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The New Digital Database is Live!

Updated: Dec 16, 2019

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Banff Winter Carnival, trampoline, [between 1903 and 1942], Byron Harmon/photographer, Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Byron Harmon fonds (V263/I/A/I/A /NA-3950)

Have you ever wondered if we have any photographs of the Banff Winter Carnival in our Archive collection? Or what is held in the Heritage collection vault?


Now without leaving the comfort of your

home you can find out!


Heritage Vault

In October 2019, the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies launched a new online collections database. Heritage objects, Art, Archives and the Special Collections Library (including the Alpine Club of Canada Library) are now all searchable through one easy portal!


To go directly to our online collections database visit us here


Screenshot of Research and Collections Database

There are over 94,944 records to search and browse, with new records added to the database regularly always check back to see what new materials there are to be discovered!



[Peter and Catharine with unidentified woman], [ca. 1930 to ca. 1936], Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds (V683/III/A/5/PA-91)

There are over 46,400 images from the Archive collection available for purchase online for personal or commercial use–so please explore and enjoy!


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