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Abandoned in the Arctic : Adolphus W. Greely and the Lady Franklin Bay expedition, 1881 - 1884

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue20137
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
2007
Author
Clark, Geoffrey E.
Publisher
Portsmouth Athenaeum
Call Number
G670 C53 A23
  1 website  
Author
Clark, Geoffrey E.
Responsibility
Geoffrey E. Clark
Publisher
Portsmouth Athenaeum
Published Date
2007
Physical Description
81 pages : illustrations, maps
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Arctic
Arctic Regions
Research
Survival
Film making
Films
American
Abstract
In August, 1881 Lieutenant Adolphus W. Greely and a team of 25 determined men set out as part of the First International Polar Year to build a research station on Ellesmere Island, 450 miles from the North Pole. The Lady Franklin Bay Expedition began as the most ambitious arctic expedition in United States history, but was destined to descend into a three year journey through a frozen hell - a voyage of forced retreaat, starvation, brewing mutiny and cannibalism. Against all odds, six men survived and returned to Portsmouth, New Hampshire as American heros. (from back of book)
Contents
Introduction
Adolphus W. Greely and the Lady Franklin Bay Expedition
The Beginning
Research and Exploration
The Retreat
The Rescue
Greely's Later Years
The Making of the Flim - Abandoned in the Arctic
List of Illustrations
Bibliography
Notes
DVD of associated film included with publication
Robson Gmoser was a member of the 2004 expedition team which also included Bob Saunders, Scott Simper, Julia Szucs, Tom Stere, Jeff Clark, Steve Smith, James Shedd, Gino Ded Guercio
ISBN
0974089524
Accession Number
AC637
Call Number
G670 C53 A23
Collection
Alpine Club of Canada Library
URL Notes
Link to publication on Abe Books
Websites
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Alberta Culture Grant

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions23176
Part Of
Morris Flewwelling fonds
Scope & Content
One file regarding correspondence and budget documentation related to the Alberta Culture Grant.
Date Range
1976-1977
Reference Code
M464 / 26
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Morris Flewwelling fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
Manuscript Correspondence
Accession Number
3971
Reference Code
M464 / 26
Date Range
1976-1977
Physical Description
1.5 cm of textual records.
History / Biographical
Morris Flewwelling is a museum administrator at Red Deer, Alberta, Canada. Flewwelling studied Walter J. Phillips, R.C.A., for a number of years with the intention of publishing a comprehensive work on the artist. Coincident research and publications prevented Flewwelling from completing his work.
Scope & Content
One file regarding correspondence and budget documentation related to the Alberta Culture Grant.
Subject Access
Walter J. Phillips
research
Title Source
Title based on contents of file.
Content Details
File includes: 2 Canada Post receipts. 1 receipt from the Glenbow regarding Tom Thompson book Xeroxing. 1 receipt from the University of Alberta Library Photocopy Service. 1 invoice from the University of Alberta for Xeroxing. 1 Canada Post receipt. 1 letter to Alberta Culture regarding progression of the funded project, December 6, 1977. 3 page report to Alberta Culture, dated November, 1977. 1 receipt from the Government of the Province of Alberta, grant $1,200. Budget outline for the Alberta Culture grant. 19 Canada Post receipts, in the sum of $41.32. 14 University of Alberta Micro-materials receipts, in the sum of $244.08. 13 miscellaneous receipts, in the sum of $34.04. 6 miscellaneous accommodation receipts. 2 pages handwritten notes regarding Alberta Culture grant. 5 pages of correspondence regarding Alberta Culture grant offer and specifics.
Processing Status
Processed
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Alberta Culture Grant Access Restricted

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions23175
Part Of
Morris Flewwelling fonds
Scope & Content
One file regarding Flewwelling's personal information related to the Alberta Culture Grant.
Date Range
1976-1977
Reference Code
M464 / 27
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Morris Flewwelling fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
Manuscript Correspondence
Accession Number
3971
Reference Code
M464 / 27
Date Range
1976-1977
Physical Description
0.25 cm of textual records.
History / Biographical
Morris Flewwelling is a museum administrator at Red Deer, Alberta, Canada. Flewwelling studied Walter J. Phillips, R.C.A., for a number of years with the intention of publishing a comprehensive work on the artist. Coincident research and publications prevented Flewwelling from completing his work.
Scope & Content
One file regarding Flewwelling's personal information related to the Alberta Culture Grant.
Subject Access
Walter J. Phillips
research
Access Restrictions
Access Restricted
Title Source
Title based on contents of file.
Content Details
File includes: 1 credit card slip, with number, marked Edmonton Plaza. 1 letter regarding Alberta Culture grant, with Social Insurance Number listed. 1 credit card slip, with number, marked Bessborough.
Processing Status
Processed
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Arctic Institute of North America

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions54737
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of a report and memorandum for the Arctic Institute of North America, 1974. Content pertains to organizational goals and objectives and the nomination of members for election as governors.
Date Range
1974
Reference Code
LUX / II / C1 / 31
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Organization record
Published record
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / II / C : Personal
Sous-Fonds
LUX / II : Eleanor Luxton sous-fonds
Sub-Series
LUX / II / C1 : Volunteer activities
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / II / C1 / 31
GMD
Textual record
Organization record
Published record
Date Range
1974
Physical Description
0.3 cm of textual records
History / Biographical
The Arctic Institute of North America was founded in 1945 as a research and educational non-profit organization sponsored by the Canadian Federal Government. The institute was incorporated into the University of Calgary in 1976. The Arctic Institute focuses its research on the "physical, environmental and social conditions" of the Arctic regions, and makes this research accessible through an online database and publications through the organization's academic journal, "ARCTIC".
Scope & Content
File consists of a report and memorandum for the Arctic Institute of North America, 1974. Content pertains to organizational goals and objectives and the nomination of members for election as governors.
Name Access
University of Calgary
Subject Access
Administration
Environment
Education
Research
Membership
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Calgary
Access Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Category
Education
Environment
Biographical Source Notes
https://arctic.ucalgary.ca/
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
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Art and Artists Index

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions23170
Part Of
Morris Flewwelling fonds
Scope & Content
One file regarding the creation of an index for the Walter Phillips column Art and Artists from the Winnipeg Tribune.
Reference Code
M464 / 22
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Morris Flewwelling fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
Biographical Research
Accession Number
3747
Reference Code
M464 / 22
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records.
History / Biographical
Morris Flewwelling is a museum administrator at Red Deer, Alberta, Canada. Flewwelling studied Walter J. Phillips, R.C.A., for a number of years with the intention of publishing a comprehensive work on the artist. Coincident research and publications prevented Flewwelling from completing his work.
Scope & Content
One file regarding the creation of an index for the Walter Phillips column Art and Artists from the Winnipeg Tribune.
Subject Access
Walter J. Phillips
research
Title Source
Title based on contents of file.
Content Details
File includes: 23 pages handwritten notes related to page numbers and dates of pertinent articles. 7 pages photocopied typed, dated 1935 to 1941.
Processing Status
Processed
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Article corrections, slide presentation notes

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions54943
Part Of
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of scanned copies of two articles [one dated 1962] pertaining to the Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies with corrections added in pen; and typed and written notes pertaining to a slide presentation about the history of the Trail Riders and the organization's 50th anniversary in 1973.
Date Range
1962
[ca. 1970]
1973
Reference Code
M545 / V / 42
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Published 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
5939
Reference Code
M545 / V / 42
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Date Range
1962
[ca. 1970]
1973
Physical Description
0.1 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
File consists of scanned copies of two articles [one dated 1962] pertaining to the Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies with corrections added in pen; and typed and written notes pertaining to a slide presentation about the history of the Trail Riders and the organization's 50th anniversary in 1973.
Name Access
Hawkins, Linda
Bagley, George
Primrose, Tom
Subject Access
Administration
Activities
Community events
Publication
Organizations
Poets
Research
Sports and recreation
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Language
English
Category
Sports, recreation and leisure
Communications
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
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Assorted manuscripts

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions23162
Part Of
Morris Flewwelling fonds
Scope & Content
One file pertaining to manuscripts, Another Woodcut, Pictures on the Wall, and Wood-cut by Walter Phillips.
Reference Code
M464 / 12
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Morris Flewwelling fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
Walter Phillips Manuscripts
Accession Number
3747
Reference Code
M464 / 12
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records.
History / Biographical
Morris Flewwelling is a museum administrator at Red Deer, Alberta, Canada. Flewwelling studied Walter J. Phillips, R.C.A., for a number of years with the intention of publishing a comprehensive work on the artist. Coincident research and publications prevented Flewwelling from completing his work.
Scope & Content
One file pertaining to manuscripts, Another Woodcut, Pictures on the Wall, and Wood-cut by Walter Phillips.
Subject Access
Walter J. Phillips
research
Title Source
Title based on contents of file.
Content Details
File includes: Manuscript of Another Woodcut by Walter Phillips, photocopy, typed on yellow legal paper, annotated. Page 1-22. Untitled manuscript [Another Woodcut] by Walter Phillips, photocopy, typed on yellow legal paper, annotated. Page 1-23. Untitled manuscript [Pictures on the Wall] by Walter Phillips, photocopy, typed on yellow legal paper, annotated. Page 1-20. Manuscript of Wood-cut by Walter Phillips, photocopy, typed, annotated, 42 pages. “Wood-Cut and Wood-Engraving” 31 pages photocopied, annotated, with note regarding Flewwelling’s filing. “[I like waterfalls] by Walter Phillips, R. C. A.” 11 pages photocopied, annotated, with note regarding Flewwelling’s filing. “Native Pigments by W. J. Phillips,” 5 pages photocopied, annotated, with note regarding Flewwelling’s filing.
Processing Status
Processed
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Bank Act of 1923 study notes and book excerpt

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions54758
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of an annotated chapter from a book, titled "An Act respecting Banks and Banking" [1927] signed by Eleanor Luxton, and a loose page with accompanying handwritten notes. Content pertains to the Bank Act of 1923 in Canada. Items were likely used as research and study materials during El…
Date Range
[1927-1935]
Reference Code
LUX / II / B1 / 142 to 143
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / II /
Sous-Fonds
LUX / II : Eleanor Luxton sous-fonds
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / II / B1 / 142 to 143
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Date Range
[1927-1935]
Physical Description
0.5 cm of textual records (2 volumes ; 16.5 x 25 cm and 11 x 14 cm)
Scope & Content
File consists of an annotated chapter from a book, titled "An Act respecting Banks and Banking" [1927] signed by Eleanor Luxton, and a loose page with accompanying handwritten notes. Content pertains to the Bank Act of 1923 in Canada. Items were likely used as research and study materials during Eleanor Luxton's time as a student at the University of Alberta.
Name Access
Luxton, Eleanor
Subject Access
Commerce
Finances
Government
Education
School
Research
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Edmonton
Language
English
Conservation
Handwritten notes stored together in mylar sleeve
Category
Education
Commerce and industry
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Content Details
First page of book excerpt signed "Eleanor Luxton Pembina Hall [University of Alberta]" in black ink
Processing Status
Processed
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Biostratigraphy and Faunas of the Permian Ishbel Group, Canadian Rocky Mountains

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue24933
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1968
Author
Logan, Alan
McGugan, Alan
Publisher
Journal of Paleontology
Call Number
03.2 L78b PAM
  1 website  
Author
Logan, Alan
McGugan, Alan
Responsibility
Alan Logan
Alan McGugan
Publisher
Journal of Paleontology
Published Date
1968
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Paleontology
Geology
Geology - Alberta - Mountain Park
Research
Abstract
Pertains to Permian Ishbel group in the Canadian Rocky Mountains and attempts to unite the understanding of scattered occurances of fauna within these fossil records.
Notes
In Journal of Paleontology Vol. 42, No. 5 (Sep., 1968), pp. 1123-1139
Call Number
03.2 L78b PAM
Collection
Archives Library
URL Notes
Available online through JSTOR via subscription
Websites
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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.
Processing Status
Processed
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