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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.

Molson World Downhill 1982 Magazine

The Molson World Downhill (Whistler Mountain, February 27, 1982) magazine.
Table of Contents:
2 Canadian Alpine Ski Team
3 Premier's Message
4 Mr. Eric Molson's Message, Dr. Peter Andrew's Message
6 Acknowledgements
8 Organizing Committee, World Cup Rules, Schedule of Events
10-11 World Cup to Date
13 Competitors Picture Page
15 Ken Read Story, "This is Whistler" Section
18 The Course
20 1981 Final World Cup Standings
22 Skiing for Medals, National Team Coach John Ritchie
26 The Competitors
28 Race Results Chart
28 How to Watch the Race

Includes information on the story of the World Cup Race, the World Cup rules, the Schedule of Events, past World Cup results, the top competitors, an article on the resort town of Whistler, and article on downhill skiing by Ken Read, map of the course, an article about Molson skiing and information about how and where to watch the race.

The Province

A half page article from The Province newspaper published Sunday November 8, 1981 on page A4. The article is entitled "Peak in Sight for Whistler." The article is about whether or not Whistler has been oversold as a world class resort, unfinished resort developments, the dangers of Highway 99 and low real estate activity.

Sunday November 8, 1981, Page A4

A half page article from The Province newspaper published Sunday November 8, 1981 on page A4. The article is entitled "Peak in Sight for Whistler." The article is about whether or not Whistler has been oversold as a world class resort, unfinished resort developments, the dangers of Highway 99 and low real estate activity.

Commercial Accommodation Market Survey & Analysis - March, 1982 - Whistler Village Land Company Limited

Commercial Accommodation Market Survey & Analysis put together by Ernst & Whinney for the Whistler Village Land Company Limited in March 1982. The report's purpose is stated to review skier visit forecasts, review the proposed commercial construction buildout, analyze winter and summer visitor potentials, and evaluate the resulting guest and occupancy figures in Whistler.

Table of Contents:

  • Transmittal Letter
  • Conclusions (includes Whistler Village, Skier Trends, Accommodation Base, and Market Development sections)
  • General Assumptions
  • Chart #1 - Summary of Skier Visits (includes Scenario I - Average BC Ski Growth - 6% and Scenario II - Destination Market)
  • Chart #2 - Annual and Cumulative Planned Rental Units and Beds by Location
  • Chart #3 - Annual and Cumulative Planned Rental Units and Beds by Type
  • Chart #4 - Winter Occupancy Scenario
  • Chart #5 - Summer Occupancy Scenario
  • Appendix - Persons Contacted

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

Week of November 18, 1981

Photographs including but not limited to broken road; cleaning; driving; police; dinner; mountain views; car accidents; restaurant; drinking; construction
Appears in November 17, 1981 issue:
02-197-61. Pg. 1. Caption: [left] Looking good big old Softie...
02-197-64. Pg. 1. Caption: [right] ...and you too, Blackcomb with your new coats of snow.
02-197-20. Pg. 3. Caption: Oops -- didn't think that telephone pole looked like that last night. This one took a nose-dive in the early morning hours of Saturday, November 14, knocking out power in the southern part of the municipality for several hours. B.C. Hydro said that the rain-soaked earth was at the root of the problem.
02-197-86. Pg. 4. Caption: Dept.of Highways worker stands on one of the 44,000 lb. concrete beams that will make up the base of the Bridge at River of Golden Dreams.
02-197-47. Pg. 8. Caption: [top left] Chris Speedie, Whistler Cay.
02-197-46. Pg. 8. Caption: [top middle] Rita Knudsen, St. Anton's Village
02-197-43. Pg. 8. Caption: [top right] Murray R. Dawson, Alpine '68.
02-197-45. Pg. 8. Caption: [bottom left] Kevin Rose, Nesters Road.
02-197-49. Pg. 8. Caption: [bottom middle] Iole De Carlo, Emerald Estates.
02-197-48. Pg. 8. Caption: [bottom right] Rocco, Alta Vista.
02-197-14. Pg. 11. Caption: It was the last breakfast -- a fitting occasion for Jan Systad to serve son Christopher. Champagne poured with the orange juice as friends bid farewell to the five-year tradition of the Cookhouse.
02-197-36. Pg. 12. Caption: Back to offer you Chinese culinary delights, one Edmond Wong and crew of the Alta Lake Inn. (l to r) Law, Tse, Kwang -- your cooks; Gilbert, president; Peni, waitress; Edmond; and Jeannie, waitress.
02-197-80. Pg. 13. Caption: John and Kris Robinson with Bernie and Donna Hauschka at the re-opening of Beau's.
02-197-25. Pg. 14. Caption: Al Raine displays his broadjumping skills for sons Charlie and Willie, an unidentified family friend and the family dog.
02-197-101. Pg. 15. Caption: [top] Oh happy days -- frosted slopes and free season's passes from each mountain. Roland Kentel (left), president of Whistler Athletic Society, was pleased to present Rod MacLeod with a pass to Whistler and Cheryl Devine with one to Blackcomb for their top efforts in raising money for the Terry Fox Marathon of Hope, Rod raise $1,260 and Cheryl raised $1,134.
02-197-28. Pg. 15. Caption: [bottom] Constable Gordon A. Sims has just joined the Whistler Detachment after 6 1/2 years in North Vancouver.
02-197-39. Pg. 19. Caption: Treasurer Gary Raymond plays at the keyboard of the municipality's new $60,000 Basic MAI system 210 computer. The system is capable of printing 150 lines per minute and storing up to 14 million characters. Tax accountant Kathy Hicks and MAI system analyst Gene Wong look on.
02-197-7-8. Pg. 20. Caption: Aftermath of recent flooding. Lost Lake Trail cut in two by raging water at Beaver Dam tree.

Week of February 3, 1982

Photographs including but not limited to ski line-ups; Willie Whistler; dogs; mountain views; chairlift; ski races; helicopters; heli-skiing; band playing; Anniversary party; restaurant; JB's; cross-country skiing; snowmobile; Whistler Mountain Ski Corporation plaque; Tapley's first anniversary; Marnier Classic; Nordic junior championship; roof of Hearthstone
Appears in February 4, 1982 issue:
02-223-144. Pg. 1. Caption: With no time wasted, Alderman Terry Rodgers considers Bylaw 274 at his first public meeting Monday, Feb. 1.
02-223-85. Pg. 3. Caption: [top] Al Raine receives congratulations and the "Freeman of Whistler' scroll from Mayor Pat Carleton.
02-223-92. Pg. 3. Caption: [bottom] Former Alderman John Hetherington, who came from Invermere to be at the party of Al Raine.
02-223-121. Pg. 5. Caption: Four-year-old Justin Adams will be trying to beat the municipal sign bylaw by keeping on the move. Justin says he'll use his earnings to buy a toboggan.
02-223-104. Pg. 8. Caption: [top left] Dave Roberts, Hotel Manager, Gondola Area.
02-223-110. Pg. 8. Caption: [top middle] Greg Griffith, Photographer, White Gold Estates.
02-223-112. Pg. 8. Caption: [top right] Rod Macleod, Construction Worker, Brio.
02-223-115. Pg. 8. Caption: [bottom left] Rod Mallinson, Caretaker, Whistler Cay.
02-223-106. Pg. 8. Caption: [bottom middle] Laura Watt, Clerk, Whistler Cay.
02-223-113. Pg. 8. Caption: [bottom right] Michael D'Artois, Hotelier, Whister Village.
02-223-142. Pg. 12. Caption: Alta Vista residence under heavy blanket of snow.
02-223-79. Pg. 14. Caption: Roland Kentel, John Reynolds, and Jeff Fisher toast Tapley's first anniversary with glasses of bubbly.
02-223-72. Pg. 15. Caption: Jack Lavin and Gary Koliger know what they like -- cold beer and good music. Lavin and Koliger were playing at the Creek House but will be sitting in with Doc Fingers at the Brass Rail for the rest of the week.
02-223-151. Pg. 16. Caption: Kim Nishikawara (left), Al Foreman and Steve Cross (right) doing what they do best.
02-223-52. Pg. 19. Caption: Mogul skier makes like an ostrich during Marnier Classic on Whistler Mountain.
02-223-134. Pg. 24. Caption: Two workers shovel snow off the roof of the Hearthstone.
02-223-168. Pg. 26. Caption: [bottom] The brass plaque commerating the opening of the North Side lifts will be displayed form the base of the Village Chair.

Week of July 19, 1982

Photographs including but not limited to housing interiors; construction; outdoor patio; Al Raine; Chamber info book; Blackcomb summer operations; chairlift; gondola; mountain views; bridge; Wedgemount; Garibaldi Provincial Park; Camp Rainshine
Appears in July 22, 1982 issue:
02-277-145. Pg. 1. Caption: [right] Twelve months later, window washers shine up the building for its July 23rd opening.
02-277-150. Pg. 3. Caption: [top] Workers repair damage done to the Lillooet bridge, which received unwanted alterations Tuesday from a truck too tall for a bridge too small.
02-277-46. Pg. 3. Caption: [bottom] Debbie Cliffe, Whistler's new postmistress, has a smiled that would send any mail happily on its way. Cliff was formerly the assistant postmistress in Field, B.C. She has been handling her Majesty's Royal Mail since 1975.
02-277-139. Pg. 5. Caption: Halt! A barrier blocks the drive of an Alpine Meadows residence after ditching crew passed by.
02-277-144. Pg. 7. Caption: Hanging high, window washers polish up the Delta Mountain Inn for its July 23rd opening.
02-277-35. Pg. 8. Caption: [bottom] Executive Chef David Hammonds readies his kitchen in preparation for the opening of Twigs, the casually elegant new restaurant in Delta Mountain Inn. Hammond, received his trainging in England, has had the opportunity to serve royalty, including Queen Elizabeth.
02-277-73. Pg. 9. Caption: [bottom left] Not sculpture, but the art deco upholstered chairs in Twigs' holding bar, a spider-like perspective of a chandelier and and eight-armed oak hanger ready to hold your coat.
02-277-79. Pg. 9. Caption: [bottom middle] See caption above
02-277-66. Pg. 9. Caption: [bottom right] See Caption above.
02-277-147. Pg. 10. Caption: Rotarians enjoy their Bravery Luncheon July 16. They were guests of Delta Mountain Inn, which was giving its Twigs Restaurant staff a taste of the dining room in action.
02-277-57. Pg. 11. Caption: Whistlerites enjoy some of the gourmet treats served by the Gourmet, which recently completed its patio eating area outside in the Rainbow building in Sunshine Place.
02-277-55. Pg. 12. Caption: [left] Lance Fletcher, Co-owner of Stoney's, Fitzsimmons Building.
02-277-49. Pg. 12. Caption: [middle] Keith Inkster, Manager Blackcomb Lodge, Blackcomb Lodge.
02-277-47. Pg. 12. Caption: [right] Don Beverley, Public servant, Alpine Meadows.
02-277-132. Pg. 14. Caption: Virginia Meachin enjoys an early morning cup of java with two hikers who joined her Saturday hike down Whistler Mountain.
02-277-136. Pg. 18. Caption: Fresh off the assembly line is the Municipality's 4x4 multi-purpose truck. Among other chores the vehicle will tackle the job of plotting Whistler streets this winter.

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