PETER AND CATHARINE WHYTE SOUS-FONDS :

peter and catharine WHYTE sound recordings

Peter and Catharine Whyte sound recording collection. -- 1950-1975. -- 178 sound recordings : audio tape reels, audio tape cassettes. -- Peter Whyte, 1905-1966, and Catharine Robb Whyte, 1906-1979, artists, outdoor enthusiasts, travellers, philanthropists, Banff, Alberta, Canada. -- Series consists of seven sub-series: 1. Interviews, conversations, proceedings, etc., 1950-1975;  2. Family conversations and performances, 1951- 1962;  3. Meetings and speeches, 1956-1973;  4. Conversations with Stoney Indians, Banff Indian Days, 1950-1973;  5. Musical performances, 1953- 1969;  6. Broadcasts: a. Re Canadian Rockies, 1951-1968;  7. Elk sounds, 1952-1957. -- Title based on accession record and contents of sound recordings.

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Interviews, conversations, proceedings, etc. -- 1950-1975. -- 40 sound recordings. -- Interviewees, sources and subjects of this sub-series include: James White Saga, John B.H. Dunphy, Murray and Frances (James) Adaskin, Gray Campbell family, Vern Castella, Dorothy Whyte, Jimmy Simpson, Belmore Browne, music, Carl Rungius, George Encil, Edward Feuz, Rudolf Aemmer, Walter Feuz, Basil Gardom, Ethel Fulcher, Ethel James Knyvett Estcourt Howard, Tim Hutch, George Paris, Bill Potts, Howard Sibbald, Jack Warren, Gilbert M. Atkin, Ike Brooks, Banff Springs Hotel, John "Dad" Barnett, Robert George Brett, Canadian Pacific Railway employees, Cave and Basin, curling rinks, David Galletly, Ralph Connor Memorial United Church, ski jumping, snowshoeing, tobogganing, Waverly Hotel. Mrs. Davderson, Arlene Voorbies, poetry, Catharine Whyte, Peter Whyte, Tom Javanaugh, Mr. Neilson, Eau Claire Lumber Company, Ben Holbrow, Bill Legarde, bears, fishing, Indian history, Highwood Valley, hunting, Lake O'Hara region, Monkman family, George Pocaterra, George K.K. Link, Doris Burditt, Ruth Gorman, Robb family, Lawren Harris, J. E. H. MacDonald, Shale Splitters Club, Nick Morant, Christian Hasler, Billy Mackenzie, Mount Ogden, Sherbrooke Lake, Jon Whyte, Castle family, Mount Cline, J. Norman Collie, Mount Columbia, Crag and Canyon, Hector Crawler, Douglas Lakes, Mount Forbes, glaciers, hunting, Lake Louise, moose, mountaineering, Martin Nordegg, Nordegg region, James Outram, Ross Peecock, Bill Peyto, Silver City, Joe Smith, Skoki Lodge, Earl Spencer, Spray Lakes, trail-making, Nigel Vavsour, Waterfowl Lake, Edward Whymper, Tom Wilson, Peter Whyte, Billy Wolfe, Fred Stiles, buses, fish hatchery, Estelle Painter, Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies, Grizzly bears, Fern Brewster, Jack Brewster, John Murray Gibbon, Pearl Moore, Philip A. Moore, music, Jean Stewart, Stoney Indians, William Twin, Tom Wilson, Yoho Valley, Mary Vaux, glaciers, George Vaux, Vaux family, C. M. Walker, Indian burial grounds, Kananaskis region, Ribbon Creek, trails, Wilkinson Pass, Sam Ward, Cis Ward, Indian pits on Tunnel Mountain, dwellings, Dr. Leechman, Hiriam Smith, Tunnel Mountain Drive, Silver City, Erling Strom, Billie Simpson, Mary Simpson, Norman Tabuteau, Flossie Currie, Tilly Moffatt, Moffatt Dairy, Edmee Reid, Dell Brewster, Norman Curard, Charlie Phillips, Joe Louis, Ezra Charles, Hoot Gibson, films and film making, Sydney and Doris Vallance, Walter Perren, Gilbert and Frances Roddy. -- Title based on recordings. -- Inventory available in computer database form; select M36INV.  More detailed inventory is available in printed form.  Reference copies and printed summaries are available for some recordings. -- Constitutes Sub-series 1 of I.D., Peter and Catharine Whyte sound recordings.

 

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Family conversations and performances. -- 1951-1962. -- 11 sound recordings. -- Sub-series consists mainly of letter tapes from members of Catharine Whyte's family, including mother, Edith Morse Robb, and brother, Russell (Rusty) Robb III, also from members of the Newbury family.  Letter tapes are mainly family news and recorded music.  Mention is made of Jimmy Simpson and Doris Burditt.  Other tapes are recorded music, discussion of Jon Whyte trip to Vancouver, musical clock of Mrs. Dave Whyte Sr. from Scotland, Billy McKenzie, and other family material. -- Title based on recordings. -- Inventory available in computer database form; select M36INV.  More detailed inventory is available in printed form.  Reference copies and printed summaries are available for some recordings. -- Constitutes Sub-series 2 of I.D., Peter and Catharine Whyte sound recordings.

 

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Meetings and speeches. -- 1956-1973. -- 5 sound recordings. -- Sub-series consists of student speeches re politics, possibly Banff High School; speech re Egypt and Israel war, Independent Order of Odd Fellows and Rebekah Lodge; Arts Council meeting? re financing projects; Indians, Ottawa 1973; and meeting re Canadian Citizenship and Immigration. -- Title based on recordings. -- Inventory available in computer database form; select M36INV.  More detailed inventory is available in printed form.  Reference copies and printed summaries are available for some recordings. -- Constitutes Sub-series 3, I.D. the Peter and Catharine Whyte sound recordings.

 

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Conversations with Stoney Indians and Banff Indian Days recordings. -- 1950-1973. -- 27 sound recordings. -- Interviewees, sources and subjects in this sub-series include: Banff Indian Days, Paul Amos, Bill Peyto, David Bearspaw, Johnny Bearspaw, Paul Francis, Noah Goat, Frank Kaquitts, Tom McCullough, Tom Kaquitts, Jon Whyte, Billy MacKenzie, George McLean (Chief Walking Buffalo), Peter Whyte, Indian camp at Nordegg, Dorothy Whyte, Moral Rearmament, Flora McLean, Jacob Two Youngman, Hanson Bearspaw, Joe Kaquitts, Tom Simeon, Bill McLean and Percy Wildward. Includes numerous native songs and stories, many recorded at Banff Indian Days camps. -- Title based on recordings. -- Reproduction of certain native recordings must be approved by the Head Archivist. -- Inventory available in computer database form; select M36INV.  More detailed inventory is available in printed form.  Reference copies and printed summaries are available for some recordings. -- Constitutes Sub-series 4 of I.D., Peter and Catharine Whyte sound recordings.

 

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Musical performances. -- 1953-1969. -- 15 sound recordings. -- Sub-series consists of various performances by Murray Adaskin, Irene Glover and Colin McPhee. -- Title based on recordings. -- Printed inventory is available. -- Constitutes Sub-series 5 of I.D., Peter and Catharine Whyte sound recordings.

 

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Broadcasts. -- 1951-1969. -- 77 sound recordings : audio tape reels. -- Sub-series consists of broadcasts pertaining to the Canadian Rockies, 18 items; and miscellaneous broadcasts, 59 items.  Interviewees, sources and subjects for Canadian Rockies broadcasts include: Jack Brewster, John Fisher, Campbells, Rundle Memorial United Church, Rev. Tom Lonsdale, church unity, Joe Weiss, parachute rescue work at Jasper, Don White, Lyle Brown, Jimmy Simpson, Ed Feuz, Jim Boyce, Andy Russell, Bruno Engler, Sen. Cameron, George McLean, Charlie Beil, Catharine Whyte, Banff library, Archives of the Canadian Rockies, Jon Whyte, Peter Whyte, Catharine Whyte, Banff Indian Days, Pearl Moore, Village Lake Louise, Palliser Expedition, Cameron Stockand, Mary Schaffer Warren.  Miscellaneous broadcasts pertain to politics, sports, royalty, Canadian painting, military speeches, Hawaiian music, and other topics. -- Title based on recordings. -- Printed inventory is available.  Reference copies and printed summaries are available for some recordings. -- Constitutes Sub-series 6 of I.D., Peter and Catharine Whyte sound recordings.

 

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Elk sounds. -- 1952-1957. -- 3 sound recordings. -- Title based on recordings. -- Constitutes Sub-series 7 of I.D., Peter and Catharine Whyte sound recordings.

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