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Aileen Harmon fonds

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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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Backyard big horns

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Medium
Library - Periodical
Author
Findlay, Andrew
Call Number
P
Author
Findlay, Andrew
Physical Description
p.6-7 : ill
Medium
Library - Periodical
Subjects
Parks Canada
Radium Hot Springs
Sheep, Mountain
Wildlife management
Notes
In Avenue West (Winter 2003)
Call Number
P
Collection
Archives Library
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Banff National Park archival room research guide

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Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Publisher
Parks Canada
Call Number
13.117 P21b O.S.
Publisher
Parks Canada
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Parks Canada
Archives
Abstract
Pertains to archival holding at the Banff National Park archival room
Contents
Cabinet #1 - artifacts
Cabinet #2 - artifacts
Cabinet #3A and #3B - Parks Canada owned buildings - buildings description and inventory
Cabinet #4A and #4B - Map/blueprint collection
Cabinet #5 - Property lease card card collections
Cabinet #6 - Property photo collection 1960s
Cabinet #7 - Property photo collection 1930s-1940s
Cabinet #8 - Webster Collection - public works projects
Cabinet #9 - Archaeology reprots, collection documentation binders, past Provincial and Town of Banff heritage building inventories, Phase 1 and Phase 2 Town of Banff heritage building inventory and final report, master address index, Parks Canada Reports - cultural resources, various Parks Canada materials, cultural resource video/audio collection, public works projects photo albums and reports, oral history project for Banff, Yoho and Kootenay, Warden Service material
Cabinet #10 - Library book collection, National Park brochure collection, National Park photo/map collection
Cabinet #12 - General archival room files
Cabinet #13 - National Park and historic/heritage site files
Cabinet #14 - Artifact files, historical files - Banff Park Museum, general files
Cabinet #15 - Occurrence report files - public safety, law enforcement - Banff/Lake Louise 1984 to1987
Cabinet #16 - Occurrence report files - public safety, law enforcement - Banff/Lake Louise 1975 to 1989
Cabinet #17 - Municipal assessment forms, lease information, Banff School District - 1973
Cabinet #18 and #19 - Public works - field survey books - 1920 to 1970
Notes
From Banff Warden's offic
Accession Number
7378
Call Number
13.117 P21b O.S.
Collection
Archives Library
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Banff National Park management plan

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Part Of
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of a draft of "Banff National Park of Canada Management Plan" produced by Parks Canada and dated October 26, 2009. File also includes drafts of "Key Strategy" documents and an "Environmental Impact Assessment" for the regions of Jasper, Lake Louise, Banff, Yoho and Kootenay [Parks Can…
Date Range
2009
Reference Code
M545 / V / 26
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Government record
Part Of
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M545 / V635
Series
M545 / V : Administrative records
Sous-Fonds
M545
Accession Number
8235
Reference Code
M545 / V / 26
GMD
Textual record
Government record
Date Range
2009
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
File consists of a draft of "Banff National Park of Canada Management Plan" produced by Parks Canada and dated October 26, 2009. File also includes drafts of "Key Strategy" documents and an "Environmental Impact Assessment" for the regions of Jasper, Lake Louise, Banff, Yoho and Kootenay [Parks Canada]. Contents pertain to natural resources, tourism, townsite development and other related issues within Canadian Rockies national parks.
Subject Access
Parks Canada
National parks and reserves
Natural resources
Conservation
Government
Environment
Townsite development
Tourism
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Banff National Park
Lake Louise
Jasper National Park
Kootenay National Park
Yoho National Park
Language
English
Conservation
Metal clip from Management Plan draft was removed
Creator
Parks Canada
Category
Environment
Government
Natural resources
Title Source
Title based on contents in file
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Banff: the sacrificial lamb

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Medium
Library - Periodical
Author
Thomas, David
Call Number
P
Author
Thomas, David
Physical Description
p. 66
Medium
Library - Periodical
Subjects
Parks Canada
Tourism
Notes
In Explore, iss. 101 (January / February 2000)
Call Number
P
Collection
Archives Library
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Bear 148's last summer

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue68
Medium
Library - Periodical
Author
Skrajny, Joanna
Publisher
The Alberta Wilderness Association Journal
Call Number
P
Author
Skrajny, Joanna
Publisher
The Alberta Wilderness Association Journal
Medium
Library - Periodical
Subjects
Banff National Park
Canmore
Bears, Grizzly
Parks Canada
Hunting
Notes
In Wildlands Advocate, Vol. 25, No.3, September 2017, p. 12-13
Call Number
P
Collection
Archives Library
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The beaver manifesto

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Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
2011
Author
Hood, Glynnis
Publisher
Victoria [B.C.] : RMB
Call Number
04 H76 c.1
04 H76 c.2
Author
Hood, Glynnis
Responsibility
Glynnis Hood
Publisher
Victoria [B.C.] : RMB
Published Date
2011
Physical Description
ix, 130 p
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Beavers
Ecology
Environmental conservation
Parks Canada
ISBN
9781926855585
Accession Number
13-2-1 70,500
P2015-03-31
Call Number
04 H76 c.1
04 H76 c.2
Collection
Archives Library
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The black grizzly of Whiskey Creek

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Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
2008
Author
Marty, Sid
Publisher
Toronto : McClelland & Stewart
Call Number
QL M37
Author
Marty, Sid
Publisher
Toronto : McClelland & Stewart
Published Date
2008
Physical Description
282 p. : maps
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Accidents
Banff (townsite)
Bears
Canadian Pacific Railway
Garbage
Indians
Parks Canada
Place names
Tourism
Wardens
Wildlife management
ISBN
9780771056994
Accession Number
AC609 copy 2 to dups
Call Number
QL M37
Collection
Alpine Club of Canada Library
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The black grizzly of Whiskey Creek

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Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
2008
Author
Marty, Sid
Publisher
Toronto : McClelland & Stewart
Call Number
04.2 M33b
Author
Marty, Sid
Publisher
Toronto : McClelland & Stewart
Published Date
2008
Physical Description
282 p. : maps
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Accidents
Banff (townsite)
Bears
Canadian Pacific Railway
Garbage
Indians
Parks Canada
Place names
Tourism
Wardens
Wildlife management
ISBN
9780771056994
Accession Number
40500 08-05-21
Call Number
04.2 M33b
Collection
Archives Library
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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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