterton area, Yukon and British Columbia.
Sound recordings are interviews with Andy Russell, [ca.1970]-1988.
Name Access
Russell, Andy
Subject Access
Arts
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Access Restrictions
Some restriction/s on access
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
electronic finding aid
video reference copy for "Grizzly country"
sound recording reference copy recordings
Related Material
Related to the Kay Russell family fonds (M36/V36) and the Bert Riggall fonds (M376/V26)
Creator
Russell, Andy
Category
Arts
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Biographical Source Notes
Russell family
Title Source
Title based on accession record
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Banff and Canmore Miscellaneous

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Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 90 colour photographs, 15 x 10 cm and 12.5 x 9 cm. File pertains to photographs taken by Dorothy Wardle of places, events, and scenery around Banff and Canmore. For Banff, file documents winter and fall scenery (mountains like Rundle and Cascade, the Bow River, Banff Avenue), wildl…
Date Range
1993-1999
1993
1994
1995
1996
1999
Reference Code
V75 / II / PA - 138 to 228
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph print
Private record
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M521 / V75
Series
V75 / II : Dorothy Wardle, 1972-2001
Sous-Fonds
V75
Accession Number
7504
Reference Code
V75 / II / PA - 138 to 228
GMD
Photograph print
Private record
Date Range
1993-1999
1993
1994
1995
1996
1999
Physical Description
90 photographs : col. ; 15 x 10 cm and 12.5 x 9 cm
Scope & Content
File consists of 90 colour photographs, 15 x 10 cm and 12.5 x 9 cm. File pertains to photographs taken by Dorothy Wardle of places, events, and scenery around Banff and Canmore. For Banff, file documents winter and fall scenery (mountains like Rundle and Cascade, the Bow River, Banff Avenue), wildlife (elk and a bear), war memorial, Warren house, Baine house, Louis Trono concert in the park in 1995, and the Old Banff Cemetery. For Canmore, file documents the Highland Games in 1994, winter activities (ice sculptures, dog sled races at the Nordic Centre), St. Michael's Place, and a photograph of the valley. File also documents the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies and the cabins (Bill Peyto, Jack Sinclair, and Mather Family) located on the museum's property.
Notes
Old Banff Cemetery photographs include the headstones of: Wardle family, Stephen family, Mary Schaffer Warren, J. Murray Gibbon, and Peter Whyte and Catharine Robb Whyte.
Name Access
Wardle, Dorothy
Wardle, James M.
Whyte, Peter
Whyte, Catharine
Schaffer, Mary
Gibbon, John Murray
Subject Access
Mountain
Scenery
Wildlife
War Memorial
Highland Games
Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies
Cabins
Bow River Bridge
Old Banff Cemetery
Geographic Access
Banff
Banff National Park
Canmore
Alberta
Canada
Canadian Rocky Mountains
Language
English
Creator
Wardle, Dorothy
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Less detail
Part Of
Bob Hind fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of three series: I. Mountain travel and recreation, western Canada (A. Trips and activities, 1931-1992; B. General, between 1928 and 1960). II. Personal (A. Photography notes, 1938-1996; B. World travel, ca.1930-ca.1950; C. Personal photographs, 1927-ca.1955). III. Other, between ca…
Date Range
[ca.1925]-1992
Reference Code
M7 / V46
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Textual record
Map
Private record
Part Of
Bob Hind fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 7
V 46
Sous-Fonds
M7 / V46
Accession Number
7181
Reference Code
M7 / V46
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Textual record
Map
Private record
Date Range
[ca.1925]-1992
Physical Description
ca.5800 photographs (ca.1350 negatives, ca.1350 prints, ca.3100 transparencies). -- 15 motion pictures. -- 4 textual records (4 v). -- 2 cartographic records.
History / Biographical
Robin Cyril (Bob) Hind, 1911-2000, was an electrical engineer and mountaineer at Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Hind was born on a farm in northern Alberta was educated at the University of Alberta, Edmonton. He was a Life Member of ACC, joining in 1933, and attended over 30 ACC camps, often with his family. Hind received the Silver Rope Award in 1935, was recipient of Centennial Medal, and served the ACC in offices of President, Vice-President and Chairman of Hut Committee.
In 1948, Bob Hind married Margaret (Peggy) Trotter, a fellow mountaineer and skier. Together they had two children. After Peggy Hind was killed in an avalanche in 1955, Hind married Marjory Bugler, and the couple had three more children. Marjory (Marj) Hind was a homemaker and mountaineer.
During his extensive mountaineering career, Bob Hind climbed most of the significant peaks in Rockies and Selkirks, including some first ascents. He also climbed in Wales and the Alps. Hind was active in the Calgary Tennis Club, the Boy Scout movement and was a member of the American Alpine Club and The Alpine Club, London. Bob Hind worked on electrical projects in Canada and Europe.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of three series: I. Mountain travel and recreation, western Canada (A. Trips and activities, 1931-1992; B. General, between 1928 and 1960). II. Personal (A. Photography notes, 1938-1996; B. World travel, ca.1930-ca.1950; C. Personal photographs, 1927-ca.1955). III. Other, between ca.1925 and ca.1955.
Series I consists of photographs, motion pictures and textual records pertaining to mountaineering, hiking, travel, Alpine Club of Canada camps and activities in western Canada by Bob Hind, Bob and Marj Hind, and the Hind family.
Name Access
Hind, Bob
Subject Access
Exploration, discovery and travel
Science and technology
Sports, recreation and leisure
Access Restrictions
No access restrictions
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
electronic and on-line finding aids
Creator
Hind, Bob
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Science and technology
Sports, recreation and leisure
Biographical Source Notes
archivist's acquisition file notes
obits: CAJ 1955; CAJ 2001
ACC ballot, January 1969 - in case file
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
Less detail
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 139 pages of handwritten research notes, correspondence, and newspaper clippings, H35 x W30 cm or smaller. File pertains to Dorothy's research on Banff and surrounding area, Parks Canada, Department of the Interior, and the history of the Canadian Rocky Mountains in general. Record…
Date Range
ca. 1870 - ca. 1998
1870s-1880s
ca.1918 - ca. 1960s
1986-1998
1986
1990
1993
1995
1997-1998
Reference Code
M521 / I / A / 3-4
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Newspaper clipping
Private record
Textual record
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M521 / V75
Series
M521 / I : Dorothy Wardle Personal Papers
Sous-Fonds
M521
Sub-Series
M521 / I / A : Research and Writing
Accession Number
7504
Reference Code
M521 / I / A / 3-4
GMD
Newspaper clipping
Private record
Textual record
Date Range
ca. 1870 - ca. 1998
1870s-1880s
ca.1918 - ca. 1960s
1986-1998
1986
1990
1993
1995
1997-1998
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records (139 pages ; 30 x 35 cm or smaller)
Scope & Content
File consists of 139 pages of handwritten research notes, correspondence, and newspaper clippings, H35 x W30 cm or smaller. File pertains to Dorothy's research on Banff and surrounding area, Parks Canada, Department of the Interior, and the history of the Canadian Rocky Mountains in general. Records were filed in an envelope that was titled "Book Notes." Notable people include James Wardle, J.B. Harkin, Pat Brewster, Arthur Unwin, Dr. Brett, Norman Sanson, and Bill Peyto, among others. Notable places and topics include the organization of the Department of the Interior, the Banff-Windemere Highway, Rocky Mountain Park and Park Wardens, Kootenay National Park fires, coal and precious metal mines (e.g. Bankhead, Silver City), trail riding and hiking, research about James Wardle and his accomplishments, Ya-Ha-Tinda, and various parks (e.g. Glacier, Revelstoke, Elk Island, Kootenay, and Yoho). Other records include a handwritten letter to the Auld family in Scotland (cousins of Sheila Ritchie) with a story about Glenbow and a highland cow from Oban, Scotland; personal reflections on the Banff area and mountains in general; notes that Dorothy took while doing research at the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies and the Banff Public Library; and a variety of newspaper clippings.
Notes
Includes request slips and stationary from the archives at the Whyte Museum.
Potentially includes a handwritten list of Dorothy's written works.
Newspaper clippings primarily from the Times Colonist, which is published in Victoria, British Columbia.
Name Access
Wardle, Dorothy
Wardle, James M.
Harkin, J. B. (James Bernard)
Brewster, Pat
Peyto, Bill
Brett, Robert George
Sanson, Norman
Subject Access
Banff
Banff National Park
Banff Public Library
National parks and reserves
Newspaper
Parks Canada
Park policy
Research
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies
Wardens
Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies
Ya-Ha-Tinda Ranch
Hiking
Community life
History
Mines and mineral resources
Geographic Access
Alberta
Banff
Banff National Park
Bankhead
British Columbia
Canada
Canadian Rocky Mountains
Castle Mountain
Glacier National Park
Kootenay National Park
Silver City
Victoria
Yoho National Park
Scotland
Revelstoke
Language
English
Conservation
Some of the slips of paper are taped together. Was unable to remove them without damaging the materials. May present conservation issues in the future.
Creator
Wardle, Dorothy
Category
Sports, recreation and leisure
Transportation
Politics
Natural resources
Family and personal life
Exploration, discovery and travel
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Title was written on an envelope containing these materials.
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Browne family fonds

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Part Of
Browne family fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists mainly of diary excerpts and transcripts, 1912-1913, 1921-1954; also includes a guest book, 1924-1956, posters, ca.1942, publications relating the story of Belmore Browne Peak, 1992-1993, and photographs, ca.1930, ca.1955, 1991-1992. Diaries are mainly trip diaries pertaining to summ…
Date Range
1912-1993, predominant 1921-1954
Reference Code
M473 / V39
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Textual record
Diary
Poster
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Browne family fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 473
V 39
Sous-Fonds
M 473
V 39
Accession Number
3429, 3813, 3863, 3873, 3892, 3901, 3975, 3995, 4007, 4021, 4037, 4039, 5075, 5149, 5220, 6382, 6596, 6741, 6742, 6774
Reference Code
M473 / V39
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Textual record
Diary
Poster
Private record
Published record
Date Range
1912-1993, predominant 1921-1954
Physical Description
24 cm of textual records. -- 108 photographs : prints, copy negatives, transparencies
History / Biographical
Belmore Browne, d.1954, was a well-known artist who lived and worked at Banff and Seebe, Alberta, Canada and in the United States. Browne and Agnes Evelyn Sibley, 1882-1976, were married in 1913. In 1921, they bought property in Banff for a summer home and with their children, George, 1918-1958, and Evelyn, 1915-1994, travelled extensively throughout the 1920s and 1930s in pursuit of subjects for Belmore Browne's paintings. In 1946, the Brownes built a home near Seebe. Agnes Browne was a diarist for the family and much of her extensive writing centres around the career of Belmore Browne. Her daughter Evelyn consolidated the diaries in the 1980s. George Browne was also an artist.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists mainly of diary excerpts and transcripts, 1912-1913, 1921-1954; also includes a guest book, 1924-1956, posters, ca.1942, publications relating the story of Belmore Browne Peak, 1992-1993, and photographs, ca.1930, ca.1955, 1991-1992.
Diaries are mainly trip diaries pertaining to summer travels and family life in the Canadian Rockies, 1921-1933. Included are trips to Red Earth Creek, Skoki, Mystic Lake, Sawback Lake, Red Deer Valley, Hector Lake, Bow Lake, Kananaskis Valley, Cascade and Panther rivers, Elbow Pass, and other locations. Other diaries cover the years 1943 to 1954, years partly spent at Seebe until Belmore Browne's death. Diary copies and typescripts have been annotated by Evelyn Browne.
Posters on alpine and wilderness survival, ca.1942, were done by Belmore Browne for the American military's Arctic Training Program.
Photographs are mainly photographic copies of paintings by Belmore and George Browne produced by Peter A. Juley & Son, Photographers of Fine Arts, New York, ca.1955, 79 items. Other photographs pertain to Belmore Browne and the Browne family, their Banff home and painting activities, ca.1930; the site of Belmore Browne plaque on Browne Peak, rediscovered and photographed by Tony and Gillean Daffern in September 1991, and dedication of the Belmore Browne plaque, 1992.
Official correspondence pertaining to the naming of Belmore Browne Peak, 1989-1993, is available in document file.
Name Access
Browne, Belmore
Subject Access
Arts
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Access Restrictions
Reference use only
Other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: arrangement outline
file list and index
Creator
Browne, Belmore
Category
Arts
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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Bruno Engler fonds

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Part Of
Bruno Engler fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds is primarily a broad-ranging commercial negative collection pertaining to Banff and area, including businesses, buildings, projects, events, people and scenic views; skiing, mountain travel and recreation; Sunshine Village Ski Area; warden activities in the mountain parks; national and provin…
Date Range
[ca.1886]-1998, predominant ca.1940-1995
Reference Code
M323 / S40 / V190
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Machine-readable data file
Motion picture
Film
Video
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Sound recording
Cassette
Reel to reel
Textual record
Corporate record
Map
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Bruno Engler fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 323
S 40
V 190
Sous-Fonds
M 323
S 40
V 190
Accession Number
188, 1300, 2622, 2998, 3468, 3496, 5507, 6200, 6770 (unproc), 7045(unproc), 7436 (unproc)
Reference Code
M323 / S40 / V190
GMD
Machine-readable data file
Motion picture
Film
Video
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Sound recording
Cassette
Reel to reel
Textual record
Corporate record
Map
Private record
Published record
Date Range
[ca.1886]-1998, predominant ca.1940-1995
Physical Description
ca.31,580 photographs: negatives, prints, and transparencies. -- 1 photograph album (ca.150 prints). -- 50 motion pictures: 1 original, 8 copies on 3 video cassettes, 41 film reels: 16mm, 35mm. -- 18 sound recordings: audio tape reels, audio tape cassettes. -- 5 electronic records: computer diskettes. -- 3 maps. -- 15 cm textual records.
History / Biographical
Bruno Engler, 1915-2001, was a mountain guide, ski instructor, photographer and film maker at Banff and Canmore, Alberta, Canada. Engler arrived from Switzerland in 1939 and initially worked as a mountain guide and ski instructor for the Canadian Pacific Railway, Sunshine ski area and for Deer Lodge at Lake Louise, Alberta. During the Second World War, he served as a mountain warfare instructor for the Canadian Army. Following the war, Engler worked as a free-lance photographer for the National Film Board and others; as coach of the University of Alberta Ski Team; and as a technical advisor, cameraman and actor for numerous movies made in the Banff area. Throughout his career, Engler worked as a still and motion picture photographer, both for the movie industry and for governments at all levels, as well as operating his own business, Alpine Films of Banff, Alberta.
Scope & Content
Fonds is primarily a broad-ranging commercial negative collection pertaining to Banff and area, including businesses, buildings, projects, events, people and scenic views; skiing, mountain travel and recreation; Sunshine Village Ski Area; warden activities in the mountain parks; national and provincial parks; scenic views of western Canada, particularly mountain landscapes; some portraits and candid shots of local and international personalities. Photographs pertaining to film making include helicopter rescue; highway construction; Norquay, Sunshine, and Lake Louise ski areas' histories; Banff events and buildings; Canmore events and buildings; professional and amateur ski races; scenic mountain and wildlife; mountaineering and highway accidents; mountain guiding trips including Pierre Trudeau, Roland Michener and Peter Lougheed. Fonds consists of four series: Photography, Motion Pictures, Sound Recordings, and Textual records. Photography series consists of four sub-series established by the photographer: I. Old file, 1949-1970; II. Main file, alphabetical A - Z, 1950-1976; III Sunshine file, [1939], 1950-1975; IV. Warden file, 1954-1976.
Motion pictures on video cassettes are footage of skiing at Sunshine, 1930s; Clifford White films, 1930s, from WMCR Archives collection (V682); "Snow Capers" by Thomas Mead, 1946, includes Engler; "Ski Pro's Holiday" by George Encil, 1950?; "Mount Bulyea" by George Encil, 1950?, includes Engler; "Diary of a Mountain Man," a CBC documentary feature on Bruno Engler broadcast on "20/20" in 1965 (ca.27 minutes); "Great Days in the Rockies" by National Film Board of Canada, 1983; "Mountain Man" by Banff Centre, 1985, re Engler. Original film is "Sunshine 1940" and includes Brewster Transport ski buses travelling from train station to Sunshine Lodge, skiers, guide, lessons, games, rope tow, ski action, slalom, Bruno Engler, other. 16mm and 35mm film reels, 1946-1964 are films produced by the National Film Board.
Sound recordings, electronic records and and related textual material pertain to interviews with Bruno Engler, 1987, done by Brian Patton and Jon Whyte for Bruno Engler autobiography project. Interviews covered Engler's life, but are not complete to 1987. Transcripts, prepared from recordings by Brenda Goeres, are not verbatim. Audio tape cassettes consist of portions of content of audio tape reels.
Textual records include corporate records, newspaper clippings and magazine articles pertaining to film making, cast and crew listings and schedules for various movies, ski racing, mountain guiding trips and ski race listings. Also included is documentation pertaining to film making with producer National Film Board including letters, film stock footage, press releases, and film summaries; maps indicate film location shots for Arctic Rampage.
Name Access
Engler, Bruno
Subject Access
Arts
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Government
Sports, recreation and leisure
Access Restrictions
Some restriction/s on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: basic description
electronic finding aid
Related Material
Duplicate or further transcripts for sound recordings are found in Jon Whyte fonds (M88).
Creator
Engler, Bruno
Category
Arts
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Government
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on accession records and contents of fonds
Less detail
Part Of
Chic Scott fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of Chic Scott's interviews with members of the 1982 Canadian Mount Everest Expedition and opposition expedition member, 1982; interviews with other Canadian mountaineers, 1988-1990; CBC Radio interview of Chic Scott by Patricia Naylor for the "Calgary Eyeopener," ca.1990; personal in…
Date Range
1982-2010
Reference Code
M57 / S47 / V40
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Machine-readable data file
Motion picture
Video
Photograph
Photograph print
Sound recording
Cassette
Reel to reel
Textual record
Private record
Part Of
Chic Scott fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 57
S 47
V40
Sous-Fonds
M 57
S 47
V40
Accession Number
6499, 6772, 7330 (unproc), 8110 (unproc)
Reference Code
M57 / S47 / V40
GMD
Machine-readable data file
Motion picture
Video
Photograph
Photograph print
Sound recording
Cassette
Reel to reel
Textual record
Private record
Date Range
1982-2010
Physical Description
Sound recordings: 187 audio tape cassettes, 7 audio tape reels. -- 980 photographs: 27 CD-ROM. -- Moving images: 148 videocassettes: 133 Hi8, 15 VHS. -- 3.0 m textual records
History / Biographical
Charles (Chic) C. Scott, b.1945, is a mountaineer, mountain guide and writer based at Cochrane, Alberta, Canada. Scott climbed extensively in the western Canada and the Himalayas until the mid-1970s. He guided extensively in the European Alps for five seasons, ca.1970, and worked as a climber for "The Eiger Sanction," a Hollywood movie starring Clint Eastwood. Scott resumed climbing in 1988, after a period working at the University of Calgary. His publications include "Alpinism," editor, "Ski Trails in the Canadian Rockies," "The History of the Calgary Mountain Club", "Summits and Icefields", "Pushing the Limits: the Story of Canadian Mountaineering", "Powder Pioneers : Ski Stories from the Canadian Rockies and Columbia Mountains", and "Deep Powder and Steep Rock : the Life of Mountain Guide Hans Gmoser".
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of Chic Scott's interviews with members of the 1982 Canadian Mount Everest Expedition and opposition expedition member, 1982; interviews with other Canadian mountaineers, 1988-1990; CBC Radio interview of Chic Scott by Patricia Naylor for the "Calgary Eyeopener," ca.1990; personal incoming letters, 1988-1991; and file of clippings re Everest 1982 expedition.
Everest interviews are with Laurie Skreslet, Bill March and Al Burgess (typewritten transcripts included); and Jon Jones, opposition Everest mountaineer. Other interviewees are Don Vockeroth, Charlie Locke, Bob Hind, Glen Boles and Ken Jones. Recordings were made by Scott for interest and documentary value. The Vockeroth interview was used for "The Passing of an Era" in Alpinism v. 1, 1988.
Letters are from friends and acquaintances and pertain to mountaineering, writing, publishing etc.
Fonds also consist of records generated in the process of researching and writing "Pushing the Limits: The Story of Canadian Mountaineering" Rocky Mountain Books, 2000 and include 90 interviews (video and audio) 1996-1998, photographs (scanned images), research notes, manuscript, copies of documents and articles, chronology, lists and transcripts, and biography files.
Notes
Access to interviews limited to VHS reference compilations.
Name Access
Scott, Charles (Chic)
Subject Access
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
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: reference copy recordings
Finding aids and reference tools series and file description
Creator
Scott, Chic
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on accession record and contents of fonds
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Clifford White fonds

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Part Of
Clifford White fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consist of four separate series: A. Photograph Albums; B. Prints; C. Motion Picture; D. Written Materials. Fonds consists of 10 motion pictures pertaining mainly to skiing, particularly in the Skoki area and include 1 16mm film "Skolff" ca.1966 by Bruno Engler and 1 16mm film "Skoki" ca.1932…
Date Range
1920-1992
Reference Code
M159 / V682
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Photograph
Album
Photograph print
Textual record
Private record
Part Of
Clifford White fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 159
V 682
Sous-Fonds
M 159
V 682
Accession Number
411, 3265, 3934, 5088, 6335, 6691, 7741
Reference Code
M159 / V682
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Photograph
Album
Photograph print
Textual record
Private record
Date Range
1920-1992
Physical Description
13 reels of motion pictures. -- 3 photograph albums: 72 prints. -- 84 photographs: prints. -- 5 textual records
History / Biographical
Clifford White (I), 1902-1964, skier, mountaineer and photographer was the son of Dave and Annie White, and the brother of Peter Whyte. He spent his life in the Banff area and was a pioneer in ski development in the Banff and Lake Louise areas. In 1932, he and Russell H. Bennett, J.A. Weiss and A.L. Withers skied a 300 mile route from Jasper to Lake Louise in a 20 day period. Cliff White made numerous pioneering ski expeditions including trips to Skoki, the Columbia Icefields and the Coast Range of British Columbia in 1934. Clifford was an active participant in the construction of Skoki Lodge and Mount Temple Chalet, managing Mount Temple from 1939-1945. He also participated in the development of skiing at Mount Norquay. Following World War I, Clifford helped organize the first Banff Ski Club, 1926. Cliff White married Mildred Jackson, d.1953 and they had three children - Clifford Jr., Donald, and Peter.
Scope & Content
Fonds consist of four separate series: A. Photograph Albums; B. Prints; C. Motion Picture; D. Written Materials. Fonds consists of 10 motion pictures pertaining mainly to skiing, particularly in the Skoki area and include 1 16mm film "Skolff" ca.1966 by Bruno Engler and 1 16mm film "Skoki" ca.1932-34 by Cliff White Sr.; 3 photograph albums pertaining mainly to skiing and Sunshine 1940s and 1960s; ca.119 photographs pertaining mainly to Clifford J. White and his brothers as children, Sunshine ski area vehicles, Joe Smith at Silver City, Mt. Waddington, skiing in the Rockies and Europe, Robin Peyto and one of Castle Mountain internment camp.
Albums are: "Crossing the Coast Range, B. C., March-April 1934," 29 prints recording expedition; "Sunshine in the Canadian Rockies," ca.1940, produced for Brewster Transport Company and the Canadian Pacific Railway by British Photographic Laboratories, Banff, Alberta, 18 prints; and, "Sunshine Village, Photo Album," ca.1975, 26 prints, all views except one by Bruno Engler, Alpine Films, Banff, Alberta.
Textual records include a birth certificate, 1935; letter from Hilary McDowall, 1963; 2 share certificates: Ski Club of the Canadian Rockies, 1932.
Notes
Skolff (snow golf) was a game invented by Bev & Cliff White at Sunshine. The Skoki film may have been one of four reels called "Skoki Mail," salvaged by Jim Santa Lucia, others destroyed. Photos in Bridle & Golfer by Cliff White Sr., cover annotated by him.
Name Access
White, Clifford
Subject Access
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Commerce and industry
Family and personal life
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: basic description
motion picture summaries and selected video copies
Related Material
Clifford White photographs are also included in Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds (series: Whyte/Curren family photographs (M36/V683 - V) and Paris Tea Room photographs (V639). Some Clifford White textual material can be found in the Ski Club of the Canadian Rockies fonds (M188).
Creator
White, Clifford
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Commerce and industry
Family and personal life
Biographical Source Notes
Bio file, Crag & Canyon
Title Source
Title based on provenance of records
Less detail
Part Of
Jean A. Hembroff MacDonald fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 2 cm of textual records, 21.5 x 28 cm or smaller. File pertains to Jean's correspondence with a variety of different people at different stages of her life. File includes a combination of handwritten and typed correspondence between Jean and the following people and organizations: …
Date Range
1927-2000
1927-1928
1938-1939
1959
1964-1965
1970
1983
1999-2000
Reference Code
M573 / II / 1
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Newspaper clipping
Private record
Published record
Textual record
Part Of
Jean A. Hembroff MacDonald fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M573 / V797 / S60
Series
M573 / II : Correspondence and Newspaper Clippings
Sous-Fonds
M573
Accession Number
2019.111
Reference Code
M573 / II / 1
GMD
Newspaper clipping
Private record
Published record
Textual record
Date Range
1927-2000
1927-1928
1938-1939
1959
1964-1965
1970
1983
1999-2000
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records (21.5 x 28 cm or smaller)
Scope & Content
File consists of 2 cm of textual records, 21.5 x 28 cm or smaller. File pertains to Jean's correspondence with a variety of different people at different stages of her life. File includes a combination of handwritten and typed correspondence between Jean and the following people and organizations:
T. Ross Paden, pastor for the Bryn Mwar Presbyterian Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota (1927-1928).
Jean and Jack's wedding announcement from June 18, 1938.
John Murray Gibbon (Secretary-Treasurer of Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies);
Former students and friends/audience members from talks that Jean delivered.
Dr. Hiebert and related poems and newspaper clipping.
Faculty of Education at the University of Manitoba (Jean presented at a conference in 1970).
Adrienne Clarkson, Governor General of Canada (2000).
Sarah Canham (regarding Jean's participation in "The Ma Pampo Story").
Name Access
Hembroff MacDonald, Jean
Gibbon, John Murray
Clarkson, Adrienne
Subject Access
Family and personal life
Professional and Personal Life
Travel
Weddings
Geographic Access
Winnipeg
Manitoba
Canada
Language
English
Category
Arts
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Less detail

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