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Arthur Oliver Wheeler fonds

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

Banff National Park and Lake Louise maps

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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

Bruno Engler fonds

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Part Of
Bruno Engler fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds is primarily a broad-ranging commercial negative collection pertaining to Banff and area, including businesses, buildings, projects, events, people and scenic views; skiing, mountain travel and recreation; Sunshine Village Ski Area; warden activities in the mountain parks; national and provin…
Date Range
[ca.1886]-1998, predominant ca.1940-1995
Reference Code
M323 / S40 / V190
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Machine-readable data file
Motion picture
Film
Video
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Sound recording
Cassette
Reel to reel
Textual record
Corporate record
Map
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Bruno Engler fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 323
S 40
V 190
Sous-Fonds
M 323
S 40
V 190
Accession Number
188, 1300, 2622, 2998, 3468, 3496, 5507, 6200, 6770 (unproc), 7045(unproc), 7436 (unproc)
Reference Code
M323 / S40 / V190
GMD
Machine-readable data file
Motion picture
Film
Video
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Sound recording
Cassette
Reel to reel
Textual record
Corporate record
Map
Private record
Published record
Date Range
[ca.1886]-1998, predominant ca.1940-1995
Physical Description
ca.31,580 photographs: negatives, prints, and transparencies. -- 1 photograph album (ca.150 prints). -- 50 motion pictures: 1 original, 8 copies on 3 video cassettes, 41 film reels: 16mm, 35mm. -- 18 sound recordings: audio tape reels, audio tape cassettes. -- 5 electronic records: computer diskettes. -- 3 maps. -- 15 cm textual records.
History / Biographical
Bruno Engler, 1915-2001, was a mountain guide, ski instructor, photographer and film maker at Banff and Canmore, Alberta, Canada. Engler arrived from Switzerland in 1939 and initially worked as a mountain guide and ski instructor for the Canadian Pacific Railway, Sunshine ski area and for Deer Lodge at Lake Louise, Alberta. During the Second World War, he served as a mountain warfare instructor for the Canadian Army. Following the war, Engler worked as a free-lance photographer for the National Film Board and others; as coach of the University of Alberta Ski Team; and as a technical advisor, cameraman and actor for numerous movies made in the Banff area. Throughout his career, Engler worked as a still and motion picture photographer, both for the movie industry and for governments at all levels, as well as operating his own business, Alpine Films of Banff, Alberta.
Scope & Content
Fonds is primarily a broad-ranging commercial negative collection pertaining to Banff and area, including businesses, buildings, projects, events, people and scenic views; skiing, mountain travel and recreation; Sunshine Village Ski Area; warden activities in the mountain parks; national and provincial parks; scenic views of western Canada, particularly mountain landscapes; some portraits and candid shots of local and international personalities. Photographs pertaining to film making include helicopter rescue; highway construction; Norquay, Sunshine, and Lake Louise ski areas' histories; Banff events and buildings; Canmore events and buildings; professional and amateur ski races; scenic mountain and wildlife; mountaineering and highway accidents; mountain guiding trips including Pierre Trudeau, Roland Michener and Peter Lougheed. Fonds consists of four series: Photography, Motion Pictures, Sound Recordings, and Textual records. Photography series consists of four sub-series established by the photographer: I. Old file, 1949-1970; II. Main file, alphabetical A - Z, 1950-1976; III Sunshine file, [1939], 1950-1975; IV. Warden file, 1954-1976.
Motion pictures on video cassettes are footage of skiing at Sunshine, 1930s; Clifford White films, 1930s, from WMCR Archives collection (V682); "Snow Capers" by Thomas Mead, 1946, includes Engler; "Ski Pro's Holiday" by George Encil, 1950?; "Mount Bulyea" by George Encil, 1950?, includes Engler; "Diary of a Mountain Man," a CBC documentary feature on Bruno Engler broadcast on "20/20" in 1965 (ca.27 minutes); "Great Days in the Rockies" by National Film Board of Canada, 1983; "Mountain Man" by Banff Centre, 1985, re Engler. Original film is "Sunshine 1940" and includes Brewster Transport ski buses travelling from train station to Sunshine Lodge, skiers, guide, lessons, games, rope tow, ski action, slalom, Bruno Engler, other. 16mm and 35mm film reels, 1946-1964 are films produced by the National Film Board.
Sound recordings, electronic records and and related textual material pertain to interviews with Bruno Engler, 1987, done by Brian Patton and Jon Whyte for Bruno Engler autobiography project. Interviews covered Engler's life, but are not complete to 1987. Transcripts, prepared from recordings by Brenda Goeres, are not verbatim. Audio tape cassettes consist of portions of content of audio tape reels.
Textual records include corporate records, newspaper clippings and magazine articles pertaining to film making, cast and crew listings and schedules for various movies, ski racing, mountain guiding trips and ski race listings. Also included is documentation pertaining to film making with producer National Film Board including letters, film stock footage, press releases, and film summaries; maps indicate film location shots for Arctic Rampage.
Name Access
Engler, Bruno
Subject Access
Arts
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Government
Sports, recreation and leisure
Access Restrictions
Some restriction/s on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: basic description
electronic finding aid
Related Material
Duplicate or further transcripts for sound recordings are found in Jon Whyte fonds (M88).
Creator
Engler, Bruno
Category
Arts
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Government
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on accession records and contents of fonds
Processing Status
Processed / Unprocessed
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Canadian inventory of historic building survey fonds

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Part Of
Canadian Inventory of Historic Building Survey fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds includes survey forms, notes, maps and photographs for dwellings, public and government buildings and commercial buildings in Banff, Lake Louise and Jasper, Alberta and outlying areas in Banff, Jasper and Yoho National Parks. The photographs record specific building information.
Date Range
Copies made in 1970
Reference Code
M187 / V218
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Textual record
Government record
Map
Part Of
Canadian Inventory of Historic Building Survey fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 187
V 218
Sous-Fonds
M 187
V 218
Accession Number
1115
Reference Code
M187 / V218
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Textual record
Government record
Map
Date Range
Copies made in 1970
Physical Description
13 cm of textual records. -- 850 photographs : prints
History / Biographical
The Canadian Inventory of Historic Building was a national survey of exterior and interior building information sponsored by the Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, National Historic Sites Service, National Parks Branch. Research on Banff and Jasper, Alberta, and Field, British Columbia was conducted by Mike Fumalle
Scope & Content
Fonds includes survey forms, notes, maps and photographs for dwellings, public and government buildings and commercial buildings in Banff, Lake Louise and Jasper, Alberta and outlying areas in Banff, Jasper and Yoho National Parks. The photographs record specific building information.
Name Access
Canadian inventory of historic building survey
Subject Access
Buildings and facilities
Government
Access Restrictions
Reference use only
Other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: basic description
Creator
Canadian inventory of historic building survey
Category
Family and personal life
Government
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

Canadian Wildlife Service fonds

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Part Of
Canadian Wildlife Service fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of slaughter records for elk, Banff National Park, 1960- 1965; a map of Banff National Park (1932) showing unidentified wildlife ranges; and plans for the Canadian Wildlife Service Laboratory at Banff, 1965.
Date Range
1932-1965
Reference Code
M416
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Textual record
Government record
Map
Plan
Part Of
Canadian Wildlife Service fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 416
Sous-Fonds
M 416
Accession Number
3079, 3137
Reference Code
M416
GMD
Textual record
Government record
Map
Plan
Date Range
1932-1965
Physical Description
3 textual records
History / Biographical
The Canadian Wildlife Service is a federal agency operated under the Department of the Environment and subsequent departments. The agency is responsible for monitoring animal and bird populations, extinction, effects of pollution, etc. The Canadian Wildlife Service established a laboratory in Banff, ca.1965.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of slaughter records for elk, Banff National Park, 1960- 1965; a map of Banff National Park (1932) showing unidentified wildlife ranges; and plans for the Canadian Wildlife Service Laboratory at Banff, 1965.
Name Access
Canadian Wildlife Service
Subject Access
Environment
Government
Access Restrictions
Reference use only
Other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Creator
Canadian Wildlife Service
Category
Environment
Government
Title Source
Title based on accession records
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

Maps of Banff and Western Canada

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Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consist of 7 printed maps, b&w and col., including zoning and topographical maps, depicting the Town of Banff and Banff National Park, the Rocky Mountains Forest Reserve, Medicine Hat, and the province of Alberta. Map of Medicine Hat includes annotated storage envelope with dimensions written …
Date Range
1912
1914
1924
1926
1932
1957
[1970-1980]
Reference Code
LUX / II / C5 / 25
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Map
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / II / C : Personal
Sous-Fonds
LUX / II : Eleanor Luxton sous-fonds
Sub-Series
LUX / II / C5 : Other
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / II / C5 / 25
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Map
Date Range
1912
1914
1924
1926
1932
1957
[1970-1980]
Physical Description
7 maps : some col. ; 168 x 71 cm or smaller
Scope & Content
File consist of 7 printed maps, b&w and col., including zoning and topographical maps, depicting the Town of Banff and Banff National Park, the Rocky Mountains Forest Reserve, Medicine Hat, and the province of Alberta. Map of Medicine Hat includes annotated storage envelope with dimensions written on the front. Topographical survey map of Banff is attributed to the Department of the Interior of Canada.
Subject Access
Cartography
Geography
Land use
Government
Travel
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Banff National Park
Medicine Hat
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Government
Environment
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

Parks Canada fonds

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Part Of
Parks Canada fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of material pertaining to the mountain parks of western Canada. I.A. Banff National Park photograph collection, 1903-1965 (predominant 1920s-1950s), ca.1756 prints and negatives. Pertains mainly to Banff townsite and developments and facilities within the park. Included are private …
Date Range
[ca.1887-ca.1995]
Reference Code
M317 / S23 / V488
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Video
Photograph
Machine-readable data file
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Sound recording
Cassette
Reel to reel
Textual record
Government record
Map
Plan
Part Of
Parks Canada fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 317
S 23
V 488
Sous-Fonds
M 317
S 23
V 488
Accession Number
97, 90, 1155, 1270, 1386, 1396, 1487, 1500, 1539, 1552, 1848, 1877, 1911, 2140, 2147, 2185, 2267, 2342, 2360, 2365, 2382, 2530, 2539, 2683, 2749, 2819, 2938, 2971, 2979, 2990, 2994, 2977, 3026, 3067, 3120, 3238, 3296, 3344, 3368, 3381, 3403, 3458, 3466, 3473, 3624, 3678, 3765, 3783, 3847, 3875, 4008, 5018, 5054, 5085, 5114, 5141, 5222, 5321, 6015, 6372, 6373, 6404, 6410, 6423, 6444, 6699, 6756, 6924, 7057, 7061, 7228, 7351, 8134 (unproc) 7770, 7511, 2015.8407
Reference Code
M317 / S23 / V488
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Video
Photograph
Machine-readable data file
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Sound recording
Cassette
Reel to reel
Textual record
Government record
Map
Plan
Other Title Info
Also known as the Canadian Parks Service collection.
Date Range
[ca.1887-ca.1995]
Physical Description
ca.13,557 photographs: prints, negatives, transparencies: col.; 35mm, 1 CD-ROM (556 digital scans). -- ca.55 sound recordings: audio tape cassettes, audio tape reel. -- ca.2.5 m textual records. -- 9 motion pictures: si., b&w; 16mm
History / Biographical
Parks Canada administers national parks in Canada. The agency has been administered by several government departments and undergone numerous name changes over the years. Most recently it was known as the Canadian Parks Service. Parks Canada is responsible for the administration of mountain parks and, in some cases, townsites within these parks. Until 1990, it administered the town of Banff in Banff National Park. Parks Canada provides a variety of services to visitors and residents pertaining to interpretive and visitor information; trail, resource and wildlife management; fire protection, mountaineering search and rescue and avalanche control; facilities and utilities; townsite services etc.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of material pertaining to the mountain parks of western Canada.
I.A. Banff National Park photograph collection, 1903-1965 (predominant 1920s-1950s), ca.1756 prints and negatives. Pertains mainly to Banff townsite and developments and facilities within the park. Included are private and government buildings, dwellings, roads and utilities; resource and wildlife development and management; visitor facilities; lodges, hotels and bungalow camps; warden and fire protection activities; Banff events; Norman Sanson trips and expeditions.
I.B. Banff National Park warden service photographs, motion pictures and documentation pertaining to wardens, warden activities and cabins, wildlife management; ca.11,000 items. Series includes 2 National Parks Service motion pictures "Hunting without a gun",1930 and Stalking big game", 1930.
I.C. Lantern slides, 2 sets (accn.3783); includes CPR lecture set, ca.1915, 145 items, and Canadian Rockies lecture set, ca.1920, 54 items, accompanied by lecture notes (stored with textual material M317).
I.D. Cave and Basin project; copies of mainly snapshot prints acquired by the Cave and Basin restoration and re-development project, 1981-1985, from various individuals, 204 items.
I.E. Yoho National Park collected photographs, ca.90 photographs : prints, pertain to Yoho National Park landscape, scenery, railway, places and facilities, including Field. Accompanied by 3 letters. Collected from numerous donors, including Kevin Hargadon, T. Lees, Ernie Plant, F. W. Yeats and Millie Adamson.
I.F. Other, ca.90 items?; prints, transparencies, copy negatives, video recording. Includes: colour transparencies by Jack Holroyd and Bruce Gordon, 1966-1974, re Banff buildings and Protection Mountain mine; photographs of Bankhead, its people and activities used for project Bankhead: The Twenty Year Town by Ben Gadd, 1989; video recording, "Saskatchewan Glacier Clean-up 1994". CD-ROM includes scanned images from a photograph album "Public Works Projects 1930s Banff National Park" ; Tom Boon's photographs of Mount Royal Hotel fire, 1967, and photograph of C.A. (Alfred) Boon, Union Oil representative at Field and Banff, 1935.
II. Sound recordings series, 1977-1985, ca.55 sound recordings : audio tape cassettes, audio tape reel. Series consists of: A. Yoho National Park human history study, 1977, 20 cassettes. B. Memoirs of the Warden Service oral history project, 1984, 15 interviews (29 cassettes). Project was conducted by Maryalice Harvey Stewart. Accompanied by report. C. Other, 1980-1985, 3 items, includes rededication ceremonies for Kootenay National Park and for the Park Museum, Banff, also recording pertaining to the Castleguard Caves.
III. Textual records series, [ca.1887]-1994, ca.250 cm of textual records. Series consists of unpublished reports and management plans; visitor registers, summit registers, cabin and fire lookout registers (some with photographs); register of pack parties, Banff National Park, 1922-1933; maps and plans, including annotated warden service maps; warden records; surveyor notebooks; and transcripts and ephemera pertaining to ceremonies and events. Reports pertain to archaeological sites and research, national parks history, warden service, coal mining in the Bankhead area, predator studies, Cave and Basin, Radium Hot Springs, Ya Ha Tinda Ranch and other sites.
Notes
Original photograph album of the scanned images on CD-ROM is located in the Warden's office, Banff National Park Archival Room, cabinet 4, entitled "Public Works Projects 1930s Banff National Park"
Name Access
Parks Canada
Subject Access
Banff National Park - Wardens
Bankhead
Buildings and facilities
Commerce and industry
Environment
Government
Natural resources
Science and technology
Surveying
Access Restrictions
Some restriction/s on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Separate finding aid database Parks Canada M317 S23 V488: file level description, includes processed and unprocessed
Finding aids and reference tools: electronic series description
basic description for processed material
basic description for Series I.A. Banff National Park photograph collection (accn.3783)
accession record copies for unprocessed material
sound recording summaries and reference copy recordings
modern reference prints for Cave and Basin photographs
Related Material
Related records can be found in Rocky Mountains Park fonds (M410)
Alpine hut registers for ACC huts managed for a time by Parks Canada are in M200 / I.C.1. Alpine Club of Canada, Hut and clubhouse registers
Creator
Parks Canada
Category
Commerce and industry
Environment
Government
Natural resources
Science and technology
Title Source
Title based on accession records
Processing Status
Processed / Unprocessed
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William G. Robinson fonds

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Part Of
William G. Robinson fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds pertains to W. G. Robinson's career as an engineer working on highway construction and other projects in the Banff, Waterton and Jasper areas between 1944 and 1961. Includes one item pertaining to 1978.
Date Range
1944-1978
Reference Code
M101 / V55
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Album
Photograph print
Textual record
Map
Private record
Part Of
William G. Robinson fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 101
V 55
Sous-Fonds
M 101
V 55
Accession Number
7433, 7700
Reference Code
M101 / V55
GMD
Photograph
Album
Photograph print
Textual record
Map
Private record
Date Range
1944-1978
Physical Description
7.5 cm of textual records. -- ca.20 cartographic records. -- 7 photograph albums. -- 24 photographs : prints. -- 6 print material items
History / Biographical
William G. Robinson, CD Officer Commanding, was in Banff from 1945 until 1961. He worked in various capacities as an engineer for Parks Canada. In 1978, Robinson was Director of Engineering and Architecture for Indian and Northern Affairs in British Columbia
Scope & Content
Fonds pertains to W. G. Robinson's career as an engineer working on highway construction and other projects in the Banff, Waterton and Jasper areas between 1944 and 1961. Includes one item pertaining to 1978.
Name Access
Robinson, William G.
Subject Access
Buildings and facilities
Government
Transportation
Access Restrictions
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Creator
Robinson, William G.
Category
Government
Transportation
Biographical Source Notes
1978 date is from report: Engineering and Architecture, Technical resources inventory . . ., 1978
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
Processing Status
Unprocessed
Less detail

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