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Artist
Arthur Crocker Leighton (1901 – 1965, Canadian)
Date
1957
Medium
watercolour on paper
Catalogue Number
LaC.05.24
Description
General colour: blue grey, brown, pink. Two elevators stand at the right side on the horizon. A train chugs past on the left. The foreround is brown fields - a fence appears from the left. The sky fills the upper two thirds and is spotted with clouds.
Artist
Arthur Crocker Leighton (1901 – 1965, Canadian)
Title
Airdrie, Alberta
Date
1957
Medium
watercolour on paper
Dimensions
22.8 x 27.8 cm
Description
General colour: blue grey, brown, pink. Two elevators stand at the right side on the horizon. A train chugs past on the left. The foreround is brown fields - a fence appears from the left. The sky fills the upper two thirds and is spotted with clouds.
Subject
architecture, rural
landscape, prairie
Credit
Gift of Peter and Judith Jekill, Calgary, 1973
Catalogue Number
LaC.05.24
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Architectural and Grounds Plans for St. Mary's Parish

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions25774
Part Of
Robert J. McGuinness fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of architectural and grounds plans and drawings for St. Mary's Parish in Banff, comprising 9 sheets, H58 x W89 cm to H43 x W58 cm. Plans are possibly diazotype (diazo) prints. Designed by Father Robert McGuinness. Donated by Stevenson Raines Barrett Christie Hutton Seton & Partners (l…
Date Range
[ca.1945-1951]
Reference Code
M460 / I / A / 1-9 O.S.
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Plan
Textual record
Architectural drawing
Part Of
Robert J. McGuinness fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M460
Series
M460 / I : St. Mary's Parish
Sous-Fonds
M460
Sub-Series
M460 / I / A : Architecture
Accession Number
3707
Reference Code
M460 / I / A / 1-9 O.S.
GMD
Plan
Textual record
Architectural drawing
Date Range
[ca.1945-1951]
Physical Description
9 architectural drawings : annotations ; 89 x 58 cm or smaller
Scope & Content
File consists of architectural and grounds plans and drawings for St. Mary's Parish in Banff, comprising 9 sheets, H58 x W89 cm to H43 x W58 cm.
Plans are possibly diazotype (diazo) prints.
Designed by Father Robert McGuinness.
Donated by Stevenson Raines Barrett Christie Hutton Seton & Partners (later Raines Finlayson Barrett) to the Canadian Architectural Archives at the University of Calgary.
Notes
Father Robert McGuinness was an engineer with the Canadian federal government and the Canadian Pacific Railway before entering the priesthood. After becoming ordained in Rome, Father McGuinness traveled around Europe and his designs for St. Mary's Parish were influenced by the ancient stone churches he visited during his travels.
The church was known by different names, including: St. Mary of the Assumption and St. Mary's Catholic Church. It is currently called St. Mary's Parish.
Name Access
McGuinness, Robert J.
Subject Access
Churches
Architecture
St. Mary's of the Assumption Catholic Church
Buildings
Geographic Access
Banff
Banff National Park
Alberta
Canada
Reproduction Restrictions
Originals are held in the Canadian Architectural Archives at the University of Calgary Libraries.
Copies are for reference only.
Language
English
Category
Religions
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
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The arts in Canada

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue20373
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1957
Author
Canada Dept. of Citizenship and Immigration
Publisher
Ottawa : Queens Printer
Call Number
N6540 C3 S
Author
Canada Dept. of Citizenship and Immigration
Responsibility
Canadian Citizenship Branch
Publisher
Ottawa : Queens Printer
Published Date
1957
Physical Description
120p. illus. (Canadian Citizenship Series Pamphlet 6)
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Art, Canadian - History
Architecture - Canada
Accession Number
2509
Call Number
N6540 C3 S
Location
Art Library is located in Curatorial Department - Please contact Curatorial Department for access
Collection
Art Library
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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Date
1956
Medium
oil on canvas
Catalogue Number
WyP.01.101
Description
Colour: blue, black, green, ochre. A road goes up from the lower center towards the right. On the right side of the road are five telegraph poles receding into the distance. On the left side are buildings. The front one is white and built of stone or brick. In the background is a hillside which goe…
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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Title
Bank in Dawson City
Date
1956
Medium
oil on canvas
Dimensions
30.5 x 25.5 cm
Description
Colour: blue, black, green, ochre. A road goes up from the lower center towards the right. On the right side of the road are five telegraph poles receding into the distance. On the left side are buildings. The front one is white and built of stone or brick. In the background is a hillside which goes up at an angle from the left to he upper right. Clear blue sky fills in the rest.
Subject
architecture
urban
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1968
Catalogue Number
WyP.01.101
Notes
Artistry Revealed: Peter Whyte, Catharine Robb Whyte and Their Contemporaries; June 17, 2018 to October 21, 2018
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Bits and pieces, very interesting [scrapbook]

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions5905
Part Of
Helen Fulmer Wells fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of a scrapbook which contains mainly clippings, as well as some personal and family items, pertaining to Banff and region, events and personalities, mountain areas, local, regional and western Canadian history, and mountaineering expeditions and accomplishments. Material covers the p…
Date Range
[ca. 1950-1970]
Reference Code
M480 / 2
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Scrapbook
  1 image     1 Electronic Resource  
Part Of
Helen Fulmer Wells fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M480 / V675
Series
I. Textual records
Sous-Fonds
M480
Accession Number
4087
Reference Code
M480 / 2
GMD
Scrapbook
Date Range
[ca. 1950-1970]
Physical Description
5 cm of textual records (93 pages ; 30 x 37 cm)
History / Biographical
See fonds level description.
Scope & Content
File consists of a scrapbook which contains mainly clippings, as well as some personal and family items, pertaining to Banff and region, events and personalities, mountain areas, local, regional and western Canadian history, and mountaineering expeditions and accomplishments. Material covers the period between ca.1900 and ca.1970
Name Access
Wells, Helen Fulmer
Subject Access
Architecture
Art
Buildings and facilities
Community events
Events
Family and personal life
History
Indigenous Peoples
Newspaper
Obituary
Oldtimers
Trains
Geographic Access
Banff
Canmore
Bow Valley
Banff National Park
Mount Assiniboine
Alberta
Canada
Language
English
Title Source
Title supplied by Sylvia Vosburgh, daughter of Helen Wells, and written inside scrapbook
Processing Status
Processed
Electronic Resources
Images
thumbnail
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Bow River Boat House 1952

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/artifacthac.03.01
Artist
Cyril Harris ( – 1966, Canadian)
Date
1952
Medium
ink on paper
Catalogue Number
HaC.03.01
Description
General colour: brown on white. Three buildings - lake in front - trees behind - a flag pole with flag rises behind the house at the right. The house at the left has a chimney and is long and narrow.
Artist
Cyril Harris ( – 1966, Canadian)
Title
Bow River Boat House 1952
Date
1952
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
15.1 x 21.5 cm
Description
General colour: brown on white. Three buildings - lake in front - trees behind - a flag pole with flag rises behind the house at the right. The house at the left has a chimney and is long and narrow.
Subject
landscape
lake
architecture, rural
Credit
Gift of Cyril Paris, Banff, 1968
Catalogue Number
HaC.03.01
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The Brewster Homestead (Banff)

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Artist
Ella May Walker (1892 – 1960, Canadian)
Date
1951
Medium
oil on canvas
Catalogue Number
WaE.02.01
Description
A log house dominates the pictures, out buildings to the left of the house, wood fencing both sides; green/brown grasses foreground, evergreen trees behind house; mountains to left and right top of picture; some clouds in blue sky.
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Artist
Ella May Walker (1892 – 1960, Canadian)
Title
The Brewster Homestead (Banff)
Date
1951
Medium
oil on canvas
Dimensions
56.3 x 71.5 cm
Description
A log house dominates the pictures, out buildings to the left of the house, wood fencing both sides; green/brown grasses foreground, evergreen trees behind house; mountains to left and right top of picture; some clouds in blue sky.
Subject
architecture, rural
Mount Rundle
landscape, mountain
Credit
Gift of Charles C. Reid, Banff, Alberta, 1986
Catalogue Number
WaE.02.01
Images
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Carved Maori houses of Western and Northern areas of New Zealand

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue20485
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1955
Author
Phillipps, William J.
Publisher
Wellington (N.Z.) : R. E. Owen, Government Printer
Call Number
NA205 M3 P4
Author
Phillipps, William J.
Responsibility
by William J. Phillipps ; foreword by Dr. R. A. Falla
Publisher
Wellington (N.Z.) : R. E. Owen, Government Printer
Published Date
1955
Physical Description
291p. : ill. ports. diagr. maps on endpapers - (Dominion Museum monograph ; no. 9)
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Architecture, Maori
Sculpture, Primitive
Notes
Bibliography p.289-291
Includes indices
Accession Number
3069
Call Number
NA205 M3 P4
Location
Art Library is located in Curatorial Department - Please contact Curatorial Department for access
Collection
Art Library
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Artist
Tom Lonsdale (1886 – 1975, Canadian)
Date
c. 1955
Medium
oil on board
Catalogue Number
LoT.02.02
Description
Tom Lonsdale was the United Church Minister, for many years, in Banff; he took painting lessons from Pete Whyte circa 1950; Catharine purchased LoT.02.02 through LoT.02.04 at a United Church rummage sale, for $3.00 each, in 1975. Tom Lonsdale spent some years in a Calgary rest home and died 1975.
Artist
Tom Lonsdale (1886 – 1975, Canadian)
Title
Cave and Basin
Date
c. 1955
Medium
oil on board
Dimensions
27.5 x 35.4 cm
Description
Tom Lonsdale was the United Church Minister, for many years, in Banff; he took painting lessons from Pete Whyte circa 1950; Catharine purchased LoT.02.02 through LoT.02.04 at a United Church rummage sale, for $3.00 each, in 1975. Tom Lonsdale spent some years in a Calgary rest home and died 1975.
Subject
landscape
mountains
architecture
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
LoT.02.02
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Part Of
Robert J. McGuinness fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of two hand-written letters from Father Robert McGuinness to Alfred Roberts, comprising 7 sheets and 2 envelopes, H27.5 x W21 cm to H9.5 x W16.5. One letter is dated February 11, 1955. One letter is dated October 26, 1954. Topics discussed include: McGuinness' role as inspecting engin…
Date Range
1954-1955
Reference Code
M460 / I / B / 1-2
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Private record
Textual record
Part Of
Robert J. McGuinness fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M460
Series
M460 / I / : St. Mary's Parish
Sous-Fonds
M460
Sub-Series
M460 / I / B : Correspondence and Newspaper Clippings
Accession Number
960
Reference Code
M460 / I / B / 1-2
GMD
Private record
Textual record
Date Range
1954-1955
Physical Description
0.05 cm of textual records (9 pages ; 21 x 27.5 cm or smaller)
Scope & Content
File consists of two hand-written letters from Father Robert McGuinness to Alfred Roberts, comprising 7 sheets and 2 envelopes, H27.5 x W21 cm to H9.5 x W16.5.
One letter is dated February 11, 1955.
One letter is dated October 26, 1954.
Topics discussed include: McGuinness' role as inspecting engineer for the Banff Springs Hotel expansion; McGuinness' travels and religious education in Rome and Wales; architecture (primarily the Norman Chateau style) of St. Mary's Parish, including sketches; traveling to Liverpool by ship; and material he used while presiding over a wedding service.
Notes
Letters were posted to Alfred V. Roberts in San Diego. McGuinness mentions in one of the letters that Alfred was also an engineer and that they were in Canada at some point together.
Name Access
McGuinness, Robert J.
Roberts, Alfred V.
Subject Access
Architecture
Banff
Hotels
Churches
Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel
Professional and Personal Life
Religions
St. Mary's of the Assumption Catholic Church
Stone structures
Travel
Geographic Access
Alberta
Banff
Banff National Park
Canada
United States of America
San Diego
Language
English
Creator
McGuinness, Robert J.
Category
Religions
Communications
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
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