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Alta Lake Community Club fonds

  • CA WMA 1987_002
  • Fonds
  • [1923]-[1967]

Papers of Alta Lake Community Club comprising:

Folder 1 - Alta Lake 'Community Weekly Sunset' and 'Alta Lake Echo' newsletter 1959 v.2 no.1 to v.2 no. 38 (v.2 no. 18, 30 missing) Several issues distributed in v.2 have '?' as to the issue number. 'Alta Lake Echo' newsletter 1961 v.4 no.1 to v.4 no.9. 'Alta Lake Echo Special Edition.' Ratepayers open letter from the President January 25, 1967. 'Alta Lake Owl' January 24, 1967. 'Alta Lake Echo' 1960 v.3 no.1 to v.3 no.36. 'The Alta Lake Community Reminder' v.1 no.1 to v.1 no.42 with a 'History of Alta Lake: Dedicated to Alta Lake School' dispersed within various editions.

Folder 2 - Film and movie correspondence for the Alta Lake Community Club - Alta Lake Community Club library holdings and acquisitions - Bylaws and Constitution.

Folder 3 - Photocopies of Newspaper clippings related to the Alta Lake Community Club events in Whistler. Contains actual newspaper clippings as well.

Folder 4 - PGE Railway. Alta Lake School/Alta Lake Community Club land lease and rental receipts - Alta Lake Community Club agendas and minutes documentation (appears to be draft copies).

Alta Lake Community Club book of minutes.

Folder 5
Alta Lake Community Club business correspondence addressed to Mr. and Mrs. Philip, receipts, debit notes, freight bills, bills of lading, note from Betty Woods re: wedding cake, letter from Fred Woods declining gifts from Community Club, letter from Fred Woods discussing the possibility of making Alta Lake membership free, letter to Myrtle from J. Bailiff, Alta Lake Community Club By-laws and Constitution, Alta Lake Community Club letterhead envelopes, Canadian Bank of Commerce cheques.

Folder 6
Alta Lake Community Club business correspondence addressed to Mr. and Mrs. Philip, receipts, debit notes, freight bills, bills of lading, cheques, directions and guides (carpentry and hardware), bankbook, letter of resignation from [Nadia Bisson], letter from Fred Woods requesting cake and sandwiches for dance, receipts and letters re: piano and gramaphone and phonograph for Community Club

Folder 7
Community Club safety duplicating receipts, money order book, 2 receipt books, small lined logbook, burgundy community club meeting logbook, black meeting roll book, cash book, tabbed exercise books (2)

There are two other accessions found in the collection at a later date that also belong to this fonds:

WA_2009_011: Set of original newsletters put out by the Alta Lake Community Club, 1958-1961 including 'Community Weekly Sunset', 'Community Weekly Reminder and 'Alta Lake Echo'.

WA_2009_017: Recipe book produced by Alta Lake Community Club, Whistler, B.C. entitled 'Mountain Cookery'. Edited and coordinated by Joan Gross. Printed by Whistler Printing and Publishing Co. Ltd. c1960s-1970s.

Alta Lake Community Club

Alta Lake School Board fonds

  • CA WMA 1987_003
  • Fonds
  • 1930-1980

Records of the Alta Lake School Board including:

'The Alta Lake School Gazette' photocopied editions from 1939.

Folder 1 - School District #48 miscellaneous correspondence regarding history and potential shut down in 1971 - British Columbia Department of Education Annual Reports for Alta Lake School (1934 to 1936).

Folder 2 - Alta Lake School insurance policies (1930s) - PGE Railway and Alta Lake School land lease agreement (1933) - Myrtle Philip school board insurance correspondence.

Folder 3 - 'Philosophy and Organization of Secondary Education in the Howe Sound Secondary School' presentation report (1968) - Miscellaneous correspondence - School board minutes (1976/77) - Thank you cards.

Folder 4 - 'Squamish Ethnobotany' report (1972) - Teachers and principals Bulletin No. 1 School District #48 (1973).

Folder 5 - High school graduation ephemera.

Folder 6 - British Columbia Department of Education Alta Lake School inspection reports (1930s) - Myrtle Philip correspondence regarding Alta Lake School (1930s).

Folder 7 - British Columbia Department of Education Alta Lake School inspection reports (1930s) - Teacher reports and salary contracts concerning Miss Margaret Partridge (1930s) - Medical inspections of Alta Lake School (1930s) - Bookstore and miscellaneous receipts - Alta Lake School textbook usage reports. Various correspondence.

Folder 8 - Receipts and correspondence pertaining to the building and foundation of Alta Lake School.

Folder 9 (Envelope 1) - Photograph of declaration to Myrtle Philip in recognition of pioneering and settling.
'Informational Report prepared for Howe Sound School District #48: Secretarial and Clerical Help [and] Auxiliary School Personnel' (1969).
Copies of The Alta Lake School Gazette (1939).

Alta Lake School

Barr Fonds

  • BARR_2011_042
  • Fonds
  • [1927]-1938

Photographs belonging to Ross and Alison Barr documenting their life at Parkhurst sawmill on Green Lake, Whistler. One comic poem about Parkhurst.

George Benjamin Fonds

  • Benjamin
  • Fonds
  • [1968-1991]

Photographs including but not limited to the Canadian Garibaldi Championships [1968], freestyle skiing, avalanche patrol, First Aid Ski Patrol, chairlifts, Pacific Great Eastern train, Toad Hall, helicopter landings, kayaking, Zube's Mushroom House, marijuana growing, the Crazy Canunks in Aspen, Franz Wilhelmsen skiing in 1982, Whistler aerials, Tokum Corners, summers at Lost Lake and Nita Lake, George Benjamin's family, construction of Town Hall, squatters at Jordan's Lodge, flood damage and landscapes, Pemberton rodeo, skiing on Whistler Mountain, hang-gliding, Gelandesprung ski jump contest, competitive downhill ski races, recreational skiing, windsurfing on Alta Lake, canoeing and kayaking on the River of Golden Dreams, avalauncher gun, Pacific Great Eastern maintenance and train during a snowstorm, fishing on Alta Lake, Gondola Barn in Creekside, chairlifts on Whistler Mountain, Roundhouse, Nancy Greene Summer Ski School, World Cup 1984, landscapes of Whistler, Pemberton, Mount Currie Rodeo, salmon smoking, and a party at Jordan's Lodge on Nita Lake.