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Allan E. Crawford fonds

  • WHYTE whyte-1032
  • Fonds
  • 1930-1943

Fonds consists of a photograph album, prints and transparencies pertaining to the Skyline Hikers and Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies trips and camps, 1938-1943 and views of the Town of Banff, Mount Rundle and the Banff Springs Hotel, 1930.

Crawford, Allan E.

Altitude Publishing Ltd. fonds

  • WHYTE whyte-46
  • Fonds
  • [after 1980]

Fonds consists of business records in the form of correspondence files pertaining to accounts receivable, mail orders and general business, 1980. Also includes postcards published by Altitude Publishing using historical photographs from the collections of the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies; 22 items.

Altitude Publishing Ltd.

Associated Screen News fonds

  • WHYTE whyte-1009
  • Fonds
  • [1925-1938]

Fonds consists of records pertaining to the career of George William Rance who worked with the photography division of the Associated Screen News (ASN) travelling the world aboard the Empress ships. Rance also worked in the camera shop in the Banff Springs Hotel, Banff, Alberta and ASN's Head Office in Montreal, Quebec. Fonds consists of Associated Screen News photographs of Cochrane to Banff motor road, Banff townsite and environs, Banff-Lake Louise road, Mount Assiniboine, Waterton Lakes National Park, ca.1925. Also included in the fonds are photographs of various cruise destinations of the CPR Empress Line including Grenada, Rio de Janeiro, Martinique, Barbados, and the Empress of Australia, ca.1938 and 1 William Notman & Sons photograph of the Bow River Bridge and Cascade Mountain, ca.1905.

Associated Screen News

Banff Community Society fonds

  • WHYTE whyte-154
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1983

Fonds consists of minutes of the Banff Community Society and predecessor organizations. Includes briefs, studies and meeting materials. Pertains to the Banff Board of Trade 1912-1915; Banff Citizens' Association, Banff Advisory Council, 1921-1978; Banff Advisory Society, Banff Community Society, 1978-1983; and Joint Committee on Future Townsite Administration, 1980.

Banff Community Society

Banff Indian Days Committee fonds

  • WHYTE whyte-114
  • Fonds
  • 1923-1977, predominant 1969-1977

Fonds consists of correspondence, minutes, financial records, programmes, clippings etc.

Banff Indian Days Committee

Banff-Lake Louise Chamber of Commerce fonds

  • WHYTE whyte-201
  • Fonds
  • 1958-1991

Consists of five series. I. Minutes, 1964-1991, ca.20 cm of textual records; II. Administrative files, 1974-1991, ca.156 cm of textual records; III. Other records, 1958-1985, 10.5 cm and 14 v. IV. Publications, 1977-1991, 2 cm of printed material; V. Photographs and films, ca.1970-1988, 143 photographs and 7 motion pictures. Records pertain mainly to Chamber of Commerce operations and Banff events.

Banff-Lake Louise Chamber of Commerce

Bill Gibbons fonds

  • WHYTE whyte-1105
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1945-ca.1990]

Fonds consists of photographic business records of professional photographer Bill Gibbons in three series: I. Commercial black and white series, ca.1945-ca.1958, ca.5400 photographs; II. Canadian Rockies colour series, ca.1945-ca.1990, predominant ca.1966-ca.1972, ca.8000 photographs; III. Other black and white series, ca. 1947, 4 photographs. I. Commercial black and white series consists of six sub-series: A. Portraits and documentary views, 1945-1950, 2437 negatives (individual and group portraits, weddings, conferences, events, buildings, facilities and places; Banff and area); B. Banff School of Fine Arts, ca.1949, 277 negatives (privately produced views of classes, group portraits, activities, buildings and facilities); C. "S" sub-series, ca.1950, 1220 negatives (scenic views in the vicinity of Banff, Lake Louise, Banff-Jasper Highway, Jasper National Park, Radium and Columbia Valley, British Columbia and Pacific Coast, First Nations views); D. "T" sub-series, ca.1950, 482 negatives (scenic and commercial views, mainly Jasper, Banff-Jasper Highway and Lake Louise areas); E. Rolliflex and panorama negatives, 1949-1958, 584 negatives (Banff Winter Carnival, Banff School of Fine Arts, and Banff and area); F. Other, ca.1945-1951, 364 items (material similar to that in other series, some unidentified). Accompanied by small number of prints and postcards; also, publication: "Photographing the Canadian Rockies" by Bill J. L. Gibbons, 1948. II. Canadian Rockies colour series consists of four sub-series: A. CR1 to CR84, ca.1966-ca.1972, ca.260 prints; B. CR1 to CR443, ca.1966-ca.1972, ca.5130 photographs; C. CR35-2 to CR35-81, ca.1966-ca.1972, ca.2310 photographs; D. Other photographs, ca.1945-ca.1990. Series consists primarily of commercial colour negatives and corresponding proof prints pertaining to Banff, Jasper and Yoho National Parks, also some transparencies and oversize display prints. III. Other black and white series. Series consists of 2 black and white prints of crash landing at Sunshine with Al Gaetz and Dick Pike, 1947 and two copy negatives with prints of Bruno Engler and Ella Mae Gibbons, ca.1947. Textual records are record book, 1945-1953, 62 p; and book layout.

Gibbons, Bill

Bill Roberge fonds

  • WHYTE whyte-1036
  • Fonds
  • 1961-1980

Fonds consists of records pertaining to Bill Roberge's involvement in Banff municipal matters and includes 6 scrapbooks, 1961-1980 re Banff Advisory Council and Banff National Park Management. Also included are miscellaneous files, correspondence and reports re Banff Provisional Administration Board, planning matters, and responsible local government.

Roberge, Bill

Brewster Transport Company Ltd. fonds

  • WHYTE whyte-329
  • Fonds
  • 1892-1996

Fonds consists of textual and photographic records pertaining to Brewster Transport and its predecessor and subsidiary companies. Series are: I. James I. Brewster, 1892-1962; II. Brewster Brothers, 1905-1909; III. Brewster Transfer Company Ltd., 1909-1916; IV. Brewster Trading Co. Ltd., 1907-1926; V. Brewster Hotel Company Ltd., 1909-1926; VI. Brewster Transport Company / Brewster-Rocky Mountain Grayline, ca.1900-1988; VII. Brewster Transportation and Tours Co. records, 1930s-1996; VIII. Other, 1956-1972. Series VI is the major series, consisting of 146.5 cm of textual records (and ca.50 col), ca.700 photographs, and ca.100 sets of plans and blueprints. The series includes: Agreements, 1915-1974; Minutes, 1915-1963; Financial papers, 1915-1966; Operating, ca.1900-1988; Properties, 1906-1974; Subsidiaries, 1924-1962; Other, 1943-1977. Photographs, ca.1900-ca.1970, are mainly publicity photographs relating to Brewster Transport vehicles, tours, facilities, Sunshine Ski Lodge and area, Canadian Rockies hotels and scenic views, also Brewster family and Banff personalities; include 2 albums. Plans pertain to properties and facilities.

Brewster Transport Company Ltd.

C. Gomez fonds

  • WHYTE whyte-974
  • Fonds
  • 1912

Fonds pertains mainly to the construction of the centre tower of the Banff Springs Hotel; also Banff Springs Hotel staff and facilities, and one view of the Lake Louise Chalet. One photograph of Italian construction workers is accompanied by a clipping from the "Calgary Herald", July 17, 1912, describing replacement of English workers by Italian workers.

Gomez, C.

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