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Nicholas Morant with tripod and camera gear in train tunnel, ca. 1980 - ca. 1985. Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Nicholas Morant fonds (V500/I/C1/8/PA-26).


Excerpt from Catharine Robb Whyte's journal, 1952. Quoted in: Whyte, Jon. "Pete 'n' Catharine - Their Story". Banff: The Whyte Foundation, 1980, p. 127. Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, reference copy.

Fry, John. "A Photographic Treasure." Skiing Heritage Journal (June 2007): p. 6-15.

Godsell, Philip H. "To the attack! Bare fists against a grizzly". Forest & Outdoors Magazine (July 1941): p. 214-216.

Garden, John F. "Nicholas Morant's Canadian Pacific". Revelstoke: Footprint Publishing, 1991.

Kundert-Cameron, Elizabeth. Shortened adaptation of "A Talk Without Words", original slideshow by Nicholas and Ivy Morant (ca. 1950). Adaptation produced 2011. Musical accompaniment is recording by Nicholas Morant of "Gymnopédie" no. 1 and no. 2 by Satie, performed by Boston Symphony Orchestra with conductor Serge Koussevitzky (1949).

Lang, Michale. "Bears: Tracks Through Time" (Chapter 6, "Attacks and Near Misses"). Banff: Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, 2010.

​"Nicholas Morant fonds". Archives Society of Alberta: Alberta on Record. Accessed January 2019.

Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies. Recorded excerpt of August 10, 1950 interview with Nicholas Morant discussing 1939 bear attack (Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds, S37/15). Published to YouTube 19 July, 2010. 

Sources and Acknowledgements

This digital exhibition was made possible through the support of the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies Archives and Library. The content used in this exhibition was drawn from the Whyte Museum's collection of over 50,000 photographs by (or featuring) Nicholas Morant, as well as his personal scrapbooks and albums. 

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