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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.

Awards

Awards and honours Franz Wilhelmsen received and was nominated for throughout his life, inlcuding:

  • Canadian Ski Hall of Fame
  • Man of the Year
  • Freeman of Whistler
  • Order of British Columbia
  • Jim Marshall Award
  • Canadian Tourism Medallion
  • Franz's Run and Franz's Chair
  • BC Sports Hall of Fame (W. A. C. Bennett Award)

Freeman of Whistler

Papers related to Franz Wilhelmsen being named a Freeman of Whistler, including:

  • Certificate naming Franz Wilhelmsen a Freeman of Whistler
  • Letter from Trevor Roote to the Resort Municipality of Whistler requesting the creation of a register recording the names of those people named Freeman of Whistler. Includes biographies of Freemen such as Myrtle Philip, Garry Watson, Alan E. Raine, Franz Wilhelmsen, Trevor Frederick Roote, William Patrick Carleton, and R.H. Drew Meredith.
  • Letter from Trevor Roote to his fellow Freeman informing that Chester Jones was not listed in the Freeman register.

Hetherington Fonds

  • WA_2012_007
  • Fonds
  • 1976-1981

Items donated by John and Joyce Hetherington, including a poster of an artist's conception of Whistler Village presented to John Hetherington (RMOW Councillor at the time) on the occasion of the Founders Club Dinner on May 15, 1981, and an account ballot for the 1976 municipal election where Pat Carleton was voted into office as mayor.

Week of December 23, 1981

Photographs including but not limited to Blackcomb Mountain; ski gear; awards; skiers; party balloons; Whistler Skiers' Chapel; Creekside; ski races; drinks
Appears in December 23, 1981 issue:
02-232-6. Pg. 3. Caption: [bottom] The latest in practical fashion. Meg Davies shines in her new plastic bag ... compliments of Blackcomb. Well, at least it keeps you dry no matter what.
02-232-13. Pg. 7. Caption: Jamie Kurlander excepts congratulations from Mayor Pat Carleton after winning both races in the Subaru Pro Series.
02-232-28. Pg. 8. Caption: [bottom middle] Tami Wick, 8 year-old, Emerald Estates.
02-232-21. Pg. 13. Caption: [left] Dave Patterson, John Clothier and Bill McCance -- winners of a trip to Aspen in the Whistler Village Championship ski race.
02-232-33. Pg. 26. Caption: Charlie "The Scribe" McClain presents Al Davis and Geoff Hesthemer with plaques over their dead bodies.

Week of December 6, 13, 1978

Photographs including but not limited to Alpine Building at Whistler Mountain; Skiing; Chairlifts; Lodge; Myrtle Philip School; dinner event; Squamish RCMP; T-bar bowl; Red Chair; car accident; Ridge Run; Pat Carleton; logging truck accident; municipal skating rink;
Photographs 040-056 show the Citizen of the Year ceremony with Drew Meredith, Wendy Meredith, Pat Carleton, and Grace McCarthy present.

December 13, 1978 issue:
02-028-20. Pg. 1. Caption: New Whistler Council elect share a joke with Judge S.M. Toy. Alderman Horsey, Judge Toy, Mayor Carleton, Alderman Young, and Alderman Raine. Missing was Alderman Watson.
02-028-11. Pg. 3. Caption: Only at Whistler -- local top-hatted chimney sweep at work in the snow!
02-028-24. Pg. 4. Caption: The new municipal skating rink recently constructed adjacent to the school.
02-028-22. Pg. 8. Caption: New district staff members of the Squamish R.C.M.P. detachment, Cst. C. Doherty and Cst. R.W. Krenz.
02-028-26. Pg. [12] or back cover. Caption: Whistler skiing December, 1978 style. Making a few turns at Rainbow!
December 6, 1978 issue:
02-028-08. Pg. 1. Caption: The T-Bar bowl with the "Little Red" Chair in the foreground. Saturday Dec. 2/78.
02-028-42. Pg. 3. Caption: Municipal 4X4 tries to get motorist out of ditch on Thursday.
02-028-02. Pg. 3. Caption: The new service building on the top of Whistler Mountain. The "Little Red" Chair runs past it.
02-028-06. Pg. 6. Caption: The Rotary Exchange students on the steps of the Roundhouse.
02-028-60. Pg. 8. Caption: All smiles! John Howells (left) receives the Citizen of the Year award from Paul Burrows while Drew Meredith looks on.
Pg. 9-10 are missing.
02-028-37. Pg. 11. Caption: Low cost housing! The Blue Goose now located in Whistler Village!
02-028-43. Pg. 13. Caption: Thursday was not a good day for some! On the left, Squamish Freightways truck tangles with the school sign.
02-028-35. Pg. 13. Caption: While the concrete curbing on the right was taken out by persons unknown early on Thursday morning.
02-028-27+38. Pg. 14. Caption: Mrs. Lawrence presents awards to Shylo Mekerson (left) and Andy Naylor while they proudly display their posters.
02-028-05. Pg. [16] and back cover. Caption: The Way It Is -- View from the Roundhouse looking towards a rather bare Ridge Run on Whistler. Saturday, Dec. 3/1978.

Week of December 6, 1982

Photographs including but not limited to gym class at Myrtle Philip School; awards; skis; Christmas with Whistler Choir; dancing; children dancing in costumes; car accident; Pat Carleton; Al Raine; Peter Alder; Sid Young; Whistler Village; ocean views; waterfall; river rapids; road construction; Squamish Youth Chorale singing at Myrtle Philip School; Howe Sound School Board awards; Western Days at Myrtle Philip School; Myrtle Philip School library
Appears in December 9, 1982 issue:
02-290-9. Pg. 1. Caption: A young batch of new skiers shapes up for the slopes under the rigorous command of ski shop owner Jim McConkey, who put them through their paces Dec. 6.
02-290-229. Pg. 3. Caption: [top] Highways crews clear up the debris left by a Dec. 3 rock slide on Highway 99 near M Creek.
02-290-17. Pg. 3. Caption: [bottom] Mayor Mark Angus is sworn into office by Municipal Clerk Kris Shoup-Robinson at Council's inaugural meeting Dec. 6.
02-290-139. Pg. 5. Caption: Whistler's new trustee Bob Mallett is sworn in by Secretary Treasurer of the Howe Sound School Board Don Ross at the Dec. 1 inaugural meeting of the board.
02-290-28. Pg. 6. Caption: Ski shops are well stocked with the latest in ski designs for the 1983 ski season.
02-290-50. Pg. 7. Caption: [top] Members of the Squamish Youth Chorale put on a stirring performance for Whistler residents Dec. 4 at Myrtle Philip School.
02-290-55. Pg. 7. Caption: [bottom left] Squamish Youth Chorale.
02-290-36. Pg. 7. Caption: [bottom right] Squamish Youth Chorale.
02-290-149. Pg. 8. Caption: Slim and Margaret Foughberg open a gift presented to Slim for his service to the Howe Sound School Board. Together they have served Howe Sound continuously (except for two years) since 1946.
02-290-88. Pg. 9. Caption: [top left] You can throw it ...
02-290-85. Pg. 9. Caption: [top right] You can blow it ...
02-290-77. Pg. 9. Caption: [bottom left] you can dump it ...
02-290-150. Pg. 9. Caption: [bottom middle] you can jump it ...
02-290-74. Pg. 9. Caption: [bottom right] or else you can ignore it and simply stay at home.
02-290-53. Pg. 10. Caption: Shepherds sing about the new saviour's birth in the Squamish Youth Chorale's performance of "The Glory of Christmas" at Myrtle Philip School, Saturday, Dec. 4.
02-290-72. Pg. 11. Caption: Young cowboys contemplate a life on the range while watching square dancing at Myrtle Philip School Western Days Tuesday, Nov 29.
02-290-59. Pg. 13. Caption: Myrtle Philip School library helpers enjoy a well-earned lunch. Irene Pope, Judy Fosty, Kelly Maxwell and Candy Rusted. Missing is Mrs. Demidoff.
02-290-1. Pg. 14. Caption: [left] Pauline LePatourel, Typesetter/Secretary, Alpine Meadows.
02-290-34. Pg. 14. Caption: [middle] Dennis Waddingham, Village Store Owner, Whistler Cay.
02-290-157. Pg. 20. Caption: Mac Pac Ad left. Alpine Meadows.
02-290-155. Pg. 20. Caption: Mac Pac Ad right. Nesters

Week of July 13, 1982

Photographs including but not limited to podium; construction; windsurfing Alta Lake; rafting; mass; bridge; cycling road race; hotel interiors; children's activities; hiking; river; horses
Appears in July 22, 1982 issue:
02-278-148. Pg. 8. Caption: [top] Delta Mountain Inn's General Manager John Pope surveys the main lobby of the hotel as workmen add finishing touches.
02-278-162. Pg. 9. Caption: [top] The guest rooms at Mountain Inn feature luxurious appointments, including original artwork. This one was decorated in tones of royal blue with beige and rose bright lights.
02-278-198. Pg. 13. Caption: [top] Rain or shine, kids can have fun.
02-278-183. Pg. 13. Caption: [middle] Rain or shine, kids can have fun.
02-278-206. Pg. 13. Caption: [bottom left] Rain or shine, kids can have fun.
02-278-185. Pg. 13. Caption: [bottom right] Rain or shine, kids can have fun.
Appears in July 15, 1982 issue:
02-278-15. Pg. 3. Caption: Crunch and gobble -- out goes the old wooden bridge over Miller Creek to make way for the new culvert. Westside Road was closed Tuesday, July 13 to allow for the construction.
02-278-24. Pg. 5. Caption: In honour of the first annual 'sailpast' of the newly formed 'Whistler Yacht Club', Commodore Jan Holberg takes the salute as the motley array of boats passes the reviewing stand on July 12.
02-278-40. Pg. 6. Caption: With the families and godparents gathered together, Rev. Ed Wallace recites the baptism service to the Roberts family (left) and the MacKenzies on the occasion of the christening of their children on July 10.
02-278-8. Pg. 7. Caption: [top] Top three finishers in the Molson Whistler Bike Race step up and take their bows after a tough two days of riding. From left to right are second-place finisher Tom Broznowsxi, first-place Ross Chafe, and third-place Beau Pulfer.
02-278-123. Pg. 7. Caption: [middle] Molson Whistler Bike Race
02-278-113. Pg. 7. Caption: [bottom left] Molson Whistler Bike Race
02-278-94. Pg. 7. Caption: [bottom right] Molson Whistler Bike Race
02-278-173. Pg. 8. Caption: Under a Rest lifted their voices in perfect harmony to give Whistlerites a taste of a cappella singing on Friday, July 9.
02-278-60. Pg. 9. Caption: Phil Anderson of West Point Cycles could have stolen the show in the Celebrity Race with this two-star wheelie. Celebrities, including Whistler's Mayor Pat Carleton tested their skills on similar race vehicles during the Sunday afternoon race.
02-278-64. Pg. 14. Caption: [left] Ash Dhanani, Sales Rep, Burnaby.
02-278-61. Pg. 14. Caption: [middle] Jean Doench, Teacher, Toronto.
02-278-54. Pg. 14. Caption: [right] Ellen Hodge, Federal government employee, Port Coquitlam.

Week of September 23, 1980

Photographs including but not limited to construction; roads; awards; Pat Carleton; passenger train; cars; kayaking; railway tracks
Appears in September 25, 1980 issue:
02-163-17. Pg. 1. Caption: [top] Looking up the liftline under Blackcomb's Lift Number Two portal tower.
02-163-56. Pg. 1. Caption: [bottom left] Bennett poses with some Myrtle Philip students
02-163-54. Pg. 1. Caption: [bottom right] While (right) Mayor Carleton accepts a plaque commemorating the visit.
02-163-30. Pg. 3. Caption: Resort Centre site will soon be shut down for winter until spring.
02-163-5. Pg. 4. Caption: [left] Trench where cable was struck causing last week's short power outage.
02-163-11. Pg. 4. Caption: [right] Steve Smeridge, Animal Control Officer.
02-163-89. Pg. 5. Caption: [top] Top: Kayak is totally submerged at this portion of the course.
02-163-72. Pg. 5. Caption: [bottom] Bottom: Doing an 'ender' on a hole for fun after the competition.
02-163-75. Pg. 6. Caption: [right] [Squatter's cabin] until last Sunday when it burned to the ground.
02-163-94. Pg. 7. Caption: Garibaldi's Brian Allen whips through the foam of the Cheakamus in the B.C. Kayak Championships.
02-163-66. Pg. 8. Caption: [top] Chris Stethem
02-163-16. Pg. 8. Caption: [bottom] The Blackcomb Daylodge with Lift One in the distance.
02-163-14. Pg. 9. Caption: [bottom] While (below) crews hydro-seed the Blackcomb Access Road.
02-163-26. Pg. 10. Caption: [top] Franz and Annette Wilhelmsen admire new Whistler' pin while Hastings West president Ken Tolmie, Peter Alder and Trudi Salmhofer look on.
02-163-19. Pg. 10. Caption: [bottom] Peter Alder presents the plaque to Mr. & Mrs. Wilhelmsen.
02-163-34. Pg. [16]. Caption: [top right] B.C. CABINET AT WHISTLER (left) Mayor Carleton greets Premier Bill Bennett and Labour Minister Allan Williams as they get off the train.
02-163-46. Pg. [16]. Caption: [bottom right] (Below) The Mayor shows the Town Centre off to (l to r) Health Minister McLelland, Premier Bennett, Mrs. Aubrey Bennett, Provinicial Secretary Hugh Curtis, & Labour Minister Allan Williams.

Wilhelmsen fonds

  • WIL
  • Fonds
  • [1950s?]-1998

Documents, photographs, films, and other graphic material relating to the career, accomplishments, interests, and family life of Franz Wilhelmsen, including:

  • Awards and honours he received
  • Organizations and Corporations he ran or was involved with
  • Personal photographs
  • Newspapers and magazine articles
  • Personal and professional correspondence
  • VHS Videos