The Collections of the American Alpine Club Library

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Stories and photos of early ascents of desert spires

An account of the first ascent of the North West Face of Half Dome

A finding aid to the C. F. Judson Collection of Photographs of Swiss Mountains held at the Henry S. Hall, Jr., American Alpine Club Library.

A pamphlet advertising lectures by Annie Peck on her climb of Mt. Huascaran.

In Memoriam written by David Roberts and published in the American Alpine Journal, remembering Barbara Washburn's life and accomplishments as a climber.

In Memoriam article published in the American Alpine Journal, Volume 13 - Issue 2, 1963. The article remembers Dora Keen's life and accomplishments as a climber.

Typed trip notes describing a trip by Dr. and Mrs. Bullock Workman to the upper Chogo. The notes describe the activities of the expedition and mention a cairn built by the party to replace a previous cairn which had been destroyed by an avalanche.…

Handwritten letter from William Hunter Workman to Harrington Putnam dated October 30th, 1911 and sent from Srinagar in Kashmir. The letter describes details of a trip the Workmans took the previous summer to the Himalaya region where they explored…
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