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1912- 1913 Chatham - Calcutta 30.9.12 (Nagasaki) to 6.11.12 (XB), Shikar KOTRI 12.4.13-30.4.13 XI

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions22858
Part Of
Edward Oliver Wheeler fonds
Scope & Content
Label supplied by Provincial Archives of British Columbia: 314 Wheeler, Oliver, Vol. 6, Sept. 1912-Apr. 1913 India Personal diary accounting boat trip to Shanghai, rickshaw trip , travels within Shanghai and interactions and observations with locals, weather, homesickness, boat trip to Singapore, l…
Date Range
1912-1913
Reference Code
M169 / 6
Description Level
6 / Item
Part Of
Edward Oliver Wheeler fonds
Description Level
6 / Item
Accession Number
7773
Reference Code
M169 / 6
Date Range
1912-1913
Physical Description
1 vol. textual record
Scope & Content
Label supplied by Provincial Archives of British Columbia: 314 Wheeler, Oliver, Vol. 6, Sept. 1912-Apr. 1913 India
Personal diary accounting boat trip to Shanghai, rickshaw trip , travels within Shanghai and interactions and observations with locals, weather, homesickness, boat trip to Singapore, leisure, Calcutta, train travel
Lists of expenses Glasgow to Calcutta
Two week long Kotdwara exploration, elephants, tigers, various other animals, shooting; list of expenses, packing list, Xmas 1913 expenses list
Subject Access
Travel
Shooting
Leisure
Title Source
Title taken from source
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1914 Gangotn 14.4.14 - 28.5.14. Diary No XII

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions22859
Part Of
Edward Oliver Wheeler fonds
Scope & Content
Label supplied by Provincial Archives of British Columbia: 314 Wheeler, Oliver, Vol. 7, Apr. -May 1914 India Personal diary containing kit list, travel, extensive discussion of "coolies", hiking, mountaineering, dehydration, discussion of altitudes, several sketches of mountains, descriptions of nu…
Date Range
1914
Reference Code
M169 / 7
Description Level
6 / Item
Part Of
Edward Oliver Wheeler fonds
Description Level
6 / Item
Accession Number
7773
Reference Code
M169 / 7
Date Range
1914
Physical Description
1 vol. textual record
Scope & Content
Label supplied by Provincial Archives of British Columbia: 314 Wheeler, Oliver, Vol. 7, Apr. -May 1914 India
Personal diary containing kit list, travel, extensive discussion of "coolies", hiking, mountaineering, dehydration, discussion of altitudes, several sketches of mountains, descriptions of numbered photos not present
Peaks include: NagTibba ridge, Dharassu, Dounda, Kedarganga, Glacier No.1, Batwari
Several pages stuck together throughout
Summary and notes including weather, routes, kit, food, topography, costs, wages, remarks
Subject Access
Travel
Mountaineering
India
Title Source
Title taken from source
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1916 - 1917 - 1918 No XVI A WAR 8.5.16 - 6.8.16 No XVI B Sick Leave OOTY 7.8.16 - 19.10.16 XVII Shikar (Benaik) 22.5.17 - 20.6.17 XVIII WAR 18.10.17 - 23.3.18

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions22862
Part Of
Edward Oliver Wheeler fonds
Scope & Content
Label supplied by Provincial Archives of British Columbia: 314 Wheeler, Oliver, Vol. 10, 1916, 1917, 1918 Mesopotamia & India Personal diary. Front cover indicates it should be mailed to Mrs. A. O. Wheeler in Sidney, BC, book is a Field Message Book, with graph paper and tear out pages, written in …
Date Range
1916-1918
Reference Code
M169 / 10
Description Level
6 / Item
Part Of
Edward Oliver Wheeler fonds
Description Level
6 / Item
Accession Number
7773
Reference Code
M169 / 10
Date Range
1916-1918
Physical Description
1 vol. textual record
Scope & Content
Label supplied by Provincial Archives of British Columbia: 314 Wheeler, Oliver, Vol. 10, 1916, 1917, 1918 Mesopotamia & India
Personal diary. Front cover indicates it should be mailed to Mrs. A. O. Wheeler in Sidney, BC, book is a Field Message Book, with graph paper and tear out pages, written in pencil.
Diagrams for trench digging, platform diagram
Weather conditions, daily routines, Sannaujuah, mentions of cholera, typhoid, diarrhea, fever, documentation of gradual onset of illness, sick leave in Amara, discussion of day to day illness and diet, leisure: golf, hockey, and dances, visit to St Mary's (1680) oldest British church in India
Leave in May 1917 for 30 days, leisure, travel, mountaineering, hunting,
Insert of list of the days in June and July with numbers, and average calculated. Temperature?
Expenses Travelling list, Wages, Food
Return to Mesopotamia 1917, travel, boat trip, preparation for leaving Busra, Amara, Kur, One Tree Camp Amara, thieves in Amara, Bagdad right bank, description of Kadhimain mosque, last pages at Fufa regarding a murder, pages following are ripped out.
Subject Access
WWI
Travel
India
Mesopotamia
Title Source
Title taken from source
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Part Of
Aileen Harmon fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of two bound journals/diaries with handwritten notes pertaining to a 1931 packing trip [entries are from July and August, approx. 38 days]. Item M287/I/6 appears to contain original account by Aileen Harmon, and M287/I/7 is rewritten duplicate, also handwritten, likely made for legibi…
Date Range
1931
[ca. 1931 - ca. 1940]
Reference Code
M287 / I / 6 to 7
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Diary
Part Of
Aileen Harmon fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M287 / V262
Series
M287 / I : Personal records
Sous-Fonds
M287
Accession Number
2016.8596
Reference Code
M287 / I / 6 to 7
GMD
Textual record
Diary
Responsibility
Items produced by Aileen Harmon
Date Range
1931
[ca. 1931 - ca. 1940]
Physical Description
3 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
File consists of two bound journals/diaries with handwritten notes pertaining to a 1931 packing trip [entries are from July and August, approx. 38 days]. Item M287/I/6 appears to contain original account by Aileen Harmon, and M287/I/7 is rewritten duplicate, also handwritten, likely made for legibility reasons. Author and date of copied version are unknown [possibly similar time period].
Notes
The inside front cover of item M287/I/7 is annotated in pencil with names "Jay Nowlin" and "Jack Cooley".
Name Access
Nowlin, Jay
Cooley, Jack
Harmon, Aileen
Subject Access
Packing
Travel
Horses
Camping
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Waterford Lake
Castle Mountain
British Columbia
Goat Ridge
Camp Parker
Lake Louise
Language
English
Creator
Aileen Harmon
Category
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title provided prior to processing
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Part Of
Aileen Harmon fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of an original travel journal/diary annotated by Aileen Harmon pertaining to a 1933 ski trip to Skoki Lodge. File also includes two complete, typed copies of text from original 1933 account [one accompanied by typed letter to "Kathryn", likely Catharine Robb Whyte], and one incomplete…
Date Range
1933
[ca. 1981 - ca. 1990]
Reference Code
M287 / I / 8
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Private record
Diary
Part Of
Aileen Harmon fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M287 / V262
Series
M287 / I : Personal records
Sous-Fonds
M287
Accession Number
2016.8596
Reference Code
M287 / I / 8
GMD
Textual record
Private record
Diary
Responsibility
Produced by Aileen Harmon
Date Range
1933
[ca. 1981 - ca. 1990]
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
File consists of an original travel journal/diary annotated by Aileen Harmon pertaining to a 1933 ski trip to Skoki Lodge. File also includes two complete, typed copies of text from original 1933 account [one accompanied by typed letter to "Kathryn", likely Catharine Robb Whyte], and one incomplete typed copy.
Notes
One copy of journal contents annotated
Name Access
Whyte, Catharine
Harmon, Aileen
Subject Access
Skiing
Travel
Mountains
Skoki Lodge
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Lake Louise
Language
English
Creator
Aileen Harmon
Category
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title provided prior to processing
Less detail
Part Of
Edward Oliver Wheeler fonds
Scope & Content
Label supplied by Provincial Archives of British Columbia: 314 Wheeler, Oliver, Vol. 21, Leave: S.E. Asia, Pacific & New Zealand 1937 Personal diary pertaining to trip to Killarng Lodge, description of car shopping, list of packed items for travel, Calcutta, leisure activities, boat to Batavia, boa…
Date Range
1937-38
Reference Code
M169 / 21
Description Level
6 / Item
Part Of
Edward Oliver Wheeler fonds
Description Level
6 / Item
Accession Number
7773
Reference Code
M169 / 21
Date Range
1937-38
Physical Description
1 vol. textual record
Scope & Content
Label supplied by Provincial Archives of British Columbia: 314 Wheeler, Oliver, Vol. 21, Leave: S.E. Asia, Pacific & New Zealand 1937
Personal diary pertaining to trip to Killarng Lodge, description of car shopping, list of packed items for travel, Calcutta, leisure activities, boat to Batavia, boat trip, Sydney, New Delhi, Melbourne, travel details, Wellington, listing of speedometer readings, Waiko Gorge, Christchurch. List of expenses and destinations in back.
Loose annotated map of Bali in page 20. Map of New Zealand Te Anau Lake to Milford Sound, and colour fold out map 'Hume Weir" in page 38.
Subject Access
Daily routines
Travel
Leisure
Calcutta
Singapore
Sydney
Wellington
New Zealand
Title Source
Title taken from source
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Part Of
Edward Oliver Wheeler fonds
Scope & Content
Label supplied by Provincial Archives of British Columbia: 314 Wheeler, Oliver, Vol. 22, 1937 New Zealand, Fiji, Victoria, B.C. Personal diary pertaining to trips around Wanaka, Te Anau, weather descriptions, hotel and road condition descriptions, Dunedin, extensive discussion of food and meals, Wa…
Date Range
1937-1938
Reference Code
M169 / 22
Description Level
6 / Item
Part Of
Edward Oliver Wheeler fonds
Description Level
6 / Item
Accession Number
7773
Reference Code
M169 / 22
Date Range
1937-1938
Physical Description
1 vol. textual record
Scope & Content
Label supplied by Provincial Archives of British Columbia: 314 Wheeler, Oliver, Vol. 22, 1937 New Zealand, Fiji, Victoria, B.C.
Personal diary pertaining to trips around Wanaka, Te Anau, weather descriptions, hotel and road condition descriptions, Dunedin, extensive discussion of food and meals, Wakaia, Christchurch, Nelson, Wellington, Napuir, Taupo, Huka Lodge, scenery descriptions, New Plymouth, fishing, Auckland, Juan de Fuca, Victoria.
Expenses lists Auckland - Victoria, Costs in New Zealand, Cost of running car in N.Z., Receipts list.
Subject Access
Daily routines
Travel
Leisure
New Zealand
Title Source
Title taken from source
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Part Of
Edward Oliver Wheeler fonds
Scope & Content
Label supplied by Provincial Archives of British Columbia: 314 Wheeler, Oliver, Vol. 23, 1937 Canada, U.S.A. Personal diary pertaining to trips in Victoria, Vancouver, Kamloops, Squilax, Revelstoke, travel details, Yoho Camp, Emerald Lake, sightseeing, Moraine Lake, Banff, ACC Camp, Little Yoho, Ta…
Date Range
1937-1938
Reference Code
M169 / 23
Description Level
6 / Item
Part Of
Edward Oliver Wheeler fonds
Description Level
6 / Item
Accession Number
7773
Reference Code
M169 / 23
Date Range
1937-1938
Physical Description
1 vol. textual record
Scope & Content
Label supplied by Provincial Archives of British Columbia: 314 Wheeler, Oliver, Vol. 23, 1937 Canada, U.S.A.
Personal diary pertaining to trips in Victoria, Vancouver, Kamloops, Squilax, Revelstoke, travel details, Yoho Camp, Emerald Lake, sightseeing, Moraine Lake, Banff, ACC Camp, Little Yoho, Takakkaw camp, bathing at the Cave and Basin, leisure activities, Lake Louise, fishing, Bas Lake, poor weather in Banff, Cranbrook, Fraser's Landing, Sheep Creek, Penticton, Shuswap Lake, Grand Forks, Spokane, Thompson Falls, Glacier National Park, Avalanche Camp Ground, Two-Medicine Lake, weather descriptions, Old Faithfull Yellowstone, Yellowstone Upper, Middle, Lower Basins, Reno, San Francisco, Yosemite, Stockton, Redding, Portland, Vancouver.
Interaction with May Vaux Valcott in Banff.
Several maps drawn on facing pages, several maps glued to facing pages near end of diary, advertisement for Oakland Bridge.
Financial and distance details for trip from Sidney to Banff, Old Faithful to Sidney, General Costs.
Subject Access
Daily routines
Travel
Leisure
Banff
Lake Louise
Cave and Basin
Cranbrook
Canada
Yellowstone National Park
San Francisco
Title Source
Title taken from source
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Part Of
Edward Oliver Wheeler fonds
Scope & Content
Label supplied by Provincial Archives of British Columbia: 314 Wheeler, Oliver, Vol. 24, 1938 Personal diary containing descriptions of weather, Sidney, Christmas, hockey, Vancouver, fishing, South Tacoma, Portland, Crescent City, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, North Hollywood, Furnace Creek, Pacifi…
Date Range
1937-1938
Reference Code
M169 / 24
Description Level
6 / Item
Part Of
Edward Oliver Wheeler fonds
Description Level
6 / Item
Accession Number
7773
Reference Code
M169 / 24
Date Range
1937-1938
Physical Description
1 vol. textual record
Scope & Content
Label supplied by Provincial Archives of British Columbia: 314 Wheeler, Oliver, Vol. 24, 1938
Personal diary containing descriptions of weather, Sidney, Christmas, hockey, Vancouver, fishing, South Tacoma, Portland, Crescent City, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, North Hollywood, Furnace Creek, Pacific Grove, Santa Rosa, Gold Beach, Port Angeles, Sidney, discussion of Scott radio, boat trip to Hong Kong, description of passengers and boat stops, Singapore, Rangoon, Calcutta.
Map glued in of Victoria, Bellingham areas, map of Portland, map of coast with Santa Barbara, map featuring Los Angeles, postcard of Line Pine, California, map of Death Valley, Death Valley pamphlet.
List of costs, distances for trips, loose page at back with destinations.
Subject Access
Daily routines
Travel
Leisure
San Francisco
Santa Rosa
Hong Kong
Calcutta
Title Source
Title taken from source
Less detail

1937 Larch Valley negatives

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions54407
Part Of
Aileen Harmon fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 6 negative photographs pertaining to a 1937 trip to Larch Valley near Moraine Lake, Alberta. Includes images of hikers posing by mountain and lake views.
Date Range
1937
Reference Code
V262 / I / NA - 1 to 6
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Part Of
Aileen Harmon fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M287 / V262
Series
V262 / I : Personal records
Sous-Fonds
V262
Accession Number
2016.8596
Reference Code
V262 / I / NA - 1 to 6
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Date Range
1937
Physical Description
6 photographs : b&w negatives ; 12.5 x 10 cm
Scope & Content
File consists of 6 negative photographs pertaining to a 1937 trip to Larch Valley near Moraine Lake, Alberta. Includes images of hikers posing by mountain and lake views.
Notes
Accompanied by original envelope from "Harmony Drug Store, Banff Alberta" which also provides location and date of photographs
Individuals in photographs unidentified
Subject Access
Hiking
Travel
Mountain
Lake
Landscape
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Larch Valley
Banff
Access Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Reproduction Restrictions
Reference use only, no reproductions
Language
English
Category
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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