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Whistler Mountain Ski Corporation
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1978-1988

Photographs of group and closeup portraits of skiers, skiing, skiing in costume, chairlifts, ski equipment, snowmen, mini putt, paragliding, windsurfing, Snowcat groomers, film crew, swimming, sunbathing, mascots, a man in a business suit and ski gear, a man dressed as Santa Claus, children playing with snowballs and snowmen, children walking with a husky (dog), tobogganing, musicians, drinking and dining, Whistler Mountain, Blackcomb Mountain, Franz's Run, and various events. Photographs also include Stephanie Sloan, Dave Murray, Bob Dufour, Tom Simister, Andreas Kikaukau, Rick Bowie, Darryl Bowie, Terry Bunny, Pamela Brown, Glenn Ashton, Nancy Greene Raine, Al Raine, Bruce Watt, Isobel and Don MacLaurin, Lorne Borgal, Franz Wilhelmsen, Tim Gluck, Laurie Graham, the Silver Streak, and Doc Fingers (musician).

This file consists of previously labeled files "Box 2 File 5" and "Box 3 File 1."

Originally labeled "Box 2 File 5" was accompanied by a typed and printed piece of paper that reads, "Originally in an envelope marked: / Powder close up / Old stock / Steph (presumably Stephanie Sloan) / Gordie / Dean / Others"

Originally labeled "Box 3 File 1" was accompanied by a typed and printed piece of paper that reads, "Faces" [title given by the creator] / Mainly skiing pictures. Includes pictures of Al Raine; Nancy / Greene, Bruce Watt with his avalanche dog, Radar; Isobel and / Don MacLaurin; Steve Podborski; Lorne Borgal; Franz / Wilhelmsen. / Large number of skiing in costume pictures, also a number of / photographs of models skiing, including kids. / A small number of summer shots including hiking and mini golf."

These accompanying pieces of paper are included in the newly organized file as to identify original context and order.

Beautiful British Columbia Magazine Winter 1986

The Beautiful British Columbia Magazine from winter 1986, with and article entitled "Whistler Village" from pages 4-11. The article is about the development of Whistler as a ski resort from somewhere difficult to get to where skiers had to be experts, into a busy resort. It covers accommodation offerings, activities available, the variety of ski runs, and transportation options. Numerous photos are included showing skiers, accommodations, restaurants and chairlifts.

Nancy Greene papers

Folder 1 - 'Resort Municipality of Whistler Official Community Plan' (1982).

Folder 2 - 'Whistler Mountain Community Plan Geotechnical Investigation' (1974).

Folder 3 - 'Resort Municipality of Whistler Zoning Bylaw #303' (1983).

Folder 4 - 'Whistler: Development of a Resort' (1984).

Folder 5 - 'Recreation Resources of the Alta Lake Region' (1975).

Folder 6 - Parks and Recreation referendum program (1984).

Folder 7 - 'Whistler/Blackcomb Mountain Winter Recreation Climate' (1975).

Folder 8 - 'Proposed Major Ski Development Blackcomb Mountain, Whistler' (c.1970's).

Proposal 1 - 'Resort Municipality Financing Study' (1988).

Proposal 2 - '1976 Winter Olympic Games' preliminary investigation (1968).

Proposal 3 - 'The Whistler Mountain Area: An Overview of the Role of Government' (1973).

Proposal 4 - 'Resort Municipality of Whistler Community Facility Study' (1985).

Proposal 5 - 'Whistler Village Accommodation Analysis' (1985).

Proposal 6 - 'Planning for the Squamish-Lillooet Region' (1970).

Proposal 7 - 'Squamish-Lillooet Outdoor Recreation Study: Summary and Recommendations' (1976).

Proposal 8 - 'Whistler Mountain Development Plan: Real Estate' (1987).

Proposal 9 - 'Blackcomb Mountain Financial Proposal' (1978).

Proposal 10 - 'Whistler Economic Profile' (1986).

Proposal 11 - 'Development Summary for the Whistler Village Town Centre' (1978).

Proposal 12 - 'Whistler Village Accommodation Analysis' (winter 1984/85).

Proposal 13 - 'Whistler Long Term Recreation Master Plan: Phase Two' (1984).

Proposal 14 - 'Whistler Village Accommodation Analysis' (summer 1985).

Proposal 15 - 'Resort Community of Whistler: Update '76 Community Plan' (1976).

Proposal 16 - 'Whistler Village Accommodation Analysis' (winter 1985/86).

Proposal 17 - 'Whistler Village Accommodation Analysis' (winter 1983/84).

Proposal 18 - 'The Brandywine Inn' (1982).

Proposal 19 - 'Garibaldi Development Study Report No.9' (1976).

Proposal 20 - 'Resort Municipality of Whistler: Recreation Master Plan' (1980).

Proposal 21 - 'Whistler Village Land Company: A Development Opportunity' (c.1982).

Proposal 22 - 'Whistler Mountain Area: Community Development Study' (1974).

Proposal 23 - 'Whistler Town Centre: A Development Proposal for a Town Centre for the Resort Municipality of Whistler' (1976).

Proposal 24 - 'Whistler Town Centre' Executive Summary (1976).

Proposal 25 - 'Blackcomb Mountain Ski Development: Proposal Call for a Proposed Alpine Ski Development on Blackcomb Mountain in the Resort Municipality of Whistler' (c.1977).

Proposal 26 - 'Whistler Sales Tax Survey' (1985/86).

Proposal 27 - 'Gondola Area Study: Report Extract' (1985).

Proposal 28 - 'Gondola Area Study: The Resort Municipality of Whistler' (1985).

Negatives 127-151

Photographs of a man pointing to a map, a 'Big Old Softie' Whistler Mountain advertisement, a Whistler Mountain Ski Corporation plaque, and other brochures.

Post-it reading 'Property of Ski Esprit' attached.

President's Report

A President's Report for the Whistler Museum and Archives from January 26, 1989. The report covers various topics including upgrades to the museum space, new staff, an Exhibit Design workshop, ordered photographs and photographs taken of museum artifacts, fundraising nights, newspapers being collected in the archives, donations and written accounts from early settlers received by the museum, an Open House at the museum, the arrival and work of summer student Sally Mitchell, a display at the Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner, grants received by the museum, memberships sold, and the Society of the Whistler Express official opening, as well as a thank you to the board members. The report is singed by the President Florence Petersen.

Slides

  • GRI-01-07-54
  • File
  • April 1983 - February 1988
  • Part of Greg Griffith

Photographs of a man in ski gear and a business suit carrying skis and walking away from a house, skiing, skiing in costume, group portraits of skiers, and a child wearing a Whistler Mountain hat. Some costumes include a duck, a chef, and a man wearing a boob hat.

Slides

Photographs of skiers, skiing in costume, two children and a husky pulling a toboggan, and portraits of Whistler Mountain employees.

WMSC Collection: Donated 1989

Photographs taken by Whistler Mountain Ski Corporation (WMSC) photographers of Whistler Mountain ski area and other events and activities in the Whistler area.

WMSC Numbered Series

Slides depicting aerial views, chairlifts and gondolas, Whistler Village, Meadow Park Sports Centre, Myrtle Philip School, Whistler Mountain Ski Corporation's 1989 Proposed Development of Olympic Run, and other resort and mountain development subjects.

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