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Title:
Alpine Club of Canada. Calgary Section fonds

Date(s):
1931-1980

Physical Description:
1 m of textual records. -- 24 photographs

History:
The Alpine Club of Canada was formed in 1906, and the Calgary, Alberta section of ACC was established in 1915. The objectives of the club are to teach mountaineering and mountain crafts and to collect and distribute educational and scientific material on mountains and mountaineering. ACC owns a series of huts throughout the mountains, has held annual camps since 1906, and holds an annual cross-country ski race. The Calgary section is one of more than twelve local sections which share and take part in ACC facilities and events. It is a member of the Calgary Area Outdoor Council.

Scope and Content:
The fonds consists of minutes, annual reports, correspondence, briefs and submissions, newsletters, and scrapbook.
RECORDS RELATED TO THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS ARE ALSO IN THIS FONDS. SEE INVENTORY FOR DETAILS: Canada Parks Service, National Parks (Banff, Jasper, Kluane, Kootenay, Yoho), and Sunshine Village.

Source of Acquisition:
Gift of Alpine Club of Canada, Calgary section, 1979.

Language:
The material is in English.

Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.

Finding Aids:
Inventory available. Please consult before requesting material.

View finding aid / scanned documents:
http://www.glenbow.org/collections/search/findingAids/archhtm/acc.cfm

Related:
The records of the Alpine Club of Canada are held by the Archives, Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies.

Accruals:
Further additions expected.

Call Numbers:
(M=manuscript; N&P=photos; R=sound recordings; S=slides; F=films)
M 4797, PD 158

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