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1980-1999

Photographs of Whistler's municipal council (Pat Carleton, Kris Shoup, Sid Young, Terry Rodgers, Mark Angus, Doug O'Mara), Ski Esprit, the Vancouver Ski Team, Umberto's Cup Airline Challenge ski race, Ken Wesman paintings, the opening of Le Gros (Pascal Tiphine's restaurant), Whistler Village, catskiing, a party at Roundhouse Lodge celebrating the opening of its new deck, the opening of The Keg restaurant, the Longhorn Saloon & Grill, portraits, group portraits, the fire department outside the Fire Hall, paramedics and emergency services, trampolining at Adventures West for Toni Sailer Summer Ski Camp, sailing and canoeing on Alta Lake, avalanches, signs, Peak Chair, Whistler Bowl, street entertainment in Whistler Village, Whistler Peak, Crystal Ridge, Crystal Ridge Hut, and Whistler Express Gondola.

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.

Negatives 090-126

Photographs of "SKI Whistler Mountain' brochures from Garibaldi Lifts Ltd., duty schedule, correspondence, beach volleyball on the mountain, Pat Carleton launching the first chair at the opening of Blackcomb Mountain, an excavator, portraits, village construction, Rob Boyd, Sid Young, and ski racing.

Negatives 567-573

Photographs of Whistler Mountain employees, and Pat Carleton launching the first chair on the opening day of Blackcomb.

Newspapers

Newspaper articles collected by Arv Pellegrin about Whistler, with a focus on real estate and resort development.

Olympic Games Planner

A daily calendar and planner entitled "A Local's Guide to the 2010 Olympic Games". It includes tips for planning around the Olympic Games, as well as information on how access the events and torch relays, with a focus on February and March of 2010. It also includes maps and information on what's happening in and around Whistler is 2010, a short history of the Olympic journey, and interesting facts. The planner is divided into Live, Work and Play sections to provide locals with helpful information.

Table of Contents:
4-9 Journey to the Games: A Dream Realized
10-11 January Tips
12-13 February Month at a Glance
14-69 February Day-by-Day
70-71 March Tips
72-73 March Month at a Glance
74-92 March Day-by-Day
93-104 Live: Living the Dream, Local Tips, Top 3 Q & A, The Important Stuff, The Ultimate Daypack, Transportation
105-114 Work: Living the Dream, Local Tips, Top 3 Q & A, The Important Stuff, Transportation
115-147 Play: Living the Dream, Local Tips, Top 3 Q & A, The Important Stuff, Local Involvement, Torch Relays, Other Cultural Events, Transportation.
148-153 Maps
154-156 Details (Useful phone numbers, websites and glossary.

Prints 051-058

Photographs of the cover of Skier's Magazine for September/October 1963 showing Willy Schaeffler and Franz Wilhelmsen at Whistler Mountain, the village during construction, Mayor Pat Carleton opening Blackcomb Mountain for business at 9am on Thursday, December 4, 1980 (He cut the ribbon attached to a chair on Lift #2 with a chainsaw), Pat Carleton giving the first chair of skiers on Blackcomb a push, Franz Wilhelmsen and Jim McConkey posing at Whistler Mountain with a few others, Late construction stages of Tyrol Lodge, and a kids ski camp on Whistler Mountain.

Saturday, November 7, 1981 Page A1/A13

The front page of the Weekend Sun from Vancouver on Saturday, November 7, 1981. A two page article entitled "'Aspen North' : Everything's There But Snow" about the first season after the Village was built. It also covers foreign interest in Whistler, housing prices, resort development, and overcrowding.

Sunday February 21, 1982 Page 3

A full page article from The Magazine newspaper on Sunday, February 21, 1982 on page three. The article is entitled "Now here's the $24- million question: Will the world be wowed by Whistler?" The article previews the World Cup Downhill race featuring the Crazy Canucks, the promotion of Whistler as a world class resort, and the real estate development taking place in Whistler Village..

Textual Documents & Ephemera

Letters from Eldon Beck and Mr. Mike Vance, coordinator, planning and design of Whistler Village Land Co. Ltd. Includes various designs and sketches, as well as the initial statement of concept for Whistler Village.

Whistler Village Report issues:
Oct. 1979: articles on the progress of construction in Whistler and the 1988 Olympic bid.
Dec. 1979: pictures and articles on the development of Whistler Village. Includes a picture of mayor Pat Carleton at construction site.
Jan. 1980: articles on phase two of Whistler Village construction.
Mar. 1980: articles on the development of the Mountain Inn Hotel and Whistler Resort Centre.
Apr. 1980: articles on the process of construction in Whistler Village.
July 1980: article on Arnold Palmer and Ed Seay's visit to Whistlers' new golf course. Palmer and Seay designed over 75 golf course in United States and assisted in the development of the Whistler Golf Course.
Feb. 1981: article called 'Whistler - finally a reality'.

Whistler News issues including articles on events and developments in Whistler with maps and pictures from 1979-1980, as well as a summer edition from 1980 including articles on the new 'Resort Centre', getting to Whistler by road, Blackcomb Mountain, and the 'Championship golf course for Whistler'.

"Bank eyes Whistler aid." [1983]: article by William Boei on Whistler's financial troubles and the loan negotiations with the Royal Bank.

"Gold plate to be dropped at Whistler." Jan. 11, 1983: article from The Province by Barbara McLintock on scaling down the Conference Centre in Whistler due to initial overspending on the project.

Whistler Area Map/Lost Lake Park Map: two black and white maps on one sheet from 1979 or 1980.

Poster of Whistler Village from 1979 or 1980.

Whistler Mountain and Blackcomb Mountain trail maps from the 1980-1981 winter season.

2 Whistler pamphlets from the early 1980s

Whistler Village parking guide from the early 1980s including a plan of Whistler with a list of lots in Whistler Village and their developers.

Whistler Tenant Graphics Guidelines from 1979, containing rules on free standing signs, projecting signs, wall signs, canopy signs, marquee signs, window signs, and special purpose signs.

Whistler Economic Effects Study Update from Dec. 1979. Report covers the economic effects of several developments in Whistler. Prepared by Urbanics Consultants Ltd. for Whistler Village Land Co.

Parking Policy and Construction Program for Whistler Village from 1979: a draft outlining anticipated demand and supply of surface and covered parking and to propose construction programs for parking structures. Compiled by Sutcliffe Griggd Moodie, development consultants to mayor and alderman, Resort Municipality of Whistler.

A draft on design guidelines for Whistler Village by RMOW, Sept. 26, 1978.

Beck, Eldon

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