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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
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Helen (Fulmer) Wells scrapbook

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions5904
Part Of
Helen Fulmer Wells fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of a scrapbook containing a broad selection of clippings, photographs and notes pertaining to the history of Banff, including development, events, buildings and personalities. Material pertains to the period between ca.1890 and ca.1970
Date Range
[ca. 1950-1970]
Reference Code
M480 / 1
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
3881
Reference Code
M480 / 1
GMD
Scrapbook
Responsibility
Extensive annotation by Helen Wells and Sylvia Vosburgh
Date Range
[ca. 1950-1970]
Physical Description
10 cm of textual records (190 pages ; 30.5 x 37 cm)
History / Biographical
See fonds level description.
Scope & Content
File consists of a scrapbook containing a broad selection of clippings, photographs and notes pertaining to the history of Banff, including development, events, buildings and personalities. Material pertains to the period between ca.1890 and ca.1970
Name Access
Wells, Helen Fulmer
Peyto, Bill
Luxton, Norman
Luxton, Eleanor
Liddell, Ken
Lonsdale, Tom
Phillips, Walter J.
Simpson, Jimmy, Jr.
Subject Access
Anniversary
Architecture
Art
Banff Crag and Canyon
Banff Indian Days
Bridges
Buildings and facilities
Community events
Community life
Events
Family and personal life
History
Hotels
Indigenous Peoples
Mountaineers
Newspaper
Obituary
Oldtimers
The Albertan
Townsite development
Geographic Access
Banff
Bankhead
Bow Lake
Lake Minnewanka
Bow Valley
Banff National Park
Alberta
Canada
Language
English
Title Source
Title supplied by Sylvia Vosburgh, daughter of Helen Wells and written on outside cover
Processing Status
Processed
Electronic Resources
Images
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Jock McCowan scrapbook

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions53975
Part Of
McCowan (family) fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of a scrapbook of newspaper clippings, brochures, business cards, and advertisements for businesses around Banff and Lake Louise. Includes a mix of magazine and newspaper clippings in both black and white and in colour, postcards, advertising for hotels like the King Edward Hotel, Hom…
Date Range
1913 - 1981
Reference Code
M135 / II / A / 1
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Scrapbook
  1 image     1 Electronic Resource  
Part Of
McCowan (family) fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
V407 / M135
Series
M135 / II - Textual Materials
Sous-Fonds
M135
Sub-Series
V407 / II / A - Scrapbooks
Accession Number
7730
Reference Code
M135 / II / A / 1
GMD
Scrapbook
Date Range
1913 - 1981
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records (26 pages ; 30 x 37 cm)
History / Biographical
See fonds level description.
Scope & Content
File consists of a scrapbook of newspaper clippings, brochures, business cards, and advertisements for businesses around Banff and Lake Louise. Includes a mix of magazine and newspaper clippings in both black and white and in colour, postcards, advertising for hotels like the King Edward Hotel, Homestead Inn, Mount Royal Hotel, Castle Mountain Lodge, and the Chateau Lake Louise, and a cover of the Sky Line Trail Hiker bulletin featuring members of the Royal Family.
Name Access
McCowan, Jock
Subject Access
Advertising
Animals
Architecture
Buildings and facilities
Businesses
Cascade Hotel
Castle Mountain
Chateau Lake Louise
Entertainment
Festival
Leisure
Newspaper
Postcards
Recreation
Royal tours
Skyline Trail Hikers of the Canadian Rockies
Souvenir
The Albertan
Tourist information
Travel
Winter Carnival
Geographic Access
Banff
Lake Louise
Banff National Park
Alberta
Canada
Language
English
Creator
Jock McCowan
Title Source
From accession record
Processing Status
Processed
Electronic Resources
Images
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Mexico - Peru Series A

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions54295
Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 166 negative photographs (b&w and colour) and 54 colour transparencies taken during Nicholas and Ivy "Willie" Morant's personal travels. Content pertains to unidentified people in Mexico and Peru, architecture and ruins, assorted travel scenes.
Date Range
[ca. 1950 - ca. 1960]
Reference Code
V500 / I / A7 / 27
Description Level
4.2 / Sub-sub-sub series
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Transparency
Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Description Level
4.2 / Sub-sub-sub series
Fonds Number
M300 / S20 / V500
Sous-Fonds
V500
Sub-Series
V500 / I / A : Photography : Negatives and Transparencies
Accession Number
7438
Reference Code
V500 / I / A7 / 27
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Transparency
Responsibility
Produced by Nicholas Morant
Date Range
[ca. 1950 - ca. 1960]
Physical Description
220 Photographs: negatives and transparencies; b&w and colour
Scope & Content
File consists of 166 negative photographs (b&w and colour) and 54 colour transparencies taken during Nicholas and Ivy "Willie" Morant's personal travels. Content pertains to unidentified people in Mexico and Peru, architecture and ruins, assorted travel scenes.
Notes
Contains some duplicate photographs. Negatives and transparencies are stored in separate file boxes. See also V500 / I / A7 / 28
Subject Access
Travel
tourism
Scenery
Architecture
Geographic Access
Mexico
Peru
Reproduction Restrictions
Reference use only; no reproduction
Language
English
Creator
Nicholas Morant
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

Mexico - Peru Series B

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions54296
Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 66 negative photographs (b&w) taken during Nicholas and Ivy "Willie" Morant's personal travels. Content pertains to unidentified people in Mexico and Peru, architecture and ruins, assorted travel scenes.
Date Range
[ca. 1950 - ca. 1960]
Reference Code
V500 / I / A7 / 28
Description Level
4.2 / Sub-sub-sub series
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Description Level
4.2 / Sub-sub-sub series
Fonds Number
M300 / S20 / V500
Sous-Fonds
V500
Sub-Series
V500 / I / A : Photographs : Negatives and Transparencies
Accession Number
7438
Reference Code
V500 / I / A7 / 28
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Responsibility
Produced by Nicholas Morant
Date Range
[ca. 1950 - ca. 1960]
Physical Description
66 Photographs: negatives; b&w
Scope & Content
File consists of 66 negative photographs (b&w) taken during Nicholas and Ivy "Willie" Morant's personal travels. Content pertains to unidentified people in Mexico and Peru, architecture and ruins, assorted travel scenes.
Notes
Contains duplicates. Related to V500 / I / A7 / 27
Subject Access
Travel
tourism
Scenery
Architecture
Geographic Access
Mexico
Peru
Reproduction Restrictions
Reference use only; no reproduction
Language
English
Creator
Nicholas Morant
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

Robert J. McGuinness fonds

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions276
Part Of
Robert J. McGuinness fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of two series: I. St. Mary's Parish, ca.1945-1983, 0.16 cm, and contains two sub-series: A. Architecture, ca.1945-1983 (architectural plans, general information); B. Correspondence and Newspaper Clippings (pertaining to Father McGuinness and St. Mary's Parish), 1950-1978. II. McGuinn…
Date Range
1940-1950
1954
1955
1960
1977
1978
1980-1983
Reference Code
M460
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Textual record
Plan
Postcard
Private record
Part Of
Robert J. McGuinness fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 460
Sous-Fonds
M 460
Accession Number
960
3707
2018.9000
Reference Code
M460
GMD
Textual record
Plan
Postcard
Private record
Date Range
1940-1950
1954
1955
1960
1977
1978
1980-1983
Physical Description
1.11 cm of textual records (34 pages : 29 x 42 cm or smaller) -- 9 architectural drawings : annotations ; 89 x 58 cm or smaller
History / Biographical
Originally from ancient Iveagh, which is now County Down, Ireland, the McGuinness family eventually migrated to Liverpool at an unknown time. The McGuinness family were provision merchants in Liverpool, but found supplies limited so they emigrated to Canada. Born on June 20, 1886 in Liverpool, Father Robert James McGuinness moved to Belleville, Ontario, Canada with his family in 1890. He had 7 brothers and sisters, including Oswald A. McGuinness, who settled in Invermere, British Columbia. Robert attended St. Lawrence College in Ampleforth, Yorkshire, and completed his studies at St. Servan in Rhiems, France, qualifying as an engineer. He held a position with the federal government upon his return to Canada, however when World War I broke out Robert served in the 29th Battalion of CRTS building pontoons behind European battle lines. After returning to Canada, Robert worked for the Canadian Pacific Railway as an architectural engineer, which brought him west to Banff, Alberta. Robert was the resident architectural engineer overlooking the construction of the Banff Springs Hotel expansion in the 1920's. In the late 1920's, Robert traveled to Rome to enter the seminary and four years later he was ordained as a priest. After serving as priest in Calgary, Robert was appointed Catholic priest in Banff in 1936, where he lived and worked until his death in 1961. To fulfill a personal dream, Robert designed and supervised the construction of the new church building and grounds for St. Mary's Parish (St. Mary's of the Assumption) which was completed in 1951. During his years in Europe, Robert visited ancient churches and cathedrals which influenced the design of the church, primarily the Norman Chateau architectural style. Robert was also a talented artist. Some of his work can be seen in galleries in New York and in Banff. His work has been reproduced for Canadian Pacific Railway tourism material, including the Spiral Tunnels postcard included in this fonds. Robert died in Calgary on June 17, 1961, just shy of his 75th birthday, after being ill for a few months.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of two series:
I. St. Mary's Parish, ca.1945-1983, 0.16 cm, and contains two sub-series: A. Architecture, ca.1945-1983 (architectural plans, general information); B. Correspondence and Newspaper Clippings (pertaining to Father McGuinness and St. Mary's Parish), 1950-1978.
II. McGuinness Family, 1953-1977, 1 cm (private records, including handwritten notes, a memoir, and a postcard).
Notes
. IYounger brother Oswald was a surveyor who built the road from Invermere to Calgary
There is some indication that Robert had a role in the construction of the Bow River Bridge or the collection of the stones used for the bridge, but this is unconfirmed
Name Access
McGuinness, Robert J.
Subject Access
Architecture
Art
Banff
Buildings
Churches
Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel
Family and personal life
Professional and Personal Life
Religions
St. Mary's of the Assumption Catholic Church
Geographic Access
Alberta
Banff
Banff National Park
Canada
Ontario
Access Restrictions
No restrictions on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Related Material
08.3 / Si 3m / Pam
08.3 / B22 stm / Pam
08.3 / Sa 2 / Pam
Creator
McGuinness, Robert J.
Category
Family and personal life
Religions
Biographical Source Notes
Based on contents of the fonds
https://www.genealogy.com/ftm/g/o/g/Laurie-Goggin/WEBSITE-0001/UHP-0444.html
"St. Mary's of the Assumption" pamphlet printed by the Crag and Canyon in Banff (08.3/Sa 2/Pam)
http://www.stmarysparishbanff.ca/history/
Title Source
Title based on accession records
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

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