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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

Banff Highland Gathering Lithograph Poster

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Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Scope & Content
Poster with lithograph colour image of art by Louis Moen (Scotsman playing bagpipes in kilt, with Banff Springs Hotel in the background), promoting the 1931 Banff Highland Gathering. Includes text describing event and date.
Date Range
ca. 1931
Reference Code
M300 / III / D / 5 / 92 O.S.
Description Level
6 / Item
GMD
Textual record
Poster
Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Description Level
6 / Item
Fonds Number
M300 / S20 / V500
Sous-Fonds
M300
Sub-Series
M300 / III / D / 5 : Personal Interest and Gifts
Accession Number
7784
Reference Code
M300 / III / D / 5 / 92 O.S.
GMD
Textual record
Poster
Responsibility
Nicholas Morant
Date Range
ca. 1931
Physical Description
Poster: lithograph; colour
History / Biographical
The Banff Highland Gathering (September 3-5, 1931) was part of a series of cultural events which were directed by John Murray Gibbon between 1927 - 1931 and held across Canada. Gibbon was a publicist for the CPR for thirty years, and coined the concept of Canadian culture as a 'mosaic'.
Scope & Content
Poster with lithograph colour image of art by Louis Moen (Scotsman playing bagpipes in kilt, with Banff Springs Hotel in the background), promoting the 1931 Banff Highland Gathering. Includes text describing event and date.
Notes
Poster was stored in poster tube titled "BANFF HIGHLAND GAMES POSTER" Shipping label: "648 MEETING PLACE SANDWICH BOX 55 BANFF ALTA T0L0C0" Also has red stamp on white sticker: " TORONTO ONT. 8 IV '83 "
Subject Access
Highland games
tourism
Banff Springs Hotel
Banff Highland Gathering
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Access Restrictions
Items in this file are not to be accessed or distributed without the explicit permission of their identified copyright owners.
Reproduction Restrictions
Items in this file are not to be reproduced without the explicit permission of their identified copyright owners.
Language
English
Conservation
Item must be stored in acid-free barrier to prevent further damage, and to protect adjacent items as this poster has adhesives/ink stains
Creator
Louis Moen, Canadian Pacific (?)
Biographical Source Notes
https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/cpr-festivals-emc https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/article/john-murray-gibbon-emc
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

Dorothy Wardle fonds

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions398
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of two sous-fonds: M521 and V75. M521 consists of four series, 154 cm, ca.1870-2002. Series I: Dorothy Wardle Personal Papers, 69.5 cm, ca.1870-2002 (includes Dorothy's written work and research and notes related to Banff). Series II: Wardle Family, 32.5 cm, 1872-1998 (including cor…
Date Range
ca.1870-2002
Reference Code
M521 / V75
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Postcard
Transparency
Textual record
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M521
V75
Sous-Fonds
M521
V75
Accession Number
5296, 5391, 7504
Reference Code
M521 / V75
GMD
Photograph
Album
Negative
Photograph print
Postcard
Transparency
Textual record
Private record
Published record
Date Range
ca.1870-2002
Physical Description
154 cm of textual records. -- 1304 photographs (1190 prints, 95 negatives, 19 transparencies). -- 6 photograph albums.
History / Biographical
The Wardle family was comprised of husband and wife, James Morey Wardle (June 26,1888 - May 18,1971) and Maud Leette (Roney) Wardle (May 24,1889 - December 1,1969), and their one child, Dorothy Hope Wardle (May 23,1919 - July 20,2003). James Wardle, born in Chiliwack, British Columbia, was a civil engineer and public servant. He was the Superintendent of Banff National Park from 1918-1921, Chief Engineer for Parks Canada from 1921-1935, and Deputy Minister of the Interior from 1935-1936. He is primarily known as a highway design engineer, particularly for building the Banff-Windermere, Banff-Lake Louise, and Banff-Jasper highways. He was a councillor for the Municipality of Rockcliffe Park in Ontario and he was the President of the Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies in Banff from 1925-1929. Mount Wardle in Vermillion was named after him in 1921. James married Leette on November 4, 1913, with whom he had one child, Dorothy. Born in Calgary, Alberta, Dorothy (also known as Dot and Dorie) grew up in Banff, Alberta and Ottawa, Ontario, due to her father's position with the federal government. She was educated at the Mountain School in Banff and at the Elmwood School in Ottawa. All three family members were graduates of Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario. James graduated in 1912 with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Leette graduated with a Bachelor's degree, and in 1942, Dorothy also earned a Bachelor's degree. Dorothy was prominent in student life and active in athletics. In 1941, Dorothy became the first woman elected as President of the Alma Mater Society and during her academic career, Dorothy was a member of the Levana Intercollegiate Debative, University Centenary Committee, and Queen’s War Aid Commission. Dorothy spent her career as a freelance writer however, upon graduation she served as the first Secretary-In-Charge of Records at Carleton College (now Carleton University) from 1942-1944 in Ottawa and in the mid-1950s worked as a secretary for the Glenbow Foundation in Calgary. Dorothy pursued a lifelong interest in traveling, art, and antiques. Although she was fiercely proud and protective of Banff and the Park, and remained a volunteer and patron of the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Dorothy eventually settled in Sidney, British Columbia and shared an apartment with Sheila Iris Ritchie, with whom Dorothy travelled extensively. After her death in 2003, Dorothy, "Dorie," was laid to rest alongside her parents in the Old Banff Cemetery.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of two sous-fonds: M521 and V75.
M521 consists of four series, 154 cm, ca.1870-2002. Series I: Dorothy Wardle Personal Papers, 69.5 cm, ca.1870-2002 (includes Dorothy's written work and research and notes related to Banff). Series II: Wardle Family, 32.5 cm, 1872-1998 (including correspondence with Carl Rungius and Mrs. Helen Brett, and Christmas and other greeting cards from Peter and Catharine Whyte). Series III: Queen's University, 7.5 cm, 1911-1980 (including graduation certificates for each family member and records pertaining to Dorothy's participation on the Alma Mater Society). Series IV: Travel, 44.5 cm, ca.1950-1988 (includes hand-written notebooks meticulously detailing their travels).
V75 consists of two series, 79.5 cm, ca. 1912-2001. Series I: Wardle Family, ca. 1912-1971, 6 albums, 31 cm of photograph prints and negatives (including family trips, trail rides in the Canadian Rocky Mountains, and family gatherings). Series II: Dorothy Wardle, 1972-2001, 34 cm of photograph prints, negatives, and transparencies (including Dorothy's travels in Alberta and British Columbia, overseas, and various outings with friends).
Name Access
Wardle, Dorothy
Wardle, James
Rungius, Carl
Brett, Helen
Keyte, Freeman
Hart, E. J. (Ted)
Harkin, J. B. (James Bernard)
Brewster, Pat
Peyto, Bill
Brett, Robert George
Sanson, Norman
White, Clifford
Drummond-Davies, Nora
Mills, Ike
McLean, George
Walking Buffalo (George McLean)
Kaquitts, Frank
Oxborough, Dorothy
Whyte, Jon
Robinson, Dean
Warren, Mary Schaffer
Simpson, George
Gibbon, John Murray
Whyte, Catharine
Whyte, Peter
Greenham, Margaret
Subject Access
Arts
Environment
Personal and Family Life
Banff
Old Banff Cemetery
Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies
Cabins
Travel
Picnics and picnicking
Holidays
Scenery
Christmas
Dogs
Horses
Mountain
Canoes and canoeing
Hiking
Wildlife
War Memorial
Highland Games
Bow River Bridge
Golfing
Anniversary
Horseback riding
Indigenous Peoples
Stoney Nakoda
Education
Snowshoes and snowshoeing
Banff Winter Carnival
Banff Winter Festival
Women
Trails
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies
Sports and leisure
Skiing
European travel
Beach
Calgary Herald
Geography
Government
Newspaper
Politics
Research
Banff Public Library
National parks and reserves
Park policy
Parks Canada
Wardens
Ya-Ha-Tinda Ranch
Community life
Mines and mineral resources
History
Immigration and homesteading
Settlement
Organizations
World War II
Biographical
Professional and Personal Life
Grizzly Bears
Fire fighters
Sunshine Village
Teahouses
Banff Indian Days
Regalia
Calgary Stampede
Mountain guides
Mountain School
The Albertan
Crag and Canyon newspaper
Homestead Hotel
Banff Centre
Hot Springs
Superintendents
Automobiles
Natural history
Records
Calendar
Finances
Leases
Legal and Financial
Property
Recreation
Geographic Access
Banff
Banff National Park
Canmore
Alberta
Canada
Canadian Rocky Mountains
Castle Mountain
Bankhead
British Columbia
Glacier National Park
Kootenay National Park
Silver City
Victoria
Scotland
Revelstoke
Yoho National Park
Ottawa
Ontario
Prince Edward Island
Plain of Six Glaciers
Lake Agnes
Lake Louise
Lake Minnewanka
Lake O'Hara
Bow River
Calgary
Sidney
San Francisco
United States
Europe
Germany
Switzerland
France
Spain
Monaco
Italy
Denmark
Austria
Quebec
Windermere
New York
Assiniboine
Ghost River
High River
Quebec City
New Brunswick
Maine
Great Divide
Moraine Lake
Maligne Lake
Columbia Icefield
Washington
Philadelphia
Atlantic City
Larch Valley
Cascade Mountain
Panama
Sulphur Mountain
Field
Emerald Lake
Head Smashed In Buffalo Jump
Takkakaw Falls
Jasper National Park
Athabasca Falls
Okanagan
Kananaskis
Hoodoos
Powell River
Montreal
Access Restrictions
Some restriction/s on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Related Material
Dorothy also donated artwork (by Carl Rungius) to Art and Heritage.
James Morey Wardle fonds (Library and Archives Canada)
Creator
Wardle, Dorothy
Wardle, James M.
Wardle, Leette
Category
Arts
Environment
Education
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
First nations
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on accession records and contents of fonds
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail
Date
prior to 1972
Material
wood; metal
Catalogue Number
103.09.1156 a-c
Description
A low silver bowl standing on a wooden base. The bowl, 6.4 high, has two flat decorated handles that extend out 4.0 from the top rim. The base of the cup is 1.0 and decorated all around. One side has a shield shape and "omne bonum dei donum" and numerous silver marks. Other side is inscribed: …
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Title
Loving Cup
Date
prior to 1972
Material
wood; metal
Dimensions
14.7 cm
Description
A low silver bowl standing on a wooden base. The bowl, 6.4 high, has two flat decorated handles that extend out 4.0 from the top rim. The base of the cup is 1.0 and decorated all around. One side has a shield shape and "omne bonum dei donum" and numerous silver marks. Other side is inscribed: "Presented by The Royal Burgh of Banff, Scotland to The Town of Banff, Alberta for Annual Competition at their Highland Games." The base is made of solid wood, the bottom flares out with a 3.0 wide decorated band. Nailed to the side is a 4.0x9.0 wide silver plaque with inscriptions: "1971 - Edmund Chilton, Jasper. Alberta 1972 - James Troy, Victoria, B.C." (c) Plain wooden box with lid and key.
Subject
events: Highland Games
Banff, Scotland
Banff
Banff Advisory Council
Credit
Gift of Thomas Brown, Banff, 1972
Catalogue Number
103.09.1156 a-c
Images
Less detail
Date
1920 – 1975
Material
fibre; metal; plastic
Catalogue Number
103.09.1084
Description
A plaid ribbon attached to a plaid rosette with a covered button at the centre. The button features red scroll-work and a lion rampant also in red.
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Title
Ribbon
Date
1920 – 1975
Material
fibre; metal; plastic
Description
A plaid ribbon attached to a plaid rosette with a covered button at the centre. The button features red scroll-work and a lion rampant also in red.
Subject
F.O. “Pat” Brewster
sports
ceremonial
Banff Highland Games
Credit
Gift of Forrest (Pat) Oliver Brewster, Banff, 1975
Catalogue Number
103.09.1084
Images
Less detail
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