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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
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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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Archives General File collection

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Part Of
Archives General File Collection
Scope & Content
The Archives General File is an artificial collection of accessions which do not constitute separate fonds or collections or cannot be placed within existing fonds or collections. Included in the collection are textual records of many types, such as manuscripts, reports, letters, diaries, speeches…
Date Range
[after 1890]
Reference Code
M8 / S8 / V8
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Video
Photograph
Album
Framed print
Negative
Photograph print
Postcard
Transparency
Sound recording
Cassette
Reel to reel
Textual record
Diary
Plan
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Archives General File Collection
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 8
S 8
V 8
Sous-Fonds
M8 / S8 / V8
Accession Number
Numerous. Access to material via accession number is available through the online database
Reference Code
M8 / S8 / V8
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Video
Photograph
Album
Framed print
Negative
Photograph print
Postcard
Transparency
Sound recording
Cassette
Reel to reel
Textual record
Diary
Plan
Private record
Published record
Date Range
[after 1890]
Physical Description
57 cm textual records. -- 50 cm of photographs : prints. -- 189 photographs (15 framed prints, 51 transparencies, 79 negatives; 44 copy negatives). -- 3 photograph albums (139 prints). -- 6 motion pictures. -- 9 sound recordings
Scope & Content
The Archives General File is an artificial collection of accessions which do not constitute separate fonds or collections or cannot be placed within existing fonds or collections. Included in the collection are textual records of many types, such as manuscripts, reports, letters, diaries, speeches, poetry, plans and others; photographs in the form of prints, negatives, transparencies, albums, postcards, etc.; sound recorded interviews and programmes; and motion pictures. Material pertains broadly to the Banff area and many other areas within the Archives collecting mandate.
Notable items include: Walter Wilcox letter; George Kinney report; interviews with Bill Round and Edward Feuz; original copy of Treaty Number Seven; Mary Schaffer material, including letters, notes, photograph and report; reports on the Nakimu Caves; film pertaining to Banff Winter Carnival; Georgia Engelhard letters and photos; plans for buildings and structures; George Noble photograph; W. S. Park photograph.
Name Access
Archives General File
Subject Access
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
First Nations
Sports, recreation and leisure
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: electronic database
Creator
Archives General File
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
First nations
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title describes nature of collection. Individual titles in accession-level inventory have generally been assigned.
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Part Of
Peter Spear fonds
Scope & Content
S56 contains 34 audio cassettes: S56/1 - "Everest 81 Edmund Hillary Talk at Hillary Dinner/Calgary (Amatt)" S56/2 - "A - Blank, B - Oct 15/81 Caneverex - Canadians reach summits of Mutzicata" S56/3 - "A - Everest A/V soundtrack - Earl Pennington - Part 1 Shaw, Part 2 Epilogue, Bill March July 198…
Date Range
1981 - 1986
Reference Code
S56
Description Level
3 / Series
GMD
Sound recording
Cassette
Part Of
Peter Spear fonds
Description Level
3 / Series
Fonds Number
M562 / V787 / S56
Series
S56
Sous-Fonds
S56
Accession Number
2017.8655
Reference Code
S56
GMD
Sound recording
Cassette
Date Range
1981 - 1986
Physical Description
34 audio cassettes
History / Biographical
Peter Spear (April 1, 1940 - ) was a teacher, administrator, mountain ski patroller at the Lake Louise Ski Area, member of the Canadian Ski Patrol System, and base camp manager for the 1982 Canadian Mount Everest Expedition based out of Calgary, Alberta.
Scope & Content
S56 contains 34 audio cassettes:
S56/1 - "Everest 81 Edmund Hillary Talk at Hillary Dinner/Calgary (Amatt)"
S56/2 - "A - Blank, B - Oct 15/81 Caneverex - Canadians reach summits of Mutzicata"
S56/3 - "A - Everest A/V soundtrack - Earl Pennington - Part 1 Shaw, Part 2 Epilogue, Bill March July 1982, B - Blank"
S56/4 - "A - Aug 6 - Sherpas and Sherpani's singing in Chang house near Namche, Aug 6 Thangboche monastary ceremony for our expedition, B - Aug 9 Thangboche monastary monk apprentices reciting verse (8-10 years old), Aug 13 Lobuche - Sherpa Sing Song"
S56/5 - "A - Mr. Sharma's Office - Sept 7/82, Sept 14 - Elzinga, B - Blank"
S56/6 - "A - Cross Canada Check Up - September 19, 1982, B - Blank"
S56/7 - "A - Cross Canada Check Up - September 19, 1982, B - Cross Canada Check Up - September 19, 1982 G.S. tape Sept 28/82 to C.H."
S56/8 - "A - Oct 4 - Base Camp = K, B - Oct 5/82 Base Camp -> K radio #1"
S56/9 - "A - Oct 5/82 - Base -> K radio #2, B - Oct 5/82 - #3"
S56/10 - "A - Oct 7/82 - Kathmandu, B - Oct 7/82 - during live broadcast"
S56/11 - "A - Oct 8/82 - Patterson stay from Base of summit, B - Blank"
S56/12 - "Oct 10/82 - Jorsalle to Namche - March, Amatt, Read, Burgess, Smith, Sherpas - taped by Andy Kuzmicki, Bill March, Ron Diamond, B - Oct 10/82 - Jorsalle to Namche - Gallagher, Laurie Skreslet - Transcription of Pat Morrow
S56/13 - "CFCF 60 - Radio Montreal - Mount Everest Aircheck Fri Oct 15/82"
S56/14 - "Air Canada - A Conversation with Pierre Leanniot May 1984"
S56/15 - "Everest! A Sound History 1922 - 1983"
S56/16 - "1. Steve Bezruchka - interview with Brot Coburn re: Hydro project Aug 2/82, 2. Steve Bezruchka - interview with Guy Posson re: affects of HA on child development - Aug 14/82"
S56/17 - "1. Steve Bezruchka (cont.) interview with Guy Posson, 2. Blank"
S56/18 - "1. John Amatt Diary #1 (walk in), 2. John Amatt Diary #2 (walk in)"
S56/19 - "1. John Amatt Diary - Aug 8 - Kunde #3, 2. John Amatt Diary Aug 8 - Kunde #4"
S56/20 - "1. John Amatt Diary - Aug 9/82 - Thyangboche #5 - ceremony music, 2. John Amatt Diary Aug 9/82 - meeting etc. #6"
S56/21 - "1. John Amatt Diary #7 - interviews with Head Lama at Thyangboche - Aug 10/82, 2. John Amatt Diary #8 - comments recorded on trail - Pheriche - Aug 10/82"
S56/22 - "1. John Amatt #9 - team mtg. at Pheriche - Aug 11/82, 2. John Amatt #10 - team mtg. at Pheriche - Aug 11/82"
S56/23 - "1. John Amatt #11 - interview with Bill March, Rovers - report from [?] - Aug 13/82, 2. John Amatt #12 - blank"
S56/24 - "1. John Amatt #13 - Aug 15/16/17 - Tim Lloyd at [?] - Sherpas singing, Bill and Lloyd at Ice Fall, Al Burgess, 2. John Amatt #14 - Aug 18 at Base - personal, Ice Fall Radio Comm, March and team meeting"
S56/25 - "1. John Amatt #15 - Progress Report - Aug 25/82, 2. John Amatt #16 - Aug 24/82 - [?] of W. Cwm conversation"
S56/26 - "1. John Amatt #17 - Aug 19 - Radio contact from Base -> Ice Fall - exploring route, 2. #18 - Blank"
S56/27 - "1. John Amatt #19 - Aug 24 - Dave Jones on health, team meeting at base, 2. John Amatt #20 - Aug 24 - team meeting (cont.), oxygen seminar"
S56/28 - "1. John Amatt #21 - Aug 27, organization plan, Sept 6/82, 2. John Amatt #22 - August 28 - radio contact"
S56/29 to S56/34 - blank tapes
Notes
Titles taken from text written on cassette tapes.
Name Access
Spear, Peter
Everest '82
Subject Access
Camps
Canada
Climbing
Communications
Conferences and conventions
Education
Winter Sports
Mountaineering
Mountaineers
Organizations
Public events
Sports
Transportation
Travel
Geographic Access
Alberta
England
Thailand
Nepal
Bangkok
Kathmandu
Language
English
Related Material
John Amatt fonds
Creator
Peter Spear
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Science and technology
Transportation
Title Source
Title based on contents
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Brian Bindon fonds

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Part Of
Brian Bindon fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of the sound recordings compiled by the host of Heritage Fireside Chats, Brian Bindon. Recordings conducted at Num-Ti-Jah Lodge relate to 3 topics: Mountaineers of the Canadian Rockies and include interviews with Chic Scott, Barry Blanchard, and Kevin Doyle; Art and Spirit of Place …
Date Range
2004-2005
Reference Code
M128 / S52
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Sound recording
Cassette
Recording disc
Textual record
Private record
Part Of
Brian Bindon fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 128
S 52
Sous-Fonds
M 128
S52
Accession Number
7848 (unproc)
Reference Code
M128 / S52
GMD
Sound recording
Cassette
Recording disc
Textual record
Private record
Date Range
2004-2005
Physical Description
Sound recordings: 20 optical discs; CD-ROM. -- 0.5 cm textual records
History / Biographical
Brian Bindon, host of Heritage Fireside Chats
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of the sound recordings compiled by the host of Heritage Fireside Chats, Brian Bindon. Recordings conducted at Num-Ti-Jah Lodge relate to 3 topics: Mountaineers of the Canadian Rockies and include interviews with Chic Scott, Barry Blanchard, and Kevin Doyle; Art and Spirit of Place includes interviews with Lisa Christensen, Neil Swanson, and Craig Richards; Warden Heritage discusses the horseback patrol system, Ya-Ha-Tinda, backcountry district system, and women wardens and silent partners. Recordings conducted at Hawks Nest Ranch consist of Andy Russell stories. Readings from Close Calls on High Walls continues the Warden Heritage subject at the home of Mike Schintz; the recordings Wolverine at Skoki and other stories are discussed at Ken Jones' home in Nanton, Alberta.
Also included in the fonds are textual records consisting of Bindon's handwritten notes of open discussions of the chats.
Name Access
Bindon, Brian
Blanchard, Barry
Christensen, Lisa
Doyle, Kevin
Jones, Ken
Richards, Craig
Russell, Andy
Schintz, Mike
Scott, Chic
Swanson, Neil
Subject Access
Community life
Exploration, discovery and travel
Arts
Law and justice
Sports, recreation and leisure
Access Restrictions
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Access and use restricted until processed
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
No finding aid
Creator
Bindon, Brian
Category
Arts
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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Bruce Patterson fonds

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Part Of
Bruce Patterson fonds
Scope & Content
Audio tapes recorded to assist with preparation of newspaper reports and eventually used to prepare "Canadians on Everest." Transmissions included those communications exchanged between climbers and base camp and broadcasts monitored on another radio from Kathmandu transmissions, August to October…
Date Range
1982
Reference Code
S42
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Sound recording
Cassette
Part Of
Bruce Patterson fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
S 42
Sous-Fonds
S 42
Accession Number
5885
Reference Code
S42
GMD
Sound recording
Cassette
Date Range
1982
Physical Description
29 sound recordings : audio tape cassettes
History / Biographical
Bruce Patterson, b.1949, was a journalist, writer and photographer at Calgary and Claresholm, Alberta, Canada. Patterson reported for the Calgary Herald for fifteen years, four of those years as Banff Bureau Chief. He accompanied the 1982 Canadian Mount Everest Expedition as a support team member and covered the expedition for Southam News. Bruce Patterson is the author of "Canadians on Everest" (Calgary, Alberta: Detselig Enterprises, 1990).
Scope & Content
Audio tapes recorded to assist with preparation of newspaper reports and eventually used to prepare "Canadians on Everest." Transmissions included those communications exchanged between climbers and base camp and broadcasts monitored on another radio from Kathmandu transmissions, August to October 1982. Recordings were made on a small Hitachi recorder. Accompanied by notes.
Name Access
Patterson, Bruce
Subject Access
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
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: sound recording summaries and reference copy recordings
Related Material
Related to the Canadian Mount Everest Society papers (M200/AC 407) and Larry Emrick news dispatches (M539)
Creator
Patterson, Bruce
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on accession records and 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
Less detail
Part Of
Cyndi Smith fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of research correspondence, copies of personal papers, and sound recordings pertaining to Mary Vaux Walcott, Georgia Engelhard (Cromwell), Henrietta Tuzo (Wilson), Mary Schaffer Warren, Elizabeth Parker, Bess MacCarthy, Margaret Stone, Mary Jobe (Akeley), Caroline Hinman, Lillian Ges…
Date Range
1985-1988
Reference Code
M158 / S41
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Sound recording
Cassette
Textual record
Private record
Part Of
Cyndi Smith fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 158
S 41
Sous-Fonds
M 158
S 41
Accession Number
5693, 6329
Reference Code
M158 / S41
GMD
Sound recording
Cassette
Textual record
Private record
Date Range
1985-1988
Physical Description
12 cm of textual records. -- 2 sound recordings : audio cassettes
History / Biographical
Cyndi Smith, b.1956, is a writer and national park warden who has been based at Jasper, Banff, Lake Louise and Waterton Lakes, Alberta, Canada. Smith is the author of several publications, including "Off the Beaten Track: women adventurers and mountaineers in western Canada," 1989.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of research correspondence, copies of personal papers, and sound recordings pertaining to Mary Vaux Walcott, Georgia Engelhard (Cromwell), Henrietta Tuzo (Wilson), Mary Schaffer Warren, Elizabeth Parker, Bess MacCarthy, Margaret Stone, Mary Jobe (Akeley), Caroline Hinman, Lillian Gest, Katie Gardiner, Gertrude Benham, Phyl Munday and others. Material was gathered during research and production of "Off the Beaten Track." Sound recordings are titled: "To Cyndi Smith from Henry Vaux," re Mary Vaux; and "Some information re women of the mountains from M.D. Fleming."
Name Access
Smith, Cyndi
Subject Access
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
Creator
Smith, Cyndi
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on accession record
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Esther Fraser fonds

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Part Of
Esther Fraser fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of literary and research papers pertaining to Fraser's research and writing projects. I. Canadian Rockies book project, 196-, including research files (notes, correspondence, sound recording); manuscript drafts (including illustrations); and other material pertaining mainly to public…
Date Range
[196-]-1978
Reference Code
M517 / S45 / V49
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Sound recording
Cassette
Textual record
Private record
Part Of
Esther Fraser fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 517
S 45
V 49
Sous-Fonds
M 517
S 45
V 49
Accession Number
5241, 5930
Reference Code
M517 / S45 / V49
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Sound recording
Cassette
Textual record
Private record
Date Range
[196-]-1978
Physical Description
ca.75 cm of textual records : includes photographs. -- 66 photographs : prints. -- 3 sound recordings (4 audio cassette tapes)
History / Biographical
Esther Fraser, d.1978, was a writer based at Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Fraser studied education at the University of Alberta, taught briefly and wrote scripts for radio school broadcasts. Her major works centered on the history of the Canadian Rockies. "The Canadian Rockies: Early Travels and Explorations" was published by M. G. Hurtig Ltd. of Edmonton in 1969 and quickly became a popular standard work, selling over 20,000 copies. "Wheeler," Fraser's biography of Arthur Oliver Wheeler, was published in 1978 by Summerthought of Banff.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of literary and research papers pertaining to Fraser's research and writing projects.
I. Canadian Rockies book project, 196-, including research files (notes, correspondence, sound recording); manuscript drafts (including illustrations); and other material pertaining mainly to publication and post- publication activities. Project records include correspondence, notes and sound recording re Jimmy Simpson. Banff research material appears to be an incomplete project centering mainly on local personalities, and includes research notes on individuals and events over the period pre-1887 to 1952.
II. Wheeler book project, before 1979, including research files (notes, transcripts of Wheeler family papers, correspondence, diary interpretations, photographs); manuscript drafts; and other material.
III. Other projects, before 1978, including Banff research material and research on Dr. Silver Keeping.
IV. General research photographs, copies made between ca.1965 and 1978.
V. Other material, before 1978, pertaining mainly to research and professional activities; also one personal item.
Name Access
Fraser, Esther
Subject Access
Arts
Exploration, discovery and travel
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: arrangement outline
file description and index
summary of Jimmy Simpson interview (S45/1)
Creator
Fraser, Esther
Category
Arts
Exploration, discovery and travel
Title Source
Title based on accession records and contents of fonds
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