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Part Of
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies bulletins from 1931-1974 [some annotated] and one "Skyline Trails" bulletin [1960]. Content pertains to views and events from previous trips, schedules and planned destinations of trail rides, and membership lists.
Date Range
1931
1939
1941-1942
1944-1945
1948-1953
1955-1957
1960-1962
1964
1970
1972
1974
Reference Code
M545 / III / 8 to 11
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Organization record
Part Of
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M545 / V635
Sous-Fonds
M545
Accession Number
5939
Reference Code
M545 / III / 8 to 11
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Organization record
Date Range
1931
1939
1941-1942
1944-1945
1948-1953
1955-1957
1960-1962
1964
1970
1972
1974
Physical Description
8 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
File consists of Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies bulletins from 1931-1974 [some annotated] and one "Skyline Trails" bulletin [1960]. Content pertains to views and events from previous trips, schedules and planned destinations of trail rides, and membership lists.
Notes
Brochures are organized by date [see "Content Details"]
Name Access
Bagley, Ray
Round, F. W. E. (Bill), Jr.
Rungius, Carl
Crosby, Lou
Gibbon, John Murray
Subject Access
Advertising
Administration
Membership
Horses
Horseback riding
Camping
Entertainment
Travel
Tourism
Publication
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Moraine Lake
Lake Louise
Stewart Canyon
Spray Lakes
Larix Lake
Fatigue Pass
Ptarmigan Lake
Mount Assiniboine
Deception Pass
Wolverine Plateau
Simpson Pass
Wonder Pass
Kananaskis
Johnston Creek
Panther River
Red Deer
Lake O'Hara
Pulsatilla Pass
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Category
Communications
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Content Details
M545 / III / 8 : 1931-1948
M545 / III / 9 : 1949-1953
M545 / III / 10 : 1955-1962
M545 / III / 11 : 1964-1974
Processing Status
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Canadian Pacific negatives

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Part Of
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of Canadian Pacific Railway negative photographs pertaining to trail riders, camp staff, guides and outfitters, trail rides, fishing, camps, ceremonies, scenic views of Yoho, Jasper, and Banff National Parks, Canmore and surrounding area, and Banff's townsite. Trail riders in photogr…
Date Range
[1943 - ca. 1946]
Reference Code
V635 / III / NA - 1 to 124 & LC - 1 to 5
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Part Of
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M545 / V635
Series
V635 / III : Published records
Sous-Fonds
V635
Accession Number
5757
Reference Code
V635 / III / NA - 1 to 124 & LC - 1 to 5
GMD
Photograph
Negative
Date Range
[1943 - ca. 1946]
Physical Description
129 photographs : b&w nitrate negatives ; 12 x 9.5 cm or smaller
Scope & Content
File consists of Canadian Pacific Railway negative photographs pertaining to trail riders, camp staff, guides and outfitters, trail rides, fishing, camps, ceremonies, scenic views of Yoho, Jasper, and Banff National Parks, Canmore and surrounding area, and Banff's townsite. Trail riders in photographs include John Murray Gibbon, Carl Rungius and Charlie Beil.
Notes
Original order retained, appears to be chronological.
Most negative envelopes individually titled and dated, majority from 1943 and 1944. Mostly nitrate photographs.
Original CPR negative envelopes retained in document file.
Material Details
Includes 5 loan for copy negatives
Name Access
Beil, Charlie
Gibbon, John Murray
Rungius, Carl
McCowan, Dan
Subject Access
National parks
Trails
Hiking
Camping
Fishing
Guiding
Travel
Tourism
Canadian Pacific Railway
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff National Park
Jasper National Park
Yoho National Park
Canmore
Access Restrictions
Access restrictions may apply
Reproduction Restrictions
Copyright restrictions may apply
Language
English
Category
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
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Letters to Mother [April - November 1935]

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Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Scope & Content
File pertains to 44 hand-written letters written by Catharine Robb Whyte to her mother, Edith Morse Robb from August 1 to November 20, 1935. Topics include day to day life, visits from friends and visitors, weather, a trip to Lake O'Hara in early August following the annual Skyline Trail Hikers tri…
Date Range
1935
Reference Code
M36 / I / A / 2b / i / 98
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Private record
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Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M36 / V683 / S37
Series
I.A.2. Catharine Robb Whyte papers / photographs
Sous-Fonds
M36
Accession Number
.
Reference Code
M36 / I / A / 2b / i / 98
GMD
Private record
Date Range
1935
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records (70 pages ; 21.2 x 26.3 cm or smaller)
History / Biographical
See fonds level description.
Scope & Content
File pertains to 44 hand-written letters written by Catharine Robb Whyte to her mother, Edith Morse Robb from August 1 to November 20, 1935. Topics include day to day life, visits from friends and visitors, weather, a trip to Lake O'Hara in early August following the annual Skyline Trail Hikers trip, photography and cameras, hiking/climbing, wildflowers, activities and people at camp, Pete's work on commission paintings/photography projects, events and people in Concord, trips to Bow Lake to paint, dinner and tea parties [both at home and around town], overnight camping trips to Lake Louise to paint, going to the movies and seeing friend's homemade films, going back to Lake O'Hara in early September to paint and hike, Russ and Kitty's travels and activities, day trips around the National Park [mostly to Lake Louise, Bow Lake and Moraine Lake] to paint/sketch, updates on what Pete and Catharine's friends are doing [mostly as it pertains to Skoki and Assiniboine Lodges], wildlife, an overnight trip to Calgary [and a visit to Morley on the way back] in early October, 3 young Doukhobor fugitives escaping police custody that resulted in a chase and shootout in Banff National Park [October 6 - 7] and the subsequent funerals, developing photos and print-making, politics [mostly pertaining to the provincial and federal elections], various holidays [both Canadian and American], skiing, matters pertaining to the Ski Club, and preparing to leave for a trip to Concord at the end of November.
Notes
Please note: language pertaining to Indigenous Peoples used throughout is outdated and may be offensive. A few letters written on lodge letterhead. Most letters are marked with a small x in pencil, indicating where Jon Whyte made notes for use in his project "Catharine Robb Whyte, Peter Whyte: Commemorative Portfolio," originally published in 1981. Some letters have numbers written in pencil in the upper margin of the first pages from an unknown project.
Name Access
Whyte, Catharine
Whyte, Peter
Robb, Edith Morse
Robb, Russell, Jr.
Robb, Kitty
Caird, Jean
White, Annie
White, David Mackintosh (Dave)
White, Peter
White, Clifford
White, Jack (Dave White, Jr.)
White, Clifford J., Sr.
Whyte, Barbara
White, Bubby
Stockand, Cameron
Stockand, Lila (White)
Vaux, Mary
Vaux, George, X
Moore, Edmee
Rungius, Carl
Carter, Wilf
Simpson, Billie
Simpson, Jimmy, Sr.
Mather, Allan
Strom, Erling
Strom, Sigrid
Gest, Lillian
Noble, George
Link, George K. K. (Tommy)
Link, Adeline
Beil, Charlie
McLean, George
Walking Buffalo (George McLean)
Campbell, Gray
Watson, Sir Norman
Subject Access
Activities
Animals
Art
Artists
Banff
Banff Indian Days
Banff Ski Club
Banff Springs Hotel
Bears
Birthday
Businesses
Camps
Camping
Children
Climbing
Community events
Community life
Correspondence
Crime
Family
Family and personal life
Films and film making
First Nations
Fishing
Flowers
Guides
Guiding
Home
Horses
Horseback riding
Hiking
Indigenous Peoples
Lake O'Hara Lodge
Leisure
Moose
Mountain
Painting
Personal and Family Life
Photography
Police
Post Office
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Scenery
Ski areas
Skiing
Skoki Lodge
Skyline Trail Hikers of the Canadian Rockies
Skyline Hikers of the Canadian Rockies
Swiss Guides
Trains
Transportation
Travel
Weather
Wildlife
Winter
Winter sports
Geographic Access
Banff
Lake Louise
Moraine Lake
Bow Lake
Banff National Park
Lake O'Hara
Yoho National Park
Assiniboine
Calgary
Edmonton
Alberta
British Columbia
Concord
Massachusetts
Canada
United States of America
Language
English
Creator
Robb Whyte, Catharine
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
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Letters to Mother [April - October 1936]

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Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Scope & Content
File pertains to 68 hand-written letters written by Catharine Robb Whyte to her mother, Edith Morse Robb from April 12 to October 19, 1936. Topics include returning from a trip out east by train, going to Skoki for a few days in April [including updates on the new camp buildings and access road], w…
Date Range
1936
Reference Code
M36 / I / A / 2b / i / 100
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Postcard
Private record
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Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M36 / V683 / S37
Series
I.A.2. Catharine Robb Whyte papers / photographs
Sous-Fonds
M36
Accession Number
.
Reference Code
M36 / I / A / 2b / i / 100
GMD
Postcard
Private record
Date Range
1936
Physical Description
2.8 cm of textual records (117 pages ; 21.4 x 27.5 cm or smaller)
History / Biographical
See fonds level description.
Scope & Content
File pertains to 68 hand-written letters written by Catharine Robb Whyte to her mother, Edith Morse Robb from April 12 to October 19, 1936. Topics include returning from a trip out east by train, going to Skoki for a few days in April [including updates on the new camp buildings and access road], weather, skiing and ski conditions, film-making, visits from friends and visitors, matters pertaining to the house [opening and closing it as they come and go from various trips], errand trips to Calgary, watching hockey games, going to the movies, leaving for Hawaii via Vancouver in early May [sailing on the Empress of Canada], books Catharine and Edith are reading, arriving in Hawaii and eventually getting settled at the Grand Hotel in Wailuku, Maui, visiting with friends, descriptions of meals, photography and cameras, relocating to the Moana Hotel in Honolulu in mid-May, sightseening and day trips around the islands, sketching, descriptions of other ships coming and going from the harbour, details of the trip back to Banff in mid-June, radio programs [mostly news and operas], cleaning and household chores, events and people in Concord, camping trips, maintenance and upkeep of the house and property, painting/sketching, various holidays [both Canadian and American], the Calgary Stampede, Banff Indian days, the annual Skyline Trail Hikers trip [based out of Lake O'Hara] in early August, matters pertaining to the store, Edith purchasing a painting of two moose from Carl Rungius, developing photographs, a two-week trip to Lake O'Hara in late August/early September to paint and hike [also includes details of other people there, day to day activies, and the subjects painted/sketched], day trips around the national park to take photographs and hike [mostly in the Lake Louise, Moraine Lake, and Bow Lake areas], and preparing for a trip out to Concord at the end of October.
Notes
Please note: language pertaining to Indigenous Peoples used throughout is outdated and may be offensive. Some letters are written on hotel/lodge letterhead. Some letters are marked with a small x in pencil, indicating where Jon Whyte made notes for use in his project "Catharine Robb Whyte, Peter Whyte: Commemorative Portfolio," originally published in 1981. The first 10 or so letters have been numbered in pencil in the upper margin of the page as part of an unknown project.
Name Access
Whyte, Catharine
Whyte, Peter
White, Annie
White, David Mackintosh (Dave)
White, Jack (Dave White, Jr.)
Whyte, Barbara
White, Cliff Jr.
Robb, Edith Morse
Robb, Russell, Jr.
Robb, Kitty
Caird, Jean
Owen, Mildred
Campbell, Gray
Simpson, Jimmy, Sr.
Mather, Allan
Mather, Grace
Wheeler, A. O. (Arthur Oliver)
Wheeler, Emmeline
Noble, George
Poucette, Mark
Adaskin, Murray
Link, George K. K. (Tommy)
Link, Adeline
Rungius, Carl
Smith, Adelaide
Castle, Alfred
Castle, Donald
Phillips, Walter J.
Phillips, Gladys
Subject Access
Activities
Alpine Club of Canada
Animals
Art
Artists
Banff
Banff Indian Days
Banff Springs Hotel
Beach
Birthday
Boats
Books
Businesses
Calgary Stampede
Camps
Camping
Children
Community events
Community life
Construction
Correspondence
Family
Family and personal life
Films and film making
First Nations
Home
Hockey
Hiking
Holidays
Hospital
Hot Springs
Indigenous Peoples
Lake O'Hara Lodge
Leisure
Literature
Moose
Mountain
Painting
Paris Tea Room
Personal and Family Life
Photography
Post Office
Scenery
Skoki Lodge
Skyline Hikers of the Canadian Rockies
Trains
Transportation
Travel
Upper Hot Springs
Weather
Wildlife
Geographic Access
Banff
Lake Louise
Bow Lake
Banff National Park
Alberta
Little Yoho Valley
Yoho National Park
Victoria
Vancouver
British Columbia
Maui
Hawaii
Concord
Massachusetts
Canada
United States of America
Language
English
Creator
Robb Whyte, Catharine
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
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Letters to Mother [August - December 1957]

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Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Scope & Content
File pertains to 81 letters written by Catharine Robb Whyte to her mother, Edith Morse Robb from August 3 to December 29, 1957. Topics include day to day life, Banff events, visits from friends, painting, photography, wildlife, travel, camping, weather, events and people in Concord, radio programs …
Date Range
1957
Reference Code
M36 / I / A / 2b / i / 141
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Postcard
Private record
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Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M36 / V683 / S37
Series
I.A.2. Catharine Robb Whyte papers / photographs
Sous-Fonds
M36
Accession Number
.
Reference Code
M36 / I / A / 2b / i / 141
GMD
Postcard
Private record
Date Range
1957
Physical Description
2.4 cm of textual records (128 pages ; 22.3 x 27.4 cm or smaller)
History / Biographical
See fonds level description.
Scope & Content
File pertains to 81 letters written by Catharine Robb Whyte to her mother, Edith Morse Robb from August 3 to December 29, 1957. Topics include day to day life, Banff events, visits from friends, painting, photography, wildlife, travel, camping, weather, events and people in Concord, radio programs [mostly news and hockey games], various holidays [both Canadian and American], seeing off Carl Rungius to New York, going to Edmonton for a cataract operation on Peter's right eye [August 23] - Catharine's time in Edmonton mostly consisted of sitting with Peter in the hospital, running errands in the city, and answering letters [she stayed at the Corona Hotel], starting construction of eventual Buffalo Block [consisting of three stores along Buffalo St. and a restaurant on the second floor], concerns regarding Edith's health, a visit to Concord from mid-October to mid-November [travelled by train], a second visit to Edmonton in December for Peter's eye, putting together their annual Christmas card, and other Christmas activities. Some letters are typed and some hand-written. Also includes one postcard.
Notes
Please note: language pertaining to Indigenous Peoples used throughout is outdated and may be offensive. Many typed letters have hand-written notes and post scripts added throughout. Some letters are marked with a small x in pencil, indicating where Jon Whyte made notes for use in his project "Catharine Robb Whyte, Peter Whyte: Commemorative Portfolio," originally published in 1981.
Name Access
Whyte, Catharine
Whyte, Peter
Robb, Edith Morse
Simpson, Jimmy, Sr.
Simpson, Billie
Morant, Nicholas (Nick)
Morant, Willie
Vallance, Sydney
Vallance, Doris
Kaquitts, Frank
Moore, Pearl
Beil, Charlie
Rungius, Carl
Phillips, Walter J.
Ward, Sam
Subject Access
Activities
Animals
Art
Artists
Banff
Banff Centre
Banff School of Fine Arts
Bird watching
Birds
Birthday
Businesses
Camping
Canadian Pacific Railway
Children
Christmas
Community events
Community life
Correspondence
Deer
Family
Family and personal life
First Nations
Glenbow Foundation
Home
Indigenous Peoples
Lake Louise
Leisure
Luxton Museum
Moose
Mountain
Painting
Personal and Family Life
Post Office
Scenery
Stoney Nakoda
Trains
Trans-Canada Highway
Travel
Weather
Geographic Access
Banff
Lake Louise
Bow Lake
Banff National Park
Morley
Calgary
Edmonton
Alberta
Concord
Massachusetts
Canada
United States of America
Language
English
Creator
Robb Whyte, Catharine
Title Source
Title based on contents of file.
Processing Status
Processed
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Letters to Mother [December 1936 - June 1937]

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Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Scope & Content
File pertains to 69 hand-written letters written by Catharine Robb Whyte to her mother, Edith Morse Robb from December 26, 1936, to June 9, 1937. Topics include Christmas and New Year's Eve celebrations and activities, gifts given and received, day to day life, visits from friends and visitors, Ame…
Date Range
1936-1937
Reference Code
M36 / I / A / 2b / i / 101
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Private record
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Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M36 / V683 / S37
Series
I.A.2. Catharine Robb Whyte papers / photographs
Sous-Fonds
M36
Accession Number
.
Reference Code
M36 / I / A / 2b / i / 101
GMD
Private record
Date Range
1936-1937
Physical Description
2.5 cm of textual records (98 pages ; 21.4 x 27.5 cm or smaller)
History / Biographical
See fonds level description.
Scope & Content
File pertains to 69 hand-written letters written by Catharine Robb Whyte to her mother, Edith Morse Robb from December 26, 1936, to June 9, 1937. Topics include Christmas and New Year's Eve celebrations and activities, gifts given and received, day to day life, visits from friends and visitors, American newspapers Catharine is interested in, radio programs [mostly news and operas], weather, cleaning and household chores, maintenance and upkeep of the house and property [including the construction of a screened-in porch at the back of the house, remodelling the stairs, building a darkroom on the second floor, and building a new garage], events and people in Concord, the opening of the new Administration building on the south side of the river [the Post Office is relocated here], painting/sketching, watching hockey games, skiing, descriptions of meals, the Winter Carnival, going to the movies [and Edith going to various plays], the Dominion Ski Championship being held at Norquay in March, photography and cameras, responsibilities and activities pertaining to the Ski Club, Edith's trip to Florida in March, books Catharine and Edith are reading, various holidays [both Canadian and American], trips to Skoki Lodge to ski and paint [also includes details of people who were also there, meals, and conversations], the coronation of King George VI and Queen Mary in May, the death of Catharine's Aunt Jane [Edith's sister?], day trips around the National Park to paint/sketch and have picnics with family, dinner and tea parties, print-making, frame making, and various other community events.
Notes
Please note: language pertaining to Indigenous Peoples used throughout is outdated and may be offensive. Some letters are written on hotel/lodge letterhead. Some letters are marked with a small x in pencil, indicating where Jon Whyte made notes for use in his project "Catharine Robb Whyte, Peter Whyte: Commemorative Portfolio," originally published in 1981. 101 - 31 contains a sketch of the newly remodelled stairs in the Whyte home. 101 - 43 insert may or may not belong to this specific letter - no identifying marks can be found on it. 101 - 59 is a brochure advertising Lake Minnewaska Mountain Houses, New York, and does not appear to be associated to a specific letter and so has been scanned as it's own entry.
Name Access
Whyte, Catharine
Whyte, Peter
Robb, Edith Morse
Robb, Russell, Jr.
Robb, Kitty
Caird, Jean
Owen, Mildred
White, Clifford
White, Jack (Dave White, Jr.)
White, Bubby
White, Clifford J., Sr.
Whyte, Barbara
Stockand, Cameron
Stockand, Lila (White)
Knight, Norman
Beil, Charlie
Hammond, Agnes
Harmon, Lloyd
Paris, Ted
Paris, Cyril
Spencer, Earl
Ward, Sam
Rungius, Carl
Rungius, Louise
Subject Access
Activities
Administration Building
Animals
Art
Artists
Backcountry skiing
Banff
Banff Winter Carnival
Bears
Birthday
Books
Businesses
Camps
Camping
Children
Christmas
Community events
Community life
Construction
Correspondence
Dominion Ski Championship
Family
Family and personal life
Films and film making
First Nations
Home
Holidays
Indigenous Peoples
Leisure
Literature
Moose
Mountain
Norquay Ski Hill
Royalty
Painting
Parks Canada
Personal and Family Life
Photography
Post Office
Scenery
Skiing
Ski areas
Ski Club of the Canadian Rockies
Ski jumping
Ski racing
Skoki Lodge
Swiss Guides
Trains
Transportation
Travel
Weather
Wildlife
Winter
Winter sports
Geographic Access
Banff
Lake Louise
Banff National Park
Alberta
British Columbia
Concord
Massachusetts
Canada
United States of America
Language
English
Creator
Robb Whyte, Catharine
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Content Details
5 letters dated June 1937 were found amongst letters dated in April and moved to the end of the folder.
Processing Status
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Letters to Mother [July - December 1954]

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Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Scope & Content
File pertains to 49 letters written by Catharine Robb Whyte to her mother, Edith Morse Robb from July 6 to December 26, 1954. Topics include day to day life, Banff events, visits from friends, painting, photography, wildlife, travel, camping, weather, events and people in Concord, radio programs [m…
Date Range
1954
Reference Code
M36 / I / A / 2b / i / 135
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Private record
to Jasper & the Peace River and are on the~r way to the coast. are camping out. We had a nice visit and talk
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5 / File
Fonds Number
M36 / V683 / S37
Series
I.A.2. Catharine Robb Whyte papers / photographs
Sous-Fonds
M36
Accession Number
.
Reference Code
M36 / I / A / 2b / i / 135
GMD
Private record
Date Range
1954
Physical Description
1.7 cm of textual records (75 pages ; 22.3 x 27.4 cm or smaller)
History / Biographical
See fonds level description.
Scope & Content
File pertains to 49 letters written by Catharine Robb Whyte to her mother, Edith Morse Robb from July 6 to December 26, 1954. Topics include day to day life, Banff events, visits from friends, painting, photography, wildlife, travel, camping, weather, events and people in Concord, radio programs [mostly news and hockey games], various holidays [both Canadian and American], the Calgary Stampede, Banff Indian Days, Peter getting his new trifocal glasses, trips to Bow Lake [mostly to sketch], hurricans hitting the eastern seaboard in mid-September, sketching trips into British Columbia, a visit to the Campbell's ranch in Cowley, meeting Eric Harvie, construction of the Luxton Musuem [including asking Peter for paintings to hang inside], putting together the annual Christmas card, Edith's 90th birthday in December, and various Christmas activites and parties. Also includes notecards.
Notes
Please note: language pertaining to Indigenous Peoples used throughout is outdated and may be offensive. Most letters typed, some hand-written. Many typed letters have hand-written notes and post scripts added throughout. Some letters are marked with a small x in pencil, indicating where Jon Whyte made notes for use in his project "Catharine Robb Whyte, Peter Whyte: Commemorative Portfolio," originally published in 1981. Many letters written from Bow Lake are on Tum-Ti-Jah Lodge letterhead
Name Access
Whyte, Catharine
Whyte, Peter
Robb, Edith Morse
Simpson, Jimmy, Sr.
Simpson, Billie
Simpson, Jimmy, Jr.
Morant, Nicholas (Nick)
Morant, Willie
Vallance, Sydney
Vallance, Doris
Phillips, Walter J.
Campbell, Gray
Campbell, Eleanor
Harvie, Eric
Rungius, Carl
Beil, Charlie
Subject Access
Activities
Animals
Art
Artists
Banff
Banff Indian Days
Banff Winter Carnival
Birthday
Businesses
Calgary Stampede
Camping
Canadian Pacific Railway
Children
Christmas
Community events
Community life
Correspondence
Deer
Family
Family and personal life
First Nations
Funeral
Home
Indigenous Peoples
Lake Louise
Leisure
Luxton Museum
Moose
Mountain
Painting
Personal and Family Life
Post Office
Ranches
Scenery
Stoney Nakoda
Trains
Trans-Canada Highway
Travel
Weather
Geographic Access
Banff
Lake Louise
Banff National Park
Morley
Alberta
Concord
Massachusetts
Canada
United States of America
Language
English
Creator
Robb Whyte, Catharine
Title Source
Title based on contents of file.
Processing Status
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Letters to Mother [October 1937 - February 1938]

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Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Scope & Content
File pertains to 34 hand-written letters written by Catharine Robb Whyte to her mother, Edith Morse Robb from October 22, 1937 to February 14, 1938. Topics include arriving in Vancouver from Banff in late October, details of the drive to the coast, taking a small road trip down the coast as far as …
Date Range
1937-1938
Reference Code
M36 / I / A / 2b / i / 103
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Private record
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Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M36 / V683 / S37
Series
I.A.2. Catharine Robb Whyte papers / photographs
Sous-Fonds
M36
Accession Number
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Reference Code
M36 / I / A / 2b / i / 103
GMD
Private record
Date Range
1937-1938
Physical Description
2.1 cm of textual records (74 pages ; 21.2 x 27.5 cm or smaller)
History / Biographical
See fonds level description.
Scope & Content
File pertains to 34 hand-written letters written by Catharine Robb Whyte to her mother, Edith Morse Robb from October 22, 1937 to February 14, 1938. Topics include arriving in Vancouver from Banff in late October, details of the drive to the coast, taking a small road trip down the coast as far as California before returning to Victoria in mid-November [including visits to Yosemite and the Redwood forests], descriptions of various accommodations in Washington and California, weather, meals, going on a weekend trip from Victoria to Campbell River, booking a trip to Europe on the SS Vancouver of the Hamburg-American Line [leaving from Vancouver bound for Switzerland via the Panama Canal and the English Channel] and leaving in early December, details of life and activities aboard ship [the boat only carried 25 passengers], discussions of Pete and Catharine's plans to purchase a new Ford car upon returning to North America, Christmas and New Year's Eve activities and celebrations on board and in Concord, the other people on the boat, landmarks they pass [primarily the Panama Canal], sketching, descriptions of other ships, books Catharine and Edith are reading, disembarking in Bremen Germany and heading to Zurich Switzerland by car, local architecture and geography, going to Klosters for a week to ski, descriptions of accomodations, and moving higher into the mountains to to Davos-Laret to watch an international ski race, ski, and paint. Also includes a telegram.
Notes
Please note: language pertaining to Indigenous Peoplesand people of the Jewish faith used throughout is outdated and may be offensive. Most letters are written on hotel/lodge letterhead. Some letters are marked with a small x in pencil, indicating where Jon Whyte made notes for use in his project "Catharine Robb Whyte, Peter Whyte: Commemorative Portfolio," originally published in 1981. 103 - 12 is addressed to Russ and contains Pete and Catharine's contact details for their trip to Europe and financial information. 103 - 16 contains two pages cut from a brochure advertising the SS Vancouver, Catharine has made notations on one page. 103 - 21 insert is a blue ribbon with yellow stitched letters reading "Hapag - D. << Vancouver >>" - ribbon is ca. 95.8 x 3.2 cm. 103 - 24 contains an insert for page 14 of a sketch of the Panama Canal locks. 103 - 29 contains a sketch and description of a T-bar ski lift system.
Name Access
Whyte, Catharine
Whyte, Peter
Robb, Edith Morse
Robb, Russell, Jr.
Robb, Kitty
White, Jack (Dave White, Jr.)
Caird, Jean
Johnsen, Hanne
Strom, Erling
Moore, Phil
Moore, Pearl
Rungius, Carl
Rungius, Louise
Subject Access
Activities
Animals
Architecture
Art
Artists
Automobiles
Backcountry skiing
Banff
Birds
Birthday
Boats
Businesses
Camping
Children
Christmas
Correspondence
Family
Family and personal life
First Nations
Gallery
Home
Holidays
Indigenous Peoples
Leisure
Mountain
New Year's Eve
Painting
Personal and Family Life
Photography
Redwood Forests
Scenery
Ships
Sketching
Skiing
Ski areas
Swiss Guides
Telegram
Trains
Transportation
Travel
Travel and Exploration
Weather
Wildlife
Winter
Winter sports
Geographic Access
Banff
Banff National Park
Alberta
Vancouver
Victoria
British Columbia
Canada
Washington
Oregon
California
United States of America
Panama Canal
Germany
Zurich
Klosters
Switzerland
Language
English
Creator
Robb Whyte, Catharine
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
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Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Scope & Content
File pertains to 41 letters written by Catharine Robb Whyte to her mother, Edith Morse Robb from September 3 to December 14, 1959. Topics include day to day life, Banff events, visits from friends, painting, photography, wildlife, travel, camping, weather, events and people in Concord, seeing the m…
Date Range
1959
Reference Code
M36 / I / A / 2b / i / 145
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Postcard
Private record
, '.!be eldest daughter , Pat , was ' 111arried in ildingunh this sunmer , is now touring Europe =~ camping all
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Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M36 / V683 / S37
Series
I.A.2. Catharine Robb Whyte papers / photographs
Sous-Fonds
M36
Accession Number
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Reference Code
M36 / I / A / 2b / i / 145
GMD
Postcard
Private record
Date Range
1959
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records (58 pages ; 22.3 x 27.4 cm or smaller)
History / Biographical
See fonds level description.
Scope & Content
File pertains to 41 letters written by Catharine Robb Whyte to her mother, Edith Morse Robb from September 3 to December 14, 1959. Topics include day to day life, Banff events, visits from friends, painting, photography, wildlife, travel, camping, weather, events and people in Concord, seeing the musical My Fair Lady at the Jubilee Auditorium in Calgary (Sept. 21), driving out to the Panther Valley with Warden Peter Tasker (Oct. 16), Carl Rungius' death (October), a trip to Concord in early November [just Catharine], construction on the back of the house, a second trip to Concord for Christmas and New Years followed immediately by a two-month trip to the West Indies [Catharine and Peter]. Letters are mostly typed, some hand-written. Also includes two postcards making up one letter.
Notes
Please note: language pertaining to Indigenous Peoples used throughout is outdated and may be offensive. Some letters are marked with a small x in pencil, indicating where Jon Whyte made notes for use in his project "Catharine Robb Whyte, Peter Whyte: Commemorative Portfolio," originally published in 1981.
Name Access
Whyte, Catharine
Whyte, Peter
Robb, Edith Morse
Simpson, Jimmy, Sr.
Kaquitts, George
Kaquitts, Frank
Castella, Verne
Morant, Nicholas (Nick)
Morant, Willie
Whyte, Jon
Greenham, Margaret
Feuz, Walter
Vallance, Sydney
Vallance, Doris
Wardle, Dorothy
Phillips, Walter J.
Harmon, Don
Moore, Pearl
Kerr, Jasper
Tasker, Peter
Rungius, Carl
Ward, Sam
Lonsdale, Tom
Grayson, L. Stuart
Subject Access
Activities
Animals
Art
Artists
Banff
Banff Centre
Banff Indian Days
Banff School of Fine Arts
Bird watching
Birds
Birthday
Businesses
Calgary Stampede
Camping
Children
Christmas
Community events
Community life
Correspondence
Deer
Family
Family and personal life
First Nations
Flowers
Glenbow Foundation
Home
Hot Springs
Indigenous Peoples
Lake Louise
Leisure
Moose
Mountain
Mountains
Oldtimers
Painting
Personal and Family Life
Post Office
Scenery
Stoney Nakoda
Travel
Weather
Geographic Access
Banff
Lake Louise
Moraine Lake
Banff National Park
Columbia Icefield
Bow Lake
Yoho National Park
Calgary
Alberta
Concord
Massachusetts
Canada
United States of America
Language
English
Creator
Robb Whyte, Catharine
Title Source
Title based on contents of file.
Processing Status
Processed
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