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Date
1890 – 1910
Material
glass; metal
Catalogue Number
102.05.1019 a-e
Description
Round blown glass alcohol lamp with lid (a,b). Three triangular metal pieces with round holders, may be for candles as there is dripped wax on them (c,d,e).
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Title
Alcohol Lamp
Date
1890 – 1910
Material
glass; metal
Dimensions
12.5 x 8.5 cm
Description
Round blown glass alcohol lamp with lid (a,b). Three triangular metal pieces with round holders, may be for candles as there is dripped wax on them (c,d,e).
Subject
photography
Vaux family
camping
Credit
Gift of Molly Vaux, New York, USA, 1999
Catalogue Number
102.05.1019 a-e
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Date
1900 – 1905
Material
metal; glass; paper; skin
Catalogue Number
104.30.1006 a,b
Description
Two aneroid barometer-altimeters (a & b) labeled: “Keuffel & Esser Co. N.Y. MADE IN ENGLAND. Improved Surveying Aneroid Compensated” Black oxidized finish on the case. Altitude graduation up to 12,000 feet. Leather carrying cases contain comparative pressure test sheet dated 1903 and issued by Keuf…
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Title
Aneroid Barometer
Date
1900 – 1905
Material
metal; glass; paper; skin
Dimensions
10.5 x 8.5 cm
Description
Two aneroid barometer-altimeters (a & b) labeled: “Keuffel & Esser Co. N.Y. MADE IN ENGLAND. Improved Surveying Aneroid Compensated” Black oxidized finish on the case. Altitude graduation up to 12,000 feet. Leather carrying cases contain comparative pressure test sheet dated 1903 and issued by Keuffel & Esser.
Subject
photography
Vaux family
surveying
science
Credit
Gift of Molly Vaux, New York, USA, 1999
Catalogue Number
104.30.1006 a,b
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Medium
Library - Periodical
Author
Nikiforuk, Andrew
Call Number
P
Author
Nikiforuk, Andrew
Physical Description
p.34-38, 66-70 : ill
Medium
Library - Periodical
Subjects
Demuth, Mike
Glaciers
Hydrology
McCarthy, Daniel
Vaux family
Notes
In Explore, iss. 129 (October 2004)
Call Number
P
Collection
Archives Library
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Date
1917
Material
skin; fibre; metal; glass; paper
Catalogue Number
104.38.1006 a,b
Description
Two pair binoculars in leather cases. Binoculars of dark green metal marked: “CARL ZEISS. JENA. Fernglas 08” Pair (a) has “Nr. 26615” & “IV 1917” and pair (b) marked “Nr. 31134” & “V 1917”. Both cases have label of German text inside lid. Case (a) has a label on top of original label which reads: “…
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Title
Binoculars
Date
1917
Material
skin; fibre; metal; glass; paper
Dimensions
14.5 x 8.0 x 17.5 cm
Description
Two pair binoculars in leather cases. Binoculars of dark green metal marked: “CARL ZEISS. JENA. Fernglas 08” Pair (a) has “Nr. 26615” & “IV 1917” and pair (b) marked “Nr. 31134” & “V 1917”. Both cases have label of German text inside lid. Case (a) has a label on top of original label which reads: “Please return to: George Vaux Jr. Gulph Rd. Bryn Mawr. Penna. U.S.A.” Case (a) has leather strap and case (b) has a canvas strap.
Subject
photography
Vaux family
sports
hiking
tourism
military
Credit
Gift of Molly Vaux, New York, USA, 1999
Catalogue Number
104.38.1006 a,b
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Date
1897 – 1905
Material
metal; glass; skin; fibre; paper
Catalogue Number
104.38.1007 a-c
Description
Pair of binoculars (a) marked: “Bausch & Lomb Optical Co. Rochester, N.Y. Zeiss - Stereo. Day Marine Glass. Pat. June 22. 97. Power 12. Engraved: “George Vaux Jr. Philadelphia, Pa. Leather neck strap and hard leather carrying case (c), lined with blue velvet, with small round compass embedded in li…
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Title
Binoculars
Date
1897 – 1905
Material
metal; glass; skin; fibre; paper
Dimensions
14.0 x 17.0 cm
Description
Pair of binoculars (a) marked: “Bausch & Lomb Optical Co. Rochester, N.Y. Zeiss - Stereo. Day Marine Glass. Pat. June 22. 97. Power 12. Engraved: “George Vaux Jr. Philadelphia, Pa. Leather neck strap and hard leather carrying case (c), lined with blue velvet, with small round compass embedded in lid of case and torn paper tag reading: “GEORG .. BR..” (b)
Subject
photography
Vaux family
sports
hiking
tourism
Credit
Gift of Molly Vaux, New York, USA, 1999
Catalogue Number
104.38.1007 a-c
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Date
1950 – 1960
Material
metal; glass; skin
Catalogue Number
104.38.1008
Description
Pair of binoculars without manufacturer’s stamp, label reads: “THIS INSTRUMENT HAS ‘COATED OPTICS’ CLEAN LENSES CAREFULLY.” Hard leather carrying case stamped “SARD”.
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Title
Binoculars
Date
1950 – 1960
Material
metal; glass; skin
Dimensions
24.0 x 24.0 cm
Description
Pair of binoculars without manufacturer’s stamp, label reads: “THIS INSTRUMENT HAS ‘COATED OPTICS’ CLEAN LENSES CAREFULLY.” Hard leather carrying case stamped “SARD”.
Subject
photography
Vaux family
sports
hiking
tourism
Credit
Gift of Molly Vaux, New York, USA, 1999
Catalogue Number
104.38.1008
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Date
1950 – 1960
Material
metal; glass; skin
Catalogue Number
104.38.1009
Description
Pair of binoculars without manufacturer’s stamp. Marked “ COATED OPTICS. 9 x 50. A013843”. Hard brown leather carrying case, marked “GENUINE TOP GRAIN COWHIDE. MADE IN U.S.A.”
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Title
Binoculars
Date
1950 – 1960
Material
metal; glass; skin
Dimensions
12.0 x 20.0 cm
Description
Pair of binoculars without manufacturer’s stamp. Marked “ COATED OPTICS. 9 x 50. A013843”. Hard brown leather carrying case, marked “GENUINE TOP GRAIN COWHIDE. MADE IN U.S.A.”
Subject
photography
Vaux family
sports
hiking
tourism
Credit
Gift of Molly Vaux, New York, USA, 1999
Catalogue Number
104.38.1009
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Date
1890 – 1930
Material
fibre; glass; wood; metal
Catalogue Number
104.41.1094
Description
Coated black fabric blackout hood or dark cloth with shaped eyepieces and window. Eyepieces trimmed with black velvet.
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Title
Blackout Hood
Date
1890 – 1930
Material
fibre; glass; wood; metal
Dimensions
7.0 x 21.0 x 22.0 cm
Description
Coated black fabric blackout hood or dark cloth with shaped eyepieces and window. Eyepieces trimmed with black velvet.
Subject
photography
Vaux family
Credit
Gift of Molly Vaux, New York, USA, 1999
Catalogue Number
104.41.1094
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Bowling along: early travel adventures of Mary Morris Vaux

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue14650
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
2011
Author
Jones, Marjorie G
Call Number
02.3 V46j Pam
Author
Jones, Marjorie G
Responsibility
Marjorie G. Jones
Published Date
2011
Physical Description
p.22-39 : ill
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Biography
Vaux family
Walcott, Mary Vaux
Notes
In Quaker History: the bulletin of Friends Historical Association, vol 100, no. 1 (Spring 2011).
Contains bibliographic references
Manuscript of the article to be in Quaker History sent to the Whyte Museum requestin permission to use a photograph of Mary Vaux Walcott
Actual article in 02.3 V46j
Call Number
02.3 V46j Pam
Collection
Archives Library
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Climbers and climate change

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue12573
Medium
Library - Periodical
Author
Sandford, Robert W
Call Number
P
Author
Sandford, Robert W
Physical Description
p.71-72 : ill
Medium
Library - Periodical
Subjects
Environment
Glaciers
Vaux family
Water
Notes
In Canadian Alpine Journal, vol.87, 2004
Call Number
P
Collection
Archives Library
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