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Wilhelmsen fonds
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Awards

Awards and honours Franz Wilhelmsen received and was nominated for throughout his life, inlcuding:Canadian Ski Hall of FameMan of the YearFreeman of WhistlerOrder of British ColumbiaJim Marshall AwardCanadian Tourism MedallionFranz's Run and ...

BC Sports Hall of Fame Inductees

VHS tape entitled "SportsHall Showtape" featuring various stories about all the inductees and honourees of the BC Sports Hall of Fame for that year, including: Franz Wilhelmsen, Rick Hanson, Orland Kurtenback, etc.

British Columbia Sports Hall of Fame

Papers relating to the induction of Franz Wilhelmsen into the British Columbia Sports Hall of Fame. At his induction Franz was the recipient of the W.A.C Bennett Award. File includes:Letters congratulating Franz on his induction to the BC Sports H...

Canadian Ski Hall of Fame

Papers related to Franz Wilhelmsen’s induction to the Canadian Ski Hall of Fame, including:Various letters to Franz congratulating him on his induction to the Canadian Ski Hall of FameLetter from Canadian Ski Hall of Fame advising him of his induc...

Canadian Tourism Medallion

Papers related to Franz Wilhelmsen’s reception of the 1983 Canadian Tourism Medallion, for his development of Whistler Mountain and the successful bid to bring the World Cup Downhill competition to Whistler. File includes:A letter from Claude Rich...

Correspondence

Correspondence to and from Franz Wilhelmsen, including:A Christmas cardLetters from people doing research about Whistler’s historyLetters of congratulationsA list of contacts, complete with addresses

Family Videos #1

VHS tape entitled "Special Memories 1 of 2" containing Franz Wilhelmsen's home videos, featuring boating, water skiing, family vacations, falconing, the Soda Creek Ferry, Franz fishing in a river, a car gondola, the Fraser River, Al...

Family Videos #2

VHS tape labeled "Special Memories 2 of 2", containing Franz Wilhelmsen's home videos, featuring water skiing, swimming in an indoor pool, Franz building with two boys, canoeing, hunting, fishing, skiing at various mountains, family...

Family Videos #3

VHS tapes labeled "Tape 2 Reels 5-8" containing Franz Wilhelmsen's home videos, featuring skiing at various mountains, family vacations, hunting, horseback riding, Vancouver shipyards, sailing near the Gulf Islands, family events, a...

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