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Bugaboo dreams : a story of skiers, helicopters and mountains

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue13824
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
2008
Author
Donahue, Topher
Publisher
Vancouver : Rocky Mountain Books
Call Number
01.4 B87d c.1
01.4 B87d c.2
Author
Donahue, Topher
Publisher
Vancouver : Rocky Mountain Books
Published Date
2008
Physical Description
293 p. : ill., ports
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Canadian Mountain Holidays
Kain, Conrad
Gmoser, Hans
Mountain guides
Renner, Sepp
Rummel, Elizabeth
Wiegele, Mike
Notes
Pertains to Hans Gmoser and development of helicopter skiing and mountain adventure with mountaineers Leo Grillmair, Sepp Renner, Rudi Gertsch and Mike Wiegele
Accession Number
50500 2009-09-02
P2015-03-31
Call Number
01.4 B87d c.1
01.4 B87d c.2
Collection
Archives Library
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Bugaboo dreams : a story of skiers, helicopters and mountains

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue14816
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
2008
Author
Donahue, Topher
Publisher
Vancouver : Rocky Mountain Books
Call Number
GV854 D66
Author
Donahue, Topher
Publisher
Vancouver : Rocky Mountain Books
Published Date
2008
Physical Description
293 p. : ill., ports
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Canadian Mountain Holidays
Kain, Conrad
Gmoser, Hans
Mountain guides
Renner, Sepp
Rummel, Elizabeth
Wiegele, Mike
Notes
Pertains to Hans Gmoser and development of helicopter skiing and mountain adventure with mountaineers Leo Grillmair, Sepp Renner, Rudi Gertsch and Mike Wiegele
ISBN
9781897522110
Call Number
GV854 D66
Collection
Alpine Club of Canada Library
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Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Date Range
1960-1973
Reference Code
M36 / I / A / 4 / b / ii / 1315 - 1316
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
I.A.4. Catharine Robb Whyte papers / photographs
Reference Code
M36 / I / A / 4 / b / ii / 1315 - 1316
Date Range
1960-1973
Physical Description
2 files of textual records
Subject Access
Gmoser, Hans
Bugaboos
Canadian Mountain Holidays
Helicopter skiing
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Calgary Herald scrapbook

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions54787
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of one collection of newspapers and newspaper clippings compiled into one scrapbook bound with string. Content pertains to various publications by the Calgary Herald newspaper between 1933 and 1937. Complete copies and full pages of newspapers make up most of scrapbook; last 6 pages c…
Date Range
1933-1937
Reference Code
LUX / III / B4 / 38
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Newspaper clipping
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / III / B : Georgina Luxton
Sous-Fonds
LUX / III : Luxton family sous-fonds
Sub-Series
LUX / III / B4 : Collected material
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / III / B4 / 38
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Newspaper clipping
Date Range
1933-1937
Physical Description
2.5 cm of textual records (1 scrapbook ; 44.5 x 60 cm)
Scope & Content
File consists of one collection of newspapers and newspaper clippings compiled into one scrapbook bound with string. Content pertains to various publications by the Calgary Herald newspaper between 1933 and 1937. Complete copies and full pages of newspapers make up most of scrapbook; last 6 pages consist of Calgary Herald newspaper clippings attached to beige construction paper with accompanying notes written in pencil on the pages.
Notes
Annotations in scrapbook are not dated or signed, author unknown [possibly Georgina Luxton]
Name Access
Luxton, Georgina
Subject Access
Advertising
Calgary Herald
Publication
Community events
Government
Industry
Indigenous Peoples
Immigration and homesteading
Labour
Land use
Agriculture
Holidays
Sports
Recreation
Hockey
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Calgary
Banff
Pincher Creek
Access Restrictions
Handle with caution as scrapbook and contents are fragile
Language
English
Conservation
Items wrapped with acid-free tissue paper
Category
Commerce and industry
Environment
First nations
Government
Labour
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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Catharine Robb Whyte correspondence

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Part Of
David Zweifel fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 19 letters addressed to David Zweifel: 18 from Catharine Robb Whyte and one from Murray Adaskin. Letters pertain to David Zweifel's music lessons and Catharine's funding of these lessons; Catharine fixing a violin to give to David Zweifel which was originally owned by David White; …
Date Range
1967
1969
1970
1973
1989
Reference Code
M571 / I / 1
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Private record
Part Of
David Zweifel fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M571 / V796 / S58
Series
M571 / I : Catharine Robb Whyte
Sous-Fonds
M571
Accession Number
2019.02
Reference Code
M571 / I / 1
GMD
Textual record
Private record
Responsibility
Produced by Catharine Robb Whyte and Frances and Murray Adaskin
Date Range
1967
1969
1970
1973
1989
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
File consists of 19 letters addressed to David Zweifel: 18 from Catharine Robb Whyte and one from Murray Adaskin. Letters pertain to David Zweifel's music lessons and Catharine's funding of these lessons; Catharine fixing a violin to give to David Zweifel which was originally owned by David White; discussions about composer Murray Adaskin and artists Carl Rungius and Belmore Browne; Catharine's skiing lessons and trips; the Tabeteau family; letters of recommendation written by Catharine for David Zweifel; Catharine's flying lessons; Catharine attending a funeral in Concord in 1969; Catharine reminiscing about art school in Boston and Peter Whyte; Christmas greetings; Catharine attending a concert in Edmonton; and a letter from Murray Adaskin which includes a copy of another letter sent to David Zweifel from Frances Adaskin in 1967, discussing Catharine's generosity.
Notes
Letters are in chronological order
Name Access
Whyte, Catharine
Adaskin, Murray
Adaskin, Frances
Zweifel, David
Rungius, Carl
Browne, Belmore
Subject Access
Education
Music
Skiing
Concert
Aviation
Funeral
Christmas
Holidays
Artists
Art
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
British Columbia
Sidney
Edmonton
Language
English
Related Material
Extensive description of letter contents produced by Elizabeth Kundert-Cameron is included inside case file folder for David Zweifel.
Category
Family and personal life
Arts
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Less detail
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 2.5 cm of textual records, 28 x 21.5 cm or smaller. File pertains to Christmas cards that were sent to the Wardle family from Peter and Catharine Whyte (c. 1951-c. 1968), Dean and Edith Robinson, and Carl Rungius (c.1938-c.1954). Records include a one-page typed biography of Peter…
Date Range
c.1938-c.1968
Reference Code
M521 / II / B / 8-9
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Private record
Textual record
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M521 / V75
Series
M521 / II : Wardle Family
Sous-Fonds
M521
Sub-Series
M521 / II / B : Correspondence
Accession Number
7504
Reference Code
M521 / II / B / 8-9
GMD
Private record
Textual record
Date Range
c.1938-c.1968
Physical Description
2.5 cm of textual records (28 x 21.5 cm or smaller)
Scope & Content
File consists of 2.5 cm of textual records, 28 x 21.5 cm or smaller. File pertains to Christmas cards that were sent to the Wardle family from Peter and Catharine Whyte (c. 1951-c. 1968), Dean and Edith Robinson, and Carl Rungius (c.1938-c.1954). Records include a one-page typed biography of Peter Whyte and a handwritten letter tucked into one of the cards from the Whyte family (dated Jan. 22, 1967).
Notes
Each holiday greeting is written on a card made by Peter and Catharine Whyte, and Carl Rungius, respectively.
Name Access
Wardle, Dorothy
Wardle, James M.
Whyte, Catharine
Whyte, Peter
Rungius, Carl
Robinson, Dean
Subject Access
Personal and Family Life
Personal, Family
Christmas
Holidays
Geographic Access
Banff
Alberta
Canada
Language
English
Creator
Rungius, Carl
Whyte, Peter
Whyte, Catharine Robb
Category
Family and personal life
Communications
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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Colani in Canada in film da Ruedi Bruderer; 2 svizzeri in Canada [DVD video]

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue12899
Medium
Library - Moving image (includes film and digital video - published)
Published Date
2001
Publisher
Switzerland : Televisiun Rumantscha
Call Number
01.4 C67c DVD
Publisher
Switzerland : Televisiun Rumantscha
Published Date
2001
Physical Description
1 digital video disc : 1 sd., col. with b&w sequences
Medium
Library - Moving image (includes film and digital video - published)
Subjects
Canadian Mountain Holidays
Colani, Jon Rudolf Bezzola
Engler, Bruno
Ethnic groups
Klucker, Christian
Mountain guides
Swiss Guides' Village
Whymper, Edward
Notes
In Romansh and English with French subtitles. -- Features interviews with Edward J. Hart in the Whyte Museum Heritage Gallery, Robert W. Sandford, Syd Feuz and Jean Vaugham-Feuz
Accession Number
7621
Call Number
01.4 C67c DVD
Collection
Archives Library
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Part Of
Aileen Harmon fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of personal correspondence between Aileen Harmon and numerous friends and family members. Includes a letter from John Macdonald pertaining to Aileen Harmon's Canadian Geographic article, a wedding programme for the marriage of Carole Harmon and Gary Sill, numerous Christmas letters, a…
Date Range
1953
1964
1965
1987
2001
2004
2012
2013
Reference Code
M287 / I / 12
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Private record
Part Of
Aileen Harmon fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M287 / V262
Series
M287 / I : Personal records
Sous-Fonds
M287
Accession Number
2016.8596
Reference Code
M287 / I / 12
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Private record
Date Range
1953
1964
1965
1987
2001
2004
2012
2013
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
File consists of personal correspondence between Aileen Harmon and numerous friends and family members. Includes a letter from John Macdonald pertaining to Aileen Harmon's Canadian Geographic article, a wedding programme for the marriage of Carole Harmon and Gary Sill, numerous Christmas letters, an envelope labelled "For the travellin' man Happy New Year" containing three Ethiopian dollar bills and one 10-shilling South African bank note, and a card celebrating Aileen Harmon's 100th birthday.
Name Access
Fulton, Jim
Macdonald, John
Harmon, Carole
Sill, Gary
Canadian Geographic
Subject Access
Christmas
Publication
Currency
Family and personal life
Weddings
Holidays
Travel
Environment
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Ethiopia
South Africa
Access Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Conservation
Currency has been stored in mylar inside folder with original envelope. Consider separate storage (i.e. individual folder) if off-gassing becomes an issue
Category
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 137 colour photograph prints, 21.5 x 26.5 cm or smaller. File pertains to Dorothy (DW) and friends visiting with one another and traveling together. File documents: DW and Glen and Dorie Gordon (appears to be a golf tournament); DW visiting with Anne and David Kelly and family (inc…
Date Range
1977-1999
1980
1983
1987-1989
1990-1997
1999
Reference Code
V75 / II / PA - 1 to 137
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Private record
Photograph print
Photograph
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 - 1 to 137
GMD
Private record
Photograph print
Photograph
Date Range
1977-1999
1980
1983
1987-1989
1990-1997
1999
Physical Description
137 photographs : col. ; 21.5 x 26.5 cm or smaller
Scope & Content
File consists of 137 colour photograph prints, 21.5 x 26.5 cm or smaller. File pertains to Dorothy (DW) and friends visiting with one another and traveling together. File documents: DW and Glen and Dorie Gordon (appears to be a golf tournament); DW visiting with Anne and David Kelly and family (includes handwritten note that was taped to the envelope); Shirley and DW traveling from Sidney to Canmore, 1996; Mary Hay's multiple visits and travels to Emerald Lake, Moraine Lake, Head Smashed in Buffalo Jump, Takkakaw Falls, and Yoho National Park (1994-1995) and Thanksgiving at Mary's (1994); holdiays (Easter) and travels (Salt Spring Island, Chemainus) with Anne Thomas (Includes DW and Sheila visiting Anne photographs with a dog), 1987-1993; Marmie's Ranch (includes photographs of wildflowers), 1993 and 1995; visits and parties (Christmas) with Peg and Bert Millard, 1989-1990); Nancy and Gilbert Nelson's 50th anniversary and day trip to Salt Spring Island, 1988 and 1993; various birthdays with friends in and around Sidney, BC; dinners and visits with Anne and Claude Hudson, 1980, 1990-1995; photographs of Sheila and DW (1984); and miscellaneous photographs and portraits, including a photograph print of a painting of Carl Rungius (1977, 1983, 1988).
Notes
Photographs of Sheila and DW were originally framed but have been removed from frames for storage purposes.
Most folders include original envelopes that the photographs were stored in, which have additional information.
Name Access
Wardle, Dorothy
Rungius, Carl
Subject Access
Family and personal life
Travel
Anniversary
Golfing
Dogs
Picnics and picnicking
Holidays
Geographic Access
Sidney
British Columbia
Canada
Yoho National Park
Canmore
Moraine Lake
Emerald Lake
Head Smashed In Buffalo Jump
Alberta
Banff
Banff National Park
Takkakaw Falls
Language
English
Category
Family and personal life
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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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
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