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Freeman of Whistler

Papers related to Franz Wilhelmsen being named a Freeman of Whistler, including:

  • Certificate naming Franz Wilhelmsen a Freeman of Whistler
  • Letter from Trevor Roote to the Resort Municipality of Whistler requesting the creation of a register recording the names of those people named Freeman of Whistler. Includes biographies of Freemen such as Myrtle Philip, Garry Watson, Alan E. Raine, Franz Wilhelmsen, Trevor Frederick Roote, William Patrick Carleton, and R.H. Drew Meredith.
  • Letter from Trevor Roote to his fellow Freeman informing that Chester Jones was not listed in the Freeman register.

Wilhelmsen fonds

  • WIL
  • Fonds
  • [1950s?]-1998

Documents, photographs, films, and other graphic material relating to the career, accomplishments, interests, and family life of Franz Wilhelmsen, including:

  • Awards and honours he received
  • Organizations and Corporations he ran or was involved with
  • Personal photographs
  • Newspapers and magazine articles
  • Personal and professional correspondence
  • VHS Videos

Awards

Awards and honours Franz Wilhelmsen received and was nominated for throughout his life, inlcuding:

  • Canadian Ski Hall of Fame
  • Man of the Year
  • Freeman of Whistler
  • Order of British Columbia
  • Jim Marshall Award
  • Canadian Tourism Medallion
  • Franz's Run and Franz's Chair
  • BC Sports Hall of Fame (W. A. C. Bennett Award)