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Date
1932
Material
metal; wood
Catalogue Number
103.09.1057
Description
Dark wooden shield shaped plaque has a metal ribbon across top with "Presented by Mr. A.H. Devonish". Below that is a plate of silver with "The Mountain School Banff General Proficiency". Fourteen silver name plates surround the main plate on both sides along the edges of the plaque.
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Title
Award Plaque
Date
1932
Material
metal; wood
Dimensions
33.8 x 25.8 cm
Description
Dark wooden shield shaped plaque has a metal ribbon across top with "Presented by Mr. A.H. Devonish". Below that is a plate of silver with "The Mountain School Banff General Proficiency". Fourteen silver name plates surround the main plate on both sides along the edges of the plaque.
Subject
institutions
The Mountain School
Ann Boon
Credit
Gift of Lorna Boon Hart, 1977
Catalogue Number
103.09.1057
Images
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Banff Literary - Dramatic Club : and a treasury of social history, Fall 1924-Summer 1949

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue11844
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
December 2002
Author
Millard, Peggy M
Publisher
White Rock, BC : Peggy Millard
Call Number
06.2 B22mi
Author
Millard, Peggy M
Publisher
White Rock, BC : Peggy Millard
Published Date
December 2002
Physical Description
190 p. : ill., facsims
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Banff (residents)
Biography
Greenham, Margaret
Mountain School
Robinson, Dean
Robinson, S. Edith
Stage productions
Town of Banff
World War II
Notes
Also known as Banff Literary Dramatic Club, Drama Club, Dramatic Society, Dramatic Club, Banff Literary Club, Banff Little Theatre Club, Banff Little Theatre, Little Theatre, Amateur Little Theatre. Includes facsimiles of Banff Crag and Canyon newspaper articles and anecdotes pertaining to Banff town personalities
Accession Number
7461
Call Number
06.2 B22mi
Collection
Archives Library
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Banff Literary - Dramatic Club : and a treasury of social history, Fall 1924-Summer 1949

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue11845
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
Oct 2002
Author
Millard, Peggy M
Publisher
White Rock, BC : Peggy Millard
Call Number
06.2 B22mi Oct 2002 oversize
Author
Millard, Peggy M
Publisher
White Rock, BC : Peggy Millard
Published Date
Oct 2002
Physical Description
ca. 350 p. : ill., facsims
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Biography
Mountain School
Robinson, Dean
Robinson, S. Edith
Stage productions
Town of Banff
World War II
Notes
Original version of 06 B22mi (December 2002) containing some additional material and colour photocopies; 2 volumes
Accession Number
7461
Call Number
06.2 B22mi Oct 2002 oversize
Collection
Archives Library
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Becoming an explorer

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue10428
Medium
Library - Periodical
Author
Rath, Leanna
Call Number
P
Author
Rath, Leanna
Physical Description
p.30-34
Medium
Library - Periodical
Subjects
Yamnuska Mountain School
Notes
In Explore, no.20, spring 1985
Call Number
P
Collection
Archives Library
Less detail
Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Scope & Content
Receipts and letters of acknowledgement of donations.
Date Range
1932-1955
Reference Code
M36 / I / A / 3 / a / i / 680
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M36 / V683 / S37
Series
I.A.3. Catharine Robb Whyte papers / photographs
Reference Code
M36 / I / A / 3 / a / i / 680
Date Range
1932-1955
Physical Description
1 file of textual records
Scope & Content
Receipts and letters of acknowledgement of donations.
Subject Access
Greenham, Margaret
Mountain School
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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
Processing Status
Processed
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Greenham : [letters]. -- 1940-1950

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions7599
Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Scope & Content
Margaret Greenham operated the Mountain School in Banff. Includes letters from English evacuee children staying at the Mountain School during World War II.
Reference Code
M36 / I / A / 2 / c / 302
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M36 / V683 / S37
Series
I.A.2. Catharine Robb Whyte papers / photographs
Reference Code
M36 / I / A / 2 / c / 302
Responsibility
Responsibility: Margaret Greenham
Physical Description
1 file of textual records
Scope & Content
Margaret Greenham operated the Mountain School in Banff. Includes letters from English evacuee children staying at the Mountain School during World War II.
Subject Access
Greenham, Margaret
Mountain School
World War II, 1939-1945
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Part Of
Kay Powell fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of two sous-fonds: M199 (textual) and V158 (photographs). M199 consists of two series, 1.1 cm, 1940-1942. Series I : Miscellaneous textual materials, 0.1 cm, 1940-1942 (includes envelope and letterhead from Sunshine Lodge, 1944 and an envelope and letterhead from Kananaskis Ranch, S…
Date Range
[1940-1944]
Reference Code
M199 / V158
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Album
Photograph print
Textual record
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Kay Powell fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M199 / V158
Sous-Fonds
M199 / V158
Accession Number
7940
Reference Code
M199 / V158
GMD
Photograph
Album
Photograph print
Textual record
Private record
Published record
Date Range
[1940-1944]
Physical Description
1 album (43 photographs : b&w ; 31.5 x 23.5 cm or smaller) -- 4 photographs : b&w ; 11 x 19.5 cm or smaller; -- 01 cm of textual records (5 pages ; 42.5 x 28 cm or smaller) -- 01 cm of textual records (7 pages ; 21.5 x 27.5 cm or smaller) -- 1 cm of textual records (2 volumes ; 21.5 x 35.5 cm and 21.5 x 33.5 cm)
History / Biographical
Kay Powell (nee Kathleen Burt-Smith) attended the private Mountain School in Banff, Alberta which was founded by Margaret and Henry Greenham in 1920. She was sent to the nearest private boarding school as a result of a fear of bombing in her home town of Victoria, BC by the Japanese during World War II. Kay Powell started half-way through her grade 9 year in 1940 and stayed until 1944. She won a school prize in 1943 for "friendliness" and returned to Victoria, B.C. after the war where she married James Michael Powell and had two children and three grandchildren. She was an avid boater and passed away in 2017.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of two sous-fonds: M199 (textual) and V158 (photographs). M199 consists of two series, 1.1 cm, 1940-1942. Series I : Miscellaneous textual materials, 0.1 cm, 1940-1942 (includes envelope and letterhead from Sunshine Lodge, 1944 and an envelope and letterhead from Kananaskis Ranch, Seebe, Alberta featuring sketches of C.A. Beil; 1 card with signatures; newspaper clipping pertaining to mountain school students skiing at Sunshine). Series II : Mountain Echoes, 1 cm, 1941-1943 (includes 2 school journals "Mountain Echoes," 1941-1942 and 1942-1943 pertaining to school events) V158 consists of two series, 2.9 cm, 1940-1942. Series I : Photograph albums, 2 cm, 1940-1942 (1 photograph album with 43 photographs pertaining to Kay Powell's time at the Mountain School, including textual records within of valedictory poem and lyrics to a school song "Forty Years On" on Havergal College letterhead. Series II : Photograph prints, 0.9 cm, 11 x 19.5 cm or smaller and related textual record 5 pages ; 42.5 x 28 cm or smaller, 1940-1942 (includes 4 photograph prints pertaining to school teachers who taught at the Mountain School, with associated information and newspaper clipping).
Name Access
Powell, Kay
Greenham, Henry
Greenham, Margaret
Subject Access
Education
Buildings and facilities
Schools
Mountain School
World War II
Skiing
Kananaskis Ranch
Sunshine Ski Lodge
Horses
Geographic Access
Banff
Kananaskis
Language
English
Finding Aid
Yes
Creator
Powell, Kay
Biographical Source Notes
Accession record; Crag and Canyon - Friday July 2nd, 1943, page 4 ; https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/timescolonist/obituary.aspx?n=kathleen-powell-kay&pid=184703507 ; https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/timescolonist/obituary.aspx?n=james-michael-powell&pid=192298581
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
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Kay Powell miscellaneous textual materials

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions54565
Part Of
Kay Powell fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of seven miscellaneous textual materials. Content pertains to ephemera from Kay Powell's time at the Mountain School from 1942 to 1944 including a ticket to the Mountain School's performance of "Cinderella at Home", "Pandora's Box", and "Royal Pilgrimage" on June 26th, 1943; a signed …
Date Range
[1942-1944]
Reference Code
M199 / I / 1 to 5
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Kay Powell fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M199 / V158
Series
M199 / I : Miscellaneous textual materials
Sous-Fonds
M199
Accession Number
7940
Reference Code
M199 / I / 1 to 5
GMD
Textual record
Private record
Published record
Date Range
[1942-1944]
Physical Description
01 cm of textual records (7 pages ; 21.5 x 27.5 cm or smaller)
Scope & Content
File consists of seven miscellaneous textual materials. Content pertains to ephemera from Kay Powell's time at the Mountain School from 1942 to 1944 including a ticket to the Mountain School's performance of "Cinderella at Home", "Pandora's Box", and "Royal Pilgrimage" on June 26th, 1943; a signed card with title "Going Away?" with dog and suitcase on front; letterhead and envelope from Sunshine Lodge; letterhead and envelope from Kananaskis Ranch with drawings by Charlie Beil; newsclipping with article circled entitled "Mountain school pupils enjoy week end at Sunshine" with mentions of Miss Margaret Viney, Kathleen Burt-Smith, Roesmary Jukes, Constance Cunningham, Virginia Bloedel, Rachel Frier, Sheila McGiverin, Phyllis Wolfe, Stephanie Schieffler, Barbara Goddard, Diane Elworthy, Jacqueline Patmore, Sheana Grant, Isobel Angus, Angela Owen.
Name Access
Powell, Kay
Subject Access
Education
Schools
Mountain School
World War II
Skiing
Sunshine Ski Lodge
Geographic Access
Banff
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Yes
Creator
Powell, Kay
Title Source
Title based on provenance of fonds
Processing Status
Processed
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Kay Powell photograph album

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions54562
Part Of
Kay Powell fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of one photograph album comprising 43 photographs. Contents pertains to Kay Powell's attendance at the Mountain School from 1942 to 1944 including steam locomotive at the Banff Train Station; "Gateway" main house; Sunshine Lodge; skiing at Sunshine in 1942; teachers and students posi…
Date Range
[1942-1944]
Reference Code
V158 / I / PD - 1
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Album
Photograph
Private record
Part Of
Kay Powell fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M199 / V158
Series
V158 / I : Photograph Albums
Sous-Fonds
V158
Accession Number
7940
Reference Code
V158 / I / PD - 1
GMD
Album
Photograph
Private record
Date Range
[1942-1944]
Physical Description
1 album (43 photographs : b&w ; 31.5 x 23.5 cm or smaller)
Scope & Content
File consists of one photograph album comprising 43 photographs. Contents pertains to Kay Powell's attendance at the Mountain School from 1942 to 1944 including steam locomotive at the Banff Train Station; "Gateway" main house; Sunshine Lodge; skiing at Sunshine in 1942; teachers and students posing for photographs ; photographs of Banff Avenue; pack horses and pack trips at Kananaskis Ranch including photographs of camp; photographs of exterior and interior of Mountain School building; skiing at Mount Norquay; skating at the Banff Skating Club; hikes up Sulphur Mountain and Mount Rundle; students in costume performing a play; Cave and Basin pool. Some photographs include photocopies of photographs with students name annotated by Kay Powell. Album also includes textual records of valedictory poem and lyrics to a school song "Forty Years On" on Havergal College letterhead.
Name Access
Powell, Kay
Greenham, Henry
Greenham, Margaret
Subject Access
Education
Buildings and facilities
Schools
Mountain School
World War II
Skiing
Kananaskis Ranch
Sunshine Ski Lodge
Horses
Geographic Access
Banff
Kananaskis
Language
English
Finding Aid
Yes
Creator
Powell, Kay
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

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