Collection jas-2521 - Jasper High School Museum Club collection

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Jasper High School Museum Club collection

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The Martel Collection

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JAS jas-2521

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  • 1872-1946 (Creation)
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    Jasper High School Museum Club, collector

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96 photographs : b&w ; various sizes. -- 5 items.

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Under the supervision of Mr. Siddall, the Grade Eleven class of 1951-52 established the museum club in hopes of establishing a museum of Jasper National Park. The club solicitied donations from Parks Canada and local residents. The first board of appointed curators were: Fred Brewster (chief curator); Pete Withers; Mickey McGuire; Mrs. Kensit; Joan Robson; Gordon Bried. These curators worked in co-ordination with the High School group headed by Louise McGuire.

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Records of climbers on Mt. Morro and Mt. Edith Cavell

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The Jasper High School had a museum club in the 1950s. A number of the photographs had been donated by Parks Canada to the High School Museum Club, which were part of a survey done in 1927 of local businesses. Local residents also donated photographs to the club, as well. When the club disbanded, the collection was left in the care of Marion Kiegerl (Martel) (b. August 25, 1937). When she could no longer care for the collection she left it with her mother, Mae, for safe keeping. Mae donated it to the Jasper Yellowhead Museum and Archives.

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The collection consists of photographs of town site buildings; a map of Miette hotsprings, and a report on Miette Hot Springs; a poem written by T.C. Young titled "Passing of a Pioneer" on the death of Mrs. Swift; a copy of Swiftholm summer resort town brochure.

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  • The language of the material is in English

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Record No. 994.35;ID 55<br><br>

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