The Dorothy Cranstone fonds consists of papers, clippings, photographs and ephemera. Textual records include cards and letters from Peter and Catharine Whyte, 1947-1966; visitors to the Moore House, 1975-1981; Moore House visitors book, 1974-1983; transcript of Philip Moore 1903 trip diary (holograph and typescript) by Dorothy Cranstone; clippings, 1937-1983, re Pat Brewster, Dorothy Cranstone, Mount Royal Hotel fire and Jim Brewster home; ephemera regarding events attended by Cranstone, including Royal Visit to the Banff Springs Hotel, 1939, Gracie Fields Concert at the Banff Springs Hotel, 1940, and H. R. H. Princess Margaret Rose's visit, 1958. Textual records also include business/financial records for the gift shop operated by Cranstone, 1949-1974; records related to the publication and distribution of Pat Brewster's books, 1983-1987; correspondence records, 1962-1996; legal and business records concerning power of attorney as well as the dispersal of Cranstone's property and estate, 1980-1998. Miscellaneous items pertaining to Pat Brewster include clippings and interview transcripts. Photographs pertain to Dorothy Cranstone, Pat Brewster, family, friends and associates, travels and activities, and to Banff Springs Hotel staff and guests. Includes photographs of Dorothy Cranstone and Pat Brewster, ca.1900-1985; travel in Europe and Asia, 1964; a trip to Hawaii; artworks by J. Crumine and Nicholas de Grandmaison, 1945, 1940s-1950s; Moore house, 1950s to 1970s; and photographs given to Cranstone by friends. Albums pertain to Banff Springs Hotel staff and celebrity guests, including the 1939 royal visit, ca.1929-1940; family photographs and Cranstone's life in England ca. 1920-1940.