The Collections of the American Alpine Club Library

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Oral history interview discussing Lynn Hill’s climbing career. The conversation spans in topics from growing up in Southern California, learning to climb, and free climbing The Nose.

Oral history interview discussing Thomas Horbein’s climbing career. The conversation spans in topics from growing up in St. Louis to Everest, his medical career, and his profound relationships with friends.

Oral history interview discussing Tommy Caldwell’s climbing career. The conversation spans in topic from his growing up in Estes to his free climbing routes on Yosemite’s El Capitan.

Oral history interview discussing Kelly Cordes’ climbing career. The conversation spans in topics from boxing, climbing, Alaska, heroes and partners, and Pakistan.

Jack Reed discusses his history and career as a climber. He discusses his time as a member of the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club Mountaineering Section.

Cyns Nelson interviews Linda McMillan, Nawang Sherpa and Pete Lardy about their experiences climbing Everest and Cho Oyu.

Jed Williamson and Gary Landeck discuss Mr. Williamson's start in climbing while in college, his involvement with the American Alpine Club, Outward Bound and climbs with Bill Putnam. They touch on the 1974 U.S. expedition to the Pamir Mountains and…

Handwritten letter from Annie Peck to Henry G. Bryant, Secretary of the American Alpine Club. The letter is on the stationary of the Hotel Alabama in New York and is dated January 16, 1910. Peck writes about the resolution passed by the club the…

Handwritten letter from Annie Peck to Henry G. Bryant on letterhead of the Clarendon Hotel in New York. The letter is dated January 4, 1909. This letter is the original version of the copy Peck 1-4-1909. In the letter, Peck requests information about…
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