Skip header and navigation

22 records – page 1 of 3.

Adelia Woodworth scrapbook and Banff minutes book

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions54507
Part Of
Kidney family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of one scrapbook produced by Adelia Woodworth and dated 1915. Scrapbook was previously used as a minutes book for community meetings held in Banff. First 10 pages contain news clippings and various typed poems and songs, as well as paper images of King Edward VII, flags of the world …
Date Range
1892 - 1895
1915
Reference Code
M74 / IV / A / 2
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Scrapbook
Part Of
Kidney family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M74 / V324
Series
M74 / IV : Family, friends and community records
Sous-Fonds
M74
Sub-Series
M74 / IV / A : 1886 - 1920
Accession Number
3109
Reference Code
M74 / IV / A / 2
GMD
Textual record
Scrapbook
Date Range
1892 - 1895
1915
Physical Description
1.5 cm of textual records (1 scrapbook : 88 pages ; 21 x 32 cm)
History / Biographical
Adelia Woodworth Nickerson (1902 - 1977) was the ninth child of Elizabeth and Benjamin F. Woodworth, and was born and raised in Banff. Adelia married Nick Nickerson and later moved to Prince Rupert, British Columbia.
Scope & Content
File consists of one scrapbook produced by Adelia Woodworth and dated 1915. Scrapbook was previously used as a minutes book for community meetings held in Banff. First 10 pages contain news clippings and various typed poems and songs, as well as paper images of King Edward VII, flags of the world and a loose page from the Artistic Publishing Co., Ltd in London. The following 76 pages contain minutes and general notes from meetings in Banff from 1892-1895, naming R.G. Brett, Benjamin Woodworth Sr. and others. Two pages near end of book have additional notes on Australian Cadets.
Notes
First page of early meeting minutes/original notes from minutes book are obscured by news clippings pasted on top
Notes on Australian Cadets in book possibly added ca. 1915 by Adelia Woodworth.
Name Access
Woodworth, Adelia
Woodworth, Benjamin Frederick
Brett, Robert G.
Subject Access
Community events
Communities
Animals
Settlement
Poetry
Portrait
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
England
London
Access Restrictions
Restrictions may apply due to physical condition
Language
English
Conservation
Item has been tied with unbleached cotton string to secure binding and pages together
Fragile condition, handle with caution
Creator
Adelia Woodworth
Category
Family and personal life
Biographical Source Notes
https://albertaonrecord.ca/woodworth-family-fonds
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Less detail
Part Of
Kidney family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of documents and records pertaining to businesses owned by Forest and Maud Kidney in the town of Banff [Pop's Bakery Ltd., Kidney Kabins and Quaker Coffee Shop]. Contents include a Quaker Coffee Shop meal card from ca. 1950, an information card for guests at Kidney Kabins ca. 1950 - 1…
Date Range
1950 - 1953
1961
1969
Reference Code
M74 / V / C / 1
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Private record
Corporate record
Part Of
Kidney family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M74 / V324
Series
M74 / V : Legal and business records
Sous-Fonds
M74
Sub-Series
M74 / V / C : 1951 - 1980
Accession Number
3109
2016.8581
Reference Code
M74 / V / C / 1
GMD
Textual record
Private record
Corporate record
Date Range
1950 - 1953
1961
1969
Physical Description
0.5 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
File consists of documents and records pertaining to businesses owned by Forest and Maud Kidney in the town of Banff [Pop's Bakery Ltd., Kidney Kabins and Quaker Coffee Shop]. Contents include a Quaker Coffee Shop meal card from ca. 1950, an information card for guests at Kidney Kabins ca. 1950 - 1953, a menu from Quaker Coffee Shop from 1961, a lease agreement for the expansion of Pop's Bakery Ltd. from 1961, and a letter pertaining to a lease agreement between Pop's Holdings Ltd. and the estate of William Austin Standish from 1969.
Name Access
Kidney, Forest H. (Pop)
Kidney, Maude
Standish, Austin
Subject Access
Businesses
Finances
Property
Quaker Coffee Shop
Kidney Kabins
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Access Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Category
Commerce and industry
Land, settlement and immigration
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Less detail

David McDougall fonds

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions682
Part Of
David McDougall fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of six series: 1. Business Correspondence; 2. Cheques, Receipts, Invoices; 3. Personal Documents; 4. Miscellaneous; 5. Blueprints; 6. Painting. Series 1 consists of business related correspondence to various companies, individuals, and two branches of the Canadian Government. Govern…
Date Range
1845-1947
Reference Code
M557 / V779
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Painting
Textual record
Blueprint
Private record
Published record
Part Of
David McDougall fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 557
V 779
Sous-Fonds
M557
V779
Accession Number
2017.8667
Reference Code
M557 / V779
GMD
Painting
Textual record
Blueprint
Private record
Published record
Date Range
1845-1947
Physical Description
39cm of textual records. – 1 painting
History / Biographical
David McDougall, son of George Millward McDougall and Elizabeth Chantler McDougall, was born on May 14, 1845 in Owen Sound, Ontario. David had four siblings: John, Eliza, Lubby, and Nellie. David married Annie McKenzie in 1871 in Manitoba. Together, they had six children, including their daughter named Georgina (Georgie) Elizabeth McDougall (1872-1965). Georgina was the wife of Norman Luxton and an active member in Banff and the mother of Eleanor Georgina Luxton (1908-1995). David was an early pioneer of Calgary and Banff, who helped build both community life and their economies. While David’s father and brother were both members of the clergy and did missionary work in Morley, Alberta, David become a successful businessman. He established a general merchant store in Morley where he was a dealer in cattle, horses, furs, and curios. In addition to managing his own business block in Calgary, David also owned properties in Edmonton and Calgary. In Banff, David and Annie owned the Mount Royal Hotel for six years until they sold it to Jim Brewster in August 14, 1913. David died in December 6, 1927 and Annie died in 1939.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of six series: 1. Business Correspondence; 2. Cheques, Receipts, Invoices; 3. Personal Documents; 4. Miscellaneous; 5. Blueprints; 6. Painting. Series 1 consists of business related correspondence to various companies, individuals, and two branches of the Canadian Government. Government correspondence pertains to taxes and by-laws for McDougall’s properties. Series 2 contains invoices, receipts, cheques, and bank statements pertaining to McDougall’s business and properties. Series 3 contains personal letters and legal documents. Materials includes handwritten letters, property transactions and proof of ownership on properties. Series 4 contains cheque books, Dominion Travellers’ Hotel Guide, event program featuring Commissioner Coombs and “Safety First Guarantee” slip. Series 5 contains blueprints of Mount Royal Hotel and McDougall business block, Calgary 1911. The last series consist of a painting of George Noble photograph of Banff Ave, 1929.
Name Access
McDougall, David
Subject Access
Buildings and facilities
Commerce and industry
Communications
Family and personal life
Government
Labour
Land, settlement and immigration
Law and justice
Access Restrictions
No restriction on access. Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply.
Language
Language is English
Related Material
See Luxton Family fonds
Creator
McDougall, David
Biographical Source Notes
Luxton, Eleanor G. Latch String Out. Banff: Summerthought Publishing, 2015. “The Morleyville Story.” McDougall Stoney Mission Society. http://www.mcdougallstoneymission.com/docs/The_Morleyvillle_Story.pdf
Title Source
Title based on provenance of fonds
Less detail

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
Less detail

Early Banff and Woodworth family prints

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions54651
Part Of
Kidney family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of three photograph prints on individual construction paper/thick paper mounts. Content pertains to members of the Woodworth family outside an early homestead in Banff [1886]; the first community picnic in Banff [1888]; and numerous members of the Woodworth family outside their home i…
Date Range
1886
1888
[ca. 1905]
Reference Code
V324 / IV / A / PA - 130 to 132
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Part Of
Kidney family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M74 / V324
Series
V324 / IV : Family, friends and community records
Sous-Fonds
V324
Sub-Series
V324 / IV / A : 1886 - 1920
Accession Number
2016.8581
Reference Code
V324 / IV / A / PA - 130 to 132
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Responsibility
Image of Banff picnic attributed to S. A. Smyth
Date Range
1886
1888
[ca. 1905]
Physical Description
3 photographs : b&w prints ; 25 x 20 cm or smaller on paper mount
Scope & Content
File consists of three photograph prints on individual construction paper/thick paper mounts. Content pertains to members of the Woodworth family outside an early homestead in Banff [1886]; the first community picnic in Banff [1888]; and numerous members of the Woodworth family outside their home in Banff [ca. 1905]. Items are annotated with names, dates and other relevant information on paper backings.
Name Access
Kidney, Maude
Woodworth, Adelia
Woodworth, Annie
Woodworth, Ben
Woodworth, Benjamin Frederick
Woodworth, Fred
Woodworth, Percy
Woodworth, Maude
Woodworth, Elizabeth
Woodworth, Mary
Subject Access
Family and personal life
Family
Children
Property
Community events
Settlement
Immigration and homesteading
Picnics and picnicking
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Access Restrictions
Physical access may be restricted due to poor condition - consult member of staff for assistance.
Language
English
Conservation
Items have been placed in mylar sleeves to prevent further damage
Category
Family and personal life
Land, settlement and immigration
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Less detail

Eleanor Luxton early childhood and family album

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions54637
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of one photograph album containing 54 photograph prints and 2 newspaper clippings pertaining to Norman Luxton winning a turkey shooting contest [ca. 1940] and an Old Timers Association event attended by Eleanor Luxton in Calgary in 1964. Photographs pertain to Eleanor Luxton as a baby…
Date Range
[ca. 1904]
[1907 or 1908]
1908
[ca. 1910 - ca. 1912]
[ca. 1917 - ca. 1920]
[ca. 1940]
1964
Reference Code
LUX / II / C / PD - 3
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Album
Photograph
Photograph print
Newspaper clipping
Textual record
  59 images     1 Electronic Resource  
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / II / C : Personal
Sous-Fonds
LUX / II : Eleanor Luxton
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / II / C / PD - 3
GMD
Album
Photograph
Photograph print
Newspaper clipping
Textual record
Date Range
[ca. 1904]
[1907 or 1908]
1908
[ca. 1910 - ca. 1912]
[ca. 1917 - ca. 1920]
[ca. 1940]
1964
Physical Description
1 album (54 b&w prints ; 9 x 14 cm or smaller -- 2 newspaper clippings)
Scope & Content
File consists of one photograph album containing 54 photograph prints and 2 newspaper clippings pertaining to Norman Luxton winning a turkey shooting contest [ca. 1940] and an Old Timers Association event attended by Eleanor Luxton in Calgary in 1964. Photographs pertain to Eleanor Luxton as a baby and young child with her parents, posing with chickens and a turkey on a farm, with other small children [unidentified] and standing by the Bow River; portrait photographs of Eleanor as a young girl [roughly ages 5 to 12 years old]; a wedding celebration [possibly that of Norman and Georgina Luxton in 1904]; and images of a pregnant woman and a man on a farm [likely Georgina Luxton and possibly her father, David McDougall, ca. 1908]
Notes
One photograph of Eleanor Luxton as a young child, posing alone and smiling in a dark dress, was moved to its current location from album LUX / III / A3 / PD - 2.
Name Access
Luxton, Eleanor
Luxton, Georgina
Luxton, Norman
McDougall, David
Southern Alberta Pioneers and Old Timers Association
Subject Access
Animals
Children
Birds
Farmland
Property
Community events
Family and personal life
Dogs
Weddings
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff National Park
Bow River
Calgary
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Conservation
Item has been interleaved with acid-free paper to protect photographs
Loose images have been placed in mylar
Item secured with unbleached string to prevent loose items from falling out
Category
Family and personal life
Land, settlement and immigration
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Electronic Resources
Images
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
Less detail

Financial, marriage and property records

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions54519
Part Of
Kidney family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 2 business expense journals from 1937 - 1938 and a record book for guests in Kidney Kabins between 1939 - 1953; a marriage certificate for Maud and Forest Kidney dated 1923; invoices for Banff Grocery and expenses pertaining to Elizabeth Woodworth's funeral; land sale agreements fo…
Date Range
1923
1926
1936 - 1953
Reference Code
M74 / V / B / 1
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Private record
Government record
Part Of
Kidney family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M74 / V324
Series
M74 / V : Legal and business records
Sous-Fonds
M74
Sub-Series
M74 / V / B : 1921 - 1950
Accession Number
3109
2016.8581
Reference Code
M74 / V / B / 1
GMD
Textual record
Private record
Government record
Date Range
1923
1926
1936 - 1953
Physical Description
1.5 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
File consists of 2 business expense journals from 1937 - 1938 and a record book for guests in Kidney Kabins between 1939 - 1953; a marriage certificate for Maud and Forest Kidney dated 1923; invoices for Banff Grocery and expenses pertaining to Elizabeth Woodworth's funeral; land sale agreements for properties in the town of Banff, and related financial documents and correspondence; a transfer of land agreement granting joint ownership of the Quaker Cafe in Banff between Forest and Maud Kidney; tax notice documents from 1945 and 1947; a cheque receipt in Forest Kidney's name for $3500 from 1946; a building permit granted for Forest Kidney by Cyril Childe in 1946; numerous lease renewal documents sent by J.F. Woodworth on behalf of Forest Kidney, 1945 - 1948; and a document granting power of attorney over Russell Exton Wilson's estate to his sister, Alice Mona Wilson in 1943.
Notes
Kidney Kabins journal's dates [1939 - 1953] extend past date range of subseries M74 / V / B : 1921 - 1950. Item has been kept in this subseries as majority of content falls within date range and cannot be separated
Name Access
Kidney, Forest H. (Pop)
Kidney, Maude
Childe, Cyril
Woodworth, Joe
Wilson, Russell Exton
Wilson, Alice Mona
Subject Access
Businesses
Property
Finances
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Saskatchewan
Saskatoon
Access Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Conservation
Several documents kept in acid-free paper barrier for protection from coloured covers of expense journals kept in same file folder
Kidney Kabins guest records book has been placed in separate file folder due to metal bindings
Category
Commerce and industry
Land, settlement and immigration
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Less detail

Kidney family fonds

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions260
Part Of
Kidney family fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of personal, professional and legal documents and photographs pertaining to Maud and Forest Kidney, Jack MacAulay, Kidney and Woodworth family members, friends and the Banff community. Items are organized by subject and date ranges. Fonds consists of six series: Series I - Maud (Wo…
Date Range
1886 - 2013
Reference Code
M74 / V324
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Postcard
Textual record
Corporate record
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Kidney family fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M74 / V324
Sous-Fonds
M74
V324
Accession Number
452
629
798
929
1843
2143
2177
2275
2780
2983
3109
2016.8581
Reference Code
M74 / V324
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Photograph print
Postcard
Textual record
Corporate record
Private record
Published record
Date Range
1886 - 2013
Physical Description
66 cm of textual records -- ca. 963 photographs : 870 prints, 62 postcards, 30 negatives, 1 tintype (31.5 x 37 cm or smaller) -- 7 photograph albums (26 x 33.5 cm or smaller)
History / Biographical
Ella Maud [Woodworth] Kidney (1894-1977) was born in Banff as the fourth of 11 siblings. Her parents were Benjamin Woodworth and Elizabeth [McIntire] Woodworth. Growing up, Maud worked briefly for the Alberta Hotel and the Bottling Works company in Banff. Maud was married to John A. MacAulay in 1917, and widowed later that year. Her twin sons, John A. [Jack] and Thomas A. [Ted] MacAulay, were born in 1918. Maud married Forest H. "Pop" Kidney (1889-1979) on February 14, 1923, and the new family settled into the Kidney home on Wolf and Muskrat Street. The Kidney residence was originally located in Bankhead, but was moved to Banff and sold following the town's closure in 1922. Maud and Forest operated several local businesses including Banff Grocery, Quaker Coffee Shop, Pop's Bakery and Kidney Kabins. The Kidneys were also active in community affairs throughout their lives. Maud Kidney was a long-time member of the Girls' Sunshine Flower Club in Banff [and the club's president for over a decade spanning across the 1940's], as well as the Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire [I.O.D.E.] and Rebekah Lodge, and she was matron of the Order of the Eastern Star in Banff in 1950. Forest Kidney was involved in the Banff Shriners Club, the Kiwanis Club, the Independent Order of Oddfellows and the Canadian Restaurants Association [CRA], among other groups; in the early 1960's, Forest also served as the President of the Calgary branch of the CRA. Jack and Ted MacAulay grew up together in Banff, where they were involved in Banff's Boy Scouts program and local hockey teams. Jack in particular was an avid hockey player, until an accident in 1940 caused damage to his right eye which kept him from competing. From 1943 to 1945, Jack worked for Boeing Aircraft of Canada Ltd., and in 1946 he was appointed as the Chief Inspector of War Assets for Alberta and the Yukon Territories. Jack married Karin Wallensteen in 1946, and the couple had 6 children together: sons Herb and John, and daughters Karen, Shelley, Jodi and Julie-Ann. Jack served as a coach for the Banff Minor Hockey League for 46 years. Jack also took on several other positions within the Bow Valley community, including working as a volunteer with the Banff Figure Skating Club, a co-founder of the Banff Recreation Board, and a member of the Banff Advisory Council, the Banff Hospital Board and the Banff School Board.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of personal, professional and legal documents and photographs pertaining to Maud and Forest Kidney, Jack MacAulay, Kidney and Woodworth family members, friends and the Banff community. Items are organized by subject and date ranges. Fonds consists of six series: Series I - Maud (Woodworth) Kidney records: contains 3 sub-series [ A) 1894 - 1920, B) 1921 - 1950, C) 1951 - 1977 ] Series II - Forest Kidney records: contains 3 sub-series [ A) 1889 - 1920, B) 1921 - 1950, C) 1951 - 2008 ] Series III - Jack MacAulay records: contains 3 sub-series [A) 1920 - 1945, B) 1946 - 1980, C) 1981 - 2000 ] Series IV - Family, friends and community records: contains 5 sub-series [ A) 1886 - 1920, B) 1921 - 1945, C) 1946 - 1970, D) 1970 - 2013, E) Maude Kidney Collection ] Series V - Legal and business records : contains 3 sub-series [ A) 1894 - 1920, B) 1921 - 1950, C) 1951 - 1980 ] Series VI - Collected materials Series I content pertains to Maud Woodworth Kidney. Includes scrapbooks, photographs of Maud and her siblings and parents, trips to Calgary and local activities with family and friends, Maud working for the Alberta Hotel and the Banff Bottling Factory [ca. 1905 - 1915], and local clubs and societies which Maud was involved in between 1930 - 1977 including the Girls' Sunshine Flower Club, the Imperial Order of the Daughters of the Empire, the Senior Friends Club of Banff, Rebekah Lodge and the Order of the Eastern Star. Series II content pertains to Forest Kidney during his World War I military service in Petawawa, Ontario; swimming with friends at the Cave and Basin and other social activities; travelling with family; local newspaper clippings noting Forest's achievements and community involvement; and Forest participating in events as a member of the Banff Shriners Club and the Canadian Restaurant Association. Series III content pertains to Jack MacAulay at the Kidney family home with his twin brother, Ted; coaching for the Banff Minor Hockey League; participating in other community meetings and programs; personal, professional and medical correspondence [1940 - 1992]; Jack's wife, Karin MacAulay, and their children; and Jack's awards and achievements. Series IV content pertains to extended family and friends of the Kidneys and the wider Banff community. Includes sports and outdoor activities [including swimming, hiking, trail riding, camping, snowshoeing, skiing, and track and field]; early Banff [including businesses, Banff Elementary School and Banff High School, the Woodworth family residence, and construction of the Icefields Parkway]; family friends of the Woodworths and Kidneys [including the Brett family, the Stafford family and the Simpson family]; personal correspondence pertaining to Fred "Ty" Cobb (1931 - 1933); clubs and societies [including the Independent Order of Oddfellows, the Senior Friends Club, and the Order of the Eastern Star]; community events [including dances, meetings, dinners and award ceremonies]; weddings and anniversaries; a visit to Num-Ti-Jah Lodge in 1964; and biographical and genealogical information about Maud Kidney, Forest Kidney and the Woodworth family. Series V content pertains to businesses owned and operated by the Kidney family [ca. 1930 - 1970], including Kidney Kabins, Quaker Coffee Shop and Pop's Bakery; mortgage agreements and property contracts; and government documents. Includes receipts, log books and financial records, photographs of Kidney Kabins and Quaker Coffee Shop, and receipts for land purchased by Forest Kidney, George Noble and others. Series VI contains commercial postcards collected by the Kidney family. Postcards mostly produced by Byron Harmon, and some by G & W Fear and other photographers, and mostly pertain to Banff and the surrounding area [winter sports, wildlife, Banff Zoo, Banff Avenue, scenic views and mountain landscapes, etc].
Notes
Contains duplicate photographs
Duplicate commercial postcards have been kept in separate folder within file box containing other commercial postcards [V324 / IV / E / PG - 1 to 20 and V324 / VI / PG - 1 to 42]
Sub-series IV / E : Maude Kidney Collection was donated with existing numbering system [Items 1 to 47] prior to processing; original order and corresponding annotations have been transferred to database entries from original handwritten notes
Name Access
Cobb, Fred (Ty)
Kidney, Forest H. (Pop)
Kidney, Maude
MacAulay, Jack
MacAulay, Karin
MacAulay, Ted
MacAulay, Herb
MacAulay, Julie-Ann
Simpson, Jimmy, Sr.
Simpson, Billie
Woodworth, Adelia
Woodworth, Annie
Woodworth, Ben
Woodworth, Benjamin Frederick
Woodworth, Elizabeth
Woodworth, Ethel
Woodworth, Fred
Woodworth, Percy
Woodworth, Joe
Woodworth, Maude
Brett, Robert G.
Harmon, Byron
LaCasse, Annie
LaCasse, Ulysses
Canadian Restaurant Association
Subject Access
Businesses
Property
Family and personal life
Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire
Independent Order of Oddfellows
Girls Flower Club Banff
Rebekah Assembly Banff Lodge No. 34
Quaker Coffee Shop
Kidney Kabins
Travel
World War I
Military
Community events
Club
Sports
Winter sports
Landscape
Wildlife
Num-Ti-Jah Lodge
Banff Jasper Highway
Banff High School
Genealogy
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Canmore
Cave and Basin
Bankhead
Calgary
Lake Louise
Ontario
Quebec
British Columbia
Access Restrictions
Some restriction/s on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Reproduction Restrictions
Copyright and other restrictions may apply
Language
English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: basic description
Related Material
Woodworth family fonds [M286 / V628]
Category
Family and personal life
Commerce and industry
Environment
Labour
Land, settlement and immigration
Law and justice
Military
Natural resources
Sports, recreation and leisure
Biographical Source Notes
Woodworth family fonds entry
Most information based on contents of fonds
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
Less detail

Lecture Lantern Slides

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions509
Part Of
Archives General File Collection
Scope & Content
File consists of a wide-ranging selection of lantern slide views from across western Canada; industry, settlement, first nations, recreation, scenic views. Set was probably a travel and/or settlement promotion lecture series.
Date Range
[ca.1920]
Reference Code
V8 / 6108 / PS - 1 to PS - 88
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Transparency
Lantern slide
  88 images     1 Electronic Resource  
Part Of
Archives General File Collection
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M8 / V8 / S8
Series
Accession Number: 6108
Sous-Fonds
V8
Accession Number
6108
Reference Code
V8 / 6108 / PS - 1 to PS - 88
GMD
Transparency
Lantern slide
Date Range
[ca.1920]
Physical Description
88 photographs : b&w and col. slides ; 10.2 x 8.5 cm or smaller
Scope & Content
File consists of a wide-ranging selection of lantern slide views from across western Canada; industry, settlement, first nations, recreation, scenic views. Set was probably a travel and/or settlement promotion lecture series.
Name Access
Lantern slide lecture
Subject Access
Exploration, discovery and travel
Land, settlement and immigration
Education
Access Restrictions
No restrictions on access
Public domain (other restrictions may apply)
Language
Language is English
Conservation
Replace binding tape where needed. All slides cleaned prior to scanning.
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Land, settlement and immigration
Title Source
Title describes probable original use of material
Electronic Resources
Images
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
thumbnail
Less detail

Ley Harris interview

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions15255
Part Of
Whyte Museum Oral History Programme collection
Date Range
1972
Reference Code
S1 / 80
Description Level
6 / Item
Part Of
Whyte Museum Oral History Programme collection
Description Level
6 / Item
Series
I. Interviews
Reference Code
S1 / 80
Responsibility
Interviewer: Elizabeth Rummel
Date Range
1972
Physical Description
1 sound recording
Subject Access
Athabasca Landing Settlement
Bridgland, Morrison Parsons
Robbins, Clay
Simpson, Jimmy
Surveying
Walcott, Charles Doolittle
Wheeler, Arthur Oliver
Finding Aid
Recording summary and reference cassette available
Title Source
Title based on contents of recording
Less detail

22 records – page 1 of 3.

Back to Top