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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
Bert Riggall fonds
Scope & Content
Album contains 131 b&w prints, tipped in, some captioned. "Alberta Trip 1919" embossed in gold on front of album. Prints pertain to a pack trip taken by Jack Winton, C.B. Velie, Les Buck, and Ned Schultz. The prints document camps, camp life, shaving in camp, rafting on Wall Lake, pack trains and h…
Date Range
1919
Reference Code
V26 / III / A10 / PD - 1
Description Level
5 / File
Part Of
Bert Riggall fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Series
III. Professional Photography: Guiding and Hunting Trips
Reference Code
V26 / III / A10 / PD - 1
Date Range
1919
Physical Description
Photograph Album: 1 photograph album (131 b&w prints)
Scope & Content
Album contains 131 b&w prints, tipped in, some captioned. "Alberta Trip 1919" embossed in gold on front of album. Prints pertain to a pack trip taken by Jack Winton, C.B. Velie, Les Buck, and Ned Schultz. The prints document camps, camp life, shaving in camp, rafting on Wall Lake, pack trains and horses, and various landscape views.
Subject Access
Camping, Pack trains, Hunting
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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Album, various Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies trips

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Part Of
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies fonds
Scope & Content
Album contains 58 colour photographs pertaining to trail rides around Pulsatilla Pass and other unidentified regions in the Canadian Rockies between 1979 and 1995. Photographs depict group shots of travellers, waterfront and other scenic views, walking and horseback riding along trails, indoor meal…
Date Range
1979
1986
1995
Reference Code
V635 / I / PD - 8
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Album
Photograph
Photograph print
Textual record
Part Of
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M545 / V635
Series
V635 / I : Events and Activities
Sous-Fonds
V635
Accession Number
2014.8277
Reference Code
V635 / I / PD - 8
GMD
Album
Photograph
Photograph print
Textual record
Responsibility
Anne Wotypka (?)
Date Range
1979
1986
1995
Physical Description
1 photograph album: 58 colour prints, 1 textual record
Scope & Content
Album contains 58 colour photographs pertaining to trail rides around Pulsatilla Pass and other unidentified regions in the Canadian Rockies between 1979 and 1995. Photographs depict group shots of travellers, waterfront and other scenic views, walking and horseback riding along trails, indoor meals with travellers, musical performers and images of a helicopter lifting off in a forest clearing.
Subject Access
Travel
Hiking
Camping
Landscape
Music
Helicopter
Trails
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Canadian Rocky Mountains
Language
English
Creator
Wotypka family (?)
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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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
Images
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Date
1905 – 1950
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
102.04.1076
Description
Tarnished metal ashtray, circular with rest for cigarette.
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Title
Ashtray
Date
1905 – 1950
Material
metal
Dimensions
4.0 cm
Description
Tarnished metal ashtray, circular with rest for cigarette.
Subject
packers and guides
camping
smoking
Bert Riggall
Credit
Gift of Dale Burton, Surrey, 1999
Catalogue Number
102.04.1076
Images
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Artist
Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C. (1906 – 1979, Canadian)
Date
1930
Medium
oil on canvas
Catalogue Number
WyC.01.430
Description
A brown cabin with white trim is in left centre, another building to the left of it. Mountain in the distance at centre right. Large evergreen trees beside the cabin. Billowy sky. A saddled brown horse is standing near a standing man in the right foreground.
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Artist
Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C. (1906 – 1979, Canadian)
Title
At the Yoho Camp
Date
1930
Medium
oil on canvas
Dimensions
30.4 x 30.3 cm
Description
A brown cabin with white trim is in left centre, another building to the left of it. Mountain in the distance at centre right. Large evergreen trees beside the cabin. Billowy sky. A saddled brown horse is standing near a standing man in the right foreground.
Subject
landscape
Canadian Rockies
mountain
architecture
rural
animal
horse
figure
male
camping
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
WyC.01.430
Images
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The auto camper's guide to Canada and directory of campgrounds

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue4156
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1955
Author
Wells, George
Publisher
New York : Harper
Call Number
02.8 W46
Author
Wells, George
Responsibility
by George and Iris Wells
Publisher
New York : Harper
Published Date
1955
Physical Description
xi, 180p
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Camping
Accession Number
19000
Call Number
02.8 W46
Collection
Archives Library
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Backcountry management in Banff, Jasper, Kootenay and Yoho National Parks, Canada

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue4759
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1982
Author
Harvey, Douglas C
Call Number
13.112 H26
Author
Harvey, Douglas C
Responsibility
prepared for Parks Canada, Western Regional Office
Published Date
1982
Physical Description
xxv, 251p. : ill., maps
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Camping
Hiking
Man and nature
Notes
M.A. thesis, University of Calgary
Bibliography
Accession Number
15000
Call Number
13.112 H26
Collection
Archives Library
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Date
1940 – 1965
Material
wood, fibre; skin; metal
Catalogue Number
103.08.1123
Description
Wooden pack board with green canvas pack and top flap with leather straps. Large exterior front pocket. Label under flap: “PIONEER BRAND. TRAPPER NELSON. INDIAN PACK BOARD No. 3. REGISTRATION No. 152720. SOLE MANUFACTURERS. JONES TENT & AWNING LTD. VANCOUVER, B.C.”
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Title
Backpack
Date
1940 – 1965
Material
wood, fibre; skin; metal
Dimensions
76.0 x 43.0 cm
Description
Wooden pack board with green canvas pack and top flap with leather straps. Large exterior front pocket. Label under flap: “PIONEER BRAND. TRAPPER NELSON. INDIAN PACK BOARD No. 3. REGISTRATION No. 152720. SOLE MANUFACTURERS. JONES TENT & AWNING LTD. VANCOUVER, B.C.”
Subject
parks
wardens
hiking
camping
Banff National Park
Credit
Gift of Henry Ness, Banff, 2000
Catalogue Number
103.08.1123
Images
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Date
1930 – 1960
Material
fibre; wood; skin; metal
Catalogue Number
103.08.1124
Description
Wooden pack board with beige canvas pack and top flap with leather straps. Large exterior front pocket. Label under flap: “PIONEER BRAND. TRAPPER NELSON. INDIAN PACK BOARD NO. 2. JONES . . . . LTD.” Part of label deteriorated.
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Title
Backpack
Date
1930 – 1960
Material
fibre; wood; skin; metal
Dimensions
76.0 x 43.0 cm
Description
Wooden pack board with beige canvas pack and top flap with leather straps. Large exterior front pocket. Label under flap: “PIONEER BRAND. TRAPPER NELSON. INDIAN PACK BOARD NO. 2. JONES . . . . LTD.” Part of label deteriorated.
Subject
parks
wardens
hiking
camping
Banff National Park
Credit
Gift of Henry Ness, Banff, 2000
Catalogue Number
103.08.1124
Images
Less detail

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