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Part Of
Bill Craig fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of notes on Bankhead, Alberta, Canada made in conversation with Bill Craig; notes transcribed by Bill Craig re Banff High School students and teachers, 1913 to 1944; Anne Craig time sheet, 1945; photographic views of the town of Bankhead taken by John Craig; views of Banff and area; …
Date Range
[ca.1920]-1973
Reference Code
M284 / V148
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Textual record
Private record
Part Of
Bill Craig fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 284
V 148
Sous-Fonds
M 284
V 148
Accession Number
910, 1075, 1786, 1841, 2089, 2475, 2513, 2606, 5487, 7225
Reference Code
M284 / V148
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Textual record
Private record
Date Range
[ca.1920]-1973
Physical Description
3 textual records (8p.). -- 21 photographs : prints, copy negatives
History / Biographical
Bill Craig, 1902-2002, lived at Bankhead and Banff, Alberta, Canada
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of notes on Bankhead, Alberta, Canada made in conversation with Bill Craig; notes transcribed by Bill Craig re Banff High School students and teachers, 1913 to 1944; Anne Craig time sheet, 1945; photographic views of the town of Bankhead taken by John Craig; views of Banff and area; one photograph of Craig with Jim Boyce and W. LaCasse, 1940s?
Name Access
Craig, Bill
Subject Access
Community life
Natural resources
Access Restrictions
No restrictions on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Creator
Craig, Bill
Category
Family and personal life
Natural resources
Title Source
Title based on accession records and content of material.
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Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 139 pages of handwritten research notes, correspondence, and newspaper clippings, H35 x W30 cm or smaller. File pertains to Dorothy's research on Banff and surrounding area, Parks Canada, Department of the Interior, and the history of the Canadian Rocky Mountains in general. Record…
Date Range
ca. 1870 - ca. 1998
1870s-1880s
ca.1918 - ca. 1960s
1986-1998
1986
1990
1993
1995
1997-1998
Reference Code
M521 / I / A / 3-4
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Newspaper clipping
Private record
Textual record
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M521 / V75
Series
M521 / I : Dorothy Wardle Personal Papers
Sous-Fonds
M521
Sub-Series
M521 / I / A : Research and Writing
Accession Number
7504
Reference Code
M521 / I / A / 3-4
GMD
Newspaper clipping
Private record
Textual record
Date Range
ca. 1870 - ca. 1998
1870s-1880s
ca.1918 - ca. 1960s
1986-1998
1986
1990
1993
1995
1997-1998
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records (139 pages ; 30 x 35 cm or smaller)
Scope & Content
File consists of 139 pages of handwritten research notes, correspondence, and newspaper clippings, H35 x W30 cm or smaller. File pertains to Dorothy's research on Banff and surrounding area, Parks Canada, Department of the Interior, and the history of the Canadian Rocky Mountains in general. Records were filed in an envelope that was titled "Book Notes." Notable people include James Wardle, J.B. Harkin, Pat Brewster, Arthur Unwin, Dr. Brett, Norman Sanson, and Bill Peyto, among others. Notable places and topics include the organization of the Department of the Interior, the Banff-Windemere Highway, Rocky Mountain Park and Park Wardens, Kootenay National Park fires, coal and precious metal mines (e.g. Bankhead, Silver City), trail riding and hiking, research about James Wardle and his accomplishments, Ya-Ha-Tinda, and various parks (e.g. Glacier, Revelstoke, Elk Island, Kootenay, and Yoho). Other records include a handwritten letter to the Auld family in Scotland (cousins of Sheila Ritchie) with a story about Glenbow and a highland cow from Oban, Scotland; personal reflections on the Banff area and mountains in general; notes that Dorothy took while doing research at the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies and the Banff Public Library; and a variety of newspaper clippings.
Notes
Includes request slips and stationary from the archives at the Whyte Museum.
Potentially includes a handwritten list of Dorothy's written works.
Newspaper clippings primarily from the Times Colonist, which is published in Victoria, British Columbia.
Name Access
Wardle, Dorothy
Wardle, James M.
Harkin, J. B. (James Bernard)
Brewster, Pat
Peyto, Bill
Brett, Robert George
Sanson, Norman
Subject Access
Banff
Banff National Park
Banff Public Library
National parks and reserves
Newspaper
Parks Canada
Park policy
Research
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies
Wardens
Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies
Ya-Ha-Tinda Ranch
Hiking
Community life
History
Mines and mineral resources
Geographic Access
Alberta
Banff
Banff National Park
Bankhead
British Columbia
Canada
Canadian Rocky Mountains
Castle Mountain
Glacier National Park
Kootenay National Park
Silver City
Victoria
Yoho National Park
Scotland
Revelstoke
Language
English
Conservation
Some of the slips of paper are taped together. Was unable to remove them without damaging the materials. May present conservation issues in the future.
Creator
Wardle, Dorothy
Category
Sports, recreation and leisure
Transportation
Politics
Natural resources
Family and personal life
Exploration, discovery and travel
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Title was written on an envelope containing these materials.
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Canada and the Present War [1939 - 1942]

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Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
Scrapbook is titled "Canada and the Present War" and consists of newspaper clippings including some full-page excerpts and smaller articles. Scrapbook includes table of contents on first page [see "Content Details"]. Content pertains to Canadian industry, trade, agriculture, national exports, warti…
Date Range
[1939 - 1942]
Reference Code
LUX / III / B4 - 20
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Scrapbook
  39 images     1 Electronic Resource  
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
III.B.4. Georgina Luxton : Collected Material : Textual Records
Sous-Fonds
III. Luxton Family sous-fonds
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / III / B4 - 20
GMD
Textual record
Scrapbook
Date Range
[1939 - 1942]
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
Scrapbook is titled "Canada and the Present War" and consists of newspaper clippings including some full-page excerpts and smaller articles. Scrapbook includes table of contents on first page [see "Content Details"]. Content pertains to Canadian industry, trade, agriculture, national exports, wartime production, and national and global politics; includes statistics for these subjects from World War I and World War II eras [1914 to ca.1942].
Subject Access
Commerce and industry
Communications
Education
Environment
History
Industry
Labour
Laws and legislation
Military
Mines and mineral resources
Mining
Natural resources
Agriculture
Politics
Politics and government
Science and technology
Ship
War
World War I
World War II
Geographic Access
Canada
Ontario
Germany
United States of America
Russia
Language
English
Conservation
Two metal binder rings were removed to prevent risk of future rust damage and contamination. Scrapbook has been re-fastened with unbleached twine and interleaved with acid-free tissue.
Category
Commerce and industry
Communications
Education
Government
Labour
Military
Natural resources
Politics
Science and technology
Title Source
Title based on contents of item
Content Details
[Scrapbook table of contents]: Telephone System in Canada Argentine Crops and Canada Farm Production in Canada Business Trends and Industry Income Taxes Newsprint St. Lawrence Power Pact Canada's War Metals Long or Short War Food Industries and Capacity Production Canada Wheat and the War War and Wool War Effect on Travel and Foreign Trade Minerals and War Canada and Ships Chemicals and War How Vulnerable are our Mines? Necessary Supplies for War Comparison between Canada 1914 and 1939 War quickens business in Canada Canada's Balance of Trade Radium Development and Trade with South America Election Platforms - Dominion Elections
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Castle Mountain Battle

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions54606
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 127 pages of compiled research, correspondence, and newspaper clippings, H28 cm x W21.5 cm or smaller. File pertains to the renaming of Castle Mountain to Mt. Eisenhower in 1946 under the William Lyon Mackenzie King administration and the restoration of the Castle name in 1975-1976…
Date Range
ca.1946 - 1987
1946
1975
1987
Reference Code
M521 / I / A / 1-2
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Private record
Newspaper clipping
Government record
Part Of
Dorothy Wardle fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M521 / V75
Series
M521 / I : Dorothy Wardle Personal Papers
Sous-Fonds
M521
Sub-Series
M521 / I / A : Research and Writing
Accession Number
5391
7504
Reference Code
M521 / I / A / 1-2
GMD
Textual record
Private record
Newspaper clipping
Government record
Date Range
ca.1946 - 1987
1946
1975
1987
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records (127 pages ; 21.5 x 28 cm or smaller)
History / Biographical
Freeman Keyte was a scientist originally from Ontario who was living in Calgary at the time when Castle Mountain was renamed to Mt. Eisenhower. He argued for the Castle name to be reinstated and communicated with the Geographic Board of Alberta, Members of Parliament, and the Canadian Permanent Committee on Geographical Names.
Scope & Content
File consists of 127 pages of compiled research, correspondence, and newspaper clippings, H28 cm x W21.5 cm or smaller. File pertains to the renaming of Castle Mountain to Mt. Eisenhower in 1946 under the William Lyon Mackenzie King administration and the restoration of the Castle name in 1975-1976. File includes photocopies of government records, newspaper clippings, and other research compiled by Freeman Keyte. It also includes handwritten correspondence between Dorothy and Freeman, Dorothy and Ted Hart, and newspaper clippings that were collected by Dorothy.
Notes
On March 12, 1980, Freeman sent a copy of his findings in a 113-page binder to Dorothy, who then gifted it to the Whyte Museum in 1987.
Included a photocopy of the letter from Dorothy to Ted Hart. The photocopy was discarded. Dorothy filed the original with Freeman's compilation of research as represented in this file.
Records from accn.7504 were filed in an envelope titled, "The Castle Mountain Battle (from Castle to Eisenhower & back to Castle."
Name Access
Wardle, Dorothy
Keyte, Freeman
Hart, E. J. (Ted)
Subject Access
Banff
Banff National Park
Calgary Herald
Geography
Government
Mountains
Newspaper
Politics
Research
Geographic Access
Banff
Banff National Park
Alberta
Canada
Canadian Rocky Mountains
Castle Mountain
Language
English
Creator
Wardle, Dorothy
Keyte, Freeman
Category
Government
Natural resources
Politics
Biographical Source Notes
Rayburn, Alan. Naming Canada: Stories About Place Names from Canadian Geographic. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1994.
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Title was written on an envelope containing these materials
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Charlie Russell fonds

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Part Of
Charlie Russell fonds
Scope & Content
The Charlie Russell fonds consists of photographs pertaining to the filming of "Grizzly Country", ranching, friends and family, wildlife, and recreational activities, ca.1961-ca.1968. The majority of the images were made in the Waterton Lakes area. There are some images made in New York City, Briti…
Date Range
ca.1961-ca.1968
Reference Code
V557
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Transparency
Part Of
Charlie Russell fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
V 557
Sous-Fonds
V557
Accession Number
7728
Reference Code
V557
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Transparency
Date Range
ca.1961-ca.1968
Physical Description
ca. 2520 photographs : b&w negatives ; 35 mm and 4x5, 2 transparencies; col.
History / Biographical
Andrew Charles "Charlie" Russell (August 19, 1941 – May 7, 2018) was a naturalist, photographer, pilot, wilderness guide, and rancher. One of the son's of Andy Russell and Kay Russell and grandson of Bert Riggall, Charlie grew up at the Hawk's Nest ranch on the N.E. boundary of Waterton Lake National Park.
Alongside his brother Dick Russell, Charlie assisted his father Andy in the production and filming of Grizzly Country throughout the Canadian Rockies, British Columbia, and Alaska from 1961-1964. In 1967 he returned to the Tolkat River in Alaska to photograph and observe bears alone. In 1970 he purchased a large percentage of his fathers land on Waterton's north-east border to run a cattle operation. In 1991, he made his first visit to Princess Royal Island, British Columbia, and began photographing for "Spirit Bear", a book of photographs and writings published in 1994. Beginning in 1997, Charlie spent 6 years among the grizzlies of Kamchatka Peninsula in eastern Russia alongside artist and partner Maureen Enns. After returning to Alberta from Russia, Charlie continued to be a conservation advocate until he passed from a surgery-related complication in May 2018.
The bulk of Charlie Russell's work was destroyed in a house fire in [1991?].
Scope & Content
The Charlie Russell fonds consists of photographs pertaining to the filming of "Grizzly Country", ranching, friends and family, wildlife, and recreational activities, ca.1961-ca.1968. The majority of the images were made in the Waterton Lakes area. There are some images made in New York City, British Columbia, and Alaska. The fonds is comprised of two series: I. Black and white negatives; II. Transparencies; I. Black and white negatives consists of A. 1964, B. Waterton Park Flood, June 8-9, 1963, C. 35mm Books, D. 4x5 Book, E. Bert Riggall Copy Negatives. II. Transparencies consist of two 4x5 colour transparencies depicting Cal Wellman's Cattle.
Notes
I.C. was received in the form of three separate negative books. The books have been arranged numerically in subseries I.C, with the negative book book and page number of origin written on the negative sleeves. For example, V557/I/C/NA-1a to NA-6e [Book 1, pg. 1,2].
Select 35mm negatives in I.C. are marked with red stickers and overlaid with rectangles on the negative sleeve. These negatives correspond to the negatives used in "Spirit Bear" and their cropping for publication. Each image is listed and described in the case file on the document titled "These are the negs used in Spirit Bear Chapter One". Some of the dots have a number corresponding to the document, others do not (the stickers were taken from the original negative sleeves and re-applied to the new negative sleeves).
Name Access
Russell, Andrew Charles (Charlie)
Russell, Charlie
Russell, Andy
Riggall, Bert
Subject Access
Environment
Sports, recreation and leisure
Science and technology
Natural resources
Education
Hawk's Nest Ranch
Bears
Wildlife
Geographic Access
Waterton Lakes National Park
Mount McKinley
Canada
Alberta
Alaska
British Columbia
United States of America
Language
English
Finding Aid
Revised digital and original handwritten in case file
Related Material
Related by provenance to a portion of Andy Russell fonds.
Creator
Russell, Charlie
Category
Education
Environment
Sports, recreation and leisure
Science and technology
Natural resources
Biographical Source Notes
Accession record.
Handwritten documents in case file.
"Spirit Bear, Encounters with the White Bear of the Western Rainforest", Charlie Russell, 1994, Key Porter Books Limited. Pg 12-25.
https://charlierussellbears.com/
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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Current Events [September - December 1939]

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions22408
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
Scrapbook is handmade from coloured construction paper. Scrapbook has annotated title page which reads "Current Events September October November and December". Scrapbook contains newspaper clippings relating to media coverage of World War II from 1939.
Date Range
1939
Reference Code
LUX / III / B4 / 24
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Scrapbook
Newspaper clipping
  57 images     1 Electronic Resource  
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
III.B.4. Georgina Luxton : Collected Material : Textual Records
Sous-Fonds
III. Luxton Family sous-fonds
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / III / B4 / 24
GMD
Textual record
Scrapbook
Newspaper clipping
Date Range
1939
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
Scrapbook is handmade from coloured construction paper. Scrapbook has annotated title page which reads "Current Events September October November and December". Scrapbook contains newspaper clippings relating to media coverage of World War II from 1939.
Notes
Some clippings have small annotations in ink or pencil [i.e. publishing date of a specific newspaper article].
Subject Access
Agriculture
Geography
Government
History
Industry
Military
Natural resources
Politics
Public events
War
World War II
Geographic Access
Canada
Germany
England
Poland
Russia
France
Access Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Conservation
Metal bindings have been removed and replaced with unbleached string for preservation purposes
Related Material
Scrapbook LUX/III/B4/24 is part of collection of related scrapbooks [LUX / III / B4 / 24 to 28] covering global current events, commerce and political news from 1938-1940.
Category
Government
Law and justice
Military
Commerce and industry
Title Source
Title based on contents of item
Electronic Resources
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Dan McCowan and Mary McCowan fonds

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Part Of
Dan and Mary McCowan fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of two series : I. Dan McCowan series; II. Mary E.(Fee) McCowan series. I. Dan McCowan series, ca.1905-1967?, ca.30 cm of textual records, ca.3400 photographs, 4 graphic records. Includes five sub-series: A. Correspondence; B. Writing; C. Photography; D. Professional activities; E…
Date Range
[ca.1885-1967?]
Reference Code
M55 / V408
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Textual record
Diary
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Dan and Mary McCowan fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 55
V 408
Sous-Fonds
M 55
V 408
Accession Number
323, 694, 3263, 6756, 6892
Reference Code
M55 / V408
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Transparency
Textual record
Diary
Private record
Published record
Date Range
[ca.1885-1967?]
Physical Description
ca.50 cm of textual records. -- ca.3400 photographs (ca.1000 negatives, ca.1540 lantern slides, ca.770 transparencies 35mm, 117 prints). -- 4 graphic records
History / Biographical
Dan McCowan, 1882-1956, was a naturalist, lecturer and writer at Banff, Alberta, Canada. McCowan came to Banff from Scotland in 1907. There he met Mary Ethel Fee, 1888-1973, a teacher, and they married in 1921. Mary McCowan shared an interest in Dan's work, hand-coloured his lantern slides and accompanied him on his tours. Dan McCowan was an active photographer and naturalist and lectured at hospitals during and following the First World War. He was later recommended to Sir Edward Beatty, CPR President and hired by the CPR to promote the scenic beauties and natural history of the mountains, which he did for 26 years. For a period his lantern slide presentations included motion pictures. During the 1940s, he used natural colour Kodachrome slide photography. While in England in 1936, McCowan was made a Fellow of the Royal Zoological Society. From ca.1907 onwards, he wrote for magazines and newspapers. The first of six books was published in 1936; the last in 1955. Beginning ca.1937, McCowan wrote and broadcast radio talks on natural history on CBC. These were heard widely in Canada and the United States. In 1939, McCowan accompanied the King and Queen on a portion of their railway tour through the mountains, providing information on natural history and residents. During the Second World War, he toured extensively on behalf of the YMCA. The McCowans retired to Cloverdale (now Surrey), B.C., ca.1951.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of two series : I. Dan McCowan series; II. Mary E.(Fee) McCowan series.
I. Dan McCowan series, ca.1905-1967?, ca.30 cm of textual records, ca.3400 photographs, 4 graphic records. Includes five sub-series: A. Correspondence; B. Writing; C. Photography; D. Professional activities; E. Ephemera.
Correspondence includes incoming letters re writing, business and broadcasting. Writing is in the form of notes and notebooks, unpublished and published manuscripts, newspaper articles and other materials.
Photography includes negatives, lantern slides, 35mm transparencies and prints. Material pertains to flora, fauna, people, places and scenery, also family, activities and events. Photographs of Banff personalities and visitors are available in negative and lantern slide form, 254 items.
Lantern slides were designed for lectures such as: "On skyline trails in the Canadian Rockies"; "On nature trails at Banff and Lake Louise"; "A naturalist in the Canadian Rockies" (200 slides); "Snow peaks and flower meadows in the Canadian Rockies" (200 slides); "Over the hills and far away: a pictorial review of the Canadian Rockies"; "Victory Day, May 8th 1945, Dan McCowan presents: Bye-gone days in Banff" (exact titles were based on title slides).
II. Mary E. (Fee) McCowan series consists of diaries, 1926-1957, photocopied from 12 volumes (19 cm); and letters from Dan McCowan, 1943. Diaries discuss joint travels, activities, lecture tours for CPR (Canada, U.S., U.K.), Banff, trail rides, skyline hikes, and Royal Visit, 1939
Notes
Both Dan and Mary McCowan have written identifications on the slide mounts
Name Access
McCowan, Dan
McCowan, Mary
Subject Access
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Natural resources
Sports, recreation and leisure
Access Restrictions
Some restrictions on access to originals
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: arrangement outline
series and file description
in-house electronic finding aid
online finding aid
item list and modern reference prints for photographs of Banff personalities and visitors
Related Material
Related by provenance to McCowan family photographs (V407)
Creator
McCowan, Dan
McCowan, Mary
Category
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Natural resources
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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Elliott Barnes fonds

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Part Of
Elliott Barnes fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds pertains to: Elliott Barnes and Barnes family; pack trips; wildlife; Alaska trip; Eau Claire logging operations in Spray Valley; Jumping Pound homestead, Morley and S-L Ranch; Sawback Lake trip; bear hunting trip; Banff area views; Paradise Valley ACC camp; hockey at Banff; Stoney Indians at…
Date Range
[ca.1905-ca.1914]
Reference Code
V48
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Part Of
Elliott Barnes fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
V 48
Sous-Fonds
V 48
Accession Number
2512, 2580, 3247, 3307, 5431, 5076
Reference Code
V48
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Date Range
[ca.1905-ca.1914]
Physical Description
ca.500 photographs : prints, negatives
History / Biographical
Elliott Chappel Barnes, 1866-1938, was a rancher, outfitter and trail guide and professional photographer at Kootenay Plains, Banff and Jumping Pound, Alberta. Barnes was born in Rochester, New York in 1866. In the early 1890s he travelled throughout the American Rockies supporting himself as an itinerant photographer. In 1905, Barnes and his family immigrated to Canada and homesteaded on the Kootenay Plains. For a short time, Barnes ran a small outfitting operation out of Banff, mostly dealing with the newly-created Alpine Club of Canada and its members. Also, while wintering in Banff during 1907-1908, he worked briefly with Byron Harmon in the photographic business. Following this association, Barnes upgraded from a small "pocket" Kodak camera to a 5x7 Graflex with a stereo adaptor. Utilizing this camera, he published a set of stereo view-cards and custom postcards. In 1908, Barnes moved to a homestead at Little Jumping Pound Creek in the foothills west of Calgary and abandoned photography as a profession. After several farming ventures near Calgary, the family moved into the city, where Elliott Barnes died in 1938.
Scope & Content
Fonds pertains to: Elliott Barnes and Barnes family; pack trips; wildlife; Alaska trip; Eau Claire logging operations in Spray Valley; Jumping Pound homestead, Morley and S-L Ranch; Sawback Lake trip; bear hunting trip; Banff area views; Paradise Valley ACC camp; hockey at Banff; Stoney Indians at Kootenay Plains; Bankhead mine site and operations; winter trip; Mount Rainer, Washington; other (mainly people, places and activities)
Notes
A detailed biography of Elliott Barnes can be found in: "A Delicate Wilderness: The Photography of Elliott Barnes, 1905- 1914" by Edward Cavell (Banff: Altitude Publishing and the Whyte Foundation, 1983).
Name Access
Barnes, Elliott
Subject Access
Arts
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Natural resources
Sports, recreation and leisure
Access Restrictions
Some restrictions on access to originals
Public domain (other restrictions may apply)
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: modern reference prints
Creator
Barnes, Elliott
Category
Arts
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Natural resources
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on accession records
Less detail
Part Of
Enoch Smith fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds pertains to Enoch Smith's work in the Banff area. Textual records include correspondence and memoranda between Major Enoch Smith and contractors, Banff National Park Superintendent and other government officials, etc., regarding clearing brush and timber in the Spray Lakes and Lake Minnewank…
Date Range
1923-1950
Reference Code
M91 / V595
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Textual record
Private record
Part Of
Enoch Smith fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 91
V 595
Sous-Fonds
M 91
V 595
Accession Number
619, 3091, 6333
Reference Code
M91 / V595
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Textual record
Private record
Date Range
1923-1950
Physical Description
70 photographs : prints. -- .5cm of textual records
History / Biographical
Enoch Smith, 1884-1958, was a construction superintendent for Calgary Power Ltd. at Banff, Alberta, Canada. Smith was a Major with the Army Engineers during the First World War. He came to Banff in 1923 and worked for Calgary Power on several projects in the area.
Scope & Content
Fonds pertains to Enoch Smith's work in the Banff area. Textual records include correspondence and memoranda between Major Enoch Smith and contractors, Banff National Park Superintendent and other government officials, etc., regarding clearing brush and timber in the Spray Lakes and Lake Minnewanka areas where Calgary Power had hydro electric developments. Correspondents include Claude Brewster, J. M. Wardle and C. M. Walker. Photographs pertain to Lake Minnewanka Power Development, construction of bridge across Stewart Canyon, and old and new Cascade Power Plant; 1923-1943.
Name Access
Smith, Enoch
Subject Access
Natural resources
Access Restrictions
No restrictions on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
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Smith, Enoch
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Fred Brewster fonds

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Part Of
Fred Brewster fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of: I. Personal papers, 1897-1967, pertaining to family, education, military service, etc. II. Professional and business papers, 1908-1957, re Consolidated Mining and Smelting Co. of Canada, private mining ventures, Brewster and Moore outfitting, Brewster Transfer Co., and Brewster …
Date Range
[ca.1887]-1969
Reference Code
M53 / V86
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Textual record
Journal
Map
Private record
Published record
Scrapbook
Part Of
Fred Brewster fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 53
V 86
Sous-Fonds
M 53
V 86
Accession Number
318, 1195, 2041, 6196, 6756
Reference Code
M53 / V86
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Textual record
Journal
Map
Private record
Published record
Scrapbook
Date Range
[ca.1887]-1969
Physical Description
ca.50 cm of textual records. -- 113 photographs : prints
History / Biographical
Frederick Archibald Brewster, 1883-1969, was an outfitter and guide at Jasper, Alberta, Canada. Brewster was born in Kildonan, Manitoba and in 1888 moved with his family to Banff, where he received his education. He subsequently attended St. John's College, Winnipeg, Manitoba and Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, obtaining a B.Sc. in Mining Engineering. Brewster worked briefly as a prospector and in 1910 embarked upon a long career as an outfitter and guide, first with Brewster and Moore. He established operations in Jasper in 1912 and was responsible for important parties, including those of Samuel Prescott Fay and the United States Biological Survey. Brewster served with distinction in the First World War and was involved with mountain warfare training of the Lovat Scouts in the Second World War. He supplemented his outfitting business with a series of camps which doubled as ski lodges: Fred Brewster's Rocky Mountain Camps, and boat concessions.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of: I. Personal papers, 1897-1967, pertaining to family, education, military service, etc. II. Professional and business papers, 1908-1957, re Consolidated Mining and Smelting Co. of Canada, private mining ventures, Brewster and Moore outfitting, Brewster Transfer Co., and Brewster Trading Co., Samuel Prescott Fay, Lovat Scouts, Jasper, etc. Includes scrapbook titled "Mt. Sir Alexander," 1912-1967, attributed to Fred Brewster, consisting of clippings, articles and maps re the discovery, naming, ascents, etc. of Mount Sir Alexander, also text of speech delivered by Brewster at the opening of the Banff-Jasper Highway. Also includes Samuel Prescott Fay journal from 1914 hunting trip, photocopy. III. Newsclippings and magazines, 1930-1969. IV. Book, "Lord of the Lakes and Forest" by Augustus Moore. V. Photographs, ca.1887-ca.1967, pertaining to Fred Brewster outfitting operations, associates, clients, camps, lodges and facilities; Brewster family and friends; Fred Brewster college and university associates.
Name Access
Brewster, Fred
Subject Access
Family and personal life
Natural resources
Sports, recreation and leisure
Access Restrictions
No restrictions on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
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Related Material
Accompanied by artifacts (Heritage collections).
Creator
Brewster, Fred
Category
Family and personal life
Natural resources
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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