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Assorted entertainment, business cards, advertisements

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions54783
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of cards, stationery, small publications and other collected items. Includes thank you and business cards for The Home Insurance Company in Calgary and the Canadian Bank of Commerce; two blank pages with letterhead for Hotel Wales in Calgary; a round paper placemat/coaster advertising…
Date Range
[1920-1940]
1947
1949
[1950-1965]
[1969-1975]
Reference Code
LUX / II / F1 / 52
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Newspaper clipping
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / II / F : Collected material
Sous-Fonds
LUX / II : Eleanor Luxton sous-fonds
Sub-Series
LUX / II / F1 : Textual
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / II / F1 / 52
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Newspaper clipping
Responsibility
Postcard illustration produced by L.H. Larsen
Date Range
[1920-1940]
1947
1949
[1950-1965]
[1969-1975]
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
File consists of cards, stationery, small publications and other collected items. Includes thank you and business cards for The Home Insurance Company in Calgary and the Canadian Bank of Commerce; two blank pages with letterhead for Hotel Wales in Calgary; a round paper placemat/coaster advertising La Ronde Revolving Restaurant in Edmonton; a copy of "Bill and Al's Happy Motoring" by Esso Imperial Service containing an article about Banff National Park [pages 2-3]; a Laura Secord advertisement and info booklet, "The History of Our Flag"; a partial pack of blank score cards titled Auction Bridge; a page titled "Rules for the Game of Five Hundred"; a newspaper clipping with comics on both sides; and a large [23 x 15 cm] postcard with illustration titled "What Would You Have Done?" [see notes].
Notes
NOTE: Large postcard "What Would You Have Done?" contains outdated and potentially offensive language which is reflective of the time period in which it was produced.
"Bill and Al's Happy Motoring" publication has mailing stamp on back addressed to Norman Luxton.
"Rules for the Game of Five Hundred" card annotated in pencil
Name Access
Luxton, Norman
Subject Access
Businesses
History
Entertainment
Hotel
Travel
Tourism
Sports
Skiing
Recreation
Finances
Commerce
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Banff National Park
Calgary
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Category
Commerce and industry
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail
This material is presented as originally created; it may contain outdated cultural descriptions and potentially offensive content. Read more.

Banff and area businesses, townsite, scenic views

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Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of photographs pertaining to businesses, tourist attractions and natural views in and around Banff. Includes images of backcountry camps in Banff National Park; the Bow River Boat House; Beaver Lodge and Bampton Cottage [both located on Beaver Street in Banff]; fires at Breton Hall Ho…
Date Range
[ca.1890-1900]
[1896-1898]
1904-1905
[ca.1910-1920]
1912
1914
[ca.1930-1935]
1933
1941
[ca.1950-1960]
Reference Code
LUX / I / D6c / PA - 133 to 182
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / I / D : Professional and Personal
Sous-Fonds
LUX / I : Norman Luxton sous-fonds
Sub-Series
LUX / I / D6 : Other activities and interests
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / I / D6c / PA - 133 to 182
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Responsibility
PA-182 produced by Canadian Pacific
Date Range
[ca.1890-1900]
[1896-1898]
1904-1905
[ca.1910-1920]
1912
1914
[ca.1930-1935]
1933
1941
[ca.1950-1960]
Physical Description
50 photographs ; b&w prints ; 25 x 20.5 cm or smaller
Scope & Content
File consists of photographs pertaining to businesses, tourist attractions and natural views in and around Banff. Includes images of backcountry camps in Banff National Park; the Bow River Boat House; Beaver Lodge and Bampton Cottage [both located on Beaver Street in Banff]; fires at Breton Hall Hotel and Banff Springs Hotel; the Park Museum and Information Bureau; early views of Banff Springs Hotel [1904]; Vermillion River Bungalow Camp and the Lake Louise Chalet; Paddy J. Nolan’s home [built by Norman Luxton]; a postcard print titled “Starved Bachelors Retreat Banff Alberta"; swimming at the Cave and Basin[?] and Banff Upper Hot Springs; the Crag and Canyon office [ca.1905]; Skoki Lodge; and the office of photographers Wilson and Fear [1896-1898].
Notes
Photographs LUX/I/D6c/PA-181 and 182 [depicting Wilson and Fear storefront] are copies of the same image but annotated with different dates [ca.1896 and ca.1898]. Based on context and dating of related images in Whyte Museum archives, actual image date may be closer to [ca.1894].
Material Details
LUX/I/D6c/PA-173 has three red sun-shaped stickers attached to back left corner, red ribbon attached to back right corner
Name Access
Wilson, John
Fear, George
Fear, William (Bill)
Nolan, Paddy J.
Luxton, Norman
Smyth, S. A.
Subject Access
Bow River Boat House
Pack trips
Horses
Teepees
Boats
Property
Land use
Hotels
Fire
Banff Springs Hotel
Photography
Businesses
Tourism
Hot Springs
Leisure
Mountain
Newspaper
Organizations
Travel
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Banff National Park
Vermilion Lakes
Lake Louise
Bow River
Sulphur Mountain
Cave and Basin
Language
English
Related Material
Items LUX/I/D6c/PA-163 to 168 have duplicate negative copies processed as LUX/I/D6c/NA-41 to 46
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail
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Banff and area landscapes, natural views

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions55023
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 42 photographs pertaining to landscape views, wildlife, and hiking and horseback riding trips within Banff National Park and the surrounding area. Includes images of Goat Cave, trips through Johnston Canyon and Marble Canyon, the Banff animal paddock, CPR trains travelling through …
Date Range
[ca.1910-1920]
1921
1923
ca.1930-1940]
1940
Reference Code
LUX / I / D6c / PA - 91 to 132
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / I / D : Personal and Professional
Sous-Fonds
LUX / I : Norman Luxton sous-fonds
Sub-Series
LUX / I / D6 : Other activities and interests
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / I / D6c / PA - 91 to 132
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Responsibility
Item LUX/I/D6c/PA-129 produced by A.S. Williams
Date Range
[ca.1910-1920]
1921
1923
ca.1930-1940]
1940
Physical Description
42 photographs : b&w prints ; 25 x 20.5 cm or smaller
Scope & Content
File consists of 42 photographs pertaining to landscape views, wildlife, and hiking and horseback riding trips within Banff National Park and the surrounding area. Includes images of Goat Cave, trips through Johnston Canyon and Marble Canyon, the Banff animal paddock, CPR trains travelling through the Canadian Rockies, and hoodoo rock formations. One photograph depicts unidentified riders on horseback during winter, annotated “Carnival 1923” [Banff Winter Carnival?]
Notes
Two individuals in photos identified by their titles and last names [“Mrs. Hutchings” and “Mr. Edwards”], but first names not confirmed
Items PA-108 to 119 in file consist of 6 unique images and one duplicate of each image [12 photographs total]
Name Access
Luxton, Norman
Subject Access
Wildlife
Animals
Horses
Horseback riding
Hiking
Landscape
Trains
Canadian Pacific Railway
Animal Paddock
Banff Winter Carnival
Mountain Goat
Geological formation
Geology
Elk
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff National Park
Banff
Johnston Canyon
Marble Canyon
Language
English
Category
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail
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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
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail
This material is presented as originally created; it may contain outdated cultural descriptions and potentially offensive content. Read more.

Banff, Canada's First National Park images

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Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 59 photographs collected by Eleanor Luxton as research material for the book Banff: Canada's First National Park. Images pertain to skiing and ski jumping, canoeing, Banff Indian Days, the King Edward Hotel, swimming at the Cave and Basin, the Banff Winter Carnival, wildlife, and v…
Date Range
1902 - 1958
Reference Code
LUX / II / B5 / PA - 48 to 106
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / II / B : Professional records
Sous-Fonds
LUX / II : Eleanor Luxton sous-fonds
Sub-Series
LUX / II / B5 : Literary papers
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / II / B5 / PA - 48 to 106
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Date Range
1902 - 1958
Physical Description
59 photographs : b&w prints ; 20 x 25 cm or smaller
Scope & Content
File consists of 59 photographs collected by Eleanor Luxton as research material for the book Banff: Canada's First National Park. Images pertain to skiing and ski jumping, canoeing, Banff Indian Days, the King Edward Hotel, swimming at the Cave and Basin, the Banff Winter Carnival, wildlife, and various views in and around the town of Banff.
Notes
Some items in file are annotated
Name Access
Paris, Cyril
Browne, George
Browne, Belmore
Luxton, Norman
Luxton, Eleanor
Orr, Lorne
Brewster, Fern
Brewster, Jim
Luxton, George
Dunsmore, Fulton
Subject Access
Animals
Artists
Banff Indian Days
Banff Winter Carnival
Bighorn Sheep
Bridges
Businesses
Canoes and canoeing
Cave and Basin
Community events
Community life
Competition
Elk
Environment
Family and personal life
History
Hotels
Land, settlement and immigration
Leisure
Mount Norquay Ski Area
Mountaineering
Mountains
Museums
Municipal views
Multiculturalism
Painting
Public events
Research
Recreation
Royalty
Royal Visit
Settlement
Skating
Ski areas
Ski jumping
Skiing
Sports
Swimming
Tourism
Wildlife
Winter
Winter Carnival
Winter sports
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Banff National Park
Lake Minnewanka
Mount Norquay
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Conservation
Items stored in mylar
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Environment
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail
This material is presented as originally created; it may contain outdated cultural descriptions and potentially offensive content. Read more.
Part Of
Malcolm Geddes fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 31 lantern slides with images pertaining to mountains (including Mount Assiniboine), glaciers, canyons, and water features in Banff National Park; views of Banff townsite and hotels; and roads between Canmore and Lake Louise.
Date Range
[ca.1925]
Reference Code
V756 / III / A / PS - 130 to 160
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Malcolm Geddes fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M39
V756
Series
V756 / III : Personal and family records
Sous-Fonds
V756
Sub-Series
V756 / III / A : Travel and mountain expeditions
Accession Number
6504
Reference Code
V756 / III / A / PS - 130 to 160
Responsibility
Most images issued by Department of the Interior Natural Resources Intelligence Branch
Date Range
[ca.1925]
Physical Description
31 photographs : lantern slides
Scope & Content
File consists of 31 lantern slides with images pertaining to mountains (including Mount Assiniboine), glaciers, canyons, and water features in Banff National Park; views of Banff townsite and hotels; and roads between Canmore and Lake Louise.
Notes
Most images are captioned
Material Details
Some items hand-coloured
Subject Access
Mountains
Glaciers
Landscape
Businesses
Hotels
Travel
Roads
Environment
National parks and reserves
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff National Park
Banff
Access Restrictions
Fragile- restrictions may apply
Language
English
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Environment
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail
This material is presented as originally created; it may contain outdated cultural descriptions and potentially offensive content. Read more.

Banff National Park and Lake Louise maps

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions54945
Part Of
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of two folded maps and a small clipping [possibly top or bottom portion from a different map or one of maps in file]. One map is of Banff National Park and one is of Lake Louise [1959]. Banff National Park map has black pencil tracings over trail section near the bottom of the map and…
Date Range
1959
[1960-1970]
Reference Code
M545 / V / 53
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Map
Part Of
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M545 / V635
Series
M545 / V : Administrative records
Sous-Fonds
M545
Accession Number
8235
Reference Code
M545 / V / 53
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Map
Date Range
1959
[1960-1970]
Physical Description
0.5 cm of textual records (2 maps ; 60.5 x 57.5 and 60 x 56.5 cm)
Scope & Content
File consists of two folded maps and a small clipping [possibly top or bottom portion from a different map or one of maps in file]. One map is of Banff National Park and one is of Lake Louise [1959]. Banff National Park map has black pencil tracings over trail section near the bottom of the map and annotation in bottom right corner which reads "Natural Bridge". Lake Louise map produced by the Government of Canada.
Subject Access
Banff National Park
Environment
Geography
Map
Lake Louise
Travel
Government
National parks and reserves
Trails
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff National Park
Lake Louise
Language
English
Conservation
Clipping stored in mylar due to significant staining and residue from tape
Items kept folded [not placed in mylar] due to mass production of content and minimal/no annotations
Category
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Government
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail
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Banff National Park (general)

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions55338
Part Of
Murray Hay fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 4 prings : col. 35.1 x 24.8 cm or smaller and 4 maps (2 paper, 2 overlays) : col., on mylar ; 60.4 x 30. cm or smaller. File pertains to aerial views of Banff National Park, showing the towns of Banff and Lake Louise, ski hills (Norqay Ski Hill, Sunshine Village, and Lake Louise Sk…
Date Range
ca.1976-ca.2000
Reference Code
V795 / II / B / v / 1-2
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Map
Print
Private record
Part Of
Murray Hay fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M570 / V795
Series
V795 / II : Unpublished Material
Sous-Fonds
V795
Sub-Series
V795 / II / B : Alberta / v : Banff National Park
Accession Number
2019.41
Reference Code
V795 / II / B / v / 1-2
GMD
Map
Print
Private record
Date Range
ca.1976-ca.2000
Physical Description
4 prints : col. 35.1 x 24.8 cm or smaller
4 maps (2 paper, 2 overlays) : col., annotations, on mylar ; 60.4 x 30. cm or smaller
Scope & Content
File consists of 4 prings : col. 35.1 x 24.8 cm or smaller and 4 maps (2 paper, 2 overlays) : col., on mylar ; 60.4 x 30. cm or smaller. File pertains to aerial views of Banff National Park, showing the towns of Banff and Lake Louise, ski hills (Norqay Ski Hill, Sunshine Village, and Lake Louise Ski Resort), as well as other georgraphic features. The mylar overlays contain various amounts of detail and annotations - one consists of a dark red sheet overlayed with place names in negative.
Notes
Items not in oversize stored in downstairs vault.
Name Access
Hay, Murray
Subject Access
Advertising
Artist
Ski Maps
Map
Cartography
Sports and recreation
Tourism
Tourist information
Winter
Winter sports
Ski area
Sunshine Village
Norquay Ski Hill
Lake Louise Ski Area
Geographic Access
Banff
Lake Louise
Banff National Park
Alberta
Canada
Canadian Rocky Mountains
Language
English
Creator
Hay, Murray
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Communications
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail
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Banff townsite, road trip, Luxton family home, Indigenous families

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions54975
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of photograph prints pertaining to attractions in and near Banff including the Animal Paddock and golfing at Banff Springs; the Luxton family home and garden and a stray dog on the Luxton property; an unidentified Indigenous couple, two individuals and a family posing near teepees [po…
Date Range
[1905-1908]
[1915-1930]
[1935-1940]
Reference Code
LUX / I / E4 / PA - 127 to 172
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / I / E : Collected material
Sous-Fonds
LUX / I : Norman Luxton sous-fonds
Sub-Series
LUX / I / E4 : Photographs
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / I / E4 / PA - 127 to 172
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Date Range
[1905-1908]
[1915-1930]
[1935-1940]
Physical Description
46 photographs : b&w prints; 17.5 x 12 cm or smaller
Scope & Content
File consists of photograph prints pertaining to attractions in and near Banff including the Animal Paddock and golfing at Banff Springs; the Luxton family home and garden and a stray dog on the Luxton property; an unidentified Indigenous couple, two individuals and a family posing near teepees [possibly members of the Stoney Nakoda tribe in Morley]; a road trip to Sinclair Canyon with Norman Luxton and friends; and various scenic views of Banff and surrounding area including Sundance Lodge.
Notes
Photographs are not dated - date ranges provided are estimates by Processing Archivist based on content and format of file contents
Name Access
Luxton, Norman
Subject Access
Aerial photography
Animal Paddock
Animals
Dogs
Family and personal life
Landscape
Land, settlement and immigration
Teepees
Townsite development
Travel
Camping
Public events
Communities
First Nations
Indigenous Peoples
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Morley
Banff National Park
Language
English
Conservation
Items placed in mylar
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
First nations
Land, settlement and immigration
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail
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[Banff Visit Scrapbook]

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Part Of
Stewart family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of a scrapbook containing newspaper accounts by travellers in the Rockies and Selkirks, particularly descriptions of Banff town, Banff Springs Hotel, the hot springs and vicinity. The Stewarts are frequently mentioned, having extended their hospitality to the various writers. The al…
Date Range
[ca.1880]-1894
Reference Code
M104 / 1
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Scrapbook
  1 image     1 Electronic Resource  
Part Of
Stewart family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M104 / V209
Sous-Fonds
M104
Accession Number
729
Reference Code
M104 / 1
GMD
Scrapbook
Date Range
[ca.1880]-1894
Physical Description
2cm of textual records (18 pages ; 21.5 x 35 cm)
History / Biographical
George A. Stewart, 1830-1917, was the first Superintendent of Rocky Mountains Park (now Banff National Park) from 1886-1897. George and Frances Stewart, 1843-1932, and family were prominent early residents of Banff.
Scope & Content
File consists of a scrapbook containing newspaper accounts by travellers in the Rockies and Selkirks, particularly descriptions of Banff town, Banff Springs Hotel, the hot springs and vicinity. The Stewarts are frequently mentioned, having extended their hospitality to the various writers. The album has been autographed at a later date by Olive Stewart Foster.
Name Access
Stewart, George A.
Subject Access
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Geographic Access
Banff
Lake Louise
Banff National Park
Alberta
Canada
Access Restrictions
No restrictions on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
English
Conservation
Blank pages not scanned
Creator
Stewart, George A.
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Electronic Resources
Images
thumbnail
Less detail
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