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30 hikes in Alaska

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue1272
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1967
Author
Hauser, William E
Publisher
Anchorage : Mountaineering Club of Alaska
Call Number
F912 K4 H3 Pam
Author
Hauser, William E
Publisher
Anchorage : Mountaineering Club of Alaska
Published Date
1967
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Guidebooks
Hiking
Call Number
F912 K4 H3 Pam
Collection
Alpine Club of Canada Library
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50 walks and hikes in Banff National Park

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue13567
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
2008
Author
Patton, Brian
Publisher
Banff : Summerthought
Edition
1st ed
Call Number
02.6 P27b
Reference Room Browser's shelf
Author
Patton, Brian
Responsibility
Brian Patton and Bart Robinson
Edition
1st ed
Publisher
Banff : Summerthought
Published Date
2008
Physical Description
155p. : ill., maps
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Guidebooks
Hiking
Notes
Index
ISBN
9780978237530
Accession Number
40500 08-05-21
Call Number
02.6 P27b
Reference Room Browser's shelf
Collection
Archives Library
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1937 Larch Valley negatives

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions54407
Part Of
Aileen Harmon fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 6 negative photographs pertaining to a 1937 trip to Larch Valley near Moraine Lake, Alberta. Includes images of hikers posing by mountain and lake views.
Date Range
1937
Reference Code
V262 / I / NA - 1 to 6
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Part Of
Aileen Harmon fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M287 / V262
Series
V262 / I : Personal records
Sous-Fonds
V262
Accession Number
2016.8596
Reference Code
V262 / I / NA - 1 to 6
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Date Range
1937
Physical Description
6 photographs : b&w negatives ; 12.5 x 10 cm
Scope & Content
File consists of 6 negative photographs pertaining to a 1937 trip to Larch Valley near Moraine Lake, Alberta. Includes images of hikers posing by mountain and lake views.
Notes
Accompanied by original envelope from "Harmony Drug Store, Banff Alberta" which also provides location and date of photographs
Individuals in photographs unidentified
Subject Access
Hiking
Travel
Mountain
Lake
Landscape
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Larch Valley
Banff
Access Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Reproduction Restrictions
Reference use only, no reproductions
Language
English
Category
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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Adventure treks : western North America

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue3614
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1990
Author
Townsend, Chris
Publisher
Seattle : Cloudcap
Call Number
02.3 T66a
Author
Townsend, Chris
Publisher
Seattle : Cloudcap
Published Date
1990
Physical Description
160p. : ill., maps
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Guidebooks
Hiking
Notes
Bibliography and index
ISBN
0-938567-23-3
Accession Number
23500
Call Number
02.3 T66a
Collection
Archives Library
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Aileen Harmon fonds

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions206
Part Of
Aileen Harmon fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of textual records and photographs by and about Aileen Harmon, as well as collected items. Textual records include: letter from Harmon to the Director of Alberta's provincial parks re addition of Yamnuska area to Bow Valley Provincial Park, 1973; brief, from Harvie Heights and Bow Va…
Date Range
[ca. 1924] - 2015
Reference Code
M287 / V262
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Textual record
Private record
Transparency
Part Of
Aileen Harmon fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M287 / V262
Sous-Fonds
M287
V262
Accession Number
1876
1915
1916
2302
2932
3082
3380
3383
3411
7753
2016.8596
Reference Code
M287 / V262
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Textual record
Private record
Transparency
Date Range
[ca. 1924] - 2015
Physical Description
26.5 cm of textual records. -- 33 photographs (26 prints : b&w and col. ; 20.5 x 30 cm or smaller -- 6 negatives : b&w nitrate negatives ; 12.5 x 10 cm -- 1 transparency : col. slide ; 35 mm)
History / Biographical
Aileen Harmon (1912 - 2015), daughter of Byron Harmon, worked as a government naturalist at Banff, Alberta, Canada and was involved in local natural history groups and activities. Aileen was a founding member, alongside Bruce Gordon, of the Bow Valley Naturalists, and was also on the Board of The Canadian Wildlife Federation and The Society of Alberta Naturalists. Aileen moved to Mill Bay on Vancouver Island, B.C. in 1981 following the end of a lengthy career with Parks Canada. During her retirement years, Aileen travelled extensively, reaching all seven continents. She also authored an autobiographical book, titled "Tales of My Mountain Life", in 2004. Aileen passed away on January 9, 2015 at the age of 102.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of textual records and photographs by and about Aileen Harmon, as well as collected items. Textual records include: letter from Harmon to the Director of Alberta's provincial parks re addition of Yamnuska area to Bow Valley Provincial Park, 1973; brief, from Harvie Heights and Bow Valley subdivision residents to public hearings on land use and resource development in the eastern slopes, 1973; letter re James Hector, 1979; notes on career, 2003; notes on Catharine Whyte for CBC recording, 2004; Christmas cards and collected articles, ca.1960. Photographs, made by and collected by Aileen Harmon, pertain to Aileen Harmon and friends, skiing, Skoki area, Mount Yamnuska, Banff Indian Days. Includes photographs by Byron Harmon. Added content from accession 2016.8596 : ca. 25 cm of textual records including personal correspondence, guest book, original writing and notes by Aileen Harmon, personal travel journals from a 1931 packing trip and 1933 ski trip to Skoki, drafts of autobiographical book "Tales of My Mountain Life", articles pertaining to or written by Aileen Harmon, Christmas cards, and letters of condolence to Carole Harmon following Aileen's passing. Also 26 print photographs, 6 negative photographs from a 1937 hiking trip, and one transparency. Fonds consists of one series : Series I - Personal records
Name Access
Harmon, Aileen
Harmon, Carole
Subject Access
Environment
Family and personal life
Memorial
Parks Canada
Hiking
Mountains
Travel
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
British Columbia
Access Restrictions
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Finding Aid
Basic description only
Category
Environment
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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Aileen Harmon personal photos

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions54408
Part Of
Aileen Harmon fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of personal photographs of Aileen Harmon and numerous friends and family members. Photographs pertain to friends Ron and Evelyn Matthews; Aileen's 95th birthday party celebration; a party in 1994; Aileen with Charlie Lockwood; a group of Guatemalan school children from a school Aileen…
Date Range
[ca. 1945 - ca. 1955]
[ca. 1980 - ca. 1990]
1994
1995
[ca. 2000 - ca. 2010]
2007
Reference Code
V262 / I / PA - 4 to 26
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Part Of
Aileen Harmon fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M287 / V262
Series
V262 / I : Personal records
Sous-Fonds
V262
Accession Number
2016.8596
Reference Code
V262 / I / PA - 4 to 26
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Date Range
[ca. 1945 - ca. 1955]
[ca. 1980 - ca. 1990]
1994
1995
[ca. 2000 - ca. 2010]
2007
Physical Description
23 photographs : col. prints ; 21.5 x 28 cm or smaller
Scope & Content
File consists of personal photographs of Aileen Harmon and numerous friends and family members. Photographs pertain to friends Ron and Evelyn Matthews; Aileen's 95th birthday party celebration; a party in 1994; Aileen with Charlie Lockwood; a group of Guatemalan school children from a school Aileen donated to; Aileen with river guide Tom Moody; Bea Wilkinson and David Lestock [?]; Jim Fulton; Aileen's friend Georgia Engelhart; Fran Losie [?], Joyce Hendrickson and Aileen together; and other miscellaneous images.
Notes
Numerous photographs annotated on the back with names and/or dates.
Name Access
Matthews, Evelyn
Matthews, Ron
Lockwood, Charlie
Moody, Tom
Wilkinson, Bea
Lestock, David
Fulton, Jim
Engelhart, Georgia
Hendrickson, Joyce
Subject Access
Hiking
Birthday
Geographic Access
Canada
British Columbia
Mill Bay
Guatemala
Language
English
Category
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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Alan E. Crawford transparencies

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions54561
Part Of
Allan E. Crawford fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 15 colour transparencies, 35 mm. Content pertains to the Skyline Hikers camp at Egypt Lake, Lake Louise, Pharoah Peak, Castle Mountain, Scarab Lake in 1940.
Date Range
1930-1943
Reference Code
V131 / III / NS - 1 to NS - 15
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph
Transparency
Part Of
Allan E. Crawford fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
V131
Series
V131 / III : Transparencies
Sous-Fonds
V131
Accession Number
7686
Reference Code
V131 / III / NS - 1 to NS - 15
GMD
Photograph
Transparency
Date Range
1930-1943
Physical Description
15 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Scope & Content
File consists of 15 colour transparencies, 35 mm. Content pertains to the Skyline Hikers camp at Egypt Lake, Lake Louise, Pharoah Peak, Castle Mountain, Scarab Lake in 1940.
Storage Range
Transparencies - range box V1 to V450
Name Access
Crawford, Allan E.
Subject Access
Commerce and industry
Sports, recreation and leisure
Skyline Hikers of the Canadian Rockies
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies
Horses
Hotels
Chateau Lake Louise
Hiking
Camps
Music
Musicians
Mountains
National parks and reserves
Geographic Access
Lake Louise
Castle Mountain
Language
English
Creator
Crawford, Allan E.
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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Album, various Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies trips

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions54342
Part Of
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies fonds
Scope & Content
Album contains 58 colour photographs pertaining to trail rides around Pulsatilla Pass and other unidentified regions in the Canadian Rockies between 1979 and 1995. Photographs depict group shots of travellers, waterfront and other scenic views, walking and horseback riding along trails, indoor meal…
Date Range
1979
1986
1995
Reference Code
V635 / I / PD - 8
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Album
Photograph
Photograph print
Textual record
Part Of
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M545 / V635
Series
V635 / I : Events and Activities
Sous-Fonds
V635
Accession Number
2014.8277
Reference Code
V635 / I / PD - 8
GMD
Album
Photograph
Photograph print
Textual record
Responsibility
Anne Wotypka (?)
Date Range
1979
1986
1995
Physical Description
1 photograph album: 58 colour prints, 1 textual record
Scope & Content
Album contains 58 colour photographs pertaining to trail rides around Pulsatilla Pass and other unidentified regions in the Canadian Rockies between 1979 and 1995. Photographs depict group shots of travellers, waterfront and other scenic views, walking and horseback riding along trails, indoor meals with travellers, musical performers and images of a helicopter lifting off in a forest clearing.
Subject Access
Travel
Hiking
Camping
Landscape
Music
Helicopter
Trails
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Canadian Rocky Mountains
Language
English
Creator
Wotypka family (?)
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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Allan E. Crawford fonds

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions645
Part Of
Allan E. Crawford fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of three series, 3 cm, ca. 1938 - 1943. Series I: Photograph Albums (depicting photographs of the Skyline Hikers and Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies trips and camps between 1938-1943 including Devil's Gap, Ghost River, Yoho Lake, Mount Assiniboine and views of the Town of Banff,…
Date Range
1930-1943
Reference Code
V131
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Album
Photograph print
Transparency
Part Of
Allan E. Crawford fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
V131
Sous-Fonds
V131
Accession Number
7686
Reference Code
V131
GMD
Photograph
Album
Photograph print
Transparency
Date Range
1930-1943
Physical Description
207 photographs. -- 1 album (174 photographs : b&w ; 39 x 27.5 cm). -- 18 photographs : b&w ; 17 x 12 cm or smaller. -- 15 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
History / Biographical
Allan E. Crawford (1900-1989) of Calgary, Alberta and Prince Rupert, British Columbia, was a member of the Sky Line Trail Hikers from 1937 to 1946 and was the "Official Musician of the Sky Line Trail Hikers" in 1937, 1938, 1940, and 1941. He also participated in Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies trips from 1937, 1938, 1940, 1941 as their musician. Allan E. Crawford appeared on Calgary radio station CFCN "The Voice of the Prairies" on a live weekly program, with the music trio "The Gamboliers" playing the accordian with Eddie Clemens on guitar and J.E. Gerke on vocals. Allan also played the organ, piano and harmonica.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of three series, 3 cm, ca. 1938 - 1943. Series I: Photograph Albums (depicting photographs of the Skyline Hikers and Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies trips and camps between 1938-1943 including Devil's Gap, Ghost River, Yoho Lake, Mount Assiniboine and views of the Town of Banff, Mount Rundle and the Banff Springs Hotel). Series II: Photograph Prints (depicting photographs of the Skyline Hikers of the Canadian Rockies trips and camps between 1938-1943 including Sunburst Lake and Mount Assiniboine with camp scenes), Series III: Transparencies (depicting the Skyline Hikers camp including Egypt Lake, Lake Louise, Pharoah Peak, Castle Mountain and Scarab Lake in 1940).
Storage Range
Photograph prints - range box V130 to V143
Transparencies - range box V1 to V450
Name Access
Crawford, Allan E.
Subject Access
Commerce and industry
Sports, recreation and leisure
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies
Travel
Skyline Hikers of the Canadian Rockies
Hiking
Horses
Hotels
Camps
Music
Musicians
Mountains
National parks and reserves
Geographic Access
Banff National Park
Mount Assiniboine
Lake Louise
Castle Mountain
Bow River
Banff
Mount Rundle
Mount Norquay
Ghost River
Yoho National Park
Language
English
Creator
Crawford, Allan E.
Biographical Source Notes
Glenbow Archives (NA-2771-12) ; https://www.getdown.ca/2018/07/11/1930s-calgary-music-and-modernization/ ; The Skyline Trail Vol. 4 No. 16, November 1937; Vol. 5 No. 20, November 1938 ; http://www.broadcasting-history.ca/listing_and_histories/radio/ckmx-am ;
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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Allan E. Crawford photograph album

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions54559
Part Of
Allan E. Crawford fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of one photograph album, comprising 174 photographs. Contents pertains to the Skyline Hikers and Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies trips and camps including 1938 trail ride to Devil's Gap and Ghost River; hike in 1938 to Yoho Lake; trail ride in 1940; hike in 1940; trail ride in 19…
Date Range
1930-1943
Reference Code
V131 / I / PD - 1
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph
Album
Part Of
Allan E. Crawford fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
V131
Series
V131 / I : Photograph albums
Sous-Fonds
V131
Accession Number
7686
Reference Code
V131 / I / PD - 1
GMD
Photograph
Album
Date Range
1930-1943
Physical Description
1 album (174 photographs : b&w ; 39 x 27.5 cm)
Scope & Content
File consists of one photograph album, comprising 174 photographs. Contents pertains to the Skyline Hikers and Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies trips and camps including 1938 trail ride to Devil's Gap and Ghost River; hike in 1938 to Yoho Lake; trail ride in 1940; hike in 1940; trail ride in 1941 to Mount Assiniboine; as well as views of the Town of Banff, Mount Rundle and the Banff Springs Hotel.
Name Access
Crawford, Allan E.
Subject Access
Commerce and industry
Sports, recreation and leisure
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies
Travel
Skyline Hikers of the Canadian Rockies
Hiking
Horses
Hotels
Camps
Music
Musicians
Mountains
National parks and reserves
Golfing
Bridges
Railways
Cabins and shelters
Indigenous Peoples
Geographic Access
Banff National Park
Mount Assiniboine
Castle Mountain
Bow River
Banff
Mount Rundle
Mount Norquay
Ghost River
Yoho National Park
Language
English
Creator
Crawford, Allan E.
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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