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Artist
Robert Guest
Date
2011
Medium
oil on wood
Catalogue Number
GuR.02.01
Description
A landscape oil painting, on board, of forest on fire. The painting is dominated by one central tree. Fallen tree on fire diagonally across painting in foreground. Background is thick forest on fire and some blue sky with orange smoke. Primarily red, green, blue and yellow color palette. Au verso s…
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Artist
Robert Guest
Title
#4 Wildfires
Date
2011
Medium
oil on wood
Dimensions
19.2 x 24.3 cm
Description
A landscape oil painting, on board, of forest on fire. The painting is dominated by one central tree. Fallen tree on fire diagonally across painting in foreground. Background is thick forest on fire and some blue sky with orange smoke. Primarily red, green, blue and yellow color palette. Au verso several stickers. At top white with black printing “THIS PAINTING HAS BEEN DONATED TO THE PERMANENT COLLECTION OF THE WHYTE MUSEUM OF THE CANADIAN ROCKIES AT BANFF. IT IS A GIFT FROM THE ARTIST, ROBERT GUEST OF GRANDE CACHE. 2012.” Sticker middle right is yellow with black print, “ CAUTION! HELP AVOID FADING: Display original artwork out of direct sunlight or other strong light, and away from heat or moist conditions!” Bottom left label, white with black printing, “#4. Wildfires./2011” NEW OILPAINT SERIES - 8X10 “ PANELS AT GRANDE CACHE, BY R. GUEST.” Bottom left sticker, blue with black print, see artist bio.
Subject
landscape
forest fire
Robert Guest
Credit
Purchased from Robert Guest, Grande Cache, 2012
Catalogue Number
GuR.02.01
Images
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Aboriginal overkill and native burning: implications for modern ecosystem management

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue14495
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
October 1995
Author
Kay, Charles E.
Publisher
Western Journal of Applied Forestry, Vol. 10, No. 4
Call Number
04 K18ab Pam
Author
Kay, Charles E.
Publisher
Western Journal of Applied Forestry, Vol. 10, No. 4
Published Date
October 1995
Physical Description
7 pages and illustrations
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Ecology
Fire ecology
Rocky Mountains (U.S.)
Ungulates
Notes
Includes bibliographical references - photocopy - discusses traditional First Nations hunting practices and fire ecology
Call Number
04 K18ab Pam
Collection
Archives Library
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Aboriginal overkill and native burning: the role of Native Americans in structuring the Yellowstone ecosystem

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue14698
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1997
Author
Kay, Charles E.
Publisher
Logan, Utah : Utah State University
Call Number
04 K18abor Pam
Author
Kay, Charles E.
Responsibility
by Charles E. Kay and Steve Simms
Publisher
Logan, Utah : Utah State University
Published Date
1997
Physical Description
10 pages
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Ecology
Fire ecology
Rocky Mountains (U.S.)
Ungulates
Notes
Photocopy
Contains a letter written to Congressman Rick Hill by Charles E. Kay about letters-to-the-editor inclduing charts. The second letter is asking the congressman to present at an upcoming conference. Ulitmately the request is rejected
Call Number
04 K18abor Pam
Collection
Archives Library
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A..."climate"...ising to Alberta in the dawn of the Anthropocene

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue20009
Medium
Library - Periodical
Author
Skrajny, Joanna
Publisher
The Alberta Wilderness Association Journal
Call Number
P
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Author
Skrajny, Joanna
Responsibility
Joanna Skrajny
Publisher
The Alberta Wilderness Association Journal
Physical Description
p. 22 - 25
Medium
Library - Periodical
Subjects
Environment
Climate
Climate change
Fires
Fire ecology
Floods
Water
Watersheds
Abstract
Pertains to climate change during Anthropocene including increased wildfires, ticks, and tick-borne diseases, floods, increase in insurance rates, and negative effects on health and mental health, wildlife extinction, decrease in fresh water.
Notes
In Wildlands Advocate, Vol. 27, No.2, June 2019, p. 22 - 25
Call Number
P
Collection
Archives Library
URL Notes
Digital version of publication available online
Websites
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Are ecosystems structured from the top-down or bottom-up: a new look at an old debate

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue14532
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1998
Author
Kay, Charles E.
Publisher
Wildlife Society Bulletin, 26 (3)
Call Number
04 K18ec Pam
Author
Kay, Charles E.
Publisher
Wildlife Society Bulletin, 26 (3)
Published Date
1998
Physical Description
15 pages and illustrations
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Animal populations
Fire ecology
First Nations - (SEE ALSO Indians)
Predation
Ungulates
Notes
Includes bibliographical references - photocopy - discusses First Nations influence on land management using first-person historical accounts, historical photographs, archaological data and myths that encouraged the belief of "natural regulation"
Call Number
04 K18ec Pam
Collection
Archives Library
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Aspen, elk, and fire in the Rocky Mountain national parks of North America

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue14533
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1998
Author
White, Clifford A., et al.
Publisher
Wildlife Society Bulletin, 26 (3)
Call Number
04 W58a Pam
Author
White, Clifford A., et al.
Publisher
Wildlife Society Bulletin, 26 (3)
Published Date
1998
Physical Description
14 pages and illustrations
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Elk
Fire ecology
First Nations - (SEE ALSO Indians)
Wolves
Notes
Includes bibliographical references - photocopy - discusses aspen as an indicator of ecological conditions in national parks - aspen in decline - recommendations to fix aspen regeneration - Charles E. Kay - Jasper, Banff, Yoho, Kootenay, Yellowstone, Rocky Mountain parks
Call Number
04 W58a Pam
Collection
Archives Library
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Awful splendour : a fire history of Canada

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue13795
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
2007
Author
Pyne, Stephen J
Publisher
Vancouver : UBC Press
Call Number
04.1 P99a
Author
Pyne, Stephen J
Responsibility
Stephen J. Pyne ; foreword by Graeme Wynn
Publisher
Vancouver : UBC Press
Published Date
2007
Physical Description
xxix, 549 p. : ill., maps, ports
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Climate
Ecology
Fire ecology
Forest fires
Man and nature
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN
978-0-7748-1392-1
Accession Number
60000 2010-03-25
Call Number
04.1 P99a
Collection
Archives Library
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Banff and area businesses, townsite, scenic views

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions55024
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of photographs pertaining to businesses, tourist attractions and natural views in and around Banff. Includes images of backcountry camps in Banff National Park; the Bow River Boat House; Beaver Lodge and Bampton Cottage [both located on Beaver Street in Banff]; fires at Breton Hall Ho…
Date Range
[ca.1890-1900]
[1896-1898]
1904-1905
[ca.1910-1920]
1912
1914
[ca.1930-1935]
1933
1941
[ca.1950-1960]
Reference Code
LUX / I / D6c / PA - 133 to 182
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / I / D : Professional and Personal
Sous-Fonds
LUX / I : Norman Luxton sous-fonds
Sub-Series
LUX / I / D6 : Other activities and interests
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / I / D6c / PA - 133 to 182
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Responsibility
PA-182 produced by Canadian Pacific
Date Range
[ca.1890-1900]
[1896-1898]
1904-1905
[ca.1910-1920]
1912
1914
[ca.1930-1935]
1933
1941
[ca.1950-1960]
Physical Description
50 photographs ; b&w prints ; 25 x 20.5 cm or smaller
Scope & Content
File consists of photographs pertaining to businesses, tourist attractions and natural views in and around Banff. Includes images of backcountry camps in Banff National Park; the Bow River Boat House; Beaver Lodge and Bampton Cottage [both located on Beaver Street in Banff]; fires at Breton Hall Hotel and Banff Springs Hotel; the Park Museum and Information Bureau; early views of Banff Springs Hotel [1904]; Vermillion River Bungalow Camp and the Lake Louise Chalet; Paddy J. Nolan’s home [built by Norman Luxton]; a postcard print titled “Starved Bachelors Retreat Banff Alberta"; swimming at the Cave and Basin[?] and Banff Upper Hot Springs; the Crag and Canyon office [ca.1905]; Skoki Lodge; and the office of photographers Wilson and Fear [1896-1898].
Notes
Photographs LUX/I/D6c/PA-181 and 182 [depicting Wilson and Fear storefront] are copies of the same image but annotated with different dates [ca.1896 and ca.1898]. Based on context and dating of related images in Whyte Museum archives, actual image date may be closer to [ca.1894].
Material Details
LUX/I/D6c/PA-173 has three red sun-shaped stickers attached to back left corner, red ribbon attached to back right corner
Name Access
Wilson, John
Fear, George
Fear, William (Bill)
Nolan, Paddy J.
Luxton, Norman
Smyth, S. A.
Subject Access
Bow River Boat House
Pack trips
Horses
Teepees
Boats
Property
Land use
Hotels
Fire
Banff Springs Hotel
Photography
Businesses
Tourism
Hot Springs
Leisure
Mountain
Newspaper
Organizations
Travel
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Banff National Park
Vermilion Lakes
Lake Louise
Bow River
Sulphur Mountain
Cave and Basin
Language
English
Related Material
Items LUX/I/D6c/PA-163 to 168 have duplicate negative copies processed as LUX/I/D6c/NA-41 to 46
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
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Banff Indian Days, Calgary Stampede scrapbook

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions22390
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
Scrapbook consists of newspaper clippings related to Banff Indian Days and the Calgary Stampede; various other newspaper clippings related to local and international news, including the opening of a new school in Morley and the Luxton Museum [now the Buffalo Nations Museum] in Banff, a fire at Jasp…
Date Range
[1947 - 1952]
Reference Code
LUX / III / B4 - 6
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Scrapbook
Newspaper clipping
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Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
III.B.4. Georgina Luxton : Collected Material : Textual Records
Sous-Fonds
III. Luxton Family sous-fonds
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / III / B4 - 6
GMD
Textual record
Scrapbook
Newspaper clipping
Date Range
[1947 - 1952]
Physical Description
3 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
Scrapbook consists of newspaper clippings related to Banff Indian Days and the Calgary Stampede; various other newspaper clippings related to local and international news, including the opening of a new school in Morley and the Luxton Museum [now the Buffalo Nations Museum] in Banff, a fire at Jasper Park Lodge, and Canadian and international politics.
Name Access
Luxton, Norman
Luxton, Georgina
MacKinnon, Rev. Robert H.
Crowchild, Chief David
Bearspaw, David
Hunter, Eva
Rider, Eli
Rider, Diane
Bearspaw, Rosie
Bearspaw, Harold
Subject Access
Activities
Advertising
Animals
Banff Indian Days
Luxton Museum
Calgary Herald
Calgary Stampede
Children
Commerce and industry
Community events
Community life
Cultural pluralism
Construction
Education
Fire
Government
Hotel
Indigenous Peoples
Horseback riding
Horses
Museums
Multiculturalism
Newspaper
Parade
Politics
Public events
Recreation
Music
Sanitarium Hotel
School
Stoney Nakoda
Taxidermy
Winnipeg Free Press
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Canmore
Calgary
Jasper National Park
Morley
Access Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Category
Cultural pluralism
Education
Politics
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of item
Processing Status
Processed
Electronic Resources
Images
thumbnail
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Between forest and sky : a fire-tower journal

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue13546
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
2--6
Author
Stratton, Sharon
Publisher
Victoria, [B.C.] : Heritage House
Edition
1st
Call Number
13.124 St8b
Author
Stratton, Sharon
Edition
1st
Publisher
Victoria, [B.C.] : Heritage House
Published Date
2--6
Physical Description
223 p. : ill., port
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Fire lookouts
Women
ISBN
9781894974165
Accession Number
40500 08-02-01
Call Number
13.124 St8b
Collection
Archives Library
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