Fonds whyte-647 - A. B. Thom fonds

211_. Sanitarium and Bow River Bridge, Banff 
Rustic buildings of the Cave and Basin, Banff

Rustic buildings of the Cave and Basin, Banff

Interior of Hot Springs Cave , Banff
Tunnel Mountain from Junction Bow and Spray Rivers, Banff

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

A. B. Thom fonds

General material designation

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

Title notes

  • Source of title proper: Title based on contents of fonds

Level of description


Reference code

WHYTE whyte-647

Edition area

Edition statement

Edition statement of responsibility

Class of material specific details area

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Dates of creation area


Physical description area

Physical description

9 photographs : prints

Publisher's series area

Title proper of publisher's series

Parallel titles of publisher's series

Other title information of publisher's series

Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

Numbering within publisher's series

Note on publisher's series

Archival description area

Name of creator

Biographical history

A. B. (Adam) Thom was a professional photographer, based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, who worked along the line of the Canadian Pacific Railway in western Canada, first in partnership with F. V. (Fred) Bingham, 1884-1886, and later on his own. Thom relocated to Brandon, Manitoba in 1897.

Custodial history

Scope and content

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.

Notes area

Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition

Acquired by donation and purchase, 1971-1986


Language of material

  • Language is English

Script of material

Location of originals

Availability of other formats

Restrictions on access

No restrictions on access;Public domain (other restrictions may apply)

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Finding aids

On-line documents (click "View photographs" below)

Associated materials

Related materials


General note

Record No. V13<br><br>

Alternative identifier(s)

Standard number area

Standard number

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Control area

Description record identifier

Institution identifier

Rules or conventions

Level of detail

Language of description

Script of description


Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related places

Related genres