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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
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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Community Events and Banff Area

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Part Of
Charles Reid fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 33 black and white photographs, 10 x 15.5 cm or smaller. Photographs pertain to community events and scenic places in and around Banff, primarily in the 1920's and 1930's. Photographs document Banff Winter Carnival/Festival, Banff Indian Days, swimming at Cave and Basin, Moraine La…
Date Range
ca. 1910-1939
Reference Code
V487 / II / A / PA - 36 to 68
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph print
Private record
Photograph
Part Of
Charles Reid fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M413 / V487
Series
V487 / II : Prints
Sous-Fonds
V487
Sub-Series
V487 / II / A : Community Life
Accession Number
5248
Reference Code
V487 / II / A / PA - 36 to 68
GMD
Photograph print
Private record
Photograph
Date Range
ca. 1910-1939
Physical Description
33 photographs : b&w ; 10 x 15.5 cm or smaller
Scope & Content
File consists of 33 black and white photographs, 10 x 15.5 cm or smaller. Photographs pertain to community events and scenic places in and around Banff, primarily in the 1920's and 1930's. Photographs document Banff Winter Carnival/Festival, Banff Indian Days, swimming at Cave and Basin, Moraine Lake, and Lake Minnewanka.
Notes
One photograph is annotated on the back, "Moraine Lake"
The swimsuits that were used at the Cave and Basin were rentals and resemble those used between ca. 1915 and 1930
3 photographs appear to be of a pharmacy; if it is Charlie Reid's pharmacy these photographs will date after 1936, as that is the year that Charlie opened his pharmacy. One of these photographs is annotated with "Part of our Fountain" on the back.
Name Access
Reid, Charles
Subject Access
Banff Indian Days
Banff Winter Carnival
Banff Winter Festival
Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel
Cave and Basin
Packing
Banff National Park
Community events
Community life
Family and personal life
Scenery
Swimming
Travel and Exploration
Geographic Access
Alberta
Banff
Banff National Park
Canada
Moraine Lake
Cave and Basin
Language
English
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Less detail
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 137 colour photograph prints, 21.5 x 26.5 cm or smaller. File pertains to Dorothy (DW) and friends visiting with one another and traveling together. File documents: DW and Glen and Dorie Gordon (appears to be a golf tournament); DW visiting with Anne and David Kelly and family (inc…
Date Range
1977-1999
1980
1983
1987-1989
1990-1997
1999
Reference Code
V75 / II / PA - 1 to 137
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Private record
Photograph print
Photograph
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 - 1 to 137
GMD
Private record
Photograph print
Photograph
Date Range
1977-1999
1980
1983
1987-1989
1990-1997
1999
Physical Description
137 photographs : col. ; 21.5 x 26.5 cm or smaller
Scope & Content
File consists of 137 colour photograph prints, 21.5 x 26.5 cm or smaller. File pertains to Dorothy (DW) and friends visiting with one another and traveling together. File documents: DW and Glen and Dorie Gordon (appears to be a golf tournament); DW visiting with Anne and David Kelly and family (includes handwritten note that was taped to the envelope); Shirley and DW traveling from Sidney to Canmore, 1996; Mary Hay's multiple visits and travels to Emerald Lake, Moraine Lake, Head Smashed in Buffalo Jump, Takkakaw Falls, and Yoho National Park (1994-1995) and Thanksgiving at Mary's (1994); holdiays (Easter) and travels (Salt Spring Island, Chemainus) with Anne Thomas (Includes DW and Sheila visiting Anne photographs with a dog), 1987-1993; Marmie's Ranch (includes photographs of wildflowers), 1993 and 1995; visits and parties (Christmas) with Peg and Bert Millard, 1989-1990); Nancy and Gilbert Nelson's 50th anniversary and day trip to Salt Spring Island, 1988 and 1993; various birthdays with friends in and around Sidney, BC; dinners and visits with Anne and Claude Hudson, 1980, 1990-1995; photographs of Sheila and DW (1984); and miscellaneous photographs and portraits, including a photograph print of a painting of Carl Rungius (1977, 1983, 1988).
Notes
Photographs of Sheila and DW were originally framed but have been removed from frames for storage purposes.
Most folders include original envelopes that the photographs were stored in, which have additional information.
Name Access
Wardle, Dorothy
Rungius, Carl
Subject Access
Family and personal life
Travel
Anniversary
Golfing
Dogs
Picnics and picnicking
Holidays
Geographic Access
Sidney
British Columbia
Canada
Yoho National Park
Canmore
Moraine Lake
Emerald Lake
Head Smashed In Buffalo Jump
Alberta
Banff
Banff National Park
Takkakaw Falls
Language
English
Category
Family and personal life
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Less detail

Dorothy Wardle fonds

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Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of two sous-fonds: M521 and V75. M521 consists of four series, 154 cm, ca.1870-2002. Series I: Dorothy Wardle Personal Papers, 69.5 cm, ca.1870-2002 (includes Dorothy's written work and research and notes related to Banff). Series II: Wardle Family, 32.5 cm, 1872-1998 (including cor…
Date Range
ca.1870-2002
Reference Code
M521 / V75
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Postcard
Transparency
Textual record
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M521
V75
Sous-Fonds
M521
V75
Accession Number
5296, 5391, 7504
Reference Code
M521 / V75
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Postcard
Transparency
Textual record
Private record
Published record
Date Range
ca.1870-2002
Physical Description
154 cm of textual records. -- 1304 photographs (1190 prints, 95 negatives, 19 transparencies). -- 6 photograph albums.
History / Biographical
The Wardle family was comprised of husband and wife, James Morey Wardle (June 26,1888 - May 18,1971) and Maud Leette (Roney) Wardle (May 24,1889 - December 1,1969), and their one child, Dorothy Hope Wardle (May 23,1919 - July 20,2003). James Wardle, born in Chiliwack, British Columbia, was a civil engineer and public servant. He was the Superintendent of Banff National Park from 1918-1921, Chief Engineer for Parks Canada from 1921-1935, and Deputy Minister of the Interior from 1935-1936. He is primarily known as a highway design engineer, particularly for building the Banff-Windermere, Banff-Lake Louise, and Banff-Jasper highways. He was a councillor for the Municipality of Rockcliffe Park in Ontario and he was the President of the Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies in Banff from 1925-1929. Mount Wardle in Vermillion was named after him in 1921. James married Leette on November 4, 1913, with whom he had one child, Dorothy. Born in Calgary, Alberta, Dorothy (also known as Dot and Dorie) grew up in Banff, Alberta and Ottawa, Ontario, due to her father's position with the federal government. She was educated at the Mountain School in Banff and at the Elmwood School in Ottawa. All three family members were graduates of Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario. James graduated in 1912 with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Leette graduated with a Bachelor's degree, and in 1942, Dorothy also earned a Bachelor's degree. Dorothy was prominent in student life and active in athletics. In 1941, Dorothy became the first woman elected as President of the Alma Mater Society and during her academic career, Dorothy was a member of the Levana Intercollegiate Debative, University Centenary Committee, and Queen’s War Aid Commission. Dorothy spent her career as a freelance writer however, upon graduation she served as the first Secretary-In-Charge of Records at Carleton College (now Carleton University) from 1942-1944 in Ottawa and in the mid-1950s worked as a secretary for the Glenbow Foundation in Calgary. Dorothy pursued a lifelong interest in traveling, art, and antiques. Although she was fiercely proud and protective of Banff and the Park, and remained a volunteer and patron of the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Dorothy eventually settled in Sidney, British Columbia and shared an apartment with Sheila Iris Ritchie, with whom Dorothy travelled extensively. After her death in 2003, Dorothy, "Dorie," was laid to rest alongside her parents in the Old Banff Cemetery.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of two sous-fonds: M521 and V75.
M521 consists of four series, 154 cm, ca.1870-2002. Series I: Dorothy Wardle Personal Papers, 69.5 cm, ca.1870-2002 (includes Dorothy's written work and research and notes related to Banff). Series II: Wardle Family, 32.5 cm, 1872-1998 (including correspondence with Carl Rungius and Mrs. Helen Brett, and Christmas and other greeting cards from Peter and Catharine Whyte). Series III: Queen's University, 7.5 cm, 1911-1980 (including graduation certificates for each family member and records pertaining to Dorothy's participation on the Alma Mater Society). Series IV: Travel, 44.5 cm, ca.1950-1988 (includes hand-written notebooks meticulously detailing their travels).
V75 consists of two series, 79.5 cm, ca. 1912-2001. Series I: Wardle Family, ca. 1912-1971, 6 albums, 31 cm of photograph prints and negatives (including family trips, trail rides in the Canadian Rocky Mountains, and family gatherings). Series II: Dorothy Wardle, 1972-2001, 34 cm of photograph prints, negatives, and transparencies (including Dorothy's travels in Alberta and British Columbia, overseas, and various outings with friends).
Name Access
Wardle, Dorothy
Wardle, James
Rungius, Carl
Brett, Helen
Keyte, Freeman
Hart, E. J. (Ted)
Harkin, J. B. (James Bernard)
Brewster, Pat
Peyto, Bill
Brett, Robert George
Sanson, Norman
White, Clifford
Drummond-Davies, Nora
Mills, Ike
McLean, George
Walking Buffalo (George McLean)
Kaquitts, Frank
Oxborough, Dorothy
Whyte, Jon
Robinson, Dean
Warren, Mary Schaffer
Simpson, George
Gibbon, John Murray
Whyte, Catharine
Whyte, Peter
Greenham, Margaret
Subject Access
Arts
Environment
Personal and Family Life
Banff
Old Banff Cemetery
Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies
Cabins
Travel
Picnics and picnicking
Holidays
Scenery
Christmas
Dogs
Horses
Mountain
Canoes and canoeing
Hiking
Wildlife
War Memorial
Highland Games
Bow River Bridge
Golfing
Anniversary
Horseback riding
Indigenous Peoples
Stoney Nakoda
Education
Snowshoes and snowshoeing
Banff Winter Carnival
Banff Winter Festival
Women
Trails
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies
Sports and leisure
Skiing
European travel
Beach
Calgary Herald
Geography
Government
Newspaper
Politics
Research
Banff Public Library
National parks and reserves
Park policy
Parks Canada
Wardens
Ya-Ha-Tinda Ranch
Community life
Mines and mineral resources
History
Immigration and homesteading
Settlement
Organizations
World War II
Biographical
Professional and Personal Life
Grizzly Bears
Fire fighters
Sunshine Village
Teahouses
Banff Indian Days
Regalia
Calgary Stampede
Mountain guides
Mountain School
The Albertan
Crag and Canyon newspaper
Homestead Hotel
Banff Centre
Hot Springs
Superintendents
Automobiles
Natural history
Records
Calendar
Finances
Leases
Legal and Financial
Property
Recreation
Geographic Access
Banff
Banff National Park
Canmore
Alberta
Canada
Canadian Rocky Mountains
Castle Mountain
Bankhead
British Columbia
Glacier National Park
Kootenay National Park
Silver City
Victoria
Scotland
Revelstoke
Yoho National Park
Ottawa
Ontario
Prince Edward Island
Plain of Six Glaciers
Lake Agnes
Lake Louise
Lake Minnewanka
Lake O'Hara
Bow River
Calgary
Sidney
San Francisco
United States
Europe
Germany
Switzerland
France
Spain
Monaco
Italy
Denmark
Austria
Quebec
Windermere
New York
Assiniboine
Ghost River
High River
Quebec City
New Brunswick
Maine
Great Divide
Moraine Lake
Maligne Lake
Columbia Icefield
Washington
Philadelphia
Atlantic City
Larch Valley
Cascade Mountain
Panama
Sulphur Mountain
Field
Emerald Lake
Head Smashed In Buffalo Jump
Takkakaw Falls
Jasper National Park
Athabasca Falls
Okanagan
Kananaskis
Hoodoos
Powell River
Montreal
Access Restrictions
Some restriction/s on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Related Material
Dorothy also donated artwork (by Carl Rungius) to Art and Heritage.
James Morey Wardle fonds (Library and Archives Canada)
Creator
Wardle, Dorothy
Wardle, James M.
Wardle, Leette
Category
Arts
Environment
Education
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
First nations
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on accession records and contents of fonds
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D.W., Shirley Charlton, Hilda Mathiesen, and Betty Fonstad

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Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 100 colour photograph prints, 15 x 10 cm. File pertains to various trips and outings Dorothy took with friends Shirley Charlton, Hilda Mathiesen, and Betty Fonstad over a three year period. File documents trips and outings to Lake Louise, Bow Falls (Banff), Emerald Lake, Field, Gre…
Date Range
1994-1996
1994
1995
1996
Reference Code
V75 / II / PA - 229 to 329
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 - 229 to 329
GMD
Photograph print
Private record
Date Range
1994-1996
1994
1995
1996
Physical Description
100 photographs : col. ; 15 x 10 cm
Scope & Content
File consists of 100 colour photograph prints, 15 x 10 cm. File pertains to various trips and outings Dorothy took with friends Shirley Charlton, Hilda Mathiesen, and Betty Fonstad over a three year period. File documents trips and outings to Lake Louise, Bow Falls (Banff), Emerald Lake, Field, Great Divide, Spiral Tunnels, Tea Storm Mountain Lodge, Vermillion River, Marble Canyon, Johnston's Canyon, Moraine Lake, Yoho National Park, Takkakaw Falls, and Lake O'Hara. Photographs include wildlife (birds, elk, sheep), wildflowers, mountain scenery, and posed photographs in front of significant landmarks.
Notes
Most photographs are annotated on the back identifying who is in the photograph, where it was taken, and when. Some anecdotes are also added by Dorothy on the backside of some of the photographs.
Name Access
Wardle, Dorothy
Subject Access
Travel
Personal and Family Life
Scenery
Picnics and picnicking
Canoes and canoeing
Hiking
Geographic Access
Banff
Banff National Park
Alberta
Yoho National Park
British Columbia
Canada
Lake Louise
Lake O'Hara
Moraine Lake
Takkakaw Falls
Emerald Lake
Great Divide
Field
Language
English
Creator
Wardle, Dorothy
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Less detail
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 82 black and white photographs, 18 x 13 cm or smaller. File documents the Wardle family and friends in the community, at different events and various travels, including: baby photographs of Dorothy in Banff (1919-1926); Banff early days with James and Leette Wardle, particularly at…
Date Range
1919-1963
1919-1926
1930-1941
1945-1950
1963
Reference Code
V75 / I / PA - 171 to 254
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Private record
Photograph print
Photograph
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M521 / V75
Series
V75 / I : Wardle Family, c.1912-1971
Sous-Fonds
V75
Accession Number
7504
Reference Code
V75 / I / PA - 171 to 254
GMD
Private record
Photograph print
Photograph
Date Range
1919-1963
1919-1926
1930-1941
1945-1950
1963
Physical Description
82 photographs : b&w ; 18 x 13 cm or smaller
Scope & Content
File consists of 82 black and white photographs, 18 x 13 cm or smaller. File documents the Wardle family and friends in the community, at different events and various travels, including: baby photographs of Dorothy in Banff (1919-1926); Banff early days with James and Leette Wardle, particularly at the snowshoe tramp for the Banff Winter Carnival (1919-1920); snapshots from a trip to Big Bend (1930); Norman Sanson's 1000th ascent of Sulphur Mountain in 1931; class photographs from the Mountain School (1932, 1935); various trips with Carl Rungius, including Lake McArthur and Lake O'Hara (1933), Ottawa (1945), and the Laurentians (1949); a trip to the Panama Canal (1933); miscellaneous photographs of school events (including the Alma Mater Society election that resulted in Dorothy being the first female president) of Dorothy and friends at Queen's University (1938-1941); the Swedish Legation in Ottawa (1946-1950); and photographs of Frank Kaquitts and his artwork (1963).
Notes
Most photographs are annotated on the backside of the print.
V75 / I / PA -193 : Includes an accompanying list identifying everyone in the class photograph (Dorothy attended the Mountain School as a young child).
V75 / I / PA -239 to 247 : includes handwritten notes regarding Frank Kaquitts. Dorothy originally filed these images with M521 / I / A / 10 ([Indigenous] Story Material).
Name Access
Wardle, Dorothy
Wardle, James M.
Rungius, Carl
Kaquitts, Frank
Sanson, Norman
Subject Access
Banff
Banff National Park
Family and personal life
Travel
Education
Art
Artist
Indigenous Peoples
Stoney Nakoda
Snowshoes and snowshoeing
Banff Winter Carnival
Banff Winter Festival
Women
Geographic Access
Banff
Banff National Park
Alberta
Canada
Canadian Rocky Mountains
Ottawa
Ontario
Sulphur Mountain
Panama
Panama Canal
Lake O'Hara
Language
English
Related Material
V75 / I / NA - 2 to 3
V75 / I / NA - 4 to 9
Category
Sports, recreation and leisure
Family and personal life
Exploration, discovery and travel
First nations
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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Jean Knox Petrie fonds

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Part Of
Jean Knox Petrie fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds relate to mountaineering with the Alpine Club of Canada. The fond consists of three series: I. Textual records consist of 8 newsclippings from July 1938 pertaining to the first ascent of Mount Columbia by women: Lillian Gest, Kathleen Chapman, Christine Reid, Jean McDonald, and Jean Petrie as…
Date Range
1938-1940
Reference Code
M237 / V281
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Album
Map
Photograph print
Textual record
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Jean Knox Petrie fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 237
V 281
Sous-Fonds
M 237
V 281
Accession Number
7694
Reference Code
M237 / V281
GMD
Photograph
Album
Map
Photograph print
Textual record
Private record
Published record
Date Range
1938-1940
Physical Description
1 cm textual records. -- 8 albums (257 photographs : b&w ; 25 x 20 cm or smaller). -- 4 photographs : b&w silver gelatin prints ; 20 x 25 cm or smaller.
History / Biographical
Dr. Jean Knox (McDonald) Petrie, born 1913, was an active member of the Alpine Club of Canada, Edmonton Section during the 1930s and 1940s, attending the Alpine Club of Canada summer camps from 1937-1940, 1942 and 1946 as well as making many weekend climbs in the Jasper area with Captain E. R. Gibson. In 1938 she was one of the four women to make a first ascent of Mount Columbia by women, as well as Mount Forbes in 1940. Married in 1960 to Robert Petrie (died 1966), Dr. Jean Petrie worked in Ottawa, Ontario (1940-1945) in munitions gauge testing for the National Research Council. Following the war, she worked as an astrophysicist for the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory in Victoria, British Columbia (1945-1966) and taught at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, British Columbia. (1966-1971).
Scope & Content
Fonds relate to mountaineering with the Alpine Club of Canada. The fond consists of three series: I. Textual records consist of 8 newsclippings from July 1938 pertaining to the first ascent of Mount Columbia by women: Lillian Gest, Kathleen Chapman, Christine Reid, Jean McDonald, and Jean Petrie as well as a photocopied "Guide to the Tonquin" signed by K. G. Chapman ca.1935. II. Photographic records include an unbound album of 44 pages: 111 prints divided by the donor into 3 sections: 1. To the Tonquin Valley, July 1938; 2. Alpine Club Camp, Columbia Icefields, July 12-31, 1938; 3. Alpine Club Camp Tonquin Valley, April 1939. The album also includes artwork and map. A second unbound photograph album of 28p: 170 prints are divided into 5 sections: 1. ACC camp in the Ice River Valley, July 1939; 2. ACC ski camp in Little Yoho Valley, March 23-31, 1940; 3. Our climb of Roche Miette, May 24, 1940; 4. Our summertime journey into the Little Yoho Valley, July 1940; 5. Our climb of Mts. Fitzwilliam & Bucephelas, September 3, 1940. III. Photographic Prints consist of 4 loose prints unrelated to other contents of the fond.
Notes
Unbound books are numbered in pencil by the creator, pages appear to be missing due to absent page numbers.
Name Access
Petrie, Jean K.
McDonald, Jean
Gale, Ethne
Taylor, Morris
Cooper, Art
Rault, Reg
Brewster, Norman
Cassils, Mary
Hind, Rob
Chapman, Kathleen
Gibson, Rex
Feuz, Edward
Gest, Illian
Walker, Hazel
Carscallan, Alan
McLean, Hector
Subject Access
Alpine Club of Canada
Ski lodges and cabins
Ski touring
Skiing
Backcountry skiing
Banff Jasper Highway
Cabins and shelters
Camps
Glaciers
Huts
Mountaineering
Sunshine Lodge
Trail guides
Trail making
Trails
Winter sports
Geographic Access
Jasper National Park
Yoho National Park
Alberta
Canada
Banff National Park
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
No finding aid
Creator
Petrie, Jean Knox
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Biographical Source Notes
Accession record
Donor
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
Less detail
Part Of
Stan J. Carr fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 8 colour lantern slides, some captioned. File subjects include an unidentified mountain scene, Mount Assiniboine, horse in unientified mountain scene, man posed in campsite in unidentified location, Lake Louise and Victoria Glacier, Hector Lake and Bow Peak, unidentified man in cam…
Date Range
ca. 1912
Reference Code
V127 / PS - 1 to 8
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Transparency
Lantern slide
  8 images  
Part Of
Stan J. Carr fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M 179
V 127
Sous-Fonds
V 127
Accession Number
1072
Reference Code
V127 / PS - 1 to 8
GMD
Transparency
Lantern slide
Date Range
ca. 1912
Physical Description
8 photographs : col. slides ; 10.5 x 14 cm
History / Biographical
Additive Colour Screen Plates, first theorized by James Clerk Maxwell in 1861, were the first forms of colour photography. Maxwell’s original process involved printing the same black and white image through different coloured screens onto transparencies and then projecting them overlapped in order to create a single full-colour image. In 1868 Louis Ducos du Hauron expanded on this method by placing a screen made up of microscopic coloured stripes in front of a light-sensitive emulsion before exposing it to light. During exposure, the colours in the screen attached to the developing picture so when viewed back through the screen in a projector the image appeared fully in colour. Neither of these methods were commercially popular during the 19th century since black and white processes were cheaper and more widely available. In 1907 the Lumiere brothers introduced the Autochrome process to wide commercial success. The Autochrome process involved a mix of tiny potato starch grains dyed green, orange-red, and blue-purple that were mixed thoroughly and applied to a glass slide coated in a sticky varnish that held the grains in an evenly-distributed layer. The grains were laminated into the varnish to make them smaller and more transparent, and then the whole thing was sealed with another layer of waterproof varnish. The entire process could be done by machines, which made the slides cheap to produce, easily available to the public and opened up the process to amateur photographers. Photographs developed on Autochrome plates created soft images with relatively natural colour rendering, making them popular with artists and photojournalists. Autochrome plates (which came to refer to all colour screen plates regardless of manufacturer) created one-of-a-kind positive images and required long exposure times. Once an image was complete, it had to be quickly covered with either a strong coating of varnish or another slide of glass and then sealed along the edges with binding tape. Because silver is an element of the sticky base varnish that holds the dyed grains, if moisture was allowed to access the image the layers of varnish could ripple or tear away from the glass, or the dye could bleed or fade. The silver base is highly sensative to oxygen and if improperly sealed images could begin to "mirror," a process in which the exposed parts of the slide become uniform and shiny, obscuring the image. Because of the random distribution of dyed colour grains throughout the image and the lines created by laminating those grains into the base varnish, Autochrome transparencies are often mistaken for hand-painted coloured slides. Autochrome can be identified by looking closely for small dots of colour in all parts of the image, rather than the solid blots of colour found on hand-painted slides.
Scope & Content
File consists of 8 colour lantern slides, some captioned. File subjects include an unidentified mountain scene, Mount Assiniboine, horse in unientified mountain scene, man posed in campsite in unidentified location, Lake Louise and Victoria Glacier, Hector Lake and Bow Peak, unidentified man in camp.
Name Access
Carr, Stan J.
Subject Access
Exploration
Discovery and travel
Lantern slide
Geographic Access
Mount Assiniboine
Lake Louise
Bow Summit
Banff National Park
Alberta
Canada
Access Restrictions
No restrictions on access
Language
English
Conservation
Re-seal all slides appropriately; keep stored in cool, dry, dark area; refrain from exposing to further damage.
Creator
Carr, Stan J.
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Biographical Source Notes
http://www.graphicsatlas.org/identification/?process_id=286#overview
https://psap.library.illinois.edu/collection-id-guide/slide#autochrome
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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Marjorie Youhill Photograph Album

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions54491
Part Of
Archives General File Collection
Scope & Content
Item consists of one bound album of 158 black and white photographs and one train ticket, H18.5 x W28.5 cm. Photographs pertain to travels in Banff, Canmore, Lake Louise, Yoho National Park, Kootenay National Park, and Vancouver Island. Other points of interest that are depicted in the photographs …
Date Range
[c.1948]
Reference Code
V8 / 2014.8260 / PD - 1
Description Level
6 / Item
GMD
Album
Private record
Part Of
Archives General File Collection
Description Level
6 / Item
Fonds Number
M8 / V8 / S8
Series
2014.8260 : Accession Number
Sous-Fonds
V8
Accession Number
2014.8260
Reference Code
V8 / 2014.8260 / PD - 1
GMD
Album
Private record
Date Range
[c.1948]
Physical Description
1 album (159 photographs : b&w ; 28.5 x 18.5 cm)
History / Biographical
Marjorie Youhill, born c.1910s, was born, raised, and worked in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. She was a Christian Scientist, had one stepsister, and never married. Marjorie retired in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, where she died at the Glengarry Hospital. She left her financial estate to Loreen Dunklee, her cousin.
Scope & Content
Item consists of one bound album of 158 black and white photographs and one train ticket, H18.5 x W28.5 cm. Photographs pertain to travels in Banff, Canmore, Lake Louise, Yoho National Park, Kootenay National Park, and Vancouver Island. Other points of interest that are depicted in the photographs include: Banff Springs golf course, Bow Falls, Cave and Basin, Sulphur Mountain Chalet, Takakkaw Falls, and Lakes O'Hara and McArthur.
Notes
Album also contains a train ticket for the Canadian Pacific Railway traveling from Winnipeg to Banff, dated August 7, 1948.
Name Access
Youhill, Marjorie
Subject Access
Travel
Golfing
Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel
Sulphur Mountain Chalet
Sulphur Mountain lookout
Hiking
Lake O'Hara region
Cave and Basin
Canadian Pacific Railway
Family and personal life
Women
Geographic Access
Alberta
Banff
Banff National Park
British Columbia
Canada
Canadian Rocky Mountains
Canmore
Cave and Basin
Kootenay National Park
Lake Louise
Lake O'Hara
Sulphur Mountain
Yoho National Park
Language
English
Category
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Exploration, discovery and travel
Biographical Source Notes
Information provided on the gift agreement
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Less detail

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