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Animal Booklets

3 pamphlets about the mammals [1] of the Alta Lake Region of South-western British Columbia and birds [2] of the Alta Lake region, British Columbia.

Development

Materials relating to the development of Adventures West, including maps, development plans, and promotional material.

Documents

Documents donated by the Racey family regarding the RMOW's Heritage Plan, Gondola Area Study, the building of Highway 99, and the procurement and maintenance of their plot of land near Wayside Park on Alta Lake. Donated by Alison Apps (nee Racey).

History of Alta Lake Road Book

Notes and reference material used by Florence Petersen to create her book entitled "The History of Alta Lake Road." Most of the material comes from forms filled out by current residents about how they purchased their property and what drew them to the Whistler area.

Magazines

Articles include information on Myrtle and Alex Philip opening Rainbow Lodge, the development of the resort on Blackcomb Mountain, grand hotels at resorts like the Chateau Whistler, driving the Sea to Sky Highway, living in Whistler, summer activities, Bosa Development Corp. building Blackcomb Mountain, how Blackcomb Mountain's previous season went, and development of hotels on Blackcomb Mountain.

Negatives

Photographs including but not limited to Whistler Mountain; Blackcomb Mountain; Whistler Village development; skiers; portraits; golfing; Alta Lake Community Club; logging; cycling; running; baseball; soccerMyrtle Philip; Toni Sailer; Matt White; Mark Angus; Dave Murray; Miss Pemberton Princess Parade; lakes; rivers; Creekside; Town Centre Construction; Great Earth Snow Water Race; Construction; Roundhouse; Pierre Elliott Trudeau; Grouse Mountain Vancouver; freestyle skiing; World Cup of Downhill; Skiing; Podborski; Weasel Workers; Winterhawks Hockey Team; Slush Cup; Rotary Club; Myrtle Philip Elementary School Christmas Party; Gondola Barn; Alpine Building Whistler Mountain; South Face of Whistler Mountain; roads; Lift Evacuation Practice; car accidents; Schmuck Pictures; Fashion Show Ski; Ski Swap; Garibaldi Building Supplies; Mayor Pat Carleton; windsurfing; Alta Lake; kayaking; Lift Installation - Whistler Mountain; Eldon Beck; Slalom Pro Race; Myrtle Philip School; running; town planning; firemen; Jim McConkey; Motor Racing; Curling; Fire Hall; Cross-Country Skiing; Whistler Creek Lodge; Snowblowers; Karate; Basketball Team; Cheerleaders; Ski Racing; Bill Vandersam; Gary Watson; Pat Carleton; Green Chair; Green Lake; Seaplane; Halloween; Church on the Mountain; Nairn Falls; Town planning and construction of Whistler; Windsurfing; Squamish Loggers' Day; Wayside Park; Bikers; Brandywine Falls; Cheakamus Challenge; Lorne Borgal; weddings; Half Marathon; Fall Festival; Midsummer Festival; car accidents; snowmen; Myrtle Philip Elementary School; Highway 99; pub; Don MacLaurin; Sid Young; Paul Burrows; Gary Athans; Alpine Meadows; Nordic; Creekside; Pemberton; Rotary Club; pub nights; drinking; musicians playing; Christmas; Halloween; Easter

Photo Envelopes

Photographs including but not limited to construction of Town Hall, squatters at Jordan's Lodge, kayaking, Ski Patrol, the Pemberton rodeo, flood damage, skiing on Whistler Mountain, hang-gliding, Gelandesprung ski jump contest, competitive downhill ski races, recreational skiing, Tokum Corners, Toad Hall, windsurfing on Alta Lake, canoeing and kayaking on the River of Golden Dreams and Alta Lake, the avalauncher gun, avalanche control, the Pacific Great Eastern train, train tracks, maintenance, and during a snowstorm, fishing on Alta Lake, Gondola Barn in Creekside, chairlifts on Whistler Mountain, Roundhouse, Nancy Greene Summer Ski School, Molson World Cup Downhill 1984, landscapes of Whistler, Pemberton, Mount Currie Rodeo, salmon-smoking, and parties at Jordan's Lodge on Nita Lake.

Photographs

Photographs of skiing on Whistler Mountain and in April of 1966, including photographs of the Red Chair and T-Bars, a helicopter landing on the ski hill, and views of the Whistler Valley lakes, creeks, and surrounding mountain ranges.

Photographs

Series consists of photographs of Toni Sailer Summer Ski Camps, Dave Murray Summer Ski Camps, and related events such as dinners, picnics, and parties. Also included are a smaller number of photographs relating to Mount Seymour, where donor Alex Douglas lives and worked.

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