Guide to the Stanford Alpine Club Records

compiled by Stanford University Archives staff
Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
June 2011
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Overview

Call Number: SC0611
Creator: Rawlings, John, 1950-
Title: Stanford Alpine Club records
Dates: circa 1946-2000
Physical Description: 5.75 Linear feet (12 boxes)
Summary: This collection contains subject files organized by John Rawlings during the research for his book THE STANFORD ALPINE CLUB (Stanford, CA, Stanford University Libraries/CSLI Publications, 1999) as well as original materials contributed by club members. Included are correspondence, photographs, maps, articles, club ephemera, clippings, copy of Rawlings' book, and text, captions, and materials from an exhibit on the Stanford Alpine Club mounted in the Stanford University Libraries. Materials added in 2009 include a copy of the club's booklet "Mountaineering: Freedom of the Quad," 1971, VHS video Dave Harrah "Yerupaja," and a 16mm film roll "Sam & Carol mountain climbing."
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford University Libraries
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

Administrative Information

Provenance

Transferred to Special Collections, 2001 and 2009.

Information about Access

This collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least 48 hours in advance of intended use.

Ownership & Copyright

All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections 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, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Cite As

[Identification of item], Stanford Alpine Club Records (SC0611). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Description of the Collection

This collection contains subject files organized by John Rawlings during the research for his book THE STANFORD ALPINE CLUB (Stanford, CA, Stanford University Libraries/CSLI Publications, 1999) as well as original materials contributed by club members. Included are correspondence, photographs, maps, articles, club ephemera, clippings, copy of Rawlings' book, and text, captions, and materials from an exhibit on the Stanford Alpine Club mounted in the Stanford University Libraries. Materials added in 2009 include a copy of the club's booklet "Mountaineering: Freedom of the Quad," 1971, VHS video Dave Harrah "Yerupaja," and a 16mm film roll "Sam & Carol mountain climbing."

Access Terms

Ames, Lawrence C.
Baxter, Alfred W.
Baxter, Mary Sherrill.
Beardsley, Irene A.
Blankenbecler, Richard, photographer.
Blockley, Marge Barker.
Blum, Arlene, photographer.
Boore, David Meredith.
Boore, Judith Lovelace.
Bostick, Neely H.
Brown, Bolton, 1864-1936.
Brown, Freddy Hubbard.
Clinch, Nicholas, 1930-
Cole, Alex.
Cole, Evelyn.
Collins, James C. (James Charles), 1958-
Crowder, Betsy Swann, 1926-
Crowder, D.F. (Dwight Farnsworth), 1929-
D'hondt, Steven.
Davis, Scott.
deSaussure, Ray.
DeStaebler, Hobey.
DeWitt, Hugh E.
Donaldson, Greg.
Frost, Tom.
Fuller, Margaret.
Gates, Rupert (Bud)
Goad, Maxine Steineke.
Gocking, Roger.
Halpern, Jerry.
Harrah, David.
Hemming, Gary.
Hogan, Jane Noble.
Hopkind, Darien.
Hufbauer, Karl.
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931
Jori, Ellen Searby.
Kendall, Henry photographer.
Kincheloe, Robert, photographer.
Knauth, Felix.
Kroger, Chuck.
Larson, Greg.
Lehman, Sherman.
Little, Meredith Ellis.
MacKay, Ned.
Martin, Bill, photographer.
McConnell, Gloria Kubis Revak.
McCormack, Tom.
Miller, Nancy Bickford.
Moore, Jim.
Ramm-Ericson, Ulf.
Rawlings, John, 1950-
Roberts, Lennie Lamb.
Roberts, Michael.
Simpson, Richard.
Sowles, Dave.
Stanford Alpine Club
Stanford University--Students.
Stanford University. Societies, etc.
Stauffer, Karl.
Sturges, Emilie.
Swift, Robert.
Tabor, R.W. (Rowland W.)
Van Dyke, Russ
Vennum, Walt.
Vogel, Bea, photographer.
Battle Range (British Columbia)
Mountaineering expeditions.
Mountaineering--Societies
Photoprints
Rock climbing--California--History


Collection Contents

 

Series 1 Personal Files

Box 1, Folder 1

Lawrence C. Ames

Box 1, Folder 2

Alfred W. Baxter and Mary Sherrill Baxter

Box 1, Folder 3

Irene A. Beardsley

Box 1, Folder 4

Brown, Bolton

Box 1, Folder 5

Marge Barker Blockley

Box 1, Folder 6

David Meredith Boore and Judith Lovelace Boore

Box 1, Folder 7

Neely H. Bostick

Box 1, Folder 8

Freddy Hubbard Brown

Box 1, Folder 9

Nicholas B. Clinch

Box 1, Folder 10

Alex Cole and Evelyn Cole

Box 1, Folder 11

James C. Collins

Box 1, Folder 12

Betsy Swann Crowder (1 of 2)

Box 2, Folder 1

Betsy Swann Crowder (2 of 2)

Box 2, Folder 1.2

Dwight Crowder

Box 2, Folder 1.3

Scott Davis

Box 2, Folder 2

Ray deSaussure

Box 2, Folder 3

Hobey DeStaebler

Box 2, Folder 4

Hugh E. DeWitt

Box 2, Folder 5

Steven D'hondt

Box 2, Folder 6

Ulf--Ramm Ericson

Box 2, Folder 7

Margaret Fuller

Box 2, Folder 8

Rupert Gates

Box 2, Folder 9

Maxine Steineke Goad

Box 2, Folder 10

Roger Gocking

Box 2, Folder 11

Jerry Halpern

Box 2, Folder 12

David Harrah

Box 2, Folder 13

Jane Noble Hogan

Box 2, Folder 14

Darien Hopkins

Box 2, Folder 15

Karl Hufbauer

Box 2, Folder 16

David Starr Jordan

Box 2, Folder 17

Ellen Searby Jori

Box 2, Folder 18

Bob Kincheloe

Box 2, Folder 19

Felix Knauth

Box 2, Folder 20

Chuck Kroger

Box 2, Folder 21

Greg Larson

Box 2, Folder 22

Sherman Lehman

Box 2, Folder 23

Fritz Lippmann

Box 2, Folder 24

Meredith Ellis Little

Box 2, Folder 25

Gloria Kubis Revak McConnell

Box 2, Folder 26

Tom McCormack

Box 2, Folder 27

Ned MacKay

Box 3, Folder 1

Bill Martin

Box 3, Folder 2

Nancy Bickford Miller

Box 3, Folder 3

Jim Moore

Box 3, Folder 4

Lennie Lamb Roberts

Box 3, Folder 5

Michael Roberts

Box 3, Folder 6

R.J. Secor

Box 3, Folder 7

Richard Simpson

Box 3, Folder 8

Karl Stauffer

Box 3, Folder 9

Emilie Sturges

Box 3, Folder 10

Rowland Tabor

Box 3, Folder 11

Russ Van Dyke

Box 3, Folder 12

Walt Vennum

Box 3, Folder 13

Bea Vogel

 

Series 2 Subject Files

Box 3, Folder 14

Accidents

Box 3, Folder 15

Accidents

Box 3, Folder 16

Accidents

Box 3, Folder 17

American Alpine Journal -- Club Activities (SAC)

Box 3, Folder 18-20

Battle Range, British Columbia, 1957

Box 4, Folder 1

Bibliography and photocopies of selected articles

Box 4, Folder 2

Bibliography and photocopies of selected articles

Box 4, Folder 3

Book -- Comments

Box 4, Folder 4

Book -- Finances

Box 4, Folder 5

Book -- Permissions

Box 4, Folder 6

Book -- Roper's proofread copy

Box 4, Folder 7

Book -- Sandstone and Tile

Box 4, Folder 8

Buildering

Box 4, Folder 9

Buildering--Hoover Tower

Box 5, Folder 1

Castle Crags, CA

Box 5, Folder 2

Coed Climbers

Box 5, Folder 3

Exhibit

Box 5, Folder 4

Exhibit -- Harlin and Frost

Box 5, Folder 5

Exhibit -- Permissions/Receipts

Box 5, Folder 6

Membership Card and Membership Pin (one of each)

Box 5, Folder 7

Membership List

Box 5, Folder 8

1940s-1950s -- Miscellaneous Items (original)

Box 5, Folder 9

1940s-1950s -- Miscellaneous Items (exhibit reproductions and text)

Box 5, Folder 10

1960s -- Miscellaneous Items

Box 6, Folder 1

Ostrander Hut

Box 6, Folder 2

Quad -- SAC sections

Box 6, Folder 3

Reunions (incomplete)

Box 6, Folder 4

Stanford Alpine Club Booklet (1952)

Box 6, Folder 5-8

The Stanford Daily -- Index and article photocopies concerning SAC, 1946-1982

Box 6, Folder 9

Sutter Buttes, CA

Box 6, Folder 10

Tetons

Box 6, Folder 11

Voluntary Student Organization

 

Series 3 Photographs and Video

Box 7, Folder 1-2

Book pages 1-50

Box 7, Folder 3

Book pages 51-100

Box 7, Folder 4

Book pages 101-

Box 7, Folder 5

Richard Blankenbecler Collection (Tom Frost, Henry Kendall, 1988 Yosemite)

Box 7, Folder 6

Arlene Blum (photographer) of Irene Beardsley

Box 7, Folder 7

Freddy Hubbard Brown Collection

Box 7, Folder 8

Scott Davis and Chuck Kroger Collection (Heart Route, El Capitan 1970)

Box 7, Folder 9

Scott Davis and Chuck Kroger Collection (Yosemite, El Capitan 1969-70)

Box 7, Folder 10

Hobey DeStaebler (Miraloma Rock 1957, Lost Arrow 1958, Yosemite Point buttress 1959, Clark Range, Shasta, John Harlin, Henry Kendall, Tom Frost)

Box 7, Folder 11

Hobey DeStaebler (Kings Canyon 1957)

Box 7, Folder 12

Hobey DeStaebler (Mt. Rainier 1967, climbers John Harlin and Henry Kendall)

Box 7, Folder 13

Hobey DeStaebler (Battle Range, B.C. 1957, climbers John Harlin, Hemming, and Henry Kendall)

Box 7, Folder 14

Hobey DeStaebler (SAC trans--Sierra ski trip 1968: William rope rescue, Mike Roberts, Lennie Lamb)

Box 7, Folder 15

Hobey DeStaebler (miscellaneous slides)

Box 8, Folder 1

Greg Donaldson Collection

Box 8, Folder 2

Ulf Ramm-Ericson, photographer; includes images of Al Baxter, Fritz Lippmann, Rupert "Bud" Gates

Box 8, Folder 3

Robert Kincheloe Collection

Box 8, Folder 4

Bill Martin Collection

Box 8, Folder 5

SAC miscellaneous, 1940s-60s

Box 8, Folder 6

SAC Scrapbook, copies of photographs from

Box 8, Folder 7

Robert Swift Collection (Yosemite, Karakorum)

Box 8, Folder 8

Rowland Tabor Collection

Box 8, Folder 9

Bea Vogel Collection

Box 8, Folder 10

SAC Trans -- Sierra ski tour 1950 (Rowland Tabor, Jack Weicker, John Mowat, George Mowat)

Box 8, Folder 11

Photo-CD, with index prints

Box 8, Folder 12

VHS cassette: Stanford Alpine Club, "El Cap 5/2"

 

Series 4 Sources and Publication

Box 9

Photocopy (bound) of Stanford Alpine Club Journal, 1958

Box 9

Photocopy (bound) of assorted sources on SAC from the Stanford University Archives

Box 9

Transcripts (bound - 2 v.) of the Stanford Alpine Club oral histories

Box 9

Mock-up of Rawlings' book

Box 9

Copy of published book (The Stanford Alpine Club : featuring the photography of Tom Frost, Henry Kendall and Leigh Ortenburger)

Box 10

Exhibit props, photographs, and magazine articles

Box 11

Photographs, maps, and other items accompanying "Battle Range" subject files

 

Accession ARCH-2009-153 Additional Material

Box 12

VHS video Dave Harrah "Yerupaja"

Box 12

16mm film roll "Sam and Carol mountain climbing"

Box 12

4 Kodak CDs of images [CD #1 missing its CD at the time of acquisition by the Archives]

Box 12, Folder 1

"Mountaineering: Freedom of the Quad," 1971

Box 12, Folder 2

Original negatives of photos of Mary Sherrill Baxter and Al and Mary

Box 12, Folder 3

Copy negatives of photos of SAC members, events, 1950-86

Box 12, Folder 4

Negatives of Quad images, 1951--53