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Alta Lake Plane Crash Fonds

  • WA_1998_037
  • Fonds
  • 1935

Photocopied portfolio of photographs and newspaper clippings of Alta Lake plane crash (1935). Each page contains information regarding the plane crash that claimed the life of R.W. Brock and three others shortly after taking off from Alta Lake (Whistler), BC on July 30, 1935. The 13 pages of information includes pictures taken shortly after the crash depicting how the plane landed nose down on a stump. The impact of the nose dive and subsequent crash onto the stump resulted in a force which ripped the engine from its mounts causing the engine to fall onto its occupants, crushing two of them on impact, including R.W. Brock, and claiming the life of the other two occupants shortly thereafter.

Arts Whistler Fonds

  • WA_2016_083
  • Fonds
  • 1968-2017

Documents and photographs produced by or relating to Arts Whistler (formerly the Whistler Arts Council) and Millennium Place {Maury Young Arts Centre).

Bob Barnett

  • BBARN
  • Fonds
  • 1979-2008

Materials donated by Bob Barnett from various events in Whistler, including posters from the Saudan Couloir Ski Race Extreme, the Shell Cup Canadian Championships, the Vachon Cup, Molson World Cup Downhill, Whistler Ski Classic, Todd Brooker Ski Challenge, Alpine Wine Festival, Alpine Wine & Dine, the opening of the Peak 2 Peak Gondola, and the 40th anniversary of Whistler Mountain and 25th anniversary of Blackcomb Mountain. There are also advertising posters from LANGE boots and Elan Skis.

Brad Nichols

  • NICH
  • Fonds
  • 1995-2020

Materials gathered by Brad Nichols, including volunteering handbooks for Whistler Blackcomb Events and Whistler Mountain Bike Park from 2017 and 2018, an invitation to the Illuminate Gala at the Audain Art Museum in 2019, the 1995 Greg Stump VHS mountain biking film "Pulp Traction", and a WORCA Toonie Race tentative schedule from 2020 which never came to fruition due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Geoff Pearce

  • WA_2019_037
  • Fonds
  • 1976-2006

Materials gathered by Geoff Pearce during his time in Whistler, including between 1976 and 1986 as Clerk-Treasurer for Whistler's first municipal council (RMOW). Documents include Official Community Plan drafts and revisions, an Resort Municipality of Whistler Newsletter, a Commercial Accommodation Market Survey & Analysis, and a Whistler Blackcomb Vacation Guide.

Greg Griffith

  • GRI
  • Fonds
  • 1969-2007

Original slides, transparencies, negatives, contact sheets, and prints of photographs taken by Greg Griffith, local photographer and owner of Mountain Moments Photography. The photographs are chiefly of skiing, snowboarding, mountain scenery, aerial shots, Whistler Village, skiing and snowboarding competitions (including the Molson World Cup Downhill), summer sports, freestyle skiing and snowboarding, heli-skiing, heli-boarding, and hotels and condominiums. The collection also includes photographs of well-known Whistler residents, historical moments in Whistler (such as the opening of Blackcomb Mountain, the construction of Whistler Village, squatter culture), and various events in Whistler.

Kerry & Ginny Dennehy Fonds

  • WA_2015_023
  • Fonds
  • 2000-2015

A collection of books, pamphlets, publications, photographs, and other items relating to the Dennehy's reception of the Order of British Columbia, newspaper articles, events , finances, and letters demonstrating the Dennehy family's involvement and initiatives to bring funds, resources, and awareness to mental health in Canada through The Kelty Patrick Dennehy Foundation.

Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) Fonds

  • RMOW
  • Fonds
  • 1959-2020

Reports and studies from the Resort Municipality of Whistler that relate to the planning and development of Whistler Village, the resort municipality, the gondola area, and the Sea-to-Sky region between Squamish and Pemberton. The documents broach subjects including ecology, resort development, the environment, transportation, heritage, schools, architecture, sustainability, and municipal politics. Also includes photographs of RMOW events and a public art catalogue.

Photographs of events held in Whistler run in-part by the Resort Municipality of Whistler.

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.

Sea To Sky Youth Action Committee Fonds

  • WA_2016_055
  • Fonds
  • [c. 1990s]

Documents and photographs relating to several events and programs for mountain biking and cycling, hosted in part by the Sea To Sky Bike Club and the Sea To Sky Youth Action Committee.

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