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Date
1925 – 1950
Material
metal; stone
Catalogue Number
103.01.0149
Description
Crude, various coloured stones on long silver bar links. Flat, sterling silver links taper at the middle and have small eye pierced through each end. Links joined by small piece of wire shaped into a figure 8 through the eyes. Ring at one end, and two opposing hooks which swivel together to lock ar…
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Title
Beaded Bracelet
Date
1925 – 1950
Material
metal; stone
Dimensions
1.5 x 21.9 cm
Description
Crude, various coloured stones on long silver bar links. Flat, sterling silver links taper at the middle and have small eye pierced through each end. Links joined by small piece of wire shaped into a figure 8 through the eyes. Ring at one end, and two opposing hooks which swivel together to lock around ring, clasp bracelet into loop. Stones threaded on the six bars are (1) large brown bead jasper ?, (2) flat green bead quartz ?, round clear bead microline? , (3) cylindrical blue bead (lapis , large triangular aqau bead turquoise, (4) small green bead quartz ? , large red torus shaped bead jasper , small orange bead jasper ? , (5) large clear round bead - microline? , (6) large red bead jasper.
Subject
Whtye home
accessories
jewlery
fashion
travel
souvenir
households
adornment
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.01.0149
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Date
1925 – 1970
Material
wood; metal
Catalogue Number
104.20.0581
Description
A small wooden bowl lined with silver, and a silver collar around its foot, lathe turned wood with flaring lip, straight sides, and sharp shoulder leading to circular foot. Very thin silver has been pressed in to line interior and folded over the lip, leaving creases along the inner upright sides o…
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Title
Bowl
Date
1925 – 1970
Material
wood; metal
Dimensions
4.2 x 9.1 cm
Description
A small wooden bowl lined with silver, and a silver collar around its foot, lathe turned wood with flaring lip, straight sides, and sharp shoulder leading to circular foot. Very thin silver has been pressed in to line interior and folded over the lip, leaving creases along the inner upright sides of the bowl. Collar which fits around foot is thin silver ring with a single row of gadrooming at bottom supporting a series of tiny silver robed figures standing around its circumference. Turning spiral can be seen on bottom of foot.
Subject
Whyte home
travel
collectable
households
decorative
souvenir
Nepal
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.20.0581
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British Royal Family souvenir books

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Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of two souvenir books pertaining to the British Royal Family. Includes one copy of "Souvenir of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee" [1897] pertaining to the 60th anniversary of Queen Victoria's coronation, and one copy of "Berrow's Coronation Souvenir" book pertaining to the coronation of 13…
Date Range
1897
1953
Reference Code
LUX / III / B4 / 39 & 40
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / III / B : Georgina Luxton
Sous-Fonds
LUX / III : Luxton family sous-fonds
Sub-Series
LUX / III / B4 : Collected material
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / III / B4 / 39 & 40
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Date Range
1897
1953
Physical Description
0.5 cm of textual records (2 volumes ; 30.5 x 43 cm and 30 x 42 cm)
Scope & Content
File consists of two souvenir books pertaining to the British Royal Family. Includes one copy of "Souvenir of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee" [1897] pertaining to the 60th anniversary of Queen Victoria's coronation, and one copy of "Berrow's Coronation Souvenir" book pertaining to the coronation of 13 British monarchs between 1690 and 1953, including Queen Elizabeth II.
Subject Access
Royalty
Government
Souvenir
Coronation
Anniversary
Public events
Geographic Access
England
Canada
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Category
Government
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
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"Buffalo Medicine" [charm]

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Part Of
Parks Canada fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of documents pertaining to the "Buffalo Medicine" charm manufactured and distributed by the Parks publicity bureau from 1920-1922. The charm was a small metal piece housed in a paper pouch and accompanied by a leaflett that related the legend of the charm. The charms were made in batc…
Date Range
[ca. 1920-1922]
Reference Code
M317 / III / 1
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Published record
Textual record
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Part Of
Parks Canada fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M317 / S23 / V488
Series
III. Textual records series
Sous-Fonds
M317
Accession Number
8134
Reference Code
M317 / III / 1
GMD
Published record
Textual record
Date Range
[ca. 1920-1922]
Physical Description
0.5 cm of textual records (3 pages ; 21.5 x 28 cm and 10.5 x 16.5 cm)
Scope & Content
File consists of documents pertaining to the "Buffalo Medicine" charm manufactured and distributed by the Parks publicity bureau from 1920-1922. The charm was a small metal piece housed in a paper pouch and accompanied by a leaflett that related the legend of the charm. The charms were made in batches of 10,000 and were popular collectors items. The first batch made in 1920 were made of alluminum, but the design was changed for the second and final issue. Includes a typed letter to Jim Sime from Fergus Lothian regarding the charm and material related to early Park fire prevention ; the leaflet that accompanied a "Buffalo Medicine" charm ; a typed text page meant to accompany the charm while on display.
Notes
The charm and its original pouch are now housed in Heritage Collection.
Name Access
Lothian, Fergus
Sime, Jim
Subject Access
Advertising
Buffalo
Correspondence
Fire
Fire fighters
Fire wardens
National parks and reserves
Parks
Parks Canada
Rocky Mountains Park
Souvenir
Geographic Access
Banff
Lake Louise
Banff National Park
Alberta
Canada
Language
English
Related Material
Charm held in Heritage Collection : 103.01.1043 a,b
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Websites
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Calgary Exhibition and Stampede

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Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of published textual materials pertaining to Calgary Exhibition and Stampede events between 1912 and 1972. File includes cutout paper logos, books, brochures and pamphlets, "prize list and rules" booklets, informational content mailed to Eleanor Luxton [1928] empty branded Stampede en…
Date Range
1912
[1920-1930]
1924-1925
1927-1933
1935
1939
1943-1946
[1945-1950]
1949
1951
1953
1955
1957-1959
1964
1972
Reference Code
LUX / II / F1 / 22
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Postcard
Organization record
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / II / F : Collected material
Sous-Fonds
LUX / II : Eleanor Luxton sous-fonds
Sub-Series
LUX / II / F1 : Textual
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / II / F1 / 22
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Postcard
Organization record
Date Range
1912
[1920-1930]
1924-1925
1927-1933
1935
1939
1943-1946
[1945-1950]
1949
1951
1953
1955
1957-1959
1964
1972
Physical Description
4 cm of textual records ; 6 cloth ribbons
Scope & Content
File consists of published textual materials pertaining to Calgary Exhibition and Stampede events between 1912 and 1972. File includes cutout paper logos, books, brochures and pamphlets, "prize list and rules" booklets, informational content mailed to Eleanor Luxton [1928] empty branded Stampede envelopes, blank pages with Stampede letterhead, and 6 cloth ribbons labelled "Native Daughter", "Pioneer" and "Pioneer Son" [n.d.].
Notes
File contains duplicates
Some excess duplicates have been temporarily moved and may be de-accessioned in the future
Name Access
Luxton, Norman
Luxton, Eleanor
Subject Access
Calgary Stampede
Sports and recreation
Souvenir
Events
Horses
Horseback riding
Hotel
Anniversary
Entertainment
Advertising
Parades
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Calgary
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Conservation
One creased paper logo and all cloth ribbons from file have been placed in mylar sleeves
Category
Sports, recreation and leisure
Commerce and industry
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
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Date
1920 – 1940
Material
ceramic
Catalogue Number
104.20.1088
Description
Small white china plate with a scalloped edge and three tulips and leaves in relief on the rim. The plate has green printing on the face: “George Noble Spode China Banff, Canada” and the Copeland Spode trademark on the bottom.
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Title
Candy Dish
Date
1920 – 1940
Material
ceramic
Description
Small white china plate with a scalloped edge and three tulips and leaves in relief on the rim. The plate has green printing on the face: “George Noble Spode China Banff, Canada” and the Copeland Spode trademark on the bottom.
Subject
households
George Noble
photography
souvenir
Dorothy Cranstone
Credit
Gift of Dorothy Cranstone, Banff, 1992
Catalogue Number
104.20.1088
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Date
1925 – 1950
Material
fibre; ivory; metal
Catalogue Number
103.08.0370
Description
A small, flat, rectangular purse of dark blue brocaded with geometric design in beige and khaki colours. Lned with navy blue silk ? brocaded with finer overall geometric pattern. Purse folds in half and latches with tiny pear shaped ring on one side which latches over tiny pin on other. Inside, one…
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Title
Change Purse
Date
1925 – 1950
Material
fibre; ivory; metal
Dimensions
1.3 x 7.5 x 10.0 cm
Description
A small, flat, rectangular purse of dark blue brocaded with geometric design in beige and khaki colours. Lned with navy blue silk ? brocaded with finer overall geometric pattern. Purse folds in half and latches with tiny pear shaped ring on one side which latches over tiny pin on other. Inside, one half has a full, deep pocket behind a shallower pocket in front, both lined with gold silk. Other side has expanding pocket with folded gussets at the sides, and small flap which fastens with a flat ivory clip around a thread loop on the front of the pocket. Pocket lined with gold twilled fabric. Double pocket side stitched together at sides with brown cord in a slip stitch allowing those pockets to expand slightly for fullness.
Subject
Whyte home
accessories
personal
necessities
fashion
travel
souvenir
households
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0370
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Date
1920 – 1940
Material
ivory
Catalogue Number
103.08.0390
Description
A medium length cigarette holder carved of ivory with drawing of elephant incised on it. Round at end to hold cigarette, tapering slightly and flattening at mouthpiece which has carved ferrule to grip with teeth, small hole drilled through. Incised drawing of elephant around side with eye painted b…
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Title
Cigarette Holder
Date
1920 – 1940
Material
ivory
Dimensions
0.6 x 1.1 x 7.7 cm
Description
A medium length cigarette holder carved of ivory with drawing of elephant incised on it. Round at end to hold cigarette, tapering slightly and flattening at mouthpiece which has carved ferrule to grip with teeth, small hole drilled through. Incised drawing of elephant around side with eye painted black and mouth painted red. Slight nicotine stains at round end.
Subject
Whyte home
personal
accessories
fashion
travel
souvenir
households
pastime
animal
elephant
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0390
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Commercial travel postcards

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Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of collected commercial postcards from Canada, the United States, Central America, Europe and the United Kingdom [non-annotated]. File includes loose postcards, postcard sets and fold-out photo card booklets.
Date Range
[1900-1960]
Reference Code
LUX / III / D / PG - 1 to 8
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Published record
Postcard
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / III/ D : Other materials
Sous-Fonds
LUX / III : Luxton family sous-fonds
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / III / D / PG - 1 to 8
GMD
Published record
Postcard
Date Range
[1900-1960]
Physical Description
ca. 630 b&w and col. postcards ; 23 x 18 cm or smaller
Scope & Content
File consists of collected commercial postcards from Canada, the United States, Central America, Europe and the United Kingdom [non-annotated]. File includes loose postcards, postcard sets and fold-out photo card booklets.
Notes
Items in this file have been organized by geographical location. See "Content Details" entry field for contents of individual folders.
Subject Access
Advertising
Events
Environment
European travel
Environment and Nature
Travel
Tourism
Waterfalls
Wildlife
Leisure
Landscape
History
Mountains
Public events
Public entertainment
National parks and reserves
Centennial
Buildings and memorials
Banff National Park
Art
Photography
Postcards
Royalty
Seascapes
Ship
Souvenir
Sports and recreation
Tourist information
Winter sports
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Banff National Park
Lake Louise
Calgary
British Columbia
Vancouver
Rocky Mountains
Selkirks
Ontario
Sault Ste. Marie
Owen Sound
Toronto
Quebec
Montreal
United States of America
Yellowstone National Park
Colorado
Denver
Florida
California
Chicago
Michigan
France
Paris
England
London
Cuba
Mexico
Ireland
Dublin
Reproduction Restrictions
Some copyright restrictions may apply
Language
English
French
Related Material
Items in this file were separated from annotated postcards [processed as LUX / III / A1 / 25 to 27]
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Environment
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Content Details
File is organized into 8 folders, numbered LUX / III / D / PG - 1 to 8. PG - 1 : Banff National Park PG - 2 : Canadian Rockies and Selkirks PG - 3 : Alberta and British Columbia [Other] PG - 4 : Canada PG - 5 : United States of America PG - 6 : United States of America, cont.'d [postcard sets and 1933 Chicago World Fair] PG - 7 : Foreign PG - 8 : Other [location not specified]
Processing Status
Processed
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Household Thermometer

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Date
1925
Material
metal; glass
Catalogue Number
104.30.1001
Description
Gold coloured metal thermometer in shape of a door key. The top has a round disc 2.8 dia. with an embossed picture of the "Bow Valley" and "Banff Springs Hotel" on one side and "Lake Louise" on the other. This is framed with an open clover design. The shaft has a Fahrenheit thermometer with a "k…
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Title
Household Thermometer
Date
1925
Material
metal; glass
Dimensions
7.0 x 22.0 cm
Description
Gold coloured metal thermometer in shape of a door key. The top has a round disc 2.8 dia. with an embossed picture of the "Bow Valley" and "Banff Springs Hotel" on one side and "Lake Louise" on the other. This is framed with an open clover design. The shaft has a Fahrenheit thermometer with a "key" shape on the end. Embossed on back of the key is "Pat. Aug. 25. 1925"
Subject
households
souvenir
Credit
Gift of Cyril Paris, Banff, 1975
Catalogue Number
104.30.1001
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