Contains the Sierra Club Mountaineering Committee records, artifacts including register containers, and mountain registers
mainly from California summits of the Sierra Nevada.
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.
Number of containers: 27 cartons, 2 oversize boxes, 1 oversize folder
Linear feet: 35
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Collection is open for research.