Fonds F0661 - Deer Lodge Hotel fonds

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CA ACU GBA F0661

Title

Deer Lodge Hotel fonds

Date(s)

  • [ca. 1940s] (Creation)

Level of description

Fonds

Extent and medium

12.5 cm of textual records

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Name of creator

Administrative history

In 1921 Louis S. Crosby, 1887-1967, of Banff, Alberta opened a log tea house, called the Lake Louise Trading Company, at Lake Louise. In 1925 six guest rooms were added to provide overnight accommodation. By 1928 Deer Lodge, as it was renamed, had expanded to 29 guest rooms. It later grew to 75 rooms. The hotel was open only during the summer. Louis' son, Fred L. Crosby, 1913-1982, managed the hotel for many years. In 1969 his brother, Robert S. Crosby, 1921- , took over management. In 1981 it was sold and became part of Canadian Rocky Mountain Resorts.

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Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gift of Crosby Brothers Ltd., 1981.

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Scope and content

The fonds consists of registration cards (ca. 1940s) and guest account book (1945).

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No restrictions on access.

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The material is in English.

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No finding aid.

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