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Mrs. Y. Veny fonds

  • CA WHYTE whyte-987
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1940]

Fonds pertains to personalities and events at Banff, Alberta, Canada, particularly Banff Winter Carnival

Veny, Mrs. Y.

Frances K. Montgomery and Gaie Taylor fonds

  • CA WHYTE whyte-980
  • Fonds
  • 1929-1994, predominant 1935-1976

Fonds consists of three series: I. Photographs, 1929-1976; II. Motion pictures, 1936-1964; III. Textual records, 1959-1994. Photographs and films pertain mainly to travel and camping in Europe, Ontario, western Canada and the United States. ACC camps in the Bugaboos, 1959, Fryatt Creek, 1960, Maligne Lake, 1962, and others are documented. Montgomery appears to have made the 35 mm photographs and the films, while Taylor appears to have made the 127-format negatives and superslide transparencies. Textual items are a letter and newsclippings on climbing

Montgomery, Frances K. Taylor, Gaie

Archives General File collection

  • CA WHYTE whyte-979
  • Collection
  • [after 1890]

The Archives General File is an artificial collection of accessions which do not constitute separate fonds or collections or cannot be placed within existing fonds or collections. Included in the collection are textual records of many types, such as manuscripts, reports, letters, diaries, speeches, poetry, plans and others; photographs in the form of prints, negatives, transparencies, albums, postcards, etc. sound recorded interviews and programmes; and motion pictures. Material pertains broadly to the Banff area and many other areas within the Archives collecting mandate. Notable items include: Walter Wilcox letter; George Kinney report; interviews with Bill Round and Edward Feuz; original copy of Treaty Number Seven; Mary Schaffer material, including letters, notes, photograph and report; reports on the Nakimu Caves; film pertaining to Banff Winter Carnival; Georgia Engelhard letters and photos; plans for buildings and structures; George Noble photograph; W. S. Park photograph.

Archives General File

Marian Goldstrom collection

  • CA WHYTE whyte-973
  • Collection
  • [after 1933]

Collection pertains to Skyline Hikers members and activities. Photographs were gathered by Marian Goldstrom during research for "Fifty Years of Trails and Tales, Skyline Trail Hikers of the Canadian Rockies", published in 1982.

Goldstrom, Marion (collector)

Wright family fonds

  • CA WHYTE whyte-972
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1890]-1967

Fonds consists of Andrew "Scotty" Wright papers and photographs, Mary Wright papers and photographs and some Wright family photographs. Textual records include Scotty Wright journals and notebooks, 1922-1942, correspondence, 1932-1937, and other papers, 1932-1967 re employment and personal matters; also miscellaneous personal papers of Mary Wright Burles, 1927-1967. Photographs are mainly prints and albums pertaining to Andrew "Scotty" Wright and family, friends and associates, activities, hunting trips, mountain travels and skiing, ca.1890-1959. Includes two albums and some prints pertaining mainly to Mary Wright and her friends and activities at Banff and Skoki, ca.1925-1940, as well as photographs by Nick Morant and six panorama and large-format views by Charles D. Walcott.

Wright (family)

Sydney Vallance fonds

  • CA WHYTE whyte-962
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1972

Fonds consists of personal papers, photographs and sound recordings of Sydney Vallance pertaining mainly to the Canadian Rockies and Vallance's mountaineering career. Textual records include manuscripts pertaining to personalities of the Canadian Rockies and to slide presentations on the Banff, Lake Louise, Lake O'Hara and Jasper regions; correspondence files arising from Vallance's positions as Vice President and Hut Committee Chairman of the Alpine Club of Canada, 1945-1946, and as member and President of the Lake O'Hara Trails Club, 1958-1962; miscellaneous correspondence on mountaineering, glacier study, expeditions, packers and outfitters, naming of five peaks in the Mt. Lyell massive after Swiss guides, 1920-1972. Correspondents include Sydney Baker, Eric Brooks, F. V. Longstaff, J. Monroe Thorington and Don Munday. Includes holograph map of the Great Divide region. Photographs are mainly landscape views of the Rocky Mountains by Sydney Vallance. Some views include climbing companions; also Banff scenes, Sunshine ski area, and some prints collected by Vallance. Sound recording contains commentaries for slide shows titled Banff, Lake Louise, Moraine and O'Hara; Banff and Vicinity; and Jasper Highway

Vallance, Sydney

Major W. R. Tweedy fonds

  • CA WHYTE whyte-960
  • Fonds
  • 1928-1946

Fonds consists of Tweedy's photographs of Alpine Club of Canada annual summer camps; ACC members and activities, 1928-1946; camp packing activities, 1935; military camps; Stanley H. Mitchell and Mitchell's grave stone. Album is photographs of Little Yoho Valley Military Instruction Camp, July-August 1943; mainly horse packing and snow and ice training views, some by the National Film Board of Canada (possibly Harry Rowed and Lt. Bell). Accompanied by reproduction of drawing of Stanley Mitchell Hut

Tweedy, Wharton Richard

Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies fonds

  • CA WHYTE whyte-958
  • Fonds
  • 1931-1987

Fonds consists of organizational records in three series: Administrative records series, ca.1950-ca.1985; Promotion and publication series, 1931-1987; Collected material series, ca.1970-ca.1985. I. Administrative records series includes two sub-series: A. Secretary-Treasurer records, ca.1950-ca.1985, 52 cm of text and 148 photographs; and, B. Executive records, 1959-1985, 10 cm of text and 14 photographs. Executive records consist of trail ride records and Executive committee records. II. Promotion and publicity records series consists of three sub-series: A. Photographic records, ca.1880-1983, includes 1043 photographs and 3 photograph albums produced by the Canadian Pacific Railway and professional and personal photographers. B. Publicity records, 1931-1987, 12 cm of text and 4 motion pictures, includes publicity materials in numerous forms. C. Other records, 1939-1987, ca.2 cm of text pertaining to history, music, poetry and other. III. Collected material series, ca.1970-ca.1985, ca.2 cm of text

Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies

Rodney Touche fonds

  • CA WHYTE whyte-957
  • Fonds
  • 1887-1892, [ca.1976]

Fonds consists of manuscripts, ca.1976, "Naming Lake Louise" and untitled re skiing and ski development at Lake Louise, Skoki and Whitehorn. The latter describes history of Ski Club of the Canadian Rockies, ski lifts and the Village Lake Louise proposal. Third item is Beach House Hotel register, 1887-1892, Lake Minnewanka. Includes name, residence and frequently number and size of fish caught.

Touche, Rodney

William S. Tempest fonds

  • CA WHYTE whyte-955
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1920]-1931

Fonds pertains to dog sled racing at the Banff Winter Carnival and in Calgary and Ottawa. One item is a photographic Christmas card from Gordon E. Standish. Eleven of the prints are likely by W. J. Oliver; some have his imprint.

Tempest, William S.

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