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Century II Motion Pictures fonds

  • PAA paa-9034
  • Fonds
  • [197-]

The fonds consists of four completed film productions, elements and cue sheets for the Alberta television series, Heading Out:;1. Cy Hampson Wilderness;2. Country Vacations and Lakeland Area;3. North Forestry;4. Backpacking;Also includes outtakes and raw footage of subjects such as coal mining and tree nursery operations, roadside signs, ferries, bridges, the Lethbridge Japanese garden, and the Prince of Wales Hotel at Waterton.

Century II Motion Pictures

Canada and America album fonds

  • WHYTE whyte-147
  • Fonds
  • 1889

Fonds consists of a photograph album titled "Canada and America, 28 Sept. to 14 Dec. 1889" that chronicles a journey through Canada and the United States, specifically the Canadian Rockies, the interior of British Columbia to Vancouver Island, Canada and south through Washington state to California, USA. Views were probably purchased enroute from well-known artists, including Canadian photographers A. B. Thom and C. S. Bailey, and American photographers Taber, Fiske and C. R. Savage. Album was compiled by an unknown traveler, possibly British.

Canada and America album

Carl Lahser fonds

  • CA ATH ath-2037
  • Fonds
  • 1997-1998

The fonds consists of Carl Lahser's self-published paperback editions of Otto Lahser's diary: "Back Door to the Yukon"; Carl Lahser's 1998 trip diary: "Chasing the Enterprise, verification of a Klondike diary "; and Carl Lahser's poems: "Cryptic Romance".

Lahser, Carl

Christina Bateman fonds

  • WHYTE whyte-208
  • Fonds
  • 1923

Fonds consists of album in two sections. First part documents the 1923 ACC camp in Larch Valley and subsidiary camp at Lake O'Hara, including Christina Henry's climbs, camp environs, ACC members and also the ACC clubhouse and guests at Banff. Henry's companions were Nan MacKay, Librarian at the U. of S., and Edith MacKay, a Saskatoon teacher. The second part of the album documents Henry's trip to Britain and Switzerland, ca.1923. Her companion for this trip appears to be Nan MacKay. Portion of European section is published photographs. The creator has provided captions.

Bateman, Christina

Charles F. Johnson fonds

  • GLEN glen-1332
  • Fonds
  • 1896-[ca. 1920]

The fonds consists of photographs of St. Peter's mission school, Hay River and Slaveys; diary of his journey to the Arctic coast with Bishop Stringer (July 8-October 19, 1909); letters from missionaries Margaret Tims and Bertie March (1897, 1905); and a Slavey grammar and dictionary apparently compiled by Margaret Tims.

Johnson, Charles F.

Abel Weekes fonds

  • PAA paa-8496
  • Fonds
  • 1936

The fonds consists of an unfinished account of Abel Weekes' journey to the Klondike. The account details transportation, diet, disease, climate, encounters with First Nations Peoples, and geography.

Weekes, Abel

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

Albert Boyd fonds

  • GLEN glen-306
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1940]

The fonds consists of Albert's letter describing his trip.

Boyd, Albert

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

Bert Davies fonds

  • WHYTE whyte-237
  • Fonds
  • 1913, [ca.1940-ca.1955]

Fonds consist of warden service photographs, including Bert Davies on horse, horse patrol and backcountry activities, warden cabins in Banff National Park; photographs by British Photographic Laboratories of Banff Winter Carnival beard-growing contest; view of Loder Mine at Exshaw, Alberta; and portrait of Bert Davies with parents, 1913.

Davies, Bert

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