Archive Finding Aids

Here are detailed file-by-file descriptions of the contents of specific fonds and/or links to scanned documents.

Interior of Prince of Wales Hotel, [ca. 1926-1929]
Interior of Prince of Wales Hotel, [ca. 1926-1929]
NB-32-9

T.J. Hileman photographs

T.J. Hileman's photographs, which date from 1924 to 1940, are rich in views of Peigan (Piegan) and Blood people; the Rocky Mountains; Glacier National Park in Montana; and Waterton Lakes National Park in Alberta, including the park's Prince of Wales Hotel. A brief biography of Hileman is in the Archives Main Catalogue.

You may view all the currently digitized Biggs photographs (about 100) in date order.

You may search the Hileman photographs by subjects, places, people or dates by using the Archives Photographs search screen. Always enter Hileman in the 'Photographer/Illustrator' box to limit your findings to this photographer, then refine your search by entering search terms in the other boxes on the screen. Several examples are given below:

  • Enter Hileman in the 'Photographer/Illustrator' box AND Blood in the 'Keywords/Phrase' box to find photographs of Blood people.
  • Enter Hileman in the 'Photographer/Illustrator' box AND hotel in the 'Keywords/Phrase' box to find photographs of the Prince of Wales Hotel in Waterton.
  • Enter Hileman in the 'Photographer/Illustrator' box AND Shot in the 'People' box to find photographs of Chief Shot on Both Sides.
  • Enter Hileman in the 'Photographer/Illustrator' box AND 1927 in the 'Year(s)' box to find photographs taken in this year.

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