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Only top-level descriptions Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Archives and Library Fonds Natural resources
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Andrew Charles (Charlie) Russell fonds

  • WHYTE whyte-1030
  • Fonds
  • ca.1961-ca.1968

Fonds consists of photographs, ca.1961-ca.1968 pertaining to wildlife (caribou, bears, sheep etc.), pack trips, hunting, hiking, mountain landscapes, cattle, skiing, Hawk's Nest ranch, Russell family members and friends. Also includes F.H.R. [Frederick Herbert (Bert) Riggall] copy negatives.

Russell, Charlie

Bill Craig fonds

  • WHYTE whyte-363
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1920]-1973

Fonds consists of notes on Bankhead, Alberta, Canada made in conversation with Bill Craig; notes transcribed by Bill Craig re Banff High School students and teachers, 1913 to 1944; Anne Craig time sheet, 1945; photographic views of the town of Bankhead taken by John Craig; views of Banff and area; one photograph of Craig with Jim Boyce and W. LaCasse, 1940s?

Craig, Bill

Dan McCowan and Mary McCowan fonds

  • WHYTE whyte-458
  • 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 Writing is in the form of notes and notebooks, unpublished and published manuscripts, newspaper articles and other materials.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

Elliott Barnes fonds

  • WHYTE whyte-195
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1905-ca.1914]

Fonds pertains to: Elliott Barnes and Barnes family; pack trips; wildlife; Alaska trip; Eau Claire logging operations in Spray Valley; Jumping Pound homestead, Morley and S-L Ranch; Sawback Lake trip; bear hunting trip; Banff area views; Paradise Valley ACC camp; hockey at Banff; Stoney Indians at Kootenay Plains; Bankhead mine site and operations; winter trip; Mount Rainer, Washington; other (mainly people, places and activities)

Barnes, Elliott

Enoch Smith fonds

  • 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

Fred Brewster fonds

  • WHYTE whyte-269
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1887]-1969

Fonds consists of: I. Personal papers, 1897-1967, pertaining to family, education, military service, etc. II. Professional and business papers, 1908-1957, re Consolidated Mining and Smelting Co. of Canada, private mining ventures, Brewster and Moore outfitting, Brewster Transfer Co., and Brewster Trading Co., Samuel Prescott Fay, Lovat Scouts, Jasper, etc. Includes scrapbook titled "Mt. Sir Alexander," 1912-1967, attributed to Fred Brewster, consisting of clippings, articles and maps re the discovery, naming, ascents, etc. of Mount Sir Alexander, also text of speech delivered by Brewster at the opening of the Banff-Jasper Highway. Also includes Samuel Prescott Fay journal from 1914 hunting trip, photocopy. III. Newsclippings and magazines, 1930-1969. IV. Book, "Lord of the Lakes and Forest" by Augustus Moore. V. Photographs, ca.1887-ca.1967, pertaining to Fred Brewster outfitting operations, associates, clients, camps, lodges and facilities; Brewster family and friends; Fred Brewster college and university associates.

Brewster, Fred

George (Lucky) Skirrow fonds

  • 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)

George D. Coder fonds : [ca.1920?]

  • WHYTE whyte-213
  • Fonds
  • Copes made ca.1973

Fonds consists of a portion of an untitled report analysing the Pablo-Allard buffalo roundup, including individuals involved, sale of the herd, and controversy surrounding slaughter of old bulls. Includes a letter, dated Nov. 16, 1911, from Howard Douglas to W. P. Wharton of the American Bison Society re the Canadian Government's buffalo at Wainwright, Elk Island and Banff, Alberta.

Coder, George D.

J.B. Harkin fonds

  • WHYTE whyte-1010
  • Fonds
  • 1952-1960

Fonds consists of notes and letters by J.B. Harkin; transcripts of Harkin's notes and quotations by Mabel B. Williams and Dorothy Barber (former colleagues of Harkin); biographical notes; articles re Harkin; a Parks Canada newsletter; correspondence between M.B. Williams and Dr. Robin Winks; a letter to Harkin from N.K. Luxton. Fonds also includes a photograph of Harkin by Yousef Karsh.

Harkin, J.B.

James R. Anderson fonds

  • WHYTE whyte-113
  • Fonds
  • 1920, [ca.1940?]

Fonds consists of Anderson's reminiscence of life and work at Bankhead, 1905-1928, and photographic views of Bankhead by John Craig and Harry Pollard. Reminiscence describes conditions at the coal mine, town amenities and personalities.

Anderson, James R.

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