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Alpinists on edge of crevasse, Robson Glacier, [ca. 1912]
Alpinists on edge of crevasse, Robson Glacier, [ca, 1912]
NA-2696-6

Paul Wallace fonds

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Table of Contents

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Series 1 Diaries, correspondence and newspaper clippings, etc. -- 1910-1924
Series 2 Photographs. -- [ca. 1912-1920s]

Inventory

Series 1 Diaries, correspondence, newspaper clippings, etc. -- 1910-1924. -- 37.5 cm of textual records. -- The records have been arranged in chronolgical order by the earliest date in each file.
M-1277-26 Correspondence with friends. -- 1910-1924. -- Re college life in Winnipeg; teaching at Melfort, Saskatchewan; Alpine Club of Canada work; literature; book of legends; and the University of Alberta. Includes correspondence with or about Richard B. Crummy, Conrad Kain, William Alexander Robb Kerr, Elizabeth Parker, and Wesley College.
M-1277-1 Correspondence. -- 1912. -- Re trip from Toronto to Banff, mountain climbing in the Rockies and Selkirks, and work with the Alpine Club of Canada. Includes correspondence with or about Arthur Philemon Coleman, S.H. Mitchell, Charles Bruce Sissons, and Arthur Oliver Wheeler.
M-1277-2 Correspondence. -- 1913. -- Re trip from Toronto to Banff; climbing with A.O. Wheeler; work as secretary of the Alpine Club of Canada; trip to Sidney, British Columbia; and return trip to Toronto. Includes correspondene with or information about the Alberta-British Columbia boundary survey, John Hardy, Byron Harmon, Conrad Kain, John Macoun, S.H. Mitchell, and Elizabeth Parker.
M-1277-3 Diary. -- 1913. -- Includes notes for an article on mountain names,; trip from Toronto to Banff; stories of A.O. Wheeler climbing in Switzerland; work for the Alpine Club of Canada in Banff; mountain climbing near Banff; sketches of mountain scenery, and financial accounts. Includes information about the Banff zoo, Crag and Canyon newspaper, Conrad Kain, and S.H. Mitchell.
M-1277-4 Diary. -- 1913. -- Re trip from Toronto to Banff; work for the Alpine Club of Canada; and trip to Mount Robson.
M-1277-5 Correspondence. -- 1915. -- Re trip from Toronto to Baraca, Alberta; teaching at a rural school and community life; and mountain climbing with C.B. Sissons and H. Bennett. Includes correspondence with or information about the Alberta-British Columbia boundary survey, Conrad Kain, and Charles Bruce Sissons.
M-1277-(7-8) Diary. -- 1915-1916. -- Re work at Tower Farm and Baraca; expedition to Mount Moloch; writing material; life at Baraca school; life in Victoria; ferry tour to Skagway, Alaska; tram journey to Eastern Canada; enlistment in army during the First World War; army life; and travels near Ottawa.
M-1277-6 Correspondence. -- 1916. -- Re move to Victoria, British Columbia; opinions on current Canadian affairs; his writing activities; life in Victoria; and his parents' visit.
M-1277-20 Letter from Frank S. Nugent to Mrs. Edward Wilson. -- January 26, 1918
M-1277-(9-10) Correspondence. -- 1919. -- Re trip from Toronto to Edmonton with his wife Dorothy; establishment at the Unversity of Alberta as an English lecturer; work with the Writers' Club; and his wife's social activities. Includes correspondence with or about Professor Edmund Kemper Broadus, and Emily Murphy
M-1277-(17-18) Diary. -- 1919-1921. -- Re wedding in Wales, trip through Britain and eastern Canada; holiday at Go Home Bay; journey to Edmonton; establishment as an English lecturer at the University of Alberta; travels in Alberta; themes for stories and novels; visits to Ruthenian [Ukrainian] settlements; search for French Canadian legends; trip from Edmonton to Toronto; course at Columbia University; outline of thesis; and holiday with family. Includes mentions of John Blue, Professor Edmund Kemper Broadus, Peter Gunn, Joseph McDonald, Alfred Edward Ottewell, Richard Phillips Ottewell, and Henry Marshall Tory.
M-1277-(11-12) Correspondence. -- January-June 1920. -- Re academic work at the University of Alberta; plans for a Master's thesis; work with the Writers' Club; his wife's social activities; and plans for a second year. Includes correspondence with or about Professor Edmund Kemper Broadus, Horace Harvey, Emily Murphy, University of Alberta Faculty Club, and the Women's Canadian Club.
M-1277-(13-14) Correspondence. -- July-December 1920. -- Re academic work at the University of Alberta; writing activities; plans for further education; clippings on his work; and articles by the Writers' Club. Includes correspondence with or about Banff National Park, Alpine Club of Canada, Dr. Robert George Brett, Clover Bar Epworth League, Peter Gunn, montaineering, Alexander Cameron Rutherford, Henry Marshall Tory, University of Alberta Faculty Club, and Arthur Oliver Wheeler.
M-1277-(15-16) Correspondence. -- 1921. -- Re writing activities; social life in Edmonton; course in New York; trip through Montreal and Ottawa; and problems at the University of Alberta in the fall term. Includes correspondence with or about Perren Baker, Canadian Authors' Association, John Murray Gibbon, Byron Harmon, Nellie McClung, Emily Murphy, Frank Oliver, Henry Marshall Tory, University of Alberta Writers' Club and the Women's University Club.
M-1277-19 Journal. -- 1921-1922. -- Re holiday with family and interviews with old timers near Go Home Bay; visit to Montreal; search for legends in Edmonton; and journey home to Toronto.
M-1277-(21-23) Northern Review articles. -- 1921. -- Consists of original manuscripts written by members of the University of Alberta Writers' Club, with corrections and comments by Paul Wallace.
M-1277-24 Newspaper clippings. -- 1921. -- Re the life of Joseph McDonald (1835-1921).
M-1277-25 Newspaper clippings. -- 1921-1922. -- Re articles by members of the University of Alberta Writers' Club.
Series 2 Photographs. -- [ca. 1912-1920s]. -- 81 photographs

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PA-1524 Farming and general views of Youngstown; postcards of Mount Robson; and members of the Alpine Club in Banff. -- 1915-[1920s]. -- 37 photographs
PA-3968 Alpine Club of Canada photographs. -- 1912-1913, 1915. -- 30 photographs and 1 sketch
NA-2664 Russian settlement near Skaro, Alberta. -- [ca. 1912-1914]. -- 3 photographs
NA-2696 Mountaineering, Mount Robson, Youngstown area, Alpine Club members, and Swiss guide. -- [ca. 1912]-1916. -- 10 photographs
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