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A. A. McCoubrey fonds

  • WHYTE whyte-452
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1905-ca.1935]

Fonds pertains to McCoubrey's friends, associates and mountaineering activities.

McCoubrey, A. A.

A. B. Thom fonds

  • WHYTE whyte-647
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1885-ca.1890]

Fonds consists of photographic views primarily of the Cave and Basin, Banff Springs Hotel and Banff area, ca.1890. Three views are copies of stereo photographs by Bingham and Thom made in the Castle Mountain and Field, B.C. areas, probably during railway construction.

Thom, A. B.

A. C. Leighton fonds : [1924-1952]

  • WHYTE whyte-554
  • Fonds
  • Copies made 1971, 1981

Fonds includes a trip account re Mount Assiniboine, by A. C. Leighton, 1927; biographies and curriculum vitae; reviews and articles; excerpts from publications depicting Leighton paintings and illustrations, 1924-1952; and photographs of portraits and mountain painting activities of A. C. Leighton.

Leighton, A. C.

A. G. Jordan fonds

  • WHYTE whyte-306
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1903], 1906-1907

Fonds consists mainly of letters to Jordan from the Chief Game Guardian and Deputy Minister, Department of Agriculture, Province of Alberta pertaining to enforcement of game ordinance, proposed act, and employment details. Photographs pertain to Arthur G. Jordan.

Jordan, A. G.

A. J. Smyth fonds

  • WHYTE whyte-671
  • Fonds
  • [1884-1885]

Fonds consists of photographic views of railway construction in the Kicking Horse Valley and life at Donald, B.C. Accompanied by letter from Bob [Mead], Spring Valley, Minnesota, to brother Ed Mead, Saw Mill Siding, End of C.P.Ry., Track west via Winnipeg, Man., Canada, May 17, 1885. Views are credited as A. J. Smyth, Artist, Rocky Mountains, B.C. or A. J. Smyth, Photographer, Rocky Mountains, B.C.

Smyth, A. J.

Aileen Harmon fonds

  • WHYTE whyte-468
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1924]-2005

Fonds consists of textual records and photographs by and about Aileen Harmon, as well as collected items. Textual records include: letter from Harmon to the Director of Alberta's provincial parks re addition of Yamnuska area to Bow Valley Provincial Park, 1973; brief, from Harvie Heights and Bow Valley subdivision residents to public hearings on land use and resource development in the eastern slopes, 1973; letter re James Hector, 1979; notes on career, 2003; notes on Catharine Whyte for CBC recording, 2004; Tales from my mountain life, for friends and family / Aileen Harmon : [reminiscences], 2005; Christmas cards and collected articles, ca.1960. Photographs, made by and collected by Aileen Harmon, pertain to Aileen Harmon and friends, skiing, Skoki area, Mount Yamnuska, Banff Indian Days. Includes photographs by Byron Harmon.

Harmon, Aileen

Al Burgess fonds

  • WHYTE whyte-181
  • Fonds
  • 1982-1983

Fonds consists of Al Burgess dictation files for "Everest Canada: the ultimate challenge" (by Al Burgess and Jim Palmer, published 1983), and accompanying typewritten transcripts. Recordings have titles and correspond to the organization of the book. One recording is autobiographical.

Burgess, Al

Alex McCoubrey fonds

  • WHYTE whyte-421
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1953]-1957

Fonds consists of untitled manuscript by Alex McCoubrey includes excerpts and elaborations of his mountaineering diaries, 1927-1953. Pertains to early climbing experiences with his father, 1927; climbing trips with various companions, 1932-1938; descriptions of ski and ski mountaineering trips and first ascent of Mount Field, 1934-1938; 1942 season of climbing; ACC ski camps, 1943; ACC summer camps, 1952-1953; account of being lost near Mount Brown, 1953. Provides detailed accounts of travels, climbs, friends and acquaintances, particularly Grahame Cairns, Norman H. Brewster, Ken Jones; also Margaret Fleming, Bob Hind, Roger Neave and Rex Gibson. Geographic areas discussed include: Lake O'Hara, Lake Louise, Yoho, Glacier, Skoki, Jasper and Vancouver Island areas.

McCoubrey, Alex

Alexander Bentley Lord fonds

  • WHYTE whyte-446
  • Fonds
  • [before 1950]

Fonds consists of photographs taken by Alexander Lord during surveys.

Lord, Alexander Bentley

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