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1964 ski trip, skiing with friends

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Part Of
Chic Scott fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of photographs pertaining to Hans Gmoser skiing with friends. Most photographs are from a 1964 ski trip between Toby Creek and the Bugaboos mountain range in British Columbia.
Date Range
1964
[1980 - 1990]
Reference Code
V40 / V / PA - 1 to 24
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Chic Scott fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M57
S47
V40
Series
V40 / V : Deep Powder and Steep Rock
Sous-Fonds
V40
Accession Number
2015.8559
Reference Code
V40 / V / PA - 1 to 24
Date Range
1964
[1980 - 1990]
Physical Description
24 photographs : b&w and col. prints; 25 x 20 cm or smaller
Scope & Content
File consists of photographs pertaining to Hans Gmoser skiing with friends. Most photographs are from a 1964 ski trip between Toby Creek and the Bugaboos mountain range in British Columbia.
Notes
Photographs in file are accompanied by one page of handwritten notes pertaining to details of images from 1964 ski trip [PA - 1 to 21] and one copy of an Eaton's newspaper ad featuring an illustration of a ski jumper
Name Access
Gmoser, Hans
McConkey, Jim
Wiegele, Mike
Grillmair, Leo
Gertsch, Rudy
Gmoser, Margaret
Lemire, Pierre
Subject Access
Sports
Recreation
Skiing
Ski jumping
Mountains
Landscape
Family and personal life
Exploration
Travel
Winter
Winter sports
Geographic Access
Canada
British Columbia
Toby Creek
Bugaboos
Canadian Rocky Mountains
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
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
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Banff National Park (general)

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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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Bennett Trips 1931 to 1936

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Part Of
Bert Riggall fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 22 b&w photographs, some captioned. Photographs pertain to the Bennett trips guided and outfitted by Riggall of 1931, 1933, 1934, 1935, and 1936. The photographs document packtrains, camp life, hiking, Herbst glacier, and fishing. Locations of photographs include: Wall Lake, Mount …
Date Range
1931
1933-1936
Reference Code
V26 / II / A4 / PA - 130 to 152
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Part Of
Bert Riggall fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M376 / V26
Series
II.Business and Financial: Client Papers and Photographs
Sous-Fonds
V26
Accession Number
7201
Reference Code
V26 / II / A4 / PA - 130 to 152
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Date Range
1931
1933-1936
Physical Description
Photographs: 22 b&w prints
Scope & Content
File consists of 22 b&w photographs, some captioned. Photographs pertain to the Bennett trips guided and outfitted by Riggall of 1931, 1933, 1934, 1935, and 1936. The photographs document packtrains, camp life, hiking, Herbst glacier, and fishing. Locations of photographs include: Wall Lake, Mount Festubert, Great Divide at South Kootenay Pass.
Subject Access
Guiding, Camping, Packtrains
Hiking
Camping
Recreation
Sports
Fishing
Geographic Access
Canada
Canadian Rocky Mountains
British Columbia
Kootenay National Park
Great Divide
Language
N/A
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail
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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.
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail
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Calgary Mountain Club - visual

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Part Of
Chic Scott fonds
Scope & Content
Series consists of photographs pertaining to the Calgary Mountain Club and its activities.
Date Range
1978 - 1998
Reference Code
V40 / XII
Description Level
3 / Series
GMD
Photograph
Digital image
Part Of
Chic Scott fonds
Description Level
3 / Series
Fonds Number
M57 / V40 / S47
Series
V40 / XII: Calgary Mountain Club
Sous-Fonds
V40
Accession Number
6772
Reference Code
V40 / XII
GMD
Photograph
Digital image
Date Range
1978 - 1998
Physical Description
photographs
History / Biographical
Originally, the CMC was the meeting point of Canada's top climbers who gathered together to plan expeditions, plot potential first ascents and discuss the advancement of their chosen sport. Today, it still provides this function but also serves as a means for new climbers to meet.
Scope & Content
Series consists of photographs pertaining to the Calgary Mountain Club and its activities.
Name Access
Scott, Chic
Calgary Mountain Club
Subject Access
Organizations
Exploration
Travel
Club
Mountaineering
Mountains
Climbing
Community events
Sports and recreation
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Calgary
Canadian Rocky Mountains
Access Restrictions
Reference only
Reproduction Restrictions
Restricted: copyright remains with creator not museum
Language
English
Related Material
M57 / XII
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Biographical Source Notes
http://www.calgarymountainclub.com/main.php?page=about
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail
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Canadian Pacific souvenir and travel publications

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Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of brochures, souvenir booklets, travel guides and related materials pertaining to Canadian Pacific trips and destinations within North America. Locations include: Banff Springs Hotel and Banff National Park; the Empress Hotel in Victoria; British Columbia; Ontario and the the Great L…
Date Range
[1905-1911]
1909
[1915-1920]
1917-1918
1920-1921
1923
1928-1929
1931
1935-1938
1940
[1940-1950]
1974
Reference Code
LUX / II / C4 / 15 to 17
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / II / C : Personal material
Sous-Fonds
LUX / II : Eleanor Luxton sous-fonds
Sub-Series
LUX / II / C4 : Travel and hobbies
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / II / C4 / 15 to 17
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Date Range
[1905-1911]
1909
[1915-1920]
1917-1918
1920-1921
1923
1928-1929
1931
1935-1938
1940
[1940-1950]
1974
Physical Description
7.5 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
File consists of brochures, souvenir booklets, travel guides and related materials pertaining to Canadian Pacific trips and destinations within North America. Locations include: Banff Springs Hotel and Banff National Park; the Empress Hotel in Victoria; British Columbia; Ontario and the the Great Lakes; Quebec; Alaska; and the Pacific and Atlantic coasts. File also includes a map of the Canadian Pacific rail system [1918] and a copy of "Empress of the Pacific" cruise magazine [1936].
Subject Access
Tourism
Travel
Canadian Pacific Railway
Cruise ships
Banff Springs Hotel
Hotel
Empress Hotel
Train
Railways
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
British Columbia
Victoria
Ontario
Quebec
Great Lakes
United States of America
Alaska
Access Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Commerce and industry
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Content Details
Items divided into 3 files: LUX/II/C4/15: Ontario, Quebec, Alaska and Canadian coastal guide books [ca. 1915-1920] LUX/II/C4/16: Canadian Rockies guides and information booklets LUX/II/C4/17: Other Canadian Pacific material
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail
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Part Of
Murray Hay fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 1 cm of textual records, 10 x 22 cm. File pertains to tourist maps of the Canadian Rocky Mountains created by Murray Hay. File includes a brochure of titled "Canadian Rockies Access Maps" that, when unfolded, includes several maps of the various areas that make up the Canadian Rock…
Date Range
ca. 1990 - 1999
1999
Reference Code
M570 / III / D / i / 2
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Published record
Map
Textual record
Part Of
Murray Hay fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M570 / V795
Series
M570 / III : Murray Hay portfolio (published material)
Sous-Fonds
M570
Sub-Series
M570 / III / D : Miscellaneous / i : Canada (general)
Accession Number
2019.41
Reference Code
M570 / III / D / i / 2
GMD
Published record
Map
Textual record
Date Range
ca. 1990 - 1999
1999
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records (10 x 22 cm)
Scope & Content
File consists of 1 cm of textual records, 10 x 22 cm. File pertains to tourist maps of the Canadian Rocky Mountains created by Murray Hay. File includes a brochure of titled "Canadian Rockies Access Maps" that, when unfolded, includes several maps of the various areas that make up the Canadian Rocky Mountains, like Kananaskis Country, Canmore, Banff National Park, Jasper National Park, Yoho National Park, etc.
Name Access
Hay, Murray
Subject Access
Advertising
Artist
Banff
Banff National Park
Cartography
Communications
Lake Louise
Kananaskis Country
Map
Mountains
Tourism
Tourist information
Travel
Geographic Access
Canada
Canadian Rocky Mountains
Alberta
British Columbia
Yoho National Park
Jasper National Park
Banff National Park
Glacier National Park
Canmore
Banff
Jasper
Lake Louise
Kananaskis
Kananaskis Country
Kootenay National Park
Language
English
Category
Communications
Exploration, discovery and travel
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail
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Canadian Rockies mountaineering trips, Alpine Club of Canada expeditions

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Part Of
Malcolm Geddes fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 129 lantern slides pertaining to mountaineering expeditions and scenic views in the Canadian Rockies. Includes images of pack trips, ice climbing, hiking, and Alpine Club of Canada camps. Locations include Emperor Falls; Berg Lake; ascent of Resplendent Mountain; Mount Edith Cavell…
Date Range
[1913-1925]
Reference Code
V756 / III / A / PS - 1 to 129
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph
Lantern slide
  1 image  
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 - 1 to 129
GMD
Photograph
Lantern slide
Responsibility
Some items produced by Charles Potter and James Mahon
Date Range
[1913-1925]
Physical Description
129 photographs : lantern slides
Scope & Content
File consists of 129 lantern slides pertaining to mountaineering expeditions and scenic views in the Canadian Rockies. Includes images of pack trips, ice climbing, hiking, and Alpine Club of Canada camps. Locations include Emperor Falls; Berg Lake; ascent of Resplendent Mountain; Mount Edith Cavell; Mount Maud; Mount Commander; Mount Marpole; Mount Habel; Mount Robson; Mount Temple; Mount Huber; Castle Mountain; and Wilcox Pass.
Notes
Some items are numbered on outer edges or otherwise labelled
Material Details
Some items hand-coloured
Name Access
Gibbon, John Murray
Wheeler, A. O. (Arthur Oliver)
Geddes, Malcolm
Alpine Club of Canada
Subject Access
Travel
Exploration
Hiking
Ice climbing
Summit
Mountains
Landscape
Recreation
Alpine Club of Canada
Glaciers
Trails
Pack trips
Camping
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
British Columbia
Canadian Rocky Mountains
Mount Robson
Mount Temple
Mount Habel
Mount Geikie
Mount Huber
Castle Mountain
Wilcox Pass
Mount Edith Cavell
Mount Maud
Mount Commander
Mount Marpole
Access Restrictions
Fragile - restrictions may apply
Reproduction Restrictions
Fragile- restrictions may apply
Language
N/A
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Images
thumbnail
Less detail
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Part Of
Chic Scott fonds
Scope & Content
Series consists of notes, research materials, correspondence, newspaper clippings and other personal records collected by Chic Scott. Content pertains to publication projects, biographies, Chic Scott and Kathy Madill's wedding, and the 1982 Everest Expedition.
Date Range
[1982 - 2018]
Reference Code
M57 / XIV
Description Level
3 / Series
GMD
Textual record
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Chic Scott fonds
Description Level
3 / Series
Fonds Number
M57
S47
V40
Series
M57 / XIV : Chic Scott Personal
Sous-Fonds
M57
Accession Number
6772
8110
2015.8559
2016.8583
Reference Code
M57 / XIV
GMD
Textual record
Private record
Published record
Date Range
[1982 - 2018]
Physical Description
10 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
Series consists of notes, research materials, correspondence, newspaper clippings and other personal records collected by Chic Scott. Content pertains to publication projects, biographies, Chic Scott and Kathy Madill's wedding, and the 1982 Everest Expedition.
Name Access
Scott, Chic
Madill, Kathy
Amann, Eddie
Subject Access
Biography
Research
Publication
Weddings
Events
Family and personal life
Personal and Professional Life
Everest '82
Sports
Recreation
Exploration
Travel
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Lake Louise
Mount Everest
Canadian Rocky Mountains
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Category
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Exploration, discovery and travel
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail
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