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1907 Diary [Hector Wheeler]

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Part Of
Arthur Oliver Wheeler fonds
Scope & Content
File pertains to the 1907 personal diary/daytimer of Hector Wheeler. Topics include: Diary begins June 30 leaving Calgary for ACC camp. Introductory pages hold geometrical drawings. Short documentation of camp and climbing June 30-July 14. Begins again August 1-October 30. Trip to Golden camp and s…
Date Range
1907
Reference Code
M546 / 53
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Diary
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Part Of
Arthur Oliver Wheeler fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M546 / V771
Sous-Fonds
M546
Accession Number
2014.8312
Reference Code
M546 / 53
GMD
Diary
Date Range
1907
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records (1 volumes ; 7.5 x 11.8 cm)
History / Biographical
See fonds level description
Scope & Content
File pertains to the 1907 personal diary/daytimer of Hector Wheeler. Topics include: Diary begins June 30 leaving Calgary for ACC camp. Introductory pages hold geometrical drawings. Short documentation of camp and climbing June 30-July 14. Begins again August 1-October 30. Trip to Golden camp and surrounding camps and climbs. Mention of A. O. and Oliver Wheeler August 14. In and out of Calgary and Golden. Camping and climbing in Ptarmigan, Donald Camp, Beaueumouth [?]. Memoranda at back monetary notations for trip expenses. Notations of expenses for 1907 and 1908 trips.
Notes
Blank pages not scanned
Name Access
Wheeler, A. O. (Arthur Oliver)
Wheeler, Arthur Oliver
Wheeler, Hector
Subject Access
Camps
Climbing
Correspondence
Family and personal life
Finances
Leisure
Mountains
Professional and Personal Life
Sports and recreation
Record keeping
Travel and Exploration
Weather
Work
Geographic Access
Rocky Mountains
Calgary
Banff National Park
Yoho National Park
Alberta
British Columbia
Canada
Language
English
Creator
Wheeler, Hector
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Electronic Resources
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Date
1890 – 1900
Material
metal; glass
Catalogue Number
104.30.0007
Description
Barometer in brass casing with brass suspension loop at top. "AJL & Co." over "B" (representing Boston) within oval on casing back. Dial shows pressure range of 26 to 31 inches. Indicators such as "stormy rain change fair very dry". Also "Made in England for Andrew J. LLoyd & Co. Boston". "Aneroid…
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Title
Aneroid Barometer
Date
1890 – 1900
Material
metal; glass
Dimensions
5.7 x 14.1 cm
Description
Barometer in brass casing with brass suspension loop at top. "AJL & Co." over "B" (representing Boston) within oval on casing back. Dial shows pressure range of 26 to 31 inches. Indicators such as "stormy rain change fair very dry". Also "Made in England for Andrew J. LLoyd & Co. Boston". "Aneroid barometer". Blue needle fluctuates with pressure and brass needle is manual needle which can be moved daily and compared with following day's reading. Manual needle movable on face. Screw adjustment on back of barometer adjusts blue needle to local conditions.
Subject
households
Russell Robb
hobbies
weather
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.30.0007
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Date
1870 – 1910
Material
glass; metal
Catalogue Number
104.30.0008
Description
Wall type aneroid barometer in a brass casing with three brackets for screw mounting, its range is 710 to 790 millimeters. It’s manufactured for the Phillipine Islands and all the surface information is in Spanish. The longer of the two brass needles under the glass is the pressure indicatior and …
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Title
Aneroid Barometer
Date
1870 – 1910
Material
glass; metal
Dimensions
5.8 x 19.1 cm
Description
Wall type aneroid barometer in a brass casing with three brackets for screw mounting, its range is 710 to 790 millimeters. It’s manufactured for the Phillipine Islands and all the surface information is in Spanish. The longer of the two brass needles under the glass is the pressure indicatior and the shorter of the needles is the setting which can be varied manually for purposes of comparison.
Subject
households
industry
weather
Russell Robb
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.30.0008
Images
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Date
1945 – 1955
Material
wood; glass; metal
Catalogue Number
104.30.0009
Description
Circular barometer mounted on plain, rectangular, plywood backing for wall mounting. "Air guide barometer compensated" on face, also "Made in USA by Fee and Stemwedel Inc. Chicago". Dial shows pressure in inches and millibars, as well as "rain change fair" indicators. Casing of brass has four s…
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Title
Aneroid Barometer
Date
1945 – 1955
Material
wood; glass; metal
Dimensions
23.5 x 4.5 x 13.7 cm
Description
Circular barometer mounted on plain, rectangular, plywood backing for wall mounting. "Air guide barometer compensated" on face, also "Made in USA by Fee and Stemwedel Inc. Chicago". Dial shows pressure in inches and millibars, as well as "rain change fair" indicators. Casing of brass has four screw mounts at rim. Manual red needle can be set for comparison of day to day readings, black needle for humidity readings immovable.
Subject
households
weather
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.30.0009
Images
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Date
1930 – 1950
Material
wood; metal; glass
Catalogue Number
104.30.0002
Description
A rectangular faced barometer on a shaped piece of solid wood. There is a silver frame around the glass face and a silver knob at centre securing two indicator arrows. The face is scaled from “26" to “31" in increments of ten with a “5” indicating the halfway point between each number. Appropri…
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Title
Barometer
Date
1930 – 1950
Material
wood; metal; glass
Dimensions
17.0 x 4.0 x 23.0 cm
Description
A rectangular faced barometer on a shaped piece of solid wood. There is a silver frame around the glass face and a silver knob at centre securing two indicator arrows. The face is scaled from “26" to “31" in increments of ten with a “5” indicating the halfway point between each number. Appropriate points of the dial indicate “Changeable”, “Fair”, “Very Dry”, “Stormy” and “Rain”. There is an adjustment screw through the wood on the back with a keyhole bracket for hanging. The face of the barometer is marked “Compensated” and “Henry Birks & Sons Limited”.
Subject
households
seasons
weather
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.30.0002
Images
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Date
1930 – 1950
Material
glass; wood; metal, brass; metal, mercury
Catalogue Number
104.30.0004
Description
A dark brown varnished wood plaque shaped like a banjo with bottom containing a circular brass frame, with holes around the sides, enclosing a glass covered “Hygrometer” with a scale on one side from 0 to 100 and the words “very dry”, “normal”, “moist”, and “very moist” at points along the scale. …
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Title
Hygrometer
Date
1930 – 1950
Material
glass; wood; metal, brass; metal, mercury
Dimensions
29.6 x 2.3 x 11.5 cm
Description
A dark brown varnished wood plaque shaped like a banjo with bottom containing a circular brass frame, with holes around the sides, enclosing a glass covered “Hygrometer” with a scale on one side from 0 to 100 and the words “very dry”, “normal”, “moist”, and “very moist” at points along the scale. The indicator needle is attached to a coil which reacts to moisture in the air and can be adjusted by a screw at the back. The narrow top contains a mercury filled glass tube thermometer attached to a brass plaque with a scale from 30o to 120o F (Fahrenheit). There is a hole and metal bracket on the back for hanging. The back of the wood is stamped “1022”.
Subject
households
weather
seasons
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.30.0004
Images
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Letters to Mother [August - December 1957]

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions7487
Part Of
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
  1 image     1 Electronic Resource  
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 First Nations 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
Electronic Resources
Images
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Letters to Mother [August - December 1958]

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Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Scope & Content
File pertains to 67 letters written by Catharine Robb Whyte to her mother, Edith Morse Robb from August 5 to December 30, 1958. 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
1958
Reference Code
M36 / I / A / 2b / i / 143
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Postcard
Private record
  1 image     1 Electronic Resource  
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 / 143
GMD
Postcard
Private record
Date Range
1958
Physical Description
1.8 cm of textual records (104 pages ; 22.3 x 27.4 cm or smaller)
History / Biographical
See fonds level description.
Scope & Content
File pertains to 67 letters written by Catharine Robb Whyte to her mother, Edith Morse Robb from August 5 to December 30, 1958. 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], a road trip from north-eastern United States through Canada back to Banff in early August [written mostly on postcards], a trip to Lethbridge in late August, various construction projects [the new Sulphur Mountain gondola, the chimney and basement furnace of their house, and the Trans-Canada Highway], a trip to Concord in late November, and preparation of Chirstmas cards. Letters are mostly typed, some hand-written. Also includes postcards and a Christmas card.
Notes
Please note: language pertaining to First Nations used throughout is outdated and may be offensive. Many typed letters have hand-written notes added throughout; many post scripts are hand-written. 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. 143 - 39 includes a sketch of a shelving unit Catharine hoped to have installed in their bedroom. 143 - 64 is the 1958 Christmas card made by Catharine and Peter
Name Access
Whyte, Catharine
Whyte, Peter
Robb, Edith Morse
Simpson, Jimmy, Sr.
Simpson, Billie
Morant, Nicholas (Nick)
Morant, Willie
Vallance, Sydney
Vallance, Doris
Browne, Belmore
Browne, Tibby
Phillips, Walter J.
Link, George K. K. (Tommy)
Link, George K.K.
Kaquitts, Frank
Feuz, Walter
Moore, Pearl
Twoyoungmen, Jacob
Beaver, Anna
Leighton, A. C.
Beil, Charlie
Subject Access
Activities
Animals
Art
Artists
Banff
Banff Centre
Banff Indian Days
Banff School of Fine Arts
Banff Winter Carnival
Bird watching
Birds
Birthday
Businesses
Calgary Stampede
Camping
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
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
Saskatchewan River
Great Lakes
Ontario
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
Electronic Resources
Images
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Letters to Mother [December 1953 - June 1954]

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Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Scope & Content
File pertains to 55 letters written by Catharine Robb Whyte to her mother, Edith Morse Robb from December 13, 1953 to June 27, 1954. Topics include a trip to Hawaii from December to March [includes mainland travel between Banff and California by train and travel to and from Hawaii by boat], Christm…
Date Range
1953-1954
Reference Code
M36 / I / A / 2b / i / 134
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Postcard
Private record
  1 image     1 Electronic Resource  
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 / 134
GMD
Postcard
Private record
Date Range
1953-1954
Physical Description
1.7 cm of textual records (114 pages ; 21 x 27 cm or smaller)
History / Biographical
See fonds level description.
Scope & Content
File pertains to 55 letters written by Catharine Robb Whyte to her mother, Edith Morse Robb from December 13, 1953 to June 27, 1954. Topics include a trip to Hawaii from December to March [includes mainland travel between Banff and California by train and travel to and from Hawaii by boat], Christmas and New Years Eve activities, travelling around to different parts of the island, meeting with other vacationers from Banff, going straight to Edmonton [from California by train] to see Peter's doctor about new glasses, day to day life, Banff events, visits from friends, photography, weather, events and people in Concord, Peter's mother Annie being in the hospital, the deaths of Jean Caird in April and Belmore Browne in May, a second trip to Edmonton for Peter's eyes [during this trip he is admitted to the hospital for depression, possibly brought on by stress], Annie moving from Banff to Vancouver, and Peter receiving psychiatric treatment in Calgary. Also includes postcards.
Notes
Please note: language pertaining to First Nations used throughout is outdated and may be offensive. Most letters hand-written, some typed. 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 during the Hawaii trip, as well as during stays in Calgary and Edmonton, are written on hotel letterheads. 134 - 04 includes sketches of the location of the apartment they stay in in Honolulu and of the layout of their apartment.
Name Access
Whyte, Catharine
Whyte, Peter
Robb, Edith Morse
Ward, Sam
Ward, Louise (Cis)
Castle, Donald
Moore, Pearl
Noble, George
Noble, Mary
Simpson, Jimmy, Sr.
Simpson, Billie
White, Annie
Whyte, Clifford
Morant, Nicholas (Nick)
Morant, Willie
Subject Access
Activities
Animals
Art
Artists
Banff
Banff Winter Carnival
Birthday
Businesses
Camping
Canadian Pacific Railway
Children
Christmas
Community events
Community life
Correspondence
Deer
Family
Family and personal life
First Nations
Funeral
Home
Hospital
Indigenous Peoples
Lake Louise
Leisure
Mountain
Num-Ti-Jah Lodge
Painting
Personal and Family Life
Post Office
Scenery
Stoney Nakoda
Trains
Trans-Canada Highway
Travel
Winter
Weather
Geographic Access
Banff
Lake Louise
Bow Lake
Banff National Park
Calgary
Edmonton
Alberta
Concord
Massachusetts
Washington
California
Honolulu
Hawaii
Canada
United States of America
Language
English
Creator
Robb Whyte, Catharine
Title Source
Title based on contents of file.
Processing Status
Processed
Electronic Resources
Images
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Letters to Mother [February - June 1960]

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Part Of
Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds
Scope & Content
File pertains to 68 letters written by Catharine Robb Whyte to her mother, Edith Morse Robb from February 3 to June 30, 1960. Topics include day to day life, Banff events, visits from friends, painting, wildlife, travel, camping, construction projects around the house (mostly pertaining to the new …
Date Range
1960
Reference Code
M36 / I / A / 2b / i / 146
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Postcard
Private record
  1 image     1 Electronic Resource  
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 / 146
GMD
Postcard
Private record
Date Range
1960
Physical Description
1.1 cm of textual records (87 pages ; 22.3 x 27.4 cm or smaller)
History / Biographical
See fonds level description.
Scope & Content
File pertains to 68 letters written by Catharine Robb Whyte to her mother, Edith Morse Robb from February 3 to June 30, 1960. Topics include day to day life, Banff events, visits from friends, painting, wildlife, travel, camping, construction projects around the house (mostly pertaining to the new addition), events and people in Concord, weather, and returning from a trip to Concord in June. Letters are mostly hand-written, some typed. Also includes postcards and a notecard.
Notes
Please note: language pertaining to First Nations 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. 146 - 20 has a small newspaper clipping attached to the letter.
Name Access
Whyte, Catharine
Whyte, Peter
Robb, Edith Morse
Simpson, Jimmy, Sr.
Evans, Sam
Morant, Nicholas (Nick)
Morant, Willie
Brewster, Fern
Harmon, Don
Kaquitts, George
Kaquitts, Frank
Beil, Charlie
Vallance, Doris
Vallance, Sydney
McCowan, Dan
Grayson, L. Stuart
Ward, Sam
Moore, Edmee
Subject Access
Activities
Animals
Art
Artists
Banff
Banff Centre
Banff Indian Days
Banff Public Library
Banff School of Fine Arts
Banff Springs Hotel
Bird watching
Birds
Birthday
Businesses
Calgary Stampede
Camping
Children
Christmas
Community events
Community life
Correspondence
David Thompson Highway
Deer
Family
Family and personal life
First Nations
Flowers
Glenbow Foundation
Golf Course
Home
Hot Springs
Indigenous Peoples
Lake Louise
Leisure
Painting
Personal and Family Life
Post Office
Scenery
Skating
Ski areas
Ski racing
Ski jumping
Skiing
Stoney Nakoda
Sunshine Village
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
Conservation
Good : all pages creased throughout from being folded prior to accession, minor rips and tears along the edges of most pages. 146 - 20 : staple removed from insert, replaced with plastic paper clip.
Creator
Robb Whyte, Catharine
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Electronic Resources
Images
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