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Arnold Wexler fonds

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Part Of
Arnold Wexler fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of two series: I. Expeditions and trips series, 1946-1974; II. General files series, 1913-1978. Expeditions and trips series pertains to mountaineering expeditions and trips of Arnold Wexler and companions to western and northern Canada and locations in the United States. Canadian…
Date Range
1913-1978, predominant 1946-1974
Reference Code
M69 / V52
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Textual record
Diary
Map
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Arnold Wexler fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 69
V 52
Sous-Fonds
M69/V52
Accession Number
7196
Reference Code
M69 / V52
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Textual record
Diary
Map
Private record
Published record
Responsibility
Arnold Wexler was responsible for the creation of most material. Fonds also contains material created by A. C. Faberge, Alvin E. Peterson, Donald Hubbard, William L. Putnam, Samuel V. Moore, Mike Banks, and others
Date Range
1913-1978, predominant 1946-1974
Physical Description
ca.4100 photographs (ca.3000 transparencies, ca.700 negatives, ca.400 prints). -- 7 photograph albums (ca.190 prints). -- ca.40 cartographic records. -- 16 cm of textual records. -- 5 cm of print material. -- 5 graphic records
History / Biographical
Arnold Wexler, 1918-1997, was a research engineer and mountaineer in the Washington, DC area of the United States. He was a member of numerous scientific and mountaineering organizations and was actively involved in the testing of mountaineering equipment. Wexler climbed extensively in North America, Europe and South America, and also travelled throughout Asia. He is credited with over 100 ascents, almost half being first ascents.
Wexler was a key organizer and participant of expeditions to western and northern Canada beginning in 1946. Noteworthy ascents of that first expedition, to the northern Selkirks of British Columbia, were the second ascent of Mount Sir Sandford and first ascents of Sentinel Peak, Unicorn and East Blackfriar. Also, near the end of that trip, an accident claimed the life of an expedition member. Wexler and his associates made annual expeditions and trips to Canada from 1946 until 1955, and subsequently in the years 1961, 1962, 1963, and 1970 through 1974
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of two series: I. Expeditions and trips series, 1946-1974; II. General files series, 1913-1978.
Expeditions and trips series pertains to mountaineering expeditions and trips of Arnold Wexler and companions to western and northern Canada and locations in the United States. Canadian expedition destinations included the Selkirk Mountains, Cariboo Mountains, Rocky Mountains, Monashee Mountains, Coast Range, Bugaboo Mountains, Logan Mountains, Battle Range and Adamant Range. Mountaineers involved were Arnold Wexler, Sterling B. Hendricks, Donald Hubbard, Alvin (Pete) E. Peterson, Alex C. Faberge, Chris G. Scoredos, Charles C. Haworth Jr., Samuel V. Moore, Arthur Lembeck, Norman Goldstein, W. L. Putnam, A. J. Kauffman and others. Series includes extensive photographs, trip diaries and maps.
General files series consists of files pertaining to mountaineering, equipment, locations, climbing associates and expeditions. Includes correspondence, checklists, exhibition prints, climbing portraits, and research material in the form of topical files, maps and print material
Name Access
Wexler, Arnold
Subject Access
Exploration, discovery and travel
Science and technology
Sports, recreation and leisure
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: arrangement outline
series and file description
electronic finding aid
Creator
Wexler, Arnold
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Science and technology
Sports, recreation and leisure
Biographical Source Notes
Obituary by John Christian (see case file)
Contents of the fonds
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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Arthur Oliver Wheeler fonds

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Part Of
Arthur Oliver Wheeler fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of 53 diaries pertaining to personal life, travel, office work, and Alpine Club of Canada camps. Diaries range in date from 1885 to 1944. Also included are two volumes/scrapbooks compiled by A.O. Wheeler. Both volumes include numerous articles, newspaper clippings, letters, ACC broc…
Date Range
1885-1944
Reference Code
M546 / V771
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Album
Photograph print
Textual record
Diary
Map
Private record
Scrapbook
Part Of
Arthur Oliver Wheeler fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 546
V 771
Sous-Fonds
M546 / V771
Accession Number
8144, 2014.8312, 2016.8598
Reference Code
M546 / V771
GMD
Photograph
Album
Photograph print
Textual record
Diary
Map
Private record
Scrapbook
Date Range
1885-1944
Physical Description
55 vol. of textual material. -- 66 vol. of photograph albums
History / Biographical
Arthur Oliver Wheeler (1860-1945) DLS, ALS, BCLS, was born in Ireland, arriving in Canada in 1876. Wheeler was a mountaineer, co-founder of the Alpine Club of Canada (1906), and Dominion Land Surveyor. In 1913, Wheeler was appointed Boundary Commissioner and tasked with photo surveying the Alberta / British Columbia interprovincial boundary.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of 53 diaries pertaining to personal life, travel, office work, and Alpine Club of Canada camps. Diaries range in date from 1885 to 1944. Also included are two volumes/scrapbooks compiled by A.O. Wheeler. Both volumes include numerous articles, newspaper clippings, letters, ACC brochures and notices addressed to ACC members. Volume one covers the period 1902 to 1913; volume two includes materials from 1914 to 1940. A inventory of both volumes, compiled by ACC member Paul Geddes, is also included. Photographic material consists of 66 albums which contain approximately 5000 photographs, black and white positive prints from glass negatives, all 12 x 16 cm. The first album is dated 1915, the last 1924. Some of the albums contain a small map printed on linen. Each album contains an index to the photographs taken for the Alberta - British Columbia Interprovincial Boundary photo survey and are organized by Station, Bearing, and Subject.
Name Access
Alberta/British Columbia Boundary Survey
Dominion of Canada Land Surveyor
Wheeler, Arthur Oliver
Subject Access
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Government
Access Restrictions
No restrictions on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
electronic finding aid
Creator
Wheeler, Arthur Oliver
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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Bakgaard family fonds

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Part Of
Bakgaard family fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of records pertaining primarily to Christian and Evelyn Bakgaard's honeymoon trip in the Skoki area with the Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies in 1956. Records include b&w prints and colour negatives re the Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies, ca.1956; letters from Ray Bagley, a…
Date Range
1955-1957
Reference Code
M194 / V141
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Textual record
Map
Private record
Part Of
Bakgaard family fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 194
V 141
Sous-Fonds
M 194
V 141
Accession Number
7670
Reference Code
M194 / V141
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Textual record
Map
Private record
Date Range
1955-1957
Physical Description
6 textual items. -- 8 photographs: 2 prints; b&w, 6 negatives; col. -- 1 map
History / Biographical
Christian Buur Bakgaard, b.1930 in Hammerum, Denmark was a carpenter and general contractor.
Evelyn May Bakgaard (née Rieger), b.1924 Delia, Alberta, d.2003 Calgary, Alberta, attended Delia High School with her twin sister Alice, graduating with honours in 1942. Evelyn attended the Edmonton Normal School, the University of Alberta and the University of Victoria, B.C. Evelyn's first teaching position was at Haven School near Beaverlodge, Alberta and was followed by a number of rural teaching positions from 1946 to 1957. After 14 years of teaching, Evelyn retired in order to devote her attention to her children and her parents.
Evelyn married Christian Buur Bakgaard in 1953 and in the summer of 1956 they took a belated honeymoon to the Skoki area with the Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies. Evelyn and Christian were both novice horseriders and the Skoki trip was their only trail ride.
Evelyn and Christian Bakgaard were divorced in 1983.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of records pertaining primarily to Christian and Evelyn Bakgaard's honeymoon trip in the Skoki area with the Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies in 1956. Records include b&w prints and colour negatives re the Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies, ca.1956; letters from Ray Bagley, a staff member of the Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies, 1955 and 1956; Trail Riders bulletin, brochures, and an annotated map, 1955-1957.
Name Access
Bakgaard, Christian
Bakgaard, Evelyn
Subject Access
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Access Restrictions
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Creator
Bakgaard, Christian Buur
Bakgaard, Evelyn May
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Biographical Source Notes
Accession record
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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Bert Riggall fonds

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Part Of
Bert Riggall fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds includes seven series: I. Personal and professional, 1884-1959; II. Business and financial, ca.1910-1959; III. Professional photography, 1900-1955; IV. Writing, 1906-1957; V. Natural history, 1904-1954; VI. Other interests, 1913-1956; VII. Riggall family, ca.1865-1959. Personal and pro…
Date Range
[ca.1865]-1959, predominant [ca.1890]-1959
Reference Code
M376 / V26
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Textual record
Diary
Map
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Bert Riggall fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 376
V 26
Sous-Fonds
M 376
V 26
Accession Number
5777, 7200, 7201, 7772 (unproc)
Reference Code
M376 / V26
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Textual record
Diary
Map
Private record
Published record
Date Range
[ca.1865]-1959, predominant [ca.1890]-1959
Physical Description
ca.13,100 photographs: ca.7080 prints, ca.5310 negatives, ca.700 transparencies. -- 9 photograph albums. -- ca.2 m textual records, print material and graphic records. -- 33 cartographic records
History / Biographical
Frederick Herbert (Bert) Riggall, 1884-1959, was a mountain guide, outfitter, hunter, trapper, rancher, naturalist, photographer, writer and gunsmith/loader in southern Alberta. Born in 1884 at Gayton-le-Wold Grange, Lincolnshire, his family moved to Grimsby where his father was an auctioneer and, in 1905, served as Mayor. In England, Riggall was an athlete, avid sportsman and naturalist. He was exposed to alpine country on school holidays in Switzerland and, determined to visit Canada, left for North America in 1904.
Upon arriving in western Canada, Riggall worked for a year at Craighurst Farm near Calgary. There he met Dorothea (Dora) Williams, 1877-1951, an Irish Quaker ranch cook who had emigrated with her sister Anna in 1902. In 1905, Bert worked on the Correction Land Survey in southwestern Alberta and explored Waterton Lakes. Bert and Dora married in 1906 and until 1946 they homesteaded and ranched adjacent to Waterton Lakes National Park.
Initially, Bert and partner Jack Hazzard built boats and guided fishing parties on Waterton Lakes. In 1909, with partner Cyril Watmough, the Riggalls began guiding and outfitting summer and fall hunting and fishing trips for numerous repeat clients, especially, after 1913, four Minneapolis, Minnesota families: Bovey, Crosby, Bennett and McKnight. Hunts involved Big Horn Sheep, goats, black and grizzly bears. Bert served as chief guide and Dora as camp cook. Prior to 1911, the Riggalls worked at Gloyne's oil camp and Oil City to supplement their income. In 1911, Bert and partner Cyril Watmough made a 1000 mile (1600 km) exploratory trip from Fort Steele, B.C. to the Yellowhead Pass and beyond. Following that trip, Riggall concentrated guiding activities on the continental divide as far north as the Highwood region, but primarily in the upper Oldman River Valley and Gap in the Livingstone Range. Their outfit grew to include numerous saddle and pack horses.
Of five children, only two daughters survived infancy. Kay Riggall (Russell), 1909-1984, and Doris (Babe) Riggall (Burton), 1910-1999, were both able riders, markswomen and packtrain workers. They accompanied their parents on summer back country trips starting in 1918. Bert Riggall was renowned for his knowledge of botany, geology, zoology, wilderness life and lore as well as literature and current affairs. He was especially endeared to his clients for his skill as a raconteur and campfire storyteller. He wrote articles for magazines such as: Arms and the Man, American Rifleman, Field and Stream and the Boone and Crockett Club's book: North American Big Game. Riggall was an accomplished semi-professional photographer who specialized in wildlife studies, panoramic landscapes, Dufaycolor and later Kodachrome transparencies. His photographs appear in Department of Interior Reports and other publications.
Bert's heart problems forced the Riggalls to move to Pincher Creek in 1947. Daughter Kay and son-in-law Andy Russell continued the packtrain and guiding business until 1960. After Dora's death, Bert experienced medical problems and lived with or close to Doris.
Scope & Content
Fonds includes seven series: I. Personal and professional, 1884-1959; II. Business and financial, ca.1910-1959; III. Professional photography, 1900-1955; IV. Writing, 1906-1957; V. Natural history, 1904-1954; VI. Other interests, 1913-1956; VII. Riggall family, ca.1865-1959.
Personal and professional series consists of diaries and notes, correspondence and personal papers.
Business and financial series consists of guiding and ranching records, gunsmithing, shooting and loading records; and legal and financial records.
Professional photography series consists of standard photographs, panoramas, transparencies and textual records
Writing series contains manuscripts, published magazines, book outlines, newspaper articles and letters to the editor
Natural history series contains bird and plant records, and other natural history papers
Other interests series consist of clippings, annotated books and collected material
Riggall family series contains Bert and Dora Riggall family papers and photographs, Williams family photographs, Frederick W. and Fanny Riggall papers and photographs, and Allan Riggall papers and photographs. Negatives and transparencies pertain to Andy Russell as a young man with Bert Riggall.
Notes
Some transparencies in V110 Dick Russell are marked Andy Russell, some marked 64 dup; V110 - original transparencies have full set of duplicates (2 sets were made, 1 for Dick Russell and the other is part of this accession)
Name Access
Riggall, Bert
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
basic description for processed material
Related Material
Related to the Andy Russell fonds (M153/S43/V555) and the Kay Russell family fonds (M63/V63)
Creator
Riggall, Bert
Category
Arts
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on accession record and contents of fonds
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
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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
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Dave Cheesmond fonds

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Part Of
Dave Cheesmond fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of research files in three series: I. Asia series, ca.1982-ca.1985 (A. Karakoram, Pakistan, B. Nepal, C. China, D. India); II. North America series, ca.1978-ca.1985 (A. United States, B. Canada, C. General); III. South America series, ca.1983 (A. Patagonia, B. Andes). Canada sub-s…
Date Range
[ca.1978-ca.1985]
Reference Code
M19
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Textual record
Map
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Dave Cheesmond fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M19
Sous-Fonds
M19
Accession Number
7064
Reference Code
M19
GMD
Textual record
Map
Private record
Published record
Date Range
[ca.1978-ca.1985]
Physical Description
22 cm of textual records
History / Biographical
David Malcolm Cheesmond, 1952-1987, was a mountaineer and engineer at Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Cheesmond's mountaineering achievements span the globe and include all facets of climbing. Included are ascents in South Africa (where he was born), Europe, South America, Canada, United States and Asia. From 1981 until his death, Cheesmond lived in Canada and made many ascents here.
In the Canadian Rockies, Cheesmond led a team of young climbers known as "the Wildboys" and made important climbs on Mount Robson (1981), Mount Assiniboine (1982), Mount Goodsir (1983), Mount Andromeda (1983) and the North Twin (1985). He opened three difficult new routes on Mount Yamnuska during the summer of 1985. During his time in Canada, Cheesmond took part in expeditions to Alaska, Mount Everest (1983, 1986) and K2 (1986). In 1984 he was part of a successful team which climbed Rakaposhi in the Karakoram Mountains of Pakistan, an ascent considered one of the finest achievements by Canadians in the Himalayas.
In addition to organizing and executing the above projects, Cheesmond maintained a professional career in engineering. He was accompanied on many of his travels by his wife, Gillian. The couple had one daughter, Tserin. Dave Cheesmond disappeared in 1987 while attempting the Hummingbird Ridge on Mount Logan.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of research files in three series: I. Asia series, ca.1982-ca.1985 (A. Karakoram, Pakistan, B. Nepal, C. China, D. India); II. North America series, ca.1978-ca.1985 (A. United States, B. Canada, C. General); III. South America series, ca.1983 (A. Patagonia, B. Andes).
Canada sub-series pertains to mountaineering in the Yukon, British Columbia and Baffin Island. Research files primarily contain correspondence, personnel planning and administration records, notes, annotated maps, brochures, photographs and copies of articles from mountaineering journals.
Name Access
Cheesmond, Dave
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
English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: arrangement outline
series and file description
electronic finding aid
Creator
Cheesmond, Dave
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Biographical Source Notes
Chic Scott - see case file
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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Ephemera and Collected Materials

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Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 28 cm of textual records, 21 x 29.5 cm or smaller. File pertains to the Wardle family's travels overseas and in North America. Records include brochures, pamphlets, postcards (annotated and blank), folded maps and guidebooks, and other travel literature. Destinations include Amster…
Date Range
c.1950-c.1980
Reference Code
M521 / IV / 1-17
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Diary
Map
Postcard
Published record
Textual record
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M521 / V75
Series
M521 / IV : Travel
Sous-Fonds
M521
Accession Number
7504
Reference Code
M521 / IV / 1-17
GMD
Diary
Map
Postcard
Published record
Textual record
Date Range
c.1950-c.1980
Physical Description
28 cm of textual records (21 x 29.5 cm or smaller)
Scope & Content
File consists of 28 cm of textual records, 21 x 29.5 cm or smaller. File pertains to the Wardle family's travels overseas and in North America. Records include brochures, pamphlets, postcards (annotated and blank), folded maps and guidebooks, and other travel literature. Destinations include Amsterdam, Germany, Luxembourg, Austria, Spain, France, Monaco, Scotland, Italy, Scandinavia, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and various places in North America.
Name Access
Wardle, Dorothy
Subject Access
Travel
European travel
Family and personal life
Geographic Access
Canada
Scotland
Europe
Germany
Switzerland
France
Spain
Monaco
Italy
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Ernest C. W. Lamarque fonds

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Part Of
Ernest C. W. Lamarque fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of writings, ca.1929-1958; holograph maps, n.d., 1934; Christmas cards, 1937-1970; articles 1928-1965; other papers, 1877-1971; and photographs, 1897-1939. Textual records mainly consist of Lamarque's manuscripts, including two large works: "Memoirs of Ernest C. Lamarque, 1958" and "…
Date Range
1897-1971
Reference Code
M81 / V343
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Album
Photograph print
Textual record
Diary
Map
Private record
Part Of
Ernest C. W. Lamarque fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 81
V 343
Sous-Fonds
M81
V 343
Accession Number
593, 1025, 1286, 1829
Reference Code
M81 / V343
GMD
Photograph
Album
Photograph print
Textual record
Diary
Map
Private record
Date Range
1897-1971
Physical Description
ca.50 cm of textual records. -- 11 photograph albums (522 prints). -- 2 photographs : prints
History / Biographical
Ernest C. W. Lamarque, 1879-1970, was a surveyor, map maker, writer and artist at Vancouver and Oyama, British Columbia, Canada. Lamarque was born in Kent, England and emigrated to the United States in 1896, travelling to Winnipeg in 1897. He worked for the Hudson's Bay Company as a fur trader at Isle a la Crosse, Fort Simpson, Fort McKay and Fort Chipewyan before entering the surveying field in 1907. His survey work took him throughout British Columbia, Alberta and the Yukon. In 1933-1934, he was in charge of the advance party reconnaissance for the Bedaux Subarctic Expedition. He was also involved in Alaska Highway, Royal Canadian Air Force and Whitehorn Mountain ski lift surveys.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of writings, ca.1929-1958; holograph maps, n.d., 1934; Christmas cards, 1937-1970; articles 1928-1965; other papers, 1877-1971; and photographs, 1897-1939.
Textual records mainly consist of Lamarque's manuscripts, including two large works: "Memoirs of Ernest C. Lamarque, 1958" and "Travels and exploration in northern British Columbia, 1934," and short fiction and non-fiction works based upon his career in British Columbia and Alberta. Material pertains mainly to the Mackenzie, Peace, Liard, Finlay, and Athabasca River districts, the Bella Coola and Cariboo districts, Rocky and Selkirk Mountains, the Columbia River, and the Bedaux Expedition, with regards to surveying, exploration, prospecting, flora and fauna.
Textual records also include a diary and maps from the Bedaux Subarctic Expedition reconnaissance, 1934, and the British Columbia-Alaska highway reconnaissance, 1939.
Photographs pertain to the Bedaux expedition, Hudson's Bay Company work in northwestern Canada, and survey work in northern Alberta and British Columbia, 1897-1939. Albums are annotated and include maps and sketches.
Accompanied by art works (Gallery Collection)
Name Access
Lamarque, Ernest C. W.
Subject Access
Environment
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
Lamarque, Ernest C. W.
Category
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Title Source
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George K. K. (Tommy) Link fonds

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Part Of
George K. K. (Tommy) Link fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds pertains to the Lake O'Hara region, particularly its history, geology, botany, trail systems and visitation. I. Writing, research and translation, ca.1887-ca.1975, ca.45 cm, including some photographs. Consists of manuscript drafts, notes, correspondence, maps and print material pertaining t…
Date Range
[ca.1887-ca.1976]
Reference Code
M60 / V276
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Transparency
Textual record
Map
Private record
Published record
Part Of
George K. K. (Tommy) Link fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 60
V 276
Sous-Fonds
M 60
V 276
Accession Number
358, 2815, 6620, 6762
Reference Code
M60 / V276
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Transparency
Textual record
Map
Private record
Published record
Date Range
[ca.1887-ca.1976]
Physical Description
ca.50 cm of textual records. -- ca.1000 photographs : mainly transparencies
History / Biographical
George K. K. (Tommy) Link, 1887-1979, was professor of Plant Pathology at the University of Chicago, Illinois. Link spent many summers between 1928 and 1977 studying the Lake O'Hara region and building trails there, accompanied by his wife, Adeline Link, d.1943. The Links were frequently guided by Jim Boyce.
Scope & Content
Fonds pertains to the Lake O'Hara region, particularly its history, geology, botany, trail systems and visitation.
I. Writing, research and translation, ca.1887-ca.1975, ca.45 cm, including some photographs. Consists of manuscript drafts, notes, correspondence, maps and print material pertaining to writing, editing and translation projects, including "The Ways of Lake O'Hara," and the "Map of Lake O'Hara Region South Area."
II. Personal papers, 1960-ca.1976, ca.7 cm, including some photographs. Includes correspondence, financial papers and other material.
III. Lake O'Hara Trails Club papers, 1949-1973, .5 cm.
IV. Photographs, 1937-ca.1960, ca.1000 colour transparencies and ca.25 prints. Transparencies pertain mainly to the Lake O'Hara / Lake McArthur regions; also Lake Louise, Skoki and Icefield Parkway areas and Grand Canyon, U.S.A. Includes views of landscapes, hiking, some horse travel, flora and fauna views. Some views are attributed to Adeline Link.
Name Access
Link, George K. K. (Tommy)
Subject Access
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: file description
index for textual material
electronic finding aid
Creator
Link, George K. K. (Tommy)
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on accession records and contents of fonds
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