MB: living and writing the early days of parks canada

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Explore the items in the MB Williams collection. Ranging from audio interviews, to photos, to personal correspondence.

  • This is a 1963 edition of MB's 1948 book, itself a close replica of her 1920s guides.

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  • At 176 pages, this is really more of a book than a tourist guidebook; parks commissioner JB Harkin had to defend its size and expense to his superiors. In its production design and its detailed examination of Jasper past and present, it is one of theā€¦

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  • This 1928 guidebook about the Saskatchewan park includes a foreword credited to Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King - but written by MB Williams. Her name would be removed entirely from the 1935 edition.

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  • This guidebook from around 1930 offers a more concise exploration of Jasper National Park.

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  • The scenic trail between Lake Louise, Alberta and Golden, British Columbia is the jumping-off point for a fawning tribute to the automobile. This is the 1930 edition of a guidebook first published in 1927.

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  • Focusing on the southern Alberta park that shares a border with Montana's Glacier National Park, this travel guide is from around 1927.

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  • A compact, beautifully-photographed guide to the new highway that vastly improved automobile travel in the Rocky Mountain parks.

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