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Barry O'Donohue Fonds

  • WA_1998_041
  • 1974-1983

Whistler area map from 1974 and cross-country ski guide for Whistler Mountain from 1984.

WA_98_41_01: Whistler area map from 1974. Stored In the Research Room Box ID no. D001A.
WA_98_41_02: Cross Country Ski Guide from 1983 titled "Cross Country Skiing at Whistler Mountain". Stored In the Research Room Box ID no. D001A.

This fonds record has been transferred from old FileMaker Pro records, and as such, may be missing information and may not entirely adhere to RAD.

Tara Duncan Fonds

  • WA_2000_031
  • Fonds
  • 1991 - 2000

Whistler and Blackcomb Mountain Employee Handbooks from 1991-2000.

001: Blackcomb Employee Handbook 1993 / 1994.
002: Blackcomb at Whistler Employee Handbook 1991 / 1992.
003: Whistler Mountain Employee Handbook 1996 / 1997
004: Whistler Blackcomb Employee Handbook 1999 / 2000.
005: Whistler Blackcomb Employee Handbook 1998 / 1999.
006: Whistler Blackcomb Employee Handbook 1997 / 1998.
007: Blackcomb Employee Resource Guide 1995 / 1996.
008: Blackcomb Employee Resource Manual 1994 / 1995.

This fonds record has been transferred from old FileMaker Pro records, and as such, may be missing information and may not entirely adhere to RAD.

Betty Woollard Clarke Fonds

  • WA_2011_041
  • Fonds
  • 1912 - 1945

Photographs donated to the museum by Betty Woollard Clarke from her early years in the Whistler area.

001: Photograph of Grace Woollard and Grace Archibald on the Cheakamus trail, 1912.
002: Photograph of Grace Woollard on the steamship coming to preempt #279 parcel on the east side of Alta Lake. Inscription on verso reads: "Preemptor no 279"
003: Postcard with postmark/cancellation at Alta Lake BC 1 Aug 1917 and another at 6.45 29 Aug 1917 and a cancelled Canada Postage stamp. Postcard addressed to Mrs Charles Woollard. Reads: "Aug 1st, 17, remember how your horse balked at this spot once? Dolly arrived yesterday, hope you enjoy your holiday in the north and will be able to get...[unfortunately the last line has been cut off]." The recto of the postcard shows Cheakamus Canyon, the text on the postcard reads "536 Cheakamus Canyon, near Watson BC, Pacific Great Eastern Rly, Photo by C Bradbury". The sender of the postcard has marked a point on the canyon with an "x" and has written "where we rode, an excellent picture.".
004: Christmas Card with photograph of some lakeside cabins. Text on the front reads: "Alta Lake, "Mt Whistler" McDermott Cabins" and "Merry Christmas". On the verso is written "1928".
005: Photograph of a cabin completely submerged by snow. Inscription on the verso reads: "Snow! The cabin, 1944 / 45".
006: Photograph of Grace Woollard standing on a path cleared of snow. The snow on either side of her reaches above her head. Inscription on the verso reads "Snow as it used to be! Grace Woollard 1944/45"
007: Photograph of the school children and their teacher Betty Woollard (wearing a hat) standing outside the school building in the snow. The inscription on the reverse reads "Alta Lake School, 1937."
008: Photograph of a group of people waiting for the train at Alta Lake station. The inscription on the verso reads "1937, L to R, Bill Bailiff, Mr and Mrs Racey, Ed Droll, Betty Woollard, Larry, Flo and Bob Williamson, (children?)."

Peak 2 Peak Fonds

  • WA_2012_005
  • Fonds
  • 2008-2009

Papers relating to opening day of the Peak 2 Peak gondola on December 12, 2008.

The donors, Andy and Florence Petersen were nominated by the community to be on the first Peak 2 Peak gondola ride from Blackcomb to Whistler along with twenty other citizens of Whistler.

The fonds includes:
Press release from Whistler Blackcomb announcing the names of the first riders, December 2, 2008
Press release from Whistler Blackcomb announcing details of the launch ceremony, December 4, 2008
Peak 2 Peak launch day itinerary
Information from Whistler Blackcomb's website relating to the launch, 9 December 9, 2008
One-day Whistler Blackcomb complimentary pass
Press cuttings
Peak 2 Peak fact sheet
International Ropeway Review Special on the Peak 2 Peak gondola, December, 2008
Brochure about the Peak 2 Peak entitled "Visonaries: Whistler Blackcomb and the Peak 2 Peak Gondola."

Also included is information on the first riders on the other gondola riding from Whistler to Blackcomb. The riders in this gondola earned their places by donating to local charities. The email includes a list of all the riders in this second gondola.

Rick Flebbe Fonds

  • WA_2012_006
  • Fonds
  • [1986-1995]

Photographs of the Whistler area taken by local photographer Rick Flebbe.

001: Lower Joffre Lake
002: Bridge of Sighs, Rainbow Park
003: Rafting on Green River
004: Whistler Resort and Rainbow Mountain
005: Blueberry Hill and Rainbow Mountain
006: Lost Lake Cross Country Skiing
007: Beverly Lake and Rainbow Mountain
008: Whistler Express Gondola on Whistler Mountain
009: Rainbow Park
010: Whistler Resort and Rainbow Mountain
011: Meadow Park
012: Ridge Walk on Blackcomb Peak
013: Alpine Meadows

014: Cheakamus Glacier from Blackcomb Mountain

  • All the titles come from the plaques that the photographs were displayed with at the Crystal, except for the ones with asterisks, which are missing their plaques. The plaques are stored with the photographs.

Flebbe, Rick

Eric Wight

  • WA_2013_010
  • Fonds
  • 1971-2003

Hiking maps, Mountain bike trail maps, Whistler Village maps and directories, pamphlets related to Whistler Backroads Mountain Bike Adventures, correspondence with Eric Wight, T-shirt and logo design mock-ups, and newspaper clippings related to mountain biking and hiking.

Renate Bareham (nee Ples) Fonds

  • WA_2013_013
  • Fonds
  • 1964 - 1966

Skiing ephemera and publications, including:

  • Austrian Ski School booklet.
  • Whistler Mountain Snow Report, 1963 to 1964.
  • Excerpts from Ground Search Manual.
  • Garibaldi Olympic Development Association documents.
  • Western Canada Skier, 1963; 1966.
  • Northwest Skier, 1963.
  • Newspaper Section on Whistler from the Vancouver Sun, October 10, 1980.

This fonds record has been transferred from old FileMaker Pro records, and as such, may be missing information and may not entirely adhere to RAD.

Wendy Morrison Fonds

  • WA_2014_005
  • Fonds
  • 1979-1982

Photographs of ski racing on Whistler Mountain in the 1970s and roller-skiing, with accompanying artefacts including ski badges, a Garibaldi Lifts summer camp pass, and a Shell Canadian Championship racer access pass. Many of the photographs are portraits of skiers with the individual pictured labelled on the back.

Rosemary Malaher

  • WA_2015_011
  • Fonds
  • 1997-2020

Photographs, postcards, and pamphlets from the Millennium Reunion 2000 celebrations for the year 2000 in Whistler, a video on adaptive skiing, and promotional materials relating to restaurants in Whistler.

Colin Pitt-Taylor

  • WA_2015_013
  • Fonds
  • 1968

Group photograph of Robert Scherle, Eugene Rickli, Muffy, Maureen Rickli, Peter Wittwer, Debie Wyndham (nee), and Hans Steiner at the top of the T-bar on Whistler Mountain in winter, 1968.

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