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Finding Aid to the Sierra Club Mountain Registers and Records, 1860-2005, 1860-2008
BANC MSS 71/293 c  
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Description
Contains the Sierra Club Mountaineering Committee records, artifacts including register containers, and mountain registers mainly from California summits of the Sierra Nevada.
Background
The Mountaineering Committee was formed in 1932 with Francis P. Farquhar as its chairman. Initially it planned to compile and index a list of early ascents and summit records of the Sierra Nevada. Later the Committee was also engaged in documenting mountain register records and adding historical notations to climbing routes.
Extent
Number of containers: 26 cartons, 2 oversize boxes, 1 oversize folder Linear feet: 33
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 94720-6000. Consent is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html.
Availability
Collection is open for research.