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Jean Knox Petrie fonds

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Jean Knox Petrie fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds relate to mountaineering with the Alpine Club of Canada. The fond consists of three series: I. Textual records consist of 8 newsclippings from July 1938 pertaining to the first ascent of Mount Columbia by women: Lillian Gest, Kathleen Chapman, Christine Reid, Jean McDonald, and Jean Petrie as…
Date Range
1938-1940
Reference Code
M237 / V281
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Album
Map
Photograph print
Textual record
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Jean Knox Petrie fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 237
V 281
Sous-Fonds
M 237
V 281
Accession Number
7694
Reference Code
M237 / V281
GMD
Photograph
Album
Map
Photograph print
Textual record
Private record
Published record
Date Range
1938-1940
Physical Description
1 cm textual records. -- 8 albums (257 photographs : b&w ; 25 x 20 cm or smaller). -- 4 photographs : b&w silver gelatin prints ; 20 x 25 cm or smaller.
History / Biographical
Dr. Jean Knox (McDonald) Petrie, born 1913, was an active member of the Alpine Club of Canada, Edmonton Section during the 1930s and 1940s, attending the Alpine Club of Canada summer camps from 1937-1940, 1942 and 1946 as well as making many weekend climbs in the Jasper area with Captain E. R. Gibson. In 1938 she was one of the four women to make a first ascent of Mount Columbia by women, as well as Mount Forbes in 1940. Married in 1960 to Robert Petrie (died 1966), Dr. Jean Petrie worked in Ottawa, Ontario (1940-1945) in munitions gauge testing for the National Research Council. Following the war, she worked as an astrophysicist for the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory in Victoria, British Columbia (1945-1966) and taught at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, British Columbia. (1966-1971).
Scope & Content
Fonds relate to mountaineering with the Alpine Club of Canada. The fond consists of three series: I. Textual records consist of 8 newsclippings from July 1938 pertaining to the first ascent of Mount Columbia by women: Lillian Gest, Kathleen Chapman, Christine Reid, Jean McDonald, and Jean Petrie as well as a photocopied "Guide to the Tonquin" signed by K. G. Chapman ca.1935. II. Photographic records include an unbound album of 44 pages: 111 prints divided by the donor into 3 sections: 1. To the Tonquin Valley, July 1938; 2. Alpine Club Camp, Columbia Icefields, July 12-31, 1938; 3. Alpine Club Camp Tonquin Valley, April 1939. The album also includes artwork and map. A second unbound photograph album of 28p: 170 prints are divided into 5 sections: 1. ACC camp in the Ice River Valley, July 1939; 2. ACC ski camp in Little Yoho Valley, March 23-31, 1940; 3. Our climb of Roche Miette, May 24, 1940; 4. Our summertime journey into the Little Yoho Valley, July 1940; 5. Our climb of Mts. Fitzwilliam & Bucephelas, September 3, 1940. III. Photographic Prints consist of 4 loose prints unrelated to other contents of the fond.
Notes
Unbound books are numbered in pencil by the creator, pages appear to be missing due to absent page numbers.
Name Access
Petrie, Jean K.
McDonald, Jean
Gale, Ethne
Taylor, Morris
Cooper, Art
Rault, Reg
Brewster, Norman
Cassils, Mary
Hind, Rob
Chapman, Kathleen
Gibson, Rex
Feuz, Edward
Gest, Illian
Walker, Hazel
Carscallan, Alan
McLean, Hector
Subject Access
Alpine Club of Canada
Ski lodges and cabins
Ski touring
Skiing
Backcountry skiing
Banff Jasper Highway
Cabins and shelters
Camps
Glaciers
Huts
Mountaineering
Sunshine Lodge
Trail guides
Trail making
Trails
Winter sports
Geographic Access
Jasper National Park
Yoho National Park
Alberta
Canada
Banff National Park
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
No finding aid
Creator
Petrie, Jean Knox
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Biographical Source Notes
Accession record
Donor
Title Source
Title based on contents of fonds
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Kicking Horse Journal

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Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Date Range
1961-1962
Reference Code
M36 / I / A / 5 / b / 1744
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
I.A.5. Catharine Robb Whyte papers / photographs
Reference Code
M36 / I / A / 5 / b / 1744
Date Range
1961-1962
Physical Description
1 file of textual records
Subject Access
Ski Club of the Canadian Rockies
White, Cliff Sr.
Ski Runners of the Canadian Rockies
Skiing - History
Skoki Lodge
Mount Norquay Ski Camp
Ski lodges and cabins
Kicking Horse News
Kicking Horse Chronicle
Less detail
Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Date Range
1937-1949
Reference Code
M36 / I / A / 5 / a / 1641
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
I.A.5. Catharine Robb Whyte papers / photographs
Reference Code
M36 / I / A / 5 / a / 1641
Date Range
1937-1949
Physical Description
1 file of textual records
Subject Access
Skiing
Ski racing
Ski lodges and cabins
Whyte, Peter
Photography
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