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Guide to the Rendez-vous Hautes Montagnes : files and journal, 1968-1994
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Description
Correspondence, organizational files, and the journal, 1969-1984. Includes Beardsley's research notes and typescript about the history of American women's mountaineering, ca. 1970, that was to have been used in von Reznicek's 2nd edition of VON DER KRINOLINE ZUM 6 GRAD, but which was not printed.
Background
Organization formed in Engelberg, Switzerland, by Felicitas von Reznicek in 1968 to encourage women's climbing. Irene Beardsley was the American delegate. The group organized international climbs and an annual meeting, and through their biannual publication, "Rendez-vous-Journal," facilitated contacts between women mountaineers and reported significant climbs and expeditions.
Extent
.5 linear ft. (1 manuscript box)
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.
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