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Cliff Fenner Fonds

  • FEN
  • Fonds
  • 1949-2002

Photographs and accompanying notes, correspondence, tests, and invoices taken by Clifford Fenner during his career as Park Supervisor for Garibaldi Provincial Park. Clifford was an avid outdoors explorer, a mountaineer, and a distinguished professional photographer. He was appointed Park Supervisor for Garibaldi Park early in 1953.

Personal Information

Series contains textual documents, slides, and a print related to the life of Clifford Fenner - portraits of him, biographical details, tourist and membership cards, survey results, job details, and obituary.

Mountain Man article

"Mountain Man" article by Austin Henderson about Cliff Fenner's life, photography, and involvement with Garibaldi Park. Article is from the Vancouver Province B.C. Magazine.

Biography

Short biography of Clifford Fenner about his interest and career in photography.

Glass Slides

Photographs of mountaineering and other mountain adventures in Garibaldi Provincial Park, the Cariboo Range, Coastal British Columbia, and the United States.

There is 1 slide that was removed from broken glass (0093) and another that is not a glass slide (0099).

These slides seem to be colour-coded through using tape to frame the slides:
Blue is the Garibaldi region.
Yellow or Red seem to be other areas in British Columbia, and possibly Washington, but for different years (red = 1949, yellow = 1950).
Green indicates areas in the United States, such as Arizona and Colorado.

There are some slides that have 2 different tape colours.

Slides

Photographs taken by Clifford Fenner from his work in Garibaldi Provincial Park and his travels in British Columbia, the United States, and Colombia.

Slides 2

Photographs of an avalanche, hikers, Black Tusk, Garibaldi Lake, a cabin buried in snow, skiers, snowshoeing, a ptarmigan, ski touring, a photographer, a snowfield, sunsets, an A-frame house, a snowman, ski gear, and a skier on top of a buried cabin.

Slides 5

Photographs of a cabin buried in snow, ski touring at Black Tusk and Garibaldi Mountain, a photographer near Garibaldi Mountain, Garibaldi Mountain, hikers on scree slope, a hiker in a meadow at Black Tusk, a ski track, a skier with gear looking into a tunnel, hikers on top of a rock formation, a helicopter on grass with a building and trees behind, Garibaldi Lake covered in snow, a yellow boat on Garibaldi Lake, and hikers on a mountain ridge.

Garibaldi Park B.C.

File contains 1 large print of 10 photographs of Garibaldi Park that include a cabin, skiing, photography, and laundry hung outside.

Each photograph has a label with the code "BGR" and a number from 12-141 or 59-66.
Labelled on back as "Garibaldi Park B.C." and has 2 stamps of Fenner's address at the time: "1010 Keith Road West Vancouver, B.C.". «

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