The collection contains transcripts of interviews done by John Rawlings with David Boore and Judy (Lovelace) Boore, Herbert
C. DeStaebler, Nicholas B. Clinch, Henry Kendall, Alfred W. Baxter, Bea Vogel, Betsy (Swann) Crowder, Gilbert Roberts, Irene
Beardsley, Mary (Sherril) Baxter, Rowland Tabor, Russell Van Dyke, Theodore (Jack) Weicker III, and Ulf Ramm-Ericson. Also
included are source tapes from the interviews. The following taped interviews have been transcribed: R. W. Tabor, Gilbert
J. Roberts, Betsy Crowder, Alfred Baxter, Herbert C. DeStaebler, David Boore, Mary Sherrill Baxter, Russell Van Dyke, Irene
Beardsley Ortenburger, and Nicholas Clinch. The following taped interviews have not been transcribed: Gloria McConnel, Scott
Davis, Mike Roberts, Nancy Bickford Miller, Steven D'Hondt, Ned MacKay, Roger Gocking, Jim Moore, and Meredith Ellis Little.
The Stanford Alpine Club was one of America's prominent college climbing clubs. Its identity was forged in the crucible of
Yosemite Valley's smooth, steep granite. Members made important contributions to the development of modern Yosemite rockclimbing
technique and helped carry the lessons learned to the world's great ranges. Coeducational membership was another factor distinguishing
the SAC from the longer-established and better-known eastern clubs, and a tradition of "manless climbing" dated from the club's
1946 inaugural year.
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