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Jasper Yellowhead Museum and Archives Weiss, Joseph
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Cook family fonds

  • JAS jas-1759
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1976

Fonds consist of record book of competition for ski races on Whistlers Ski Hill, technical drawings pertaining to the development of Whistlers Mountain as a ski hill. The fonds also consists of Jasper Ski Club receipts and correspondence; photographs of skiers at Whistlers Mountain Ski Hill, Marmot Basin, Tonquin Valley, Pyramid Lake and ski jumping near Cabin Creek. Also included are Canadian National Railway train arrival ledgers for Jasper (AB), Brule (AB) and Albreda (BC); photographs of Grand Trunk Pacific trains, Canadian National Railway trains and employees; views of Lucerne (BC); views of Jasper; snow plow trains (rotary and wedge), train wrecks, Jasper band; Maligne Lake Ski Club records including a photograph of the Jeffery brothers' snow vehicle; programs from the Jasper Ski Meet, invoices, license and correspondence and lease agreements with the Department of National Defence, the Government of Canada

Cook (family)

Joseph A. Weiss fonds

  • JAS jas-2590
  • Fonds
  • 1896-1993; predominant 1926 - 1960

The fonds consists of photographs, documents, artifacts, slides and negatives. Artifacts consists mostly of camera equipement. Photographs are related to the time Joe Weiss lived in Jasper. Includes views of various expeditions such as Bedaux, Speckles, Bennett, Kingman and others. Views of skiing, fishing and hunting. Also includes buildings in the town site as well as Jasper Park Lodgeand other outlaying areas. The construction of the Astoria River dam and pipeline and the Pyramid Mountain microvave tower are also represented. Joe Weiss photographed the Lovat Scouts and the Para Rescue unit which trained in Jasper. Included in the photgraphs series is a group of portraits too numerous to list. Documents pertain to Joe Weiss and include Swiss correspondence, newspaper clippping, artistic information about his photographs, government documents and general information about his life.

Weiss, Joe

John Sutton fonds

  • JAS jas-2620
  • Fonds
  • [2002?]

The fonds consists of prints that were made from original photographs to be published in tourist publications produced by Alberta Color Productions that pertained to the Jasper National Park area.

Sutton, John