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R. E. Taylor fonds : [1971-1975]

  • CA WHYTE whyte-990
  • Fonds
  • Copies made in 1975

Fonds pertains to Bighorn Dam, Abraham Lake and Tom Wilson cabin at Kootenay Plains, Alberta

Taylor, R. E.

Enoch Smith fonds

  • CA WHYTE whyte-947
  • Fonds
  • 1923-1950

Fonds pertains to Enoch Smith's work in the Banff area. Textual records include correspondence and memoranda between Major Enoch Smith and contractors, Banff National Park Superintendent and other government officials, etc., regarding clearing brush and timber in the Spray Lakes and Lake Minnewanka areas where Calgary Power had hydro electric developments. Correspondents include Claude Brewster, J. M. Wardle and C. M. Walker. Photographs pertain to Lake Minnewanka Power Development, construction of bridge across Stewart Canyon, and old and new Cascade Power Plant; 1923-1943.

Smith, Enoch

W. H. Aldridge fonds : [1904]

  • CA WHYTE whyte-89
  • Fonds
  • Copies made [ca.1975]

Fonds consists of photographic views of Bankhead Colleries and townsite by W. H. Aldridge. They were originally published in "Canadian Mining Review", ca.1904

Aldridge, W. H.

Wheatley family fonds

  • CA WHYTE whyte-806
  • Fonds
  • 1885-1969, 2000

Fonds consists of notebook, ca.1910 of Jack Watters, manager of Bankhead Mines; Bankhead papers n.d., 1903-1969, including articles, reminiscences, plans, maps regarding geology, mine, townsite and inhabitants of Bankhead, Alberta; other papers, 1933, 1952; photographs, 1885-1928, mainly collected by Wheatley pertaining to Bankhead mine, townsite and residents, 1885-1928; video recording titled "The story of Frank and Alice : Wheatley family reunion", 2000. Some prints originally belonged to John Watters, manager of Bankhead mine, ca.1905-1944. Many prints are annotated. Video recording is accompanied by transcript and bibliography.

Wheatley (family)

K. H. Smith fonds

  • CA WHYTE whyte-802
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1913

Fonds pertains to power surveys and developments along Bow River and at Kananaskis Falls, Lake Minnewanka and Lake Louise, Alberta; also Vancouver Island topography survey. Also, includes photographs of Smith and his friends at Banff, Alberta and area, and Banff scenes.

Smith, K. H.

Keystone View Company fonds

  • CA WHYTE whyte-749
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1910]

Fonds consists of photographic views of the Canadian Rocky and Selkirk Mountains. Two views are credited to B. L. Singley. Each card has a detailed description of the reverse.

Keystone View Company

Ruth Oltmann fonds

  • CA WHYTE whyte-677
  • Fonds
  • 1974-1976

Fonds consists of research interviews by Ruth Oltmann, as part of her research on the Kananaskis Valley; with: Eileen Langille, Chris Bearns, Joanne Goodwin, Gordon and Ida Matthews, Clarence and Jenny Sage, Jack S. Charlesworth, Art Krowchuk, Bruno Engler, Cord Tietzen. Pertain to human history of the Kananaskis Valley, including mining, lumber industry, hunting and guiding, power and road development, recreation, film making, and community life; Ribbon Creek village, personalities, events, buildings, etc. Kananaskis Ranger Station; Kananaskis prisoner-of-war camp; natural history of the region, including wildlife, forests and fishing resources.

Oltmann, Ruth

George (Lucky) Skirrow fonds

  • CA WHYTE whyte-651
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1920]-1969

Fonds consists mainly of photographs pertaining primarily to the boat launch, boats and boating at Lake Minnewanka; also, Lake Minnewanka and area, Lake Minnewanka Power Development and Lucky Skirrow. Includes set of aerial views of Lake Minnewanka and area produced by the Department of National Defense, pre-1940. Textual items are newsclipping re the "Aylmer," 1948; and letters from students requesting employment, 1969. Material was produced and collected by Lucky Skirrow.

Skirrow, George (Lucky)

Rey Marr fonds

  • CA WHYTE whyte-626
  • Fonds
  • 1946-1947

Fonds pertains to the Big Bend river system, survey camp and boating on Columbia River, British Columbia, 1947, 12 items; also, Canadian Pacific Railway train(s) near the Great Divide, 1946. There is some duplication among material

Marr, Rey

Dan McCowan and Mary McCowan fonds

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  • Fonds
  • [ca.1885-1967?]

Fonds consists of two series: I. Dan McCowan series; II. Mary E.(Fee) McCowan series. I. Dan McCowan series, ca.1905-1967?, ca.30 cm of textual records and ca.3400 photographs. Includes five sub-series: A. Correspondence; B. Writing; C. Photography; D. Professional activities; E. Ephemera. Correspondence includes incoming letters re writing, business and broadcasting. Writing is in the form of notes and notebooks, unpublished and published manuscripts, newspaper articles and other materials. Photography includes negatives, lantern slides, 35mm transparencies and prints. Material pertains to flora, fauna, people, places and scenery, also family, activities and events. Photographs of Banff personalities and visitors are available in negative and lantern slide form, 254 items. Lantern slides were designed for lectures such as: "On skyline trails in the Canadian Rockies"; "On nature trails at Banff and Lake Louise"; "A naturalist in the Canadian Rockies" (200 slides); "Snow peaks and flower meadows in the Canadian Rockies" (200 slides); "Over the hills and far away: a pictorial review of the Canadian Rockies"; "Victory Day, May 8th 1945, Dan McCowan presents: Bye-gone days in Banff" (exact titles were based on title slides). II. Mary E. (Fee) McCowan series consists of diaries, 1926-1957, photocopied from 12 volumes (19 cm), and letters from Dan McCowan, 1943. Diaries discuss joint travels, activities, lecture tours for CPR (Canada, US, UK), Banff, trail rides, skyline hikes, and Royal Visit, 1939.

McCowan, Dan

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