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John M. Storey fonds

  • CA WHYTE whyte-984
  • Fonds
  • [1924]

Fonds pertains to Lake Louise Chalet fire, July 3, 1924.

Storey, John M.

C. Gomez fonds

  • CA WHYTE whyte-974
  • Fonds
  • 1912

Fonds pertains mainly to the construction of the centre tower of the Banff Springs Hotel; also Banff Springs Hotel staff and facilities, and one view of the Lake Louise Chalet. One photograph of Italian construction workers is accompanied by a clipping from the "Calgary Herald", July 17, 1912, describing replacement of English workers by Italian workers.

Gomez, C.

Iva and Len Smith fonds

  • CA WHYTE whyte-949
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1890]-1973

Fonds consists of personal and professional papers of Iva Smith, 1904-1973, and of Len Smith, 1935-1963; personal papers of Zaidee Stewart, 1905-1950; Smith family photographs, ca.1890-ca.1960; also newsclippings, tourist information, other print material. Iva Smith papers include personal correspondence, 1904-1973, and business papers pertaining to the CPR news stand, 1914-1924. Len Smith professional papers pertain to his work as boat engineer. Zaidee Stewart papers include correspondence, diaries, poetry and papers re the publication "Banff Holiday. Family photographs pertaining to Iva and Len Smith, family, friends and associates, activities, careers, trips and world travels; Banff people, places and events, especially Banff Winter Carnival and Banff Indian Days; film making, including Pajamas (1926) and Eternal Love (1928); Lake Louise and Lake Minnewanka areas; canoeing; scenic views; and other collected items.

Smith, Iva

Pat Brewster fonds

  • CA WHYTE whyte-84
  • Fonds
  • 1841-1983

Fonds consists of four series: I. Personal, II. Professional, III. Activities, IV. Brewster family. I. Personal series, 1905-1982, 18 cm of textual records, 160 photographs, 2 sound recordings. Includes correspondence, interview and recorded conversation, address/notebook, artwork, other textual records, photographs. II. Professional series, 1892-1982, 47.5 cm of textual records, 266 photographs, 1 sound recording. Includes papers pertaining to various Brewster family and other businesses, writing papers and sound recording, and photographs pertaining to guiding and outfitting, tourism promotion and other. III. Activities series, 1841-1983, 6.5 cm of textual records, 262 photographs. Pertains to genealogical research, other activities and collected material. IV. Brewster family series, 1841-1981, 2.5 cm of textual records, 132 photographs. Pertains to Brewster family, Jack Brewster, John Brewster, Pearl Brewster Moore and the Moore family.

Brewster, F. O. (Pat)

Luxton family fonds

  • CA WHYTE whyte-76
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1860]-1995

I. Norman Luxton sous-fonds, [ca.1880]-1962, ca. 7.5 m. of textual records and photographs in four series: A. Correspondence, B. Business, financial and legal, C. Personal, D. Collected. II. Eleanor Luxton sous-fonds, [ca.1890]-1995, ca. 15 m. of textual records, sound recordings and photographs in five series: A. Correspondence, B. Professional, C. Personal, D. Business, financial and legal, E. Collected. III. Luxton family sous-fonds, 1836-1972, ca.6.5 m. of textual records and photographs in four series: A. Norman Luxton family series, [ca.1900-ca.1970]; B. Georgina Luxton series, [ca.1890]-1967; C. Related family series, [ca.1890]-1972; D. Other material series, 1836-1970.

Luxton (family)

Simon Hoyle fonds

  • CA WHYTE whyte-756
  • Fonds
  • 1972-1988

Fonds consists of photographic records for Simon Hoyle-Simon Photography, Banff, 1972-1988, and includes negatives, proofs and ordering details. Material is studio work series of weddings, business portraits, other portraits and commercial photographs. Material retained has been selected from 760 job files

Hoyle, Simon

L. A. Duncan fonds

  • CA WHYTE whyte-580
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1880-ca.1950]

Fonds pertains to L. A. Duncan; Duncan family; Banff, Alberta and area; Alpine Club of Canada camps, especially 1919 Victory Camp (Yoho Valley); Rocky Mountains scenes, wildflowers and wildlife; Indians; Calgary and area events; oil industry; Alberta scenes and landscapes. Photograph series are: I. Photograph albums, including Duncan family albums, ca.1880-ca.1910, 3 items (ca.400 prints), and L. A. Duncan albums, 1908-1950, 2 items (ca.300 prints); II. Negatives, including glass negatives, ca.1920, 146 items, and film negatives, ca.1910-ca.1950, ca.580 items (including prints); III. Prints, ca.1890-ca.1940, ca.200 items, includes some prints by Harry Pollard; IV. Transparencies, ca.1915, 18 items. Most photographs were made by L. A. Duncan. Textual items are ACC membership nomination ballot, 1919-1920, signed by L. A. Duncan, and newsclipping, 1965, re Duncan's involvement in the Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club.

Duncan, L. A.

Ron Duke fonds

  • CA WHYTE whyte-559
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1900, ca.1930-ca.1975]

Fonds is a commercial negative collection from more than 4000 professional jobs. Includes family, personal and school portraits, weddings, conventions and passport photographs; Banff School of Fine Arts classes, activities, productions, business and convention programs; photographs of government and private construction, commercial and industrial projects, Banff National Park; Banff community life, including Banff Winter Carnival, sports and recreation, Banff High School, Banff activities, places and events; personal and occupational photographs arising from Duke's interest in aeronautics, work with the Canadian Army, World War II, and involvement in the oil industry, 1930s; scenic and landscape photographs. Most pertain to Banff National Park; also Vancouver, British Columbia; Seattle, United States; Turner Valley, Alberta and Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. Textual records include job registers, 2 v. samples of works orders, price lists, letters, equipment lists, invoices, receipts and technical information, mainly pertaining to business, some personal items; brochures, publications and postcards containing credited or attributed Ron Duke photographs. Fonds includes primarily the private business records of Ron Duke, including the work of some predecessors. Images attributed to Bill Jamieson, working in the employ of George Noble, are V180 / II.A.i. through V180 /, and V180 / III.A.- 1 to 51.

Duke, Ron

George Noble fonds

  • CA WHYTE whyte-519
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1912]-1958

Fonds consists of a broad-ranging commercial negative collection. Includes four series. I. Scenic and documentary views, 2839 items; includes film and glass negatives in sizes up to 8 X 10 inches. Pertains to Banff and area buildings, facilities, activities, events, such as Banff Winter Carnival and Banff Indian Days; Indians; scenic views of Banff and area and other Rocky Mountains locations. II. Commercial views, 765 items; includes buildings, businesses, facilities, sports events, organizations, conventions, group portraits, displays and presentations. III. Mixed views, 242 items; includes scenic, documentary and commercial views similar to material in previous series. Also includes some views know to have been produced by Fred Armbrister, a professional photographer who operated out of Lake Louise, Alberta, ca.1930. IV. Portraits, ca.4600. This series contains four groups: A. 1920s-1950s, most unidentified; B. 1930s and 1940s, arranged alphabetically, many unidentified; C. 1950s, arranged alphabetically, most identified, many with proofs (prints); D. 1950s, arranged chronologically by job number. V. Other, ca.50 items. Includes 36 colour stereo transparencies, ca.1955, re Administration Building and gardens, Banff-Jasper Highway scenics, mountain sheep, autumn colour, Banff Avenue, George Noble and staff. Also includes small number of commercial prints produced by Noble, including several large hand-painted views. Fonds is accompanied by business record books, 1950-1958, 2 v. (M533)

Noble, George

Altitude Publishing Ltd. fonds

  • CA WHYTE whyte-46
  • Fonds
  • [after 1980]

Fonds consists of business records in the form of correspondence files pertaining to accounts receivable, mail orders and general business, 1980. Also includes postcards published by Altitude Publishing using historical photographs from the collections of the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies; 22 items.

Altitude Publishing Ltd.

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