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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 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
This material is presented as originally created; it may contain outdated cultural descriptions and potentially offensive content. Read more.

[Banff Visit Scrapbook]

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions54911
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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Buildings and businesses, Banff area

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Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 34 photographs pertaining to businesses and other properties in and around Banff. Photographs depict individuals swimming at the Cave and Basin; a boathouse near the Bow River; several hotels, including Banff Springs Hotel, Chateau Lake Louise and the Mount Royal Hotel; Fairholme R…
Date Range
1901
[1910-1950]
Reference Code
LUX / III / D / PA - 1 to 34
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / III / D : Other material
Sous-Fonds
LUX / III : Luxton family sous-fonds
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / III / D / PA - 1 to 34
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Date Range
1901
[1910-1950]
Physical Description
34 photographs : b&w prints ; 25 x 20 cm or smaller
Scope & Content
File consists of 34 photographs pertaining to businesses and other properties in and around Banff. Photographs depict individuals swimming at the Cave and Basin; a boathouse near the Bow River; several hotels, including Banff Springs Hotel, Chateau Lake Louise and the Mount Royal Hotel; Fairholme Ranch; and other related views.
Notes
Some photographs are annotated
Subject Access
Businesses
Hotels
Animals
Banff National Park
Banff Upper Hot Springs
Bow River Boat House
Boats
Buildings
Cave and Basin
Chateau Lake Louise
Fairholme Ranch
Mount Royal Hotel
Postcards
Ranches
Teahouses
Tourism
Travel
Upper Hot Springs
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Banff National Park
Lake Louise
Access Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Reproduction Restrictions
Copyright restrictions may apply
Language
English
Conservation
Some items stored in mylar
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
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
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies bulletins from 1931-1974 [some annotated] and one "Skyline Trails" bulletin [1960]. Content pertains to views and events from previous trips, schedules and planned destinations of trail rides, and membership lists.
Date Range
1931
1939
1941-1942
1944-1945
1948-1953
1955-1957
1960-1962
1964
1970
1972
1974
Reference Code
M545 / III / 8 to 11
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Organization record
Part Of
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M545 / V635
Sous-Fonds
M545
Accession Number
5939
Reference Code
M545 / III / 8 to 11
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Organization record
Date Range
1931
1939
1941-1942
1944-1945
1948-1953
1955-1957
1960-1962
1964
1970
1972
1974
Physical Description
8 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
File consists of Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies bulletins from 1931-1974 [some annotated] and one "Skyline Trails" bulletin [1960]. Content pertains to views and events from previous trips, schedules and planned destinations of trail rides, and membership lists.
Notes
Brochures are organized by date [see "Content Details"]
Name Access
Bagley, Ray
Round, F. W. E. (Bill), Jr.
Rungius, Carl
Crosby, Lou
Gibbon, John Murray
Subject Access
Advertising
Administration
Membership
Horses
Horseback riding
Camping
Entertainment
Travel
Tourism
Publication
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Moraine Lake
Lake Louise
Stewart Canyon
Spray Lakes
Larix Lake
Fatigue Pass
Ptarmigan Lake
Mount Assiniboine
Deception Pass
Wolverine Plateau
Simpson Pass
Wonder Pass
Kananaskis
Johnston Creek
Panther River
Red Deer
Lake O'Hara
Pulsatilla Pass
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Category
Communications
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Content Details
M545 / III / 8 : 1931-1948
M545 / III / 9 : 1949-1953
M545 / III / 10 : 1955-1962
M545 / III / 11 : 1964-1974
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
This material is presented as originally created; it may contain outdated cultural descriptions and potentially offensive content. Read more.

Canadian Pacific souvenir menus

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions54721
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of souvenir menus from various trips on Canadian Pacific Railway and Canadian Pacific cruises. Contents pertain to various destinations within Canada, including: Banff Springs Hotel and Banff National Park, Lake Louise, Calgary, Edmonton, Victoria, Vancouver, Connaught and Spiral Tunn…
Date Range
1924
1926
1928
1939
1941
1945
1952
1957
1969
Reference Code
LUX / II / C4 / 14
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 / 14
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Responsibility
Materials in file produced by Canadian Pacific
Date Range
1924
1926
1928
1939
1941
1945
1952
1957
1969
Physical Description
3 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
File consists of souvenir menus from various trips on Canadian Pacific Railway and Canadian Pacific cruises. Contents pertain to various destinations within Canada, including: Banff Springs Hotel and Banff National Park, Lake Louise, Calgary, Edmonton, Victoria, Vancouver, Connaught and Spiral Tunnels, Ottawa, Quebec, and St. John [New Brunswick]. Includes a set of 3 menus from 1924 and a set of 3 adult menus and 1 children's menu from 1952 which are stored in original Canadian Pacific paper envelopes.
Notes
Items in file are stored in two file folders, organized chronologically
Name Access
Luxton, Eleanor
Canadian Pacific Railway
Subject Access
Advertising
Travel
Train
Tourism
Tourist information
Banff Springs Hotel
Hotel
Commerce and industry
Cruise ships
Indigenous Peoples
Government
Landscape
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Calgary
Edmonton
Lake Louise
British Columbia
Vancouver
Victoria
Quebec
New Brunswick
St. John
Access Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Category
Transportation
Commerce and industry
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Environment
Cultural pluralism
Government
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
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
This material is presented as originally created; it may contain outdated cultural descriptions and potentially offensive content. Read more.
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
This material is presented as originally created; it may contain outdated cultural descriptions and potentially offensive content. Read more.

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