Entity Type:
Alpine Club
General statement about the institution:
Formed in 1857 The Alpine Club has amassed a valuable collection of historic material comprised of archives, artefacts and printed collection relating to its members and their activities. The Library catalogue and Archive catalogue are available online. Work is in progress to produce a Photo Library Catalogue and to digitise the AC records. Further information about the Alpine Club is published in its official history "Summit - 150 years of The Alpine Club", by George Band, 2006.
Mountain Heritage collections:
Access conditions:
Contact details:
Librarian or Honorary Archivist
Postal address:
55 Charlotte Road, London
Telephone number:
020 7613 0755
Email address:
library@ alpine-club.org.uk or archives@alpine-club.org.uk
2006-08-06 00:00:00
Maxine Willett
Access Points:
Alpine Club
Alpine Club Journal
Alpine Regions
Related Items:
B005 : Early Travellers in the Alps
B009 : The Climbers - A history of mountaineering
B019 : Alpine Club Journal
B020 : Alpine Club Journal Indexes
B041 : On high hills : Memories of the Alps
B042 : Approach to the hills
B046 : Bregaglia East
B047 : Bregaglia West
B086 : Playing the Man - a biography of the Mountaineer Captain John Percy Farrar D.S.O
B091 : The Alps in 1864
B102 : K Fellfarers and High House
B145 : The Artists of the Alpine Club - a biographical dictionary
B381 : Mountain Madness
C003 : The Pinnacle Club Journals 1924-2008
C004 : The Rucksack Club Journals 1907-2011
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