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George Noble fonds

  • 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

Yuk Soy Goon fonds

  • WHYTE whyte-1083
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1911]-1965

Fonds consists of menus for the Mount Royal Hotel, 1958-1965; a menu for a Gray Line dinner party at Hawaii in 1952, signed by Fern and Henry Dooley; and photographs pertaining to Yuk Soy Goon, the Goon family and members of Brewster family. Also included are coloured photocopies of Yuk Soy Goon's passport, ship's ticket, Canadian registration cards, head tax certificate, and Canadian citizenship certificate.

Goon, Yuk Soy

Wright family fonds

  • 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)

Woodworth family fonds

  • WHYTE whyte-812
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1890]-1973

Fonds consists of four series:;I. Percy Woodworth series, ca.1908-1966, 3 cm of textual records, 212 photographs (prints, negatives). Consists of warden diaries, 1924-1927, and photographs pertaining to family, friends, warden activities, hunting, and camping. II. Joe Woodworth series, ca.1890-1973, 94 photographs, 1 cm of textual records. Consists of photographs, trip accounts, autobiographies and other textual items. III. Annie Woodworth (LaCasse) series, 1912-1971, 5 cm of textual records. Consists of autograph book and scrapbooks of Annie Woodworth. IV. Woodworth family series, ca.1890-1930, 49 photographs. .5 cm of textual records. Consists of family photographs of Ben, Ethel, Mary, Maude, Adelia, Fred A. and John Woodworth and of Howard Deegan; Fred Woodworth papers; and other material.

Woodworth (family)

Women's Auxiliary to the Mineral Springs Hospital fonds

  • WHYTE whyte-811
  • Fonds
  • 1968-1979

Fonds consists of minutes, notes and financial statements, 1968-1979; newsletters of the Alberta Hospital Auxiliaries Association, 1974-1975; A.H.A.A. Convention News, 1975; minutes and reports, A.H.A.A. convention, 1976.

Women's Auxiliary to the Mineral Springs Hospital

Winnie Ashley fonds

  • WHYTE whyte-760
  • Fonds
  • 1957-1958

Fonds pertains to Winnie MacLeod and nursing at the Mineral Springs Hospital

Ashley, Winnie

Williams family fonds

  • WHYTE whyte-969
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1870-ca.1955]

Fonds consists of photographs pertaining to the Williams family, activities, friends and homes, ca.1870-ca.1955; also a tender from Percy A. Williams to Rev. T. Montgomery re the painting of St. George's in the Pines Anglican Church, 1929.

Williams (family)

William Whyte family fonds

  • WHYTE whyte-822
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1895-ca.1945]

Fonds pertains to William Whyte family; Banff people, places and events, including Banff Zoo, Banff Station and staff, Banff Avenue and Cave and Basin; skiing, including Mount Norquay and Sunshine ski areas. Mainly ca.1920-1945. Also includes a few photographs of Banff personalities, including Tom Wilson, ca.1895-1905.

Whyte, William (family)

William S. Tempest fonds

  • 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.

William O. Field fonds

  • WHYTE whyte-666
  • Fonds
  • 1885-1989, predominant 1902-1989

Fonds consists of records created and collected by William O. Field during to glacier study, research and travels in the Canadian Rockies and area. I. CR files : [Canadian Rockies series], 1919-1989, 110 files and 13 volumes of textual records and ca.275 files of photographs. Textual records include diaries, notebooks and files for 1948, 1949 and 1953. Photographs include ca.5800 prints, ca.325 negatives and 4 photograph albums in annual files for years 1919 to 1927 and 1948, 1949 and 1953. II. Reports, before 1980. III. Resources, 1902-1985, consists of photographs, maps and textual volume collected by Field for research use. IV. Display photographs, 1885-1953.

Field, William O.

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