Guide to the Stanford Alpine Club Scrapbook SC0668

compiled by Stanford University Archives staff
Department of Special Collections and University Archives
2011 February
Green Library
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford 94305-6064


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Language of Material: Undetermined
Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Title: Stanford Alpine Club scrapbook
creator: Stanford Alpine Club
Identifier/Call Number: SC0668
Physical Description: 2.75 Linear Feet (4 boxes)
Date (inclusive): 1947-1965
Date (bulk): bulk
Abstract: The scrapbook contains primarily newsclippings, photographs, and miscellaneous records of Stanford Alpine Club activities in the early 1950s.

Scope and Contents note

The scrapbook contains primarily newsclippings, photographs, and miscellaneous records of Stanford Alpine Club activities in the early 1950s. Individuals pictured include David Harrah, John Logan, Larry Taylor, John Mowat, and Bea Vogel. Also includes a letter from Bertrand Russell, President of the Mountaineering Association of Britain, 1952.

Ownership and Custodial History

The scrapbook was given to Stanford University in 1982 by Dick Simpson.

Cite As

[Identification of item], Stanford Alpine Club Scrapbook (SC0668). Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Publication Rights

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:
Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Access to Collection

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

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Student activities.
Harrah, David.
Logan, John K.
Mowat, John Gordon.
Stanford Alpine Club
Taylor, Larry.
Vogel, Beatrice R.

box 1, folder 1

Clippings, assorted

box 1, folder 2

Dave Harrah, Gates Creek - photographs

box 1, folder 3

Dave Harrah, Pinnacles - photographs 1947

box 1, folder 4

Clippings 1948-1949

box 1, folder 5

Prussik at Miraloma - photograph 1958

box 1, folder 6

Clipping 1949

box 1, folder 7

Clippings and photographs ("Eagle's Nest route, Hunter Hill, Vallejo, CA)

box 1, folder 8

John Logan, Indian Rock (Tyrolean traverse) - photograph 1949

box 1, folder 9

Larry Taylor, Miraloma Rock - photographs 1949

box 1, folder 10

Rescue techniques, Gragmont, Sierra Club RCS outing - photographs 1949

box 1, folder 11

Yerupaja - photographs 1950

box 1, folder 12

Practice climb (includes Bill Shirley, John Mowat, Nick Clinch) - photograph 1952

box 1, folder 13

Bea Vogel 1952

box 1, folder 14

Coast Range expedition - photographs 1954

box 1, folder 15

Rébuffat film on climbing - clipping 1952

box 1, folder 16

Miscellaneous - old caption, two postcards from Al Baxter, clipping

box 1, folder 17

Membership list - approved leaders 1950

box 1, folder 18

Clippings, postcard 1951

box 1, folder 19

Clippings re Yerupaja climb by Dave Harrah 1950

box 1, folder 20

Miscellaneous clippings and one photo of Cathedral Spire

box 1, folder 21

Club photo for Quad photo 1953

box 1, folder 22

Two postcards from the Tetons and two unidentified photographs

box 1, folder 23

Clippings 1953

box 1, folder 24

Photos of climbing practice 1952, letter from Bertrand Russell (president of the Mountaineering Association of Britain) re training opportunities [original in box 2, folder 4], and two miscellaneous items

box 1, folder 25

"Die Luft der Freiheit Wehr" - one poem (by Jim Moore) and assorted drawings

box 1, folder 26

Clippings, 1954-55, and one photograph, 1954

box 1, folder 27

Clippings re climbing deaths [original of 1 in box 2, folder 4]

box 1, folder 28

Miscellaneous: photographs, clippings, and humorous list of gift suggestions for individual SAC members

box 1, folder 29

Drawings and miscellany [original for 1 set of drawings in box 2, folder 4]

box 1, folder 30

Loose items: two postcards from Carolyn Teren, 1952, clippings (mostly cartoons), and three unidentified photographs

box 1, folder 31

Beach party - slides 1965

box 1, folder 32

Beach field trip 1952

box 1, folder 33

Photographs - unidentified person climbing

box 1, folder 34

Canadian Rockies: Dick Irvin, John Mowat 1951

box 1, folder 35

Shasta Thanksgiving Climb 1952

box 2, folder 1

Original Stanford Daily re death of Hopf 1953 Nov 30

box 2, folder 2

Original clippings

box 2, folder 3

Photocopied clippings

box 2, folder 4

Original documents removed from box 1 [drawings, B. Russell letter, clipping]

box 2, folder 5

Daumier print labeled "Cox & Kroger - Looking Though the Scrapbook"

box 2, folder 6

Scrapbook pages 29-30 (assorted clippings)

box 2, folder 7

Life magazine article on Jon Lindbergh 1952 Oct 27

box 3

Original scrapbook binding


Additional materials Accession ARCH-2017-182

Box 1